The declaration will allow US officials to implement measures to fight against the virus that spreads through prolonged and close skin-to-skin contact and sharing bedding, towels and clothing.
With the support and coordination of the Turkish Presidency's Communications Directorate, the 39th annual parade saw participants carrying Turkish and American flags, and singing and dancing on Madison Avenue.
Amazon workers in Staten Island are seeking longer breaks, paid time off for injured employees and an hourly wage of $30, up from a minimum of just over $18 per hour offered by the company.
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New York will be the first major US city to endow widespread voting rights to non-citizens and ''Dreamers'', allowing them to vote in the 2023 municipal elections for the first time.
US East Coast faces surging rivers, tornado damage and continuing calls for rescue as Hurricane Ida batters the region with record-breaking rain as death toll climbs to 45.
Some 60,000 people were expected at the concert in Central Park but was cut short by the organisers as the Hurricane Henri was getting closer.
Broadway requires audiences to be fully vaccinated and wear masks at all shows.
Fifteen months after shuttering for the pandemic, Radio City Music Hall reopens its doors for the Tribeca Festival premiere of a new Dave Chappelle documentary for a full-capacity, fully-vaccinated audience.
Researchers at Columbia University say the New York City variant represents 12 percent of total cases and is fast spreading.
The author and journalist’s lawyers are seeking to depose former US president Donald Trump in a defamation lawsuit after he denied Carroll’s accusation that he raped her.
Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell said the indictment against their client was obtained unjustly and doesn’t allege crimes specific enough to bring before a jury.
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