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1 Mar 2021

Live updates: Downtrend in new U.S. infections stalls, fueling concerns over virus variants’ spread

The rolling seven-day average has stagnated around a worrisomely high daily rate of 75,000 after weeks of declines.

Source: The Washington Post

1 Mar 2021

Cuomo reverses course, calls for special investigator amid sexual harassment allegations

New York Attorney General Letitia James, a onetime Cuomo ally, said earlier Sunday that she "stood ready" to oversee an investigation.

Source: CBS News

1 Mar 2021

Prince Harry tells Oprah he feared 'history repeating itself' before leaving the royal family

Prince Harry’s biggest fear was “history repeating itself,” he told Oprah Winfrey in a clip released ahead of an interview scheduled to air on Sunday.

Source: NBC News

1 Mar 2021

How Pro-Trump Forces Pushed a Lie About Antifa at the Capitol Riot

On social media, on cable networks and even in the halls of Congress, supporters of Donald J. Trump tried to rewrite history in real time, pushing the fiction that left-wing agitators were to blame for the violence on Jan. 6.

Source: New York Times

1 Mar 2021

OnePlus has an announcement to make on March 8

Like Samsung, OnePlus looks set to reveal its next-gen devices earlier than usual this year. The OnePlus 9 series is expected to be announced later this

Source: Android Police

1 Mar 2021

Supreme Court to hear major test of voting rights law

The U.S. Supreme Court takes up a court fight Tuesday over voting rights in battleground Arizona, and the outcome may affect dozens of other states.

Source: NBC News

1 Mar 2021

My PS5 is now matte black thanks to Dbrand’s Darkplates

Dbrand has released its own replacement plates for the PlayStation 5, and we’ve taken a look for ourselves. The Darkplates give the PS5 a stealthy matte black finish.

Source: The Verge

1 Mar 2021

Here are Warren Buffett's 15 largest stock holdings

Buffett views his stock portfolio as a 'collection of businesses.'

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

1 Mar 2021

Tech Tips to Help Score a Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment at CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and More

Setting up alerts and browser tools helped our columnist schedule time slots for eligible friends and family members in a variety of states

Source: The Wall Street Journal

1 Mar 2021

Covid-19 Virus Studies Yield New Clues on Pandemic’s Origin

Coronaviruses closely related to the pandemic virus have been found in bats and pangolins in Asia

Source: The Wall Street Journal

1 Mar 2021

COVID-19 Relief Package Heads To Senate. Here's What To Watch

The Senate will debate a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill and aim to pass it using a process that avoids a Republican filibuster. A battle over efforts to raise the minimum wage still splits Democrats.

Source: NPR

1 Mar 2021

Inside 'post-Covid' clinics: How specialized centers are trying to treat long-haulers

Millions of Covid-19 long-haulers are suffering from an illness with no cure. NBC News surveyed clinics nationwide that are trying to treat post-Covid-19 syndrome.

Source: NBC News

1 Mar 2021

Man charged in deadly shooting outside Whitehall Walmart - 69News WFMZ

Authorities describe a domestic situation and argument before the deadly shooting in the parking lot Friday night.

Source: WFMZ Allentown

1 Mar 2021

UK hunts for missing person infected with Covid variant first detected in Brazil

U.K. health officials are anxious to trace one of six individuals infected with a more contagious variant of the coronavirus, initially identified in Brazil.

Source: CNBC

1 Mar 2021

LIVE UPDATES: Joe Biden administration vows to keep fighting for Tanden

'We remain committed to fighting our hearts out for Neera Tanden,' Psaki told 'Fox News Sunday' host Chris Wallace.

Source: Fox News

1 Mar 2021

Netanyahu accuses Iran of attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of attacking an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, a mysterious explosion that further spiked...

Source: Associated Press

1 Mar 2021

Massive iceberg-- larger than New York City-- breaks off in Antarctica

A massive iceberg, larger than New York City, recently broke off from an ice shelf in Antarctica, according to researchers on Friday.

Source: Fox News

1 Mar 2021

Trump Revives Familiar Falsehoods in CPAC Speech

The former president attacked his successor and continued to claim that he won the 2020 election.

Source: New York Times

1 Mar 2021

Election fraud conspiracy theories find a friendly audience at CPAC

The GOP is facing a reckoning over voter fraud. How do you move forward from a rigged election? And how do you turn out voters for the next one?

Source: NBC News

1 Mar 2021

Julius Randle carries Knicks to significant win over Pistons

Julius Randle became an All-Star last week. He became a winner Sunday in Detroit. After six previous seasons being part of losing teams, Randle has spearheaded the Knicks to a winning record — achi…

Source: New York Post

1 Mar 2021

Biden hails Amazon workers pressing to unionize in Alabama in unusual sign of support

The president tweeted a video Sunday night calling out warehouse workers who are in the process of voting by mail to determine whether they will be represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

Source: The Washington Post

1 Mar 2021

Golfers wore red and black in honor of Tiger Woods during Sunday's play

Golfers wore red shirts and black pants during the WGC-Workday Championship on Sunday in honor of golf legend Tiger Woods, who is hospitalized after a serious car accident last week.

Source: CNN

1 Mar 2021

Detroit Pistons vs. New York Knicks final score: Jerami Grant injured as Knicks shut down Pistons

The Knicks showed they have one of the best defenses in the NBA... at the Pistons’ expense.

Source: Detroitbadboys.com

1 Mar 2021

Jim Acosta won't address Cuomo sexual harassment claims

CNN reporter Jim Acosta on Sunday appeared unwilling to address sexual harassment claims against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo when asked by The Federalist’s Davis Marcus to comment on them.

Source: Fox News

1 Mar 2021

Argentinian titanosaur may be oldest yet: Study

The 20-metre lizard, discovered in Argentina in 2014, roamed what is now Patagonia some 140 million years ago.

Source: Al Jazeera English

1 Mar 2021

SpaceX aborts launch of Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink satellites

The auto abort occurred just over a minute before liftoff.

Source: Space.com

1 Mar 2021

Latest unc0ver release can jailbreak the iPhone 12 series and iOS 14.3

The latest unc0ver release is out, and it's able to jailbreak iOS 14.3 and the latest iPhone 12 and 12 Pro devices. Check it out!

Source: XDA Developers

1 Mar 2021

Biden Open to Giving Fewer People Stimulus Checks as 'Weeks' of Delays Loom

The House of Representatives passed the sprawling relief legislation on Friday, advancing it to the Senate where Republicans are expected to offer several amendments to the bill.

Source: Newsweek

1 Mar 2021

New Orleans mayor makes pitch to Russell Wilson to join Saints

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been the front-and-center of trade rumors after he said that he wanted more input in personnel decisions. Wilson reportedly still wants to play for the Seahawks, but in case a trade does happen, there are only a…

Source: Fox News

1 Mar 2021

Trump's CPAC speech repeats false election fraud claims, teases 2024 presidential run

Source: ABC News

1 Mar 2021

Tiger Woods Tweets Appreciation After Golfers' Red Shirt Tribute at Florida Tournament

In his first public comment since his car accident last week, the 15-time major winner said he was "touched" by the tribute from his fellow pros.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

1 Mar 2021

Prince Harry: Split from royal life 'unbelievably tough'

Prince Harry says the process of separating from royal life has been very difficult for him and his wife, Meghan. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Harry ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

1 Mar 2021

Nancy Pelosi calls sexual harassment claims against Cuomo 'credible'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said the sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are “credible.” The California representative joined a chorus of Democrats…

Source: New York Post

1 Mar 2021

Irv Cross, broadcasting legend with CBS Sports and Pro Bowl NFL cornerback, dies at 81

Cross was a trailblazer for Black broadcasters

Source: CBS Sports

1 Mar 2021

Updates: SpaceX scrubs Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX had to delay this mission just over a minute to liftoff due to technical reasons. The next attempt is currently set for 8:15 p.m. ET Monday.

