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Hundreds Still Flooded from Homes in Mississippi Capital

Hundreds Still Flooded from Homes in Mississippi Capital

NEWS | By Rogelio V. Solis and Melinda Deslatte | Feb 17
The swollen Pearl River appeared to have crested Monday in Mississippi's capital, but authorities warned the hundreds of evacuees in the Jackson area not to rush back home until they got the all clear.

Buttigieg Wants to Win Beyond Cheating Distance

Buttigieg Wants to Win Beyond Cheating Distance

NEWS | Feb 17
The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was asked at two consecutive town halls in Nevada on Monday about what he'd do should Trump refuse to leave the presidency after losing the election.

Leaked Data Shows China's Uighurs Detained Due to Religion

Leaked Data Shows China's Uighurs Detained Due to Religion

NEWS | By Dake Kang | Feb 17
The database obtained by The Associated Press profiles the internment of 311 individuals with relatives abroad and lists information on more than 2,000 of their relatives, neighbors and friends.

UK Grapples with Severe Floods, Storm Death Toll Rises to 3

UK Grapples with Severe Floods, Storm Death Toll Rises to 3

NEWS | By Danica Kirka and Jan M. Olsen | Feb 17
Britain issued severe flood warnings Monday, advising of life-threatening danger after Storm Dennis dumped weeks' worth of rain in some places.

Professor Suspended for Calling Police on Black Student

Professor Suspended for Calling Police on Black Student

NEWS | Feb 17
A white professor at an Indiana university who called police to his classroom after a black student refused to change seats will not be teaching for the remainder of the semester, the school said in a written statement.

Daytona 500 Resumes Without President, Pomp, Packed House

Daytona 500 Resumes Without President, Pomp, Packed House

NEWS | By Jenna Fryer | Feb 17
The Daytona 500 was scheduled to resume Monday afternoon after "The Great American Race" was postponed for just the second time in 62 years.

Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change

Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change

NEWS | By Joseph Pisani | Feb 17
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change.

Over 26,000 Cast Early Votes in Nevada So Far

Over 26,000 Cast Early Votes in Nevada So Far

NEWS | Feb 17
Nevada's Democratic Party says more than 26,000 people cast votes during the first two days of early voting in the state's presidential caucuses.

Bloomberg Takes Veiled Swipe at Rival's Aggressive Loyalists

Bloomberg Takes Veiled Swipe at Rival's Aggressive Loyalists

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe and Nicholas Riccardi | Feb 17
With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning were fixated on a rival who wasn't contesting the state.

French Town Uncouples with Its Polish Twin over LGBTQ Rights

French Town Uncouples with Its Polish Twin over LGBTQ Rights

NEWS | Feb 17
A Polish mayor on Monday deplored the decision by a sister town in France to suspend 25-year official ties with her town because it declared itself an area "free of LGBT ideology."


News

Portugal Leaders Rally Around Porto Player over Racist Slurs

Portugal Leaders Rally Around Porto Player over Racist Slurs

SPORTS | Feb 17
The president and the prime minister of Portugal added their voices to a national outcry Monday over racist abuse aimed at a black FC Porto soccer player who walked off the field after hearing monkey chants.


Entertainment

Museum's Rembrandt Knockoff Turns Out to Be the Real Thing

Museum's Rembrandt Knockoff Turns Out to Be the Real Thing

FINE ARTS | Feb 17
Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a painting attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt's workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.


Business

EU Post-Brexit Budget Proposal under Attack from Many Sides

EU Post-Brexit Budget Proposal under Attack from Many Sides

INTERNATIONAL | Feb 17
Several EU member states and the European Parliament have rejected for starkly opposing reasons the latest proposal to find a compromise on the European Union's budget.


Technology

Zuckerberg Meets EU Officials as Bloc's New Tech Rules Loom

Zuckerberg Meets EU Officials as Bloc's New Tech Rules Loom

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Feb 17
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met top European Union officials on a visit to Brussels on Monday, days before the bloc is expected to release new proposals on regulating artificial intelligence.


Style

Ryan's Secret Fashion Show Brings Awareness to Male Body Positivity

Ryan's Secret Fashion Show Brings Awareness to Male Body Positivity

FASHION | By Aron Ranen | Feb 14
Ryan's Secret creative director and designer Myriam Chalek wants to bring awareness to young men who experience depression and commit suicide because of body shaming and bullying.


Health/Fitness

Recovery Unplugged: Understanding the Physiology of Addiction and Sobriety

Recovery Unplugged: Understanding the Physiology of Addiction and Sobriety

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Feb 17
What you put into your body directly relates to recovery, Recovery Unplugged, a national addiction care organization with locations all over the country — and the importance of physical well-being shouldn't be minimized.


Nightlife

The Glam Awards @ Sony Hall

The Glam Awards @ Sony Hall

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 8
The 21st Annual Glam Awards celebrates the best of New York City Nightlife, it is also an incredible display of creativity, talent and camaraderie.