The Morning Dispatch: New York Sours on Cuomo

Happy Friday! In case you missed the best news of the week, pitchers and catchers have officially reported to spring training. ⚾

Oh, and new Dispatcher Ryan Brown wrote his first solo TMD item today. He joins us from NBC’s Meet the Press. Welcome him aboard!

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • After traveling nearly 300 million miles over the past six months, NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully touched down on Mars Thursday afternoon. The rover now begins its two-year mission to search for life on the planet and collect samples.

  • South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Thursday signed into law a bill prohibiting doctors from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected, unless the pregnancy threatens the mother’s life or she was the victim of rape or incest. Less than an hour after the bill became law, Planned Parenthood and the Greenville Women’s Clinic filed a lawsuit in an effort to prevent it from going into effect.

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