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Is COVID-19 worse than the 1918 Spanish flu? Study shows deaths in New York quadrupled in early months

The study compares the two months since the first recorded death of COVID in New York City with the deadliest two months of the 1918 calamity.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, New York City, Usa Today

How Trump’s Push to Reopen Schools Backfired

Distrust of the president and his motives hardened the conviction of some educators that teaching in person was unsafe, helping drive union opposition.
Tags: News, New York City, American Federation Of Teachers, Trump, DeVos, Organized Labor, Donald J, Education (K-12, Elizabeth (1958-, Teachers and School Employees, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings

In N.Y.C.’s Coronavirus Surge, a Frightening Echo of the 1918 Flu

This spring, death rates rivaled those seen during the country’s deadliest pandemic, a new study finds. “What 1918 looked like is basically this.”
Tags: News, New York City, Epidemics, Influenza, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Nancy, Howard, Markel, Health and Mental Hygiene Department (NYC, Deaths (Fatalities, JAMA Network Open, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Influenza Epidemic (1918-19, Disease Rates, Tomes

Sister of slain tech CEO Fahim Saleh pays emotional tribute to her brother

The sister of slain technology entrepreneur Fahim Saleh has recounted her reaction to hearing the horrifying news that her brother had been found dismembered in a New York City apartment.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Fahim Saleh

Sister of slain tech CEO Fahim Saleh memorializes her brother in powerful and emotional Medium post

The sister of murdered technology entrepreneur Fahim Saleh recounts receiving the news that her brother was found dismembered in a New York City apartment last month.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Fahim Saleh

Coronavirus US: highest daily Covid-19 death toll recorded since mid-May – live updates

1,468 new deaths and 53,758 new coronavirus cases recorded yesterdayHarris and Biden excoriate ‘failure’ Trump in first joint appearanceInternational body says voting problems ‘could harm integrity’ of electionSign up to our First Thing newsletter 11.30am BST We’ve been publishing a new series this week – Lost on the frontline – which is documenting the death toll of the coronavirus on healthcare professionals in the US.The latest in the series, co-published with Kaiser Health News, is from ...
Tags: New York City, US, World news, US news, New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Kaiser Health News, Stanford University, Emmarie Huetteman, Denise Lu, Andra Blomkalns

Retail Chains and Small Businesses Are Struggling in N.Y.C.

Since March, more than 2,800 businesses in the city have permanently closed, and others are barely holding on. Even national chains are leaving.
Tags: News, Small Business, New York City, Bill, Automobiles, Ny, De Blasio, Shopping and Retail, Bryant Park Grill, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, Bank Street Bookstore (Manhattan

Group of unmasked people take over New York bus and hold party

Over a dozen people can be seen smoking and drinking during an impromptu party held on a New York City bus in a video confirmed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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Fact check: Trump calls on officers to be rehired, but none were recently terminated

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on New York City to immediately rehire police officers who he said had been "fired without justification."
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Fact check: Trump calls on fired NYPD officers to be rehired, but none were recently terminated

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on New York City to immediately rehire police officers who he said had been "fired without justification."
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Progressives Killed Amazon’s Deal in New York. Is Industry City Next?

The fight over a rezoning plan in Brooklyn has pitted progressives and mainstream Democrats against each other.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Brooklyn, Ny, Zoning, Carlos, Inc, Labor and Jobs, Menchaca, Area Planning and Renewal, City Council (NYC, Industry City (Brooklyn, Jamestown Properties, Progressives Killed Amazon

Five Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now

Our critic looks in on a photographer in Los Angeles, a museum in Cape Town, fierce young critics in London and culture workers who are out there fighting for beauty and justice.
Tags: Art, London, News, New York City, Los Angeles, Social Media, Cape Town, John, Smith, Great Britain, Gabrielle, Muhammad, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Zarina, Instagram Now, Los Angeles (Calif

Buying Cars — and Parking Cars — in New York City

New Yorkers have historically been lukewarm on car ownership. Then came the you-know-what.
Tags: News, New York City, Used Cars, Automobiles, Quarantine (Life and Culture

Rudy Giuliani on weak leadership and crime in cities

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks out.
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New York Tries to Keep Cool

A heat advisory is in effect until Wednesday night, and the high humidity poses a risk to vulnerable residents.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, New York, News, New York City, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Gardens and Gardening, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings

New York City Could Use a Champion. Who Will Step Up?

