Banjo-Kazooie and Fable 2 Are Available on Xbox’s Cloud Gaming Service, and I’m Stoked

Photo: Joanna Nelius/GizmodoXbox announced this morning that 16 original Xbox and Xbox 360 games are now available on its cloud gaming service. Anyone with an active Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription can play well-loved classics like Banjo-Kazooie, Fable 2, and Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind as of today.“We’ve listened to the feedback, going all the way…

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AP interview: EPA head committed to ‘scientific integrity’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving forward on a pledge to restore “scientific integrity,” the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency is reversing Trump administration actions that sidelined many academic scientists from key advisory boards in favor of industry figures.Administrator Michael Regan, in an Associated Press interview, said the “reset” of the Science Advisory Board and…

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House investigators suggest former Trump advisor Peter Navarro steered coronavirus supply contracts to companies he favored

After former President Donald Trump ignored his advice to ramp up the procurement of coronavirus supplies before the United States was overwhelmed by the pandemic, former White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro reportedly took it upon himself to get the job done. While some government officials, including Dr. Rick Bright, the former director of the…

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U.S. Attorney General launches review on hate crimes prosecutions, data collection By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Rally against anti-Asian hate crimes in Los Angeles 2/2By Sarah N. LynchWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amid reports of a rising number of hate crimes against Asian Americans, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Tuesday announced he is launching a 30-day “expedited review” into how the Justice Department can bolster its efforts…

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After Ariana Grande, Which Artist Should Join ‘The Voice’ as a Coach? Vote!

Ariana Grande just announced she will be joining season 21 of The Voice as one of the coaches, and Billboard wants to know: Which artist do you think should sign up to be next? Like current Voice coach and inaugural American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, someone who’s already been through a singing competition could be a prime pick, like Harry Styles following his tenure with…

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Quavo & Saweetie Physical Altercation in Elevator Caught on Camera

A physical altercation between Quavo and Saweetie that reportedly happened before their publicized breakup has been caught on camera and was released by this publication on Tuesday (March 30). The footage captures their fight in an elevator, which this publication reported took place in a North Hollywood apartment complex that Saweetie was renting in 2020. In the video, Saweetie is seen…

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Minority ethnic health leaders express disappointment over inequalities in NHS

Minority ethnic health leaders have told the head of the NHS they feel a “deep sense of disappointment” over inequalities within the health service.The Chairs and Chief Executives Ethnic Minority Network has urged NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens to ensure leaders of integrated care systems (ICSs) are representative of the communities they lead…

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Which teams will join UConn and Arizona in the Women’s Final Four?

11:30 PM ETMechelle VoepelCloseESPN.comMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Charlie CremeCloseESPN.comCharlie Creme projects the women’s NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com.UConn is headed to a 13th consecutive Women’s Final Four. Arizona is headed to its…

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‘Friends And Family Are All You Got’: The Jersey Shore Gang Finally Decided To Forgive And Forget

All the family vacation feels! (It’s about time.) Tonight’s Jersey Shore: Family Vacation finale finally saw the crew in a better place after 10 looong months of tension. Only it wasn’t bruschetta that mended fences or even Deena’s faux toast (just kidding!). It was drunk Vinny’s “terrible speech.” Following raunchy rhetoric of hairy balls, mushroom tattoos, lefty…

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s Commentary on Race Is Too Much, and Not Enough

Rhodey and Sam having a talk one-on-one.Image: Disney+/MarvelBeyond simply continuing Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes’ respective superhero stories in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, Disney+’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has been billed as the studio’s latest foray into social commentary using its larger-than-life characters to reflect some of the real-world challenges actual people face. While…

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Cuomo’s Brazen Stalling Strategy

The latest scandal on special COVID testing for family members could, ironically, work to the embattled governor’s advantage. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J im Geraghty, Phil Klein, and Jack Crowe had excellent posts last week on the new wave in the Cuomo-scandal swirl: the New York governor’s preferential COVID-testing treatment for his family members, including Cuomo’s…

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Amazon Is Getting Sued for Failing to Give Warehouse Workers Meal and Rest Breaks

This photo shows the Amazon logo at the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, on February 5, 2019.Photo: Johannes Eisele / AFP (Getty Images)It’s well documented that some Amazon employees work in grueling, physically taxing, and unsafe conditions. In fact, a former Amazon warehouse employee…

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NSCIA Accuses CAN of Campaign of Calumny Over Shortlisted Justices of the Court of Appeal

The attention of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has been drawn to the insinuations and vituperations that trailed the shortlisting of 20 Justices-designate by the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC). It would be noted that except it is compelled to do so, the Council has often resisted joining issues with the Christian…

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Justin Bieber Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 100 With ‘Peaches,’ Becomes 1st Solo Male to Open Atop Hot 100 & Billboard 200 in Same Week

The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official audio and official video), radio airplay and sales data. All charts (dated April 3) will update on Billboard.com tomorrow (March 30). For all chart news, you can follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram. Here’s a look at the coronation of “Peaches,” released on Raymond…

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Demi Lovato On the Song She’d Perform ‘If I Ever Make It Back to the Stage’: Exclusive ‘Dancing With the Devil’ Clip

And sing it she did. After an 18-month break from performing, Lovato returned to a major stage by debuting the emotional song at the 2020 Grammy Awards. Before making her highly anticipated return, she told Zane Lowe in an interview that “Anyone” was written just four days before her overdose. “I wish I could go…

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Bop Shop: Songs From Chloe x Halle, Yasmin Williams, Jesswar, And More

Getty Images The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include…

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One dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines was 80% effective in preventing Covid in CDC study of health workers

A single dose of Pfizer or Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines was 80% effective in preventing coronavirus infections, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of vaccinated health-care workers.The effectiveness of partial immunization was seen two weeks after the first dose, according to the CDC, which looked at nearly 4,000 health care personnel,…

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Earthquake Early Warning System Market: Latest Trade Trends, Trades, Supply, Demand, Prospects By 2026

Press releases Industrial Researchmoz Global Pvt. Ltd. Earthquake Early Warning System Market includes Overview, classification, industry value, price, cost and gross profit. It also covers types, enterprises and applications. To start with, analytical view to complete information of Earthquake Early Warning System market. It offers market view by regions with countries, development in Earthquake Early Warning…

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Follow live: No. 11 UCLA looks to upset No. 2 Alabama and book a ticket to the Elite Eight

Points17PTS6/13FG3/4FT20PTS8/22FG2/4FTRebounds9REB5DREB4OREB9REB8DREB1OREBAssists5AST1TO31MIN3AST1TO35MIN Field Goal %Three Point %TurnoversRebounds Hinkle Fieldhouse Indianapolis, IN Line: ALA -7.0 Over/Under: 145 Capacity: 9,100Referees: Pat Driscoll, Michael Irving, Don Daily Jaquez buries tough step-back 3 in OT as UCLA heads to Elite EightJaquez buries tough step-back 3 in OT as UCLA heads to Elite Eight0:21Quinerly gets fancy on this over-the-head assist to…

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Divisional rankings: Biggest changes come (of course) at heavyweight

Mar 9, 2021Brett OkamotoESPN Staff Writer CloseMMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas SunWhere are the biggest changes in the latest ESPN divisional MMA rankings? In the division with the biggest fighters, naturally.The most significant volatility in the rankings has been in the heavyweight division, where Derrick Lewis and…

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5 More Reasons Why the Constitution Should Be Revered

Last week, I wrote about the top five reasons why the U.S. Constitution should be revered. This week, let’s explore another five reasons why we should be grateful for – and act to safeguard – the Constitution. 6). Federalism. The Constitution divides up the people’s sovereignty between two different spheres: the state and federal governments. By reserving all powers not enumerated to the…

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Biden’s New Foreign Policy Hire Considers Sanctions an Art Form

While progressives urge the administration to curb punitive sanctions, its new deputy Iran envoy was an architect of Obama-era sanctions policy. March 26, 2021 Under the Trump administration, the United States imposed a wave of aggressive sanctions on countries like Cuba, Iran, and Venezuela—inflicting suffering on their populations and hampering the countries’ ability to respond…

