New York State

A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens.
New York ramps up its vaccination efforts. Here’s a look at other key COVID-19 figures in the state.
A woman gets vaccinated at Calvary Baptist Church in White Plains.
Confusion in the county has led many to book vaccine appointments in New York City.
President Biden and Governor Cuomo at the 9-11 memorial service at the World Trade Center in 2020.
No one thinks the governor harmed his relationship with the president, but some say he is avoiding hard budget choices.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves U.S. District Court after he was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison on July 20, 2020.
The former Assembly speaker is finally serving time – and he’s staying in prison.
President Biden takes the oath of office on January 20.
The state’s finances hinge on getting multiple types of federal aid.
Joe Biden riding Amtrak on the campaign trail in September 2020.
A rail enthusiast in the Oval Office signals hope for more federal aid and transportation funding.
Krysten Copeland, right, led communications strategy for Rep. Yvette Clarke's successful primary campaign.
Despite running successful campaigns again and again, many Black women still face barriers to being heard.
Incoming deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation Polly Trottenberg.
The former NYC DOT Commissioner has been tapped for the big leagues.
The Rev. Al Sharpton
How leaders of faith are banding together to spread the word on COVID-19 safety and the vaccine.
Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem played a key roll in the civil rights movement.
A short history of faith-led community outreach projects in NYC.