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Pats-Chiefs Second-Most Watched AFC Title Game in 42 Years

Pats-Chiefs Second-Most Watched AFC Title Game in 42 Years

NEWS | Jan 21
Sunday night's game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs was the second-most watched and rated AFC championship game in 42 years.

Notre Dame to Cover Up Murals of Columbus in the New World

Notre Dame to Cover Up Murals of Columbus in the New World

NEWS | Jan 21
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said.

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges Rising Fast in Opera World

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges Rising Fast in Opera World

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Silverman | Jan 21
J'Nai Bridges was just 24 and still in school when she sang her first "Carmen" as a young artist at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2011. "I was, oh, way too young," she recalls with a laugh. "It felt good back then, but it just fits like a glove now."

Frigid Air, High Winds Sweep the Northeast; at Least 6 Dead

Frigid Air, High Winds Sweep the Northeast; at Least 6 Dead

NEWS | By Holly Ramer | Jan 21
Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States.

For the Poor, the Safety Net in a Shutdown Doesn't Feel Safe

For the Poor, the Safety Net in a Shutdown Doesn't Feel Safe

NEWS | By Juliet Linderman | Jan 21
Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years.

TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent Over Holiday Weekend

TSA Screener Sick-Outs Hit 10 Percent Over Holiday Weekend

NEWS | By David Koenig | Jan 21
The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week.

Who Will Get an Oscar Nom?

Who Will Get an Oscar Nom?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21
At 5:20am Tuesday (Pacific Time), Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross will announce the nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards, an occasion that will likely focus a hazy Award seasons where there is no clear frontrunner.

World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

NEWS | By Paul Wiseman | Jan 21
The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for 2019. And China, the world's second-biggest economy, said it had slowed to its weakest pace since 1990.

UK Leader Snubs Brexit Delay, Sticks to her EU Divorce Deal

UK Leader Snubs Brexit Delay, Sticks to her EU Divorce Deal

NEWS | By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert | Jan 21
Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday rejected calls to delay Britain's departure from the European Union, and said her Plan B was to get her rejected Brexit deal approved by Parliament after securing changes to a contentious Irish border measure.

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law.


Entertainment

With 'Romeo and Juliet," Director Blanka Zizka Makes Shakespeare 'Vital and Visceral'
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With 'Romeo and Juliet," Director Blanka Zizka Makes Shakespeare 'Vital and Visceral'

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Jan 17
Wilma Theater's artistic director Blanka Zizka brings a contemporary twist to her production of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."

At Sundance, Powerhouse Documentaries Will Be Everywhere

At Sundance, Powerhouse Documentaries Will Be Everywhere

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 21
For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Murky Claims on Weather, Shutdown

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Murky Claims on Weather, Shutdown

LEGAL | By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jan 21
Over the past week and through the weekend, Trump and his team misstated the reality on myriad issues, many connected with the partial government shutdown, Trump's proposed wall and the Russia investigation. Here's a look.


Technology

EU's Antitrust Cop Lays Groundwork for More Tech Scrutiny

EU's Antitrust Cop Lays Groundwork for More Tech Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Jan 21
Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world's big tech companies.


Finance

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


Style

Thom Browne Goes for Spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

Thom Browne Goes for Spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 21
Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday's yellow vest protesters.