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Here’s how impeachment proceedings against Andrew Cuomo would work
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Here’s how impeachment proceedings against Andrew Cuomo would work

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resistance to leaving office after a damning investigation from the New York attorney general’s office has prompted renewed calls for his impeachment across the state. The investigation conducted by New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office found that Cuomo, a Democrat, engaged in “unwelcome and nonconsensual touching” and made comments…MORE

Army unveils memorial to a Black soldier lynched on military base 80 years ago

Army unveils memorial to a Black soldier lynched on military base 80 years ago

Pvt. Felix Hall was barely an adult when he was found hanging from a tree on a segregated army base in Georgia in 1941. His killers were never prosecuted but 80 years later, the US Army has unveiled a memorial to honor the Black soldier who is the only known victim of a lynching on…MORE

Covid-19 cases among US children and teens jumped 84% in a week, pediatrician group says
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Covid-19 cases among US children and teens jumped 84% in a week, pediatrician group says

Almost 72,000 children and teens caught Covid-19 last week — a “substantial” increase from a week earlier, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported Tuesday. The group counted 71,726 new cases from July 22 – 29. That is a “substantial” increase from the nearly 39,000 cases reported a week before, and five times as many kids…MORE

Real or hoax? Link to Republican company, leaders’ silence fuel doubts about authenticity of Dallas ‘college pledge’

Real or hoax? Link to Republican company, leaders’ silence fuel doubts about authenticity of Dallas ‘college pledge’

The story was perfect outrage fodder for right-wing media outlets like Fox News, The Federalist, Breitbart News, The Daily Wire and The Daily Mail. An activist group in Texas was demanding, online and in letters delivered to homes in upscale Dallas-area communities, that “wealthy white liberals” pledge not to send their kids to top colleges…MORE

White House mourns recent suicides among officers who responded to Capitol insurrection: ‘A sad reminder’ of January 6 attack
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White House mourns recent suicides among officers who responded to Capitol insurrection: ‘A sad reminder’ of January 6 attack

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday mourned two recent suicides of police officers who had responded to the US Capitol insurrection, calling their deaths “a sad reminder of that shameful day in our country’s history.” The Metropolitan Police Department publicly disclosed this week that Officer Gunther Hashida was found deceased in his residence…MORE

SEC chairman: Crypto assets are ‘ripe with fraud, scams and abuses’
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SEC chairman: Crypto assets are ‘ripe with fraud, scams and abuses’

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission doesn’t have a lot of love for cryptocurrencies. “This asset class is ripe with fraud, scams and abuses in certain applications,” SEC chairman Gary Gensler said during an interview at the virtual Aspen Security Forum. Gensler also said he believes cryptocurrencies are securities, which would put them…MORE

CDC announces limited, targeted eviction moratorium until early October
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CDC announces limited, targeted eviction moratorium until early October

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a fresh stop on certain evictions Tuesday, saying that evicting people could be detrimental to public health and would interfere with efforts to slow the pandemic. The new moratorium comes after President Joe Biden and his administration allowed a previous freeze to expire, setting…MORE

‘Ignore us at your peril’: Democrats fear losing House as party leaders push to sharpen message
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‘Ignore us at your peril’: Democrats fear losing House as party leaders push to sharpen message

House Democrats in some of the most competitive districts are growing increasingly anxious about their ability to hold on to their seats, with party leaders warning that they could sustain deep losses if they don’t sharpen their message and retool their strategy in the battle for control of the chamber in next year’s midterms. The…MORE

Titanic museum iceberg wall collapses, injuring 3 visitors

Titanic museum iceberg wall collapses, injuring 3 visitors

A wall of ice collapsed Monday at the Titanic Museum Attraction, injuring three visitors to the popular tourist spot in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains. The Pigeon Forge Fire Department arrived at the museum at 8:11 p.m. after getting a 911 call reporting a traumatic incident, Chief Tony L. Watson told CNN. Firefighters helped first responders triage…MORE

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