Category Archives: CNN – World News

Democracy is being tested around the world

Democracy is being tested around the world

This was originally published as the November 15 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. Who gets power and how much of it should they have? A great debate is unfolding across the globe over the meaning of…MORE

The new John Lewis holiday ad will set your heart on fire

The new John Lewis holiday ad will set your heart on fire

We don’t usually think of dragons as holiday-oriented creatures, but don’t worry about that. The new John Lewis ad is here to change your perception. The British retailer’s holiday ads have become a must-watch feature to mark the season since 2007. This year, the company joined up with Waitrose, a British supermarket chain, to take…MORE

These vivid peacock clouds were created by violent galactic interactions

These vivid peacock clouds were created by violent galactic interactions

Two colorful gas clouds shaped like peacocks have been spotted in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a neighboring dwarf galaxy about 163,000 light years away. In the vastness of space, it’s nice to have a neighbor. For our galaxy, the Milky Way, that’s the Large Magellanic Cloud and its sibling, the Small Magellanic Cloud. These dwarf…MORE

This is what the duel for America’s political soul looks like.

This is what the duel for America’s political soul looks like.

This was originally published in the November 14 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. This is what the duel for America’s political soul looks like. In the first televised hearings of the House impeachment inquiry, Democrats framed…MORE

Earth was on the other side of the galaxy when dinosaurs reigned

Earth was on the other side of the galaxy when dinosaurs reigned

Apart from the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, there aren’t many connections between space and dinosaurs outside of the imagination. But that all changed when NASA research scientist Jessie Christiansen brought the two together in an animation on social media this month. For the past decade, Christiansen has studied planet…MORE

Prince Harry and Meghan to spend holidays away from royal family

Prince Harry and Meghan to spend holidays away from royal family

It looks like the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are taking their holiday cheer outside the royal family this year. A spokesperson for the royal couple has confirmed to CNN that the new family will be spending the festive period with Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland. Prior to the birth of baby Archie, the couple spent…MORE

History will be televised live in today’s impeachment hearings

History will be televised live in today’s impeachment hearings

This was originally published in the November 13 edition of CNN’s Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Sign up here to receive it every weekday morning. The turning point in public opinion that costs Donald Trump his presidency could come today — at least, that’s what Democrats hope. Millions…MORE

‘Real King Kong’ primate was related to the orangutan

‘Real King Kong’ primate was related to the orangutan

An immense prehistoric primate that once roamed southern China was first discovered in 1935 after a scientist found a jaw bone in a traditional medicine shop in Hong Kong, where they were sold as “dragon teeth.” Scientists have estimated that the extinct ape, known as Gigantopithecus blacki, stood almost 10 foot high (3 meters) and…MORE

The Mars 2020 rover will search for fossils and signs of ancient life

The Mars 2020 rover will search for fossils and signs of ancient life

When the Mars 2020 rover lands on the Red Planet in February 2021, it will touch down in Jezero Crater, the site of a lake that existed 3.5 billion years ago. Now, two research teams have identified areas in Jezero Crater where the rover might find signs of ancient life. The crater is 28 miles…MORE

Blogs

KB’s new song “For My Daughter”

KB’s new song “For My Daughter”

Kane Brown celebrated the arrival of his first child last week. Announcing the milestone via his Instagram, Kane first posted the news of daughter Kingsley Rose Brown’s arrival on Wednesday, before posting news of an additional surprise song release! “I wrote this song when I found out we were officially going to become parents. I meant…

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Watch Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton Go With the Flow in New “Dive Bar” Video

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton dropped a new video for their duet, “Dive Bar.” The new clip features Garth, Blake and the G-man’s band swimming with the sharks in a “dive” bar. “We don’t do a lot [of videos],” said Garth. “Unless it’s something, pretty much, that brings another whole dimension to the song, we’re…

Most Popular Halloween Candy in EVERY State!

Most Popular Halloween Candy in EVERY State!

CandyStore.com has put out a list of the most popular candy in EVERY state! Skittles just edged out Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups for winning the most states! But seriously, what are you thinking North Dakota, Iowa, Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico???   Check out what all the states are buying here: Most Popular Halloween Candy…