Bye, Bismarck: 144 cities could lose status as metro areas

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 08:46:26 -0500

There may be fewer metro areas in the U.S. in the near future

Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 08:19:15 -0500

Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support

Pope to visit Iraq church damaged by IS militants

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 05:05:16 -0500

In a stop rich in symbolism, Pope Francis will visit a church damaged during the Islamic State's reign of terror in the town of Qaraqosh, a center for Christian life in Iraq

Shiite powerhouse al-Sistani helped shape today's Iraq

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 01:09:30 -0500

One highlight of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Iraq is his meeting Saturday with a revered religious leader for Shiite Muslims, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani

Today in History

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 00:00:30 -0500

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 6, the 65th day of 2021. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Dred Scott v. Sandford, ruled 7-2 that Scott, a slave, was not an American citizen and therefore could not sue for his freedom in federal court. On this date: In 1475, Italian artist and poet Michelangelo was born in Caprese (kah-PRAY’-say) in the Republic of Florence. In 1836, the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fell as Mexican forces led by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna stormed the fortress after a 13-day siege; the battle claimed the lives of all the Texan defenders, nearly 200 strong, including William Travis, James Bowie and Davy Crockett. In 1853, Verdi’s opera “La Traviata” premiered in Venice, Italy. In 1944, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on Berlin during World War II. In 1962, what became known as the Ash Wednesday Storm began pounding the...

Police investigate pepper spraying of mother near toddler

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 22:37:30 -0500

A Rochester police officer has been placed on administrative duty after using pepper spray on a shoplifting suspect who tried to escape with her 3-year-old child in her arms

Fewer than 5,000 customers without water in Jackson

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:30:22 -0500

Fewer than 5,000 water customers were still without service Friday afternoon in Mississippi’s capital city of Jackson

Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:01:30 -0500

Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support

3 Venezuelans plead guilty for aiding anti-Maduro plot

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 20:49:00 -0500

Three Venezuelan men pleaded guilty to helping organize an ill-conceived invasion last year to remove President Nicolas Maduro

Students at Brigham Young make rainbow light display on 'Y'

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 19:26:29 -0500

Students at Brigham Young University illuminated the letter “Y” on the mountain overlooking the Provo campus on Thursday with rainbow colors in a display meant to send a message to the religious school

Why Sony's PS5 internal storage solution has me concerned

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 14:00:19 +0000

Sony’s PS5 internal storage upgrade doesn’t appear to be as seamless as I’d hoped – and could impact one of the PS5’s best features.

8 Paramount Plus TV shows and movies worth checking out this weekend

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:51:50 +0000

With Paramount Plus launching earlier this week, here's a selection of stuff on the service that's actually worth a watch.

WandaVision episode 9 finally revealed the Scarlet Witch costume in full

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:48:38 +0000

WandaVision's season finale gave us the first proper look at Wanda's superhero outfit.

7 new movies and TV shows on Netflix, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime and more this weekend

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:36:41 +0000

There’s something for everyone this weekend, with true crime from Netflix and Eddie Murphy nostalgia from Amazon Prime.

Our love of Netflix and Prime Video is suffocating Planet Earth

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:33:18 +0000

Effective file compression could be the key to limiting the environmental impact of video streaming.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive 4: how to choose your next smartwatch

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:00:58 +0000

The Vivoactive is one of Garmin's most popular watches, but should you pick the older or newer model?

The PS5 needs a great new co-op shooter - and Outriders isn't it

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:00:17 +0000

With the PS5 still in its infancy, Square Enix had an opportunity to make Outriders the console’s must-have co-op shooter, but it failed.

Ratatouille is still the best Pixar movie on Disney Plus – here's why

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 12:00:57 +0000

The humble tale of a rat who can cook remains the best Pixar movie you can watch on the streaming service.

DS 7 Crossback: this premium SUV can see hazards at night that you can't

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:30:39 +0000

Thanks to an infrared camera when the sun goes down, the DS 7 keeps on seeing.

The Google Pixel 6 could be powered by the newly leaked Snapdragon 775 chip

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0000

We're expecting Qualcomm to come out with an upper-to-mid-range processor soon, and this could be it.

Root: We must learn from rotation policy

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:30:00 GMT

Joe Root says England must learn from their rotation policy after slumping to a chastening 3-1 Test series defeat in India.

Sheff Utd vs Southampton team news LIVE!

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:50:00 GMT

Scottish Premiership LIVE! - Will Rangers edge closer to the title?

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:36:00 GMT

Rangers fans break lockdown to gather at Ibrox

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:25:00 GMT

Thousands of Rangers fans have broken lockdown to gather outside Ibrox ahead of Saturday's clash with St Mirren.

Racing launches rapid Covid testing

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:18:00 GMT

An industry pilot scheme to offer routine pre-raceday Covid-19 testing for racecourse attendees, including jockeys, valets and officials, will begin on Monday.

Derby players to stop taking a knee before games

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 12:17:00 GMT

Derby County's players and staff have confirmed they will no longer take a knee before matches.

India to face NZ in ICC World Test Championship final

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 12:26:00 GMT

India's 3-1 series win over England ensures that they will play in the final of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship against New Zealand in June, qualifying at the expense of Australia.

Patrick Mullins misses Cheltenham

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:23:00 GMT

Leading amateur rider Patrick Mullins will miss this year's Cheltenham Festival after deciding against turning professional.

