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De Blasio pounces on Cuomo scandals: 'He cannot govern' if claims are true - Fox News

In an interview Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that if the nursing-home and sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are true, "he cannot govern."

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Former Parler CEO Matze Stripped Of All Company Shares Upon Firing, Sources Say - NPR

Former Parler CEO John Matze was stripped of all of his shares in the alternative social media company after a dispute with co-founder Rebekah Mercer. The company was nearing a $1 billion valuation.

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Geoffrey Scott, 'Dynasty' and 'Hulk' actor, dead at 79 - Fox News

Geoffrey Scott, an actor known for roles in "Dynasty" and "Hulk," has died at age 79.

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Kyle Rudolph released by Vikings, could help solve 49ers TE depth problem - Niners Wire

The San Francisco 49ers should kick tires on Kyle Rudolph after he was released by the Minnesota Vikings.

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Universal looking into possible changes to Seuss Landing attraction - WESH 2 Orlando

One of the Dr. Seuss books that will no longer be published because of racist and insensitive imagery is featured at Universal's Seuss Landing attraction.

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Michigan vs. Illinois score, takeaways: Illini pound Wolverines, who slip to the No. 3 overall seed - CBSSports.com

The No. 2 Wolverines are still on the top line of the NCAA Tournament bracket projection after their second loss of the season

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CDC to announce Americans with COVID vaccine can gather indoors without masks: report - Fox News

The CDC will announce new guidelines as soon as this Thursday on what fully vaccinated Americans can do, including allowing for small gatherings indoors with other vaccinated individuals, Politico reports.

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No. 3 Baylor clinches first Big 12 regular-season title with OT win vs. West Virginia - ESPN

Third-ranked Baylor bounced back in a big way from its only loss of the season to beat No. 6 West Virginia 94-89 in overtime Tuesday for the Bears' first Big 12 regular-season title.

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Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Test Continues As Nio, Zoom, Target Dive; Vaccine Play Soars Late - Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally hit resistance at key levels and fell to natural areas of support Tuesday. Ford jumped as Nio, EV stocks sold off.

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Ohio grandmother killed by stray bullet while planning son's funeral - New York Post

An Ohio grandmother was struck by a stray bullet and killed while planning her son’s funeral over the weekend, a report said. Ruth Lewis, 89, gathered with relatives at a family member’…

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 'casual sexism' hinders equality for everyone, author says - CNBC

Author Joanne Lipman said that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent reported behavior toward women feeds into institutional sexism.

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Schumer says Cuomo sexual harassment allegations are 'serious, very troubling' - Fox News

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called the growing sexual harassment allegations against New York Andrew Cuomo "serious [and] very troubling" but stopped short of calling for the embattled Democrat's resignation.

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De Blasio's payback: New York mayor unloads on wounded Cuomo - POLITICO

The mayor has called Cuomo’s alleged behavior “grotesque,” “perverse” and “terrifying."

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Jennette McCurdy Reveals Why She Quit Acting: ‘I Resent My Career’ - Variety

Jennette McCurdy revealed on the Season 2 premiere of her podcast, “Empty Inside,” why she’s done with acting. “I resent my career in a lot of ways,” she said. “I feel so unfulfilled by the roles that I played and felt like it was the most just cheesy, embarr…

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Military leaders are prepared to defend Pentagon response to Capitol riot at Senate hearing - CNN

The Pentagon is ready to defend itself if necessary at a Senate hearing Wednesday against accusations it delayed or hindered the deployment of the National Guard on January 6, a senior defense official said, as two competing narratives emerge about the respon…

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House Oversight panel reissues subpoena for Trump's accounting firm | TheHill - The Hill

The House Oversight and Reform Committee has reissued a subpoena for former President Trump’s acc...

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Neera Tanden withdraws as Biden’s budget chief pick - POLITICO

The president’s statement indicated he expects Tanden to serve in another role in his administration.

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Valve brings Steam Link app to Linux, adds more togetherness - The Verge

Valve has released a Linux version of the Steam Link app and will now let you play games with as many friends without Steam accounts with you want over Remote Play Together.

