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Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:08:01 GMT
Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces

US and allies "deeply concerned" about human rights abuses against former Afghan security forces.
Indonesia volcano: Volcano rescuers face ash as high as rooftops
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:29:45 GMT
Indonesia volcano: Volcano rescuers face ash as high as rooftops

At least 14 people are dead and dozens injured after Mt Semeru erupted on Indonesia's Java island.
Pope condemns treatment of migrants in Europe
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:13:22 GMT
Pope condemns treatment of migrants in Europe

Visiting a camp in Greece, Francis calls the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
Chris Cuomo: CNN fires presenter over help he gave politician brother
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:26:55 GMT
Chris Cuomo: CNN fires presenter over help he gave politician brother

The star TV host is sacked over efforts to help his brother defend himself against sexual harassment claims.
India Nagaland: Security forces kill 13 civilians amid ambush blunder
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 08:38:22 GMT
India Nagaland: Security forces kill 13 civilians amid ambush blunder

Home Minister Amit Shah expresses "anguish" after troops fire on miners in the country's north-east.
Biden and Putin to talk amid Ukraine invasion fears
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:36:48 GMT
Biden and Putin to talk amid Ukraine invasion fears

On Tuesday the US and Russian leaders will speak amid mounting concerns of Russia invading Ukraine.
Pacific Ocean garbage patch is immense plastic habitat
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:56:58 GMT
Pacific Ocean garbage patch is immense plastic habitat

Researchers discover coastal species living on debris miles from their natural surroundings.
Bus carrying choir members plunges into Kenya river
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 17:05:51 GMT
Bus carrying choir members plunges into Kenya river

At least 23 die as a bus taking a church choir group to a wedding plunges into a flooded river.
Why France faces so much anger in West Africa
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:50:19 GMT
Why France faces so much anger in West Africa

Despite engaging better with the African continent recently, the ex-colonial power faces a backlash.
Eitan Biran: Cable car survivor returned to Italy after custody battle
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 10:47:33 GMT
Eitan Biran: Cable car survivor returned to Italy after custody battle

Eitan Biran, the sole survivor of a cable car crash, is now in Italy after a custody battle.
Belgian zoo hippos test positive for Covid
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 15:53:17 GMT
Belgian zoo hippos test positive for Covid

Officials at Antwerp zoo do not know how the pair - now in quarantine - caught the virus.
Michigan school shooting: Suspect's parents deny involuntary manslaughter
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 15:57:52 GMT
Michigan school shooting: Suspect's parents deny involuntary manslaughter

Bail is set at $1m for the couple arrested in Detroit after failing to attend court on Friday.
Rare turtle washes up 4,000 miles from home
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 17:04:27 GMT
Rare turtle washes up 4,000 miles from home

Tally the Turtle is recovering in a UK zoo awaiting a flight back to the warm waters of Mexico.
Mandatory vaccinations: Three reasons for and against
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:48:04 GMT
Mandatory vaccinations: Three reasons for and against

Blanket vaccination mandates are on the agenda but do they work and what are their costs?
Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:32:42 GMT
Parag Agrawal: Why Indian-born CEOs dominate Silicon Valley

Parag Agrawal, Twitter's new CEO, is the latest of several Indian-Americans leading global tech firms.
MH370: Could missing Malaysian Airlines plane finally be found?
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:34:22 GMT
MH370: Could missing Malaysian Airlines plane finally be found?

A British engineer believes he may help solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.
Why Ugandan troops have entered DR Congo - again
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 22:02:55 GMT
Why Ugandan troops have entered DR Congo - again

Previous incursions have led to accusations of looting and abuse, so will it be different this time?
Saudi Arabia Grand Prix: A race for equal rights
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:43:33 GMT
Saudi Arabia Grand Prix: A race for equal rights

As F1 races in Saudi Arabia, can it be a positive thing for female and LGBT rights?
South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:11:29 GMT
South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists

Rape survivor Sgt Catherine Tladi has secured several convictions for rape in South Africa's courts.
ICYMI: Jumping into an active volcano, and other ways to spend the festive season
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 11:39:19 GMT
ICYMI: Jumping into an active volcano, and other ways to spend the festive season

