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Psychologist: Senators may suffer from impeachment cell phone withdrawal
For people like politicians, used to constant communication -- particularly those tethered to the dopamine-delivery that can come with texts and Twitter -- withdrawal is indeed a big deal, writes psychologist Peggy Drexler. But who knows? The digital detox could lead to feelings of acceptance, enjoyment, and liberation.
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Alex Georgiev buzz looms over Rangers’ trade deadline struggle
The delineation of jobs on the Rangers is crystal clear: David Quinn is the coach and his focus is solely on winning games and making the playoffs. Team president John Davidson, general manager Jeff Gorton, and the rest of the front office are concerned about the organizational rebuilding that is now approaching its third year....
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Downtown Seattle Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Several Injured; Suspect Still at Large
The shooting began at roughly 5 p.m. local time near the Macy's and McDonald's situated by Third Avenue and Pine Street.
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Nets expect Kyrie Irving to play against Lakers
Kyrie Irving is considered probable for the Nets’ game against the Lakers on Thursday at Barclays Center. After making a four-game return following a two-month stint on the bench with a shoulder impingement, Irving was sidelined, this time with hamstring tightness, for Monday’s 117-111 loss to the 76ers. Coach Kenny Atkinson confirmed that Irving practiced...
Another inmate found dead inside understaffed Mississippi prison
The apparent suicide comes a day after two other inmates were found beaten to death inside their cells at Parchman.
El brote de coronavirus chino llegó a las costas estadounidenses, informaron los CDC
Un hombre en el estado de Washington contrajo el nuevo coronavirus que se propaga por Asia
Jeff Bezos's phone hacking explained: What you need to know for your own security
The explosive conclusion by cybersecurity consultants and United Nations officials that the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, was hacked has raised fresh questions about the security of the ordinary apps and devices millions of people use every day.
Retro photos challenge Singapore's resistance to same-sex marriage
Lenne Chai's photos may look like they're from the not-too-distant past, but the "wedding" they depict is a work of fantasy in a country where same-sex marriage remains outlawed.
Waterboarding of detainees was so gruesome that even CIA officials wept
James Mitchell, an architect of the "enhanced interrogation techniques" that human rights experts have condemned as torture, testified about the tactics in a pretrial hearing at Guantánamo Bay.
Tiger Woods set for first shot to pass golf’s other major record
LA JOLLA, Calif. — The most impressive record of his career awaits Tiger Woods this week. Woods’ most unbreakable record — one that’s likely never to be broken — is his mark of 142 consecutive cuts made, from February of 1998 to May of 2005. The record most golf fans have fixated on throughout Woods’...
Democrats repeat testimony, evidence during Day 2 of Trump impeachment trial
House Democrats on Wednesday began their three-day argument that President Trump should be removed from office, mostly repeating testimony and evidence that was on full display during the hearings that led to their party-line vote to impeach him. In a two-hour opening argument before the Senate, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) charged Trump pressured Ukrainian President...
Democratic Rep. Calls Local GOP Leader 'Pathetic' For Claiming Her Son Was Killed in 'Drug Deal Gone Bad' by 'Thug Friends'
Georgia Democratic Representative Lucy McBath ran for office after her son was shot and killed by a man who claimed he was playing his music too loudly.
Sean Hannity goes off on 'lunatic' Adam Schiff
Sean Hannity did not hold back Wednesday night, blasting the Senate impeachment trial and impeachment manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., describing his performance as "never-ending, nonstop feigned moral outrage" by a "lunatic."
Maryland man allegedly fires nearly 200 rounds at law enforcement in standoff, striking neighbor, killing dog
A Maryland man has been charged with attempted murder after engaging in a shootout with police officers responding to reports of animal cruelty and a domestic dispute in Harford County on Tuesday.
A Bunch of Dopes and Babies
We shouldn’t get swept up with new quotes from old meetings.
Democrats accuse Trump at impeachment trial of corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine
Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him.
16-year-old charged as adult in the fatal shootings of his mother and 3 siblings in Utah
A Utah teen has been charged as an adult in the shooting deaths of his mother and three of his siblings at their home in Grantsville.
Woman charged after going topless in front of stepkids faces court setback
A Utah woman was dealt a setback in her fight against criminal charges for being seen topless by her stepchildren in her own home when a judge upheld the state’s lewdness law on Tuesday. Tilli Buchanan, who could face prison and be forced to register as a sex offender for 10 years if convicted, challenged the...
Tucker Carlson: Biden's threat to ICE agents proves he's no moderate
Tucker Carlson disputed the notion that Joe Biden is the moderate candidate among 2020 Democratic candidates after the former vice president told an interviewer that the United States should not deport illegal immigrants over a drunk-driving arrest.
How Trump’s impeachment stacks up against Bill Clinton’s
When President Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998 the US economy was doing well and the stock market was booming. Those good times for investors are being echoed now during the impeachment proceedings against President Trump. This may sound superficial, but the mood of the country during these trying political times is what matters the...
Report: Schiff May Have Misled Nadler on Lev Parnas Text Message
Schiff may have mischaracterized a text message exchange between Lev Parnas and Rudy Giuliani, according to a report in Politico.
A Seattle-area district is allowing all of its voters to cast their ballots by smartphone
Voters stuck for hours in lines have long dreamed of a future where they could cast their votes with a few simple taps of their phone. That time has arrived.
Shooting in downtown Seattle leaves one dead, five wounded
At least one person was killed and five wounded in a shooting on Thursday in downtown Seattle, city police said on Twitter, adding they were searching for suspects.
