The robot that can write poetry and create artworks

When people think of artificial intelligence, the images that often come to mind are of the sinister robots that populate the worlds of "The Terminator," "i, Robot," "Westworld," and "Blade Runner." For many years, fiction has told us that AI is often used for evil rather than fo … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

New technology tackles London's air pollution problem

Air pollution problems on the streets of London are nothing new, but some of the newest solutions to air pollution problems seem to be coming from Green Tomato Cars on the city streets. CNN's Max Foster reports. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

The 'war tubas' we used to spot warplanes before radar (2018)

Before the invention of radar during World War II, incoming enemy aircraft were spotted using "sound locators" that looked more like musical instruments than tools of war. | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Airbus A340 plane lands on Antarctica for first time

For the first time in history, an Airbus A340 plane has landed on Antarctica. Hi Fly, a boutique aviation company, was behind the flight. | Continue reading | 12 hours ago

China's transgender people are driven to self-medicate (2019)

Largely forgotten by China's health system, young transgender men and women are turning to dangerous alternatives such as a black market drugs and even life-threatening self surgery, according to a new report. | Continue reading | 23 hours ago

Chinese startup gets children coding

Makeblock is one of the rare Chinese tech companies finding commercial success outside of China. CNN's Matt Rivers reports. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

The most downloaded iOS apps of 2018

Social media dominated the top apps of the year. YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat were among the most downloaded in 2018. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Ericsson to buy cloud firm Vonage for $6.2B

Mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson said on Monday it had agreed to buy cloud communications firm Vonage for $6.2 billion. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Afghan Girl from National Geographic magazine cover granted refugee status Italy

The "Afghan Girl" made famous after featuring on the cover of National Geographic magazine in 1985 has been granted refugee status by Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, according to an Italian government press office statement. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Preventing another 'Miracle on the Hudson' emergency (2019)

On the 10th anniversary of what came to be known as the "Miracle on the Hudson," it's still amazing that everyone aboard US Airways Flight 1549 survived. Read how the aviation industry is working to prevent bird strikes. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

US gun culture stacks up with the world

Ubiquitous gun violence in the US has left few places unscathed over the decades. As the tally of gun-related deaths continue to grow daily, here's a look at how American gun culture compares to the rest of the world. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Ancient case of disease spillover discovered in Neanderthal man

The Neanderthal, thought to be in his late 50s or 60s when he died about 50,000 years ago, has been recently diagnosed with brucellosis, a disease that's still widespread today and is acquired through direct contact with infected animals. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

China's disappearing ships: The latest headache for the global supply chain

Ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from industry tracking systems, creating yet another headache for the global supply chain. China's growing isolation from the rest of the world — along with a deepening mistrust of foreign influence — may be to blame. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Germany's incoming government unveils plans to legalize cannabis

Three German political parties have sealed a deal for a new government, with left-leaning Olaf Scholz the proposed next chancellor following lengthy coalition negotiations and a historic election that sees Angela Merkel stepping down after 16 years at the helm. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

A jury in Ohio ruled Tuesday that three major pharmaceutical chains bore responsibility for the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

Tesla full self-driving fails in Brooklyn

When a dozen small children crossed in front of our Tesla with "full self-driving," I had good reason to be nervous. | Continue reading | 7 days ago

Racial fears, "stand your ground" laws and an increasingly violent political climate are emboldening angry White men across America. | Continue reading | 8 days ago

What legal experts say helped acquit Kyle Rittenhouse

After more than 25 hours of deliberations, a 12-person jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all five charges he faced after fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Discovery and WarnerMedia (CNN) are merging

Discovery is an iconic brand in the cable world, as are CNN and HBO. Warner Bros., the home of franchises such as DC and Harry Potter, is one of the most influential studios in Hollywood. Now, all of those brands are coming together in hopes of not just surviving, but thriving in … | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Kyle Rittenhouse has been acquitted on all charges by a jury in the Kenosha County Circuit Court. Follow here for the latest. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

H to become first woman with presidential power while Biden under anesthesia

President Joe Biden on Friday will temporarily transfer power to Vice President Kamala Harris while he is under anesthesia for a routine colonoscopy, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

FDA authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid vaccine boosters for all adults

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized boosters of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines for all adults. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Fresh look at Covid origin points to food market in Wuhan, scientist says

A fresh look at the possible origins of the Covid-19 pandemic points straight back to the Huanan seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan, a scientist who has been studying the pandemic from the beginning asserted Thursday. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Americans are overdosing on a drug they don't know they're taking

Fueled by the Covid-19 pandemic and an increase in fentanyl use, the US drug epidemic exploded while Americans were locked down. More than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the US during the 12-month period ending April 2021. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

