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This Week in Statehouse Action: Still Screwed edition

We have a new president! But Republicans still run the show in most statehouses, and they’re not going to be shy about using their power to stymie the Biden agenda at every opportunity. And then there’s the next round of redistricting, where GOP gerryma

Fans from abroad unlikely for postponed Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO -- The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee stopped short of saying there would be no foreign fans at this year's games, but she certainly hinted at it Wednesday after online talks with IOC President Thomas Bach and others. The Japane

Fox News asks Jen Psaki about President Biden's outrageous disregard for Dr. Seuss

Not sure where to slot this among the growing list of Fox News pseudo-scandals. Is this glaring omission worse than Barack Obama’s tan suit? That hardly seems possible. The tan suit affair nearly ended us. Our enemies saw our commander in chief arraye

California teacher uses racist and stereotypical gesture to describe Asians to her class

Since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic, crimes against the Asian community have increased globally. In the U.S.—especially because of the spread of misinformation, the use of xenophobic language, and the first case of the virus being traced to Ch

New Nintendo Switch with big OLED display reportedly coming in 2021 - CNET

An updated Switch console will have a 7-inch display, reports Bloomberg.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to receive his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine today

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India has begun the second phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Green Bay Packers 2021 impending free agents primer

A look at the 19 Green Bay Packers players set to hit free agency

Lockdowns or the planet gets it? Guardian ‘accidentally’ suggests Covid-like shutdowns every 2 years to meet Paris climate goals

The Guardian accidentally confirmed the suspicions of a whole lot of conspiracy theorists with an article suggesting a “global lockdown every two years” was needed to meet Paris climate goals. The title was quickly changed. Read Full Article at

Amy Poehler's banal «Moxie» is a dream of a rebel girl made by and for her well-meaning Gen X mom

Netflix's new teen flick tries to sell '90s Third Wave feminism (and zines!) to today's more discerning youth

Gold price at Rs 45,370 per 10 gm, Silver trending at Rs 67,900 a kg

Gold jewellery price varies across India, the second-largest consumer of the metal, due to excise duty, state taxes, and making changes

Bitcoin rises 5% to $50,942.58 adding $2,426.23 to its previous close

Bitcoin has fallen 12.7% from the year's high of $58,354.14 on Feb. 21

House CANCELS March 4 session after Capitol Police cites ‘possible plot’ by militia

The US House of Representatives won’t be in session on Thursday, after Capitol Police, FBI and Homeland Security said “extremists” were “discussing” possible threats to Congress. The Senate is not changing its schedule, however. Read Full Article a

How to watch the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo debut live - Roadshow

You don't have to have press credentials to see the sheet come off of the newest electric Porsche.

QAnon: Here's what believers in the conspiracy theory think will happen on March 4 - CNET

The House of Representatives canceled its Thursday session over potential violence.

I Care a Lot ending explained and all your questions answered - CNET

Is it based on a true story? Let's dive into I Care a Lot's biggest questions.

Spider-Man deepfake replaces Tom Holland with Tobey Maguire - CNET

Spider-Man: Into the deepfake-verse.

WandaVision's line about 'grief' was a portal to everything bad about the internet - CNET

Commentary: It was a line powerful enough to send the internet into a doom spiral.

1 million Illinois students will receive $450 to help assist with food expenses amid COVID-19 crisis

Disparities across the country have increased amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. In terms of food security, those who struggled with food access prior to the pandemic have been facing further obstacles. With schools closed and learning being remote, many st

Mary Meeker’s Bond is closing on $2 billion for its second fund, per a new filing

Bond, the growth-stage firm that spun out of the Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund in late 2018, is closing a second fund with $2 billion, suggests a new SEC filing that says the amount has not yet been raised, though investment firms sometimes file their p

Vikings GM Spielman: 'Kirk Cousins is our quarterback going forward'

The Minnesota Vikings don't plan to put Kirk Cousins on the quarterback carousel ride, according to general manager Rick Spielman

Cadillac: LMDh regs have “caught our attention”

Klauser, who has been brought in to head up both Cadillac and Corvette Racing’s IMSA programs has seen the Cadillac DPi-V.R prove immensely successful since its introduction into the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017, scoring 18 wins and

Step toward ‘new normal’? New York rolls out ‘Covid passport’ at event venues to prove attendees’ vaccination & testing status

New York has launched a new Covid-19 ‘passport’ program at major event venues, with spectators asked to use a phone app to prove they’ve been vaccinated, as mandated under state guidelines, or else be barred entry. Read Full Article at

SpaceX successfully landed its giant Starship, but it exploded a few minutes later

We've got good news and bad news about the latest explosive SpaceX Starship test in Boca Chica, Texas.

