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Sikkim: Chinese and Indian troops 'in new border clash'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:15:53 GMT
Sikkim: Chinese and Indian troops 'in new border clash'

A number were hurt in the incident several days ago at Naku La in Sikkim, Indian media say.
China mine rescue: Nine found dead during rescue in Shandong province
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:05:21 GMT
China mine rescue: Nine found dead during rescue in Shandong province

The discovery comes a day after 11 miners were rescued after two weeks trapped underground.
Covid: Dutch PM Mark Rutte condemns curfew riots as 'criminal violence'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:32:30 GMT
Covid: Dutch PM Mark Rutte condemns curfew riots as 'criminal violence'

Rioters attacked police and set fires to protest against a night-time curfew introduced on Saturday.
Earnings of wealthiest 10 men during pandemic 'could buy vaccines for all'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:54:42 GMT
Earnings of wealthiest 10 men during pandemic 'could buy vaccines for all'

Billionaires' wealth has soared while the pandemic has plunged millions into poverty, Oxfam says.
North Korea diplomat 'defects to South Korea': Reports
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 06:20:53 GMT
North Korea diplomat 'defects to South Korea': Reports

South Korean reports say that Run Hyun-woo - an acting ambassador - fled to South Korea in September.
Egypt's dreams of democracy still alive?
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:38 GMT
Egypt's dreams of democracy still alive?

It's been 10 years since Egyptians took to the streets to unseat their longest-serving President, Hosni Mubarak.
Keira Knightley rules out sex scenes directed by men
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:10:33 GMT
Keira Knightley rules out sex scenes directed by men

The actress explains why she has a "no nudity clause" written into her movie contracts.
Uganda ordered to end Bobi Wine's house arrest
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:14:04 GMT
Uganda ordered to end Bobi Wine's house arrest

Soldiers prevented him leaving his house in case he organised protests against disputed elections.
Russia Navalny protests: Kremlin hits out at West as it downplays rallies
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:08:01 GMT
Russia Navalny protests: Kremlin hits out at West as it downplays rallies

EU foreign ministers meet to discuss Russia's treatment of Alexei Navalny and his supporters.
Heatwave sweeps Australian cities and raises bushfire danger
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 02:15:29 GMT
Heatwave sweeps Australian cities and raises bushfire danger

A bushfire casts smoke over Adelaide as other parts of Australia face their worst fire risk in a year.
Malka Leifer: Israel extradites ex-principal accused of child sex abuse in Australia
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:50:14 GMT
Malka Leifer: Israel extradites ex-principal accused of child sex abuse in Australia

Malka Leifer is being flown to Australia, where she is accused of sexually assaulting schoolgirls.
Flaming Lips stage unique 'space bubble' concert in Oklahoma
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:15:17 GMT
Flaming Lips stage unique 'space bubble' concert in Oklahoma

Both the band and their audience were inside individual inflatable bubbles.
Covid-19: Why the US hasn't hit vaccine targets so far
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:05:52 GMT
Covid-19: Why the US hasn't hit vaccine targets so far

Biden says the vaccine rollout has been a failure, as he pledges 100 million shots in his first 100 days.
Lebanon's Coronavirus lockdown: 'We can't leave our homes day or night'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:04:46 GMT
Lebanon's Coronavirus lockdown: 'We can't leave our homes day or night'

People in Lebanon describe the impact of being confined to their homes for 24 hours a day.
Yang Li: The 'punchline queen' who offended Chinese men
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:08 GMT
Yang Li: The 'punchline queen' who offended Chinese men

A female comedian's joke on national television has sparked debate on comedy and feminism in China.
Zuckerberg's Biden problem
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:08:15 GMT
Zuckerberg's Biden problem

President Biden's open dislike of Facebook could spell problems for the social network.
Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: 'My wife died giving birth to twins while we hid'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:09:28 GMT
Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: 'My wife died giving birth to twins while we hid'

A father tells the BBC his tragic story of fleeing the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
Protecting the last wild lions in Africa
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:04:52 GMT
Protecting the last wild lions in Africa

Photographer George Logan highlights the decline of wild lions using conceptual images.
The homeless drug addict who became a professor
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:15:51 GMT
The homeless drug addict who became a professor

