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New Zealand has ordered more than 1,290 square feet of skin for volcano victims

New Zealand has ordered more than 1,290 square feet of skin for volcano victims

New Zealand has ordered 1,292 square feet of skin to treat patients injured in Monday’s volcanic eruption on White Island, authorities said Wednesday. A total of 47 people were on White Island, off the coast of North Island, when the eruption occurred. Six have been confirmed dead, while 25 people are currently hospitalized in critical…MORE

Saudi Aramco shares increase 10% after world’s biggest IPO

Saudi Aramco shares increase 10% after world’s biggest IPO

Saudi Aramco shares increased 10% when they began trading on Wednesday, capping a stock market debut that shattered records but failed to achieve the $2 trillion valuation sought by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Saudi Arabia’s giant state-owned oil monopoly last week pulled off the biggest IPO in history, raising $25.6 billion by selling 1.5%…MORE

Bitter cold, snow and wind chill alerts hit much of the East Coast

Bitter cold, snow and wind chill alerts hit much of the East Coast

A strong cold front bringing rain, snow and freezing temperatures could make for a messy commute for a large swath of the south and East Coast on Wednesday. The rain and cold air that hit much of the east on Tuesday is turning into snow in parts of the south and in the Northeast, forecasters…MORE

From Billy Porter to Baby Yoda, here’s what you Googled this year

From Billy Porter to Baby Yoda, here’s what you Googled this year

In 2019, people across the country turned to Google for all the answers. Now, Google has unveiled its 2019 Year In Search, a look at the top trending searches of the year. From the viral sensation of Lil Nas X’s song “Old Town Road” to Billy Porter’s extravagant red carpet ensembles, the year’s most popular…MORE

Lauren London honors late boyfriend Nipsey Hussle in Puma campaign

Lauren London honors late boyfriend Nipsey Hussle in Puma campaign

Lauren London has released a heart-wrenching advertisement with PUMA for her “Forever Stronger” campaign with the athletic and footwear company. The video features a poem that pays tribute to London’s late boyfriend, rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed in March. The two shared a son, 3-year-old Kross Asghedom. “Lauren London is proud to…MORE

Schumer calls out Trump’s ‘fictions’ and Fox’s ‘known liars’

Schumer calls out Trump’s ‘fictions’ and Fox’s ‘known liars’

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer depicted some of his fellow lawmakers as a “conspiracy caucus” and criticized Fox News by name on the Senate floor on Tuesday. Here are four of the standout quotes from…MORE

Fed expected to leave interest rates alone as Trump pushes for more cuts

Fed expected to leave interest rates alone as Trump pushes for more cuts

The Federal Reserve has erased nearly half of all the rate increases of the past two years since July — but now the central bank is expected to halt any further cuts even as President Donald Trump continues to push for more. The reason: It’s still not clear where the global economy may be heading…MORE

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