Spy balloon deepens political divide, deadly earthquake in Syria and Turkey: 5 Things podcast

USA Today | Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY

Downed Chinese spy balloon deepens rift ahead of Biden's SOTU, deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes near Turkey-Syria border: 5 Things podcast

Missing Missouri children found in Florida grocery store nearly a year after abduction, police say

Fox News

Police in High Springs, Florida, located two children who were allegedly abducted by their noncustodial mother last year in Missouri after a "routine" vehicle tag check.

Numbers drawn for $747 million Powerball jackpot

ABC News

Someone in Washington state overcame steep odds Monday night to win an estimated $747 million Powerball jackpot

Neo-Nazi couple accused of plan to blow up Baltimore electric substations

Washington Times | Matt Delaney

Federal agents have broken up an alleged plot by a neo-Nazi couple to attack multiple energy substations to "completely destroy" Baltimore.

Funeral home finds woman breathing hours after declared dead

ABC News

Police say an 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing home but found to be breathing three hours later at the funeral home where she had been taken

3 tourists stabbed in Puerto Rico after being told to stop filming


Police say three tourists were stabbed in Puerto Rico after someone told them to stop filming in a renowned seaside community known as La Perla that is popular with visitors.

Arizona rancher held on $1 million bond in border killing

Washington Times

A rancher who lives near Arizona's border with Mexico is being held on a charge of first-degree murder in last week's fatal shooting of a man tentatively identified as a Mexican citizen. His bail was set at $1 million.

McCarthy jabs Biden over debt-ceiling impasses ahead of State of the Union address

Washington Times | Joseph Clark

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Monday reignited his debt-ceiling showdown with the White House calling on President Biden to return to the negotiating table without "drawing lines in the sand."

Biden aide Sullivan says Trump administration was 'unable to detect' Chinese spy balloons

Washington Times | Guy Taylor

President Biden's chief security aide Jake Sullivan said Monday that U.S. intelligence agencies did not learn of previous Chinese spy balloon incursions that occurred during the Trump administration until after former President Trump had left office.

Salman Rushdie gives first interview after stabbing attack


The author spoke about last year's near-fatal stabbing in an interview with the New Yorker

Fox sells out Super Bowl ads: crypto out, alcohol in

Boston Herald | Associated Press

Fox says it has sold out all of its Super Bowl LVII ad space as of the end of January. The big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles takes place on Sunday.

"Passenger bill of rights" would give bumped air travelers at least $1,350


The proposed legislation also includes a limit on fees for baggage and seating.

Grammys 2023: Sam Smith and Kim Petras perform Grammy-winning ‘Unholy’

Boston Herald | Holly Alvarado

The two pop singers won best pop duo/group performance for "Unholy" at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony.