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Even More Chaotic than Usual, Globes Still had Their Moments

Even More Chaotic than Usual, Globes Still had Their Moments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Mar 1
In the opening moments of a Golden Globes night even more chaotic and confounding than usual, co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: "Could this whole night have been an email?" Only the next three hours would tell.

France's Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Sentenced to Jail

France's Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Sentenced to Jail

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet | Mar 1
A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence.

Watch: Fonda says Hollywood Needs More Diversity After Globes Honor

Watch: Fonda says Hollywood Needs More Diversity After Globes Honor

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Mar 1
Just like in her career, Jane Fonda used the Golden Globes' platform to speak on deeper issues calling for greater diversity in Hollywood while praising the "community of storytellers" as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

Germany Limits Travel From French Region Over Virus Variant

Germany Limits Travel From French Region Over Virus Variant

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Mar 1
Germany announced Sunday that travelers from France's northeastern Moselle region will face additional restrictions because of the high rate of variant coronavirus cases there.

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

Countries Call on Drug Companies to Share Vaccine Know-How

NEWS | By Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng | Mar 1
Across Africa and Southeast Asia, governments and aid groups, as well as the World Health Organization, are calling on pharmaceutical companies to share their patent information.

Seattle Ups Its Indoor Dining Game, Seahawks-Style

Seattle Ups Its Indoor Dining Game, Seahawks-Style

STYLE | By Ted S. Warren | Mar 1
Sick of the same old, same old pandemic dining? Seattle says: Game on. For a limited time, foodies can score a socially distanced, outdoor meal at the home of the city's NFL team, the Seahawks.

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

Connecticut Is Doling Out Vaccines Based Strictly on Age. It's Simpler, but Is it Fair?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Phil Galewitz, Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Mar 1
Shifting to an age-based priority system has frustrated people with health conditions such as cancer or diabetes who thought they would be next in line.

Glam Returns to the Golden Globes, Albeit at a Distance

Glam Returns to the Golden Globes, Albeit at a Distance

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Mar 1
Glam was back for the Golden Globes virtual, bicoastal awards night Sunday as nominees Zoomed in from around the world.

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

NEWS | Mar 1
Donald Trump's GBF Richard Grenell again teased a run for California's governorship.

Crisis Deepens for Cuomo; AG Wants to Lead Harassment Probe

Crisis Deepens for Cuomo; AG Wants to Lead Harassment Probe

NEWS | By Karen Matthews nd Marina Villeneuve | Feb 28
The crisis enveloping Gov. Andrew Cuomo deepened Sunday as the state's attorney general demanded he grant her the authority to investigate claims he sexually harassed at least two women who worked for him.


News

Some Upset in Cyprus Over 'Satanic' Eurovision Song Choice

Some Upset in Cyprus Over 'Satanic' Eurovision Song Choice

INTERNATIONAL | By Menelaos Hadjicostis | Feb 28
A man has been charged with uttering threats and causing a disturbance after barging onto the grounds of Cyprus' public broadcaster to protest what he said was the country's "blasphemous" entry into this year's Eurovision song contest.


Business

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

Highlights of the COVID-19 Relief Bill Advancing in Congress

NATIONAL | By Kevin Freking | Feb 27
The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses.


Technology

US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

US Advisers Endorse Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine from J&J

NATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Feb 27
U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.


Finance

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

What NY Prosecutors Could Learn from Trump's Tax Records

NATIONAL | By Jim Mustian and David B. Caruso | Feb 23
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trump's tax records.


Cars

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

Edmunds: Three Smart Ways to Get Out of Your Car Lease

AUTO NEWS | By Brent Romans, Edmunds | Feb 20
On the surface, getting out of a car lease isn't difficult. It's the potential financial penalties for doing so that are the issue. Minimizing this financial fallout is key.


Style

Borsalino Looks Ahead with Cool Bucket Hats, Baseball Caps

Borsalino Looks Ahead with Cool Bucket Hats, Baseball Caps

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 27
The new collection displayed during Milan Fashion Week takes inspiration from the Arts & Crafts design movement in mid-19th century Britain


Health/Fitness

Plunging Demand for COVID-19 Tests May Leave US Exposed

Plunging Demand for COVID-19 Tests May Leave US Exposed

NATIONAL | By Matthew Perrone | Feb 27
After a year of struggling to boost testing, communities across the country are seeing plummeting demand, shuttering testing sites or even trying to return supplies.


Travel

Saddle Up For a Good Time in Plano, Texas

Saddle Up For a Good Time in Plano, Texas

By Kelsy Chauvin | Mar 1
Across the Lone Star State are pockets of early American history, untouched nature and trademark gastronomy. But few cities in Texas kick up so many of those enticing experiences in one compact destination as Plano.


Nightlife

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

SF Queer Bar Virgil's is Permanently Closing

BARS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26
Virgil's Sea Room, a queer bar that opened in 2013 in the Mission District of San Francisco, is permanently closing.