Source: Florida Today

1 Mar 2021

47 Democracy Activists Charged Under Hong Kong 'Subversion' Law

Authorities charged 47 people with violating a Chinese law aimed at suppressing dissent. The pro-democracy activists, arrested in early January, face life in prison.

Source: NPR

1 Mar 2021

Trump proposes new voting limits, rails against "monster" voting rights bill

Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday laid out a variety of election proposals, such as limiting absentee voting and days when Americans can vote, in ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

1 Mar 2021

Tiger Woods expresses appreciation as golfers don signature Sunday outfits to pay tribute after car crash

These were awesome tributes to the best to ever do it on Sunday

Source: CBS Sports

1 Mar 2021

Oprah Winfrey teases Meghan Markle, Prince Harry interview: 'Shocking things'

The interview subjects will include stepping into Royal life, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work, and public scrutiny.

Source: Fox News

1 Mar 2021

Rumor Has It an iPhone 13 With 1 TB Storage Is Coming

If you’re the type of person that still needs more storage, Apple might have answered your prayers.

Source: Gizmodo.com

1 Mar 2021

CBS Sports commentator, former NFL player Irv Cross dies at 81

Irv Cross was hired by CBS Sports in 1971 and became a staple on "The NFL Today" for 14 years, spending a total of 23 years with the network.

Source: The Athletic

1 Mar 2021

Virginia Becomes First Southern State to Pass Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

The bill would legalize recreational marijuana in 2024.

Source: Slate Magazine

1 Mar 2021

Senior Democrats abandon backup plan on $15 per hour minimum wage hike

Lawmakers are backing off Plan B to raise pay for workers through tax penalties on corporations.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Feb 2021

I wanted to love foldable phones, but the novelty got old fast

Phones have gotten boring, but foldables offered a glimmer of excitement. It didn't last.

Source: CNET

28 Feb 2021

L.A. County teachers eligible for vaccine starting Monday

Teachers and those who work in child care, food and agriculture and emergency services are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in L.A. County.

Source: Los Angeles Times

28 Feb 2021

Alamodome to open 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Sunday

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District will open 10,000 vaccine appointments on Sunday at the Alamodome vaccine location, officials announced.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

28 Feb 2021

Trump slams Equality Act, calls for protection of women's sports

Former President Donald Trump slammed the Equality Act during comments Sunday at Florida’s Conservative Political Action Conference, saying it will destroy women’s athletics by allowing…

Source: New York Post

28 Feb 2021

'I am not starting a new party': In CPAC speech, Trump says he is committed to the GOP

"We're not starting new parties," Trump said on Sunday. "You know, they kept saying, 'He's going to start a brand new party.' That was fake news."

Source: Business Insider

28 Feb 2021

Connecticut ambulance employee arrested in string of Molotov cocktail attacks: Police

Source: ABC News

28 Feb 2021

Cuomo says he was 'being playful,' but admits he 'may have been insensitive' amid sexual harassment claims

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo attempted to explain his past interactions with staffers as the embattled Democrat is facing multiple accusations of sexual harassment.

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

EMS employee detained after throwing Molotov cocktails at several CT ambulances

(WFSB) – A Torrington man was arrested after targeting ambulances around the state Saturday night, throwing Molotov cocktails at them.

Source: WFSB

28 Feb 2021

Biden administration disappointed after Iran rejects invite to discuss nuclear deal with US and other nations

The Biden administration is disappointed after Iran rejected an offer by the European Union to partake in nuclear talks with the US and the other signatories of the nuclear deal on Sunday, but said they remain open to diplomacy with Iran.

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

2021 iPad Pro expected to have the processing chops of M1-powered Macs

Its A14X Bionic will be nearly as good as the in-house Arm-based M1 chip.

Source: PhoneArena

28 Feb 2021

Pelosi calls Cuomo sexual harassment allegations 'credible' in Fox News exclusive

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday weighed in after a second woman brought sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling both of the women's charges “credible.”

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

Former NFL and Notre Dame player Louis Nix found dead at 29

The former defensive lineman was reported missing a few days earlier in his hometown of Jacksonville.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Feb 2021

Trump Teases Possible 2024 Run, Rejects Third-Party Idea at CPAC

Source: Bloomberg

28 Feb 2021

Halo Infinite a “Spiritual Reboot” of the Series, Microsoft Says - Thurrott.com

Microsoft’s 343 Industries has provided an update on the delayed Halo Infinite, describing it as a “spiritual reboot” of the popular video game series.

Source: Thurrott.com

28 Feb 2021

Eighteen Killed in Myanmar’s Bloodiest Day of Protests Since Coup

Police fire on demonstrators who poured into the streets to oppose military takeover

Source: The Wall Street Journal

28 Feb 2021

1,428 new COVID-19 cases, 52 additional deaths reported in Mass.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

Source: WCVB Boston

28 Feb 2021

Iran rejects informal nuke talks with U.S. and EU, insists Biden drop sanctions first

Iran's rejection to meet comes as the Biden administration works to court Tehran back to the negotiating table.

Source: CNBC

28 Feb 2021

Iran Rejects Nuclear Deal Talks With U.S. Proposed by Europe

The rejection came days after President Biden ordered retaliatory strikes against Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Pompeo: Release of Khashoggi report by Biden admin 'reckless' | TheHill

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo decried the Biden administration's release of a declassifie...

Source: The Hill

28 Feb 2021

Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods' ex, seen with kids as golfer recovers from crash

Nordegren was photographed in Florida over the weekend.

Source: Page Six

28 Feb 2021

Yankees 4, Blue Jays 6: New York drops first spring training game

The Yankees lost their spring opener, but hit a couple homers in the process.

Source: Pinstripe Alley

28 Feb 2021

Iceberg larger than New York City breaks off in Antarctica

"Over coming weeks or months, the iceberg may move away; or it could run aground and remain close to Brunt Ice Shelf," Professor Dame Jane Francis, Director of British Antarctic Survey, said in a press release.

Source: CBS News

28 Feb 2021

In Deadly Crackdown, Myanmar Police Kill At Least 18 Protesters

Myanmar's military junta has increased its use of violence against peaceful protesters. At least 18 were killed Sunday, the deadliest day yet since the military took power earlier this month.

Source: NPR

28 Feb 2021

Spacewalking astronauts prepare International Space Station for new solar arrays

Source: Space.com

28 Feb 2021

SpaceX set to launch long-delayed Starlink mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is targeting 8:37 PM EST on Sunday, February 28 (01:37 UTC Monday, March 1)…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

28 Feb 2021

DHS: No new COVID-19 deaths reported Sunday, confirms another 464 new cases

The state received 3,762 results for people tested, or testing for the coronavirus, for the first time Sunday.

Source: WBAY

28 Feb 2021

Trump Wins CPAC Straw Poll, but Only 68 Percent Want Him to Run Again

The Conservative Political Action Conference, made up largely of far-right Trump supporters, held two 2024 presidential straw polls. Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida won one that did not include Mr. Trump.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

New AI ‘Deep Nostalgia’ brings old photos, including very old ones, to life

Deep Nostalgia can take photos from any camera and create a life-like animation. The AI program uses pre-recorded driver videos of facial movements and applies the one that works best for the still photo in question, so you can take photos of deceased loved o…

Source: The Verge

28 Feb 2021

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.

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

In Confronting Saudi Arabia, Biden Tiptoes With a Close Ally

The U.S. has accused Saudi Arabia’s crown prince of ordering the killing of the dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi but is wary of causing a break with an important Arab partner.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Virginia Lawmakers Sign Off On Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The bill would legalize cannabis for recreational use by adults starting in 2024. But some Democrats and advocates say the legislation doesn't do enough to address racial disparites in drug laws.

