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N.O.R.E. explains tense interview with Lamar Odom
An interview with Lamar Odom on N.O.R.E.’s “Drink Champs” show nearly turned ugly after the pair got into an argument and even stood up as if they were going to fight.
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Coronavirus Tales: The doorman who misses seeing his tenants
Anthony works as a doorman in Harlem. The 27-year-old’s job used to keep him busy. Now, he’s bored — and lonely. Today, I might have seen three tenants. I feel very sad. I enjoy the daily interactions with the tenants: making them laugh, greeting them as they walk into the building, petting the dogs as...
India seeks 38 million masks as coronavirus crisis worsens
India is joining the global hunt for medical supplies as the coronavirus crisis there worsens, with officials seeking more than 38 million masks and 6.2 million pieces of personal protective equipment. Indian officials have sought supplies from “hundreds” of companies, according to a report by the country’s investment agency and obtained by Reuters. The document...
Miranda Lambert says her anxiety is 'through the roof' amid coronavirus pandemic
Miranda Lambert has broken her silence about the coronavirus pandemic, stressing it was initially hard for her to put her thoughts into words.
Tokyo Olympics committee president says spring 2021 is unlikely timeframe for rescheduled Games
Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics committee president hopes to have conclusions about new dates soon, but having Games in spring 2021 is unlikely.
Coronavirus Tales: Bodega owner had no choice but to raise prices
Bodega owner Wilfredo Baez, 37, has kept his Carroll Gardens shop, Willy Deli Grocery, open rain, snow or shine for more than 16 years. And while bacon, egg and cheeses aren’t selling like they used to, closing isn’t an option. A few weeks ago, we had a big rush. People were buying toilet paper and...
Holland America separating the healthy from the sick: 100 passengers moved from Zaandam
On Friday, the Holland America Line began separating passengers between two ships based on their condition, moving the healthy to the MS Rotterdam.
Coronavirus tales: Uber driver reveals how he’s keeping his car virus-free
Despite New Yorkers being told to stay at home, 59-year-old Hollis, Queens, resident Eduardo Marino has been busier than ever driving passengers for Uber and Lyft. Before, I worked about 40 hours per week; now, maybe 60 hours. In the last week, I’ve made 20 trips to grocery stores to pick up riders. It’s usually...
Former MLB All-Star Jim Edmonds Hospitalized For Coronavirus Testing, Sends Message While Awaiting Results
"Held off as long as I could," Jim Edmonds wrote of waiting to go take a test for the coronavirus. "I thought I was tough enough to get through. This virus is no joke."
Mount Sinai hospital leaders holed up in Florida vacation homes during coronavirus crisis
While heroic staffers beg for protective equipment and don garbage bags to treat coronavirus patients at a Mount Sinai hospital, two of the system’s top executives are waiting out the public health catastrophe in the comfort of their Florida vacation homes, The Post has learned. Dr. Kenneth Davis, 72, the CEO of the Mount Sinai...
Marijuana sales up 50% in New York City amid coronavirus pandemic, dealer says
The city has gone to pot. Marijuana, that is. Since the coronavirus hit, sales of marijuana have gone through the roof in both the United States and Canada. Between March 16 and 22, sales of recreational cannabis rose by 50 percent across states including California, Colorado and Oregon, while medical marijuana sales jumped 41 percent...
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson back in the US
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have returned to the United States after going into self-quarantine in Australia.
He thought he had coronavirus and had nowhere to go. He spent five days alone in his car
Reggie Dominguez spent days self-isolating in a hospital parking lot, homeless and worried he had coronavirus. There are many more like him on skid row.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson back in L.A. after COVID-19 hospitalization in Australia
Tom Hanks tweets that he and wife Rita Wilson have returned to Los Angeles after being treated for coronavirus infections in Australia.
Technology is keeping coaches, athletes connected in time of social distancing
Zoom and other video conferencing technology is being used by high school coaches
Trump says he might lock down New York as health workers call for more supplies
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he might prohibit travel in and out of the New York area to limit the spread of the coronavirus from its U.S. epicenter, as healthcare workers in the hard-hit region said they did not have enough masks and medical equipment.
Trump considers increasing quarantine restrictions on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
President Trump confirms, while sending off USNS Comfort to New York City, that he is considering more quarantine restrictions on these states.
Former Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg on Hosting Audience-Less 'Kimmel' Amid COVID-19: 'The Thing Unfolded in a Strangely Slow-Motion Way'
Pete Buttigieg opened up in a 'New York' interview about his experience hosting "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" for an audience-less episode during the coronavirus outbreak.
NEON picks up sci-fi thriller ‘Possessor’ starring Andrea Riseborough
The US film distributor that put out Oscar sensation “Parasite” has sealed a deal to pick up a sci-fi thriller called “Possessor” by Brandon Cronenberg.
See inside 1,000-bed field hospital in New York
CNN's Shimon Prokupecz goes inside the 1,000-bed makeshift field hospital erected to treat coronavirus patients at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Philadelphians Ignore Stay-at-Home Order During Coronavirus
Philadelphia remains one of the places where a stay-at-home order is enforced, yet many Philadelphia residents were outside ignoring that order on Friday.
Lindsey Burke: Coronavirus school closings should prompt states to pay parents to educate kids in other ways
States should provide emergency educations savings accounts to families for the remainder of the academic year. States should deposit into these parent-controlled accounts 90 percent of what the states would have spent on their children in the public school system from the time public classrooms were shut through the end of the school year.
