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Today β€” December 3rd 2022Headlines

Uvalde Shooting Victims Seek $27B, Class Action in Lawsuit

Victims of the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead have filed a lawsuit against local and state police, the city and other school and law enforcement officials seeking $27 billion due to delays in confronting the attacker, court documents show.

Historic Crown to be Modified for King Charles's Coronation

The historic St Edward's Crown, which has been the centerpiece of the coronation of monarchs in England for more than 350 years, has been removed from the Tower of London to be modified for the coronation of King Charles III next May, Buckingham Palace said.

Molten Lava on Hawaii's Big Island Could Block Main Highway

Many people on the Big Island of Hawaii are bracing for major upheaval if lava from Mauna Loa volcano slides across a key highway and blocks the quickest route connecting two sides of the island.

PelΓ© Responding Well to Treatment for Respiratory Infection

Brazilian soccer great PelΓ© is responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection and his health condition has not worsened over the latest 24 hours, the Albert Einstein hospital said Saturday.

'The Last of Us' Trailer Gives New Look at HBO's Creepy Upcoming Series - CNET

Go west, young fan. In the official trailer, HBO gives another glimpse of its live-action adaptation of the celebrated video game.

The 5 Best Cat Toys for Your Beloved Pet - CNET

The best cat toys as tested by the CNET team's own cats.

Gay Rights Supreme Court Case Could Lead To 'Parade of Horribles'

The Supreme Court is being warned about the potentially dire consequences of a case next week involving a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for same-sex couples.

Report: Deion Sanders Set to Take Colorado Job

After three seasons coaching Jackson State, Deion Sanders is set to accept the head-coaching job at Colorado, ESPN reported Friday night.

Rail Workers Say Deal Won't Resolve Quality-of-Life Concerns

When BNSF railroad conductor Justin Schaaf needed to take time off from work this summer, he had to make a choice: go to the dentist to get a cavity in his molar filled or attend a party for his son's 7th birthday.

Take up to 50% Off Cool Toys for Kids at Target Right Now - CNET

Get your holiday shopping out of the way with deals on toys from Hot Wheels, Marvel, Disney, VTech and more.

4 True Wireless Earbuds Worth Buying for Under $40 - CNET

A growing number of dirt-cheap true wireless earbuds are now available. Here are the current best of the bunch.

US Knocked out of World Cup, Loses to the Netherlands 3-1

Memphis Depay and Daley Blind scored in the first half and Denzel Dumfries added a late goal as the Netherlands eliminated the United States from the World Cup with a 3-1 victory Saturday that advanced the Dutch to the quarterfinals.

Amazon Basics Office Products and Electronics Are Now Discounted up to 38% - CNET

Stock up and save on batteries, surge protectors, memory cards and more with this limited-time deal.

Watch Argentina vs. Australia World Cup 2022 Match From Anywhere - CNET

Messi has made it to round 2. Now Argentina has to take on Australia.

Texas Highway Patrol Lt. to Newsmax: Administration 'Continues to Lie' on Border

The Biden administration's claims this week that the president has visited the U.S. southern border are "completely false," Texas Highway Patrol staff Lt. Christopher Olivarez said on Newsmax Saturday.

Trump: 'Corrupt' DOJ Will Do Nothing After 'Twitter Files'

Former President Donald Trump decried that a "corrupt" Department of Justice will do nothing about "The Twitter Files, Part One: How and Why Twitter Blocked the Hunter Biden Laptop Story."

How electric air taxis could shake up the airline industry in the next decade

Companies across the U.S., including several startups, are developing electric air taxis that aim to take cars off the road and put people in the sky.

Parking lots are becoming as important as cars in climate change efforts

France recently approved legislation to require solar panels to cover commercial parking lots. Is that approach to renewable construction coming to the U.S.?

The 4 Best Smart Speakers for 2022: Alexa, Google and More - CNET

Find the best smart speaker to operate in your home from Amazon, Google or Apple.

Report: Brazil Soccer Legend Pele Under Palliative Care

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is receiving palliative care after chemotherapy stopped having the expected results as he battles colon cancer, newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday.

I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctor. Here's the No. 1 skill I wish more parents taught their kids today

Bestselling author and parenting expert Esther Wojcicki raised three highly successful kids. She shares the No. 1 skill that she wishes more parents would teach their kids today.

Amazon's cloud unit faces cost-sensitive customers as economic fears mount

Amazon Web Service has built a giant business by getting companies to offload services to the cloud. But clients are now trying to save money on their bills.

Don’t overlook this health warning on your holiday lights: 3 tips for decorating safely this season

Certain holiday lights contain chemicals that may increase risk of cancer and reproductive harm. Here's what to know before you decorate this season.

