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  1. politics
    The Bill de Blasio–Andrew Cuomo Feud: A RetrospectiveFor years, the mayor and the governor jockeyed for power over everything from a lost deer to battling COVID. Here are lowlights from their petty war.
  2. new york
    Trump Pardon Turns Out to Be Useless for Ex-Observer EditorKen Kurson was arrested on state charges for allegedly cyberstalking his then-wife amid their divorce.
  3. eviction moratorium
    Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of New York’s Eviction MoratoriumBy refusing New York tenants a presumption of financial distress, the Court may be signaling its intentions for the national moratorium.
  4. new york tough
    The 8 Weirdest Unsolved Andrew Cuomo MysteriesThe Boyfriend Cliff. Citing a fake person in COVID press conferences. The nipple situation. Cuomo may be out, but there are many lingering questions.
  5. politics
    How Is Andrew Cuomo Still Here?A shocking new report is a test of his ability to bend reality to his will.
  6. politics
    Cuomo Sexual Harassment Report: Read the Most Damning AllegationsA guide to the allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo, including which claims were previously unknown and key testimony from his 11 accusers.
  7. letitia james
    Cuomo Will Be Questioned in Sexual Harassment Inquiry on SaturdayAttorneys running the state attorney general’s probe will reportedly depose the governor in Albany.
  8. nyc mayoral race
    Eric Adams Is No PragmatistThe likely next mayor of New York is just as much an ideologue as his opponents.
  9. coronavirus
    New York COVID Death Toll Is 11,000 Fewer Than Federal CountThe discrepancy has reportedly grown this year, even as the Cuomo admin faces three inquiries into allegations of obscuring nursing-home deaths.
  10. q+a
    What Alvin Bragg Plans to Do With Cy Vance’s Troubled Sex-Crimes UnitThe next Manhattan DA talks about making history, prosecuting Trump, and more.
  11. covid-19
    How Far Along Is New York City in Its Reopening This Spring?Bars can now stay open until 4 a.m.
  12. american crisis
    Cuomo Set to Earn $5.1 Million for Ill-Conceived COVID BookThe governor finally revealed what he was paid for his pandemic memoir, which is now the subject of a probe by the state attorney general’s office.
  13. coronavirus vaccine
    How to Sign Up for a COVID Vaccine in New YorkAll state-run and city-run vaccination sites are now accepting walk-ins for anyone over 16 years old.
  14. politics
    New York Will Lose Seat in Congress Because 89 People Didn’t Fill Out the Census2020 census reapportionment data showed seven House seats changing hands, but a net gain of just three in states carried by Trump.
  15. high times
    The Complete Guide to Legal Weed in New YorkWhere to smoke, how to buy, and more.
  16. business
    Who’s Getting Rich From Weed Legalization in New York?Legal protections for minority-owned businesses are robust, but due to the nature of the industry, large sums of cash could still flow to big firms.
  17. politics
    Andrew Giuliani Says He Plans to Run for New York GovernorThe former Trump White House staffer and son of Rudy Giuliani said he thinks he has the “best chance to win” against Andrew Cuomo or another Democrat.
  18. new york
    New York to Legalize Mobile Sports BettingAnother creative solution to close New York’s revenue shortfall has been secured in the state budget.
  19. new york
    New York to Raise Income Taxes on MillionairesTo help generate $4.3 billion in taxable revenue, lawmakers and the governor reportedly agreed to raise taxes for those with income over $1 million.
  20. still rocking my math hat
    Andrew Yang Commits to Corniness With an Assist from MC JinThe rapper’s video for the mayoral front-runner is a perfect addition to Yang’s cringe-fueled campaign.
  21. new york
    Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal in New YorkCuomo signed the bill into law on Wednesday, making New York the 15th state in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana.
  22. covid-19
    Got Breast Milk? With Antibodies?Without a vaccine for children, parents hunt for what they think is the next best thing.
  23. coronavirus
    Judge Rules That New York Must Vaccinate Prisoners ImmediatelyA state supreme court judge described the decision to leave inmates out of the public-health campaign as an “abuse of discretion.”
  24. politics
    New York Lawmakers Reach a Deal on Legal WeedProposal approved by Cuomo and headed to the legislature next week would legalize possession of up to three ounces of marijuana.
  25. atlanta shootings
    Andrew Yang’s Plan to Fight Hate Crimes Makes Asian Activists CringeFor many in New York’s Asian communities, the mayoral front-runner’s call for more NYPD funding after the Atlanta shootings felt glib and misguided.
  26. politics
    Cuomo’s Staff Tried to Tarnish First Sexual Harassment Accuser: ReportGovernor’s office was privately aware of more sexual harassment allegations when it reportedly drafted a letter attacking former aide Lindsey Boylan.
  27. albany
    Cuomo Lashes Out at Critics, Decries ‘Cancel Culture’New York’s governor is clinging to power amid spiraling scandals, even as most of his fellow elected Democrats are calling on him to resign.
  28. andrew cuomo
    New York Reports New Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior by Andrew Cuomo“I was thinking, This is the weirdest interaction I’ve ever had in my life … I was like, Don’t touch me.”
  29. first person
    Cuomo Never Let Me Forget I Was a WomanIn my years of reporting on the governor, he frequently put his hands on my body and made inappropriate remarks. The point was to humiliate me.
  30. andrew cuomo
    The Cruelty and the CasualtiesInside Andrew Cuomo’s toxic workplace.
  31. andrew cuomo
    New York Assembly Takes Step Toward Potential Cuomo ImpeachmentThe Assembly is reportedly opening an investigation into Cuomo’s alleged misconduct to determine if there are grounds to impeach him.
  32. politics
    Cuomo Aide Says He Groped Her at Governor’s Mansion: ReportAlbany Police officials say they were notified by the governor’s office about the alleged incident, which may have risen to the “level of a crime.”
  33. downfalls
    Cuomo’s Biggest Political Problem? ‘Everybody Hates Him.’Even the governor’s allies concede that — with his political life in the balance — his usual tricks and tactics aren’t working.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.”
  36. 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.”
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. politics
    The Working Families Party’s Fight for SurvivalCan Cuomo kill the left’s best chance at its own political party?
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. first person
    When Coronavirus Came to Sing Sing“We faced our worst fear: dying in prison.”
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