Officials announce congestion rates are taking hold in New York City

CNN — New York City has been cleared to introduce congestion pricing, a practice that allows the city to charge drivers going to Lower Manhattan, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Monday. The decision paves the way for the city to start the program as early as next spring. CNN has reached out to the … Read more

Pride month reaches its grand climax across the country

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of ebullient protesters danced to club music on the streets of New York City on Sunday as bubbles and confetti rained down, and other revelers from Toronto to San Francisco cheered at the grand crescendo of Pride Month. New York’s boisterous crowd strolled and danced down Fifth Avenue into Greenwich … Read more

New York passes legislation protecting doctors from prescribing telemedicine abortion pills abroad

The New York State Legislature on Tuesday passed a bill that would legally protect New York doctors who prescribe abortion pills to patients living in states where the procedure is banned. The bill passed the New York State Assembly by a vote of 99 to 45 and passed the state Senate last month by a … Read more