Delta pilots would get more than 30% in pay raises under new contract deal

Delta pilots would get at least 18% pay bumps when the contract is signed.

Republican Flips Northern California Congressional Seat

Republican John Duarte defeated Democrat Adam Gray on Friday in a new California U.S. House district in the Central Valley farm belt that produced the closest congressional contest in the state this year.

Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato Looks Just Like the Concept - CNET

This high-riding supercar doesn't look all that different from the concept that was first previewed in 2019, and that's a good thing.

Ditch Those Disposable Lint Rollers for This Discounted Reusable Pet Hair Remover - CNET

The ChomChom roller doesn't require any disposable sticky tape, and today only you can pick one up for as little as $16.

Top 2022 Holiday Decorations on Amazon - CNET

It's time to get into the holiday spirit and deck those halls.

Want to make difficult conversations easier? Use this Bob Dylan-inspired phrase, says bestselling author Susan Cain

Susan Cain, the bestselling author of "Quiet" and "Bittersweet," says you can make difficult conversations easier with a four-word lyric inspired by Bob Dylan.

Men participate less often in 401(k) plans than women, unless they are automatically enrolled

Despite having larger 401(k) account balances overall, men lag behind women when it comes to signing up for their workplace plan, research shows.

These Boots Are the Must-Have Shoes of the Season - CNET

Toms Charlie boots are stylish, easy to wear all day and, most importantly, a gift that gives back.

These are the best U.S. states to raise a family if you make over $70,000 a year

Rocket Mortgage's November report found the best states based on several factors, including overall affordability and social and economic elements.

An uphill battle could await activist Trian as the firm snaps up a stake in Disney

On the same day that Bob Iger returned to Disney, there was also news that Trian Fund Management snapped up a stake in the entertainment giant.

Grab a New Apple MagSafe Charger for $30 -- Today Only - CNET

Make charging a snap with a magnetically aligned MagSafe charger.

Dems Move to Make South Carolina, Not Iowa, 1st Voting State

Democrats voted Friday to remove Iowa as the leadoff state on the presidential nominating calendar and replace it with South Carolina starting in 2024, a dramatic shakeup championed by President Joe Biden to better reflect the party's deeply diverse electorate.

Celsius clients with collateral stuck on failed crypto platform turn to bankruptcy process for relief

Months after crypto lender Celsius collapsed, customers with collateral on the platform are waiting for bankruptcy hearings to see what they can recoup.

11 Cozy Gifts for Sleeping This Winter - CNET

Keep all your cold sleepers warm this season with soft blankets, sheets, pajamas, comforters and more.

3 Reasons to Care About the Tesla Semi Even if You'll Never Buy One - CNET

The electric 18-wheeler could help the environment and improve road safety.

Why the Tesla Semi Makes So Much Sense - CNET

The biggest name in electric cars tackles the biggest thing on the road.

The 8 Best Wireless Car Chargers for 2022 - CNET

The best wireless car chargers are here to deliver a full battery during your road trip.

The 7 Best Store-Bought Keto BBQ Sauces in 2022 - CNET

Keto BBQ sauce means that low-carb lifestyle can still be delicious.

T-Mobile Home Internet: Can a Mobile Company Handle Your Household Broadband Needs? - CNET

If you're thinking about kicking your current internet provider to the curb, this 5G fixed wireless alternative might be right for you.

Longtime Aide to NY AG James Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Probe

The longtime chief of staff to New York Attorney General Letitia James resigned Friday after an investigation was launched into allegations of sexual misconduct.

'MAGA' Fund Outperforming Biden-Endorsed ESG Investments by Wide Margin

Point Bridge Capital, a company that invests in Republican values and bears the stock-ticker name of "MAGA," has been outperforming Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) funds endorsed by the Biden administration β€” by a healthy margin.According to Bloomberg News, ...

Artemis' Orion Capsule Preps for Return to Earth From Moon's Orbit

NASA's unmanned Orion space capsule is making its final orbits of the moon as it prepares to return to Earth, completing the kickoff to the space agency's Artemis program.

Defense Department Unveils B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber

The Pentagon revealed its first new bomber aircraft in 30 years on Friday in Palmdale, California, the nuclear stealth bomber B-21 Raider, The Associated Press reported. Before the B-21 was unveiled from its hangar door at Air Force Plant 42, the public was treated to a ...

Ga. Senate Runoff: Biden Condemns Walker, Praises 'Honorable' Warnock

President Joe Biden took a thinly veiled shot at the character of Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker on Friday, while standing more than 1,000 miles from the Peach State.

