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Jonathan Allen

A lesson learned: Democrats plot route to Washington through statehouse races

29 Oct 2020

Even as the presidential election dominates the country's attention, Democrats have spent record-breaking sums this year on winning seats in state legislatures, 10 years after a Republican wave gave that party the power to reshape U.S. congressional maps.

COVID-19: U.S. Northeast states discourage travel; California rebuffs theme parks

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Tuesday urged their residents to not travel between the three states as the U.S. Northeast sees a rise in COVID-19 cases, while California said major theme parks including Disneyland would not be opening anytime soon.

New York City parents scramble to deal with new school closures as COVID-19 resurges

09 Oct 2020

NEW YORK The 6-year-old son of Jodi Cook, a Brooklyn mother of two, had just resumed in-person classes at his local elementary — only to face the closure of his school again as coronavirus cases spiked nearby. Cook said she was disappointed.

New York City parents scramble to deal with new school closures as COVID-19 resurges

09 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 8 The 6-year-old son of Jodi Cook, a Brooklyn mother of two, had just resumed in-person classes at his local elementary - only to face the closure of his school again as coronavirus cases spiked nearby. Cook said she was disappointed.

New York City set to impose new COVID-19 closures despite Orthodox Jewish protests

08 Oct 2020

NEW YORK New York City will begin enforcing new shutdown rules on businesses and schools in coronavirus hot spots on Thursday that have already triggered angry protests from a small contingent of Orthodox Jews in one of the affected areas.

New York governor closes schools in coronavirus hot spots

06 Oct 2020

NEW YORK New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday agreed to New York City's plan to close schools in nine coronavirus "hot spots" in Brooklyn and Queens, but said he was still discussing whether non-essential businesses should be shut down again in those areas.

Police say they banged on Breonna Taylor's door 30 to 90 seconds - recordings

04 Oct 2020

Police serving a search warrant on Breonna Taylor's home told investigators they banged on her door and announced themselves from 30 to 90 seconds before breaking in during a raid that ended with the officers fatally shooting her, audio recordings released on Friday show. | Video

Pandemic risks overwhelming Wisconsin as New York 'hot spots' heat up

02 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Wisconsin, where U.S. President Donald Trump will address rallies this weekend, registered a record increase in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, while New York state reported a worrisome uptick of positive coronavirus tests in 20 "hot spots."

REFILE-New York worries over 20 coronavirus hot spots, Wisconsin sees troubling trends

02 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 1 New York state reported an uptick of positive coronavirus tests in 20 "hot spots" on Thursday, while Midwest states also reported rising caseloads led by Wisconsin, where U.S. President Donald Trump will hold rallies over the weekend.

New York City imposes mask fines as positive test rate climbs

30 Sep 2020

New York City's mayor on Tuesday threatened to fine anyone caught in public without a mask, and the Walt Disney Co said it would lay off some 28,000 employees as its flagship California theme park remains closed during the coronavirus pandemic.

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