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Where IS Ruled, Pope Calls on Christians to Forgive, Rebuild

Where IS Ruled, Pope Calls on Christians to Forgive, Rebuild

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield and Samya Kullab | Mar 7
Pope Francis urged Iraq's Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices committed against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of churches and met ecstatic crowds.

Biden to Mark 'Bloody Sunday' by Signing Voting-Rights Order

Biden to Mark 'Bloody Sunday' by Signing Voting-Rights Order

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani | Mar 7
President Biden plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to promote voting access as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access.

Murder, but Gentler: 'Cozy' Mysteries a Pandemic-Era Balm

Murder, but Gentler: 'Cozy' Mysteries a Pandemic-Era Balm

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tamara Lush | Mar 7
For those who find their dreams in books, there's a group of readers who are hungrily consuming a particular style of narrative to escape from the past year's reality: "Cozy" mysteries.

Cyprus Keeps Carnival Spirit Alive Amid COVID-19

Cyprus Keeps Carnival Spirit Alive Amid COVID-19

NEWS | By Petros Karadjias and Menelaos Hadjicostis | Mar 7
Carnival is usually the highlight of the year for Cyprus, when residents let loose in bizarre and colorful costumes, joyfully dancing and celebrating during the Mediterranean island nation's biggest annual party scene.

Grammys to Partner with Berklee, ASU for Study on Women

Grammys to Partner with Berklee, ASU for Study on Women

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 7
The Recording Academy is partnering with Berklee College of Music and Arizona State University to complete a study focused on women's representation in the music industry.

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Fashion Recap, Episode 9

Frayed or Fab? 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Fashion Recap, Episode 9

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Mar 7
For the mainstage runway, Ru challenged the queens to don their favorite "Fascinating Fascinators." Here's a breakdown of who stayed heads above the competition.

Another Ex-Aide Calls Cuomo's Office Conduct Inappropriate

Another Ex-Aide Calls Cuomo's Office Conduct Inappropriate

NEWS | Mar 7
Another woman who worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo is describing conduct she felt was inappropriate for the workplace.

Harry, Meghan to Delve into Tough Royal Split with Oprah

Harry, Meghan to Delve into Tough Royal Split with Oprah

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Mar 7
Sunday night's airing of a two-hour special hosted by Oprah Winfrey will provide the first, and unprecedented, peek into Meghan and Harry's departure from royal duties and the strains it has placed on them.

Cleveland Rocker and Radio Star Michael Stanley Dead at 7D

Cleveland Rocker and Radio Star Michael Stanley Dead at 7D

Michael Stanley, a Cleveland-based rocker who reached the Top 40 in the 1980s with the hits "He Can't Love You" and "My Town" before going on to a long career as a radio disc jockey, has died. He was 72.

Royalty TV: UK Monarchy and Television Have Complex Ties

Royalty TV: UK Monarchy and Television Have Complex Ties

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Mar 7
Britain's royal family and television have a complicated relationship; the medium has helped define the modern monarchy.


News

Pope, Top Iraq Shiite Cleric Deliver Message of Coexistence

Pope, Top Iraq Shiite Cleric Deliver Message of Coexistence

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield and Qassim Abdul-Zahra | Mar 7
Pope Francis walked through a narrow alley in Iraq's holy city of Najaf for a historic meeting with the country's top Shiite cleric Saturday, and together they delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence.


Entertainment

Look Familiar? Joseph Baena Strikes a Pose Just Like His Famous Dad

Look Familiar? Joseph Baena Strikes a Pose Just Like His Famous Dad

CELEBRITIES | Mar 7
'Strike a pose... just like Dad' could be the mantra of Joseph Baena, who isn't necessarily recognizable by his last name, but is so instantly when he imitates his famous dad Arnold Schwarzenegger, as he did last week on Instagram.


Business

Biden, Dems Prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T Virus Relief Bill

Biden, Dems Prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T Virus Relief Bill

By Alam Fram | Mar 6
An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic.


Technology

Drones vs Hungry Moths: Dutch Use Hi-Tech to Protect Crops

Drones vs Hungry Moths: Dutch Use Hi-Tech to Protect Crops

PERSONAL TECH | By Mike Corder | Mar 7
Dutch cress grower Rob Baan has enlisted high-tech helpers to tackle a pest in his greenhouses: Palm-sized drones seek and destroy moths that produce caterpillars that can chew up his crops.


Finance

Millennial Money: 3 Debt Strategies for an Unequal Recovery

Millennial Money: 3 Debt Strategies for an Unequal Recovery

By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Mar 7
The past year has fractured our world in countless ways. Now, as people look to pick up the pieces, those managing debt need to account for their position in our uneven economic recovery.


Cars

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

Edmunds Compares the 2021 Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan

AUTO NEWS | By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Mar 6
Electric car the Porsche Taycan offers similar capabilities to Tesla's Model S, plus the aura of Porsche's sports car-building ethos. Is it good enough to unseat the Model S? Edmunds' experts tested both to find out.


Style

Dolce&Gabbana Seeks over $600M Damages from 2 U.S. Bloggers

Dolce&Gabbana Seeks over $600M Damages from 2 U.S. Bloggers

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Mar 6
Dolce&Gabbana has filed a defamation suit seeking over $600 million in damages from two U.S. fashion bloggers who reposted anti-Asian comments attributed to one of the designers that led to a boycott.


Travel

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

Free Flights in Real Life: 3 Award Booking Services Put to the Test

By Becky Pokora | Mar 5
With a vaccine roll-out and visions of luxury travel in my head, I contacted three of the best award booking services with three different potential trip requests for late 2021 to see if they really did save me miles and time.