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Dutch police arrest and release former far-right party member amid reports of possible plan to attack Prime Minister

Police in the Netherlands have arrested and released a former member of a far-right political party after Prime Minister Mark Rutte's security detail suspected him of behaving suspiciously, according to the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Hague.

Published on 28 September 2021 | 6:10 pm

WHO employees took part in Congo sex abuses in Ebola crisis, report says

More than 80 aid workers including some employed by the World Health Organization (WHO) were involved in incidents of sexual abuse and exploitation during an Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an independent commission said on Tuesday.

Published on 28 September 2021 | 5:58 pm

Haiti's unelected leader says he understands US migrant deportations and says elections will be pushed back

Haiti's unelected leader Ariel Henry says he understands why the United States is deporting thousands of Haitian migrants from the Texas border, as he wants to cooperate with America -- and will welcome home those who fled the disaster-hit country.

Published on 28 September 2021 | 1:32 pm

Cartoons and children's shows are next on the chopping block in China's entertainment crackdown

Comic and animation fans in China were in for a nasty shock this weekend as authorities turned their crackdown on the entertainment industry to yet another target.

Published on 28 September 2021 | 5:51 am

China celebrates Meng Wanzhou's return as a victory — even at the cost of its global image

For Beijing, the return of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to China after a prolonged extradition fight with the United States has been celebrated as a resounding victory.

Published on 28 September 2021 | 3:00 am

She took part in one of the most secretive missions of the Afghan evacuation

CNN's Alex Marquardt explores the escape of Shaqaiq Birashk, an Afghan-American who worked for the Afghan government and on a US-funded project. She left Afghanistan in one of the most secretive operations in the US evacuation of the country.

Published on 28 September 2021 | 1:00 am

Here comes $90 oil

The V-shaped recovery in the oil patch continues to take even the biggest bulls on Wall Street by surprise.

Published on 27 September 2021 | 7:56 pm

Rivian is no Tesla. That's exactly what these buyers want

Today Tesla dominates the world of electric vehicles, selling about two of every three EVs sold in the US. It's worth more than twice as much as any other automaker. Teslas are a status symbol and its CEO, Elon Musk, is a celebrity, with 59 million more Twitter followers than the next most popular automotive CEO.

Published on 27 September 2021 | 11:30 am

He lived alone on an island for 33 years. Then he did this

For nearly 33 years he lived a hermit life on a beautiful island in the Mediterranean, where he was the sole inhabitant.

Published on 25 September 2021 | 9:13 am

The Caribbean island where you need to earn $70,000 to enter

Whether you're a vaccine queen, a PCR prince or a quarantine king, there sure are a lot of requirements when it comes to getting around these days. Luckily CNN Travel is here to keep you updated on the latest developments. Here's what we learned in pandemic travel this week.

Published on 25 September 2021 | 9:05 am

Roberto Cavalli is re-interpreting sexy

If you're a millennial who grew up on a diet of BlackBerry Messenger, tabloid celebrity news (never forget Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan crammed into Hilton's Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren), and style icons who donned Von Dutch trucker hats and Alexander McQueen skull scarves, you may also remember Roberto Cavalli.

Published on 23 September 2021 | 2:32 pm

The gigantic boat that can carry cruise ships

Few man-made movable structures are larger than a modern cruise ship, but even those giants of the sea sometimes need someone to lend them a hand to get to port.

Published on 23 September 2021 | 1:06 pm

Why Daniel Craig's body makes him a subversive 007

The year was 2006. Up on the cinema screen, Daniel Craig rose from the azure sea somewhere in the Bahamas, water clinging to abs and trunks alike. In the theater this writer was in, a woman, laboring over each word, let out what many others were thinking: "Oh. My. God." "Casino Royale" was 29 minutes into its run time, but in that moment a new James Bond was born.

Published on 22 September 2021 | 8:44 am

The 'world's safest city' for 2021 revealed

Safety has long been a paramount concern for travelers when it comes to deciding which destination to visit.

Published on 20 September 2021 | 4:09 pm

New Amazon original film explores a dark era of medical history

It's a tale as old as time: A woman won't conform to societal norms, traditional notions of femininity or what's expected of her, and is dismissed as diseased. She's considered hysterical. And, as such, she is locked up, burned at the stake, hidden away or placed under the supposedly steadier control of men.

Published on 17 September 2021 | 9:36 pm

Arc de Triomphe wrapped in fabric, a vision six decades in the making

After three months of construction work at Paris' famed Arc de Triomphe, the 160-foot-tall war monument has been completely concealed. The landmark, built during Napoleon's reign, has been outfitted in 270,000 square feet of silver-blue polypropylene fabric bound with red ropes.

Published on 17 September 2021 | 9:48 am

Rare photos show the early years of NASA's space shuttle era

NASA's first space shuttle was meant to be named Constitution -- a nod to the United States Bicentennial that year. But a write-in campaign by "Star Trek" fans prompted President Gerald Ford to change his mind.

Published on 16 September 2021 | 2:28 am

For 300 years, this painting had a secret hiding in plain sight

For around three centuries, the girl reading a letter in the dimly-lit solitude of a Johannes Vermeer painting gave no indication of what the message contained.

Published on 9 September 2021 | 11:30 am

When a woman stole his dog, this man didn't press charges. Instead, he's paying for her drug rehab

Drug addiction sabotaged Brayden Morton for five years. During that span, he attempted to get clean of fentanyl 16 times before he was successful.

Published on 18 July 2021 | 5:59 pm

The assassination of Haiti's president is the latest challenge for CNN Heroes serving their nation

Before the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, CNN Heroes and their non-profits already faced significant challenges serving their communities. Yet they have found ways to step up and make Haiti a better place, often in the face of gang violence and a lack of resources.

Published on 15 July 2021 | 11:52 pm

This restaurant owner spends his free time fixing old cars and donating them to people in need

When Eliot Middleton was a little boy, he followed his father around everywhere, watching the talented mechanic carefully fix car after car.

Published on 11 July 2021 | 9:17 pm

The world's best potato dishes

"I used to take potatoes for granted," reads the first line of the book, "Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent."

Published on 5 November 2020 | 6:36 pm

Europe's most beautiful places

From Norwegian islands high above the Arctic Circle to forest-covered mountains in Romania, windswept sandy beaches in Wales and icy lakes in the Balkans, Europe is a spectacularly varied place.

Published on 4 October 2019 | 2:58 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