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Prince Andrew on photo with accuser: 'I am not one to, as it were, hug'

• Who is Prince Andrew? The Queen's 'favorite' child embroiled in the Epstein scandal • A prison worker on duty at the time of Jeffrey Epstein's death was offered a plea deal, sources say • Prince Andrew: I let the royal family down

Published on 17 November 2019 | 9:39 am

The inside story of how Baghdadi was tracked down

Published on 17 November 2019 | 4:02 am

Saudi Arabia puts $1.7 trillion price tag on its oil monopoly

Saudi Arabia believes its giant state oil monopoly is worth as much as $1.7 trillion.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 11:25 am

Erdogan isn't having it with Trump

Turkish leader returns Trump's "don't be a tough guy" letter. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a letter spurned.

Published on 15 November 2019 | 1:24 am

Bill Gates tops Jeff Bezos as world's richest person

Bill Gates is back on top.

Published on 16 November 2019 | 1:45 am

The new Motorola Razr is $1,500 but OMG I must have it

No one needs a flip phone in 2019, because no one makes calls anymore. The camera isn't great. The battery life stinks. The screen is plastic. The processor is slow. It's superdupercrazy expensive (think an iPhone 11, then double that). But ... I kinda want the new Motorola Razr.

Published on 14 November 2019 | 7:03 pm

Analysis: Alibaba's homecoming is about pleasing China

Alibaba's plan to raise billions of dollars by selling shares on the Hong Kong stock market will be one of the largest public offerings in the world this year. It's also a savvy political move.

Published on 15 November 2019 | 11:38 am

Google's gaming platform Stadia launches this week

Google is about to take a big step into the video game market with a service that some have likened to a Netflix for games.

Published on 17 November 2019 | 3:25 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

The beauty of Japan's lonely vending machines

Published on 31 July 2019 | 11:17 am

How the Soviet 'Concordski' crashed and burned

Published on 10 July 2019 | 10:19 am

Model's skin tone made her a social media star

Published on 31 January 2019 | 11:02 am

Why did this legendary car vanish for 30 years?

Published on 23 July 2019 | 2:10 pm

This fire has burned for 4,000 years

"This fire has burned 4,000 years and never stopped," says Aliyeva Rahila. "Even the rain coming here, snow, wind -- it never stops burning."

Published on 31 October 2018 | 1:29 pm

Secrets of the world's grandest place of worship

It's Abu Dhabi's star attraction, attracting millions each year, yet despite the footfall, there's a wonderful air of calm that surrounds the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 11:44 am

Venice still needs tourists, say locals devastated by floods

Sebastian Fagarazzi was walking from the bus terminus at Piazzale Roma to his home in Cannaregio at lunchtime Wednesday when he saw two tourists coming towards him, suitcases in hand, ready to flee the city.

Published on 13 November 2019 | 8:16 pm

Man smuggles overweight cat into plane cabin

Talk of smuggling usually evokes images of drugs, guns and other contraband -- but it was a fat cat that saw one man punished by Russian airline Aeroflot.

Published on 13 November 2019 | 3:19 pm

Crab sells for record-breaking $46,000

A "five shining star" snow crab was auctioned off in Tottori, Japan for a whopping 5 million yen ($46,000) on November 7.

Published on 8 November 2019 | 1:59 pm

Video captures transit worker saving man moments before oncoming train

A California rapid transit employee is being hailed as a hero for rescuing a man who fell onto the tracks as a train was approaching the platform.

Published on 5 November 2019 | 4:54 pm

A college student worked at a Texas hotel for 32 hours alone during a flood. Guests say he's a hero

When Satchel Smith's father dropped him off for his shift at Homewood Suites in Beaumont, Texas, he expected the day to be like any other: He'd start at 3 p.m. and leave around 11 p.m. that night.

Published on 23 September 2019 | 1:37 pm

Neighbors complete three weeks' worth of harvesting in a day for farmer diagnosed with cancer

When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop.

Published on 31 July 2019 | 5:50 pm

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