High risk of 9/11 attack warns GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham

New York 08/30/21, 20:36

A Republican from South Carolina predicted a high chance of a terrorist attack in the United States on Aug. 29. Sen. Lindsey Graham believes the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan dramatically increases the likelihood of terrorism happening on U.S. soil. "I have never been more worried about an attack on our homeland ...

Rikers Island: Inmates run amock due to officer shortage crisis

New York 08/25/21, 16:22

Amid a staff shortage crisis, inmates on Rikers Island are free to attack each other, answer phones, dash down corridors, and damage maintenance devices. According to an internal email seeking "emergency maintenance" at the Otis Bantum Correctional Center, one of Rikers' facilities, a group of convicts ran uncontrolled through the corridors ...

Democratic NY Gov. Cuomo complains about ‘unfair’ resignation

New York 08/24/21, 18:14

A Democrat from New York started looking for a new job on Aug. 23. Andrew Cuomo has officially finished up as governor of the Empire State. He took the opportunity to express dissatisfaction with the state Attorney General Office's investigation of sexual harassment allegations against him. "The attorney general's report was designed ...

Singer Travis Tritt says concert vaccination requirements are discriminatory

News 08/21/21, 20:02

According to Fox News, the composer and country music singer James Travis Tritt said he was against the tendency to require vaccination to attend concerts, as it infringes on people's freedom. This requirement is becoming more and more frequent and now impacts the music world. According to Rolling Stone, as of Oct. ...

Outgoing New York Gov. Cuomo should face criminal charges says poll

New York 08/17/21, 16:08

Most New Yorkers are not satisfied with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation, and want the Democrat to be criminally charged after the attorney general's office found him guilty of sexual harassment. Opinion consulting firm Data for Progress published a new poll, showing 52% of respondents support charging Cuomo with criminal misconduct for ...

Incoming NY governor supports school mask mandate for children

New York 08/16/21, 02:25

Kathy Hochul gave her blessing for schools to force children to cover their noses and mouths across New York, on Aug. 15. The incoming state governor described mandatory face masks in classrooms as a vital step to help cope with a new wave of COVID-19 infections. "Masks for kids in schools, ...

21 year-old ‘Law and Order’ extra shot dead at Bronx deli

New York 08/15/21, 23:54

A gunman shot an actor seven times in a New York City deli on Aug. 13. Surveillance footage shows the shocking moment "Law and Order" extra Jayquan Lewis was fatally gunned down at the B.H. Gourmet Deli in the Bronx. The 21-year-old can be seen entering the business near his Bainbridge Avenue ...

New York Legislature drops Cuomo impeachment after he resigns

New York 08/14/21, 18:40

Lawmakers in the New York Assembly said an impeachment against  Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) would no longer be necessary after announcing his resignation, said Speaker Carl Heastie on Friday, Aug. 13. After a decade-long grip on power in New York, Cuomo announced his resignation this Tuesday following a state attorney general’s ...

Trump says US is better off without Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York 08/13/21, 23:57

Former President Donald Trump is fundraising off the announcement of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation, calling the Democratic governor “a total loser.” On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Cuomo announced that he would step down from the job in two weeks after the New York State Attorney General's Office found he harassed ...