COVID-19 school closures plunge to zero after NYC policy change

COVID-19 school closures plunge to zero after NYC policy change

COVID-19 school closures have plunged to zero after a change in City Hall protocols last week, according to Department of Education data. Previously, only two unrelated coronavirus cases were required to shutter a school for up to two weeks. That format constantly closed hundreds of buildings across the boroughs — often simultaneously. But that trend … Read more

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Defense expert defends Derek Chauvin’s restraint of George Floyd

Defense expert defends Derek Chauvin's restraint of George Floyd

An expert witness called by defense attorneys for former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin defended his restraint of George Floyd during their fatal encounter last May — but admitted under cross-examination that it was a “use of force” against department policy. Barry Brodd — a former cop and use-of-force expert — said Chauvin and other officers … Read more

Jordan Belfort has investing advice for the Reddit crowd

Jordan Belfort has investing advice for the Reddit crowd

Jordan Belfort, the infamous stockbroker who inspired the hit 2013 film “The Wolf of Wall Street,” is hosting a new documentary for the Discovery+ streaming service about the wild rise and fall of GameStop’s stock. Discovery took notice when Belfort weighed in as the GameStop saga unfolded, telling news outlets that the “little guy” can “play … Read more

Knicks podcast: RJ Barrett’s Sensational Development

Knicks podcast: RJ Barrett's Sensational Development

RJ BarrettGetty Images The Knicks are on a desperately needed three-game winning streak as they continue their playoff push. Julius Randle just abused his former team Monday. RJ Barrett is turning into a star-level player right in front of our eyes. The role players are making key plays. It’s amazing what a good three-game stretch … Read more

Stitch Fix names Elizabeth Spaulding as new CEO; founder Lake to move to executive chairman

AT&T to record $2.8 billion gain on its pension obligations in the first quarter

Online personal-styling service Stitch Fix Inc. SFIX, -2.46% said Tuesday its founder and chief executive, Katrina Lake, is moving to executive chairman of the board, effective Aug. 1, 2021. Lake will be succeeded by company President Elizabeth Spaulding. “(W)e are embarking on a new chapter: a future more vast than just Fixes, that takes the … Read more

The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back has returned to active duty without being disciplined or charged

The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back has returned to active duty without being disciplined or charged

Oxygen Defense Attorney Accused Of Helping Her Client Kill His Ex And Her Parents An Oklahoma criminal defense attorney who fell in love with her client, is now accused of helping him kill his ex-girlfriend and his ex’s parents. Authorities have accused attorney Keegan Kelley Harroz and Barry Titus II of fatally shooting Titus’ ex-girlfriend, … Read more