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All the recession warning signs this week

It's the question everyone is asking: Are we about to enter a recession?

Published on 28 June 2022 | 12:37 pm

Indian police arrest Muslim journalist accused of insulting Hindus

Delhi police have arrested a prominent Muslim journalist, accusing him of insulting religious beliefs on social media, in a move condemned by free speech advocates.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 9:34 am

Japan tells millions to save electricity as record heat wave strains power supply

Japan is asking some 37 million people living in and around Tokyo to use less electricity and ration air conditioning even amid a record heat wave that has seen temperatures in some parts of the country pass 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).

Published on 28 June 2022 | 7:46 am

Sri Lanka stops fuel supply to non-essential services as crisis worsens

Sri Lanka will shut schools and only allow fuel supplies to services deemed essential like health, trains and buses for two weeks starting Tuesday, a minister said, in a desperate attempt to deal with a severe shortage.

Published on 28 June 2022 | 3:06 am

US strikes al Qaeda-affiliated leader in Syria

The US carried out a strike in Syria on Monday targeting a senior leader of Hurras al-Din, an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organization, according to a statement from US Central Command.

Published on 27 June 2022 | 11:46 pm

Ray-Ban's billionaire owner Leonardo Del Vecchio dies

Leonardo Del Vecchio, the chairman of spectacles maker EssilorLuxottica and one of Italy's wealthiest business figures, has died aged 87, his company said on Monday.

Published on 27 June 2022 | 10:17 am

Electronic Arts is still the odd one out in gaming

All things considered, video game leader Electronic Arts is having a pretty decent year despite inflation worries, recession fears and other macroeconomic headwinds. Shares of EA are only down about 2% in 2022, a drop that's not nearly as bad as the rest of the tech sector, which is now in bear market territory.

Published on 26 June 2022 | 12:00 pm

The West wants to go further on Russian oil. Inflation is making that difficult

Europe and the United States have barred the import of Russian oil to cut off a crucial revenue source for the Kremlin. But the plan to pile pain on President Vladimir Putin, forcing him to reconsider his war in Ukraine, hasn't worked.

Published on 26 June 2022 | 8:29 am

A floating city in the Maldives begins to take shape

A city is rising from the waters of the Indian Ocean. In a turquoise lagoon, just 10 minutes by boat from Male, the Maldivian capital, a floating city, big enough to house 20,000 people, is being constructed.

Published on 22 June 2022 | 1:50 pm

What sitting in economy on Qantas' 20-hour flights will be like

The world's longest flight: nonstop, 20 hours, as you recline in your wide armchair and decide whether you want to relax with the very best Champagne, enjoy a chef-designed meal with a traveling companion seated opposite, or get the crew to make your sumptuously soft bed with fresh linens.

Published on 21 June 2022 | 2:25 pm

She's visited every country in the world. Here's what she learned

As her plane began its descent into the Seychelles on October 6, 2019, Ugandan-American travel influencer Jessica Nabongo peered out of the window, preparing herself for the momentous occasion about to take place.

Published on 17 June 2022 | 3:26 pm

After 40 days in a bomb shelter, two Ukrainian refugees and 17 dogs are ready to start a new life in Poland

When CNN Hero Aaron Jackson welcomed the first group of dogs from Ukraine to the abandoned animal shelter he's reopened in Poland, he also took in two refugees who shared an amazing story of survival.

Published on 16 June 2022 | 5:28 pm

Five guys take the same photo for 40 years

Five friends' celebrated photo taken every five years at the same California lake is out for the world to see despite one man's recent cancer scare.

Published on 15 June 2022 | 10:09 pm

What it's like to sit in a double-decker airplane chair

Flying economy for any extended period of time is an experience usually endured rather than enjoyed, but one airplane seat designer reckons his design could revolutionize budget travel.

Published on 14 June 2022 | 12:19 pm

Confessions of a 1980s flight attendant

"I came of age when the jet age came of age," says Ann Hood, an American novelist and New York Times best-selling author, whose latest book "Fly Girl" is a memoir of her adventurous years as a TWA flight attendant, right at the end of the Golden Age of air travel.

Published on 13 June 2022 | 9:24 am

Why this Chinese artist is outselling Van Gogh

Zhang Daqian may not be a household name in the West, but in China -- and the global art market at large -- he is on par with the likes of Warhol and Monet.

Published on 13 June 2022 | 3:00 am

This CNN Hero solves an often invisible problem by providing 'Undies for Everyone'

It's not every day you meet a rabbi from Texas with a thing for underwear.

Published on 10 June 2022 | 12:19 am

Surreal images explore Asian American identity

There are those who take photos and those who make photos, to paraphrase the legendary photographer Ansel Adams.

Published on 7 June 2022 | 3:00 pm

TikTok star shares her breastfeeding journey and excess milk to help others

With no end in sight to the baby formula shortage, lifestyle content creator and new mom Lucie Fink is stepping up to help babies in need. She's donating her excess breast milk, and she credits her TikTok and Instagram followers with inspiring her to help.

Published on 2 June 2022 | 9:59 pm

How to dress for the office after years of remote working

If the thought of retiring your comfortable sweats and choosing a new outfit to leave the house in each morning is an intimidating prospect, you're in good company. For the better part of the pandemic, I've lived in a pair of stretchy, soft wool trousers in the cooler months, switching allegiance in summer to a white linen dress that my brother-in-law dubbed "the ghost dress" (likening its so flowy, so oversized shape to that of a large bedsheet with a hole cut out for my head).

Published on 6 May 2022 | 10:24 am

A powerful portrait of motherhood and exotic dancing

When Hajar Benjida began photographing exotic dancers around the Atlanta area, she didn't want to take typical images of them performing on stage. Instead, she photographed many of the women at home, including Cleo, who had recently given birth to a baby boy named Andy.

Published on 26 April 2022 | 2:13 pm

These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.

Published on 22 March 2022 | 4:43 pm

Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too

Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.

Published on 21 March 2022 | 7:54 pm

Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?

As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.

Published on 20 March 2022 | 7:01 am

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Published on 15 February 2022 | 11:30 pm