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No-deal Brexit looks likelier than ever after May's summit humiliation

British Prime Minister Theresa May's efforts to save her faltering Brexit deal floundered Friday, as EU leaders sent her away empty-handed and a leading official described the state of the debate in the United Kingdom as "sometimes nebulous and imprecise."

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:23 am

Jewish cemetery outside Strasbourg vandalized

Tombstones and a Holocaust memorial in a Jewish cemetery outside Strasbourg, France, were vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti earlier this week.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:50 pm

Doors are slamming shut for Huawei around the world

Huawei is coming under pressure in two more key European markets — the latest in a series of problems the Chinese company faces around the world.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:45 pm

Fourth victim dies in Strasbourg Christmas market shooting

A fourth person has died as a result of a shooting attack this week at the famed Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, French authorities told CNN on Friday.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:17 pm

Uncertainty, hope at the 11th hour of COP24 climate talks

The UN climate talks in Poland -- an attempt to save the world from disastrous levels of global warming -- are sputtering toward a conclusion after two weeks of discord.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 5:14 pm

Gandhi statue pulled down in Ghana after controversy over 'racist' writings

A controversial statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been pulled down at the University of Ghana following protests and petitions for its removal.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:18 pm

The Moment: 'Decisions are mostly, 'Is this going to kill me?'

He'd blacked out in the snow-swept night somewhere on Mt. Everest's airy northeast ridge. Now Kilian Jornet was lost, exhausted and delirious, whipped by a fierce wind in the "death zone" high above 8,000 meters (26,200 feet). The superstar Catalan climber had achieved a superhuman feat, scaling the world's highest mountain twice in six days without supplemental oxygen, both in breathtakingly fast times. But now, Jornet was teetering above the plunging precipice of the North Face with no idea how he got there or how to get to safety.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:05 pm

World's most successful coach to step down

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:17 am

World Cup dreams: Inspiring a nation through soccer

On a bleak December day, inside an indoor training pitch with as much coziness as an igloo, toes are quickly becoming numb in the bone-chilling cold. But Phil Neville is sanguine.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:34 am

Soccer's super agents $2.14 billion business

They're the wheelers and dealers, the people that make football transfers happen -- and they're in a lucrative business.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 1:52 pm

Paralyzed teen walks at graduation

A Burke, Virginia, high school senior who was paralyzed in a swimming accident in Hawaii walks at his graduation.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:36 am

Firefighters rescue dozens of reptiles from a burning home

For many people, the thought of picking up a python or a boa constrictor is terrifying. But for some firefighters in Texas, no victim is too scary, or too scaly, to rescue.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:59 pm

Boeing's new jet capable of world's longest flight

Boeing has unveiled its newest line of business jets, which the company says will allow VIP travelers to fly nonstop between "any two cities on Earth."

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:19 pm

Massa races the fastest animal on earth

Veteran driver Felipe Massa has been getting fans in a flap ahead of his Formula E debut.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:25 pm

How VR is helping dental patients calm down

When Shaun Denis wants to relax at work, he steps into a quiet room, outfitted with a few ferns and a chair. He slips on a virtual-reality headset and a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, and escapes to the beach.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 2:20 pm

Fashion brands unite against climate change

The multitrillion-dollar business of fashion, with its complex and long supply chain, is worryingly vexed with problems contributing to climate change.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 2:03 pm

Prada launches members-only club in Miami

At this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, Prada launched Prada Mode Miami, a pop-up members-only club that featured a tightly edited program of art, music and dining.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:53 pm

Indian food: The greatest dishes

Published on 10 December 2018 | 9:34 am

Vintage Chinese movie magazines capture a glamorous bygone era

If Hollywood's golden era can be understood through magazines like Silver Screen and Photoplay, then China's early film industry can also be viewed through the most popular movie publications of their day.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 2:06 am

Walmart turns to robots and apps in stores

Walmart is turning to new tech to reduce costs and convince shoppers to keep taking trips to the store.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 2:59 pm

Best places in Europe to visit

The Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to offer.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 10:17 am

Start planning your January vacation now

Come January, most people are seeking relief from the holiday madness of November and December. For many, this comes in the form of a ski or beach trip. It's an ideal travel time for either (depending on the hemisphere).

Published on 6 December 2018 | 12:07 am

Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'

Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 11:40 am

BMW's robot army makes 1,000 cars a day

A look inside the BMW factory in Munich, where they have been making vehicles since 1952.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 3:24 pm

Toyota turns to AR to build cars faster

In the nearly four years since Microsoft introduced its HoloLens augmented-reality headset, consumers have largely forgotten about it. But now it's gaining traction among an unlikely audience: car makers.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 9:19 am

What it was really like to fly on Concorde

Earlier this year, a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner hitched a ride on a powerful jet stream and flew from New York to London in a record-setting five hours and 13 minutes, landing almost an hour ahead of schedule.

Published on 24 October 2018 | 1:15 am

What it's like to ride in a flying car

"It's as easy to use as playing Minecraft," Kitty Hawk CEO Sebastian Thrun said as we watched my colleague Rachel Crane pull on a motorcycle helmet.

Published on 30 September 2018 | 3:09 pm

Cheyenne Woods on stepping out of Tiger's shadow

Published on 11 September 2018 | 9:31 am

Why Hong Kong high-rises have holes

The Repulse Bay is a luxury apartment complex in Hong Kong that is famous locally for the curious hole cut into the body of its undulating façade.

Published on 28 March 2018 | 11:46 pm

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