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Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Hunting Sexual Predators A Political Fight in Facial Recognition Legislation
Political polarization over government use of facial recognition technology continues to mount, as Massachusetts became one of the first states to pass comprehensive regulations curbing law enforcement's use of the software.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Don't Scoff at the Push to Cancel Dr. Seuss | Opinion
Cancel culture activists have come for Dr. Seuss, who they deem a racist despite the fact that his books were undoubtedly woke for their time.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Mitch McConnell Sarcastically Mocks Trump Claim That He Helped Him Win in 2020
The Senate minority leader, who is now serving his seventh term, laughed at Trump's claim when questioned by a reporter.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'A Huge Moment': Gun Safety Groups Hopeful About Bipartisan Background Checks Bill
An earlier version of the bill passed the House in 2019 but was stopped from a Senate vote by Mitch McConnell—who no longer controls the chamber.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

U.S. Hits Milestone as 10% of Adults Receive Both Doses of COVID Vaccines
According to a tracker from the CDC, 10.2 percent of individuals aged 18 or above, have received both doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Roughly 20.3 percent of U.S. adults have received at least one dose.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Texas, Mississippi Lift Statewide Mask Mandates, Despite CDC Advising Against It
Texans will no longer be required by the state to wear masks as of March 10, and Mississippi is doing so on Wednesday.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

119 Democrats Join Republicans as House Rejects Letting Incarcerated People Vote
In a 328 to 97 vote, the House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected an amendment by Representative Cori Bush (D-Mo.) that would have allowed individuals serving a felony prison sentence to vote in federal elections.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Racism Reporting Tool Launches for Schools in Canada to Track Anti-Black Incidents
Teachers and school staff members can anonymously detail incidents they feel were inappropriately dealt with or unfairly targeted Black students.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Gavin Newsom Calls Abbott Ending Texas' Mask Mandate 'Absolutely Reckless'
"Removing statewide mandates does not end personal responsibility," Texas Governor Greg Abbott said in his Tuesday announcement. "It's just that now state mandates are no longer needed," he added.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Angry' Cat Attacks Pilot, Forcing Plane to Make Emergency Landing
A cat that boarded a Tarco Airlines plane was apparently displeased in the cockpit of a plane thousands of miles in the air, headed to Qatar.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Senate Could Modify Filibuster Without Eliminating It, Experts Explain
Moderate Democrats oppose eliminating the Senate's controversial legislative rule, but there are less drastic options lawmakers could consider.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Mega Millions Drawing For 03/02/21, Tuesday Jackpot is $43 Million
Tuesday night's 03/02/21 jackpot is worth $43 million, with a cash-value option of $29.7 million.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Hakeem Jeffries Concerned About 'Very Serious Allegations' Against Ally Andrew Cuomo
The House Democrat said Tuesday he was never aware of rumblings or allegations of the New York governor harassing women before three came forward recently with such claims.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Iran Leader Says Nation 'Needs' Nuclear Power to Take On West in Energy, Not Bombs
"We definitely won't let anyone coerce or intimidate Iran in this regard," Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's account wrote. "They want to force Iran to back down, but the Islamic Republic won't back down."

Newsweek
Mar 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.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

National Women's Group Calls on Cuomo to 'Resign Today' Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
"Sexual harassment should not be tolerated in any workplace, let alone by the Administration of the Governor of New York," Shaunna Thomas, the executive director for UltraViolet, said in a statement on Tuesday.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Kayleigh McEnany Credits Trump With Making Party More Inclusive, Supports 2024 Run
The former White House press secretary told Fox News that Trump changed the Republican Party "in a way that's really positive."