Jesse Thistle, a high school dropout, overcame addiction and homelessness to pursue an academic career.
Covid-19: Vaccine divides in the Middle East
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:42 GMT
Covid-19: Vaccine divides in the Middle East

Israel is vaccinating against Covid-19 faster than anywhere else, but most Palestinians are waiting.
Detective Jane Mugo: Meet Kenya's 'spy queen'
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:01:40 GMT
Detective Jane Mugo: Meet Kenya's 'spy queen'

BBC Africa Eye looks at the inside story of Detective Jane Mugo, the woman they call Kenya’s "spy queen".
Is this Russian cult leader a fraud?
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:03:28 GMT
Is this Russian cult leader a fraud?

A mysterious Russian cult leader is accused of embezzling followers' funds and abusing them.
Loyal dog's six-day wait for poorly owner outside Turkish hospital
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 12:36:24 GMT
Loyal dog's six-day wait for poorly owner outside Turkish hospital

Boncuk waited outside a hospital in Turkey every day while her owner was being treated.
Navalny protests: Supporters arrested in string of protests across Russia
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 15:22:06 GMT
Navalny protests: Supporters arrested in string of protests across Russia

The arrest of the Kremlin's fiercest critic sparks a string of protests across Russia.
Six days into office, Biden faces crucial political tests and new warnings about possibly more deadly viral strains
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:34:53 GMT
Six days into office, Biden faces crucial political tests and new warnings about possibly more deadly viral strains

As his first full week in the White House begins, Joe Biden already faces critical early tests of a presidency premised on political compromise and uniting Washington to fight the pandemic.
Officials weigh options to enforce mask requirement for travelers
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 03:52:17 GMT
Officials weigh options to enforce mask requirement for travelers

Federal transportation officials are considering a range of options to enforce President Joe Biden's new face mask requirement for interstate travelers, including the possibility of fines in the thousands of dollars, multiple sources told CNN.
Biden will sign executive order aimed at strengthening American manufacturing
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:43:21 GMT
Biden will sign executive order aimed at strengthening American manufacturing

President Joe Biden will sign an executive order Monday aimed at boosting American manufacturing, setting in motion a process to fulfill his campaign pledge to strengthen the federal government's Buy American rules.
This is how Fox News is describing the Biden administration
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 17:15:45 GMT
This is how Fox News is describing the Biden administration

President Joe Biden emphasized the need to bridge the political divide plaguing the country in his inaugural address. CNN's Brian Stelter argues that with divisive right-wing media, unity is a difficult goal.
Biden plans a busy week of executive action
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 03:42:56 GMT
Biden plans a busy week of executive action

President Joe Biden is planning a new wave of executive orders and actions this week as he looks to further dismantle many of former President Donald Trump's policies and address a slate of Democratic priorities as quickly as he can.
Fareed Zakaria: Government has become good at one thing
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 18:03:02 GMT
Fareed Zakaria: Government has become good at one thing

Fareed gives his take on why President Biden should double his vaccination ambitions for his first 100 days in office.
Opinion: What Latinos want to hear from Biden
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 23:08:58 GMT
Opinion: What Latinos want to hear from Biden

The installation of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States was a welcome relief from four years of Donald Trump's constant demonization of Latinos, from separating immigrant children from their families to building his border wall to tossing paper towels at hurricane-ravaged Puerto Ricans. Inauguration Day featured the New York-bred Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, of Puerto Rican heritage, swearing in Vice President Kamala Harris, fellow Nuyorican Jennifer Lopez quoting the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish, and the revival of "La Casa Blanca," the Spanish-language page on the White House website.
Fauci and Birx tell interviewers about the 'nonsense' of the Trump years
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:33:19 GMT
Fauci and Birx tell interviewers about the 'nonsense' of the Trump years

• Dr. Deborah Birx: Donald Trump presented graphs I never made • The face mask that could end the pandemic • 'Healthy, young' Americans will likely get Covid-19 vaccine in mid- to late summer, expert says
Five people including a pregnant woman killed in Indianapolis shooting
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 03:14:46 GMT
Five people including a pregnant woman killed in Indianapolis shooting

