On NYC's front lines, health workers worry they will be next

NEW YORK (AP) — One nurse died from coronavirus at a New York City hospital where staffers were so frustrated with dwindling supplies that they posed in scrub gowns made from garbage bags. An emergenc...

'Cacophony of coughing': Inside NYC's virus-besieged ERs

NEW YORK (AP) — A “cacophony of coughing” in packed emergency rooms. Beds squeezed in wherever there is space. Overworked, sleep-deprived doctors and nurses rationed to one face mask a day and wracked...

School districts take unplanned plunge into online learning

NEW YORK (AP) — In a whirlwind week, teachers came up with digital versions of everything from high-school English discussions to kindergarten gym classes, city officials scrambled to find laptops for...

Smart move or grave mistake? NYC keeps schools open

NEW YORK (AP) — As schools across the U.S. shut down in hopes of helping to fight the coronavirus, New York City officials are arguing just the opposite: They're keeping the nation's largest school sy...

Trump lawyers ask for halt in suit from woman alleging rape

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers urged a judge Wednesday to halt a lawsuit from a woman seeking Trump's DNA to help prove her claim that he raped her in the 1990s, though her lawyer of...

Weinstein case could influence other sex crime prosecutions

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors are hailing Harvey Weinstein's conviction as a pivotal moment that could change the way the legal system views a type of sexual assault case historically considere...

Judge nixes claim that Bronx Zoo elephant is 'imprisoned'

NEW YORK (AP) — Animal rights advocates have lost a bid to get a Bronx Zoo elephant declared to have human-like rights and transferred to a sanctuary, though a judge said the case for sending the pach...

Puppy love: Westminster dog at the heart of a human romance

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a love story that all starts with Spuds MacKenzie. And this tale of puppy love — and human romance — gets a new chapter under the TV lights at the Westminster Ke...

Week 2 at Weinstein trial: Four accusers and a chihuahua

NEW YORK (AP) — The second week of testimony at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial ended on a bit of a cliffhanger. The woman he's charged with raping testified Friday, giving an often vi...

AP Exclusive: Woman who says Trump raped her seeks his DNA

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a woman who accuses President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s are asking for a DNA sample, seeking to determine whether his genetic material is on a dress she says ...

UN council members point fingers over Syria aid crossings

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Security Council members clashed Wednesday over humanitarian needs in war-torn Syria, weeks after the group’s contentious decision to halve the number of border crossing poi...

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for other accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial, it’s the prosecution’s supporting witnesses who...

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for other accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial, it’s the prosecution’s supporting witnesses who ...

NY, feds sue 'Pharma Bro' for 'scheme' to keep drug price up

NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities sued imprisoned drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli on Monday over business tactics that helped make him the bad-boy face of profiteering in the pharmaceutic...

Week 1 of Weinstein trial: Vile allegations, X-rated gifts

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein trundled into court this week for the start of a New York City rape trial, facing the prospect of a conviction that could put him in prison for the rest of his life....