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Mets sign versatile infielder Eduardo Escobar to $20 million deal

The Mets’ first notable addition of the offseason will bring a veteran infielder to Queens.
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Worker's Relentless Effort To Drive to Work in Snow Viewed 4M Times: 'Not Worth It'
The video sparked discussion online over expectations in the U.S. workforce and attitudes towards absences after the woman went to extremes to try to make it.
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See inside princess' $535 million villa that's up for auction
A villa owned by Italian Princess Rita Carpenter Boncompagni Ludovisi has been on sale for $535 million. It includes the only ceiling painting ever done by artist Caravaggio in the 1500's. CNN's Ben Wedeman takes a look inside.
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Buzz Aldrin’s greatest moments
For his 92nd birthday, here are fifteen photos of Buzz Aldrin's incredible life.
The Supervillain Suit in 'Peacemaker' Explained: Robert Patrick on Becoming the White Dragon
Robert Patrick and James Gunn spoke to Newsweek about Auggie Smith, his white supremacist views, and his Supervillain alter-ego White Dragon in "Peacemaker."
Homewrecker’s tips on how to spot a cheater | Under The Covers with Danica Daniel Meet the professional homewrecker. Amy Kupps from North Carolina decided to go all in on married men after catching her husband in an affair. Cheating, the scorned woman discovered, is “such a turn-on.” While The Post’s Danica Daniel does not approve of her ways, Kupps’ insight is welcome.  She says to look out for...
Covid-19 live updates: Lawmakers urge FTC to prevent rapid-test price gouging amid omicron demand
President Biden, in a speech, touted the new government website where Americans can order free at-home rapid tests.
Two men arrested in England as part of investigation into Texas synagogue standoff, police say
Two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester, England, as part of the ongoing investigation into the Texas synagogue hostage standoff, Greater Manchester Police said Thursday in a statement.
Investors Are Sinking Real Money Into Virtual Real Estate, With No Guarantees
A blank square of pixels in a virtual metaverse world like The Sandbox can cost as much as a home in the real world. But investors are buying in
Did Anyone Win the Powerball Jackpot on 01/19/22? Numbers and Results
There were seven lucky ticket holders who each won at least $50,000. But did anyone win the jackpot in the latest drawing?
California family seeks answers after teen found dead along side of freeway
A vigil to honor Tioni Theus, the 16-year-old whose body was found alongside a freeway in Los Angeles, was held Wednesday evening, as local law enforcement continue to investigate the crime.
Cardi B will pay funeral expenses for Bronx fire victims
The rapper and Bronx native has committed to paying funeral costs and expenses involving in repatriating some of the victims who will be buried in the Gambia in West Africa.
Column: Shame on Lakers for getting what they deserve: Mediocre team, major problems
The Lakers confirmed their identity as a mediocre team with major problems caused by serious mismanagement, writes L.A. Times columnist Bill Plaschke.
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Philadelphia metal-pipe attack in office building leaves woman dead; tenant arrested
A man who rented office space in a Philadelphia office building as arrested Wednesday after allegedly beating a woman to death with a metal pipe as she sat at a reception desk, authorities said.
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Ghislaine Maxwell's Team Request Retrial Over Verdict That Left Her 'Like a Stone'
Ghislaine Maxwell's attorneys have formally requested a retrial in her Jeffrey Epstein case over a juror's experience of sexual abuse.
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Amazon bets you're tired of just buying clothes off Amazon
Amazon has a new venture outside of e-commerce, cloud computing, content streaming, smart devices, Whole Foods, cashier-less technology or anything else you've come to associate with one of the most successful companies in American history.
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Texas hostage standoff raising concerns about "copycat attacks"
An intelligence bulletin obtained by CBS News says federal law enforcement officials have seen signs since the standoff that it might inspire similar incidents.
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Amazon is jumping into the in-store shopping apparel game
Amazon Style will be the online retailers first ever physical apparel store. The company says it will integrate technology to improve the shopping experience.
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US Navy warship challenges Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea
A United States Navy guided missile destroyer challenged Chinese claims of sovereignty in and around islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, with a Navy statement saying such claims violate international law and "pose a serious threat to the freedom of the seas."
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How Facebook and Amazon Rely on an Invisible Workforce
Contractors are starting to protest their dismal working conditions, but it’s an uphill battle.
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How Many Days Has Joe Biden Spent Away From The White House During His First Year?
Joe Biden has become the president who's spent the most time on personal travel on their freshman year in office.
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Biden faces more aggressive, challenging reporters at marathon presser
It was clear Wednesday that President Biden was facing a different White House press corps
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Las Vegas suspect broke into, bathed in home she claimed she inherited from 'Johnny Jones,' police say
A woman accused of breaking into a Las Vegas home to take a bath has been arrested, authorities said.
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Joel Embiid scores 50 points in 27 minutes to lead 76ers past Magic
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid doesn’t need to emulate any other NBA star. He proved Wednesday night that he’s in a class on his own. Embiid tied his career high with 50 points in just 27 minutes, leading a dominant third quarter that carried the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Orlando Magic. Embiid...