She grew up in a village where women rule and men are banned (2019)

Teenager Rosalina Learpoora lives in an all-women village in Kenya that offers refuge for women fleeing abusive marriages, FGM, rape and assault. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Sumo Citrus made a little-known Japanese fruit a rising star

When Jerry Callahan had his first bite of a Sumo Citrus fruit about nine years ago, he knew he'd tried something special. "This is going to go crazy," he thought. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Activision Blizzard's CEO is slashing his pay by millions as scandal continues

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has asked the company's board to slash his pay to the "lowest amount California law will allow" until the gaming company fixes its issues with gender discrimination and harassment, he said in a letter to employees on Thursday. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Miramax Is Suing Quentin Tarantino over 'Pulp Fiction' NFTs

Miramax — the movie studio behind the classic crime movie "Pulp Fiction" — is suing Quentin Tarantino, the film's director, over his planned sale of NFTs from the 1994 film. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

The definition of 'fully vaccinated' is changing to three Covid-19 doses

Covid-19 vaccines helped to prevent tens of thousands of deaths among seniors in the US between January and May of this year. Despite their widespread availability and efficacy, many people are refusing a shot. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

International Olympic Committee announces new framework on transgender athletes

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced new framework on transgender athletes, saying that no athlete should be excluded from competition on the assumption of an advantage due to their gender. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Citigroup's Jane Fraser is doing the unthinkable on Wall Street

Less than a month into her role as the chief executive of Citigroup, Jane Fraser made a decision that shook Wall Street. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Ohio Sues Meta Alleging Facebook Misled Public About Its Effect on Children

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Monday announced that he is suing Meta, the social media giant formerly known as Facebook, based on revelations from whistleblower Frances Haugen and the trove of internal company documents she leaked. | Continue reading | 13 days ago

Tesla Autopilot Crash Probe

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it is looking into a consumer report that a Tesla Model Y was involved in an accident while using the company's Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta software. | Continue reading | 15 days ago

How the UK became the sick man of European tourism

Tourists are returning to Europe, but the UK tourism sector has crashed due to a combination of the pandemic and political problems, according to the travel industry | Continue reading | 15 days ago

Blue Origin astronaut Glen de Vries dies in plane crash

One of Blue Origin's newest astronauts, 49-year-old Glen de Vries, survived a ride to space in October alongside actor William Shatner. But less than a month later, he was killed in a small plane crash on Thursday in New Jersey. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

A record number of Americans quit their jobs in September

A record 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in September as the sheer volume of available jobs is empowering workers to have their pick. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

America is hiring a record number of robots

Companies in North America added a record number of robots in the first nine months of this year as they rushed to speed up assembly lines and struggled to add human workers. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

American journalist Danny Fenster sentenced to 11 years in prison in Myanmar

A military court has sentenced American journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in prison, his lawyer said on Friday. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Venomous sharks found in London's Thames river – CNN Travel

London's famous waterway is more exciting than we thought. Seahorses, eels, seals -- and venomous sharks -- have all been discovered in the Thames, the results of a "health check" have shown. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

China has a big inflation problem

China's inflation headache is getting worse. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Pennsylvania electric substation drone was first to target energy infrastructure

A drone that crashed near a Pennsylvania power substation last year was likely meant to damage or disrupt the electric equipment, according to a federal law enforcement bulletin obtained by CNN. | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Fossil fuel companies have over 500 people at COP26 more than any single country

More than 100 fossil fuel companies are understood to have sent 500 lobbyists to the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, more than any single country at the summit, according to the environmental campaign group Global Witness. | Continue reading | 20 days ago

Got a package you didn't order? It could be a scam

Pooper scoopers, power cords and fake fish: People are receiving bizarre packages they didn't order. It's part of what's known as a "brushing scam" — a scheme that helps boost a vendors' ratings online. Here's how it works. | Continue reading | 21 days ago

Computer users fight 'bloatware' (1998)

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Joe Biden and the American economy just got a double dose of good news

Friday kicked off with a flurry of good news for the US economy. First, the labor market appears to be finally rounding a corner in its recovery from Covid-19 shutdowns, as employers added more than half a million jobs last month, handily exceeding expectations. Then there was ev … | Continue reading | 23 days ago

Retiring Rep. Anthony Gonzalez has a warning for his fellow Republicans: former President Donald Trump will try to steal the next election. | Continue reading | 23 days ago

HPV vaccine reduced cervical cancer rates by 87% in women, UK study finds

The first generation HPV vaccine cut cervical cancer rates among women by 87%, British researchers reported. | Continue reading | 24 days ago

Analysis: Journalists should examine 'Covid exhaustion' as a factor in 2021 election results

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. | Continue reading | 25 days ago