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‘Being playful’: Cuomo says he ‘teased’ staff, agrees to independent inquiry

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday offered his most detailed response yet to allegations that he sexually harassed two staffers, saying in a statement that his comments were intended to be "good natured” and that he was sorry those interactions had been “misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation.”

Cuomo, facing increasing criticism of his fumbled attempts to hand the issue off to an independent investigator, admitted Sunday evening that he likes to “tease people”...

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Biden's chief of staff emerges as a force

• White House vows to 'keep fighting' for Tanden despite slim approval chances • Analysis: Frustration is growing over the obstacles Biden's nominees of color are facing

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Florida golfer found drowned after searching for lost ball

A Florida golfer is believed to have drowned after falling into a golf club pond while looking for his lost ball Sunday morning, police say.

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Her family lost everything after winning the visa lottery. Now, she wants another chance

In 2016, Belqees Al-Doais won a lottery that she was sure would change her life: the chance at a visa to come to the United States.

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Cuomo says he's 'truly sorry' for workplace comments he says were 'misinterpreted as an unwanted flirtation'

• NYT: 2nd ex-aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment • This is what prompted The New York Times to reach out to Gov. Cuomo's second accuser

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GOP governor insulted Dr. Fauci. See how CPAC crowd responded

Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) received a standing ovation from CPAC attendees for her remarks about South Dakota's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Jonathan Reiner criticized Noem's comments, saying that her 'science denialism' resulted in the spread of the deadly virus.

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Cassidy on Trump and the GOP: 'If we idolize one person, we will lose'

GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy said Sunday that he believes if the Republican Party focuses on former President Donald Trump to win back seats in 2022 and the presidency in 2024, "we will lose."

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'Sad': GOP lawmaker blasts Sen. Josh Hawley's CPAC remarks

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) weighs in on Sen. Josh Hawley's (R-MO) remarks at CPAC, calling him out for using fear and lies to generate enthusiasm as he and other Republicans look toward the 2024 presidential race.

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Analysis: The specter of Trump's comeback raises a practical question

We're going to have to talk about Donald Trump.

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Goya Foods CEO falsely says Trump is 'the real, the legitimate, and the still actual president'

The chief executive officer of Goya Foods, Robert Unanue, made a series of false claims about the 2020 election at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday -- a little more than a month after the company board took action to limit his polarizing public political remarks.

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Stelter: Fox News host nailed this media flaw at CPAC

CNN's Brian Stelter examines the messages that emerged from this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, and calls on viewers not to get distracted by sidebar stories over real news.

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Trump looks to maintain his role as the GOP's kingmaker as he positions himself to play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections

Former President Donald Trump takes the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference Sunday, looking to reclaim his role as the Republican Party's kingmaker as he positions himself to play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections.


Mariah Haas

Golden Globes nominee Kaley Cuoco in tears as husband Karl Cook surprises her ahead of award show

Kaley Cuoco is nominated for her role in HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant" at the 78th Golden Globe Awards.


Spring games begin with fans, new faces, moment for Mancini

Nolan Arenado in his new Cardinal red, Mookie Betts back in Dodger blue. October breakout star Randy Arozarena with a hit in his first February at-bat, Buster Posey returning from an opt-out year.


Nate Day

Patti Palmer, 1940s singer and Jerry Lewis' ex-wife, dead at 99

Patti Palmer, singer and ex-wife of "Nutty Professor" star Jerry Lewis, has died at the age of 99


Ovechkin scores game-winner as Capitals sweep Devils 3-2

Alex Ovechkin broke a second-period tie and the streaking Washington Capitals welcomed back top goaltender Iyla Samsonov from an extended absence because of COVID-19 with a 3-2 victory over the skidding New Jersey Devils on Sunday.


Bradford Betz

NBC slammed for not addressing anti-Semitic ‘SNL’ joke: 'Whatever the reasons, bad show, NBC!'

NBC is getting some flack for not addressing a joke made last week by “Saturday Night Live” star Michael Che that many deemed “anti-Semitic.”


Saros stops 28 and Predators defeat Blue Jackets 3-1

After a slow start to the season, the Nashville Predators are now starting to get on a roll.


Tyler Olson

Trump slams 'establishment' Republicans McConnell, Cheney and others in CPAC speech as some deny GOP civil war

Former President Donald Trump attacked a litany of "establishment" Republicans in his Sunday keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), even as some in the GOP  continue to deny that there is a civil war within the party. 


Hart stops 28 shots; Flyers blank Sabres 3-0 again

Flyers goalie Carter Hart was happy to put Lake Tahoe behind and get back indoors.

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