Image Source: Pexels Brain Autopsies Provide Startling Information about COVID-19 Virus The SAR-CoV-2 virus travelled throughout the body, including the brain, and persisted for almost 8 months, according to an examination of tissue samples from autopsies of 44 persons who died from COVID-19. The study was released on December 14 in the magazine Nature. Image Source: Pexels Winter Storm Threatens the Midwest, Millions of People are at Risk of Tornadoes A dangerous winter storm that turned deadly in California is now posing threats to the South, including strong tornadoes, and the Midwest. As the storm that dumped a lot of rain on California moves further east, the Mississippi River Valley's seven million or so residents are currently under flood alerts. From the Texas-Louisiana border north along the Mississippi River Valley into southern Indiana and Illinois, flood warnings were issued. Image Source: Pexels Police Used DNA Databases to Identify the Perpetrator in the Idaho Killings According to reports, police used DNA to connect the suspect in the Idaho killings to the crime site. According to unnamed law enforcement sources who spoke to ABC News, they ran DNA through genealogy databases and obtained a result. Image Source: Pexels Prior to the First Trading Week of the New Year, Stock Futures Decline As traders prepared for a burst of economic data and the minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting this week to start the New Year, stock futures declined on Monday evening. Image Source: Pexels Experts Warn about Upcoming ‘Richession’ Economic downturns typically hurt the poor the most, then the middle, and the wealthy the least. But if the economy experiences a recession in 2023, or even if it narrowly avoids one, the wealthy may be impacted harder than normal. Image Source: Pexels TMZ's "Lamar Odom" Reveals 4 Bombshells Lamar Odom, a former LA Lakers star, is speaking out about his marriage to Khloe Kardashian and how it ended. He also talks about his addiction of cocaine and how it turned his life upside down. Image Source: Pexels Ines De Ramon and Brad Pitt Spend New Year's Eve Together in Mexico Ines de Ramon and Brad Pitt welcomed 2023 from Mexico! Before the long weekend, the pair travelled to Cabo San Lucas, where they spent New Year's Eve together on Saturday. Cabo San Lucas is a well-known tourist resort in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Image Source: Pexels Former Three 6 Mafia Member and Rapper Gangsta Boo Passes Away at 43 On Sunday, Fox 13 reported that Memphis police discovered Gangsta Boo, whose real name was Lola Mitchel, dead. The cause of death hasn't been made public yet. A coworker named DJ Paul was among the first to show respect. Image Source: Pexels Bills-Bengals Game is Postponed as Damar Hamlin Collapses and is Hospitalised in Critical Condition After going into cardiac arrest during his team's game on Monday night, Buffalo safety Damar Hamlin had his heartbeat restored on the field. He is now in serious condition at a Cincinnati hospital, the Bills said in a statement early Tuesday morning. Image Source: Pexels LG Releases the Brightest OLED TV In an effort to make OLED TVs brighter, LG unveiled the first OLED evo TVs in previous year. This year, they are putting more effort to introduce brilliant screens. Brightness Booster Max is a unique feature of the new LG G3 series. Image Source: Pexels Rolling Stone Publishes the List of 200 Greatest Singers Ever Here is a list of the 200 greatest singers in history as compiled by Rolling Stone. These singers—from polished performers to gruff shouters, from gospel to punk, from Sinatra to Selena to SZA—have shaped history and defined our lives. Image Source: Pexels Brazil’s President Lula Strengthens Gun Laws in Brazil and Limits Amazon Gold Mining Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's new president, ordered significant modifications to the nation's gun laws in his first hours in office. He reversed weaker regulations put in place by his predecessor, Jair Bolsonaro, which led to a million new gun registrations since 2019.