How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

Santa’s getting company. Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches-but has also sparked fears of war. The Arctic Council predicts that, during the summers, sea ice will be gone by 2040 – allowing for … Read more

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

Santa’s getting company. Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches-but has also sparked fears of war. The Arctic Council predicts that, during the summers, sea ice will be gone by 2040 – allowing for … Read more

Biden heads to Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Biden heads to Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Telfs-Buchen, Austria CNN – President Joe Biden departed Saturday for a week of summits in Europe, where the grinding war in Ukraine – entering its fifth month and fading from Americans’ attention – will be thrust back to the forefront. Biden hopes to announce new sanctions and military assistance alongside European allies during his visits … Read more

A woman’s brutal killing shocks the Arab world

A woman’s brutal killing shocks the Arab world

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi and Cairo CNN – The brutal killing of a young woman in broad daylight on an Egyptian street has shocked the Arab world, bringing the … Read more

What We Know About NASA’s Supposedly ‘Successful’ Megarocket Launch Rehearsal

What We Know About NASA’s Supposedly ‘Successful’ Megarocket Launch Rehearsal

NASA’s Space Launch System on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: NASA NASA wrapped up its fourth wet dress rehearsal of the Space Launch System yesterday, during which time ground teams achieved a number of key test objectives. That said, an unresolved hydrogen leak prevented a full completion of the test, … Read more

What We Know About NASA’s Supposedly ‘Successful’ Megarocket Launch Rehearsal

What We Know About NASA’s Supposedly ‘Successful’ Megarocket Launch Rehearsal

NASA’s Space Launch System on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: NASA NASA wrapped up its fourth wet dress rehearsal of the Space Launch System yesterday, during which time ground teams achieved a number of key test objectives. That said, an unresolved hydrogen leak prevented a full completion of the test, … Read more

Summer starts in Europe with new Covid wave

Summer starts in Europe with new Covid wave

This is the weekly edition of CNN’s coronavirus newsletter. Look out for your roundup every Wednesday. If you haven’t subscribed yet, sign up here. CNN – European countries are seeing a significant increase in Covid-19 cases spurred by highly infectious subvariants of Omicron, raising fears of a new global wave of the disease as immunity … Read more

Racism could ruin metaverse if tech doesn’t improve diversity now

Racism could ruin metaverse if tech doesn’t improve diversity now

The tech industry’s disappointing track record on issues of diversity could have serious consequences when the metaverse comes along. For years, tens of millions of people of color have endured unwelcome experiences on social media platforms built by mostly white and male tech CEOS, including harassment and hate speech. Many users have also had their … Read more

Inflation and recession fears are squeezing some industries more than others

Inflation and recession fears are squeezing some industries more than others

A woman pushes a shopping cart through the grocery aisle at Target in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 16, 2022, as Americans brace for summer sticker shock as inflation continues to grow. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images People still appear willing to shell out to travel, go to the movies and have a drink … Read more