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Destiny 2' Update 2.13 (3.1.0.2) Fixes Battlegrounds, Leaves 12-Player Raids: Patch Notes
"Destiny 2" update 2.13 has arrived to fix some issues with the Battlegrounds activity. Read all about it in the patch notes.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Twitter Adds Labels to Posts Spreading Falsehoods About COVID-19 Vaccines
The company is also adding a "strikes" policy of punishment to those sharing vaccine misinformation.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Illegal Use of Bitcoin Dropped By 50% in 2020, Citibank Reports
Illegal use of Bitcoin fell from about $20 billion in 2019 to about $10 billion in 2020, according to a report released on Monday. That total represented only a small fraction of the overall volume of Bitcoin transactions, the report said — and that percentage decreased as well.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Donald Trump Jr. Calls for Cuomo to Lose Book Deal, Says Apply Cancel Culture 'Equally'
"Simon & Schuster cancelled their contract with Josh Hawley, but Crown is going to stick by a credibly accused serial sexual harasser just because he's a Democrat?" the ex-president's son said.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Florida Woman Surprised by 7-Foot Alligator Hissing in Her Garage
Alligators become more active in the spring and summer months, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Bangladesh: A Surprise Digital Leader in Asia | Opinion
Bangladesh is reaping significant benefits from digitization.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Cuomo's Misdeeds Were Not Secrets. We've All Known for a Long Time | Opinion
Suddenly, incredibly, it seems like after years of being untouchable, Andrew Cuomo might see consequences for his actions and his lies.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Kids and Cowards: What Really Happened to Donald McNeil at the New York Times
It wasn't the children on the trip who ended McNeil's career. It was his colleagues, his bosses, when they acted like children.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Donald Trump Finally Makes Me Smile | Opinion
Donald Trump finally made me smile, because he no longer matters.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Fact Check: Did Democrats Block COVID Bill Amendment Keeping Money From China?
Republicans are carrying forward a tough-on-China agenda that's already putting them at odds with their Democratic colleagues. The American Rescue Act is no exception to conservatives' will to impose measures they see as preventing China from enjoying favors from the U.S.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'I Discovered My Best Friend Is My Biological Sister'
I told Cassie that I was also adopted from the Dominican Republic and we asked some of our co-workers if we looked alike—they agreed that we did.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

45% of Americans Less Likely to Vote for Lawmakers Who Oppose Biden's $1.9T Stimulus: Poll
The findings come as President Joe Biden's stimulus deal, approved by the House, awaits a vote in the Senate.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'The Voice' 2021: Who Has Made the Teams During Season 20 Blind Auditions?
"The Voice" returned to NBC with Season 20 on Monday, and Blind Auditions are underway.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Elizabeth Warren Says Even With Wealth Tax, System Will Remain 'Tilted' to Favor Richest
The Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act would help "level the playing field just a little bit," the progressive Democratic senator said Tuesday.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

$1,400 Stimulus Checks Aren't the Only Direct Payments Some Americans Could Receive
By increasing payments under the Child Tax Credit, American parents could receive a financial boost beyond their stimulus checks.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Joe Manchin Says Stimulus Package's Unemployment Benefits Should Stay at $300
The moderate Democrat said businesses that are reopening by summer will need their employees back at work.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Major' Crash in Imperial California Between SUV and Gravel Truck Kills at Least 15 People
The collision in Southern California's Imperial County east of San Diego involved a tightly packed SUV and semi-truck full of gravel.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Meghan Markle to Get Initial $627,000 Costs From Tabloid Privacy Lawsuit
Meghan Markle has been told she is unlikely to get the full $2.1 million costs she asked for but will get $627,000 within 14 days and more later—after a tabloid published her private letter.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Cuomo Impeachment Odds Grow as 6 Democratic Socialist Lawmakers Support Removal
Sexual harassment allegations and the nursing home death investigation prompted six self-identifying socialist members of the New York Democratic Party to offer their support for impeaching Cuomo.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Fact Check: Did Joe Biden Break a Dr. Seuss Tradition on Read Across America Day 2021?
Read Across America Day is celebrated on Dr. Seuss' birthday and is traditionally synonymous with the author.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Woman Killed by Pack of Dogs That Allegedly Escaped From Neighbor's Yard
Relatives of the victim, Deann Stephenson, said she had been rushed to hospital after being "viciously" attacked by dogs while walking to a store in the community of Porter in Texas last month.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

FBI Director Wray Rejects Republicans' Claims That Antifa Led Capitol Riot
There's no evidence that "fake Trump supporters" or leftists in disguise took part in the riot, Wray testified Tuesday, pushing back on a popular narrative among conservatives.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Just One Member of George Floyd's Family Allowed to Attend Derek Chauvin Trial at a Time
Chauvin's trial is set to begin on March 29, with jury selection scheduled for next Monday.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Biden's Immigration Policy is Neither Humane nor Moral | Opinion
The Biden administration must certainly be aware of the impact of its efforts to dismantle President Trump's border security and immigration enforcement policies.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Vancouver Police Officers Filmed Posing Next to Dead Body Are 'Reassigned'
The officers were spotted by a passerby, who filmed the encounter at Third Beach on the morning of Wednesday, February 24.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Super Mario 3D All-Stars' and More Still to be Removed by Nintendo in March
Many Mario games/products will stop being sold at the end of the month.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Extent of Trump's Usefulness to GOP Questioned by WSJ Editorial Board After CPAC
"If CPAC represented America, Mr. Trump would still reside in the White House, not Mar-a-Lago," the board wrote.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

11-Year-Old Girl Shot in the Face Outside Gas Station in Chicago
The motive behind the shooting is unknown and no one has been taken into custody, as of early Tuesday.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Japan Says China's COVID Anal Swab Tests Cause Psychological Distress, Asks for Them to Stop
China denied media repots it used anal tests on U.S. officials and has yet to reply to Japan's request to cease using the invasive procedure.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

A Chelsea Clinton-Backed Transgender App Is Stirring Up Debate on Twitter
Euphoria is designed to help people through the process of gender transition, which upsets critics—including some within the trans community.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Dr Seuss Books Spike in Value on Resale Market After Publisher Discontinues Six
Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced on Tuesday that it will be ceasing publication of several of the children's author's books, because of racially insensitive content.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

$2 Billion Power Bill Leads Texas Co-Op to Bankruptcy as Others Face Going Out of Business
An unprecedented winter storm across Texas in February inflated the price of electricity and left power providers and their customers with outrageously high bills.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Dr. Seuss Cartoons With Racist and Anti-Fascist Images Go Viral
The company that preserves the author's legacy announced six books would no longer be published due to racist and insensitive imagery.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'New Amsterdam' Season 3: Will Jocko Sims Return as Dr. Reynolds?
"New Amsterdam" returns for Season 3 in March—and after last season saw Dr. Reynolds leave for San Francisco, fans have been left wondering whether Jocko Sims will be back in the NBC medical drama.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Andrew Cuomo Hasn't Taken Press Questions for 8 Days in Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations
Three women have accused the New York governor of inappropriate behavior and sexual harassment over the past week.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Gab CEO Andrew Torba Condemns Threats of Violence Against Social Network's Hackers
Andrew Torba, who launched the alternative social network in 2016, previously branded the culprits of a cyberattack "demon hackers" after a trove of data was reportedly stolen from his platform.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

As Far-Right Extremism Flares in U.S., Allies Fear Transnational Threat
American extremists are using the internet to spread their ideologies abroad and influence entrenched foreign far-right movements.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

California's Largest Teachers Union Calls State's Plan to Reopen 'Recipe for Propagating Structural Racism'
"If this was a rich person's disease, we would've seen a very different response. We would not have the high rates of infections and deaths," United Teachers of Los Angeles President Cecily Myart-Cruz said.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

