2020 PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES: New York Results

New York is a reliable Democratic state in presidential elections. There are no statewide races for governor or U.S. Senate this year. The state has 27 congressional districts. New York voters must be registered with a political party to participate in its primary elections.

This year's U.S. Open will take place at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, but fans won't be in the stands due to the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Open Tennis Will Start On Time

The event will begin on Aug. 31 without fans because of the continued spread of the coronavirus. Australian tennis star Nicholas Kyrgios calls the move “selfish.”

An undated portrait of the cellist Lynn Harrell. Harrell died Monday at age 76.

Cellist Lynn Harrell Has Died, Age 76

The Grammy-winning American cellist had a wide-ranging career that spanned Bach to new music written by Augusta Read Thomas. His colleagues also treasured him as a generous musical collaborator.

John Prine in Atlanta in 1975.

John Prine’s Songs Saw The Whole Of Us

The music of this quintessential Nashville songwriter and lifelong independent spirit makes room for the wide range of emotions that careen through people as they stumble and dance through life.

A screen displaying messages concerning COVID-19 is seen in a sparsely populated Times Square in New York City on Friday. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered all nonessential businesses to close by Sunday.

New York Becomes U.S. Virus Epicenter

The global death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 12,000 Saturday as New York City reported thousands of new cases over the past week. Cases in that city now make up about a third of all cases in the U.S.

Schumer Remarks Draw Rebuke From Chief Justice

Lawyers for the Center for Reproductive Rights and Louisiana faced a hot bench Wednesday in a case critical to abortion rights in the U.S. But the Chief Justice – a key vote – did not tip his hand.

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg waves during a rally in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Super Tuesday.

Bloomberg’s Super Tuesday Flop

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent more than $500 million to wage a national campaign, starting with the 14 states that held primaries on Tuesday. He lost all of them.

Nipsey Hussle

In Memoriam 2019: The Musicians We Lost

NPR Music celebrates the alt-rock heroes, Hollywood idols, Pulitzer-winning composers, jazz luminaries, cult legends, bold activists, old masters and rising stars the world lost this year.

New York police Sgt. Damon Martin in the 75th Precinct field intelligence office, where the walls are covered with photos of seized illegal guns.

Does New York City Need Gun Control?

New York City has stricter gun laws than most other American cities — and lower rates of gun violence. But legal challenges could force the city to loosen its gun control. Will a rise in crime follow?

View of the south fields, all works by Mark di Suvero. Left to right: Figolu, 2005–11. Courtesy the artist and Spacetime C.C. E=MC2 , 1996-97. Courtesy the artist and Spacetime C.C. ©Mark di Suvero.

Sculptor Mark Di Suvero Creates Joy Out Of Steel

Suvero’s acclaimed sculptures are in public spaces all over the world and in the collections of major museums. The sculptor recently installed his largest work at the Storm King Arts Center in the Hudson Valley.

President Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 5.

Who In The House Is Calling For Impeachment?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry after months of expressing caution. Here are all the members who have come out on the record in support of the move.

Michael Lang – who helped organize the original Woodstock in 1969 and was working on this year's 50th anniversary event – photographed announcing the Woodstock 50 lineup at Electric Lady Studio on March 19, 2019 in New York.

Woodstock 50 (Finally) Throws In The Towel

After a series of logistical and financial setbacks, the planned three-day festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Music & Art Fair has been canceled by its organizers.

Woodstock - Back to the Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive is a 38-disc collection of every recording made at the landmark festival

Woodstock At 50: The Unheard Recordings

In this defining interview, Andy Zax, producer of a massive new Woodstock box set, shares previously unheard recordings from the festival and the remarkable stories behind them.