Holiday stops Celtics' last 2 plays, Bucks take 3-2 lead
Bobby Portis made a putback off Giannis Antetokounmpo’s missed free throw with 15 seconds left, Jrue Holiday snuffed Marcus Smart on Boston’s final two possessions and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Celtics 110-107 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 series lead.
Purim celebrations threaten fresh virus outbreak in Israel
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls wear costumes to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim in Jerusalem, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the biblical Book of Esther. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)JERUSALEM – Mass gatherings took place in Jerusalem on Sunday as Israelis celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim in violation of coronavirus restrictions. Authorities had been concerned about a repeat of last year, when Purim celebrations helped fuel an initial wave of the coronavirus in the earliest days of the global pandemic. Purim marks the victory of Jews over a tyrant in ancient Persia and is celebrated with costumes, drinking and parties.
Revealing the unknown Billie Holiday
Revealing the unknown Billie Holiday Billie Holiday turned a lifetime of pain into immortal lyrics, with a voice that still haunts decades after her death. Her life is now the subject of a new film, "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," about the government's persecution of the jazz singer. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with singer-songwriter Andra Day (who adapted Holiday's nickname "Lady Day" as her own), and with director Lee Daniels, about the emotional roller-coaster of bringing Holiday's tormented life to the screen.cbsnews.com
List: Holiday season activities in Miami-Dade County
MIAMI – There are a few holiday season activities available this week in Broward County. For tickets and for more information, visit the museum’s page. THE ZOO: Outdoor with social distancingZoo Miami is open on Christmas Day from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit Zoo Miami’s site. For more information, visit the garden’s site.
AP Source: Bucks getting Holiday to play with Antetokounmpo
The Pelicans are getting Eric Bledsoe, George Hill and a package of future first-round draft picks from the Bucks, the person told The Associated Press. The Pelicans are getting Eric Bledsoe, George Hill and a package of future first-round draft picks from the Bucks, the person told The Associated Press. The trade of Holiday was the second blockbuster involving a point guard since the league allowed transactions to begin again Monday. Holiday is due to earn $25.4 million this season and holds a $26.3 million player option for next season. And it’s now almost certain that the Bucks will have to fill out their roster for this season with several minimum-salary players, since they’ll owe about $86 million to just Antetokounmpo, Middleton and Holiday this season.
Missing Child Alert issued for 6-year-old girl from Pasco County
HOLIDAY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a Missing Child Alert for 6-year-old Solidad Padilla, who is from Holiday, Florida. According to authorities, Solidad may be in the company of Ashley Norsworthy, 39, also of Holiday, and the duo may be traveling together in a gray 2017 Toyota RAV4 with Florida tag 846LFD. Police said Solidad has been missing since Wednesday. Authorities did not disclose the relationship between the girl and Norsworthy or why the woman may have taken the girl. Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office at 800-706-2488 or 911.
Here is how you can show your support on this unique Memorial Day
And Monday marks Memorial Day, the federal holiday in the U.S. for honoring and mourning the military personnel who’ve died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. It’s a great way to show your followers that this day means more to you than just a barbecue or the day off work. Another neat way to honor the ultimate sacrifice is to create an online memorial for a loved one with the Veterans Legacy Memorial Website. If you really want to show your support, hang up an American flag outside your home or perhaps honor the day with a sign or sidewalk chalk in your front yard. That’s likely the easiest way to honor the day while still socially distancing and following CDC guidelines.
11/1: Russian passenger jet broke apart midflight over Egypt; Holiday shoppers expected to spend more money this year
Russia held a day of mourning today to commemorate the 224 victims who died when an airplane broke apart in midflight over Egypt; today marks the start of the holiday shopping season and the national retail federation predicts that shoppers will spend up to 3.7 percent more than they did last yearcbsnews.com
Musician carries on Billie Holiday's legacy
Billie Holiday would have turned 100 on Tuesday, prompting recognition from across the music world. Kenny Burrell, who played with Holiday, is among those helping to spread Holiday's legacy to a new generation of musicians. John Blackstone reports.cbsnews.com
Where to find last minute holiday deals
Where to find last minute holiday deals Time is running out, but there are still some sales and deals to help you finish your holiday shopping. Trae Bodge, Senior Editor at RetailMeNot.com, joined CBSN with tips on how to survive the last-minute shopping madness.cbsnews.com
12/19: Obama on Sony Pictures' "mistake"; Holiday sting operation story goes viral
12/19: Obama on Sony Pictures' "mistake"; Holiday sting operation story goes viral The FBI confirmed today that the communist North Korea government was behind the hack attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. President Obama said today that the U.S. would respond while claiming that Sony made a "mistake" in pulling the film; and, Steve Hartman's story on a Secret Santa's act of kindness in Kansas City, Mo. has become an online sensation. Hartman revisits a story that has touched the hearts of millions.cbsnews.com
MoneyWatch: Women's retailers closing; Holiday parties declining
MoneyWatch: Women's retailers closing; Holiday parties declining Jewelry brand Lia Sophia announced that it is going out of business, and Delia's plans to file for bankruptcy. Also, 88 percent of companies will have a holiday party this year, down from 96 percent in 2013. Lauren Lyster reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com
MoneyWatch: OPEC will not cut production; Holiday shopping season begins
MoneyWatch: OPEC will not cut production; Holiday shopping season begins OPEC ministers decided not to cut production and they will keep pumping out 30 million barrels of oil a day causing oil prices to plunge to another four-year low. Also, advice on how to get the best deals this Black Friday. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com
Too soon for Santa? Holiday deals being offered earlier than ever
Too soon for Santa? Holiday deals being offered earlier than ever Summer is not over until next week, but it is already beginning to look a lot like Christmas in retail stores around the country. "Adweek" executive editor Tony Case joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what is behind the early holiday push.cbsnews.com