Judge upholds New York City’s mandatory measles vaccination order

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City’s recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments... Read more »

Man who entered New York cathedral with gasoline charged with attempted arson

(Reuters) – A 37-year-old man was charged on Thursday with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing after he walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two... Read more »

U.S. measles cases surge nearly 20 percent in early April, CDC says

(Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country’s... Read more »

U.S. sees surge of nearly 20% in confirmed cases of measles, CDC reports

(Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country’s... Read more »

Lyft pulls electric bikes in three U.S. cities after complaints about braking

FILE PHOTO: The Empire State Building is seen in the distance as a woman rides a Citibike in the Soho neighbourhood of New York July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/File... Read more »

Lyft pulls electric bikes in three U.S. cities after complaints about braking

FILE PHOTO: The Empire State Building is seen in the distance as a woman rides a Citibike in the Soho neighbourhood of New York July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/File... Read more »

U.S. mayors decry Trump sanctuary city threat, ‘prepared to welcome’ migrants

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. mayors said on Friday their cities would welcome illegal immigrants, dismissing President Donald Trump’s threats to transport people detained at the border to... Read more »

U.S. mayors decry Trump sanctuary city threat, ‘prepared to welcome’ migrants

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. mayors said on Friday their cities would welcome illegal immigrants, dismissing President Donald Trump’s threats to transport people detained at the border to... Read more »

New York declares measles emergency, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A measles outbreak in Brooklyn, primarily among Orthodox Jewish children, prompted New York City on Tuesday to declare a public health emergency, requiring unvaccinated people... Read more »

New York orders mandatory measles vaccinations, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak, requiring... Read more »