Whats New on Netflix in March 2021

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In the absence of broadly appealing new films and TV series (no Oscar hopefuls this month, I’m afraid), Netflix appears to be looking to the podcast market to figure out how to keep its massive subscriber base happy. Its new offerings in March include a host of documentary series and specials that I would totally listen to, were they podcasts. Will I watch? Well, I will not. (I haven’t even seen Ted Lasso yet.) But you might.

Operation: Varsity Blues (March 17) is sure to draw eyeballs, fascinated as we all were by the college admissions scandal that toppled such titans of culture as Felicity Huffman, Aunt Becky from Full House, and the fashion mogul who once designed a paper towel holder I bought at Target. Everyone is still pissed at the way these already-hads manipulated a system already weighted in their favor to get their kids into “good” colleges, and with good cause. The documentary feature comes from some of the same team that produced early pandemic sensation Tiger King.

Murder Among the Mormons (March 3) is the kind of lightly exploitative true-crime story that seems like it already was a podcast you subscribed to last year but forgot to listen to. It delves into a rash of bombings that terrorized Salt Lake City in the mid-1980s.

And an inspiring story of perseverance in the Hoop Dreams mold, Last Chance U: Basketball (March 10) is a spinoff from Netflix’s long-running series Last Chance U. It shifts the focus from football to collegiate basketball players who have struggled in their lives and studies and must play at the junior college level if they hope to get back into Division play.

If you prefer some more fiction in your TV viewing diet, I’m personally excited to see how well the Pacific Rim film series translates to anime in Pacific Rim: The Black, launching March 4 (giant robots in anime? It just might work!). The Irregulars (March 26) has great Buffy/Sabrina potential: a series about young paranormal crime fighters based on Sherlock Holmes’ famed “Baker Street Irregulars.”And then there’s Moxie (March 3), a dramedy film about a girl who launches a ‘zine to expose the sexism at her high school, which sounds pretty culturally relevant and is also the directorial debut of one Amy Poehler.

Here’s everything else coming to and leaving Netflix in March 2021.

What’s coming to Netflix in March 2021

Coming Soon (no date announced)

March 1

  • Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell — Netflix Documentary
  • Batman Begins (2005)
  • Blanche Gardin: Bonne Nuit Blanche (2021)
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
  • Dances with Wolves (1990)
  • DC Super Hero Girls: Season 1
  • I Am Legend (2007)
  • Invictus (2009)
  • Jason X (2001)
  • Killing Gunther (2017)
  • LEGO Marvel Spider-Man: Vexed by Venom (2019)
  • Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
  • Power Rangers Beast Morphers: S2
  • Rain Man (1988)
  • Step Up: Revolution (2012)
  • Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
  • The Dark Knight (2008)
  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • Training Day (2001)
  • Two Weeks Notice (2002)
  • Year One (2009)

March 2

March 3

March 4

March 5

March 8

March 9

March 10

March 11

March 12

March 14

March 15

March 16

March 17

March 18

March 19

March 20

March 22

  • Navillera — Netflix Original (South Korea)
  • Philomena (2013)

March 23

March 24

March 25

March 26

  • A Week Away — Netflix Film (Trailer)
  • Bad Trip — Netflix Film
  • Big Time Rush: Seasons 1-4
  • Croupier (1998)
  • The Irregulars — Netflix Original (Great Britain)
  • Magic for Humans by Mago Pop — Netflix Original
  • Nailed It!: Double Trouble — Netflix Original

March 29

  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
  • Rainbow High: Season 1

March 30

  • 7 Yards: The Chris Norton Story (2020)
  • Octonauts & the Ring of Fire — Netflix Family (Great Britain)

March 31

  • At Eternity’s Gate (2018)
  • Haunted: Latin America — Netflix Original

What’s leaving Netflix in March 2021

Leaving March 3

Leaving March 7

  • Hunter X Hunter (2011): Seasons 1-3

Leaving March 8

  • Apollo 18 (2011)
  • The Young Offenders (2016)

Leaving March 9

  • November Criminals (2017)
  • The Boss’s Daughter (2015)

Leaving March 10

  • Last Ferry (2019)
  • Summer Night (2019)

Leaving March 13

  • Spring Breakers (2012)
  • The Outsider (2019)

Leaving March 14

  • Aftermath (2017)
  • Marvel & ESPN Films Present: 1 of 1: Genesis
  • The Assignment (2016)
  • The Student (2017)

Leaving March 15

Leaving March 16

  • Deep Undercover: Collections 1-3
  • Love Dot Com: The Social Experiment (2019)
  • Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Leaving March 17

  • All About Nina (2018)
  • Come and Find Me (2016)

Leaving March 20

  • Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)

Leaving March 22

  • Agatha and the Truth of Murder (2018)
  • I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)

Leaving March 24

  • USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

Leaving March 25

  • Blood Father (2016)
  • The Hurricane Heist (2018)

Leaving March 26

Leaving March 27

Leaving March 30

  • Extras: Seasons 1-2
  • Killing Them Softly (2012)
  • London Spy: Season 1
  • The House That Made Me: Seasons 1-3

Leaving March 31

  • Arthur (2011)
  • Chappaquiddick (2017)
  • Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • God’s Not Dead (2014)
  • Hedgehogs (2016)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
  • Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
  • Molly’s Game (2017)
  • Money Talks (1997)
  • School Daze (1988)
  • Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
  • Sex and the City: The Movie (2008)
  • Sex and the City 2 (2010)
  • Sinister Circle (2017)
  • Skin Wars: Seasons 1-3
  • Taxi Driver (1976)
  • The Bye Bye Man (2017)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  • The Prince & Me (2004)
  • Weeds: Seasons 1-7

An Ancient Dog Bone Could Be Evidence of the Route Humans Took to North America

https://gizmodo.com/an-ancient-dog-bone-could-be-evidence-of-the-route-huma-1846338441

The canine bone fragment, found in Southeast Alaska.

The canine bone fragment, found in Southeast Alaska.
Image: Douglas Levere/University at Buffalo

A fragment of 10,000-year-old dog bone found along the Alaskan coast could be the oldest evidence of domesticated dogs in North America, and potential evidence of a coastal route taken by the first people to cross into North America from Eurasia.

The evidence continues to mount for the Coastal Migration Theory, which proposes that Eurasian migrants, instead of traveling through an interior corridor between two melting ice sheets, hugged the Siberian, Beringian, and Alaskan coastlines. These settlers continued their way along the Pacific coast, eventually reaching the southernmost boundary of the massive Cordilleran Ice Sheet, according to this theory.

