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Andrew Cuomo To Resign After Investigation Finds He Sexually Harassed Multiple Women

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The three-term New York governor announced he will resign following a scathing report from the state's attorney general that corroborated allegations made by 11 women.

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Paris Has Taken The Torch From Tokyo For The 2024 Summer Olympic Games

Sunday, August 08, 2021

A celebration in Paris debuted the Olympic flag flying from the Eiffel Tower as the French city prepares to host the 2024 summer Olympic games.

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United States Barely Edges Out China For Most Gold Medals At Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 08, 2021

For the seventh Olympic games in a row, the United States took home more medals than any country. But in the gold-medal race, they just barely edged China.

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The Best Photos From The Closing Ceremony Of The Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 08, 2021

After 17 days of Olympic competition that was far different than usual due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tokyo celebrated its closing ceremony Sunday with artistic performances and a light show.

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A Woman Who Accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Groping Her Has Filed A Criminal Complaint

Friday, August 06, 2021

The woman's account was also included in the 165-page report released by New York's attorney general this week that said Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and created a hostile work environment.

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Some Florida School Districts Will Require Masks. The Governor May Cut Their Funding

Friday, August 06, 2021

Several districts are keeping their mask mandates in place despite an executive order by Gov. Ron DeSantis that leaves it up to parents to decide whether their children wear face coverings in school.

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Ukraine's First Black Lawmaker Is Now Also Its First Gold Medalist In Tokyo

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Zhan Beleniuk, a siting member of Ukraine's parliament, took the gold in Greco-Roman 87-kilogram wrestling, his second Olympic medal after winning silver in Rio in 2016.

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If Gov. Cuomo Leaves Office, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul Would Be Next, And Make History

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo be impeached or choose to resign, New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul would be next in line and would become the state's first woman to hold the position.

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An Officer Is Killed In An Attack Outside The Pentagon, Officials Say

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Authorities have released few details about the incident, including the identity of the officer. The AP reports a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene.

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Antisemitic Posts Are Rarely Removed By Social Media Companies, A Study Finds

Monday, August 02, 2021

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and TikTok took no action on 84% of antisemitic posts, despite pledging to crack down on hate speech, according to the Center to Counter Digital Hate.

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Tom Daley Is Knitting His Way Through The Tokyo Olympics

Monday, August 02, 2021

British diver Tom Daley was seen knitting in the stands while watching a women's diving event. He says his stitching work has kept him sane amid Olympic pressures.

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Across Federal Workforce, People With Disabilities See Need For More Representation

Saturday, July 31, 2021

People with disabilities represent the largest minority group in the country, but say they remain vastly underrepresented when it comes to the ranks of the federal workforce.

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His DACA Status Almost Dashed His Olympic Hopes. He Just Got The All-Clear

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Luis Grijalva qualified to run track for his home country of Guatemala. But, being a DACA recipient, the Arizona college student needed a special permit to leave the United States in order to return.

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At Just 17, Lydia Jacoby Wins Gold In 100m Breaststroke And Makes History For Alaska

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The teenager and first-time Olympian took home the gold in a surprise win, beating out teammate and returning champion Lilly King. The gold was the first one in swimming for her home state of Alaska.

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Mental Health Response Teams Yield Better Outcomes Than Police In NYC, Data Shows

Friday, July 23, 2021

A New York City pilot program dispatches mental health and medical care instead of police to some 911 calls. Early data shows more people accepted help and fewer people were admitted to the hospital.

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Internet Outage That Crashed Dozens Of Websites Caused By Software Update

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Amazon, Delta and Capital One were among dozens of sites hit by the widespread outage. Content distribution network Akamai says the disruption was caused by a software configuration update.

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Americans Will Soon Be Able To Go To Their 2nd Most Popular Travel Destination

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

After 16 months of closure, the Canadian government announced that vaccinated Americans will be able to travel north of the border, starting Aug. 9.

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'Never Have I Ever' Complicates Its Asian American Characters. That's The Whole Point

Friday, July 16, 2021

Season two of Mindy Kaling's "steamy teen romance" gives Asian American characters their own complicated stories of navigating love, grief and even a new frenemy.

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Extreme Heat Is Worse For Low-Income, Nonwhite Americans, A New Study Shows

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

A new study finds that for more than 70% of all U.S. counties, urban temperatures are higher in neighborhoods that have low-income people and communities of color.

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Cornel West Has Announced He's Leaving Harvard And Says The School Has Lost Its Way

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

In a resignation letter posted to Twitter on Monday, West says the university is suffering from "intellectual and spiritual bankruptcy of deep depths."

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