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NC State, Texas A&M move up in women's AP Top 25; UConn tops

UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll after blowing out its two opponents last week.
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California law would ban store aisles for "girls" or "boys" toys
"We need to let kids be kids," said State Assemblyman Evan Low, who co-sponsored the proposed law.
PM Update: Tuesday is the first of several warm and beautiful days
The best weather of the year (so far) is inbound.
CNN's Acosta: We'll be as tough on Biden as we were on Trump
Liberal CNN reporter Jim Acosta pledged the network would be as tough on the Biden administration as it was on the Trump administration during remarks last month, while simultaneously complimenting the new White House for lowering the political temperature.
"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Standoff at Trader Joe's
"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Hostages chillingly reveal the terrifying three hours they spent held captive by a gunman inside a California supermarket. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports.
Hillary Clinton on Meghan and Harry's interview: Young women 'should not be forced into a mold that is no longer relevant'
Hillary Clinton weighed in Monday on Oprah Winfrey's explosive interview with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry, offering support for Meghan and decrying the tabloids and bureaucracy that often targeted her.
Brian Stelter mocked for filming himself without pants during CNN appearance
CNN's left-wing media guru Brian Stelter raised eyebrows this weekend by filming himself without pants in an attempt to prove that hosting a TV show from home "humanizes the news."
Biden administration leaves border towns on edge
The U.S.-Mexico border remains closed because of the pandemic, but hundreds of migrants are still heading north and it’s leaving several communities, including Nogales, Arizona, on edge.
Pioneering original 'Real World' cast talk reuniting for docuseries
The original 'Real World' cast has reunited for a docuseries, 'Real World Homecoming: New York.' 'The Real World' franchise, which debuted in 1992, is credited with creating modern reality TV. (March 8)
Michelle Obama, Mia Hamm among 9 chosen for Women's HOF
Former first lady Michelle Obama and soccer star Mia Hamm have been chosen for the National Women's Hall of Fame as part of a Class of 2021 announced Monday that also includes former PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi and retired Brig. Gen. Rebecca Halstead.
UFC 262 adds Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright to lineup
A middleweight fight is the latest addition to UFC 262.       Related StoriesUFC 262 adds Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright to lineup - EnclosureKennedy Nzechukwu's comeback started by staring into Carlos Ulberg's cornerUros Medic didn't think his buzzworthy finish of Aalon Cruz was all that crazy
US proposes Afghanistan government enter interim power-sharing agreement with Taliban
The Biden administration has proposed to the Afghan government that they enter an interim power-sharing agreement with the Taliban in a letter from Secretary of State Antony Blinken to President Ashraf Ghani.
QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley's Jail Release Request Denied as Capitol Riot Case Continues
Jacob Chansley is one of more than 270 people facing federal charges in connection with the January 6 riot, according to a George Washington University tracker.
NYS AG hires lawyers for Gov. Cuomo probe, including ex-fed Joon Kim
A former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan will help lead the independent investigation into allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed female aides, state Attorney General Letitia James said Monday. Joon Kim — who closed out the probe of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s campaign-finance scandal — and veteran employment-discrimination lawyer Anne Clark will head the...
Cornel West Leaves Harvard for Union Theological Seminary
The public intellectual and professor of African-American studies will head to Union Theological Seminary in New York.
Turkish olive farmer battles to save her land from coal mine
YATAGAN, Turkey — Behind Tayyibe Demirel’s olive groves in southwest Turkey lies a vast, grey expanse, stripped bare by a coal mine eating into the rolling hillside. On the horizon, heavy smoke billows from three giant chimneys of the power plant by the town of Yatagan. Determined to save her land and village, Demirel, a...
McEnany: 'I warned the reporters' Biden would be a no-show in White House Briefing Room
Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told Fox News on Monday that she warned the press corps in the waning days of the Trump administration that the suddenly rare appearances by Donald Trump would be a primer for how the Biden administration would interact with the media.
Women's retirement savings have been hit hard. Here's how to recover
The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on women, ranging from job losses to childcare demands. It's also hit women's finances -- especially when it comes to their retirement savings.
OnPolitics: A third round of stimulus checks coming soon
We're one step closer to the passage of the American Rescue Plan.
Meghan Markle Faced Racism. Where Does That Leave the Rest of Us? | Opinion
Racism is still prevalent today and Meghan Markle reminded us of that.
NHL proposing three changes to draft lottery, according to report
The last-place Detroit Red Wings would not have drafted fourth overall in 2020 if the NHL's proposed changes to the lottery had been in place.
CDC releases new guidelines, still advises against travel — yes, even if you're vaccinated
The CDC maintained that Americans should refrain from traveling, referring to the organization's travel guidance last updated on Feb. 16.
Biden administration launches new TPS protection for 320K Venezuelans in US
The Biden administration on Monday announced that it is offering special status to the estimated 320,000 Venezuelan exiles living in the US. The decision to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Venezuelans allows exiles to gain US work permits while avoiding the authoritarian socialist government of Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelans must have proof that they were...
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Bombay Rose’ on Netflix, an Indian Animated Film That’s Like an Impressionist Painting Come to Life
In many ways, the movie is an homage to classic Bollywood (and Hollywood).
Creighton's McDermott reinstated after 'plantation' remark
Creighton announced Monday it has lifted Greg McDermott's suspension for making racially insensitive remarks to his players after a game last week.
Fact Check: Will Illegal Immigrants Receive Stimulus Checks, As Ted Cruz Says?
