Global stocks trade mixed as investors focus on economic recovery, despite mounting concerns about new COVID-19 variants

GLOBAL STOCKS TRADE MIXED AS INVESTORS FOCUS ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY, DESPITE MOUNTING CONCERNS ABOUT NEW COVID-19 VARIANTS

Summary List Placement Global stocks were mostly up on Monday, as investor expectations focused on the global vaccine rollout aiding...

North Carolina mural painted on Cary trail that will run from Maine to Florida

NORTH CAROLINA MURAL PAINTED ON CARY TRAIL THAT WILL RUN FROM MAINE TO FLORIDA

Take a sneak peek at a new mural being painted over a greenway tunnel in Cary.

 
 
 
Wildfire causes evacuation of University of Cape Town students

WILDFIRE CAUSES EVACUATION OF UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN STUDENTS

A ferocious wildfire in South Africa damaged several buildings at the prestigious University of Cape Town on Sunday and forced its...

Volunteers get together to clean up Lake Natoma

VOLUNTEERS GET TOGETHER TO CLEAN UP LAKE NATOMA

Neighbors and friends gather to clean up trash from Lake Natoma's shoreline

 
 
 
Red Sox drop both games of doubleheader to White Sox

RED SOX DROP BOTH GAMES OF DOUBLEHEADER TO WHITE SOX

This marks the first time Boston has lost two games in a row since the season opening series against Baltimore.

'It's a good thing': Somali community group hosts vaccine education town hall

'IT'S A GOOD THING': SOMALI COMMUNITY GROUP HOSTS VACCINE EDUCATION TOWN HALL

The Eastern African Development Association of Nebraska brought in a CHI Health doctor for aface-to-face conversation about the vaccine.

 
 
 
Rockets rally past Magic 114-110, snap 5-game losing streak

ROCKETS RALLY PAST MAGIC 114-110, SNAP 5-GAME LOSING STREAK

ORLANDO, Fla. - Christian Wood scored 25 points, Kelly Olynyk added 24 and the Houston Rockets used a strong offensive showing in the...

Kevin Durant leaves Nets' game in Miami with thigh injury

KEVIN DURANT LEAVES NETS' GAME IN MIAMI WITH THIGH INJURY

MIAMI - Brooklyn's Kevin Durant was forced to leave the Nets' game in Miami on Sunday early in the first quarter with a left thigh...

 
 
 
CNN's business model: Profit from fear, hate and division

CNN'S BUSINESS MODEL: PROFIT FROM FEAR, HATE AND DIVISION

Wow: It turns out CNN has made spreading fear and hate into its business model. Project Veritas, the right-wing outfit that specializes...

Derrick Rose, Reggie Bullock heroics lift Knicks to OT win over Pelicans

DERRICK ROSE, REGGIE BULLOCK HEROICS LIFT KNICKS TO OT WIN OVER PELICANS

It was a great battle of power-forward stud southpaws as Zion Williamson went toe to toe with Julius Randle. But the game was decided...

 
 
 
Trump blasts Biden plan to withdraw from Afghanistan

TRUMP BLASTS BIDEN PLAN TO WITHDRAW FROM AFGHANISTAN

Former President Donald Trump blasted President Biden for pushing the deadline to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan to Sept....

State senator makes case for east-west passenger rail in Massachusetts

STATE SENATOR MAKES CASE FOR EAST-WEST PASSENGER RAIL IN MASSACHUSETTS

While making an appearance on WCVB's "On the Record," Eric Lesser says the route would be transformational for the state.

 
 
 
Two killed in huge blaze after driverless Tesla on autopilot crashes into tree

TWO KILLED IN HUGE BLAZE AFTER DRIVERLESS TESLA ON AUTOPILOT CRASHES INTO TREE

A Tesla Model S on autopilot crashed into a tree in Texas - killing two men inside and sparking a massive fire that took firefighters...

​Secretary of State Blinken defends Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal

​SECRETARY OF STATE BLINKEN DEFENDS BIDEN'S AFGHANISTAN WITHDRAWAL

​Secretary of State Antony Blinken dismissed criticism of President Biden's planned troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, arguing that...

 
 
 
Oldest living American dies at her Charlotte home at 116

OLDEST LIVING AMERICAN DIES AT HER CHARLOTTE HOME AT 116

America's oldest person, who lived in Charlotte, passed away at her home this weekend. Hester Ford was 116 years old.

OTR: State senator calls COVID-19 vaccine rollout messy, uncoordinated

OTR: STATE SENATOR CALLS COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT MESSY, UNCOORDINATED

State Sen. Eric Lesser says the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Massachusetts went beyond "mere hiccups."

 
 
 
OTR: State senator believes cautious approach with state budget

OTR: STATE SENATOR BELIEVES CAUTIOUS APPROACH WITH STATE BUDGET

State Sen. Eric Lesser says legislators should be especially mindful of avoiding tax hikes that might put burdens on small businesses,...

Fauci expects J&J decision Friday, ‘very seriously' doubts it will be canceled

FAUCI EXPECTS J&J DECISION FRIDAY, ‘VERY SERIOUSLY' DOUBTS IT WILL BE CANCELED

Dr. Anthony Fauci expects officials to make a decision on the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Friday - and he "very seriously"...

 
 
 
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Into the Beat' On Netflix, A German Film Where A Promising Ballet Dancer Falls in Love With Hip Hop

STREAM IT OR SKIP IT: ‘INTO THE BEAT' ON NETFLIX, A GERMAN FILM WHERE A PROMISING BALLET DANCER FALLS IN LOVE WITH HIP HOP

The flick feels like the lovechild of Save the Last Dance and Step Up.

This woman has lovingly made more than 1,500 special masks for kids at a Missouri hospital

THIS WOMAN HAS LOVINGLY MADE MORE THAN 1,500 SPECIAL MASKS FOR KIDS AT A MISSOURI HOSPITAL

Chris Huff is a retired nurse, mother of four, grandmother and quilter who is going through her fabric fast.