NFL power rankings 2021: Chiefs still No. 1 in way-too-early projections; 49ers, Cowboys rise as Saints, Steelers tumble

NFL power rankings 2021: Chiefs still No. 1 in way-too-early projections; 49ers, Cowboys rise as Saints, Steelers tumble

Super Bowl 55 is done, with Tom Brady’s Buccaneers finishing at the top of the NFL heap to end the 2020 season. But that also means it’s a perfect way-too-early time to consider how all 32 teams project to stack up against each other from best to worst for 2021. Despit the Buccaneers’ championship run, the Chiefs are again the…

Biden’s Justice Department to ask nearly all Trump-era U.S. attorneys to resign

Biden’s Justice Department to ask nearly all Trump-era U.S. attorneys to resign

The Biden administration will “begin the transition process” of removing all Senate-confirmed U.S. attorneys appointed during the Trump administration, with two exceptions, a senior Justice Department official said.The process could start as early as Tuesday. They will be asked to resign.U.S. Attorney John Durham, the prosecutor leading the investigation into the origins of the Russia…

Aircraft carrier failed to enforce social distancing, letting Covid spread: Pentagon watchdog

Aircraft carrier failed to enforce social distancing, letting Covid spread: Pentagon watchdog

WASHINGTON — Commanders of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier failed to enforce social distancing and withdrew sailors too early from quarantine last year, aggravating an outbreak of Covid-19 among the ship’s crew, according to a report from a Pentagon watchdog.The Roosevelt leadership also “allowed social gathering areas to remain open” and continued to conduct…