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Taylor Swift shakes Sundance with revealing…

The normally private Taylor Swift has premiered a revealingly intimate documentary at the Sundance Film Festival

Bigfoot Spotted On Traffic Camera? WSDOT Tweet…

A tweet by Washington's DOT sparked Bigfoot speculation.

DOJ Deems 2 Of 4 Surveillance Warrants For Carter…

​The DOJ concluded "there was insufficient predication to establish probable cause to believe that Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power."

Las Vegas Updates Famous Slogan

The slogan "What happens here, stays here" is coming to the end of its near 20-year residency in Las Vegas. Insiders tell the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the slogan created in 2002 has been updated to "What happens here, only happens here." The sources say the new slogan, which is...

Taylor Swift kicks off Sundance Film Festival

Taylor Swift kicked off the Sundance Film Festival in Utah with the premiere of her documentary "Miss Americana," which hits Netflix next week. (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.

Russian Auschwitz survivor: Only coincidence that…

A Russian man who was arrested by the Nazis as a teenager and sent to the Auschwitz death camp is still amazed 75 years later that he survived the ordeal

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.

Trudeau Buys Doughnuts And Faces Backlash

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won the election in Canada, he continues to put himself in troubling situations. According to CNN, he tried to do something nice by bringing pastries from a doughnut shop to his Liberal cabinet. Yet people aren’t happy about the doughnuts because they came from a gourmet shop. After photos of Trudeau wearing blackface, Canada has found several reasons to criticize the prime minister. All from how much water his household uses to eating sweets while the government promotes healthy eating.

Bloomberg Has Gone From Bottom to Fourth: Poll

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,...

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.

Athletes warily embrace progress as USA…

Olympic champion Simone Biles is optimistic about the future of USA Gymnastics

Schiff: Trump is 'dangerous to us, to our country'

Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff, the lead impeachment manager, concluded Thursday's arguments by saying that President Trump is a danger to the country and should be removed from office. (Jan. 24)

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...

Social controls, SARS experience help China close…

Cutting off access to entire cities with millions of residents to try to stop a new virus outbreak is a step few countries other than China would consider

You Are More Likely To Be Killed By This Animal…

If you had to guess which animal is mostly likely to kill you, what would you pick?

Senate Republicans Seem Unmoved By House's…

House managers spent their second day of opening arguments focusing on alleged abuse of power by President Trump.

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...

Today in History for January 24th

Highlights of Today in History: James Marshall finds a gold nugget;Winston Churchill dies;Ted Bundy is executed;Thurgood Marshall dies;John Belushi born.

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.

Early voting means 2020 primary is already here…

The Iowa caucuses haven't yet happened, but millions of Americans are already free to vote

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

Trump To Attend March For Life

President Donald Trump will attend the March For Life, and anti-abortion rally in Washington, D.C. According to Business Insider, it will be the first time a sitting president attend the match. Trump will deliver a speech during the rally, saying they must defend “the rights to life.” In 2018, Trump spoke to March For Life attendees via video and relayed this message. He said: "Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence.”

'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...

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.