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MusiCares 2020 honors Aerosmith as Person of the Year

Updated: Jan. 25, 2020 at 11:43 AM Stars attended the MusiCares Person of the Year event honoring Aerosmith on January 24, 2020, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Actor Channing Tatum and British singer and songwriter Jessie J arrive for the MusiCares Person of the

Watch live: Astronauts start spacewalk for Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer repairs

Jan. 25 (UPI) — NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano reached the halfway mark on Saturday’s spacewalk mission. The duo worked to complete repairs on the International Space Station’s Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. “[Morgan and Parmitano] have completed leak checks and

‘Mean Girls’ movie musical is in the works

Jan. 25 (UPI) — Paramount Pictures said it is adapting the Broadway musical Mean Girls as a film. Lorne Michaels and Tina Fey are producing the project. Fey wrote the script, her husband, Jeff Richmond, created the music and Nell Benjamin penned the lyrics, based

Turkey’s earthquake kills 22 people, interior minister says

Jan. 25 (UPI) — Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Saturday the death toll from an earthquake in the eastern part of the country has increased to 22. The 6.7-magnitude quake struck near the town of Sivrice in eastern Elazig province Friday evening, downing at

Chicago company recalls 2,000 pounds of ground beef

Jan. 25 (UPI) — A meat-packing company in Chicago issued a recall for 2,020 pounds of raw ground beef over reports the product may be contaminated with pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced. The recalled products were packed by Amity Packing Company

Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare’ tops the U.S. album chart

Jan. 25 (UPI) — Pop music star Selena Gomez‘s Rare is the No. 1 album in the United States. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart dated Saturday is Roddy Ricch’s Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial, followed by Moneybagg Yo’s Time

Coronavirus death toll rises to 41 in mainland China

Jan. 25 (UPI) — The death toll from the coronavirus in mainland China has risen to 41 with more than 1,200 cases of infection, health officials said Saturday. The Hubei provincial health authority confirmed that 15 more people have died from the coronavirus in the

Hillary Clinton says she was humbled by docuseries

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) — Former Secretary of State and former first lady Hillary Clinton sat down with documentary filmmaker Nanette Burstein for 35 hours of interviews. Clinton called the resulting four-part Hulu docuseries, Hillary, humbling. Clinton and Burstein first spoke with reporters of

Famous birthdays for Jan. 25: Alicia Keys, Hartley Sawyer

Jan. 25 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: — Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1759 — Soap maker and philanthropist William Colgate in 1783 — Author W. Somerset Maugham in 1874 — Author Virginia Woolf in

Psychedelic drugs may boost mood after high wears off

Psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin — also known as “magic mushrooms” — can elevate mood and make one feel close to others, and those feelings may last after the high is gone, new research shows. The findings, from more than 1,200 art and music

Houston Astros interview Brad Ausmus for manager opening

Jan. 24 (UPI) — The Houston Astros are eyeing former Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels skipper Brad Ausmus for the team’s vacant manager position. League sources told MLB Media and the Houston Chronicle that Ausmus interviewed with the Astros on Friday. The club has

DirecTV races to de-orbit satellite it fears could explode

Jan. 24 (UPI) — A DirecTV satellite is at risk of exploding and the company is racing to move it out of orbit, according to public filings. In a filing submitted to U.S. regulators this week and originally reported by Space News, the broadcast satellite

Longbow nabs $235.8M contract for Fire Control Radar support

Jan. 24 (UPI) — Longbow LLC, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrup Grumman, received a $235.8 million contract Friday to support Fire Control Radar systems for Apache helicopters for 11 foreign governments, the Department of Defense announced. The foreign military sales funds the