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A life in colors: NYC celebrates Ruth Bader Ginsburg with East Village mural

26 Nov 2020

NEW YORK A huge colorful portrait of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now greets passersby over an East Village crosswalk in New York City. | Video

U.S. faces record surge of coronavirus cases as election looms

30 Oct 2020

Oct 30 A record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity and killing up to 1,000 people a day, the latest figures show, with much of the country's attention focused on Tuesday's presidential election.

Task force sees 'unrelenting' COVID-19 spread; daily U.S. cases up by record 91,000

30 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The White House coronavirus task force warned that much of the country is in the grips of an "unrelenting" surge in COVID-19 cases and urged tough countermeasures, as the number of U.S. infections reported on Thursday hit a new daily record of more than 91,000.

Philadelphia sets citywide curfew to quell unrest after fatal shooting of Black man

29 Oct 2020

PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia officials imposed a citywide after-dark curfew on Wednesday, seeking to avert a third night of violence amid protests over the fatal police shooting of a Black man wielding a knife and described by family as undergoing a nervous breakdown. | Video

Tension grips Philadelphia for second night after fatal police shooting of Black man

28 Oct 2020

PHILADELPHIA Tension gripped the streets of Philadelphia for a second night on Tuesday following a deadly police shooting of a Black man armed with a knife and described by relatives as suffering from a mental breakdown as he was confronted by law enforcement. | Video

New York restaurants reopen for dine-in patrons hungry to socialize

01 Oct 2020

NEW YORK New York City restaurants reopened indoor dining at 25% capacity on Wednesday, welcoming patrons hungry for food and company in the pandemic with tight safety measures in candle-lit rooms and behind kitchen doors. | Video

Space bubbles ease New York restaurant troubles

26 Sep 2020

NEW YORK Space bubbles are frothing up business at a New York bistro, offering fresh air in safe capsules on sidewalks for customers on guard against the coronavirus. | Video

Space bubbles ease New York restaurant troubles

25 Sep 2020

NEW YORK, Sept 25 Space bubbles are frothing up business at a New York bistro, offering fresh air in safe capsules on sidewalks for customers on guard against the coronavirus.

K-pop band BTS delivers 'message of hope' at 75th U.N. General Assembly

23 Sep 2020

NEW YORK South Korean K-pop band BTS delivered a "message of hope" in a pre-recorded video posted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday as part of the 75th U.N. General Assembly.

New York gyms set to re-open to athletes, members shedding 'quarantine 15'

21 Aug 2020

NEW YORK Before coronavirus shut down the United States, gym re-opening used to mean simply unlocking the front door and greeting the herds squeezed into spandex pants. | Video

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