Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN — So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, to or from the United States as freezing weather has affected large swaths of the country. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been recorded on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 cancellations on Thursday. … Read more

Biden confirms his top economic aide is leaving the White House

Biden confirms his top economic aide is leaving the White House

CNN — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that his National Economic Council Director Brian Deese plans to step down from office, a long-awaited confirmation of an expected departure. Biden’s statement offered no details on a successor or when Deese would leave, but praised the work of his top economist during a tough time for … Read more

Winter ice storm: Deadly weather crippling much of the south leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the freezing cold

Winter ice storm: Deadly weather crippling much of the south leaves more than 300,000 Texans without power in the freezing cold

CNN — Dangerous road conditions are now linked to three deaths in Texas as a wave of ice and sleet continues to pound parts of the southern and central United States overnight. A 49-year-old woman was killed this week when she lost control of her truck on an icy road north of Eldorado, the Texas … Read more

“I want to meet someone rich. Is it so bad? I win $210,000. I’m tired of dating “losers”.

“I want to meet someone rich.  Is it so bad?  I win 0,000.  I’m tired of dating “losers”.

I’ve reached the point in my life where I want to settle down, but I recently had a disagreement with a friend about my priorities, and I’d appreciate your insight. I’m 46, single, and make $210,000, not including my annual bonus. I have paid off my student loans and I own my house. He is … Read more

As the Fed hikes rates a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling clients to invest — and store — their money and colleges have used pandemic-era relief funds to nearly cancel $1.5 billion in student debt

As the Fed hikes rates a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling clients to invest — and store — their money and colleges have used pandemic-era relief funds to nearly cancel .5 billion in student debt

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. As the Fed hikes rates a quarter point, here’s where financial advisers are telling clients to invest — and store — their money The Fed’s 25 basis point move is its eighth consecutive interest rate hike. Read more Colleges used pandemic-era relief funds to write off nearly $1.5 … Read more

FBI finds no classified documents in Biden’s Delaware vacation home

FBI finds no classified documents in Biden’s Delaware vacation home

CNN — The FBI conducted a search of President Joe Biden’s home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday and found no documents bearing classified marks, according to Biden’s personal attorney. Bob Bauer, Biden’s attorney, said the FBI took handwritten notes and some documents with them for further examination. The search lasted three and a half … Read more

The Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in the closet of an abandoned house. Here’s what we know

The Dallas Zoo’s missing tamarin monkeys have been found in the closet of an abandoned house.  Here’s what we know

CNN — After a tip leads authorities to two emperor tamarin monkeys believed to have been abducted from the Dallas Zoo, questions linger about their brief disappearance and an unidentified man authorities want to speak with. The monkeys went missing on Monday and were found a day later in a closet in an abandoned house … Read more

California floated cutting off major southwestern cities from Colorado River water before hitting its agricultural supply, sources say

California floated cutting off major southwestern cities from Colorado River water before hitting its agricultural supply, sources say

CNN — During a closed-door negotiation last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s powerful water districts offered to model what the basin’s future would look like if some of the largest cities in the West – including Phoenix and Las Vegas – were cut off from the river’s water supply, … Read more

Showtime and Paramount+ streaming services to merge

Showtime and Paramount+ streaming services to merge

Picture: PLAY_PH (Shutterstock) A new branding is in the works for Paramount after CEO Bob Bakish announced that the company is merging Showtime and Paramount+. As part of the merger, Paramount+ will be rebranded as Paramount+ With Showtime, which will be overseen by Tom Ryan. Meanwhile, Chris McCarthy will continue to oversee network operations for … Read more