Five people and an unborn child were killed Sunday after an early-morning shooting in Indianapolis' northeast side, police said -- an incident the mayor called "a mass murder."
House to send impeachment article to the Senate today
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:45:54 GMT
House to send impeachment article to the Senate today

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump gets in motion Monday when the House impeachment managers will walk the impeachment article to the Senate, even though the substance of the trial has been put off for another two weeks.
Biden to reinstate Covid-19-related travel restrictions lifted by Trump
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 03:59:18 GMT
Biden to reinstate Covid-19-related travel restrictions lifted by Trump

President Joe Biden on Monday will reinstate the Covid-19 travel restrictions on non-US citizens who have been in Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and much of Europe, a White House official confirmed to CNN.
Trump got 96% of the vote in this Texas county. What its residents think of Joe Biden
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 02:28:40 GMT
Trump got 96% of the vote in this Texas county. What its residents think of Joe Biden

Donald Trump got over 96% of the vote in Roberts County, Texas, during the 2020 presidential election. CNN's Gary Tuchman spoke with some of the residents there to find out what they want to see from President Joe Biden.
White House expected to lift transgender ban in military as early as Monday
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 04:04:05 GMT
White House expected to lift transgender ban in military as early as Monday

President Joe Biden is expected to repeal former President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military as early as Monday, according to a source familiar with the plans.
Son tips off FBI about father attending Capitol riot
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 12:15:29 GMT
Son tips off FBI about father attending Capitol riot

CNN's Chris Cuomo talks to 18-year-old Jackson Reffitt about Jackson's father participating in the Capitol riot.
Jim Acosta: I've never seen Trump this alone
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:39:13 GMT
Jim Acosta: I've never seen Trump this alone

Donald Trump spent his last moments as President sad and alone, according to Jim Acosta, who led CNN's coverage of Trump during his presidency.
China flies warplanes close to Taiwan in early test of Biden
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 07:36:05 GMT
China flies warplanes close to Taiwan in early test of Biden

China dispatched two large formations of warplanes close to the self-governing island of Taiwan over the weekend, presenting a significant foreign policy challenge to new United States President Joe Biden just days into his administration.
Sarah Sanders expected to announce bid for Arkansas governor today
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:37:59 GMT
Sarah Sanders expected to announce bid for Arkansas governor today

Sarah Sanders, President Donald Trump's former press secretary, is expected to announce Monday that she is running for governor of Arkansas, a source familiar with the plan told CNN.
Members quit 'sad' Mar-a-Lago
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:35:20 GMT
Members quit 'sad' Mar-a-Lago

Many once-loyal members of Mar-a-Lago are leaving because they no longer want to have any connection to former President Donald Trump, according to the author of the definitive book about the resort.
Kansas City Chiefs will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:18:09 GMT
Kansas City Chiefs will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV

The Kansas City Chiefs will be going head-to-head with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV.
'Like LeBron and Jordan in the Finals': It's Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes in the Super Bowl
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:38:02 GMT
'Like LeBron and Jordan in the Finals': It's Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes in the Super Bowl

It's the meeting of the G.O.A.T. and his potential successor -- and fans are salivating at the prospect.
Opinion: This town powered America for decades. What do we owe them?
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 18:38:50 GMT
Opinion: This town powered America for decades. What do we owe them?

This Wyoming coal town is a place of contradictions. At dawn, the land looks heavenly: Winds rattle the sagebrush; cotton-candy skies make a dusting of snow glow in pastel hues. Later in the afternoon, though, you look to the horizon and see the Earth hemorrhaging gray dust as trucks haul coal from pits the size of suburbs.
15-year-old Louisiana girl fatally stabbed in apparent fight with 4 other girls in grocery store, police say
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:14:49 GMT
15-year-old Louisiana girl fatally stabbed in apparent fight with 4 other girls in grocery store, police say

A 15-year-old girl is dead after police say she got into a fight with four other young girls at a grocery store in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
Protesters gather in Tacoma as an officer who drove into a crowd is placed on administrative leave
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:33:59 GMT
Protesters gather in Tacoma as an officer who drove into a crowd is placed on administrative leave