The Coastal Migration Theory, also known as the Kelp Highway Hypothesis, is supported by geological and archeological evidence, including 29 human footprints found on the shoreline of Calvert Island in British Columbia. We now have further evidence to support this theory, but it comes from an unexpected source: a domesticated dog.

A map showing where the bone fragment was found.

A map showing where the bone fragment was found.
Image: Bob Wilder/University at Buffalo

This dog died approximately 10,150 years ago in what is now Alaska during the very tail-end of the last Ice Age. The lone fossil—a piece of a femur—is now the oldest confirmed remnant of a domesticated dog in the Americas, according to the new research, led by evolutionary biologist Charlotte Lindqvist from the University at Buffalo. The paper describing this discovery was published on Tuesday in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

That Alaska was hosting dogs around this time is not a huge surprise. Research from 2019 presented evidence of three prehistoric dogs found buried in what is now Illinois, which were dated to between 9,630 and 10,190 years ago, the latter figure suggesting a date slightly older than the date presented for the femur in the new paper. I asked Lindqvist about this apparent discrepancy.

“When you compare the median radiocarbon dates of the Illinois dogs and our dog, the Alaskan dog is a little older,” she said. “But it does depend on what you are comparing, and with the error bars and uncertainty—and radiocarbon dating done by different labs—you can argue that they are at least close to the same age, possibly with the Alaskan dog being a couple hundred years older.”

The Illinois dogs are significant, because they suggest the first settlers of North America brought their dogs with them from Eurasia. Previous genetic research done in this area came to a similar conclusion, showing that dogs arrived in the Americas approximately 10,000 years ago.

Lindqvist and her colleagues inadvertently stumbled upon the femur while sequencing DNA from a jumble of animal bones excavated from caves in southeast Alaska. This research is being done to determine how climatic changes during the last Ice Age affected various species, including their mobility.

“One of the projects I work on involves black and brown bears and we initially thought the bone came from a bear, but we later discovered it was a dog, and we had to follow up on this finding,” explained Lindqvist in an email.

The canine femur fragment, designated PP-00128, was found on the southeast Alaskan mainland just east of Wrangell Island in a location known as Lawyer’s Cave. Lindqvist, with her co-author Timothy Heaton, a professor of Earth sciences at the University of South Dakota, conducted a number of excavations in the late 1990s and early 2000s, resulting in the discovery of this bone and many others from this same cave.

University at Buffalo PhD student Flavio Augusto da Silva Coelho holding the fragment.

University at Buffalo PhD student Flavio Augusto da Silva Coelho holding the fragment.
Image: Douglas Levere/University at Buffalo

The team was able to derive a complete mitochondrial genome from the fragment, which they compared to modern dog breeds, historical Arctic dogs, and American pre-contact dogs (i.e. dogs that lived in the Americas prior to the arrival of Europeans). Mitochondrial DNA comes exclusively from the maternal side, so it’s incomplete (as compared to nuclear DNA), but the scientists were able to trace the genome back to a lineage that diverged from Siberian dogs around 16,700 years ago.

That’s significant, as this “timing roughly coincides with the minimum suggested date for the opening of the North Pacific coastal route along the Cordilleran Ice Sheet and genetic evidence for the initial peopling of the Americas,” as the authors wrote in the study.

Indeed, the PP-00128 fragment presents another clue in favor of the Coastal Migration Hypothesis. The coastal edge of the ice sheet started to melt around 17,000 years ago, while the inland corridor didn’t open up until around 13,000 years ago.

“Previous genetic estimates of the split between pre-European American dogs and their Siberian ancestors were younger than the estimates of when the ancestral native American human population diverged from their Siberian ancestors, suggesting dogs arrived in later migrations of humans into the Americas, perhaps even along the inland corridor,” explained Lindqvist.

Before the new study, “the oldest American dog remains were found from mid-continent sites, not suggesting how they got there,” she said, but this latest discovery “supports that our coastal dog is a descendant of dogs that participated in this initial migration along the Northwest Pacific Coast.

A possibility exists, of course, that this was a rogue dog that somehow made its way to North America without humans. That’s not as outlandish as it might seem; dogs were domesticated from wolves between 14,000 and 29,000 years ago, in a complex process that involved multiple interbreeding episodes between dogs and wild wolves. That said, Lindqvist believes her Alaskan dog likely lived with humans.

“Other remains excavated from this same cave include human bones and artifacts, but these are all younger,” she said. “They do suggest, though, that the cave was indeed used by humans. And we know from human remains found in another cave in southeast Alaska that humans were in the region at the time this ancient dog lived. But no, we don’t have direct evidence that this dog was living with humans. We do know, though, that this dog was a domesticate and not a wolf, and if I were a dog, I would probably stay around humans for food.”

Indeed, a carbon isotope analysis of the femur fragment suggests this dog was fed by humans, as it ate fish (possibly salmon), and meat from whales and seals. This runs in stark contrast to other ancient dogs living in the mid-continent, which featured a “much more terrestrial diet,” said Lindqvist.

That humans travelled along the Pacific coast from Eurasia into North America seems highly probable, and the new research fits in nicely with this increasingly popular narrative. But that doesn’t mean alternate pathways into the continent were neglected. As previous research shows, there was likely more than one route into North America, as an interior corridor likely opened up around 12,600 to 13,100 years ago.

Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevents blood sugar spikes

http://techcrunch.com/2021/02/22/eat-this-not-that-exercise-now-new-personalized-software-predicts-and-helps-prevents-blood-sugar-spikes/

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk of developing it.

Enter software by January AI, a four-year-old, subscription-based startup that in November began providing personalized nutritional and activity-related suggestions to its customers based on a combination of food-related data the company has quietly amassed over three years, and each person’s unique profile, which is gleaned over that individuals’s first four days of using the software.

Why the need for personalization? Because believe it or not, people can react very differently to every single food, from rice to salad dressing.

The tech may sound mundane but it’s eye-opening and potentially live-saving, promises cofounder and CEO Noosheen Hashemi and her cofounder, Michael Snyder, a genetics professor at Stanford who has focused on diabetes and pre-diabetes for years.

Investors like the idea, too. Felicis Ventures just led a $21 million Series A investment in the company, joined by HAND Capital and Salesforce founder Marc Benioff. (Earlier investors include Jerry Yang’s Ame Cloud Ventures, SignalFire, YouTube cofounder Steve Chen, and Sunshine cofounder Marissa Mayer, among others.) Says Felicis founder Aydin Senkut, “While other companies have made headway in understanding biometric sensor data—from heart rate and glucose monitors, for example—January AI has made progress in analyzing and predicting the effects of food consumption itself [which is] key to addressing chronic disease.”

