Real Clear Politics

If you say “hip hop” and “Los Angeles” in the same sentence, gangsta rap immediately comes to mind. And with good reason. When N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton burst through the gate in 1988 it presented a sound and vision so powerful and so unique to the city and its culture... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, announced on Friday that he was lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses that limited the capacity those businesses were allowed to serve at any one time. “For businesses, physical distancing and mask protocols will remain in place, however specific occupancy percentage limitations will expire.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Iconoclast: Why Isn’t Biden a Nazi, Too? The left acted like President Trump “was always either embodying the evils of the Second World War or propelling humanity into a third,” but now that President Biden is “doing a lot of the same things,” it’s telling that no one is calling... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
The media is reporting with frantic urgency about a scandal involving the Democratic governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. This is the same governor who instated a policy in the spring of 2020 requiring nursing homes to admit COVID patients. Many thousands of elderly perished because of that policy. The... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Nearly 100,000 migrants were caught and detained after illegally entering the U.S. from Mexico, Reuters reported Friday based on sources, marking the highest number caught in the month of February since 2006. Also Friday, CNN and Axios reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a memo waiving COVID... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
An Immigration and Customs Enforcement official warned officers that the agency expects the highest number of children crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in over two decades. The warning comes as the Biden administration plans to convert immigration facilities along the border into processing hubs in order to fast-track illegal... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
A decision to toss out the third-degree murder charge against ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the police-custody death of George Floyd was reversed by an appeals court Friday, according to a report. The reversal could delay the trial of the former officer, who already faces second-degree murder and manslaughter raps,... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Virgin Galactic’s stock took a nosedive Friday after chairman Chamath Palihapitiya cashed out his personal stake for about $213 million. Shares in Richard Branson’s space-exploration firm tumbled 21 percent to a low of $23.95 after Palihapitiya, a prominent venture capitalist, revealed that he dumped the last 6.2 million shares in... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Outgoing Chief of Department Terence Monahan “actively encouraged and participated in [NYPD’s] unlawful behavior” during the George Floyd protests over the summer, the state attorney general charges in a scathing new court filing. The amended complaint filed Friday by New York Attorney General Letitia James takes aim at the highest-ranking... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
We appreciate intelligent kids’ shows, ones that contain teachable moments and fun animation but are low-key and spend its time imparting information instead of making noise. City Of Ghosts is one such show, thanks to its creator Elizabeth Ito, who combines documentary-style interviews with scripted situations to give a view of... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
March 5, 2021 | 4:28pm | Updated March 5, 2021 | 4:28pm 1 of 11 Fans were allowed in to the stadium to watch the Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees on Feb. 28, 2021, to watch the first game of Spring Training. Charles Wenzelberg 2 of 11... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
“A Million Little Things” returns this Thursday (March 11 at 10 p.m.) for a 14-episode run — after only four episodes aired last fall due to primetime’s juggling act triggered by the pandemic shutdown. Thursday’s episode finds the show’s major characters dealing with COVID in different ways: Eddie’s (David Giuntoli)... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Chicago police are warning residents in the city’s upscale Gold Coast neighborhood to be on the lookout for an alleged gunman targeting condo buildings. Four condo units along the 1100 block of North Lake Shore Drive have been struck by gunfire within the past three weeks, damaging windows or the... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Slither over, Burmese pythons — Florida’s next invasive carnivore could be a 10-foot monster fish that can leap out of the water and eat small mammals. “I can’t imagine it’s good for our ecosystem,” Josh Constantine, a charter fishing captain, told the South Florida Sun Sentinel of the arapaima, an... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Nick Faldo wants a mulligan for the Masters shot he directed earlier this week at one of the game’s most visible stars, Rickie Fowler. The CBS Sports golf analyst released a video Thursday explaining that he only was joking and attempting to motivate Fowler when he tweeted “Good news is... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
The roof of a middle school in a suburb of Fort Lauderdale partially collapsed Friday morning. No one was injured, but twelve people were so rattled — including nine kids — they had to be taken to the hospital for anxiety. The roof had been under construction at the James... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
TAMPA — Domingo German was greeted by a fairly typical reception from the crowd at Steinbrenner Field on Friday afternoon. In fact, if you didn’t know any better, you’d have no idea it was the right-hander’s first game back from his MLB suspension for violating the league’s domestic violence protocols... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
LOS ANGELES (CNS)—Gov. Gavin Newsom March 5 signed a $6.6 billion legislative package that offers incentives for schools to resume in-person instruction for students up to second grade by April 1 and provides funds to help recoup learning lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, possibly by extending the school year. But... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Three men who spent the past 24 years behind bars for the double slaying of an off-duty NYPD cop and Queens businessman were ordered freed from prison Friday — after a judge ruled they were wrongfully convicted. The Queens District Attorney’s Office and defense lawyers for Rohan Bolt, 59, George... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
TORONTO—Walter Gretzky, the father of hockey great Wayne Gretzky, has died. He was 82. Wayne Gretzky said in a social media post Thursday night that his father battled Parkinson’s disease and other health issues the past few years. “It’s with deep sadness that Janet and I share the news of... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
