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Prince Wrongful Death Case Dismissed; Estate Case Continues

Prince Wrongful Death Case Dismissed; Estate Case Continues

ENTERTAINMENT | By Amy Forliti | Jan 20
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have reached settlements with defendants.

Robert De Niro Gets Political as He Accepts SAG Awards Honor

Robert De Niro Gets Political as He Accepts SAG Awards Honor

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jan 20
Robert De Niro received the Screen Actors Guild lifetime achievement award Sunday to praise for his illustrious career and thunderous applause from his fellow performers, but spent much of his acceptance speech on politics.

'Downton Abbey' Creator's New Tv Show Is Painfully Accurate

'Downton Abbey' Creator's New Tv Show Is Painfully Accurate

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 20
The period costumes of a Julian Fellowes drama can be excruciatingly accurate, as an actress in his new series "Belgravia" discovered.

Critics Free to Criticize, Say 'Morning Show' Makers, Stars

Critics Free to Criticize, Say 'Morning Show' Makers, Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 20
When critics and subjects of their criticism meet there can be tense moments — especially when a new streaming service's high-profile project, "The Morning Show," is at issue.

10 Years after Vatican Takeover, Legion in New Abuse Crisis

10 Years after Vatican Takeover, Legion in New Abuse Crisis

NEWS | By Maria Verza and Nicole Winfield | Jan 20
The administrator of the elite Catholic school in Cancun, Mexico, used to take the girls out of class and send them to the chapel, where the priest from the Legion of Christ religious order would sexually abuse them.

2020 Democratic Contenders Link Arms pn King Day March

2020 Democratic Contenders Link Arms pn King Day March

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard | Jan 20
Democratic presidential contenders celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at a Baptist church Monday and linked arms with each other and civil rights leaders in a march of tens of thousands to the Statehouse.

Human-to-Human Transmission Confirmed in China Coronavirus

Human-to-Human Transmission Confirmed in China Coronavirus

NEWS | By Yanan Wang and Ken Moritsugu | Jan 20
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely.

Thousands Rally in Virginia's Capital for Gun Rights

Thousands Rally in Virginia's Capital for Gun Rights

NEWS | By Alan Suderman and Sarah Rankin | Jan 20
Thousands of gun-rights activists — some brandishing their military-style rifles — crowded the streets surrounding Virginia's Capitol building Monday to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation.

Martin Luther King Holiday: Faith, Politics Mix this Holiday

Martin Luther King Holiday: Faith, Politics Mix this Holiday

NEWS | By Jeff Amy | Jan 20
The nation is marking the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with tributes Monday recalling his past struggles for racial equality, observing the federal holiday named for him against the backdrop of a presidential election year.

'Parasite' Parties, Leo Greets Young Fans Inside SAG Awards

'Parasite' Parties, Leo Greets Young Fans Inside SAG Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | Jan 20
Here are some of the more memorable moments from inside Sunday night's ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.


News

US Envoy Say It's his Mustache; South Koreans Say Otherwise

US Envoy Say It's his Mustache; South Koreans Say Otherwise

INTERNATIONAL | By Hyung-Jin Kim | Jan 20
The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. His mustache, maybe?


Entertainment

James Dean Revival Spurs Debate on Raising the Digital Dead

James Dean Revival Spurs Debate on Raising the Digital Dead

CELEBRITIES | By Andrew Dalton and Matt Kemp | Jan 20
The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career.


Business

Bloomberg Offers Plan to Tackle Racial Economic Inequality

Bloomberg Offers Plan to Tackle Racial Economic Inequality

FINANCE | By Sean Murphy and Deepti Hajela | Jan 20
The former New York City mayor spoke out against an American history of race-based economic inequality from slavery to segregation to redlining, and outlined an proposal aimed at increasing the number of black-owned homes and businesses.


Technology

SpaceX Launches, Destroys Rocket in Astronaut Escape Test

SpaceX Launches, Destroys Rocket in Astronaut Escape Test

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcia Dunn | Jan 20
SpaceX completed the last big test of its crew capsule before launching astronauts in the next few months, mimicking an emergency escape shortly after liftoff Sunday.


Cars

SUV on Grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City Sparks Outrage

SUV on Grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City Sparks Outrage

AUTO NEWS | Jan 19
A Chinese woman sparked social media outrage in her country by posting photos of herself and a friend with a Mercedes-Benz on the grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City.


Style

Fluidity and Autumnal Hues Hit Paris Menswear Week

Fluidity and Autumnal Hues Hit Paris Menswear Week

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 20
Fluidity graced the menswear catwalks in Paris as fall-winter crescendoed through the weekend, with shows from houses such as Jacquemus and Hermes on Saturday.


Health/Fitness

China's Xi Says Coronavirus Outbreak Must Be Taken Seriously

China's Xi Says Coronavirus Outbreak Must Be Taken Seriously

INTERNATIONAL | By Yanan Wang and Ken Moritsugu | Jan 20
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that it's "extremely crucial" to take every possible measure to combat a new coronavirus that has infected 217 people in the country.


Travel

JetBlue Ups Fees to $35 for Checked Bag

JetBlue Ups Fees to $35 for Checked Bag

Jan 20
JetBlue Airways is raising fees for checking bags again by $5 — to $35 for the first one and $40 for the second — on flights within the United States.


Nightlife

Miami Beach Pride Expands to Nine-Day LGBTQ+ Celebration
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Miami Beach Pride Expands to Nine-Day LGBTQ+ Celebration

PRIDE | By EDGE | Jan 16
New events and activations, including a voguing ball featuring Jason Rodriguez from the hit FX series "Pose" and a queer art pop up, celebrate South Florida's diverse and creative LGBTQ+ community while nodding to Miami Beach Pride's 2020 theme.

Franklin Graham Protest @ The Key West Amphitheater :: January 16, 2020

Franklin Graham Protest @ The Key West Amphitheater :: January 16, 2020

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 17
Evangelist Franklin Graham, who has condemned gays and lesbians as sinners, tried to bring his anti-LGBT beliefs to Key West. He was met with around 150 protesters who support the LGBT community and welcome them with open arms.