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On Sunday, New York state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign amid sexual harassment allegations from multiple women. Office of the New York Governor via AP hide caption

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New York State Senate Leader Calls For Cuomo's Resignation

New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins became the most prominent state official to call for the governor to resign. Multiple women have accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.

Frida Kahlo, Diego and Frida 1929 – 1944, 1944, oil on masonite with original painted shell frame, private collection, courtesy Galería Arvi © 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York hide caption

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5 Lesser-Known, Late-In-Life Works By Frida Kahlo Now On View In Dallas

"In this difficult period, people feel a strong connection to Kahlo's sorrows and triumphs," says Dallas Museum of Art curator Mark A. Castro. Kahlo made these paintings as her health deteriorated.

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Remembering Allan McDonald: He Refused To Approve Challenger Launch, Exposed Cover-Up

Allan McDonald, who directed the booster rocket project at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol, urged delaying the launch of the space shuttle before it exploded in 1986. He has died at age 83.

President Biden and Vice President Harris invited 10 labor leaders into the Oval Office in mid-February. Biden has pledged to be the most labor-friendly president ever. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Faces 'Balancing Act' Advancing Clean Energy Alongside Labor Allies

President Biden is reaching out to labor leaders for input on his massive infrastructure proposal, while also trying to persuade them that a green economy will be good for unions.

Biden Faces 'Balancing Act' Advancing Clean Energy Alongside Labor Allies

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On 'Plugs I Met 2,' Benny The Butcher Is Saying The Quiet Part Out Loud, Up Front

Butcher came to prominence through the close-knit and much-respected crew Griselda, but is now stepping to the front with a label, sports agency and new album, Plugs I Met 2.

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Semler, With 'Preacher's Kid,' Writes Music Of Faith For A Real World

In February, an album topped the iTunes Christian album charts unexpectedly – it was Preacher's Kid, in which Grace Semler Baldridge addresses the depths and limitations of Christian culture.

Semler, With 'Preacher's Kid,' Writes Music Of Faith For A Real World

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Syrian President Bashar Assad gestures while speaking to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during talks in Damascus in September. Assad and his wife, Asma, have been diagnosed with coronavirus infection, according to an official statement. Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service/AP hide caption

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Syria's Bashar Assad And His Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus

The couple received PCR tests after experiencing minor symptoms consistent with the virus, according to an official statement. Both are in "good health and in a stable condition," it said.

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As Many Parents Fret Over Remote Learning, Some Find Their Kids Are Thriving

"It's a lot easier to focus," says one sixth grader with ADHD. While some students fell behind while learning virtually during the pandemic, others focus better when they aren't around classmates.

As Many Parents Fret Over Remote Learning, Some Find Their Kids Are Thriving

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Peter Stampfel's Mammoth '20th Century In 100 Songs'

An absolute eccentric, Peter Stampfel picked one favorite song for every year of the 20th century, then performed and recorded them all for an enormous collection.

Peter Stampfel's Mammoth '20th Century In 100 Songs'

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A store in New York City stands closed on April 21, 2020. A year after the pandemic started to spread, millions of Americans are still unemployed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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'Why Us?': A Year After Being Laid Off, Millions Are Still Unemployed

Millions who lost jobs at the beginning of the pandemic are still out of the labor force, making up levels not seen since the Great Recession.

'Why Us?': A Year After Being Laid Off, Millions Are Still Unemployed

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A crowd watches two people dressed in rat and flea costumes to illustrate the creatures that spread bubonic plague, which took millions of lives in India in the early 20th century. The photo was taken on Jan. 1, 1910. Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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How Bubonic Plague Reshaped The Streets Of Mumbai

The scenes that have played out in India's financial capital this year with COVID-19 bear a striking resemblance to what life was like when the bubonic plague hit more than a century ago.

Power lines are seen on Feb. 16 in Houston. The Texas Public Utility Commission has declined to reverse $16 billion in charges from the worst of February's winter storm. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Texas Won't Reduce $16 Billion In Electricity Charges From Winter Storm

The state's public utility commission has faced requests to reverse billions of dollars' worth of charges. But doing so might end up causing unintended consequences, the commission says.

The archbishop of Mosul, Najib Mikhael Moussa, left, waves as he stands next to Pope Francis at the start of a gathering to pray for the victims of war at the Hosh al-Bieaa Church Square, in Mosul, Iraq, once the de-facto capital of ISIS on March 7, 2021. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis Visits Iraqi Region Where Cities And Lives Were Shattered By ISIS

The pope spent the third day of his visit in the north of the country, where the Christian population is dwindling. He also prayed for the ethnic minority Yazidis, who were brutally targeted by ISIS.

Agnes Boisvert, an ICU nurse at St. Luke's hospital in downtown Boise, Idaho, spends every day trying to navigate between two worlds. One is a swirl of beeping monitors, masked emotion and death; the other, she says, seems oblivious to the horrors occurring every hour of every day. Isabel Seliger for NPR hide caption

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1 Nurse, 2 Worlds: Navigating Anti-Mask Sentiment In Boise

At work every day, Agnes Boisvert attends to ICU patients "gasping for air" and dying from COVID-19. But communicating that harsh reality to her skeptical community in Idaho has been a challenge.

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