Art

Camila Cabello Hits Number One With Solo Debut - Rolling Stone

Camila Cabello Hits Number One With Solo Debut - Rolling Stone

Camila Cabello became the first female artist in three years to reach Number One with her debut album. The former Fifth Harmony singer's Camila sold 119,000 copies in its first week of release. Camila Cabello on Life After Fifth Harmony, Cuban Heritage, New Solo LP. How the singer left the girl group Fifth Harmony and found a chart-topping sound with an ode to her immigrant past. By making the leap from a popular group to a chart-topping solo ... Full story

Education

Your pre-Davos reading list

Your pre-Davos reading list

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Economics

World Inequality Grows Amid Glut of New Billionaires, Oxfam Says

World Inequality Grows Amid Glut of New Billionaires, Oxfam Says

The global economy created a record number of billionaires last year, exacerbating inequality amid a weakening of workers’ rights and a corporate push to maximize shareholder returns, charity organization Oxfam International said in a new report. The world now has 2,043 billionaires, after a new one emerged every two days in the past year, the nonprofit organization said in a report published Monday. The group of mostly men saw its wealth surge ... Full story

Entertainment

Holland Releases Debut Single 'Neverland' as The First Gay K-pop Idol

Holland Releases Debut Single 'Neverland' as The First Gay K-pop Idol

Holland, "Neverland". The Korean music scene took a huge step forward for representation when the singer Holland put his sexuality front-and-center of his debut. The newcomer released his first single “Neverland” on Jan. 21, kicking off the new year with a song and music video that revels in queer love. Holland’s “Neverland” is a mellow alt-R&B track that relays the emotions of a man who wants to avoid discrimination and escape to a place where ... Full story

Health

The Health 202: How the government shutdown could affect your health care (or not)

The Health 202: How the government shutdown could affect your health care (or not)

Pro-immigration supporters protest outside the Capitol Hill on Sunday. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images). The government shutdown isn't over Obamacare this time. But depending on how long it lasts, there will be ripple effects on health care as the Department of Health and Human Services sees half its workers furloughed. Happy third day of the shutdown. The impasse on Capitol Hill continues, as Democrats refuse to budge on their demands ... Full story

Law

Shooting at Texas high school; suspect in custody, police say

Shooting at Texas high school; suspect in custody, police say

A shooting was reported Monday at a Texas high school, police said. The suspected shooter was taken into custody. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Full story

Living

How to Manage Your Career

How to Manage Your Career

We are living in a golden age of temp work, part-time jobs and freelance opportunities. Technological change is driving a lot of this, in different ways. Automation has forced hundreds of thousands of service and manufacturing workers out of well-paying full-time jobs. But technology has also created employment, through platforms that match provider with customer. For example, there are ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. On-demand ... Full story

Politics

Facebook admits it sometimes harms democracy

Facebook admits it sometimes harms democracy

In response to mounting criticism, Facebook has used third-party fact-checkers to help flag fake-news stories. (Philippe Wojazer/Reuters). Facebook said Monday that it fell short in preventing the social media network from being used for foreign meddling in the U.S. presidential election. New blog posts written by Facebook executives appear to be the most critical self-assessment yet of the social media network's effect on American democracy. ... Full story

Sport

Guide to Super Bowl LII -- Predictions, X factors, more for Philadelphia Eagles-New England Patriots

Guide to Super Bowl LII -- Predictions, X factors, more for Philadelphia Eagles-New England Patriots

Eagles-Patriots pits underdogs against dynasty (0:46). Philly embraces being slept on, but it faces the longest Super Bowl odds since 2009 to keep New England from its third title in four seasons. (0:46). The New England Patriots will have their chance at ring No. 6 when they take on the Philadelphia Eagles , who will be playing for their first Lombardi trophy. Here's an early look at their matchup, complete with predictions. THE BASICS. When: ... Full story

Technology

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy can’t launch during a government shutdown

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy can’t launch during a government shutdown

Mike Brown / Reuters. We've been eagerly anticipating the static fire test of SpaceX's largest rocket yet, the Falcon Heavy, for a few weeks. Now, it appears that we'll have to wait a little longer. SpaceX has confirmed that the test will be affected by the US government shutdown, and it will not take place until operations have resumed. We've reached out to SpaceX for comment. While SpaceX is a private company, it relies on government support ... Full story