To learn more, we talked this afternoon with Hashemi and Snyder. Below is part of our chat, edited for length and clarity.

TC: What have you built?

NH: We’ve built a multiomic platform where we take data from different sources and predict people’s glycemic response, allowing them to consider their choices before they make them. We pull in data from heart rate monitors and continuous glucose monitors and a 1,000-person clinical study and an atlas of 16 million foods for which, using machine learning, we have derived nutritional values and created nutritional labeling [that didn’t exist previously].

[The idea is to] predict for [customers] what their glycemic response is going to be to any food in our database after just four days of training. They don’t actually have to eat the food to know whether they should eat it or not; our product tells them what their response is going to be.

TC: So glucose monitoring existed previously, but this is predictive. Why is this important?

NH: We want to bring the joy back to eating and remove the guilt. We can predict, for example, how long you’d have to walk after eating any food in our database in order to keep your blood sugar at the right level. Knowing what “is” isn’t enough; we want to tell you what to do about it. If you’re thinking about fried chicken and a shake, we can tell you: you’re going to have to walk 46 minutes afterward to maintain a healthy [blood sugar] range. Would you like to do the uptime for that? No? Then maybe [eat the chicken and shake] on a Saturday.

TC: This is subscription software that works with other wearables and that costs $488 for three months.

NH: That’s retail price, but we have an introductory offer of $288.

TC: Are you at all concerned that people will use the product, get a sense of what they could be doing differently, then end their subscription?

NH: No. Pregnancy changes [one’s profile], age changes it. People travel and they aren’t always eating the same things. . .

MS: I’ve been wearing [continuous glucose monitoring] wearables for seven years and I still learn stuff. You suddenly realize that every time you eat white rice, you spike through the roof, for example. That’s true for many people. But we are also offering a year-long subscription soon because we do know that people slip sometimes [only to be reminded] later that these boosters are very valuable.

TC: How does it work practically? Say I’m at a restaurant and I’m in the mood for pizza but I don’t know which one to order.

NH: You can compare curve over curve to see which is healthier. You can see how much you’ll have to walk [depending on the toppings].

TC: Do I need to speak all of these toppings into my smart phone?

NH: January scans barcodes, it also understands photos. It also has manual entry, and it takes voice [commands].

TC: Are you doing anything else with this massive food database that you’ve aggregated and that you’re enriching with your own data? 

NH: We will definitely not sell personal information.

TC: Not even aggregated data? Because it does sound like a useful database . . .

MS: We’re not 23andMe; that’s really not the goal.

TC: You mentioned that rice can cause someone’s blood sugar to soar, which is surprising. What are some of the things that might surprise people about what your software can show them? 

NH: The way people’s glycemic response is so different, not just between by Connie and Mike, but also for Connie and Connie. If you eat nine days in a row, your glycemic response could be different each of those nine days because of how much you slept or how much thinking you did the day before or how much fiber was in your body and whether you ate before bedtime.

Activity before eating and activity after eating is important. Fiber is important. It’s the most under overlooked intervention in the American diet. Our ancestral diets featured 150 grams of fiber a day; the average American diet today includes 15 grams of fiber. A lot of health issues can be traced to a lack of fiber.

TC: It seems like coaching would be helpful in concert with your app. Is there a coaching component?

NH: We don’t offer a coaching component today, but we’re in talks with several coaching solutions as we speak, to be the AI partner to them.

TC: Who else are you partnering with? Healthcare companies? Employers that can offer this as a benefit?

NH: We are selling to direct to consumers, but we’ve already had a pharma customer for two years. Pharma companies are very interested in working with us because we are able to use lifestyle as a biomarker. We essentially give them [anonymized] visibility into someone’s lifestyle for a period of two weeks or however long they want to run the program for so they can gain insights as to whether the therapeutic is working because of the person’s lifestyle or in spite of a person’s lifestyle. Pharma companies are very interested in working with us because they can potentially get answers in a trial phase faster and even reduce the number of subjects they need.

So we’re excited about pharma. We are also very interested in working with employers, with coaching solutions, and ultimately, with payers [like insurance companies].

White House Adjusts Rules to Encourage More Loans for Tiny Businesses

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/02/22/business/stock-market-today

Downtown Nashville last week. Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program would attempt to steer more pandemic loans to the smallest businesses.
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Aiming to steer more federal aid to the smallest and most vulnerable businesses, the Biden administration is altering the Paycheck Protection Program’s rules, increasing the amount sole proprietors are eligible to receive and imposing a 14-day freeze on loans to companies with 20 or more employees.

The freeze will take effect on Wednesday, the Small Business Administration planned to announce on Monday. In December’s economic relief package, Congress allocated $284 billion to restart the aid program. Banks and other financiers, which make the government-backed loans, have disbursed $134 billion to 1.8 million businesses since lending resumed last month. The money is intended to be forgiven if recipients comply with the program’s rules.

Companies with up to 500 workers are generally eligible for the loans, although second-draw loans — available to those whose sales dropped 25 percent or more in at least one quarter since the coronavirus pandemic began — are limited to companies with 300 or fewer employees. The 14-day moratorium is intended to focus lenders’ attention on the tiniest businesses, according to administration officials, who spoke to reporters at a news briefing on Sunday on the condition that they not be named.

Most small businesses are solo ventures, employing just the owner. For such companies, including sole proprietorships and independent contractors, one major impediment to getting relief money was a program rule that based their loan size on the annual profit they reported on their taxes. That made unprofitable businesses ineligible for aid, and left thousands of applicants with tiny loans — some as small as $1.

The new formula, which Small Business Administration officials said would be released soon, will focus instead on gross income. That calculation, which is done before many expenses are deducted, will let unprofitable businesses qualify for loans.

The agency is also changing several other program rules to expand eligibility. Those with recent felony convictions not tied to fraud will now be able to apply, as will those who are delinquent or in default on federal student loan debt. The agency also updated its guidance to clarify that business owners who are not United States citizens but lawful residents are eligible for loans.

The U.S. economy remains mired in a pandemic winter of shuttered storefronts, high unemployment and sluggish job growth. But on Wall Street and in Washington, attention is shifting to an intriguing if indistinct prospect: a post-Covid boom.

In recent weeks, economists have begun to talk of a supercharged rebound that brings down unemployment, drives up wages and may foster years of stronger growth, Ben Casselman reports for The Times.

