Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential election after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93. The death of the former senator, ambassador and Minnesota attorney general was announced in a statement from his family. No cause was cited.
This undated photo made available by SpaceX in April 2021 shows the crew for its third astronaut launch to the International Space Station, during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, Calif. SOURCE: SpaceX via AP
SpaceX is gearing up for its third astronaut launch in under a year, after getting the green light from NASA a week ahead of next Thursday’s planned flight. Managers from NASA and Elon Musk’s space company Thursday cleared the Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule for a dawn liftoff with a crew of four to the International Space Station. They will spend six months at the orbiting lab, replacing another SpaceX crew that’s close to coming home.
As a way to keep busy while stuck inside amid COVID-19, 90-year-old Merna Priestley of Omaha, Nebraska, turned to knitting hats.
The hobby ended up being pretty lucrative, once David Castillo, the activity director at the senior living facility where she lives, started helping her sell the hats by promoting them on social media.
Busch is sniffing around for a new CTO — "chief tasting officer" — and it wants your very good boy to apply. The beer brand is expanding its "Dog Brew," a canine-friendly, alcohol-free bone broth it launched last year. According to Anheuser-Busch, the brew sold out within 24 hours.
The role comes with a $20,000 paycheck, which is a lot in dog dollars.
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Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of European history, starting with his birth as a member of the Greek royal family and ending as Britain’s longest serving consort during a turbulent reign in which the thousand-year-old monarchy was forced to reinvent itself for the 21st century.
St. Lucie County Tuesday night became the latest Florida county to repeal its mask mandate.
Commissioners voted 4-1 to end the mandate that required masks inside government buildings.
Public comment on the issue lasted for hours, and it was obvious from the very beginning how the majority of the crowd felt about the mandate. “Repeal this mandate,” demanded resident Matthew Pilch, the first speaker of the evening. The mandate in St. Lucie County had been in place since last July. Tuesday night, resident after resident stepped up to the podium to ask commissioners to get rid of it.
Cardboard cutouts of fans in the otherwise empty seats face the field during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays in Atlanta, in this Thursday, July 30, 2020, file photo. Georgia’s new voting law _ which critics claim severely limits access to the ballot box, especially for people of color _ has prompted calls from as high as the White House to consider moving the midsummer classic out of Atlanta. The game is set for July 13 at Truist Park, the Braves’ 41,000-seat stadium in suburban Cobb County.(AP Photo/John Amis, File)
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Major League Baseball announced Friday it was moving this summer's All-Star Game from Atlanta's Truist Park, a response to Georgia enacting a new law last month restricting voting rights. MLB had awarded the game to Atlanta in May 2019 and the game was scheduled for July 13 as part of baseball's midsummer break that includes the Futures Game on July 11 and Home Run Derby the following night.
Former football college Howard Schnellenberger has died. Schnellenberger revived football at the University of Miami and Louisville and started the program at Florida Atlantic during a coaching career that spanned half a century.
Jessica Walter, whose roles as a scheming matriarch in TV’s “Arrested Development” and a stalker in “Play Misty for Me” were in line with a career that drew on her astringent screen presence more than her good looks, has died. She was 80. Walter's death was confirmed Thursday by her daughter, Brooke Bowman, an entertainment industry executive. A cause of death and other details were not immediately provided.
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Highlights of the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:30 a.m.
If the pregame prayer sounded more like a scouting report, it was. And if Sister Jean didn’t have any plans for next weekend, well, she does now. Loyola Chicago carried out its 101-year-old superfan's plans to a T on Sunday, moving to the Sweet 16 with a 71-58 win over Illinois, the first No. 1 seed bounced from this year's NCAA Tournament. Cameron Krutwig delivered a 19-point, 12-rebound masterpiece and the quick-handed, eighth-seeded Ramblers (26-4) led wire to wire. The team with the nation's leading defense befuddled powerful Illinois to return to the second weekend three years after its last magical run to the Final Four.
Thousands of spectators enjoyed round 3 of the 40th annual Honda Classic Tournament in Palm Beach Gardens on Saturday. Rounds 3 and 4 are sold out this weekend, according to Honda Classic leaders. There are just 10,000 fans permitted to the tournament per day, due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber declared a state of emergency and set a curfew Saturday, saying the crowds that have descended on the city recently are "more than we can handle." "Too many are coming, really, without the intention of following the rules, and the result has been a level of chaos and disorder that is just something more than we can endure," Gelber told CNN.
More than 10k fans show up to see favorite pro golfers, On Thursday morning, hundreds of fans were shuttled to Honda Classic by bus. Rob Russo said there was only one thing on his mind.
Some of the most notable players to tee-off first were Phil Mickelson, Shane Lowry and Zach Johnson. Up to 10,000 fans were expected for round one. With more than 120 players taking part in this year's event, this tournament raises millions of dollars for local charities.
Gary Null & Frank Carroll/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Elvis Presley during a performance at NBC Studios in Burbank, California
Elvis Presley fans will have a chance to claim a bit of musical history when a guitar used during an iconic performance by the king of rock 'n' roll goes up for grabs later this month. Kruse GWS Auctions is putting Presley's flaming red Hagstrom Viking II guitar on the block.
Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach opened its 2021 season for guests on Saturday. "It is opening day. We are so excited, we've been working hard to get everything ready for families and friends to enjoy spring break," said park spokesperson Tina Hatcher.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees, the NFL's leader in career completions and yards passing, has decided to retire after 20 NFL seasons, including his last 15 with New Orleans. "Til the very end I exhausted myself to give everything to the Saints organization, my team and the great city of New Orleans," Brees said in social media post on Sunday, 15 years to the day after he signed with the Saints.
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The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package contains a wide range of benefits to help Americans who are still struggling with the economic fallout of the pandemic. The House of Representatives passed the bill on Wednesday, paving the way for President Joe Biden to sign it into law later this week.