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6 Dr. Seuss books won“t be published for racist images
2021-03-02 11:32:08 A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, Monday, March 1, 2021, in Walpole, Mass. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the business that preserves and protects the author and illustrator's legacy, announced on his birthday, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that it would cease publication of several children's titles including "And to Think T
Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate
2021-03-02 19:52:56 Signs tells customers about safety measures against COVID-19 that are required inside a retail store Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Dallas. Texas is lifting a COVID-19 mask mandate that was imposed last summer but has only been lightly enforced. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement Tuesday makes Texas the largest state to do away with a face covering order. (AP Photo/LM Oter
Official: Merck to help produce rival J&J“s COVID-19 vaccine
2021-03-02 13:27:17 FILE - This September 2020, file photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a pharmacist preparing to give an experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. (Johnson & Johnson via AP, File) WASHING

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Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist
2021-03-02 17:20:38 This undated family handout photo provided on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 shows Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw in Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar have Thein Zaw and five other members of the media with violating a public order law that could see them imprisoned for up to three years. The six were arrested while covering protests against the Feb. 1 military coup in Myanmar th
Pentagon report cites threat of extremism in military
2021-03-02 23:58:06 Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin listens to a question as he speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — Domestic extremist groups pose a serious threat to the military by seeking to recruit service members into their ranks and, in some cases, joining the military to acquire combat experience,
Biden“s Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations
2021-03-02 21:30:51 President Joe Biden, right, attends a virtual meeting with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, March 1, 2021, in Washington. Also pictured is Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second from right, and White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, third from right. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — Presi
33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda
2021-03-02 19:03:08 Arsenio Hall, from left, Eddie Murphy and Clint Smith appear in a scene from "Coming 2 America." (Quantrell D. Colbert/Paramount Pictures via AP) NEW YORK (AP) — When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. Murphy was at the very height of his fame, coming off “Beverly Hills Cop II” and the stand-up special
Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations
2021-03-02 19:27:37 FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2021 photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, pauses to listen to a reporter's question during a news conference at a COVID-19 vaccination site in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York's attorney general said she's moving forward with an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the governor after receiving a letter from his office
Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition
2021-03-02 23:53:34 Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), appears beofre a Senate Committee on the Budget hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination
Kayleigh McEnany signs on as Fox News contributor
2021-03-02 20:06:33 FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2020 file photo, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington. McEnany has signed on as a Fox News contributor. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) NEW YORK (AP) — As widely anticipated, Fox News said Tuesday that it had signed former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany as a contributor to offer commen
Abortion concerns prompt archdiocese warning on vaccine
2021-03-02 18:56:35 FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2021, file photo, a man receives a COVID-19 vaccine in North Las Vegas. Catholic leaders in New Orleans and St. Louis are advising Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson is “morally compromised” because it's produced using cell lines developed from aborted fetuses. Archdiocese statements in each city say Catholics should choose coron
CMA Fest canceled for 2nd year in a row due to COVID-19
2021-03-02 21:24:50 FILE - Miranda Lambert performs during CMA Fest in Nashville, Tenn. on June 12, 2011. The country music festival will be cancelled for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival is one of the oldest country music festivals after starting in 1972. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File) NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music festival CMA Fest in Nashville, Tenness
Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings
2021-03-02 21:38:24 Tasha Arevalo, right, laughs with Joseph Butler while eating at Mo's Irish Pub, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Houston. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that he is lifting business capacity limits and the state's mask mandate starting next week. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Texas on Tuesday became the biggest state to lift its mask rule, joining a rapidly growing movement by govern
CMA Fest canceled for 2nd year in a row due to COVID-19
2021-03-02 21:24:50 FILE - Miranda Lambert performs during CMA Fest in Nashville, Tenn. on June 12, 2011. The country music festival will be cancelled for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival is one of the oldest country music festivals after starting in 1972. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File) NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music festival CMA Fest in Nashville, Tenness
A year in, coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank
2021-03-02 17:54:30 A medical staffer attends a Palestinian patient infected with COVID-19 at the emergency unit, of the Palestine Medical Complex, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair. More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million hav
Senate Dems sorting final details of $1.9T virus relief bill
2021-03-02 05:16:43 Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sorted through lingering disagreements over emergency jobless benefits and other issues Tuesday and prepared to commence Senate debate on a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan that would deliver a major victory to President Joe Biden. With Democrat
Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns
2021-03-02 05:01:09 FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2020, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a Sinovac worker checks the labeling on vials of COVID-19 vaccines on a packaging line in Beijing. With just four of China’s many vaccine makers claiming they are able to produce at least 2.6 billion doses this year, a large part of the world’s population will end up inoculated not with Western va
Analysis: Biden retreats from vow to make pariah of Saudis
2021-03-02 05:22:16 FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden speaks about foreign policy, at the State Department in Washington. As a presidential candidate, Joe Biden promised to make a pariah out of Saudi Arabia over the 2018 murder of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. But when it came time to actually penalize Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, America’s strategic interests
Sun, sand, shots: Caribbean seeks vaccines to revive economy
2021-03-02 15:53:47 A tourist, wearing a protective face mask amid the new cornavirus pandemic, walks along the beach shore in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s most tourism-dependent regions (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and
