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Trump Touts Logo for New Space Force, with Nod to Star Trek

Trump Touts Logo for New Space Force, with Nod to Star Trek

NEWS | By Robert Burns | Jan 25
The Pentagon's new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek's Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a striking similarity.

Disability-Rights Movement Takes Spotlight at Sundance

Disability-Rights Movement Takes Spotlight at Sundance

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 25
During the thunderous reception for the celebratory disability-rights documentary "Crip Camp" at the Sundance Film Festival, the loudest response came when disability advocate Judith Heumann, one of the film's chief personalities, wheeled on stage.

Trial Highlights: Dems Cry Cover-Up, Trump Hails Activists

Trial Highlights: Dems Cry Cover-Up, Trump Hails Activists

NEWS | By Matthew Daly | Jan 25
From the floor of the Senate, Democratic impeachment prosecutors said Friday that President Donald Trump tried to cover up his actions with Ukraine, another reason to remove him from office.

Democrats Speak To History With Exhaustive Impeachment Case

Democrats Speak To History With Exhaustive Impeachment Case

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jan 25
At times it seemed like few senators in the chamber were really listening. But the House Democrats presenting the impeachment case against President Donald Trump weren't about to stop.

GOP Senators Incensed by Schiff's 'Head on a Pike' Remark

GOP Senators Incensed by Schiff's 'Head on a Pike' Remark

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Jan 25
Senate Republicans said lead impeachment prosecutor Adam Schiff insulted them during the trial by repeating an anonymously sourced report that the White House had threatened to punish Republicans who voted against President Donald Trump.

Trump's Idea of Executive Power Is also Impeachment Defense

Trump's Idea of Executive Power Is also Impeachment Defense

NEWS | By Colleen Long and Michael Warren | Jan 25
Something is the best or the worst, a person is a winner or a total loser, an event has never happened before, even when it has.

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

Wuhan Bans Cars, Hong Kong Closes Schools as Virus Spreads

NEWS | By Ken Moritsugu | Jan 25
The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks.

Are You Drinking Enough Water During Winter Months?

Are You Drinking Enough Water During Winter Months?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By American Heart Association | Jan 25
Remembering to drink enough water is easy during the summer, when higher temperatures and outdoor activities drive the point home. But staying adequately hydrated is just as important during the winter.

'This Is Huge': Locust Swarms Destroy Crops in East Africa AP-AF--Africa-Locust Outbreak

'This Is Huge': Locust Swarms Destroy Crops in East Africa AP-AF--Africa-Locust Outbreak

NEWS | By Ben Curtis, Josphat Kasire and Cara Anna | Jan 25
The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their noise-making does little to stop the voracious insects from feasting on their crops in this rural community.

Bolivia Religious Debate: The Bible vs Andean Earth Deity

Bolivia Religious Debate: The Bible vs Andean Earth Deity

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Jan 25
Hoisting a large leather Bible above her head, Bolivia's new interim president delivered an emphatic message hours after Evo Morales fled under pressure.


News

Actress Rosie Perez Says She Was Told of Weinstein Rape

Actress Rosie Perez Says She Was Told of Weinstein Rape

CRIME | By Tom Hays, Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz | Jan 25
"Do the Right Thing" actress Rosie Perez testified Friday that fellow screen star Annabella Sciorra told her in the mid-1990s that Harvey Weinstein had raped her but that she couldn't go to the police because "he'd destroy me."


Entertainment

 Review :: A Worm in the Heart
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Review :: A Worm in the Heart

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Jan 17
A fresh set of young eyes on the old problem of the plight of the LGBTQ community in Russia.

Doubts Loom over Nominating Process for Grammy Awards AP-Music-Grammywatch-Nominations Process

Doubts Loom over Nominating Process for Grammy Awards AP-Music-Grammywatch-Nominations Process

MUSIC | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 25
Questions have loomed for years around the nominations process for the Grammy Awards, but the doubts reached a new level this week after the Recording Academy's just-ousted CEO claimed the show is rigged and full of conflicts of interest.


Business

New York City Council Votes to Ban Cashless Businesses

New York City Council Votes to Ban Cashless Businesses

FINANCE | By Karen Matthews | Jan 25
New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating.


Technology

Need A Legal Pot Shop in California? Grab Your Smartphone

Need A Legal Pot Shop in California? Grab Your Smartphone

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael R. Blood | Jan 25
In another step to curb the state's flourishing illegal pot market, California regulators proposed rules Thursday that would require legal shops to post a unique black-and-white code in storefront windows.


Cars

Trump Ups Mileage Proposal Slightly over Obama Standard

Trump Ups Mileage Proposal Slightly over Obama Standard

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jan 24
The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and a key Democratic senator complain it does not go far enough.


Style

Tame the Beast: Redefining Grooming for Grown-ups

Tame the Beast: Redefining Grooming for Grown-ups

GROOMING | By Joseph Pedro | Jan 24
Tame the Beast is disrupting the grooming and skincare industry with a line of bold products that transcend gender and shine a light on eco-friendly packaging.


Health/Fitness

More Airport Screening Passengers Amid China Virus Outbreak

More Airport Screening Passengers Amid China Virus Outbreak

INTERNATIONAL | By David Rising | Jan 24
More airports are beginning to screen passengers arriving from China amid growing concerns Friday over the outbreak of a new virus there that has already killed more than two dozen people and sickened hundreds.


Travel

Rainbow Proud at the New York Times Travel Show

Rainbow Proud at the New York Times Travel Show

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 24
Queer travelers and their allies will find a special rainbow enclave at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion, where 28 tourism brands will be offering trip-planning inspiration.


Nightlife

HustlaBall Las Vegas

HustlaBall Las Vegas

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 23
HustlaBall Las Vegas was held over MLK weekend with many events including the Real World Suite Party at the Hard Rock Hotel and the main event Kamasutra at the Artisan Boutique Hotel.