Henry Anderson: The Carolina Panthers defensive end revealed he recently suffered a concussion — but he wants to play Sunday

Henry Anderson: The Carolina Panthers defensive end revealed he recently suffered a concussion — but he wants to play Sunday

CNN — Carolina Panthers defensive end Henry Anderson revealed Wednesday that he suffered a “little concussion” in October and hopes to return to action Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. On October 22, a day before the Panthers faced Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Anderson was admitted to the hospital after experiencing numbness in his legs … Read more

More than 180,000 people overdosed on opioids and survived in the past year, a new White House panel shows.

More than 180,000 people overdosed on opioids and survived in the past year, a new White House panel shows.

CNN — About 181,806 non-fatal opioid overdoses were reported in the United States last year, and it took emergency medical services an average of 9.8 minutes to reach someone who was overdosing, according to a data panel released Thursday by the White House. This first-of-its-kind dashboard was developed to track non-fatal opioid overdoses, which have … Read more

How did the conservatives act on the electoral law

How did the conservatives act on the electoral law

CNN — Since the 2020 presidential election, Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch have been building the scaffolding for a decision that could transform election practices across the nation. During oral arguments Wednesday in a North Carolina case, they strengthened their positions and found some support from conservative Justices Brett Kavanaugh … Read more

Mary Ngugi: How ‘traumatic’ death inspired distance runner to change Kenyan women’s sport

Mary Ngugi: How ‘traumatic’ death inspired distance runner to change Kenyan women’s sport

CNN — In the darkest moments of her toughest training sessions, professional marathon runner Mary Ngugi likes to lean on her on-track spectators for motivation. It’s not necessarily his coach – or his training buddies – but a much younger group of runners who’ve started attending Ngugi’s athletics track in the Kenyan town of Nyahururu. … Read more

Frozen food has been named “Dish of the Year” in Japan

Frozen food has been named “Dish of the Year” in Japan

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on destination openings, inspiration for future adventures, and the latest on aviation, food and beverage, lodging and other travel developments. (CNN) – Smoke began to billow from a box as the winner of Japan’s “dish of the year” was announced. … Read more

China’s zero-Covid: New rules feel like “the world changed overnight”.

China’s zero-Covid: New rules feel like “the world changed overnight”.

CNN — Workers across China have dismantled some physical signs of the country’s zero-Covid controls, removed health code scanning signs from subway station walls and closed some checkpoints after the government revised its pandemic policy. But while many residents expressed relief and joy at the public release of the measures, some were concerned about its … Read more

Iran carries out its first protest-related execution, state media reported

Iran carries out its first protest-related execution, state media reported

CNN — Iran has executed a man for wounding a paramilitary officer in the first execution linked to protests across the country since September, state media reported Thursday. Mizan Online, Iran’s justice-related news agency, and the semi-official Tasmin news agency named the protester as Mohsen Shekari. He was reportedly convicted of “waging war against God” … Read more

A Virginia superintendent has been fired after a state report on his handling of school sexual assault

A Virginia superintendent has been fired after a state report on his handling of school sexual assault

CNN — A Virginia school superintendent was fired Tuesday, a day after a state report alleged he lied about a May 2021 sexual assault of a student. A special grand jury report by the office of Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares criticized Dr. Scott Ziegler and other former school officials for mishandling an investigation into … Read more