Judge Blocks Indiana Abortion Ban on Religious Freedom Grounds

A second Indiana judge on Friday blocked the state from enforcing its law banning most abortions after Jewish, Muslim and other non-Christian women challenged it in a lawsuit.Marion County Superior Court Judge Heather Welch issued a preliminary injunction against the...

Report: Russia Demands Annexations Recognized Before Ukraine Peace Talks

Russia reportedly dismissed the notion of cease-fire talks with Ukraine Friday, reasoning the West's refusal to recognize "new territories" had complicated the prospects for peace. Earlier in the day, there had been media chatter of President Joe Biden possibly meeting with ...

Twitter Probe Claims Extraordinary Measures to Quash Hunter Laptop Story

Elon Musk rolled out his internal probe into how Twitter handled the Hunter Biden laptop story on Friday, showing extreme lengths the company went through to protect President Joe Biden.

Trump: Capitol Protesters Have Been Treated 'Unconstitutionally'

Former President Donald Trump on Friday said Capitol protesters have been treated "unconstitutionally."He also said that, if elected again, he would consider "full pardons" of those who participated in the Jan. 6, 2021, incident."

Report: Chinese Operatives Used TikTok to Boost Dems in Midterms

Chinese operatives ran a massive campaign using TikTok accounts that seemed to promote Democrat candidates over Republican ones in the run-up to the November midterm elections, according to Forbes.

Group: Clean Energy Sector Rife With Slavery; Governments Must Act

As countries, including the United States, push harder for renewable energy sources such as wind and solar, there is growing concern about slave labor being used by the industry in mining and manufacturing in China, Africa and South America.

Yesterday β€” December 2nd 2022Headlines

Which Cheap Wines Are Actually Good? Here's How to Tell - CNET

You don't have to break the bank to buy quality wine: We have an expert break down the difference between cheap and value beverages.

Best Phones Under $500 for 2022: Upgrades at Low Prices - CNET

Phones that cost under $500 now have plenty of perks, and you might not need to spend more.

Cramer’s week ahead: Markets need a strong job market, tame inflation to stay up

Stocks closed up for the week on Friday, marking the first time since October the three major indexes saw consecutive weekly gains.

Senators to China: 'Grave Consequences' If Violence Used Against Protesters

A bipartisan consortium of 42 senators signed off on a tersely worded letter to China's U.S.-based ambassador, warning of "grave consequences" in the future if Beijing opts for violence against its own citizen protesters in China. Friday's Senate letter to Chinese Ambassador ...

Biden Administration to End Mpox Health Emergency

The Biden administration intends to end the public health emergency for mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Friday.

Rep. McCaul: Biden Admin Blocking Release of Afghan Aid Oversight Info

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, on Thursday accused the Biden administration of stonewalling his committee's oversight efforts into the United States' reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan.

'Willow' Release Schedule: When Does Episode 3 Hit Disney Plus? - CNET

Here's everything you need to know about the release date and times for Lucasfilm's fantasy series.

Biden Condemns Antisemitism, Takes Shot at GOP: 'Silence Is Complicity'

President Joe Biden condemned antisemitism on Friday and made a veiled reference to other politicians, particularly Republicans, who don't speak out against it.I n a tweet, the president wrote: "I just want to make a few things clear: The Holocaust happened. Hitler was a ...

Video Report: US to Unveil New Nuclear Stealth B-21 Bomber

The United States will unveil a new stealth B-21 bomber as part of Pentagon efforts to modernize the nuclear triad. Logan Ratick reports....

Report: Russian Troops Begin Vacating Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia Region

Russia is in the process of vacating its military forces from crucial positions in Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia region, according to a U.S.-based strategic think tank.

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Migos Rapper Takeoff

A 33-year-old man was arrested on a murder charge in the shooting of rapper Takeoff, who police on Friday said was an "innocent bystander" when he was struck by gunfire outside a Houston bowling alley.

Ukrainian Embassies Being Sent Exploding Letters, Animal Eyes

Ukrainian embassies across Europe are on high alert after receiving exploding letters and animal eyes, in what Kyiv's foreign minister has called "a well-planned campaign of terror and intimidation."

SpaceX Gets Green Light To Launch 7,500 More Starlink Satellites - CNET

The FCC order ensures many more Starlink launches for the remainder of the decade.

Best Shave Club for 2022: Dollar Shave Club, Harry's and More - CNET

The secret to getting cheap razors? Buy them online and have them delivered on a schedule.

Biden administration will end monkeypox public health emergency

The Biden administration does not plan to renew the public health emergency after it ends on Jan. 31 as mpox cases remain low.

Flu Season Worsens as 44 States Report High Activity

The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse.Health officials said Friday that 7.5% of outpatient medical visits last week were due to flu-like illnesses. That's as high as the peak of the 2017-18 flu season and higher than any season since. The annual winter flu season usually ...

