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Katz’s deli survived the 1918 pandemic. Here’s how it’s navigating Covid

Katz's Delicatessen in New York City has been around for more than a century, maturing into an iconic institution on the Lower East Side. Owner Jake Dell told CNBC on Friday he feels the weight of family history as he seeks to navigate the uncertainty...

BNY Mellon to offer bitcoin services, a validation of crypto from a key bank in the financial system

BNY Mellon to offer bitcoin services, a validation of crypto from a key bank in the financial system
The Bank of New York Mellon on Wall Street, New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Bank of New York Mellon, the nation's oldest bank, said Thursday that it will begin financing bitcoin and other digital currencies. The custody bank will eventually allow digital currencies to pass through...

Major snowstorm slams Northeast, spurring shutdowns and blackouts

The first major snowstorm of 2021 is underway, with power outages hitting New Jersey, a state of emergency declared across 44 counties in New York state, and the largest recorded snowfall at Chicago O'Hare Airport since 2015. As of midday Monday, about 1,500 customers in...

Made a killing in GameStop? Now comes the tax bomb

Made a killing in GameStop? Now comes the tax bomb
Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Investors gawking at hefty returns from GameStop stock may be in for a surprise: a big tax bill. GameStop stock has swelled more than 1,700% since the start of the year through Wednesday's close. It rallied 130% on Wednesday to...

New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

Scientists work in a lab testing COVID-19 samples at New York City's health department, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York, April 23, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York state is running about 1,000 genome tests per week to look for...

New York Gov. Cuomo confirms state’s first case of new Covid strain initially found in UK

New York Gov. Cuomo confirms state's first case of new Covid strain initially found in UK
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wears a protective face mask as he arrives to speak during a daily briefing following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., July 13, 2020. Mike Segar | Reuters New York state...

Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying

The portraits have become a hit on social media, where people share images of them or beg for their pets to be turned into works of art.
Danielle Schwartz didn’t ask for an oil painting of her cat. But she loves the portrait of Stinky that hangs in her upstate New...

Times Square in New York empties out on New Year’s Eve due to coronavirus

After a year like no other, New York’s Times Square empties out on New Year’s Eve
Only a handful of invited guests, including health care workers and others from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, will gather on Thursday...

NY healthcare provider may have fraudulently obtained vaccine doses

Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is pictured at Rady Children's Hospital before it's placed back in the refrigerator in San Diego, California on December 15, 2020. Adriana Drehsler | AFP | Getty Images Doses of the coronavirus vaccine may have been wrongfully obtained and distributed throughout parts of...