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The Celtics are the NBA’s biggest disappointment thanks to injuries and offseason misfires

The Celtics’ horrific collapse against the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday was the latest illustration of how far this season has strayed from expectations.
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Dedenne Wins Pokémon Day 2021 Popularity Poll: Full Results
Last year's number one pick, Greninja, didn't make the Top 10.
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UFC books Impa Kasanganay vs. Sasha Palatnikov for April 10 event
Impa Kasanganay will look to rebound from being on the receiving end of the 2020 "Knockout of the Year."       Related StoriesAlex Caceres looks forward to day he's longest tenured UFC fighterUFC Fight Night 186's Magomed Ankalaev says there is no secret to his successHolly Holm has faith friend Jon Jones will thrive at heavyweight: 'His skill is just on another level' 
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Idea of ‘vaccine passports’ shot down by WHO
Public health officials are coming out against "vaccine passport" propositions.
Students call remote learning ‘boring’ and ‘weird’ during de Blasio school visit
The reviews are in: remote learning is “boring.” And it’s also “weird,” students told Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza during their visit to a Bronx middle school on Thursday. Hizzoner and his schools honcho got an earful when they visited the Leaders of Tomorrow school to mark the partial...
Viral accusation of racism at Smith College quietly fell apart
An investigation into allegations of racism following an incident at Massachusetts' Smith College has been thrust back into the public spotlight this week amidst the liberal arts school's public disagreement with former administrative assistant Jodi Shaw.
How Nilsa Prowant’s pregnancy affected ‘Floribama Shore’ Season 4
"All of us are just drunk, falling all over the place, and Nilsa, pregnant, having to babysit."
Arizona woman returns 1950s Purple Heart to man’s family after finding it at thrift store
A family has been reunited with their father’s Purple Heart more than three decades after he died, thanks to a bit of sleuthing. Teresa Ferrin discovered the Purple Heart — along with several other military awards — at a thrift shop in Phoenix, Arizona, where she volunteers once a week.  Ferrin explained to Fox News that her job involves pricing the donated items before...
Russia's investigative journalists take spotlight with stunning findings on Putin, Navalny poisoning
The editor of Proekt says corruption has continued despite the more public findings of independent reporters.
John Catsimatidis ponders another run at New York Daily News
Panicked supporters of the New York Daily News are desperately searching for a local billionaire to save the 101-year-old tabloid from the clutches of Alden Global Capital, Media Ink has learned. Sources say people close to the paper have been scanning their rolodexes for potential buyers and have reached out to supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis....
India imposes new rules on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
India issued strict new rules on Thursday for Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms weeks after the country's government attempted to pressure Twitter to take down accounts it deemed incendiary.
Texans’ new coach unable to talk Deshaun Watson off trade ledge
Face time with the new Texans head coach didn’t lead to an about-face from Deshaun Watson. Watson met for the first time with David Culley last Friday but reiterated in that meeting that he wants to be traded and has no intention of playing quarterback again for the Texans, according to an ESPN report. Watson...
John Geddert, Olympic Coach, Dies by Suicide After Being Charged with Sexual Assault
"John Geddert used force, fraud and coercion against the young athletes that came to him for gymnastics training for financial benefit to him," State Attorney General Dana Nessel said before his body was discovered.
What Time Will ‘Minari’ Be On VOD? How To Watch The Steven Yeun Film
Minari is a must-watch this awards season.
Hazard pay proposal approved by Los Angeles City Council
The Los Angeles City Council has approved a hazard pay proposal calling for an extra $5 an hour for grocery store workers and retail pharmacy workers at companies with more than 300 employees nationwide. The measure would last until Los Angeles County drops to the lowest of California's COVID-19 risk levels. DeMarco Morgan of CBS Los Angeles has more.
Big Lie? Big Whoop: Many Republicans on Capitol Hill see little reason to bat down Trump's election lies
The deadly January 6 insurrection in the Capitol may have caused many voters to recoil at former President Donald Trump's election lies.
