Shanghai to restart classes as New Orleans diners return

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — China's commercial hub of Shanghai announced the restart of classes for younger students amid falling virus cases, while New Orleans's famed restaurants were allowed to reopen with ...

Cuomo says car and race tracks in NY can reopen with no fans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In another step toward reopening its economy going into the summer, New York will allow horse racing tracks and Watkins Glen International car track to reopen with the coronavirus ...

Another 1,700 virus deaths reported in NY nursing homes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is now reporting more than 1,700 previously undisclosed deaths at nursing homes and adult care facilities as the state faces scrutiny over how it’s protected vulnera...

Gift of the Mask: Cuomo lauds retired farmer's gesture

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Help has poured into New York from many places as the coronavirus has killed thousands, but the most humble of gifts — a single N-95 mask — brought a mist to the eyes of the state'...

Virus ravages NY nursing homes: Many report multiple deaths

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The despair wrought on nursing homes by the coronavirus was laid bare Friday in a state survey identifying numerous New York facilities where multiple patients died over the past f...

Cuomo vs. de Blasio: Even pandemic doesn't bridge their rift

NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous virus has transformed New York as it has claimed the lives of 10,000 people, but one thing hasn't changed: the contentious relationship between the state's two most promine...

Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workers

NEW YORK (AP) — The work is exhausting and dangerous, the situation bleak. But an army of health care workers heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pande...

New York City's poorer neighborhoods hit hardest by virus

NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus cases in New York City topped 30,000, President Donald Trump said he would issue a travel advisory urging people in the region to avoid traveling out of the area for 14 ...

States scramble to arrange child care for essential workers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A nurse and a single mother, Becca Rosselli had a choice to make when her daughter's school and care programs closed for the coronavirus outbreak. She could take a leave of absence...

Schools to shut for 2 weeks in NY suburb 'containment area'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schools, houses of worship and large gathering places will be shuttered for two weeks in a “containment area” centered in suburban New Rochelle, the heart of what appears to be the...

Cuomo says Trump is punishing New York for being too blue

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he believes President Donald Trump is punishing his home state for being too liberal. In the past few weeks, New York has come out on the...

NY to sue US over its ouster from trusted traveler programs

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the state will file a lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security's decision to block New Yorkers from participating “trusted tr...

Adoptees can access birth certificates under new NY law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has become the 10th state to allow adopted adults unrestricted access to their original birth certificates, a step that will help some people investigate their family hist...

Wynn Resorts settles with pension funds over sex allegations

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Wynn Resorts agreed Wednesday to accept $41 million from former CEO and chairman Steve Wynn and insurance carriers as part of a settlement stemming from shareholder lawsuits accusing...

Wynn Resorts settles with pension fund after sex allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An official in charge of New York's more than $200 billion public pension fund has announced a settlement with Wynn Resorts in response to 2018 sexual misconduct allegations agains...