There are hints that the economy has turned a corner: Retail sales jumped last month. New unemployment claims have declined from early January, though they remain high. Measures of business investment have picked up.

Economists surveyed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia this month predicted that U.S. output will increase 4.5 percent this year, which would make it the best year since 1999. Economists at Goldman Sachs forecast that the economy will grow 6.8 percent this year and that the unemployment rate will drop to 4.1 percent by December, a level that took eight years to achieve after the last recession.

The growing optimism stems from several factors. Coronavirus cases are falling. The vaccine rollout is gaining steam. And largely because of trillions of dollars in federal help, the economy appears to have made it through last year with less structural damage — in the form of business failures, home foreclosures and personal bankruptcies — than many people feared last spring.

Lastly, consumers are sitting on a trillion-dollar mountain of cash, a result of months of lockdown-induced saving and successive rounds of stimulus payments.

“There will be this big boom as pent-up demand comes through and the economy is opening,” said Ellen Zentner, chief U.S. economist for Morgan Stanley. “There is an awful lot of buying power that we’ve transferred to households to fuel that pent-up demand.”

Olivier Véran, the French health minister, second from right, in Nice on Saturday. He said the consulting giant McKinsey & Company had helped with the vaccine rollout but played no role in policy decisions.
Credit…Valery Hache/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

McKinsey & Company has become a magnet for controversy in France after the public learned of millions of euros worth of contracts to help plan vaccine distribution that has been derided for being far too slow, Liz Alderman reports for The New York Times.

The contracts — totaling 11 million euros ($13.3 million), of which €4 million went to McKinsey — were confirmed by a parliamentary committee last week. The government of President Emmanuel Macron, which has been under fire for months for stumbling in its handling of the pandemic, was forced to admit it had turned to outside consulting firms for help managing the response.

called for McKinsey to help define distribution routes for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which must be kept as cold as minus 80 degrees Celsius during transport and storage. The company would benchmark France’s performance against other European countries. McKinsey experts would also help coordinate a vaccination task force comprising officials from numerous agencies, with some decision chains involving up to 50 authorities.

In early January, France had vaccinated only “several thousand people,” according to the health minister, compared with 230,000 in Germany and more than 110,000 in Italy.

Other contracts provided for Accenture, the global information technology consultancy, to roll out the campaign’s monitoring systems, and for two French consultancies, Citwell and ILL, to help with “logistical support and vaccine distribution.”

The government’s strategy focused on delivering the vaccines to 1,000 distribution points in France, from which the doses would be sent in supercooled trucks to nursing homes, clinics and local mayors’ offices. In Germany, the program was simpler: Authorities decided to administer the vaccine in 400 regional centers.

By the first week of January, France had one million vaccine doses in hand, but the delay in getting them into peoples’ arms was becoming public knowledge. The pace has recently picked up. But with 4.7 doses administered per 100 people, according to a New York Times database, France still trails neighbors like Germany and Italy.

Mushroom ravioli was filled with cream cheese made with a protein extracted from whey. Lab-made labneh and bacon made from the root systems of fungi went with a salad.
Credit…Amy Lombard for The New York Times

A slew of venture-backed companies envision a world where we sit down for dinner and brag that no animals were harmed in the production of this carbon-neutral porterhouse steak. They want to Impossible Burger our entire diet.

It’s beginning to work. Consumer sales of the increasingly impressive simulacra of meat, eggs and dairy products grew 24 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to the market research company NPD Group — and 89 percent of those buyers are not vegetarians.

Joel Stein wanted to see just how realistic the lab-to-table future could be, so he threw a dinner party filled with bleeding-edge products that don’t bleed. The carefully chosen guest list consisted of his wife and their 11-year-old son.

The menu:

  • A whiskey sour served on a coaster made of soft fake leather produced from mycelium, which was grown on a bed of sawdust and mixed with cornstalks. Beta-lactoglobulin, the main protein in whey from cow’s milk, from Perfect Day Foods replaced the egg whites for the foam on top of the drink. The whiskey was from Endless West, a company in San Francisco producing spirits without grains or barrels.

  • A salad of gem lettuce, roasted carrots and watermelon radishes. It was served over a smear of fake labneh and surrounded with bits of Prime Roots’ fake bacon, which is made from a mycelium called kogi, and was topped with potato-and-dill “egg bites” from Just Egg made out of mung bean protein and canola oil.

  • Ravioli stuffed with mushrooms and cream cheese made from beta-lactoglobulin and coconut oil, paired with a glass of sake that was made without any rice.

  • For dessert, a freezer full of ice cream made from Perfect Day’s protein. Late last year, Graeter’s, the 150-year-old Cincinnati ice cream institution, introduced six flavors for its Perfect Indulgence vegan line. “I like it,” Mr. Stein’s son said, and then added, “It tastes like slightly worse ice cream than normal.”

Fruit, vegetables and taekwondo – why Ibrahimovic, 39, gets better with age

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/55948150

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (centre)
Ibrahimovic began his professional career with Malmo before going on to play for Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris St-Germain, Manchester United, LA Galaxy and Milan again

“I think I’m like wine. The older I get, the better I get.”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has always had plenty to say but part of what makes him so special is his ability to back up even the boldest, self-aggrandising statements with action.

It is something he has continued with unexpected regularity during a 2020-21 season that has seen him score 14 goals in just 12 league games to spearhead AC Milan’s own unlikely challenge at the top of Serie A – all at the age of 39.

His evergreen efforts have also seen him enter an exclusive group, as the scorer of 500 club career goals.

This weekend, the Swedish striker will be firmly in the spotlight, for good reasons and bad (more on that in a bit), as AC Milan face Inter in a Milan derby that could well help shape the narrative of the current Italian top-flight title race.

‘Dear Los Angeles, you’re welcome’

To get the full context behind Ibrahimovic’s current European renaissance, we must understand the journey he has undertaken in recent years.

The cruciate ligament injury he suffered in his second season at Manchester United in April 2017 was one that can spell the end for players in their prime, never mind their mid 30s, but the Swede battled back.

Moving to America to join US side LA Galaxy was seen by some as a slip into semi-retirement ahead of a well-earned shift into the full thing but 53 goals and a place in the MLS best XI two years running disproved that.

Then came the return to AC Milan, for whom he scored 42 times in 61 league games to inspire to an 18th Serie A title in 2011 and second-place finish the year after.

Eight years later, he was re-joining a very different Rossoneri – a fallen, faltering one. Surely this was a move based on romance as opposed to realism? Nope.

