Oil soars after attack on Saudi facilities, stocks dip

Oil prices soared on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia cut the kingdom's production in half and sparked worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stock markets as investors reached for less-risky assets.
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READ: Amendment to subpoena former national security adviser John Bolton
Democrats on Tuesday proposed subpoenaing former national security adviser John Bolton through an amendment to the organizing resolution to set the rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Read that amendment below:
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RuPaul is hosting 'SNL' for the first time
This is not a drill, Mama Ru will be sashaying into Studio 8H.
Wuhan coronavirus death toll rises to nine sparking fears of wider spread
The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to nine, as dozens more cases were reported across China and as far afield as the western United States sparking fears of a possible pandemic.
U.S. drinking water widely contaminated with 'forever chemicals': report
The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a report on Wednesday by an environmental watchdog group.
How healthy is your neighborhood for your child? Take a look
New research ranks every neighborhood in the US on measures that contribute to a child's healthy development, such as education, environment and healthcare.
Porsche was famous for luxury sports cars. Then along came the SUV and everything changed
Volkswagen Group luxury brand Porsche has transformed itself into a sport-utility-vehicle brand with lower prices and bigger sales.
Porsche Macan, Porsche Cayenne SUVs lead brand's transformation
Porsche has remade itself in recent years with new SUVs: the Cayenne and the Macan.
'Instincts kick in': Dad describes strangling a rabid coyote that attacked his family
Ian O'Reilly said his instincts kicked in after a "very aggressive" coyote interrupted his family's leisurely stroll in the New Hampshire woods.
Chickens Have Personalities and May Have Impulse Control Comparable with Monkeys
Some chickens like to travel far. Others like to stick near the chicken coup. New research links a chicken's personality and ranging behavior to impulse control.
Lori Loughlin’s daughters could be ‘star witnesses’ at her college admissions trial
Lori Loughlin's daughters could serve as prosecutors' "star witnesses" against her and husband Mossimo Giannulli in their upcoming trial for their roles in the far-reaching college-admissions scandal, a report said Tuesday.
Pro-Vaping Instagram Posts Far Outweigh FDA's 'Not Very Popular' E-Cigarette Awareness Campaign Hashtag
A team of researchers examined hundreds of thousands of Instagram posts related to vaping.
Peru to Install Cameras at World Heritage Site Machu Picchu After Tourists Illegally Sneak In and Damage Walls
Five tourists were deported last week after they sneaked into the iconic ruins before dawn; they're accused of destroying part of the ancient attraction.
Former Arizona State football coach Todd Graham named Hawaii football coach
Hawaii announced the hiring of former Arizona State coach Todd Graham on Tuesday. Graham will replace Nick Rolovich, who left for Washington State.
Pilot: The mystery of Delta flight's fuel dump
Jet fuel rained down on schoolchildren at recess, as a plane made an emergency landing in LA recently, and Les Abend says the pilots' decision to lighten the plane's fuel load over a populated area is surprising and as yet unexplained.
Police: Mom accused of killing her 3 kids said she smothered them while singing
A probable cause document doesn't provide a possible motive for the brutal killings that Rachel Henry is charged with.
WATCH: Wild Brawl Breaks Out at End of Kansas State-Kansas Game
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee in the disabled seating behind the Wildcats’ basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player threatening to swing a stool.
Mark Meadows: 'Adam Schiff has amnesia' regarding his committee denying Trump a fair process
House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said that Lead House Impeachment Manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., appears to have amnesia, as he lambasts Republicans for allegedly preventing a fair Senate impeachment trial.
READ: Amendment to prevent the selective admission of evidence for Senate impeachment trial
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer proposed a series of amendments Tuesday, including one aimed at preventing the selective admission of evidence into the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Read that amendment below:
NYPD officer injured by hit-and-run driver on the Lower East Side
An NYPD officer was injured by a hit-and-run driver during a traffic stop on the Lower East Side Tuesday night, police said. The crash happened as two plainclothes officers were walking back to their unmarked car near East Houston Street and Avenue D about 7:45 p.m., cops said. One of the cops from Police Service...
Senate Democrats privately weighing Biden for Bolton swap in impeachment trial
A number of Senate Democrats reportedly are privately discussing the possibility of striking a witness deal with Republicans that would pave the way for Hunter Biden’s testimony in President Trump’s impeachment trial. In return for the testimony of Joe Biden’s embattled son — which Republicans have repeatedly called for — the Democrats would seek testimony...
Kellyanne Conway Tells Fox News' Chris Wallace Release of Ukraine Aid After Whistleblower's Report Was 'Coincidence'
Kellyanne Conway insisted that President Donald Trump's release of aid to Ukraine, just after the whistleblower report that led to his impeachment was released to Congress, was merely a "coincidence" during an appearance on Fox News Tuesday.
Taiwan calls on China to share 'correct' virus information
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China on Wednesday to share "correct" information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on the outbreak for political reasons.
Macau confirms first case of pneumonia caused by Wuhan coronavirus
The Chinese-ruled gambling hub of Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a newly identified coronavirus strain in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, China's state news agency Xinhua said.
FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report
The family of Kristin Smart, the California college student who vanished 23 years ago after attending a party near her school, was reportedly told by federal agents to be prepared for news and to secure a family spokesperson.
