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11 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world NFL launches YouTube channel featuring highlight videos

The National Football League and YouTube launched a new video channel Monday that will bring just about everything except live games to tablets, smartphones and computers.

12 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Oklahoma Asks Supreme Court to Delay Three Executions

The high court has agreed to hear a challenge to the state's method of lethal injection.

16 minutes ago // CNN

world Kurds take key city back from ISIS

Kurdish fighters have taken the Syrian city of Kobani from ISIS' grip after 112 days of fighting with the Sunni extremist group, multiple sources said Monday.

17 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Joe Franklin, interviewed 'plate twirlers' and stars, dies at 88

Joe Franklin, an institution of New York City broadcasting and self-crowned "king of nostalgia" who bantered on radio and television with celebrity A-listers and D-listers alike, has died. He was 88.

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Emma Watson to star in Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Emma Watson is ready to tell a tale as old as time. The former "Harry Potter" star has been cast as Belle in Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" movie, the studio announced Monday.

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Where to get craft beer kegs, and how to use them at your next party

A full keg of suds is the best way to kick your Super Bowl party up to the next level. And while it can seem daunting to deal with so much beer, buying, tapping and serving craft beer from a keg is really pretty simple.

18 minutes ago // Reuters

world Central African Republic rebels free eight kidnapped officials

BANGUI Reuters - Rebels in Central African Republic on Monday freed eight local officials who were kidnapped at the weekend, but they warned authorities from the southern capital against venturing into a northern town they control.

19 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Post-election relief in Athens: this is the new face of democracy in Europe

Mood of optimism on streets of Greek capital a day after election that brought anti-austerity Syriza to power Continue reading...

21 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Greek fighter-jet crash in Spain leaves at least 10 dead

Spanish defence ministry says F-16 crashed at military base in Albacete while taking part in Nato manoeuvres Continue reading...

22 minutes ago // New York Times

world Letter From Europe: Quantifying Social Division in France

To advance the debate about integration, discrimination and national identity, France needs statistics on its racial, religious and ethnic makeup.

23 minutes ago // Reuters

world Tunisia premier in talks after parties reject cabinet

TUNIS Reuters - Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Habib Essid began new negotiations over his cabinet on Monday after most political parties said they would oppose his initial choice of ministers in a parliamentary vote.

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Who killed Alexander Litvinenko?- video

This month a public inquiry will hear evidence about the murder of a former KGB agent, Alexander Litvinenko. We will hear the forensic evidence collected by the Metropolitan police in the days following Litvinenko's death. It is expected to show that suspects Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitry Kovtun left a trail of polonium from Moscow. Continue reading...

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Spain fighter jet crash kills 10

Ten people have died after an F-16 fighter jet crashed at a military base in Spain, the country's Defence Ministry says.

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Is the quixotic quest for Miguel de Cervantes' bones almost over?

Forensic scientists in Madrid might be close to solving one of Spain's oldest literary mysteries: the location of "Don Quixote" author Miguel de Cervantes' grave. The Associated Press reports that archaeologists have located fragments of a coffin with the initials "M.C." written in tacks in a...

28 minutes ago // ABC

world Spain: Greek F-16 Jet Crashes at Base, Killing 10 People

Spain's Defense Ministry says Greek F-16 jet crashes at military base, killing at least 10

28 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt fraud trial opens as ex-nurse attempts suicide

Was France's richest heiress extraordinarily generous or was she a senile old woman swindled out of hundreds of millions by false friends? Ten go on trial accused of exploiting Liliane Bettencourt's largesse

29 minutes ago // CNN

world Miss Universe national costume show

The Miss Universe contest turned out some fabulous, eye-catching costumes from contestants participating in the show.

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world N.J. declares state of emergency as Northeast braces for historic blizzard

Snow began falling across the Northeast on Monday, the start of what is expected to grow into a major blizzard, as officials launched emergency preparations including orders to move equipment into place, travel restrictions and hundreds of flight cancellations.

