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In Europe, Kobe Bryant recalled for his 'Italian…

In Europe where Kobe Bryant grew up, the retired NBA star is being remembered for his “Italian qualities

Mother Dog Leads Rescuers To Her Pups

A mother dog led rescuers to her pups.

Kobe Bryant Dies In Private Helicopter Crash

Five people died in the crash.

Trump Made Telling Remark About Bernie

Hillary Clinton isn't exactly bursting with Bernie love—and for President Trump, that could be a bonus. In a recording of a private 2018 dinner, Trump says Clinton might have been harder to beat in 2016 if she had chosen Bernie Sanders as her running mate, Newsweek reports. "Had she...

Diddy makes the Clive Davis carpet a family affair

Sean 'Diddy' Combs posed with his daughters on the red carpet at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Los Angeles, others gracing the carpet included Cardi B and Channing Tatum. (Jan. 26)

Couple Charged With Murdering Their Son By…

A New York Police Department officer and his fiancee were charged with second-degree murder Friday. The transit officer's 8-year-old son was allegedly left in an unheated, unfinished garage overnight and froze to death. A county source says Valva allegedly got angry with Thomas the night before his death, beat him, and left him in the garage as punishment. The temperature overnight was 19 degrees. Valva and Pollina allegedly mocked the boy for how cold he was before he died.

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Music mainstays and newcomers speak out on Grammy…

Drama over fairness and inclusion at the Grammy Awards is carrying over to music's big night Sunday

Kobe Bryant Reportedly Killed in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant Reportedly Killed in Helicopter Crash According to TMZ, the NBA legend died in the crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. He was 41 years old. There were at least four people involved in the crash. TMZ reports that a fire broke out in the private helicopter. Bryant was an 18–time All-Star and led the Lakers to five NBA championships. Bryant retired from the team after the 2015-16 season. He is survived by his wife, Vanessa, and their four children.

Taylor Swift Won't Attend Grammys

While it's not clear why the superstar will not be attending the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, she is still nominated for song of the year, best pop solo performance and best pop vocal album. Deborah Dugan, the former head of the Grammys, filed a lawsuit against the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Tuesday, alleging she was wrongfully fired after raising allegations of sexual harassment and irregularities with Grammy nominations. The lawsuit, filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), came days after Dugan was put on leave for what the Academy called "misconduct." Dugan was employed by the Academy for five months before being placed on leave.

Kobe Bryant, Daughter Dead in Helicopter Crash

Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant and his daughter died in a helicopter crash Sunday in the hills of Calabasas, Calif., TMZ reports. Officials say seven others perished when the helicopter went down in flames, killing all on board. Bryant's daughter, Gianna Maria Onore, was only 13; Bryant's wife Vanessa was...

Torrential rains turned city streets into rapid…

Heavy, persistent rain in Brazil on Jan. 25, resulted in severe flooding. The city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerias, was left completely inundated.

Kobe Bryant and His Daughter Killed in…

Kobe Bryant and His Daughter Killed in Helicopter Crash According to TMZ, the NBA legend and his daughter, Gianna, died in the crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. He was 41 years old. Gianna Bryant was only 13 years old. A source confirmed to ESPN that a total of five were killed in the crash. TMZ reports that a fire broke out in the private helicopter. Bryant was an 18–time All-Star and led the Lakers to five NBA championships. Bryant retired from the team after the 2015-16 season. He had four children with his wife, Vanessa.

Kobe Bryant remembered as AFC beats NFC again in…

The Pro Bowl turned into a Kobe Bryant tribute

Mendes: 'There is diversity across the casting'

Sam Mendes, winner of the outstanding feature award at the Directors Guild of America for his film "1917," justifies his diversity in the casting for the film. (Jan. 26)

New Boeing Jetliner Takes Off and Lands

Finally, good news for Boeing: Its new jetliner took off, flew, and landed without a hitch. A crowd watched the Boeing 777X (also called the 777-9 and 777-9X) complete its maiden flight north of Seattle on Saturday morning, Reuters reports. But the world's biggest twin-engined jetliner still requires FAA approval,...

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Bloomberg vows steadfast commitment to US aid for…

Michael Bloomberg is vowing not to revisit U.S. aid to Israel as he makes his case for the presidency to fellow Jewish Americans

Woman's Claim About Washing Her Face With $4…

An unusual skincare tip involving an inexpensive shampoo has gone viral.

Fourth U.S. Coronavirus Case Confirmed In…

Both cases were people who had recently traveled from Wuhan, China.

Study of Vesuvius Victim's Skull Reveals a…

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius may have most famously destroyed Pompeii, but the nearby town of Herculaneum endured a similar fate. Now a new study suggests that at least one of the town's residents suffered a remarkable, if grisly, fate: His brain essentially turned to glass, reports Live Science . The...

Almodovar wins big in Spain

Pedro Almodovar won 3 accolades at the Goya Awards in Spain for his film "Pain and Glory," with his leading actor, Antonio Banderas, also scooping the best actor award for his performance in the same film. (Jan. 26)

India Becomes Second Largest Smartphone Market

Kobe Bryant's death leaves NBA players, others in…

NBA players, coaches, entertainers and politicians took to social media and other avenues to express their shock and sadness over the helicopter crash that took the life of former basketball great Kobe Bryant

5 Tips for Heading Back to College

5 Tips for Heading Back to College Going back to school can be scary. These tips can help you to jump back in with confidence. 1. Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA form, to get a loan or grant for schooling. 2. Make sure you research the best school or program that will suit your needs. CAEL's Becky Klein-Collins, via NPR 3. Figure out which degree you want before taking the necessary steps towards your specific goal. 4. Settle any current affairs you may have so they do not clash with your upcoming education schedule. 5. Once you sign up, refresh your memory in the field by taking a free online course. Graduate! Network adviser Denise Whittaker, via NPR

Pompeo Accuses Reporter For Breaking Rules Of…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused a National Public Radio reporter of lying to him. He said the reporter violated “the basic rules of journalism and decency.” According to Reuters, the reporter said Pompeo cursed at her multiple times after an interview together. Reporter Mary Louise Kelly said Pompeo was upset after she questioned him about Ukraine. Pompeo said: “This is another example of how unhinged the media has become in its quest to hurt President (Donald) Trump and this Administration.”

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Schiff Reacts to Trump Tweet

With the Senate impeachment trial down for a day, President Trump fired off a tweet that's making headlines. "Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very sick man," he wrote Sunday about Rep. Adam Schiff, the trial's lead impeachment manager. "He has not paid the price, yet,...

The so-satisfying pop of a slush bubble

It was a slushy mess in Big Flats, New York, on Jan. 25, but one spectator found the series of air bubbles caught under the slush pretty cool.

Shanghai Disney Resort to Close Due to Coronavirus

Shanghai Disney Resort to Close Due to Coronavirus Disney's theme park will be closed in China over the Lunar New Year. Shanghai Disney Resort made the announcement on Friday "in response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak." Guests have been refunded, and it is not yet known when the park will reopen. The virus originated in China's city of Wuhan, but it has spread throughout Asia and into the United States. The Wuhan virus has already infected more than 800 people and dozens have died. Other Chinese cities, including Beijing, have canceled their Lunar New Year activities.