Jumping into an active volcano is just one way to spend the festive season, in news you may have missed this week.
Ros Atkins on… America’s abortion divide
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 00:10:23 GMT
Ros Atkins on… America’s abortion divide

How abortion rights in the US look likely to be changed by a conservative majority Supreme Court.
The drought ravaging East African wildlife and livestock
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:31:06 GMT
The drought ravaging East African wildlife and livestock

At least 26 million people are struggling for food across northern Kenya, Somalia and southern Ethiopia.
NunTok: How religion is booming on TikTok and Instagram
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:03:23 GMT
NunTok: How religion is booming on TikTok and Instagram

Nuns, imams and Buddhist monks are among those sharing successful - and often fun - short-form videos on social media.
She wanted to teach English in Japan. What happened next was a lesson for the country and cast a spotlight on a system in need of reform.
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:28:07 GMT
She wanted to teach English in Japan. What happened next was a lesson for the country and cast a spotlight on a system in need of reform.

As a child, Wishma Rathnayake was fascinated with "Oshin," a popular 1980s' television drama about a young girl who rises from poverty to head a Japanese supermarket chain.
School district releases details of key events leading up to Michigan shooting
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:59:49 GMT
School district releases details of key events leading up to Michigan shooting

• Copycat threats hit already nervous schools in shooting aftermath • Exclusive video shows arrest of Crumbley parents
Students are fed up with racist slurs. Now they're walking out of class
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:05:25 GMT
CNN fires Chris Cuomo
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:35:53 GMT
CNN fires Chris Cuomo

CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been "terminated" by the network, "effective immediately."
US averaging more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, the highest in two months
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 09:16:49 GMT
US averaging more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases a day, the highest in two months

For the first time in two months, the US is averaging more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases each day, shortly after millions of Americans traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday.
GOP lawmaker's gun photo sparks outrage. See Parkland father's response
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:25:27 GMT
GOP lawmaker's gun photo sparks outrage. See Parkland father's response

CNN's Jim Acosta speaks to Manuel Oliver, father of Parkland school shooting victim Joaquin 'Guac' Oliver, about a tweet by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) after a school shooter killed four students in Michigan.
Opinion: The ridiculous attacks on Dr. Fauci
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:00:23 GMT
Opinion: The ridiculous attacks on Dr. Fauci

On Christmas Eve, Dr. Anthony Fauci will turn 81. Having advised seven presidents in his role as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, he is one of America's best-known doctors, and, for many, a trusted voice on Covid-19.
Plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen's mega-church
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 19:44:05 GMT
Plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen's mega-church

A plumber doing repair work at pastor Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church found hundreds of envelopes of cash and checks hidden in a wall that police think is connected to a massive 2014 theft at the Houston mega-church.
Conviction of Ahmaud Arbery's killers puts new focus on first prosecutor
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:01:49 GMT
Conviction of Ahmaud Arbery's killers puts new focus on first prosecutor

Those demanding justice for Ahmaud Arbery want another conviction beyond the three White men found guilty of murdering the 25-year-old Black jogger running in their south Georgia neighborhood in 2020.
Acosta on SCOTUS: Americans voted for 'The West Wing', got 'That '70s Show'
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 23:25:43 GMT
Acosta on SCOTUS: Americans voted for 'The West Wing', got 'That '70s Show'

CNN's Jim Acosta takes a look at the conservative breakdown of the US Supreme Court amidst debate about the nation's abortion and gun rights.
Fact check: Biden tells inaccurate story about his 1973 meeting with Israeli prime minister
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:33:09 GMT
Fact check: Biden tells inaccurate story about his 1973 meeting with Israeli prime minister

President Joe Biden has a favorite story about his long relationship with Israel. For decades, he has been publicly recounting his 1973 meeting with then-Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir -- which he described in 2015 as "one of the most consequential meetings I've ever had in my life."
What comes next after the Supreme Court's signal on abortion rights
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:02:41 GMT
What comes next after the Supreme Court's signal on abortion rights

