General news 03 Mar, 2021
CDC to announce Americans with COVID vaccine can gather indoors without masks: report - Fox NewsFox News
The CDC will announce new guidelines as soon as this Thursday on what fully vaccinated Americans can do, including allowing for small gatherings indoors with other vaccinated individuals, Politico reports.
No. 3 Baylor clinches first Big 12 regular-season title with OT win vs. West Virginia - ESPNESPN
Third-ranked Baylor bounced back in a big way from its only loss of the season to beat No. 6 West Virginia 94-89 in overtime Tuesday for the Bears' first Big 12 regular-season title.
Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Test Continues As Nio, Zoom, Target Dive; Vaccine Play Soars Late - Investor's Business DailyInvestor's Business Daily
Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally hit resistance at key levels and fell to natural areas of support Tuesday. Ford jumped as Nio, EV stocks sold off.
Cardinals GM Steve Keim says he used Blake Shelton to help recruit J.J. Watt to Arizona - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Oh, and Frank Caliendo, because that's always a selling point for a career move!
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 'casual sexism' hinders equality for everyone, author says - CNBCCNBC
Author Joanne Lipman said that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent reported behavior toward women feeds into institutional sexism.
Japanese billionaire seeks 8 volunteers for SpaceX flight around the moon - MarketWatchMarketWatch
Applications are now open for lunar mission, scheduled for 2023
De Blasio's payback: New York mayor unloads on wounded Cuomo - POLITICOPolitico
The mayor has called Cuomo’s alleged behavior “grotesque,” “perverse” and “terrifying."
Jennette McCurdy Reveals Why She Quit Acting: ‘I Resent My Career’ - VarietyVariety
Jennette McCurdy revealed on the Season 2 premiere of her podcast, “Empty Inside,” why she’s done with acting. “I resent my career in a lot of ways,” she said. “I feel so unfulfilled by the roles that I played and felt like it was the most just cheesy, embarr…
Biden promises enough coronavirus vaccine for ‘every adult in America’ by the end of May - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
Biden is promising vaccines as federal officials worry that states reopening could imperil pandemic progress
Neera Tanden withdraws as Biden’s budget chief pick - POLITICOPolitico
The president’s statement indicated he expects Tanden to serve in another role in his administration.
Raiders need to avoid being tempted to sign tight end Kyle Rudolph - Silver And Black PrideSilver And Black Pride
Las Vegas must develop third-year tight end in 2021
Military reaction was ‘sprint speed,’ top officer says as Pentagon takes heat for Capitol riot response - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, gives his first public comments on the events of Jan. 6.
Gov. Abbott strikes down statewide mask mandate, but you’ll still have to wear a mask at these places - KXAN.comKXAN.com
Here’s a list of places you’ll still need to wear a mask at in Central Texas, even though Gov. Greg Abbott has rolled back the statewide mask mandate.
Meghan Markle faces bullying claims ahead of tell-all Oprah interview - Page SixPage Six
Meghan Markle has been accused of bullying at least two palace aides during her short tenure as a senior British royal.
Why many in Russia are reluctant to have Sputnik vaccine - BBC NewsBBC News
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid is in worldwide demand, but many Russians remain unsure.
Cuttlefish can pass the marshmallow test - Ars TechnicaArs Technica
Cuttlefish that were better at self-control also performed better on learning tests.
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Welcomed Baby No. 6 With the Help of a Surrogate - E! NEWSEonline.com
Earlier this week, Hilaria and Alec Baldwin made their surprising baby announcement, sharing, "We are so in love with our daughter, Lucia."
Domestic Terrorism Threat Is ‘Metastasizing’ in U.S., F.B.I. Director Says - The New York TimesNew York Times
Christopher A. Wray condemned the Capitol riot and told the Senate Judiciary Committee that agents had opened 2,000 domestic terrorism inquiries in recent years.
A Newspaper Casino? Toronto Star Company Is Getting Into The Online Gaming Business - NPRNPR
Torstar is "looking at diversifying the revenue model of how we fund and pay for reporters, columnists, and editorial staff," said a gaming consultant hired by the company.
President Joe Biden urges states to vaccinate teachers, school staff this month - CNBCCNBC
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, hailed the president's remarks as a concrete step toward reopening schools for in-person learning.
Oregon reports 13 more COVID-19 related deaths, including Deschutes' 60th - KTVZKTVZ
There are 13 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, including the 60th in Deschutes County, raising the state’s death toll to 2,225, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.
Biden administration still hasn't briefed top senators on Syria strike - POLITICOPolitico
Sen. Chris Murphy had to sit in on a staff briefing. He’s not thrilled with what he heard.
Radiologists report COVID-19 vaccine causing swelling on mammograms | TheHill - The HillThe Hill
Radiologists around the country are noting a potential aftereffect of the COVID-19 vaccine: swelling in lymph nodes under the armpit that are showing up on mammograms.
Texas Is Ending Its Mask Mandate After The CDC Warned Against Rolling Back COVID-19 Safety Measures - BuzzFeed NewsBuzzFeed News
"It is now time to open Texas 100%," Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday.
The 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge Heralds a New Age of Online-Only EV Sales - The DriveThe Drive
Volvo is taking a typically practical approach to rapid electrification.
Samsung's 110" and 99" micro-LED TVs will be available later this month, more models unveiled - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The company unveiled its micro-LED and Neo QLED line-up for 2021 at CES in January, today's event brought various new models.
13 people killed, others hurt in Imperial County crash involving SUV carrying 25 people; some patients rushed to Desert Regional - kuna noticias y kuna radioKESQ
At least 13 people were killed when an SUV carrying 25 people crashed into a big rig Tuesday morning in Imperial County
Utah reports fewer than 500 new cases of COVID-19 again - Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake Tribune
Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health.
NASA’s latest Mars rover has the same processor as an iMac from 1998 - The VergeThe Verge
NASA’s Perseverance rover is a state-of-the-art piece of technology. The $2.7 billion machine actually shares a virtually identical processor as the 1998 iMac.
Renaissance-era letter sealed for centuries just virtually unfolded and read for the first time - Livescience.comLive Science
X-ray scans and digital reconstructions unlocked long-sealed documents.
Cynthia Frelund 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Who teams should draft to win now - NFL.comNFL News
In Cynthia Frelund's first NFL mock draft of the year, she uses her analytics-driven model to determine each team's best pick to maximize wins in 2021. Are the Jets and Falcons better off bypassing QBs?
Universal Orlando "Evaluating" Dr. Seuss-Themed Area - News 13 OrlandoNews 13 Orlando
Play area based on book that will no longer be published
Epic Games has bought 'Fall Guys' studio Mediatonic - EngadgetEngadget
Along with Mediatonic, Tonic Games Group owns Irregular Corporation and Fortitude Games.
Supreme Court Seems Ready to Sustain Arizona Voting Limits - The New York TimesNew York Times
The court also signaled that it could tighten the standards for using the Voting Rights Act to challenge all kinds of voting restrictions.
As Apple AR headset rumors gain traction, Microsoft details the future of its HoloLens platform - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
As the Microsoft Ignite event kicked off today, the company took time to focus on its AR/VR efforts with the announcement of the Microsoft Mesh platform. The new mixed-reality software will work with the company’s hardware like the HoloLens 2 and more to offe…