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California storm: 90% of residents are under flood watches as another storm threatens mudslides, power outages and deadly inundation

CNN  —  Much of California can’t soak up another drop of rain. Yet the state is getting pummeled again with torrential downpours and ferocious winds, causing power outages and treacherous travel conditions. More than 34 million Californians are under a flood watch Monday – about 90% of the state’s population and 10% of the US …

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White House under pressure to expel Jair Bolsonaro after Brazil riots

Joe Biden condemned violent riots in Brazil as the White House faced calls from Congress to expel Jair Bolsonaro, the Latin American country’s former president, from the US, where he has been staying since leaving office. “Canada, Mexico, and the United States condemn the January 8 attacks on Brazil’s democracy and on the peaceful transfer …

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World-renowned restaurant Noma to close, citing ‘unsustainable’ model

Comment on this story Comment Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that racked up three Michelin stars and the mantle of “world’s best restaurant” for its wildly influential cuisine, will close in 2024. Chef and founder René Redzepi said the intensive amount of labor required to produce the restaurant’s signature hyperlocal and painstakingly crafted dishes — much …

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Bob Iger Memo Says Employees Should Be In Office – The Hollywood Reporter

Hybrid employees at Disney must return to the office four days a week starting March 1, according to a new memo from CEO Bob Iger.  In a memo to employees Monday, Iger emphasized his belief in the benefit of working together in person. This is one of several big workplace changes Iger is expected to …

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Fani Willis aggressively investigates Trump in Georgia’s Fulton County

Fani Willis, the district attorney of Fulton County, Ga., finds herself at the center of an election inquiry with the potential to both make history and influence the course of the next presidential vote. (David Walter Banks for The Washington Post) The Fulton County district attorney’s aggressive pursuit of Trump and his allies could soon …

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Updated childhood obesity treatment guidelines include medications, surgery for some young people

CNN  —  Updated American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for treatment of obesity urge prompt use of behavior therapy and lifestyle changes, and say surgery and medications should be used for some young people. The guidelines, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, are the first comprehensive update to the academy’s obesity treatment guidelines in 15 years. …

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Nasdaq gains more than 1% as investors buy beaten-up tech shares like Tesla

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), January 5, 2023. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Stocks rose led by technology on Monday as traders added to bets that inflation may be easing. The Nasdaq Composite posted the biggest advance of 1%, pushed up by an 8% rally in Tesla …

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