Schiff brilliantly crushes Trump defense
CNN Opinion is curating commentators' smartest takes on the second day of President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, in which Alexander Hamilton and John F. Kennedy both make cameos in House managers' opening statements.
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer won't be performing with group at the Grammys, judge says
Drummer Joey Kramer won't be allowed to reclaim his spot onstage when the group is honored at Grammys events this week, a Massachusetts judge ruled.
How Democrats are navigating the Senate impeachment trial
Sabrina Singh, former press secretary for Senator Cory Booker's now-suspended presidential campaign, joined Red and Blue to break down how Democrats are navigating the Senate impeachment trial and how Senator Booker prepared for it.
Short-handed Clippers miss chance to win fifth in a row at Atlanta
The Clippers missed more than three starters though, in a 102-95 defeat to Atlanta, in which they blew a 21-point lead and missed 14 free throws.
LeBron James, Anthony Davis too much for Knicks to handle
LeBron James and pending free agent Anthony Davis jointly made their lone appearance at Madison Square Garden this season, and for most of it, the Knicks gave the best team in the Western Conference all it could handle. But the Lakers’ new dynamic duo and their improving supporting cast proved to be too much yet...
Eli Manning’s Top 10 moments
Eli Manning will officially retire on Friday, bringing a 16-year Giants career to a close. The longtime franchise quarterback has had plenty of defining moments over his career. Here are the best.
Opinion: Abandon Mountain West for the AAC? Boise State football appears to have options
What happens between Boise State and the Mountain West could have major college football realignment consequences.
Beg bugs wreak havoc on rush-hour subway commute in Queens
A bed bug sighting inside an MTA subway control tower in Queens led to rush hours delays Wednesday night as workers left the infected area, the agency said. Delays began at about 4:30 p.m. on the Queens Boulevard subway line, disrupting the E, F, M, and R trains,  after an employee saw one of the...
Frank Sinatra's gold-seated toilet among items up for auction in New Jersey
A clock and piano are some of the items up for auction from Frank Sinatra's executive suite at the former Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City. CBS Philadelphia reports.
House and White House impeachment legal teams offer stark contrast on facts and style
After the opening day of the Senate impeachment trial proved so toxic that the chief justice rebuked both sides, the rhetoric cooled Wednesday - except from President Trump.
SoFi Stadium isn't the only project the Rams are working on this offseason
While the Rams' new home at SoFi Stadium rises in Inglewood, the team is making sure they can improve on a 2019 season that "wasn't up to our standards."
Lakers struggle again but are able to beat the Knicks
After a lifeless loss to the Boston Celtics, the Lakers showed a similar lack of energy in New York but were able to beat the Knicks, 100-92.
NCAA Division I council focused on drafting NIL proposals by April
The chair of the NCAA Division I council says the body is committed to drafting new proposals for regulating name, image and likeness of athletes by April.
Gold-seated toilet among Frank Sinatra's items up for auction
S&S Auction recently purchased the contents of Sinatra's executive suite at the former Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City.
Grammys 2020: What might be different about this year's show
According to Entertainment reporter Patrick Ryan, stars like Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X will infuse new energy into this year's Grammys.
Jordan Spieth and Jason Day arrive at Torrey Pines eager to rejuvenate their careers
Jordan Spieth and Jason Day didn't like being sidelined during the Presidents Cup. Both see the Farmers Insurance Open as a chance to put 2019 behind them.
Hilary Rhoda and Sean Avery announce they’re expecting a boy
"[Sean] and I are having a baby and we’re so excited about this next chapter of life together."
Meghan McCain hits Hillary Clinton for her Bernie Sanders jab: 'It's stupid and it's juvenile'
"The View" co-host Meghan McCain slammed Hillary Clinton over her recent jabs toward her former 2016 rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., calling them "stupid" and "juvenile."
1 person killed and 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting
Authorities are searching for a gunman after one person was killed and several others were injured in a shooting in downtown Seattle, police and fire officials said Wednesday.
Oprah Winfrey se mete en la controversia de "American Dirt" con su selección del club de lectura
Oprah Winfrey eligió 'American Dirt' como su última selección de club de lectura. La novela de la autora Jeanine Cummins ha provocado una reacción violenta por su interpretación de los inmigrantes.
Kardashian clan spotted enjoying roller coasters at Disney’s Magic Kingdom
Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner appeared to be holding on for dear life on a ride at Disney's Magic Kingdom.
Schiff warns of Russian attack on US mainland, as Day 2 of Trump's Senate impeachment trial concludes
House Democrats launched into lengthy arguments that broke little ground, if any, in President Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday -- as the head impeachment manager, California Rep. Adam Schiff, suggested that Russians could attack the U.S. and insisted that removing Trump from office was necessary because the integrity of the 2020 election could not be "assured."
At least 1 dead, 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting; police seek lone suspect
At least one person has died and five others injured after a shooting in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night.
Demócratas piden a republicanos condenar al "corrupto" Trump
Los demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes iniciaron el miércoles con sus maratónicos argumentos de apertura en el juicio político contra el presidente Donald Trump, en los que hicieron un llamado a los republicanos escépticos a unírseles para destituir al mandatario y "proteger nuestra democracia".
Tucker Carlson mocks Adam Schiff's Senate impeachment trial 'lecture about the perils of cheating'
Tucker Carlson lambasted Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for his performance during Wednesday's proceedings in the Senate impeachment trial, saying that he treated watching Americans like students in "the world's largest middle school."