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Ships with Gaza aid depart Cyprus as concerns about hunger soar

JERUSALEM — A three-ship convoy left a port in Cyprus on Saturday with 400 tons of food and other supplies for Gaza as concerns about hunger in the territory soar. World Central Kitchen said the vessels and a barge were…

Law reforming NYC’s unsafe private trash industry has been ‘undermined,’ Brooklyn borough president says

Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso says the sanitation department is bungling its rollout of landmark reforms to how trash is collected from private businesses across the five boroughs. When he was a councilmember, Reynoso authored the 2019 law mandating the…

She bought a $100 tail and turned her wonder into a “magical” mermaid career

More than 70% of Americans say a rewarding career or job is extremely important to live a fulfilling life — more important than family, friends or wealth. CBS News interviewed a broad array of workers who chose unique jobs, for a series…

Atlanta Jazz Festival Late-Night Concert features Lauren Henderson on May 25

Lauren Henderso Credit: Pietro Previti The Atlanta Jazz Festival latest instalment in their Late-Night Concert series features vocalist and songwriter Lauren Henderson. The event will take place on Saturday, May 25th at 10 p.m. at Park Tavern, 500 10th Street NE. Henderson’s…

Author Jonathan Haidt discusses “The Anxious Generation”

Author Jonathan Haidt discusses “The Anxious Generation” – CBS News Watch CBS News Rates of depression, anxiety and suicide among young people in the United States have risen dramatically in the last decade. A highly anticipated book tracks the possible…

Encuentra gafas solares y construye tu propio proyector para el próximo eclipse – Chicago Tribune

El 8 de abril, la sombra de la luna se extenderá sobre el sur de Illinois y apenas pasará por alto Chicago mientras eclipsa al sol. La próxima vez que se verá un eclipse solar desde los Estados Unidos será…

Fire set for rare repeat on artificial turf

As a youngster coming up the ranks, Fire midfielder Fabian Herbers sometimes would have to play on artificial surfaces. Not every experience on turf in his native Germany was a pleasant one. “It feels like you’re playing on concrete,” Herbers…

Japanese baseball expert wonders what Shohei Ohtani left out in statement on gambling scandal

LAS VEGAS — In Tokyo, Bob Whiting couldn’t help but witness the Shohei soliloquy Monday. It was all over the world’s largest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, and NHK, the country’s leading TV channel. The only recent pock against the baseball superstar…

Zelensky Sacks Top Staffers in Ongoing Personnel Shakeup

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy dismissed a longtime aide and several advisers on Saturday in a continuing reshuffle while Russia unleashed fresh attacks overnight. Zelenskyy dismissed top aide Serhiy Shefir from his post of first assistant, where…

President Biden calls for Congressional support after bridge collapse

President Biden calls for Congressional support after bridge collapse – CBS News Watch CBS News President Joe Biden has made it clear that he wants the full support of Congress to help Baltimore recover from the collapse of the Francis…

The Atlanta News Quiz for March 30, 2024

No pressure, but we hope you have fun with our new, weekly Atlanta News Quiz! NEVER MISS A QUIZ: To get the quiz by email each Saturday morning, subscribe here. 🧠 Click here to play and please let us know…

South Side Chicago shooting leaves man, 29, dead in Auburn Gresham parking lot

A 29-year-old man was shot to death Friday night on the South Side. The man, whose name hasn’t been released, was standing in a parking lot at about 9:20 p.m. in the 800 block of West 87th Street in Auburn…

“Havana Syndrome” | 60 Minutes Full Episodes

“Havana Syndrome” | 60 Minutes Full Episodes – CBS News Watch CBS News From 2019 and 2022, Scott Pelley’s investigation into neurological symptoms and serious brain injuries reported by U.S. diplomats, intelligence agents and troops around the world and even…

Sandy Springs Conservancy leverages funds for local sustainability projects

Sandy Springs Conservancy board member Alexandra Allen worked with a volunteer work day group from corporate sponsor U.S. Bank at Morgan Falls Overlook Park earlier in March. (Supplied)  The Sandy Springs Conservancy has invested more than $1 million in the…

Nuyorican Poets Cafe, an East Village icon, begins a $24M makeover

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, which has been a pre-eminent downtown performance space for a diverse assemblage of poets, writers, musicians and artists for more than 50 years, has launched a $24 million, city-funded renovation that organizers hope will ensure the…

Dear Abby: I want Dad at my wedding but not Mom, who mistreats me

DEAR ABBY: I am a 30-year-old woman who can’t seem to forgive my mother. For many years I have felt that she doesn’t like me. Every time I have tried to talk to her about it, she has done the…

