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In a televised address, the 63-year-old Democrat emphatically denied intentionally showing any disrespect toward women

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Businesses large and small, from McDonald’s and Home Depot to local yoga studios, are reinstituting mask mandates as U.S. coronavirus cases rise. Bars, gyms and restaurants across the country are requiring vaccines to get inside.

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Backed by Biden and a sizable coalition of business, farm, labor and public interest groups, the package  seeks to inject nearly $550 billion in new spending on roads, bridges, broadband internet, water pipes and other public works systems undergirding the nation

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Immigrant detainees waiting to have their cases decided in ICE detention centres face abuses and inhumane treatment

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The seven-day average for daily new deaths has also increased from about 270 deaths per day to nearly 500 a day as of Friday

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In this June 23, 2021 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) 

A woman who accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping her breast at the governor's state residence filed a criminal complaint against him which could lead to his arrest.

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Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Louisiana State Police brass obstructed justice to protect troopers  during Black motorist Ronald Greene's his fatal 2019 arrest.

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A police officer looks at a vehicle outside the Pentagon, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

The Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. military, was temporarily placed on lockdown after someone attacked the officer on a bus platform shortly after 10:30 a.m.

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Breakthrough cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are extremely rare events among those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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Despite a constitutional right to a jury trial, more than 94% of criminal convictions in the United States result from guilty pleas, not jury verdicts.

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