At Sundance, Lin-Manuel Miranda shares the…

Lin-Manuel Miranda says that he knows “‘Hamilton’ is the first line in my obituary

Kobe Bryant Dies In Private Helicopter Crash

Five people died in the crash.

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. At least three others perished after 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.

The Latest: Michelle Obama joins Barack in Grammy…

Michelle Obama is a Grammy winner

Test Corvette Hits the Streets, Only to Have Its…

The 2020 Corvette Stingray can go 194mph, but one found on a downtown Detroit street last week was going nowhere: The test vehicle was up on blocks, its wheels missing. It was parked near GM's headquarters, the Detroit News reports. A company spokesman said a police report has been filed.

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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)

In divided America, some voters tuning out…

For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight

Fourth U.S. Coronavirus Case Confirmed In…

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

Dems Look to Counter GOP's Quick Vote to Acquit

Senate Republicans are considering holding a vote to acquit President Trump in his impeachment trial as soon as Friday, and Democrats are plotting their response. If the Senate votes against bringing in documents or witnesses, the rules would allow Democrats to offer new motions, Politico reports. The Republican majority could...

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.

Houston mayor, others help residents after deadly…

Houston’s mayor and others say they'll work to provide aid for residents whose homes were damaged after a massive explosion at a warehouse that killed two workers and injured 20 others

Warren Has a New Bragging Point

Elizabeth Warren has won the most important media endorsement in the nation's first state to vote in the presidential race: As Politico reports, the Des Moines Register editorial board on Saturday endorsed Warren, calling her "the best leader for these times" over the "outstanding caliber" of Democrats like Joe Biden...

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)

Movement to highlight missing Native women…

A movement to draw attention to Native American women and girls who have been killed or reported missing is expanding in some areas to include males

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President Trump Refuses To Lift Sanctions To…

Iran's foreign minister said he would "never rule out" the possibility of negotiations, but the U.S. would first need to lift the sanctions.

Jury Would Have 'Given Her Death Penalty in a…

"After we tried that case, I think they'd have given her a death penalty in a heartbeat. That’s the effect she had on the jury." So say the Muskingum County prosecutors involved in the case of Emile Weaver, a Delta Gamma Theta sorority sister at Muskingum University's New Concord, Ohio,...

Northwest stays wet as storms abound

Places like Seattle and Portland could add on a couple more inches of rain before the end of the month.

4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit…

Four states along the Missouri River are joining forces to look for ways to avoid the kind of flooding that caused millions of dollars in damage last year

Claim: Scientology Poisoned Singer's Dog Amid…

A progressive rock singer claims Scientologists have poisoned his family dog—again. Cedric Bixler-Zavala, lead singer of Mars Volta and At the Drive-In, says he put down his dog this week after it ate poisoned meat tossed into the yard by Church of Scientology members, per the Hollywood Reporter . "I'm...

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)

Three years later, Trump travel ban heads back to…

President Donald Trump's travel ban on travelers from predominantly Muslim countries is headed back to a federal appeals court, three years after it was first imposed

Delta Airlines Fined $50,000 For Removing 3…

The Transportation Department released a consent order Friday that accuses the airline of violating anti-bias laws.

Impeachment Day 4: Schiff Invokes John McCain

Democratic House impeachment managers are in their final day of arguments against President Trump. Friday's focus: obstruction of justice. The impeachment managers are asserting that Trump withheld crucial documents and blocked the testimony of top White House officials, reports the Wall Street Journal . "The president tried to cheat," said impeachment...

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Cold, dry air to produce blustery conditions

Enough moisture will accompany the cold air to produce snow showers from the Appalachians on north and west.

Gaga, Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Lil Nas X win…

“A Star Is Born” is having a rebirth at the 2020 Grammys: After winning two honors at last year’s show, the top-selling soundtrack won Lady Gaga two more awards Sunday

Trump Joins Rally Against Abortion

President Trump told thousands of anti-abortion marchers Friday that he's their champion, and they agreed—breaking into chants of "four more years" after his speech on the National Mall. "Unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House," he said, USA Today reports. Trump is the first...