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Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught

ISTANBUL — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. …

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  1. Trump meets with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son for holiday

    National

    NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump met Monday with the eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday devoted to the civil rights icon, moving to reach out to members of the African-American community who have been alarmed by his rhetoric and policy positions as he prepares to take office.

  2. Girl stuck in chimney in Clearwater

    Public Safety

    CLEARWATER — Emergency workers had to pry away part of a chimney on Monday to rescue a young girl who had gotten stuck in it, according to Clearwater Fire and Rescue.

  3. Lightning, minus Hedman, opens critical road trip with win over Kings

    Lightning Strikes

    LOS ANGELES — Just as the Lightning was ready to start a road trip that might make or break its season, it was dealt another blow top.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16:  Brian Boyle #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his goal with teammates in front of Peter Budaj #31 of the Los Angeles Kings to take a 2-1 lead during the second period at Staples Center on January 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  4. Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

    The Heater

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people.

    President Barack Obama holds up a 'W' flag signed by the Cubs during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. On the far left are Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts, and manager Joe Maddon. [AP photo]
  5. Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caught

    World

    ISTANBUL — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday.

    Reina club attacker after being caught by Turkish police in Istanbul, late Monday.  Turkish media reports say police have caught the gunman who killed 39 people at an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, detained during a police operation. [Depo Photos via AP]
  6. MLK parade in Tampa provides a forum for many messages

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — For Billi Griffin, the day to celebrate a civil rights leader is personal.

    (From left) Keon Delu, 9, Taniyah Mason, 13, and Kiauntae  Cruz 12, ask for beads from parade floats passing by on during the 28th Annual City of Tampa Martin Luther King Day Parade in Tampa on Monday, January 16, 2017.
  7. Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

    World

    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music early Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort.

    In this photo released by Por Esto de Quintana Roo, people react after a shooting at the outdoor venue Blue Parrot nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The deadly shooting occurred in the early morning hours at the club while it was hosting part of the BPM electronic music festival, according to police. (Por Esto de Quintana Roo, via AP) MXPE103
  8. In St. Petersburg, celebration and concern march together at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade

    Human Interest

    ST. PETERSBURG — The distant swell of music echoed down Central Avenue on Monday morning, a sign of the fanfare to come. Kids hung from barricades, calling to grinning St. Petersburg police officers: "We want beads!"

    Members of Florida A&M University's famous Marching 100 band dance along downtown St. Petersburg's Central Avenue as they entertained the crowd at the 32nd annual MLK Dream Big parade, celebrating the birth of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]
  9. Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

    Obituaries

    Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died. He was 82.

    FILE - In an undated file photo provided by NASA, US  Navy Commander and Astronaut for the upcoming Apollo 17, Eugene Cernan, is pictured in his space suit. NASA announced that former astronaut Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 82.  (NASA via AP) NY111
  10. Cubs manager Joe Maddon says people should respect the presidency

    Blogs

    WASHINGTON – Freshly fêted by President Obama for the Chicago Cubs’ World Series triumph, manager Joe Maddon faced a swarm of reporters and got an inevitable question about Obama’s replacement, Donald Trump.

    Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs at the White House on Jan. 16, 2017
Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs at the White House on Jan. 16, 2017

Cubs manager Joe Maddon says people should respect the presidency

WASHINGTON – Freshly fêted by President Obama for the Chicago Cubs’ World Series triumph, manager Joe Maddon faced a swarm of reporters and got an inevitable question about Obama’s replacement, Donald Trump....

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Matt Ryan was spectacular in a 36-20 win over the Seahawks, completing passes to eight different receivers while passing for 338 yards and three touchdowns.

Common link among NFL's remaining teams? Top-tier QBs

It wasn’t a real play. Aaron Rodgers told each of his receivers which route to run. Get open. Schoolyard football. Then the Packers quarterback, rolling to his left, throws a dime for a 35-yard completion to toe-tapping tight end Jared Cook with three seconds remaining. The play sets up Mason Crosby’s game-winning 51-yard field goal in a 34-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys....

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Walton Goggins as Richard “Rip” Taggart in History’s Six, premiering at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

What to watch and listen to this week: 'Divided States of America' on PBS, Offshore podcast

If you didn't already know, the next president is being inaugurated this week. Fittingly, PBS airs its Frontline special Divided States of America on Tuesday, exploring the deep divisions that surfaced during President Obama's tenure. And on Thursday, ABC airs a 20/20 special America's First Family: The Trumps Go to Washington, which is self-explanatory. If you're looking to plan ahead, live coverage of President-elect Trump's inauguration begins Friday morning on the news networks. Trump will be sworn in at noon....

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