Bernie Sanders Tied With Joe Biden in Democratic Race Nationally and Among African American Community, Polls Say

Senator Bernie Sanders has risen to the top in recent polls, tying with frontrunner former Vice President Joe Biden in popularity with both registered voters nationally and the African American community specifically.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. offers prayers for Ryan Newman after Daytona 500 crash
NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined countless others worrying about the state of Ryan Newman after he was rushed to the hospital following his scary crash at the Daytona 500 on Monday night.
China regulator says epidemic's impact on industry 'major' in February
The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on China's various industries will mainly show up in February, a vice chairman of the country's state assets regulator said on Tuesday, as containment measures disrupt production and supply chains.
Singapore Airlines to cut flights as coronavirus epidemic hits demand
Singapore Airlines Ltd will temporarily cut flights across its global network in the three months to May, it said on Tuesday, as a coronavirus epidemic hits demand for services to the Asian city state, as well as through the key transit hub.
A positive development in the Mets’ Jed Lowrie saga
PORT ST. LUCIE — Jed Lowrie isn’t facing restrictions in his Mets workouts, but whether he will be ready for the start of the exhibition season is another matter altogether. A day after he arrived at camp wearing a sizeable brace on his left leg, Lowrie on Monday participated in the full range of drills...
China virus outbreak threatens global drug supplies: European business group
The world's pharmacies may face a shortage of antibiotics and other drugs if supply problems from China's coronavirus outbreak cannot soon be resolved, the head of a European business group in China warned on Tuesday.
Former NYPD commissioner: De Blasio should be 'screaming at the top of his lungs' over new bail-reform law
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik railed against New York's new bail-reform law Monday after a man who's now been arrested 139 times thanked Democrats for guaranteeing his immediate release despite repeatedly swiping hundreds of dollars from unsuspecting subway commuters since the state's law went into effect last month.
Nets’ Kyrie Irving voted vice president of players’ union
Kyrie Irving isn’t just the Nets’ leader now. He’s also taking a leadership role in the NBA after being elected vice president of the players’ union. The NBPA announced Monday that Irving had been elected vice president on the union’s executive committee. The Nets star’s three-year term starts immediately, and gives the nine-man committee a...
Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. Bezos, the world’s richest person, said in an Instagram post that he’ll start giving grants this summer to scientists, activists and nonprofits working to protect Earth. “I want to work alongside others both...
Silverstein Properties taps Goldman Sachs’ Dino Fusco as COO
Silverstein Properties has tapped Dino Fusco as its chief operating officer. Fusco most recently managed Goldman Sachs’ vast global real estate portfolio. Larry Silverstein called Fusco “a superb fit” for his company “particularly as we continue to expand nationally and overseas.” He succeeds Mickey Kupperman, who will now be focusing on Silverstein development projects. In...
Hospital director dies in China's Wuhan, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak
The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday, state television said.
Apple warns sales to fall short of target due to coronavirus impact
Apple Inc warned on Monday it was unlikely to meet its March quarter sales guidance set just three weeks ago as the world's most valuable technology firm became one of the biggest corporate casualties of China's coronavirus epidemic.
A disastrous night of hometown visits on ‘The Bachelor’
Peter Weber doesn't meet one of his finalists' families. Yet he still keeps her around.
Singapore tightens rules for entry from China
Singapore has more reported cases of the novel coronavirus than any country outside of China, including two new cases from Westerdam passengers. CNN's Cyril Vanier speaks with Lawrence Wong, the co-chair of the multi-ministry task force on the coronavirus for Singapore, to discuss new rules the country has put into place.
Faye Swetlik's funeral expenses will be covered, SC funeral home announces
A South Carolina funeral home has offered to cover the funeral expenses of a 6-year-old girl who was found dead in a wooded area near her home last week.
Coronavirus death toll tops 1,800 as 780 million remain on lockdown in China
The death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 1,873, as almost half of China's 1.3 billion-strong population remain subject to varying forms of travel restrictions and other quarantine measures.
Tammy Bruce: Bloomberg comments reveal 'ugly core of lies' in Dem party that created 'Dumpster fire of a country'
Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce said Michael Bloomberg's reported history of sexist comments and recorded remarks about the treatment of minorities have revealed a disturbing nature about the Democrats.
Trump 'Praying for Ryan Newman' After Horrific NASCAR Crash
President Trump took to Twitter on Monday night to say that he was "praying" for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, who was involved in a terrifying crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500.
Very Fresh Noodles signs lease for new restaurant in Manhattan
Very Fresh Noodles, where the noodles are so fresh that the dough is hand-pulled before your eyes, has signed a lease for its first outpost outside Chelsea Market. The Taiwanese-inspired eatery, which has been in Chelsea since 2016, is adding an 830-square-foot space at 980 Sixth Ave. at West 36th Street. The asking rent was...
What's on TV Tuesday, Feb. 18: 'Frontline: Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos' on PBS
What's on TV Tuesday, Feb. 18: 'Frontline: Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos' on PBS.
Joe Gibbs apologizes for team's Daytona celebration: 'We really didn't know' how serious Ryan Newman crash was
Joe Gibbs apologized for team celebrating Denny Hamlin's Daytona 500 victory, saying they were unaware of the seriousness of Ryan Newman's late crash.
