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These are the world's most expensive cities in 2021

Inflation across major global cities is rising at its fastest rate for five years. Here are 2021's most expensive places to live.
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Ukraine intelligence shows 127K Russian troops poised to invade
CNN's Matthew Chance takes a look at the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine as a Ukrainian defense intelligence assessment shows 127,000 Russia troops are poised to invade.
Ron DeSantis Opens Antibody Centers That Are Useless Against Omicron
Credit: Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyIf Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis were a responsible leader dedicated to the well-being of his constituents, he would have made clear that the Regeneron monoclonal antibody being administered at his five new treatment sites is all but useless in the current COVID-19 surge.But DeSantis is DeSantis and therefore his own top priority. He is happy to offer false hope in the middle of a pandemic—as his state breaks infection records week after week—if he believes it is to his political advantage.Last month, DeSantis held a press conference outside Ocala Medical Center with a sign reading “Early Treatment Saves Lives” and touted monoclonal antibodies as the answer to COVID crisis. His surgeon general, Joe Ladapo, described vaccines, masks, and testing as a “trifecta” of “lunacy.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
A look back at Boris Johnson's history of lying
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been under fire as some have accused him of lying. Johnson claimed that he wasn't aware that a "bring your own booze" party held in the garden of his residence at the height of a national lockdown was a potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions. CNN's Bianca Nobilo takes a look at his history of lying and the potential consequence he could be facing.
Nevada's Attorney General Aware of Allegations State GOP Tried to Steal Electoral Votes
The state's top legal officer, a Democrat, wouldn't confirm or deny it was investigating, but said the issue is on its "radar."
Marty Roberts, of beloved L.A. lounge act Marty & Elayne, dies at 89
The husband/wife act performed nightly at Los Feliz's Dresden Room for nearly 40 years, attracting celebrities, tourists and martini-sipping Angelenos.
Tripadvisor's most popular destination in the world for 2022 is ...
Tripadvisor has announced its Travelers' Choice Awards for 2022. In the category of top 10 most popular destinations in the world, a Middle Eastern glamour spot has emerged No. 1. Find out the other nine locations and what makes Dubai a favorite.
Florida State men's basketball knocks off No. 5 Duke in overtime thriller
No. 5 Duke was upset by Florida State, as the Seminoles won their 13th straight overtime game, extending an NCAA record.
N.Y. Attorney General Outlines Pattern of Possible Fraud at Trump Business
The attorney general, Letitia James, released new details of her investigation into whether the company misrepresented the value of its assets, but her office did not file a lawsuit.
Before-and-after images show scale of devastation in Tonga
Before-and-after satellite images show the devastation after Tonga was hit with a tsunami and blanketed in ash following an underwater volcano eruption. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports
Joe Biden enters the second year of his presidency looking for a reset after a tumultuous first 12 months
As he walked through the front gate of the White House complex last year for the first time as President, Joe Biden declared it felt like "going home."
Ingraham on politicization of COVID: Don't expect the elites to give up power easily
Laura Ingraham says the elites are using COVID-19 for power and self-enrichment during her monologue on 'Ingraham Angle.'
State AG Who Ran Over a Man and Drove Away Seeks Second Term
Alex Wong/GettyThe man South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg ran over and killed in 2020 was stuck in his windshield for an undetermined amount of time after he was struck.That was the testimony on Tuesday of an investigator who spoke during an impeachment hearing in Pierre, the state capital, nearly a year after Ravnsborg pleaded no contest to a pair of misdemeanor charges for the crash that killed 55-year-old Joe Boever on Sept. 12, 2020.“When a body rides on a vehicle, we don’t know exactly when that body separates from the vehicle,” South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper John Berndt testified before the House Select Committee on Investigation, according to Argus Leader reporter Joe Sneve, who covered the lengthy hearing and provided a running report on Twitter.Read more at The Daily Beast.
