Feeding New York during the pandemic
Since March 22, New Yorkers have been asked to stay at home. As the city reopens, those considered by the authorities as "essential workers" continued to work despite the risks to their health. AFP met with three men, Ian, Azzedine and Adam, who kept working throughout the crisis, helping to feed local residents.
History in the making: NYC subway system shuts down for disinfecting
For the first time in the history of New York, the subway system is shut down from 1am to 5 am for disinfecting and cleaning.
'The Day': Three female icons from the New York art scene team up
We're joined by three towering figures from the New York culture scene: "cello rock star" Maya Beiser; the first woman to have a permanent leadership position at New York City Ballet, Wendy Whelan; and iconic choreographer Lucinda Childs. They speak to Eve Jackson about their new creation, "The Day". It's a meditation on the events of September 11 and is being performed at Paris's Espace Cardin.
R. Kelly's New York trial postponed
R. Kelly's racketeering and sex trafficking trial in New York has been moved from July to September due to coronavirus concerns.
Coronavirus latest: US death toll passes 10,000
Nearly half the deaths are in the state of New York. World leaders wish UK PM Boris Johnson a speedy recovery, after he was admitted to intensive care in London. Follow DW for the latest.
Coronavirus latest: New York sees worst 24 hours yet
The US city's mayor has urged every available medical worker to join the battle to save lives after 630 new fatalities. Despite its lower death toll, Germany has 4,000 people in intensive care. Follow DW for the latest.
New York state coronavirus deaths spike to 385: Governor
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says that the state's coronavirus death toll has jumped to 385, with 100 fatalities in the past day. The announcement comes hours after the total US death toll surpassed 1,000. New York is at the epicenter of America's coronavirus battle and the state has now counted 37,258 positive cases, as it scrambles to prepare hospitals for an influx of new patients.
Feminist, fashionable and fighting for sustainability: India's Anita Dongre
Fashion designer Anita Dongre is a feminist powerhouse in a male-dominated industry she has stores in India and New York, multiple clothing brands and a global celebrity following. But her true ambition is to create an environmentally sustainable company, she says.
Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism
Members of the Jewish community worried about the increased harassment and attacks. New York is home to a large Jewish community where the number of anti-Semitic incident has been on the rise in recent months.
From New York to Paris: Tracing black identities
To what extent is someone's racial identity informed by context? And how does changing that context - by, say, moving from New York to Paris as a black woman - alter the way you see yourself in the world? To mark Black History Month, we sit down with acclaimed American photographer Rebecca Arthur, whose exhibition "Reimagining the Black Identity" is on until the end of February in the French capital.