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After a months-long investigation, the state attorney general’s report painted a devastating portrait of behavior by New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D), finding that he harassed 11 women.
The officer’s alleged assailant also was killed in the encounter, authorities said.
The president — calling out Texas and Florida — criticized state measures that penalize schools and businesses for requiring masks or vaccines. He also encouraged cities to mandate vaccinations for people to enter public places.
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There are debates raging in Florida, Arizona and Arkansas, where some schools have sought to require masks given the surge of cases.
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Sydney McLaughlin finishes just ahead of Dalilah Muhammad to capture the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles. (AP)
Muhammad ran a race worthy of the gold medal and produced a time that broke the world record. But McLaughlin caught and passed her on the final sprint, leaning over the line in 51.46 seconds, 0.44 seconds lower than her previous world record.
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Mensah-Stock, the first Black woman to win a wrestling medal for Team USA, says she wants girls to know they can be silly, fun and really good wrestlers.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a 200-meter specialist, criticized Belarusian Olympic officials in an Instagram video after they tried to force her to run in a relay that she had not trained for.
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Britain'’ John Gimson and Anna Burnet compete in the Nacra 17 Foiling class Tuesday at Enoshima Yacht Harbour. (Getty Images)
At Enoshima Yacht Harbour, one finds a world, and a language, all its own.

Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States25292276
2China32211669
3Russian O.C.13211852
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A police officer was fatally stabbed in a violent encounter outside the Pentagon on Tuesday morning. The officer’s alleged assailant was also killed.
The decision by wealthy countries to give traditional shots to their own people rather than donating those doses to poorer nations is a controversial one.
Thousands of residents fled the fires as emergency services dropped water from the sky.
Ilya Chekh, chief of Motorica, which produces innovative hand protheses for adults and children, at the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow. (Arthur Bondar for The Post)
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The span linking Arkansas and Tennessee was shut down abruptly in May after inspectors called 911 to report a crack in a steel beam.
The honor came after a months-long debate on how to honor those who defended the U.S. Capitol.
Flames engulf trees as the Dixie Fire jumps Highway 89 north of Greenville in Plumas County, Calif., on Tuesday. (AP)
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office issued mandatory evacuation orders for Chester, Calif., which has a population of about 2,000, as well as Hamilton Branch and the Lake Almanor Peninsula, lakeside communities with resorts.
The council voted unanimously on a plan that boosts social programs, thanks in part to billions in federal funds and a new tax hike on the rich.
Adventist Health Care Fort Washington Medical Center is seeing fewer seniors and more young people reporting covid symptoms. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
The anxiety for many physicians and health-care workers is creeping back as they watch an uptick in the region’s coronavirus caseload and infection rate.
At the Art Museum of the Americas, “No Ocean Between Us” features work by Wilfredo Lam and others.
La Brasita review: The star of this family-owned restaurant is a pupusa that finds a connection between El Salvador and the Chesapeake Bay.
WIT’s artistic and executive director is steering the improv institution back into in-person performances.
This file photo shows the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft secured atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. (AFP/Getty Images)
Boeing was hoping to kick off Orbital Flight Test 2 at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday. The capsule and rocket were poised to blast off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
J. Allen Brack was named in the sexual harassment and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against Activision Blizzard on July 20.
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The report by an outside law firm was commissioned by the NCAA this spring amid an outcry over disparities between its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.
Washington’s veteran left-hander continued his inconsistent season, yielding a homer on the first pitch he threw and then two more in a three-run seventh.
Nick Kyrgios fell to Mackenzie McDonald in the first round of the Citi Open. (Michael Blackshire/The Post)
The roller coaster ride that has been Kyrgios’s tennis career careened into Washington’s Citi Open on Tuesday, but the thrill was short-lived.
Travel comes with the territory for pro tennis players, but some said adjusting to the time change had an impact on sleep schedules.
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