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8 May 2021

Obama announces death of former 'first dog' Bo

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday announced that former "first dog" Bo had died.

Source: NBC News

8 May 2021

Scotland Election Results Complicate Hopes for Independence Referendum

The Scottish National Party appeared likely to fall short of an outright majority, though pro-independence parties were on track to retain control of Scotland’s Parliament.

Source: New York Times

8 May 2021

States turning down Covid-19 vaccine doses as US demand declines

Reduced demand comes as Joe Biden has announced a plan to vaccinate 70% of US adults by the Fourth of July

Source: The Guardian

8 May 2021

New York Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson doesn't expect to be handed starting job - 'Position has to be earned'

Despite the lack of veteran quarterbacks on the Jets' roster, rookie Zach Wilson doesn't expect to be handed the starting job. "That position has to be earned," the No. 2 pick said Saturday on the second day of rookie minicamp.

Source: ESPN

8 May 2021

3 dead, including suspect, 2 injured after 'horrific' shooting, fire in Maryland

Source: ABC News

8 May 2021

2021 Wells Fargo Championship leaderboard: Live coverage, golf scores, updates, highlights in Round 3

Live scores, updates and highlights from Round 3 of the 2021 Wells Fargo Championship on Saturday

Source: CBS Sports

8 May 2021

Pro-independence parties poised to win majority in Scottish election, setting up clash with Boris Johnson over referendum

The May 6 election served as a proxy on whether Scotland should quit the United Kingdom or remain a part of it.

Source: The Washington Post

8 May 2021

Bryson DeChambeau takes early-morning flight back to Wells Fargo Championship after surprise of making cut

Bryson DeChambeau took a private jet back to the Wells Fargo Championship, had less than an hour to get ready for the third round at Quail Hollow Golf Club and shot a 3-under-par 68.

Source: ESPN

8 May 2021

After thinking he missed cut, Bryson DeChambeau flies back from Dallas to shoot 68 in Charlotte

Bryson DeChambeau flew home to Dallas after thinking he missed the cut. He had to fly back early Saturday morning to play Round 3.

Source: Golf Channel

8 May 2021

At least 30 killed, 52 wounded in blast near Kabul girls' school

At least 30 people have been killed and 52 others wounded in an explosion near a high school for girls in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Afghan officials said Saturday.

Source: CNN

8 May 2021

Gov. Hogan pardoning 34 victims of racial lynching in Maryland

A spokesperson for the Maryland Republican said the sweeping pardon is the first of its kind by a governor.

Source: Politico

8 May 2021

Medics: 200 Palestinians hurt in Al-Aqsa clashes with police

JERUSALEM (AP) — A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem left more than 200 Palestinians wounded, medics said Saturday, as the city braced for even more violence after weeks of…

Source: Associated Press

8 May 2021

Apple brass discussed disclosing 128-million iPhone hack, then decided not to

Emails entered into Epic Games lawsuit show execs contradicting Apple talking points.

Source: Ars Technica

8 May 2021

No, NASA photos are not evidence of fungus growing on Mars, sorry

Despite what you might have read, the claims about life on Mars are shoddy and unscientific.

Source: CNET

8 May 2021

SpaceX ready to break another rocket reuse record with launch early Sunday – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

8 May 2021

These Neanderthals Weren’t Cannibals, So Who Ate Them? Stone Age Hyenas.

An archaeological excavation south of Rome uncovered fossil remains of nine Neanderthals, along with the bones of hyenas, elephants and rhinoceroses.

Source: New York Times

8 May 2021

More people are dying from Covid in India than at any stage of the pandemic

India's daily Covid-19 death toll surpassed 4,000 for the first time on Saturday, with Tamil Nadu becoming the latest state to announce a complete lockdown to curb surging infections.

Source: CNN

8 May 2021

Comment: Epic vs. Apple case reveals how hollow tvOS and watchOS App Stores are

As the Epic court case goes on, we have been able to discover more about the App Store numbers and how hollow tvOS and watchOS stores feel.

Source: 9to5Mac

8 May 2021

CDC accepting COVID-19 home tests for international flights to US

On Friday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its COVID-19 testing requirements to accept home tests for international travelers flying to the U.S.

Source: Fox News

8 May 2021

Albert Pujols’ sad Angels ending is latest mega-deal warning: Sherman

Albert Pujols was last an elite player in 2012, or in the first season of the 10-year, $240 million contract he signed with the Angels in December 2011.

Source: New York Post

8 May 2021

Dozens of Palestinians wounded in confrontations with police at sacred site in Israel

More than 200 Palestinians and 17 police officers were injured as violence erupted at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound Friday.

Source: NBC News

8 May 2021

'Doesn't add a single penny': Fact-checking Biden's deficit claims

In the past, Republicans have typically fought the Democrats over concerns spending proposals would expand the deficit and the continually growing national debt. Having weathered those critiques during the Obama years, President Joe Biden's proposals to revit…

Source: CNN

8 May 2021

Dan's Daily: Flyers Help Penguins, Tom Wilson Reaches Out to Panarin

I certainly didn’t see that one coming. The Pittsburgh Penguins got some help from the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night as the Flyers beat the Washington Capitals and gave the Penguins a fighting chance at the East Division. Washington forward Tom Wilson r…

Source: Pittsburgh Hockey Now

8 May 2021

Has the Golden State lost its luster? California population shrinks for first time ever

State officials attributed California's historic population decline to the falling birth rate, deaths from COVID-19 and reductions in immigration.

Source: Los Angeles Times

8 May 2021

How Bill, Melinda Gates should navigate dating after a 'gray divorce': experts

Bill and Melinda Gates may not be too eager to rebound into other relationships following their divorce after 27 years of marriage, but should the billionaires elect to do so, relationship experts believe respectively that each of them should take their time …

Source: Fox News

8 May 2021

India records almost 4,200 Covid deaths in a day

County reports more than 400,000 new infections but experts suspect figures are gross underestimate

Source: The Guardian

8 May 2021

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says decision not to run for reelection was "made from a position of strength"

The move is a major surprise and comes even as her national profile is on the rise.

Source: CBS News

8 May 2021

Republicans want to purge Liz Cheney for refusing to kiss the ring of Trumpism

Cheney privately called Republicans’ embrace of the stolen-election conspiracy theory ‘a poison in the bloodstream of our democracy’. She’s right

Source: The Guardian

8 May 2021

Shamanism Endures In Both Koreas — But In The North, Shamans Risk Arrest Or Worse

Combining elements of animism, ancestor worship and folk religion, shamanism remains popular on both sides of the border. But it's illegal in the North, and some who practice it have been executed.

Source: NPR

8 May 2021

'I Feel Alive Again:' 103-Year-Old COVID Survivor Gets Vaccinated : Goats and Soda

Aziz Abdul Alim, from a remote part of northern Pakistan, urges people to get their COVID shot: 'Everyone should have the courage to take it.'

Source: NPR

8 May 2021

Biden contemplates a climate deal with the 'Trump of the tropics'

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is a climate-scoffing populist whose allies are hacking away at the Amazon, the rainforest that sucks up vast amounts of the world's carbon pollution.

Source: Politico

8 May 2021

12 Biggest WTF Moments In Resident Evil Village - RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE GAMEPLAY 60FPS PS5

Source: Google News

8 May 2021

Advocates sound alarm as restrictive voting laws pile up | TheHill

Voting advocates say that the urgency and need for federal oversight of state voting procedures —...

Source: The Hill

8 May 2021

CDC may roll out seasonal Covid-19 boosters to protect against variants

As experts grow concerned about a possible Covid-19 surge in the winter, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may roll out seasonal vaccine boosters.

Source: CNN

8 May 2021

New Jersey may never reach herd immunity from COVID. Here’s what that means.

The seemingly magical yet nebulous two-word goal likely won't be achieved to end the pandemic.

