More Americans own an Amazon Echo. Get the most from it with these ‘Alexa’ tips and tricks

Whether you’re new to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant or a new fan, here are seven fun things to try if you own an Echo speaker.

     

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‘Don’t waste vaccine!’ After early confusion, experts say it’s always better to use leftover shots than toss them.

After early confusion, protocols for making sure leftover doses of COVID vaccine are used are largely in place. Experts say not to waste a shot.

     

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Detroit Three automaker employees left waiting for COVID-19 vaccines amid shortage

Detroit automakers are at the mercy of governments for COVID-19 vaccines. With the shots in short supply, plans to administer them remain on ice.

     

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Federal agents seize $2.8M in cocaine-frosted corn flakes cereal shipped from South America

Federal agents in Cincinnati seized nearly $3 million worth of cocaine-frosted cereal shipped from South America, according to officials.

     

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Naomi Osaka routs American Jennifer Brady to win Australian Open, fourth Grand Slam title

Naomi Osaka captures the Australian Open by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 for her fourth career Grand Slam title and second in Melbourne.

     

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‘He shouldn’t be dead’: A year after a father’s COVID death, a family confronts their loss

Following her father’s COVID-19 death, Abby Reinhard struggled to find a comfortable rhythm for her family during lockdowns, shutdowns and isolation.

     

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Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards lights up Twitter with dunk of the NBA season

With one giant leap, the No. 1 pick of the 2020 NBA draft defied gravity. With one strong slam, Anthony Edwards then defied strength.

     

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Air Force jet flying from Mississippi crashes near Montgomery, Alabama, killing 2

A Montgomery airport official confirmed the jet was military. Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi confirmed the T-38 jet.

     

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‘I really like him’: Megan Thee Stallion confirms she’s dating rapper Pardison Fontaine

Megan Thee Stallion has some “Good News”: She has a new “boo.”

     

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Leonard Fournette says Tom Brady’s Super Bowl pregame speech about honor ‘woke us up’

Leonard Fournette said Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady gave a pregame speech revolving around honor to inspire the team before Super Bowl 55.

     

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