He joined with the club floundering in 11th in Serie A. Ten goals in 16 starts later they had finished sixth and qualified for Europe.

In typically forthright style, he declared that Milan would have won the league had he played the entire season, adding that he was “just warming up”.external-link

True to form, he wasn’t kidding.

‘If I was here from day one we’d have won the championship’

Ibrahimovic’s numbers this season are stunning.

His goals tally of 14 – making him Serie A’s joint second leading scorer – is undoubtedly the headline. Only Romelu Lukaku and another evergreen forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, have more, with 16 each.

What is truly remarkable, though, is his ruthlessness and efficiency in front of goal. He is currently scoring at a ratio of 1.17 goals per game and clocking a strike every 69 minutes.

Only two players with goals in double figures in Europe’s top five leagues can better his minutes per goal – Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Atalanta’s Luis Muriel, who has netted regularly despite only seven of his 20 league appearances this season being from the starting XI.

Fewest minutes per goal

Best record by players with 10+ goals in Europe’s top 5 leagues

Only Lewandowski possesses a better goals per game ratio than the Swede.

Goals per game

Highest rate by players with 10+ goals in Europe’s top 5 leagues

His shot conversion rate of 24.56% puts him ninth in the list of all players in Europe’s top five leagues to have attempted 40 shots or more.

Best shot conversion rate

Highest rate by players with 40+ shots in Europe’s top 5 leagues

‘Fruit, vegetables and a bit of taekwondo’

How then has Zlatan defied father time to continue to excel at an age when most of his peers are either long retired, coaching, or sat in television studios?

Diet is a huge part of it, as is an adapted exercise regime.

“You’re talking about fruit and vegetables and only white meat,” Spanish football expert Guillem Balague told the BBC’s Euro Leagues podcast. “Pizzas are reward, no sugar. He does a little bit of taekwondo too.”

Fellow journalist James Horncastle added: “He has spoken how he has had to change his physique and become more physical.”

At the heart of it, though, is a hunger to remain at the top, to push himself to the lofty status he is so fond of declaring himself to be at.

“He loves to be on the stage,” said Balague. “He doesn’t see what he is doing as a job, but something he is passionate about and that drives you.”

“He loves the stage and because of his competitive nature he wants to see that in his team-mates,” continued Horncastle. “That is why this Milan team has flourished.

“You have to take your hat off to Ibra. When he arrived in January he said ‘if I had been here all year we would have won the league’. Everyone thought that was bravado but look where they are now.”

Ibrahimovic is now the fifth oldest centre-forward in Serie A history, although he has some way to go to beat the record, set by Italo Rossi, who appeared for Pro Patria on 8 April 1951 aged 52 years, 11 months and three days.

In the modern era, though, he is closing in on Sergio Pellissier and Francesco Totti, who played for Chievo and Roma respectively at the age of 40 within the last five years.

Player Club Age Games Goals
Nino Elche 40 12 1
Zlatan Ibrahimovic AC Milan 39 12 14
Joaquin Real Betis 39 18 1
Rodrigo Palacio Bologna 39 23 1
Jorge Molina Granada 38 31 9
Fabio Quagliarella Sampdoria 38 20 8
Goran Pandev Bologna 37 17 3
Franck Ribery Fiorentina 37 18 1
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus 36 27 23

‘We are all players, some better than others’

A mural of the clash between Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic next to the San Siro
A mural of the clash between Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic next to the San Siro

There is, of course, another reason many eyes will be on Ibrahimovic during the Milan derby and that is his one major blot in his copybook for this season, which came the last time the Milan sides met.

Both he and Romelu Lukaku had scored for their respective sides as January’s Coppa Italia stood at 1-1 just before the hour mark.

A clash between the pair, along with some unsavoury comments – which included Ibrahimovic calling his ex-Manchester United team-mate a “little donkey” – earned both players a booking, with Ibrahimovic later sent off for a second yellow card.

Christian Eriksen scored a winner for Inter in extra time.

On Sunday, the red and black side of Milan will be hoping it is only the boots of their star man doing the talking.

Try These Real Food Substitutes for Gels, Sports Drinks, and More

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Gels, bars, sports drinks, and shakes are all wonderful inventions, letting us get the right nutrients in our bodies at the right times while we’re working out. But regular plain old food works just as well, in many cases—and it’s often cheaper.

What to try in place of gels

If you go for long runs or bike rides, gels (like Gu) or sports chews (like Clif Shot Bloks) can provide some easy carbs while you’re moving. But since they’re basically just sugar, you can easily substitute any other easy-to-eat carb.

I learned from the other runners in a marathon training group that fruit snacks are an easy, cheap substitute for the gels we kept downing. Go to the cereal section of the grocery store, and you’ll find them prepackaged for kids’ lunchboxes.

Almost any kind of candy can work, honestly; just find something with about the right amount of carbohydrate (you’ll want around 30 to 60 grams of carbs per hour after the first hour, depending on your body size) and not too much fat or protein. Starchy foods count, too; pretzels and gummy bears both supply mid-workout carbs.

Make sure you’ll be able to eat it while on the move; for many of us that rules out anything that takes a lot of chewing or that will crunch and splinter as you eat it, like chips. Some trail runners love raisins. Just make sure to try new things a little at a time, in case your pick doesn’t agree with your gut.

What to try in place of sports drinks

A drink like Gatorade does three things that water doesn’t: it provides you with carbs (sugar) for intra-workout nutrition; it provides sodium to replace the salt that you’re sweating out; and it typically provides a few other electrolytes, like potassium.

If you’re not working out long or hard enough to lose a large amount of sweat, water is probably fine. For carbs, see our suggestions above for candy or starchy foods.

When it comes to electrolytes, you have options. Watering down Gatorade tends to be easier on your stomach, if you’re drinking a lot of it. You can also use an electrolyte powder or tablet, like Nuun or Liquid IV. But what if you want electrolytes from real food?

Fortunately, most of us don’t need to work too hard to replace electrolytes. If you’re just exercising for an hour or two, water is enough and your next meal should be able to supply sodium and potassium just fine. If you’re concerned, though, a salty snack like pretzels or chips can provide carbs as well as sodium. And a banana has 422 milligrams of potassium, compared to 30 milligrams in a serving of sports drink.

What to try pre-workout

If you just don’t feel at home at the gym without a scoop of fruity, caffeinated powder beforehand, it’s going to be hard to replace that exact feeling. Many pre-workouts contain beta-alanine, which can cause an itchy-tingling sensation in your skin; I can’t think of a food that does that.