With much respect, Cynthia Erivo takes on Queen of Soul
2021-03-01 15:37:01 In this combination photo, actress Cynthia Erivo poses during a portrait session during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Sept. 10, 2019. Erivo portrays Aretha Franklin in the National Geographic miniseries “Genius: Aretha.” (Photos by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy. Days after the British per
Hospital: SUV carrying 27 crashes with semitruck, killing 15
2021-03-02 17:37:59 In this image from KYMA law enforcement work at the scene of a deadly crash involving a semitruck and an SUV in Holtville, Calif., on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (KYMA via AP) El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — An SUV believed to be carrying 27 people crashed into a semitruck Tuesday on a Southern California highway, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital officials said. Jud
A year in, coronavirus rages in vaccine-needy West Bank
2021-03-02 17:54:30 A medical staffer attends a Palestinian patient infected with COVID-19 at the emergency unit, of the Palestine Medical Complex, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians' winter of despair. More than half of Israel's population of 9.3 million hav
EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee
2021-03-02 06:00:42 FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2020, file photo, former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn holds a press conference at the Maronite Christian Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, as he launches an initiative to help Lebanon that is undergoing a severe economic and financial crisis, in Kaslik, north of Beirut, Lebanon. Two Americans suspected of helping Ghosn skip bail and escape to
Sun, sand, shots: Caribbean seeks vaccines to revive economy
2021-03-02 15:53:47 FILE - In this June 17, 2020, file photo, the Hotel Nacional stands devoid of tourists during the new coronavirus pandemic in Havana, Cuba. The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s most tourism-dependent regions. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, File) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean is hunting for visitors
Israeli attorney general slams Netanyahu“s vaccine diplomacy
2021-03-02 11:33:23 FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2019 file photo, Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit reads a statement for media, in Jerusalem. In an official letter to the national security adviser released Monday, March 2, 2021, Mandelblit slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement that he would share surplus vaccines with far-flung allies in Africa, Europe and Latin
COVID-19 pandemic fuels attacks on health workers globally
2021-03-02 05:25:54 FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, a police officer takes pictures of a burned-out coronavirus testing facility in the fishing village of Urk in the Netherlands after it was set on fire the night before by rioting youths protesting on the first night of a nationwide curfew. A new report by the Geneva-based Insecurity Insight and the University of California, Berkeley’s
Victims of anti-Asian attacks reflect a year into pandemic
2021-03-02 06:10:18 This undated photo provided by Bawi Cung, shows Bawi Cung, right, seated with his children at home, before he and his two sons were stabbed in an anti-Asian attack last March 2020 at Sam's Club in Midland, Texas. Asian Americans have been facing a dangerous climate since the coronavirus entered the U.S. a year ago. A rash of crimes victimizing elderly Asian Americans in the la
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
2021-03-02 14:28:30 FILE - In this April 9, 2014 file photo, civil rights activist Vernon Jordan introduces former President Bill Clinton during the Civil Rights Summit in Austin, Texas. Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021, accor
Critics: Cuomo apology “tone-deaf,“ ignores power imbalance
2021-03-02 06:18:59 Following allegations of sexual harassment, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged he "made others feel in ways I never intended." But that may not go very far from a legal perspective as he faces an investigation by the state attorney general. (March 1) When Yuh-Line Niou first arrived in Albany to work as a legislative aide in 2013, lawmakers grabbed her buttocks, suggested
FBI chief to face questions about extremism, Capitol riot
2021-03-02 05:19:36 FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a virtual news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray is set to testify for the first time since the deadly
United Methodist conservatives detail plans for a breakaway
2021-03-01 21:19:20 FILE - In this April 19, 2019 file photo, a gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan. Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday, March 1, 2021 to form a new denomination, the Global Methodist Church, with a doctrine that does not recognize same-sex marriage.
Senate confirms Cardona as Biden“s education secretary
2021-03-01 23:17:44 FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate has confirmed him as Education Secretary on March 1. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File) The Senate voted Monday to confirm Miguel Cardona as educ
Nashville music club owners recall night the music died
2021-03-02 06:14:48 In this March 3, 2020, file photo, a man walks by The Basement East, a live music venue, on March 3, 2020, after a tornado hit Nashville, Tenn. It has been nearly a year since deadly storms tore across Nashville and other parts of Tennessee, killing more than 20 people and damaging more than 140 buildings. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When frantic mes
Myanmar police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at protesters
2021-03-02 05:39:04 A protester prepares to throw a part of banana towards the police during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Demonstrators in Myanmar took to the streets again on Tuesday to protest last month's seizure of power by the military, as foreign ministers from Southeast Asian countries prepared to meet to discuss the political crisis. Poli
Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
2021-03-02 06:51:54 Some of the students who were abducted by gunmen from the Government Girls Secondary School, in Jangebe, last week wait for a medical checkup after their release meeting with the state Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau, northern Nigeria, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle announced that 279 girls who were abducted last week from a boarding school i
US sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader“s poisoning
2021-03-02 14:11:22 FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures as he stands behind a grass of the cage in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was transported to a prison 100km away from Moscow. Navalny was taken to a prison in Pokrov city after Moscow city court rejected appeal against
Israeli attorney general slams Netanyahu“s vaccine diplomacy
2021-03-02 11:33:23 FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2019 file photo, Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit reads a statement for media, in Jerusalem. In an official letter to the national security adviser released Monday, March 2, 2021, Mandelblit slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement that he would share surplus vaccines with far-flung allies in Africa, Europe and Latin
EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee
2021-03-02 06:00:42 FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2020, file photo, former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn holds a press conference at the Maronite Christian Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, as he launches an initiative to help Lebanon that is undergoing a severe economic and financial crisis, in Kaslik, north of Beirut, Lebanon. Two Americans suspected of helping Ghosn skip bail and escape to







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