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  1. sexual harassment
    Another Cuomo Aide Has Accused Him of Sexual HarassmentFormer aide Charlotte Bennett says Cuomo asked her inappropriate questions about her sex life in a pair of disturbing encounters last spring.
  2. coronavirus vaccine
    How to Sign Up for a COVID Vaccine in New YorkTwo of the state’s largest vaccination centers opened this week at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn and York College in Queens
  3. coronavirus
    AOC Calls for ‘Full Investigation’ of Cuomo Nursing Home ScandalThe governor, who is facing growing bipartisan criticism, insisted on Friday that allegations that he covered up nursing home deaths are “lies.”
  4. power
    New York Has Finally Repealed the ‘Walking While Trans’ BanUnder the law, police could arrest anyone they suspected of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  5. new york
    NYC Snowstorm Updates: Aboveground Subway Service SuspendedMore snowfall and near-blizzard conditions are expected Monday night and a state of emergency is in place throughout most of New York state.
  6. coronavirus
    Cuomo Administration Accused of Undercounting Nursing-Home COVID DeathsAttorney General Letitia James’s office looked into the Cuomo administration’s totals and found the real figure may be as high as 13,000.
  7. coronavirus
    Hospitalizations Spike in New York As State Bans EvictionsThe hospitalization rate is at its highest since May, a concerning sign in the state hit hardest by the virus this spring.
  8. the city politic
    What’s Ahead for New York? Maybe a Budget ‘Nightmare Scenario’The city and MTA are both hoping for help from Congress. Option B is grim.
  9. vision 2020
    Trump Bashed New York City, But He Did Better There in 2020The president may hate his hometown and renounced his residency, but he won more votes across the Big Apple than he did four years ago.
  10. new york
    New York Democrats Gain Veto-Proof Majority in State SenateThe supermajority gives lawmakers enhanced negotiating power over Governor Cuomo and could set pandemic-related eviction protections in motion.
  11. coronavirus
    650 Bodies From NYC COVID Spring Are Still Being Held in Freezer Trucks: ReportA reminder of the horrific toll of the virus in New York City at the beginning of the pandemic, as infections surge across the nation.
  12. trump organization
    Trump Fraud Inquiries Now Include Tax Write-offs Involving Ivanka: ReportNew York authorities subpoenaed the president’s business for records concerning his eldest daughter.
  13. 2020 elections
    Which House Races Still Aren’t Called?A narrowed Democratic margin in the House could swell or shrink as the last four races are eventually called.
  14. coronavirus
    Cuomo Orders Bars, Restaurants Closed at 10 p.m. to Halt COVID SpreadThe order will allow takeout after 10 p.m., though private gatherings will be limited to ten people to slow the spread of COVID ahead of flu season.
  15. politics
    The Working Families Party’s Fight for SurvivalCan Cuomo kill the left’s best chance at its own political party?
  16. in conversation
    Andrew Cuomo on His Pandemic Response and New York’s FutureAlternately combative and reflective, the governor tries to make sense of the last seven months.
  17. coronavirus
    Governor Cuomo Issues Warning As COVID Cases Rise Again in New YorkNew York City’s positive testing rate is currently just below 2 percent, the highest it has been since late June.
  18. first person
    When Coronavirus Came to Sing Sing“We faced our worst fear: dying in prison.”
  19. the law
    Inside the Bitter Divorce of Cellino & BarnesBruised egos, gobs of money, and the feud that took down New York’s absurdly ubiquitous accident law firm.
  20. coronavirus
    Everything We Do and Don’t Know About New York’s Reopening PlanGyms in New York may open at 33 percent capacity on August 24, though localities can delay the opening by a week to prepare.
  21. bill de blasio
    Bill de Blasio Is Using New York’s Murder Rate to DemagogueThe mayor doesn’t know why murder rates have risen in the city. But he’s using them for political purposes anyway.
  22. 2020 elections
    Why Are We Still Waiting for Results From the New York Primary?More than three weeks after the June 23 primaries, an unprecedented number of absentee ballots are still being counted.
  23. coronavirus
    Tristate Governors Impose Quarantine on Visitors From Coronavirus Hot SpotsPeople visiting New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut from states with active outbreaks will be required to quarantine for 14 days.
  24. what’s past is prologue
    What Will It Take to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday?The long struggle for Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers lessons that could ease the path to making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
  25. coronavirus
    Lockdowns May Return As Crowds Gather and Case Counts ClimbLocal leaders and public-health officials are warning that people may need to return home and stay there.
