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Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 17

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Betty White, James Earl Jones, Maury Povich, Steve Earle, Steve Harvey, Jim Carrey, Michelle Obama, Kid Rock, Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Marie Tran and more.

Mac Miller's family releases 'Circles'

Mac Miller's family has released his sixth and final studio album titled "Circles." The family had announced the album last week and shared a new song, "Good News." Miller's new album is meant to be sister album to his 2018's…

Trump adds Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz to impeachment defense team

President Donald Trump is adding three seasoned lawyers to his impeachment legal defense team, people familiar with the matter said, including Kenneth Starr, the hard-charging prosecutor whose work led to President Bill Clinton's impeachment. Alan Dershowitz, the constitutional lawyer, and…

Celebrating 98 years of Betty White, in photos

Betty White just turned 98. Here's a look at the life of the Emmy-award winning actress. Personal Birth date: January 17, 1922 Birth place: Oak Park, Illinois Birth name: Betty Marion White Marriages: Allen Ludden (June 14, 1963-June 9, 1981,…

Couple sought to be summer caretakers on Irish island

If your sweetheart turns to you tonight and whispers "shall we try for a little one?", don't dismiss the question out of hand. It could be he or she is talking about an Irish island. Great Blasket, on Europe's Atlantic…

How do universities rate? Find your perfect college

The College Scorecard database was released as a way to show who gets into what school, and what they do after they graduate. Use this data to help find the college that's perfect for you. For example, you can search…

Thunderstorms bring some relief in wildfire-ravaged Australia

Severe thunderstorms are pelting some regions of Australia suffering from historic wildfires with powerful rain and large hail. The storms could bring some much-needed relief to the firefighters battling some of the worst blazes the country has seen in decades.…

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 16

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including A.J. Foyt, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, John Carpenter, Sade, Kate Moss, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nick Valensi, Joe Flacco and more.

Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump officially begins

The third Senate impeachment trial of a US president in history convened on Thursday with the reading of the two impeachment articles charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The seven House impeachment managers who…

Harry, Meghan and 10 books on the trials of royalty

As if their love story wasn’t already ripped straight out of the pages of a royal romance, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have announced their independence from being professionally royal. “We intend to step…

Liz Cheney won't run for US Senate seat from Wyoming

Rep. Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican and member of GOP House leadership, will not run for Senate in 2020, avoiding a contentious primary in the deeply conservative state. Cheney said in a statement on Thursday that she planned to run…