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Key takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

DES MOINES (AP) — Some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: CIVILITY AND SUBSTANCE OVER FIGHTING AND FRICTION After the United States' killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democrats…

Twitter reacts to Tuesday night's Democratic Debate

The Democratic Party’s leading presidential candidates sparred over Iraq, gender equality and Medicare for All in the final debate showdown before primary voting begins. Here's how those on social media reacted to the event.

Ask the Weather Guys: Why is ice different colors?

Q: Why is ice different colors? A: Some ice is called “black ice,” which refers to one of two conditions: A new layer of clear ice on water, which appears dark in color because the ice is transparent and so…

Pelosi sets Wednesday votes to send impeachment to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is set to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a landmark trial on whether charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress are grounds for removal.

How Prohibition changed the way Americans drink, 100 years ago

Prohibition did little to ease Americans’ love of liquor. AP Photo On Jan. 17, 1920, one hundred years ago, America officially went dry. Prohibition, embodied in the U.S Constitution’s 18th amendment, banned the sale, manufacture and transportation of alcohol. Yet…

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 14

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Faye Dunaway, Carl Weathers, T-Bone Burnett, Maureen Dowd, Steven Soderbergh, Shepard Smith, Slick Rick, Emily Watson, LL Cool J, Jason Bateman, Dave Grohl and more.

Dramatic video shows lightning as Philippines volcano erupts

MANILA — Philippine authorities have urged a "total evacuation" of nearly half a million people near the capital Manila after a volcano spewed ash up to nine miles into the air Sunday, prompting warnings of a possible "explosive eruption." The…