Source: NPR

28 Feb 2021

Jim Jordan: Not sure GOP can work with 'radically left' Dems, pans 'Lincoln Project' folks who oppose Trump

Jordan spoke to Fox News Digital ahead of his CPAC speech Sunday.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

28 Feb 2021

Oregon reports 292 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

The first coronavirus case in Oregon was found one year ago Sunday, Feb. 28. On the anniversary, the Oregon Health Authority released its daily COVID-19 briefing, as it has nearly every day since March of 2020. Health officials reported 292 new cases of the v…

Source: KATU

28 Feb 2021

COVID relief bill creates rift between mainstream Democrats and party's left flank

A brawl is brewing between liberal and moderate Democrats. One can find evidence of this fight in the battle to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of the latest coronavirus relief bill. The left failed in that effort. And despite having control …

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

New York Attorney General Letitia James rejects Gov. Cuomo's plan for independent review into sexual harassment allegations

Source: ABC News

28 Feb 2021

Canelo Alvarez kicks two Jake Paul fans out of ring: 'Get the f--k out'

Canelo Alvarez kicked two Jake Paul fans out of the ring in a furious, X-rated blast after they gatecrashed his victory party on Saturday night. The Mexican star, 30, was celebrating his annihilati…

Source: New York Post

28 Feb 2021

Oregon reports no new COVID-19 deaths, 292 new cases

There are no newly reported COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, and the state’s death toll remains at 2,208, the Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday.

Source: KTVZ

28 Feb 2021

Coronavirus in Oregon: State reports 292 new cases on anniversary of Oregon’s 1st

Sunday marks one year since the first case of coronavirus was identified in Oregon.

Source: OregonLive

28 Feb 2021

Genshin Impact Reveals New Events Alongside Hu Tao | Screen Rant

Source: Google News

28 Feb 2021

White House and Democrats defend House passing Covid-19 relief package without GOP support

The White House and congressional Democrats on Sunday defended the House's passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package without any Republican support, arguing the Senate must now move quickly on the proposal to address the econom…

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

Huge Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf | NBC News

Source: Google News

28 Feb 2021

Eric Shawn: Mike Pompeo calls Biden Khashoggi release 'reckless,' and 'a political stunt'

The former secretary of state says the administration wants to curry favor with Iran at the expense of Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

28 Feb 2021

White House defends decision not to punish Saudi crown prince, says U.S. does not sanction foreign leaders

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that the United States would recalibrate its relationship with Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Trump administration.

Source: CNBC

28 Feb 2021

Golden Globes 2021: how to watch tonight’s live stream online

The Golden Globe Awards will air on Sunday, February 28th, starting at 8PM ET, and Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are returning as co-hosts. You can watch through NBC or online using a streaming service with live TV.

Source: The Verge

28 Feb 2021

Senators hope for more Saudi sanctions in wake of Khashoggi report

"I don't think that the chapter is closed on the outcome of the disclosure of this report,” Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono said.

Source: Politico

28 Feb 2021

El Salvador’s leader looks to consolidate power in midterm vote; critics fear rising authoritarianism

Popular at home, Bukele could test the Biden administration’s democracy policies in Central America.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Feb 2021

More than 20 million in Britain get first COVID-19 vaccine dose

More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, data showed on Sunday as the country made more progress with Europe's fastest vaccination programme.

Source: Reuters

28 Feb 2021

Verizon support says you should turn off 5G to save your phone’s battery

In a Sunday morning tweet, Verizon support helpfully suggested that “one way to help conserve battery life is to turn on LTE” if users found their batteries were “draining faster than normal.” That step would, of course, turn off 5G in a phone that has it ava…

Source: The Verge

28 Feb 2021

Oklahoma reports 49 additional COVID-19 deaths, more than 700 new positive cases

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Sunday reported 706 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 424,508.

Source: KOCO Oklahoma City

28 Feb 2021

Iran Rejects Offer of Direct U.S. Nuclear Talks, Senior Diplomats Say

Move could trigger new escalation of tensions with Washington, Europe

Source: The Wall Street Journal

28 Feb 2021

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this year.

Source: Phys.Org

28 Feb 2021

All the Easter Eggs NASA Engineers Left on the Mars Rover

NASA embedded a secret code on the parachute of the Perseverance Mars rover to help inspire others. Here's exactly what it says.

Source: Futurism

28 Feb 2021

Maine CDC reports 142 new cases of COVID-19, 1 new death

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 142 new coronavirus cases on Sunday and one new death.

Source: WMTW Portland

28 Feb 2021

2021 NFL mock draft: Big trade, bigger surprises in top 10

Considering the amount of blue-chip quarterback prospects in the 2021 NFL draft class, it won’t be surprising to see at least one big trade among this year’s early picks. That’s t…

Source: USA Today

28 Feb 2021

Former Giants and Notre Dame player Louis Nix found dead aged 29

The former Notre Dame and New York Giants player Louis Nix has been found dead at the age of 29, his mother has confirmed

Source: The Guardian

28 Feb 2021

Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery

The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his traffic violation trial while operating.

Source: WANE

28 Feb 2021

MLB spring training 2021: Schedule and key dates as games start in Florida and Arizona

Spring training games start Sunday; Opening Day is set for April 1

Source: CBS Sports

28 Feb 2021

Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

The astronauts replaced wings on the port side of the station where the oldest and most degraded solar wings are located.

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

Rick Scott: GOP is ‘voters' party,’ not Trump's

He said Republicans are not under Donald Trump's control.

Source: Politico

28 Feb 2021

All the little things that add up to make iPadOS productivity a pain

Apple did a good job with the big stuff, but myriad little things undermine that.

Source: Ars Technica

28 Feb 2021

Jon Jones scolds UFC Vegas 20 heavyweights after lackluster fight, Francis Ngannou responds

The former light heavyweight champion turned heavyweight contender wasn’t thrilled with a five-round main event between Ciryl Gane and Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

Source: MMA Fighting

28 Feb 2021

Cuomo Investigation: Governor Attacked Over His ‘Independent Review’ of Sex Harassment Claims

Governor Cuomo said on Sunday that the state’s attorney general and chief judge will determine who will lead the inquiry into sex harassment claims against him.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 is now available to purchase at Best Buy

Samsung’s new Galaxy Chromebook 2 is now available for purchase at Best Buy. The Chromebook 2 is Samsung’s flagship Chrome OS laptop for 2021 and comes with a QLED display, 360-degree hinge, and a striking red paint job.

Source: The Verge

28 Feb 2021

The enduring popularity of artist Bob Ross

More than a quarter-century after his death, we look back at the career of the artist who instructed us how to paint "happy little trees," and at the big picture of his life lessons.

Source: CBS News

28 Feb 2021

Maine CDC reports additional COVID-19 death, 142 new cases

Nearly 17% of the state’s population has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: WABI

28 Feb 2021

Virginia becomes first Southern state to vote to legalize recreational marijuana use in 2024 in nod to racial justice

Virginia was poised Sunday to become the first Southern state to legalize marijuana after lawmakers approved a bill to permit possession in 2024.

Source: USA Today

28 Feb 2021

NFL Could See Record 5 Quarterbacks Taken in Top 10 of 2021 NFL Draft

There have never been five quarterback prospects selected in the top 10 of any NFL draft. But there's a possibility it will happen this spring because of the caliber of the position class, demand around the league and how future options project...

Source: Bleacher Report

28 Feb 2021

Why Bill Gates Uses Android Phones Over An iPhone | Screen Rant

Source: Google News

28 Feb 2021

Auckland returns to lockdown to fight UK variant | TheHill

Auckland will reimpose coronavirus lockdown measures after a new cluster of the more contagious B...

Source: The Hill

28 Feb 2021

UN agency says at least 18 dead as Myanmar police ramp up use of force on protesters after military coup

“Deaths reportedly occurred as a result of live ammunition fired into crowds," the U.N. Human Rights Office said.