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Bop Shop: Songs From Japanese Breakfast, Tinashe, Ava Max, And More

Provided/Getty Images The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include…

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Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Mad World’ Has Us Thinking of Adam Lambert’s ‘Idol’ Game-Changer

Enter his instantly iconic and subdued (for him, at least) cover of the unsettling song. Lambert opted for the slowed-down Gary Jules and Michael Andrews version of the tune — as featured on 2001’s Donnie Darko soundtrack — as opposed to the 1982 synth-pop original, sprinkling the somber song with some unexpected note choices, especially his…

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BTS, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, And Everyone Else Who Will Perform At The 2021 Grammys

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic South Korean superstars BTS lit up the Grammys during Lil Nas X’s unforgettably star-studded “Old Town Road” medley last year. The Recording Academy revealed on Sunday (March 7) that the Bangtan Boys will be headed back for round two, set to hit the stage at the 2021 Grammys along with a host of other dynamite performers.…

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‘Green Energy’ –

Mehmet Demirci for Politico Magazine Michael Grunwald is a senior staff writer for Politico Magazine. NORTHAMPTON, N.C. — Here’s a multibillion-dollar question that could help determine the fate of the global climate: If a tree falls in a forest—and then it’s driven to a mill, where it’s chopped and chipped and compressed into wood pellets, which…

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The CCP Is a Threat. Why Won’t the President Call It One?

Then-vice president Joe Biden shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, December 4, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Reuters Pool) What recent speeches by Biden and Blinken say about the administration’s wrongheaded emphasis on cooperation with China. Top Biden administration officials have largely kept their promises to vigorously compete…

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Bop Shop: Songs from UMI, Demi Lovato, Bachelor, And More

Getty/Provided The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include anything…

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Barberitos Celebrates National Burrito Day

Fast-casual burrito restaurant offers $6 chicken burritos for guests on special day Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Barberitos Celebrates National Burrito DayBarberitos, a fast-casual Southwestern Grille and Cantina with 50 locations across the Southeast, is excited to celebrate National Burrito Day on April 1 by offering $6 chicken burritos for guests at participating locations. In addition to…

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Throwback Photos: Here’s What The Challenge: All Stars Cast Looked Like When They Debuted On MTV

The Challenge spans nearly 23 years — and soon the “biggest event” in the series’ storied history will unfold on Paramount+. All Stars assemble! Twenty-two iconic players, who first appeared on The Real World, Road Rules or Fresh Meat, will face off in unprecedented, over-the-top challenges set in the Andes Mountains of Argentina to see…

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Tame Impala Celebrates 10th Anniversary of ‘InnerSpeaker’ With Box Set, ‘Memories’ Video

Featuring never-before-seen footage, the homemade flick shows a young Parker in his element, listening to DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing in the car, twiddling knobs on his desk, beating the drums and more. Matt Sav directs and Alex Haygarth edits. Watch below. Fans can score themselves something more tangible, in the shape of a deluxe, four-LP reissue…

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GrowGeneration focuses on East Coast expansion as New York moves closer to legalizing cannabis

GrowGeneration CEO Darren Lampert told CNBC Thursday the company is focused on expanding on the East Coast as New York state inches closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.”You’ll see us entering the East Coast markets shortly,” he said in an interview with Jim Cramer on “Mad Money.”New York legislators could bring a bill to legalize marijuana…

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Philips to sell its Domestic Appliances business to global investment firm Hillhouse Capital

Transaction values Domestic Appliances at an enterprise value of approximately EUR 3.7 billion Philips expects to receive cash proceeds after tax and transaction-related costs of approximately EUR 3 billion in the third quarter Additional 15-year brand license agreement with annual payments that represent an estimated net present value of approximately EUR 0.7 billion, resulting in…

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Ed Sheeran, Kylie Minogue, Jimmy Barnes & More Perform at Emotional Michael Gudinski Memorial

With Gudinski at the helm, his Frontier Touring Company became a concerts powerhouse, producing treks to these shores featuring many of the world’s biggest stars, from Taylor Swift to Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen, Madonna and many others. None were bigger than Ed Sheehan’s late 2018 Divide tour, which sold more than 1.1 millions…

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