New York

VIDEO: NYC Subway Sign Reads 'RUTH ST' in Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Someone changed a subway tile at a Manhattan station to read “RUTH ST” in honor of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Video of the altered tile at the 50th Street C/E station in Hell’s Kitchen was posted to Twitter.
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9/11 Memorial Museum Reopens to Public After 6-Month Closure

The 9/11 Memorial Museum officially opened its doors to the public Saturday, the day after the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and six months after the museum closed because of the coronavirus.
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'Tribute in Light' Organizer Calls to Make 9/11 Memorial Permanent

New York attorney Philip K. Howard, who helped organize and chaired the committee that created the “Tribute in Light” memorial for the victims of 9/11, is calling to make it permanent after it was almost canceled amid COVID-19 fears.
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Caught on Video: Maskless Revelers Take Over Public Bus for Wild Pop-Up Party

Authorities are investigating after an MTA bus was taken over by dozens of maskless people for a pop-up party over the weekend. Video shows partygoers smoking a hookah, dancing and even taking their clothes off for the camera.
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Hispanic Residents Facing Highest COVID-19 Fatality Rates in America's Third-Largest County

The Hispanic population in the third-largest county in the United States is facing disproportionate fatality rates due to the coronavirus pandemic. The impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic communities is not unique to Texas, and can be seen across the US.
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Support Grows to Repeal NY Law Shielding Police Disciplinary Records

Momentum is growing for the repeal of a 40-year-old law in New York, known as 50-a, which shields police disciplinary records from the public and the press.
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New Yorkers Fight For Title Of "Best Accent"

Who has the greatest accent in the greatest city in the world? One man made it his mission to find out.
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Man Posts Flyers Seeking Germ-Free Girlfriend During Coronavirus Outbreak

A 30-year-old New York man, Brad, is taking an extra step towards improving his love life in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. See the flyers he posted.
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New York Bans Gatherings of 500 People or More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday a ban of gatherings of more than 500 people, effective Friday at 5 p.m. The ban, however, goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Thursday for Broadway theaters.
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Gov. Cuomo Declares State of Emergency as New York Coronavirus Cases Surge to 76

Governer Andrew Cuomo declares state of emergency as New York coronavirus cases surge to 76. The state of emergency means New York will be able to get more help fighting the outbreak in terms of supplies and workers.
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