Published: June 17, 2021
NEW YORK - As if bringing a massive artistic spectacle to a 75,000-square-foot event space on the East River during a pandemic was not already logistically nerve-racking, there was this additional issue on a preview night for "Immersive Van Gogh": The whole thing went kablooey.
Published: June 13, 2021
Bangladesh will reiterate its position, seeking quick and sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas, as Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen leaves for New York this morning (Sunday) to attend two important events at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
Published: May 05, 2021
New York City will be free from pandemic restrictions in two weeks. Now it must contend with an unemployment rate thats nearly double the national average, a jobs shortfall of half a million people, and a tourism industry decimated by months-long shutdowns.
Published: November 30, 2020
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he would begin to allow the city's youngest students and those with special needs to return to classrooms beginning next week, abandoning a previous plan that forced the entire school system to close 10 days ago and marking another disruption in an already challenging school year.
Published: May 05, 2020
A video of a violent weekend arrest in New York that left a man injured and an officer taken off patrol duty came as frustration and anger build over how social distancing orders are being enforced.
Published: May 03, 2020
NEW YORK - The days upon ruthless days of battling covid-19 are such a blur that Joseph Lieber can't remember the exact date the military showed up at his hospital offering to help.
Published: April 28, 2020
WASHINGTON - Hard-hit New York edged toward lifting restrictions meant to limit the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus on Monday despite a shortage of testing, joining other U.S. states and some countries in Europe eyeing a gradual reopening, while the Trump administration said the federal government will only be a "last resort" source of critical virus tests.