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'Embarrassed' Cuomo Apologizes But Won't Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

/Office of the NY Governor via AP
| New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized for making people feel uncomfortable, but said he would not resign and urged people to wait for the attorney general's investigation before forming opinions.

New Initiative By Health Insurers Aims To Help Vaccinate 2 Million Vulnerable Seniors

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Officials said Wednesday that a coalition of health insurance providers will team up as part of a new "Vaccine Community Connectors" pilot program.

Fauci Donates Personal Coronavirus Model To Smithsonian

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The face of the U.S. government's pandemic response donated his personal model of the SARS-CoV-2 virion to the Smithsonian Institution for a future exhibit.

Like 'Peanut Brittle': Mississippi Water Crisis Highlights Infrastructure Problems

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The water outages in Jackson, Miss., began Feb. 15 as a winter storm swept across the state. An untold number of residents are still without clean water weeks later.

Potholes, Grid Failures, Aging Tunnels And Bridges: Nation's Infrastructure Gets A C-

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The quadrennial Infrastructure Report Card from the American Society of Civil Engineers is an improvement from the D+ four years ago, but shows federal investment is still lacking.

Texas And Mississippi To Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandates And Business Capacity Limits

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says his order ensures "that all businesses and families in Texas have the freedom to determine their own destiny." Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves tweeted: "It is time!"

Biden's Commerce Secretary, Gina Raimondo, Confirmed By Senate

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Gov. Gina Raimondo, the first woman to lead Rhode Island, is cutting short a second term as governor to oversee an eclectic portfolio of U.S. Commerce Department agencies, including the Census Bureau.

At Least 15 People Dead After Crowded SUV Collides With Truck In California

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Hospital officials say they believe the SUV had 27 people in it when it collided with a semitruck that was carrying gravel.

The Florida Democratic Party Has A Problem: It's Broke And Disorganized

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After losing two seats in Congress and several in the legislature in November's election, Florida's Democratic Party is soul searching with a new party chairman at the helm.

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