Tuesday's top stories


Axios
Jan 18, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell

Rudy Giuliani
Rudy Giuliani. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images
Zachary Basu
Jan 18, 2022 - World

U.S. warns Russia may attack Ukraine from Belarus

Belarus dictator Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev/TASS via Getty Images
Yacob Reyes
Jan 18, 2022 - Health

Government website for free COVID tests launches early

 COVID-19 rapid at-home test kits rest on a table
COVID-19 rapid at-home test kits. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

AT&T, Verizon extend 5G delay over airline panic

Illustration of a pattern of airplanes.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios
Dave Lawler
Updated Jan 18, 2022 - World

Ukraine crisis: Blinken to visit Kyiv, then meet Russian foreign minister

Blinken and Sergey Lavrov
Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Scoop: Lawmakers warn of states using risky Chinese tech

Rep. John Katko. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images
Rep. John Katko. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

Mayors feel powerless to reduce homelessness

Ina Fried
Jan 18, 2022 - Technology

Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard

Microsoft tweet showing a composite of pictures from various Activision Blizzard franchise.
Microsoft
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jan 18, 2022 - World

At least 3 dead after Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami

A satellite image of the explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Jan. 15.
A satellite image of the explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday. Photo: UNICEF/NOAA
Mike Allen
Jan 18, 2022 - Politics & Policy

America's youth turn left

Mike Allen
Jan 18, 2022 - Economy & Business

Charted: GOP surged as Biden slumped

Miriam Kramer
Jan 18, 2022 - Science

A new NASA astronaut corps for the next era in space

Illustration of a series of astronauts getting larger and wearing progressively better space suits, similar to the March of Progress illustration.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Distrust in political, media and business leaders sweeps the globe

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Great Resignation boosts White House's tech talent hunt

Illustration of a cardboard box full of cursors.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

The hot and not-so-hot job growth centers

Bob Herman
Jan 18, 2022 - Health

Transplants rebound from COVID lull

Zachary Basu
Jan 18, 2022 - World

Senators make bipartisan trip to Ukraine after divisive Russia vote

Zelensky
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Photo: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images
Axios
Updated Jan 18, 2022 - Energy & Environment

Thousands without power as "hazardous" winter storm lashes East Coast

Satellite imagery of the Northeast taken by NOAA on Jan. 17.
Satellite imagery of the Northeastern U.S. taken by NOAA on Jan. 17. Photo: NOAA

Texas abortion law remains in effect after appeals court ruling

Pro-life and pro-choice protestors gather outside the Supreme Court as arguments begin about the Texas abortion law by the court on Capitol Hill on Monday, Nov. 01, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Pro- and anti-abortion protesters outside the Supreme Court as arguments begin about the Texas abortion law on Capitol Hill in November. Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Larry Fink to CEOs: Treat your workers well

Larry Fink speaks during an event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020.
Larry Fink at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020. Photo: Simon Dawson/ Getty Images

Airlines call for Biden admin's "immediate intervention" in 5G deployment

 Airplane runway covered with snow at Newark Liberty International Airport on January 7, 2022 in New Jersey, United States as massive snow storm hits the east coast.
Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images