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Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk now 'completely under Russian occupation' after months of fighting
Sun, 26. June 2022, 00:57

The eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk is "completely under Russian occupation," the city's head of military administration said Saturday, following months of grueling and bloody fighting.

Ukraine pulls out of key city Putin wants
Sat, 25. June 2022, 14:31

The Ukrainian military is withdrawing from the eastern city of Severodonetsk -- a key victory for Russia in the battle for Luhansk and Donetsk. CNN's Salma Abdelaziz reports.

A stunning moment in American history decades in the making will reshape politics
Sat, 25. June 2022, 13:44

The day that remade America was decades in the making.

See Planned Parenthood leader's response to Liz Cheney Supreme Court tweet
Sat, 25. June 2022, 02:56

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson reacts to a tweet from Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

More protests expected this weekend amid fury and anguish over the Supreme Court's abortion ruling
Sat, 25. June 2022, 17:16

Three people shot at WeatherTech facility outside Chicago
Sat, 25. June 2022, 20:51

A suspect is at large after a shooting at a WeatherTech facility in Bolingbrook, Ilinois, on Saturday morning, according to the Bolingbrook Police Department.

Interactive: Track changes between the abortion decision and the leaked draft

Police treat deadly shooting near Oslo gay bar as terrorism
Sat, 25. June 2022, 17:54

At least two people were killed and 10 others wounded after a shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Oslo, Norway on Saturday, Reuters reported, citing public broadcaster NRK.

How the US compares to the world on abortion

Crises on all fronts as world leaders meet. Putin will hope they can't fix the problems
Sat, 25. June 2022, 06:05

What a difference a year makes. Enormous challenges, some of them barely imaginable when the G7 leaders last met 12 months ago, are bearing down on the world's most prosperous democratic nations as they prepare to meet in Germany.

Biden arrives in Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll
Sat, 25. June 2022, 22:50

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.

Suspected Russian spy was well-liked by classmates, but something just seemed a little off
Sat, 25. June 2022, 00:12

Victor Muller's accent just didn't sound right.

Must-watch videos of the week
Fri, 24. June 2022, 16:19

Putin and Xi's big mistake
Sat, 25. June 2022, 09:10

As President Joe Biden meets European leaders in coming days at G7 and NATO summits, all will be trying hard to project an image of unity. They will have their work cut out for them.

Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong in first trip outside mainland China since pandemic began
Sat, 25. June 2022, 04:14

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong next week to mark the 25th anniversary of the city's handover to China, state media reported on Saturday -- the leader's first trip out of the mainland since the pandemic began.

A woman's brutal killing shocks the Arab world
Fri, 24. June 2022, 18:04

The brutal killing of a young woman in broad daylight on an Egyptian street has shocked the Arab world, bringing the country's gender-based violence crisis into the spotlight.

How DeSantis became the top contender to take on Trump
Fri, 24. June 2022, 15:10

Bianna Golodryga speaks to New Yorker writer Dexter Filkins about how Florida's governor became the top contender to take on Donald Trump

US conducts Taiwan Strait flyover days after Chinese warplanes' incursion
Sat, 25. June 2022, 04:49

A US Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance plane flew over the Taiwan Strait on Friday in a demonstration of the United States' "commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific," just days after 29 Chinese warplanes entered Taiwan's self-declared air defense identification zone, US Indo-Pacific Command said in a statement.

'I can't sleep': Chinese depositors unable to access their savings
Fri, 24. June 2022, 09:03

Peter had put his life savings of about $6 million into accounts at three small banks in China's central Henan province. He says he hasn't been able to access them since April.

Biden signs US gun safety bill into law: 'God willing, it's going to save a lot of lives'
Sat, 25. June 2022, 15:14

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law the first major federal gun safety legislation passed in decades, marking a significant bipartisan breakthrough on one of the most contentious policy issues in Washington.

They cite the same Bible. But these two Christians are on opposite sides of the abortion debate
Sat, 25. June 2022, 16:06

Both cite the same Bible. Both follow the same Jesus. And both talk about the sanctity of life.

Graphic shows all the changes in global temperature since 1850
Fri, 24. June 2022, 10:42

Heat waves are becoming more intense because of the rise in global temperature, which has devastating effects on landscapes, ecosystems and even the human body. Climate experts explain why this matters and what can be done to stabilize the planet's temperature.

ICC prosecutor aims to reopen Philippines drug war investigation
Sat, 25. June 2022, 04:20

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Friday he would seek to reopen an investigation into killings and other suspected rights abuses during former Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs.

'Stop the Steal' leader Ali Alexander testifies to Jan. 6 grand jury
Fri, 24. June 2022, 21:00

Ali Alexander, the leader of the "Stop the Steal" group who helped to organize rallies before the US Capitol attack, testified to a federal grand jury on Friday in the Justice Department's sweeping investigation into the January 6, 2021, insurrection.

The dangers of elite athletes pushing themselves to the limit -- and beyond
Sat, 25. June 2022, 18:38

The pictures are dramatic and shocking and that is why they have been viewed around the world.

Two young Africans tired of problematic banking systems started their own
Fri, 24. June 2022, 19:36

CNN's Julia Chatterley talks to Ham Serunjogi, CEO and co-founder of Chipper Cash, a financial tech company with a banking app that allows users send money across borders.

