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Former Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao used her agency's resources to assist in person errands and to help her family, according to an inspector general report. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Prosecutors say Ethan Nordean, seen with a bullhorn, led members of the far-right group the Proud Boys in the Jan. 6 riot. He faces federal charges, but will be released from custody while he awaits trial. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in an interview with NPR on Wednesday that the nation is fighting headwinds in the fight to end the pandemic from new variants of the virus and efforts to rollback coronavirus restrictions. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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'Now Is Not The Time To Stop Wearing A Mask,' Says CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

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Survivors of the 2018 van attack in Toronto were joined by friends and families of the victims outside the courthouse in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 28-year-old man responsible for the attack was found guilty Wednesday morning. Cole Burston/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo addressed allegations of sexual harassment at a March 3 press briefing. He apologized for unintentionally making people feel uncomfortable but said he would keep working, despite mounting calls for his resignation. Office of the NY Governor via AP hide caption

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Ain al-Asad military airbase, shown here earlier this year, was hit in a rocket attack, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Ayman Henna /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A sign directs motorists to a drive-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Exeter, N.H., in February. White House officials announced on Wednesday that a new pilot program will aim to remove common barriers to vaccination for some 2 million seniors from vulnerable communities. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, failed to "treat subordinates with dignity and respect" while he was a White House physician, a Defense Department report states. The department's inspector general's office says Jackson also made sexual and denigrating statements about a female subordinate. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Forensic investigators search for evidence after an explosion on Wednesday at a coronavirus testing center in the town of Bovenkarpsel, The Netherlands. Aris Oikonomou/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Alexander Gauland, a leader in Germany's right-wing AfD political party, leaves a news conference after discussing reports that the Office for the Protection of the Constitution has deemed his entire party under suspicion of being a threat to the constitution. Omer Messinger/Getty Images hide caption

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Dolly Parton, pictured performing in May 2014, shared a video of herself getting her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. Wade Payne/Invision/via AP hide caption

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A small porcelain bowl, pictured in a photo provided by Sotheby's, cost $35 at a yard sale but was later identified as a rare, 15th-century Chinese artifact worth between $300,000 and $500,000. Sotheby's via AP hide caption

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Water for flushing toilets was being distributed at seven sites in Mississippi's capital city — more than 10 days after winter storms wreaked havoc on the city's water system because the system is still struggling to maintain consistent water pressure, authorities said. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Little Italy neighborhood of San Francisco, July 2020. The city will relax coronavirus restrictions Wednesday, including the reopening of indoor dining and fitness facilities. Daniel Slim /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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An undated photo of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw. The Myanmar military detained Zaw and a handful of other journalists Saturday while covering pro-democracy protests. He and five other journalists could face up to three years in prison. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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A Toronto Star newspaper box is seen here in front of the newspaper's Toronto offices. Torstar, the newspaper's owner, says it plans to enter the online gaming business to support its journalism. Mark Blinch/Reuters hide caption

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Ethan Nordean, with bullhorn, leads members of the far-right group Proud Boys before the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The self-described sergeant-at-arms of the Seattle Proud Boys is facing federal charges over his role in the attack. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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