Source: nj.com

8 May 2021

FRL VP 'Doesn't Have An Issue' With Quest Store On Other Headsets

Facebook Reality Labs VP Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth, doesn't take issue with the idea of bringing the Oculus Quest store to other headsets.

Source: UploadVR

8 May 2021

Chinese rocket’s chaotic fall to Earth highlights problem of space junk

China has played down fears that its Long March 5B rocket could hit a populated area or a plane in flight but there is no shortage of problem debris in orbit

Source: The Guardian

8 May 2021

Chinese Rocket Falling Tracker As Out of Control Long March 5B Crashes Back to Earth

The Long March 5B is expected to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere at some point on Saturday but the point where it will crash down remains unknown.

Source: Newsweek

8 May 2021

GOP governors slash jobless aid to try to force more Americans to return to work

The new GOP cuts target the extra $300 in weekly payments that millions of Americans have received for months in addition to their usual unemployment checks

Source: The Washington Post

8 May 2021

Photo captures SpaceX Starlink satellites in sky over Kansas Flint Hills

Source: Google News

8 May 2021

This Is the City in Every State With the Most COVID-19 Cases

The U.S. has reported more than 32.1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as of May 6. More than 572,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 — the highest death toll of any country. The virus has spread throughout the country in a way that has been difficult to predi…

Source: 24/7 Wall St.

8 May 2021

Cleveland Indians join the dubious ranks of MLB teams no-hit twice in the same season

No team has ever been no-hit three times in the same season, but the 2021 Indians have 132 more chances to get there.

Source: cleveland.com

8 May 2021

EU and India Eye Trade Reboot to Confront Threats from China

Source: Bloomberg

8 May 2021

Marooned at Mar-a-Lago, Trump Still Has Iron Grip on Republicans

The vilification of Liz Cheney and a bizarre vote recount in Arizona showed the damage from his assault on a bedrock of democracy: election integrity.

Source: New York Times

8 May 2021

Golden Nuggets: The 49ers are valued as the 15th most valuable sports team in ‘21

Your daily San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, May 8, 2021

Source: Niners Nation

8 May 2021

He Balloon-Dropped 500,000 Anti-Kim Flyers on North Korea—Then Cops Knocked on His Door

In his last phone interview before cops raided his home and confiscated his cell, Park Sang-Hak discusses how he single handedly sparked another rift between the North and South.

Source: Daily Beast

8 May 2021

Epic Apparently Wanted First-Party Exclusives From Nintendo, Microsoft And Sony On Its Digital Storefront

But thought a deal with Nintendo would be a "moonshot"

Source: Nintendo Life

8 May 2021

India's surge hits southern states, prompts more lockdowns

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Two southern states in India became the latest to declare lockdowns, as coronavirus cases surge at breakneck speed across the country and pressure mounts on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to implement a nationwide shutdown...

Source: Associated Press

8 May 2021

Too Bad, Zuck: Just 4% of U.S. iPhone Users Let Apps Track Them After iOS Update

Apple recently rolled out its highly anticipated App Tracking Transparency feature with iOS 14.5, which lets users decide whether apps track their activity for targeted advertising. Overwhelmingly, users seem happy to leave app tracking disabled. Just 4% of …

Source: Gizmodo.com

8 May 2021

Gaetz and Greene Rile Up the MAGA Faithful With Talk of Guns and Election Lies at Florida Rally

“Allegations are just allegations. In this country, everybody is innocent until proven guilty. One day, I hope he runs for president,” one attendee said of Gaetz.

Source: Daily Beast

8 May 2021

Covid-19: More Vaccines Near Approval, but Global Drive Could Remain Stalled

The C.D.C. acknowledges that the coronavirus can drift in the air, infecting others. Pfizer seeks full F.D.A. approval for its vaccine.

Source: New York Times

8 May 2021

Covid-19: More Vaccines Near Approval, but Global Drive Could Remain Stalled

Sinopharm is the first Chinese shot to be classified as safe and effective by the World Health Organization, allowing the vaccine to be more widely distributed to poor and middle-income nations.

Source: New York Times

8 May 2021

Increased heart rate as a physiological response to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine - News

Although widely publicized, evidence for physiological responses to the vaccines is currently scarce in published literature. Giogiro Quer and Matteo Gadaleta of the Scripps Research Translational Institute in California, USA, led an investigation to obtain t…

Source: News-Medical.Net

8 May 2021

Reds' Miley pitches season's 4th no-hitter against Indians

Wade Miley pitched baseball's second no-hitter in three days, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win Friday night over the Cleveland Indians

Source: Fox News

8 May 2021

Cincinnati Reds' Wade Miley confounds Cleveland Indians for 2021's 4th no-hitter

Wade Miley pitched baseball's second no-hitter in three days -- and fourth already this season -- leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win Friday night over the Cleveland Indians.

Source: ESPN

8 May 2021

TiVo’s first Android TV dongle also appears to be its last

Last May, TiVo attempted to muscle in on Roku and Amazon with an HDMI streaming dongle of its own — the $70 TiVo Stream 4K. It now appears the company’s planning to abandon its Android TV dongle efforts entirely.

Source: The Verge

8 May 2021

Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

A large Chinese rocket that is out of control is set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, bringing a final wave of concern before its debris makes impact somewhere on Earth.

Source: CNN

8 May 2021

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders: Live round-by-round updates

Follow Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders live round-by-round updates for their main event showdown Saturday night.

Source: MMA Fighting

8 May 2021

WATCH: Lights in the sky over Pittsburgh

The lights are SpaceX's latest batch of Starlink satellites.

Source: WTAE Pittsburgh

8 May 2021

Israeli-Palestinian Clashes Escalate In Ramadan Night Violence At Al-Aqsa Mosque

Palestinian medics said more than 20 Palestinians were hospitalized after Israeli police in riot gear confronted Muslim worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Israel said six police officers were injured.

Source: NPR

8 May 2021

Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Post reporters’ phone records

The action grew out of a leak investigation surrounding reporting on Russia’s role in the 2016 election.

Source: The Washington Post

8 May 2021

Democrats, activists blast reported Trump DOJ effort to get journalists' phone records | TheHill

Democrats and free press advocates blasted a new report showing that the Department of Justice (DOJ) under former President Trump obtained phone records of Washington Post reporters and attempted to access their email records.

Source: The Hill

8 May 2021

Michigan: 54% vaccinated, including residents outside state

Michigan says 54% of adults ages 16 and up had gotten at least one COVID-19 shot, a roughly 2.5 percentage point jump after factoring in people who were vaccinated outside the state or at federal facilities.

Source: WOODTV.com

8 May 2021

Trump DOJ secretly seized phone records from Washington Post reporters

The Trump administration’s Justice Department secretly obtained phone records for three Washington Post reporters who published stories detailing discussions between Russia and members of former President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, according to a report Fr…

Source: Fox News

8 May 2021

Montana governor signs bill banning transgender girls from girls' sports in schools

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a bill Friday that prohibits transgender girls from participating in girls' sports in schools, according to the records of the state legislature.

Source: CNN

8 May 2021

California population declines for first time in recorded history

Births and the usual influx of immigrants slowed while deaths soared during the pandemic.

Source: CBS News

8 May 2021

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity lands at new airfield after 5th flight

Ingenuity just made a one-way flight as its mission enters a new phase.

Source: Space.com

8 May 2021

Regrading 49ers’ 2018 NFL draft class

The San Francisco 49ers had a big hit in the 2018 NFL draft, but a couple bad misses as well.

Source: USA Today

8 May 2021

Resident Evil Village Collector's Edition Unboxing

Source: Google News

8 May 2021

India's Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi

Narendra Modi's carefully crafted image has taken a hit as India reels from a punishing Covid wave.