Hillary Clinton: Overturning Roe v. Wade Puts US in Company of Sudan, Afghanistan

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday suggested that overturning Roe v. Wade puts America in the same company as Afghanistan and Sudan, countries notorious for human rights violations against women. "It's so shocking to think that in any way we're related to ...

Infowars Host Alex Jones Files for Personal Bankruptcy

Infowars host Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection Friday in Texas, citing debts that include nearly $1.5 billion he has been ordered to pay to families who sued him over his conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook school massacre.Jones filed for Chapter 11...

Poll: Two-Thirds Support Border Wall, E-Verify

A sizeable majority of people who voted in the 2022 midterm elections back measures to quash illegal immigration, according to a recent Rasmussen Reports and NumbersUSA survey.

Rep. Stefanik: USPS Employees Stole 20K in Campaign Checks

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., has accused U.S. Postal Service employees of stealing nearly $20,000 in campaign contributions sent through the mail.

Space Force Opens New Regional Headquarters in Tampa

The Space Force opened a new regional headquarters in Tampa, Florida to support U.S. Central Command, the military branch announced this week.

Ga. Sec. of State Asking County Election Directors to Conduct Audit of Walker-Warnock Race

Georgia's secretary of state is asking county election directors to conduct a post-election audit of Tuesday's Senate runoff between incumbent Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ...

7 Great AirPods Pro Alternatives That Cost a Lot Less - CNET

Don't want to spend $200 on Apple's AirPods Pro? Here are some affordable -- and in some cases downright cheap -- true-wireless earbuds with active noise canceling, great sound and voice-calling capabilities.

Best E-Reader for 2022 - CNET

Why read on your phone or tablet when there are great E Ink e-readers out there? Here are the ones we recommend right now.

'The Mandalorian' Season 3: Trailer, March Release Date and Baby Yoda's Future - CNET

The third season of the Disney Plus Star Wars show is set to kick off in early 2023.

Disney World's Splash Mountain Closes Next Month, Makeover Due in 2024 - CNET

We're getting closer to Tiana's Bayou Adventure as Disney prepares to shed the ride's Song of the South roots.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: Best Way to Catch Shiny Pokemon - CNET

Catching shiny Pokemon is easier than ever in Scarlet and Violet... but still pretty hard

GM, LG investing $275 million to expand Tennessee EV battery plant

The new investment is expected to increase EV battery production by more than 40%.

The Fed's path to a 'Goldilocks' economy just got a little more complicated

As far as jobs reports go, November's wasn't exactly what the Federal Reserve was looking for.

Biden condemns antisemitism as Ye praises Hitler days after dinner with Trump, white nationalist Fuentes

Biden condemned antisemitism and took an apparent shot at former President Donald Trump after he dined with the rapper Ye and white nationalist Nick Fuentes.

Wall Street Closes Modestly Lower After Jobs Report

The S&P 500 closed slightly lower on Friday, although major indexes rallied off their worst levels of the day, as the November payrolls report fueled expectations the Federal Reserve would maintain its path of interest rate hikes to combat inflation.

US Says China's COVID Protests Dying Down as Cities Ease Restrictions

Protests in China against the world's toughest COVID-19 curbs are dying down because they have had an effect, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said on Friday, as Beijing further eased testing requirements and quarantine rules."I think we have seen the protests...

FBI Director Raises National Security Concerns About TikTok

FBI Director Christopher Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese government "that doesn't share our values."Wray said the FBI was concerned that the Chinese had the...

US Military Halts Patrols Against Islamic State in Syria

U.S. forces have stopped joint military patrols in northern Syria to counter Islamic State extremists, as Turkish threats of a ground invasion stymie those missions with Kurdish forces. Other more limited security patrols by U.S. and Kurdish troops, particularly around...

'A lot of people are going to see less money in their pocket.' Here are must-know tax changes for 2022

There are significant changes for the 2022 tax season. Here's what taxpayers need to know.

Georgia man arrested for shooting boy campaigning for Sen. Warnock in runoff election against Walker

The shooting occurred days before the Georgia runoff election between Sen. Raphael Warnock and GOP challenger Herschel Walker, a former football star.

NASA Begins Cosmic Tomato Experiments on ISS - CNET

Slowly but surely, the agency is gathering ingredients for DIY space cuisine.

Best Beer of the Month Club for 2022 - CNET

Try new sours, stouts, pale ales and pilsners with these excellent beer clubs and beer subscription boxes.

Best MacBook Air M2 Charger: Which One Should I Get? - CNET

Need help deciding between Apple's three MacBook Air M2 chargers? Look no further.

