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Join us for #AmericaAreWeReady ? — a national conversation hosted by @BrianLehrer  every Thursday as the Biden/Harris administration starts its work. This week: The Biden Administration and Native Americans. Tune in tonight at 8 pm on WNYC.

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"At this point we’re willing to sit through pretty much anything." After spending an entire year a home, some moviegoers are looking forward to returning to the big screens this Friday.

Two-and-a-half months into the city’s vaccine campaign, there’s still no program for getting shots to people who can’t leave their homes. The newly authorized Johnson & Johnson vaccine could soon change that.

Despite dwindling membership, political club leaders have been quick to adapt to the virtual times. As a result, many clubs are getting candidates to participate in lengthy Zoom Q&A sessions, and in the process, playing a prominent role in the election.

The NYPD will be publishing an online dashboard with its misconduct findings and disciplinary decisions as early as next week. The release will occur in stages, over the course of this month, with older disciplinary files coming online later.

A former advisor for President Biden’s COVID-19 transition team said Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to relax public health restrictions is coming too soon, considering the spread of coronavirus variants across the country.

State officials announced this week that arts and entertainment venues in NYC can begin reopening at 33% capacity on April 2nd, with an indoor max of 100-150 attendees. But that doesn't mean every place feels equipped to reopen yet.

“The very people who fought to get this legislation passed are currently being excluded,” said attorney Gregg Zeff, an attorney with the state NAACP. “Who better to regulate this industry than individuals involved in the social injustice related to it?”

While many theater owners are eager to welcome back customers, reopening during a pandemic has its challenges. Several smaller, independent theaters aren't immediately poised to start screenings again.

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Massive anti-Trump rally in Union Square. You can hear the crowd chanting "black lives matter."

You're not imagining it: that really was a humpback whale swimming up and down the Hudson River.

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We are devastated to share the news that our beloved colleague Richard Hake has died.

JUST IN: Leticia James has won New York's Attorney General race becoming New York's first black woman ever elected to the job.

The politically-connected son of a Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge was among the band of Trump-supporting marauders who ransacked the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday.

Here's a screenshot of this tweet before someone on @GovMikeHuckabee 's team deletes it. #DemDebate  #RadioTalksDem 

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. is making a comeback! We’re excited to announce we’re acquiring the news site in a deal with our fellow public radio stations and .

Minors as young as 14 are being tried as adults in New Jersey, & almost 90% of them are black or Latino kids.…

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