NEW YORK — State Attorney General Letitia James filed a civil lawsuit Thursday to dissolve the National Rifle Association, claiming four of the nonprofit’s leaders allegedly mismanaged millions of dollars in donor funds.
State and local officials must act to ensure women have access to abortion and reproductive health care — especially as medical facilities offer limited services and hours through the coronavirus pandemic, State Attorney General Letitia James said.
WASHINGTON — Enhanced unemployment benefits must be extended through the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday as the virus surges in most states and territories.
Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNSAbove, In this file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to the media after weekly policy luncheons on Capitol Hill July 21, 2020 in Washington. The Republican coronavirus relief bill would erect almost insurmountable obstacles to lawsuits by w…
SAVANNAH — Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged Georgians to stand united and wear face masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus, he said during a visit to the state Monday, as New York health experts ramp up testing and sending pandemic supplies to other states in need.
Officials in President Donald Trump’s administration rescinded a policy Tuesday that threatened to deport international college students during the COVID-19 pandemic, one day after New York’s attorney general joined other states and sued the federal administration over the measure.
WASHINGTON — Infectious disease experts expressed alarm Sunday over the pace of new coronavirus infections in several states in the South and Southwest, with one likening the spread in parts of the country to a “forest fire.”
Tabby Granville, left, returned home to husband Kenneth Frazier and 6-year-old son Kadien Frazier, right, in Baton Rouge, La., on April 7, 2020, after taking her 79-year-old father to the hospital, where he tested positive for COVID-19. (Molly Hennessy-Fiske/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was admitted to a hospital on Sunday 10 days after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, has been moved into an intensive care unit, the BBC is reporting.
ALBANY —With COVID-19 infections in New York state expected to peak within the next two weeks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo detailed his administration’s continuing efforts to prepare for the surge in patients at downstate hospitals.
ALBANY — Democratic legislators blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday for proposing historic budget cuts to state health care and hospitals that would make New York ineligible for up to $6 billion in federal aid for coronavirus COVID-19.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacted with surprise and displeasure Saturday afternoon after President Donald Trump said he may order an enforceable quarantine for New York and surrounding areas in New Jersey and some parts of Connecticut as the coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Friday that President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for New York state as it grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed all non-essential businesses to cease in-person functions, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, discussed relief for his district's small businesses, farmers and the unemployed workers during a telephone town hall Friday night.
Two senior citizens died in the state’s first coronavirus COVID-19-related deaths and two state lawmakers tested positive for the illness, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.The governor announced the state's first death of an 82-year-old woman in a press call Saturday morning. She had pre-exis…
Tourists visit the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on the final day the U.S. Capitol will be open to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak on March 12, in Washington, DC. Earlier it was announced the U.S. Capitol will be closed until at least April 1 due to evolving concerns about the spread of th…