Maduro’s boasting ‘narconephews’ helped nail him on drug traffic charge
In the end it was the boast about Nicolas Maduro’s private airport hangar that would seal their fate. At a secret meeting in Honduras, novice drug dealers Efrain Campo, 29, and his cousin Franqui Flores, 30, bragged to a Mexican cartel chief about their influence with their uncle, the president of Venezuela. It was the...
Coronavirus: Italy's Total Death Toll Exceeds 10,000
In the last 24 hours, 889 people have died in Italy from the Chinese coronavirus, bringing the nation's overall death toll from the virus to 10,023 as of Saturday — an increase of 9.7 percent in one day.
Coronavirus: New York City cruise terminal preparing for USNS Comfort's arrival
The city of New York is preparing for the arrival of USNS Comfort, scheduled to come into port Monday.
WHO says play video games as healthy social pastime during coronavirus pandemic
The World Health Organization is recommending video games as a good way to stay socially active, but safe, during the coronavirus crisis.
Biden, Sanders Demand 3-Month Freeze on Rent Payments, Eviction of Tenants Across U.S.
Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders joined state lawmakers in New York and California in freezing and forgiving rent payments, as millions of Americans struggle to make ends meet under coronavirus lockdown.
Former Angels standout Jim Edmonds hospitalized and undergoing COVID-19 tests
Former Angels and Cardinals standout Jim Edmonds announces on social media he's in the hospital and undergoing testing for the coronavirus.
Washington ER doctor loses job after criticizing hospital's coronavirus response
A Washington state emergency room doctor has been fired after going on Facebook and TV to publicly accuse the hospital where he worked of a slow response to the coronavirus that exposed staff to danger.
Michael Jordan’s 55-point game still transcends Knicks-Bulls rivalry
He spent so many days and nights tormenting the Knicks. He spent so many springs hijacking the championship aspirations of New York City with his brilliance. Michael Jordan faced the Knicks five times in the playoffs. He went 5-for-5, all of them excruciating affairs. Jordan may have been universally beloved everywhere else. In New York...
UN donates 250,000 masks to New York to help with coronavirus crisis
The United Nations announced Saturday that it is donating 250,000 protective face masks to New York as part of the effort to stem the coronavirus crisis.
Apple's New Tool Let's You Screen Yourself For COVID-19
A new COVID-19 website and app allow users to screen themselves for coronavirus symptoms and receive recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on what to do next.
'Grey's Anatomy' Season 16 to end early amid coronavirus pandemic
The current season of "Grey's Anatomy" is ending early. ABC announced on Friday that it does not plan to resume production of Season 16 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
David Geffen flaunts riches while under quarantine on luxe yacht
Billionaire David Geffen has been slammed for flaunting a photo of his time in quarantine -- from aboard his multi-million dollar yacht.
Trump quarantine of New York would accomplish little, experts say
Trump’s proposal would be even more draconian, and effectively prohibit travel from New York, New Jersey or Connecticut to other states.
Actress Lori Petty: Republicans Are a 'Death Squad' for Supporting 'Murderer' Trump
Actress Lori Petty has declared that the Republican lawmakers have become a "death squad" over their continued support for President Donald Trump and his response to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
Powerball Drawing For 03/28/20: Saturday Jackpot is $160 Million
The Powerball jackpot for 03/28/20 is $160 million, with a cash option of $122.4 million. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. ET on Saturday.
Politicians Remember Former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, Who Died at 72
Coburn was a family physician who served in the Senate from 2005 to 2015.
US gold medalist Missy Franklin: Tokyo Olympics hopefuls will 'follow their dreams' next year
Five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin said Saturday that the Olympic community is united in understanding and concern for the public after the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics were postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Colorado Avalanche announce second positive coronavirus test; NHL player cases up to four
The Colorado Avalanche said Saturday that a second unidentified player on the team tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-isolation.       
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Dodgers snapshot: Nomomania grips L.A. and Japan when Hideo Nomo dominates in 1995
The Dodgers' Hideo Nomo, with a quirky windup and devastating forkball, pioneered Japanese players coming to the U.S. by quickly becoming an All-Star.
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The South Needs to Get Its Act Together If It Wants to Save Football Season
The clock is running down and no one is showing the level of discipline that it will take to win.
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Trump sees off Navy’s hospital ship to NYC amid coronavirus crisis
"This ship is a 70,000-ton message of hope and solidarity to the incredible people of New York, a place I  know very well, a place I love," he said at a small, socially-distant gathering of about a dozen military officials at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia.
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Condom shortage looms as coronavirus shuts down production
It’s time to take matters into your own hands. A week after New York City sent out a health announcement asking citizens to masturbate and avoid “rim jobs” during social isolation for the coronavirus, another crisis has hit our sexy times. According to the Guardian, a global shortage of condoms is looming after the coronavirus...
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Former MLB All-Star Jim Edmonds hospitalized, being tested for coronavirus
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Jim Edmonds said in an Instagram post Saturday that he is hospitalized and is being tested for coronavirus.       
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Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000; doubles in one week
Italy’s coronavirus fatalities have crossed 10,000, according to officials -- more than double the number of deaths reported just one week ago.
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Alvin Ailey to stream full-length performances online
Dance company Alvin Ailey is moving online.
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Sen. Amy Klocbuchar on husband's Covid-19 battle
Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells CNN's Dana Bash that her husband has "finally turned the corner" and is recovering back home after being diagnosed and hospitalized with Covid-19.
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