Queen Elizabeth II Describes Getting COVID Vaccine: 'It Didn't Hurt at All'
Queen Elizabeth II has described getting the coronavirus vaccination—saying "it was very quick"—as husband Prince Philip spends his tenth day in hospital.
LA orders $5 per hour "hazard pay" hike for grocery workers
"These workers are risking their lives," local official says after voting for the temporary pay hike.
NYC hospitals were unprepared for last spring’s COVID-19 surge, report finds
New York City’s hospitals were woefully unprepared for last year’s nightmare surge in COVID-19 patients due to a lack of planning from the city, the state and the facilities themselves — especially when it came to deciding who lived and who died, according to a new report. When precious resources like ventilators and oxygen cylinders...
Florida teacher praises good Samaritan who returned missing wallet
Debra Glover-Crosby was shopping in the checkout line at the Jacksonville store last weekend when she noticed her wallet wasn't there.
Tiger Woods made us realize it's OK to love an imperfect athlete
Behind the red polo and champion status, Tiger Woods has repeatedly reminded us he's still very much human.
Neiman Gracie faces 'The Ass-Kicking Machine' on April 2 at Bellator 255
A pair of welterweights coming off wins over MMA notables will clash at Bellator 255.       Related StoriesNeiman Gracie faces 'The Ass-Kicking Machine' on April 2 at Bellator 255 - EnclosureAaron Pico targeted for return at Bellator 257 vs. England's Aiden LeeMan with MMA training who beat up Oklahoma football player Spencer Jones speaks out
NYC has extra COVID-19 vaccine supply this week
New York City has a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines this week after delayed shipments finally arrived — so it’s ramping up hours and doubling the number of appointments at some inoculation sites, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. The shipment that was supposed to be delivered to the city last week got delayed due to...
James Van Der Beek's daughter, 4, went to emergency room after injury scare
James Van Der Beek's 4-year-old daughter, Emilia, ended up in the emergency room after an injury scare.
Former USA gymnastics coach dead after trafficking, sexual assault charges filed
Former USA gymnastics coach John Geddert has died by suicide after human trafficking and sexual assault charges were filed against him.
Denver expected ‘a trace to 4 inches’ of snow. Up to 16 inches fell.
A winter weather advisory was quickly upgraded to a warning as snow totals stacked up.
Are White 'Vaccine Chasers' the Reason People of Color Aren't Getting Their COVID-19 Shots?
Black and brown Los Angeles, California, residents—who are most likely to die from the coronavirus—are being vaccinated at low rates despite efforts to reach them.
Teen Had ‘Suicidal and Homicidal Thoughts’ Before Killing Disabled Sister: Cops
Lancaster County District Attorney/TikTokA Pennsylvania teenager accused of fatally stabbing her disabled older sister had previously said she was having “suicidal and homicidal thoughts,” authorities have revealed in court records.Claire Elaina Miller, 14, has been charged with homicide after hysterically calling authorities on Monday night to admit she stabbed her sister, 19-year-old Helen Miller, while her parents were asleep, according to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office. The elder Miller, who had cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair, died from a stab wound to her neck.Shortly after Miller was arrested at home in Manheim Township, a small community about 75 miles west of Philadelphia, a witness called to say they had been talking to Miller on the phone. The document, filed to support a search warrant and obtained by several local news outlets, does not say when Miller was speaking to the unnamed witness but said she spoke of homicidal and suicidal thoughts.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Fact Check: Does Biden's COVID-19 Relief Plan Penalize Single Parents?
President Biden's COVID-19 stimulus plan is headed to the House floor, and both sides of the Congressional aisle are grappling over the $1.9 trillion relief bill. While Republicans represent most of the opposition, some Democratic lawmakers have their own objections to the bill's provisions.
Many Latinos are hesitant to receive COVID-19 vaccine, poll shows
The Biden administration faces several hurdles to inoculating the U.S. against COVID-19 as quickly as possible, including hesitancy among Latino communities. A recent poll shows nearly half of Latinos in the U.S. will wait and see how the vaccine affects those who receive the shot. Professor Iris Lopez, the director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at City College of New York, spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the history of mistrust among Latinos with the medical community.