Source: USA Today

28 Feb 2021

Rep. Kevin McCarthy bets his house that GOP takes majority back in 2022

"I would bet my house. My personal house. Don't tell my wife, but I will bet it," McCarthy said on Saturday to a CPAC crowd.

Source: Business Insider

28 Feb 2021

Russia launches satellite to monitor climate in Arctic

Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a push by the Kremlin to expand the country's activities in the region.

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

Myanmar security forces open fire on protesters, killing at least 18, according to U.N.

The scenes turned Yangon into a battleground as the military moved to crush resistance to the coup.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Feb 2021

These Side Effects Are Much More Likely After Your Second Shot, CDC Says

If you’ve been concerned about COVID vaccine side effects, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has some reassuring news for you: after...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

28 Feb 2021

Watch live: Astronauts begin spacewalk to prep for station power system upgrades – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

28 Feb 2021

Some parts of L.A. avoided the winter COVID-19 surge

Much of Los Angeles saw weekly case rates soar by 450% during the surge, but some communities fared far better.

Source: Los Angeles Times

28 Feb 2021

Bukele, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in El Salvador Elections

Nayib Bukele, who has drawn criticism abroad for his strongman displays, is expected to expand his mandate in legislative elections that could deliver his party a decisive victory.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Experts concerned about Pope Francis' trip to Iraq

They're concerned about the public health message that it sends.

Source: Politico

28 Feb 2021

'Girlhood' Explores What Life Is Really Like For Teen Girls Around The World : Goats and Soda

'Girlhood,' a collection of diary-style entries by teen girls, aims to bust stereotypes about cultures while revealing girls' everyday lives.

Source: NPR

28 Feb 2021

Parents Erupt Over FDA Failure To Regulate Toxic Metals in Food

Lead, arsenic and cadmium are commonly found in baby foods, but also in many of the ingredients families use to make their own.

Source: Politico

28 Feb 2021

Biden brings back bipartisan meetings at the White House | TheHill

President Biden has brought back bipartisan meetings at the White House that diminished under his predecessor, trying to find common ground with Republicans even as they remain far apart on issues related to the next round of coronavirus relief.

Source: The Hill

28 Feb 2021

Russia Sends Navalny to Notorious Penal Camp Feared by Inmates

Source: Bloomberg

28 Feb 2021

How Trump hijacked the GOP ‘ideas factory’

The former president’s stolen election lie has channeled the party’s focus and energy toward voter restrictions.

Source: Politico

28 Feb 2021

I wanted to love foldable phones, but the novelty got old fast

Phones have gotten boring, but foldables offered a glimmer of excitement. It didn't last.

Source: CNET

28 Feb 2021

NASA spacewalk: Watch astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover outside the space station

NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover Jr. are conducting a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station Sunday. This spacewalk is expected to last for 6.5 hours and will assist with solar array upgrades for the space station.

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law

Before Sunday, only a handful of people had been formally charged with breaking the law that China imposed last year, which carries a potential sentence of life in prison.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Why Republicans Are Moving To Fix Elections That Weren't Broken

GOP-led legislatures in dozens of states are moving to change election laws in ways that could make it harder to vote, by for example, reducing early voting days or limiting access to voting by mail.

Source: NPR

28 Feb 2021

Supreme Court to again consider federal protections for minority voters

A more conservative court could make changes in how rules for next election will be set.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Feb 2021

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s history with women: Wives, girlfriends, accusers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s love life has been rocky, and sometimes cringe-worthy, for years — since well before a second former aide accused him of sexual harassment on the job on Feb. 27.

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

‘SNL’ jabs at Cuomo, Newsom, Whitmer in Fauci-hosted coronavirus game-show sketch

"Saturday Night Live" poked fun at New York's Andrew Cuomo for a second straight weekend -- this time with fellow Democrats Gavin Newsom of California and Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan lampooned as well.

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

47 Hong Kong opposition figures charged under national security law

The Hong Kong authorities charged 47 opposition activists with violating the city's national security legislation on Sunday, in the biggest application of the law since it was imposed by Beijing last year.

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

Jairzinho Rozenstruik reflects on 'worst performance ever' in UFC Fight Night 186 loss

Jairzinho Rozenstruik is not happy with his losing effort against Ciryl Gane in UFC Fight Night 186 headliner.

Source: USA Today

28 Feb 2021

In Quest for Herd Immunity, Giant Vaccination Sites Proliferate

A day at one mass site in Connecticut shows both the promise and the shortcomings of the approach, which is at the center of President Biden’s plan to bring the pandemic to an end.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Israeli-owned ship docked in Dubai after mysterious blast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman came to Dubai's port for repairs Sunday, days after the blast that revived...

Source: Associated Press

28 Feb 2021

On ‘S.N.L.,’ Dr. Fauci Hosts ‘So You Think You Can Get the Vaccine’

The satirical game show on “Saturday Night Live” also lampooned Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York and Gov. Gavin Newsom of California.

Source: New York Times

28 Feb 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Price: What are countries paying for the vaccine?

Source: Google News

28 Feb 2021

Scott Drew says No. 2 Baylor lacking rhythm, conditioning in loss to Kansas after COVID-19 pauses

After multiple postponements sidelined Baylor for 21 days, coach Scott Drew said the Bears' lack of conditioning contributed to their poor shooting against Kansas, and referred to COVID-19 protocols and the resulting layoffs as his team's "kryptonite."

Source: ESPN

28 Feb 2021

Kansas officers hurt in 'possible explosion' in downtown Wichita

Three Wichita police officers were injured by a "possible explosion" after being dispatched to a residence around 4 p.m. Saturday.

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

Official misses Eastern Washington field goal while adjusting mask in epic blunder

The kick went through the goal posts. It was ruled no good.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

28 Feb 2021

Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know Feb. 28, 2021

Here is the latest news on the coronavirus in Michigan.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

28 Feb 2021

Across the Pittsburgh region, deciding who gets the vaccine is contentious - Pittsburgh Post

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Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

28 Feb 2021

Saying he 'just wanted to manage,' Ciryl Gane controls Jairzinho Rozenstruik in ho-hum fashion in main event of UFC Fight Night

Perhaps a bit underwhelming at times, Ciryl Gane defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik in a one-sided, unanimous decision win in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.

Source: ESPN

28 Feb 2021

'Halo Infinite' Screenshots Reveal Improved Visuals

The title is being described as a "spiritual reboot."

Source: HYPEBEAST

28 Feb 2021

Kansas vs. Baylor score, takeaways: No. 2 Bears fall for first time this season, but remain a No. 1 seed

The No. 17 Jayhawks handed Baylor its first loss of the 2020-21 season

Source: CBS Sports

28 Feb 2021

Noem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech | TheHill

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) ...

Source: The Hill

28 Feb 2021

Los Angeles district attorney faces recall effort less than 3 months into term

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón faces a recall effort less than three months into his term over his progressive criminal justice reforms.

Source: NBC News

28 Feb 2021

Andrew Cuomo ex Sandra Lee wishes 'peace, healing' after 2nd accuser steps forward

Gov. Cuomo’s ex, Sandra Lee, offered words of “healing” to her social media followers just hours after sexual harassment allegations were made public against him by a second woman in a …

Source: New York Post

28 Feb 2021

LA District Attorney George Gascon faces new recall as Newsom effort nears threshold

After not yet three months in the office, Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon is facing a recall effort similar to the one faced by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Source: Fox News

28 Feb 2021

No. 17 Kansas Hands Jared Butler, No. 2 Baylor 1st Loss in Big 12 Upset

No. 2 Baylor is undefeated no more after No. 17 Kansas stunned one of the favorites to reach the Final Four, 71-58, at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday...

Source: Bleacher Report

28 Feb 2021

Report On Khashoggi Killing Prompts Calls For Penalties Against Crown Prince

Lawmakers and journalists are calling on President Biden to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a report found he had approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Source: NPR

28 Feb 2021

Myanmar police shoot dead two protesters in one of the bloodiest days since the coup

Myanmar police shot dead at least two protesters Sunday and wounded several others in one of the bloodiest days since the military seized power on February 1.

