Authorities say 13 people were killed when an SUV carrying 25 people and a semitruck collided on a Southern California highway near the U.S.-Mexico border. (March 2)
Here's the latest for Tuesday March 2nd: Merck to help rival J&J produce coronavirus vaccine; the US sanctions Russians over Navalny poisoning; Some Dr. Seuss books cease publication over racist imagery; San Francisco reopens indoor dining.
Democrats sorted through disagreements over emergency jobless benefits and other issues Tuesday and prepared to commence Senate debate on a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan. (March 2)
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the further loosening of Michigan's coronavirus restrictions Tuesday, which included the easing of capacity limits in restaurants and a host of other businesses. (March 2)
Will a stock in Detroit-based Rocket Companies now soar to the stratosphere simply due to short-squeeze speculation?
Texas is lifting a COVID-19 mask mandate that was imposed last summer, making it the largest state to do away with a face covering order. But some business owners say they'll keep existing safety standards in place until they see more data. (March 2)
Asian Americans are on edge after a recent wave of racist assaults and robberies targeting their communities. More than 3,000 incidents have been reported to a California-based reporting center, since the pandemic began in March 2020. (March 2)
Police in Myanmar's biggest city fired tear gas at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month's coup, despite reports that security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier. (March 2)
Days after the British performer belted Aretha Franklin's "Ain't No Way" during a red carpet interview at the 2019 Tonys, she got a call from producers to star in National Geographic's series "Genius: Aretha." (March 1)
From Nigeria to Mexico, health care workers and facilities have come under attack. A new report by Insecurity Insight and the University of California, Berkeley's Human Rights Center identified about 400 attacks linked to COVID-19 last year. (March 2)