Chains Required On I-80, 2 Feet Of Snow Above Lake Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Chain restrictions remain in effect on U.S. Interstate 80 after a winter storm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on the top of some ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. Chains were required Friday on all but four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on a 50-mile (80-kilometer) stretch of eastbound I-80 from Nyak to the Nevada-California line just west of Reno. Westbound traffic is subject to the same restrictions for an additional 10 miles (16 km) to Baxter. The storm packing winds gus...
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Remembering Spiritual Leader Ram Dass

Dass, who died Dec. 22, was a practitioner of Eastern-inspired philosophy who became interested in the religious potential of LSD in the '60s and '70s. Originally broadcast in 1990.
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'They massacred them." 7 killed, 14 tortured in exorcism ritual in Panama jungle

Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up and tortured.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Cost Of Free: Casper Pays A Price For Generous Mattress Returns

Casper changed mattress shopping with the promise of a 100-night "risk-free" trial and easy returns. Now the cost of those returns is being scrutinized as the online company prepares to go public. (Image credit: Yana Paskova/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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EPA's Superfund Backlog Grows

The EPA has a larger backlog of unfunded Superfund sites than anytime in at least 15 years, according to the Associated Press.
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Netflix Scoops Olivier Assayas’s ‘Wasp Network’ With Penelope Cruz, Edgar Ramirez (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has acquired U.S. rights and several other territories for Olivier Assayas’ “Wasp Network,” the Cuban spy thriller headlined by Penelope Cruz and Edgar Ramirez which world premiered at Venice last year, Variety has learned. The streaming giant is believed to have bought international rights to the film outside of China, Eastern Europe, Greece, Portugal, […]
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Shots fired at Glasgow house in late-night attack

Detectives are looking for the occupants of a dark-coloured saloon car after the Glasgow incident.
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Man at airport gets more video game space by plugging PS4 into public map display

A guy who was waiting for his flight at the airport in Portland wanted more screen display space for his Playstation video game session, so he plugged his PS4 into a public computer screen that was displaying a map of the airport. Airport staff were not amused. Port of Portland spokesperson Kara Simonds told Portland KXL-AM radio that staff at Portland International Airport staff asked the man to stop gaming on the public map display. The man asked if he could finish his game. They said no...
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Karlie Kloss Reveals Voting Plans After ‘Project Runway’ Kushners Viral Moment

Andy Cohen wasted no time addressing the elephant in the room when Karlie Kloss visited “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday night. Though Kloss “was honored to be one of the first memes of the decade” — referring to her now-viral moment with booted “Project Runway” contestant Tyler Neasloney, who referenced her in-laws, the Kushners, […]
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Von Miller's surprising pick to win Super Bowl LIV has 'all the momentum' going into championship weekend

The Tennessee Titans don't have Aaron Rodgers, Travis Kelce, Nick Bosa, Patrick Mahomes, Tyrann Mathieu or Davante Adams, but they do have momentum after beating two of the top three seeds in the AFC — and if you ask Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller, that may just be enough to win it all. The Denver Broncos linebacker says that the surprising No. 6 seed Titans are his pick to win Super Bowl LIV in Miami.
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Bruins waive Backes, send him to minors

The Boston Bruins have waived 14-year veteran David Backes. Backes has scored 245 goals with 309 assists in 944 NHL games, spending the first 10 years of his career with the St. Louis Blues and the last four in Boston. A two-time U.S. Olympian, he was an all-star in 2011, and the following season he was the runner-up in the Selke Award voting.
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The US was once the uncontested world leader in science and engineering. That keeps falling, according to a federal report

The United States was once the dominant, global leader in science and engineering, but it's dropping from the top as other countries invest in research and development, according to a new report.
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Basildon Hospital: Mother died after 'unfathomable ineptitude'

Gabriela Pintilie lost six litres of blood after giving birth to her daughter Stefania.
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Derby County: Club claim EFL's charge over breach of spending rules 'unlawful'