Best Wine Club for 2022 - CNET

Wine subscriptions are a great way to taste different kinds of vino from all over the world. Find the wine club that's best for you.

Sony Headphone Deals: Sony ZX $10, Sony WH-XB910N: $123 - CNET

Get some great deals on Sony headphones today.

A Lizard Fossil, Found in a Storeroom Cupboard, Rewrites History - CNET

An ancestor to modern snakes and lizards was gathering dust in London's Natural History Museum.

Sen. Markey Pushes Automakers to Keep AM Radios

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., is pushing automakers to continue to manufactureΒ vehicles that include AM radios for safety reasons.

Biden Weighs Reviving Trump-era Immigration Restrictions, Officials Say

President Joe Biden's administration would make it harder to seek asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border under several plans being considered that bear similarities to policies pushed by former President Donald Trump.

Rep. Waters: 'We Want' FTX Founder at Hearing on Crypto Exchange Collapse

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., on Friday said she wanted FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to testify before the House Financial Services committee, citing his recent interviews with major news outlets where he denied committing fraud at his crypto exchange.

NY Times Union Members Threaten Work Stoppage

More than 1,000 New York Times newsroom workers plan to walk out and stop work for 24 hours if company management does not agree to new contract terms by Dec. 8, the union said Friday.

Joanne Cash to Newsmax: Faith Saved Brother Johnny's Life, Career

Late country music legend Johnny Cash, whose life is featured in a new documentary, was a "very strong Christian" whose faith in God saved him during his darkest times, including from drug addiction, his sister, Joanne Cash, toldΒ NewsmaxΒ on Friday.

'This is a crisis.' Why more workers need access to retirement savings

Dreams of a comfortable retirement may elude Americans due to a lack of adequate savings. The problem may start with not having retirement plans at work.

Carnival’s Princess Cruises will return to Japan in March 2023 after nearly three-year hiatus

Princess Cruises will launch trips from Tokyo starting next year, after Japan lifted its ban on international cruises.

Goldman Sachs warns traders of shrinking bonus pool as Wall Street hunkers down

Wall Street is grappling with sharp declines in revenue after parts of the industry involved in taking companies public and issuing stocks and bonds seized up.

Tech layoffs may not be a bad omen for U.S. economy at large

Tech firms like Meta, Amazon and Twitter have announced thousands of job cuts. So far, the trend seems to be isolated.

Activision acquisition would be good for Microsoft and the overall stock market

Completing the deal will send a message that the Biden administration is not closed off to all M&A.

Amazon media chief Jeff Blackburn retires from the company for the second time

Longtime Amazon employee Jeff Blackburn is retiring for the second time from the online retail and cloud computing giant.

Christina Ricci's collection of Chanel bags helped fund her divorce: 'I learned to use these investment pieces in different ways'

In November, Christina Ricci told the Sunday Times Style magazine that she "sold a lot of things" to help fund her 2020 divorce from James Heerdegen.

Alex Jones Files for Personal Bankruptcy - CNET

The conspiracy theorist has been ordered to pay $1.5 billion in damages to Sandy Hook families.

The 15 Best RPGs on Nintendo Switch - CNET

Our picks for the best role-playing games on Nintendo's system.

Florida May Allow Disney to Return to Self-Governing Status

Florida legislators are looking to suspend the state's decision to dissolve the Walt Disney World theme park of its ability to self-govern its property, Financial Times reports. The Florida House voted last April to remove the park's tax-exempt status after the company's...

Biden Asks DNC to Rearrange Primary Schedule

President Joe Biden is pushing Democratic National Committee officials to make South Carolina the first primary state, according to The Washington Post.

Video Report: Polls Show Walker Closing Gap in Senate Runoff

Republican Herschel Walker is within striking distance of Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock in Tuesday's Georgia runoff, according to polls. Newsmax Leonardo Feldman reports.

Here's where the jobs are for November 2022 β€” in one chart

Service sector categories showed strong growth in November, while other areas lost jobs.

DEI programing stalled in 2022β€”how that could 'alienate' young workers in the future

A new Glassdoor report finds that DEI programming stalled in 2022. An economist shares who values workplace DEI and why it's important.

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Zscaler, Marvell Technology, DoorDash and more

These are the stocks posting the largest moves in midday trading.

People with perfect credit scores have 3 key traits in common, Experian reports

People with perfect credit scores have three things in common, according to Experian's latest analysis. Here's how to improve your score.

Biden's student debt forgiveness waits on Supreme Courtβ€”here's when borrowers may have to start paying again

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in 2023 about whether President Joe Biden's student debt forgiveness can proceed. For now, the program remains paused.