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Texas leaders blast Greg Abbott's end to mask mandate, business restrictions - The Texas Tribune

City and county leaders urged residents in their areas to still follow recommendations from health experts and officials that call for wearing face masks in public.

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Cuomo to Be Stripped of Pandemic Emergency Powers in Legislative Deal - NBC New York

Legislators from New York’s Assembly and state Senate struck a deal Tuesday to strip Gov. Andrew Cuomo of his pandemic-linked emergency powers and return…

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Gov. Abbott strikes down statewide mask mandate, but you’ll still have to wear a mask at these places - KXAN.com

Here’s a list of places you’ll still need to wear a mask at in Central Texas, even though Gov. Greg Abbott has rolled back the statewide mask mandate.

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Meghan Markle faces bullying claims ahead of tell-all Oprah interview - Page Six

Meghan Markle has been accused of bullying at least two palace aides during her short tenure as a senior British royal.

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Why many in Russia are reluctant to have Sputnik vaccine - BBC News

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid is in worldwide demand, but many Russians remain unsure.

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‘Listen to me and the doctors’: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins say masks should stay - The Dallas Morning News

A frequent critic of Abbott’s response to the global coronavirus pandemic, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins called the decision to reopen Texas fully with...

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Dolly Parton gets vaccinated with Moderna jab she helped fund - The Guardian

Iconic country music star sings a vaccine version of Jolene while getting inoculated in Nashville

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Cuttlefish can pass the marshmallow test - Ars Technica

Cuttlefish that were better at self-control also performed better on learning tests.

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Dolly Parton's COVID-19 Vaccine Shot Comes With A 'Jolene' Twist - HuffPost

“I’m begging of you, please don’t hesitate,” sang the country icon, who donated $1 million toward coronavirus research last year.

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Biden budget pick Neera Tanden drops out of nomination process after confirmation process unravels - USA TODAY

As OMB director, Neera Tanden would have become the first woman of color and first South Asian person to lead the powerful executive office.

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Everything we know about coronavirus variants in NYC - New York Post

The South African coronavirus variant has now been identified in New York City, health officials said Tuesday — as they gave an update on the various mutations now spreading through the Big A…

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Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Welcomed Baby No. 6 With the Help of a Surrogate - E! NEWS

Earlier this week, Hilaria and Alec Baldwin made their surprising baby announcement, sharing, "We are so in love with our daughter, Lucia."

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Minnesota Vikings release TE Kyle Rudolph after 10 seasons - ESPN

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, the team's second-round pick in 2011, was released Tuesday in a move that will save them $5.1 million against the salary cap in 2021.

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Domestic Terrorism Threat Is ‘Metastasizing’ in U.S., F.B.I. Director Says - The New York Times

Christopher A. Wray condemned the Capitol riot and told the Senate Judiciary Committee that agents had opened 2,000 domestic terrorism inquiries in recent years.

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Bunny Wailer, Reggae Pioneer With the Wailers, Dies at 73 - The New York Times

He was the last surviving original member of the group, which also featured Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. Together they helped spread the music of Jamaica worldwide.

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The flu killed nearly 200 children last season. This time, 1 has died. - The Washington Post

A combination of coronavirus precautions and existing immunity to the flu has nearly eradicated influenza infections and deaths in the United States.

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South Carolina man charged in Capitol riot bragged he dressed as antifa and fought police - NBC News

William Robert Norwood III bragged in a group text chat that he disguised himself as antifa during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots and succeeded in assaulting officers, authorities say.

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A Newspaper Casino? Toronto Star Company Is Getting Into The Online Gaming Business - NPR

Torstar is "looking at diversifying the revenue model of how we fund and pay for reporters, columnists, and editorial staff," said a gaming consultant hired by the company.

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Japanese billionaire to fly eight members of the public on SpaceX moon flight - CNBC

Yusaku Maezawa announced he will choose eight members of the public to join him on a trip around the moon, scheduled to fly on SpaceX's Starship in 2023.

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President Joe Biden urges states to vaccinate teachers, school staff this month - CNBC

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, hailed the president's remarks as a concrete step toward reopening schools for in-person learning.