Source: CNN

28 Feb 2021

Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana in 2024

Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales of the drug would also begin.

Source: WTOP

28 Feb 2021

How it Looks to Land on Mars on This Week @NASA – February 27, 2021

Source: Google News

28 Feb 2021

Rory McIlroy Among Golfers to Wear Red Shirt, Black Pants in Honor of Tiger Woods on Sunday

Rory Mcllroy, Patrick Reed and Collin Morikawa said they would wear red shirt and black pants to honor Tiger Woods.

Source: Sports Illustrated

28 Feb 2021

Progressives May Delay Sending $1,400 Stimulus Checks in Fight for Minimum Wage Hike

House progressives have warned Democrats that they could withhold their vote for the relief legislation if the Senate removes the $15 minimum wage measure.

Source: Newsweek

28 Feb 2021

No. 23 car disqualified after failing Xfinity Series post-race inspection at Miami

The No. 23 Chevrolet of Tyler Reddick failed post-race inspection after the Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Source: NASCAR

28 Feb 2021

New Mexico reports 15 new deaths, 275 additional COVID-19 cases

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 3,700.

Source: KOB

28 Feb 2021

Thailand Kicks Off Covid-19 Vaccine Program With Sinovac Shots

Source: Bloomberg

28 Feb 2021

Virginia joins 15 other states in legalizing marijuana

Virginia is the 16th U.S. state to pass an adult-use marijuana legalization law, though sales would not start until 2024.

Source: Politico

28 Feb 2021

Jeremy Lin Says He's Not 'Naming Or Shaming' Person Who Called Him 'Coronavirus'

There are other ways to combat racism, he explained in a Twitter post.

Source: HuffPost

28 Feb 2021

Biden explains justification for Syria strike in letter to Congress

"I directed this military action consistent with my responsibility to protect [U.S.] citizens both at home and abroad..."

Source: Axios

28 Feb 2021

FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization For Third Covid-19 Vaccine in U.S. | NBC Nightly News

Source: Google News

28 Feb 2021

Victims rights advocates launch recall effort against newly elected L.A. Dist. Atty. George Gascón

A group opposed to Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. George Gascón plans to file a notice of intent to begin the recall process in March.

Source: Los Angeles Times

28 Feb 2021

Three officers injured in possible Kansas explosion

Three officers were injured in a possible explosion at a vacant house in Wichita, Kansas, authorities said. One of the officers sustained serious injuries.

Source: NBC News

28 Feb 2021

UM On The Cusp With A Target On Its Back - Rivals.com

Another Big Ten game, another comfortable win, more praise for Michigan basketball, this one over Indiana.

Source: Rivals.com

27 Feb 2021

After More Than A Week, Dozens Of Kidnapped Nigerian Students Have Been Rescued

The students, who were taken from a school more than a week ago, say they were beaten by the kidnappers. Police are still looking for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped Friday.

Source: NPR

27 Feb 2021

The Golden Trump Statue Is the Talk of CPAC. It Was Made in Mexico.

The statue is a vivid illustration of how the former president is the star of the Conservative Political Action Conference taking place in Orlando.

Source: Slate Magazine

27 Feb 2021

FDA approves Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID vaccine

The United States will now have a third COVID-19 vaccine available, along with Moderna and Pfizer.

Source: nj.com

27 Feb 2021

Three WPD officers injured south of downtown Wichita - KSN

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Wichita police say three officers were injured while checking a vacant home south of downtown Wichita around 4 p.m. Police are investigating what happened at the home near St. Francis and East Boston and initially said they thought it c…

Source: KSN-TV

27 Feb 2021

Cuomo Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by a 2nd Former Aide

The woman, 25, said that when they were alone in his office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked if she “had ever been with an older man.”

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

Biden tells Congress Syria strikes are consistent with U.S. right to self-defense

President Biden told Congress that his orders for airstrikes in Syria were consistent with the U.S. right to self-defense.

Source: CNBC

27 Feb 2021

New York Gov. Cuomo, Anthony Fauci become CPAC bogeyman as speakers rail against COVID restrictions

High-profile speakers at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday and Saturday railed against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top U.S. epidemiologist Anthony Fauci, sharply criticizing their handling of the pandemic.

Source: Fox News

27 Feb 2021

Stimulus check: When a third payment could hit bank accounts and how much it might be

A third stimulus check could hit Americans' bank accounts soon with many individuals seeing as much as $1,400.

Source: PennLive

27 Feb 2021

Russia's Soyuz-2-1b launches Arktika-M No.1 weather satellite - NASASpaceFlight.com

Russia launched the first in a new series of weather satellites to aid forecasting over…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

27 Feb 2021

COVID Vaccines Can Cause Worrisome Side Effect But Doctors Say Don’t Panic

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is a relief for most people, but some women are discovering a worrisome side effect from both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

Source: Cbslocal.com

27 Feb 2021

A 'Lamborghini' Of Chariots Is Discovered At Pompeii. Archaeologists Are Wowed

The well-preserved chariot, complete with decorative medallions depicting erotic scenes, is an "extraordinary discovery" that may have been used in wedding ceremonies.

Source: NPR

27 Feb 2021

Biden teases announcement on Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi report

President Biden on Saturday teased a Monday announcement regarding Saudi Arabia following the release of an official report that accuses Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering the operation t…

Source: New York Post

27 Feb 2021

At Least 25 Dead After Prison Break In Haiti In Which Hundreds Of Inmates Escaped

As of late Friday, more than 200 inmates were still on the run, according to authorities. The outbreak is another setback for a country gripped by political turmoil and gang violence.

Source: WBUR

27 Feb 2021

Pompeii chariot found intact 2,000 years after Mount Vesuvius eruption

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed Pompeii. This chariot survived.

Source: KARE11.com

27 Feb 2021

Pompeii chariot found intact 2,000 years after Mount Vesuvius eruption

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD destroyed Pompeii. This chariot survived.

Source: KING5.com

27 Feb 2021

Trump could target Kevin McCarthy in CPAC speech: report

Former President Trump is fighting mad at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., over his support of Rep. Liz Cheney’s number three leadership spot in the House GOP.

Source: Fox News

27 Feb 2021

2 hours ago Poll: Where Will Deshaun Watson Play In 2021?

This Week in Deshaun Watson produced perhaps the most noteworthy headline of the saga thus far. The disgruntled quarterback's meeting …

Source: profootballrumors.com

27 Feb 2021

DPH: More than half a million Mass. residents are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19

According to the latest data from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, more than 500,000 people in Massachusetts have received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: WCVB Boston

27 Feb 2021

Feds pinpoint suspect in riot death of Capitol Police officer

Federal investigators probing the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer killed in the Jan. 6 riot have zeroed in on a suspect seen on video appearing to spray a chemical substance on the officer before he later collapsed and died, two people familiar with th…

Source: OregonLive

27 Feb 2021

It's time to take the Deshaun Watson (to the Jets?) trade rumors seriously

John McClain has been covering the NFL in Houston since the Oilers were there, and isn’t someone who’s associated with throwing stuff out there to see if it sticks.

Source: Deadspin

27 Feb 2021

Sledding accident causes teen’s death; dad dies at hospital after suffering heart attack on arrival

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A teenage girl has died from injuries she suffered in a sledding accident, and her father also died after having a massive heart attack when he arrived at the hospital to see her last weekend. Eirelyn Zuercher, 14, of Akron, suffered a “det…

Source: WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

27 Feb 2021

DHS reports 13 new COVID-19 deaths, 75 new hospitalizations Saturday

Wisconsin’s seven day averages for key metrics in measuring the spread of the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, have held steady Saturday from Friday.

