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Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support for the rescue plan by portraying it as too big, too bloated...
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Online Funerals, Zen Apps Keep Japan's Buddhist Temples Afloat

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Memorial services held online. Zen meditation apps. Buddhist temple-led match-making services.
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Man who fatally beat ‘Law & Order' actress' dog gets probation, no jail time

Man who fatally beat ‘Law & Order' actress' dog gets probation, no jail time

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

A TV “Law & Order” actress is outraged the man who beat her Maltese pooches so savagely that one of them died won't spend a single day in jail for his crime. Vincent Tang...
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Biden finds unlikely allies for massive state rescue: local GOP officials

Biden finds unlikely allies for massive state rescue: local GOP officials

7 hours ago   |   Politico

Republicans in Congress attacking President Joe Biden's plan to pour hundreds of billions of dollars in pandemic relief aid into local governments are facing resistance - from...
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What's An NFT? And Why Are People Paying Millions To Buy Them?

What's An NFT? And Why Are People Paying Millions To Buy Them?

7 hours ago   |   NPR

The latest Internet hype is about a thing that doesn't really exist. Some collectors are spending millions of dollars on these digital items called non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.
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Upstate deputy gets surprise after spending 2-months battling COVID-19

Upstate deputy gets surprise after spending 2-months battling COVID-19

10 hours ago   |   WYFF

Anderson County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Brown Jr. has been hospitalized with COVID-19 since Jan. 2
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Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON - U.S. hiring accelerated more quickly than expected last month, evidence that a year after the pandemic took hold, the economy is...
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EXPLAINER: 5 key takeaways from the February jobs report

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

America's job market delivered a burst of strength in February. It lifted hopes that the rollout of viral vaccines, the distribution of federal aid and the increasing...
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10 unique Easter basket ideas for 2021, and every stuffer you need to fill it

10 unique Easter basket ideas for 2021, and every stuffer you need to fill it

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

Easter: egg decorating, chocolate, Easter egg hunts, spending time with friends and family (whether it's on Zoom or socially distant!) and of course - Easter baskets filled...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon' on Disney+, a Lovely Animated Epic That Balances Familiar Fodder with Thematic Richness

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

It's good. Now you have to decide whether you should spend 30 bucks to see it.
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Senate rejects Sanders' $15 minimum wage bid, braces for all-nighter on...

Senate rejects Sanders' $15 minimum wage bid, braces for all-nighter on COVID-19 relief

The Senate voted 58-42 Friday night to reject Sen. Bernie Sanders' effort to add a $15 minimum wage provision to President Biden's $1.9 million COVID-19 relief bill, and is now... Read more ...

Capitals' Tom Wilson riles Bruins with 'predatory' hit that hospitalizes...

Capitals' Tom Wilson riles Bruins with 'predatory' hit that hospitalizes Brandon Carlo

Boston spent most of the night being incensed at the Washington forward. Read more ...

Kurashev scores in shootout, Blackhawks beat Lightning 4-3

Kurashev scores in shootout, Blackhawks beat Lightning 4-3

CHICAGO - Philipp Kurashev scored the only goal in a shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Friday night. Read more ...

Woman says CPR training kicked in when she found her baby not breathing

Woman says CPR training kicked in when she found her baby not breathing

Angela Luneau says her 7-week-old baby suffered a heart attack Read more ...

Kansas puts Les Miles on administrative leave amid claims of misconduct at LSU

Kansas puts Les Miles on administrative leave amid claims of misconduct at LSU

Les Miles' alleged transgressions at LSU have officially followed him to Kansas. The Jayhawks put Miles, their head football coach, on administrative leave on Friday amid... Read more ...

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Elissa Cunane scored a season-high 27 points with nine rebounds to help third-ranked North Carolina State beat Virginia Tech 68-55 in Friday's quarterfinals... Read more ...

Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum Wage

Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum Wage

Hand gestures are commonplace in the Senate, but Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is getting flack for the way she voted against a $15 minimum wage. Read more ...

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A...

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A Caveat

It's the latest setback for Cuomo, who is facing a pair of political crises. But many of his critics say the legislation doesn't do enough to wrest power back from the... Read more ...

New York AG warns Cuomo's office not to delete anything as probe ensues

New York AG warns Cuomo's office not to delete anything as probe ensues

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York's attorney general's office has instructed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office not to erase any documents or materials that could come under scrutiny during her... Read more ...

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

MINNEAPOLIS - A member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team has died at a treatment center for mental illness. Read more ...