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North Korea names army figure as new foreign…

North Korea has named a former senior army officer with little experience in dealings with the United States as its new foreign minister

Scientists May Have Solved Mystery Behind Bright…

Scientists may have solved the mystery behind an especially bright supernova.

Ukrainian Satirist: Politicians' 'Blatant Lies…

Newsy sat down with "serious" journalist-turned-political satirist Roman Vintoniv to discuss Ukraine's culture, political and systemic issues.

Bloomberg Has Gone From Zero to Fourth, Poll Shows

A Monmouth University poll released Wednesday shows that Mike Bloomberg's strategy might be working. The former mayor of New York came in at 9%, good for fourth place with Democratic voters nationally. That's 4 points higher than last month and is Bloomberg's best showing so far in a national poll,...

Manhunt continues in deadly Seattle shooting

Police are searching for two suspects in a downtown Seattle shooting that left one woman dead and several others wounded Wednesday night. (Jan. 23)

Top Five Highest-Paid Players in the NBA

5. James Harden at $38.2 million. 4. John Wall at $38.2 million. 3. Chris Paul at $38.5 million. 2. Russell Westbrook at $38.5 million. 1. Stephen Curry at $40.2 million.

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The Latest: Barty 1st player into 4th round at…

The top-ranked women's player in the world is also the first into the fourth round at the Australian Open

Taylor Swift Says She Isn't 'Muzzled' Anymore

Taylor Swift Says She Isn't 'Muzzled' Anymore In the trailer for her upcoming Netflix documentary, 'Miss Americana,' Swift reveals that she is no longer "fighting for people's respect" and is focusing on her own happiness. Taylor Swift, via 'Miss Americana' Taylor Swift, via 'Miss Americana' Swift previously opened up about politics and how she felt people didn't want to hear what she had to say when she was younger.

George Soros Thinks Trump And Facebook Are…

Billionaire George Soros thinks Facebook and President Donald Trump are conspiring. According to Business Insider, he said they are working together for Trump to win the 2020 presidential election. Yet Soros didn’t offer any evidence while speaking at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Soros then talked about them not being able to do anything “to stop” Facebook from spreading misinformation. In the past, Soros called Facebook a “menace” to society because of its “monopolistic” behavior.

Fliers May Have to Attest Their Pets Are Service…

Passengers have taken advantage by bringing miniature horses, monkeys, turkeys, pigs, peacocks, rabbits and, of course, cats aboard their flights, saying they're service animals needed for emotional support, airline employees say. A federal proposal would simplify the rules on service animals by allowing only dogs onto flights, NBC reports. Just...

Viral ice disc makes a brief reappearance in Maine

A perfectly round disc of ice that slowly rotated on the Presumpscot River in Westbrook, Maine, last January, and quickly became a viral media sensation, has made a brief reappearance.

More Than 3 in 5 Americans Are Lonely, Study Says

More Than 3 in 5 Americans Are Lonely, Study Says A new survey led by health insurer Cigna found a 7 percent rise in loneliness since 2018. The research noted social media use and poor work-life balance as significant contributors to the increase. Bert Uchino, a professor at the University of Utah who studies relationships and health, has said pervasive loneliness has “widespread effects.” Bert Uchino, via NPR Uchino also added that loneliness is linked to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. The study concluded that Gen Z has the highest loneliness scores, with boomers having the lowest.

NFL says number of concussions increased slightly…

The NFL said that the number of concussions that players had suffered increased slightly in 2019 over the previous season

Stars of 'The Gentlemen' discuss working with Guy…

Guy Ritchie's "The Gentlemen" boasts a star-studded cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Colin Farrell and Hugh Grant, whos says "one thing this film isn't is politically correct." (Jan. 23)

Impeachment Day 3: Trump Puts 'Nixon to Shame'

Day 3 of President Trump's impeachment trial is underway, and Democratic impeachment managers plan to focus much of the day's arguments on the abuse-of-power allegation against the president, reports the Hill . "The Constitution is not a suicide pact," said one of those managers, Rep. Jerry Nadler. It "does not leave...

