5 things to know for January 25: Classified documents, Tornadoes, Immigration, Covid, Ukraine

CNN — Rihanna headlining the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show has already generated immense excitement. But if pop music isn’t your genre of choice, you might be happy to hear that the NFL has added a country music star and Hollywood heavyweights to its entertainment lineup. Here’s what else you need to know to Level … Read more

Davos: No recession after all? Business leaders more optimistic as China reopens

Davos, Switzerland CNN — Optimism about the global economy has been rare among business leaders in recent months, with recession fears clouding the outlook and limiting investment. Now, cautious optimism is looking through. That’s largely thanks to China, whose sudden removal of tough coronavirus restrictions late last year is expected to trigger a spending spree … Read more

Covid loan repayment hammers millions of businesses

CNN — At Teddy Restaurant & The Bully Bar near downtown Washington, DC, business has never been the same since the pandemic hit. “It’s very difficult,” said owner Alan Popovsky. “I will still be climbing the hill for a while. Probably for the rest of my life. The pandemic has closed two of Popovsky’s four … Read more

TikTok is ‘digital fentanyl,’ says new GOP China committee chair

Washington CNN — TikTok is an addictive drug that the Chinese government supplies to Americans, the new chairman of a new House select committee on China has said. GOP Rep. Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin told NBC’s “Meet The Press” in an interview that aired Sunday that he called TikTok “digital fentanyl” because “it’s highly addictive … Read more

Why the price of eggs keeps rising

New York CNN Business — Several grocery items have become more expensive this year. But nothing comes close to rising egg prices. In the year to November, unadjusted for seasonal fluctuations, the price of eggs jumped 49%, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since the beginning of this year, a deadly bird … Read more

China to end Covid restrictions and quarantine for international travelers

New York CNN — China will drop quarantine requirements for all passengers arriving from outside the country’s borders from January 8, 2023, its top health authority announced on Monday. The country will also remove all other restrictive Covid measures for travellers, including quarantines for positive patients and contact tracing. Authorities said the new policy was … Read more

Grant Wahl: Sports journalist died of aortic aneurysm, wife says

CNN — Grant Wahl, the American football journalist who collapsed and died while covering the World Cup in Qatar last week, died of a ruptured aortic aneurysm, said on Wednesday his wife, Dr. Celine Gounder. “It’s just one of those things that’s probably been brewing for years, and for some reason it happened then,” Gounder … Read more

How to Avoid Winter Sports Injuries

Editor’s note: Before starting any new exercise program, consult your doctor. Stop immediately if you feel pain. CNN — When the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, many people look forward to hitting the slopes or the skating rink. The pleasures of winter are on their mind, not the injuries. Yet, if you … Read more