Coronavirus in New York: “We are the epicenter of the USA”

The infection rate is also rising in New York – there are currently 30,000 infected people, the number of deaths is almost 300. The authorities are trying to prevent a collapse of the health system. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York Times Square – almost deserted. The Brooklyn Bridge – Tourist Free. The luxury boutiques […]

Soup kitchens in New York: “Everyone comes here”

It is estimated that one in four New Yorkers now does not have enough money to eat healthily over the long term. How the pandemic is ramping up hunger and poverty in one of the richest cities in the world. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York The Masbia Soupkitchen in Flatbush is a mixture of […]

US election campaign on Staten Island: The “Swing State” in New York

Neither US President Trump nor challenger Biden can bet on getting a majority in New York’s fifth district, Staten Island. Both camps are almost equally strong. The followers are conciliatory towards each other. By Christiane Meier, ARD Studio New York You have to leave Manhattan behind to visit New York’s fifth borough, Staten Island. 20 […]

Car insurance: a change could be worthwhile

The price war has started: these days, motor insurers are using special offers to attract customers who are willing to advertise. Drivers can cancel their policies until the end of November. This year, changing insurance should be particularly worthwhile – because of Corona. From Notker Blechner, boerse.ARD.de Good news not only for accident statisticians: Because […]

New York: Short Trial with Weinstein

The trial of former Hollywood film producer Weinstein in New York is progressing faster than expected. The accused definitely sees chances of success – also thanks to his aggressive lawyer. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York The media interest is huge. And the expectations are perhaps even higher: Because the Weinstein case got the global […]

Deutsche Bank customer: A flop named Trump

Deutsche Bank lent billions to the elected US President. The institute has not enjoyed its prominent customers for a long time – which is now apparently supposed to have consequences. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York It’s the end of an unhappy relationship. And if it were up to Deutsche Bank, then the divorce would […]

New York Investigation: White House to Prison?

Sexual abuse, fraud, tax evasion – the list of allegations against Trump is long. When he’s no longer the US president, investigators will probably get going. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York He can’t go back to New York, says a man who wrapped himself in a US flag in Times Square. He speaks from […]

New York Investigation: White House to Prison?

Sexual abuse, fraud, tax evasion – the list of allegations against Trump is long. When he’s no longer the US president, investigators will probably get going. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York He can’t go back to New York, says a man who wrapped himself in a US flag in Times Square. He speaks from […]

Reaction to Biden’s victory: cheers and congratulations

Cheers broke out on many streets in the United States immediately after the news of Biden’s victory. The future president immediately received congratulations from abroad. Many utterances speak of relief. Just seconds after several US media outlets declared the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden the winner of the US election, there was great cheer in […]

Ostrovets: Belarus’ first nuclear power plant goes online

In the small Belarusian town of Ostrovets, the country’s first nuclear power plant goes into operation today. A success for President Lukashenko? The neighboring states have security concerns. By Christina Nagel, ARD Studio Moscow Today is a public holiday for Belarus ‘head of state Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus’ first nuclear power plant is officially connected to […]