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Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim dead at 91: reports

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim has died, according to reports. The composer was 91 years old.
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'Fortnite' Tilted Towers Update: Release Time and When the Servers Will Go Back Up
For years, fans have been eagerly awaiting the return of Tilted Towers in "Fortnite." According to a recent tease from Epic Games, this comeback is just around the corner.
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Everything We Know About 'Moon Knight' So Far as the Trailer Drops Online
Bringing yet another classic Marvel character into the MCU, Oscar Isaac fronts the new Disney+ series "Moon Knight."
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Ex-Cathay Pacific staff arrested in Hong Kong for violating Covid rules
Hong Kong police have charged two former Cathay Pacific airline flight attendants for violating the "Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation" in the city, a government press release said Monday.
Unvaccinated Man Who Almost Died of COVID Gets Shot After Hospital Release: 'Huge Relief'
Andrew Pugh said he did not initially get vaccinated after reading material on Facebook. Now, he is urging people to get the shot.
Netanyahu negotiating possible corruption case plea deal to safeguard political career, sources say
For years, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called his ongoing corruption trial a "witch hunt" and an "attempted coup." Now, his team is discussing a possible plea deal with prosecutors, two sources tell CNN.
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Here's the latest for Tuesday January 18th: Senate to take up voting rights; North Korea test-fires more missiles; Heavy snow wallops Northeast; Fierce fire in Massachusetts beach town.
Prince Andrew's Royal Staff Had Map of Where to Place His Bedtime Teddies
The Palace staff were given instructions on the exact arrangement for his stuffed toys, and warned in capitals: "Do not loose [sic] the teddy & cushion!!"
Before and After Photos Reveal Devastation of Tonga After Volcanic Eruption
Authorities in the region continue to coordinate a response to the eruption with the full scale of the damage not yet known.
Toddler Shoots Himself in Head With Gun Visitor Brought to Home: Police
The 3-year-old boy found the gun after the visitor put down her coat, which had a gun in one of its pockets, in the living room, officials said.
Florida man arrested in carjacking case allegedly confesses to killing man, leads cops to body
A Florida man who was arrested Monday for allegedly slashing and carjacking a victim admitted to killing a man in another case when questioned by investigators, authorities said.
Matthew Stafford gets first career NFL playoff win as LA Rams blow out Arizona Cardinals
NFL veteran quarterback Matthew Stafford got his first career playoff victory on Monday night as the Los Angeles Rams comfortably beat the Arizona Cardinals 34-11.
Omicron ‘probably’ won’t be prevented by fourth vaccine jab, Israeli researcher says
Israeli researchers on Monday said preliminary data show a second booster shot of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines will “probably” not create enough antibodies to prevent infection from the omicron variant.
Three Teens Die After Car Overturns Near California Freeway
Authorities said the 17-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle, hit a raised concrete curb before going into a dirt embankment and overturning in Pasadena.
Covid-19 live updates: Don’t count on omicron ending the pandemic, Fauci says
And the U.S. surgeon general says: “We shouldn’t expect a national peak in the next coming days."
'Moon Knight' Trailer Explained: Who Is Ethan Hawke's Character Arthur Harrow?
The "Moon Knight" promo gave us not only Oscar Isaac's English accent but also our first glimpse at Ethan Hawke's Arthur Harrow.
Ksenia Efremova: 12-year-old Russian tennis prodigy has 'incredible potential,' says Patrick Mouratoglou
Ksenia Efremova hadn't even turned three years old and her mother already had the feeling her daughter was destined to become a star.
Turkey Can’t Defy the Laws of Economic Gravity
Pressure on the central bank to keep cutting rates has fueled inflation and pummeled the lira. It’s still not too late to reverse course.
Mountain Lion Breaks Into Las Vegas Back Yard, Gets Scared Into Tree by Pitbull
Wildlife officials killed the mountain lion after tranquilizers failed to have any affect on the animal.
Photos show the aftermath of the fatal Abu Dhabi attack
The images by Planet Labs PBC show smoke rising over an Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. fuel depot in the Mussafah neighborhood of Abu Dhabi on Monday.
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Voting rights legislation, First Amendment case, Tonga aid delay: 5 things to know Tuesday
The Supreme Court will hear a First Amendment case about a Christian flag, a voting rights bill is on the agenda and more news to start your Tuesday.      
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Ksenia Efremova: Is Russian prodigy the future of women's tennis?
Ksenia Efremova is a rising star in tennis - and she's just 12 years old. Training with famed coach Patrick Mouratoglou, is Efremova the future of the women's game?
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Xi Jinping urges West not to 'slam the brakes' by hiking interest rates too quickly
China is urging central banks in the West not to hike interest rates too fast to fight inflation as it goes in the other direction to battle a sharp economic slowdown.
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More Cruises Canceled as Omicron Spreads
In recent weeks, hundreds of passengers have contracted the coronavirus aboard ships.
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Andy Murray claims first Australian Open win since 2017
Five-time finalist Andy Murray needed a tough five-setter over a player he beat last week to register his first win in an Australian Open match since 2017. Murray beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to move into the second round. Murray also fended Basilashvili last week on the way to the final...
