Month: March 2021

Headlines

EU regulator ‘convinced’ AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

Drugmakers push vaccines for kids amid debate over need for shot

MODERNA Testing on Young Children

MAG: How the West Lost Covid Battle

Much of Europe tightens anti-pandemic rules as virus surges

A concerning variant is about to become dominant in the US, experts say

U.S. News

Man Confesses To Killing Grandfather, Pulls Ears From Pocket During Questioning

Army initially pushed to deny DC’s request for National Guard before Jan. 6

Southwest border crossings on pace for highest levels in 20 years

Feds to house 3,000 at Dallas convention center

High-schooler, mother hacked school records to steal homecoming queen election

Technology

Intel Launches Rocket Lake 11th Gen Core i9, Core i7, and Core i5

Signal’s encrypted messaging app stops working in China

Google’s new Nest Hub tells you how well you slept last night

TikTok wants to keep tracking iPhone users with state-backed workaround

Ex-Google Employees Build New Search Engine Down The Road From Google

Sports

2021 March Madness TV schedule, tip times

New England Patriots, TE Hunter Henry agree to 3-year, $37.5M deal

Patriots go on $232 million spending spree on Day 1 of free agency

Kyle Kuzma’s hilariously awful free-throw attempt made the Warriors lose their minds

Knicks’ Julius Randle restrained by teammates, taken off the court after controversial call in loss to Nets

Christian News

Rebel priests defy Vatican, vow to bless same-sex couples

Northeast Portland church being transformed in to brewery

Multiple Seattle churches targeted with anti-Asian hate speech

St. Sabina Church Fiercely Backs Pfleger After Sex Abuse Claims

Two churches — one Black, one white — look to the future with hope

Biden looks to reignite ‘faith in government’

Biden Eyes First Major Tax Hike Since 1993 in Next Economic Plan

Ammon Bundy refused to wear mask to his trial. Judge ordered him arrested

Stimulus check argument leads to quadruple murder

FBI facing allegation that its background check of Justice Kavanaugh was ‘fake

World News

Once held in Iranian jail, ex-Marine fights espionage claims

Scientists ‘stunned’ by plants found mile under Greenland icesheet, revealing previous total ice loss

Beijing building giant surveillance state

Xi Warns Against Tech Excess in Sign Crackdown Will Widen

Russia Threatens to Block TWITTER as Content Dispute Escalates

Space News

Scientists unearth meteorite from birth of solar system

Microbes Unknown to Science Discovered on Space Station

Massive piece of junk tossed from ISS

NASA astronaut may have extended stay on ISS

NASA honors Navajo language on Mars with Perseverance rover rock names

Entertainment

Morgan Wallen music sales still soaring six weeks after he was ‘canceled

Prince Harry glad to have started conversations with Princes Charles and William following Oprah interview, Gayle King says

Elliot Page says he’s ‘fully who I am’ in first interview since coming out as transgender

Film industry celebrities boycott crisis-hit Golden Globes

Yaphet Kotto, Bond Villain and ‘Alien’ Star, Dies at 81

Archaeology

2,000-year-old biblical texts found in Israel, 1st since Dead Sea Scrolls

Archaeologists Discover Traces of Early Christian Community in Egypt

Ancient Maya Ambassador’s Bones Show Life of Privilege and Hardship

Traces of Fifth-Century Christian Monastery Found in Egypt

Archaeological find at Backbone Creek called ‘insignificant,’ but state has final say

Warehouse Raves Power Risky Nightlife in Miami

Duke Orders Quarantine After Fraternities Fuel Outbreak

UFC announces next fight will have no capacity limits on fans

Portugal and Spain join 18 European countries suspending roll-out of Oxford’s AstraZeneca vaccine

New study finds slow walkers four times more likely to die from COVID-19: study

Politics

Trump supporters keep cashing in on his name and likeness with merch

With few other options, TX Dems need Beto to challenge Gov. Abbott in 2022

Cuomo Big ‘Hands’ Brag Comes Under Fire

Michelle O takes veiled swipe at Meghan’s Oprah interview

As Israelis head back to elections, there’s new twist: Dems in Washington

Business and Financial

Google cuts app store fees for developers on first million in annual sales

Retail Sales, Manufacturing Slip Ahead of Expected Spring Rebound

Short sellers are betting more against SPACs

Ford Motor plans $2 billion convertible notes offering; stock slips

Nokia to Cut Up to 10,000 Jobs to Offset 5G Investment

Good News

NASCAR driver Alex Bowman promotes animal rescue to a ‘brand-new audience’

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma gives impromptu performance at vaccine clinic

In Pacific Northwest, churches create community

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE ASKING FOR DONATIONS TO AVOID SHORTAGE

Indian Creek Zoo building beds for kids, seeking donations

Supernatural

Banished ‘Witches’ Sing Of Their Pain — And Their Dreams

‘Motown Witch’ brings ancestral wisdom to Detroit’s west side with metaphysical supply

The real story behind the infamous Amityville Horror house

Terrified grandmother captures image of ‘horned demon’ standing over her toddler granddaughter’s bed

The Seaside Shaman of Lewes Helps People Cope With Chronic Pain