Derby County say the English Football League's decision to charge them with a breach of spending rules is 'unlawful'.
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Peers Honoring Peers: What Makes SAG Awards Special

The 26th annual SAG Awards will be held Jan. 19 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live on both TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. EST. The SAG Awards are different from typical awards ceremonies for a number of reasons — beginning with length. The show, which comes in at two hours, […]
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Senators Sworn In For Historic Impeachment Trial Of President Trump

The third impeachment trial of an American president is now underway in the Senate.
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Australia fires: Air-dropping veggies to feed wallabies [NEW VIDEO]

The massive scale and force of the ongoing bushfires in Australia is hard to comprehend. The number of living creatures killed by flame, smoke, and habitat destruction fires is already staggering, and incomplete. Here is a new video from Reuters with more on a story we've covered here at Boing Boing previously -- NWS workers are dropping vegetables like carrots and sweet potatoes from aircraft, to feed displaced wallabies who can't find anything to eat because everything has burned. Vid...
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Birstall explosion death: Hundreds of homes at risk, says coroner

A coroner expresses concern over risks to other houses after the death of a woman in a gas blast.
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Hillary Clinton: 'Lord knows what will happen if we don't retire' Trump

Hulu released a trailer for its documentary on Hillary Clinton, who advised Democratic primary voters to pick who they think can beat President Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hulu drops first trailer for Hillary Clinton docuseries

Hulu has dropped the first trailer for its upcoming four-part docuseries about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
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A man challenged Tulsi Gabbard to a push-up contest. He lost.

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard was taking questions from town hall attendees in New Hampshire on Thursday when a man in the crowd asked the Hawaii congresswoman and Iraq War veteran about former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Man Dead, Woman Hurt In South Sacramento Stabbing; Suspect Arrested

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Deputies say a man is dead and a woman was hurt in a south Sacramento stabbing Thursday night. The incident happened around 10 p.m. along the 6000 block of Florin Road, near the Florin Towne Centre. According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded and found that a man suffering from at least one stab wound. The woman had also sustained a non-life threatening stab wound to her lower body. Medics took the man to the hospital, but he was later pronounced ...
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Appeals court throws out lawsuit by children seeking to force action on climate crisis

A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a heavily promoted but long-shot lawsuit by a group of children and teenagers trying to force the federal government to take action to address the climate crisis.
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Ken Starr Is On Trump’s Impeachment Defense Team And Monica Lewinsky Has Thoughts

“This is definitely an ‘are you f**king kidding me?’ kinda day.”
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Kate Middleton Shuts Down Idea Of Having More Kids With Prince William

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge already have three children: George, Charlotte and Louis.
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NYT Runs Anti-Immigration Op-Ed By Noted Hate Group

The Center for Immigration Studies is categorized as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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Greta Thunberg: 'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist says as Davos nears

“To the world leaders and those in power, I would like to say that you have not seen anything yet. You have not seen the last of us, we can assure you that. And that is the message that we will bring to the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.” In the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and was joined by an estimated 10,000 others for a protest march, before many of them travel to Davos for next week's annual gathering of political and business elites. Their g...
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READ: 9th Circuit Appeals Court ruling in children's climate crisis lawsuit

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out a lawsuit by a group of children trying to force the federal government to take action to address the climate crisis.
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'Why Religion?' Asks 'How Hearts Can Heal' After Tragedy

Religion scholar Elaine Pagels lost her young son to terminal illness and her husband a year later in an accident. She spoke to Fresh Air in November 2018 about loss and faith.
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'El Chapo' beer launched by murderous druglord's daughter

“El Chapo” ran a global narcotics crime ring and escaped two maximum security prisons before being captured, extradited to the United States in 2017, found guilty in 2019, and sentenced to life in prison. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's daughter Alejandrina Guzman just launched a beer branded with her dad's name, because nothing matters. Excerpt from Reuters: The beer is part of the “El Chapo 701” brand, which has already launched a clothing line, and gets its name from when Forbes named him the 70...
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