But the main reason many people use a pre-workout is for the caffeine. That’s what’s behind the idea of using it for an “energy” boost. You can easily replace pre-workout with any other source of caffeine, though, like coffee.

Just check the amount: a scoop of C4 contains 150 milligrams of caffeine, which is roughly a cup or a cup and a half of strong coffee (coffee’s caffeine content varies with the bean, the roast, and other factors, so it’s hard to pin down precisely).

Protein shakes and bars

Protein powder is a convenient way to get extra protein in your diet, but there’s nothing special about drinking your protein in shake form. The story is similar for protein bars. A scoop of protein powder often has about 20 grams of protein, and most protein bars have between 10 and 20 grams of protein.

You can choose the bar or the shake for convenience, but don’t think that the amount of protein you’re getting is anything special. A three-ounce serving of chicken breast, about the size of a deck of cards, has 27 grams of protein; an egg has six; a can of tuna has 20; a small container of nonfat Greek yogurt has 17. So serve yourself any of these protein-rich foods (or another of your choice) and you don’t need the bar or the shake.

How Giving Things Up for Lent Affects Your Brain and Body

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The 40 days leading up to Easter, known as Lent, are a time of restriction for many. If you’re thinking of giving up chocolate, alcohol, caffeine, or meat—some of the most popular sacrifices—here’s what you should know about how doing so will affect your brain and body.

But first, a little reality check: I grew up in a community where it seemed every Lent, the woman around me—though rarely the men—would give up candy or chocolate or something like “fried foods.If you’re contemplating something similar, I’d ask you to consider whether you have a purely religious motivation for restricting what you eat, or if you’re merely dieting with extra guilt?

I’m not qualified to give religious advice, so I’d recommend talking with your religious leaders or others in your community about whether restricting food to hopefully lose weight maybe isn’t missing the point of Lent. (If you’d like some food for thought, this article from a Catholic religious studies professor talks about the intersection of religious fasting and diet culture.)

Strictly from a health point of view, a restrictive diet is still a restrictive diet, no matter the reasoning behind it. So let’s take a look at four popular Lenten sacrifices and what may happen to your brain and body if you go cold turkey for 40 days.

Sugar and chocolate

Biologically, we like sugar. Our brains really like sugar. While neuroscientists will argue over whether the word “addiction” should be applied to something as basic as sugar, our brains do react to it with dopamine, a chemical also released in response to other pleasurable things like drugs and sex.

The first few days without sugar tend to be difficult, triggering cravings and potentially (if you give in) bingeing behaviors. People who give up sugar often report that after the first week or so, they’re more able to stick with their intentions. It’s not clear whether that’s solely because our cravings subside, or because we also get better at replacing them with other habits, like eating more filling meals so we don’t get hungry for snacks.

The mental aspect of restricting something as common as sugar is worth considering. Overly strict rules about food can turn into disordered eating in some people.

People often give up chocolate specifically, rather than the whole category of sweets or sugar, but the effects will be similar. If you only give up chocolate, though, you can have a different sweet snack when cravings hit. Whether that aligns with your goals or not is up to you.

Alcohol

If Lenten diets are a do-over of new year’s resolution diets, perhaps giving up alcohol is a do-over of Dry January. Similar considerations apply.

If you think you may have a problem with drinking too much alcohol, consider getting professional help rather than counting on Lent to solve your problems. You can find a self-evaluation questionnaire and resources for treatment here.

How much giving up alcohol affects you will depend on how much alcohol you are used to drinking, and how you use it. For example, if you frequently drink before bed, giving up those drinks will likely help you sleep better. If drinks make up a significant amount of your daily calories, giving them up might help you lose or maintain your body weight. And if you often wake up with a hangover, giving up drinking will gain you back some headache-free weekend mornings.

Caffeine

If you give up coffee or caffeinated sodas, you’re giving up caffeine. As with alcohol, the effects of going cold turkey will depend on how much you were consuming in the first place.

The most common symptoms of caffeine withdrawal include headaches and fatigue. There are also more subtle signs, like feelings of anxiety, depression, or irritability. Drinking water and getting enough sleep can help with these.

If you were using caffeine to compensate for poor sleep, taking away the caffeine just leaves you with…poor sleep. So make sure to take care of yourself in all respects; don’t just quit caffeine and expect everything to magically get better.

To give up caffeine without withdrawal symptoms, cut down gradually. Half-caf coffee (made with half regular coffee and half decaf) can help. So can caffeine-free versions of your favorite sodas.

Meat

Giving up meat on Fridays is already a robust Lenten practice, as you’ll know if you live in a city with a strong tradition of Friday night church basement fish frys. But maybe you’d like to take the next step and give up meat for all of Lent.

If you plan out your switch to a plant-based diet, your body might not even notice the difference. The key is to make sure you’re choosing foods that give you plenty of protein, since plant foods are lower in protein than meats. If you take the time to learn about protein sources, you’ll be fine—tofu, beans, grains, and many meat substitutes have plenty. But if you continue eating the same foods as before and only subtract the meat, you may be in trouble. For example, if you’re used to grabbing a burger with fries for lunch, a veggie burger with fries is a reasonably good substitute. A double order of fries is not.

We have a guide to switching to a plant-based diet here. Just be aware that drastic changes in the amount of fiber you’re eating can play havoc on a sensitive gut, so ease into your new diet thoughtfully.

How Brady turned the Bucs into Super Bowl contenders

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Venue: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Date: Sunday, 7 February Time: 23:30 GMT
Coverage: Build-up on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website from 23:00-23:30. Live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and BBC Radio 5 Live from 23:00-03:00, plus live text coverage online and in-play clips.

After winning a record six Super Bowls in 20 years with the New England Patriots, Tom Brady became a free agent for the first time last year.

He sought a new challenge, and chose to leave the most successful team of the NFL’s modern era for one of the least successful – the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Bucs were hosting Super Bowl 55 at the end of the season and had just signed the man widely regarded as the greatest quarterback of all time.

Could he really lead Tampa Bay to the big game in his very first season, making them the first team to play a Super Bowl in their own stadium? It seemed too good to be true.

It wasn’t – not with Brady steering the ship. The Bucs have defied the odds to reach the NFL showpiece and the league’s three-time Most Valuable Player, now 43, continues to defy Father Time.

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What kind of a team did Brady join?

Formed in 1976, Tampa Bay were bought in 1995 by the Glazer family, who also gained ownership of Manchester United in 2005. The Bucs won Super Bowl 37 in 2003 but did not win another play-off game until Brady arrived. In fact, they had not reached the post-season at all since 2007.

