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Collins to back Haaland for Interior, sealing her approval

WASHINGTON (AP) - Maine Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday she will support New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to be Interior secretary, the first Republican senator to publicly back a nominee set to become the first Native American to lead a Cabinet agency. The anno

Over 700 refugee flights cancelled as Biden's admissions cap continues to be delayed no explanation

President Joe Biden in his first days in office issued an executive order seeking to put the U.S. on track to welcome 125,000 refugees in the first full fiscal year of his administration, from a historic low of 15,000 set by the previous occupant of the

Feds ask for brief hold on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations to push out new emergency guidelines

The Biden administration has announced that they are «recommending» a momentary pause in usage of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine after six U.S. patients out of 6.8 million administered doses developed a rare but &laq

Why scientists think discovering vaccine side effects is GOOD, as blood clot fears have many in doubt

RT discussed with European experts in medicine and virology whether people should fear potential vaccine side effects, and how destructive those concerns might be for the inoculation process as a whole. Read Full Article at RT.com

Texas students punished for holding mock 'SLAVE AUCTION’ of black classmates

Several Texas students who participated in a mock slave trade auction of their black classmates conducted via Snapchat have been punished by the school following public outcry. Read Full Article at RT.com

Olympic baseball qualifying in West Palm Beach, St. Lucie

The United States' delayed second chance at qualifying for the Olympic baseball tournament has been moved to the spring training home of the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals and the exhibition ballpark of the New York Mets. The Baseball Americas Qu

Tuesday's top deals: $10 toaster, $15 Switch controller, $30 weighted blanket and more - CNET

Score Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order for $20 and true wireless earbuds for $8.40. Wait, what?

Dell's latest Inspiron laptops are almost unrecognizable from past models - CNET

The updates are slim, light and come in a broad range of sizes and configurations starting at $299.

US officials call for pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout due to clotting problems - CNET

Six people developed rare blood clots within two weeks of vaccination, adverse effects that «appear to be extremely rare,» the officials say.

Apple's next online-only launch will be April 20, upgraded iPads on tap - CNET

Apple is expected to upgrade the screens of its iPads with a Pro-inspired design. Rumored AirTags may show up too.

Teens build Twitter bot to help COVID vaccine hopefuls snag appointments - CNET

The young programmers started out wanting to help their parents, but the reach of their free tool quickly expanded beyond home.

Gibbs talks satisfying, but nerve-racking Martinsville 1-2

Late in Sunday’s rain-delayed Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, Gibbs got his most recent hold-your-breath moment as Martin Truex Jr. patiently ran down JGR teammate Denny Hamlin, with the two running side-by-side for at least two laps.In the

2021 MLB trade deadline moved up a day to July 30

Major League Baseball preferred to have the 4 p.m. ET deadline fall on a day where afternoon games aren’t scheduled to take place, so as to avoid scenarios where players head out to the field as the hours until the deadline dwindle.

Egyptian authorities impound Ever Given ship after owners refuse to pay compensation over Suez Canal blockage

The chair of the Suez Canal Authority has confirmed to Egyptian state TV that Ever Given, the vessel responsible for blocking the waterway last month, has been impounded over a compensation dispute with its owners. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Who killed Ashli Babbitt?’: Twitter users ask why name of officer who shot Daunte Wright is released, but not Capitol riot killer

Amidst the protests following the shooting of Daunte Wright at the hands of police, conservatives got Ashli Babbitt’s name trending again, asking why the officer who shot her during the Capitol Riot was never publicly identified. Read Full Article at RT.com

Facebook Oversight Board will let you appeal to remove content - CNET

Previously, people could only appeal to restore content that was taken down from Facebook and Instagram.

GM vehicles without built-in navigation gain with Maps Plus rollout - Roadshow

Owners with an OnStar subscription for 2018 and newer vehicles will see the feature automatically.

The best Mother's Day gifts in 2021 - CNET

Mother's Day is coming up. We've pulled together more than a dozen surefire gifts that mom will be sure to love.

Roku OS 10 widens Apple AirPlay support, adds voice dictation, Wi-Fi detection - CNET

Roku's latest free software update is rolling out to its streaming devices and TVs now.

Roku's new remotes have dedicated buttons for Apple TV Plus - CNET

Apple TV is getting prominent placement alongside Netflix, Disney Plus and Hulu.

