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Unions and State Officials Criticize Amazon for Firing Strike Leader

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc.’s firing of a walkout organizer has spurred criticism and calls for reinstatement by the largest labor

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'I think he gets it now': New York Mayor Bill de Blasio searches for his footing in coronavirus crisis

New York City announced its first confirmed case of Covid-19, the infection caused by coronavirus, on March 1. That same day, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and his health commissioner put out statements reassuring the city that its political and public health leadership was "prepared" for what came next.

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U.S. death toll spirals amid rush to build field hospitals, find supplies

By Nick Brown and Dan Whitcomb NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. government raced on Tuesday to build

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Coronavirus transforms New York as US deaths top 4,000

Emergency field hospitals were readied in New York's Central Park and at the home of the US Open tennis tournament

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New York City to probe Amazon firing of warehouse worker

(Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday he had ordered the city's human rights commission

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Firing of Amazon Strike Leader Draws State and City Scrutiny

(Bloomberg) -- Chris Smalls, an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center employee, said the company fired him after he led a strike

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De Blasio Asks Plastic Surgeons: Can You Spare a Ventilator?

(Bloomberg) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York needs ventilators any way it can get them, and he’s calling

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U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

By Stephanie Kelly and Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past

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Hotels Pivot to Virus Battle as N.Y. Lodges Health Workers

(Bloomberg) -- New York City officials have started lodging health-care workers with coronavirus symptoms in repurposed hotels, providing a template

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Bill de Blasio confronted for saying New Yorkers should 'go on about their lives' amid lockdown

CNN host Jake Tapper has confronted the Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio about previous comments where he

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New York's Central Park and harbor are now home to makeshift hospitals

New York transformed a grassy meadow in Central Park into a makeshift hospital and welcomed a Navy hospital ship as officials scrambled to bolster a medical system becoming overwhelmed by coronavirus.

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New York City Marshals All Hospitals; Navy Sails In to Help

(Bloomberg) -- New York City is reorganizing its entire public and private hospital systems, transforming some or all of them

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Trump backs off plan to reopen businesses by mid-April amid coronavirus warnings

By Doina Chiacu and Dan Whitcomb WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines

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Coronavirus: Medical Navy ship pulls into Manhattan harbour to help fight against virus

A Navy hospital ship carrying 1000 beds and 1200 medical personnel has arrived in New York City to help combat

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NYC Tenants Could Pay Rent With Security Deposit Under Plan

(Bloomberg) -- Tenants in New York City would be allowed to use existing security deposits to pay April rent under

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Coronavirus: New York to fine people who violate social distancing rules

New York City residents who break social distancing rules will now be fined, according to New York Mayor Bill de

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Coronavirus: Trump suggests hospital staff are stealing medical masks

Donald Trump made an unfounded claim that hospitals have been stealing masks, despite US states demanding more medical supplies to

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COVID-19: New York State Records More Than 1,000 Deaths

The first COVID-19 infection in New York was discovered on 1 March.

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Sirens a constant as NY state near 1,000 coronavirus deaths

NEW YORK — New York state's coronavirus death toll is nearing 1,000, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday. The state accounts for more than 40% of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. The number of disease-related deaths in the state jumped to 965 from 728 on Saturday, Cuomo said. The vast majority have been in New York City.Figures released Sunday morning showed 678 coronavirus deaths in the city, which continues to be the epicenter of the pandemic in the U.S. The city had 161 deaths in a 24-hour period spanning Saturday to Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.Meanwhile, ambulances in the city are responding to a record number of calls and new da

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9 takeaways from Tapper's interviews with Pelosi, Fauci, de Blasio and more

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the nation's top infectious disease expert, the mayor of America's largest city and three sitting governors joined Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday morning.

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De Blasio says NYC only has enough medical supplies to last through the week

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday the city, which has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US, only has enough medical supplies to last through the week.

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Bronx school allegedly told faculty to hide coronavirus case from students after teacher tested positive

In the letters, the angry teachers were told that they still needed to show up that week while a dozen had letters from doctors advised and urging a 14-day quarantine

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What It’s Like on the Frontlines of America’s Battle With Coronavirus

(Bloomberg) -- From behind his N95 mask and fogged-up face shield, Jolion McGreevy, director of the emergency department at New

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New York and LA won't reopen until June as mayors warn tens of thousands may die

The mayors of New York City and Los Angeles have issued grim predictions about the coming weeks as their cities

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Italy’s Deadliest 24 Hours; U.S. Buys Ventilators: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Italy’s fatalities reached almost 1,000 in one day, its deadliest so far. Spain’s fatalities also soared. British Prime

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