RSV cases surge in NYC area

Respiratory syncytial virus infection (RSV) cases have nearly doubled in the New York City area since October. The number of cases is overwhelming hospitals.

Sen. Chuck Schumer reelected in New York

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer has been elected to a fifth term, easily defeating a little-known Republican political commentator. Schumer is the Senate majority leader and will keep that post only if the Democrats retain control of the chamber after Tuesday's election.

Schumer escalates pressure on Biden to cancel student loans in 2022

The Senate majority leader has called on the Biden administration to cancel student loans in a series of Twitter posts over the past several weeks. While some borrowers have qualified for a loan discharge through the PSLF program, most debtors haven't yet benefited from forgiveness.

Schumer says House to send Trump impeachment article Monday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.