Bruce Arians became head coach in 2019 and, after Jameis Winston threw 30 interceptions in a single season en route to a 7-9 record that season, it was time for Tampa Bay to look for a new quarterback.

Arians said this week “you can’t hit a home run unless you’re going to swing for one”, and the Bucs duly lured Brady. Their new signing then convinced the Bucs to bring former Patriots team-mate Rob Gronkowski out of retirement, which included a brief stint in WWE.

“It’s crazy what Tom Brady has done,” said BBC pundit Jason Bell. “He inherited pretty much the same team and you see the jump [in performance]. People talk about the ‘Patriot Way’, but some say it’s the ‘Brady Way’external-link because of the way he challenges those players and how they’re accountable to him.”

Brady the ‘missing piece’ for the Bucs

Brady joined a new team during a pandemic, with training heavily restricted and pre-season games cancelled, and Tampa Bay lost their season opener to the New Orleans Saints.

But the Bucs improved to 6-2 and made Antonio Brown the latest member of the ‘Brady Bunch’. The star wide receiver stayed in Brady’s house during a brief stint with New England in 2019.

BBC pundit Osi Umenyiora said Brady “couldn’t have picked a better situation to go into”. With Brown, Mike Evans and Chris Godwin, he now had three of the NFL’s best receivers to throw to, he was being protected in the pocket and was playing for an offense-minded coach like Arians, who saw Brady as “the missing piece”.

“I knew how good a team we had and what we were missing – that belief we were good enough,” Arians said this week.

“Until you’re with a guy of [Brady’s] stature, you really don’t know his personality on a daily basis. He’s just one of the guys and does a great job working with younger and older players. It’s like having another coach on the field.”

Arians has even let Brady call plays, and Tampa Bay won their last four games of the regular season to finish 11-5 and secure a wildcard spot in the play-offs.

Brady had 40 touchdown passes for the season – the second-highest in the league and his career – and followed that up by helping the Bucs beat three division winners on the road.

Is Brady the GOAT?

Umenyiora was in the New York Giants team that beat New England at Super Bowls 42 and 46, and when Brady left the Patriots, he was among those who felt coach Bill Belichick deserved most of the credit for their success.

But Brady is preparing for a 10th Super Bowl while the Patriots have had their first losing season since 2000. So back in October, Umenyiora apologised to his old adversary on The NFL Show.

“I always knew Brady was a really good player,” Umenyiora said this week. “But I wanted to see him do it somewhere else, in a different system – and he did.

“He’s the greatest player we’ve seen in football.”

Jason Bell rates former Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor as the greatest while ex-San Francisco 49ers receiver Jerry Rice was voted the all-time best in 2019.external-link Brady has surpassed his childhood idol Joe Montana by taking a second franchise to the Super Bowl. Montana, who won four titles with the 49ers, fell one game short of the big game after joining the Kansas City Chiefs.

Now Brady aims to emulate Peyton Manning by becoming only the second starting quarterback to win the Super Bowl with two different teams, while also achieving the remarkable accolade of winning more championships than any single NFL franchise.

How is Brady still at the top of his game?

Brady puts his longevity down to his trainer Alex Guerrero, and in his 2017 book, ‘The TB12 Method’, Brady explained how Guerrero’s concept of ‘pliability’ prevents muscle injury and how his diet reduces inflammation, although some of his claims have been dismissed as “dubious science”.external-link

“The work I do with my body coach Alex is critical to my success,” said Brady this week. “I understood that a really important aspect of performing well was everything I put into my body and how I took care of it.”

Guerrero’s team privileges were revoked at New England but he’s said to have an office in Tampa Bay’s facility.external-link

Dave Hamilton, the Bucs’ director of performance science, told the BBC: “Tom has his own systems and processes. He does a great job with nutrition, getting the appropriate rest – sleep is a big part for him.

“He has a team and we make sure that we integrate and get the relevant information to and from each other, so that we’re all on the same page.”

While Brady’s numbers declined in his last two years in New England, this season’s form shows he still has elite arm strength.

And he’s not done yet. This week he said he’s open to playing beyond 45.

Additional reporting by Jo Currie

Do you Zoom lunch with home-working colleagues?

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Food has traditionally been a fundamental part of our working days, presenting an opportunity to take time away from the desk or production line, and socialise with colleagues. You could go to the staff canteen, or perhaps to a local cafe, pub or restaurant – to talk shop, have a gossip, or perhaps deliberately chat about anything but work.

Opinion: Mexican vacation and organic food are on the alleged Capitol rioters wish lists

https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/03/opinions/capital-riot-entitlement-cupp/index.html