At stake in the Mississippi abortion case heard by the Supreme Court December 1 is access to the procedure for millions of people across the country.
CNN reporter asks GOP politician about statements on critical race theory
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 03:46:32 GMT
CNN reporter asks GOP politician about statements on critical race theory

CNN's Donie O'Sullivan takes a look at how the debate over critical race theory is dividing a rural Virginia community.
Bitcoin prices plunge
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 17:12:08 GMT
Bitcoin prices plunge

• Mark Cuban buys a small town in Texas, just because • Opinion: 3 jobs trends to look out for next year
Small stocks are getting crushed. That's a bad sign for the economy
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:43:46 GMT
Small stocks are getting crushed. That's a bad sign for the economy

Smaller American companies are getting crushed in the stock market's recent wild swings. That could be an ominous sign for the economy.
This company wants to cut your grocery bill in half
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 17:34:39 GMT
This company wants to cut your grocery bill in half

The company Flashfood works with supermarkets to sell groceries that are approaching their sell by date at steep discounts
Last remaining member of World War II's 'Band of Brothers' dies at 99
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:22:20 GMT
Last remaining member of World War II's 'Band of Brothers' dies at 99

Col. Edward Shames, the last surviving officer of the historic World War II parachute infantry regiment of the US Army known as Easy Company, died Friday at the age of 99.
After an employer allegedly told him to cut his hair, he called it a 'deal breaker' and sued. The company calls it a 'misunderstanding'
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 10:01:23 GMT
Biden's 'hot' Secret Service agent makes internet swoon
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 18:10:44 GMT
Biden's 'hot' Secret Service agent makes internet swoon

Hot Secret Service agent has posters panting..."Please wrestle me to the ground." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
A man jumped out of taxiing airplane at Phoenix's airport
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 01:49:52 GMT
A man jumped out of taxiing airplane at Phoenix's airport

A 30-year-old man jumped out of an airplane as it was taxiing at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport Saturday.
See Adele before and after 'Power of Makeup' makeover
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:24:49 GMT
See Adele before and after 'Power of Makeup' makeover

British superstar Adele sat down with beauty vlogger Nikkie de Jager for a tell-all "Power of Makeup" session.
Prince William reveals 'cringing' moment with Taylor Swift
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:05:14 GMT
Prince William reveals 'cringing' moment with Taylor Swift

The Duke of Cambridge will take listeners on a walk down memory lane when he joins forces with Apple Fitness+ for a special festive episode of its "Time To Walk" audio series.
Taylor Swift sends flowers to Don McLean after song breaks record held by 'American Pie'
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 14:42:05 GMT
Taylor Swift sends flowers to Don McLean after song breaks record held by 'American Pie'

Taylor Swift's rerelease of her hit song "All Too Well" has broken the record for the longest song to take the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart -- and Swift has handled the win with grace.
Music critics mock Kenny G's 'safe sax.' But a new documentary will change how you see him
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:33:34 GMT
Music critics mock Kenny G's 'safe sax.' But a new documentary will change how you see him

If the Jazz Police began launching midnight raids against musicians who offended their sensibilities, Kenny G would be at the top of their list.
Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 21:13:14 GMT
Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket

Aaay! Who wants the Fonz's leather jacket?
CNN reporter: Is 'Die Hard' really a Christmas movie?
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 18:11:26 GMT
CNN reporter: Is 'Die Hard' really a Christmas movie?

Is "Die Hard" really a Christmas movie? Is "Love Actually" actually any good? Have you ever seen "Jingle Jangle"? CNN's "Pop Off" hosts weigh in on their favorite holiday films of the season. Subscribe to Lisa's "Pop Life Chronicles" newsletter here.
Analysis: Benedict Cumberbatch isn't going for likability in his latest role
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 14:09:03 GMT
Analysis: Benedict Cumberbatch isn't going for likability in his latest role

If you think the holidays come quickly, awards season has also entered the chat.
101-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor will attend memorial thanks to his daughter and dozens of kind strangers
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:32:55 GMT
101-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor will attend memorial thanks to his daughter and dozens of kind strangers

