Closed caskets, empty chairs at funeral home in virus center

NEW YORK (AP) — The caskets are often closed these days, the chairs for mourners largely empty at the Gerard J. Neufeld Inc. funeral home. But the work doesn't stop, not at the funer...

One New York doctor's story: 'Too many patients dying alone'

NEW YORK (AP) — As an emergency medicine physician in New York City, Dr. Kamini Doobay has always known that death is part of the territory when trying to care for the city's sickest. ...

Virus brings worry, waiting at NYC's most famous eateries

They're some of New York City's most iconic eateries, feeding New Yorkers and on visitors' must-see lists for decades, some for more than a century. They've been through a lot in tho...

Fleeing virus for resort homes, some find welcome mat yanked

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some city folk have been fleeing to their second homes in resort areas to ride out the coronavirus outbreak near the beach or the ski slopes. But neighbors in many of those pla...

Disney Junior's 'Mira, Royal Detective' is India-inspired

NEW YORK (AP) — The newest cartoon on Disney Junior has all the hallmarks one would expect from a children's show — a smart, resourceful lead character, entertaining sidekicks, and a bright, colorful ...

'Don't stop': When Carnegie Hall canceled, show went on

NEW YORK (AP) — How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. And when the coronavirus cancels the performance you've been practicing for? Take it outside. A group of Oregon students de...

Virus-related shutdowns bringing US economy to grinding halt

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It took 15 minutes for the coronavirus to wreck Shelley Hutchings’ carefully calculated financial plans. Hutchings, a bartender and performer, had lined up gigs ...

Big city, big worry: New Yorkers fret as bustling city slows

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers will awake Friday to find the coronavirus has left their their famously bustling city with no Broadway, no basketball games, no big gatherings, and a populace unnerved by a...

Italians in New York, family in Italy worry for each other

NEW YORK (AP) — Annaelisa Lugini had every intention of returning to Italy after visiting her husband, Gianmarco de Felice, in New York City, where he is spending a few months on a research project. ...

Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

PHOENIX (AP) — Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before sunrise outside a state o...

Prada agrees to racial training after window display uproar

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury fashion brand Prada will take steps including racial equity training for its employees in New York City and executives in Milan, as well as hiring a diversity officer, as part o...

Prince Andrew called uncooperative in Jeffrey Epstein probe

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. prosecutor overseeing the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking investigation said Monday that Britain's Prince Andrew has been uncooperative in the inquiry so far. ...

AP visits immigrant courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running l...

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running l...

Appeals court keeps block of Trump immigration rule in place

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday rejected a motion from the Trump administration that would have allowed it to implement a policy connecting the use of public benefits ...