Source: WBAY

27 Feb 2021

Intact ceremonial chariot found near Pompeii

The chariot, with its iron elements, bronze decorations and mineralized wooden remains, was found in the ruins of a settlement north of Pompeii.

Source: AL.com

27 Feb 2021

FAQ: What Biden did — and didn’t do — after U.S. report on Khashoggi’s killing by Saudi agents

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that the U.S. will not impose any direct punishment on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Source: The Washington Post

27 Feb 2021

WHO investigation may have finally found coronavirus patient zero

The World Health Organization will soon publish the findings of its official investigation into the origins of COVID-19. Investigators spoke with the man currently believed to be the first person who was infected by the novel coronavirus, discovering that the…

Source: BGR

27 Feb 2021

Microsoft is testing 1080p Xbox Game Pass streaming

Microsoft is testing Xbox Game Pass streaming in 1080p, making cloud gaming more practical on PCs and TVs.

Source: Engadget

27 Feb 2021

Covid vaccine price to be capped at Rs 250 per dose at private hospitals

India News: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100, during the next phase of v

Source: The Times of India

27 Feb 2021

Michigan reports 1,156 new COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths Saturday

As of Thursday, the state has shipped 2,621,225 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and has administered 2,131,955 doses as of Friday — 81.33% of those shipped.

Source: Detroit Free Press

27 Feb 2021

Brandon Marshall makes his case for Russell Wilson to the Bears

Someone that thinks Chicago would be a good fit for Russell Wilson is former Bears receiver Brandon Marshall.

Source: USA Today

27 Feb 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris Calls NASA Astronaut Victor Glover

In celebration of Black History Month, NASA astronaut Victor Glover welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris to the International Space Station for a virtual chat.

Source: NASA

27 Feb 2021

Rep. Gosar denounces 'white racism' after controversial appearance | TheHill

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) denounced “white racism” at the Conservative Political Action Conferenc...

Source: The Hill

27 Feb 2021

Nunes says Newsom recall in California has good chance when 'left starts eating their own'

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., remarked on the state of the recall effort against California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom as well as how the left has targeted San Joaquin Valley agriculture as a "guinea pig" for enacting on…

Source: Fox News

27 Feb 2021

Franz Wagner, Michigan basketball roll Indiana, 73-57, now one win from Big Ten title

Michigan Wolverines basketball rolled to double-digit win at Indiana on Saturday, led by 21 points from Franz Wagner and 16 points from Isaiah Livers

Source: Detroit Free Press

27 Feb 2021

U.S. administers 72.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 72,806,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the country as of Saturday morning and it had distributed 96,402,290 doses.

Source: Reuters

27 Feb 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris Calls NASA Astronaut Victor Glover

Source: Google News

27 Feb 2021

Stolen-Election Myth Fuels G.O.P. Push to Change Voting Laws

Republican legislators want big changes to the laws for elections and other aspects of governance. A fight over the ground rules for voting may follow.

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

Satellite images reveal extent of damage caused by Biden administration's first military action

A resident of al-Bukamal, a city near the Syrian-Iraqi border, told CNN the explosions from US airstrikes targeting a compound the Pentagon said was used by Iranian-backed militia groups were unlike anything he had heard before.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

"Daddy, I am so proud of you": Britain says goodbye to Captain Tom Moore, WWII vet and pandemic hero

His fundraising efforts earned him fame, admiration and a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth in July.

Source: CBS News

27 Feb 2021

'Impeach' billboard vents fury over Gov. Cuomo nursing home scandal

Don’t get mad, get a billboard. An Albany gun-store owner is venting his fury over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nursing home scandal with a giant highway sign calling for his impeachment. &#8220…

Source: New York Post

27 Feb 2021

Myanmar Ambassador Fired After Extraordinary Rebuke Of The Military Before The U.N.

Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun won praise for his speech denouncing the military coup in Myanmar. Hours later, state TV announced he'd been fired as protests continued for a third straight week.

Source: NPR

27 Feb 2021

Vulnerable Inmates Left in Prison as Covid Rages

At a federal compound in Connecticut, inmates in precarious health “are like sitting ducks,” one lawyer said.

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder 2 postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, moved to UFC Vegas 21

Saturday’s strawweight rematch between Angela Hill and Ashley Yoder will now take place on March 13.

Source: MMA Fighting

27 Feb 2021

Here’s how Alabama’s U.S. House Representatives voted on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Out of Alabama’s seven-member delegation, six voted against the bill, with one voting for it.

Source: WHNT News 19

27 Feb 2021

U.S. Democratic Rep. Kurt Schrader opposes Biden's COVID-19 relief package

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the nearly $2 trillion relief package early Saturday. Schrader was one of only two Democrats to oppose the bill.

Source: OPB News

27 Feb 2021

FBI targeting single assailant in death investigation of Capitol police officer

The FBI said it is targeting a single assailant as it continues to investigate the death of U.S. Capitol police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died from injuries sustained in the Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot.

Source: NBC News

27 Feb 2021

Grenell to discuss potential California governor run with Trump Saturday

The former Trump official is considering jumping into a potential recall election against Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Source: Politico

27 Feb 2021

Xbox exclusives for 2021: a complete guide

We've got the whole of 2021 and all its upcoming games to look forward to, but if you're wondering just what you'll be playing, why not take a look through our detailed breakdown of all the exclusives arriving for Xbox in 2021.

Source: TrueAchievements

27 Feb 2021

Pope Francis expects to die in Rome, won't be buried in Argentina

Don’t cry for him Argentina, but Pope Francis expects to die in Rome. “I will not go back to Argentina.” the 84-year-old Pontiff told Argentine journalist and doctor Nelson Castro, who …

Source: New York Post

27 Feb 2021

Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls

Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the northern state of Niger, while security forces...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

27 Feb 2021

Myanmar Military Fires U.N. Envoy Who Spoke Against Its Coup

The regime fired the ambassador, U Kyaw Moe Tun, who called for international help in restoring democracy and gave the three-finger salute of the protest movement.

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

Pilot turned around before Gainesville crash that killed 3

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

27 Feb 2021

'Captain Tom': Funeral held for U.K. war veteran who raised millions for health service

An uplifting funeral was held to celebrate World War II veteran Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised millions for the U.K. health service during Covid.

Source: NBC News

27 Feb 2021

Biden urges quick action on COVID relief package: "We have no time to waste"

The House narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill early Saturday morning.

Source: CBS News

27 Feb 2021

Halo Infinite described as a soft reboot of the series

During a recent blog post, 343 Industries described Halo Infinite as a soft reboot and we can expect a throwback to the original Halo: Combat Evolved

Source: RealSport

27 Feb 2021

Jeremy Lin on Racism: 'Fighting Ignorance with Ignorance Will Get Us Nowhere'

Former NBA and current G League guard Jeremy Lin released a statement Saturday on Twitter on the heels of his allegation that he was called "coronavirus" during a game this season...

Source: Bleacher Report

27 Feb 2021

NOPD: Suspect shot deputy constable in New Orleans over mask argument

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting Friday night that killed a deputy constable.

Source: WDSU New Orleans

27 Feb 2021

Our eyes may provide early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Changes in retinas seem to mirror what’s going on in the brain. Researchers say eye tests may eventually lead to early treatments for some neurodegenerative ailments.

Source: The Washington Post

27 Feb 2021

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Duke, North Carolina, UConn in action on busy day for NCAA Tournament hopefuls

With 19 bubble teams in action, It's the busiest day yet for teams looking to pad their Big Dance resumes

Source: CBS Sports

27 Feb 2021

Biden seeks to walk fine line with Syria strike | TheHill

With his first known military strike, President Biden sought to send a strong message to Iran whi...

Source: The Hill

27 Feb 2021

February’s Snow Moon, the Last Full Moon of Winter, Lights Up the Sky This Weekend

The name has never felt so fitting. ❄️

Source: Prevention.com

27 Feb 2021

Maine CDC reports 197 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 197 new coronavirus cases on Saturday and one new death.

