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Chris Cuomo addresses brotherCNN anchor Chris Cuomo on Monday addressed the mounting sexual harassment scandal engulfing his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, telling viewers that he "obviously" would not be covering it.... “Obviously I am aware of what’s going on with my brother,” the anchor said at the top of his primetime show. “And obviously I cannot...
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Mitt Romney knockedSen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious when he fell in Boston over the weekend, leaving him with "a lot of stitches" and a black eye. "I took a fall. Knocked me unconscious. But I'm doing better,"... Romney told reporters on Capitol Hill Monday night. The Utah Republican said he was visiting his grandchildren when he...
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It says it will use a "strike system" to remove accounts that repeatedly violate its vaccine misinformation rules
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Virus Variant in BrazilThe first detailed studies of the so-called P.1 variant show how it devastated a Brazilian city. Now scientists want to know what it will do elsewhere.
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Andrew Cuomo sexual harassmentThe two former staffers of Gov. Andrew Cuomo who have publicly accused him of sexual harassment on the job expressed their support for the latest woman to come forward on Monday. “I stand with Anna... Ruch,” former gubernatorial aide-turned-accuser Charlotte Bennett wrote on Twitter. “Anna -- I hear you, I see you. I’m so sorry,”...
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GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska met in person with Tanden on Monday.
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U.K. mother and daughter dieA mother and daughter in the U.K. have died after all 11 members of a family caught coronavirus during a Christmas gathering.
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Watch a Georgia cop and aThe officer, identified as a Brooklyn native, said he didn't know he was being filmed.
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A number of House Democrats have urged the Biden administration to overrule the Senate parliamentarian's decision that a $15 minimum wage provision cannot be included in the latest COVID relief... package if it is to pass through the budget reconciliation process. Meanwhile, several Senate Democrats have publicly opposed including the provision. Sean McElwee, co-founder and executive director of Data for Progress, joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss.
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CNN's Chris Cuomo addresses the news about his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and explains why he won't be covering the story on his show. Gov. Cuomo is facing sexual harassment allegations from... two female former aides who described an unsettling power dynamic in the Governor's office. Gov. Cuomo denied ever inappropriately touching anyone, but acknowledged some of his comments may have been insensitive.
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The one-to-many messaging service introduced a "strike system" that will gradually escalate to a permanent ban after the fifth offending tweet.
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FBI chief to face questions onFBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol
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Nigerian governor says 279The governor of Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara state says that 279 schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school have been released
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Nigerian governor: 279Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the state's governor said Tuesday.
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"The rebound in global carbon emissions toward the end of last year is a stark warning that not enough is being done to accelerate clean energy transitions worldwide," International Energy Agency... executive director Fatih Birol said in a statement.
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Americans have received some good news lately about the coronavirus. But that doesn't mean we're in the clear yet, experts warn.
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The unveiling of a new Five-Year Plan means that the upcoming political meetings will be brimming with long-term goals
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Rachel Maddow Rips Donald"Why did they keep this information secret from the American public?" asked the MSNBC anchor.
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FBI director Wray to testifyThe last time Christopher Wray testified before a committee, the FBI director offered a now-prescient warning about domestic extremists.      
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The girls were the latest victims in a series of student kidnappings that Nigeria's president warns will continue if regional authorities keep paying ransoms.
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Unconfirmed reports state that former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu was among those arrested.
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Biden removes mention of Dr.President Biden apparently removed mentions of Dr. Seuss from “Read Across America Day” amid scrutiny about the alleged “racial undertones” in the whimsical tales for children. “Read Across... America Day,” founded by the National Educational Association in 1998 as a way to promote children's reading, is even celebrated on the author’s March 2 birthday. In...
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Once described as a vulnerable target of the scheme, a former Sarah Lawrence College student has been charged in a sex trafficking conspiracy and money laundering case, according to a grand jury... indictment.
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The California federal court ordered Facebook to pay 1.6 million Illinois residents, and each will receive around $345 under the settlement.
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With half of Yemen'sIn war-torn Yemen, humanitarian agencies believe that 400,000 children under five are at risk of dying from malnutrition. In Shabwa province, the number of serious cases of malnutrition increased 10... percent in 2020, and in the town of Abs, serious cases rose 41 percent, The Guardian's Middle East correspondent Bethan McKernan reports. It is estimated that 16 million people, half of Yemen's entire population, are going hungry. Civil war broke out in Yemen six years ago, with Houthi rebels fighting the Yemeni government. Now, it's also a proxy war between Iran, which backs the Houthis, and Saudi Arabia, which leads a coalition that supports the government. Tens of thousands of Yemenis have been killed or injured in the fighting, and with malnutrition, cholera, coronavirus, and dengue fever...
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