Why urgent care centers are popping up everywhere

New York CNN – If you’re driving through a busy suburban mall or walking down a street in a major city, chances are you won’t go long without discovering Concentra, MedExpress, CityMD, or another urgent care center. Demand has skyrocketed at urgent care sites during the Covid-19 pandemic as people search for tests and treatments. … Read more

How the Battle Over Snow Crabs Could Open Access to Arctic Oil

CNN – A legal fight in Norway over snow crabs could have major ramifications for access to oil in the Arctic. Norway’s Supreme Court this week hears a case over whether Latvian trawlers can catch snow crabs – a cold-water species whose leg meat is popular in countries such as the United States and Japan … Read more

Karen Khachanov: Azerbaijan demands sanctions for the tennis player’s pro-Armenia messages at the Australian Open

CNN – The Azerbaijan Tennis Federation has called for Karen Khachanov to be sanctioned after the Russian player expressed support for the Armenian majority living in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh at the Australian Open. “Artsakh stay strong,” Khachanov, who is of Armenian descent, wrote to TV cameras after matches in Melbourne. Artsakh is the … Read more

Cameroon U-17 Football Team: Why 32 Players Were Sent Off For Cheating Age

CNN – It’s been a problem for the ages, but Cameroonian football star Samuel Eto’o seems determined to crack it. Cameroon sealed their qualification for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Republic of the Congo on January 15, but the team that won that match was indistinguishable from the … Read more

‘I Think This Would Make a Good Movie’: Why a Georgia Realtor Was Invited to Play The Masters

CNN – Until now, the closest Atlanta-based realtor Scott Stallings to Augusta National was nearby Costco. Despite years of trying, he was never able to get a ticket to see the prestigious Masters tournament on the legendary course. As a golf fan from Georgia, major attendance has remained an unspecified item on my bucket list. … Read more

5 things to know on January 19: the economy, New Zealand, Covid-19, Ukraine, Amazon

CNN – A street snack known as “dragon’s breath” is at the center of a dangerous new viral video trend. The colorful candies are dipped in liquid nitrogen to create a vapor effect when eaten – creating smoke-like fumes that billow from the mouth, nose and ears. Health officials are warning against eating the popular … Read more

The study found that locally caught freshwater fish contain PFAS toxins

Editor’s note: Subscribe to CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited series of newsletters guide you on how to reduce your personal role in the climate crisis – and reduce your environmental anxiety. CNN – Fish caught in the freshwater of the nation’s major river streams and lakes contain dangerously high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate, … Read more

Ukrainians mark a gloomy Orthodox Christmas in Bakhmut as the bombing continues

Bakhmut, Ukraine CNN – The sanctuary was crowded with people on the eve of Orthodox Christmas. Some were trying to warm up around a wood stove after traveling in the freezing drizzle. Others lined up for a cup of hot coffee and biscuits. Under the Christmas tree, there were tangled wires for charging mobile phones. … Read more

Anna Walsh: Internet records of a missing Massachusetts woman’s husband show he researched how to dispose of a body, according to sources

CNN – Police in the small coastal town of Cohasset, Massachusetts, are investigating the disappearance of a woman whose husband’s online records showed searches for how to dismember a body, sources tell CNN, and prosecutors say blood and a bloodstained knife were found in the couple’s basement. After Anna Walsh, a 39-year-old mother of three, … Read more

California’s dilemma: How can you harness massive amounts of rain when water is scarce? Scientists say let it sink in.

CNN – California went from severe drought to severe flooding in a matter of days. On Monday, 90% of the state’s population was under flood watch as another round of storms passed. However, it was just last week when several counties in the state were experiencing quite the opposite—an exceptional drought, which the U.S. Drought … Read more