Politics Noir


De Blasio releases inmates to curb COVID-19 spread, but activists want more

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to lessen the burden on local jails, which are potential hotbeds for COVID-19.

AG James launches hotline to combat coronavirus hate crimes and xenophobic rhetoric

Amidst the generated panic from the coronavirus, hate crimes have spiked towards Asian Americans.

Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus relief package bill

The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced an agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses.

Assemblyman Charles Barron released from hospital

Brooklyn Councilwoman Inez Barron tells the AmNews that her husband, Assemblyman Charles Barron, was released from the hospital following treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19).

POLL: Biden-Abrams ticket beats Trump-Pence

A Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and former Georgia Rep. Stacey Abrams would beat a Republican pairing of Donald Trump and Mike Pence

All non-essential businesses in NY must work from home amid COVID-19 crisis, Cuomo says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Friday ordered all non-essential businesses in New York.

Long Island Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre tests positive for coronavirus

Reports indicate that Long Island Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre has tested postive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Biden sweeps Super Tuesday III

There may be pressing uncertainties about the impact of the coronavirus, but Joe Biden’s quest to be the Democratic nominee appears to be almost settled after taking three more primaries on Tuesday.

Treasury wants to send checks to Americans, starting April 6

The Treasury Department wants to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month .

Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres confirms he has coronavirus

Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres confirms he has tested positive for coronavirus.

VIDEO: Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives update on State's COVID-19 response

Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press briefing on how that state is handling the COVID-19 situation.

Assemblyman Charles Barron: 'I am going to beat this virus'

Brooklyn Assemblyman Charles Barron remains in the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Assemblyman Charles Barron tests positive for coronavirus

Brooklyn Assemblyman Charles Barron confirms with the AmNews that he has tested tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Sen. Cory Booker endorses Joe Biden

Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Biden’s time: Former VP wins big on Super Tuesday

Even before we could report on Joe Biden’s stunning, amazing, unexpected victory on Super Tuesday, the billionaire Michael Bloomberg usurped Wednesday headlines announcing he is suspending his presidential campaign