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World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

NEWS | By Paul Wiseman | Jan 21
The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for 2019. And China, the world's second-biggest economy, said it had slowed to its weakest pace since 1990.

UK Leader Snubs Brexit Delay, Sticks to her EU Divorce Deal

UK Leader Snubs Brexit Delay, Sticks to her EU Divorce Deal

NEWS | By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert | Jan 21
Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday rejected calls to delay Britain's departure from the European Union, and said her Plan B was to get her rejected Brexit deal approved by Parliament after securing changes to a contentious Irish border measure.

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law.

At Sundance, Powerhouse Documentaries Will Be Everywhere

At Sundance, Powerhouse Documentaries Will Be Everywhere

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 21
For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.

More Sexual Abuse Claims Rock South Korean Skating

More Sexual Abuse Claims Rock South Korean Skating

NEWS | By Kim Tong-Hyung | Jan 21
More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them.

King Holiday Draws Out Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

King Holiday Draws Out Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

NEWS | By Elana Schor | Jan 21
As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage.

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Gives Free Meals to Furloughed Workers

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Gives Free Meals to Furloughed Workers

STYLE | Jan 21
A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local government workers and their families during the federal government shutdown.

The Complete List of 2019 Razzie Nominations

The Complete List of 2019 Razzie Nominations

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21
The Razzie Nominations for the worst in film this past year were released on Monday, the day before the Oscar nominations are announced.

'Gotti' leads Razzie Nominations, Trump Up For Worst Actor

'Gotti' leads Razzie Nominations, Trump Up For Worst Actor

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 21
John Travolta's John Gotti biopic "Gotti" has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor.

UK Police Speak To Prince Philip About Not Wearing Seatbelt

UK Police Speak To Prince Philip About Not Wearing Seatbelt

NEWS | By Gregory Katz | Jan 21
British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash.


News

Ex-Deputy to Argentine Bishop Says Vatican Knew of Misdeeds

Ex-Deputy to Argentine Bishop Says Vatican Knew of Misdeeds

RELIGION | By Almudena Calatrava, Natacha Pisarenko and Nicole Winfield | Jan 21
The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited "obscene" behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians.


Entertainment

All's 'Well' At Wellesley Rep :: Diana Lobontiu On Lisa Kron's Meta Masterpiece
Provincetown, MA

All's 'Well' At Wellesley Rep :: Diana Lobontiu On Lisa Kron's Meta Masterpiece

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18
Diana Lobontiu delves into the "Well" that is Lisa Kron's meta marvel of a play, and takes EDGE with her. Read what she has to say about health, wellness, fiction illuminating reality, and, er, the "A Track."

 Review :: Tea With The Dames

Review :: Tea With The Dames

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Jan 21
Especially in this particularly putridly patriarchal period in time, there is nothing like having a cuppa with brilliant, wise, spirited old broads who are the best in the business and at the top of their games.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Murky Claims on Weather, Shutdown

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Murky Claims on Weather, Shutdown

LEGAL | By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jan 21
Over the past week and through the weekend, Trump and his team misstated the reality on myriad issues, many connected with the partial government shutdown, Trump's proposed wall and the Russia investigation. Here's a look.


Technology

EU's Antitrust Cop Lays Groundwork for More Tech Scrutiny

EU's Antitrust Cop Lays Groundwork for More Tech Scrutiny

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Jan 21
Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world's big tech companies.


Finance

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


Style

Thom Browne Goes for Spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

Thom Browne Goes for Spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 21
Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday's yellow vest protesters.


Travel

Bitter Cold Sets in as Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc on Travel

Bitter Cold Sets in as Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc on Travel

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo and Catherine Perloff | Jan 20
A major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Community Gathers to Celebrate the Life of Chris Harris
Provincetown, MA

LGBTQ Community Gathers to Celebrate the Life of Chris Harris

OBITUARIES | Jan 14
Chris Harris, the party promoter who died this past week, is being remembered over the next two days in Providence.

SF Women's March 2019 :: January 19, 2019

SF Women's March 2019 :: January 19, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 20
The sky over San Francisco brightened up to welcome 6,000+ people to this year's Women's March. Community activists from every minority group came out to support women across the US!