Ironic, given the president's apparent eagerness to boss his citizens around to stop the spread of a deadly virus. Throughout the pandemic, the president has reduced the role that his parliament plays in scrutinizing his policy announcements. "Parliament's...
New York (CNN Business) Fitness companies found themselves pivoting last year after the pandemic forced the sudden closure of gyms, which upended people's workout routines. They turned to apps — and, as Peloton's success and Apple's Fitness+ entrance prove,...
Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street " explores the history of Black Wall Street and the violent events of 1921 that resulted in the slaughter of hundreds of African American residents in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The district was founded by Black men and wom...
They were Uyghurs, a Turkic-speaking, predominantly Muslim ethnic group from Xinjiang, a region in far-western China, also referred to by some as "East Turkestan." "They will not only pose severe threat to China's national security, but also to that of the...
Washington, DC (CNN) The US has condemned Eritrea and Ethiopia for coordinating their troops to close off a key aid route to Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region, following an exclusive CNN investigation published earlier this week that found that Eritrean sol...
Always seething in the background, however, was building family pressure and Iran's draconian laws against homosexuality that make same-sex relations a potential capital offense. Just days before the alleged killing, Fazeli-Monfared told Abiat about the arr...
London (CNN) The BBC journalist who conducted a bombshell 1995 interview with Princess Diana has resigned for health reasons, shortly before a report is to be published investigating whether he acted improperly to secure Diana's permission to take part. Mar...
Bogota (CNN) How much pain can one bear in the fight for a worthy cause? His friends, along with human rights organizations seeking a role in post-conflict Colombia reconstruction, don't believe this version of events and accuse the police of murder. said B...
James R. Clapper Jr. is a retired US Air Force lieutenant general and the former director of national intelligence. Keith P. Saddler is a former US Army infantry officer, and currently the vice chairman on the board of directors of No One Left Behind. The o...
(CNN) A developing tropical cyclone over the Arabian Sea is forecast to strengthen significantly into named Cyclone Tauktae over the weekend and pose a potentially catastrophic threat to portions of India and Pakistan next week. This storm will be the first...
(CNN) China could soon join the United States as the second country to land and operate a rover on Mars. Beijing's Tianwen-1 Mars probe is expected to land on the red planet in the coming days, as early as Saturday morning (Friday night Eastern time), accor...
Written by Olga Pavlova Sara Spary, CNNRussia is racing to become the first nation to shoot a movie in space, after it announced plans to send an actress and a director to the International Space Station (ISS) -- 250 miles above earth -- in October. State n...
Truth," shouted the dozens of people gathered outside a Chinese high school on Tuesday in a video widely circulated online. Online, outcry was growing over the death of Lin Weiqi, a sophomore at the city's No.49 High School in Chengdu, southwestern ChinaOn...
(CNN) Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain that the Olympics will still go ahead later this year. More than 11,000 athletes from 207 different Na...
(CNN) Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US. The Duke of Sussex was talking to actor Dax Shepard, hos...
"A few Western countries and anti-China forces went all out to hype up the so-called 'forced labor' in Xinjiang's cotton-growing industry. Allegations have been raised before that forced labor in Xinjiang has been used to produce polysilicon, a key componen...
London (CNN) Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted Thursday that his government was "anxious" about the coronavirus variant first identified in India, as the number of UK cases of the strain more than doubled in a week. The UK government's scientific advise...
(CNN) The handprints on the ceiling of an Indonesian cave are among the earliest known to archaeologists and date back 39,000 years. Stenciled with red pigments, the drawings make the ancient humans who placed their palms on the cool cave so long ago feel t...
(CNN) The United Nations has confirmed that military forces are impeding humanitarian access to parts of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region, after an exclusive CNN investigation revealed that Eritrean troops were coordinating with Ethiopian forces to cut off...
(CNN) Toyota, one of the leading sponsors of this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games, says it's "concerned" with the amount of public frustration being directed at athletes ahead of the spectacle. With Covid-19 cases rising in Japan, citizens are questioni...