Source: BBC News

8 May 2021

California leaving: State population declines for first time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s population fell by more than 182,000 last year, the first yearly loss ever recorded for the nation’s most populous state that halted a growth streak dating to its founding in 1850 on the heels of a gold rush that prompte…

Source: Associated Press

8 May 2021

Evictions in Jerusalem Become Focus of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The effort to evict six Arab families from a contested neighborhood has drawn attention to the Israeli effort to remove Palestinians from parts of East Jerusalem and led to protests.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

EU calls on US to push exports to counter vaccine shortage

The European Union called on the United States Friday to start boosting its vaccine exports to contain the global COVID-19 crisis, and said that the U.S. backing of patent waivers would provide only a long-term solution at best.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

NASA launch could produce brief auroras visible from West Michigan

A unique NASA launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia could be visible from West Michigan on Saturday.

Source: WOODTV.com

7 May 2021

Kayleigh McEnany on Jen Psaki's remarks advising Biden to avoid questions: She's 'broadcasting WH strategy'

Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany offered her reaction to comments made by her successor, current White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, about discouraging President Biden from taking impromptu questions from reporters

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Zion Williamson is out indefinitely with a fractured finger | SportsCenter

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

Justice Dept. Indicts Former Officers in George Floyd Death

The indictment was a rare instance of police officers facing accusations of federal civil rights violations.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque; dozens hurt

Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police late Friday at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a major holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews, in an escalation of weeks of violence in Jerusalem that has reverberated across the region.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

White House acknowledges mysterious health attacks occurred in US, reviewing intel on incidents

Source: ABC News

7 May 2021

You can see the International Space Station (and China's Tianhe, too) in the night sky this weekend

Source: Space.com

7 May 2021

Israeli police clash with protesters over Palestinian evictions

Up to 178 Palestinians and six officers injured in skirmishes at al-Aqsa mosque and around east Jerusalem

Source: The Guardian

7 May 2021

900,000 Americans Estimated To Have Died From COVID-19, Study Says

Public health experts agree that official COVID-19 death tolls are undercounts, but there is disagreement over how high the actual tolls are.

Source: HuffPost

7 May 2021

Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz upset at the 'shameful' way Angels handled Albert Pujols situation

David Ortiz believes a player of Albert Pujols' caliber should have been allowed to determine the end of his career.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

7 May 2021

'Ghost gun' crackdown proposal issued by Department of Justice

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is seeking to update the legal definition of firearm in an effort to crack down on 'ghost guns.'

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Justice Department proposes new regulation on firearm definitions that targets 'ghost guns'

The Justice Department will propose a rule that seeks to reclassify the definition of a firearm to close the regulatory loophole associated with producing unmarked weapons, known as "ghost guns."

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Teacher who disarmed Idaho school shooter 'touched' by 'outpouring of love'

The eighth-grade math teacher credited with putting an end to the shooting of an eastern Idaho middle school is thanking the community for the love. Caption: KUTV: Michael Locklear reports Krista Gneiting posted in the Life In Rigby Facebook group, in part: M…

Source: KUTV 2News

7 May 2021

Texas Democrat revives trans athlete bill in retaliation against his party

A Texas Democrat revived a bill to bar transgender students from competing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity after the bill  failed.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Scottish election 2021: Results in maps and charts

The picture across Scotland with 48 seats declared after the end of the first day of counting.

Source: BBC News

7 May 2021

YouTube Found the Pettiest Loophole in Its Battle Against Roku

Just a week after Roku yanked YouTube TV from its app store thanks to an ongoing feud with Google, it looks like YouTube found a clever (if not extremely petty) workaround. YouTube TV is now going to be available in the main YouTube app on Roku.

Source: Gizmodo.com

7 May 2021

Biden administration releases first batch of White House visitor logs

Amid the pandemic, though, most meetings have been virtual.

Source: Politico

7 May 2021

Atlanta Mayor Faces Criticism Over 'Covid Crime Wave'

Keisha Lance Bottoms, who announced she would not run for re-election, faced criticism for her city’s sharp increase in violence.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

Tom Brady reportedly urged players to stand united on changing offseason workout rules on NFLPA call

Tom Brady believes the players should push for a modified offseason.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

7 May 2021

Authorities: Fake vaccination cards sold at California bar

Source: ABC News

7 May 2021

CNN obsesses over Trump's White House lawn on homepage, buries Biden's disappointing jobs report

CNN appears to be prioritizing the "headache" apparently caused by former President Trump's White House lawn over current President Biden's disappointing jobs report.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Tom Brady calls for players to stand united and have 'very intense negotiations' with NFL on offseason program

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady delivered an impassioned speech during an NFLPA call on Friday imploring for players to have

Source: NFL News

7 May 2021

States enter the unemployment fray

It comes as South Carolina and Montana say they will nix the federal unemployment benefits, citing worker shortages.

Source: Axios

7 May 2021

Zion Williamson out indefinitely with fractured finger as Pelicans blame injury on officiating

David Griffin called Zion Williamson's injury was "avoidable," saying his franchise superstar was injured because of the way he is officiated in the paint.

Source: ESPN

7 May 2021

881 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

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

Source: WCVB Boston

7 May 2021

California's population dropped for the first time in the state's recorded history

California's population fell in 2020 for the first time since the state population estimates started being recorded due to Covid-19 deaths, a decline in immigration and a lower birth rate, according to the California Department of Finance.

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Tom Brady reached out to Buccaneers rookie QB Kyle Trask and here's how the conversation went

Brady is already looking at getting some throwing in with his newest teammate

Source: CBS Sports

7 May 2021

AFC South draft grades: Jaguars set foundation for new era; Colts play long game

Did the Jaguars send their reboot into overdrive with a Clemson-led 2021 NFL Draft haul? How did the Colts, Texans and Titans fare? Dan Parr provides the division's draft report card.

Source: NFL News

7 May 2021

YouTube ratchets up Roku face-off by adding YouTube TV to main YouTube app

And Google may send free streaming devices to some YouTube TV subscribers, the latest escalation in its standoff with Roku over a distribution deal.

Source: CNET

7 May 2021

Airborne Coronavirus Is a Threat, the CDC Acknowledges

The new focus underscores the need for the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue standards for employers to address potential hazards in the workplace, multiple experts say.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

Resident Evil Village Sets New Series Record With 100,000 Concurrent Players on Steam - IGN

Resident Evil Village release day sees a new series record with 100,000 players on Steam.

Source: IGN

7 May 2021

CDC website now emphasizes coronavirus spreads in the air

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated Friday its explanations on how coronavirus is transmitted, stressing that inhalation is one of the main ways the virus is spread and placing less emphasis on the risk of picking it up from surfaces.

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Chinese rocket debris expected to plunge toward Earth

Source: ABC News

7 May 2021

CDC warns virus can spread more than 6 feet under certain conditions | TheHill

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in a document published Friday of "re...

Source: The Hill

7 May 2021

Liz Cheney bombshell: Pal says on-the-outs GOP leader planned anti-Trump op-ed by 10 defense secretaries

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) — who is facing possible ouster from her leadership position next week — quietly orchestrated a Washington Post op-ed by 10 living former defen…

Source: New York Post

7 May 2021

NASA's rocket launch could light up sky on Saturday

NASA says residents in some parts of the U.S. could be entertained with a sweet treat on Saturday with a light show in the sky.

Source: The Denver Channel

7 May 2021

DPH Releases Data on Covid-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Cases Highlighting Vaccine Effectiveness

Source: Ct.gov

7 May 2021

Why you may see strange bright lights in the San Francisco Bay Area sky tonight

And here's when to see them.