Frustrated by delay, resettlement agencies call on Biden to sign off on refugee admissions cap

President Joe Biden in his first days in office issued an executive order seeking to put the U.S. on track to welcome 125,000 refugees in the first full fiscal year of his administration, from a historic low of 15,000 set by the previous occupant of the

F1's technical director James to leave role next month

James has played an instrumental role in creating and implementing many of the technical systems and processes that have helped make F1 such a global hit – including the establishment of its state-of-the-art broadcast centre.As well as helping ensure the sp

Star investors: Football ace Mesut Ozil joins actress Eva Longoria and model Kate Upton in stake bid for Mexican Liga club Necaxa

A group of investors including former Germany and English Premier League star Mesut Ozil, Hollywood star Eva Longoria and top model Kate Upton are reportedly planning a bid to take a 50 percent stake in Liga MX club Necaxa. Read Full Article at RT.com

Mexico arrests 30 marines over alleged forced disappearances in city hit by drug cartel violence

Dozens of marines have been arrested by Mexican police for allegedly playing a part in forced disappearances in 2014 in the northern city of Nuevo Laredo, the navy has said. The border area has been plagued by cartel drug wars. Read Full Article at RT.com

Shannon Sharpe speaks on the Minnesota sports protests following the shooting of Daunte Wright | UNDISPUTED

Yesterday, the Minnesota Timberwolves, Twins, and Wild all postponed their games following the protests and aftermath of the police shooting of 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center during a traffic stop. The office

Skip Bayless on Steph Curry’s 53 Pt game to become Warriors all-time Pt leader | UNDISPUTED

Steph Curry has surpassed Wilt Chamberlain as the all-time scoring leader in Golden State Warriors history last night in the first quarter with 21 points. He would go on to finish with 53 on the night that included a win over the Denver Nuggets. Skip Bayless

Boeing sees uptick in airplane orders as travel picks up

Boeing orders picked up in March, fueled by a major deal with Southwest Airlines that helped to offset another round of cancellations for its 737 Max airliner. Boeing said Tuesday that it received 196 orders in March, including the previously announced 100 fr

Apple’s next event is April 20

Apple only dropped info about WWDC two weeks back, but the company just announced another event – this one happening much sooner. After Siri spilled the beans this morning, the company has officially confirmed its next event for April 20. Invites for its &#

‘Cancel culture is a disease’: Actor Hank Azaria draws backlash after apology for voicing Simpsons’ Indian shopkeeper Apu

White US voice actor Hank Azaria has drawn the ire of Simpsons fans who accuse him of being ‘woke’ and participating in cancel culture after he apologized for his portrayal of the show’s Indian shopkeeper Apu. Read Full Article at RT.com

Biden invites Putin to crunch summit amid deteriorating ties between Russia & US, as American warships chart course for Black Sea

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Joe Biden, have discussed tensions in Ukraine, security issues, and the need for nuclear arms control, with the White House proposing a formal meeting in “a third country.” Read Full Article at RT.

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60% in the wake of suspected Israeli sabotage at Natanz 

Iran will start enriching uranium to 60% purity this week, higher than ever, a top diplomat said days after a reported act of Israeli sabotage targeted Tehran’s enrichment facility in Natanz. Read Full Article at RT.com

Cardinals sign one-time Pro Bowl RB James Conner to one-year deal

This past year, he was on pace for a 1,000-yard season up until he tested positive for COVID-19 in November. Ultimately, he finished 2020 with 721 yards on the ground and six scores, plus 35 grabs for 215 yards.

Timberwolves to host rescheduled game vs. Nets on Tuesday afternoon

The game will begin at 4 p.m. ET, making it a rare weekday game not to be played at night.

Nuggets star Jamal Murray out indefinitely with torn ACL

While the team did not explicitly say that Murray would miss the rest of the season, it's all but guaranteed given the timetable of recovering from a torn ACL.

Skip Bayless on whether Julian Edelman qualifies for the NFL Hall of Fame | UNDISPUTED

3-time Super Bowl champion Julian Edelman is hanging it up after 12 seasons with the New England Patriots. In a video posted to social media, Edelman said quote, 'I've always said I'll go until the wheels come off. And they finally have fallen off.' Tom Brad

Cleveland infielder Yu Chang received racist messages on social media after error in loss

In the ninth inning of the game between Cleveland and Chicago, Chang allowed the White Sox to score the go-ahead run when he accidentally hit Chicago's Yasmani Grandal with a throw.

Sixers' Ben Simmons issues warning to Nets

Simmons was asked about Philly’s upcoming game against the Nets on Wednesday and whether the two teams have a budding rivalry. He downplayed it.

Jamal Murray suffers torn ACL, out indefinitely

Murray suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of Denver’s loss to Golden State on Monday. His knee buckled as he attempted to take off for a layup and he immediately fell to the floor in obvious pain.

Expect an even hotter AI venture capital market in the wake of the Microsoft-Nuance deal

In light of the Microsoft-Nuance deal, we dug into the AI venture capital market. What’s happening on the startup side in the artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) space?

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to deliver an Astrobotic lander and NASA water-hunting rover to the Moon in 2023

SpaceX is set to send a payload to the Moon in 2023, using its larger (and infrequently used) Falcon Heavy launch vehicle. The mission will fly a lander built by space startup Astrobotic, which itself will be carrying NASA’s VIPER, or Volatiles Investig
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