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Spreading Happiness • Billie Eilish kicks off her Happier Than Ever tour at a sold-out Smoothie King Center on February 3. The tour is a celebration of her second studio album of the same name, which was released in July 2021. It was the 20-year-old singer’s first-ever performance in the city. The occasion did hit a minor speed bump when Eilish’s opening act, Dora Jar, was a no-show due to COVID illness.
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The US-China Rift is a Health Hazard • The COVID-19 experience may have hurt the world’s ability to fight the next pandemic, largely because relations between the U.S. and China have tanked
Older Workers to the Rescue • Boomers, exiled from the workforce due to ageism or the pandemic—or both—may be employers’ answer to the Great Resignation
Chain Reactions • Throughout the pandemic, manufacturers and consumers have had to deal with longer wait times and higher prices. The new normal means everyone is learning to be more flexible
DANGER ZONE • As Russia-U.S. tensions rise, a new military strategy may make nuclear war more likely
America’s Best Loyalty Programs • Keeping customers engaged and satisfied is more important than ever. Newsweek and data firm Statista team up to find the brands doing it best
Extreme Winter Sports for Adrenaline Junkies • Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t get your outdoor adrenaline fix. Around the world, thrill seekers have found ways to stay active, even in the harshest of conditions. Whether you prefer your adventures on land or water, there’s something for everyone. From diving with the narwhals to hopping out of a helicopter strapped to skis to sailing on ice, these extreme sports were made for extreme weather.