Source: SFGate

7 May 2021

California Population Declines for First Time in More Than a Century

Pandemic-related deaths and immigration declines added to long-running trends

Source: The Wall Street Journal

7 May 2021

Agent's Take: 2021 NFL rookie contract projections for key Round 1 picks, plus a rookie wage scale explainer

Here's everything you need to know about 2021 rookie deals

Source: CBS Sports

7 May 2021

California reports first ever yearly population decline

The new state numbers reflect the state's population as of January 2021. State officials say a declining birth rate, plus reductions in international immigration and an increase in deaths because of the coronavirus, led to the state's first year-over-year pop…

Source: KCRA Sacramento

7 May 2021

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says decision not to run for reelection was "made from a position of strength"

The move is a major surprise and comes even as her national profile is on the rise.

Source: CBS News

7 May 2021

A Family's Quest For A Hospital Bed Reveals The Philippines' Dire COVID Crisis : Goats and Soda

In Manila, a family unites to secure care and treatment for Daddy Lolo, their beloved grandfather. Along the way, they witness just how ill-equipped the country is to manage COVID.

Source: NPR

7 May 2021

Tom Brady reached out to Kyle Trask, inviting the rookie to throw with him

Tom Brady will remain the Bucs’ starting quarterback as long as he wants to remain the Bucs’ starting quarterback. The team has made it clear it was not placing an expiration date on Brady when it drafted Kyle Trask in the second round last weekend. Brady alr…

Source: NBCSports.com

7 May 2021

Chinese rocket debris photographed in space

An Italian astrophysicist has captured the almost 100-foot Chinese rocket core that is expected to make an uncontrolled reentry into Earth's atmosphere over the weekend.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

NASA increases prices for ISS private astronaut missions

NASA has increased the prices it will charge for private astronaut missions to the ISS, saying the new prices reflect the true costs of supporting them.

Source: SpaceNews

7 May 2021

96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find

Some of the first data on user behavior exceeds advertisers' worst fears.

Source: Ars Technica

7 May 2021

China's Sinopharm Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use By W.H.O.

The World Health Organization has approved a Chinese vaccine for emergency use. The announcement comes at a time when officials in the country are warning of a domestic shortage.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

(Update: Roku Responds) As Talks With Roku Continue, Google Adds YouTube TV Workaround to YouTube App

(Editor’s Note: Updated post with official statement from Roku) The latest move in the ongoing fight between Roku and Google sees the latter adding a workaround of sorts to allow YouTube TV access through the standard YouTube app. In a blog post titled “Next …

Source: Cord Cutters News, LLC

7 May 2021

Green list countries for England revealed

The transport secretary announces a green list of countries deemed safest for travel from England.

Source: BBC News

7 May 2021

COVID-19 in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Source: Chicago Tribune

7 May 2021

Critics sound alarm on Biden’s land and water conservation plan, call it a ‘land grab’

The Biden administration proposed a plan, titled "America the Beautiful," in hopes of boosting the conservation of U.S. land and water by the year 2030. The report is a decade-long effort, called "30x30," which mandates protecting 30% of America’s waterways a…

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Are the Clippers a playoff sleeper? Do the Nets lack continuity? Will the Lakers be a play-in team?

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

Biden seizes on disappointing job numbers to make the case for his $4 trillion in spending plans

President Joe Biden argued that disappointing economic numbers released Friday provide all the more reason for Congress to pass his proposed $4 trillion in infrastructure and education spending that he says will provide a jumpstart to a labor market still fee…

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Biden says wearing masks inside 'still good policy,' even when vaccinated

President Biden defended wearing a mask inside even when everyone around is vaccinated Friday, adding that it is “still good policy.”

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Scotland's Future Casts Shadow Over Johnson's Election Win

Source: Bloomberg

7 May 2021

Montana, South Carolina to kick people off jobless benefits even as unemployment rises

Montana and South Carolina are ending participation in federal unemployment programs in June. More states may follow.

Source: CNBC

7 May 2021

Google goes nuclear against Roku by adding YouTube TV to the main YouTube app

Google is escalating its ongoing dispute with Roku by letting customers stream YouTube TV directly through the YouTube app. The two sides have been unable to reach a new deal to renew YouTube TV’s placement on Roku’s platform.

Source: The Verge

7 May 2021

NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever <a href="https://ww…

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

Bears could leave Soldier Field in near future, plus dissecting Aaron Rodgers situation, Day 3 impact rookies

Here's everything you need to know about the NFL for May 7

Source: CBS Sports

7 May 2021

Yankees to promote Miguel Andújar from Triple-A Scranton

The former Rookie of the Year runner-up is coming back with Gio Urshela nursing a knee injury.

Source: Pinstripe Alley

7 May 2021

Sen. Lindsey Graham says the GOP can't move forward without Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Thursday that the Republican Party cannot continue without former President Donald Trump.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Watch — and hear — NASA’s Ingenuity copter zip around on Mars

NASA on April 7th released combined audio and video of its Ingenuity helicopter flying above the surface of Mars, as captured by instruments aboard the Perseverance rover.

Source: The Verge

7 May 2021

'Don't take questions': White House press secretary frowns on Biden's media interaction

White House press secretary Jen Psaki "doesn't recommend" that President Joe Biden regularly answer questions from the media.

Source: USA Today

7 May 2021

Hundreds of COVID victims’ bodies still in refrigerated trucks on NYC waterfront

The bodies of hundreds of New Yorkers are still sitting in a refrigerated morgue on the Brooklyn waterfront more than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Big Apple.

Source: Www.https

7 May 2021

Biden reacts to weak jobs report, says US 'still digging out of an economic collapse,' but on 'right track'

President Biden on Friday said the country is “still digging out of an economic collapse” amid the coronavirus pandemic, but that the U.S. is on the “right track,” as the administration reported that the economy created 266,000 jobs in April.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Resident Evil Village - Official Launch Trailer

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

Lindsey Graham says GOP can't 'move forward' without Trump

Trump’s involvement in the GOP is coming to a head as Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) appears poised to oust House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) in leadership.

Source: New York Post

7 May 2021

Keisha Lance Bottoms on why she won't seek reelection for Atlanta mayor: 'This is a decision made from a position of strength, not weakness'

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, at a Friday morning press conference, explained her surprise decision not to seek reelection as the city’s mayor. “I need...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

7 May 2021

Weak jobs report shows the need for massive jobs and families bills, Biden says

Hiring slowed dramatically in April, with nonfarm payrolls increasing by a much less than expected 266,000 and the unemployment rate rising to 6.1%.

Source: CNBC

7 May 2021

WHO approves Covid vaccine made by China's Sinopharm for emergency use

The new addition to the list could hasten efforts to control the spread of Covid, which has recently spread to record high infection levels in some countries.

Source: CNBC

7 May 2021

Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis police officers indicted by federal grand jury

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and three of his co-defendants on charges of violating George Floyd's civil rights last year.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Astronauts Lay Bare SpaceX Crew Dragon Flight And Journey Experience

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker, Soichi Noguchi and Victor Glover, shared details about their experience traveling onboard Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Crew Dragon capsule as part of their SpaceX Crew-1 mission for the space…

Source: Wccftech

7 May 2021

Biden’s historic 30 by 30 conservation plan, explained

The America the Beautiful initiative could redefine US conservation as we know it.

Source: Vox

7 May 2021

Packers offered to make Aaron Rodgers NFL's highest-paid quarterback: report

Details about the growing rift between the Green Bay Packers and star quarterback Aaron Rodgers continue to surface almost daily and, according to one report this week, the Packers tried to mend the relationship by offering to make Rodgers the highest-paid qu…

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Boris Johnson's Tories pick up seat in Hartlepool, punching hole in Labour's 'red wall'

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party picked up a major victory on Friday, winning a seat in the northeast town of Hartlepool -- a seat held by the opposition Labour Party since it was formed and a brick in Labour’s now-crumbling "red wall."

