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Schools closed in New Delhi as air quality dips…

Schools in India’s capital are shut after air quality plunged to a severe category for the third consecutive day, enveloping New Delhi in a thick gray haze of noxious air

This Island Looks Like A Giant Fingerprint From…

There is a small island off the coast of Croatia that, when viewed from above, bears a striking resemblance to a fingerprint.

San Francisco Has a Reminder of Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg has left the US, but she hasn't left the building. In a mural 60 feet high and 30 feet wide on the side of the Native Sons Building near Union Square, the Swedish climate change activist now keeps an eye on San Francisco. The mural was unveiled Tuesday...

Country music stars hit CMA red carpet

From animal prints to glam and glitz, country music stars took over the CMA Awards red carpet. (Nov. 13)

Kaepernick's Chance To Revive NFL Career

Colin Kaepernick will take part in a private workout in front of NFL teams on Saturday, but the details surrounding the event are hazy. The timing of the workout is confusing, as it takes place on a Saturday, a busier day in the NFL, and Kaepernick's team had little knowledge of the plans for the workout until the NFL approached them on Tuesday and gave them two hours to say yes.

German economy grows slightly in 3Q, staving off…

The German economy returned to modest growth in the July-September period, averting a widely-feared recession

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Daisy Ridley Gave Her All to Final 'Star Wars…

Daisy Ridley Gave Her All to Final 'Star Wars' Film Ridley will reprise her role as Rey for the third time in 'The Rise of Skywalker.' She believes that this film is the best yet. Daisy Ridley, to 'Marie Claire' Daisy Ridley, to 'Marie Claire'

Laura Dern Thanks Kanye West For 'Cred' With Kids

Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Tuesday, Laura Dern opened up about seeing West wear a long-sleeved top emblazoned with a close-up image of her “Blue Velvet” character, Sandy Williams, over the summer. “This is thanks to the amazing designer Raf Simons, who paid homage to [director] David Lynch and his work,” the “Big Little Lies” and “Marriage Story” actor told DeGeneres. “But what he didn’t know is he actually gave me a tiny bit of cred in my household of teenagers, and I’m really grateful.”

Drug-Resistant Germ Threat Is Worsening, Puzzling…

Drug-resistant germs have long been known to be a serious health threat, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says the problem is worse, and more baffling, than previously thought. Someone in the US contracts an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds, the Washington Post reports, and someone dies...

Kenyan cross country runners adapting to new…

AccuWeather's Dexter Henry visited the campus of Hofstra University, in Long Island, New York, where two Kenyan members of the school's cross country team are dealing with running in cold Northeast temperatures.

Most Important Moments of the Public Impeachment…

Most Important Moments of the Public Impeachment Hearings: Day One. On Nov. 13, the House Intelligence Committee officially began public impeachment hearings to investigate President Donald Trump. Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff delivered the first opening statement, saying that the hearings would affect “the future of the presidency itself.”. "Our answer to these questions will affect not only the future of this presidency, but the future of the presidency itself, and what kind of conduct or misconduct the American people may come to expect from their commander-in-chief." Adam Schiff, via CNN. Bill Taylor, the top U.S. official in Ukraine, used his statement to lay out a specific timeline of his interactions with top U.S. and Ukraine officials. . At one point, Taylor spoke about Trump’s decision to withhold aid from the Ukraine unless they agreed to investigate Biden’s son, Hunter. . “Ambassador Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which [Rudy] Giuliani was pressing for.” Bill Taylor, via CNN. Taylor also specifically spoke against the Republicans, calling Trump’s attempt to “leverage security assistance” against Ukraine “alarming.”. California Representative Devin Nunes, the highest-ranking Republican on the Intelligence Committee, spoke in defense of Trump. Nunes used his time to voice his belief that the hearings are a “low rent, Ukrainian sequel” to the “Russian hoax.”. "It seems you agreed witting or unwittingly to participate in a drama, but the main performance — the Russia hoax — has ended and you've been cast in the low rent Ukrainian sequel." Devin Nunes, via ‘Nightline’

Asian markets mixed after Wall Street high

Asian markets mixed amid doubts about U.S.-China trade; Fed chairman says benchmark rate likely to remain unchanged

Today in History for November 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany bombs English town of Coventry during World War II; 'Moby-Dick' published; Nellie Bly begins globe-trotting trek; Leonard Bernstein makes conducting debut; Composer Aaron Copland born. (Nov. 14)

Another President Faces Impeachment, Over Another…

University of Florida student body president Michael C. Murphy invited Donald Trump Jr. to make what proved to be a controversial speech on campus last month, and now Murphy is facing his own impeachment inquiry over the matter. The Tampa Bay Times notes the parallels between Murphy's impeachment battle and...

