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'Roma,' 'Cold War' Among Foreign-Language Oscar Nominees

'Roma,' 'Cold War' Among Foreign-Language Oscar Nominees

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Jan 23
Five movies about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are competing in the Academy Awards' race for best foreign-language film.

Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member BC-US--Netflix-MPAA,2nd Ld-Writethru Jan 22, 2019 9:25PM (GMT 02:25) - 163 words Eds: Edits lead to fix typo in 'streaming.' With AP Photos. NEW YORK (AP) — On the same day Netfli

Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member BC-US--Netflix-MPAA,2nd Ld-Writethru Jan 22, 2019 9:25PM (GMT 02:25) - 163 words Eds: Edits lead to fix typo in 'streaming.' With AP Photos. NEW YORK (AP) — On the same day Netfli

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 23
On the same day Netflix scored its first best picture nomination from the Oscars, the streaming company is also joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America.

Spike Lee Likes his Oscar Odds with 'BlackKkKlansman'

Spike Lee Likes his Oscar Odds with 'BlackKkKlansman'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 23
"Thirty years is a long time, ain't it?" Spike Lee said Tuesday by phone from the Brooklyn office of his production company, 40 Acres and a Mule, before letting out a lengthy cackle.

Trump Says He Told Sanders 'Not To Bother' with Briefing

Trump Says He Told Sanders 'Not To Bother' with Briefing

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jan 22
President Donald Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with the traditional daily briefing of reporters.

Singer Chris Brown Released in Paris after Rape Complaint

Singer Chris Brown Released in Paris after Rape Complaint

NEWS | By Angela Charlton and Samuel Petrequin | Jan 22
U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people were released Tuesday from police custody after a woman filed a rape complaint against them, the Paris prosecutor's office said.

Kaye Ballard, Boisterous Singer and Actress, Dies At 93

Kaye Ballard, Boisterous Singer and Actress, Dies At 93

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Jan 22
Kaye Ballard, the boisterous comedian and singer who appeared in Broadway musicals and nightclubs from New York to Las Vegas and starred with Eve Arden in the 1960s TV sitcom "The Mothers-In-Law," has died. She was 93.

Called 'Faggots,' Couple Beaten After Leaving Austin Club Early Sunday Morning

Called 'Faggots,' Couple Beaten After Leaving Austin Club Early Sunday Morning

NEWS | Jan 22
A gay couple was brutally attacked when leaving an Austin gay bar early on Saturday, the Austin newspaper The Statesman reported on Tuesday.

Inch-by-Inch, Medical Services Company Publishes Survey of Penis Size by State

Inch-by-Inch, Medical Services Company Publishes Survey of Penis Size by State

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 22
A New York-LA-based medical services company published a survey of penis size by state.

Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Teachers Strike

Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Teachers Strike

NEWS | By John Antczak | Jan 22
A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said.

Trump Proposal Panned as Workers Face Another Lost Paycheck

Trump Proposal Panned as Workers Face Another Lost Paycheck

NEWS | By Andrew Taylor, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 22
Senate Republicans pressed ahead Tuesday with a plan to reopen the government and finance President Donald Trump's long-stalled wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.


Entertainment

 Review :: Red State Blue State

Review :: Red State Blue State

THEATRE | By Brooke Pierce | Jan 22
One of the most refreshing aspects of "Red State Blue State," actually, is that Colin Quinn doesn't try to whitewash our differences with a 'we're all really the same at heart' kind of feel-good message.


Business

Protest Fears Close School of Boys in Washington Videos

Protest Fears Close School of Boys in Washington Videos

LEGAL | By John Minchillo and Bruce Shreiner | Jan 22
A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect.


Technology

Armed with Affection, Octogenarian Is An 'Octopus Whisperer'

Armed with Affection, Octogenarian Is An 'Octopus Whisperer'

SCIENCE | By Rodrique Ngowi | Jan 22
Menashi's volunteer work has included designing puzzle boxes for octopus as well as rubbing their backs and wrestling their arms, all intended to ensure that the highly intelligent animals receive the mental stimulation to thrive.


Finance

Patients Turn to GoFundMe When Money and Hope Run Out

Patients Turn to GoFundMe When Money and Hope Run Out

HEALTH | By Mark Zdechlik, Minnesota Public Radio | Jan 22
GoFundMe, the largest online, crowdsourced fundraising platform, says contributors have raised more than $5 billion, all told, from 50 million donations in the eight years it has been in business.


Cars

Toyota, Panasonic Announce Venture for Green Auto Batteries

Toyota, Panasonic Announce Venture for Green Auto Batteries

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Jan 22
Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. are setting up a joint venture to research, manufacture and sell batteries for ecological autos, an increasingly lucrative sector amid concerns about global warming.


Style

Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Lay Off Protein Shakes)

Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Lay Off Protein Shakes)

FOOD/DRINK | By Judith Graham | Jan 22
Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when losing weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among scientists.


Health/Fitness

It's Cold! A Physiologist Explains How to Keep Your Body Warm

It's Cold! A Physiologist Explains How to Keep Your Body Warm

HEALTH | By JohnEric Smith, Mississippi State University | Jan 22
Whether waiting for a bus, playing outside or walking the dog — during the colder winter season, everyone is looking for ways to stay warm. Luckily, the process your body uses to break down foods serves as an internal heater.