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'Roma,' 'The Favourite' Lead Oscar Nomination with 10 Nods

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' Lead Oscar Nomination with 10 Nods

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 22
— Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" led all films with 10 nominations each to the 91st Academy Awards, while Netflix and Marvel each scored their first best picture nomination.

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

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

STYLE | 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.

Patients Turn to GoFundMe When Money and Hope Run Out

Patients Turn to GoFundMe When Money and Hope Run Out

HEALTH/FITNESS | 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.

US Singer Chris Brown Detained in Paris After Rape Complaint

US Singer Chris Brown Detained in Paris After Rape Complaint

ENTERTAINMENT | By Angela Charlton | Jan 22
U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday.

Why is the South the Least-Healthy Region in the U.S.?

Why is the South the Least-Healthy Region in the U.S.?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jay Maddock, Texas A&M University | Jan 22
What's causing residents of Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana and other southern states to live such short lives, while experiencing higher rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease?

Egypt TV Host Gets Year in Prison for Interviewing Gay Man

Egypt TV Host Gets Year in Prison for Interviewing Gay Man

NEWS | Jan 21
An Egyptian court has sentenced a TV presenter to a year in prison for interviewing a gay sex worker on his show.

Pats-Chiefs Second-Most Watched AFC Title Game in 42 Years

Pats-Chiefs Second-Most Watched AFC Title Game in 42 Years

NEWS | Jan 21
Sunday night's game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs was the second-most watched and rated AFC championship game in 42 years.

Notre Dame to Cover Up Murals of Columbus in the New World

Notre Dame to Cover Up Murals of Columbus in the New World

NEWS | Jan 21
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said.

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges Rising Fast in Opera World

Mezzo J'Nai Bridges Rising Fast in Opera World

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Silverman | Jan 21
J'Nai Bridges was just 24 and still in school when she sang her first "Carmen" as a young artist at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2011. "I was, oh, way too young," she recalls with a laugh. "It felt good back then, but it just fits like a glove now."

Frigid Air, High Winds Sweep the Northeast; at Least 6 Dead

Frigid Air, High Winds Sweep the Northeast; at Least 6 Dead

NEWS | By Holly Ramer | Jan 21
Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States.


News

For the Poor, the Safety Net in a Shutdown Doesn't Feel Safe

For the Poor, the Safety Net in a Shutdown Doesn't Feel Safe

WORKPLACE | By Juliet Linderman | Jan 21
Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years.


Entertainment

Who Will Get an Oscar Nom?

Who Will Get an Oscar Nom?

MOVIES | Jan 21
At 5:20am Tuesday (Pacific Time), Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross will announce the nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards, an occasion that will likely focus a hazy Award seasons where there is no clear frontrunner.


Business

Democrats Lurch Left on Top Policies As 2020 Primary Begins

Democrats Lurch Left on Top Policies As 2020 Primary Begins

LEGAL | By Steve Peoples | Jan 22
Almost no policy is too liberal for Democrats fighting to win over their party's base, which is demanding a presidential nominee dedicated to pursuing bold action on America's most pressing challenges.


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

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


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

22 Looks From Paris Fashion Week: Thom Browne and More

22 Looks From Paris Fashion Week: Thom Browne and More

FASHION | Jan 22
Little seemed to make sense in Thom Browne's gender-defying display but the sheer eccentricity of the proceedings somehow made it work. (Photos: AP/Francois Mori)


Health/Fitness

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

HEALTH | Jan 21
Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law.