Changes in India's rainfall could seriously impact more than a billion people

April 15, 2021 at 06:49

(CNN) Global warming is increasing the variability of India's monsoon rains faster than previously projected, according to a recent study from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). For every degree Celsius of global warming, monsoon rainf...

FBI opens a new investigation into China 'every 10 hours,' bureau director says

April 15, 2021 at 03:31

(CNN) The FBI has more than 2,000 investigations that tie back to the Chinese government and is opening a new one "every 10 hours," the bureau's director told the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. In his testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray...

This country just cut two of its attack submarines in half

April 15, 2021 at 02:38

(CNN) A French nuclear-powered submarine severely damaged by fire last year has been saved from the scrapyard -- by cutting it in two and welding the salvageable half to part of another decommissioned sub. But the rear half of the 241-foot-long (73 meters)...

Uber expects employees to spend at least three days a week at the office

April 14, 2021 at 21:26

(CNN Business) As offices reopen, Uber says its employees can work from home if they choose — but only for two days a week. Starting in September, the ride-hailing company will shift to a "hybrid model" for its employees "with a clear expectation that they...

The greatest stunt yet from the 'Fast & Furious': Saving movie theaters

April 14, 2021 at 17:44

New York (CNN Business) The Fast & Furious series has pulled off a lot of stunts during its 20 year run. But " F9 " — the latest installment in Universal's high-octane blockbuster franchise — may have to pull off the brand's boldest stunt yet: saving th...

Audi just debuted its cheapest electric car

April 14, 2021 at 17:21

(CNN) Audi revealed its new Q4 E-Tron electric SUV Wednesday -- the company's cheapest electric model, with a starting price of $45,000. With US federal electric vehicle tax credits, that means it should effectively cost $37,500 in its least expensive versi...

The man who mailed himself home from Australia in a box

April 14, 2021 at 16:38

"The last I spoke to John and Paul was when one of them tapped the side of the box and said 'You OK,'" he tells CNN Travel. Thinking inside the boxA Pan Am service representative examines the crate that Brian Robson was found in back in 1965. When he arrive...

Coinbase says it's the bitcoin investment for people afraid of buying bitcoin

April 14, 2021 at 14:31

First Move's Julia Chatterley spoke to Coinbase Global's Chief Financial Officer, Alesia Haas, this week ahead of the company's IPO. That can be through buying, selling, and now increasingly, spending and earning and receiving and borrowing and lending and...

Egypt seizes Ever Given over $900 million Suez Canal bill

April 14, 2021 at 09:26

(CNN Business) Egyptian authorities have seized a massive cargo ship which blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week last month, amid a dispute over financial damages. An Egyptian court ordered the vessel's Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen Kaisha, to pay $900 mil...

The town where everything is controlled by the Taliban

April 14, 2021 at 09:15

This is 2021, in a Taliban stronghold: Musa Qala, a town in Helmand province that dozens of Americans, British and Afghan soldiers died fighting for over nearly two decades. The view from a motorbike driving through Musa Qala, in Afghanistan's Helmand provi...

UN rights chief fears Myanmar heading to 'full blown conflict' with echoes of Syria

April 14, 2021 at 04:59

Hide Caption 1 of 106 Photos: Unrest in Myanmar Buses from the Yangon Bus Service are seen burnt on April 12. Hide Caption 6 of 106 Photos: Unrest in Myanmar Protesters hold improvised weapons in Yangon on April 3. Hide Caption 11 of 106 Photos: Unrest in M...

Biden dispatches unofficial delegation to Taiwan

April 13, 2021 at 21:36

Washington (CNN) President Joe Biden dispatched an unofficial delegation to Taiwan Tuesday in a show of support for the island, according to a senior administration official and a State Department spokesperson. That unofficial delegation is comprised of for...

Deaths outpace births in some Brazilian cities, as Covid-19 resurges

April 13, 2021 at 21:10

(CNN) For the sixth month in a row, the city of Rio de Janeiro has seen more deaths than births -- a devastating indicator of the nation's unceasing Covid-19 crisis . Brazil's second most populous city, Rio de Janeiro registered 36,437 deaths in March -- 16...

Tehran says it will ramp up uranium enrichment levels following apparent attack on Iranian nuclear facility

April 13, 2021 at 16:28

(CNN) Iran has informed the international nuclear watchdog that it intends to massively ramp up its levels of uranium enrichment following an apparent attack on a nuclear site in the country over the weekend. On Tuesday, Iran's deputy foreign minister and a...

Brexit's played a part in threatening Northern Ireland's fragile peace. But it's not the only factor

April 13, 2021 at 14:34

A double decker bus hijacked, and water cannons unleashed on protestors for the first time in six years. The disorder that has shaken parts of Northern Ireland over the last two weeks has highlighted the fragile peace that binds together the region's divers...

New Zealand bill would require banks to disclose climate risks, in a world first

April 13, 2021 at 13:40

London (CNN Business) New Zealand is set to consider legislation that would require banks, insurers and asset managers to disclose the impacts of climate change on their businesses as the country tries to slash its carbon emissions. The government said in a...

42 migrants dead after boat from Yemen capsizes off Djibouti coast

April 13, 2021 at 13:10

(CNN) At least 42 migrants have died after a boat they were travelling in from Yemen capsized off the coast of Djibouti, East Africa, during the early hours of Monday morning, the United Nations' International Office for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. The...

WHO calls for 'reality check' as global Covid-19 cases surge for seventh week

April 13, 2021 at 10:35

Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for coronavirus response, said 4.4 million Covid-19 infections had been recorded across the world last week globally and expressed concern about global trends. "This is not the situation we want to be in 16 month...

Beijing has a navy it doesn't even admit exists, experts say. And it's swarming parts of the South China Sea

April 13, 2021 at 10:17

But Western experts say the alleged militia is an integral part of Beijing's efforts to exert its territorial claims in the South China Sea and beyond. In this photo provided by the National Task Force-West Philippine Sea, Chinese vessels are moored at Whit...

Reactions to Prince Philip's death suggest huge change is coming for the UK royal family

April 13, 2021 at 09:42

In situations like this, the national broadcaster is often stuck between a rock and a hard place. It has a duty not only to cover national events, but to focus the nation's attention on them. Simultaneously, it is dealing with a public that consumes media i...