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New York City ushers in 2022 with ball drop in Times Square

The annual New Year's Eve ball drop in New York City's Times Square has arrived just as the year prior began, with the pandemic clouding an already uncertain future

Eric Adams sworn-in as New York City mayor in Times Square

Eric Adams (D) was sworn in early Saturday as the 110th mayor of New York City just after the New Year's Eve crystal ball dropped in Times Square.

Andy Cohen blasts de Blasio during Times Square NYE

Andy Cohen tore into outgoing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) in a rant standing alongside Anderson Cooper during CNN's televised New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, where he calle

New York City Rings In 2022 With Times Square Ball Drop Amid Smaller Crowd And COVID

The city’s incoming mayor, Eric Adams, took his oath of office on the scene shortly afterward.

Scientists say Omicron may peak in the U.S. in mid-January but still may overwhelm hospitals.

New estimates from researchers at Columbia University suggest that the surge in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant could reach an apex by Jan. 9.

Eric Adams Takes Office as New York City’s 110th Mayor at a Perilous Moment

Eric Adams, the city’s second Black mayor, faces difficult decisions over how to lead New York City through the next wave of the pandemic.

Watch -- Andy Cohen Slams 'Horrible Mayor' de Blasio in New Year's Rant: 'Sayonara, Sucker!'

"Watch What Happens" Live host Andy Cohen slammed former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio during CNN's New Year’s Eve Live coverage on Friday night, proclaiming, "The only thing that Democrats and Republicans can agree on is what a horrible mayor he has been."

CNN Host RIPS Outgoing NYC Mayor De Blasio: "Sayonara Sucka!"

Even left-wingers can’t defend former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. During their annual New Year’s Eve event, Andy Cohen blasted Bill de Blasio saying “the only thing Republicans and Democrats can agree on is what a horrible mayor he has been.” WOW Andy Cohen just ripped into Bill DeBlasio live on CNN…

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