Biden, Sanders release competing ads on Social Security
The growing tension between the two has already faced some major bumps in the past few days.
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Republican Arizona State Rep Says Refugees 'Take From Us,' Despite Voting For Pro-Refugee Legislation in 2019: 'Call Me a Bigot'
Arizona Republican State Representative Jay Lawrence told an audience at a political event that he did not believe in allowing refugees to settle in Arizona, despite voting for a pro-refugee resolution last year. "I just think it's best for the state of Arizona," Lawrence said.
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Biden and Sanders Trade Attacks Over Honesty and Social Security
A day after they seemed to have brokered a truce, Joe Biden released a video criticizing “Bernie’s negative attacks” and Bernie Sanders responded with one blasting his rival’s record on Social Security.
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Representative Hakeem Jeffries quotes The Notorious B.I.G. during Senate impeachment trial
Representative Hakeem Jeffries quoted The Notorious B.I.G. during the Senate impeachment trial Tuesday night. As the trial stretched late into the night, the New York senator ended one of his remarks with the infamous Biggie lyric “And if you don’t know, now you know.”
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A 6-year-old heard a smoke alarm in the middle of the night and woke her firefighter father, saving the family
A New Jersey firefighter and his family lost their home in a fire Sunday, but his daughter made sure the family remained intact.
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Witness: Delonte West sparked surreal video with glass bottle attack
A witness told police former NBA star Delonte West threw a glass bottle at another man to set off a surreal scene Monday that has many in the basketball community pleading for the former point guard to get help. Police said they responded to an early-morning call about a fight near the MGM National Harbor...
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Super Bowl 2020 won’t be too big for Jimmy Garoppolo: ex-coaches
Jimmy Garoppolo won’t beat Patrick Mahomes in Super Bowl 2020 throwing only eight passes. He will be The Other Quarterback when his 49ers meet the Chiefs in Miami on Feb. 2. But the men who coached him on his way up won’t be betting against him beating Mahomes Sweet Mahomes. “The bigger the game, the...
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Kansas and Kansas State basketball game ends in all-out brawl
The melee took place within the last seconds of Kansas' 81-60 victory over Kansas State.
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On climate, Trump is guilty of willful ignorance
Alice Hill writes that FEMA's decision to omit mention of climate change from its National Preparedness report reflects the Trump administration's consistent willful ignorance of the issue.
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Kawhi Leonard and Landry Shamet both score 36 as Clippers hold off Mavericks
The Clippers hold off the Dallas Mavericks' comeback to win 110-107.
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Polls show Bernie Sanders with tight lead in New Hampshire
"With three weeks to go until the New Hampshire Democratic primary, polls show Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders leading in the state. Politico reporter Trent Spiner spoke to CBSN's ""Red & Blue"" about the state of the race in New Hampshire.
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Senate rejects Democrats on documents, witness in Trump impeachment trial
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate blocked Democratic attempts on Tuesday to obtain evidence and call a witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance on lines favorable to Trump.
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Galaxy hope 'Chicharito' Hernández forges a new championship identity for team
Galaxy players are elated over the team's signing of Javier 'Chicharito' Hernández, but will the Mexican soccer star deliver an MLS Cup to the team?
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Alaska Native Elder, 90, Is First American Counted in 2020 Census
(TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska) — Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90 years in the windswept western wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mud homes and followed where the good hunting and fishing led. Her home now is an outpost on the Bering Sea, Toksook Bay, and on Tuesday she became the…
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Reeling Nets bracing for biggest test in this next stretch
The Nets knew this five-game stretch was going to be rough, but it’s gone far worse than they could have possibly imagined. They have dropped four straight games and 11 of their past 13. And that’s with LeBron James and the Lakers looming on Thursday, closing out a tough grind that’s been taking its toll...
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Column: A county-owned homeless service center in the old St. Vincent hospital? It just might happen
L.A. supervisors voted Tuesday to push ahead with the possible purchase of St. Vincent hospital
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Wuhan virus outbreak kills nine in China as first case found in US
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What's on TV Wednesday, Jan. 22: '68 Whiskey' on Paramount
What's on TV Wednesday, Jan. 22: '68 Whiskey' on Paramount; Modern Family; Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens
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NSC official who was abruptly placed on administrative leave is temporarily replaced
The senior director for European and Russian affairs at the National Security Council who was recently placed on administrative leave has been replaced at least temporarily, according to two people familiar with the situation.
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Kansas vs. Kansas State game ends in big brawl
Photos from the big, game-ending brawl between the Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas State Wildcats.        
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Court documents: 3 suspects wanted to use Virginia gun-rights rally to start race war
Federal investigators were watching earlier this month as two men accused of being white supremacists packed cases of food and supplies and allegedly discussed ways to attack a gun rights rally in Richmond, Virginia, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
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2020 Senior Bowl week
Take a look at 2020 NFL draft prospects as they work out in preparation for the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.       
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Australia's Olympic team says preparing for Wuhan amid virus fears
The Australian women's soccer team are still preparing for a trip to Wuhan for Olympic qualifiers early next month despite concerns about an outbreak of the new coronavirus in the Chinese city, head coach Ante Milicic has said.
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