After a Disaster, Look Ahead To What Can Be—Not Back To What Was | Opinion
The threat of natural disasters is always there. The test is how we prepare and respond.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Get Dr. Fauci Off TV | Opinion
It's time for news stations to do the responsible thing and stop putting Anthony Fauci on TV. Fauci is the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and advisor to presidents including President Joe Biden.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Fact Check: Is Bill Gates Trying to Block the Sun?
Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is no stranger to conspiracy theories and speculation about the projects he funds. Twitter users claim Gates' involvement with a solar geoengineering project is nefarious.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Donald Trump Jr. Calls 'Canceling' Dr. Seuss Books 'Absolutely Insane'
Six books written by Dr. Seuss will no longer be published by the company that manages the late author's estate.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Pictured by Paparazzi Ahead of Princess Diana Interview
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were photographed by the paparazzi in their car days after filming an interview with Oprah Winfrey linking their experience to Princess Diana's.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'New Amsterdam' Season 3: When It Airs and How to Watch Online
"New Amsterdam" Season 3 is now airing on NBC, with episodes soon available to watch online on a new streaming home.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Alabama Woman Arrested For Stealing Neighbor's Goat, Painting it Blue
Erica Marie Farmer, 34, was arrested after officers said she removed a goat from her neighbor's property before giving the farm animal a colorful makeover.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Taiwan and Allies Rally to Defy China's Economic Coercion on Pineapples
Taiwan's agriculture minister announced Tuesday that a surge in pineapple demand has allowed the country to meet its annual export figure to China in just four days.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Jimmy Kimmel Compares Donald Trump to 'Dr. Pimple Popper' Show
"All this disgusting stuff keeps coming out and you're like 'Oh my god when is this going to end?' Kimmel said, mocking Trump's CPAC speech.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Call of Duty: Warzone' Update 1.33 Fixes Reactive Blueprints, Not Agency—Patch Notes
"Call of Duty: Warzone" update 1.33 deployed Monday night, but it doesn't have the fixes fans are looking for. Get the official patch notes here.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

What You Need To Know About All the COVID Variants Detected in the U.S.
Several COVID-19 variants have been detected across the U.S., and some have the ability to spread faster than others.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

NASA's Perseverance Rover Gains Millions of Twitter Followers Since Landing on Mars
The account has shared a number of photos taken with the vehicle's camera.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'America Last' Becomes New Attack Sound Bite for Joe Biden's Critics
The president's adversaries have attacked his early actions and stances, rounding on the two-word phrase as a critique of his position.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Kremlin Condemns Sanctions As U.S. Set To Punish Russia for Navalny Poisoning
Comments by Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov followed a Reuters report that the Biden administration will take measures against Russia.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

How to Vaccinate a Bedouin Village in Israel: A Case Study in Overcoming | Opinion
We learned, for example, that many women were uncomfortable attending vaccination clinics with men present. Within days, the women-only clinic we opened with Magen David Adom proved to be a game changer, with over 400 women showing up on its first day of operation, using every available dose.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'The Flash' Season 7: When It Starts and How to Watch Online
"The Flash" Season 7 is finally ready to air on The CW, who will also make episodes of the new season available to watch online soon on Netflix.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Meghan Markle Faces Possible Appeal by Tabloid Over Privacy Lawsuit Victory
Meghan Markle's privacy victory over a letter she sent her father begging him not to speak to the press could be thrown into doubt after a U.K. tabloid asked for permission to appeal.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Meaningfulness, Its Moral Implications and the Path Forward | Opinion
Most jobs are not geared toward the attainment of meaningfulness for those who must work them.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Elon Musk Jokes About 'Regretamine' Drug, Sparks Gags About Dogecoin
The price of Dogecoin, the joke cryptocurrency, soared from late January to early February before stabilizing in recent weeks.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Texas Mother Records Call With Son to Help Police Charge Him With Murder
Christopher Michael Garcia, 17, was charged with the murder of Misael Sanchez, 19, after the teenager allegedly stabbed the other to death during a fight in Austin last month.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Here's Why These Six Dr. Seuss Books Are Being Pulled on Read Across America Day
A number of books by the late author, including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo," will no longer be printed.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Who Was Dr. Seuss? Why Read Across America Day Falls on His Birthday
Read Across America Day was originally synonymous with the author of "The Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham."

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Snowpiercer' Season 2: Is Jennifer Connelly Leaving as Melanie?
"Snowpiercer" Season 2, Episode 6 saw Melanie Cavill left behind by the train. But does this mean that Jennifer Connelly is leaving as her character faces certain death?

