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New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett works against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Barrett scores 28, Knicks beat Warriors for 3rd straight win

Jan. 22, 2021 1:31 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — RJ Barrett had a career-high 28 points and the New York Knicks matched their longest winning streak of the season at three games by beating the Golden State Warriors 119-104 on Thursday night. “We come into every game feeling like we should win the game or give ourselves a...

Jesse Robinson sits on his porch, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Robinson has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a fortunate few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Lucky few hit COVID-19 vaccine jackpot for rare extra doses

Jan. 22, 2021 1:18 AM EST

Fortune struck one man in the bakery aisle at the supermarket. Two others were working the night shift at a Subway sandwich shop. Yet another was plucked from a list of 15,000 hopefuls. With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a lucky few are getting bumped to the front...

New York Islanders' Andy Greene (4) is defended by New Jersey Devils' Andreas Johnsson (11) and Nikita Gusev (97) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Islanders deal Devils first loss in regulation, 4-1

Jan. 21, 2021 10:44 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored twice, Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night. The Islanders improved to 3-1-0, while the Devils lost for the first time in regulation, falling to...

New York Islanders' Andy Greene (4) is defended by New Jersey Devils' Andreas Johnsson (11) and Nikita Gusev (97) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Islanders deal Devils first loss in regulation, 4-1

Jan. 21, 2021 9:54 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored twice, Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night. The Islanders improved to 3-1-0, while the Devils lost for the first time in regulation, falling to fall...

A man who came to get a COVID-19 vaccine holds his paperwork as he talks to a New York City health department worker outside a closed vaccine hub, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Public health experts are blaming COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration's push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives to reach the nation's estimated 54 million people age 65 and over. The push that began over a week ago has not been accompanied by enough doses to meet demand, leading to frustration and confusion. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Health experts blame rapid expansion for vaccine shortages

Jan. 21, 2021 9:12 PM EST

Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives to reach the nation’s estimated 54 million people age 65 and over. The push that began over a week ago has not been...

Another NYC area man faces charges in US Capitol siege

Jan. 21, 2021 6:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested another New York City area man in the Jan. 6 rampage at the U.S. Capitol. Chris Kelly was released without bail on Thursday after being charged disorderly conduct and other federal counts. The FBI had picked up Kelly on Wednesday in suburban Rockland County in the...

Woodson Houses, a New York City housing project for seniors and the site of three murders of three women according to authorities is shown, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. n. A 78-year-old victim was found dead last week with a telephone cord around her neck in her apartment at the housing project. The building was the scene of two other killings of elderly women in 2015 and in 2019 that had sparked complaints about security. Thursday, authorities announced the arrest of a suspect, Kevin Gavin, in the unsolved slayings of the women. Gavin lived in the building and was known to run errands for residents. He was arrested after forensic evidence and witnesses linked him to the murders, the officials said. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Man arrested in 3 slayings at NYC senior housing project

Jan. 21, 2021 5:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested a man in the unsolved slayings of three women in the same building at a New York City housing project for seniors. Officials announced the arrest of Kevin Gavin on Thursday, about a week after a 78-year-old victim was found dead in her Brooklyn apartment, with a...

A cyclist passes a closed vaccination center at the George Westinghouse High School, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 in New York. Officials say 15 New York City-run COVID-19 vaccination hubs are postponing all first-dose appointments and other sites have stopped making new appointments as the city waits for more vaccine supplies. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

All 1st-dose appointments postponed at 15 NYC vaccine sites

Jan. 21, 2021 5:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen COVID-19 vaccination hubs run by New York City are postponing all first-dose appointments and other sites have stopped making new appointments as the state burns through its supply of the shots, officials said Thursday. Vaccinations in the city haven't stopped, Mayor Bill de Blasio...

FILE — In this Aug. 6, 2020, file photo, New York State Attorney General Letitia James adjusts her glasses as she announces that the state is suing the National Rifle Association during a press conference, in New York. A New York judge on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, denied the National Rifle Association's bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group out of business. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Judge: NY lawsuit seeking NRA's dissolution can go forward

Jan. 21, 2021 5:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge on Thursday denied the National Rifle Association’s bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group out of business. Judge Joel Cohen’s ruling will allow New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit to move ahead...

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump returns to a business empire ravaged by pandemic

Jan. 21, 2021 5:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is returning to a family business ravaged by pandemic shutdowns and restrictions, with revenue plunging more than 40% at his Doral golf property, his Washington hotel and both his Scottish resorts over the past year. Trump's 2020 financial disclosure released as he left office...