The day I woke up to find my industry had vanished

Gabbie Riley, who specializes in sports and entertainment sales and operations for the hotel industry and has been out of work since March, writes about the chaos that ensued as events were being cancelled and the struggles that millions of unemployed people are facing as benefit … | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 8 hours ago

Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies and declares martial law

President Donald Trump's nominee to become a senior Pentagon official spread debunked conspiracies on Twitter that called Trump's election loss to Joe Biden a "coup" attempt and shared tweets that suggest Trump should declare martial law. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 8 hours ago

What does it feel like to take a mRNA coronavirus vaccine?

As the United States inches closer to authorizing a Covid-19 many people may now let themselves start wondering what it will feel like to get it. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 9 hours ago

China to expand weather modification program to cover area larger than India

China this week revealed plans to drastically expand an experimental weather modification program to cover an area of over 5.5 million square kilometers (2.1 million square miles) -- more than 1.5 times the total size of India. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 20 hours ago

The day I woke up to find my industry had vanished

Gabbie Riley, who specializes in sports and entertainment sales and operations for the hotel industry and has been out of work since March, writes about the chaos that ensued as events were being cancelled and the struggles that millions of unemployed people are facing as benefit … | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 1 day ago

New monolith appears out of nowhere in California, but it didn't last for lon

A new metal monolith appeared in a California park just days after another mysterious monument disappeared from a remote spot in the Utah desert. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 1 day ago

US blocks cotton imports from China region over reported forced-labor abuses

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will block imports of cotton, reportedly produced with forced labor, from China's western Xinjiang region. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 1 day ago

Elon Musk: Tesla's stock could 'get crushed like a soufflé under a sledgehammer'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is telling his employees they need to cut costs or they can kiss its lofty stock price goodbye. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 1 day ago

Vaccination cards will be issued to everyone getting Covid-19 vaccine in the USA

The cards will be sent out as part of vaccination kits from Operation Warp Speed, according to a photo caption accompanying the image. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 2 days ago

California prisoners raised $30k for a high school student in need

Soledad State Prison inmates raised more than $30,000 to create a scholarship for a local student. Being involved with the scholarship gave many inside the prison an opportunity they never had: the chance to be a role model. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 2 days ago

Justice Department investigating potential presidential pardon bribery scheme, court records reveal

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 3 days ago

Now there's another problem for aviation: wasps

A tiny insect that evaded Australia's strict biosecurity controls is threatening plane safety at Brisbane Airport. Researchers say that without proper management, keyhole wasps could travel to other Australian airports and possibly even abroad. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 3 days ago

The Wuhan Files

Misleading public data, a three-week lag in diagnosing new virus cases, and a previously undeclared regional spike in influenza cases: 117 pages of internal documents show a chaotic and underfunded provincial health care system struggling to confront a mysterious viral outbreak. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 4 days ago

Moderna to apply today for FDA authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine

Pharmaceutical company Moderna intends to apply Monday to the US Food and Drug Administration for authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 4 days ago

In Japan more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020

More people died from suicide in Japan in October than succumbed to Covid-19 all year. And more women are taking their own lives, as they lose part-time work and take on the bulk of family responsibilities at home. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 5 days ago

David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies aged 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died aged 85, his management company announced Sunday. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 5 days ago

The mysterious silver monolith in the Utah desert has disappeared

A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah -- which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location -- has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 5 days ago

Utah monolith: The mysterious silver monolith in the desert has disappeared

A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah -- which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location -- has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 5 days ago

In Japan more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020

More people died from suicide in Japan in October than succumbed to Covid-19 all year. And more women are taking their own lives, as they lose part-time work and take on the bulk of family responsibilities at home. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

French police officer suspended after video emerges of them beating a Black man

Several French police officers were suspended Thursday after a video emerged of them beating a Black man in Paris. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

UK to pilot blood test that may detect 50 types of cancer

The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is to pilot a simple blood test that may detect more than 50 types of cancer and, it is hoped, could help thousands of people by allowing the disease to be treated more successfully at an earlier stage. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

CNN and CDC say mink is no problem

An Oregon mink farm has reported an outbreak of coronavirus among mink and farmworkers. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

Iran's top nuclear scientist killed in apparent assassination

Iran's top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was killed on Friday near Tehran, state media has reported. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

Lufthansa trials lie-flat economy seat concept for 260 Euro

Passengers traveling on one Lufthansa route this month can buy a row of economy seats and stretch out across them, replicating the experience of a lie-flat business class bed. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

