June 2020 is set to be one of the most important months in Boris Johnson's somewhat tumultuous first year as Prime Minister.
Published on 2 June 2020 | 9:33 am
Five people, including a 15-year-old girl, have died of Ebola in a fresh outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations Children's Fund said Monday. Nine cases total have been reported, UNICEF said.
Published on 2 June 2020 | 9:13 am
As India continues its battle with the coronavirus pandemic a new kind of invasion is threatening to destroy vital crops and vegetation -- the worst locust swarm the country has seen in almost 30 years.
Published on 2 June 2020 | 8:49 am
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that she was "horrified" by George Floyd's death, and welcomed peaceful solidarity protests in New Zealand, but noted that they flouted social distancing restrictions.
Published on 2 June 2020 | 8:36 am
It should have been one of the safest places to seek refuge. Instead, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa was attacked as she studied in church, according to Nigerian police.
Published on 2 June 2020 | 1:37 am
With all the volatility in the market lately, it may seem rash to make much of one week's trading. But value stocks -- companies in sectors like energy, financial services and retail -- have finally started to outperform sexier technology companies and other growth stocks.
Published on 1 June 2020 | 6:05 pm
Facebook is donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality as mass protests sweep across the United States after an unarmed black man died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Published on 1 June 2020 | 5:38 pm
AMD's Lisa Su was the highest-paid CEO of a company in the S&P 500 last year.
Published on 1 June 2020 | 3:24 pm
Nestlé will stop marketing its plant-based burgers as "incredible" in Europe after a Dutch court found that using the word infringes on an Impossible Foods trademark.
Published on 1 June 2020 | 3:23 pm
Medical workers deserve huge applause and gratitude for putting their lives on the line to save others during the pandemic. Despite making huge sacrifices, these doctors and their families would also like to say "thank you" to those who are also making a difference on the frontlines.
Published on 29 May 2020 | 12:41 pm
For many children in foster care in the United States -- there are more than 400,000 -- life is often difficult enough. During a pandemic, it only gets more challenging.
Published on 28 May 2020 | 11:39 pm
A beautiful and remarkably well preserved mosaic floor from ancient Rome has been discovered by archaeologists in northern Italy.
Published on 28 May 2020 | 2:04 pm
Three days a week at 7:00 a.m., senior Proctor & Gamble executives check in with each other about their customers: what they're buying, how their needs are changing and whether the company's products are hitting the mark.
Published on 27 May 2020 | 12:52 pm
With news that many countries in Europe are reopening to tourism in time for summer, travelers with their sights set on Asia are anxiously awaiting word on when they'll be given the green light to visit their favorite destination.
Published on 27 May 2020 | 8:36 am
We're all pretty excited about being able to travel again -- but German airline Eurowings might be more eager than most.
Published on 26 May 2020 | 10:22 am
Alaska's Anchorage International Airport lacks the waterfalls and razzmatazz of Singapore Changi or the eight runways of Chicago O'Hare.
Published on 23 May 2020 | 8:23 am
Butlin's vacation resorts were an institution in post-war Britain. The self-contained camps -- where guests were housed in wooden chalets, fed and entertained on-site -- provided a new kind of inexpensive luxury for working families.
Published on 22 May 2020 | 9:48 am
We all know that travel broadens the mind. Thanks to that place on the seafront that sells delicious gelato, it has a tendency to broaden other body parts too.
Published on 22 May 2020 | 9:36 am
The world's biggest tourist playground has been roped off since it became a coronavirus epicenter, but as summer looms Europe is desperate to lift restrictions to get visitors pumping much needed cash into stricken economies.
Published on 21 May 2020 | 11:01 am
When Italian towns began offering houses for sale for little more than $1, they inspired legions of dreamers to take a gamble on moving to a remote corner of Italy.
Published on 20 May 2020 | 12:57 pm
A young girl with a big heart has found just the way to cheer up other kids stuck at home during the pandemic.
Published on 20 May 2020 | 12:05 pm
The United Arab Emirates is embracing nuclear power as a major source of its energy, at a time when several countries are moving away from it. CNN's John Defterios reports on the strategy to diversify.
Published on 18 May 2020 | 1:26 pm
There's long been a dearth of innovative design in the sex tech industry: In the words of Lora Haddock DiCarlo, founder of CES-award winning sex toy company Lora DiCarlo, the field's output throughout 20th century amounted to little more than "the vibrator, over and over again. The same thing in different shades of pink."
Published on 13 March 2020 | 8:30 pm
Surrounded by farmland and with a population of under 10,000 people, the Norwegian town of Brumunddal might seem like an unlikely setting for a record-breaking high-rise.
Published on 19 February 2020 | 9:00 am
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
Published on 23 January 2020 | 11:05 pm
One Manhattan night in 1954, an ivory-white cocktail dress made cinematic history when it collided with an upward breeze. That unforgettable moment, from the whimsical comedy "The Seven Year Itch," had everything to do with the person wearing the dress.
Published on 16 January 2020 | 3:27 am
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
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
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