Vatican defrocks ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual abuse

The Vatican has defrocked Theodore McCarrick, an ex-cardinal and the former archbishop of Washington, in the most significant punishment to date in the ...

View full coverage on Google News Mormons to allow missionaries to call home weekly, instead of twice yearly

The move is aimed at encouraging families to be more involved in the missionary experience, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said.

View full coverage on Google News 3 injured at 'Hamilton' after medical emergency sparks evacuation  USA TODAY

A performance of "Hamilton" ended with three injuries Friday after a medical scare forced the audience to "self-evacuated" in San Francisco.

View full coverage on Google News California governor Gavin Newsom responds to Trump's border emergency declaration  Sacramento Bee

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday his administration's plans to sue President Donald Trump. Attorney General Xavier Becerra is reviewing the ...

View full coverage on Google News Top Democrat says Trump lawyers provided false information to ethics officials  ThinkProgress

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) made the stunning allegation Friday that President Donald Trump's lawyers gave “false statements” to government ethics officials ...

View full coverage on Google News Pence met with silence after mentioning Trump in Munich speech | TheHill  The Hill

Vice President Pence was met with silence on Friday when he mentioned President Trump at a security conference in Munich.

View full coverage on Google News Missionaries and nurses trapped in Haiti as protests sweep country  CNN

Ongoing street protests sweeping through Haiti have left 24 Canadian missionaries and another group of nurses among the visitors stranded in the Caribbean ...

View full coverage on Google News Iran: Sabotage may be behind failed satellite launches  Fox News

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's foreign minister says sabotage by the U.S. is a possible reason for Tehran's failed attempts to launch two satellites in recent months.

View full coverage on Google News Islamic State's 'caliphate' is on the brink of defeat in Syria  New York Post

U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are closing in on the Islamic State's last enclave on the Euphrates, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat.

View full coverage on Google News Amazon will pay $0 in taxes on $11,200,000,000 in profit for 2018  Yahoo Finance

Amazon avoids paying federal tax — for the second year in a row, according to a new report.

View full coverage on Google News Why New York City and Amazon will be just fine without each other  CBS This Morning

View full coverage on Google News Payless is closing all its 2,100 US stores  CNN

Payless is the latest retail chain to close up shop in the United States.

View full coverage on Google News Uber sues NYC to contest cap on drivers  TechCrunch

Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City, The Verge reported. The company wants to overturn New York City's rule that caps the number of new ride-hailing ...

View full coverage on Google News Twitter May Be Holding On to DMs Long After You Think They're 'Deleted'  Gizmodo

Twitter has had a number of privacy issues recently, from failing to protect private tweets to surfacing deleted location information. Now, it appears Twitter may be ...

View full coverage on Google News Microsoft shaking up how Windows feature updates are rolled out—again  Ars Technica

Customers using Windows Update for Business will lose some ability to delay the deployment of each new Windows feature release once version 1903 goes ...

View full coverage on Google News From Echo to Ring doorbell and Fire TV, are you comfortable Amazon with controlling your smart home?  USA TODAY

Amazon missed smartphones, but it is making up for it with the Eero, Echo, Ring doorbell, Fire TV and much much more.

Samsung stops releasing Blu-ray players in the US  Engadget

Did you notice that Samsung hasn't made a peep about Blu-ray players at CES or other recent trade shows? There's a good reason for it: the company is exiting ...

View full coverage on Google News Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox Arrive in Cabo After Emergency Landing  TMZ

Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox arrive in Cabo after their private jet lost a tire.

View full coverage on Google News Chrissy Teigen Just Roasted Kim Kardashian for Her Extravagant Valentine’s Day Present  Glamour

For Valentine's Day, Kanye West hired Kenny G to play a private show for Kim Kardashian West, and Chrissy Teigen roasted the couple for it. See what she said.

View full coverage on Google News Oscars 2019: All awards will be shown live after backlash  BBC News

The organisers of the Oscars have reversed an earlier decision to hand out four awards during ad breaks after facing a major backlash. The presentations for ...

View full coverage on Google News Welcome to the cyber world: The real-world tech behind Alita: Battle Angel  Ars Technica

Producer James Cameron wanted his fictional tech to be grounded in the real world.

View full coverage on Google News LeBron James: 'I Kneel With' Colin Kaepernick After NFL Collusion Suit Settled  Bleacher Report

LeBron James continued to show his support for Colin Kaepernick after the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback settled his collusion grievance with the NFL ...

View full coverage on Google News LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers says ownership of an NBA team is an aspiration  ESPN

LeBron James aspires to own an NBA team one day, but says "it's not like it's a dream of mine." Until then, however, James said he has "a ton" of games left to ...

View full coverage on Google News Pelican star Anthony Davis indicated he'd be open to playing for Celtics  Yahoo Sports

Pelicans star Anthony Davis indicated that he is open to playing for the Celtics after rumors that he didn't want to play in Boston.

View full coverage on Google News The main event at Bellator 215 ends as quickly as it began due to heavyweight groin kick  AOL

Heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov faced off in a highly anticipated matchup, but the bout was ruled a no-contest.

View full coverage on Google News 'My battery is low and it's getting dark': Mars rover Opportunity's last message to scientists  WLS-TV

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover was built to operate for just 90 days, but kept going for 15 years. NASA officially declared it dead on Wednesday, and its last ...

View full coverage on Google News Year in space put US astronaut's immune system on high alert compared to his Earth-bound twin  Daily Mail

A year in the International Space Station changed some of the activity in astronaut Scott Kelly's immune system compared to his twin brother Mark, rendering his ...

View full coverage on Google News Biggest supermoon of the year will happen this week  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Tuesday, February 19, a super snow moon will light up the sky. The moon will be 221734 miles from Earth on February 19, according to EarthSky, making it the ...

View full coverage on Google News Space Photos of the Week: The Trail of Opportunity and More  WIRED

This week, NASA had to say farewell to the Opportunity rover, which had been exploring Mars for the past 15 years. Its final months are a tale of grit, literal and ...

View full coverage on Google News Measles outbreak 2019: How states make it too easy to avoid vaccines

The era of religious and moral vaccine exemptions needs to end — and fast.

View full coverage on Google News 'Zombie' deer disease is in 24 states and thousands of infected deer are eaten each year, expert warns  USA TODAY

An infectious disease deadly in deer has spread to 24 states as experts warn the ailment – unofficially dubbed "zombie" deer disease – could one day hit ...

View full coverage on Google News Washington state House committee passes bill to ban personal, philosophical vaccine exemptions | TheHill  The Hill

A Washington state House committee on Friday passed a bill to ban the personal or philosophical exemption for the vaccine against measles, mumps and ...

View full coverage on Google News How effective is this year's flu shot?  WVLT.TV

The United States is in the middle of flu season and new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this year's flu vaccine appears to be ...

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