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ShowBiz Minute: Tork, Smollett, R Kelly

Peter Tork, teen-idol and bass guitarist for the The Monkees, has died at 77; Jussie Smollett released from jail after posting bond; Attorney Gloria Allred and two women accusing R. Kelly of sexual misconduct speak at press conference         Source...

Is the American Autobahn next? How states are pushing highway speeds past the limit

A California legislator proposing no speed limit on a highway is in keeping with higher limits in other states. In Texas, you can go 85 mph.         Source link

‘Don’t call me before you text’: The new rules of communicating in the digital...

Emoji replace sentences. Acronyms replace words. And phones aren’t used to make phone calls anymore. In fact, before you call, you might want to text.         Source link

House Democrats to introduce bill that would block national emergency Friday

Many Republicans have said they were uncomfortable with the president declaring a national emergency to get funding for a wall along the southern border, but it's unclear whether they would vote for such an effort.         Source link

Best dunk photos of 2018-19 NBA season

A look at some of the best dunk photos taken during the 2018-19 NBA season.         Source link

Mickey Mouse, the most hateful state, the ‘Hippy Hippy Shake’: News from around our...

Art evoking desert ecology in California, prisoners’ last meals in Arkansas, and more 2926266002         Source link

Enormous painting depicts Battle of Atlanta

As cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, an enormous painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil War will soon reopen to the public. (Feb. 22)         Source link

How Andy Warhol artworks were stolen from the Springfield Art Museum

How Warhol's Campbell's Soup screenprints were taken from the Springfield Art Museum.         Source link

Denver pair executed robbery witness after court system mistakenly released his identity

It's a horror story that every witness in a crime case fears: Criminals find out your name and murder you because you tried to do the right thing and help police solve a crime.         Source link

Is it worth reviewing old yearbooks for racism? Our readers debate

After USA TODAY Network published a review of more than 900 yearbooks, which found more than 200 racist or offensive images, our readers weighed in.         Source link

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