Dozens gathered in downtown Tacoma, Washington, on Sunday to protest the city's police department after a police officer drove into a crowd Saturday night.
Foreign companies are giving up on the US and betting big on China, report says
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 20:27:18 GMT
Foreign companies are giving up on the US and betting big on China, report says

Foreign companies are turning their backs on the United States, taking advantage of China's booming economy and superior management of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bernie Sanders reacts to viral mitten memes
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 15:18:00 GMT
Bernie Sanders reacts to viral mitten memes

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) shares his thoughts with CNN's Dana Bash on the viral memes that came from his attendance of President Joe Biden's inauguration.
Loyal dog waits days outside a hospital for owner
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:26:21 GMT
Loyal dog waits days outside a hospital for owner

Boncuk waited for her owner, Cemal Senturk, for six days in front of the hospital he was treated in, in northeastern Turkey.
CNN's Kaitlan Collins cracks up over throwback video of Wolf Blitzer and John King
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:21:07 GMT
CNN's Kaitlan Collins cracks up over throwback video of Wolf Blitzer and John King

CNN's Wolf Blitzer and John King share advice and a '90s throwback after Kaitlan Collins' promotion to chief White House correspondent.
A rural county in Washington state hasn't wasted a single Covid-19 vaccine dose. Here's its secret
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:58:16 GMT
A rural county in Washington state hasn't wasted a single Covid-19 vaccine dose. Here's its secret

A rural county in Washington state is lapping the field when it comes to distribution of the coronavirus vaccine.
Google Maps will display Covid vaccination sites
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:26:36 GMT
Google Maps will display Covid vaccination sites

Google Maps will soon display locations that offer Covid-19 vaccinations, further bolstering awareness of the virus — and how to avoid it.
What to do, and not do, before and after your Covid vaccine shot
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:44:03 GMT
What to do, and not do, before and after your Covid vaccine shot

It's an all-out sprint to get Americans vaccinated against the deadly novel coronavirus. As you prepare to get your shot, here are 10 actions experts suggest doing -- and avoiding.
Three weeks into harsh lockdown, weary Brits fear it will take much longer to beat the new variant
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:11:43 GMT
Three weeks into harsh lockdown, weary Brits fear it will take much longer to beat the new variant

People in the United Kingdom have been living under lockdown for the past three weeks, hoping their sacrifice would bring the country's latest coronavirus surge -- caused by the new, more contagious variant of the virus -- under control.
Anti-vaccine activists peddle theories that Covid-19 shots are deadly, undermining vaccination
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 05:05:44 GMT
Anti-vaccine activists peddle theories that Covid-19 shots are deadly, undermining vaccination

Anti-vaccine groups are exploiting the suffering and death of people who happen to fall ill after receiving a covid shot, threatening to undermine the largest vaccination campaign in U.S. history.
Opinion: How we can keep health care workers safe
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:57:28 GMT
Opinion: How we can keep health care workers safe

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been well-intentioned calls to honor our health care workers. But to truly honor them, we need to keep them safe. Keeping health workers safe is not just a moral imperative -- it is a practical one as well. Our lives depend on it.
SCOTUS has run out of excuses to avoid controversial issues
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 20:36:47 GMT
SCOTUS has run out of excuses to avoid controversial issues

In the aftermath of a divisive election, a riot at the US Capitol and the unprecedented final days of the Trump administration, the Supreme Court kept many controversial issues in a holding pattern of sorts, sticking to Chief Justice John Roberts' objective of keeping his branch of government out of the political spotlight.
This official will be key in undoing Trump's policies
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:41:59 GMT
This official will be key in undoing Trump's policies

President Joe Biden will name a powerhouse lawyer, Elizabeth Prelogar, to serve as acting solicitor general, in an acknowledgment that the office charged with representing the government before the Supreme Court will face an enormous workload both reversing Trump administration legal positions and developing a defense strategy as Biden's executive actions come under inevitable legal challenge.
Many believed conspiracies about Trump and the election. Now, they're losing faith
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:39:42 GMT
Many believed conspiracies about Trump and the election. Now, they're losing faith

The moment of reckoning promised by the QAnon conspiracy theory never came. Now, many believers feel confused, duped, and uncertain of what comes next.
A four-year timeline of Trump and SCOTUS
Tue, 19 Jan 2021 14:39:01 GMT
A four-year timeline of Trump and SCOTUS