California crisis of fires, blackouts decades in…

California’s Pacific Gas & Electric is faced regularly with a no-win choice between risking the start of a deadly wildfire or immiserating millions of paying customers by shutting of the power

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Fuzzy Creature Turns Out To Be Sea Spider Covered…

NOAA’s Southeastern US Deep Sea Exploration recent caught a very special male sea spider on camera.

Trump Says He Knows 'Nothing' About Overheard…

The moment has arrived: The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump began on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Democrat Adam Schiff declared at the start of the hearing that the "future of the presidency itself" is at stake, while Republican Devin Nunes called the hearings a "carefully orchestrated...

Evidence hearing begins in Iowa student's death

An evidence hearing has begun ahead of the murder trial for a man charged in the 2018 death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. (Nov. 13)

Kodak Black Sentenced To Nearly 4 Years On…

Rapper Kodak Black has been sentenced to more than three years in prison on weapons charges. The 22-year-old, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, pleaded guilty in August to the charges. The Florida rapper was arrested in May at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival in Miami on state and federal weapons charges. US District Judge Federico A. Moreno in Miami on Wednesday sentenced Kapri to 46 months in prison.

Lakers beat Warriors 120-94, improve to NBA-best…

LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists in three quarters, Kyle Kuzma added 22 points starting for Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled past the hobbled Golden State Warriors 120-94. The Lakers improved their NBA-best record to 9-2

Chris Pratt Auditioned for the Role of Captain…

Chris Pratt Auditioned for the Role of Captain America Pratt has become a key Marvel member through his portrayal of Star-Lord in the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' franchise, but things could had gone differently. Casting director Sarah Finn said Pratt's audition for Captain America put him in the frame for 'Guardians' even though he lost the role to Evans. Although Finn was convinced that Pratt was the right man to portray Star-Lord, aka Peter Quill, she had to convince director James Gunn to let him audition. Sarah Finn, via statement Finn insists Pratt's audition was a "eureka moment" as they knew instantly he was their Star-Lord. Sarah Finn, via statement

Supreme Court Declines Shielding Gun Maker: Sandy…

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms Co's bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults.

A Staggering Number of People Signed Up for…

Disney+ says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations, the AP reports. Disney’s mix of Marvel and Star Wars movies and shows, classic animated films and new series appears to be a hit out of the gate after its launch on...

Why have there been so many fires lately?

Following what seems like weeks of rampant wildfires, Bill Wadell traveled to Sacramento, California, on Nov. 13, to talk with a Cal Fire representative and learned about a few of the factors responsible for creating the numerous fires.

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Prince William Looking to Volunteer as a Crisis…

Prince William Looking to Volunteer as a Crisis Counselor. The British royal is gearing up to offer mental health support over the phone. According to Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin, William is serious about training. She adds to 'People' that the 37-year-old is trying to fit the work into his busy schedule. "When you’re really busy, and/or really famous, it’s very hard to volunteer." - Nancy Lublin, via 'People'. "What’s nice about this — it’s totally anonymous. He could be the guy at the end of the phone." - Nancy Lublin, via 'People'. Along with wife Kate Middleton, William celebrated the six-month anniversary of Shout this week. The pair helped start the mental help service earlier this year with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Shout, which is open 24/7, has reported 145,000 conversations with those having thoughts of suicide and depression. The service also helps people with anxiety and relationship and isolation issues

Astros can make history if Bregman wins MVP

If slugger Alex Bregman is selected the American League’s Most Valuable Player, the Houston Astros will become the first team to have an MVP, Cy Young Award winner and Rookie of the Year in the same season

AP Debrief: Taylor says Trump asked about probes

The case for President Donald Trump's impeachment arrived in public view Wednesday as the country for the first time heard directly from career diplomats at the forefront of U.S.-Ukraine policy on day one of the House's historic hearings. (Nov. 13)