Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of…

Merriam-Webster has named the pronoun “they” its 2019 word of the year

This Massive Insect Freezes Itself For Winter

There’s a massive insect in New Zealand’s cold and snowy South Island region that has a rather impressive way of dealing with winter weather.

Washington Roundup: Impeachment Aside, Congress…

With only two working weeks before Christmas break, there are several initiatives to vote on in Congress.

Summit Produces Cease-Fire

Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky agreed Monday to put a cease-fire in place in eastern Ukraine by the end of the month. The deal was reached in Paris, where the presidents of Russia and Ukraine met in talks led by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. A...

Today in History for December 10th

Martin Luther King, Junior accepts Nobel Peace Prize; Women get the right to vote in Wyoming Territory; America's first domestic passenger jet flight takes off; Soul singer Otis Redding, General Augusto Pinochet die. (Dec. 10)

Five Kitchen Gift Ideas Under $50

1. A stovetop espresso maker. 2. A popcorn maker. 3. A molcajete. 4. A bento box. 5. A food scale.

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Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles…

House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump

'The Irishman' Leads 2019 Critics' Choice Awards…

'The Irishman' Leads 2019 Critics' Choice Awards Nominations The Martin Scorsese directed movie has dominated the film categories for the upcoming awards show, picking up 14 nominations in a possible 23 categories. Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci have all received acting nominations for their work in the feature, while Martin Scorsese scored a best director nod, and the film itself was also nominated for best picture. The 25th annual Critics' Choice Awards will take place on Sunday, January 12 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, and will be broadcast on the CW Network. The awards are voted by members of the Critics Choice Association, which consists of television, radio and online critics and journalists who cover film and television.

US House Judiciary Chief Nadler Said Trump's…

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler spoke out. He closed his panel’s impeachment hearing by condemning President Donald Trump. Nadler said Trump’s conduct was a threat to the country’s elections and democratic system of government. He said: “Such conduct is clearly impeachable. This committee will proceed accordingly.” The House Intelligence Committee staff is investigating Trump’s trying to get Turkey involved with investigation Joe Biden.

Huey Lewis on Hearing Loss: 'I Was Suicidal'

Huey Lewis and the News used to do an average of 75 shows per year, but Lewis can no longer perform after being diagnosed last year with Ménière’s disease, an inner-ear disorder that causes fluctuating hearing loss . "This [pointing to his ear] has ruined everything," the 69-year-old singer says in...

Rain and fog affect Northeast travel

With fog and rain affecting air travel in the Northeast, AccuWeather's Dexter Henry visited Albany International Airport to see how they are dealing with changing winterlike weather conditions.

Man Eats $120,000 Duct-Taped Banana Art

Man Eats $120,000 Duct-Taped Banana Art. Maurizio Cattelan's duct-taped banana at Art Basel in Miami went viral last week. In another viral act, artist David Datuna peeled the banana off the wall and ate it. Datuna said he was participating in performance art and called the work 'Hungry Artist.'. “Hungry Artist” Art performance by me. I love Maurizio Cattelan artwork and I really love this installation. It’s very delicious. , David Datuna, via Instagram. Datuna was asked to leave, but he was not arrested. The banana has already been replaced at Art Basel

Eagles rally past Manning, Giants 23-17 in OT

Carson Wentz rallied the Eagles from a 14-point deficit, tossing a 2-yard touchdown pass to Zach Ertz in overtime to lead Philadelphia to a 23-17 win over the New York Giants

Snow falls in Minnesota ahead of deep freeze

At least 10 inches of snow is expected in parts of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin before a deep freeze settles into the region. (Dec. 9)

Reversed Aging Is Close, Geneticist Says

So far, aging has been reversed only in mice. We'll know soon if the process works for spaniels. In less than 20 years, George Church figures, it could be available to humans. The geneticist works with 100 or so scientists in a Harvard Medical School lab to make that happen,...

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Natan Sharansky receives Israel's prestigious…

Former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky has been awarded Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize for a lifetime of work promoting political and religious freedoms. The $1 million award is granted each year to a person recognized for outstanding professional achievement, contribution to humanity and commitment to Jewish values

Why Are Deviled Eggs Called 'Deviled'?

Deviled eggs are certainly devilishly rich and delicious, but it appears that’s not how they ended up with their name.

Pete Frates, Inspiration Behind "ALS Ice Bucket…

The viral social media challenge Frates inspired raised millions of dollars worldwide to aid the fight against ALS.

Juice WRLD's Luggage Was Being Searched When He…

Federal agents were in the process of searching the luggage of Juice WRLD and his entourage when the Chicago-area rapper experienced a medical emergency in a private hangar at the city's Midway Airport Sunday, ultimately being pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The Chicago Tribune ' s sources say agents...

GOP, Dems split over reaction to IG's Russia…

Republican and Democratic lawmakers came away with starkly different conclusions from the long-awaited report watchdog report of the Justice Department on the FBI's handling of the Russia probe. (Dec. 9)

Greta Thunberg Travels Atlantic To Attend UN…

Greta Thunberg reached Europe after a 21-day trip across the Atlantic. According to Reuters, the teen activist will attend the United Nations summit. She said: “People are underestimating the force of angry kids.” Environment Minister of Chile Carolina Schmidt said the hopes Thunberg’s presence will encourage awareness. She said: “We need that tremendous force in order to increase climate action,”

Spy Harder: Patriots caught videotaping in…

The New England Patriots have acknowledged that a video crew working for the team filmed the Cincinnati Bengals sideline during Sunday's game

Jennifer Lopez 'Loved' Working With Constance Wu

Jennifer Lopez 'Loved' Working With Constance Wu J Lo stars alongside Constance in 'Hustlers,' and despite reports to the contrary, Jennifer has insisted she cherished the experience of starring alongside the actress. Jennifer Lopez, to 'The Sun' Jennifer Lopez, to 'The Sun'

Five Fun Things To Do In The Desert

1. Horseback riding. 2. Hiking. 3. Sandboarding. 4. Camel racing. 5. Quad biking.

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'No Signs of Life' on Island After Volcano…

Five people are confirmed dead, but eight people are still missing after a New Zealand volcano erupted Monday , and national police said early Tuesday (local time) that reconnaissance flights over White Island found "no signs of life at any point." "Police believe that anyone who could have been taken from...

Snow and cold air blast the Twin Cities

A couple of inches of fresh powder blanketed the Twin Cities in Minnesota, but a bigger arctic blast is following the snow.

Rapper Juice Wrld Dead at 21

Rapper Juice Wrld Dead at 21. TMZ reports the hip-hop superstar has died after suffering a seizure at Chicago's Midway airport. He was reportedly rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. . Born Jarad Anthony Higgins, he had just turned 21 last week. . His track "Lucid Dreams" was a breakout hit. and made it to No. 2 on the 'Billboard' Hot 100. He released two albums, 'Goodbye & Good Riddance,' 'Death Race for Love' . and a collaborative project with Future, titled 'Wrld on Drugs.'. Juice Wrld had 25 songs land on the 'Billboard' Hot 100.