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Settle in with these weekend reads

Posted at 11:36 AM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-22 13:36:24-05

An impossible climb. An ongoing investigation. Brexit on the brink. Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here’s what you might have missed during a busy news week.

‘If he slips, he falls. If he falls, he dies’

Alex Honnold is the first person to climb Californian granite monolith El Capitan by free soloing, something no one thought was humanly possible.

There’s a new name in the Russia inquiry

When Trump traveled to Moscow in the 1990s to make a deal, sources say it was this man’s job to show him around. Now, investigators want to know more.

FDA says a blood pressure drug investigation is ongoing

There’s no end in sight for one of the largest prescription drug recalls in recent memory. The recalled blood pressure drugs contained impurities that pose a cancer risk to users.

Analysis: Brexit is blowing up British politics

With Brexit Day only weeks away and still no exit deal in place, now might not seem the best time for British politicians to flip the table over.

How A-list stars choose their red carpet dresses

Actors strolling down the red carpet in an array of glittering gowns project an image of effortless chic. But for their stylists, awards season is a fashion endurance marathon.

A 17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry

Aaron Philip’s life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency.

How Target is trying to woo mom and dads

Moms and dads are some of the best shoppers for retailers. Target has a plan to win them over: Focus on the kids.

The wild requests of the mega-rich

“You become their best friend, their best testimony, you are everything for them when they stay in a hotel.” Dubai concierges share their stories about lavish requests from rich guests.