Right now, about 10,000 teachers remain unvaccinated, and schools are scrambling to replace them before the deadline.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are prepared to resolve criminal charges against the chief financial officer of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies, the Justice Department disclosed Friday in a letter to a federal judge in New York. The details of the resolution of the case against Meng Wanzhou were...
P.S. 123 Mahalia Jackson School students in Harlem, New York City received a visit from two special guests on Friday morning. Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan paid a visit to the central Harlem elementary school for an outdoor reading event where Meghan read from her debut children's book, The Bench. The Sussexes were joined by New York City Public Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter for the visit, meant to highlight the school's initiatives and to promote early literacy in young students. Harry and Meghan's visit to Harlem comes after the start of their three-day trip to New York City which began with a visit with Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family and Governor Kathy Hochul at the One World Observatory.
New York City is set to become the first municipality in the U.S. to set baseline working conditions for thousands of people in the Big Apple who deliver food for services such as DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats. The six new bills passed this week, which Mayor Bill De Blasio...
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrived in New York City Thursday to kick off their tour of the Big Apple. The arrival marked the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first major, in-person public appearance together since they relocated to the United States in early 2020 with a visit to the One World Observatory in Manhattan, meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio; his wife, First Lady Chirlane McCray; and their son, Dante de Blasio. New York state Governor Kathy Hochul was also in attendance for the meeting.
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Two women claim they were duped into becoming unpaid servants for a secretive Manhattan cult, run by a one-time actress who had a bit part in “Slaughterhouse-Five”— and has long faced accusations of bilking her acolytes. The Odyssey Study Group was run by Sharon Gans Horn, who died in January...
New York (CNN Business) — If it's debt ceiling crisis season, then it's also time for the craziest solution to the problem: Getting President Joe Biden to issue a $1 trillion coin. The idea, which has been around for about a decade, is that the president can issue a $1...
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The federal monitor overseeing Rikers Island has warned that the out-of-control jail system is in a “state of emergency” — insisting outside help is needed to overcome “mismanagement” and “prevalent” failings. “We are gravely concerned that the Department has made no appreciable progress to ameliorate the dangerous conditions in the...
New York (CNN Business) — Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal saga that has complicated relations between the United States, China and Canada.
Meng Wanzhou is accused of fraud in the U.S. connected to her alleged violation of American sanctions on Iran.
Are you a Potterhead? Cool. Then you probably know about the new Harry Potter Store on East 22nd Street, stretching between Broadway and 5th Avenue. The space was last occupied by a Restoration Hardware, where they displayed their “Flatiron Gallery” collection of handmade and one-of-a-kind furniture pieces.
SOUNDVIEW—The lottery for truly affordable residential units at a brand new development is soon drawing to a close. Back in August, New York City's Housing Connect launched a lottery for a brand new development with 283 units spread across three buildings in the Soundview area of the borough.
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New York City is quickly becoming one of the front lines in the battle for gig worker protections. In May 2020, the city enacted commission caps on third-party delivery services, limiting the amount they could charge partnering restaurants to 15% in an effort to help them weather the economic throes of the pandemic. About a month ago, it made those caps permanent. Predictably, the big three food delivery services, Uber Eats (NYSE: UBER), DoorDash, and Grubhub, reacted the same way they did when San Francisco permanently codified a similar set of commission caps – with a lawsuit.
Trump Organization Must Produce Report on Compliance with New York Attorney General’s Subpoenas in Less Than a Week, Unsealed Order Shows
The Trump Organization must comply with subpoenas from New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) in connection with her investigation into whether the company improperly inflated assets on four properties to obtain tax benefits, a newly unsealed stipulation and order states. Unsealed on Thursday, the three-page order gives the Trump...
The mutual aid movement continues, but groups are increasingly seeking new ways to ensure their long-term sustainability. This story was produced through the City Limits Accountability Reporting Initiative For Youth (CLARIFY), City Limits’ paid training program for aspiring public-interest journalists, with support from The Google News Initiative and The Pinkerton Foundation.
Families with children now spend nearly 18 months on average in Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelters—two and half months longer than the previous fiscal year, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s annual management report. Homeless families are now staying longer in New York City’s shelters, even as the overall...
The Change for Children slate of candidates for the upcoming school board election failed to appear for Tuesday night’s forum sponsored by the Van Vorst Park Association. The group, which includes Doris “Toni” Ervin, Erika Baez and Thyson Halley, gave no reason for the snub. In August all nine candidates had been invited to attend.