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Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained after Landing in Moscow

By Mstyslav Chernov and Jim Heintz | Monday Jan 18, 2021
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

Heavy Fortified Statehouses Around the US See Small Protests

By David A. Lieb and Adam Geller | Monday Jan 18, 2021
Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police.

Chinese City Reports Coronavirus Found on Ice Cream

Sunday Jan 17, 2021
The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.

'It Was So Frenetic.' HBO Max Follows Wolfgang Puck Catering

By Mark Kennedy | Sunday Jan 17, 2021
Usually cameras are trained on the celebrities at such shindigs but with the new HBO Max series "The Event," they have captured the cooks and servers toiling behind the scenes.

Rodin Museum Sculpture Garden Reopens to the Public

Sunday Jan 17, 2021
There is a ray of light for Parisians who, like the rest of the French nation this weekend, begin to observe a tightened coronavirus curfew: The famous Rodin Museum sculpture gardens is reopening to visitors.

Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81

By Christopher Weber, Linda Deutsch | Sunday Jan 17, 2021
Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his "Wall of Sound" method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

By Calvid Woodward | Sunday Jan 17, 2021
The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation.

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

By Adam Beam | Sunday Jan 17, 2021
The legislation would ban specific types of surgeries on infants born with intersex characteristics. Advocates are pushing to delay these types of surgeries until the child is old enough to develop a gender identity.

TSA Looking Into Adding Capitol Rioters to US No-Fly List

By David Koenig | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Federal officials are investigating people who took part in the riot at the U.S. Capitol to determine whether they should be barred from traveling on airlines.

Some in the GOP Far-Right Talk of a Coming Civil War

By Jay Reeves, Julie Carr Smyth | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Trump's supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war.

Vaccines to Stimulus Checks: Here's What's in Biden's Plan

Saturday Jan 16, 2021
The plan, which would require congressional approval, is packed with proposals on health care, education, labor and cybersecurity.

Edmunds: 5 New Trucks and SUVs to Look for in 2021

By Reese Counts of Edmunds | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Trucks and SUVs will dominate the news in 2021. Edmunds' experts cover the five they think will make the biggest splash.

Milan Opens 1st Fashion Week With No VIP Guests Due to Virus

By Colleen Barry | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Italy's fashion chamber opened on Friday the first Milan Fashion Week that won't have VIPS populating runway front rows, as the reality of Italy's persistent resurgence of the coronavirus has forced an all-virtual format for presenting menswear previews.

Judge: Alabama Transgender License Policy Unconstitutional

By Kim Chandler | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Alabama's policy requiring a transgender person to undergo full gender reassignment surgery before they can change the sex on their driver's license is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Transgender Athletes Look to Changing of White House Guard

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports.

Trump Administration Carries Out 13th and Final Execution

By Michael Tarm, Michael Kunzelman | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.

Ralph Lauren Drops Justin Thomas After Gay Slur Heard on TV

By Doug Ferguson | Saturday Jan 16, 2021
Ralph Lauren Corp. said Friday it is ending its sponsorship with Justin Thomas after he was heard muttering a homophobic slur to himself after missing a putt last week in Hawaii.

Watch: 3x3 Basketball Player from Switzerland Comes Out as Gay

Friday Jan 15, 2021
A player on Switzerland's 3x3 basketball team publicly came out as gay on Friday.

'Parasite's' Bong Joon Ho to Head Venice Film Festival Jury

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Jan 15, 2021
"Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers said Friday.

Trump to Leave Washington on Morning of Biden's Inauguration

By Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville | Friday Jan 15, 2021
President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life in Florida.

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