Mayor Michelle Wu’s ‘Wutopia’ has no cars, empty skyscrapers

No cars. Empty skyscrapers. Fossil fuels banned. Major businesses fleeing the city. Vacant downtown. This is the Wutopia that Boston Mayor Michelle Wu wants, her vision to transform the city. Mayors like Kevin White, Ray Flynn and Tom Menino helped…

Lucas: Duffer-in-chief showdown

Forget the debate. Donald Trump should challenge Joe Biden to a round of golf instead, eighteen holes, head-to-head, match play, mano a mano, winner take all — or almost all. There would still be an election, of course. But surely…

Covered bridges are taking a beating from drivers misguided by GPS

  A U-Haul truck hit the Long Grove covered bridge in 2021, one of 66 times a vehicle collided with the historic structure since its renovation in 2020. And as with many of those crashes, the driver said he was…

Clergy urge flocks to find solace in family, community and faith

  A crowd gathered for the Good Friday mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Friday in Des Plaines. Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.com Rector Esequiel Sanchez, right, carries a cross during the Good Friday Stations of the Cross procession…

Elk Grove mayor and developer — once bitter rivals — ink TIF deals

  A vacant office plaza at Landmeier and Higgins roads in Elk Grove Village will be torn down to make way for a Road Ranger truck fueling station. Christopher Placek/cplacek@dailyherald.com A little more than four years ago — in the…

Why does NY even bother with a presidential primary now? It has to do with Andrew Yang.

Andrew Yang burst onto the scene four years ago with an insurgent presidential campaign that energized a small but committed set of voters, offering an alternative to the staid Democratic candidates by espousing the merits of policies like a universal…

Wilmington saves ‘iconic’ 30-foot Gemini Giant statue

Ryan Jandura was locked into a high-stakes, high-value online auction. The item up for grabs — which eventually sold for $275,000 — wasn’t jewelry or a painting. It was a 30-foot statue of an astronaut wearing a helmet and carrying…

A post-church stroll has long been an Easter tradition

The Easter Parade is a mashup of the sacred and the profane: a Christian holiday marked by a fashion show of sorts that was once celebrated by a Jewish immigrant. After 15 years of struggling to express the parade’s lyrical…

DCFS, under a new leader and following years of criticism, seeks a new wave of workers

Kristina Permitin traveled 90 miles from Roscoe, Illinois, to a job fair in a spacious basketball gymnasium on Chicago’s West Side to see what working at the state’s child welfare agency was all about. Having studied health sciences at Northern…

‘Our school smells like poop,’ teachers call for help

Inside Dearborn STEM Academy, a $73-million “state-of-the-art facility” that opened in Roxbury in 2018, a “lingering and powerful sewage smell” is wreaking havoc on classes, causing students and teachers to feel ill. “To be transparent, it is the smell of…

President Ronald Reagan shot – Chicago Tribune

Today is Saturday, March 30, the 89th day of 2024. There are 276 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was shot and seriously injured outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by…

How to watch today’s Clemson vs. Alabama men’s NCAA March Madness Elite 8 game: Livestream options, more

Grant Nelson #2, Aaron Estrada #55 and Mark Sears #1of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrate after defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels during the second half in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Crypto.com Arena…

See Caitlin Clark play: How to watch today’s Iowa vs. Colorado women’s NCAA March Madness Sweet 16 game

Guard Caitlin Clark #22 of the Iowa Hawkeyes celebrates after drawing a foul late in the second half against the West Virginia Mountaineers during their second round match-up in the 2024 NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Championship at Carver-Hawkeye Arena…

How to watch today’s Illinois vs. UConn men’s NCAA March Madness Elite 8 game: Livestream options, more

Hassan Diarra #10 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts during the second half of the game against the Stetson Hatters during the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center on March 22, 2024 in New York City. …

See Angel Reese play: How to watch today’s LSU vs. UCLA women’s NCAA March Madness Sweet 16 game

Aneesah Morrow #24, Angel Reese #10, Flau’jae Johnson #4, and Hailey Van Lith #11 of the LSU Lady Tigers stand on the court against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the fourth quarter during the championship game of the SEC Women’s…

A look at impact protection for bridges after Key Bridge collapse

A look at impact protection for bridges after Key Bridge collapse – CBS News Watch CBS News Could anything have been done to prevent the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge? Investigators say the bridge did have some kind…

Remembering trailblazing actor Louis Gossett Jr.