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Tennis Australia says it deeply regrets impact that Novak Djokovic saga had on players
The organizer of the Australian Open says the organization deeply regrets the impact that the Novak Djokovic saga has had on players competing in the first grand slam of the tennis season.
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The body of an LGBTQ advocate and brother of a former Miami mayor has been discovered in a landfill
The death of an LGBTQ advocate and brother of a former Miami mayor is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said, after his body was discovered in a Florida landfill.
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Two Earthquakes in Afghanistan Kill at Least 27
The quakes struck about two hours apart in a western border province along the border with Turkmenistan.
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Rabbi 'overflowing with gratitude' as community rallies around his congregation following hours-long hostage standoff
Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker's voice quavered Monday night as he described his emotions since he and three others escaped a hostage situation at his synagogue Saturday.
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From smart goggles to electric jumpsuits: How athletes are pushing boundaries with the help of wearable tech
FORM Smart Swim Goggles and the Catapult One system are among the wearable technologies helping athletes go the extra mile.
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With many wondering whether Omicron means we're approaching the endemic phase of Covid-19, Fauci cautions it's still too soon to tell
As the US nears the start of a third year of the pandemic, many Americans are wondering when the ever-present disruptions Covid-19 has posed will diminish for good. But Dr. Anthony Fauci has cautioned that despite Omicron appearing to have less severe health implications, it's too early to predict whether we're approaching the endemic stage of when a virus becomes more manageable.
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Tonga, Covered in Ash and Worried About Covid
As it struggles to clean up and reconnect with the world, Tonga confronts the risk that international aid workers could bring in a virus it has so far kept out.
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Paris Fashion Week: How to watch the Autumn-Winter 2022 menswear shows online
It seemed another round of virtual catwalks was in store for the fashion industry this season, until France eased its coronavirus restrictions just days before the start of the Paris Fashion Week menswear shows on Tuesday.
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As Biden struggles, Trump skewers his favorite media and political targets
It might not sound like all that much: 47 percent of the country leaning toward the Republicans, 42 percent leaning toward the Democrats. But those Gallup numbers are actually a disaster for Joe Biden’s party.
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In a hotel room in Albania, Afghan women await new lives -- and watch their homeland collapse
Five months after escaping the Taliban in Kabul, Jamilia Naseri is one of many Afghan women living in limbo in an Albanian hotel room. She describes the despair of watching her homeland face humaniatrian collapse and uncertianty over her future.
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Fire destroys 5 buildings on Massachusetts coast
A coastal Massachusetts motel and four other buildings were destroyed early Monday when strong winds pushed massive flames through the structures. Nobody was hurt. (Jan. 18)      
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Earthquake: 3.5 quake felt near Palm Springs, Calif.
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday evening at 11:39 p.m. Pacific time four miles from Palm Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Lakers' Anthony Davis cleared for full-contact, on-court workouts
Lakers star Anthony Davis, who has been sidelined for a month because of a sprained knee, has been cleared to begin on-court, full-contact workouts.
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Virginia's new AG wastes little time before announcing major investigations
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First images of Tonga volcano damage show entire communities covered in thick ash
A thick layer of ash covering entire communities can be seen in the first images of disaster-hit Tonga to emerge following what experts believe to be the world's biggest volcanic eruption in more than 30 years.
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Did Green Camouflage Murkiness at a European Renewables Giant?
An alleged case of corporate spying in Spain imperils the potential global growth of Iberdrola.
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UFC on ESPN 32 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media
UFC on ESPN 32 winners and losers react on social media outlets such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.      Related StoriesFight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC on ESPN 32 with AC/DC, Dropkick Murphys, 50 CentBill Algeo explains his Giga Chikadze beef and callout after UFC on ESPN 324 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 32: Calvin Kattar takes the Giga train off its tracks 
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Large 'potentially hazardous' asteroid passing by Earth on Tuesday
Astronomers are tracking a large and "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is set to make a relatively close pass by the Earth on Tuesday.
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Airlines warn of chaos from imminent Verizon, AT&T 5G rollout
Major carriers say that, without any changes, the debut set for Wednesday could ground thousands of flights, strand tens of thousands of Americans overseas and severely clog shipping.
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Starbucks teams up with Meituan for coffee delivery in China
Starbucks is joining forces with Chinese tech giant Meituan to expand delivery options in its second biggest market.
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Watchdog warned months before U.S. pullout Afghanistan's air force would collapse
American authorities had been alerted that Afghanistan's air force did not have the capabilities to survive after a U.S. withdrawal.
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T-Rex skull provided more MNF novelty on Eli and Peyton's final ManningCast of the season
During a lopsided Rams-Cardinals playoff game, the Rock introduced his T-Rex skull on the final ManningCast of the 2021 NFL season.       
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New satellite images show Tonga communities covered in ash
Before and after satellite images looking down on Tonga's main island show communities covered in ash following the eruption of a nearby underwater volcano that experts say was likely the biggest recorded anywhere on Earth in more than 30 years.
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Alabama man accused of killing mom with sword nabbed after car chase: report
An Alabama man who police say killed his mother with a sword and left his bedridden uncle in critical condition on Sunday was arrested after a car chase shortly after the incident, reports said.
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