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Army trainee charged after hijacking South Carolina school bus

Jovan Collazo boarded the bus with a gun, held driver and elementary students hostage

Source: MarketWatch

7 May 2021

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Nancy Messonnier had drawn former President Donald Trump’s ire last year for her early warning about the pandemic.

Source: Politico

7 May 2021

Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10X, its Chrome OS competitor

Microsoft has reportedly shelved Windows 10X. The OS variant was supposed to originally ship on dual-screen devices before being reworked as a simplified Windows for laptops.

Source: The Verge

7 May 2021

CDC official who issued early warnings about the threat of Covid will resign

Dr. Nancy Messonnier, the CDC health expert who sounded alarms about the threat posed to the U.S. by the coronavirus, is resigning.

Source: CNBC

7 May 2021

Why investors are paying attention to elections in Scotland

Investors are waiting for the final results of parliamentary elections in Scotland that could spark radical changes to the political and economic landscape of the United Kingdom.

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Microsoft is finally updating its 26-year-old icons from Windows 95

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 a fresh coat of paint. But it's not just getting a touch-up — Microsoft is doing all the fine details, getting under the switch plates and sanding the molding.

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Houston Astros Reportedly Complained to MLB About Other Teams' Fans Taunting Them

The Astros are not the victims in this story, no matter how much they complain.

Source: bleachernation.com

7 May 2021

Sharks Use Earth’s Magnetic Fields to Guide Them Like a Map – “It Really Is Mind Blowing”

Sea turtles are known for relying on magnetic signatures to find their way across thousands of miles to the very beaches where they hatched. Now, researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology on May 6, 2021, have some of the first solid evidence that s…

Source: SciTechDaily

7 May 2021

The Super League Founders Are Now at War With One Another

Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona are threatening to extract damages from their former partners in a doomed European Super League.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

Dear Doctor: Should I double up on COVID-19 vaccine doses?

When the crush relents, would you see any difficulty in adding the J&J vaccine at my own expense on top of the two Moderna doses I've already received?

Source: OregonLive

7 May 2021

More than two dozen people recovered from big rig in Texas, police say | TheHill

More than two dozen people were recovered from a big rig on Thursday ...

Source: The Hill

7 May 2021

Deadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse in Brazil

A bloody, hourslong gunbattle in a Rio de Janeiro slum echoed into Friday, with authorities saying the police mission killed two dozen criminals while residents and activists claimed human rights abuses.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Tech Stocks Climb Despite Disappointing Jobs Report

Nasdaq outperforms other indexes; Treasury yields drop

Source: The Wall Street Journal

7 May 2021

Mexican president calls US 'interventionist' ahead of meeting with Harris | TheHill

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador lambasted the Biden administration for U.S. financi...

Source: The Hill

7 May 2021

4 ex-cops indicted on US civil rights charges in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man’s constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pav…

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

Jake Paul Banned from Attending Brother Logan's Fight vs Floyd Mayweather After Brawl

Jake Paul has reportedly been banned from the June 6 fight between his brother, Logan Paul, and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. after he sparked a brawl by...

Source: Bleacher Report

7 May 2021

U.N. Calls For Investigation As Police In Brazil Kill At Least 24 In Rio Drug Raid

The operation aimed at alleged drug traffickers resulted in a terrifying shootout in one of the city's poorest slums. One police officer also died in the raid.

Source: NPR

7 May 2021

Melinda Gates reportedly 'furious' after she and Bill met with Jeffrey Epstein

Bill Gates and his wife visited Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse in September 2013, according to The Daily Beast, which citing sources who said Melinda was “furious” after the …

Source: New York Post

7 May 2021

'Grey's Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo's Dangerous Season 2 Explosion Stunt

RELATED STORIES Good Doctor Preview: Shaun Worries That Lea Could Miscarry Following Pregnancy Scare -- Watch Sneak Peek Grey's Anatomy Recap: 'Japril' in May -- Plus, How Jackson's Leaving the Show Thursday’s promos for next week’s fan-favorite repeats of Gr…

Source: TVLine

7 May 2021

Big Chinese rocket segment set to fall to Earth

Tracking radars are following closely the gradual fall to Earth of a large Chinese rocket vehicle.

Source: BBC News

7 May 2021

'Wasn't my time': Mexico man who changed subway cars survives deadly collapse

A survivor of Mexico's elevated subway line collapse said his decision to change cars saved him as he and others say the collapse was avoidable.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Colorado identifies Indian coronavirus variant in at least 5 residents

Health officials in Colorado have identified five cases of a coronavirus variant first discovered in India.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Lindsey Graham: GOP can't 'move forward without President Trump' | TheHill

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday said the Republican Par...

Source: The Hill

7 May 2021

SpaceX might try to fly the first Starship prototype to successfully land a second time

SpaceX is fresh off a high for its Starship spacecraft development program, but according to CEO Elon Musk, it’s already looking ahead to potentially repeating its latest success with an unplanned early reusability experiment. Earlier this week, SpaceX flew t…

Source: TechCrunch

7 May 2021

Indians spend days in line for COVID vaccines and oxygen as coronavirus infections set another record

More than 414,000 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in a single day, as thousands languish in lines amid shortages of oxygen and vaccines.

Source: CBS News

7 May 2021

Albert Pujols' Angels Tenure Ends with Both Sides Wondering What Could've Been

Albert Pujols will be remembered for much more than his .198 batting average, but .198 will play an important role in his story when his career comes to a close...

Source: Bleacher Report

7 May 2021

COVID-19 infections surge as India's hard-hit capital faces oxygen shortage

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

New Study Says U.S. Covid Death Toll Is Actually 900,000, Far Higher Than Reported

The analysis found the global death toll was double the official tally.

Source: Slate Magazine

7 May 2021

Pressure rises for India lockdown; surge breaks record again

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced growing pressure Friday to impose a strict nationwide lockdown, despite the economic pain it will exact, as a startling surge in coronavirus cases that has pummeled the country's health system shows n…

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

WHO panel OKs emergency use of China's Sinopharm vaccine

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U...

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

Google Photos' free unlimited storage ends on June 1st

You have less than a month to upload all the images you want on Google Photos without having to pay anything for additional storage..

Source: Engadget

7 May 2021

The Arizona GOP's Maricopa County audit: What to know about it

Whatever the outcome, the Republican Senate's recount and audit will not change the results of the 2020 election.

Source: CBS News

7 May 2021

Unsolved mysteries of the Warhammer 40k universe with loremaster Dan Abnett

Best-selling author goes deep—like, real deep—on wild and crazy Warhammer questions.

Source: Ars Technica

7 May 2021

Mexico City train crash survivor changed cars right before

A decision to change cars to be closer to a station exit may have saved Erik Bravo when a Mexico City subway line collapsed, killing 25 people.

Source: Los Angeles Times

7 May 2021

China rocket landing hard to predict, may be May 8 in Turkemnistan

Estimates will "vary wildly" until the rocket is closer, says 18th Space Control Squadron, a branch of the US military that tracks space debris.

Source: Business Insider

7 May 2021

Sixth-grade girl accused of opening fire at Idaho middle school, wounding 3

All of the alleged victims are expected to survive.

Source: CBS News

7 May 2021

Epic goes on offensive against Apple exec in attack on 'walled garden'

Apple's top app store executive on Thursday faced an avalanche of documents unleashed Thursday by an Epic Games lawyer aiming to prove allegations that the iPhone maker has been gouging app maker

Source: WRAL Tech Wire

7 May 2021

Texas House passes controversial voting bill | TheHill

After an all-night session, the Texas state House passed a GOP-backed measure that would bar publ...

Source: The Hill

7 May 2021

“I Felt Really Heavy!” – NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Discuss Their Historic Mission and Return to Earth

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, participated in the first media event following their mission and splashdown, where they answered questions abou…

Source: SciTechDaily

7 May 2021

Newest Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Flip 3 leak points to unimpressive charging speeds

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 could support 25W charging, a new certification listing suggests. The smaller Galaxy Z Flip 3 might use slower 15W charging tech.

