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Family of Saudi Arabia's 'most outspoken' political prisoner calls on G20 to hold kingdom to account

World - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 23:58
The family of Loujain al-Hathloul, a jailed Saudi women's rights defender believed by her relatives and advocacy organizations to be on hunger strike, has called on the G20 to demand that Saudi Arabia release the prominent activist.  

Nigerian army admits to having live rounds at Lekki Toll Gate protests, despite previous denials

World - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 20:04
The Nigerian army admitted on Saturday that soldiers were given both live and blank bullets when they were deployed to protests at Lekki toll gate on October 20. The admission seems to confirm a key finding of a CNN investigation into the shooting.

Sentinel-6: 'Dog kennel' satellite blasts off on ocean mission

Science & Nature - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 17:32
It may look like a dog house in space, but Sentinel-6 will make the most precise map of ocean height.

Inside a Covid-19 ICU that is filling rapidly

World - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 14:00
Germany was seen as a beacon for other European countries during the first coronavirus wave and hailed for one of the world's best health care systems. But it is now beginning to struggle with more severe infections than at any other point during the pandemic. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

'Crazy, Not Insane' probes the minds of serial killers and concludes they're 'made, not born'

Entertainment - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 01:47
The media obsession with serial killers receives a welcome infusion of academic analysis and sobriety in "Crazy, Not Inane," an HBO documentary about psychiatrist Dorothy Otnow Lewis and her career-long study of murderers, providing a nuanced view that goes beyond simple labels like "evil."

'Wipeout' contestant dies after competing in obstacle course

Entertainment - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 00:40
A man competing on the television competition show "Wipeout" died earlier this week after completing an obstacle course while filming the series, sources close to the production told CNN.

DC Comics is introducing its first nonbinary Flash character

Entertainment - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 00:27
It's a first for The Flash.

Women in Japan have had period leave for over 70 years. Why the West doesn't have it

World - Sat, 11/21/2020 - 00:13
Sachimi Mochizuki has worked in Japan for two decades, but she's never taken a day off for her period.
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