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New York Gov. Cuomo to receive over $5 million from book deal

New York Gov. Cuomo to receive over $5 million from book deal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will receive more than $5 million from his book about leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic, tax records released on Monday show, a considerable sum for a project under scrutiny by the state attorney general’s office. Cuomo’s contract with publisher Penguin Random House for “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the Covid-19…MORE

Bob Garfield fired by New York Public Radio for allegedly violating anti-bullying policy

Bob Garfield fired by New York Public Radio for allegedly violating anti-bullying policy

New York Public Radio has fired commentator Bob Garfield, who co-hosted the WNYC show “On the Media,” for allegedly violating the company’s anti-bullying policy. The company announced the decision, which stemmed from a third-party investigation, on Monday. “This decision was made following a recent investigation conducted by an outside investigator that found that he had…MORE

Summer camps look forward to welcoming back children, with new protections

Summer camps look forward to welcoming back children, with new protections

Days are getting longer and warmer, summer is surely coming. For millions of children that signals the end of school and fun-filled days at camp. After the arrival of the pandemic triggered closings like dominoes last year, camp directors have been working for months to make this summer different. Across the country, the focus is…MORE

Nancy Pelosi extends House proxy voting through July 3

Nancy Pelosi extends House proxy voting through July 3

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi extended the period in the House that allows for members to vote via proxy to July 3, the speaker announced in a letter Monday. The current proxy voting period had been set to expire Wednesday. The updated guidance comes as the House grapples with how to reopen amid loosening coronavirus restrictions…MORE

The Houston tiger was found with help from a local businesswoman

The Houston tiger was found with help from a local businesswoman

A Houston businesswoman says she helped arrange for the return of India the tiger after being was contacted by investigators. Linda McIngvale, the owner of “the resort-style athletic” Club Westside, says she became acquainted with Victor Hugo Cuevas and his wife, Gia Cuevas, when they visited the establishment as guests of a past member of…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Monday’s Dirt

Nick Jonas was hospitalized after injuring himself doing…something…Saturday night. It’s very weird. It’s a very big secret what he was doing but whatever it was, the injury was so bad that he had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance. He’s said to be fine now. Bill Gates is rumored to have had…

Friday’s Dirt

Remember when Ellen owned those ‘toxic workplace’ rumors? Well, she’s backtracking. Now she’s claiming it was the ‘misogynistic press.’ She feels it was ‘too coordinated.’ So why did 3 people lose their jobs than? I know Chris has been waiting on this, we finally have a date for the ‘Friends’ reunion. The special will air…