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New York City's Blood Supply Dangerously Low; 'Anyone Who Can Donate Blood, We Need You Now'Temporary blood shortages are common during this time of year, but the coronavirus pandemic has created a chronic shortage, with many people wondering if it is safe to donate. 
Mayor De Blasio Urges New Yorkers To Stay Home For The Holidays: 'We Have A Real Threat Of A Second Wave'The mayor asked people not bring COVID back to the city and to help prevent a spike in infections. 
Sentencing Day For NXIVM Leader Keith RaniereIn a last ditch effort to delay sentencing, a group of supporters, who call themselves the “NXIVM Five,” alleged Monday to have proof of evidence tampering.
Police Commissioner Dermot Shea Hails 'Heroic Actions' Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer Maharaj, Who Intervened In Fatal Queens ShootingGunfire broke out inside a Queens convenience store Monday night. It happened right in front of an off-duty police officer, who jumped into action. 
Laura Curran Touts Progress Slowing Coronavirus Cases In Five Towns AreaShe says in Lawrence, over the last week, the number of positive cases has dropped 25%, and down 75% over the last three weeks. 
Stimulus Package Update: Why Testing Language Is Holding Up ChecksNegotiations on a second stimulus package are stalled, and language on testing and tracing is at least partly to blame.
Hoboken Lawmakers Consider Fine Of Up $1,000 For Indoor House PartiesThe ordinance comes as the mayor plans to sign an order that bars must close at midnight each night.
Newark Set To Begin Second Wave Of Coronavirus Restrictions On Non-Essential BusinessesRestrictions on non-essential businesses and recreational facilities go into effect at 8 p.m.