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TOWARD A POST-COVID-19 POLITICS: FOR STARTERS, CHOOSE ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS BASED ON THEIR ABILITY TO HANDLE CRISES

It's not too early to start planning a new politics for the post-coronavirus era. We've already learned valuable lessons about electing...

FIVE KIDS, TWO IPADS: HOW ONE BRONX FAMILY IS NAVIGATING REMOTE LEARNING WITH A TECHNOLOGY SHORTAGE

Remote learning has forced Bronx mom Sarah Horta to make some painful choices. As a single parent of five young children who have to...

 
 
 

READERS SOUND OFF ON BASEBALL, FACE MASKS AND CHINA'S LOCKDOWN

Major League Baseball strikes out Brooklyn: I hear Major League Baseball is proposing to play all games in Arizona. I get it. Sports...

PHILADELPHIA RAPPER CHYNNA DIES AT AGE 25

Chynna, an up-and-coming rapper from Philadelphia, died Wednesday at age 25. Also known as Chynna Rogers, her cause of death is currently...

 
 
 

LOUISVILLE DOCTOR CHARGED WITH CHOKING TEEN OVER CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL DISTANCING

It's important for everyone to follow social distancing measures in place right now to slow the spread of coronavirus, but it's even...

LITTLE BOY SHOOTS HIMSELF IN THE HAND WITH HIS DAD'S LICENSED GUN: POLICE

A little boy playing with his dad's gun accidentally shot himself in the hand Wednesday night, police said. The horrifying incident...

 
 
 

ANCIENT COMPUTER SYSTEMS STRUGGLE TO PROCESS UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

With the economic collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic, states are processing hundreds of thousands of unemployment claims,...

AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS, ‘SESAME STREET'S ELMO TO HOST VIRTUAL PLAYDATE

To bring music to parents ears who need support during the quarantine routine amid the coronavirus crisis, “Sesame Street” has an answer....

 
 
 

NYPD CUSTODIAN IS DEPARTMENT'S LATEST CORONAVIRUS DEATH

A custodian is the 10th civilian employee of the Police Department reported to have died from complications of coronavirus, the NYPD...

DOW CONTINUES TO RECOVER, RISES NEARLY 800 POINTS

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 779 points Wednesday, hitting its highest point in almost a month as Wall Street...

 
 
 

MICHIGAN CORONAVIRUS PATIENT BEGGED ALEXA FOR HELP IN AGONIZING DAYS BEFORE EXCRUCIATING DEATH: SISTER

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WHY ARE SOME ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWS FLOUTING SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES?

As people all over the world began to shelter in place in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19, some ultra-Orthodox Jews defiantly...

 
 
 

NYC HOSPITALS ARE ALLOWING CORONAVIRUS-POSITIVE NURSES TO WORK: SOURCES

Nurses who test positive for coronavirus are being allowed to work while sick in at least three New York City hospitals, according...

BIAS, GROUP HATE AND THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Viruses do not have an ethnicity. Regardless of race, religion or creed, we are all susceptible to the global pandemic in front of...

 
 
 

RFK GRANDDAUGHTER MAEVE KENNEDY MCKEAN'S CAUSE OF DEATH IS DROWNING: MEDICAL EXAMINER

Maeve Kennedy McKean, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, died from accidental drowning. The cause of death was confirmed Wednesday...

DRIVE-THROUGH CORONAVIRUS TESTS IN AMISH COUNTRY ACCOMMODATE HORSE AND BUGGY

A rural clinic in central Pennsylvania is bringing drive-through testing to a land of horses and buggies. The automotive-friendly nature...

 
 
 

MOM OF DAUGHTER MURDERED IN BROOKLYN WANTS ANSWERS, JUSTICE

The mother of a 21-year-old woman murdered in Brooklyn while visiting a friend wants answers - and justice. Kiaira Guadalupe, herself...

TRACY MORGAN DEFENDS TRUMP FROM CORONAVIRUS CRITICISM

Tracy Morgan has made a living saying outlandish and controversial things - both in fiction and in real life - and his appearance on...

 
 
 

SPANISH BUSINESSMAN ACCUSED OF STEALING 2 MILLION FACE MASKS

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AT-HOME CORONAVIRUS TEST HYPED UP BY BRITISH OFFICIALS DOESN'T WORK, THEY NOW SAY

A test that many governments were hoping could allow people to resume daily life amid the coronavirus pandemic does not actually work,...

 
 
 



Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according... Read more ...

Officials recover body of 8-year-old grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Officials recover body of 8-year-old grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

The body of the grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, who had been missing for almost a week, was recovered Wednesday afternoon, Maryland Natural... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 race, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 race, leaving Biden as likely nominee

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Inmates In Washington State Protest After Fellow Prisoners Test Positive For...

Inmates In Washington State Protest After Fellow Prisoners Test Positive For COVID-19

More than 100 prisoners at Monroe Correctional Complex's minimum-security unit set off fire extinguishers in protest after six fellow inmates were diagnosed with COVID-19 in... Read more ...

Boris Johnson Isn't the First British Leader to Fall Ill While in Office...

Boris Johnson Isn't the First British Leader to Fall Ill While in Office. Here's What Happened When His Predecessors Took Time Off

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in his third day of intensive care with COVID-19 , making him the first world leader to be forced to take a break from their post because... Read more ...

OPEC and Russia Talk Oil Price Truce

OPEC and Russia Talk Oil Price Truce

In the first of two meetings, Saudi Arabia and Russia will decide on oil production cuts as global demand plunges. Read more ...

Teen student pilot flies medical supplies to hospitals amid pandemic

Teen student pilot flies medical supplies to hospitals amid pandemic

A 16-year-old student pilot has turned his love of flying into an opportunity to help deliver vital medical supplies to rural hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic, according... Read more ...