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Today in History for March 2nd

Today in History for March 2ndSkip to main content Highlights of this day in history: Rutherford B. Hayes declared U.S. President after disputed election, Mikhail Gorbachev born, "King Kong" and "The Sound of Music" premiere in NYC. (Mar. 2)AP Read More - Feedzy

San Francisco DA under fire after citing ‘temper tantrum’ for murder of 84-year-old Asian man

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin has sparked outrage on social media after telling the New York Times that 19-year-old Antoine Watson was "in some sort of a temper tantrum" when he allegedly attacked 84-year-old Thai immigrant Vichar...

Rep. Kathleen Rice leads calls for Cuomo to resign after third accuser comes forward: ‘The time has come’

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., called on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign late Monday after a third woman accused him of unwanted sexual advances.The claim by Anna Ruch in The New York Times followed allegations by two former Cuomo aides last week that the...

Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s health director received payout amid abrupt resignation: report

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's health department director is set to receive a $155,506 payout after his sudden resignation in January, and his departure still has not been explained, The Detroit News first reported on Monday.Former Michigan state health department...

Paris Hilton says David Letterman ‘purposefully’ tried to ‘humiliate’ her during 2007 interview about jail

Paris Hilton is looking back on an appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman."Back in Sept. 2007, the star appeared on the talk show to promote a new perfume but was quickly roped into talking about her brief stint in jail for parole violation.In recent...

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West’s California property invaded by intruder

Kim Kardashian's California property was invaded by an intruder on Monday.A rep for the star confirmed the invasion to Fox News and said that contrary to other reports, the prowler did not also invade Kylie Jenner's nearby property.The rep declined to offer additional...

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021

San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year.Comic-Con announced Monday that the annual confab will return to virtual for a second-straight year between July 23-25. The in-person...

Britney Spears shares rare photos with sons Sean and Jayden: ‘I’m extremely lucky’

Britney Spears is sharing some candid family photos on social media.The "Toxic" singer, 39, took to Instagram on Monday to share a carousel of pictures of herself and her two sons, 15-year-old Sean and 14-year-old Jayden, along with a lengthy heartfelt caption. "It's...

Tim Allen talks politics and spending time in jail for cocaine charges

Tim Allen is opening up about his past.The 67-year-old star recently appeared on the "WTF with Marc Maron podcast" and discussed his time serving in jail on cocaine charges as a young man."I was an eff up," he admitted, per Yahoo Entertainment."After my old man died,...

Gov. Cuomo is on the verge of being done for good

Andrew’s in the soup, that’s for sure. Wrap your head around this: The New York Times is reporting that Gov. Cuomo took time out from coronavirus hot-dogging last June to offer tattoo-placement advice to a just-turned-25-year-old female aide of no particular expertise...

It’s a high bar to impeach Cuomo — but his political ambitions have been destroyed

Governor Cuomo has suffered a rapid fall from grace. But it should come as no surprise: his image was puffed up by an adoring national media that needed a foil to its bête noire Donald Trump. Now that his doppelganger from central Queens is off the stage, there’s no...

Hypocritical COVID politicians want lockdown for you, but not them

Forever pandemic for thee but not for me? Over the weekend, footage surfaced of Matt Meyer, president of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers, taking his daughter to pre-school. What should be an innocuous happening is actually monumental since Meyer has blocked a...

Rethinking Trump’s performance and other commentary

Pandemic journal: Rethinking Don’s Performance The Washington Examiner’s Byron York sees “the beginning of a sense of perspective about the way the Trump administration battled the virus. The bottom line is: Of course, the crisis was awful, but on balance, overall,...

Letters to the Editor — March 2, 2021

The Issue: The resignation of New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last week. Parents and teachers across New York City are relieved to hear Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is finally leaving his position (“Ditching city schools,” Feb. 27). No...

Cuomo’s blame-the-victim ‘apology’ for his off-color comments

Under pressure, Gov. Cuomo on Sunday issued what he hoped folks would see as an “apology” following sexual-harassment charges against him: He’s “sorry” his accusers “misinterpreted” his comments. Does he really think New Yorkers are that stupid? That apology blames...

China drops the hammer on Hong Kong democracy — but activists aren’t backing down

On Sunday, 47 pro-democracy lawmakers and activists in Hong Kong were charged with subversion under China’s new national-security law — a law designed to snuff out personal liberties. Darkness has fallen on the freedom-loving territory. Sunday’s was the largest mass...

Moving ahead with Rikers closure is NYC elites’ latest harebrained, pro-crime plan

If you had any doubt that the City Council has lost touch with reality, its recent decision to proceed with the shuttering of Rikers should lay them to rest.  Last month, the council reaffirmed that it would move to close the Rikers jail and create a “renewable-energy...

Team Biden’s utter bull on its disastrous border policies

Oooh, boy: Team Biden on Monday wheeled out its line on the border crisis, and it’s a doozy. There is no crisis, but if there is, it’s all Trump’s fault. Seriously: Thousands of minors, mostly from Central America, are traveling for weeks without their parents to...

A society that can’t debate trans ideology’s effects on kids isn’t a democracy

Should children be given life-altering treatments to help them transition from one gender to another, including puberty blockers and body-mutilating surgeries? Should doctors be encouraged to allow minors to make a choice that will block their physical development and...

Memo details House Republicans’ plan to reclaim the majority in 2022

The Daily BeastMarjorie Taylor Greene Demonizes Big Tech. She and Her Husband Just Sold Up to $210,000 in Tech Stocks.Drew Angerer/GettyWhen she was running for office, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) constantly antagonized tech giants like Facebook for allegedly...

Blake Shelton tells ‘Voice’ contestant the ‘one way to get talked about on the TODAY Show’

Associated PressVi Ripken, mother of Cal Jr. and kidnap victim, dies at 82Vi Ripken, matriarch of the famed Orioles family that includes Hall of Fame son Cal Ripken Jr. and once the victim of a bizarre kidnapping, has died. Violet and Cal Ripken Sr. married in 1957,...

A Proud Boys leader acquired a lookalike’s passport to possibly flee the country following Capitol attack, court documents say

The Daily BeastMarjorie Taylor Greene Demonizes Big Tech. She and Her Husband Just Sold Up to $210,000 in Tech Stocks.Drew Angerer/GettyWhen she was running for office, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) constantly antagonized tech giants like Facebook for allegedly...

Romney knocked unconscious in fall, but ‘doing better’

The Daily BeastMarjorie Taylor Greene Demonizes Big Tech. She and Her Husband Just Sold Up to $210,000 in Tech Stocks.Drew Angerer/GettyWhen she was running for office, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) constantly antagonized tech giants like Facebook for allegedly...

Britney Spears shares rare photo of her sons and they’re taller than she is now

The Daily BeastNicolas Sarkozy’s Scandals Finally Land Him in PrisonGonzalo Fuentes via ReutersFormer French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been found guilty of influence peddling for attempting to bribe a judge. The enigmatic politician, whose dodgy friends and past...

The Best Irons To Keep Your Wardrobe Wrinkle-Free

Whether you want to smooth out your curtains, press your bed sheets, or spruce up your clothes, a good iron is a laundry room essential. The most versatile option is a steam iron, which can also work as a dry iron (but not the other way around.) The best irons heat up...

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Mar 02, 2021

Today in History for March 2nd

Today in History for March 2ndSkip to main content Highlights of this day in history: Rutherford B. Hayes declared...