Global National: Jan. 19

The American government has hit its limit of how much money it can borrow, and that could have ripple effects around the globe. Washington's staggering amount of debt, how lawmakers could avoid hitting the debt ceiling, the politics of it all, the potential consequences for the global economy, and how it ties into recession projections for Canada. Actor Alec Baldwin will be criminally charged with involuntary manslaughter in the October 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film “Rust.” Who else is facing charges and the reaction from the legal community. After six challenging years in office, Jacinda Ardern stunned the world by stepping down as New Zealand's prime minister. Her reasons for resigning, her legacy, and the reaction pouring in from around the world. Getting grilled: the questions Housing and Diversity Minister Ahmed Hussen is facing for spending $93,000 in constituency funds for public relations help from Munch More Media, a food marketing firm. Also, Hollywood loses another music icon: singer, songwriter, and guitarist David Crosby has died. Plus, honouring a living legend: Frederiction pays tribute to its pride and joy, hockey hero Willie O'Ree, the first Black man drafted into the NHL. And from "Fast & Flurrious" to "Peter Parka," "Plowasaurus Rex," and "Snow-Be-Gone Kenobi": the punny names bestowed on Edmonton's snow plows.