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London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

Children ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine after the disease was found in multiple parts of the city.
2 months ago
Workers assemble laptop computer on the assembly line at Hasee Computer company's manufacturing cen...
Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business

The next frontier in the tech battle between the US and China

A new battleground is emerging: the components that power our smartphones, computers, automobiles and home appliances.
2 months ago
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Tara Subramaniam, CNN

Australian landmarks glow pink to honor Olivia Newton-John

The Sydney Opera House will turn pink on Wednesday to honor Olivia Newton-John, the singer and "Grease" star who died on Monday.
2 months ago
In this image, taken Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 by environmental group Sea Shepherd, shows a Beluga whale...
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Stranded whale euthanized after removal from French river

A beluga whale that captured French hearts when it showed up in the Seine River had to be euthanized Wednesday after it was successfully removed from the French waterway.
2 months ago
The star of late actor Olivia Newton-John is adorned with flowers and photographs on the Hollywood ...
Tara Subramaniam, CNN

‘Grease’ co-stars, friends and fans pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John

Hollywood icons joined fans worldwide to mourn the loss of Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer and "Grease" star, who died Monday at her ranch in Southern California at age 73.
2 months ago
U.S. President Joe Biden signs the agreement for Finland and Sweden to be included in the North Atl...
ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press

Biden formalizes US support for Finland, Sweden joining NATO

President Joe Biden formally welcomed Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance Tuesday as he signed the instruments of ratification that delivered the U.S.’s formal backing of the Nordic nations entering the mutual defense pact.
2 months ago
Natalia Popova, 50, pets a tiger at her animal shelter in Kyiv region, Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2...
HANNA ARHIROVA Associated Press

Ukrainian risks her life to rescue wild animals from war

Natalia Popova has found a new purpose in life: Rescuing wild animals and pets from the devastation wrought by the war in Ukraine.
2 months ago
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A homeowner turns down the temperature of a central heating thermostat in Basingstok...
Anna Cooban, CNN Business

A third of Brits face poverty with energy bills set to hit $5,000

Nearly one-third of households in the United Kingdom will face poverty this winter after paying energy bills.
2 months ago
Taiwanese soldiers fire artillery during a live-fire drill on August 09, 2022 in Pingtung, Taiwan. ...
JOHNSON LAI, Associated Press

Taiwan warns China drills show ambitions beyond island

Taiwan has warned that Chinese military drills aren’t just a rehearsal for an invasion of the self-governing island but also reflect ambitions to control large swaths of the western Pacific.
2 months ago
In this image, taken Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 by environmental group Sea Shepherd, shows a Beluga whale...
THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press

Rescuers to move whale stranded in French river to saltwater

French environmentalists will try to move a dangerously thin beluga whale that strayed into the Seine River last week to a saltwater river basin to try and save its life.
2 months ago
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Ashley Moser

Idaho teens travel to Ukraine, gift families new homes amid war

Three Ukrainian families have new homes thanks to a group of Idaho teens who raised $50,000 for the humanitarian trip.
2 months ago
A Kobold Metals worker in Greenland...
René Marsh, CNN

Billionaires are funding a massive treasure hunt in Greenland as ice vanishes

Some of the world's richest men are funding a massive treasure hunt, complete with helicopters and transmitters, on the west coast of Greenland.
2 months ago
The United States obtained a warrant for seizure of an Airbus A319-100 owned and controlled by sanc...
Kara Scannell

Judge authorizes warrant for US to seize Russian oligarch’s $90 million private plane

U.S. authorities have obtained a warrant to seize a Russian oligarch's private plane, valued at over $90 million, for violating U.S. sanctions for Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
2 months ago
TROY, AL - MAY 03: Javelin anti-tank missiles serve as a backdrop for U.S. President Joe Biden's sp...
Associated Press

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine

The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion in rockets, ammunition and other material to Ukraine from Defense Department stockpiles.
2 months ago
A view shows the Zaporizhzhia thermal power plant in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside ...
Tim Lister, Yulia Kesaieva and Tara John, CNN

UN chief condemns ‘suicidal’ shelling around Ukrainian nuclear plant

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described recent artillery and rocket fire around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in central Ukraine as "suicidal."
2 months ago
FILE: A sign warns of the danger of polar bears near the airport close to a campground where a man ...
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Woman injured by polar bear on Norway’s Svalbard Islands

Authorities say a French woman has been injured when attacked by a polar bear in Norway’s remote Arctic Svalbard Islands.
2 months ago
A Ukrainian military journalist takes cover in a wheat field as he captures video while a tank team...
SUSIE BLANN, Associated Press

Shift in war’s front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

Six more ships carrying agricultural cargo held up by the war in Ukraine have received authorization to leave the country’s Black Sea ports.
2 months ago
People line up for nucleic acid testing in Sanya, 'China's Hawaii', on August 6. (VCG/Getty Images)...
Simone McCarthy and CNN's Beijing bureau

Covid lockdown strands 80,000 tourists in ‘China’s Hawaii’

Around 80,000 tourists are stranded in the popular resort city of Sanya on China's tropical Hainan island after authorities announced lockdown measures to stem an outbreak of Covid-19.
2 months ago
This is a photo provided by Hollie Dance of her son Archie Battersbee. The family of a 12-year-old ...
Martin Goillandeau, CNN

British boy dies after life support stopped after a long legal battle between his parents and doctors

A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months has died at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue.
2 months ago
circa 1935:  Austrian born fascist demagogue and dictator, Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945), looking thro...
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Hitler’s watch sells at Maryland auction for $1.1 million

A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that once belonged to Adolf Hitler for $1.1 million.
2 months ago
The US and Indian militaries will hold high-altitude exercises in Auli in the Indian state of Uttar...
Vedika Sud, Barbara Starr, Sahar Akbarzai and Kathleen Magramo, CNN

US to take part in military exercise near India’s disputed border with China

The United States is to take part in a joint military exercise with India less than 62 miles from their disputed border with China.
2 months ago
In this July 22, 2019 photo provided by Rodrigo Vargas, a black hawk sits on a tree in Cristalino I...
FABIANO MAISONNAVE, Associated Press

Brazil will allow state park in biodiverse area to be destroyed

In a move that shocked environmentalists, the state government of Mato Grosso has given up a legal battle to protect a state park located in one of the Brazilian Amazon's most biodiverse areas.
2 months ago
A Palestinian firefighter fights the blaze amid the destruction following an Israeli air strike on ...
Andrew Carey, Abeer Salman, Amir Tal and Ibrahim Dahman, CNN

Israeli airstrikes in Gaza kill 10, including senior lslamic Jihad leader

The Israeli military launched deadly strikes against what it said were Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza on Friday as tensions continue to rise between Israel and Palestinian militant groups.
2 months ago
Cracks in the soil of a wheat field in Chelmsford, UK, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Droughts, floodi...
Tara John and Angela Dewan, CNN

Huge relief as Ukrainian grain shipped out, but the food crisis isn’t going anywhere

The Razoni left the Ukrainian port of Odesa on Monday with the first shipment of grain since the early days of Russia's war in Ukraine.
2 months ago
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