New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask GuidanceGov. Cuomo on announced New York is requiring all state employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Labor Day or undergo weekly testing.
CDC Reverses Course, Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors Where COVID Rates Are HighThis comes a day after Mayor Bill de Blasio said all city workers must be vaccinated by September 13 or face weekly COVID testing.
New York City Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Sept. 13 Or Face Weekly Testing, Mayor De Blasio SaysThe mandate applies to the city's roughly 400,000 employees, including those in the Department of Education, NYPD and the FDNY.
Living With Alzheimer's: Doctors At Hackensack University Medical Center Stress Early Detection For Best Treatment, Quality Of LifeDenial is a natural reaction when you start to see signs of decline in a loved one, but doctors say don't delay treatment. Early detection is too important.
NYC Health Commissioner: Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test Required Of All Public Health Care Workers Starting Aug. 2Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday from now on if you're not vaccinated and work at a public hospital, you will have to take a COVID test each week.
U.S. Life Expectancy Sees Largest 1-Year Drop Since WWII Due To COVID DeathsNew government data shows life expectancy in the U.S. has reached the lowest level since 2003, with people living on average just over 77 years. 
De Blasio Says Mask Mandate Not The Solution To Growing COVID Cases, 'Vaccination Is'New York City health officials say the Delta variant is now responsible for 69% of COVID cases citywide. 
Breakthrough Cases And Delta Variant Concerns Have Some Officials Reevaluating Mask RulesSurging cases, mask mandates and sporting events canceled -- that may sound like the early days of the pandemic, but they're all happening now. 
New Jersey Woman Locked In 7-Year Battle With IRS To Prove She Is, Indeed, AliveThe unfortunate mix-up began with her mother's tragic death, and seven years later the situation has not been resolved, causing a tax nightmare for the woman and her father.
Over 1 Year Later, Upper West Side Community Still Cheers For Health Care Workers Every NightThe continual coming together is an affirmation that they're all still here, even though they know some neighbors are naysayers of the nightly noise.
New Jersey Cuban-Americans Join International Call For Change Amid Island Nation's Economic CrisisThousands of Cubans took to the streets Sunday in rare protests expressing frustration over food shortages and worsening conditions across the country.
AMBER Alert Issued For 2-Year-Old Sebastian Rios Of Rahway, New Jersey; Suspect Also Believed To Have Abducted Boy's MotherPolice believe 2-year-old Sebastian Rios and his mother, 24-year-old Yasemin Uyar, were abducted by the boy's father.
Tracking Elsa: Bergen County Bears Brunt Of Storm Damage As Severe Weather Hammers Tri-State AreaBergen County seemed to bear the brunt of the afternoon storm, with trees coming down, some on cars, throughout the area.
Union Says EMTs Will Boycott Hometown Heroes Ticker-Tape Parade WednesdayA total of 2,500 people will take part in the Hometown Heroes Parade, including 13 marching bands.
New Jersey Crisis Response Dogs Offer Comfort At Scene Of Florida Building CollapseThe dogs offer quiet support and a sense of security for grieving families and those putting their lives at risk on the rubble.