Source: PhoneArena

7 May 2021

Drugs raid shootout in Brazil leaves 25 dead - BBC News

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

Texas voting restrictions bill gets House OK, headed for negotiations

The House voted 81-64 to advance a pared down version of priority GOP legislation. Lawmakers huddled off the chamber’s floor throughout the night to cut a deal and again rework Senate Bill 7 through a flurry of amendments.

Source: The Texas Tribune

7 May 2021

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque; 53 hurt

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police late Friday at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a major holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews, in an escalation of weeks of violence in Jerusalem that has reverberated across the region...

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

Despite Democrats’ late-night efforts, Texas House passes GOP bill aimed at tighter election restrictions

After a lengthy debate, the Republican-controlled state House advanced new voting restrictions in Texas.

Source: The Washington Post

7 May 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney could lose GOP leadership role over her criticism of Trump. What does that mean?

Rep. Liz Cheney is angering her fellow Republicans over her criticism of Trump as the party looks to retake Congress in 2022.

Source: USA Today

7 May 2021

Virginia G.O.P.’s Choices for Governor: ‘Trumpy, Trumpier, Trumpiest’

As the party prepares to pick its nominee this weekend, the race embodies the collapse of Republican power in a state that has tilted more sharply to Democrats than perhaps any other.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

Biden's Narrower Immigration Focus Frustrates Advocates

The president rolled out a plan to overhaul the immigration system on his first day in office. Last week he shifted to talk about a narrower approach. Some advocates feel abandoned.

Source: NPR

7 May 2021

NY Yankees news: Gio Urshela suffers knee injury

Gio Urshela suffers knee injury yesterday; Major lineup decision made “just for the heck of it;” Yankees prepping Miguel Andújar to play left field

Source: Pinstripe Alley

7 May 2021

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party sweeps aside Labour in Hartlepool, northern town

Boris Johnson's governing Conservative Party won a new seat in parliament on Friday, ousting the Labour Party in the northern English town of Hartlepool.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Elon Musk says SpaceX might refly Starship after historic landing

Update: CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX “might try to refly SN15 soon” after it became the first Starship to ace a high-altitude launch and survive the landing. In other words, SpaceX might be about to kick off what’s bound to be a long and fruitful future of …

Source: Teslarati

7 May 2021

Texas Republican lawmakers advance elections bill

Texas Republican lawmakers advanced an elections bill early Friday following hours of debate.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

India reports over 400,000 daily cases for the third time in a week as second wave hammers country

Health ministry data released Friday showed there were 414,188 new cases over a 24-hour period, where at least 3,915 people succumbed to the disease.

Source: CNBC

7 May 2021

South Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Add Firing Squad to Executions List

State lawmakers have voted to add the firing squad as an alternative to the electric chair or lethal injection, with the drugs used for capital punishment in short supply.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

DeSantis says Floridians receiving unemployment benefits will need to start looking for work again

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week said those residents receiving unemployment benefits will soon be required once again to show proof they’re looking for a job.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

U.K. Conservatives Win Hartlepool Parliament Seat

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s recent troubles didn’t seem to bother voters in Hartlepool, a struggling town in the northeast of England.

Source: New York Times

7 May 2021

Clippers push injury-riddled Lakers closer to play-in tournament with blowout victory

The Lakers are fighting for their playoff lives

Source: CBS Sports

7 May 2021

4.7 quake hits near Lake Tahoe seconds after early-warning system alert

A 4.7 quake struck the Tahoe area on Thursday night seconds after the earthquake early...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

7 May 2021

India cases hit new record as calls grow for strict lockdown

NEW DELHI (AP) — With coronavirus cases surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a debate whether restrictions imposed by individual states are enough...

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

LAKERS at CLIPPERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | May 6, 2021

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

Rosenthal: Angels’ split with Albert Pujols was awkward, uncomfortable and necessary

Albert Pujols received no pomp and circumstance on his last day with the Angels because he wasn't willing to accept the grim truth.

Source: The Athletic

7 May 2021

Rio's deadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A bloody, hourslong gunbattle in a Rio de Janeiro slum echoed into Friday, with authorities saying the police mission successfully eliminated two dozen criminals, while residents and activists claimed human rights abuses...

Source: Associated Press

7 May 2021

Apple's app store chief fends off attacks in antitrust trial

Source: Fox Business

7 May 2021

Modi presses ahead with $1.8 billion parliament renovation even as Covid-19 ravages India

While hospitals plead for life-saving oxygen and Covid-19 patients die in their thousands, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing ahead with a $1.8 billion parliamentary revamp -- including a new home for the country's leader.

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Qualcomm chip vulnerability found in millions of Google, Samsung, and LG phones

Cybersecurity researchers with Check Point notified Qualcomm last year, and it was patched in December 2020.

Source: ZDNet

7 May 2021

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term.

Source: Politico

7 May 2021

28 loaded on VIA buses, 1 hospitalized after dozens bail out of 18-wheeler at far East Side truck stop, SAPD says

Homeland Security Investigations responded to a call from San Antonio after police say 80 to 100 people escaped from the back of an 18-wheeler when an officer arrived to investigate the suspicious big rig at a far East Side truck stop.

Source: KSAT San Antonio

7 May 2021

Global COVID-19 death toll more than double the estimates: study

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation says COVID killed nearly 6.9 million compared with the reported 3.2 million.

Source: Al Jazeera English

7 May 2021

Seeing lights in the sky? SpaceX Starlink satellite — not UFOs — passes over Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re seeing a strange string of lights in the sky Thursday night, don’t worry. It’s not aliens invading. It’s just a SpaceX Starlink satellite traveling over the Kansas City region. Others in various parts of the central Midwest, like …

Source: WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

7 May 2021

Chinese Rocket Plunging Toward Earth Expected To Land This Weekend

U.S. Space Command says the exact entry point into the Earth's atmosphere cannot be pinpointed until hours before its reentry, which is expected sometime around May 8.

Source: NPR

7 May 2021

Melinda Gates warned Bill about Epstein, per The Daily Beast

Sources told The Daily Beast that Bill Gates' relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein "still haunts" Melinda.

Source: Business Insider

7 May 2021

Did DeSantis violate First Amendment with Fox News-only bill signing?

Experts said the Florida governor likely ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution with his staged event in West Palm Beach.

Source: Tampa Bay Times

7 May 2021

Texas lawmakers race against the clock to push through new voting restrictions

Legislators began debating a bill Thursday night that would restrict voting in what is already the hardest state to vote in nationwide<br>

Source: The Guardian

7 May 2021

Detroit Pistons snap four-game skid against Memphis Grizzlies at home, 111-97

Cory Joseph and Wayne Ellington provided a dose of veteran production to cure the Detroit Pistons' woes in a 111-97 victory over Memphis.

Source: Detroit Free Press

7 May 2021

Shuvuuia: Extraordinary Dinosaurs That Hunted in the Dark

The tiny desert-living dinosaur Shuvuuia had extraordinary vision and owl-like hearing for nocturnal life in the Mongolian desert. Today's 10,000 species of birds live in virtually every habitat on Earth, but only a handful have adaptations enabling them to h…

Source: SciTechDaily

7 May 2021

Texas Democrats wage all-night fight against restrictive election bill

Texas Democrats vowed an all-night fight against a restrictive election bill, vowing more than 100 amendments as they sought to derail or limit the bill.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

25 killed in Rio de Janeiro drug raid

Twenty-five people, including one police officer, were killed in a police anti-drug raid in a slum on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, according to state police, despite a Supreme Court order banning such operations other than in "absolutely exceptional" circumsta…

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Indian SARS-CoV-2 variant shows enhanced host cell entry and immune evasion - News

A study conducted by researchers in Germany has found that the B.1.617 variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that has emerged in India entered certain types of lung and intestine cells with slightly increased efficiency compa…

Source: News-Medical.Net

7 May 2021

Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit | TheHill

Republicans conducting an audit of votes from the 2020 presidential election in Arizona plan to t...