A Pearl Harbor survivor will be in attendance at the 80th remembrance ceremony this week, thanks to the help of his daughter and dozens of strangers who wanted to make sure he could be there.
This roast chicken recipe is your foolproof comfort meal any night of the week
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:25:33 GMT
This roast chicken recipe is your foolproof comfort meal any night of the week

While Ina Garten's "engagement chicken" recipe might seem like it has magical powers, roast chicken shouldn't be reserved for those wanting to put a ring on it. Nor do you need a specific recipe to make a roast chicken that causes marriage proposals -- though knowing how to do so might change your life for the better.
See ash-filled sky after 'Ring of Fire' volcano erupts
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 18:30:41 GMT
See ash-filled sky after 'Ring of Fire' volcano erupts

Indonesia's Mount Semeru volcano in East Java Province has erupted. Authorities say thousands have been displaced due to the smoke and ash.
12 hotels that go all out for Christmas
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:35:58 GMT
12 hotels that go all out for Christmas

Twinkling lights, glitter, Champagne and petit fours. We could all use a little holiday glamor right about now.
How Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's won the pandemic
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 14:11:36 GMT
How Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's won the pandemic

Few companies have gained more of an advantage during the pandemic than America's warehouse club giants.
Man-made diamonds are the new engagement ring trend
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 14:39:18 GMT
Man-made diamonds are the new engagement ring trend

For many couples who recently cemented their commitment to each other with an engagement, the choice of ring featured not natural but man-made gemstones — including the center diamond.
How eBay's new CEO turned it into a pandemic winner
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 14:12:51 GMT
How eBay's new CEO turned it into a pandemic winner

When PayPal split off from eBay a few years ago, eBay was considered to be the less exciting company. But that's certainly not the case on Wall Street this year.
What Stacey Abrams' announcement means for Georgia
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:05:14 GMT
What Stacey Abrams' announcement means for Georgia

Stacey Abrams' 2022 campaign for Georgia governor represents a generational opportunity for Black women in American politics. It's a potential game-changer for parts of the South that continue to rely on voter suppression to retain power.
Daystar co-founder's death is a wake-up call
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 14:03:11 GMT
Daystar co-founder's death is a wake-up call

At least five conservative radio hosts who warned their audiences against the vaccine have died of Covid in recent months. But the death of Marcus Lamb this week highlights a different network of misinformation that has nearly as broad a reach in conservative circles but receives far less attention in political media: conservative Christian broadcasters.
Kevin McCarthy has a huge challenge
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 19:39:56 GMT
Kevin McCarthy has a huge challenge

It is never a good idea to campaign too openly for a future congressional leadership post which assumes an outcome in an upcoming election. Experience dictates members of Congress demonstrate prudence and humility before voters cast their ballots, sometimes in unpredictable ways. House Democrats learned this hard lesson in 2020 as they underperformed unexpectedly and nearly lost their majority, while Joe Biden won the presidency by a comfortable margin.
Why travel restrictions are a bad idea
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 14:22:57 GMT
Why travel restrictions are a bad idea

On November 24, the Network for Genomic Surveillance in South Africa identified a new coronavirus variant of concern, dubbed Omicron. Since the variant's initial identification in South Africa, it has been discovered in a number of countries spanning multiple continents, and on Wednesday, the first case of Covid-19 caused by this variant was reported in California.
SCOTUS seems ready to launch an earthquake
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 16:08:56 GMT
SCOTUS seems ready to launch an earthquake

Heading into Wednesday's oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, there was little doubt that the Supreme Court's conservative supermajority would be looking to alter the status quo on abortion. The question going into oral argument was how.
Demonizing Fauci is just one sign of this insanity
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 05:07:17 GMT
Demonizing Fauci is just one sign of this insanity

If we needed more proof of the magnitude of the threat posed by anti-vaccine activists, conspiracy theorists and irresponsible public figures, look no further than the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. As long as large segments of the world's population remain unvaccinated, the virus survives, mutating into new forms, disrupting our lives and adding to the toll of disease and death.
Elizabeth Holmes can be two things at once
Tue, 30 Nov 2021 22:36:42 GMT
Elizabeth Holmes can be two things at once

