Written by Megan C. Hills, CNNA series of love letters, handwritten by President John F. Kennedy to his Swedish mistress , are going up for sale at a Boston auction house. The intimate letters -- addressed to Gunilla von Post, an aristocrat he met weeks pri...
Like most digital currencies, chia runs on a decentralized ledger system known as blockchain. But unlike bitcoin, chia, which was founded by the inventor of BitTorrent, claims it has a much smaller carbon footprint with its mining process of verifying and r...
The young Latina in tears after an older White diplomat counseled her on being "too vibrant." Inside the State Department, where a grassroots push to improve diversity has surged in the last year, many diplomats say this could be the toughest challenge of B...
But the renowned oceanographer says he's made peace with the fact that he will probably always be known as "the man who found Titanic." "I'm sure my obituary is written 'man who found the Titanic died today.' Although Ballard accepts he's unlikely to add an...
Paris (CNN) A French journalist who disappeared in Mali last month said in a video that emerged on social media Wednesday that he had been kidnapped by a jihadist group and pleaded for help from French authorities. CNN has been unable to independently verif...
But Breyer -- at age 82 the senior liberal on the Supreme Court -- is keen on keeping the high court free of political influence. In conversations with CNN, White House officials hew to their public message that there is no open seat on the bench and they'r...
(CNN) Passengers aboard a vessel that sank near San Diego on Sunday told investigators they each paid thousands of dollars to be smuggled into the US, according to a federal complaint filed Wednesday against the suspected captain of the boat. The boat hit a...
Erland Ness, a Norwegian climber who was evacuated from Everest Base Camp in late April, confirmed to CNN he tested positive on arrival at a hospital in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu. Since then, Polish climber Pawel Michalski said in a Facebook post that "30...
(CNN) Vaccinations could soon open up for children 12 to 15 years old, a development that could be key to protecting the United States against Covid-19 as overall vaccination rates slow. "It will be really great to be able then to get that immunization sche...
(CNN) The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that allows for firing squads to carry out death penalty sentences and makes electrocution a more likely means of execution. The potential change in South Carolina law comes as states...
(CNN) Up to 10,000 airline passengers may have been tested for coronavirus with reused nasal swabs in a scam that netted thousands of dollars for the perpetrators, according to Indonesian police. Five employees for major Indonesian pharmaceutical company Ki...
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) In Nepal, a situation is unfolding that looks chillingly familiar. Covid-19 cases are skyrocketing, hospitals are overwhelmed, and the country's Prime Minister is pleading for help from other nations. Shops closed during the first day...
(CNN) Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday evening that it's a "bad look" for the GOP to move on ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from party leadership amid her continued opposition to former President Donald Trump. "In terms of Liz Cheney, she's a...
Los Angeles (CNN) California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner said Wednesday that she is committed to building former President Donald Trump's wall at the southern border but that she favors "modernizing" the nation's immigration system to help some o...
(CNN) The unmistakable message of Liz Cheney's downfall is that Donald Trump will be a dominant figure in the Republican Party - - and by extension American life -- most likely for years to come. "We Republicans need to stand for genuinely conservative prin...
(CNN) A former adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Wednesday evening that Rudy Giuliani's "attempt at a quid pro quo" during a 2019 phone call threatened Ukraine's national security. The adviser, Igor Novikov, told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "P...
(CNN) A legislative intern whose rape allegation against an Idaho state representative led to an investigation that resulted in his resignation last week was publicly named by a conservative media outlet, despite her desire to remain anonymous. "I have work...
Bangkok Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that a prominent politician should keep his cabinet post, thwarting opposition moves to disqualify him over news reports he was jailed in Australia for drug trafficking in the 1990s. The ruling said...
However, Facebook and the Board should go farther and institute a permanent ban of Trump's account. The risks inherent in allowing Trump to have a Facebook account remain: if he uses it to stoke Covid-19 misinformation his postings could indirectly contribu...
View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN) I am a healthy 26-year-old who has already received two doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. An April Quinnipiac University poll found that 36% of younger Americans -- under the age of 35 -- don't plan to get vacci...