Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited the United Nations in New York on Saturday to meet with secretary-general Antonio Guterres during the 193-member world body’s annual gathering of leaders. “It was a lovely meeting,” Markle told reporters as the couple left the UN headquarters.
The President’s flood damage trips revive a familiar role of consoler-in-chief, after weeks spent defending his decision to pull US troops from Afghanistan and the deadly aftermath that ensued.
Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, taking control of a state government desperate to get back to business after months of distractions over sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Cuomo. The Democrat from western New York was being sworn in as governor in a brief, private …
Parts of the Northeast could begin to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Henri as soon as late Saturday, as the system that is expected to become a hurricane by the end of the day barrels toward the region. Forecasters said Henri was expected to be at or near hurricane strength when it makes landfall …
Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations Tuesday in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the darkest days of Covid-19. The three-term governor’s decision was announced as momentum built for his impeachment.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA (UPDATE 1, PIX, GRAPHIC)UPDATE 1-New York mandates COVID vaccine or testing for transport workers
New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for Covid-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. “It’s smart, it’s fair and it’s in everyone’s interest,” Cuomo said in a Zoom call with the nonprofit Association for a Better New York.
Several women have accused Cuomo, a Democrat, of unwanted kisses, touches and groping and inappropriate sexual remarks. Cuomo, in office since 2011, has rebuffed calls to step aside over the allegations.
Pharmacy operators Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, CVS Health Corp, Rite Aid Corp and Walmart Inc have agreed to pay a combined $26 million to settle claims by two New York counties that they fueled an opioid addiction epidemic.
Former US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned New York prosecutors for bringing charges against his namesake company and longtime financial adviser, using a campaign-style rally to air a host of grievances.
A published report says a father and son charged in a deadly fire at a suburban New York assisted living facility had been performing a pre-Passover cleaning ritual that involves heating kitchen utensils to burn off traces of forbidden food.