Source: The Hill

7 May 2021

Former Maldives president treated for wounds after blast outside home

The speaker of parliament in the Maldives, former President Mohamed Nasheed, was being treated for shrapnel wounds after a blast outside his family home on Thursday, a spokesman for his governing Maldivian Democratic Party said.

Source: CNN

7 May 2021

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won’t run for reelection

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

7 May 2021

San Francisco double stabbing suspect had been granted early release through diversion program: report

The man suspected of stabbing two Asian American women on a San Francisco sidewalk was reportedly released early from a 25-year prison sentence due to a left-wing criminal justice diversion program.

Source: Fox News

7 May 2021

Heartbroken Massachusetts mom begs for justice in teen daughter's mysterious death

Calvina Strothers spoke at a vigil for her 16-year-old on Thursday in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, and begged for justice and a fair investigation into Mikayla Miller's death.

Source: NBC News

7 May 2021

Jake Paul steals Floyd Mayweather's hat

Source: Google News

7 May 2021

"Felt Really Heavy:" Astronauts Describe Returning To Earth On SpaceX Capsule

Four astronauts just returned from the International Space Station described on Thursday their reentry into Earth's atmosphere and ocean splashdown after more than 160 days in space.

Source: NDTV News

7 May 2021

Florida and Texas Join the March to Restrict Voting Access

The efforts in two critical battleground states with booming populations and 70 Electoral College votes between them represent the apex of the Republican effort to roll back access to voting.

Source: New York Times

6 May 2021

Idaho school shooter identified as 6th grade girl

A sixth-grade girl was identified as the person who opened fire at an Idaho middle school Thursday, wounding two students and a custodian before she was disarmed by a teacher.

Source: New York Post

6 May 2021

Sixth-grade girl shoots three at Idaho middle school

Victims expected to survive attack, which ended when teacher disarmed student, authorities say

Source: The Guardian

6 May 2021

Highest support for Newsom recall comes from California’s rural, northeastern counties, final state numbers show

Support for the petition to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom is highest in conservative, sparsely populated California counties in parts of the Sierra Nevada and the state’s rural, remote northeast, newly released data shows. The California secretary of state’s offic…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

6 May 2021

Blockades and ballots: A wild day in the post-Brexit U.K.

The ripples of Brexit were on full display on Thursday.

Source: Axios

6 May 2021

Yankees’ questionable rotation defying MLB injury trends: Sherman

The Yanks did not place a starter on the IL in April 2021. That marked the first time April-to-August that the Yanks had not put a starter on the IL in a calendar month since July 2018.

Source: New York Post

6 May 2021

A Sixth-Grade Girl Shot Two Students And An Employee At A School In Idaho

All three victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were expected to recover, a hospital official said.

Source: BuzzFeed News

6 May 2021

Drug companies dig in for global patent fight amid flow of billions in vaccine revenue

Source: The Washington Post

6 May 2021

Peloton says treadmill recall will lower fourth-quarter sales by $165 million

Peloton said Thursday it expects its fiscal fourth-quarter sales to take a $165 million hit due to a treadmill recall.

Source: CNBC

6 May 2021

'A historic surge': Anti-Asian American hate incidents continue to skyrocket despite public awareness campaign

New data reveals hate incidents against Asians and Asian Americans are still on the rise despite anti-hate public awareness campaigns.

Source: USA Today

6 May 2021

The COVID-19 puzzle: deciphering pathophysiology and phenotypes of a new disease entity

The zoonotic SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, with devastating consequences. While the medical community has gained insight into the epidemiology of COVID-19, important questions remain about the clinical complexities and u…

Source: The Lancet

6 May 2021

Arizona Republicans push back against Justice Department concerns, setting up possible clash over Maricopa County recount

A spokesman for the audit said state Republicans will argue that ballots are being securely maintained, despite reports from observers who said they saw votes left unattended.

Source: The Washington Post

6 May 2021

Why the COVID situation is so bad in India, according to experts

India is experiencing a rise of COVID-19 cases and experts point to a “perfect storm” of factors to explain why the country is being hit so hard all of a sudden.

Source: New York Post

6 May 2021

Albert Pujols' Angels career by the numbers: 10-year deal ends with declining production and no playoff wins

The club designated Pujols for assignment on Thursday

Source: CBS Sports

6 May 2021

'We Build the Wall' founder, linked to Steve Bannon, indicted on new fraud and tax charges

Brian Kolfage, founder of an allegedly fraudulent donor campaign to build a border wall, now faces additional counts, of fraud and filing a false tax return.

Source: CNBC

6 May 2021

For Bears, California Recalls Are the Perfect Circus

A recall candidate hired a bear to draw attention to his campaign to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, but the bear ended up drawing attention to the bear.

Source: New York Times

6 May 2021

Qualcomm Chip Flaw Could Leave 30 Percent of the World's Phones Vulnerable to Hackers

A recently discovered vulnerability inside Qualcomm-produced phone chips could be exploited to gain access to data on affected devices, allowing an intruder to snoop on phone calls and text messages.

Source: Gizmodo.com

6 May 2021

Clayton: Seahawks gave Russell Wilson the support that Packers won’t give Aaron Rodgers

The situation the Seahawks went through this offseason with Russell Wilson is nothing like what is going on with Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay.

Source: MyNorthwest.com

6 May 2021

Trump asserts power over Republicans as Liz Cheney faces ousting

Republicans widely expected to remove congresswoman from leadership as she resists ex-president’s election lie

Source: The Guardian

6 May 2021

Coronavirus latest: UK to offer alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine to those under 40

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

6 May 2021

Scottish election 2021: When will we know the results?

Scots have cast their votes, but they will not be counted until Friday and Saturday - when will the outcome be known?

Source: BBC News

6 May 2021

India's Modeling Has Covid Outbreak Peaking in Coming Days

Source: Bloomberg

6 May 2021

Pavel Buchnevich suspended one game for high-sticking Anthony Mantha

The NHL's Department of Player Safety suspended Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich one game for high-sticking Anthony Mantha, Thursday afternoon. The one-game suspension was for high-sticking and not cross-checking due to Buchnevich dropping one hand from his s…

Source: Russian Machine Never Breaks

6 May 2021

Colorful aftereffects of NASA rocket launch Saturday night could be visible up and down East Coast

Launch of the Black Brant XII sounding rocket is scheduled for no earlier than 8:02 p.m. Saturday evening and could happen anytime within the 40-minute launch window.

Source: WRAL.com

6 May 2021

ToeJam and Earl: Still in the Groove - Official Nintendo Switch Trailer

Source: Google News

6 May 2021

The guy who crowdfunded $25 million to build Trump's border wall just got indicted on tax-fraud charges

A grand jury indicted Brian Kolfage and Steve Bannon in 2020 over accusations that they defrauded people who invested $25 million in "We Build the Wall."

