CUNY yanks $3 million no-bid COVID contract amid criticism

CUNY yanks $3 million no-bid COVID contract amid criticism

The CUNY board of trustees on Monday yanked a planned $3 million no-bid COVID-19 contract with powerhouse consulting firm McKinsey & Co. after facing criticism that it was unnecessary. Under the contract, McKinsey is supposed to help the City University’s college campuses with their fall reopening. But the no-bid contract for two months of work … Read more

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Julius Randle too much to handle as Knicks drop Lakers

Julius Randle too much to handle as Knicks drop Lakers

It was too much Julius Randle and too much Knicks defense for the Lakers to handle. The Lakers (33-21) are statistically the No. 1 defense in the NBA — based on the all-important defensive efficiency number regarding points per 100 possessions. But Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks showed the Lakers Monday at the Garden that sometimes numbers … Read more

Big Oil’s Dwindling Reserves Are A Major Problem

Big Oil’s Dwindling Reserves Are A Major Problem

The New York Times Biden’s Infrastructure Push Spurs a Flurry of Lobbying in Congress WASHINGTON — Members of Congress have begun a frenzy of lobbying to ensure that their pet projects and policy priorities are included in President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan, eager to shape what could be one of the … Read more

NYC man tests positive for COVID two weeks after J&J vaccine

NYC man tests positive for COVID two weeks after J&J vaccine

A Brooklyn man found out on Monday that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus — more than two weeks after he was fully vaccinated. Matthew Sambolin, 39, told The Post that though he opted for the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine because it was “convenient,” he now wishes he’d gotten the Pfizer or Moderna shot instead. … Read more

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Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black man during a Sunday traffic stop has reportedly been identified as 25-year veteran Kimberly Potter. The 48-year-old officer’s identity was revealed by the Star Tribune, citing two law enforcement sources. Potter acquired her Minnesota police officer’s license in 1995 and the age of 22 and began … Read more

Mets’ Marcus Stroman to start vs. Phillies in doubleheader

Mets' Marcus Stroman to start vs. Phillies in doubleheader

Marcus Stroman’s initial thought was to wait five days for his next start, but that plan changed after he felt strong in a throwing session Monday. In need of another starting pitcher for Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Phillies at Citi Field, the Mets will turn to Stroman in the nightcap. Taijuan Walker will start Game … Read more