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Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab receives accelerated approval amid

CNN  —  The US Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval Friday for the Alzheimer’s disease drug lecanemab, one of the first experimental dementia drugs to appear to slow the progression of cognitive decline. “Alzheimer’s disease immeasurably incapacitates the lives of those who suffer from it and has devastating effects on their loved ones,” Dr. […]

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These three big unknowns will drive markets in 2023 | CNN

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN  —  We’re in the salad days of the New Year — that period where many […]

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FBI increases reward for information on pipe bombs found near RNC

Washington CNN  —  The FBI is now offering $500,000 for information leading to an arrest of the person who placed pipe bombs near the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC, the night before the 2021 US Capitol riot, the bureau announced Wednesday. The announcement represents a sharp increase in the […]

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Major storm leaves trail of destruction as it barrels across

CNN  —  A major, multi-hazard storm is leaving a trail of destruction as it barrels across the country on Tuesday and continues to bring the risk of strong tornadoes and flooding to the South, and ice and snow to the Plains and Upper Midwest. The storm, which triggered deadly floods in California over the weekend, […]

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Recession or soft landing? Five reasons to be cautiously

New York CNN  —  Last year was dominated by scary headlines about crushing inflation, super-sized interest rate hikes and mounting recession fears. It was a brutal period for the stock market, with roughly one-fifth of the value of the S&P 500 vanishing and the Nasdaq dropping by more than one-third. All three major US markets […]

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Diary investigators believe belongs to Times Square machete

CNN  —  A diary investigators believe belongs to the suspect in the attack on three police officers outside Times Square on New Year’s Eve ends with a last will and testament. According to multiple law enforcement sources, the last entry, dated December 31, begins with, “This will likely be my last entry,” and goes on […]

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Kinzinger: I ‘fear for the future of this country’ if Trump isn’t

CNN  —  Outgoing Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Sunday he fears for the future of the country if former President Donald Trump isn’t charged with a crime related to the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, though he believes the Justice Department will “do the right thing.” “If this is not a crime, […]

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Incoming Kansas attorney general fined for 2020 Senate campaign

CNN  —  The Federal Election Commission has levied a $30,000 fine on incoming Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach and a private border wall organization he was once affiliated with due to campaign finance violations committed during his unsuccessful 2020 Senate bid. In an agreement approved by the FEC last month, about a week after Kobach […]

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Fed watch 2023: When will rate hikes slow down | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN  —  America’s central bank found itself in a glaring spotlight for much of this past year, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell wielded blunt tools of interest rate hikes and quantitative tightening to curb surging inflation. As 2022 draws to a close, inflation metrics show some of that may have worked: Consumer prices […]

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Key findings from the latest Jan. 6 panel transcripts, including

CNN  —  The House January 6 committee on Thursday released a new batch of transcripts, including interviews with Donald Trump Jr., former Trump White House aides and others. The latest transcripts covered a range of topics and revealed new details from the January 6 committee’s investigation, including the former president’s son explaining a text message […]