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Murder probe after 39 bodies found in truck container in southeast England

British police have launched a murder investigation after 39 people, including a teenager, were found dead in a truck at an industrial park 30 kilometers east of London on Wednesday.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 9:36 pm

Eating this can raise Alzhemier's risk by 75%

The trans fats still hidden in many foods increased the risk of Alzheimer's and other types of dementia by up to 75%, according to a long-term study.

Published on 23 October 2019 | 9:35 pm

Gruesome videos emerge from Syria

New videos have emerged showing atrocities allegedly committed by Turkish-allied forces in Syria. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.

Published on 24 October 2019 | 12:03 am

This may be only way out of Brexit impasse

Published on 23 October 2019 | 8:34 pm

Liverpool condemns racist banner at Champions League game

Published on 23 October 2019 | 10:13 pm

Pizza Hut spent nearly two years developing a round pizza box

Incogmeato, Kellogg's new line of plant-based protein, is coming to Pizza Hut.

Published on 22 October 2019 | 12:37 pm

Africans face the most expensive internet charges in the world

Some users are paying more than a fifth of monthly earnings on 1GB of mobile broadband data.

Published on 22 October 2019 | 10:31 am

There are more wealthy Chinese than Americans for the first time

For the first time, there are more rich Chinese than Americans in the top 10%.

Published on 21 October 2019 | 3:00 pm

Company turns waste into fuel for hydrogen cars

Britain produces about 5 million metric tons of plastic waste every year, but less than a third of that is recycled. Roughly half ends up in landfills.

Published on 14 October 2019 | 12:28 pm

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

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.

Published on 18 September 2019 | 4:44 pm

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

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

Couple gives away one of the largest minimalist art collections

Over the last three decades, Aaron and Barbara Levine have amassed an impressive melange of conceptual and minimalist art. But, they jokingly say, they loathe calling it a "collection."

Published on 23 October 2019 | 3:27 am

Radical ways to 'refreeze' the Arctic

If planting more trees can replenish forests and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, then could we also repopulate the Arctic with ice?

Published on 2 September 2019 | 1:11 am

NASA's impossible fighter jet with inverted wings

Published on 13 July 2019 | 12:24 pm

What makes a supermodel 'super'?

Say you're asked to name a supermodel. You probably wouldn't struggle to list Naomi Campbell or Linda Evangelista, or more recent inheritors of the title like Kendall Jenner, Adut Akech or Gigi and Bella Hadid. But now, imagine you're asked to define what makes Campbell and the Hadids "super," and others who walk the exact same runways just "models." Is it fame, or the fees they might command, or something more intangible?

Published on 5 September 2019 | 1:33 pm

The world's tallest unoccupied building

In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views.

Published on 10 August 2019 | 3:15 am

Where twins are worshipped and murdered

About 50 miles north of Lagos lies Igbo-Ora, a sleepy rural town of about 92,000 citizens. Igbo-Ora is peopled by members of the Yoruba tribe, which makes up around 21% of the Nigeria's population.

Published on 31 January 2019 | 10:46 am

Norway's $40 billion 'floating tunnel'

With majestic glaciers, fjords and mountains, Norway is famous for its dramatic natural landscape.

Published on 29 January 2019 | 8:00 am

Italy's forbidden 'orgy island'

With emerald-green waters, blue skies and and a rugged empty landscape, Zannone has everything you'd expect from a near-deserted Italian island destination. It also has a reputation for something rather more unexpected:

Published on 30 July 2019 | 10:44 am

Eat your way through Portugal

Portuguese cuisine rarely travels well. The cooking of mainland Europe's westernmost country is deeply rooted in the freshest local ingredients.

Published on 24 October 2017 | 11:03 am

Restaurant stripped of its three Michelin stars

It was perhaps the biggest shock of this year's annual Michelin star ratings. The Araki, a sushi restaurant in London's Mayfair, had been stripped of all three of its Michelin stars.

Published on 11 October 2019 | 12:46 pm

Monopoly-themed attraction to open in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Victoria Peak, home to the world's two most expensive properties, will soon have a new neighbor -- the top-hat wearing, mustachioed Rich Uncle Pennybags, aka Mr. Monopoly.

Published on 17 October 2019 | 2:35 am

Good Samaritans scramble under a subway to save a 5-year-old girl

A 45-year-old man holding his 5-year-old daughter was killed when witnesses say he jumped in front of a subway train in New York City on Monday.

Published on 24 September 2019 | 6:19 pm

Four teens rush into a burning home, saving the life of a 90-year-old neighbor

Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 11:46 am

Neighbors complete three weeks' worth of harvesting in a day for farmer diagnosed with cancer

When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop.

Published on 31 July 2019 | 5:50 pm

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