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Former Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo sues city, claiming he was fired for being whistleblower
Former Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the city's government and four city officials accusing them of firing him for being a whistleblower and exposing wrongdoing by city officials.
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Nets assistant’s tip may have helped Brooklyn steal win
In the fourth quarter of the Nets’ 119-118 victory over the Wizards, assistant David Vanterpool caused a turnover by reaching out toward the court and deflecting a pass from former Net Spencer Dinwiddie.
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First contactless aid flights arrive in disaster-hit Tonga as islands aim to keep Covid-19 out
The first contactless aid flights arrived in disaster-hit Tonga on Thursday, as the coronavirus-free Pacific island nation takes precautions to keep the virus out of its borders in the wake of a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami.
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See Boris Johnson grilled by British Parliament amid 'Partygate' scandal
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under fire as large chunks of the British public are furious about reports of parties held at his Downing Street office, all taking place at a time when the rest of the country was under strict a Covid-19 lockdown. Several MPs, including some in Johnson's own party, are calling for his resignation. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz reports.
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A Vaccine to Prevent All Covid Is Within Reach. Here’s How to Grab It.
Drugmakers are playing omicron whack-a-mole when the focus should be on a new generation of pan-coronavirus shots.
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Indiana man shot dead after loudly knocking on relative's front door, police say
An Indianapolis man was shot dead Wednesday outside a family member’s Christian Park neighborhood home, officials said.
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Don’t Expect China to Ease Its Zero-COVID Policy After the Beijing Olympics
Those who were hoping that Beijing might relax restrictions after the Olympics will be disappointed. China has too much at stake.
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Voting bills and bid to change Senate rules fail
Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital to protecting democracy collapsed late Wednesday when two senators refused to join their own party in changing Senate rules to overcome a Republican filibuster. (Jan. 20)      
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Biden's answers were ‘foggy’ at times, like Reagan at end of presidency, CNN’s Van Jones says
President Biden gave some "foggy" and "meandering" answers during his marathon press conference Wednesday and--at times-- resembled former President Reagan at the end of his presidency, CNN’s Van Jones said.
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Big upsets highlight Day 4 at Australian Open
The surprises started early at the Australian Open on Day 4, with third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza becoming the highest-seeded player to exit the women's draw just minutes after No. 6 Anett Kontaveit lost.
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NFL great Jerry Rice mulls coaching, inspired by Deion Sanders
NFL legend Jerry Rice says he is starting to weigh getting into coaching thanks to his longtime rival, Deion Sanders, according to a report.
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Central Banks Face a Moment of Truth on Crypto
Europe and the U.S. might have to pick up the pace if emerging-market digital-currency projects start to bear fruit.
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First flights carrying water, other aid depart for Tonga after volcanic eruption
The first flights carrying much-needed fresh water and other aid were expected to arrive in Tonga Thursday afternoon – five days after a massive volcanic eruption wreaked havoc on the Pacific nation.
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Gavin Newsom's crime comments ripped by California DA: 'Either he's ignorant ... or he's a liar'
California Gov. Gavin Newsom faced some sharp criticism Wednesday after appearing to accuse police and prosecutors of not holding criminals to account.
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How 'The Amazing Race' handled its return on screen after covid pit stop
On Wednesday's episode of "Amazing Race," the long-running reality programed showed viewers how it handled the return to competition after a 19-month break due to Covid-19.
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How Joe Biden's Approval Ratings Have Changed During His First Year in Office
President Biden concludes his first year in office with the second-lowest approval rating of any President's freshman year at the White House.
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In parched Beijing, claims of a ‘green’ Olympics may not hold water
China has provided scant evidence to back grand promises of sustainability, at odds with the country’s severe environmental challenges.
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Ghislaine Maxwell asks for a retrial after sex crimes conviction
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers filed a motion just after she was convicted on five counts of sex trafficking and other crimes for grooming teenagers to have sex with Jeffrey Epstein.
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Clippers, without Nicolas Batum, can't close out Nuggets in overtime
Aaron Gordon's 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left in overtime lifted the Nuggets over the Clippers, 130-128, on Wednesday in Denver.
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Lakers blow 15-point lead to fall late to Pacers
The Lakers couldn't put away the Indiana Pacers late in the 111-104 loss on Wednesday at Arena.
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Judges reveal why Novak Djokovic had to miss Australian Open
Three judges who unanimously rejected Novak Djokovic's bid to stay in Australia to contest the Australian Open have revealed their reasons for the ruling.
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Gutfeld: CNN is coming to the rescue, saving us from a world of misinformation
Greg Gutfeld reacted to CNN creating a new division to report on false news Wednesday on 'Gutfeld!'
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New Zealand will not impose lockdown when omicron hits
"This stage of the pandemic is different to what we have dealt with before. Omicron is more transmissible," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
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Roseanne Barr's daughter recalls family 'pressures' as mom found fame: 'Our family was falling apart'
Roseanne Barr's daughter Jenny Petland said in her book "This Will Be Funny Later: A Memoir" that there were significant "pressures" placed on her family as her mother's career took off.
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What to watch on Thursday: ‘True Story With Ed & Randall’ on Peacock
Thursday, January 20, 2022 | “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” returns on TBS
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