Source: WMTW Portland

27 Feb 2021

Jeremy Lin says he's 'not naming or shaming anyone' in wake of claim he was called 'coronavirus' on court

A day after a league official told ESPN's Marc J. Spears that the G League is investigating a claim made by Jeremy Lin that he was called "coronavirus" during a game, Lin tweeted that he's "not naming or shaming anyone."

Source: ESPN

27 Feb 2021

This Week in Apps: Twitter targets creators, Clubhouse security, Spotify’s plans for paid podcasts

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consu…

Source: TechCrunch

27 Feb 2021

At Least 25 Dead After Prison Break In Haitian Capital

As of late Friday, more than 200 inmates were still on the run, according to authorities. The outbreak is another setback for a country gripped by political turmoil and gang violence.

Source: NPR

27 Feb 2021

What's in an adjective? 'Democrat Party' label on the rise

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two days before the assault on the U.S. Capitol, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, a Republican, said supporters of then-President Donald Trump's claims of election...

Source: Associated Press

27 Feb 2021

42 people including students abducted last week in Nigeria released

At least 42 people, including students, who were kidnapped last week in an armed raid at a state-run school in Kagara in Niger state, northwest Nigeria, have been released, the vice-principal of the school, Mallam Saidu, told CNN Saturday.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

Report: Canceled Stadia projects included first-party multiplayer game, Savage Planet 2, Kojima exclusive

Another new report claims that first-party projects from Google Stadia included a sequel to Journey to the Savage Planet and much more.

Source: 9to5google.com

27 Feb 2021

Vaccine centers embrace stickers and selfie stations

Vaccine centers are finding new ways to let people show off on social media when they got a COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: The Verge

27 Feb 2021

LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic telling him to stay out of politics

LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble.

Source: NBC News

27 Feb 2021

Biden vows Texas shelter for young migrants 'won't stay open very long' | TheHill

President Biden on Friday pledged that a shelter for young ...

Source: The Hill

27 Feb 2021

'Daddy, I am so proud of you.' 100-year-old UK fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore honored at funeral

Captain Tom Moore, who raised millions for a British charity supporting the National Health Service by walking laps of his garden ahead of his 100th birthday, was honored at a funeral on Saturday.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

Sony’s PlayStation Network experiencing outage Saturday

The outage which apparently began Friday afternoon may be affecting certain games but not others. It wasn’t clear Saturday how widespread the outage was or what was causing it.

Source: The Verge

27 Feb 2021

Fatal Attack on Thai Man in San Francisco Fuels #StopAsianHate

The fatal assault in San Francisco on a defenseless older man was the latest terrifying episode for Asian-Americans, many of whom have endured racist taunts, rants and worse during the pandemic.

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

This week’s best tech deals: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Beats Solo Pro, and more

This weekend, save on Final Fantasy VII Remake on disc, which you’ll need to get the PS5 upgrade for free. You can also save on AMD’s Ryzen 7 5800X Zen 3 CPU, Beats’ Solo Pro noise-canceling headphones, and more.

Source: The Verge

27 Feb 2021

Iran claims US bombing in Syria will strengthen ISIS

Iran’s top security official said that the US is encouraging ISIS by dropping bombs on paramilitary fighters along the Iraqi border. “America’s recent action strengthens and expands the…

Source: New York Post

27 Feb 2021

Texans Release Pair Of Veteran Offensive Linemen Who Could Interest Steelers

In what is sure to be a trend around the league up until the start of the new league year, the Houston Texans have made a pair of veteran offensive linemen cuts. Both of which could interest the Pittsburgh Steelers. Earlier in the week, the team dumped swingm…

Source: Steelers Depot

27 Feb 2021

Here's who qualifies for a $1,400 stimulus payment under the American Rescue Plan

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan includes a provision for a third stimulus check worth up to $1,400 for taxpayers and each of their dependents.

Source: CNBC

27 Feb 2021

Facing recall threat, Gavin Newsom pushes reopenings

Newsom flatly rejects the suggestion that politics have played a role in his pandemic decisions and has not publicly acknowledged the recall effort even as he shifts to campaign-style events in major media markets across the state.

Source: Los Angeles Times

27 Feb 2021

Third stimulus check update: House passes coronavirus spending bill with $1,400 payments. Here’s the latest.

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill now goes to the U.S. Senate.

Source: nj.com

27 Feb 2021

House Narrowly Passes Massive COVID-Response Bill, Including $15 Minimum Wage

The House narrowly approved Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus-relief bill early Saturday morning, in a tight 219-212 vote that mostly fell along party...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

27 Feb 2021

CPAC 2021 in full swing, with Mike Pompeo, Kristi Noem, Marco Rubio among the speakers

The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) is in full swing on Saturday and will see a number of top names speaking about the issues facing the country and the conservative movement.

Source: Fox News

27 Feb 2021

Pokemon Platinum content has been spotted in Diamond & Pearl Remake

The Pokemon Company announced the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remakes yesterday during the eventful Pokemon Direct presentation. It now appears as though content from the third vers…

Source: My Nintendo News

27 Feb 2021

Myanmar police crank up pressure on protests after envoy calls for international action

Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators, Saturday, in major cities as protesters continue to decry the military takeover.

Source: NBC News

27 Feb 2021

Hasan Gokal, doctor fired after giving away expiring doses of COVID-19 vaccine, speaks out

In the ER, "human life always trumps any policy issues. No one ever questions that," said Hasan Gokal, who has a background is emergency medicine.

Source: CBS News

27 Feb 2021

Q&A: How the scars of Flint's water crisis shook faith in Covid-19 vaccine

Mistrust in the government is nothing new for the residents of Flint, Michigan. CNN's Go There team asked readers to submit questions to correspondent Omar Jimenez about what it was like reporting in Flint.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

She came to the U.S. with $300. Now she's part of NASA's Mars mission.

Much like the name of the rover, Diana Trujillo persevered.

Source: CBS News

27 Feb 2021

Report: NFL teams have left Texans voicemails with trade offers for Deshaun Watson

The Texans aren’t picking up the phone, but teams are still making offers for Deshaun Watson.

Source: USA Today

27 Feb 2021

'Dare mighty things': The man behind the secret message in the Mars rover's parachute

When NASA's Perseverance rover returned the first-ever video of a descent through the Martian atmosphere and landing on the red planet, a secret code was revealed in the parachute. Meet Ian Clark, a systems engineer at NASA who put it there to inspire people.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

Canelo-Yildirim: Live streaming results, RBR, how to watch, start time

Canelo Alvarez is back against Avni Yildirim tonight on DAZN.

Source: Bad Left Hook

27 Feb 2021

CDC announces travel restrictions for countries hit by Ebola

Travel precautions will be imposed for individuals coming to the US from Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo -- two countries fighting recent outbreaks of the Ebola virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

Republicans sued over proxy voting in the pandemic. Now they're using it to speak at CPAC.

Nearly two dozen Republicans attending CPAC in Florida have designated a proxy to vote on their behalf, citing the "ongoing public health emergency."

Source: USA Today

27 Feb 2021

House passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package

The House of Representatives passed overnight Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package.

Source: WWLP.com

27 Feb 2021

Hate crimes against Asian Americans are on the rise. Here's what activists, lawmakers and police are doing to stop the violence

Asian Americans are calling on political leaders and law enforcement to address growing concerns over coronavirus-related racial attacks.

Source: USA Today

27 Feb 2021

House Passes Biden's $1.9T Stimulus Plan—Without a Single GOP Vote in Favor

Prior rounds of major COVID legislation passed the House with bipartisan support, but this vote all but confirmed Biden’s first relief effort will travel a starkly partisan path.

Source: Daily Beast

27 Feb 2021

Third stimulus check: How soon might you receive a $1,400 check?

