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May 14, 2020
Young priest loses mentor, then his father -- both to virus
The Rev. Joseph Dutan recalls how he lifted the chalice in the empty church and felt a flood of emotions: grief, the pain of ...
May 11, 2020
Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92
Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior ...
May 10, 2020
NY's Cuomo criticized over highest nursing home death toll
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has won bipartisan praise for rallying supplies for his ravaged hospitals and helping slow ...
May 08, 2020
NYPD distancing arrests: Many non-whites, at times violently
One newly surfaced video of social distancing enforcement gone wrong in New York City shows a police officer running at a ...
May 07, 2020
AP PHOTOS: Feeding Manhattan's hungry, every Ramadan night
Fast. Pray. Act. Fast. Pray. Act. For a group of Brooklyn Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan is a blur: They fast during ...
May 07, 2020
Most new COVID-19 patients in NY not working, older: survey
The great majority of people newly hospitalized with the coronavirus in New York are either retired or unemployed and were ...
May 03, 2020
As warmer weather beckons, NYPD to enforce social distancing
As warmer weather tempted New Yorkers to come out of quarantine, police dispatched 1,000 officers this weekend to enforce ...
May 02, 2020
Brooklyn neighborhood comes together to bury a stranger
The request, posted on an online neighborhood forum by a Brooklyn funeral director, was simple but heartfelt. A 91-year-old ...
April 30, 2020
Police called after NYC funeral home puts bodies in trucks
Police were called to a Brooklyn neighborhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the coronavirus resorted to ...
April 29, 2020
COVID-19 showing suburbs are just as vulnerable as cities
Haunting images of an empty Times Square and the daily accounting of hundreds of fatalities in New York City have reinforced ...
April 26, 2020
Stoop show: Brooklyn accordionist entertains neighbors
Paul Stein felt useless -- stuck in his Brooklyn brownstone apartment, watching his neighbors suffer deprivations as COVID-19 ...
April 25, 2020
Pandemic gives megaphone to the oft-maligned New York accent
Hey, they're talkin' here! With New York City at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. and its native-born ...
April 24, 2020
11,000 deaths: Ravaged nursing homes plead for more testing
After two months and more than 11,000 deaths that have made the nation’s nursing homes some of the most terrifying places to ...
April 21, 2020
’Under siege': Overwhelmed Brooklyn care home tolls 55 dead
As residents at a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington, began dying in late February from a coronavirus outbreak that would ...
April 19, 2020
Amid virus gloom, glimpses of human decency and good works
The idea formed on a day when all the news headlines were dire. The coronavirus was surging worldwide; Nashville had lost ...
April 17, 2020
Brian Dennehy, Tony-winning stage, screen actor, dies at 81
Brian Dennehy, the burly actor who started in films as a macho heavy and later in his career won plaudits for his stage work ...
April 16, 2020
Soft-serve defiance: Ice cream trucks ply Brooklyn streets
Usually a welcome harbinger of spring and summer, Mister Softee's signature jingle has made a startling juxtaposition to the ...
April 13, 2020
From the files: Isle used for virus burials has long history
In 2010, AP National Writer Adam Geller filed an in-depth story about Hart Island, the island off New York City where the ...
April 11, 2020
A funeral director fights for New York's coronavirus dead
Jesus Pujols has fetched the deceased from emergency rooms. He has stepped over bodies in refrigerated trailers. The funeral ...
April 10, 2020
AP PHOTOS: Brooklyn rabbi leads the way with virtual Seder
For centuries, on the first and second nights of the Jewish holiday of Passover, the youngest child has asked his or her ...
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