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Duchesses Meghan and Catherine set to attend Wimbledon final

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 17:00
Duchesses Meghan and Catherine are expected to attend Wimbledon on Saturday to watch Serena Williams chase her 24th grand slam title in the women's singles final against Simona Halep.

Bastille Day inspired French civil protest. Here's why.

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 15:00
Bastille Day, marked on the 14th of July,celebrates the seizure of justice from tyrannical powers. Here's the run down on Bastille Day's history, and the resistance it inspired long after.

NASA's impossible fighter jet with inverted wings

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 12:24
There's no airplane quite like the Grumman X-29. Its astonishing forward-swept wings were just one of its many bold innovations.

Explaining cricket, the world's second-most popular sport, to Americans

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 11:00
The Cricket World Cup is currently going on in England and Wales, and the whole world is feeling the excitement! Well, almost the whole world...

Boris Johnson, the divisive Brexit-backing populist or the charming liberal metropolitan? UK has no idea which leader it'll get

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 09:10
Boris Johnson's sister once said that as a child, he wanted to be "World King" when he grew up.

World's biggest planned IPO canceled

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 19:53
Anheuser-Busch InBev shelved plans for an IPO of its Asia business, canceling what would have been the biggest public offering of the year.

Novak Djokovic into Wimbledon final

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 19:45
Defending champion Novak Djokovic recovered from a second-set wobble to beat Roberto Batista Agut in the first of two Wimbledon semifinals Friday.

Russia delivers missile system to Turkey, setting up standoff with US

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 18:56
The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system equipment has arrived in Ankara, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry.

Why Lebanon is gearing up for a record number of tourists

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 18:52
Lebanon isn't a destination most people associate with summer vacations.

Kim Basinger joins dog meat protests in S Korea

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 18:14
One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry.

Train brings relief to city running out of water

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 14:57
A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month.

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 14:42
The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow.

The Fortune 500 has a new woman CEO

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:57
Accenture has named Julie Sweet as its next CEO, adding to the few woman who run major companies.

Child suicide bomber kills five in wedding attack

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:35
Five people have been killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan Friday that local officials say was carried out by a minor.

Why we keep buying iPods and instant cameras

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:21
That beaten up Walkman buried in your basement might be someone's hot new accessory. The retro tech market is alive and kicking.

Race to find missing girl, 9, last seen with couple who drowned themselves

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 09:52
Search crews on Friday raced to find a missing 9-year-old Chinese girl in caves and waters along the East China Sea, as the deepening mystery of her weeklong disappearance continued to grip the nation.

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 09:20
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

London just started tracking passengers on the Tube

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 09:14
London's subway has become the latest transportation agency to use location data collected from people's smartphones in a bid to improve services.

Jeffrey Epstein scandal finds its way into Israel's elections

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 07:04
Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics.