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CNN WorldMar 03, 2021
Europe's vaccine strategy splinters
• Biden moves up date by which US will have enough vaccine for every adult

FT.com - EuropeMar 03, 2021
Joe Biden's $1.9tn stimulus bill risks turbulent landing in Senate
Lawmakers haggle over size of relief package that stands to make or break budding presidency

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 03, 2021
Videos Show Extent of Myanmar Military's Bloody Crackdown
A trove of visual evidence reveals how soldiers and the police used rifles and other lethal weapons against anti-coup protests across the country.

BBC Front PageMar 03, 2021
Covid-19: Furlough extended to September, and Texas ends mask rule
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.

FT.com - EuropeMar 03, 2021
US and Asia allies plan Covid vaccine strategy to counter China
Biden administration in talks with Japan, India and Australia to distribute jabs across region

FT.com - EuropeMar 03, 2021
US Treasury bond wobble heightens concerns over health of $21tn market
Latest liquidity shock lifts pressure on American regulators to address market function issues

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Biden Vows Enough Vaccine ‘for Every Adult American' by End of May
The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. agreed to help manufacture Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, in a deal partly brokered by the White House.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Neera Tanden's Cabinet Nomination Withdrawal Cheered by Progressives and Conservatives
"I think our country would be served well by Shalanda Young," said Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib.

Biden Drops Tanden Nomination Amid Bipartisan Opposition (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Possible Showdown Over Myanmar Ambassador Looms at U.N.
The military junta in Myanmar wants to replace its United Nations' envoy, but he isn't leaving. "We're in a very unique situation," the U.N. spokesman said.

NPR Headline NewsMar 02, 2021
Neera Tanden Withdraws Her Office Of Management And Budget Nomination
Neera Tanden has withdrawn her nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget, the first big loss for the Biden administration in Congress.

White House Drops Push for Neera Tanden to Be Top Budget Official (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Cuomo Lies Low, One Year After New York's First Covid-19 Case
After drawing praise for his leadership early in the pandemic, the governor is embroiled in several scandals.

A Year After New York's First Covid-19 Case, Cuomo Lies Low (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Biden Administration Announces Sanctions on Russia in Navalny Case
The action came as the administration declassified an intelligence finding that the F.S.B., one of Russia's leading intelligence agencies, was responsible for the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny.

FT.com - EuropeMar 02, 2021
Texas lifts mask mandate as US states loosen Covid restrictions
Actions follow Biden administration warnings against rolling back pandemic rules too quickly

Texas and Other States Reopen as Covid Cases Fall (Int'l Herald Tribune)

ABC NewsMar 02, 2021
Biden hits Russia with sanctions for opposition leader Navalny's poisoning, detention
President Joe Biden has hit Russia with sanctions over the poisoning and detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Neera Tanden Bows Out of Confirmation Process in Stinging Defeat for White House
"It now seems clear that there is no path forward to gain confirmation, and I do not want continued consideration of my nomination to be a distraction from your other priorities," Tanden wrote.

NPR Headline NewsMar 02, 2021
Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws
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.

Arizona Republicans Fight Before SCOTUS For 2 Voting Laws That Would Inhibit Voting (NPR Headline News)

FT.com - EuropeMar 02, 2021
European shares steady after China regulator warns of ‘bubble'
Asian bourses retreat after officials say global equity markets diverge from real economy

China's top bank regulator warns of ‘bubble risks' in foreign markets (FT.com - Europe)

CNBC World NewsMar 02, 2021
4 pieces of advice for starting a business from the founder of a multibillion-dollar company
Josh Tetrick, the founder and CEO of food tech start-up Eat Just, has four tips for would-be entrepreneurs.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Lindsey Graham Doesn't Want Andrew Cuomo to Resign, Says He Must Be Allowed to Offer Defense
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday urged critics of Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to allow the governor to "defend himself" against multiple allegations of sexual harassment, instead of "jumping to the conclusion" that Cuomo should resign.

NYTimes GlobalMar 02, 2021
What We Know About the Deadly Crash in California
The collision of an S.U.V. and a tractor-trailer on the outskirts of Holtville, Calif., left at least 13 people dead.

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Love Factory: The Price of Being a Social Media Star
Livestreaming your life to a devoted audience is big business. A new short film explores what happens when the cameras are off.

NYTimes GlobalMar 02, 2021
Mississippi Congressman Faces Allegations of Misusing Campaign Funds
The House Ethics Committee is investigating Representative Steven M. Palazzo after a preliminary inquiry found he engaged in a "concerning pattern" of spending campaign funds on his waterfront house.

BBC Front PageMar 02, 2021
Covid vaccine being tested in patients with low immunity
The race is on to find out if those with cancer and other conditions can be protected as the UK unlocks.

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Cuomo Faces More Calls for His Resignation as Crisis Deepens
Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced more calls for his resignation, and a Republican congressman and Trump backer, Lee Zeldin, said he was exploring a challenge to him next year.

NPR Topics: NewsMar 02, 2021
Texas And Mississippi To Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandates And Business Capacity Limits
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says his order ensures "that all businesses and families in Texas have the freedom to determine their own destiny." Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves tweeted: "It is time!"

Coronavirus latest: Texas ends mask mandate and business curbs (FT.com - Europe)

BBC News Front Page | WorldMar 02, 2021
Covid-19: Dolly Parton marks vaccination with Jolene rewrite
Singing to the tune of her hit song Jolene, the county star, 75, promotes coronavirus vaccinations.

CNN WorldMar 02, 2021
Instagram accidentally hid likes for some users
An Instagram bug briefly hid likes from some of its users on Tuesday, after the company accidentally expanded a long-running test of the feature.

