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Bus hijacking standoff ends after police shoot suspect
on 20th August 2019 at 12:41 pm
Police have shot an armed man who was holding an undetermined number of passengers hostage on a bus hijacked on a bridge in Rio de Janeiro ending the standoff.
Twitter cracks down on state media
on 20th August 2019 at 11:44 am
Asian markets mixed after latest trade developments, China sets key rate lower
on 20th August 2019 at 11:37 am
Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as China took the next, critical step in a long-awaited money management reform, and as the United States gave the Chinese tech company Huawei a […]
Another massive ocean garbage patch found
on 20th August 2019 at 9:01 am
Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world’s only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a […]
Rape victim at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted
on 20th August 2019 at 5:27 am
A young rape survivor who’d been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the […]
Turkey says convoy hit by airstrike in Syria
on 19th August 2019 at 4:49 pm
Turkey’s Defense Ministry has condemned an airstrike in northwestern Syria that killed three civilians and injured 12 others on Monday.
The world’s scariest roller coaster drops
on 19th August 2019 at 3:51 pm
Roller coaster fans savor every second of the ride, but there’s something really special about that big drop.
The Winklevoss twins may work with Facebook again
on 19th August 2019 at 3:17 pm
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have long been known for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over who invented Facebook. That was over a decade ago. Today they have made names […]
Disney reveals when its streaming service will go international
on 19th August 2019 at 2:40 pm
Disney has released the launch date, prices and platforms for its upcoming Disney+ streaming service.
Opinion: What I learned as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica
on 19th August 2019 at 12:59 pm
Cambridge Analytica made many mistakes on the path to notoriety. But its biggest mistake was believing that complying with government regulations was enough and thereby ignoring […]
Is Hong Kong still safe to visit?
on 15th August 2019 at 10:05 am
Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic […]
Evidence found of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem
on 13th August 2019 at 1:28 am
Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction.
The world’s tallest unoccupied building
on 10th August 2019 at 3:15 am
In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed […]
One of Hollywood’s best-known villains rescues baby trapped in overturned car
on 8th August 2019 at 9:57 pm
One of Hollywood’s best-known villains, Danny Trejo, came to the rescue of a baby that was trapped in an overturned vehicle in Los Angeles.
He’s fixing up RVs for families who lost their homes
on 8th August 2019 at 7:35 pm
The nation watched with horror last November as wildfire in northern California ravaged the town of Paradise and surrounding communities.
How the 1% are preparing for the apocalypse
on 7th August 2019 at 1:09 pm
Say “doomsday bunker” and most people would imagine a concrete room filled with cots and canned goods.
El Paso survivor searching for wheelchair’s owner
on 6th August 2019 at 5:04 pm
A survivor of Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso was taken away from the scene in a child’s wheelchair. Now, he’s hoping to reunite it with its owner.
Harry and Meghan spotlight the work of CNN Heroes
on 5th August 2019 at 10:25 pm
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, continue to show that they are two of the most charitable and Instagram-savvy members of the British royal family.
Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer
on 31st July 2019 at 5:50 pm
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.
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here’s why it matters
on 20th July 2019 at 6:50 pm
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 […]
Miami’s Little Haiti wasn’t a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise
on 12th July 2019 at 3:14 pm
How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
on 12th July 2019 at 9:20 am
Rich people don’t just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us — they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Uber’s flying taxis are coming to Melbourne
on 12th June 2019 at 9:04 am
Uber has picked Melbourne as the first city outside the United States to debut its flying taxis.
Confessions of a private jet flight attendant
on 15th May 2019 at 2:17 pm
For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a […]
Countries with hardly any tourists
on 9th May 2019 at 9:52 pm
Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat “love locks,” while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik’s historic center. In Italy, attempts to […]
Norway’s $40 billion ‘floating tunnel’
on 29th January 2019 at 8:00 am
With majestic glaciers, fjords and mountains, Norway is famous for its dramatic natural landscape.
Rare photos of 19th-century China
on 9th January 2019 at 1:50 am
Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land.
The most remote fine dining experience in the world?
on 19th September 2018 at 9:02 am
This is a fine dining experience that requires dedication. Koks, the Faroe Islands’ first Michelin-starred restaurant, is well off the beaten path, and sits in a remote location […]
The rise of South Korea’s ‘loner’ culture
on 11th July 2018 at 10:20 am
In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a […]