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 2021-03-07 20:28 

AP

Illinois reports 1,068 new COVID-19 cases, and 14 new deaths...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois public health officials on Sunday reported 1,068 new COVID-19 cases in the state, including 14 additional deaths.The Illinois Department of Public Health......

 2021-03-07 20:15 

AP

Board to begin search for permanent Capitol Police chief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The board that oversees the U.S. Capitol Police is beginning a search for a permanent police chief, a person familiar with the matter said, as the fallout from the Jan. 6 riot at......

 2021-03-07 20:10 

AP

Nevada reports 230 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1 more death...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials in Nevada on Sunday reported 230 more confirmed COVID-19 cases and one additional death.The latest figures raised the state's pandemic totals to 296,190......

 2021-03-07 20:05 

AP

Top New York lawmaker calls for Gov. Cuomo's resignation...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Democratic leader of New York's Senate called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign Sunday amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment and undercounting COVID-19 deaths in......

 2021-03-07 20:05 

UPI

Rita Wilson celebrates health nearly a year after COVID-19 battle...

Actress and singer Rita Wilson took to Instagram on Sunday to mark nearly a year since she and her Oscar-winning husband, Tom Hanks, battled the coronavirus....

 2021-03-07 19:56 

AP

EL James' 'Freed,' as told by Christian Grey, coming in June...

Christian Grey is tying up the loose ends of his side of the story this summer. "Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as told by Christian" is set to hit shelves on June 1, the publisher said Sunday.......

 2021-03-07 19:52 

AP

No. 3 NC State beats No. 5 Louisville 58-56 for ACC title...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Raina Perez hit a jumper from near the left elbow with 2.1 seconds left to help No. 3 North Carolina State beat fifth-ranked Louisville 58-56 in Sunday's championship game......

 2021-03-07 19:51 

AP

Nats release Jeffress for unspecified 'personnel reasons'...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Jeffress was released by the Washington Nationals on Sunday for what general manager Mike Rizzo called unspecified "personnel reasons," less than two weeks......

 2021-03-07 19:43 

Reuters

Rare Kobe Bryant rookie card sells for $1.795 million...

A flawless Kobe Bryant rookie card, considered "one of the rarest in existence," according to Goldin Auctions, has sold to an anonymous buyer for $1.795 million....

 2021-03-07 19:39 

Reuters

Swiss agree to outlaw facial coverings in 'burqa ban' vote...

A far-right proposal to ban facial coverings in Switzerland won a narrow victory in a binding referendum on Sunday instigated by the same group that organised a 2009 ban on new minarets....

 2021-03-07 19:38 

Reuters

Libyan MPs arrive at Sirte to debate unity government...

Scores of Libyan parliament members from both sides of the divided country arrived in the frontline city of Sirte on Sunday for a session this week to debate a proposed unity government....

 2021-03-07 19:38 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash...

French billionaire Olivier Dassault was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash, a police source said, with President Emmanuel Macron paying tribute to the 69-year old conservative politician....

 2021-03-07 19:37 

AP

United ends City winning run at 21 with Manchester derby joy...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Success for Manchester United these days is being the spoiler as Manchester City goes on to eventually claim the league titles.City manager Pep Guardiola's......

 2021-03-07 19:34 

Reuters

Yemen's Houthis say they fire missiles, drones at Saudi oil, military facilities...

Yemen's Houthi forces on Sunday fired drones and missiles at a Saudi Aramco oil company facility at Ras Tanura and military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said....

 2021-03-07 19:33 

UPI

President Joe Biden signs executive order expanding voting rights, registration information...

President Joe Biden on Sunday signed an executive order directing federal agencies to expand voting rights access and increase information on voter registration....

 2021-03-07 19:31 

Reuters

Yemen's Houthis say they fire missiles, drones at Saudi oil, military facilities...

Yemen's Houthi forces on Sunday fired drones and missiles at a Saudi Aramco oil company facility at Ras Tanura and military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said....

 2021-03-07 19:29 

Reuters

U.S. Senator Schumer backs inquiry after more women accuse Cuomo of sex misconduct...

The most powerful New Yorker in Congress, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, on Sunday said he backed an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo made by five women, most of them former aides....

 2021-03-07 19:28 

Reuters

UPDATE 6-Yemen's Houthis say they fire missiles, drones at Saudi oil, military facilities...

Yemen's Houthi forces on Sunday fired drones and missiles at a Saudi Aramco oil company facility at Ras Tanura and military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan, the Iran-aligned group's military spokesman said....

 2021-03-07 19:27 

AP

South Dakota reaches 1,900 deaths due to the coronavirus...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota has reached 1,900 deaths due to complications from the coronavirus, state health officials reported Sunday.Officials confirmed two new COVID-19-related......

 2021-03-07 19:19 

AP

North Macedonia gets first batch of Russia vaccine Sputnik V...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia on Sunday received the first batch of 3,000 doses of Russian vaccine Sputnik V from a total order of 200,000 in the fight against the COVID-19......

 2021-03-07 19:11 

AP

Indiana health officials tout 8,200 vaccinations at Speedway...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 8,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the first two days of a vaccination clinic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, state health officials......

 2021-03-07 19:08 

UPI

'Raya' tops North American box office with $8.6M...

The animated movie, "Raya and the Last Dragon," is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $8.6 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....

 2021-03-07 19:01 

AP

Grammy performers: Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B, Billie Eilish...

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week's Grammy Awards.The Recording Academy announced Sunday that Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Post......

 2021-03-07 18:54 

Reuters

French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash...

Conservative billionaire politician Olivier Dassault was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter....

 2021-03-07 18:53 

Reuters

Yemen's Houthis say fired drones, missiles at Saudi oil facilities, military sites...

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired 14 drones and eight ballistic missiles at facilities of oil firm Saudi Aramco in Ras Tanura and at military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan, the Houthi military spokesman said on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 18:52 

Reuters

Yemen's Houthis say fired drones, missiles at Saudi oil facilities, military sites...

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired 14 drones and eight ballistic missiles at facilities of oil firm Saudi Aramco in Ras Tanura and at military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan, the Houthi military spokesman said on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 18:51 

Reuters

At least 20 people killed in explosion in Equatorial Guinea city of Bata, says local TV...

At least 20 people were killed in a series of explosions in the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, local television station TVGE said....

 2021-03-07 18:49 

Reuters

At least 20 people killed in explosion in Equatorial Guinea city of Bata, says local TV...

At least 20 people were killed in a series of explosions in the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, local television station TVGE said....

 2021-03-07 18:48 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash...

Conservative billionaire politician Olivier Dassault was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter....

 2021-03-07 18:46 

Reuters

Yemen's Houthis say fired drones, missiles at Saudi oil facilities, military sites...

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired 14 drones and eight ballistic missiles at facilities of oil firm Saudi Aramco in Ras Tanura and at military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan, the Houthi military spokesman said on Sunday....

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