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New York Times Falsely Reports Thousands of Children Have Died From COVID-Linked Syndrome

By Zachary Stieber The New York Times on May 19 falsely reported that thousands of children have died during the pandemic from multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a rare syndrome that develops in some youth following COVID-19. In a story reported by Apoorva Mandavilli, the paper stated that “nearly 4,000 children aged 5 to 11 have died from” MIS-C. According […]

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Newly Redrawn Draft of New York Congressional Map Deals Blow to Democrats, Increases Competition

By Katabella Roberts New York courts on Monday released a draft map of redrawn congressional districts in the state that would make it harder for Democrats to compete in November’s midterm elections and pits some of them against each other. The map (pdf) was drawn by a scholar on apportionment, Jonathan Cervas, who was appointed by Judge Patrick McAllister. […]

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New York State, City, Sued Over COVID-19 Treatment Order That Discriminates Against Whites

By Matthew Vadum Two men who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are suing both the city and state of New York for unconstitutional racial discrimination for directing medical providers to consider race in distributing lifesaving treatments. The lawsuit comes after former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson ridiculed the city’s directive as an example of critical […]

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Video Shows Federal Contractors Flying Illegal Immigrants Into New York at Night so It Won’t ‘Attract Attention’

By Katabella Roberts Video footage has emerged showing federal contractors flying illegal immigrants into Westchester, New York, overnight after they were released from the southern border last year. The 51-minutes long bodycam footage was obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and published by The New York Post. It shows migrants, including men, women, […]

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New York Protesters Rally Against Vaccine Bills in Albany: ‘We Need Civil Disobedience in This Country’

By Bill Pan ALBANY, New York—New York state lawmakers returning for the 2022 legislative session were met with hundreds of demonstrators who gathered outside the state Capitol in protest against a host of measures that would tighten the already strict COVID-19 vaccine rules across the state. As New York Gov. Kathy Hochul delivered her first-ever State of the […]

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New York Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Private Employer Vaccine Mandate

By Zachary Stieber A real estate firm in New York has lodged a class-action lawsuit over the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers, alleging that it violates the U.S. Constitution. Cornerstone Realty, a Staten Island broker, filed the lawsuit on Jan. 4. It takes aim at a mandate issued by former Mayor Bill de Blasio and continued by Mayor […]

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Judge Orders New York Times to Return Legal Memos to Project Veritas

By Mimi Nguyen Ly A New York judge has ordered The New York Times to return confidential legal memos it obtained between investigative journalism organization Project Veritas and the group’s lawyer. The New York Times had obtained the memos that were prepared by Project Veritas attorney Benjamin Barr—it remains unclear how the memos were obtained. The outlet then published the documents online. […]

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New York Fed Manufacturing Survey Shows Ongoing ‘Substantial’ Price Rises and Elevated Future Inflation Expectations

By Tom Ozimek New York state manufacturing activity rose more than expected in December, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York report, which also noted the persistence of “substantial” inflationary pressures as both the current and future input price and selling price gauges remaining close to record highs. The headline general business index in the New […]