Why some Chinese are buying local electric car brands like Nio — instead of Tesla (CNBC World News)

BBC Front PageMar 02, 2021
Budget 2021: Furlough scheme to be extended until September
The move will help millions of people, Rishi Sunak says, ahead of setting out his tax and spending plans.

BBC News Front Page | WorldMar 02, 2021
Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to fly to moon
Yusaku Maezawa says he will pay for the entire trip, so those who come onboard will fly for free.

BBC Front PageMar 02, 2021
Coronavirus: Texas and other states ease rules despite warnings
Texas and other states move to roll back Covid-19 rules, putting them at odds with health officials.

NYTimes GlobalMar 02, 2021
Cornel West Is in a Fight With Harvard, Again
The popular professor, who left Harvard in 2002 after a dispute with its president, says he may leave again if the university does not grant him tenure.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Fact Check: Is White Supremacy the Biggest Domestic Threat in the U.S., as Wray Says?
FBI Director Christopher Wray condemned the violence of the Capitol riot on January 6 while testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and said the FBI so far has arrested more than 270 individuals allegedly involved.

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
White House abandons push to install Neera Tanden as head of budget office.
Ms. Tanden had drawn bipartisan criticism for a history of leveling personal attacks on lawmakers in both parties through social media.

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Domestic Terrorism Threat Is ‘Metastasizing' in U.S., F.B.I. Director Says
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.

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
California Border Crash Kills at Least 13
A truck slammed into an S.U.V. crowded with 25 people in an agricultural region where migrant smuggling is common.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Feelings of Loss, Economic Fear Delayed Pregnancies During Pandemic, State Data Shows
One survey found "economics and logistics" are behind women changing their reproductive plans since the lockdowns started.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Mississippi Rep. Allegedly Used Campaign Money for House Repairs, Blames Political Opponent
Steven Palazzo is being investigated by The Office of Congressional Ethics for allegedly misusing campaign funds to conduct repairs on a $1.2 million riverfront home.

ABC NewsMar 02, 2021
Biden says there will be enough vaccine for American adults by end of May
President Joe Biden announces on Tuesday a major partnership between Merck & Co and Johnson & Johnson to produce the single-shot COVID-19 vaccine.

ABC NewsMar 02, 2021
13 dead in California crash, some ejected from SUV carrying 25 people
Multiple people have died in a two-vehicle crash in Southern California Tuesday morning, the California Highway Patrol told ABC News.

NPR Headline NewsMar 02, 2021
Why Some Powerful Men, Like Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Haven't Learned The Lessons Of #MeToo
Three years into #MeToo, three women have raised allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Vox senior reporter Anna North on how some men's behavior hasn't changed.

NPR Headline NewsMar 02, 2021
FBI Director Defends Agency In Testimony, Calls Jan. 6 Attack 'Domestic Terrorism'
Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, FBI Director Christopher Wray called the Jan. 6 insurrection "domestic terrorism" and defended the FBI's handling of intelligence prior to the attack.

NewsweekMar 02, 2021
Video Showing Jockey Jumping on Dead Horse Sparks Outrage
The video comes on the heels of a photo of a trainer posing atop a dead horse. The Irish Horse Regulatory Board is investigating the matter.

BBC News Front Page | WorldMar 02, 2021
US Capitol riot 'inspiration' for extremists - FBI
The 6 January siege on Capitol Hill was "domestic terrorism", FBI director Christopher Wray says.

MSNBC Int'l NewsMar 02, 2021
U.S. sanctions Russia over Navalny poisoning, says intelligence shows Kremlin was responsible
The coordinated sanctions are a response to the Kremlin's poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent arrest and detention.

NPR Topics: NewsMar 02, 2021
At Least 15 People Dead After Crowded SUV Collides With Truck In California
Hospital officials say they believe the SUV had 27 people in it when it collided with a semi truck that was carrying gravel.

BBC News Front Page | WorldMar 02, 2021
Freed Nigerian schoolgirls tell of kidnap ordeal
Girls among a group of nearly 300 abducted last week speak of their ordeal following their release.

Int'l Herald TribuneMar 02, 2021
Hundreds of Girls Kidnapped From Nigerian School Are Freed, Official Says
It was the second time in less than a week that gunmen in the country had released kidnapped schoolchildren.

NYTimes GlobalMar 02, 2021
How the Cookbooks of 2020 Tell the Stories of Our Pandemic Kitchens
From beans and baking projects to vegan and global recipes, the year's best sellers show the ways home cooking changed, and what may lie ahead.

MSNBC Int'l NewsMar 02, 2021
Hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls are 'healthy and happy' after release in Nigeria
All 279 schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria have been released and are "healthy and happy," state authorities said.

MSNBC Int'l NewsMar 02, 2021
Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
Gunmen abducted the girls on Friday, in the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in Nigeria.

NPR Headline NewsMar 01, 2021
N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Faces 2 Sexual Harassment Allegations And Calls To Resign
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Democratic New York State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi about the allegations of sexual harassment against N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

CBC Top StoriesMar 01, 2021
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption. Here's what he faces next
A Paris court on Monday found former French president Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling. Sarkozy will face another trial later this month along with 13 other people on charges of illegal financing of his 2012 presidential campaign.

WSJ World NewsFeb 25, 2019
Behind Vale's Deadly Dam Collapse: Multiple Warnings That Went Unheeded
For months, signs of danger raised worries among inspectors about the safety of a giant mine-dam perched over a town in Brazil. And yet the safety firm, worried about losing business, blessed the structure. Prosecutors are now looking into collusion between Vale and the contract inspector.
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