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Europe rolled out 5G without hurting aviation. Here's how
Wed, 19. January 2022, 17:20

Ukraine warns Russia has 'almost completed' build-up of forces near border
Wed, 19. January 2022, 12:08

Former Ukrainian president on how to handle Putin
Tue, 18. January 2022, 21:10

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about how he'd deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin as tensions escalate between Russian and Ukraine.

'Who is in charge?': Biden leaves Democrats hanging as midterms burst into full swing
Wed, 19. January 2022, 18:23

Takeaways and new details from the New York AG's investigation into Trump's business empire
Wed, 19. January 2022, 18:26

WHO pours cold water over Covid theory

What is the 'pork pie plot' and what does it mean for Boris Johnson?
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:23

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in trouble. Large chunks of the British public are furious about reports of boozy summer garden evenings and Christmas parties at his Downing Street office, all taking place at a time when the rest of the country was under strict Covid-19 lockdowns.

'In the name of God, go': Boris Johnson faces backlash at PMQs
Wed, 19. January 2022, 15:01

Conservative MP David Davis, from the same party as Prime Minister Boris Johnson, called on the British leader to step down from office as Johnson faces a torrent of criticism from lawmakers and citizens over his alleged participation in a party held at 10 Downing Street in breach of Covid-19 rules.

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dead in skiing accident at 37
Wed, 19. January 2022, 20:59

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, best known for playing Hannibal Lecter in "Hannibal Rising," has died at the age of 37 after a skiing accident in southeastern France.

Tonga faces 'unprecedented disaster' as New Zealand warns of further eruptions and tsunami risk
Wed, 19. January 2022, 15:49

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami near Tonga caused "an unprecedented disaster," the Pacific nation's leader said Tuesday, as New Zealand warned of further eruptions that may complicate the delivery of aid to remote islands where communications are down.

New CDC study sheds light on Covid immunity
Wed, 19. January 2022, 20:51

Brianna Keilar rolls the tape on Fox host going 'full Orwell'
Wed, 19. January 2022, 07:03

CNN's Brianna Keilar takes a look at how Fox fuels the spread of false and misleading information among the American public.

Britney Spears sends cease-and-desist letter to sister demanding she stop talking about her on book tour
Wed, 19. January 2022, 18:45

The public feud between Britney Spears and her sister Jamie Lynn Spears is far from over.

Republicans refuse to comply with Schiff's request to get tested before committee briefing
Wed, 19. January 2022, 20:48

Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said the panel's chairman, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, has requested that members receive a negative Covid test before they participate in an upcoming committee briefing.

Tonga's Olympic flagbearer raises over $310,000 following disaster
Wed, 19. January 2022, 10:40

A fundraising campaign set up by Tonga's Olympic flagbearer Pita Taufatofua has raised over $310,000 after Saturday's massive volcanic eruption.

The CEO who fired 900 employees over Zoom is coming back
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:50

The CEO of, best known for firing 900 employees over Zoom just before Christmas, is coming back to work.

Mom with 1-year-old battling Covid has a powerful message
Mon, 17. January 2022, 21:26

Amy Crosby, a South Dakota mother whose 1-year-old son with down syndrome, Crue, has been battling a coronavirus infection since December, shares that her child was on a ventilator for a month.

Palestinian family home demolished in sensitive East Jerusalem neighborhood
Wed, 19. January 2022, 18:39

A Palestinian family has been removed from their home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem in an overnight operation carried out by Israeli police.

The world's largest coal producer mined more than ever last year
Wed, 19. January 2022, 10:17

China produced more coal than ever last year as its power stations struggled to meet demand for electricity, undermining plans to curb carbon emissions.

New details emerge about hostage taker's behavior in days before synagogue standoff
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:14

As authorities work to learn more about the armed man who held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue Saturday, new details are emerging of his activities in the days leading up to the incident, including a heated exchange at a nearby mosque.

Enes Kanter Freedom is prepared to visit China, but only if he can see 'the real China'
Wed, 19. January 2022, 18:17

NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom says he would accept a visit to China -- as long as he gets to see "the real China," rather than "propaganda."

Senate candidate releases ad showing himself smoking marijuana
Wed, 19. January 2022, 03:22

Louisiana candidate for US Senate, Gary Chambers Jr., has released an unusual campaign ad that spotlights racial disparities in marijuana arrests.

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal poses 'monumental challenge' to Sony
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:40

Microsoft's blockbuster purchase of video game developer Activision Blizzard could pose a serious threat for Sony.

Tech stocks are hurtling toward a correction
Wed, 19. January 2022, 14:04

Persistently high inflation has dealt investors a wake-up call this year, sending them scrambling to re-engineer their portfolios in anticipation of more aggressive action from the Federal Reserve.

Researchers identify new suspect in decades-old Anne Frank mystery
Wed, 19. January 2022, 08:16

Researchers believe they may have uncovered who betrayed Anne Frank's family, revealing their hiding place to the Nazis. It's the result of a six-year investigation into a mystery that has puzzled historians for nearly 80 years. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

New species of tarantula discovered by YouTube star
Wed, 19. January 2022, 19:03

A previously unknown type of tarantula has been discovered in Thailand, and it lives exclusively in the hollowed stems of bamboo plants, surprising scientists.

Cristiano Ronaldo's 'Siu' celebration causes confusion at the Australian Open
Wed, 19. January 2022, 11:52

Heard at weddings, in movie theaters and, of course, in football stadiums around the world, the sound of Cristiano Ronaldo's famous 'Siu' celebration became something of an unofficial soundtrack to 2021 -- and it's showing no signs of stopping in 2022.

Highway patrol blasts out 'Batman' cell phone alert by mistake
Wed, 19. January 2022, 18:06

The Joker is not on the rampage in Missouri, but it looks like authorities there are ready for the "Batman" villain.