Here's a timeline of key events involving Trump and the Supreme Court over the past four years:
Budweiser is skipping the Super Bowl for the first time in nearly four decades
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:41:50 GMT
Budweiser is skipping the Super Bowl for the first time in nearly four decades

Budweiser's Clydesdale horses have become synonymous with the Super Bowl. But this year, they're getting a rest: For the first time in 37 years, the beer company isn't advertising during the Super Bowl.
Fossilized skull reveals how crested dinosaur got its fancy headgear
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:14:18 GMT
Fossilized skull reveals how crested dinosaur got its fancy headgear

First discovered in 1922 and best known for its distinctive crest, Parasaurolophus is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs -- a staple of childhood books and a background player in the Jurassic Park movie franchise.
Here's how Biden's Oval Office compares to Trump's
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:27:57 GMT
Here's how Biden's Oval Office compares to Trump's

CNN's Brianna Keilar looks at how the decor President Biden chose for the Oval Office differs from Trump's.
New York's radical female and non-binary skateboarders -- in photos
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 05:12:53 GMT
New York's radical female and non-binary skateboarders -- in photos

Jordana Bermúdez isn't a skateboarder, but she found a sense of community at a skate park on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Devoted customers help rescue BBQ restaurant on the brink of eviction
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 15:12:07 GMT
Devoted customers help rescue BBQ restaurant on the brink of eviction

The pandemic has been devastating for most small business owners. But for some, it also has brought out the compassion and generosity of their local communities and customers.
Analysis: Rotting fish, lost business and piles of red tape. The reality of Brexit hits Britain
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 05:00:47 GMT
Analysis: Rotting fish, lost business and piles of red tape. The reality of Brexit hits Britain

Brexit might be done and dusted, but its specter will loom over Britain for a long time yet.
How to buy bitcoin without all the risk of buying bitcoin
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:33:06 GMT
How to buy bitcoin without all the risk of buying bitcoin

Bitcoin is up more than 260% over the past 12 months -- a stellar ride -- yet owning the asset is fraught with risks including wild swings in cryptocurrency prices. But there are several ways for investors to get a piece of the bitcoin boom without investing directly in bitcoin.
We tested nine top-rated hair dryers to find the best for your buck
Wed, 20 Jan 2021 22:05:06 GMT
Four presidents take a stand
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 16:52:27 GMT
Four presidents take a stand

On Wednesday, three men wearing overcoats stood in the amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, grouped at a pandemic-proper social distance as American flags whipped in the wind behind them.
Arizona Republicans still backing Trump are wrong
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 20:38:22 GMT
Arizona Republicans still backing Trump are wrong

The Arizona Republican Party's actions on Saturday night sum up so well what we're seeing from much of today's GOP. Slam those who dare to criticize Donald Trump but don't criticize him for inciting an insurrection.
Bernie Sanders inauguration memes well-timed
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 02:15:47 GMT
Bernie Sanders inauguration memes well-timed

Each morning for the past four years, I have arisen from a tormented slumber like this:
The danger with Trump wasn't fascism
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 14:46:43 GMT
The danger with Trump wasn't fascism

Over the last five years, I have often wondered how political analysts who have compared Donald Trump's presidency to the rise of Nazi Germany would feel if a time machine sent them to Berlin in 1933. They would be stunned by the differences between then and now.
Health care workers have a new source of hope
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:36:46 GMT
Health care workers have a new source of hope

Last week, a Covid-19 patient of mine told me he is finally going home after four months in the hospital. His tracheostomy tube has been taken out and he's breathing on his own. He's finally able to walk again, with some help. It's a new beginning for him and as he wished me a happy New Year, I felt hopeful for the first time in a long time.
Cruz and Hawley have been playing with dynamite
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 02:35:05 GMT
Cruz and Hawley have been playing with dynamite

Remember that time a violent mob smashed its way into the Capitol, killed a police officer and occupied the Senate chambers, hunting for terrified members of Congress who were forced to hide?
Restoring what Trump stole from LGBTQ Americans
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:35:49 GMT
Restoring what Trump stole from LGBTQ Americans

In the first hours and days of the Biden administration, something precious has been returned to us. That invaluable thing that has been restored to LGBTQ Americans -- and many others -- is hope.
Impeachment complicates Biden's efforts to unify
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 16:53:23 GMT
Impeachment complicates Biden's efforts to unify

President Joe Biden spent his first week in office trying to convince the nation to see themselves not as Democrats or Republicans, but as Americans united in defeating the pandemic. Then on Friday night, the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump got a formal date on the calendar, complicating every bipartisan goal on the new President's agenda.
Washington Monument closed 'until further notice' due to Covid-19
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:32:56 GMT
Washington Monument closed 'until further notice' due to Covid-19

The Washington Monument will be closed "until further notice" due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service said Saturday in a statement.
Idaho's Republican governor blasts his own party's efforts to end his Covid-19 emergency declaration
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:42:56 GMT
Idaho's Republican governor blasts his own party's efforts to end his Covid-19 emergency declaration

Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little issued sharp criticism of the state Legislature's efforts to repeal a Covid-19 emergency declaration in a video statement released Friday.
Group of Democratic lawmakers urge Biden to commute the sentences of death row prisoners
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 01:04:47 GMT
Group of Democratic lawmakers urge Biden to commute the sentences of death row prisoners

Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Cori Bush of Missouri on Friday led a group of 35 lawmakers in urging President Joe Biden to commute the sentences of all federal prisoners on death row.
Yosemite hiker's death announced nearly a week after discovery
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:23:59 GMT
Yosemite hiker's death announced nearly a week after discovery

A woman who was declared missing while hiking in Yosemite National Park was found dead the same day, without a public update from the National Park Service.
Former Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders announces run for Arkansas governor
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:16:06 GMT
Former Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders announces run for Arkansas governor

Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Monday that she is running for governor of Arkansas in 2022.
Heavy snow to hit some US regions as rain, icy mix expected in others
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:59:28 GMT
Heavy snow to hit some US regions as rain, icy mix expected in others

Much of the U.S. will be active this week as heavy snow will hit some regions, while others will receive an icy mix and rain. 
Hawley calls for ethics investigation into Dems who filed complaint against him
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:07:47 GMT
Hawley calls for ethics investigation into Dems who filed complaint against him

Sen. Josh Hawley in two letters sent Monday slammed the Democratic senators who filed an ethics complaint against him and Sen. Ted Cruz over their Electoral College objections on Jan. 6 and continued to defend his decision to object to electoral votes during the joint session to certify President Biden's Nov. 3 win. 
Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:27:04 GMT
Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild.
Being fit doesn't outweigh the dangers of obesity, new study suggests
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:00:49 GMT
Being fit doesn't outweigh the dangers of obesity, new study suggests

New research has just plunged a dagger through the core of the mentality that you can be “fat but fit.”
UK doctor warns world may need annual COVID-19 vaccine due to variants
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:34:26 GMT
UK doctor warns world may need annual COVID-19 vaccine due to variants

The emergence of new variants of the virus that causes Covid-19—including one in the U.K. that British officials say could be more deadly than earlier versions—signals a future in which health authorities are locked in a cat-and-mouse battle with a shape-shifting pathogen.
Effort to oust California's Newsom nears key threshold
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:53:42 GMT
Washington Monument lights go out, investigation underway
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:22:30 GMT
Washington Monument lights go out, investigation underway

The Washington Monument lights went out on Sunday, leading officials to try and figure out why.
Tacoma protest: Dozens gather where police cruiser hit pedestrians, light fires, damage buildings
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 08:15:22 GMT
Tacoma protest: Dozens gather where police cruiser hit pedestrians, light fires, damage buildings