Elizabeth Holmes may be a victim of alleged sexual violence and intimate partner abuse. She may also be guilty of alleged fraud.
US and other countries 'deeply concerned by reports of summary killings' in Afghanistan
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:32:37 GMT
US and other countries 'deeply concerned by reports of summary killings' in Afghanistan

More than 20 countries, including the United States, issued a joint statement Saturday expressing deep concern over allegations of extra-judicial killings and disappearances of former member of former security forces in Afghanistan.
We know who is attacking us and we know how to get even, says Israel's cyber defense chief
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 11:01:09 GMT
We know who is attacking us and we know how to get even, says Israel's cyber defense chief

On a nondescript office park in the desert town of Be'er Sheva, a "war room" filled with screens showing various maps, rolling information, and graphics inform around a dozen or so staffers, manning computers at the central heart of Israel's civilian cyber defense system.
Top Space Force official: China is developing space capabilities at 'twice the rate' of US
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:36:11 GMT
Top Space Force official: China is developing space capabilities at 'twice the rate' of US

Gen. David Thompson, vice chief of space operations for the US Space Force, said Saturday China is developing its space capabilities at "twice the rate" of the US.
Texas police officer 'hero' shot to death while responding to disturbance
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 19:13:16 GMT
Texas police officer 'hero' shot to death while responding to disturbance

A police officer has died from gunshot wounds he sustained while responding to a disturbance in Mesquite, Texas, authorities said.
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies at 77
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 01:35:33 GMT
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies at 77

Longtime Atlanta Falcons defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77.
Seattle has reached a $3.5 million settlement in the fatal police shooting of pregnant mother of four
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 22:27:42 GMT
Seattle has reached a $3.5 million settlement in the fatal police shooting of pregnant mother of four

The city of Seattle has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of four who was shot and killed in her home by police in 2017.
San Francisco Chronicle journalist robbed at gunpoint while on assignment: reports
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:23:08 GMT
San Francisco Chronicle journalist robbed at gunpoint while on assignment: reports

A San Francisco Chronicle photographer on assignment was robbed at gunpoint of two cameras, Oakland police said.
GOP, businesses slam AOC for doubting existence of smash-and-grab robberies: 'Tone-deaf and offensive'
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:40:04 GMT
GOP, businesses slam AOC for doubting existence of smash-and-grab robberies: 'Tone-deaf and offensive'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said 'a lot of these allegations of organized retail theft are not actually panning out' referring to smash-and-grab incidents. The New York Democrat is facing pushback from Republicans and retail leaders.
ELI STEELE: Chicago pastor tests his faith as he returns to roof for 100 days to end violence
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:04:45 GMT
ELI STEELE: Chicago pastor tests his faith as he returns to roof for 100 days to end violence

Pastor Corey Brooks tested his faith by spending 100 nights on Chicago roof to raise awareness about issues in the South Side.
True meaning of Christmas and the joy of faith: How to reach out to others
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:00:31 GMT
True meaning of Christmas and the joy of faith: How to reach out to others

Everyone can play a part in helping other people this Christmas and always, as this faith-based excerpt from the new book 'All American Christmas' makes clear.
Trump: Biden could bring US 'to a point where we can't come back'
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 11:47:24 GMT
Trump: Biden could bring US 'to a point where we can't come back'

Former President Donald J. Trump warned that President Biden and the Democratic Party's heavy-handed pivot toward a socialist left-wing governance could reach a point where future elected officials cannot course-correct.
Ohio driver keeps one hand on wheel, catches baby with other as wife gives birth in passenger seat
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 10:08:03 GMT
Ohio driver keeps one hand on wheel, catches baby with other as wife gives birth in passenger seat

An Ohio man helped deliver his newborn daughter Friday when his wife gave birth on the way to the hospital.
Milwaukee Dancing Grannies make parade return after Waukesha tragedy
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 09:14:34 GMT
Milwaukee Dancing Grannies make parade return after Waukesha tragedy

