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US Capitol security review set to call for adding more than 1,000 police officers and retractable fencing

- 2021-02-27 07:00:21
A review of US Capitol security in the wake of the January 6 insurrection is set to recommend a series of sweeping changes next week intended to better protect lawmakers while they are in Washington, DC, and at home, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the findings.
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Judge rules alleged leader of Oath Keepers must stay in jail before trial

- 2021-02-27 07:00:20
A federal judge decided that Jessica Watkins, an alleged ringleader of the most serious paramilitary conspiracy stemming from the US Capitol attack, must stay in jail before trial. Watkins said she is "cancelling" her membership in the Oath Keepers.
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Democrat launches campaign to unseat Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

- 2021-02-27 07:00:20
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has her first public Democratic challenger
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Baarack, the sheep with over 30kg of wool, gets a haircut

- 2021-02-27 07:00:19
A sheep that was wandering around the Australian bushland for years has received a much-needed trim after he was rescued by an animal sanctuary.
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Lady Gaga pleads for safe return of her dogs

- 2021-02-27 07:00:19
"My beloved dogs Koji and Gustav were taken in Hollywood two nights ago," Lady Gaga wrote in an Instagram post. "My heart is sick and I am praying my family will be whole again with an act of kindness. I will pay $500,000 for their safe return."
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Chinese bowl bought for $35 at a yard sale could make half a million

- 2021-02-27 07:00:19
A small floral bowl bought at a yard sale for just $35 has been identified as an exceptionally rare 15th-century Chinese antique CNN Style
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Stunning footage shows Niagara Falls partially covered in ice

- 2021-02-27 07:00:18
Visitors to the New York side of the Niagara Falls enjoyed majestic views of the falls encrusted in ice and under a rainbow
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A solar panel in space is collecting energy that could one day be beamed to anywhere on Earth

- 2021-02-27 07:00:18
Scientists working for the Pentagon have successfully tested a solar panel the size of a pizza box in space, designed as a prototype for a future system to send electricity from space back to any point on Earth
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Tour group encounters superpod with estimated 2,000 dolphins

- 2021-02-27 07:00:17
A dolphin tour off the coast of Newport Beach, California, got a special treat when they encountered a "stampede" of dolphins.
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I moved from Hong Kong to Barbados during the pandemic

- 2021-02-27 07:00:17
Barbados, which resumed accepting international travel on July 12 last year, released a special visa called the Welcome Stamp. It offered the chance for people to work there remotely for a year. I thought, "Why not" Andrea Lo asked herself
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42 people, including students, abducted in Nigeria have been released

- 2021-02-27 07:00:17
At least 42 people, including students, who were kidnapped last week in an armed raid at a state-run school in Nigeria have been released, the vice principal of the school told CNN.
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Everything old is new again: Repurposing drugs to treat Covid-19

- 2021-02-27 07:00:16
Is there a treatment for Covid-19 at your local pharmacy Researchers are testing existing medications to try to find one, Dr. Sanjay Gupta says.
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More Americans are identifying as LGBTQ than ever before, poll finds

- 2021-02-27 07:00:15
A new poll shows that an unprecedented number of US adults identify as LGBTQ — and that young people, especially Generation Z, are driving the increase. UCLA’s Kerith Conron tells Michael Smerconish why the data isn’t surprising. “This isn’t an actual change in how people feel sexual attraction, but…
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Highways that destroyed Black neighborhoods are crumbling. Some want to undo that legacy

- 2021-02-27 07:00:15
US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is among those who have spoken out on the history of Black neighborhoods being disproportionately divided by highway projects, calling for righting those wrongs. But experts say replacing urban highways with boulevards offer no guarantee of racial…
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Earthquake felt in downtown Anchorage Saturday

- 2021-02-27 07:00:14
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake was felt in Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday morning, according to officials. The quake was centered less than 10 miles outside of downtown Anchorage, near Point MacKenzie.
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Ancient ceremonial chariot unearthed in Pompeii

- 2021-02-27 07:00:13
Excavators found the bronze and tin a large four-wheel ceremonial chariot almost fully intact, with wooden remains and the imprint of ropes, according to an announcement on from the Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
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House passes Equality Act aimed at ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

- 2021-02-26 07:00:24
The House has passed the Equality Act, which would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to protect people from being discriminated based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such as restaurants.
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Hungry teenage tyrants outcompeted rival dinosaur species

- 2021-02-26 07:00:24
The new research could help explain something that has long puzzled paleontologists: why there are relatively few small dinosaurs in the fossil record
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An artist honors icons by creating Black History Month-themed playing cards

- 2021-02-26 07:00:23
Michelle Obama, Thurgood Marshall and Oprah Winfrey are just a few of the figures who appear in the cards
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Jobless Americans can keep collecting unemployment benefits even if they turn down work for pandemic safety concerns

- 2021-02-26 07:00:23
Laid-off workers will be allowed to turn down jobs they think are too risky because of Covid and continue to collect unemployment benefits, under guidance issued by the US Department of Labor.
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