Germany will require companies to put women executives on their boards

Germany's coalition government has agreed to a mandatory quota for women on the executive boards of listed companies in what's being hailed as a landmark moment for Europe's biggest economy. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and 'tremendous visionary,' dies at 46

Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of Zappos, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Friday, according to a statement emailed to CNN by Megan Fazio, a spokesperson for DTP Companies, a Las Vegas-based enterprise for which Hsieh served as the visionary. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

As Thanksgiving week draws to an end, more experts are warning the Covid-19 pandemic will likely get much worse in the coming weeks before a possible vaccine begins to offer some relief. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

The Supreme Court ruling against New York state's decision to limit religious gatherings in a few high-incidence parts of New York City during the Covid-19 pandemic will cause grave danger in the rest of the country, where public health authorities will feel hamstrung to restrict … | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

Lufthansa trialing lie-flat Economy seat concept

Passengers traveling on one Lufthansa route this month can buy a row of economy seats and stretch out across them, replicating the experience of a lie-flat business class bed. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 6 days ago

Earth is 2k light years closer to supermassive black hole than we thought

A new map of the Milky Way has put Earth 2,000 light years closer to the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. This revised estimate is the result of over 15 years of observations by the Japanese radio astronomy project VERA. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 7 days ago

Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

If you were to greet a Neanderthal with a handshake, it might feel a little awkward. Homo neanderthalensis had chunkier fingers compared to human digits -- and used their hands differently from us, a new study suggests. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 7 days ago

USA's Supreme Court's scientifically illiterate decision will cost lives

The Supreme Court ruling against New York state's decision to limit religious gatherings in a few high-incidence parts of New York City during the Covid-19 pandemic will cause grave danger in the rest of the country, where public health authorities will feel hamstrung to restrict … | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 7 days ago

Swedish runestones open gateway to ancient Viking civilization

An hour's drive north of Stockholm, the Rune Kingdom offers a mysterious portal into Sweden's past that reveals unexpected truths about the country's Viking ancestors. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 7 days ago

Smaller long-haul planes are the future of flying – but also its past

On the outside, Boeing 707s are more similar to what we're flying on today -- and will fly on tomorrow -- than you might think.  | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 7 days ago

Neanderthals may have used their hands differently from humans

If you were to greet a Neanderthal with a handshake, it might feel a little awkward. Homo neanderthalensis had chunkier fingers compared to human digits -- and used their hands differently from us, a new study suggests. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 7 days ago

Fox News staffers thought Newsmax was a joke. But they're not laughing anymore

Fox News is taking action to stave off newfound competition from Newsmax TV. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 9 days ago

Chang'e 5 Lunar Sample return mission is launched

China successfully launched its Chang'e-5 lunar mission Tuesday to collect rocks from the moon -- the first attempt by any country since the 1970s. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 10 days ago

Utah helicopter crew discovers mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert

What started as routine wildlife assistance took an unusual turn after a helicopter crew stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 10 days ago

Utah monolith: Helicopter discovers mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert

What started as routine wildlife assistance took an unusual turn after a helicopter crew stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 10 days ago

Utah helicopter crew discovers mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert

What started as routine wildlife assistance took an extraterrestrial turn for Utah's Department of Public Safety after officers stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 10 days ago

First on CNN: GSA tells Biden that transition can formally begin

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 11 days ago

Reddit will pay workers the same salary no matter where they live

More companies have embraced remote work permanently, and that has spurred some employees to relocate to other parts of the country. But moving to a less expensive area can come with a trade-off: a smaller paycheck. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 11 days ago

Woz, Steve Jobs, and Dylan

A collection of Bob Dylan memorabilia including letters, unpublished lyrics and handwritten lyrics to "Blowin' in the wind" have sold for nearly half a million dollars, auctioneers say. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 11 days ago

Scientists create diamonds at room temperature in minutes

Diamonds might be forever, but that doesn't mean they have to take eons to form. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 11 days ago

Don't Let the Moose Lick Your Car

Canadians, officials have an important message for you: "Do not let moose lick your car." | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 12 days ago

The Pantheon: The ancient building still being used after 2,000 years

An architectural marvel of the Roman Empire, the Pantheon still sparks wonder today. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 12 days ago

Black Friday as we know it is finally dead

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving on which retailers offer doorbuster deals, is known to attract massive crowds and hysteria. Imagine that scenario in a pandemic. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 13 days ago

The now scrambling for dry ice

Vaccines like to be kept cool, none more so than the Pfizer candidate for Covid-19, which has to be deep-frozen. And that's going to be an issue for developing countries -- and for rural areas in the developed world. | Continue reading


@edition.cnn.com | 13 days ago