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Andrew Cuomo says all the coronavirus deaths in the nursing homes and in the hospitals “were always fully, publicly and accurately reported” following allegations of a cover-up and calls for impeachment. CNN’s Brynn Gingras reports. “,”descriptionText”:”New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says all the coronavirus deaths in the nursing homes and in the hospitals “were always fully, publicly and accurately reported” following allegations of a cover-up and calls for impeachment. 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CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/pamela-brown-profile” target=”_blank”>Pamela Brownu003c/a> speaks with trial participant Caleb Chung and his father Dr. Richard Chung about the 12-year-old’s experience.”,”descriptionText”:”Duke University is testing Pfizer’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/03/health/how-covid-vaccines-work/index.html” target=”_blank”>coronavirus vaccineu003c/a> on 2,000 children between the ages of 12 and 15 years old. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/pamela-brown-profile” target=”_blank”>Pamela Brownu003c/a> speaks with trial participant Caleb Chung and his father Dr. Richard Chung about the 12-year-old’s experience.”},{“title”:”Meghan and Harry announce they’re expecting second child”,”duration”:”02:07″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/02/14/prince-harry-meghan-markle-sussex-baby-announcement-foster-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/02/14/prince-harry-meghan-markle-sussex-baby-announcement-foster-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201215074825-meghan-harry-0107-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/02/14/prince-harry-meghan-markle-sussex-baby-announcement-foster-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced they are expecting their second child. 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Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), one of the House impeachment managers for Trump’s second trial, reacts to the Senate vote acquitting the former president.”,”descriptionText”:”Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), one of the House impeachment managers for Trump’s second trial, reacts to the Senate vote acquitting the former president.”},{“title”:”Winter weather alerts encompass nearly 170 million people”,”duration”:”04:28″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/weather/2021/02/14/weather-winter-storm-blizzard-ice-warning.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”weather/2021/02/14/weather-winter-storm-blizzard-ice-warning.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210214172909-warnings-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/weather/2021/02/14/weather-winter-storm-blizzard-ice-warning.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”A major winter storm will bring record snowfall to portions of the southern Plains, followed by record-breaking cold temperatures. 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Meteorologist u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/tom-sater” target=”_blank”>Tom Sater u003c/a>has the details. “},{“title”:”Senate acquits Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol riot”,”duration”:”02:59″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2021/02/14/trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-day-5-wrap-trial-two-nobles-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2021/02/14/trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-day-5-wrap-trial-two-nobles-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210213202046-trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-day-5-wrap-trial-two-nobles-nr-vpx-00021619-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2021/02/14/trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-day-5-wrap-trial-two-nobles-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”The Senate u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/13/politics/senate-impeachment-trial-day-5-vote/index.html” target=”_blank”>acquitted former President Donald Trumpu003c/a> in his second impeachment trial, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/ryan-nobles” target=”_blank”>Ryan Noblesu003c/a> reports the verdict amounted to a bipartisan rebuke of the former President with seven Republicans finding him guilty.”,”descriptionText”:”The Senate u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/13/politics/senate-impeachment-trial-day-5-vote/index.html” target=”_blank”>acquitted former President Donald Trumpu003c/a> in his second impeachment trial, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/ryan-nobles” target=”_blank”>Ryan Noblesu003c/a> reports the verdict amounted to a bipartisan rebuke of the former President with seven Republicans finding him guilty.”},{“title”:”White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo resigns “,”duration”:”01:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/media/2021/02/14/tj-ducklo-resigns-deputy-white-house-press-secretary-saenz-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”media/2021/02/14/tj-ducklo-resigns-deputy-white-house-press-secretary-saenz-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210212130217-tj-ducklo-0209-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/media/2021/02/14/tj-ducklo-resigns-deputy-white-house-press-secretary-saenz-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo has resigned following a Vanity Fair report that he threatened a reporter who was working on a story about his romantic relationship with another reporter. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/arlette-saenz” target=”_blank”>Arlette Saenzu003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo has resigned following a Vanity Fair report that he threatened a reporter who was working on a story about his romantic relationship with another reporter. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/arlette-saenz” target=”_blank”>Arlette Saenzu003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Impeachment managers defend not calling witnesses”,”duration”:”03:49″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2021/02/13/raskin-plaskett-defend-not-calling-witnesses-trump-second-impeachment-acquittal-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2021/02/13/raskin-plaskett-defend-not-calling-witnesses-trump-second-impeachment-acquittal-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210213173906-raskin-with-house-impeachment-managers-january-13-2021-01-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2021/02/13/raskin-plaskett-defend-not-calling-witnesses-trump-second-impeachment-acquittal-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”House impeachment managers Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-USVI) defend their decision not to call witnesses in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.”,”descriptionText”:”House impeachment managers Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-USVI) defend their decision not to call witnesses in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.”},{“title”:”McConnell: No question Trump is responsible for provoking riot”,”duration”:”04:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2021/02/13/mitch-mcconnell-trump-responsible-for-riot-impeachment-acquittal-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2021/02/13/mitch-mcconnell-trump-responsible-for-riot-impeachment-acquittal-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210213165012-mitch-mcconnell-february-13-2021-02-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2021/02/13/mitch-mcconnell-trump-responsible-for-riot-impeachment-acquittal-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that there was no question that former President Donald Trump was “practically and morally responsible” for provoking the January 6 US Capitol insurrection despite the Senate voting to acquit Trump for inciting the riot.”,”descriptionText”:”Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that there was no question that former President Donald Trump was “practically and morally responsible” for provoking the January 6 US Capitol insurrection despite the Senate voting to acquit Trump for inciting the riot.”},{“title”:”Schumer: GOP lacked courage to condemn Trump’s despicable act”,”duration”:”02:47″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2021/02/13/trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-schumer-bts-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2021/02/13/trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-schumer-bts-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210213161240-schumer-post-acquittal-trump-impeachment-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2021/02/13/trump-impeachment-vote-acquittal-schumer-bts-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivers remarks after senators voted to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. Seven Republican senators voted to convict Trump for inciting the Capitol riot on January 6.”,”descriptionText”:”Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivers remarks after senators voted to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. Seven Republican senators voted to convict Trump for inciting the Capitol riot on January 6.”},{“title”:”‘Insultingly misleading’: Dale on Trump lawyer’s claim”,”duration”:”04:57″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2021/02/13/trump-impeachment-lawyers-fact-check-dale-sot-vpx-ac360.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2021/02/13/trump-impeachment-lawyers-fact-check-dale-sot-vpx-ac360.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210212213831-dale-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2021/02/13/trump-impeachment-lawyers-fact-check-dale-sot-vpx-ac360.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/daniel-dale” target=”_blank”>Daniel Daleu003c/a> fact-checks u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/12/politics/fact-check-trump-defense-impeachment-trial/index.html” target=”_blank”>several claims madeu003c/a> by former President Donald Trump’s defense attorneys during his second impeachment trial.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/daniel-dale” target=”_blank”>Daniel Daleu003c/a> fact-checks u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/12/politics/fact-check-trump-defense-impeachment-trial/index.html” target=”_blank”>several claims madeu003c/a> by former President Donald Trump’s defense attorneys during his second impeachment trial.”},{“title”:”Biden slams Trump over Covid-19 vaccine rollout”,”duration”:”01:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2021/02/11/biden-covid-19-vaccines-trump-did-not-do-his-job-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2021/02/11/biden-covid-19-vaccines-trump-did-not-do-his-job-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210211172539-biden-covid-19-vaccines-trump-did-not-do-his-job-sot-vpx-00000525-large-169.png”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2021/02/11/biden-covid-19-vaccines-trump-did-not-do-his-job-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/top-news-videos/”,”description”:”During remarks at the National Institutes of Health, President Joe Biden said that Donald Trump’s administration did not do their job getting enough u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/04/us/covid-19-vaccine-drug-stores/index.html” target=”_blank”>coronavirus vaccinesu003c/a> and forming a distribution plan to get shots out to Americans.”,”descriptionText”:”During remarks at the National Institutes of Health, President Joe Biden said that Donald Trump’s administration did not do their job getting enough u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/02/04/us/covid-19-vaccine-drug-stores/index.html” target=”_blank”>coronavirus vaccinesu003c/a> and forming a distribution plan to get shots out to Americans.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-5fg4e1′,”,”js-video_source-featured-5fg4e1″,true,true,’top-news-videos’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length