French Aseel out of Festival

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:20:00 GMT

Leading JCB Triumph Hurdle contender French Aseel has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after suffering a setback.

Bardsley signs new Burnley contract until summer of 2022

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 10:50:00 GMT

Phil Bardsley has signed a new contract at Burnley, the Premier League club announced on Saturday.

Ariana Grande & 17 More Stars Pairing Oversized Shirts With Thigh-High Boots — Pics

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:30:45 +0000

Who needs pants when you can pair your oversized shirt with a pair of thigh-high boots?! Stars like Ariana Grande and more have perfected this trend over the years.

9 Stars Wearing Daisy Dukes & Crop Tops: Hailey Baldwin & More

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:15:15 +0000

Crop tops and daisy dukes are two favorite celeb style choices, and sometimes, our favorite stars like to pair them together for a casual, but sexy and stylish, look!

‘1000-Lb. Sisters’ Preview: Amy Hopes Gage Is The ‘Motivation’ Tammy Needs To ‘Lose The Weight’

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:00:59 +0000

Tammy finally gets the chance to meet baby Gage in this EXCLUSIVE preview of the '1000-Lb. Sisters' finale. Amy tells Tammy that she hopes Gage inspires her to lose the weight.

Meghan Markle Pregnant: Everything You Need To Know

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 06:15:08 +0000

Baby Archie is going to be a big brother! Meghan Markle is officially expecting her second child with Prince Harry just months after confirming her tragic miscarriage.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Complete Relationship Timeline

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 06:07:04 +0000

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's fairy tale love story has seen so much. From great triumphs to personal sorrows, look back at their romance.

Amanda Gorman Reveals Security Guard Said She Looked ‘Suspicious’: ‘Reality Of Black Girls’

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 06:00:26 +0000

Amanda Gorman shared how a security guard 'tailed' and questioned her outside of the activist's own building. The inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate then flipped the script of what being a 'threat' means.

Jamie Lee Curtis Jokes About Her Plunging Golden Globes Gown: My Cleavage Is ‘Back In The Stable’

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 05:27:31 +0000

Jamie Lee Curtis' figure in her plunging Golden Globes gown had viewers highly impressed. She says that once in a while her cleavage needs to come out and get a little 'sunshine.'

Jessica Mulroney Fiercely Defends Meghan Markle Against Bullying Allegations After Their Fallout

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 03:29:09 +0000

Jessica Mulroney raved over Meghan Markle's 'kindness' and 'empathy' in defense of her former best friend, who was accused of bullying former royal aides.

Kelly Rowland Reveals Why She Refuses To Watch The Britney Spears Documentary

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 03:24:10 +0000

Singer Kelly Rowland hasn't watched the recent Britney Spears documentary and has a particular reason why she's having a 'hard time' wanting to view it.

Nicolas Cage 1st Wedding Photo: New Wife Riko Shibata, 26, Stuns In Handmade Kimono — See Pic

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 02:56:49 +0000

Nicolas Cage has shared the first photo from his wedding to 26-year-old girlfriend Riko Shibata. We have all the details from the nuptials, which was attended by one of his four ex wives!

Tony Hendra Dies, Band Manager in This Is Spinal Tap Was 79

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:10:59 PDT

Tony Hendra, known for delivering a hilariously undersized Stonehenge prop in This Is Spinal Tap, has passed away at age 79.

Hellsing Movie Based on Japanese Manga Is Coming from John Wick Creator & Amazon

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:39:46 PDT

Derek Kolstad will develop a live-action adaption of the Japanese manga Hellsing with Amazon Studios.

Kylo Ren Tortured Chewbacca in Filmed The Rise of Skywalker Deleted Scene

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:00:42 PDT

Actor Joonas Suotamo details a scene that was axed from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in his new book.

Batman and Lois Lane Had a Baby in Zack Snyder's Justice League Sequel?

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:43:52 PDT

Some alleged storyboards from the previously planned Justice League sequels leaked online.

The Runaway Bunny Trailer Brings the 1942 Children's Book to Life on HBO Max

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:17:20 PDT

Margaret Wise Brown's beloved children's book The Runaway Bunny comes to life with music from an all-star ensemble streaming on HBO Max March 25th.

Dementer Review: A Savage, Wild, Wonderful Psych-Out Flick

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:00:33 PDT

Dementer proves to be a pseudo-cinema verité, satanic psych-out hybrid style flick that encompasses a brutal escape from a fiendish cult.

F9 Vs. Venom 2 in a Summer Release Date Battle, Which One Gets Your Money?

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:36:37 PDT

With F9 and Venom: Let There Be Carnage now due to open on the same day, which one is more worth your time?

Mortal Kombat Reboot Producer Warns R-Rated Fatalities May Be Too Tame for Hardcore Fans

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:05:55 PDT

It sounds like Fatalities may not be as violent as you'd hoped when they move from video games to the big screen in Mortal Kombat.

Ana de Armas Went Full John Wick with Her No Time to Die Training

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:45:08 PDT

Ana De Armas is doing some John Wick level training for her role in No Time To Die.

Superman Is Resurrected in Snyder Cut Sneak Peek Featuring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:25:35 PDT

Zack Snyder has unveiled a new teaser and character poster highlighting Henry Cavill as Superman in Zack Snyder's Justice League.

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