McDonald's franchisees surprise 3-year-old cancer survivor with private party
Two McDonald’s franchisees in Maryland went the extra mile to put a smile on a 3-year-old’s face.
Calif. Lt. Gov Eleni Kounalakis Dismisses GOP 'Fantasy' of Replacing Newsom With Republican
"He is still quite popular in this state," Kounalakis said.
The GOP campaign to sink Neera Tanden isn’t about ‘hypocrisy.’ It’s worse.
This claim is everywhere, but it totally misses the depths of bad faith on display here.
I've Been a Fast Food Worker Since I was 15. It's Time for a Living Wage | Opinion
Over the last year while working in fast-food and taking care of my family, I've been exposed to COVID-19 four times. Thankfully, I tested negative each time. But all four of my quarantines were unpaid—including the time I was taking care of my daughter, who got sick with Covid.
OnPolitics: A more perfect union
The House passed the Equality Act to extend federal protections for LGBTQ Americans. The bill faces an uncertain Senate.
Why pro-work Republicans should support the Biden economic agenda
Instead of making poverty more painful, they could promote ways to make jobs more accessible, available and rewarding.
Georgia gov. allows teachers to get virus vaccine
Gov. Brian Kemp says child care workers and K-12 school employees in Georgia can start getting COVID-19 vaccines starting March 8, an effort that aims to get students across the state back to in-person schooling every day of the week. (Feb. 25)
Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day celebrated
Collins Aerospace in Charlotte, North Carolina is celebrating its 20th anniversary of supporting Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, hosting more than 55 events in 13 countries. (Feb. 25)
California board member compares reopening schools to 'White supremacist ideology' and 'slavery'
A California school board member is facing criticism after comparing reopening schools amid uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus vaccination rollout to “White supremacist ideology” and “slavery” in a meeting earlier this week.
Ex-gymnastics coach dies by suicide after being charged with sexual assault
"This is a tragic end to a tragic story for everyone involved," said the Michigan attorney general.
PM Update: Temperatures remain mild, with clouds increasing Friday
It's feeling a bit like spring these days. There's even some tree pollen!
Progressives Still Pushing for Student Loan Relief, Despite Poll Showing Its Unpopularity
The study found just 13 percent of Americans said they support forgiving $50,000 in federal student loans.
Riverside man arrested in Capitol riot after coworker recognizes him in news photo
A Riverside man identified as a QAnon believer has been arrested and fired from his job after a coworker spotted him in photos of the Capitol riot.
Major surgery performed on Tiger Woods' legs, long recovery ahead, golf future in doubt
Tiger Woods is still recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after undergoing major surgery to his legs after a terrifying car accident. There are now growing calls for a safety review of the stretch of roadway where Woods crashed his car. Since last January, there have been more than a dozen accidents there. One woman tells CBS News she got into a crash on that same curvy road in 2007. Carter Evans reports.
CNN finally addresses sexual harassment claims against Cuomo after 24 hours of silence
 CNN ended its on-air blackout of sexual harassment allegations leveled against Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday after more than 24 hours of ignoring the story with a brief update that echoed the governor’s talking points about his accuser.
Katy Perry goes for a stroll with baby Daisy in Hawaii
She and Orlando Bloom are enjoying a family vacation.
Jen Psaki Says Reopening Migrant Facility for Children Was 'Best Decision,' Amid Criticism
Joe Biden's press secretary says the president's move is "absolutely not the same thing" as Donald Trump's child separation policy.
Maryland man pleads not guilty to bringing loaded gun to Capitol insurrection
Days after a Republican senator said the US Capitol attack wasn't an "armed insurrection," a Maryland man pleaded not guilty to carrying a loaded handgun on the Capitol grounds on the day of the attack.
British cartoon Peppa Pig to get her own theme park at Legoland Florida in 2022
News of the Peppa Pig theme park comes as Legoland Florida announces new attractions and events to celebrate its 10th anniversary.