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NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett speaks at a press conference next to Mayor Bill de Blasio October 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kena betancur/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘No Cause For Alarm’ After First Ebola Case Confirmed In NYC

Dr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city’s first Ebola patient on Thursday.

14 hours ago

Signer at de Blasio Ebola press conference

Sign Language Interpreter Goes Viral During De Blasio Ebola Press Conference

While Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials were giving updates on New York City’s first Ebola case, the focus turned to another person in the room: The sign language guy.

16 hours ago

Barbara Smith (L), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor and member of the CDC's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to health care professionals how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the Ebola virus at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Massive Ebola Training Session Held At Javits Center As CDC Releases Revised Gear Guidelines

Federal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

10/21/2014

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Report: De Blasio Administration Considering New Ways To Implement Soda Ban

The fight to ban large sugary sodas in New York City may not be over after all.

10/16/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in Washington DC on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Mayor De Blasio Heads To D.C. For Meetings On NYC Security And Counter-Terrorism

De Blasio, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism John Miller met with the heads of Homeland Security and the FBI.

10/14/2014

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

Mayor De Blasio spent his Columbus Day working to woo the NYPD. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Spends Columbus Day Offering Kind Words, Praise In Effort To Woo Police

For Mayor De Blasio, Columbus Day festivities were spent wooing police. He offered kind words and praise in an effort to bridge troubled waters.

10/13/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple Fronts

Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.

10/10/2014

Veteran New York City school bus drivers and matrons rally on the steps of City Hall on Oct. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Veteran NYC Bus Drivers, Matrons Rally At City Hall

Hundreds rallied Friday morning, angry that private bus companies that employed them laid them off and replaced them with less experienced workers with lower wages.

10/10/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is Ready

The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.

10/09/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Jails Boss Faces Tough Questions About Treatment Of Juvenile Inmates On Rikers Island

In the wake of a scathing federal review of New York City jails, city lawmakers grilled the city’s correction commissioner Wednesday about the treatment of juvenile inmates on Rikers Island.

10/08/2014

Letitia James (credit: Getty Images)

Public Advocate Letitia James Releases List Of Worst Landlords In NYC

On Wednesday, James released an annual list of the city’s landlords who’ve been cited with the most housing violations.

10/08/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Announces Community Parks Initiative To Improve City Parks System

It will begin by targeting 35 community parks with capital investments of $130-million that will promote the full recreation of parks.

10/07/2014

A policeman keeps vigil inside a subway station in New York on September 25, 2014.  (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Increases Policing After Subway Plot Report

Bag inspections were being set up at some subway stations, more bomb-sniffing dogs and surveillance teams were deployed and officers were working overtime and doing extra checks of subway stations.

09/26/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Denies Plotting To Aid Islamic State Group

Mufid Elfgeeh pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of attempting to provide material support and resources to the group designated a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S.

09/18/2014

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