Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor said Friday that he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coro...

Cuomo takes over governors group as virus batters states

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The governor who in large measure has defined states' up-and-down fight against the coronavirus, including occasional combat with the White House, is poised to widen his national s...

34 states, Puerto Rico, DC must now quarantine in NY, NJ, CT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Travelers from 34 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, must now quarantine for 14 days when they travel to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. ...

'Appalled' Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend. ...

Trump lets New Yorkers back into federal travelers program

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that New Yorkers would once again be allowed to enroll and re-enroll in Global Entry and other federal travel programs after the state govern...

31 states now on NY, CT, NJ quarantine list as COVID spikes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Residents from 31 states must now quarantine for 14 days when arriving in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as dozens of states experience rising positive COVID-19 rates. ...

New York's Met Museum to open 5 days a week starting Aug. 29

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art will reopen five days a week starting Aug. 29 after being shuttered since March 13 to curb the spread of the coronavirus, museum officials announc...

4 more states added to NY's coronavirus quarantine list

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added four more states to New York's quarantine list on Tuesday as he sought to contain the spread of COVID-19 from regions of the country where infectio...

As virus rages in US, New York guards against another rise

NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation's deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying to prepare ...

NY eases visitor ban aimed at curbing virus in nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Certain nursing homes in New York can allow visitors — with restrictions — starting July 15 as the state eases a ban aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable elder...

New York requires visitors from 3 more states to quarantine

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is now requiring people from three additional states to quarantine for 14 days as more individuals are testing positive for COVID-19 nationwide. Gov. And...

NYC delays resumption of indoor dining at restaurants

NEW YORK (AP) — Indoor dining at New York City restaurants will be delayed out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. ...

NY adds states to quarantine list, sends monitors to NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is urging travelers from eight additional states to self-quarantine for 14 days as it awaits a decision on the reopening of indoor dining in New York City. ...

New York governor signs police accountability legislation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law on Friday a sweeping package of police accountability measures that received new backing following protests of George Floyd's killing, in...

Questions on reopening New York's economy baffle businesses

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some upstate New York business owners who made plans to reopen Friday as the state gradually loosens restrictions put in place during the coronavirus crisis remained close amid las...