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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a press conference before the opening of a mass COVID-19 vaccination site in the Queens borough of New York, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. This FEMA run site, along with another in Brooklyn, gives priority to local residents in an effort to equitably distribute the vaccine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)
Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip pokerA former member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details about her claims against him
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Texas ranch heiress' art collection going up for auctionAn art collection worth an estimated $150 million that belonged to the late Texas oil and ranching heiress Anne Marion is going up for auction this spring in New York
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Omaha gym owner convicted of sex assault on rare provisionAn Omaha gym owner has been convicted of sexually assaulting a one-time aspiring Olympic powerlifter under a rarely used provision of Nebraska’s rape laws
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, attorney Robert Eglet speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. A class action lawsuit was filed Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic for failing to fairly take into account a drop in driving and crashes. Eglet, lead counsel for the law firm Eglet Adams, which filed the lawsuits, said "I believe that the rates should have been cut something in the order of 50-60%. These discounts that were given, were just totally woefully inadequate." (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemicClass action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies on Tuesday, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic by failing to account for a drop in driving and crashes
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 21, 2020, file photo, forensic anthropologist Phoebe Stubblefield carries a tray of items found at Oaklawn Cemetery during a test excavation in the search for possible mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre in Tulsa, Okla. A committee overseeing the search for potential mass graves of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims has delayed until next month a decision on how to reinter the remains of possible victims found last year. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP, File)
Reinternment plan of possible Tulsa massacre victims delayedA committee overseeing the search for mass graves related to the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has delayed until next month a decision on how to reinter the remains of possible victims found last year
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Amid surge, US tries to expedite release of migrant childrenWith its long-term facilities for immigrant children nearly full, the Biden administration is working to expedite the release of children to their relatives in the U.S. U.S. Health and Human Services on Wednesday authorized operators of long-term facilities to pay for some of the children’s flights and transportation to the homes of their sponsors
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric sign is shown outside of a PG&E building in San Francisco. A trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric's rickety electrical grid is suing nearly two dozen of the utility's former executives and board members for alleged dereliction of their duty to ensure the equipment wouldn't kill people. The complaint filed Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in San Francisco Superior Court is an offshoot of a $13.5 billion settlement that PG&E reached with the wildfire victims while the utility was mired in bankruptcy from January 2019 through June last year. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
PG&E wildfire victims sue former management for neglectA trust representing more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric’s rickety electrical grid is suing nearly two dozen of the utility’s former executives and board members for alleged dereliction of their duty to ensure the equipment wouldn’t kill people
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2013, file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment near Casselton, N.D. An appeals court has rejected the Trump administration's decision to drop a proposal to require freight trains to have at least two crew members, a plan that was drafted after several fiery crude oil train derailments. The ruling Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will likely make it harder for the railroad industry to reduce the number of crew members in most trains from two to just one. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File)
Court ruling may make it harder to cut train crew sizes to 1An appeals court has rejected the Trump administration's decision to drop a proposal requiring freight trains to have at least two crew members that was drafted after several fiery crude oil train derailments
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, on the fourth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Despite GOP outcry, Cassidy 'at peace' with impeachment voteU.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy described himself as “at peace” with his vote to convict Donald Trump at his impeachment trial and dismissed the scorching GOP backlash he’s received
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Arizona city becomes latest to pass hair discrimination banCity officials in Tucson, Arizona, have voted to make it illegal to enforce dress code or grooming policies that discriminate against hair texture and hairstyles in the workplace and public schools
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Venomous spiders prompt temporary Michigan library shutdownStaff at a University of Michigan library temporarily closed the building after three venomous spiders turned up in a basement storage area
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan speaks at a press conference in St. Louis. Callahan, as former U.S. attorney and circuit judge, was appointed Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, as special prosecutor in the case against a St. Louis couple who waved guns at racial injustice protesters last summer (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Special prosecutor picked for case against St. Louis coupleA former U.S. attorney will be the special prosecutor in the case of a St. Louis couple who waved guns at racial injustice protesters last summer
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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