The UN Security Council rejected a US proposal to extend the conventional weapons embargo on Iran Friday.
Published on 14 August 2020 | 11:53 pm
Tensions between the United States and China have soared as the two superpowers fight over everything from the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and Hong Kong, to who controls the technologies of the future.
Published on 15 August 2020 | 1:05 am
Two young women survived 15 hours at sea after going missing while paddle boarding in Galway, Ireland. They were found the next day clinging to a lobster pot buoy by a local father and son fishermen duo. CNN affiliate Virgin Media News has the story.
Published on 14 August 2020 | 2:02 pm
A Russian power lifter broke both his knees while trying to lift nearly 900 pounds.
Published on 13 August 2020 | 8:42 pm
This is not THE Middle East peace deal that has beguiled a generation of American presidents, the one President Donald Trump commissioned his son-in-law and special advisor Jared Kushner to conclude.
Published on 14 August 2020 | 8:53 pm
Richard Branson loves a challenge. The Virgin Group founder has built a reputation, and his more than $4 billion fortune, on the back of his willingness to take bold risks and venture into new areas of business.
Published on 10 August 2020 | 5:54 pm
Before dawn on September 3, 2012, a roaring black Ferrari struck a police motorcycle in downtown Bangkok, knocking the officer to the ground and dragging his body down the darkened street before speeding away.
Published on 12 August 2020 | 2:55 am
Apple has long been expected to debut a batch of 5G-enabled iPhones this fall. Now it appears all of the company's new phone releases this year may be able to connect to the next generation of super-fast wireless networks, according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives.
Published on 11 August 2020 | 5:27 pm
Before the pandemic, there were many reasons to be anxious about taking an elevator — from being crammed in a small space with strangers, to getting stuck between floors.
Published on 3 August 2020 | 12:15 pm
Too much clean energy. It's an unusual problem to have, and one that's spurred a group of islands off the northern coast of Scotland to become an unlikely pioneer in hydrogen power.
Published on 27 March 2020 | 5:06 pm
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
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Published on 12 July 2019 | 3:14 pm
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Published on 12 July 2019 | 9:20 am
For Chinese photographer Luo Yang, girlhood has a multitude of meanings. But rather than relying on the type of saccharine depictions often used in China to depict young women -- gentle, delicate, and overly feminine -- Luo's project "Girls" features edgy and alternative subjects who defy stereotype and expectation.
Published on 3 March 2020 | 11:10 am
A pair of skyscrapers are set to become the tallest prefabricated buildings in the world.
Published on 10 August 2020 | 2:04 am
"Ching chong eyes!" That's what elementary school kids used to call Sophie Wang. It was an insidious racist slur casually thrown around as they mocked her Asian ethnicity while pulling on the corner of their eyes. Upward for Japanese. To the side for Chinese. Downward for Korean.
Published on 11 August 2020 | 9:07 am
The air conditioner is nearly 100 years old, and yet it hasn't evolved much -- the technology is essentially the same as it was the day it was invented.
Published on 2 December 2019 | 7:53 pm
Aspiring actress Nara Kang puts on a coral red lipstick and gently rubs orange blush onto her cheeks, the white glitter swept under her eyes sparkling as she tilts her head in the light.
Published on 3 March 2020 | 10:26 am
Stephanie Scherrer was settling in for her two-hour Southwest Airlines flight from Denver, Colorado to her home in Los Angeles, California. Her face covering was on, her hand sanitizer was ready, she'd wiped down the seats and her two kids were also masked up.
Published on 13 August 2020 | 10:43 am
The 50-year reign of an Australia-based micronation formed by a "prince" has come to an end.
Published on 10 August 2020 | 10:38 am
For most people, the coronavirus pandemic has meant fewer travel options. Not so for super-rich families who are increasingly using their money to cross borders that would otherwise be closed to them.
Published on 7 August 2020 | 11:52 am
The first powered plane flight, performed by the Wright Brothers over the windswept beach of North Carolina's Kitty Hawk in 1903, covered 120 feet. That historic flight would fit entirely in the cargo hold of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya, the world's biggest fully operational plane.
Published on 21 July 2020 | 1:27 am
On July 8, Malaysian comedian Nigel Ng uploaded to YouTube a video titled "DISGUSTED by this Egg Fried Rice Video," under his comedic persona "Uncle Roger."
Published on 30 July 2020 | 4:51 pm
For first time in 300 years, island opens to the public
Published on 30 July 2020 | 2:02 am
A 14-year-old girl has raised $14,000 for senior dogs who have been left behind with the goal of helping them find a forever home like she did when she was adopted.
Published on 3 August 2020 | 12:42 pm
George Ahearn, who grew up in the farming town of Othello, Washington, co-founded EastWest Food Rescue after learning that Covid-19 was costing local farmers so much business that they were willing to destroy their crops.
Published on 1 August 2020 | 10:00 am
Before Covid-19 hit, elders living on the Navajo Nation were already among the most vulnerable.
Published on 31 July 2020 | 1:03 am
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