(MENAFN) As another busy news week comes to a close, the Saturday Six offers a recap of the top stories from the week. A storm in the northeast caused power outages and school closures, while egg prices began to fall after months of increases. Oprah announced the 100th pick for her book club, and the world mourned the loss of singer Bobby Caldwell, who passed away at 71.
In entertainment news, actor Billy Crystal celebrated his 75th birthday by recreating his iconic look from "When Harry Met Sally." A Florida amusement park dismantled a ride where a teen fell to his death last year. USA Today released its Women of the Year list, including Sandra Day O'Connor and Michelle Obama. And House Republicans launched their own version of the Jan. 6 committee.
The Saturday Six provides a weekly recap of six news stories, ranging from the heartfelt to the weird to the tragic, and everything in between. In addition to the top stories of the week, the Saturday Six offers a glimpse into the events that captured the attention of the public and the media.
The storm in the northeast caused widespread power outages and disrupted daily life for many residents. Egg prices, which had been on the rise for months, began to fall, bringing relief to consumers. Oprah's book club announcement marked a milestone for the popular program, which has introduced readers to countless new authors and books.
The passing of singer Bobby Caldwell was a reminder of the impact of music on our lives and the power of a great voice to move us. Billy Crystal's recreation of his famous movie scene was a fun reminder of the enduring popularity of classic films. The dismantling of the Florida amusement park ride served as a sobering reminder of the importance of safety in the entertainment industry.
USA Today's Women of the Year list recognized the achievements of influential women in a variety of fields, highlighting their contributions to society and their impact on the world. Meanwhile, the launch of the House Republicans' Jan. 6 committee underscored the ongoing political divisions in the country and the challenges of finding common ground.
Overall, the Saturday Six provides a weekly snapshot of the news stories that captured our attention and shaped our understanding of the world around us. From the tragic to the heartwarming, the weird to the inspiring, the Saturday Six offers a diverse range of stories that reflect the complexity and diversity of our world.
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