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5 things to know about Dry January

Dry January isn’t for everyone, experts say. Some drinkers need treatment. Others are trying Dry-ish January. Here are five things to know about the trend.

Blue Sky Science: How can milk make so many different products?

Q How can milk make so many different products? — Ruby Taggart, Merrimac, Wis. A Scott Rankin, professor and chairman of the food science department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: Milk can make many products because of its complex chemistry…

2020 Watch: Will the real front-runner please stand up?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to Iowa caucuses: 28 Days to general election: 302 The narrative It's on. With the holidays over, the sprint…

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 6

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Rowan Atkinson, Nancy Lopez, Nigella Lawson, Norman Reedus, Julie Chen, Cristela Alonzo, Rinko Kikuchi, Eddie Redmayne, Gilbert Arenas, Kate McKinnon and more.

A list of winners at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The winners at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: Best motion picture, drama: "1917" Best motion picture, musical or comedy: "Once Upon a…

Photos: Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral isn't saved yet

PARIS — The French general overseeing the reconstruction of fire-devastated Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is not saved yet because there's still a risk its vaulted ceilings might collapse. Gen. Jean-Louis Georgelin told French broadcaster CNews on Sunday…

Decade in review: 10 ways retail shopping changed over 10 years

Few decades in history have brought more change to retail shopping than the last 10 years. This year, more than 9,000 retailers went belly-up or closed stores, according to a tally by Business Insider. Payless Shoes, Dress Barn, Barney's, Gymboree,…

Veteran U.S. firefighters join battle to stop Australian wildfires

A crew of 20 veteran firefighters based in California will head to Australia on Monday to help battle the country's out-of-control wildfires that have killed at least 23 people and scorched millions of acres. The crew leaving Monday include hot-shot…

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 5

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Walter F. Mondale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Vinnie Jones, Marilyn Manson, Shea Whigham, Bradley Cooper, January Jones and more.

Celebrity Birthdays: Jan. 4

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Don Shula, Dyan Cannon, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Stipe, Dave Foley, Julia Ormond, Guy Forget, Justin Townes Earle, Charlyne Yi and more.