General news 11 Mar, 2021
Brazil plunges into crisis as a second wave and deadly new variant overwhelm hospitals - CNNCNN
A second wave of Covid-19 is ripping through Brazil, pushing hospitals and ICUs toward collapse and claiming record numbers of daily deaths.
Bubble Watch Live: Duke, Syracuse are surging, Xavier is falling and UNC is going to the 2021 NCAA Tournament - The AthleticThe Athletic
Eamonn Brennan will lead readers through conference championship week.
Fauci draws backlash for admitting CDC must make 'judgment call' on whether vaccinated people can travel - Fox NewsFox News
White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci drew backlash on Wednesday for admitting that the Biden administration has to make a "judgment call" when it comes to COVID travel guidance.
Watch Sharon Osbourne Get in a HEATED Debate While Defending Piers Morgan About Meghan Markle - Entertainment TonightGoogle News
A string of attacks against Asian Americans has rattled California's Bay Area. This group of volunteers is taking action. - USA TODAYUSA Today
Volunteer groups, including Compassion in Oakland, are raising awareness about these violent incidents to unify people around a positive goal.
Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Divided Cannot Stand? Boeing Breaks Out, GME, Bitcoin In Focus - Investor's Business DailyInvestor's Business Daily
Dow Jones futures: The Dow rallied to a high as Boeing led real economy stocks. But the Nasdaq erased gains. GME stock and Bitcoin rose in volatile fashion.
The Queen provided Meghan Markle help from senior staff: report - Page SixPage Six
Buckingham Palace reportedly provided Meghan Markle with the Queen’s most senior staff to serve as her “mentors,” before her wedding to Prince Harry.
Aide Says Cuomo Groped Her, as New Details of Account Emerge - The New York TimesNew York Times
Gov. Andrew Cuomo characterized the new allegations as “gut-wrenching,” but insisted that he has “never done anything like this.”
Wall Street Journal: Trump pressured Georgia investigator to find 'the right answer' in baseless fraud push - CNNCNN
In a phone call to the Georgia secretary of state's office in December, then-President Donald Trump urged a top investigator to find fraud in the 2020 presidential election, telling her that she would be "praised" for overturning results that were in favor of…
EXPLAINER: How dangerous is the Fukushima nuke plant today? - Associated PressAssociated Press
OKUMA, Japan (AP) — A decade ago, a massive tsunami crashed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Three of its reactors melted down, leaving it looking like a bombed-out factory....
Oscars: Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Nick Jonas Set To Announce Nominations On Monday - DeadlineDeadline
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas are set to announce nominations for the 93rd annual Academy Awards on Monday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said today that the spouses will kick off the event at 5:19 a.m. PT in a global livestream ay gl…
These Bronze Age women were more powerful than we thought - CNNCNN
Archaeologists working at an ancient complex in southeastern Spain say women probably held political power in the Bronze Age society that ruled the area 4,000 years ago -- a sharp contrast with earlier views of the civilization.
Texas AG threatens to sue city of Austin for defying governor on mask mandate - NBC NewsNBC News
Texas AG Ken Paxton threatens to sue city of Austin and Travis County for defying Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to lift statewide Covid-19 mask mandate
Kyle Rittenhouse Trial In Kenosha Killings Delayed Until November - NPRNPR
The request to postpone came from prosecutors and defense lawyers looking for more time to build their cases. Rittenhouse is accused of killing two men and wounding another.
COVID-19 Statistics | March 10, 2021 - Lost Coast OutpostLost Coast Outpost
COVID-19 Daily Report for Humboldt County, March 10, 2021
Manchin on his veto power over Biden agenda: 'It's not a good place to be' - CNNCNN
He's undecided on the nominee to head Health and Human Services. He's not sure if he'll back the No. 3 for the Justice Department, or the undersecretary of policy at the Pentagon.
Collins-Schumer rift shocks Senate - POLITICOPolitico
In an interview, she called Schumer’s comments an “extraordinary” backhanding of his most natural ally across the aisle.
'Healthy' QB Dak Prescott eyes leading Dallas Cowboys to next year's Super Bowl - ESPNESPN
QB Dak Prescott talked about his new contract with the Cowboys on Wednesday, and he's already thinking about next February and Super Bowl LVI. "That's my plan, get a parade in Dallas," Prescott said.
