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Carrie and Boris Johnson are expecting a second baby after miscarriage heartbreak

Carrie Johnson, the wife of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has announced the couple are expecting their second child in December.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 4:38 pm

Elaine Thompson-Herah defends Olympic 100m title in all-Jamaican podium

Elaine Thompson-Herah set a new Olympic record of 10.61 seconds as she won the women's 100-meter gold in Tokyo on Saturday.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 3:58 pm

Once considered a 'city disease,' Zimbabwe's rural areas are being hit hard by Covid

Pauline Chinyandura adjusts her face mask as she rushes to serve lunch to a group of men visiting her makeshift canteen in Domboshava, a rural area around 25 miles northeast of Zimbabwe's capital Harare.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 3:48 pm

Deadly drone attack on tanker escalates Iran-Israel maritime tensions

Iranian state media has said that the deadly attack on a tanker connected to an Israeli billionaire was in retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria, in an escalation of maritime tensions in the Middle East.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 2:34 pm

Amazon sales growth slows as new CEO takes over

Amazon's final quarter with Jeff Bezos as CEO proved to be a disappointment for Wall Street.

Published on 30 July 2021 | 10:40 am

International Space Station briefly loses control after new Russian module misfires

An unusual and potentially dangerous situation unfolded Thursday at the International Space Station, as the newly-docked Russian Nauka module inadvertently fired its thrusters causing a "tug of war" with the space station and briefly pushing it out of position, according to NASA flight controllers.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 10:48 pm

Robinhood stumbles in Wall Street debut

Wall Street didn't exactly roll out the red carpet to welcome Robinhood after its highly anticipated debut.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 8:21 pm

Credit Suisse helped Archegos take 'potentially catastrophic' risks before losing billions when it collapsed

Credit Suisse investment bankers allowed Archegos Capital to take "voracious" and "potentially catastrophic" risks that culminated in the US hedge fund's spectacular collapse in March, costing the bank $5.5 billion and causing chaos on Wall Street, according to an investigation published Thursday.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 11:10 am

Outspoken Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu sentenced to 18 years in prison

Billionaire Sun Dawu, a vocal critic of the Chinese government, was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday for "picking quarrels and provoking troubles," according to an official statement posted by the court.

Published on 29 July 2021 | 4:48 am

Delta variant travel restrictions: Tourists wonder where they can go -- and whether they should

The 2021 summer travel season started out full of hope and promise, but by the day, two words are threatening to dismantle it all.

Published on 28 July 2021 | 5:54 am

New York City restaurant unveils $200 french fries

Jerome Powell, this story's for you.

Published on 28 July 2021 | 4:49 am

People in Japan thought skate culture was dangerous. Now it's going mainstream

A teenager leaps into the air on his skateboard before thudding to the ground. Nearby, his friend rotates a board on his head while another uses zig-zags down concrete steps.

Published on 23 July 2021 | 1:05 pm

Dolly Parton recreates iconic Playboy cover

The celebrity fragrance may be primed for a comeback, with Dolly Parton announcing that her first-ever perfume, "Dolly -- Scent From Above," will launch Monday.

Published on 21 July 2021 | 1:22 pm

China debuts world's fastest train

A maglev bullet train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) has made its debut in Qingdao, China.

Published on 21 July 2021 | 10:57 am

Researchers identify 14 living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci's family

Decades-long research into Leonardo da Vinci's purported remains has revealed how many people currently alive can claim to be descendants of the family of the Renaissance genius and "Mona Lisa" painter: It's 14.

Published on 19 July 2021 | 10:09 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 abandoned airport terminal where everything still works

"The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds -- the cemeteries -- one of the best things there are here" wrote Bob Dylan in his 2004 book "Chronicles: Volume One."

Published on 18 July 2021 | 2:54 pm

Lessons from Amazonia's remotest tribes

When you know Sebastião Salgado studied economics, something clicks in the great photographer's work. All the dots join up: the goldrush in Brazil, the oil fires in Kuwait, the famine in Ethiopia -- economics as an inescapable force, shaping lives and bending the planet to its will.

Published on 16 July 2021 | 2:59 pm

The ghost towns left behind by an oil boom

Past the small arched door, a narrow spiral stair leads up to the top of the windswept minaret, still standing tall even as almost everything around it has crumbled.

Published on 16 July 2021 | 11:48 am

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

Meet the scientist trying to travel back in time

The past, it has been said, is a foreign country. And sometimes it's another country we yearn to visit.

Published on 1 January 2020 | 12:25 am

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

The unexpected side effects of tall buildings

It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on.

Published on 6 July 2018 | 3:52 am