  26. george floyd protests
    Buffalo Police Suspended for Shoving Elderly Protester to the GroundVideo shows the man lying motionless on the pavement and bleeding from the ear as several officers walk by. He is in “stable but serious” condition.
  27. new york
    Watch: Chris Rock and Rosie Perez Want You to Wear a MaskAndrew Cuomo had the two Brooklyn actors at his daily presser Thursday. They’ll soon make PSAs encouraging New Yorkers to wear masks.
  28. vision 2020
    The New York Presidential Primary Is Definitely HappeningAn appeals court affirmed a judge’s ruling that the contest, which the state had attempted to cancel, will go forward after all.
  29. tribes
    A Tourist-Free Times Square Is Drawing the City’s Bike Crews“Everything in New York used to be so fast-paced, and now it’s slowed down.”
  30. vision 2020
    New York Cancels Presidential PrimaryIt’s a move to reduce COVID-19 exposure among those who show up for the primary, but it infuriates Sanders supporters counting on winning delegates.
  31. vision 2020
    The GOP Is Sabotaging Trump’s Reelection CampaignCongressional Republicans are fighting tooth and nail to help Joe Biden by making the economy weaker.
  32. coronavirus
    Governor Cuomo Orders New Yorkers to Wear Masks in PublicAs of Friday, New Yorkers must wear masks in public when they are not able to maintain six feet of social distancing, like in stores or on the subway.
  33. gallery
    New York, Four Weeks InPortrait of an empty city.
  34. coronavirus
    Inside the New Efforts to Save Chinatown’s Imperiled Businesses“This is the critical moment.”
  35. coronavirus
    Trump Condemns New York for Planning Ahead on CoronavirusThe president criticized New York Monday for requesting more ventilators than it currently needs, in preparation for a still-to-come peak in cases.
  36. coronavirus
    Officials Are Using the Coronavirus to Expand the Criminal-Justice SystemOfficials are asking for — and doling out — increased law-enforcement power.
  37. coronavirus
    State Budgets Getting Are Blown Up by the Coronavirus PandemicIf the Feds don’t help, there will be a lot of red ink and pain in governments all over the country very soon.
  38. coronavirus
    De Blasio: NYC Might ‘Shelter in Place.’ Cuomo: No, It Won’t.In either a jurisdictional issue or another skirmish between the two, Cuomo overruled de Blasio on a potential order restricting New Yorkers’ travel.
  39. coronavirus
    Scenes From an Empty CityPhotographer David Williams captures the effects of the coronavirus on New York.
  40. reapportionment
    Final Pre-Census Estimates Show Which States Will Gain Power After 2020The long trend toward Sunbelt gains and Rust Belt losses continues with a few exceptions.
  41. 2020 elections
    New York’s Peter King Is 20th House Republican to Announce RetirementThe Long Island representative had a reputation as a GOP moderate, but there was nothing moderate about his bouts of Trump-style xenophobia.
  42. gop resignations
    NY Republican Collins Resigns While Pleading Guilty to Insider-Trading ChargesCollins was in trouble in both the primary and the general election, but his very Trumpy district should be safe for some other Republican.
  43. reapportionment.
    How the Political Map Is Likely to Shift After the 2020 CensusWhile congressional redistricting is a tricky game, we already have a pretty clear idea of which states will gain or lose House seats.
  44. supreme court
    Supreme Court Puts Census Citizenship Question on Hold — for NowIn a 5–4 decision, the Court told the Trump administration to supply a better rationale for a Census citizenship question. Whether it can is unclear.
  45. democrats
    New York Just Proved That a Better Democratic Party Is PossibleDevelopers used to call the shots in Albany. This year, progressives did.
  46. climate change
    New York to Enact One of the Most Aggressive Climate Bills in the U.S.The bill requires the state to get 70 percent of electricity from renewable sources by 2030, and includes stipulations similar to the Green New Deal.
  47. vision 2020
    De Blasio ’20 Is Ridiculous, But Not That RidiculousNow that the mayor has ignored everyone’s advice and is running for president, it’s time to treat him just like any other doomed candidate.
  48. trump tax returns
    New York Moves Toward Giving Congress Trump’s State Tax ReturnsNew York’s Senate passed a bill that would allow congressional committees to access Trump’s home-state tax records.
  49. vision 2020
    California Could Ban Trump From 2020 Primary Unless He Releases Tax ReturnsJerry Brown vetoed a similar bill requiring all candidates to release their tax returns, but Gavin Newsom might sign it.
  50. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
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