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic turned us upside down, how has life changed?

One year ago this week, my Kansas Jayhawks were the leading contenders to cut down the nets at the NCAA tournament. Everything on that team was clicking. Everyone on the team was perfectly playing their parts, reaching peak performance as they

Erebus to run Camaros in 2022

According to Ryan the squad is set to continue its alliance with GM products, moving from the Commodore to the Camaro next season.He says the decision is the outcome of both team owner Betty Klimenko's person preference and positive chats with General Motors

Testing has started on Gen3 Supercars engines

The category is set to move to more modern, less highly-strung engines as part of its Gen3 rules, in a bid to slash both acquisition and running costs.Both the Ford and GM units are expected to be based on 'crate' engines, the Coyote for the Mustang and the L

Seahawks willing to listen to trade offers for Russell Wilson?

Russell Wilson brought the trade buzz surrounding him to new heights when his agent openly named for teams that the quarterback would be open to joining, and the tension between the two sides does not appear to be subsiding.

Vikings GM commits to Kirk Cousins as starting QB

You Vike that? Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is doubling down on the organization's commitment to Kirk Cousins.

Raptors responsible for 'many' new positive COVID-19 cases in NBA

The NBA and MBPA announced that seven new players tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week, and the Toronto Raptors are responsible for «many» of those new positives.

Olivares delivers game-winner in Royals' 6-5 win over White Sox

Edward Olivares delivered a go-ahead double in the fifth inning to spark the Royals' 6-5 comeback.

Virus surge forces Sao Paulo to shut as Buenos Aires reopens

SAO PAULO (AP) - A swell of COVID-19 cases is halting samba steps in Brazil's biggest metropolis while Argentina's capital tiptoes its way back to the tango floor. The two biggest cities in each of the neighboring South American countries are headed in oppos

Revolut lets customers switch to Revolut Bank in 10 additional countries

Fintech startup Revolut has its own banking license in the European Union since late 2018. It lets the company offer some additional financial services without partnering with third-party companies. And the company is going to let customers switch to Revolut

Carton: Bright future

Future looks bright for the Trump Republican Party

Minnesota's anti-trans sports bill is unlikely to pass, but its ideas set a terrifying precedent

As Daily Kos has covered, Republicans in more than 20 states are currently pushing anti-trans legislation. This legislation tends to target transgender youth in one of two (or both) areas: keeping transgender youth (and specifically, transgender girls) o

These 19 House districts flipped parties in the 2020 presidential election

Thanks to the recent completion of Daily Kos Elections’ effort to calculate the 2020 presidential election results by congressional district, we now know that Joe Biden won 224 districts to Donald Trump's 211, a net increase of 15 seats for Democrats compar

Zombie mink, infected escapees, and COVID outbreaks: How mink farms became a political flash point

Mink farms are notoriously oppressive, but COVID-19 outbreaks at facilities are putting them in the spotlight

«I am the biggest kid of all»: Soleil Moon Frye on the return of «Punky Brewster» & being a survivor

The actor appeared on «Salon Talks» to discuss Peacock's sitcom about found families & directing her own Hulu doc

Another excuse to stay? Report on failures of US ‘gender programs’ in Afghanistan says they should continue anyway

Though the 18-year, $787 million US “gender equality” effort hasn’t so much as created a word in Afghan languages for the concept, a new report is likely to be used by Washington to justify keeping troops in Afghanistan forever. Read Full Article at RT.

Brewers beat Padres 8-5 as pitching continues to impress

Four Milwaukee pitchers opened the game with five no-hit innings.

WATCH: SpaceX Starship prototype EXPLODES after ‘mostly successful’ test flight & touchdown

SpaceX’s SN10 Starship prototype has made a largely successful test flight, soaring some 10km high and performing a shaky upright landing, though a small fire was seen upon touchdown before the craft erupted in a fiery explosion. Read Full Article at
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