China’s Big Comeback Is Just Getting Started. How to Play It.

China’s Big Comeback Is Just Getting Started.  How to Play It.

Talk about a comeback. As China abandons policies that stifled economic growth for three years, its stocks have staged an extraordinary rally—up more than 50% since October. This could be just the beginning. Money managers say a broad range of stocks could keep climbing throughout this year. The catalyst is clear: Policy makers in the … Read more

Heart-related deaths rose sharply during the first year of the COVID pandemic

Heart-related deaths rose sharply during the first year of the COVID pandemic

Heart-related deaths rose sharply during the first year of the COVID pandemic – CBS News Watch CBS News New data released by the American Heart Association shows heart-related deaths rose significantly in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Celine Gounder joins Meg Oliver and Vladimir Duthiers to discuss some … Read more

Coronavirus-denying monk who called Putin a “traitor to the Motherland” sentenced to 7 years in Russian prison

Coronavirus-denying monk who called Putin a “traitor to the Motherland” sentenced to 7 years in Russian prison

A former Russian Orthodox monk, who denied that the coronavirus existed and defied the Kremlin, was handed a seven-year prison sentence Friday. Nikolai Romanov, 67, who was known as Father Sergiy until his excommunication by the Russian Orthodox Church, urged his followers to disobey the Russian government’s lockdown measures and spread conspiracy theories about a … Read more

China’s Big Comeback Is Just Getting Started. How to Play It.

China’s Big Comeback Is Just Getting Started.  How to Play It.

Talk about a comeback. As China abandons policies that stifled economic growth for the past three years, investors have sent the country’s stocks soaring—up more than 50% since October. The rally might be just getting started, with money managers saying many stocks could keep climbing throughout this year. The catalyst is clear: Policy makers in … Read more

House GOP Stacks COVID Response Panel With Top COVID Conspiracy Theorists

House GOP Stacks COVID Response Panel With Top COVID Conspiracy Theorists

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) unveiled his picks on Tuesday for the new Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic: Republicans who have spread dangerous misinformation about COVID-19, compared wearing face masks to the Holocaust, and suggested that the omicron variant of the deadly virus was a Democratic hoax. “The 118th Congress marks a new beginning … Read more

FDA panel to consider annual COVID-19 vaccine shots

FDA panel to consider annual COVID-19 vaccine shots

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) advisory panel on vaccines is set to consider an annual schedule for the coronavirus vaccine, akin to how flu vaccines are administered, when it meets this week. The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) will meet Thursday to discuss how to simplify and streamline the COVID-19 … Read more

China celebrates Lunar New Year amid the COVID surge

China celebrates Lunar New Year amid the COVID surge

China celebrates Lunar New Year amid COVID surge – CBS News Watch CBS News Millions of people celebrated the Lunar New Year in China for the first time in two years as most COVID-19 restrictions are now lifted. Elizabeth Palmer reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and … Read more

Yellen’s Empty Audit Promise, CDC’s Dirty COVID Tricks and other commentary

Yellen’s Empty Audit Promise, CDC’s Dirty COVID Tricks and other commentary

IRS watch: Yellen’s Empty Audit Promise The IRS supersizing rammed through in the Inflation Reduction Act will indeed mean more audits of lower-income Americans, warns Michael McKenna at The Washington Times, despite Treasury Secretary Janet “Yellen’s pretty clear commitment not to increase audits on those making less than $400,000 a year.” And not just because … Read more

New Zealand gets new leader as Chris Hipkins confirmed to succeed Jacinda Ardern – POLITICO

New Zealand gets new leader as Chris Hipkins confirmed to succeed Jacinda Ardern – POLITICO

Chris Hipkins was confirmed on Sunday as New Zealand’s next prime minister as he received unanimous support from Labor Party lawmakers to succeed Jacinda Ardern. Hipkins, 44, will be officially sworn in to his new role on Wednesday. “We will deliver a very solid government that is focused on the bread-and-butter issues that matter to … Read more

How I Learned to Stop Hating and Respect Chicken Tikka Masala

How I Learned to Stop Hating and Respect Chicken Tikka Masala

(Bloomberg) — Asma Khan has a vivid memory of the first time she encountered chicken tikka masala, the bastard child of Indian cooking and British taste. It was in 1992, and she had just arrived in the great English university town of Cambridge, where her husband was studying law. A professor invited the young couple … Read more