Brian Mann appears in the following:
Monday, May 25, 2020
The pandemic's disruption of international labor and transportation sectors has made it harder to produce and transport illegal drugs and to send profits back across national borders.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
In upstate New York, where statewide restrictions on public gatherings were loosened, people ventured out for Memorial Day weekend activities. But the crowds still paled in comparison to past years.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
"Before the coronavirus, we thought somewhere around a million people were food insecure and needed food," Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Now, 1 in 4 New Yorkers may be going hungry.
Saturday, May 02, 2020
Many nurses say they've been fighting the coronavirus pandemic without proper safety equipment, and unions and professional groups are demanding change.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Cuomo said at their White House meeting Trump committed to procure more testing supplies from China and other overseas manufacturers. He said they agreed the Navy ship Comfort could leave New York.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Under a collaboration between the Trump administration and major corporations, the marketplace and business ties often shape decisions about who gets life-saving equipment, and who has to wait.
Friday, April 10, 2020
The Trump administration has enlisted some of the biggest U.S. corporations to help boost the supply of medical equipment. But many of the supplies still aren't going where they're needed most.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Ventilators and other key supplies still are badly needed in New York, the state hardest hit by the COVID-19 virus so far. Social distancing may be slowing growth, but the worst is yet to come.
Sunday, March 15, 2020
A new containment zone in New Rochelle, N.Y., is designed to slow the spread of coronavirus, but officials worry about it reaching seniors, especially those living in nursing homes.
Friday, March 13, 2020
Much of the responsibility to test for and respond to the coronavirus is at the state level. But states' capabilities vary and they face challenges.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
New York has implemented a containment zone around New Rochelle, where coronavirus cases have been diagnosed. In Washington state, employees at 10 long-term care facilities have tested positive.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
New York state is mobilizing the National Guard to help contain coronavirus in New Rochelle, N.Y. It will help enforce new restrictions on public gatherings and distribute food starting Thursday.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
For the first time in state history, black Democratic politicians hold much of the power in Albany. Their agenda is sending shock waves through conservative white communities in upstate New York.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Efforts to reach a national opioid settlement hit another big snag as many states balked at an $18 billion offer from drug wholesalers.
Saturday, February 01, 2020
A health care company Practice Fusion agreed to pay a $145 million fine for taking kickbacks related to opioid prescriptions. Documents say the payoff was allegedly paid by the OxyContin maker.
Friday, January 24, 2020
Medicaid expansion is making people healthier. It's also costing states more than expected. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scrambling to close a $6 billion deficit tied to Medicaid expansion.
Monday, January 06, 2020
The Brooklyn Bridge was the scene of Sunday's march against a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents in New York. There have been high-profile acts of violence.
Sunday, January 05, 2020
Thousands rallied in support of the Jewish community in New York City on Sunday after anti-Semitic attacks in the area.
Sunday, January 05, 2020
Only days after an attack on the home of a Hasidic rabbi in Monsey, N.Y., the community is worried about the recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents, as well as the threat of international terror.
Friday, January 03, 2020
One family says that their distinctive dress makes them easy targets and that they are on guard even in their own Orthodox community in Brooklyn.