Los Angeles County Will Issue Its Own Rules For Reopening Movie Theaters, Restaurants, Outdoor Concert Venues On Thursday - DeadlineDeadline
Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said the county plans to release its own operating guidelines for restaurants, movie theaters, gyms, outdoor live events and theme park reopenings as the county anticipates moving into the less-restrict…
Browns have about $25 million in cap space heading into free agency with NFL cap set at $182.5 million - cleveland.comcleveland.com
The Browns have about $25 million in cap space heading into free agency; NFL cap set at $182.5 million.
'Trading Nation' Traders Weigh In On General Electric - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
Quint Tatro of Joule Financial and Michael Binger of Gradient Investments discussed on CNBC's "Trading Nation" latest news on General Electric (NYSE: GE...
Meet Dr.B: The standby list for leftover COVID-19 vaccines doses - Fox BusinessFox Business
Dr. B co-founder Cyrus Massoumi told FOX Business about 20-30% of patients who sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations end up cancelling or not showing up. As a result, thawed vaccine doses have six hours before they have to be thrown away.
Biden orders another 100 million COVID vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson - New York PostNew York Post
President Biden on Wednesday said that the US government is buying another 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson to ensure “maximum flexibility” in ending the pa…
Khloé Kardashian claims Kris Jenner showed her STI photos to prevent teen sex - Yahoo LifestyleYahoo Entertainment
Khloé Kardashian said she was scared off teenage sex after a talk with Kris Kardashian.
Photos of Snowflakes Like You've Never Seen Them Before - The New York TimesNew York Times
Whether made with setups using sapphire and carbon fiber or an old mitten and a standard camera, these photographic approaches allow close-ups of the tiny masterpieces formed when snow falls.
Roblox CEO Baszucki is worth over $4 billion, and his college bud's VC firm just made a windfall - CNBCCNBC
After Roblox's market debut on Wednesday, CEO David Baszucki owns stock worth $4.6 billion, while Index Ventures has shares valued at $3.7 billion
Unfinished work at a Players Championship that didn't start - Fox NewsFox News
Hideki Matsuyama made a 25-foot eagle putt on his final hole of the first round at The Players Championship and earned a spot in the record book as the ninth player to post a 63 at the TPC Sawgrass.
Meghan and Harry Interview Divides U.K. Press Over Race - The New York TimesNew York Times
The fallout from the Harry and Meghan interview created a rare public schism in the press, and an embarrassing reversal, and raised broader questions about racism in Britain.
Americans who give birth in 2021 are eligible for more stimulus moeny - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
Couples who make more than $160,000 or have a miscarriage are ineligible to receive any additional stimulus benefits.
Texans 50 and older will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 15 - KXAN.comKXAN.com
Texas DSHS announced Wednesday that people 50 to 64, who account for 20% of all fatalities, will be able to be vaccinated as the next most-vulnerable group.
'The Border Is Not Open': Biden Administration Seeks Foreign Aid To Slow Migration - NPRNPR
The White House asks Congress for $4 billion in aid for countries in Central America to address root causes of illegal migration, as the number of border crossings into the U.S. spikes.
A Samsung Galaxy A52 5G unboxing video is already online - The VergeThe Verge
Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy A52 5G and Galaxy A72 5G at its Unpacked event on March 17th, but you won’t have to wait until then to see what’s in store. A YouTuber has already published a lengthy unboxing video featuring the A52 5G.
Check Your Android for Malware Clones of These Useful Apps - LifehackerLifehacker.com
A handful of malware-filled Android apps has, once again, been removed from the Google Play Store, and they were all taking advantage of the latest trend in malware design: masquerading as innocent clones of useful apps to escape initial detection by Google, …
Asus' ROG Phone 5 Is a Sophisticated but Still Beastly Gaming Phone - GizmodoGizmodo.com
More RGB, faster specs, and a fresh design make for an intriguing update to Asus' gaming phone lineup.
Tons of Nintendo Switch games are on sale for up to 75% off for Mario Day 2021 - USA TODAYUSA Today
Nintendo Switch games are up to 75% off in celebration of Mario Day right now at Best Buy—find out more.
Beth Moore, a Prominent Evangelical, Splits With Southern Baptists - The New York TimesNew York Times
A teacher on biblical topics, she cited the “staggering” disorientation of seeing denominational leaders support Donald J. Trump, among other issues.