Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says
Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday.
Brian Benjamin Is Sworn In As New York Lieutenant Governor
New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin thanked Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul for choosing him as he was sworn in to join her two-week-old administration.
Hochul Selects Sen. Brian Benjamin For Lieutenant Governor
Gov. Kathy Hochul has selected Brian Benjamin, a state senator from New York City, as her choice for lieutenant governor.
Movers Are Seen At Mansion As Cuomo Prepares To Leave Office
A moving van was at the governor’s mansion in Albany on Friday and workers were seen carrying out boxes and artwork as Gov. Andrew Cuomo prepared for his last day in office.
Hochul: I’ll Run For Governor After Finishing Cuomo’s Term
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul says she plans to run for governor in her own right after serving out the rest of Andrew Cuomo's term.
Canada To Let Vaccinated US Citizens Enter Country On Aug. 9
Canada will begin letting fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada on Aug. 9, and those from the rest of the world on Sept. 7.
NY Lawmakers, Governor Face Looming Deadline To Pass Budget
New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have yet to announce a deal on the state budget even as a deadline to pass a spending plan by Thursday looms.
Japan Weighing Extension of Coronavirus Emergency in Tokyo
The state of emergency centers around asking restaurants, bars and other businesses to voluntarily close at 8 p.m.
Russia Clears Virus Vaccine Despite Scientific Skepticism
Putin said that the vaccine has proven efficient during tests, offering a lasting immunity from the coronavirus.
Fauci Comments on US Virus Response Seem to Draw Trump’s Ire
The United States’ top infectious disease expert says new cases of the coronavirus are sure to follow when restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the virus are eased.