10 crises that demand answers at Biden's press conference
If President Joe Biden's only task in his solo press conference on Wednesday was restoring his battered political standing, it would be daunting enough. But the President will arrive in the East Room at a moment of national exhaustion and drained morale as the coronavirus pandemic heads into a third year, amid a sense that events at home and abroad are cascading out of control and that vicious ideological divides could tear America apart.
Vogue legend Andre Leon Talley dies at 73: report
Fashion legend André Leon Talley, who served as Vogue’s creative director and editor-at-large, died at age 73 on Tuesday.
Oscar Mayer has a bologna-inspired skincare mask for sale on Amazon and its nickname is B-E-A-U-T-Y
Oscar Mayer has a new skincare product for sale on Amazon. It's selling $5 sheet face masks that are inspired by the Kraft Heinz brand's bologna.
UFC 270: Why Ngannou v. Gane is the heavyweight match you can’t miss
UFC 270 will feature Francis Ngannous vs. Ciryl Gane and other UFC title matches. Don't miss the action on ESPN+.
Carolyn Hax: Husband feels distant from adult sons and looks to his spouse for answers
A husband is upset that his spouse is closer to their grown sons than he is, but he also won't make as much of an effort.
Miss Manners: I lost a friend over a social media post. Was she right to unfriend me?
Reader thought a close friend had died, but it turns out it was a friend's ex-husband. The mix-up led to an annoyed social media post and the end of a friendship.
Ask Amy: I’m overwhelmed with grief after losing my dog to cancer
Reader worries that the grief of losing her dog to cancer is putting a strain on her husband.
For the Year of the Tiger, can luxury fashion change its stripes?
Luxury labels are again vying for a slice of China's $128-billion Lunar New Year spending spree. But after years of gimmicky designs, this year's tiger theme has finally heralded collections that may outlive the annual fashion cycle.
Joe Manchin Shrugs Off Elizabeth Warren's Primary Threat, Digs In on Filibuster
"We'll address that when we get past this week," Warren said of a potential primary challenge for Manchin.
Smartmatic Sues Mike Lindell, Accusing Him of Spreading Election Lies to Sell More Pillows
"Lindell could not change the outcome of the election," the lawsuit states. "He could, however, gain a bigger audience for his book and gain more purchasers for his MyPillow products."
NYPD officer shot while struggling with suspect over gun: report
A New York police officer was wounded during a confrontation with a suspect in the Bronx Tuesday night, according to reports.
A woman's French bulldog was snatched in West Hollywood. She found him in Philadelphia
After the dog was taken by men in an SUV, detectives tracked the rental car to a man in Philadelphia, and the dog's owner flew out to get him.
Iraj Pezeshkzad, celebrated Iranian satirist and author of ‘My Uncle Napoleon,’ dies
His 1973 novel "My Uncle Napoleon," affectionately skewering the foibles of his countrymen and women in the decades before the Islamic Revolution, became one of the most phenomenally popular works of modern Persian literature.
New York Attorney General: We Found ‘Significant Evidence’ of Trump Organization Fraud
ReutersNew York’s attorney general announced late Tuesday night that her office’s investigation into the Donald Trump’s company’s accounting practices had yielded “significant evidence” of fraud.Letitia James said in a tweet, “We have uncovered significant evidence indicating that the Trump Organization used fraudulent and misleading asset valuations on multiple properties to obtain economic benefits, including loans, insurance coverage, and tax deductions for years.”In a longer press release, the AG said that its ongoing investigation had “Preliminarily Determined that Trump Organization Used Fraudulent and Misleading Asset Valuations to Obtain Economic Benefits.” While detailing examples of those valuations, it adds that “While OAG has not yet reached a final decision regarding whether this evidence merits legal action, the grounds for pursuing the investigation are self-evident.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
Internet Slams Step Mom For Leaving 5-Year-Old Home Alone When Sister Couldn't Babysit
"Her web of lies fell apart," one commenter wrote.
Islanders' Zdeno Chara beats Flyers' Zack MacEwen in fight, then asks if he's fine
New York Islanders defenseman Zdeno Chara felled Philadelphia Flyers forward Zack MacEwen with a hard punch but checked to make sure he was fine.