Congress could pass the $1.9 trillion relief bill by mid-March, experts say. Here's what you need to know.

Source: CBS News

27 Feb 2021

Stimulus: House Democrats approve $1.9 trillion Biden rescue package

The legislation includes a new round of stimulus checks and unemployment aid. Senate Democrats may clash on a minimum wage increase.

Source: Business Insider

27 Feb 2021

The House just passed Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill – here's what's next

The House's passing of Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan tees up days of debate and political deal-making in and around the Senate.

Source: CNBC

27 Feb 2021

Myanmar police deploy early to crank up pressure on protests

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month’s military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as protesters sought to...

Source: Associated Press

27 Feb 2021

New Orleans police officer fatally shot at high school basketball game

Source: ABC News

27 Feb 2021

FBI zeroes in on video of officer who died after Capitol riot

The video has not yet led to charges directly related to the death of the officer, Brian Sicknick.

Source: Politico

27 Feb 2021

Parents of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Tried to Pull Them Out of School Before They Were Taken

Residents in the Nigerian town where hundreds of schoolgirls were kidnapped say they warned authorities of “strange men” in the area prior to the abductions.

Source: Daily Beast

27 Feb 2021

10 Tips and Tricks for Getting Started in Outbreak Mode - Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Wiki Guide

This page is part of IGN's Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Wiki guide and details everything you need to know about getting started in the all-new

Source: IGN

27 Feb 2021

Officer fatally shot outside high school basketball game

A WWL-TV photographer covering the game reports a man near the high school gym firing multiple shots.

Source: WWLTV.com

27 Feb 2021

Neo-Nazi who planned to blow up synagogue sentenced to 19 years

A self-identified white supremacist and Neo-Nazi who planned to blow up a Colorado synagogue in 2019 was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison Friday.

Source: NBC News

27 Feb 2021

Pokémon Officially Announces 'Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl' Remakes and 'Legends: Arceus' Games

Also revealing new details about 'New Pokémon Snap.'

Source: HYPEBEAST

27 Feb 2021

New Orleans officer fatally shot at Carver game ID'd as Martinus Mitchum

Victim was Tulane University policeman, reserve deputy constable for 2nd City Court

Source: NOLA.com

27 Feb 2021

Biden surveys Texas weather damage, encourages virus shots

HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans clobbered by this month's brutal winter weather on Friday and pledged to stick with them “for the long haul” as he made his first...

Source: Associated Press

27 Feb 2021

Internet sleuths crack secret message hidden on Mars Perseverance's parachute

Source: Google News

27 Feb 2021

Portland-area residents tried 400,000 times to book 3,400 COVID vaccine appointments, prompting change to des

The state and local vaccine providers will begin a registry of seniors and others who want vaccinations at the Oregon Convention Center, then notify them when their turn in line comes up.

Source: OregonLive

27 Feb 2021

FBI identifies suspect in death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, sources say

The FBI has identified a suspect it's focusing on in the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, according to law enforcement officials.

Source: CNN

27 Feb 2021

County Releases Eligibility Requirements for New COVID-19 Vaccination Groups

Beginning tomorrow, San Diegans who work in emergency services, child care and education, food handling and agriculture workers can sign up for COVID-19 vaccination appointments.

Source: countynewscenter.com

27 Feb 2021

Griddy banned from Texas power market over payment breach

The Texas energy company Griddy has been banned from participating in the state’s power market, according to a report. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas revoked Griddy’s rights to enter the…

Source: New York Post

27 Feb 2021

LAPD: Lady Gaga’s dogs recovered safely after violent Hollywood robbery that left walker wounded

Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman brought the dogs to the LAPD’s Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, aro…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

27 Feb 2021

Health advocates warn Minnesota's COVID-19 vaccine priorities ignore high-risk individuals

New state vaccination guidelines leave off people with some chronic conditions and disabilities

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

27 Feb 2021

A PlayStation Network outage is affecting certain games

Sony says PS3, PS4 and PS5 owners may have trouble launching certain games or playing online right now.

Source: Engadget

27 Feb 2021

Deschutes County to receive 800 fewer COVID-19 vaccine first doses next week

The Oregon Health Authority has allocated 2,340 first-dose COVID-19 vaccines to Deschutes County for next week -- that's 800 fewer than this week, despite expanded eligibility to Oregonians 65 and over.

Source: KTVZ

27 Feb 2021

Senate Democrats move immediately to "Plan B" on minimum wage

The move comes after Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough​ ruled Thursday night that a $15 minimum wage hike cannot be included in the Senate COVID relief package.

Source: CBS News

27 Feb 2021

Biden to talk migration with Mexico's López Obrador,

US President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, "will discuss cooperation on migration," according to the White House.

Source: Business Insider

27 Feb 2021

Burma’s UN ambassador takes brave stand at the United Nations against recent military coup

Burma's UN Ambassador warned diplomats at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, that his country's military had become, "an existential threat," and called upon the world community to take action against the military who led the coup on Fe…

Source: Fox News

27 Feb 2021

White supremacist sentenced to nearly 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

27 Feb 2021

FBI Singles Out Person Seen On Video Spraying Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick

Sicknick was injured while fending off the mob of Trump supporters who attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. He died the following evening from his injuries.

Source: NPR

27 Feb 2021

Biden's getting exactly the border crisis he asked for

A new year, a new president, a return of an old problem: unaccompanied children crossing the border in droves. Thousands of children — usually older teens, 16 or 17, but Border Patrol agents report…

Source: New York Post

27 Feb 2021

John Geddert Charges: What Is Human Trafficking?

Experts say the filing of human trafficking charges against John Geddert, who died on Thursday, could have major ramifications for future prosecutions of coaches in the high-pressure world of elite sports.

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

Texas Power Market Is Short $2.1 Billion in Payments After Freeze

Electric retailers failed to make payments for power purchased when prices skyrocketed during the freeze, state grid operator says

Source: The Wall Street Journal

27 Feb 2021

Bill Gates Issues Serious Bitcoin Warning As Tesla Billionaire Elon Musk Stokes Crypto Price ‘Mania’

Billionaires from Microsoft founder-turned global philanthropist Bill Gates to Tesla chief executive Elon Musk are weighing in on bitcoin...

Source: Forbes

27 Feb 2021

Biden administration to open new tent facility in Texas amid surge in migrants at border

The Biden administration is preparing to open a new tent facility in Texas to hold migrants crossing the border, as officials scramble to deal with the combination of a surge in numbers and the challenges of COVID-19.

Source: Fox News

27 Feb 2021

Democrats Move to Salvage Minimum Wage Hike

As the House prepared to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package as early as Friday night, Democrats were searching for a Plan B to raise the minimum wage.

Source: New York Times

27 Feb 2021

Petco Park COVID-19 vaccination super site closing again through Tuesday

The Petco Park COVID-19 vaccination super station is closing again starting Saturday due to a shortage of the Moderna vaccine.

Source: fox5sandiego.com

27 Feb 2021

The newest Mars rover videoed its own landing

It involved parachutes, retro-rockets and cables

Source: The Economist

26 Feb 2021

Ethiopia’s War Leads to Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray Region, U.S. Report Says

A confidential U.S. government report found that people in Tigray are being driven from their homes in a war begun by Ethiopia, an American ally — posing President Biden’s first major test in Africa.

Source: New York Times

26 Feb 2021

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is a shadow of its former self after 18 months of crypto mining

A new video has demonstrated the effects of prolonged crypto mining on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. Seemingly, stressing the Turing card for so long in this way causes noticeable in-game performance drops, including to average FPS, 1% lows and GPU clock sp…

Source: Notebookcheck.net

26 Feb 2021

Why GameStop Stock Traders Should Beware The 'Law Of Twos And Threes'

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares closed at $101.74 Friday after the stock surged from under $45 on Wednesday to as high as $184.68 on Thursday. Some traders...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment