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January 19, 2020

Here's how the doctor Evelyn Yang accused was allowed to go free
Evelyn Yang's revelation that she was sexually assaulted by her OB-GYN has renewed national focus on a sweetheart plea deal between Manhattan's district attorney and her former doctor. ... More >>

Former Florida Mayor sentenced to 51 months after defrauding charity
A former Florida mayor was sentenced to 51 months in prison Friday after defrauding the charity United Way of more than half a million dollars. ... More >>

A 'ghost net' in Hawaii is threatening marine life right now
Environmentalists warn that a large "ghost net" is floating in Hawaiian waters that could threaten marine life and cause severe damage to boats if not removed soon. ... More >>

A woman writing a novel about 'predatory older men' has been seated on Weinstein jury
A woman writing a novel about "predatory" older men and their relationships with younger woman will serve as one of 12 jurors who will decide Harvey Weinstein's fate in one of the most high-profile cases in the country. ... More >>

Here's why Amy Klobuchar and Andrew Yang supporters may be the most powerful Iowans on caucus night
The most consequential moment of the Iowa caucuses won't be the first time that people across the state line up in support of their preferred candidate on February 3. ... More >>

Pence urges Democrats to flip on impeachment
Vice President Mike Pence urged Senate Democrats to break ranks and "stand up against" the articles of impeachment in a Wall Street Journal op-ed comparing the Senate trial of President Donald Trump to President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial in 1868. ... More >>

GAO: Administration broke law by withholding aid
The Government Accountability Office said the Trump administration broke the law when it withheld US security aid to Ukraine last year that had been appropriated by Congress, a decision that's at the heart of the House's impeachment case against President Donald Trump. ... More >>

Snoop Dogg made a sandwich for Dunkin'. It comes with a donut bun
Dunkin's new menu item is Snoop Dogg-approved. ... More >>

Opinion: US deal with China is a victory for Trump, but more still needs to be done
For decades, multiple presidential administrations did little while China flouted the rules and gained an unfair advantage in the international trade market. That changed when President Trump took office, and his consistently tough stance led to a "phase one" trade deal between the United States an... More >>

Marriott is trying to be more like Airbnb
Marriott executive Stephanie Linnartz sees home rentals not as a threat — but as a natural extension of Marriott's core hotel business. ... More >>

Firefighter responds to call putting out fire at his own home
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VCU advises students to stay clear of Capitol
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Airports screen passengers from China for illness
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Woman found asphyxiated in her bed
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Man arrested after rooster fighting ring found
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Lawmaker receives threats after machine gun bill
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Black comic book festival kicks off in Harlem
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In-home caregiver took more than $76k from clients
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Puppy with deadly illness stolen from shelter
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NFL star sends veteran to Super Bowl
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Baby named Arrow may be good luck charm for Chiefs
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Racial slur photo, students in blackface go viral
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Car slides off road, balances on utility cable
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Cat accidentally gets euthanized during vet visit
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Truck crashes off bridge into river
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Minnesota running out of salt during winter season
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Coast Guard rescues hunter with gunshot wound
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NBA player ejected for butt slap
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Man allegedly beat and gagged his grandfather
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