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Gov. Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women, Probe Finds

By Michael R. Sisak | Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
An investigation into Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that he sexually harassed multiple current and former state government employees, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.

Ding! Ding! San Francisco's Cable Cars Are Running Again

By Olga R. Rodgriguez | Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
San Francisco's iconic cable cars were chiming their bells and rolling again on the city's hills Monday after being sidelined for 16 months by the pandemic.

Graham 1st Vaccinated Senator to Test Positive for COVID-19

By Meg Kinnard | Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying Monday he is "very glad" he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be "far worse."

Hubbard Shy about Making History as a Transgender Olympian

By Anne M. Peterson | Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was never seeking the attention that inevitably came with becoming the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Olympics.

Dating Changed During the Pandemic; Apps are Following Suit

By Urooba Jamal | Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
Despite the social distancing of the past 18 months, the use of dating apps in general has surged as people sought connections amid their isolation and dating apps are responding by rolling out new features.

Jussie Smollett Lawyers Get More Time to Prepare Arguments

Tuesday Aug 3, 2021
A judge on Monday granted lawyers for Jussie Smollett more time to prepare arguments on several issues, including whether they can introduce a key witness's previous conviction for battery.

Air Travel Hits Another Pandemic High, Flight Delays Grow

By David Koenig | Monday Aug 2, 2021
Air travel in the U.S. is hitting new pandemic-era highs, and airlines are scrambling to keep up with the summer-vacation crowds.

US Hits 70% Vaccination Rate — a Month Late, Amid Surge

By Mike Catalani | Monday Aug 2, 2021
Despite finally reaching a 70% goal, cities and states have moved to reinstate precautions to counter a crisis blamed on the fast-spreading variant and stubborn resistance to getting the vaccine.

Laurel Hubbard a Non-Finisher in Olympic Weightlifting

By James Ellingworth and Sally Ho | Monday Aug 2, 2021
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made her mark by competing in the women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, but couldn't complete a lift.

Wu-Tang Clan Album Sale Pays Off Martin Shkreli's Court Debt

By Larry Neumeister | Monday Aug 2, 2021
An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold last week for an undisclosed sum.

Viva Italia! Olympic Golds Follow Soccer and Song Successes

By Andrew Dampf | Monday Aug 2, 2021
The first hints that this was Italy's year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May.

Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

By Mike Schneider | Monday Aug 2, 2021
A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available.

UK Eases Travel Restrictions as Industry Lobbies for More

By Danica Kirka | Monday Aug 2, 2021
Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and European Union on Monday as travel industry leaders urged the government to further ease restrictions.

'Jungle Cruise' Sails Atop Box Office Despite Covid Concerns

Sunday Aug 1, 2021
Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, "Jungle Cruise" still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film's opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office.

MTV Marks 40th Anniversary with a New 'Moon Person' Design

Sunday Aug 1, 2021
MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby.

DaBaby Booted from Lollapalooza After Homophobic Comments

Sunday Aug 1, 2021
Rapper DaBaby was cut Sunday from Lollapalooza's closing lineup following crude and homophobic remarks he made last week at a Miami-area music festival.

Incredible Raven: Saunders Lends Her Voice to the Olympics

Sunday Aug 1, 2021
The "Incredible Hulk" mask should not fool anybody. Raven Saunders has nothing to hide.

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Sunday Aug 1, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more "pain and suffering" is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.

A Pandemic Olympics, Without All the Crowds: What Gets Lost?

By Ted Anthony | Sunday Aug 1, 2021
And in the COVID era, a key question presents itself: If an Olympics falls in the forest and nobody there hears it, did it really make a sound?

Pandemic Eviction Crisis Leads To Greater Tenant Protections

By Michael Casey and Ben Finley | Sunday Aug 1, 2021
There is a growing national movement — bolstered by tens of billions of dollars in federal rental assistance — to find ways to keep millions of at-risk tenants hurt by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes.

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