Sir David Attenborough receives Crystal Awards honour in Davos
British naturalist Sir David Attenborough is among those honoured at the Crystal Awards which kicked off the World Economic Forum in Davos. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

'Alita' experience hopes to give movie-goers an extra dimension
The doors to the futuristic world of Iron City from the upcoming film 'Alita: Battle Angel' are about to open giving film fans an alternative experience. Rough Cut - no reporter narration.

Catherine Deneuve auctions Yves Saint Laurent collection
The French actress is selling close to 130 one-of-a-kind dresses crafted by the famed designer. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Carlos Santana announces 'Supernatural Now' tour
The veteran musician will hit the road this summer across North America to commemorate his Grammy-winning album 'Supernatural' and his momentous performance at Woodstock. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Gladys Knight will perform the U.S. national anthem at the Super Bowl
The Motown veteran says she is proud to use her voice to unite. Alicia Powell reports.

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Researchers try to understand naked mole rats' resistance to cancer
With their pinkish, translucent and wrinkly skin, double-saber buck teeth and black-bead eyes, naked mole rats look like characters in a nightmare from hell. In fact, they do live underground in pitch-dark burrows where their air, from a human point of view, can contain chokingly little oxygen, t...

Doctors try new models to push health insurers aside
Just about everyone agrees that the way we pay for primary care needs fixing. Under the current insurance model, doctors get paid for procedures and tests rather than for time spent with patients, which displeases doctors and patients alike and increases costs. Now some medical practices are side...

Medigap supplemental coverage can be too pricey for younger Medicare beneficiaries
One night three years ago, Joe Hobson finished reading a book, went to sleep and woke up blind. The problem, caused by a rare hereditary disease, forced him to give up his 20-year communications job, along with its generous health insurance. Now 63, the Arlington man is covered by Medicare, the f...

Breathless, but not from asthma

Fish and seafood recipe recommendations
Jennifer LaRue Huget offers some suggestions

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The world's first luxury hotel in space
Aurora Station is being billed as the world's first luxury hotel in orbit. Slated to open in 2021, it'll charge guests $9.5 million dollars.

$1 home deal triggers property stampede in Sambuca, Italy
Tempted by the deal offering homes for just over $1 in the town of Sambuca on Italy's island of Sicily? So's everyone else, deluging its deputy mayor with tens of thousands of enquiries.

Is ice swimming one of the secrets to Finnish happiness?
Finland ranks as the happiest country in the world. Could (voluntary) plunges into icy water — and the mental and physical health benefits associated with such a practice — be one of the reasons this country is so content?

How the shutdown has snarled Americans' travel plans
The partial US government shutdown raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks.

The shutdown hasn't shut down D.C.
There's no doubt that tourist attractions in Washington, D.C., are especially hard hit by the partial federal government shutdown.

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Researchers try to understand naked mole rats' resistance to cancer
With their pinkish, translucent and wrinkly skin, double-saber buck teeth and black-bead eyes, naked mole rats look like characters in a nightmare from hell. In fact, they do live underground in pitch-dark burrows where their air, from a human point of view, can contain chokingly little oxygen, t...

Doctors try new models to push health insurers aside
Just about everyone agrees that the way we pay for primary care needs fixing. Under the current insurance model, doctors get paid for procedures and tests rather than for time spent with patients, which displeases doctors and patients alike and increases costs. Now some medical practices are side...

Medigap supplemental coverage can be too pricey for younger Medicare beneficiaries
One night three years ago, Joe Hobson finished reading a book, went to sleep and woke up blind. The problem, caused by a rare hereditary disease, forced him to give up his 20-year communications job, along with its generous health insurance. Now 63, the Arlington man is covered by Medicare, the f...

Breathless, but not from asthma

Fish and seafood recipe recommendations
Jennifer LaRue Huget offers some suggestions

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Twitter suspends account that helped ignite controversy over viral encounter
Twitter suspended an account that helped spread a video of the encounter between high school students wearing MAGA hats and a Native American elder.

Stressed out and at risk: Inside Uber's special investigations unit
The internal investigators tasked with keeping Uber safe were overworked, underpaid and at times emotionally traumatized as they struggled under the burden of nearly 1,200 cases every week, a confidential internal memo obtained by CNN says.

WhatsApp tightens limit on the number of people you can share messages with
The Facebook-owned messaging platform is imposing a stricter global limit on forwarding messages after a six-month experiment in India.

Netflix will regulate its content in India. It swears that's not a bad thing
Netflix is battling questions of censorship for the second time in three weeks — this time in India.

Chinese drone maker DJI uncovers fraud that could cost it $150 million
DJI, the world's biggest producer of consumer drones, said an investigation found employees had "inflated the cost of parts and materials for certain products for personal financial gain."

Letter from Our CEO: Celebrating 2018 and a Fresh Look at What’s Ahead
Dear Ancestry Community, As 2018 comes to a close, I want to personally thank you for being a member of the Ancestry community. We appreciate that you’ve chosen us to provide you with the tools to enable your journeys of personal discovery. All of us at Ancestry are committed to making family history discovery simpler, Read More The post Letter from Our CEO: Celebrating 2018 and a Fresh Look at Whats Ahead appeared first on Ancestry Blog.

Quote of the Day

Washington Irving
Every desire bears its death in its very gratification. Curiosity languishes under repeated stimulants, and novelties cease to excite and surprise, until at length we cannot wonder even at a miracle. Discuss

Runners take on world's largest wine cellar
Hundreds of runners competed in a 10 km race in the world's largest wine cellar on Sunday, wearing head torches to navigate dark limestone caves that stretch some 200 km underground near the capital of Moldova. Reuters Emily Wither joined the run.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller gets his own action figure
Mueller's action figure comes with the tagline, "Help us, Robert Mueller. You're our only hope." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

All creatures great and small gather for blessing in Mexico
Pets participate at a blessing ceremony in Mexico City to make the feast day of Saint Anthony, known as the protector of animals. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

New York museum is going to the dogs
The American Kennel Club is set to re-open the AKC Museum of the Dog. Angela Moore reports.

Futuristic spaceship theme park a great leap for Crimea
An entirely indoor amusement centre in Alushta, Crimea is made to look strikingly similar to every spaceship in Hollywood sci-fi films.

Sir David Attenborough receives Crystal Awards honour in Davos
British naturalist Sir David Attenborough is among those honoured at the Crystal Awards which kicked off the World Economic Forum in Davos. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

'Alita' experience hopes to give movie-goers an extra dimension
The doors to the futuristic world of Iron City from the upcoming film 'Alita: Battle Angel' are about to open giving film fans an alternative experience. Rough Cut - no reporter narration.

Catherine Deneuve auctions Yves Saint Laurent collection
The French actress is selling close to 130 one-of-a-kind dresses crafted by the famed designer. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Carlos Santana announces 'Supernatural Now' tour
The veteran musician will hit the road this summer across North America to commemorate his Grammy-winning album 'Supernatural' and his momentous performance at Woodstock. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Gladys Knight will perform the U.S. national anthem at the Super Bowl
The Motown veteran says she is proud to use her voice to unite. Alicia Powell reports.