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Trump vacuum puts local officials in media’s harsh glare 

Without Trump dominating the news cycle, the media have turned their attention to scandals and controversies like those involving the governor of New York, the governor of California, and a senator from Texas
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This Artist Lands a 4-Chair Turn in 'The Voice' Sneak Peek With Tim McGraw Cover
Contestant Avery Roberson will have to choose between coaches Blake Shelton, Nick Jonas, John Legend and Kelly Clarkson after all four coaches turn their chairs for him during the third night of Season 20 Blind Auditions.
Stocks rally as Wall Street cheers Biden's stimulus package
The Dow surged more than 600 points on Monday as investors cheered the Senate's passage of a Covid-19 relief package that aims to bolster the US economy.
Biden to give primetime address to honor pandemic anniversary
March 11 marks one year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.
New Justice Department Team Comes Into Focus Ahead Of Vote On Garland
Two more of President Biden's nominees to lead the Justice Department will be questioned by the Senate this week as Merrick Garland prepares for confirmation as attorney general.
Test drive: The 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid beats Toyota Higlander at this
The 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid competes with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid on fuel economy and beats it on price.
Toomey calls out COVID relief bill's ‘litany of outrageous items’ on 'America's Newsroom'
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., says Democrats are “rewarding their constituencies” by including a “litany of outrageous items” in the $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. The bill passed in the Senate by a 50-49 vote, and the House is set to vote on the measure this week.
PRO Act gains socialist support: The Democratic bill that would crush right-to-work laws
Democrats in the House are gearing up to vote on a bill pushed by unions and socialists that includes a provision mirroring a controversial state law that killed thousands of jobs in California.
Nancy Pelosi Least Favorable Member of Congress, NRCC Poll Finds
51 percent gave Pelosi a "very unfavorable" rating," the Republican-led survey found.
This Is Biden's LBJ Moment | Opinion
Biden must wield the power of the presidency to make senators fall in line with the larger goals of the nation. Otherwise, as LBJ asked, "What the hell's the presidency for?"
Burger King's 'Women Belong in the Kitchen' Tweet Draws Backlash
The initial tweet is the start of a larger thread explaining that women make up only 20 percent of professional chefs. The scholarship program the company says it is launching seeks to balance the gender ratio in working kitchens.
Wendy Williams and contractor Mike Esterman seem to be heating up
He won "Date Wendy."
In ‘2034: A novel of the Next World War,’ it’s man against machine
A new book by Elliot Ackerman and Adm. James Stavridis warns of a dark future.
After 2020 fraud claims, Donald Trump requests mail ballot for municipal election
Following months of baseless claims of rampant voter fraud in the 2020 election, the now-former president has asked to vote by mail in Palm Beach.
Number of COVID-positive migrants released in Texas surges, officials say
The number of migrants who have tested positive for the coronavirus after being released by the Border Patrol into Texas has nearly doubled, officials say.
Daniel Prude's kids allege "attempted cover-up" in his death
Daniel Prude died after being restrained by Rochester, New York, police during a mental health episode.
NYC high schools to reopen March 22
New York City public high schools will reopen for in-person learning on March 22. High school sports will also resume, starting with strength and conditioning sessions in early April, and continuing into the summer. (March 8)
Glover Teixeira is '100 percent' next for Jan Blachowicz, but champ seeks six-month layoff
Glover Teixeira might be waiting around a while before challenging Jan Blachowicz for the UFC light heavyweight title.       Related StoriesIsrael Adesanya disputes 10-8 round, but says Jan Blachowicz better fighter at UFC 259Trevin Jones says partying days are over now that he's 30 – well, mostly, anywayMMA Junkie Radio #3138: UFC 259 recap, guest Eric Nicksick (noon ET)
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Nevenka: Breaking The Silence’ On Netflix, A Docuseries Where The Victim Of Spain’s First Sexual Harassment Case Speaks Out
Nevenka Fernández speaks out for the first time, twenty years after she filed harassment charges against the mayor of Ponferrada, the first suit of its kind in Spain.
6 sweet, spiced and unexpected recipes for raisins, whether you love or loathe them
Yes, there's a raisin recipe for even the ardent raisin hater.
Dutch dance lovers offered lockdown relief at test event
AMSTERDAM – Dance music lovers in Amsterdam were offered a short relief from COVID-19 lockdown on Saturday, treated to their first live show in over a year while serving as guinea pigs in a research project. A total of 1,300 people were allowed at a carefully orchestrated test event in Amsterdam’s biggest music hall, the...
Nolte: Alec Baldwin Posts Video Defending Himself Against 'Cancel Culture'
In a 14-minute Instagram video, actor Alec Baldwin lashed out against the "cancel culture" looking to destroy his career.
Syria's Bashar al-Assad and his wife test positive for coronavirus, office announces
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president's office said Monday.
DC's delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton on Capitol barriers: Congress ‘afraid of its shadow’
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton said on Monday morning that Congress is "afraid of its shadow" after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol as she panned the idea of a permanent fence or military presence around Capitol Hill.