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Rates for December 2022 - CNET

Accessing your home equity with a HELOC can be a convenient low-interest financing option.

Home Equity Loan Rates for December 2022 - CNET

A home equity loan can give you a lump sum of cash at a low interest rate, but you must use your home as collateral to secure the loan.

Report: Putin Fell Down Stairs, Soiled Himself

Russian President Vladimir Putin fell down stairs at his home Wednesday evening and soiled himself, according to a Russian Telegram channel named General SRV, which claims to have links to his bodyguards.

Best Foldable Phones in 2022: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold, Z Flip, Moto Razr - CNET

Foldable phones might be rare, but there are some great options you can buy right now.

Get Little Tikes Toys and Play Sets for Up to 58% Off Today at Amazon - CNET

If you're holiday shopping for young children, you won't want to miss these deals.

Compare Current Refinance Rates in December 2022 - CNET

Reducing your mortgage payments is one of the key benefits of refinancing with a new home loan.

Best Checking Accounts for December 2022 - CNET

Store your money without fees and earn interest on your balance.

VA Refinance Rates for December 2022 - CNET

VA loans offer some of the best mortgage and refinance terms available if you qualify.

Video Report: Probe Into Letter Bombings at Embassies in Spain

An investigation is underway after a series of letter bombs were sent to embassies in Spain. Newsmax's Alex Salvi reports.

Watch Serbia vs. Switzerland World Cup 2022 Match From Anywhere - CNET

Serbia and Switzerland can each advance with a win on Friday in the final game of Group G.

Watch Brazil vs. Cameroon World Cup 2022 Match From Anywhere - CNET

Brazil has already qualified for the round of 16, and Cameroon can still advance with a win on Friday.

CNN Poll: Warnock Holds Narrow Lead Over Walker in Georgia Runoff

More than half β€” 52% β€” of likely voters in Georgia say they plan to support incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., in Tuesday's runoff, compared to 48% who say they will back Republican Herschel Walker, according to a news CNN poll, conducted by SSRS.

Best Low-Interest Personal Loans for December 2022 - CNET

Even though interest rates are soaring, these personal loans still have great rates available.

Video Report: Putin Looking for Diplomatic Solution to End Ukraine War

Vladimir Putin claims he is open to negotiations for a diplomatic solution to end the Ukraine war, but Newsmax White House correspondent James Rosen reports on Friday's "John Bachman Now" significant obstacles make that unlikely anytime soon.

SurveyUSA Poll: Warnock Leads by 3 Points in Ga. Runoff

Incumbent Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock leads Republican challenger Herschel Walker by 3 points in the Georgia runoff election for U.S. Senate, according to a new SurveyUSA/WXIA-TV poll.

US Detainee Whelan Calls Family After Week of Silence in Russia

American detainee Paul Whelan phoned his parents from Russia early on Friday, his brother said, the first contact since a period of silence last week that spurred the White House to express concern.

Report: US Whistleblower Snowden Gets Russian Passport

Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who exposed the scale of secret surveillance by the National Security Agency, has sworn an oath of allegiance to Russia and received a Russian passport, Russian News Agency TASS reported on Friday.

European Union officials set Russian oil price cap at $60 a barrel

The European Union on Friday agreed to cap Russian oil prices at $60 a barrel, after several days of intense negotiations over an appropriate level.

Biden signs bill averting rail worker strike despite lack of paid sick days

President Joe Biden signed a bill into law making a rail strike illegal, preventing workers from walking off the job weeks before the holiday season.

Ford claims No. 2 spot in EVs behind Tesla – but gap remains wide

Ford topped Hyundai after the South Korean automaker lost incentive of consumer tax credits up to $7,500 for buyers of its EVs.

Drew Brees fakes lightning strike in promotional stunt for online sportsbook

Legendary New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees faked being struck by lightning as part of a promotional stunt for betting company PointsBet.

Jim Cramer's Investing Club meeting Friday: Hot jobs report, Marvell earnings read through

The Investing Club holds its "Morning Meeting" every weekday at 10:20 a.m. ET.

Best Internet Promotions of December 2022 - CNET

Tis the season for gift cards. Here are the best gift cards and other freebies you can get with your internet service in December.

Best Tea Subscriptions for 2022: Top Tea of the Month Club Picks - CNET

Try new greens, blacks, herbals and oolongs with these excellent tea of the month club picks.

Apple's iPhone Emergency SOS Helps Locate Stranded Man in Alaska - CNET

Rescuers were able to find him after he activated the new feature.

Compare Jumbo Mortgage Rates for December 2022 - CNET

Jumbo loans tend to have higher credit score and income requirements.