Fashion icon André Leon Talley is dead at age 73
Wed, 19. January 2022, 17:11

Andrê Leon Talley, the former longtime creative director for Vogue and a fashion icon in his own right, has died at age 73, according to a statement on his official Instagram account.

Rabbi recounts moment he escaped from synagogue gunman
Wed, 19. January 2022, 02:09

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, who recounts the moment he and three others escaped after a gunman held them hostage for 11 hours at Congregation Beth Israel, a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.

Florida woman walking her dog survives bear attack
Wed, 19. January 2022, 02:23

A woman walking her dog was attacked and injured by a bear, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

Body-cam video captures woman's rescue from fire in the Bronx
Wed, 19. January 2022, 13:27

Police officers rescued a woman trapped under a couch after a fire and reported explosion in a Bronx town house on Tuesday.

Early works by French master Monet could sell for $50 million in auction
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:46

Several early works by one of the world's most renowned Impressionist painters, Claude Monet, are to be put up for sale by the British auction house Sotheby's, with a combined estimate of $50 million.

Coke is giving its cans a makeover
Wed, 19. January 2022, 14:18

Coca-Cola is fighting for your attention.

Cardi B pledges to pay funeral costs for Bronx fire victims
Wed, 19. January 2022, 17:20

Rapper Cardi B plans to pay the funeral costs for those who lost their lives in a deadly fire in that New York City borough.

Pharrell Williams and David Grutman to open new resort in the Bahamas
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:06

Pharrell Williams has announced a new lifestyle and design-forward project with Miami-based hospitality and nightlife entrepreneur David Grutman: Somewhere Else, a new resort that will be part of Atlantis Paradise Island, the world-famous Bahamas destination known for its coral-pink towers and marine attractions.

This Icelandic company is turning CO2 into stone
Wed, 19. January 2022, 13:29

On top of a volcano in Iceland, a new project is trying to prevent the most devastating consequences of the climate crisis by sucking up CO2 from the atmosphere and injecting it into the ground.

Lost Sports of the Winter Olympics: The fast and furry world of sled dog racing
Wed, 19. January 2022, 10:57

At the 1928 Winter Olympic Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland, demonstration sports -- not part of the official program -- were included for the first time. With demonstration events ceasing to exist after 1992, in this mini-series, CNN Sport explores some of these 'lost sports' of the Winter Games.

Comoros pulls off historic upset to knock out Ghana on AFCON debut
Wed, 19. January 2022, 14:48

The tiny archipelago nation of Comoros pulled off one of the all-time great African Cup of Nations (AFCON) upsets with a 3-2 Group C victory over Ghana on Tuesday, dumping the four-time champion out of the tournament in Cameroon.

Dwayne Johnson says he isn't the anonymous buyer of T-Rex skull
Wed, 19. January 2022, 13:03

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson isn't the anonymous T-Rex skull buyer.

Lusia Harris, the only woman ever officially drafted by an NBA team, has died
Wed, 19. January 2022, 11:19

Lusia "Lucy" Harris, a star in women's collegiate basketball during the 1970s and the first and only woman ever to be officially drafted by an NBA team, died Tuesday, according to a statement from her family as well as Delta State University. She was 66.

Dak Prescott: Dallas Cowboys star apologizes for praising fans who threw trash at officials after playoff loss
Wed, 19. January 2022, 09:53

Dak Prescott has apologized for his comment praising fans who threw trash at officials after the Dallas Cowboys' dramatic NFL Wild Card playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Tripadvisor's most popular world destination for 2022
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:14

Tripadvisor says a 20th-century fishing village that' has boomed into a 21st-century global hot spot for high-end travel is its most popular destination in the world for 2022.

Watch Disney fans line up for hours for this popcorn bucket
Tue, 18. January 2022, 19:15

Die-hard Disney fans reportedly waited for more than 6 hours to buy a limited-edition Figment popcorn bucket.

Your eyes hold the key to your true biological age, study finds
Wed, 19. January 2022, 02:41

The eyes may offer a "window into the soul," as poets say, but they also have a lot to say about your health.

King Tut's tomb had a scepter. This ancient burial had something entirely different
Wed, 19. January 2022, 01:58

This may be the world's oldest surviving evidence of supersize thirst quenchers. Mysterious scepters found in an ancient burial mound could actually be giant drinking straws -- and they were used to consume mass quantities of beer.

Nigeria's Grammy-winning recording artist Burna Boy has a complicated relationship with Africa
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:37

Last March, at an event center in Nigeria, Burna Boy stood on stage with a mic in hand, in front of a captivated audience. But the world-famous Afro-fusion recording artist wasn't there to perform. Rather, he was addressing the crowd after receiving an official proclamation from the governor of his home state to honor his win at the 2021 Grammys for best global music album: "I thank the best governor I've ever experienced because you know say me na [you know I don't] even like politics or politicians."

Qatar 2022 World Cup tickets go on sale with Final tickets reaching $1,600
Wed, 19. January 2022, 11:35

In a little over 10 months, the world's best football players will descend on Qatar for the World Cup and tickets have now been made available to the general public.

Airlines are canceling flights to the US over fears the technology could interfere with crucial instruments. Why didn't Europe have the same problem?
Wed, 19. January 2022, 19:35

Major international airlines are canceling flights to the United States over aviation industry fears that 5G technology could interfere with crucial onboard instruments.

Emirates president: The 5G snafu is the biggest screwup I've witnessed in my career
Wed, 19. January 2022, 16:16

The president of Emirates tells CNN that the airline was not aware of some of the potential 5G rollout issues until yesterday morning, calling the situation "one of the most delinquent, utterly irresponsible" he has seen in his aviation career.