China's crackdown on private enterprise has wiped out more than $1.2 trillion in market value for many powerful Chinese companies and stoked fears about the future of innovation in the world's second largest economy.
China's spiraling outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has hit Wuhan, the original epicenter of the pandemic, prompting citywide coronavirus testing as authorities scramble to contain the city's first reported local infections in more than a year. CNN's David Culver reports from Wuhan, China.
Even President Joe Biden doesn't know whether his new federal eviction moratorium for renters is legal and sustainable. But crushing humanitarian and political pressure left him no choice but to take a chance on an emergency move.
Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, an internal medicine specialist and viral researcher, criticizes GOP governors Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis for banning mask mandates in schools, calling it the "wrong thing to do" as coronavirus case counts rise in the US.
China's spiraling Delta variant outbreak has reached Wuhan, the original epicenter of the pandemic, prompting citywide coronavirus testing as authorities scramble to contain the city's first reported local infections in more than a year.
Hundreds of people protested in the Indian capital Delhi on Wednesday for the fourth day straight, as outrage continues to build over the alleged rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl from one of India's most oppressed castes.
Extreme heat and wildfires continued to plague parts of southern Europe on Wednesday, a day after the top temperature in Greece reached 47.1 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) -- just shy of the highest ever recorded in Europe.
CNN political commentator SE Cupp weighs in on a report released by New York Attorney General Letitia James that accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) of sexually harassing 11 women and creating a hostile work environment.
Three people died and eight were seriously injured on Wednesday when a Munich-to-Prague express train ran through a stop signal and collided with a local commuter train in the Czech Republic, Czech authorities said.
CNN's Matthew Chance walks through the forested area outside of Kiev where Ukrainian police said the body of Belarusian activist Vitaly Shishov was found with "abrasions" and "peeled skin."
It should have been one of the happiest days of their lives. But for Dr. Israa Seblani and Ahmad Sbeih, August 4, 2020 will always be remembered as the day a deadly explosion hit Beirut.
In two Ohio congressional primaries Tuesday, Democratic voters embraced the party's establishment, delivering President Joe Biden another ally and denying the left-wing "Squad" its latest member. Republicans, meanwhile, stuck with former President Donald Trump.
CNN's Gary Tuchman visits a church in Bangor, Maine, where the pastor and most of the congregation are unmasked, unvaccinated and defiant against Covid-19 restrictions.
The probe into US athlete Raven Saunders' X gesture at the Olympics has been suspended after she shared on social media that her mother has died, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Belarusian Olympic sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya, who refused to fly home fearing she would be arrested, was seen boarding a Vienna-bound flight out of Tokyo on Wednesday.
The most powerful men in politics. They're often rewarded for having no shame.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom blasts pundits who he says were sowing doubt about vaccines as his state battles growing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
The US once again ranked last in access to health care, equity and outcomes among high-income countries, despite spending a far greater share of its economy on health care, a new report released Wednesday has found.
Dr. Paul Offit sharply criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis' (R-FL) decision to threaten the funding for schools who issue mask mandates.
Vitaly Shishov, the head of a Kiev-based organization helping Belarusians flee abroad, was found dead on Tuesday, a day after he went missing, according to Ukraine's National Police.
If you're a company that manages ticket sales for concerts and other live events, it makes sense that after a long 18 months, you'd be getting excited about the future.
The Pentagon is locked down with no personnel allowed outside due to a "shooting event" that happened outside the building on a bus platform, according a message that was sent to the Pentagon workforce by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) jumped in front of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) before McConnell's weekly press conference.
With now at least 80% of eligible residents in Canada's Manitoba province having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, local health leaders said Tuesday they will implement the least restrictive health orders since the pandemic's start -- a month earlier than they expected.
Judd Devermont of the Center for Strategic and International Studies talks to CNN's Lynda Kinkade about Zambian president Edgar Lungu, who has deployed the military amid pre-election violence.
California water regulators voted Tuesday to restrict water access for thousands of Central Valley farmers as the state endures a severe drought.
Dasha Kelly, a mother of three who was facing eviction, talks to CNN's Erin Burnett about donations and support she received on GoFundMe, including thousands in donations that came in during their interview, that will allow her family to stay in their home.
As he slipped through the kelp forest to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, Kamau Sadiki's eyes hooked onto something resembling the item he and fellow divers had been searching for.
With their crane-like necks, spindle legs and knobbly knees, giraffes are among the best loved and most recognizable of animals.
After years of unadventurous presidential-wear and routine dad dressing, all it took was a pair of tennis shoes to spark joy. Or maybe it was the sight of Barack Obama's sockless ankles peeking out from beneath his slim olive-green chinos.
Hong Kong Ocean Park's resident panda An An has just turned 35, making him the longest living male giant panda under human care in history. In panda years, that makes An An an impressive 105 years old.
A woman vacationing on a beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, had to fight a coyote off with a stick until she was rescued by fishermen. CNN affiliate WBZ has more.
The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu was occupied from around 1420-1530 AD, several decades earlier than previously thought, according to a new study.
British coronavirus vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert has many science accolades to her credit but now shares an honor with Beyoncé, Marilyn Monroe and Eleanor Roosevelt: a Barbie doll in her likeness.
The more contagious Delta variant is spreading fast across the US, but children under 12 cannot get the best protection there is -- a vaccine.
Franco Bompieri owns Antica Barbieria Colla, the last of the traditional barber shops in Milan. There, they cut hair with candles. Why? It makes the hair fuller, and according to Franco, stops it from falling out. Franco admits he is from a different era, but still believes the old ways are the best.
Actor John Corbett has revealed that he and partner Bo Derek married at a secret ceremony in December.
Hidden amongst lush Welsh woods and fields of wildflowers, grows an assortment of rare vegetable varieties. They might look ordinary enough, but many have been saved from extinction.
Kentaro Sakai is a champion breeder of nishikigoi carp aka koi fish. Just last year, one sold at an auction for an astounding amount of money— nearly $2 million USD. Sakai's carp are prized by wealthy collectors for their vivid colors, distinct patterns and glossy skin. Sakai invites us to his fish farm in Hiroshima, Japan, to see how he raises these fish, who lead pretty pampered lives in his care.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidance to once again recommend that even vaccinated people start masking indoors in areas of the country with high and substantial coronavirus spread. Key to their decision was a study that shows that fully vaccinated people can still transmit the Delta variant.
In many parts of the world, people are attempting to return to life as it was before the pandemic -- at least when it comes to work and school. For many, that means a sleepy morning struggle to wake, eat breakfast, pack lunches, get kids and themselves out the door, and battle a commute.
Alibaba sought to reassure investors by unveiling a 50% increase in its share repurchase plans Tuesday while reporting somewhat mixed results.
Tencent has announced new limits on the amount of time minors can spend playing the company's online games, even as investors worry that China may extend its historic crackdown on the private sector to the gaming industry.
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