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Dolly Parton Received A Dose Of The COVID Vaccine She Helped To Fund - BuzzFeed News

"Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaciiiiiiine," she sang. "I'm begging of you, please don't hesitate."

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UC San Diego Doctors Treating Patients Injured in Deadly Imperial County Crash - NBC San Diego

UCSD doctors are treating several people who were hurt in a deadly crash involving an SUV and semi-truck in Imperial County on Tuesday.

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Biden: US will have enough COVID vaccines for every adult by the 'end of May' - New York Post

President Biden on Tuesday said that the US will now have enough COVID-19 vaccines for every adult “by the end of May” — and that the feds will start a new program aimed at vaccinating …

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Jahmil French, 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' actor, dead at 29 - CNN

Jahmil French, an actor known for his role as Dave Turner on the Canadian series "Degrassi: The Next Generation," has died, according to his manager, Gabrielle Kachman. He was 29.

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Tarrant County ends its mask mandate after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says statewide order will end next week - The Dallas Morning News

Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley said he is removing the county’s mask mandate after Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement Tuesday that the statewide order...

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Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws - NPR

The court heard arguments in a case that could allow state legislatures to make it more difficult for some to vote. The arguments centered on a key portion of the Voting Rights Act.

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Biden administration still hasn't briefed top senators on Syria strike - POLITICO

Sen. Chris Murphy had to sit in on a staff briefing. He’s not thrilled with what he heard.

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Radiologists report COVID-19 vaccine causing swelling on mammograms | TheHill - The Hill

Radiologists around the country are noting a potential aftereffect of the COVID-19 vaccine: swelling in lymph nodes under the armpit that are showing up on mammograms.

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Rockets will retire James Harden's No. 13 - Houston Chronicle

James Harden's No. 13 will become the seventh player number retired by the Rockets.

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New CDC guidelines on vaccines, safe activities may disappoint some - Atlanta Journal Constitution

The CDC is expected to issue new guidelines on safe activities for people who have been vaccinated and when they can return to normal life.

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Dow Jones Pares Losses But Closes Lower; These Stocks Trade Near Buy Zones - Investor's Business Daily

The Dow Jones traded slightly higher in today's stock market after paring earlier losses. The S&P 500 also came off its lows over the past hour of trading.

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Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to Developers - MacRumors

Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta updates coming...

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Ex-‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay Says Franchise Shouldn’t Film Until Chris Harrison Controversy Is Resolved - Yahoo Entertainment

Rachel Lindsay, the first-ever Black star of “The Bachelorette,” is calling out the ABC franchise for staying silent as the ongoing racial controversy...

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Stimulus checks should continue until COVID-19 is history, senators tell Biden - CBS News

Most Americans say $1,400 payments included in rescue package will last them less than three months, lawmakers argue.

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Proud Boys' Alleged Preparation For Capitol Riot Detailed In New Court Filing - NPR

A federal court filing details how Ethan Nordean allegedly recruited members and raised money ahead of the Jan. 6 attack, which prosecutors say he helped coordinate and lead.

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Biden SEC pick Gensler grilled over bitcoin, GameStop mania and board diversity - CNBC

Gary Gensler, Biden's pick to lead the SEC, said he would tackle cryptocurrency regulation, the "gamification" of trading and board diversity.

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Psaki punts question about Dr. Seuss being left out of reading proclamation - New York Post

White House press secretary Jen Psaki punted a question about why President Biden removed mention of Dr. Seuss in a Read Across America Day proclamation to the Department of Education.  She wa…

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Trump's surgeon general questions guidance about getting 2 Covid-19 vaccine shots - CNN

Former US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Monday questioned the Biden administration's current guidance on getting both Covid-19 vaccine shots for the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines -- which were tested and authorized as a two-dose regimen spaced a …

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NASA’s latest Mars rover has the same processor as an iMac from 1998 - The Verge

NASA’s Perseverance rover is a state-of-the-art piece of technology. The $2.7 billion machine actually shares a virtually identical processor as the 1998 iMac.

