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QB showdown of Watson vs. Jackson highlights Week…

An AFC showdown featuring Houston's Deshaun Watson and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson highlights the NFL's Week 11 schedule enough to overshadow a 2018 Super Bowl rematch between New England and Philadelphia

Pelosi To Trump: 'You're In My Wheelhouse When…

Nancy Pelosi warned President Trump.

Impeachment Inquiry: Who Is Jennifer Williams?

​Williams, a longtime State Department employee, was assigned to work on European and Russian issues with the vice president's team in the spring.

Last Survivor of Hindenburg 'Did Not Talk About…

Werner Gustav Doehner, who was an 8-year-old passenger on the Hindenburg when it burst into flames in 1939, has died. Doehner, 90, was the last of the 62 passengers and crew members who survived the disaster, which killed 36 people, including one crew member on the ground. "He did not...

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Here's the latest for Saturday, Nov. 16: White House budget officer meets with impeachment investigators; Protesters shot in Bolivia by security forces; Five men charged in football game shooting; Dog study could help humans live longer lives.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Company Released Holiday Gift…

Gwineth Paltrow’s health and lifestyle brand, Goop, released holiday gift guides. According to CNN, one guide is called, “The Ridiculous but Awesome Gift Guide.” One of its featured gifts is a BDSM beginner kit, which stands for bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism. Another suggested gift idea are $250 fire extinguishers. And a $130 automatic joint roller.

Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police…

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reversing his longstanding support of the controversial “stop and frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run

Largest Starbucks Store Ever Opens in Chicago

Largest Starbucks Store Ever Debuts in Chicago. The Starbucks Roastery, which is the coffee's giant's sixth, is around 35,000 square feet. The spot is five stories tall and overtakes Starbucks' Tokyo Roastery. Other Roastery locations include Seattle, New York, Shanghai and Milan. The Chicago location was announced in 2017 and is open seven days a week. Over it has over 200 employees that not only serve, but also cocktails and baked goods. In addition to pastries from Princi, the Roastery offers pizza and has three coffee bars. The location also has a liquid nitrogen gelato bar and an experiential bar

Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric…

Microsoft hired US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit an Israeli facial recognition company called AnyVision. Microsoft's investment was met with backlash by the ACLU. News reports suggest AnyVision's technology is secretly used to monitor Palestinian residents in the West Bank. Microsoft has worked to establish itself as a leader in tech industry ethics, including by publishing in December six principles to guide its facial recognition work. Holder will reportedly lead a team of former federal prosecutors to investigate how the company's technology is being used.

Chemistry Professors Arrested in Meth Probe

Two chemistry professors in Arkansas have been accused of breaking bad, and have been arrested on suspicion of making methamphetamine. Terry David Bateman, 45, and Bradley Allen Rowland, 40, have been on administrative leave since Oct. 11, the Democrat-Gazette reports, days after a chemical odor was reported in the science...

Mother Nature's power showcased as dunes are…

A blustery and wicked nor'easter hit North Carolina this weekend, bringing high winds and fierce waves. As you can see from this video, the waves overpowered the dunes that sat seaside.

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress…

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering. Stone was on trial for obstructing a House investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. A federal jury found Stone guilty on all charges Friday. The trial concluded with unanimous guilty verdicts on five felony counts of lying to investigators, one count of obstructing a congressional probe and one count of witness tampering. Prosecution urged U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to have Stone taken into custody, which she declined. Jackson placed Stone under the same restrictions he’s dealt with for months while out on bail. . Stone's fate now lies in Donald Trump's hands, with many wondering if the president will pardon his former political adviser.

Partisan divide seen in how local news should be…

The nation’s partisan divide is also evident in how Americans believe the struggling local news industry should be helped, with Democrats more willing to provide government funding

Student witness recalls Calif. school shooting

A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students - killing two - before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has died. Students and others gathered at a makeshift memorial in Santa Clarita, California, Friday. Nov. 15)

Kanye Warms Up for Church —in Jail

Before Kanye West went to church in Houston this weekend, he went to jail. The rapper put on two unannounced concerts Friday at the Harris County Jail—one for about 200 men at a lockup, then one for a smaller audience of female inmates at the main jail. "This is...

Dunkin’ bans the ‘double-cup’ as it swaps foam…

The Dunkin’ coffee chain says customers will have to do without the “double cup.”

Trump Says Biden Is 'Somewhat Better' Than A…

President Trump weighed in on North Korea's comment about Joe Biden.

2nd Week Of Open Impeachment Hearings Begin: Who…

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is one of the eight witnesses scheduled to testify during the second week of public impeachment hearings.

Coming to Tonight's Sky: The Leonids

If you've been over Dancing With the Stars for at least a dozen years, the home of the actual stars is offering you some alternative Sunday night entertainment. The Leonid meteor shower—so named because it appears to originate in the constellation Leo—will peak overnight, clocking in at around...

Makeshift memorial grows near school shooting

A makeshift memorial is growing near Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, where authorities say a 16-year-old opened fire Thursday morning, killing two students. (Nov. 15)

Taylor Swift's Team Backs Up Her Story Against…

Taylor Swift informed her fans that her old label, Big Machine Records, won’t let her perform her old songs. According to Business Insider, the label company denied prohibiting Swift from playing the songs. Yet Swift’s spokeswoman shared an email that supports Swift’s claims. She then shared that an independent, professional auditor determined the label owes Swift $7.9 million dollars of unpaid royalties. Big Machine Records say they did not block Swift from using her songs and said they don’t have the right to do that.

Patrick refuses to disavow PAC money in Dem…

Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick says he will not discourage potential support from political committees raising huge sums for his campaign because he’s doing “catch up” in the 2020 race

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Share New Archie Picture The Prince of Wales celebrated his 71st birthday on Nov. 14, and the royal couple sent Archie's "grandpa" a special message. They released the black and white photo to mark the special occasion. @sussexroyal/Instagram The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son was christened in a private ceremony at Windsor Castle in July.

Ashton Kutcher Buys Shoes For Team After Text…

(CNN) When Monica Gutierrez sent actor Ashton Kutcher a text and asked him to help her son's cross-country team get new shoes, she wasn't really expecting a response. After all, he's a celebrity with millions of followers on social media. But the star of "That '70s Show" not only replied, he sent brand-new shoes to the team last month, so the boys have them in time for their regional meet. Gutierrez told CNN that this was her 13-year-old son Oswaldo "Ozzy" Briones' first year running on the IDEA Tres Lagos cross-country team.

Iowa Poll Finds a New Order Among Democrats

There's a new leader in the Democratic presidential field in Iowa, by one count, and it's not all that close. Pete Buttigieg is the first choice of 25% of Democratic voters who say they're likely to attend the party's caucuses, a new Des Moines Register /CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll has found....

Rainstorm may help suppress wildfire threat in…

While the rain could bring several benefits, it may also bring the risk of flooding and mudslides.

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study. The study is the largest-ever analysis of its kind. A pill meant to slow aging will be given to 500 of the test subjects. Researchers say they hope to use their results to figure out human longevity. . "What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health." - Co-director Daniel Promislow, via Associated Press. The study lasts five years and is being funded by the National Institute on Aging. Vet records and DNA samples will be required. Periodically, dog owners must fill out specific surveys. Throughout the process, dogs can live at home and not change up any of their normal activities. Veterinarian visits are also required. All types and ages of dogs can participate. If you would like to nominate your pup, go to dogagingproject.org