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world N.J. declares state of emergency as states prepare for historic blizzard

Snow began falling in the Northeast Monday, the beginning of what is expected to grow into a major blizzard, prompting emergency preparations including moving equipment into place, travel restrictions and hundreds of flight cancellations.

31 minutes ago // CNN

world Warning: This might make you ski-sick

Watching this helmet cam may make you feel ski-sick. Jeanne Moos invites you to soar in the skis of a "ski God."

32 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The underworld of US sex trafficking: 'If there were no johns, there would be no prostitutes'

Each year 100,000 American girls and women are coerced into prostitution. The first part of the PBS documentary A Path Appears explores a deep problem Continue reading...

34 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Ten killed in Greek military plane crash in Spain

Spain's defence ministry says 10 people have died after a Greek F-16 jet crashed at a military base in Spain during Nato training

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Furniture designers vie for $100,000 on Spike TV's 'Framework'

Any reality competition show worth watching has its own particular way of telling would-be winners to take a hike. Some are primly polite Please pack up your knives and go from Top Chef, some cutting Youre fired! bellows Donald Trump on...

34 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Lance Armstrong Oprah interview: 'I doped during all seven Tour wins'

In the highly anticipated interview on the Oprah Winfrey Network, US cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win all seven of his Tour de France titles.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'

Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State IS militants from of Kobane, officials say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.

36 minutes ago // Reuters

world Ten killed in Greek fighter plane crash in Spain

MADRID Reuters - Ten people were killed and another 13 people were injured after a Greek fighter plane crashed during NATO training in Spain on Monday, a spokesman for the defense ministry said.

36 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Generation of Long-Lasting Mideast Rulers Produced Stability---and a Mess

Capital Journal: Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib examines the legacy of Mideast autocrats who ruled for decades and kept a lid on extremism but leave behind a cauldron of instability.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Miley Cyrus puts family home in Toluca Lake up for sale

Miley Cyrus family home in Toluca Lake is on the marketat $5.995 million.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Colts owner Jim Irsay weighs in on 'Deflategate' via Twitter

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has been abnormally quiet on Twitter for most of the past week, but he broke his silence Sunday with a series of mostly high-road tweets that praised the New England Patriots.

37 minutes ago // VOA

world OSCE Condemns Attack on Journalists in Kosovo

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe called Monday for a quick and thorough investigation of an attack on journalists covering demonstrations in Pristina, the capital of Kosovo. Speaking Monday in Vienna, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovi said any violence against journalists is unacceptable and should be treated as "an attack against society as a whole." She said the perpetrators must be brought to justice. Reporter Aleksandra Jovanovic and came

39 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bettencourt corruption trial rocked by defendants suicide attempt

Defence lawyers call for postponement of trial, in which 10 people are accused of exploiting frailty of LOral heiress Continue reading...

41 minutes ago // ABC

world 2 Suspected Looters Killed in South Africa

2 suspected looters killed in South Africa, making 6 dead in attacks on immigrant-owned shops

41 minutes ago // CNN

world Escaping the 'world's biggest cemetery'

When a fellow prisoner asked Anita Lasker-Wallfisch what she did before Auschwitz, Anita told her she played the cello. "Fantastic," the other prisoner said. "You'll be saved." Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.

41 minutes ago // CNN

world 'As long as my mind is working, I will tell this story'

Auschwitz survivor Renee Firestone left behind a successful career in fashion to share her story of resilience. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.

41 minutes ago // CNN

world Being well-dressed helped save his life

What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, Barack Obama and the cast of Boardwalk Empire have in common? They've all been dressed by Auschwitz survivor Martin Greenfield.

41 minutes ago // CNN

world She lost 87 family members in the Holocaust

Elizabeth Ungar Lefkovits woke up one morning to the sound of soldiers marching. She looked out the window and saw Nazis. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.