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All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

    Kobe Bryant Had a Singular Impact on His Game and the World

    Kobe Bryant Had a Singular Impact on His Game and the World

    Kobe Bryant was the fair heir to Michael Jordan, a scoring assassin who could rip a defender's heart out by way of a devastating dunk, or an elusive fadeaway jump shot from the baseline, his singular work of art. He won five NBA championships, made 18 All-Star teams, won an MVP award, two scoring titles, two Olympic gold medals and just last night was passed by LeBron James on the NBA's all-time scoring list: Kobe Bryant finished with 33,643 points, good for fourth.

    • 6 min
    What We Know So Far About the Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

    What We Know So Far About the Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time and an internationally recognizable NBA superstar, died in a helicopter crash Sunday outside Los Angeles. He was 41 years old.

    Bryant was flying with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people when the helicopter went down “in a remote field” in Calabasas, Calif. around 10 a.m., according to the Associated Press.

    • 13 min
    John Bolton Book Reportedly Claims President Trump Tied Ukraine Funds to Investigation

    John Bolton Book Reportedly Claims President Trump Tied Ukraine Funds to Investigation

    (WASHINGTON) — The stakes over witness testimony at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defense argument.

    Bolton writes in the forthcoming book that Trump told him that he wanted to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid from Ukraine until it helped him with politically charged investigations, including into Democratic rival Joe Biden.

    • 7 min
    The Best and Worst Moments of the 2020 Grammys

    The Best and Worst Moments of the 2020 Grammys

    The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were a teary affair: performers at the Staples Center took the stage below the retired jerseys of Kobe Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash earlier in the day. But the night also included triumphs for first-time Grammy winners like Lizzo, who kicked off the show with a jubilant performance, and Billie Eilish, who swept the big four categories for the first time since Christopher Cross in 1981. Here are the best and worst moments of the night.

    • 11 min
    At Least 5 Rockets Hit U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Injuring 1 Staffer

    At Least 5 Rockets Hit U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Injuring 1 Staffer

    (BAGHDAD) — A nighttime rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad injured at least one embassy personnel member, staffers there said Monday.

    The two staff members, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media, did not specify the injured person's nationality or the severity of their wounds. They said the rocket slammed into a restaurant inside the embassy compound.

    • 2 min
    Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 80 as U.S. Prepares to Evacuate Americans From Wuhan

    Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 80 as U.S. Prepares to Evacuate Americans From Wuhan

    (BEIJING) — A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China with 80 deaths so far, while the U.S. Consulate in the city at the epicenter announced it will evacuate its personnel and some other Americans aboard a charter flight.

    China's health minister said the country was entering a “crucial stage" as “it seems like the ability of the virus to spread is getting stronger.

    • 7 min

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