General news 28 Feb, 2021
Kansas vs. Baylor score, takeaways: No. 2 Bears fall for first time this season, but remain a No. 1 seed - CBSSports.comCBS Sports
The No. 17 Jayhawks handed Baylor its first loss of the 2020-21 season
Report On Khashoggi Killing Prompts Calls For Penalties Against Crown Prince - NPRNPR
Lawmakers and journalists are calling on President Biden to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a report found he had approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Emmanuel Acho will host 'The Bachelor: After the Final Rose Special,' replacing Chris Harrison - CNNCNN
Former NFL player Emmanuel Acho will be hosting "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose," replacing host Chris Harrison who stepped aside following a controversial interview.
No. 23 car disqualified after failing Xfinity Series post-race inspection at Miami - NASCARNASCAR
The No. 23 Chevrolet of Tyler Reddick failed post-race inspection after the Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
New Mexico reports 15 new deaths, 275 additional COVID-19 cases - KOBKOB
The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 3,700.
Virginia joins 15 other states in legalizing marijuana - POLITICOPolitico
Virginia is the 16th U.S. state to pass an adult-use marijuana legalization law, though sales would not start until 2024.
Jeremy Lin Says He's Not 'Naming Or Shaming' Person Who Called Him 'Coronavirus' - HuffPostHuffPost
There are other ways to combat racism, he explained in a Twitter post.
Golden Globe Awards 2021: Stars prepare for virtual ceremony - BBC NewsBBC News
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler return to host the year's first major film and TV awards ceremony on Sunday.
Victims rights advocates launch recall effort against newly elected L.A. Dist. Atty. George Gascón - Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times
A group opposed to Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. George Gascón plans to file a notice of intent to begin the recall process in March.
Three officers injured in possible Kansas explosion - NBC NewsNBC News
Three officers were injured in a possible explosion at a vacant house in Wichita, Kansas, authorities said. One of the officers sustained serious injuries.
FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine - POLITICO - POLITICOPolitico
The decision gives the U.S. a third vaccine against the virus, boosting the nation's supply of shots that can curb the pandemic.
Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis' - BBC NewsBBC News
Lower commuting costs, cancelled holidays and fewer meals out boost some bank accounts, a report says.
UM On The Cusp With A Target On Its Back - Rivals.com - MichiganRivals.com
Another Big Ten game, another comfortable win, more praise for Michigan basketball, this one over Indiana.
Lady Gaga's dogs were found tied to a pole by 'good samaritan': report - Fox NewsFox News
Lady Gaga's dogs who were stolen this week during an armed robbery were located by a woman who found them tied to a pole in Los Angeles, reports say.
After More Than A Week, Dozens Of Kidnapped Nigerian Students Have Been Rescued - NPRNPR
The students, who were taken from a school more than a week ago, say they were beaten by the kidnappers. Police are still looking for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped Friday.
Cuomo Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by a 2nd Former Aide - The New York TimesNew York Times
The woman, 25, said that when they were alone in his office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked if she “had ever been with an older man.”
Biden tells Congress Syria strikes are consistent with U.S. right to self-defense - CNBCCNBC
President Biden told Congress that his orders for airstrikes in Syria were consistent with the U.S. right to self-defense.
New York Gov. Cuomo, Anthony Fauci become CPAC bogeyman as speakers rail against COVID restrictions - Fox NewsFox News
High-profile speakers at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday and Saturday railed against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top U.S. epidemiologist Anthony Fauci, sharply criticizing their handling of the pandemic.
A 'Lamborghini' Of Chariots Is Discovered At Pompeii. Archaeologists Are Wowed - NPRNPR
The well-preserved chariot, complete with decorative medallions depicting erotic scenes, is an "extraordinary discovery" that may have been used in wedding ceremonies.
Buffett upbeat on U.S. and Berkshire, buys back stock even as pandemic hits results - ReutersReuters
Warren Buffett's enthusiasm for the future of America and his company Berkshire Hathaway Inc has not been dimmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
DHS reports 13 new COVID-19 deaths, 75 new hospitalizations Saturday - WBAYWBAY
Wisconsin’s seven day averages for key metrics in measuring the spread of the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, have held steady Saturday from Friday.
WHO investigation may have finally found coronavirus patient zero - BGRBGR
The World Health Organization will soon publish the findings of its official investigation into the origins of COVID-19. Investigators spoke with the man currently believed to be the first person who was infected by the novel coronavirus, discovering that the…
Microsoft is testing 1080p Xbox Game Pass streaming - EngadgetEngadget
Microsoft is testing Xbox Game Pass streaming in 1080p, making cloud gaming more practical on PCs and TVs.
Covid vaccine price to be capped at Rs 250 per dose at private hospitals - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100, during the next phase of v
Vice President Kamala Harris Calls NASA Astronaut Victor Glover - NASANASA
In celebration of Black History Month, NASA astronaut Victor Glover welcomed Vice President Kamala Harris to the International Space Station for a virtual chat.
U.S. administers 72.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC - ReutersReuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 72,806,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the country as of Saturday morning and it had distributed 96,402,290 doses.
Why the Royal Family Is Terrified of an Interview Between Oprah and Meghan and Harry - SlateSlate Magazine
The queen has good reason to dislike tell-all interviews.
Stolen-Election Myth Fuels G.O.P. Push to Change Voting Laws - The New York TimesNew York Times
Republican legislators want big changes to the laws for elections and other aspects of governance. A fight over the ground rules for voting may follow.
"Daddy, I am so proud of you": Britain says goodbye to Captain Tom Moore, WWII vet and pandemic hero - CBS NewsCBS News
His fundraising efforts earned him fame, admiration and a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth in July.
Here’s how Alabama’s U.S. House Representatives voted on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill - WHNT News 19WHNT News 19
Out of Alabama’s seven-member delegation, six voted against the bill, with one voting for it.
Xbox exclusives for 2021: a complete guide - TrueAchievementsTrueAchievements
We've got the whole of 2021 and all its upcoming games to look forward to, but if you're wondering just what you'll be playing, why not take a look through our detailed breakdown of all the exclusives arriving for Xbox in 2021.
Nigerian schoolboys freed as forces search for 300 abducted girls - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the northern state of Niger, while security forces...
Myanmar Military Fires U.N. Envoy Who Spoke Against Its Coup - The New York TimesNew York Times
The regime fired the ambassador, U Kyaw Moe Tun, who called for international help in restoring democracy and gave the three-finger salute of the protest movement.
Report: Canceled Stadia projects included first-party multiplayer game, Savage Planet 2, Kojima exclusive - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Another new report claims that first-party projects from Google Stadia included a sequel to Journey to the Savage Planet and much more.
As rising Treasury yields spook stock investors, March looms like a lion - MarketWatchMarketWatch
March may bring more pain for stock market investors analysts warn
February’s Full Moon is this weekend; three planets visible at sunrise - WGN TV ChicagoWGN TV Chicago
The full moon is this weekend. February’s full Snow Moon reaches its peak in the early morning hours of Saturday.
ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter Sports Perseverance Rover in Jezero Crater | Space Exploration - Sci-News.comSci-News.com
New images of NASA’s Perseverance rover, along with its parachute, heat shield and descent stage, were captured by the CaSSIS camera aboard ESA’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) on February 23, 2021.