Rediscovered van Dyck painting, bought for $600, sells for $3 million

January 29, 2023 at 15:40

Written by By Zoe Sottile, CNNOnce abandoned in a farm shed, a rediscovered Anthony van Dyck painting has sold for over $3 million at auction. The piece is a study for a later painting produced by the Flemish master called "St Jerome." The final painting is...

The Museum of Chinese in America's archives were almost lost to a fire. It came with a silver lining

January 29, 2023 at 13:13

The Museum of Chinese in America's workshop space in Lower Manhattan is brimming with artifacts that were very nearly lost to history. When the building that once housed MOCA's collections caught fire in 2020, the museum's archives were spared from the flam...

Biden's approval drops as he takes the spotlight from Trump

January 29, 2023 at 13:09

CNN —President Joe Biden’s political standing has benefited greatly over the past couple of years from his predecessor Donald Trump’s inability to cede the limelight. It’s part of the reason that Biden’s Democratic Party had one of the best midterms last fa...

Novak Djokovic sobs after winning his 10th Australian Open title

January 29, 2023 at 12:59

CNN —The result was familiar, the ease with which it was achieved somewhat of a surprise. The historic implications of this match certainly did not shackle Novak Djokovic as the Serb beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets to win a 10th Australian Open tit...

Jobs report to give further clues about where economy is headed

January 29, 2023 at 12:17

The Fed’s actions beyond this week’s meeting will depend primarily on whether inflation is truly slowing. Investors will get another clue when the January jobs report is released on Friday. Economists predict that 185,000 jobs were added last month, a slowd...

The site of the Monterey Park massacre is at the epicenter of the city's robust business district

January 29, 2023 at 11:49

It’s often their final stop before hitting the polished floors of Star Ballroom Dance Studio just across the street. Did you hear about this?,’” said Elizabeth Yang, an attorney who took ballroom classes at the studio every Monday. A girl peers through the...

Beloved 'Weinerman' statue returned to West Virginia restaurant

January 29, 2023 at 11:07

CNN —A West Virginia restaurant is celebrating after its beloved “Weinerman” statue was returned. The statue was stolen from Dairy Winkle, a restaurant in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, according to a January 19 news release from the Kanawha Cou...

NFL conference championship preview: Mr. Irrelevant takes on MVP candidate; AFC title rematch in Kansas City

January 29, 2023 at 11:00

It's almost time for what may go down as one of the greatest championship weekends in recent memory. Two of the most hostile environments in sports will be hosting the NFC and AFC championship games, but both visiting teams are riding high. Both games at Li...

Ukraine renews calls for US F-16s, German fighter jets after countries reverse decision on sending tanks

January 29, 2023 at 10:57

Ukrainian officials have renewed calls for the United States and Germany to supply them with fighter jets in their ongoing fight with Russia, after the two Western allies changed their decision on supplying tanks. Ukrainian officials are now engaged in "fas...

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fires senior minister

January 29, 2023 at 10:51

CNN —UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak bowed to pressure on Sunday by firing the Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi, who has faced criticism over his personal tax arrangements. Sunak last week ordered his ethics adviser to investigate Zahawi following cl...

'We got cheated': LA Lakers furious after missed foul in loss to Boston Celtics

January 29, 2023 at 10:31

CNN —LeBron James was left hunched on the court in frustration after referees missed a foul on his attempted game-winning layup, and the Los Angeles Lakers succumbed to a 125-121 overtime loss against the Boston Celtics. James had poured in a game-high 41 p...

Texas man sentenced to 35 years for murdering friend after smoking meth

January 29, 2023 at 10:11

A Texas man convicted of shooting and killing his friend after smoking methamphetamine has been sentenced to 35 months in prison, according to officials. Sean Strout, 36, killed his friend, Erron Walker, 36, back in October 2017 following a dispute over ite...

Iran suffers drone strike days after US and Israel launched joint military drill in the region

January 29, 2023 at 10:03

An explosion at an Iranian military facility Saturday evening, which authorities said was the result of a drone strike, comes just days after the United States and Israel conducted joint military drills in the region. Iran's authorities announced Saturday t...

Live longer with these dishes from 'blue zones' in America

January 29, 2023 at 10:02

CNN —In a few, unique communities around the globe, people live long and heathy lives, up to and past 100. Dubbed “blue zones,” residents of these areas share a common environment and lifestyle that scientists believe contribute to their longevity. People i...

Former Memphis cop charged in Tyre Nichols’ death allegedly beat up inmate in 2015

January 29, 2023 at 09:38

One of five Memphis police officers accused of killing Tyre Nichols allegedly beat up an inmate nearly eight years ago, according to a lawsuit filed by the victim. Haley was a correction officer at the Shelby County Corrections Department at the time. Sledg...

Maryland man convicted in stabbing deaths of little sister, young cousins: 'The justice they deserve'

January 29, 2023 at 09:21

A Maryland man is facing life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty in the 2017 deaths of his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins. Braveboy's office said Williams' sentencing is set for May 19. Williams, 30, was accus...

Four NFL teams are left. Here's what to know

January 29, 2023 at 09:19

The playoff excitement continues on Sunday with the Conference Championships. Later that evening, Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals will take on Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs. Here’s what you need to know:San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphi...

Protests: Crowds across the US decry police brutality

January 29, 2023 at 07:32

CNN —Protesters once again took to the streets to decry police brutality over the weekend after the release of video depicting the violent Memphis police beating that led to the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. “To see the events unfold how they’ve unfold...

Jackson, Mississippi, preparing to go without water periodically for up to 10 years as crisis continues

January 29, 2023 at 07:31

Organizations in Jackson, Mississippi, are asking for help from other states as the water crisis dries up resources. It’s been over five months since the Pearl River crested and Jackson, Mississippi’s water system failed. Now, crews are working to replace t...

Trump joins Biden, Obama in condemning 'horrible' beating of Tyre Nichols: 'Never should have happened'

January 29, 2023 at 07:00

Former President Donald Trump joined the chorus of those responding to graphic footage from the bodycams of five Memphis police officers who repeatedly beat 29-year-old Tyre Nichols. Now that should never have happened," Trump said during an interview with...