20-Year Interest Rates for December 2022 - CNET

The monthly payments for a 20-year mortgage will be higher than payments for a traditional 30-year mortgage.

Compare 15-Year Mortgage Rates for December 2022 - CNET

Fifteen-year mortgages usually have lower interest rates than 30-year loans, but they come with higher monthly payments.

Learn New Skills With Skillshare Using Our Exclusive CNET Code for 50% Off - CNET

The first 100 to sign up using our code will get access to thousands of classes for less.

Overboard Cruise Passenger Reveals Details of His Thanksgiving Miracle

The cruise ship passenger who fell overboard and survived in the water for nearly 20 hours reveals he fought off what he initially believed to be a shark and survived by eating a bamboo-like substance that came floating by.

Newt Gingrich: Underestimating Biden Has Him Winning

Conservatives'Β hostility toward President Joe Biden blinds them to "just how effective Biden has been on his terms,"Β former House Speaker Newt Gingrich wrote.

DHS Warns of 'Heightened Threat Environment' Ahead of Holidays

The Department of Homeland Security this week issued a warning about the "heightened threat environment" in the United States ahead of the upcoming holidays.

Watch live: President Biden signs bill into law averting rail worker strike

President Joe Biden signed a bill into law making a rail strike illegal, preventing workers from walking off the job weeks before the holiday season.

Honda Will Build a CR-V-Based Fuel Cell EV in Ohio in 2024 - CNET

The unnamed vehicle will have a plug for charging so you don't have to rely on hydrogen so much.

'The Peripheral': That Ending and Post-Credits Scene Explained - CNET

Did a certain character just die? Or did they in fact make a smart power play? Let's discuss the big twists from the Prime Video sci-fi's season 1 finale.

35% of millionaires say it's 'going to take a miracle' to be ready for retirement, report finds

Fewer Americans, including millionaires, feel confident about their financial standing.

These 7 Great Best Buy Deals Make Excellent Holiday Gifts - CNET

Take advantage of major discounts on tech, small appliances and other gift options that anyone on your list will appreciate.

Georgia Man Arrested for Shooting Warnock Campaign Worker

A Georgia man was arrested in Savannah, Georgia, for allegedly shooting a 15-year-old campaign worker for Sen. Raphael Warnock.

Study: The Pandemic Aged Teenage Brains

A startling new study finds that the pandemic prematurely aged the brains of adolescents by at least three to four years. Researchers at Stanford University said that the stress of living though the troubled period physically altered key portions of the brain. While the...

Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato Is a Supercar for the Dirt - CNET

Only 1,499 units will be built, and production starts in February.

Dead Cells Is Now Available on Apple Arcade - CNET

Subscribers to Apple's gaming service can play the highly regarded platformer today.

Some Pennsylvania Republicans Reconsider Mail-In Voting

Some Pennsylvania Republicans say it's time for the party to reevaluate mail-in voting following midterms that produced disappointing results.

Shell-ebrity: World's Oldest Tortoise Turns 190

He was born not long after Napoleon died, and is now officially the planet's oldest known living land animal.Jonathan the Seychelles Giant Tortoise is celebrating his 190th birthday - more or less - on St Helena.

Federal Court Restores State Law Requiring Burial of Aborted Babies

A federal appeals court reinstated an Indiana law Monday that requires medical providers to bury or cremate the remains of aborted babies.

Obama Castigates Herschel Walker at Warnock Rally

Former President Barack Obama didn't pull any punches while criticizing Herschel Walker on Thursday, claiming the Republican is unqualified to represent Georgia in the U.S. Senate.

Alex Jones files for bankruptcy protection, lists Sandy Hook families as creditors

The bankruptcy filing by Alex Jones comes weeks after he was ordered to pay more than $1 billion to the family of Sandy Hook massacre victims.

DOJ asks for independent probe into FTX bankruptcy, a likely tactic to gather evidence on alleged fraud

FTX's bankruptcy protection case requires an independent review, the DOJ said in a court filing. It could be used to gather evidence on alleged fraud.

Astra chief engineer resigns, CEO shakes up management 'to execute faster'

Beleaguered rocket-builder Astra is losing highly touted chief engineer Benjamin Lyon, the company announced Friday.

New York City wants to hire a β€˜rat czar’—and could pay them $170,000 per year

"If you haveΒ the drive, determination, and killer instinct needed to fight New York City's relentless rat population β€” then your dream job awaits," tweeted Mayor Eric Adams.

Jim Cramer's top 10 things to watch in the market Friday: Hot jobs, chip trouble, FedEx looks OK

U.S. stock futures point to a lower open as bond yield rise on stronger-than-expected November job growth and wage inflation.