The Milwaukee Dancing Grannies made their first appearance in a Christmas parade Saturday since a suspect drove through a parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, leaving four of the group’s members and two others dead.
New Chris Cuomo sexual misconduct allegation emerged days before CNN firing: report
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 07:52:52 GMT
New Chris Cuomo sexual misconduct allegation emerged days before CNN firing: report

It is unknown if the reported revelation had any role in Cuomo's firing from CNN
Explosion heard near Iranian nuclear site Natanz
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 06:50:30 GMT
Explosion heard near Iranian nuclear site Natanz

An explosion shook the area near Iran’s main nuclear-enrichment plant late on Saturday, prompting conflicting explanations from Iranian officials as Tehran engages in talks with world powers over its nuclear program.
All 3 Crumbleys locked up in same Michigan jail, authorities say
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:33:07 GMT
All 3 Crumbleys locked up in same Michigan jail, authorities say

Michigan shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley and his parents were all behind bars inside the same Oakland County lockup on Saturday, according to authorities.
No. 16 Alabama takes down No. 3 Gonzaga 91-82
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:24:59 GMT
No. 16 Alabama takes down No. 3 Gonzaga 91-82

When Nate Oats said yes to the idea of Alabama making the trip to the Pacific Northwest and playing a glorified home game against Gonzaga, he knew it would be an early test of where the Crimson Tide stood.
No. 17 Pitt rolls by No. 18 Wake Forest 45-21 for ACC title
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:21:42 GMT
No. 17 Pitt rolls by No. 18 Wake Forest 45-21 for ACC title

Kenny Pickett accounted for three touchdowns and Erick Hallett II returned one of Pittsburgh's four interceptions for a touchdown to help the No. 17 Panthers beat No. 18 Wake Forest 45-21 in Saturday night's Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
Michigan scores 42 points in Big Ten title game as they honor Oxford High School shooting victims
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:16:02 GMT
Michigan scores 42 points in Big Ten title game as they honor Oxford High School shooting victims

Michigan won the Big Ten Championship with heavy hearts on Saturday as they were honoring the victims of the Oxford High School shooting while they played.
The left is to blame for rising crime and decreasing personal freedom: Bongino
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:04:45 GMT
The left is to blame for rising crime and decreasing personal freedom: Bongino

Dan Bongino said spiking crime and losses of liberty are the fault of the left in the opening monologue of Saturday's "Unfiltered."
Seahawks elevate Adrian Peterson from practice squad, will play against 49ers
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:58:05 GMT
Seahawks elevate Adrian Peterson from practice squad, will play against 49ers

The Seahawks are wasting no time getting Adrian Peterson involved, elevating him from the practice squad for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Michigan routs Iowa for Big Ten Championship, likely secures spot in College Football Playoff
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:47:06 GMT
Michigan routs Iowa for Big Ten Championship, likely secures spot in College Football Playoff

Michigan and Jim Harbaugh finally broke through and won the Big Ten Championship on Saturday.
Alabama's Nick Saban thanks skeptics for 'positive rat poison' after SEC title win
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:29:07 GMT
Alabama's Nick Saban thanks skeptics for 'positive rat poison' after SEC title win

Alabama coach Nick Saban sarcastically thanked the media for the "positive rat poison" after the Crimson Tide pulled off the stunning victory over Georgia in SEC Championship, 41-24.
Judge Jeanine calls on Americans to recall soft-on-crime politicians
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:00:50 GMT
Judge Jeanine calls on Americans to recall soft-on-crime politicians

"Justice with Judge Jeanine" host Jeanine Pirro sounded the alarm on the dangers of life in America Saturday in her opening statement.
'Coach Prime' leads Jackson State to SWAC championship
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:56:17 GMT
'Coach Prime' leads Jackson State to SWAC championship