De Blasio says NYPD made a ‘mistake’ when they subpoenaed Post reporter
Mayor de Blasio chided the NYPD on Monday for trying to use a post-9/11 anti-terrorism law to determine who leaked crime scene photos to a New York Post reporter. “Yeah, I think it was a mistake,” de Blasio said on NY1’s “Inside City Hall,” referring to the department’s decision to subpoena Twitter on Dec. 9...
China's metal exporters face order cancellations, damage claims amid virus: trade group
Some overseas buyers of Chinese metal products have stopped accepting shipments amid the coronavirus outbreak, while other clients - including from India - are seeking damages due to a failure to deliver on time, a China trade body said on Tuesday.
UK working to organize flight for British nationals on cruise ship with coronavirus
Britain's Foreign Office said on Wednesday it is working to organize a flight to Japan to evacuate its nationals from a cruise ship hit by the coronavirus.
Japan plans HIV drug trials for coronavirus, cruise ship evacuations continue
Japan plans to trial HIV medications to treat patients infected with coronavirus as the growing number of cases poses an increasing threat to the country's economy as well as public health.
Princess Margaret's son David Linley, wife Serena to divorce
David Linley, the son of the late Princess Margaret and nephew of Queen Elizabeth II, has announced that he and his wife of over 25 years will divorce.
Winemaker bringing food to Northern California town without restaurants
Winemaker Dave Phinney — whose runaway wine hit, The Prisoner, sold for $40 million a decade ago — is branching into food. But in a bizarre twist, his culinary foray may be met without competition because there are currently zero restaurants on the 23-mile stretch of land outside of San Francisco where he plans to...
Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin is coming to 30 E. 57th St.
Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin is the mystery tenant coming to 30 E. 57th St. — the latest high-end boutique to claim a previously vacant East 57th Street retail location. We reported on Jan. 29 that luxury-brands giant Richemont — which owns Cartier, Buccellati and Piaget among other glam names — had made a deal for...
Today in History for February 18th
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Cher says she still believes in Joe Biden
Legendary singer Cher on Monday appeared to throw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential campaign in a series of tweets.
Trader Joe’s to fill in old Food Emporium store under Queensboro Bridge
Five years after Food Emporium closed its beautiful store under the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the voluminous, Guastavino-tiled space off First Avenue at East 59th Street is finally poised to come back to life. Fast-expanding Trader Joe’s plans to open a new gourmet supermarket there soon, reports. The plan unanimously passed muster with Community...
Piers Morgan says Michael Avenatti 'screamed sleazeball,' rips former employer CNN
Former CNN host Piers Morgan bashed his ex-employer along with others in the media for previously celebrating Michael Avenatti, the disgraced former attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, calling him a "sleazeball" in a "Hannity" interview Monday night.
French tourist describes how Valentine’s NYC surprise turned into nightmare
The French photographer who had his throat slit on a Harlem sidewalk had just flown into New York to surprise his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. Gabriel Bascou described to The Post on Monday how he was randomly attacked by an ex-con on Friday as he and girlfriend Manon Duma were leaving a breakfast date at...
NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman in Serious Condition After Brutal Daytona 500 Crash
Denny Hamlin's made history with a second straight Daytona 500 win
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AT&T’s auction to sell four regional sports channels falls short
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Adele appears to reveal when fans can 'expect' her next album during performance at best friend's wedding
Adele gave wedding-goers an unexpected treat over the weekend when she not only issued a rare performance but also appeared to leak when she would be dropping her next album.
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Wegmans in Brooklyn Navy Yard gains company at Building 212
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Singapore Airlines to reduce flights across network due to virus impact
Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Tuesday it will temporarily cut flights across its global network in March, April and May due to weaker demand as a result of the coronavirus epidemic.
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Report: Ryan Newman's Injuries Serious, But Not Life Threatening
NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was rushed to a local hospital on Monday evening, after his car was involved in a terrifying wreck on the final lap of the Daytona 500.
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Giancarlo Stanton facing long road to Yankees redemption
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Steve Scalise reacts to Democrats, the 'party of impeachment,' considering new Trump investigations
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise reacted Monday to reports that Democrats are considering another investigation involving President Trump, this time in regard to his tweet about Republican consultant Roger Stone's sentence.
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South Korea's Moon flags steps for virus-hit economy, boosting rate cut expectations
South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the government should make an all-out effort to cushion the economic impact from China's coronavrius outbreak, boosting expectations of further monetary easing.
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Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out coronavirus impact
Samsung Electronics has launched smartphone delivery services for customers to test its new products, as the spread of the coronavirus has prompted the tech giant to cancel promotional events and brace for weak store sales.
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Hong Kong leader increases funds to tackle coronavirus
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday increased a relief fund to tackle the impact of the coronavirus outbreak as she urged residents to accept the government's quarantine plans for returning passengers from a cruise ship stranded in Japan.
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WRAPUP 2-Coronavirus infections slow in China as Apple becomes latest business casualty
The number of new coronavirus infections in mainland China fell below 2,000 on Tuesday for the first time since January, although global experts warn it is still too early to say the outbreak is being contained.
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Ryan Newman in Serious Condition at a Daytona Hospital After Horrendous Crash on the Final Lap of Daytona 500
Newman is in serious, but non-life threatening condition, after a crash that had many fans, and even non fans, worried. The crash happened almost 19 years to the day after a crash took Dale Earnhardt's life at the same race track, also on the final lap in 2001.
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Watch--Biden: DACA Illegal Aliens 'Are More American than Most Americans'
During a campaign rally in Reno, Nevada on Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden (D) said illegal aliens who are shielded from deportation by former President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are "more American than most Americans are." 
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