Steve Harvey says he's 'very uncomfortable' with steamy photo of daughter and Michael B. Jordan
"Family Feud" host Steve Harvey said that a recent photo of his daughter Lori and her boyfriend Michael B. Jordan made him "very uncomfortable."
'There's no silver bullet': Ex-Trump official on reaching those who believe the 'big lie'
Brianna Keilar speaks to Chris Krebs, a cybersecurity official under former President Donald Trump, about whether it's possible to get through to people who remain convinced that the 2020 election was stolen.
Tucker Carlson: The homeless crisis is a symptom of our society collapsing in real time
Tucker Carlson exposes how the left created the homeless crisis in America, and what it's doing to our society.
NYPD announces promotions, shakeups among top brass
The NYPD overlooked several top cops and promoted others in a leadership shakeup, causing tension in the department.
'I'm scared for my kid': Virginia parent reacts to executive order against mask mandates
One Virginia school district is not backing down from Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's executive order that will allow parents to determine whether their children wear masks in school. CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to the district's superintendent and parents who support and are against the governor's move.
Texas Secretary of State Office sets limits on voter registration forms due to supply chain issues
The Texas Secretary of State's Office says it has only a limited amount of voter registration applications due to supply chain issues increasing the cost of paper.
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Hannity: Democratic Party and its media mob allies 'in an utter state of chaos'
Sean Hannity showed the current state of the left in the opening monologue of "Hannity" Tuesday.
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Mike Lindell backed teacher spreading debunked election claims
CNN's Sara Murray looks at a math teacher, Douglas Frank, who is supported by MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and has been going across the US spreading debunked election fraud claims.
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André Leon Talley, former Vogue editor-at-large, dead at 73
André Leon Talley, famed fashion journalist and former Vogue editor-at-large, has died.
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SpaceX launches 49 more Starlink satellites
SpaceX fired off its third Falcon 9 of 2022 on Tuesday, boosting another 49 Starlink internet satellites into orbit as the company continues building out a globe-spanning network of commercial broadband relay stations. Watch the launch.
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Biden administration unveils plan to address wildfire crisis
The 10-year strategy proposes treating more than 50 million acres of land.
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André Leon Talley, fashion industry icon and former creative director of Vogue, dead at 73
André Leon Talley, the visionary former creative director of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73.       
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Top free-agent Carlos Correa hires Scott Boras
Carlos Correa is going to get a boatload of money this offseason — and the team that signs him is going to have to go through Scott Boras.
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Squares pegged: Wordle is the diversion we need now
Across generations, the cultural conversation spawning across social media from a simple word game continues to transform.      
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Senate Democrats Predict Merrick Garland Will Prosecute Trump over January 6
Attorney General Merrick Garland could prosecute former President Trump for the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, Senate Democrats say. 
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Hong Kong plans to cull 2,000 hamsters over Covid fears. Pet owners are outraged
Hong Kong will euthanize about 2,000 hamsters and other small animals after a pet store worker and several rodents tested positive for coronavirus, as the city pursues an uncompromising zero-Covid strategy two years into the pandemic.
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Family Shocked to Find a Body They Didn't Recognize in Their Loved One's Casket
"When we walked in there, it was a different body in her casket. With her clothes on," a family member stated.
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Larry Elder blasts LA prosecutor following murder in Maxine Waters' neighborhood
Los Angeles County Democratic District Attorney George Gascon's soft-on-crime policies led to the apparently random murder of a young furniture store employee Tuesday, former California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder told Fox News.
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An overdue presser: Biden set to take reporters' questions in first formal news conference in months
When President Joe Biden walks out at 4pm ET to greet reporters assembled in the White House's East Room, it will be the first formal press conference he has convened in months. Suffice to say, a lot has happened since then.
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For MLK Day, Spice Company Says All Republicans 'Racist,' Want to 'Shoot a Black Person'
Some customers called the company's message divisive while others pledged to restock their pantries with its spice offerings.
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