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Trump to sign U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal…

The White House says President Donald Trump will hold a signing ceremony for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement Wednesday

Waffle House - The Hottest Ticket In Town For…

Here's a surprise contender for your Valentine's Day destination.

EPA Finalizes Rule Rolling Back Protections For…

This is a win for farmers and land developers, but some scientists and activists are worried it could lead to polluted drinking water.

'Protesters' Demanding 'Free Meng' Weren't Really…

On the first day of the first stage of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing, more than a dozen apparent protesters were spotted outside the Vancouver courtroom holding signs bearing messages like "Free Ms. Meng" and "Trump stop bullying us." Only ... those weren't actually protesters. They were just people responding...

Dierks Bentley steps back in time with Hot…

The ‘90s are back, along with mullets and acid-washed jeans. Country star Dierks Bentley talks about working on a debut record for his ‘90s country band, the Hot Country Knights. (Jan. 23)

Actress Annabella Sciorra Testifies Against…

Actress Annabella Sciorra testified against Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault trial. Sciorra said Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago. According to Reuters, the actress is the first accuser to take a stand against Weinstein. Sciorra revealed to a New York jury of seven men and five women that she tried to fight him off her. The Hollywood producer pleaded not guilty to charges of assaulting two women.

Rematch! James, Antetokounmpo are All-Star…

It’ll be an All-Star rematch: Team LeBron vs

Try These Foods If You Are Suffering From Hair…

Try These Foods If You Are Suffering From Hair Loss Losing your hair can be attributed to unavoidable reasons such as genetics. Researchers say bad nutrition may also be a factor. To potentially stimulate growth, include the following foods in your diet: Oysters, shrimp, green peas and oats contain zinc, which improves hair follicle health. Iron helps too, and most of these foods also contain it. Other useful items include omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins C and B. Sweet potatoes contain all of these, making this food all the more important for hair health. Other foods that could help your hair include nuts, eggs and prunes. Hair Club advisor Dr. Angela Phipp, via AOL

Senators Can Only Drink Water And Milk And Eat…

Senators attending President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial have strict rules to follow. According to Business Insider, these include prohibiting phones, talking or standing. Regular rules, like no food and beverages on the floor, will be enforced more as well. Senators can only drink milk and water, which will be served by pages, with options of still and sparkling water. The only “food” allowed on the floor is candy from the traditional “candy desk.”

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A Titan of Journalism Is Dead at 85

Jim Lehrer, who co-founded PBS' NewsHour and anchored the show for decades until his retirement in 2011, died Thursday at age 85, the public broadcasting station announced . Lehrer, who started his journalism career in Dallas in the 1960s, was the founding co-anchor, along with Robert MacNeil, of a single-topic PBS...

American pastime moving indoors

Another MLB team is moving to an indoor stadium. AccuWeather's Bill Wadell shows us the work underway to build a retractable roof for the Texas Rangers.

Jim Lehrer of 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' Dead at 85

Jim Lehrer of 'MacNeil-Lehrer Report' Dead at 85 On Thursday, PBS announced that the veteran broadcast journalist died "peacefully in his sleep." Lehrer began as the Washington correspondent for the news program in 1975. He became the sole host in 1995. Beginning in 1988, Lehrer was a frequent presidential debate moderator. Drawing upon his "30 years in the news business," he was also a successful fiction writer and screenwriter. Bret Baier of Fox News called Lehrer “an inspiration to a whole generation of political journalists — including this one.” CNN's Jake Tapper called Lehrer “a wonderful man and a superb journalist.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also responded to the news, saying Lehrer was a “champion for truth and transparency.” Lehrer had a heart attack in the early 1980s. He underwent heart valve surgery in 2008.