Deion Sanders checked the primary objective off his coaching to-do list with a Southwestern Athletic Conference championship, leading Jackson State to a 27-10 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
Why the threat to Roe may not save Democrats in 2022 - Politico
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:00:14 GMT
Chinese Tourists Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon - The New York Times
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 10:00:15 GMT
Man jumps out of taxiing Southwest Airlines plane at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport: airline - FOX 10 News Phoenix
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:04:00 GMT
CDC confirms first case of omicron COVID-19 variant in St. Louis City - KMOV.com
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:28:39 GMT
Why the threat to Roe may not save Democrats in 2022 - Politico
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:00:14 GMT
Chinese Tourists Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon - The New York Times
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 10:00:15 GMT
Man jumps out of taxiing Southwest Airlines plane at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport: airline - FOX 10 News Phoenix
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:04:00 GMT
CDC confirms first case of omicron COVID-19 variant in St. Louis City - KMOV.com
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:28:39 GMT
Following infant's murder, health professionals educate community on postpartum depression
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 11:30:14 +0000
Following infant's murder, health professionals educate community on postpartum depression

Following an infant's murder, health care professionals in the St. Cloud area come together to educate the community on postpartum depression.
      
Five St. Cloud-metro wrestling teams prepare for an experienced 2021-22 season
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 17:59:24 +0000
Five St. Cloud-metro wrestling teams prepare for an experienced 2021-22 season

The five St. Cloud-metro schools have plenty of returners from last year, and that experience and depth will be used throughout the 2021-22 season.
      
Cathedral defender leads St. Cloud All-Metro girls soccer team
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 12:01:02 +0000
Cathedral defender leads St. Cloud All-Metro girls soccer team

Hadleigh Baynes helped lead the Crusaders to their first state berth in 16 years. Nine of the 11 first-team All-Metro selections are from Sartell or Cathedral.
      
MDH reports 19 more deaths, 2,316 new cases of COVID-19 in St. Cloud area this week
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 18:30:03 +0000
MDH reports 19 more deaths, 2,316 new cases of COVID-19 in St. Cloud area this week

Statewide, there were 278 deaths and 31,721 cases of COVID-19 reported by the Minnesota Department of Health Monday through Friday this week.
      
St. Cloud man suspected of throwing knives, garbage can at woman
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:31:38 +0000
St. Cloud man suspected of throwing knives, garbage can at woman

Dennis Daniel Erickson, 42, was charged with two counts of felony-level domestic assault in Stearns County District Court.
      
Mansion on the Market: Sartell home overlooks Pine Ridge Golf Course
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 13:00:33 +0000
Mansion on the Market: Sartell home overlooks Pine Ridge Golf Course

Sartell home boasts soaring 37-foot living rooms ceilings and a view overlooking the Pine Ridge Golf Course.
      
Tech High School midfielder named boys soccer player of the year in St. Cloud All-Metro teams
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 12:00:49 +0000
Tech High School midfielder named boys soccer player of the year in St. Cloud All-Metro teams

Andrew Holmes was an all-state selection for Tech, scoring their lone goal at state. Tech and Cathedral combined for 7 All-Metro First Team selections
      
Amazon's new St. Cloud facility has opened, begun package delivery
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 19:43:16 +0000
Amazon's new St. Cloud facility has opened, begun package delivery

According to a press release from Amazon, the St. Cloud Delivery Station began operating Nov. 18.
      
Central Minnesota area scoreboard: Dec. 4
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:23:59 +0000
Central Minnesota area scoreboard: Dec. 4

Central Minnesota area scoreboard: Dec. 4
      
Sartell, Sauk Rapids-Rice, ROCORI start strong in CLC dance meet
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 04:56:21 +0000
Sartell, Sauk Rapids-Rice, ROCORI start strong in CLC dance meet

Sartell, Sauk Rapids-Rice and ROCORI performed at the Central Lakes Conference dance meet on Friday and took away some top scores to start the season.
      
Penalties hurt St. Cloud State hockey in 5-3 loss to North Dakota
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:40:57 +0000
Penalties hurt St. Cloud State hockey in 5-3 loss to North Dakota

The Huskies committed 10 penalties, six of which came in the third period as they couldn't complete a late comeback against the Fighting Hawks.
      