Dozens of protesters gathered in Tacoma, Wash., Sunday night at the same location where a police cruiser reportedly plowed into a group of pedestrians after responding to reports of street-racing in the area.
Yellen Passed the Economic Stability Baton to Powell. Now, He’s Handing It Back. - The Wall Street Journal
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:30:00 GMT
Goldman Sachs warns of a dangerous bubble in these 39 stocks - Yahoo Finance
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT
Intel 11900K and 11700K processors are annihilating the Geekbench single-core test - TechSpot
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 17:03:00 GMT
Olivia Rodrigo Speeds to Second Week at U.K. No. 1 With ‘Drivers License’ - Billboard
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 07:59:39 GMT
PETA Wants USDA to Investigate Doc Antle Over Larsa Pippen Visit - TMZ
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:00:00 GMT
In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19 - Associated Press
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 06:32:22 GMT
2 in 5 Americans live in areas running out of ICU beds due to COVID-19 - KTLA Los Angeles
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 15:19:00 GMT
Yellen Passed the Economic Stability Baton to Powell. Now, He’s Handing It Back. - The Wall Street Journal
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:30:00 GMT
Goldman Sachs warns of a dangerous bubble in these 39 stocks - Yahoo Finance
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 12:00:00 GMT
Intel 11900K and 11700K processors are annihilating the Geekbench single-core test - TechSpot
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 17:03:00 GMT
Olivia Rodrigo Speeds to Second Week at U.K. No. 1 With ‘Drivers License’ - Billboard
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 07:59:39 GMT
PETA Wants USDA to Investigate Doc Antle Over Larsa Pippen Visit - TMZ
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 09:00:00 GMT
In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19 - Associated Press
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 06:32:22 GMT
2 in 5 Americans live in areas running out of ICU beds due to COVID-19 - KTLA Los Angeles
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 15:19:00 GMT
City of St. Cloud considering new program to help small businesses in new year
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 01:00:03 +0000
City of St. Cloud considering new program to help small businesses in new year

There are a few strategies the city is either considering or preparing to implement this year.
       
St. Cloud reignites plans to move City Hall to former Technical High School
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:00:08 +0000
St. Cloud reignites plans to move City Hall to former Technical High School

St. Cloud City Council is expected to take action Monday on plans to go out to bid for the anticipated $9 million project
       
COVID-19 in MN: Sherburne County resident is among 32 new deaths
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 17:46:59 +0000
COVID-19 in MN: Sherburne County resident is among 32 new deaths

Case rates for local counties to date range from 8.5% to 11.2%
       
Two shot early Sunday, St. Cloud police seek information
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 22:01:57 +0000
Two shot early Sunday, St. Cloud police seek information

Both men are expected to survive their wounds, according to police
       
St. Joseph City Council member Anne Buckvold resigns
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:42:50 +0000
St. Joseph City Council member Anne Buckvold resigns

Buckvold, who previously ran for state office, says she is stepping back to handle demands in her personal life but won't rule out running for office again
       
Minnesota deaths rise by 15% and not all because of COVID-19
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 13:00:48 +0000
Minnesota deaths rise by 15% and not all because of COVID-19

Fatal cases of COVID-19 were the major driver but not the only one. Other causes of death, including opioid overdoses, also have increased.
       
No. 2 Northern State uses second half run to top SCSU
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:27:15 +0000
No. 2 Northern State uses second half run to top SCSU

The No. 2-ranked Wolves are now 8-0 on the season
       
'Strong and full of life': Family, classmates mourn Iowa State student who was found dead at sorority house
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 15:36:08 +0000
'Strong and full of life': Family, classmates mourn Iowa State student who was found dead at sorority house

Olivia Chutich was found in her sorority's parking lot Friday morning and later pronounced dead.
       
What transportation is safe on inconsistent ice?
Sat, 23 Jan 2021 16:00:30 +0000
What transportation is safe on inconsistent ice?

As winter progresses, local ice will thicken. Until then, patience and safety are quality virtues to contemplate.
       
Walker scores four goals as SCSU sweeps Miami
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 03:19:30 +0000
Walker scores four goals as SCSU sweeps Miami

St. Cloud State junior Nolan Walker found his scoring touch as the Huskies won 8-2 over Miami
       
Muslim ban reversal a 'step out of the darkness' but COVID-19, anti-refugee base still cause concerns
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:33:14 +0000
Muslim ban reversal a 'step out of the darkness' but COVID-19, anti-refugee base still cause concerns

Immigration attorneys and advocates applaud the reversal of the travel ban targeting Muslim countries. But they say more has to be done.
       