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Bunny Wailer, last surviving founder member of the Wailers, dies aged 73 - The Guardian

Reggae artist and three-time Grammy winner found worldwide fame alongside Bob Marley in the early 1970s

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Jahmil French Dies: ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ Actor was 29 - Deadline

Jahmil French, known for his role as Dave Turner in the hit Canadian series Degrassi: The Next Generation, has died, his representative Gabrielle Kachman confirmed to Deadline. He was 29. “It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend a…

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Only one George Floyd family member at a time allowed in Chauvin trial, judge rules - NBC News

Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill said only one member of George Floyd’s family was allowed at a time to attend Derek Chauvin’s trial. The same ruling was applied to Chauvin's family.

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Cynthia Frelund 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Who teams should draft to win now - NFL.com

In Cynthia Frelund's first NFL mock draft of the year, she uses her analytics-driven model to determine each team's best pick to maximize wins in 2021. Are the Jets and Falcons better off bypassing QBs?

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Florida's DeSantis faces criticism over Covid-19 vaccination clinics in upscale communities - CNN

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is facing bipartisan criticism and a call for a federal investigation after the state set up invitation-only Covid-19 vaccination clinics in at least two upscale communities.

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Fortnite creator Epic Games buys the developer of Fall Guys, a title that defined the pandemic gaming boom - CNBC

Fortnite developer Epic Games has agreed to acquired Tonic Games Group, the firm behind the smash hit video game Fall Guys.

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‘It is now time to open Texas 100%:’ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reverses statewide pandemic orders - KSAT San Antonio

Exactly eight months after issuing a mask mandate in most Texas counties, Gov. Greg Abbott reversed that order on Tuesday, along with most other statewide COVID-19 orders he signed last year.

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Hilaria Baldwin, who welcomed baby No. 6, follows surrogacy company on IG - Page Six

Hilaria also interviewed the company’s co-founder on her podcast “Mom Brain” back in November.

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You can buy Razer’s tiny Tomahawk gaming PC starting today - The Verge

Razer’s small form factor Tomahawk gaming PC is finally available to buy — as long as you’re willing to spend $3,199 on the version that comes with an RTX 3080. The version that doesn’t include a graphics card seems to be out of stock.

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Nike Executive Resigns Over Possible Ties to Sneaker Resale Business - The New York Times

Ann Hebert, the executive, left Nike days after Bloomberg Businessweek published an article about her son, the owner of a sneaker resale company. He denied receiving inside information from her.

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Gephardt: Lying to get a COVID-19 vaccine could prove costly - KSL.com

People who say they are sick with certain diseases can jump to the front of the line for a COVID-19 vaccine. When that person shows up to get their shot, no one is going to ask for proof. It's all on the honor system, Utah state and county health officials ha…

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Microsoft and Niantic demo a HoloLens version of Pokémon Go - The Verge

Microsoft and Niantic have created a proof-of-concept version of Pokémon Go for the HoloLens headset. It’s part of Microsoft’s new Mesh platform, but it’s not ready for consumers to play just yet.

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Target Stock Falls As Massive Investment To Speed Up Online Shift After Earnings Beat - Investor's Business Daily

Target will invest $4 billion a year for several years to accelerate its shift to e-commerce, which helped Q4 earnings beat. Target stock fell.

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iPhone Sticking With Lightning Port Over USB-C for 'Foreseeable Future' - MacRumors

Apple will retain the Lightning connector on the iPhone for the "foreseeable future," with no intention of switching to USB-C, according to...

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FBI Director Wray repeatedly rebuts claims that antifa activists attacked Capitol - NBC News

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday shot down claims made by former President Donald Trump, his allies and other Republicans that anti-fascist activists participated in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.

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The CPU from Apple's iMac G3 is powering NASA's Perseverance rover - Engadget

When NASA's Perseverance guided itself to the surface of Mars on February 18th, it did so with the help of the same processor that powered the 1998 iMac G3.

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Nickelodeon star Jennette McCurdy reveals why she quit acting, says she's 'embarrassed' by past roles - Fox News

Former child star Jennette McCurdy reveals the reason she quit acting a few years ago. The 28-year-old is best known for starring as Sam Puckett on "iCarly" for six seasons.