Wimbledon draw: Defending champion Novak Djokovic to face Kwon Soon-woo in the opening round
Sat, 25. June 2022, 15:44

Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will face South Korea's Kwon Soon-woo in the opening round as he bids to retain his crown at the All England Club.

Brian Laundrie admits to killing Gabby Petito in notebook released by lawyer
Sat, 25. June 2022, 04:56

The attorney for the family of Brian Laundrie on Friday released eight pages from Laundrie's notebook that was found near his remains in Florida in October last year, according to a news release obtained by CNN affiliate WINK.

Prince Charles speaks at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
Sat, 25. June 2022, 03:32

On a visit to Rwanda for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Prince Charles said the time has come to confront the legacy of slavery and its enduring impact. CNN's Max Foster reports.

Social media is rife with skin-whitening products. But little is done to regulate them
Wed, 22. June 2022, 21:05

Boris Johnson's future in peril as Conservative Party hit with double election losses
Fri, 24. June 2022, 18:11

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a hammer blow to his authority on Friday after his party lost two parliamentary by-elections in a single night, raising new questions about his leadership.

The first Apple Store voted to unionize. One worker has a message for her colleagues.
Fri, 24. June 2022, 19:03

CNN's Jon Sarlin talks with Christie Pridgen, an Apple employee who works at the first Apple Store in the country to vote to unionize.

The dangers of elite athletes pushing themselves to the limit -- and beyond
Sun, 26. June 2022, 00:01

Summer air travel is off to a messy start. Here's how to up the chances of getting where you want to go
Sun, 26. June 2022, 01:07

We use Q-Tips the wrong way. Here's how that got started
Sat, 25. June 2022, 16:33

Every Q-tips box has a warning label: "Do not insert swab into ear canal," and if you're going to use it to clean your ears, gently swab the outer part only.

WHO says monkeypox is not an international public health emergency, but it should continue to be monitored
Sat, 25. June 2022, 23:55

The World Health Organization has stopped short of declaring the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern as a result of an emergency committee meeting.

Owners of Jumbo Floating Restaurant backtrack on sinking claims as authorities investigate
Fri, 24. June 2022, 11:15

The owners of an iconic Hong Kong floating restaurant that made headlines around the world after reports emerged it had sunk at sea, appeared Thursday to walk-back earlier claims it was beyond salvageable, insisting the vessel "was still in the waters" near the Paracel Islands, as calls grow for a full investigation into the incident.

Watch firefighters rescue puppies blocked by giant tortoise
Fri, 24. June 2022, 20:15

San Bernardino Fire Department rescued two puppies from an underground tortoise den in Yucca Valley, California. They were stuck in the den for hours due to a 100-pound desert tortoise blocking their exit.

The week in 36 photos
Fri, 24. June 2022, 11:05

Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in decades on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 quake struck the country's east, killing more than 1,000 people and wounding many more.

Dashcam: Dad tries to stop son's arrest by swinging excavator at police
Fri, 24. June 2022, 04:41

Video shared by Vermont State Police shows a father swinging the bucket of an excavator at police in an attempt to stop police from arresting his son. His mother also fought police, and all three face criminal charges.

It's time to lean into living
Sat, 25. June 2022, 15:55

Summer 2021 was supposed to be our time.

Explorers find the world's deepest shipwreck four miles under the Pacific
Fri, 24. June 2022, 17:54

It lurks over four miles deep below the Pacific Ocean, split in half and lodged on a slope.

Ukraine may have endured one of its worst weeks
Thu, 23. June 2022, 04:12

Ukraine's defense of Lysychansk -- the last city in the Luhansk region it still holds -- just became a lot more tenuous.

Scrapping Roe v. Wade makes the US an outlier in the West. Here's how it compares on abortion rights
Sat, 25. June 2022, 19:51

• Live updates: In wake of abortion ruling, two senators urge Biden to declare a public health emergency. More protests are expected

Japan: Chinese coast guard ships in longest violation of territorial waters in a decade
Fri, 24. June 2022, 09:31

Two Chinese coast guard ships navigated Japan's territorial waters near a chain of disputed islands for more than 64 hours this week, Japanese authorities said Friday -- the longest incursion of its kind in a decade.

Tourism hotspot sparks fury by restarting whale hunting
Sat, 25. June 2022, 09:42

After a four-year hiatus, Iceland's last remaining whaling company, Hvalur hf., will resume its hunt this summer, much to the chagrin of tourism officials.

Nigerian senator and wife charged with plotting to get child to UK to harvest organs
Fri, 24. June 2022, 12:14

A Nigerian senator and his wife were remanded in custody in London on Thursday charged with plotting to have a 15-year-old boy brought into the United Kingdom to harvest his organs, police said.

Democratic group makes false claims in allegations about Lauren Boebert's past
Sat, 25. June 2022, 21:42

A Democratic super PAC has made multiple false claims about Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert while pushing unproven allegations that the right-wing Colorado congresswoman has had abortions and formerly worked as an escort, all of which Boebert vehemently denies.

1,400-year-old 'ghost' ship will sail England's coast once again
Sat, 25. June 2022, 19:00

When archaeologist Peggy Piggott uncovered two tiny gold objects on July 21, 1939, the past became a little more illuminated.