Fox Sports apologizes for overlaying Yankees and Red Sox logos on World Trade Center site
3 World Trade Center Officially Opens In New York City NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: The reflecting pools at the National September 11 Memorial stand under Three World Trade Center, the third skyscraper to be built on the site of the original Twin Towers in Lower Manhattan and which officially opened on Monday morning on June 11, 2018 in New York City. The fifth tallest building in New York City, Three World Trade Center was built by developer Larry Silverstein, chairman of the Silverstein Properties, and cost the $2.7 billion. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)The biggest misstep of Saturday's New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox didn't come on the field. Fox Sports would soon issue an apology Sunday afternoon, saying that they exercised "poor judgment" in airing the graphic. “During last night’s telecast, we used poor judgment on the use of a graphic," a spokesperson for Fox Sports wrote in a statement.wftv.com
Ground zero rebuilding still unfinished, 20 years later
Sept 11 Ground Zero A woman walks by the colorful murals that surround the foundation for 2 World Trade Center, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in New York. Planned as the second tallest skyscraper at the site, 2 World Trade Center, might someday reach 80 stories. One World Trade Center — the spire originally known as the Freedom Tower — opened in 2014, as did the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum. Here is a look at the unfinished work:2 WORLD TRADE CENTERPlanned as the second tallest skyscraper at the site, 2 World Trade Center, might someday reach 80 stories. But for now, just a low stump of a building exists as a placeholder, covered with colorful graffiti-style murals at the northeast corner of the Trade Center site.wftv.com
From shops to dining out, NYC reopening hits 'biggest piece'
New York City hits a key point Monday in trying to rebound from the nations deadliest coronavirus outbreak. Office workers can return to their desks, though many wont yet. Only about 5% of Citis 13,300 New York City employees are expected back at the banks offices on July 1. JPMorgan Chase hasnt set a date yet for returning to its New York offices; Wells Fargos time frame is July 31 or later. The consulting and accounting firm plans to reopen its own New York offices in September.
Virus cases surge in US, worldwide, but slow in China, Korea
(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)BANGKOK The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases over the weekend, while infections slowed in China and South Korea, suggesting progress in stemming their newest outbreaks. Despite clear progress in containing the virus in some regions, especially those that saw early outbreaks, globally the number of new virus cases has soared in recent days. Late Sunday, the World Health Organization reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours. A rise in the number of such cases arriving from South Asia prompted a halt to new visas for travelers from Pakistan and Bangladesh. More than 30,000 cases were reported on Friday and Saturday, with the daily totals their highest since May 1.