Illinois jumps to No. 3, while Gonzaga still leads Ferris Mowers Men's Basketball Poll
The top two teams remained the same in the Ferris Mowers Men's Basketball Coaches Pol.. Illinois moved up to third after an impressive week.
Burger King UK's tweet about women belonging 'in the kitchen' draws backlash on social media
Burger King UK's tweet, reading ‘Women belong in the kitchen,’ was meant to promote a scholarship program for female employees who aspire to be chefs or restaurateurs
Calls to end the filibuster have bigger problems than Joe Manchin
Support for reforming the filibuster is not currently a 50-vote proposition.
'WandaVision’ was supposed to be about grief. But it copped out at the last moment.
Grief can make a person do terrible things. Justifying that is a mistake.
Stocks Rally but Tech Shares Fall Behind: Live Updates: Live Updates
Report: Google Employees Reporting Racism, Sexism Asked to Take 'Mental Health' Leave
A recent report alleges that multiple Google employees that approached the company with complaints of racism and sexism were urged to take medical leave and focus on their mental health.
Kate and William Back Suicide Helpline As Meghan Markle Reveals Lack of Support
The Duchess of Sussex opened up about feeling suicidal amid intense tabloid scrutiny and a lack of support from the royal family.
Twitter wants Oprah Winfrey to interview Britney Spears next
After the documentary, "Framing Britney Spears," fans want Spears to be able to speak her truth.
'We are seriously in trouble': Arizona sheriff says 'politics' to blame for border crisis
Arizona Sheriff Mark Dannels said that the United States is in "serious trouble" on Monday, and asserted that President Biden's immigration mandates were a byproduct of politics that are now leading to a "huge crisis."
Three cops injured at massive maskless Colorado college party
Three police officers were hurt while breaking up a huge party of up to 800 people near the University of Colorado in Boulder, authorities said. Police in Boulder are reviewing footage Monday of the giant Saturday bash where between 500 and 800 rowdy — and largely maskless — revelers tossed bricks, rocks and other objects...
Has ‘cancel culture’ doomed the ‘Space Jam’ sequel?
Speedy's defense comes on the heels of Pepé Le Pew's removal from the sequel.
'I Style People In My Community For Free—To Help Them Feel Seen'
You can style a model and create a great picture but I didn't feel like I had changed that model's life, even if she looked great.
Manchin pledges to block Biden infrastructure bill if Republicans aren't included
Sen. Joe Manchin, a centrist Democrat, pledged to block President Biden's infrastructure bill if the planned multitrillion-dollar measure does not garner support from any Republicans.
CDC releases new guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals
The CDC has released new guidelines saying that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely visit other vaccinated people and small groups of unvaccinated people in some circumstances, while still maintaining important safety precautions. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us more.
What you can and can't do after getting fully vaccinated against COVID-19
It's OK to have small, maskless gatherings indoors if everyone is vaccinated, but the CDC still warns against nonessential travel.
Fact Check: Were Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Paid for Oprah Interview?
CBS reportedly offered upwards of $9 million to secure rights for the explosive tell-all interview between Oprah Winfrey and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
Wynonna Judd says menopause left her weeping and thinking ‘crazy stuff’
“I have thoughts all the time about how hard life is."
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry reportedly have conditions to outlets airing Oprah interview
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ruled their bombshell TV sit-down with an iron fist — producing a nonnegotiable list of demands for outlets that wanted to air it, according to a report.
California lawmakers consider bill banning boys, girls' toy, clothing sections at major department stores
The California state legislature is considering a bill that would ban larger department stores from having separate "boys" and "girls" sections for toys and clothing.
Meet the Republicans who want to end the electoral college
Why on earth would any Republican want to move to a system that, had it been in place, would have kept their party out of the White House from 1993 to 2005, and again from 2009 to 2025?
Poll: 44% Approve of Democrats' $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Measure
Less than a majority of Americans approve of the Democrats' $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief measure, an internal survey from the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) showed.
Prince Philip, the Royal Family's Gaffe Machine, Played No Role in Bombshell Meghan Race Remark
Meghan Markle revealed that while she was pregnant with her son, members of the royal family expressed "concerns" about how dark the color of the baby's skin would be.
Tom Brady, Buccaneers have ‘good momentum’ on contract extension
A Tom Brady contract extension could be close to reality. Two weeks after Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht told “The Rich Eisen Show” that an extension for the 43-year-old quarterback was a “possibility,” ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday morning on “Get Up” that the two sides have “good momentum” on a new deal....
Lakers in mix for Andre Drummond after Blake Griffin miss
The Lakers appear to be turning their attention to Andre Drummond after Blake Griffin landed with the Nets. Los Angeles was reportedly among the suitors for Griffin, who quickly opted to go to Brooklyn after the Pistons bought him out on Friday. Now, they are hoping the Cavaliers cant’t find a trade partner for Drummond...
What to Know About the George Floyd Murder Trial
The former police officer Derek Chauvin faces charges of manslaughter and second-degree murder in Mr. Floyd’s death.