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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 file photo, two visitors wear masks as they walk through the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. New York City won't open malls and museums Monday, July 20, 2020, even if the city is allowed to move into the next phase of reopening, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo promises more crackdowns on bars and restaurants. Of the Metropolitan Museum:

NYC cleared to reopen zoos, play ball; museums stay shut

Jul. 17, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City was cleared Friday to take the next step in its reopening next week, allowing movie and TV crews to film, zoos to welcome reduced crowds, professional sports teams to play to empty seats. Visitors are set to return to the island that houses the Statue of Liberty — but...

FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2019, file photo, National Nuclear Security Administration administrator Lisa Gordon-Hagerty talks about her agency's work to reduce global nuclear threats during a business conference in Albuquerque, N.M.  Lisa Gordon-Hagerty will visit New Mexico Thursday, July 16, 2020 as part of a nationwide tour of the federal government's nuclear security operations.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

Atomic anniversary brings US nuclear official to New Mexico

Jul. 15, 2020 9:48 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The 2030 deadline set by the U.S. government to resume and ramp up production of the plutonium cores used in the nation’s nuclear arsenal is nothing short of challenging, but the head of the National Nuclear Security Administration said Wednesday she’s confident her...