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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

MTA faces crisis following COVID shutdown

Its operating budget, estimated at $17 billion for 2020, is projected to lose 45% of its funding, primarily due to the loss of ridership in the first half of the year.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Easter Market goes back to its roots

Detroit's once bustling tourist attraction is now a small farmer's market.

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After NYC passes it’s budget, protestors clash with police

This was after the City Council passed it's budget including the $1 billion protesters were asking authorities to cut from the NYPD budget.

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NYC’s new budget cuts police funding

The budget was announced as demonstrators camped in City Park for the past week.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

In Singapore, gay pride goes online

Instead of making a political statement in varying hues of pink, few Singaporeans attended small group gatherings in pink t-shirts.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Despite a few bumps, NYC is social distancing more than not

Pavement Pieces found that the daily social distancing related complaint numbers were lower in the reopening, compared with the period of lockdown.

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Babies amongst the opioid crisis

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is the fate of many babies born addicted to opioids.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Experts say ISIS exploits chaos of global pandemic to rebuild

 Ever since the coronavirus pandemic started in late 2019, ISIS has been using the crisis to gather its fighters in Syria and Iraq and reorganize to become stronger.

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NYC’s city hall is “occupied”

They say they are not leaving until June 30th.

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The daily boom of fireworks startles New Yorkers

 The persisting fireworks have prompted several theories on social media about their origin and purpose.