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January 26, 2020

A Georgia death row inmate who argued a racist juror voted for his sentence has died, attorneys say
A Georgia death row inmate who had argued a racist juror voted to put him to death because he was black has died, according to the Georgia Resource Center. ... More >>

CBP agents arrest driver after finding 222 pounds of liquid meth in his truck's gas tank, agency says
Border agents arrested a 36-year-old US citizen this week after finding 222 pounds of liquid meth in his truck. ... More >>

Fire devastates New York museum
A devastating fire Thursday night destroyed up to 85,000 artifacts at New York's Museum of Chinese in America, a repository of significant cultural materials documenting Chinese life in America. ... More >>

Artifact found at Civil War site may be a 'witch bottle' used to ward off evil spirits. Really
Never heard of a "witch bottle"? Step right in, friend, sit a spell (not the evil kind) and we'll tell you why archaeologists believe a broken bottle found in Virginia just might be one. ... More >>

Trump now says he's open to entitlement cuts
President Donald Trump signaled this week that he's open to cutting federal entitlements to reduce the federal deficit, despite previously campaigning on protecting Medicare and Social Security. ... More >>

GOP senator slams Purple Heart recipient
Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn spent hours attacking Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key National Security Council aide who testified before Congress on the Ukraine scandal, on Twitter Thursday, including questioning the Purple Heart recipient's patriotism. ... More >>

Analysis: Takeaways from Trump trial Day 3
President Donald Trump has said, repeatedly, that people should "read the transcript" of his fateful July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. ... More >>

The beauty industry is bigger than ever, but mascara is struggling
When Kylie Jenner launched her billion-dollar cosmetic brand, Kylie Cosmetics, five years ago, an essential item was missing: mascara. ... More >>

The rich are different, but their smartphones aren't
The world might be turning to technology to solve everything from traffic to dating, but no one app or gadget will save the rich and famous from falling prey to cyberattacks, according to digital security experts. ... More >>

Prince Charles: We need a new economic model or the planet will burn
Only a revolution in the way the global economy and financial markets work can save the planet from the climate crisis and secure future prosperity, Prince Charles warned on Wednesday. ... More >>

Home's eccentric paint job attracts criticism from neighbors
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Teen charged in triple murder of family
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Woman accused of keeping sister locked in cage
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Ice House shows how less fortunate live
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NASCAR driver adopts 2 children
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More than 500 students out sick in school district
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Family's bodies found decomposing in bedroom
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Ex hospital patient works in unit that saved life
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Boy needs bone marrow transplant
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Man arrested for punching referee in the face
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Survivors of gun violence express themselves through photography
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Basketball player sits during national anthem
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Bounty hunters accused of shooting man
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Military memorabilia stolen from museum
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Coach on leave for unauthorized fundraiser
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New Orleans native becomes self-made millionaire
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Tapeworm removed from man's brain
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$1M worth of Corvettes trapped inside buildings
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Friends grant final wish for dying man
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