Republicans in the US House of Representatives removed Biden’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Alexander Mayorkas

The US House of Representatives voted, on Tuesday, to remove Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, with the Republican majority determined to punish President Joe Biden’s administration for its handling of the border between the United States and Mexico after its failure last week in a politically embarrassing setback. The evening roll call proved tight, with […]

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An entire Palestinian family was killed in an air strike on Rafah during an Israeli hostage rescue operation

Warning: This story contains graphic details about people killed in Israeli airstrikes. Ibrahim Hassouna walked tiredly over the rubble of the destroyed house, pointing out the place where family moments were held – where his mother and sister-in-law used to sleep, where he played with his five-year-old nieces, and where he helped his only son. […]

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Jenny Cavnar makes history with A’s, will be MLB’s first woman to assume primary bullpen duties

Veteran baseball broadcaster Jenny Cavnar is the new primary play-by-play announcer for the Oakland Athletics, hired by NBC Sports California. The company announced on Tuesday. Cavnar becomes the first woman to assume starting pitching duties in major league history — and is set to be the voice for most first-team games during the upcoming 2024 […]

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Costume revelers took to the streets of New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras celebrations, the culmination of New Orleans’ Carnival season, were in full swing early Tuesday, with costumed revelers gathering in the narrow streets of the French Quarter and families and tourists lining main thoroughfares to watch the parades. The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club distributed its signature gift — hand-decorated coconuts — to […]

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Everything you need to know about the ‘astonishing’ logistics of Indonesia’s presidential election process

Over land, across seas, in the air, and even pulled by a cow – these are just some of the ways ballot papers and boxes will reach polling stations in Indonesia’s stunning one-day election. Nearly 205 million people were registered to vote on Wednesday, as the world’s third-largest democracy decided to choose a new president. […]

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The Super Bowl is the most watched American program of all time, averaging 123.4 million viewers

The longest-running Super Bowl would also become the most-watched program in American television history. According to Nielsen and Adobe Analytics, Kansas City’s 25-22 overtime win over San Francisco on Sunday night averaged 123.4 million viewers across TV and streaming platforms. This shatters last year’s mark of 115.1 million for Kansas City’s late-game victory over Philadelphia […]

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