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Accuser says talk of Cuomo as AG spurred her to come forward

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the women who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexually harassing her at the workplace said she was motivated to come forward after another woman contacted her sharing simi...

Harassment, bullying claims dog Cuomo, once a pandemic star

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose televised coronavirus briefings won plaudits last spring, is now fighting for his political life amid accusations of sexual harassment, bullying and...

Crowded Democratic primary field vies for NYC mayor's job

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s next mayor will face challenges as big as any in city history, including leading the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and tackling centuries of racial inequity in...

Racial disparities seen in New York City vaccination rates

NEW YORK (AP) — Black and Latino New York City residents are receiving COVID-19 vaccines at far lower rates than white or Asian New Yorkers, Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged Sunday as he vowed to con...

US vaccine shortages force cancellations and postponements

Some COVID-19 vaccination sites in New York City began canceling or postponing shots or stopped making new appointments Thursday amid vaccine shortages around the U.S. that President Joe Biden has vow...

Ex-presidential candidate Andrew Yang joins NYC mayoral race

NEW YORK (AP) — Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang officially entered the race for mayor of New York City on Thursday, joining a crowded Democratic primary field that includes longtime elected ...

Former development aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment

NEW YORK (AP) — A former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who is now running for Manhattan borough president accused him of sexual harassment in a series of tweets Sunday, saying he made inappropria...

As virus spreads, NYC parents choose: Live or remote school?

NEW YORK (AP) — A resurgence of the coronavirus in New York City is threatening to halt the nation’s biggest experiment with in-person learning. The city's public school system this ...

NYC to join Seattle, Portland in suit over federal funding

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will join Seattle and Portland, Oregon, in filing a lawsuit over President Donald's Trump's threatened withdrawal of federal funds from cities that permit “anarchy," city...

NYC seeks to reinstate virus restrictions in some spots

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor said Sunday that he has asked the state for permission to close schools and reinstate restrictions on nonessential businesses in several neighborhoods because of ...

Orthodox Jewish areas in NYC may get virus-related fines

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by a spike in coronavirus infections in a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods, New York City officials will start issuing fines in those areas to people who refuse to wear masks,...

Virus uptick in Hasidic NYC neighborhoods causes concern

NEW YORK (AP) — A spike in COVID-19 cases in a handful of Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods with large Orthodox Jewish populations is raising alarm bells even as New York City's overall infection rate...

Doubts persist as NYC's hybrid school year is set to start

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's already delayed school year is scheduled to start remotely Wednesday in a soft opening that will serve as a prologue to the return of students to physical classrooms ne...

Macy's plans smaller but camera-ready Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK (AP) — A Macy's Thanksgiving parade reimagined for the coronavirus pandemic will feature floats, performers and giant balloons along a one-block stretch of 34th Street in front of the retaile...

Maloney, Torres win after delayed count in NY House primary

NEW YORK (AP) — After six weeks of delays and fights over disputed ballots, New York City Council member Ritchie Torres and U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney have been certified as the winners of Democratic c...