Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7…

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others are dead after their helicopter went down in Southern California

Kobe Bryant, Daughter And Seven Others Die In…

L.A. County Sheriff, Alex Villanueva, announced that the flight manifest said there were 9 people on the helicopter. All are believed to be dead.

The World Reacts: 'There's No Words to Express…

Kobe Bryant's tragic death Sunday has triggered an outpouring of grief from the "sports world and beyond," the LA Times reports. Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, were among nine who perished when the NBA legend's private helicopter sputtered and crashed in the hills of Calabasas, Calif. For many,...

Torrential rains turned city streets into rapid…

Heavy, persistent rain in Brazil on Jan. 25, resulted in severe flooding. The city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerias, was left completely inundated.

At Sundance, Lin-Manuel Miranda shares the…

Lin-Manuel Miranda says that he knows “‘Hamilton’ is the first line in my obituary

Kobe Bryant, Daughter Dead in Helicopter Crash

Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant and his daughter died in a helicopter crash Sunday in the hills of Calabasas, Calif., TMZ reports. Officials say seven others perished when the helicopter went down in flames, killing all on board. Bryant's daughter, Gianna Maria Onore, was only 13; Bryant's wife Vanessa was...

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Video shows minutes after Kobe Bryant crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others are dead after their helicopter went down in Southern California. (Jan. 26)

The Latest: Lizzo opens Grammys with tribute to…

Lizzo has opened the Grammys telecast with a tribute to Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant Dies In Private Helicopter Crash

Five people died in the crash.

Test Corvette Hits the Streets, Only to Have Its…

The 2020 Corvette Stingray can go 194mph, but one found on a downtown Detroit street last week was going nowhere: The test vehicle was up on blocks, its wheels missing. It was parked near GM's headquarters, the Detroit News reports. A company spokesman said a police report has been filed.

The so-satisfying pop of a slush bubble

It was a slushy mess in Big Flats, New York, on Jan. 25, but one spectator found the series of air bubbles caught under the slush pretty cool.

In divided America, some voters tuning out…

For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight

Dems Look to Counter GOP's Quick Vote to Acquit

Senate Republicans are considering holding a vote to acquit President Trump in his impeachment trial as soon as Friday, and Democrats are plotting their response. If the Senate votes against bringing in documents or witnesses, the rules would allow Democrats to offer new motions, Politico reports. The Republican majority could...

Diddy makes the Clive Davis carpet a family affair

Sean 'Diddy' Combs posed with his daughters on the red carpet at the Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in Los Angeles, others gracing the carpet included Cardi B and Channing Tatum. (Jan. 26)

Houston mayor, others help residents after deadly…

Houston’s mayor and others say they'll work to provide aid for residents whose homes were damaged after a massive explosion at a warehouse that killed two workers and injured 20 others

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Fourth U.S. Coronavirus Case Confirmed In…

Both cases were people who had recently traveled from Wuhan, China.

Warren Has a New Bragging Point

Elizabeth Warren has won the most important media endorsement in the nation's first state to vote in the presidential race: As Politico reports, the Des Moines Register editorial board on Saturday endorsed Warren, calling her "the best leader for these times" over the "outstanding caliber" of Democrats like Joe Biden...

Northwest stays wet as storms abound

Places like Seattle and Portland could add on a couple more inches of rain before the end of the month.

Movement to highlight missing Native women…

A movement to draw attention to Native American women and girls who have been killed or reported missing is expanding in some areas to include males

Jury Would Have 'Given Her Death Penalty in a…

"After we tried that case, I think they'd have given her a death penalty in a heartbeat. That’s the effect she had on the jury." So say the Muskingum County prosecutors involved in the case of Emile Weaver, a Delta Gamma Theta sorority sister at Muskingum University's New Concord, Ohio,...

Mendes: 'There is diversity across the casting'

Sam Mendes, winner of the outstanding feature award at the Directors Guild of America for his film "1917," justifies his diversity in the casting for the film. (Jan. 26)

4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit…

Four states along the Missouri River are joining forces to look for ways to avoid the kind of flooding that caused millions of dollars in damage last year

President Trump Refuses To Lift Sanctions To…

Iran's foreign minister said he would "never rule out" the possibility of negotiations, but the U.S. would first need to lift the sanctions.

Claim: Scientology Poisoned Singer's Dog Amid…

A progressive rock singer claims Scientologists have poisoned his family dog—again. Cedric Bixler-Zavala, lead singer of Mars Volta and At the Drive-In, says he put down his dog this week after it ate poisoned meat tossed into the yard by Church of Scientology members, per the Hollywood Reporter . "I'm...

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Cold, dry air to produce blustery conditions

Enough moisture will accompany the cold air to produce snow showers from the Appalachians on north and west.

Three years later, Trump travel ban heads back to…

President Donald Trump's travel ban on travelers from predominantly Muslim countries is headed back to a federal appeals court, three years after it was first imposed

Impeachment Day 4: Schiff Invokes John McCain

Democratic House impeachment managers are in their final day of arguments against President Trump. Friday's focus: obstruction of justice. The impeachment managers are asserting that Trump withheld crucial documents and blocked the testimony of top White House officials, reports the Wall Street Journal . "The president tried to cheat," said impeachment...