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January 27, 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 >>

Schiff says GOP senators must agree to Bolton testifying
Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff argued Monday that Republican senators cannot say they want "a search for the truth" in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial if they don't vote to subpoena former national security adviser John Bolton. ... More >>

The Point: A Bernie Sanders sweep?
With just 8 days until the Iowa caucuses, welcome to 2020! Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming week. ... More >>

Impeachment, war, and rally crowds: Trump made 49 false claims last week
President Donald Trump made 49 false claims last week, sprinkling his dishonesty around a wide range of subjects. ... More >>

8 things you might have missed in the final days before the Iowa caucuses
Nine days from the Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidates are fighting bad winter weather and the headwinds of an impeachment trial that's dominating national headlines and latching the senators in the race to Washington instead of the campaign trail. ... More >>

Kobe Bryant leaves behind an empire that stretched beyond basketball
Kobe Bryant's legacy extends beyond his time on the basketball court. He was also known to the business world as a brand-builder; an investor; and a coach to other athletes and company founders. ... More >>

Bar Louie files for bankruptcy and closes one-third of its restaurants
Bar Louie, a restaurant chain known for its cocktails and burgers, has filed for bankruptcy and closed dozens of locations. ... More >>

Mascara's popularity appears to be waning
When Kylie Jenner launched her billion-dollar cosmetic brand, Kylie Cosmetics, five years ago, an essential item was missing: mascara. ... More >>

Gaming's biggest names are ditching Twitch for $10 million contracts
When Jeremy Wang started streaming on Twitch in 2016, he was an unknown twenty-something with a few coding internships under his belt. Almost no one knew his name or what he looked like. The latter, at least, was by design: Wang, now 28, initially wore a mask everywhere — whether playing video game... More >>

Neighbors say speeding driver destroyed veterans monument
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Community shows up to support of family
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Boy finds live grenade while fishing in North Carolina
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Man says dermatologist 'saved his life'
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Man accused of stealing, faking veteran status
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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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Guard allegedly poured bleach on inmate food
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With January warmth, pothole reports on the rise
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Items from 1921 race massacre to be donated
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Mother pleads for answers after son found dead
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Couple charged with animal neglect after dog dies 
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Deputy hurt after weapon accidentally discharges
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Woman shot with child inside car
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Australian artist sending wildlife relief from IA
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