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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 ...
April 09, 2020
A city under siege: 24 hours in the fight to save New York
Brooklyn is dark except for the streetlamps when Carla Brown’s alarm goes off at 5:15 a.m. -- much too early for an average ...
April 06, 2020
The Last Responder: A day with an NYC funeral director
Tom Cheeseman's phone rang at 3 a.m. Friday, soon after returning home from one of the worst days he's seen in 30 years as ...
April 05, 2020
'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge
Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his ...
April 05, 2020
A gentler Gotham? NYers anxiously wait out coronavirus
To a casting director, he might have seemed the perfect impatient New Yorker — broad, bald and with a booming voice, tattoos ...
April 03, 2020
NYC residents should cover face when in public, mayor says
As coronavirus cases soared, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers on Thursday to wear a face covering when ...
April 03, 2020
Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds
There is a coronavirus ward in tents in Central Park. A makeshift hospital has been set up in a Manhattan convention center.
April 01, 2020
Virus deaths in NYC top 1,000 as city prepares for worse
Deaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000 in New York City as officials warned that the worst of the virus' toll is yet to ...
April 01, 2020
Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus
It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus ...
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