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Democrats Show Their Hypocrisy on 'America First' | Opinion
America's interests should be pursued through hard-nosed diplomacy backed by American power.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

CPAC Speech Hinted at Trump's Future Influence | Opinion
Most in Trump's voter base were pleased to hear his intent to stay in the fight, and relieved to hear he will not be starting a new political party.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

15 Before and After Photos of U.S. Presidents Serving Their Term
The first president to have his photograph taken while in office was William Henry Harrison.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

High-Growth Tech Stock Outlook Uncertain for 2021
As coronavirus cases drop and vaccine distribution ramps up, tech stocks are experiencing increased volatility and large one-day drop-offs—and some believe the current market correction could affect these high-growth stocks for much longer.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Fortnite' Update 15.50 Adds Rapid Fire SMG and Bigger Islands - Patch Notes
"Fortnite" update 15.50 unvaults the Rapid Fire SMG and more. Get the official list of changes in the patch notes.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Can Andrew Cuomo Be Impeached?
Removing the New York governor from office could be as difficult as convicting former President Donald Trump.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Iran Warns of 'Serious Reaction' to Nuclear Censure, Says Joe Biden Is 'Buying Time'
Iran and the U.S. remain stuck in a stalemate over which side will take the first step to revive the JCPOA nuclear deal.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Who Is Anna Ruch? New Andrew Cuomo Accuser Emerges
The New York governor faces sexual harassment accusations from three women with many calling for his resignation.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Man, 23, Paralyzed by COVID-Linked Disorder Home After Months in Hospital
ADEM, a rare disorder, has left nurse Desmon Silva paralyzed from the neck down.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Freedom of Speech Includes Freedom To Hear Politically Incorrect Views | Opinion
In a democracy with an open marketplace of ideas, the right to hear is more fundamental than any purported right to cancel.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

How to Get a Quidel QuickVue At-Home COVID Test Kit
The FDA-authorized kit provides results faster than widely used PCR tests.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Grayson Sherrill, Capitol Rioter Seen in 'Keep America Great' Top, Gets Turned In by His Own Family
The suspect has been charged with a number of offenses after family members shared information with authorities.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Chinese Blogger Charged Under Hero and Martyr Law Confesses on State Media
The confession by Qiu Ziming, the 38-year-old Weibo blogger and former journalist accused of "defaming" soldiers killed in last summer's border skirmish with India, was aired on a prime time segment.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Ted Cruz, Who Went to Cancun During Texas Crisis, Says Democrats 'Abandoned' Working Class
The Texas senator has taken aim at policies of the Democratic Party, criticizing how their stances impact working Americans.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Despite Khashoggi's Murder, America Must Still Choose: Saudis or Iran? | Opinion
Simply put, the United States has a binary choice in the Persian Gulf.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Ginny & Georgia' is Not the First Time Taylor Swift Called Out 'Sexist' Jokes About Her
Taylor Swift recently called out a "deeply sexist" joke about her in Netflix's Ginny & Georgia—and it is not the first time the singer has had a problem with jokes at her expense.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

'Free Britney' Supporters React To Star's Touching Instagram Post With Sons
Britney Spears has posted a rare photo with her two teenage sons, providing unique insight into their relationship amid increased speculation on the conservatorship that controls her life.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

When Is the FAFSA Deadline, How Do I Apply for Student Aid?
The deadlines in some states have passed, while in California the deadline for many state financial aid programs for the 2021-2022 academic year is March 2.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Who Is Kathy Hochul? New York Lt. Governor Would Take Over if Scandals Topple Andrew Cuomo
Hochul would become the first female governor of New York if Andrew Cuomo were forced to resign from office.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer Clash on Stimulus as Joe Manchin Seeks 'Targeted' Relief
Republicans continue to criticize the Democrats' relief plans, taking issue with the reconciliation process being used to push them through.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

Brittany Gosney Admits Killing Her Son, 6, And Dumping His Body in Ohio River
Brittany Gosney, 29, left her son, James Robert Hutchinson, 6, at a rural park and then dragged his body for a distance as the boy desperately clung to the car before returning to dump his body in the Ohio River, police say.

Newsweek
Mar 02, 2021

What Is 22q Syndrome? #HeyJustin Trends as Man With Disorder Asks for Millions of Hellos
The term #HeyJustin became a trending topic on Monday and had been used over 18,000 times as of Tuesday morning. His tweet attracted over 13,000 responses.

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