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Africa surpasses 1 million cases of Covid-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook Live appearance that his country is "going to get on with life," as it inches closer...

Passports for purchase: How the elite get through a pandemic

(CNN) — For most people, the coronavirus pandemic has meant fewer travel options. Not so for super-rich families who are increasingly using their...

How Miss Universe’s historic win helped shift the status quo for beauty standards

Written by Michelle Cohan, CNNZozibini Tunzi, a Black woman with afro hair, grew up reading fashion and beauty magazines that did not contain...

This may be the safest, and most fun, way to fly in 2020

(CNN) — Avgeek desktop gamers and wannabe airline captains can finally get the high-altitude fix they've been craving. Following a prolonged period of...

The explosion created a 405-foot-wide crater

Hospitals in Beirut are overwhelmed with casualties, with four of its hospitals out of service due to damage by the explosion. Even under...

Fauci: US will continue to smolder if there’s no unified response

One of Brazil’s leading indigenous leaders, Chief Aritana Yawalapiti, leader of the Upper Xingu, died on Wednesday of Covid-19, his nephew Kaiulu Yawalapiti told CNN. "My heart...

China ramps up testing to 4.8 million tests per day

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 5....

Hot chocolate in the tropics? The story behind sikwate, a delicious Philippines treat

(CNN) — On a 90-degree afternoon in humid Cebu, a merienda, or afternoon snack, might deliver a sweet surprise: an enormous mug of...

One pilot brings the world to Iceland

(CNN) — Ancient tales of trolls and magic live on in Iceland, an island nation of volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and ice caves.To...

The island, the bomber, the blast: Hiroshima after 75 years

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UN Secretary-General: World faces a ‘generational catastrophe’

Gov. Greg Abbott speaks to the media during a visit to a Texas Division of Emergency Management Warehouse in San Antonio, Texas, on...

Ex-CIA man suspects military munitions and propellants were present

Robert Baer, a former CIA operative with extensive experience in the Middle East, said videos of Tuesday's blast showed that while ammonium nitrate...

Remember when Dolly Parton fully subverted the ‘dumb blonde’ cliché with her 80s excess styling?

Written by Hannah Lack, CNNAt the Los Angeles premiere of "Steel Magnolias" on November 9, 1989, country diva Dolly Parton was a walking...

City installs female figures on traffic lights in campaign for gender equality

Mumbai's traffic lights are about to look a little different.The Indian financial capital, home to more than 12 million people, is changing some...

Australia to deploy 500 more soldiers to enforce stay-at-home order

At a press briefing in Geneva on Monday, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke about Friday’s meeting of the Emergency Committee...

Australia to deploy 500 more soldiers to Victoria state

At a press briefing in Geneva on Monday, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke about Friday’s meeting of the Emergency Committee...

What Hong Kong’s iconic trams and ferries could look like in a post-Covid world

Hong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong's public transit system has long been regarded as one of the most efficient in the world, so...

New bridge in Genoa to be inaugurated two years after tragedy

Written by Valentina DiDonato, Lindsay Isaac, Jack Guy, CNNA new bridge will be inaugurated in the Italian city of Genoa on Monday, two...

British Vogue’s editor-in-chief calls for more education after racial profiling incident

CNN's Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour interviewed Edward Enninful in London on Monday, August 3.Edward Enninful hit headlines when he became editor-in-chief of...

Virgin Galactic reveals new supersonic jet design that would fly three times speed of sound

(CNN) — Virgin Galactic is still aiming to send tourists to space, but the space tourism company is also looking at how to...

This is how American police gear up to respond to protests

As the United States continues to see widespread protests, images of unrest and accounts of violence against demonstrators have prompted outrage and more...

Australia imposes curfew in second-largest city

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews speaks to the media during a news conference in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, August 2. Darrian Traynor/Getty ImagesA "state...

The latest twist in the story of how this painting went from $10K to $450M

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNNA new retelling of the drama and mystery surrounding the world's most expensive painting is set to take the...

Why Greece could be Europe’s best holiday ticket right now

Vathia, Greece (CNN) — If you're wondering how coronavirus has affected that Greece vacation dream of blue skies, bluer seas, bright sunshine and...

This doctor just endured the deadliest week of his career

Dr. Joseph Varon, the chief medical officer at Houston’s United Memorial Medical Center, gets home after a long day at work.

Not enough Americans wearing masks, researcher says

Paramedic Jess Baddams poses while holding a blood sample during an antibody testing programme at the Hollymore Ambulance Hub of the West Midlands Ambulance...

China’s Three Gorges Dam is one of the largest ever created. Was it worth it?

Three Gorges Dam is the largest hydropower project ever built. When construction began in 1994, it was designed not only to generate electricity...

Beyoncé’s visual album ‘Black Is King’ is a feast for the eyes

Written by Marianna Cerini, CNNThere are many quotable lines and lyrics in "Black Is King," Beyoncé's new visual album, which dropped today on...

How Ethiopian art secured its spot on the world’s stage

Written by Ginanne Brownell, CNNOver the last five years contemporary Ethiopian artists have been making a name for themselves on the global art...

Japan sees highest daily increase in Covid-19 cases for third day in a row

Blood plasma taken from coronavirus survivors and infused into hospitalized patients reduced their mortality rate by about 57%, a team of researchers reported...

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