Politics live updates: Trump impeachment trial begins in earnest Feb. 8, Schumer says
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:20:50 +0000
Politics live updates: Trump impeachment trial begins in earnest Feb. 8, Schumer says

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced House impeachment prosecutors will present the charge against former President Donald Trump on Monday.
       
State patrol names man who died in Wednesday crash on Highway 15
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:23:30 +0000
State patrol names man who died in Wednesday crash on Highway 15

A 48-year-old Kingston man died in the collision and Jesse Lee Johnson, 35, was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
       
Go beyond the Instagram posts with stories, videos, photos and more
Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:20:49 +0000
Go beyond the Instagram posts with stories, videos, photos and more

Saw a post on the St. Cloud Times Instagram and want to know more? You've come to the right place.
       
SCSU concludes weekend series with Miami
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 03:16:10 +0000
SCSU concludes weekend series with Miami

St. Cloud State won 8-2 on Saturday night
       
The latest: What you need to know about the novel coronavirus
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:41:32 +0000
The latest: What you need to know about the novel coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.
Minnesota refugee from Congo finds new struggles amid pandemic, police violence
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:30:15 +0000
Minnesota refugee from Congo finds new struggles amid pandemic, police violence

As the pendulum swings back to a more open U.S. refugee policy, the trickle of families who arrived during the Trump era face unprecedented challenges finding work, schooling and assistance during a pandemic.
House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, GOP opposes trial
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:30:02 +0000
House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, GOP opposes trial

As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceeding, dimming the chances that former president will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol.
Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:26:21 +0000
Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial

A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial, a sign of the dimming chances that former President Donald Trump will be convicted on the charge that he incited a siege of the U.S. Capitol.
Fairytale $2M home outside of Minneapolis was inspired by medieval castles
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:24:30 +0000
Fairytale $2M home outside of Minneapolis was inspired by medieval castles

French country-style estate was inspired by medieval castles.
Revamped intersection in NE Minneapolis still leading to frustration, near misses
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:56:54 +0000
AP source: Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 03:20:02 +0000
AP source: Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban

President Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bars transgender individuals from joining the military, dumping a ban ordered by President Donald Trump in a tweet during his first year in office, a person briefed on the decision tells The Associated Press.
Gov. Tim Walz's budget aims to address COVID's uneven impact
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 02:36:24 +0000
White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 01:50:00 +0000
White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package as Biden faces increasing headwinds in his effort to win bipartisan backing for the initial legislative effort of his presidency.
COVID takes bite out of Minnesota health care labor market
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 01:41:09 +0000
COVID takes bite out of Minnesota health care labor market

The number of people working in health care — Minnesota's largest industry by worker head count — has dropped 10,000 since the start of the year.
Minnesota colleges receive more than $300 million in stimulus aid
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:47:32 +0000
Evening forecast: Partly cloudy, low around 2
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 23:49:19 +0000
St. Paul district aims to establish online school
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 22:09:00 +0000
St. Paul district aims to establish online school

High schoolers could begin their virtual studies this fall.
Avante Dickerson, top recruit in Gophers' 2021 class, decommits
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 21:26:18 +0000
Developers of 2 big apartment projects remain bullish on Minneapolis
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 20:00:00 +0000
6 strategies for cooling it down on social media
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 20:00:00 +0000
6 strategies for cooling it down on social media

Tips on how to lower the temperature on social media without losing your mind.
Snow emergencies declared in Minneapolis, St. Paul
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 18:12:07 +0000
Snow emergencies declared in Minneapolis, St. Paul

Motorists being alerted to move their vehicles or risk a hefty bill.
Minnesota reports 1,196 new COVID-19 cases, 32 more deaths
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 17:28:41 +0000
Minnesota reports 1,196 new COVID-19 cases, 32 more deaths

The number of Minnesotans who have now received new doses is up to 247,415.
Highlights: Minnesota high school hockey, Jan. 23
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 15:28:42 +0000
NBA city to NBA city, it becomes a blur for Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 04:33:25 +0000
NBA city to NBA city, it becomes a blur for Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell

After years of of never unpacking his bags no matter where he was living, perhaps D'Angelo Russell finally has found some firm footing with the Wolves.
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