Sally Herships

Sally Herships appears in the following:

New York City Cancels Contracts With Trump Organization

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Mayor Bill de Blasio said that President Trump "incited a rebellion" and that New York City "will not be associated with those unforgivable acts in any shape, way or form."

Comment

For Some New Americans, Capitol Attack Was An Echo Of Turmoil They'd Hoped To Escape

Saturday, January 09, 2021

For many Americans, this week's attack was shocking. But for the millions of Americans born in countries with a history of political instability, the event has carried a different resonance.

Comment

Amid Isolation And Loneliness, Elderly Face Crumbling Safety Net

Sunday, January 03, 2021

New York has more people over the age of 65 than the total population of many states. And despite federal aid, the state's system meant to help protect seniors is short tens of millions of dollars.

Comment

How Shipping Shortfalls Are Affecting Small Businesses

Friday, December 11, 2020

Online sales have exploded this year, which means an increase in shipping volumes. As the holiday season approaches, NPR discusses how shipping delays may affect small businesses.

Comment

U.S. Heads Into Winter Months With Coronavirus Cases Surging

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

The governors of California and New York have sounded the alarm that hospitals may be overwhelmed this winter if COVID-19 infection rates continue to rise.

Comment

What Can Police Do About Large Gatherings In Private Homes?

Monday, November 23, 2020

With COVID-19 cases surging, many states are restricting the size of gatherings. But, how do you police what people do in their own homes?

Comment

NYPD Official Accused Of Racist And Anti-Semitic Posts

Friday, November 06, 2020

An official at the New York City Police Department is accused of posting racist and anti-Semitic messages to an online forum frequented by police.

Comment

Broadway Artists Push For Legislation To Support Industry In The Pandemic

Friday, October 30, 2020

As arts workers continue to struggle, they're trying their hand at something new — a piece of legislation that would keep their industry alive through the pandemic.

Comment

Trump, Mnuchin, And The 2017 Tax Overhaul

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

President Trump's 2017 tax overhaul was supposed to pay for itself. It didn't.

MoMA Workers Must Decide Whether To Return To Work Amid Pandemic

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Workers at the Museum of Modern Art in New York are being pressured to return to work, in person. They're afraid of catching the coronavirus but equally scared of losing their jobs.

Comment

Lego Fans Tricked By Counterfeit Kits

Friday, September 18, 2020

Discontinued Lego sets can be worth a lot of money. Counterfeit Lego kits, made illegally in China, are scamming collectors.

Comment

'It's A Disaster': German Expats Love U.S. But Not Its Handling Of Coronavirus

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Germany has flattened its curve, and unemployment has barely budged. Some Germans living in the U.S. are mystified by how politicized the pandemic has become here.

Comment

Election Officials Worry Postal Changes Could Affect Voting By Mail

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service have some election officials concerned that the dramatic pandemic-induced expansion of vote by mail could face delays as ballots are being returned.

Comment

NYC To Crack Down On Mystery Fireworks That Are Fraying Nerves And Disrupting Sleep

Sunday, June 28, 2020

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has formed a task force aimed at halting the illegal sale of fireworks that have prompted thousands of complaints.

Comment

'We'll Get Through This': Living In New York City During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Politicians give speeches and scary headlines fill the news, but somehow life pushes on for New Yorkers.

Comment

Postal Workers Say They Lack Supplies, Training To Protect Themselves From Virus

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The USPS says that employee safety is its highest priority. But some workers still fear becoming carriers of another kind — catching and spreading the virus themselves.

Comment

Clothing Retailers Explore An Alternative To Fast Fashion: Rentals

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Buy or rent? That's becoming a question for manufacturers of more and more types of products. Now, fast fashion brands like H&M are trying to get in on the movement too.

Comment

Gender Bias Reveals Consequences For Female Artists

Friday, January 24, 2020

Art by women and men is valued differently. Fine art by women, on average, is valued much less than men's pieces, and are routinely left out of major museums.

Comment

Planet Money: Single Women Are Shortchanged In The Housing Market

Friday, January 17, 2020

A new study from Yale School of Management found a gender bias in the housing market means single women often lose out, whether they're buying a home or selling one.

Comment

'Curbside Pickup' Gains Steam In Grocery Shopping

Thursday, December 05, 2019

"Curbside pickup" is quickly gaining traction in online grocery shopping, and it may be preferable to delivery.

Comment