New York seems to be missing the kind of civic leadership that helped the city recover from previous financial and psychic crises.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Bill, Mayors, De Blasio, Cuomo, Cheerleaders, Economic Conditions and Trends, Andrew M, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings

He’s Sharing the History of Black New York, One Tweet at a Time

Meet the grad student with a killer wardrobe who digs in the archives and takes the gems to Twitter.
Tags: Photography, News, New York City, Social Media, Black People, Ny, Brooklyn (NYC, Libraries and Librarians, Rosedale (Queens, History of Black New York One Tweet

New York, Where Many Chose Not to Drive Ever, is Suddenly Motor City

New Yorkers have historically been lukewarm on car ownership. Then came the you-know-what.
Tags: News, New York City, Used Cars, Automobiles, Quarantine (Life and Culture

Black N.Y. City Council Members Claim Progressive Calls to Defund Police ‘Have Overshadowed Our Fight’

In the wake of calls to address racism and police brutality, some black and Latino lawmakers in New York and New Jersey are urging their colleagues to pump the brakes on proposals to slash police department budgets.City councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, a liberal Democrat who represents a West Bronx district where over half of residents are Hispanic and 40 percent are black, said her constituents “want to see cops in the community.”“They don’t want to see excessive force. They don’t want to see cops ...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Newark, Black, Bushwick, Brownsville, Williamsburg, Gibson, Bedford Stuyvesant, Vanessa Gibson, Antonio Reynoso, Baraka, Ras Baraka

Retail Chains Abandon Manhattan: ‘It’s Unsustainable’

Some national chains, both retail and restaurants, are closing outlets in New York City, which are struggling more than their branches elsewhere.
Tags: News, Restaurants, New York City, Manhattan, Landlords, Victoria's Secret, Shopping and Retail, Economic Conditions and Trends, Labor and Jobs, TGI Friday's, Bryant Park Grill, Neiman Marcus Group, Fast Food Industry, Real Estate (Commercial, Shopping Centers and Malls, Coronavirus Reopenings

African Americans have long defied white supremacy and celebrated Black culture in public spaces

From Richmond to New York City to Seattle, anti-racist activists are getting results as Confederate monuments are coming down by the dozens.In Richmond, Virginia, protesters have changed the story of Lee Circle, home to a 130-year-old monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It’s now a new community space where graffiti, music and projected images turn the statue of Lee from a monument to white supremacy into a backdrop proclaiming that Black Lives Matter. This isn’t a new phenomenon. I’m ...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Virginia, New York City, America, Biden, Seattle, Smith, Baltimore, South Carolina, Jim Crow, Black, South, Richmond, Lee

Are More Car-Free Streets in N.Y.C.’s Future?

The tension between "those who see cars as evil and those who see cars as essential" intensifies as social distancing puts a premium on space.
Tags: News, Restaurants, New York City, Lander, Native Americans, Automobiles, Telemedicine, Brad, Kayden, Indian Health Service, Bicycles and Bicycling, Roads and Traffic, Coronavirus Reopenings, Jerold S

Top Female Chief Quits, Accusing N.Y.P.D. of Widespread Gender Bias

Lori Pollock says in a lawsuit that the Police Department systematically denies women a chance to compete for top jobs.
Tags: News, Police, New York City, Shea, Police Department, Women and Girls, Lori Pollock, Police Department (NYC, Dermot F (1969-

C.E.O.s Pledge to Hire 100,000 Low-Income and Minority New Yorkers

A new nonprofit, the New York Jobs C.E.O. Council, will work with universities, the city and other groups to create new curriculums and apprenticeships over the next decade.
Tags: News, New York City, Unemployment, Minorities, Pichai, James, Nonprofit Organizations, City University of New York, Fink, Dimon, Laurence D, Sundar, Labor and Jobs, Mellow, Gail O, New York Jobs C E O Council

Vilified And Burned Out, Health Officials Keep Quitting As COVID Outbreak Continues

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vilified, threatened with violence and in some cases burned out, dozens of state and local public health officials around the country have resigned or have been fired amid the coronavirus outbreak, a testament to how politically combustible masks, lockdowns and infection data have become. The latest departure came Sunday, when California’s public health director, Dr. Sonia Angell, quit without explanation following a technical glitch that caused a delay in reporting virus...
Tags: News, California, Kaiser Permanente, New York City, West Virginia, Ap, United States, Associated Press, Oklahoma, Kaiser Health News, Providence, Weber, Brown, Freeman, Pinto, Police Department

Trump To Vance: I Would Prefer A Civil, Not Criminal Subpoena

Attorneys for President Trump hit back in a Monday court filing at suggestions that the President is under investigation for fraud, saying that the allegations only meet the bar for civil wrongdoing. “Many of the allegations in the District Attorney’s extraneous sources that form the basis of his invitation to imagine an investigation broad enough to justify this subpoena, relate to civil, not criminal, conduct,” attorneys for the President wrote in a footnote as part of a broader attempt to ...
Tags: New York, News, Scotus, New York City, Manhattan, Trump, Cyrus Vance, Vance, Manhattan DA, Trump's tax returns, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Trump To Vance, Mazars USA LLP The Supreme Court

Mexico's coronavirus outbreak is now the third worst in the world

The U.S., by a wide margin, leads the globe in COVID-19 cases. But its neighbor to the south has its own alarming spike, making it the third worst outbreak in the world.Mexico has had 52,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths, The New York Times reported Monday. A widespread distrust of hospitals has made the pandemic even deadlier, as Mexicans are reportedly frequently refusing to seek treatment until their COVID-19 symptoms have worsened past the point of possible recovery, or not at all. Additional...
Tags: News, Mexico, New York City, New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, COVID

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