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New York appeals court ruling strikes down mask mandate

New York State officials have appealed a decision reached late Monday by a Nassau County judge, who ruled the COVID-19 mask mandate Gov. Kathy Hochul issued last month was unenforceable. Despite the ruling, some school…




NYC schools grapple with grief and loss from Bronx fire

Channel Alvarez clutched a bouquet of pink carnations at the makeshift memorial on the fence between her middle school and the Bronx high-rise where a fire had killed 17 people, including one of her classmates,…