The Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott have finally agreed on the richest contract in club history two years after negotiations began with the star quarterback
The last time America had a February as cold as the one it shivered through this year, the Berlin Wall was still standing, Ronald Reagan's second term had just ended, and Guns N' Roses' debut album was at the top of the charts. According to an National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
He's the busiest and most-requested man in showbiz and after Oprah Winfrey recommended him, Jesse Collins' new gig is co-producing the Oscars (March 8)
The Republican National Committee is defending its right to use former President Donald Trump’s name in its fundraising appeals after he demanded they put an end to the practice
Nutritionists Say These ‘Unhealthy’ Foods Aren’t Actually That Bad for You. When most people consider dieting, their first move is to eliminate certain “unhealthy” foods. . You may be surprised to learn that some of the foods we’ve been conditioned to believe are bad aren’t actually as terrible as they seem. . Here are 10 “unhealthy” foods that nutritionists and dietitians say get a bad reputation, according to Delish. . 1. Olive Oil. 2. Red Meat. 3. Tequila. 4. White Bread. 5. Pizza. 6. Potatoes. 7. Popcorn. 8. Chocolate. 9. Egg Yolks. 10. Peanut Butter
More than four months after the election, former President Trump's legal challenges to President Biden's victory are finally over. On Monday, the Supreme Court, in a one-line order without comment, rejected the last outstanding lawsuit, a challenge to absentee ballots in Wisconsin, the Hill reports. No dissent was noted. The...
The Bargersville Fire and Whiteland Fire departments teamed up to battle a grass fire burning under low humid and windy conditions on March 8 in Indiana.
Fully Vaccinated People Can Safely Gather With Non-Vaccinated People. On Monday, the CDC released guidance on safe activities for those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. . A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their final shot, as the body has had enough time to build up antibodies. . Fully vaccinated people can safely congregate indoors with other fully vaccinated people without safety measures, such as physical distancing or mask-wearing. . They can also have small gatherings with other households, even if that group contains non-vaccinated people. . This is very welcome guidance … This opens the door for grandparents to meet with their children and grandchildren without masks, indoors, for a nice group hug, Dr. Richard Besser, via NBC News. The caveat is that the non-vaccinated people should not be at risk of severe COVID-19, as there may still be a risk of transmission. . COVID-19 mitigation measures should also still remain status quo in public places. . This includes frequent hand washing, wearing masks and avoiding crowded areas. . We’re still learning how effective the vaccines are against variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 … We’re still learning how well COVID-19 vaccines keep people from spreading the disease, CDC, via statement
Los Angeles County is looking to get "slightly more" COVID-19 vaccine in the days ahead with an additional allocation of Johnson and Johnson doses set to be available this week. (March 8)
A Church of England vicar wants to know more about one of the many revelations in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Oprah interview . The couple disclosed that they were married in a private ceremony in their "backyard" by the Archbishop of Canterbury three days before the official royal wedding in...
The massive coronavirus relief plan working its way to President Joe Biden’s desk includes a plan to temporarily raise the child tax credit that could end up permanently changing the way the country deals with child poverty
Police in Rochester, New York, are facing their third controversy in months. The latest involves an officer who wrestled a woman to the ground and pepper-sprayed her as the woman's sobbing 3-year-old daughter stood nearby, reports the Democrat and Chronicle . The city released body camera footage as well as surveillance...
Honoring International Women's Day, President Joe Biden announced he has nominated two female generals to four-star combatant commanders, becoming, if confirmed, only the second and third women in U.S. history to hold those positions. (March 8)
Governor Cuomo Says There's, ‘No Way’, He Will Resign Over Harassment Allegations. On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defiantly rejected renewed calls for his resignation. . Although more women have come forward with sexual harassment allegations against him, Cuomo said there was “no way” he would resign. . I was elected by the people of the state, not by politicians … I’m not going to resign because of allegations. The premise of resigning because of allegations is actually anti-democratic, Andrew Cuomo, via CBS News. Shortly after his declaration, Democrat State Senate Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins of New York said he “must resign.” . She said Cuomo’s various allegations are “drawing away from the business of government.” . New York is still in the midst of this pandemic and is still facing the societal, health and economic impacts of it. We need to govern without daily distraction. For the good of the state Governor Cuomo must resign, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, via CBS News. Two anonymous sources reported to CBS News that Cuomo spent the weekend reaching out to state leaders and legislators. . He reportedly assured them that he does not intend to resign and that they must “be patient” and allow the investigation to take place.
While Americans seemed rather sympathetic to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday those across the pond aren't being quite as kind. CNN notes the "tumultuous" relationship the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have long had with the UK tabloids, which went to...
This dog was rescued from a cliff at Fort Funston in San Francisco, California, on March 5. The Parks Conservancy describes the area as "having 200-foot-high sand bluffs where winds blow wildly."
Meghan Markle Considered Suicide During Time as a British Royal. The Duchess of Sussex revealed her experience in a sit down interview with Oprah Winfrey, which aired on Sunday. I just didn’t want to be alive any more. And that was a very clear and real and frightening constant thought, Meghan Markle, via CBS. Ms. Markle revealed that her suicidal thoughts in part stemmed from concerns "about how dark [Archie's] skin might be when he’s born.". The Duchess also shared that she was denied help after seeking support from the human-resources department of the palace. The candid interview is the first since Prince Harry and Meghan stepped down as senior members of the royal family last year
Victims of a massive global hack of Microsoft email server software are hustling to shore up infected systems and otherwise diminish chances that intruders might extend their foothold and steal data or hobble their networks
Here are the top stories for Monday, March 8th: CDC issues guidelines for vaccinated Americans; Jury selection starts in trial of Derek Chauvin; GOP senator from Mo. retiring; International Women's Day observed.