Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Politics

Judge bans enforcement of Biden’s 100-day deportation pause

A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.

Judge bans enforcement of Biden’s 100-day deportation pause

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A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.

Business

World shares retreat as investors study inflation risks

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World shares fell on Wednesday as investors weighed the possibility that inflation might prompt central banks to adjust their ultra-low interest rate policies.

World

World shares retreat as investors study inflation risks

World shares fell on Wednesday as investors weighed the possibility that inflation might prompt central banks to adjust their ultra-low interest rate policies.

Nation

No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude’s death

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Police officers who put a hood over the head of a mentally distraught Black man, then pressed his body against the pavement until he stopped breathing will not face criminal charges after a grand jury declined to indict them, New York's attorney general announced.

Sports

No. 2 Baylor returns with 77-72 win to stay undefeated

Baylor coach Scott Drew figures it will take his team some time to get back to normal after a three-week gap between games.

Michigan St tops No. 5 Illinois 81-72, bolsters NCAA chances

Michigan State started its long string of NCAA Tournament appearances in the previous century by being the toughest team on the court in most games.

Tiger Woods seriously injured in California car crash

Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said.

Benzan leads No. 8 Maryland past Iowa 111-93

Maryland’s Katie Benzan continuously juked defenders before stepping back and making shots from 3-point range.
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Travel

Gun provocation reveals tensions in Michigan tourist haven

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Some 90 minutes into a routine meeting of the Grand Traverse County board, its agenda packed with mundane topics such as roads and libraries, came a surprising seven seconds that drew the kind of national attention no local government wants.

Food

Chicken and Walnuts in Lettuce Puffs with Chinese Rice

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Stir-fried chicken, walnuts and vegetables in lettuce puffs is one of my favorite dishes.

Health

HHS pick says pandemic is top job, but agenda is broader

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Health secretary nominee Xavier Becerra told senators Tuesday that confronting the coronavirus pandemic will be his first priority if confirmed, but he also pledged to expand health insurance, rein in prescription drug costs and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in medical care.

Entertainment

Mandy Moore announces birth of son ‘right on his due date’

Mandy Moore is officially a mom. The 36-year-old “This Is Us” star announced the birth of her first child, a son named August Harrison Goldsmith.

Mandy Moore announces birth of son ‘right on his due date’

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Mandy Moore is officially a mom. The 36-year-old “This Is Us” star announced the birth of her first child, a son named August Harrison Goldsmith.

Auto Trends

Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic

Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic by failing to account for a drop in driving and crashes.

New or used? Either way, price hikes squeeze US auto buyers

The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

2021 Porsche Taycan RWD erases most differences between electric and gasoline vehicles

It’s time to stop talking about electric cars like they’re odd and radically different, a new kind of transportation.

Auto review: For 2021, Toyota’s second-fastest car is a hybrid crossover SUV

Available in sporty SE and XSE trim, the Prime runs for 42 miles solely on electricity, returning the equivalent of 94 mpg, before running in standard hybrid mode, returning 40 mpg in city driving, 36 mpg highway.