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Fury over planned New York FLYOVER on 9/11 anniversary as mayor brands it ‘inappropriate’

A FLYOVER planned in New York City on the 19th anniversary of 9/11 is being called out as “inappropriate” and “tasteless” by city leaders and the Twitterverse. New York City Emergency Management’s official emergency notification system, Notify NYC, made the military plane flyover known in a tweet on Thursday.  4 U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds conduct a […]

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America’s Death Gap – The New York Times

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Trump will visit Wisconsin. Biden criticizes him for fomenting violence. And the U.S. leads the world in an unfortunate virus category. Here’s a jarring thought experiment: If the United States had done merely an average job of fighting the coronavirus — if the […]

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New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general has announced a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful National Rifle Association over alleged financial mismanagement. Letitia James said the NRA had diverted millions of dollars to leaders including its head, Wayne LaPierre, for their personal use. “For these years of misconduct we are seeking an order to dissolve the NRA […]

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Florida overtakes New York in coronavirus cases: Live updates | Coronavirus pandemic News

Florida has overtaken New York in the number of coronavirus cases, according to the latest figures from the state’s health department. Vietnam is again on high alert for the coronavirus after medical officials detected the country’s first few locally transmitted cases in three months.  Australia recorded its highest ever daily tally of deaths […]

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Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

The pandemic’s lingering toll for British women of color Black and other ethnic minority women in Britain are being disproportionately affected by the financial and psychological toll from the coronavirus outbreak, even as the economy reopens. One woman lost all nine of her cleaning jobs during the lockdown. A live-in nanny was fired for using […]

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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Coronavirus setbacks in China and the U.S. China appeared to have largely brought the coronavirus under control, but on Sunday, officials reported 57 new confirmed infections, the country’s highest single-day total in two months. Of the 38 locally transmitted cases, 36 were in Beijing, where the authorities are conducting mass testing at a vast seafood […]

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Buffalo, New York police officers suspended for shoving man to ground

CLOSE A 75-year-old man suffered a head injury and is in ‘stable but serious condition’ after he was shoved by police during a protest in Buffalo, New York. Storyful ALBANY, N.Y. – An entire unit of the Buffalo Police Department resigned from their assignments Friday after two officers were suspended amid outcry over video showing officers shoving a […]

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Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state’s ban on gatherings in time for the Memorial Day weekend. But beachgoers faced inclement weather Saturday that dampened crowds. A look at those and other coronavirus developments in New York: […]

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Coronavirus sweeps across New York, California fears it could be next

NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – New York state suffered another quick and brutal rise in the number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, staggering hospitals at the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, as California said it could be facing the next major wave of the disease. In New York City, the densely packed home […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Illinois, California, Florida and New York increase restrictions

People sunbathe on Bondi Beach ahead of its closure in Sydney on Saturday. (Peter Parks/Afp Via Getty Images) AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Australian authorities ordered people off Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach Saturday, after thousands took to the sand in defiance of calls for social distancing and a ban on large gatherings. While the beach remains […]

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