Two months after Twitter’s mass layoffs, affected employees are still awaiting severance offers

New York CNN — Two months after Elon Musk fired half of Twitter’s workforcesome affected employees say they have yet to receive a formal severance offer or separation agreement. A former Twitter employee told CNN he expects to receive information from the company by Wednesday, the last official hire date for many workers affected by … Read more

Prince Harry alleges William physically attacked him, new book seen by The Guardian claims

CNN — Prince Harry has accused his brother, William, of physically assaulting him during an argument over his wife, Meghan Markle, in 2019, according to The Guardian. The British newspaper claims to have seen an advance copy of Prince Harry’s long-awaited memoir Spare, in which Harry, the Duke of Sussex, alleged that his brother William, … Read more

Report shares new details about death possibly linked to experimental Alzheimer’s drug

CNN — The death of a participant in a clinical trial of an antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, which is currently under review by the United States Food and Drug Administration, may be linked to the experimental drug, according to a new report. The research letter, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, … Read more

Opinion: Self-care is not a luxury. It’s a question of survival

Editor’s note: Sophia A. Nelson is a journalist and author of the book “Be the One You Need: 21 Life Lessons I Learned Taking Care of Everyone But Me.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. Seen more reviews on CNN. CNN — It’s the start of another year, and we continue to … Read more

Barbara Walters, legendary news anchor, has died at 93

CNN — Barbara Walters, the pioneering television journalist whose interviewing skills made her one of the most prominent personalities in broadcasting, has died, her spokesperson confirmed to CNN. She was 93 years old. “Barbara Walters passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loved ones. She lived her life with no regrets. She was … Read more

COLA social security: seniors will soon benefit from a sharp increase in cost-of-living allowances

CNN — Seniors and other Social Security recipients will begin receiving a heftier monthly benefit next month due to a 8.7% annual cost of living adjustment to help them cope high inflation. The increase, the largest in more than 40 years, will increase retiree monthly payments by more than $140 to an estimated average of … Read more

Southwest promises refunds as airline sees ‘certain’ financial impact

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) promised to reimburse passengers for expenses such as hotels and car hire in addition to refunding tickets after thousands of flights were canceled due to a massive winter storm and said there would be an as-yet-undetermined impact on his income. “There will definitely be an impact on … Read more

Advisory: Parents, it’s time to talk about fentanyl

Editor’s note: Dr. Scott Hadland is a pediatrician and teen addiction specialist. He is Chief of Adolescent Medicine at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School. Follow him on Twitter, instagram and LinkedIn. The opinions expressed here are his own. Read more reviews on CNN. CNN — Pediatricians like me are not used to … Read more

5 things not to buy in 2023

It was a year of contradictions. The drum of recession is beating, interest rates are rising and the stock market has fallen, yet retail sales have risen 6.5% in the past 12 months, lagging a 7.1% increase in the cost of living. There are other reasons why people should consider cutting back on spending in … Read more

Why Returning to Westeros, Middle-earth, and “Star Wars” Was So Enjoyable in 2022

Editor’s note: The past year has been filled with uncertainty about politics, the economy, and the ongoing pandemic. In the face of great change, people found themselves longing for another era. The CNN series “The past is now” examines how nostalgia has manifested itself in our culture in 2022 – for better or for worse. … Read more