Democrats call for Bolton to testify after new report on aid to Ukraine

President Trump directly tied the holdup of nearly $400 million in military assistance to Ukraine to investigations of the Bidens, according to an unpublished manuscript of John Bolton’s forthcoming book, “The Room Where It Happened.”

Trump denies telling Bolton that Ukraine aid was tied to inquiries into the Bidens

In a series of late-night tweets, the president portrayed John Bolton as a vengeful man just trying to sell books.

Worries grow that China’s quarantine is not enough to stem increasingly virulent virus

Even as the quarantine of more than 50 million people was being laid down, some 5 million people left Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, according to the city’s mayor.
Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish cleans up — but the Grammys are still a mess

Plagued by controversy, the Recording Academy recognized a new voice in 18-year-old Eilish, who won trophies for album of the year, song of the year, record of the year and best new artist.
Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the U.S. national championships swimming meet in Irvine, Calif., in 2018. (AP)
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the U.S. national championships swimming meet in Irvine, Calif., in 2018. (AP)

Bryant had left basketball behind. His daughter Gigi brought him back.

The daughter of the NBA legend wanted to carry on his hoops legacy. She died with him in the helicopter crash Sunday.

Bryant accomplished so much. It’s devastating to consider what he still had left to do.

Bryant managed to achieve more than almost anyone could, and yet his story feels disturbingly incomplete.
They indicate that the secretary of state’s press aide was aware that Mary Louise Kelly intended to ask him about several topics and the aide raised no objections, contrary to Pompeo’s characterization.
The attack highlighted the growing risks to U.S. missions in Iraq amid calls for an end to America’s military presence in the country.
Campaign 2020

In Iowa, a bruising hunt for a candidate to love

For one mother and daughter, the search for caucus commitment took them through events, conversations and a weighing and reweighing of what mattered.
E.U. citizens will need to apply to live and work in the United Kingdom.
Super Bowl LIV
Kansas City’s use of the “tomahawk chop” and other customs patterned after Native American traditions has attracted increased attention from Native American groups and indigenous rights advocates.
Special Report

How the doctor of ‘Concussion’ fame built a career on distorted science

Bennet Omalu became famous after telling the world he had discovered CTE. His fellow brain doctors knew better.

How to use gluten-free flour blends in your everyday baking

Some products are meant to replace regular all-purpose flour, though be prepared to adjust.
By The Way

A Florida man was arrested on charges of shining a laser pointer at planes, temporarily blinding a pilot, police say

The man pointed a laser at four airplanes and one helicopter at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, police say.
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