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) proposed an amendment to the American Rescue Plan that would bar illegal immigrants from access to the $1,400 stimulus checks. The amendment failed.
America Has More Fully Vaccinated People Than COVID-19 Cases
The U.S. still leads the world in COVID-19 cases, but the number of fully vaccinated people now outnumbers the number of cases.
US puts forth plan to jumpstart Afghanistan peace
Frustrated by a stalled peace process and escalating violence, the U.S. has presented an eight-page draft peace agreement to Afghanistan's warring sides for review. (March 8)
Listen to Episode 36 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Potential Lindor, Conforto Contract Extensions feat. Ed Coleman
Mets fans hope Francisco Lindor and Michael Conforto remain in orange and blue for a long, long time. Well, that hope could end up becoming a reality soon enough. The Mets reportedly are beginning talks with Lindor on a contract extension this week with Conforto potentially to follow. Nine figures will have to be thrown...
Italy’s Mount Etna sees spectacular explosion in the latest eruption
Belching out a towering cloud of ash and lava stone onto Sicilian villages, Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupted again this weekend — the latest particularly spectacular blast in a series of explosions in the last month.
Bucknell women's basketball poised to be lone unbeaten team entering NCAA Tournament
Though the Bison have played just nine games this season due to COVID-19 cancellations, it's the only tournament-eligible squad without a loss.
'Scary to watch': Minneapolis business owners on edge over possible repeat of riots
Minneapolis business owners are fearing more riots will erupt in the city as jury selection begins in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd.
Disturbing video shows NYC man shoot at cops in apartment stairwell standoff
Disturbing video shows a Brooklyn man opening fire on NYPD cops in the stairwell of an apartment building, striking two officers who “narrowly avoided being killed,” police said Monday. The officers were responding to a 911 call about a man shot inside his Prospect Lefferts Gardens home at around 9 p.m. Sunday. CCTV footage released...
Bryson DeChambeau says he received motivational text from Tiger Woods prior to victory at Bay Hill
Bryson DeChambeau held onto a victory over Lee Westwood to claim the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday afternoon.
Sewage in bathtubs, more mold, stinky closet: Officers sue landlord over Monterey housing
Two military officers and their families are suing their privatized housing companies, alleging that pervasive mold in their Monterey, California, houses has caused continuing health problems and ruined their personal belongings. In one family’s case, sewage backed up in their bathtubs, the lawsuit alleges. The other family dealt for months with a smelly closet that...
Charges permanently dropped against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend for shooting officer the night she was killed
Charges have been permanently dismissed with prejudice against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, who shot a police officer during the deadly raid that killed Taylor, according to reports.
Critics slam Cuomo’s call for due process in sex harass probe as double standard
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s calls for due process amid his sexual harassment scandal set a double standard given his history of demanding other embattled figures resign their posts without waiting for the results of a full investigation, critics said Monday. A defiant Cuomo on Sunday vowed that there was “no way” he’d resign with five women...
Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' getting stage musical adaptation
Hit Netflix miniseries "The Queen's Gambit," starring Anya Taylor-Joy, will be receiving a stage musical adaptation.
"I still get asked, 'Where are you from?'" Senator Tammy Duckworth speaks out against recent spike in anti-Asian rhetoric and violence
Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss the recent spike in violent attack against Asian Americans. She also weighs in on recent sexual harassment allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and why she says President Biden's former nominee for budget director, Neera Tanden, faced discrimination during the confirmation process.
Cuomo Inquiry to Be Led by 2 Lawyers, Including Ex-U.S. Attorney
The attorney general named a former federal prosecutor, Joon H. Kim, and an employment lawyer, Anne L. Clark, to lead the investigation that may determine the governor’s future.
Jane Seymour, 70, flaunts beach body in Hawaii
Seymour turned 70 in February.
Protesters raise sculpture at Cuomo's NYC office
Demonstrators gathered in front of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office on Monday to protest subminimum wages. They said a tipped wage structure forces workers to put up with harassment from customers or the risk of not being paid. (March 8)
Meghan Markle wears floral dress for second maternity shoot
The dress is a nod to International Women's Day.
YouTube star Grace Victory ‘awake’ after giving birth in COVID-related coma
YouTube star Grace Victory is making a victorious return to timelines after contracting COVID at Christmas, being placed in a coma and delivering her baby two months early.
Chicago to allow some fans for baseball
Come Opening Day, Chicago's two Major League Baseball teams will be allowed to seat a limited number of fans in the stands. (March 8)
Rare Kobe Bryant rookie card sells for almost $1.8 million
A rare Kobe Bryant rookie card sold for more than $1.795 million on Saturday, "an all-time record" for any Bryant card, according to the Goldin Auctions, an online auction house.
Congresswoman Katie Porter says $1.9 trillion relief bill has "a lot of wins"
The House is set to vote on President Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan as early as Tuesday. Over the weekend, the Senate stripped progressive priorities passed by the House, including increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Congresswoman Katie Porter, a Democrat from California, joined CBSN to give her take on the bill as well as discuss her latest climate change proposal.
RNC brushes back Trump on 'cease-and-desist' demand
The committee's top lawyer says in a new letter to Trump's attorney that the former president signed off on the RNC's activities in a conversation with chair Ronna McDaniel.
College educators form alliance to defend free expression
NEW YORK — Around 200 scholars from across the country have formed the Academic Freedom Alliance, which has a mission to help college educators “speak, instruct, and publish without fear of sanction, bullying, punishment, or persecution.” Launched Monday, the non-profit organization arose out of discussions among some Princeton University faculty members over how to counter...
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