7 Best Exercise Bikes for 2022 - CNET

Make sure you have the best bike for your needs if you're going to ride indoors.

Here Are Today's Refinance Rates, Dec. 2, 2022: Rates Plunge - CNET

Multiple benchmark refinance rates dropped quickly this week. The Fed's interest rate hikes have affected the refinance market.

From turkeys to booze, prices for these 25 popular holiday expenses increased the most since last year

The price of common holiday expenses like airfare, gas, turkeys and sweets has risen by over 14% in the last year.

Tech layoffs send visa holders on frantic search for employment to avoid deportation

The spike in tech layoffs is creating a particularly stressful holiday season for employees on work visa programs who have a short window to find a new job.

Best Satellite Internet Providers of 2022 - CNET

There are few broadband options other than satellite internet if you live in a rural or remote area. Let CNET help you examine your choices.

Here Are Today's Mortgage Rates on Dec. 2, 2022: Rates Slip - CNET

Major mortgage rates fell a long way this week, though rates are generally expected to rise this year. The Fed's interest rate hikes are increasing costs for prospective homebuyers.

Wanna Smell Like One of the World's Best Bars? Now You Can - CNET

Death & Company just launched a trio of fragrances inspired by haute cocktails and the cities that love them.

Biden Signs Bill to Block US Railroad Strike

President Joe Biden signed legislation Friday to block a national U.S. railroad strike that could have devastated the American economy.

Poll: Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Support China Protests

Seventy-six percent of likely voters in the U.S. say they approve of the protests in China, according to a new poll by Rasmussen Reports and Human Events.

Florida CFO Patronis to Newsmax: We Didn't Sign Up for BlackRock's ESG Agenda

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis on Friday defended to Newsmax his state's move of withdrawing $2 billion dollars from BlackRock over the investment firm's wokeness.

Hiring Stays Robust as Employers Add 263,000

The nation's employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy - a sign of resilience in the face of the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest rate hikes.

GOP Has a Lot Riding on Georgia Senate Race

Despite having a guaranteed Democrat majority in the new Senate in January, Republicans still have a lot to gain with a Herschel Walker victory in the Georgia Senate race.

Payrolls and wages blow past expectations, flying in the face of Fed rate hikes

Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 200,000 in November, according to Dow Jones estimates.

Next-Gen Honda Sensing 360 Driver Aids Coming to the US by 2030 - CNET

This suite will include some degree of handsfree capability.

What Will Apple Do With iPhone Pricing in 2023? - CNET

Price tags have dramatically increased since the phone's launch -- and may again next year.

Google Survived 2022 OK, But it Wasn't Always Pretty - CNET

Google finally unveiled the much-anticipated Pixel Watch, but said goodbye to its Stadia streaming game service.

Best Mattress for Side Sleepers for 2022 - CNET

Save your hips and back with the best mattresses for side sleepers, giving you a good night's sleep all year long.

How to Design Holiday Cards Using an iPad - CNET

You can use Keynote to build animated greeting card GIFs for the holidays.

Amazon's Kindle Scribe Wants to Make Reading and Writing Hot Again - CNET

The newest distraction-free Kindle, now with a pen, is designed to lure you into a devoted fellowship of E Ink fans.

Alex Jones Files for Bankruptcy Following Sandy Hook Verdict

Alex Jones filed for bankruptcy on Friday, less than two months after a jury ordered him and the parent of his Infowars website to pay nearly $1 billion in compensatory damages to relatives of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting.Jones filed for Chapter 11...

Toyota Teases 3-Row Grand Highlander Ahead of February Debut - CNET

This extra-large Highlander will get a proper unveiling at the Chicago Auto Show next year.

Syria Halts Joint Ops With US-led Coalition After Turkish Raids

The Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S.-backed group that helped defeat Islamic State jihadists in Syria, said Friday it had stopped all joint counter-terrorism operations with the United States and other allies as a result of Turkish bombardment on its area of control.

GOP Has a Lot Riding on Georgia Senate Race

Despite having a guaranteed Democrat majority in the new Senate in January, Republicans still have a lot to gain with a Herschel Walker victory in the Georgia Senate race.

Biden Trial Balloon to Putin on Ukraine Appears to Quickly Pop

Russian President Vladimir Putin is "open to negotiations" on Ukraine but the West must accept Moscow's demands, the Kremlin said Friday, a day afterΒ President Joe Biden said he was willing to talk if Putin were looking for a way to end the war.

Florida's Withdrawal From Woke BlackRock Fulfills DeSantis' Vow

Florida's pullout from investing with BlackRock falls in line with a resolution, championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, that directs state fund managers to invest with companies focused on earning the highest financial return and not on wokeness.