Jan. 28, 2020
              Tracing Kobe Bryant’s fateful last flight Sunday morning that ended with a horrific crash.
              As much as Kobe Bryant was driven to win, he revealed in his 2018 book “Mamba Mentality” that his hatred of losing was just as intense as his desire to win.
              Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen DeGeneres and other TV hosts struggled to keep it together Monday while honoring Kobe Bryant, “a real-life superhero.”
              Nine people, including Kobe Bryant, were killed when a helicopter crashed and burst into flames in Calabasas.
              President Trump’s lawyers closed his defense on Tuesday, largely ignoring the elephant in the room: John Bolton, and whether the former national security advisor will testify.
              The South Carolina senator’s evolution from Trump critic and McCain sidekick to Trump’s attack dog captures the GOP’s transformation under the reality-TV president.
              Trump’s lawyers laid the groundwork for invoking executive privilege to block potentially damaging public testimony from witnesses like John Bolton.
              Republican senators claim they are shocked, shocked to hear that Trump will put the “head on a pike” of anyone who votes against him. Seriously?
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              With strong support from younger voters, Latinos and liberals, Sanders has become the clear front-runner with state’s primary about five weeks away. Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden trail.
              China on Monday expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose to 80.
              As Trump prepares to unveil a plan to ease the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted at home for alleging accepting millions of dollars in bribes.
              He says he told Khalid Shaikh Mohammed that if there was another attack on America, he would kill Mohammed’s son.
              The International Longshore & Warehouse Union is preparing to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy if a federal judge lets stand a $94-million jury award.
              In a video posted to his Facebook page and Instagram account, Gallagher called some members of his former platoon ‘cowards’ and included names, photos.
              Harvey Weinstein’s trial is moving at a faster pace than predicted, with three more of his accusers expected to testify before the end of the week.
              In his first public comments about the Astros cheating during the 2017 World Series, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw addressed getting shelled in Game 5.
              The supervising producer of “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” is among people nationwide targeted by this sneaky racket.
              Demjanjuk, an Ohio auto worker whose U.S. citizenship was twice stripped, had steadfastly denied being a Nazi collaborator. He died in Germany in 2012 while his case was on appeal.
              Scientists show how one dramatic shift in the marine ecosystem could topple a domino of problems across California.
              Residents and officials fear more bluff erosion in Del Mar could damage a key rail line. About $10 million in repairs and construction will start in February.
              Long admired for their electric glow, the casinos, hotels and other attractions of Las Vegas have largely turned to the brighter lights and lesser costs of LED technology. Neon? There’s a museum for that.
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              Britain decides to let Huawei build parts of its new 5G high-speed mobile network. The U.S. has been pushing allies to ban the Chinese company.
              Chipotle was hit with a $1.3 million fine over more than 13,000 child labor violations at its Massachusetts restaurants, the state’s attorney general announced Monday.
              A review of top shopping sites found an average of 19 features per site that could encourage impulse buying, such as limited-time discounts.
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