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Gabriella Borter

New York's Cuomo calls federal COVID-19 response 'worst government blunder in modern history'

Aug 03 2020

New York Governor Cuomo on Monday criticized the federal government and other states for failing to take the COVID-19 crisis seriously after seeing the devastation it caused his state in the spring.

U.S. expands deployment of federal agents to Cleveland, Milwaukee and Detroit

Jul 29 2020

The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would send dozens of law enforcement officers to Cleveland, Milwaukee and Detroit to fight violent crime, expanding the deployment of federal agents to major cities under a program promoted by President Donald Trump.

Court documents reveal secretive federal unit deployed for 'Operation Diligent Valor' in Oregon

Jul 22 2020

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has deployed more than 100 federal agents to Portland, Oregon, on a mission named "Operation Diligent Valor" to patrol government buildings as anti-racism protests flared this month, court documents show.

Court documents reveal secretive federal unit deployed for 'Operation Diligent Valor' in Oregon

Jul 22 2020

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has deployed more than 100 federal agents to Portland, Oregon, on a mission named "Operation Diligent Valor" to patrol government buildings as anti-racism protests flared this month, court documents show.

Governor Cuomo warns of reopening rollback if New Yorkers continue partying in large groups

Jul 20 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that local governments and police departments were failing to disband parties that violated social distancing orders and warned that he might need to roll back the state's reopening if that continued. | Video

Governor Cuomo warns of reopening rollback if New Yorkers continue partying in large groups

Jul 20 2020

July 20 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that local governments and police departments were failing to disband parties that violated social distancing orders and warned that he might need to roll back the state's reopening if that continued.

U.S. elected leaders clash over masks as new COVID-19 cases set another record

Jul 16 2020

ATLANTA Colorado and Arkansas on Thursday joined a growing list of U.S. states requiring face coverings in public to combat a surge in coronavirus infections, after Georgia's governor moved the other way and barred such measures from being imposed at the local level. | Video

New Yorkers soak up the sun on High Line park, nearly empty at its reopening

Jul 16 2020

NEW YORK A few dozen New Yorkers wandered through Manhattan's elevated High Line Park on Thursday, marveling at the lush gardens, city views and lack of crowds as it reopened with limited capacity after a four-month shutdown due to COVID-19.

Wear a mask? Georgia governor, mayors embroiled in latest coronavirus clash

Jul 16 2020

July 16 Officials in the U.S. state of Georgia were headed for a clash over masks to fight the spread of the coronavirus on Thursday after the Republican governor barred mayors from requiring residents to wear them.

Factbox: U.S. state requirements on wearing face coverings

Jul 09 2020

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in 42 states, federal health officials recommend that all Americans over the age of two wear cloth face coverings in public to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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