SCSU leads early, tops rival North Dakota 8-1 on Friday
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 05:01:59 +0000
SCSU leads early, tops rival North Dakota 8-1 on Friday

The Huskies scored three times in the opening 11 minutes before running away with a 8-1 win over UND to snap a three-game losing streak
      
SCSU, UND face off Saturday in St. Cloud
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 01:32:05 +0000
SCSU, UND face off Saturday in St. Cloud

North Dakota led 4-2 in the second period
      
Maple Plain man suspected of assaulting woman at her mom's home in Waite Park
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:41:54 +0000
Maple Plain man suspected of assaulting woman at her mom's home in Waite Park

Elijah Alan Foss, 42, is charged with two counts of felony-level domestic assault in Stearns County District Court.
      
Cathedral hosts East Grand Forks on Saturday afternoon
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 22:10:24 +0000
Cathedral hosts East Grand Forks on Saturday afternoon

The Cathedral boys hockey team hosted East Grand Forks at the MAC on Saturday in a nonconference game to start the season.
      
Tough winters, hungry wolves, habitat losses: Why deer numbers in the northeast remain low
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:52:36 +0000
Tough winters, hungry wolves, habitat losses: Why deer numbers in the northeast remain low

There are no quick fixes, but ongoing research might show a path forward.
Cranking up the volume, Timberwolves make defense something to shout about
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:44:37 +0000
College Football Playoff field taking shape
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:41:25 +0000
College Football Playoff field taking shape

Alabama, Michigan, Cincinnati and Georgia appear to have secured their spots in the four-team playoff. Many other bowl games will fill their slots Sunday as well.
Gophers sweep their way into NCAA volleyball Sweet 16
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:38:57 +0000
Wild runs winning streak to six games with entertaining 4-3 shootout win over Toronto
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:27:18 +0000
Wild runs winning streak to six games with entertaining 4-3 shootout win over Toronto

The Wild confirmed its emergence as one of the best in the league on Saturday, beating Toronto 4-3 in a shootout to run its win streak to six games.
Vikings-Lions preview: 3 story lines, 2 key matchups, 1 prediction
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:53:21 +0000
Gophers volleyball All-America Stephanie Samedy shows all the tools in final game at U's Pavilion
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:41:10 +0000
Gophers volleyball All-America Stephanie Samedy shows all the tools in final game at U's Pavilion

Stephanie Samedy, in line for her fourth first-team All-America nod, leads the Gophers. After sweeping Stanford, they advance in the Madison NCAA volleyball regional.
New Standards' holiday concert is extra-joyful as the merry gentlemen return from a long break
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 04:30:00 +0000
St. Paul ramp reopening marks I-94 and I-35E construction's end for the year
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:39:22 +0000
Evening forecast: Low of 28; a little snow at times with little or no accumulation, breezy late
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 03:39:20 +0000
Gophers prove better than last-place Big Ten projections in 6-0 start under Ben Johnson
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 02:04:21 +0000
Gophers prove better than last-place Big Ten projections in 6-0 start under Ben Johnson

The Gophers men's basketball team is one of the Big Ten's surprise teams, but the schedule ramps up, starting Sunday at Mississippi State.
Empty lots, long waitlists, high prices: Twin Cities car market is at an extreme moment
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 01:44:37 +0000
St. Paul to host federal civil rights trial for ex-Minneapolis cops in Floyd's death
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 01:17:52 +0000
Bond set at $1 million after Michigan parents enter pleas
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 01:11:20 +0000
Kene Nwangwu has the speed. What else can he bring to the Vikings?
Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:24:58 +0000
Kene Nwangwu has the speed. What else can he bring to the Vikings?

Vikings rookie Kene Nwangwu has returned two kickoffs for touchdowns in only five games. Now he might have a growing role in the running game with Dalvin Cook out on Sunday.
Look for Alexander Mattison to cook against Lions defense
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 23:54:11 +0000
Don't give up: Being good isn't a prerequisite for reaching the NFL playoffs
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 23:48:29 +0000
Don't give up: Being good isn't a prerequisite for reaching the NFL playoffs

The Vikings might not be very good, but this season they might not have to be to get a chance in the postseason.
Minnesota at forefront of COVID-19 variant surveillance
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 23:31:20 +0000
St. Thomas men's basketball looks the part in move to Division I
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 23:23:52 +0000
Minnesota student athletes cash in on their brand under new NCAA rules
Sat, 04 Dec 2021 23:17:01 +0000
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