Remembering trailblazing actor Louis Gossett Jr. – CBS News Watch CBS News Hollywood is mourning the death of Louis Gossett Jr., who died Friday at the age of 87. Gossett was the first Black man to win an Oscar for…

United Airlines expecting busiest spring break on record

United Airlines expecting busiest spring break on record – CBS News Watch CBS News Easter weekend and spring break travel are colliding this year, with the Transportation Security Administration screening nearly 2.8 million people on Thursday. That’s nearly 290,000 more…

Torrential rain may snarl Easter travel in California

Torrential rain may snarl Easter travel in California – CBS News Watch CBS News Travel delays could be in store for those flying out West, with 20 million people in California in the path of torrential rains and flash flooding…

3/29: CBS Evening News – CBS News

3/29: CBS Evening News – CBS News Watch CBS News Massive crane barge arrives in Baltimore for Key Bridge collapse cleanup; Chicago honors Vietnam veterans with restored memorial Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live…

Friends of man with ALS fix up his old Mustang in heartwarming surprise

Friends of man with ALS fix up his old Mustang in heartwarming surprise – CBS News Watch CBS News Steve Hartman goes “On the Road” with a story about how old friends – and an old car – gave one…

Horoscope for Saturday, March 30, 2024

Moon Alert There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The moon is in Sagittarius. Aries (March 21-April 19) This is the perfect day to kick back and relax. You’ll enjoy any chance to travel in a casual way…

Foreign adversaries may be involved in Havana Syndrome, sources say

Foreign adversaries may be involved in Havana Syndrome, sources say – CBS News Watch CBS News For the first time, sources tell “60 Minutes” they have evidence that a U.S. adversary may be involved in attacks on Americans linked to…

Nick Pivetta strikes out 10, but Red Sox fall to Mariners 1-0

SEATTLE – ”It’s fun to have Nicky P on the mound,” Alex Cora said before Nick Pivetta made his season debut on Friday night. Indeed, Pivetta was nearly untouchable in his first start; over six innings, he held the Mariners to…

“CBS Evening News” headlines for Friday, March 29, 2024

“CBS Evening News” headlines for Friday, March 29, 2024 – CBS News Watch CBS News Here’s a look at the top stories making headlines on the “CBS Evening News with Robert Costa.” Be the first to know Get browser notifications…

Recognizing humanity in ‘new’ identities

I was completing a survey one day, and when I reached the end, it asked for demographic data. Instead of a choice between “Male” and “Female,” there were eight options. I had never heard of these terms before, starting with…

Boston-bound AJR grows up with its fans

A decade ago, AJR broke globally through a SpongeBob sample and a giddy chant of “And we’ll dance until we’re dumb in the dark.” As AJR grew, listeners came to expect loads of bubbly, bright indie pop from the band…

How to get maximalist decor on a minimal budget

Allie LeFevere describes her maximalist Chicago home as colorful and eclectic. When she and her husband moved in to their home four years ago, she didn’t have a specific design in mind. “I just wanted the house to feel vibrant,”…

As minimum wage rises, robots work for $0 an hour

Having a cashier ring up your grocery store purchases feels like a luxury good these days. Don’t overlook the role rising minimum wages played in this development. Major retailers such as Target and Walmart have replaced many checkout lanes with…

Gas-powered cars can’t be beat for convenience

One of Joe Biden’s notable digressions when getting deposed by Special Counsel Robert Hur was about driving his beloved 1967 Corvette Stingray convertible. Which wasn’t surprising — the president genuinely loves his car. And why not? It’s a thing of…

Dear Abby: Wedding invites go out

Dear Abby: I am a 30-year-old woman who can’t seem to forgive my mother. For many years I have felt that she doesn’t like me. Every time I have tried to talk to her about it, she has done the…

Is Illinois the only team capable of stopping No. 1-seeded UConn?

BOSTON — Top-seeded UConn has advanced through the NCAA Tournament like an avalanche barreling its way down a steep mountain. There’s no stopping it; the only option is to try to outlast it. Through three tournament games, no team has…

Nets shoot Bulls out of the arena

NEW YORK — DeMar DeRozan glanced up at the scoreboard after Coby White’s foul. The Bulls were down by 11 with 1:51 left. Another one slipping away, another night wasted. After their 125-108 loss to a 29-win Nets team that…

If Trump Wins ‘There Will Never Be Another Election Thereafter’

Michael Cohen, a former personal attorney for Donald Trump, said Friday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that if the former president wins the election in November, “there will never be another election thereafter.” Host Joy Reid said, “Let me play what…