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Five dead in new Ebola outbreak
Five people, including a 15-year-old girl, have died of Ebola in a fresh outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations Children's Fund said Monday. Nine cases total have been reported, UNICEF said.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 09:13:31 GMT)
India is using drones and fire trucks to fight its worst locust invasion in almost 30 years
As India continues its battle with the coronavirus pandemic a new kind of invasion is threatening to destroy vital crops and vegetation -- the worst locust swarm the country has seen in almost 30 years.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:49:53 GMT)
Outcry after a Nigerian student dies from 'brutal attack' in church
It should have been one of the safest places to seek refuge. Instead, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa was attacked as she studied in church, according to Nigerian police.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 01:37:55 GMT)
Analysis: Boris Johnson's Brexit nightmare is back at the worst possible moment
June 2020 is set to be one of the most important months in Boris Johnson's somewhat tumultuous first year as Prime Minister.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 09:33:07 GMT)
Impossible Foods forces Nestlé to stop selling 'Incredible Burgers' in Europe
Nestlé will stop marketing its plant-based burgers as "incredible" in Europe after a Dutch court found that using the word infringes on an Impossible Foods trademark.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:23:39 GMT)
Facebook, Netflix, Peloton and other companies take a stand on US protests
Facebook is donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality as mass protests sweep across the United States after an unarmed black man died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:38:22 GMT)
How to invest in a pandemic: Buy boring stocks
With all the volatility in the market lately, it may seem rash to make much of one week's trading. But value stocks -- companies in sectors like energy, financial services and retail -- have finally started to outperform sexier technology companies and other growth stocks.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:05:18 GMT)
AMD's Lisa Su was the highest-paid CEO in the S&P 500 last year
AMD's Lisa Su was the highest-paid CEO of a company in the S&P 500 last year.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:24:57 GMT)
Why oil rich UAE is developing nuclear power
The United Arab Emirates is embracing nuclear power as a major source of its energy, at a time when several countries are moving away from it. CNN's John Defterios reports on the strategy to diversify.
(Mon, 18 May 2020 13:26:05 GMT)
Our new shopping habits are here to stay
Three days a week at 7:00 a.m., senior Proctor & Gamble executives check in with each other about their customers: what they're buying, how their needs are changing and whether the company's products are hitting the mark.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 12:52:32 GMT)
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.
(Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:44:32 GMT)
Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise
(Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:14:00 GMT)
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.
(Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:20:40 GMT)
Perfectly preserved ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered in Italy
A beautiful and remarkably well preserved mosaic floor from ancient Rome has been discovered by archaeologists in northern Italy.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 14:04:24 GMT)
Wooden skyscrapers climb to new heights
Surrounded by farmland and with a population of under 10,000 people, the Norwegian town of Brumunddal might seem like an unlikely setting for a record-breaking high-rise.
(Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:00:39 GMT)
Remember when Marilyn Monroe's white cocktail dress made movie history?
One Manhattan night in 1954, an ivory-white cocktail dress made cinematic history when it collided with an upward breeze. That unforgettable moment, from the whimsical comedy "The Seven Year Itch," had everything to do with the person wearing the dress.
(Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:27:35 GMT)
Vintage photos show British vacationers gone wild
Butlin's vacation resorts were an institution in post-war Britain. The self-contained camps -- where guests were housed in wooden chalets, fed and entertained on-site -- provided a new kind of inexpensive luxury for working families.
(Fri, 22 May 2020 09:48:51 GMT)
These designers are reshaping the sex tech industry
There's long been a dearth of innovative design in the sex tech industry: In the words of Lora Haddock DiCarlo, founder of CES-award winning sex toy company Lora DiCarlo, the field's output throughout 20th century amounted to little more than "the vibrator, over and over again. The same thing in different shades of pink."
(Fri, 13 Mar 2020 20:30:18 GMT)
8 houses built in impossible places
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
(Thu, 23 Jan 2020 23:05:00 GMT)
The tiny airport that became the world's busiest
Alaska's Anchorage International Airport lacks the waterfalls and razzmatazz of Singapore Changi or the eight runways of Chicago O'Hare.
(Sat, 23 May 2020 08:23:46 GMT)
Why Thailand isn't reopening to international tourists yet
With news that many countries in Europe are reopening to tourism in time for summer, travelers with their sights set on Asia are anxiously awaiting word on when they'll be given the green light to visit their favorite destination.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 08:36:38 GMT)
They bought a $1 house in Italy, then Covid-19 struck
When Italian towns began offering houses for sale for little more than $1, they inspired legions of dreamers to take a gamble on moving to a remote corner of Italy.
(Wed, 20 May 2020 12:57:47 GMT)
Airline resumes flights to Italy (but turns around as airport's shut)
We're all pretty excited about being able to travel again -- but German airline Eurowings might be more eager than most.
(Tue, 26 May 2020 10:22:46 GMT)
How well do you know the world?
We all know that travel broadens the mind. Thanks to that place on the seafront that sells delicious gelato, it has a tendency to broaden other body parts too.
(Fri, 22 May 2020 09:36:43 GMT)
The European countries that are opening to tourists
The world's biggest tourist playground has been roped off since it became a coronavirus epicenter, but as summer looms Europe is desperate to lift restrictions to get visitors pumping much needed cash into stricken economies.
(Thu, 21 May 2020 11:01:22 GMT)
'Parks and Rec' star donates proceeds from his comedy specials to America's Food Fund
Nick Offerman wants to help keep people fed during the coronavirus pandemic.
(Fri, 29 May 2020 15:54:22 GMT)
This 10-year-old girl has sent more than 1,500 art kits to kids in foster care and homeless shelters
A young girl with a big heart has found just the way to cheer up other kids stuck at home during the pandemic.
(Wed, 20 May 2020 12:05:13 GMT)
Doctors thank doctors on the pandemic frontlines
Medical workers deserve huge applause and gratitude for putting their lives on the line to save others during the pandemic. Despite making huge sacrifices, these doctors and their families would also like to say "thank you" to those who are also making a difference on the frontlines.
(Fri, 29 May 2020 12:41:38 GMT)
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