If you say “hip hop” and “Los Angeles” in the same sentence, gangsta rap immediately comes to mind. And with good reason. When N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton burst through the gate in 1988 it presented a sound and vision so powerful and so unique to the city and its culture... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, announced on Friday that he was lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses that limited the capacity those businesses were allowed to serve at any one time. “For businesses, physical distancing and mask protocols will remain in place, however specific occupancy percentage limitations will expire.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Iconoclast: Why Isn’t Biden a Nazi, Too? The left acted like President Trump “was always either embodying the evils of the Second World War or propelling humanity into a third,” but now that President Biden is “doing a lot of the same things,” it’s telling that no one is calling... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
The media is reporting with frantic urgency about a scandal involving the Democratic governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. This is the same governor who instated a policy in the spring of 2020 requiring nursing homes to admit COVID patients. Many thousands of elderly perished because of that policy. The... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Nearly 100,000 migrants were caught and detained after illegally entering the U.S. from Mexico, Reuters reported Friday based on sources, marking the highest number caught in the month of February since 2006. Also Friday, CNN and Axios reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a memo waiving COVID... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
An Immigration and Customs Enforcement official warned officers that the agency expects the highest number of children crossing into the U.S. from Mexico in over two decades. The warning comes as the Biden administration plans to convert immigration facilities along the border into processing hubs in order to fast-track illegal... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
A decision to toss out the third-degree murder charge against ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the police-custody death of George Floyd was reversed by an appeals court Friday, according to a report. The reversal could delay the trial of the former officer, who already faces second-degree murder and manslaughter raps,... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Virgin Galactic’s stock took a nosedive Friday after chairman Chamath Palihapitiya cashed out his personal stake for about $213 million. Shares in Richard Branson’s space-exploration firm tumbled 21 percent to a low of $23.95 after Palihapitiya, a prominent venture capitalist, revealed that he dumped the last 6.2 million shares in... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Outgoing Chief of Department Terence Monahan “actively encouraged and participated in [NYPD’s] unlawful behavior” during the George Floyd protests over the summer, the state attorney general charges in a scathing new court filing. The amended complaint filed Friday by New York Attorney General Letitia James takes aim at the highest-ranking... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
We appreciate intelligent kids’ shows, ones that contain teachable moments and fun animation but are low-key and spend its time imparting information instead of making noise. City Of Ghosts is one such show, thanks to its creator Elizabeth Ito, who combines documentary-style interviews with scripted situations to give a view of... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
March 5, 2021 | 4:28pm | Updated March 5, 2021 | 4:28pm 1 of 11 Fans were allowed in to the stadium to watch the Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees on Feb. 28, 2021, to watch the first game of Spring Training. Charles Wenzelberg 2 of 11... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
“A Million Little Things” returns this Thursday (March 11 at 10 p.m.) for a 14-episode run — after only four episodes aired last fall due to primetime’s juggling act triggered by the pandemic shutdown. Thursday’s episode finds the show’s major characters dealing with COVID in different ways: Eddie’s (David Giuntoli)... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Chicago police are warning residents in the city’s upscale Gold Coast neighborhood to be on the lookout for an alleged gunman targeting condo buildings. Four condo units along the 1100 block of North Lake Shore Drive have been struck by gunfire within the past three weeks, damaging windows or the... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Slither over, Burmese pythons — Florida’s next invasive carnivore could be a 10-foot monster fish that can leap out of the water and eat small mammals. “I can’t imagine it’s good for our ecosystem,” Josh Constantine, a charter fishing captain, told the South Florida Sun Sentinel of the arapaima, an... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Nick Faldo wants a mulligan for the Masters shot he directed earlier this week at one of the game’s most visible stars, Rickie Fowler. The CBS Sports golf analyst released a video Thursday explaining that he only was joking and attempting to motivate Fowler when he tweeted “Good news is... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
The roof of a middle school in a suburb of Fort Lauderdale partially collapsed Friday morning. No one was injured, but twelve people were so rattled — including nine kids — they had to be taken to the hospital for anxiety. The roof had been under construction at the James... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
TAMPA — Domingo German was greeted by a fairly typical reception from the crowd at Steinbrenner Field on Friday afternoon. In fact, if you didn’t know any better, you’d have no idea it was the right-hander’s first game back from his MLB suspension for violating the league’s domestic violence protocols... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
LOS ANGELES (CNS)—Gov. Gavin Newsom March 5 signed a $6.6 billion legislative package that offers incentives for schools to resume in-person instruction for students up to second grade by April 1 and provides funds to help recoup learning lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, possibly by extending the school year. But... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Three men who spent the past 24 years behind bars for the double slaying of an off-duty NYPD cop and Queens businessman were ordered freed from prison Friday — after a judge ruled they were wrongfully convicted. The Queens District Attorney’s Office and defense lawyers for Rohan Bolt, 59, George... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
TORONTO—Walter Gretzky, the father of hockey great Wayne Gretzky, has died. He was 82. Wayne Gretzky said in a social media post Thursday night that his father battled Parkinson’s disease and other health issues the past few years. “It’s with deep sadness that Janet and I share the news of... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05

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