Source: Business Insider

6 May 2021

App Store VP testifies in Epic trial as emails reveal special API access for Hulu and other devs

As the Epic vs. Apple trial continues, today marked our first Apple executive testimony. The vice president of the App Store, Matt Fischer, testified in the case today, detailing his involvement in the App Store, the creation of Apple’s guidelines, and more. …

Source: 9to5Mac

6 May 2021

Doctors discover blood thinner that can safely dissolve Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine-linked clots

Doctors saved the life of Morgan Wolfe, 40, from Aurora, Colorado after she developed blood clots following the Johnson & Johnson vaccination after they used an alternative blood thinner,

Source: Daily Mail

6 May 2021

McConnell Decries Biden Proposals to Tax Capital Gains at Death

Source: Bloomberg

6 May 2021

Florida governor signs new restrictive bill in ‘blatant attack on right to vote’

Latest Republican-backed voting restriction to become law limits voting by mail and ballot drop boxes<br>

Source: The Guardian

6 May 2021

U.K. Navy Ships Sent to Island of Jersey in Standoff With French Fishermen

French boats gathered in protest in latest sign of post-Brexit tensions

Source: The Wall Street Journal

6 May 2021

Angels release future Hall of Famer, former Fort Osage star Albert Pujols in final season of contract

Pujols is fifth in major league history with 667 career homers.

Source: KMBC Kansas City

6 May 2021

This little bird-like dinosaur hunted at night, study suggests

While most dinosaurs were thought to hunt primarily during the day, a little bird-like dinosaur may have been strictly a night hunter.

Source: USA Today

6 May 2021

A narrow path for Biden’s ambitious land conservation plan

Months after President Biden set a goal of conserving 30 percent of the nation’s land and waters by 2030, the administration Thursday laid out broad principles — but few details — for achieving that vision.

Source: The Washington Post

6 May 2021

Packers apparently offered to make Aaron Rodgers the NFL's highest-paid quarterback earlier this offseason

Aaron Rodgers apparently got an offer that would have paid him more money that Patrick Mahomes

Source: CBS Sports

6 May 2021

A Malian woman was expecting seven babies. Instead, she gave birth to nine.

Talk about a surprise. A Malian woman thought she was having seven babies. But during the delivery, the doctors found two more.

Source: USA Today

6 May 2021

Melinda Gates bought $1.2 million Craftsman in Portage Bay neighborhood before announcing divorce

Source: Google News

6 May 2021

Biden open to 25% corporate tax rate as part of an infrastructure bill compromise

The 25% rate was the most concrete outline Biden has offered so far as a potential compromise he would accept to fund his major infrastructure bill.

Source: CNBC

6 May 2021

This tiny dinosaur hunted in the dark and heard better than an owl

Two studies comparing the inner ears of dinosaurs with those of living creatures have revealed intriguing details about dinosaur behavior during the 165 million years they dominated the Earth.

Source: CNN

6 May 2021

The latest on Covid-19 and India's worsening crisis: Live updates

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.

Source: CNN

6 May 2021

Angels release Albert Pujols in final season of 10-year contract

The future Hall of Famer is in the final year of his 10-year contract

Source: CBS Sports

6 May 2021

'Molecular glue' makes perovskite solar cells dramatically more reliable over time

A research team from Brown University has made a major step toward improving the long-term reliability of perovskite solar cells, an emerging clean energy technology. In a study to be published on Friday, May 7 in the journal Science, the team demonstrates a …

Source: Phys.Org

6 May 2021

Brazil: At least 25 killed in Rio de Janeiro shoot-out

The shoot-out took place during a police operation in a favela in the Brazilian city.

Source: BBC News

6 May 2021

Suspect in custody, 3 injured after active shooter incident at Rigby Middle School - Local News 8

There was an active shooter at Rigby Middle School Thursday morning, Jefferson School District 251 confirmed.

Source: LocalNews8.com

6 May 2021

UK, France send vessels to Jersey island: Why is there a fight over fishing and how might it escalate?

Two Royal Navy vessels have been sent to Jersey amid concerns of a possible blockade of the island by French boats -- but why have they been deployed?

Source: Www.https

6 May 2021

Global COVID-19 death toll more than double official estimates - IHME

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused nearly 6.9 million deaths across the world, more than double the number officially recorded, a new analysis from the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) estimated.

Source: Reuters

6 May 2021

UW study: True global COVID death toll is more than double the official toll

SEATTLE - The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than twice as many people around the world as the official death counts show, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. The official global d…

Source: KOMO News

6 May 2021

SpaceX Prototype Rocket for the Moon and Mars Makes First Successful Landing - IGN

SpaceX's prototype rocket for the Moon and Mars has made its first successful landing after four unsuccessful attempts since December.

Source: IGN

6 May 2021

Todd McShay’s 1st way-too-early mock draft sends Chiefs an edge rusher

We promise not to bring you too many of these absurdly-early mock drafts. But it’s possible we’re lying.

Source: Arrowhead Pride

6 May 2021

25 dead in Rio de Janeiro shootout: report | TheHill

At least 25 people, including a police officer, were killed Thursday in a shootout in Rio de...

Source: The Hill

6 May 2021

PS5 redesign reportedly coming in 2022 with this big change

Redesigned PS5 with a new AMD chip could be in the works already

Source: Tom's Guide

6 May 2021

Scotland Goes To Polls In Crucial Election That Could Trigger New Independence Vote

Seven years after choosing to remain in the United Kingdom and five years after opposing Brexit, voters in Scotland are going to the polls once again Thursday to elect a new parliament.

Source: NPR

6 May 2021

From broken to brilliant, Chelsea have been transformed by Thomas Tuchel

Zinedine Zidane is the latest big-name manager to have been outwitted by the German since his arrival in west London

Source: The Guardian

6 May 2021

Suspected Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clot case reported in male, Utah hospital says

A male patient younger than 50 is home recovering after being treated for what hospital officials suspect was a severe, rare clot event linked to the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Source: Fox News

6 May 2021

Scientists find Africa's oldest human burial, a child from 78,000 years ago

The discovery of a deliberately buried toddler may offer new insights into the Middle Stone Age, a key period in the human timeline.

Source: CNET

6 May 2021

SpaceX Starship prototype makes clean landing - BBC News

Source: Google News

6 May 2021

Will Aaron Rodgers leave the Green Bay Packers? The latest news and rumors

Aaron Rodgers may not be a Green Bay Packer in 2021. Here are the latest news and rumors surrounding Rodgers' potential departure.

Source: ESPN

6 May 2021

Florida's new voting law immediately hit with lawsuits | TheHill

Voting rights groups on Thursday filed a pair of lawsuits targeting a restrictive GOP-crafted vot...

Source: The Hill

6 May 2021

The 25 most intriguing 2022 NFL draft prospects, including 10 QBs

Here are 25 prospects for the 2022 NFL draft whom we find most intriguing.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

6 May 2021

Google brings Gboard to Wear OS for first major app launch in years, more teased for 2021

Gboard today is available on Android, iOS, Google/Android TV, and is now coming to Wear OS. The company touts this as bringing "faster and...

Source: 9to5google.com

6 May 2021

Xbox consoles have never turned a profit for Microsoft

An executive confirms that in the Epic v. Apple trial.

Source: CNET

6 May 2021

5 cases of COVID variant first identified in India found in Mesa County

CDPHE said cases of the variant first identified in India have been found in Mesa County. The people with this strain have no history of travel.

Source: 9News.com KUSA

6 May 2021

U.S. reversal on vaccine patents offers countries in crisis hope, but hurdles persist

The Biden administration's support of waiving intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines was hailed by supporters but also criticized by drugmakers.

Source: NBC News

6 May 2021

U-M disease expert answers: Can US reach herd immunity?

Assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan, Abram Wagner, explains what steps need to be taken to reach herd immunity from COVID-19.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

6 May 2021

SpaceX’s Mars rocket launches and successfully lands for first time

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched and successfully landed for the first time a prototype of its Starship rocket, which the company intends to use to send people and cargo to Mars.

Source: New York Post

6 May 2021

Ubisoft announces The Division free-to-play spin-off Heartland

Source: Eurogamer.net

6 May 2021

The CDC Just Changed Its Guidelines for Summer Camps

A set of guidelines for summer camps from the CDC that was criticized for being too harsh has just been changed.

Source: Best Life