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Spain walloped by heavy snow, rain, gales that…

Heavy snow, rain and gale-force winds are lashing many parts of Spain, causing at least two deaths

China Reports 139 New Cases Of Deadly Coronavirus

The majority of cases are in Wuhan. But the illness has now spread to other areas in China, including Beijing and Shenzhen.

Va. Preps for Gun Rally With 'Enormous Potential…

Law enforcement agencies in Virginia are planning a "strong presence" Monday as gun rights advocates are set to converge upon the state's capital of Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures. The rally is happening amid a governor-issued state of emergency barring weapons from Capitol grounds through Tuesday evening. "They...

ShowBiz Minute: SAG Awards, Prince Harry, US Box…

"Parasite" wins at SAG Awards, so do Pitt and Aniston; Prince Harry: "Powerful media" is why he's stepping away from royal family; "Bad Boys for Life" debuts so good with box office top spot in the U.S.. (Jan. 20)

New Al Sharpton book looks at America's political…

The Rev. Al Sharpton, the longtime civil rights activist, has a new book out in September

Prince Harry: 'There Was No Other Option'

Prince Harry says it "brings him great sadness" to step back from his royal duties—but "there really was no other option." The prince explained the decision Sunday in an emotional speech at a private dinner for Sentebale, the charity for children with HIV he co-founded with Lesotho's Prince Seeiso...

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Bosnian protesters hold anti-pollution protest in…

Dozens of people have gathered for a protest in Sarajevo because of dangerously high levels of air pollution in the Bosnian capital in the past few weeks

AP Top Stories January 20 A

Here's the latest for Monday January 20th: Richmond, Virginia prepares for gun rights rally; Two police officers killed in Honolulu; Shooting outside Kansas City bar leaves 2 dead, more than a dozen hurt; Trump impeachment defense team previews strategy.

New York Times Endorses 2 Democrats for President

Instead of picking a side in the Democratic Party's centrists versus progressives debate, the New York Times editorial board has chosen to endorse two candidates. "May the best woman win," they write, giving the nod to Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. On the progressive side, they describe Sen. Bernie...

Davos bolsters security as protesters march…

Hundreds of disgruntled protesters against the elite World Economic Forum are marching through the Alpine snows toward its annual gathering in Davos

Sexual Assault In Health Care Happens More Than…

Dr. Lauren Powell, executive director of TIME’S UP Healthcare, says half of female med students will be sexually harassed or assaulted by graduation.

Super Bowl Odds Are Out, and It's Tight

When the season started, the Kansas City Chiefs were the betting favorites to win the Super Bowl, notes Sports Illustrated . Now that the season is almost over, they remain the favorites, though slight ones. Vegas bookies have the team as 1- or 1.5-point favorites to beat the San Francisco...

Aniston on SAG win: 'I did not see that coming at…

Jennifer Aniston was overwhelmed backstage at the SAG Awards after winning Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for "The Morning Show," and said she had a new found love of acting. (Jan. 20)

Germany downplays flap over Tunisia invite to…

The German government is downplaying Tunisia's rejection of a last-minute invitation to a weekend conference on Libya, its north African neighbor

Big News About the Simpsons ' Apu

Controversy has long been swirling around Apu, the Simpsons ' Indian character, being voiced by white actor Hank Azaria. Now, Azaria tells Slashfilm he won't be voicing the character anymore. "We all made the decision together. We all agreed on it. We all feel like it’s the right thing and...

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EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian…

The European Union has adopted a budget worth 900 million euros ($998 million) to help countries affected by humanitarian crises

Hot, pale, dusky - pink was all the rage at the…

Stars including Cynthia Erivo, Elisabeth Moss and Sarah Hyland chose pink for the red carpet at the SAG Awards. (Jan. 20)

2 Officers Dead in Waikiki Shooting, 'Siege'

Two Honolulu, Hawaii, police officers were killed Sunday morning in a situation that quickly turned into a "siege." Sources tell KHON 2 it started when police were called to a home near the base of Diamond Head, where a landlord was reportedly trying to evict a tenant. The tenant allegedly...

Spacewalking astronauts wrapping up battery…

Spacewalking astronauts are wrapping up battery improvements outside the International Space Station

California Teachers Sue Delta After Jet Fuel Dump…

​At least 60 people were treated for injuries by fire crew after a jetliner dumped fuel on five elementary schools earlier this week.

Akon Now Owns His Own City, Named After Himself

Rapper Akon is of Senegalese descent and spent much of his childhood in the West African country, and now he owns a city there. "Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future," he posted last week on Twitter . Yes, that's...

Pitt gets emotional after SAG win

Brad Pitt says he was moved by his win at the SAG Awards and muses on why "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" has struck a chord with so many people. Pitt took home Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his work in the movie. (Jan. 20)

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial…

Google’s chief executive is calling for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence

GM Engineers Take Corvettes for 100mph Spin, Face…

Two GM engineers visiting the Kentucky plant that builds Corvettes evidently decided to put a couple of new 2020 C8 Stingrays through tests of their own. Their joyrides, which troopers said topped 100mph, ended with the men being arraigned on charges including speeding, racing a motor vehicle on a public...

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Experts say Vincent van Gogh self-portrait is…

Experts in Amsterdam have confirmed that a Vincent van Gogh self-portrait was indeed painted by the Dutch master as he recovered in a French asylum from a mental breakdown

Michelle Williams: 'I don't really know what to…

Backstage at the SAG Awards, Michelle Williams - who won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for "Fosse/Verdon" - says the role will be "a hard act to follow" and admits she hasn't signed on to any projects since. (Jan. 20)

SpaceX Destroys a Rocket to Test Escape System

In a counterintuitive safety test, SpaceX launched, then—less than 90 seconds later—destroyed a rocket Sunday at Cape Canaveral. The idea was to assess the survivability of the Crew Dragon capsule in a catastrophic rocket failure, NBC reports. The capsule is to take NASA astronauts to the International Space...