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5 museum exhibitions to be shown at select US cinemas

(AP) — The exhibition "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" at New York's Museum of Modern Art is coming to the big screen for one day on Jan. 13.

US services firms grew at steady but slower pace last month

(AP) — U.S. services firms expanded at a solid but much slower pace in December compared with the previous month, a sign growth may have cooled at the end of last year.

Rocket problem postpones SpaceX launch to space station

(AP) — SpaceX called off a supply flight to the International Space Station on Tuesday because of rocket trouble, another delay in the delivery of groceries and overdue Christmas presents.

New SiriusXM channel to mix comedy, news 


(AP) — The SiriusXM satellite radio network is launching a channel inspired by topical comics like Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher that seeks to attract younger listeners by bringing an entertaining twist to politics and policy discussions.

New Congress getting sworn in with GOP in charge

(AP) — Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.

Markets plunge as oil dips below $50; Euro drops on Greece

(AP) — The ongoing slump in the price of oil is starting to become a headache for the stock market.

Woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flask

(AP) — A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, "I'm going to be the most popular girl in rehab."

Number of ships transiting Arctic waters falls in 2014

(AP) — Fewer ships sailed through Arctic waters in 2014.

Gadget Show: TV channels delivered by Internet, new TV sets

(AP) — One of the biggest changes in television this year will be more channels being available online with no separate cable or satellite subscription. But for would-be cord-cutters, watching sports has been the Holy Grail. Until now — Dish Network Corp. on Monday unveiled an Internet-only subscription offering that includes ESPN.

Weather service to boost its computer power for forecasting

(AP) — The National Weather Service is about to boost its computing power by more than tenfold, which officials hope will translate to better forecasts.