China says its Mars rover could land this weekend

(CNN) China could soon join the United States as the second country to land and operate a rover on Mars. Beijing's Tianwen-1 Mars probe is expected to land on the red planet in the coming days, as early as Saturday morning (Friday night Eastern time), accor...

Russia announces actor and director for first-ever movie made in space

Written by Olga Pavlova Sara Spary, CNNRussia is racing to become the first nation to shoot a movie in space, after it announced plans to send an actress and a director to the International Space Station (ISS) -- 250 miles above earth -- in October. State n...

Organizers say Olympics will happen

(CNN) Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain that the Olympics will still go ahead later this year. More than 11,000 athletes from 207 different Na...

Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

(CNN) Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US. The Duke of Sussex was talking to actor Dax Shepard, hos...

Players affected by tear gas in Colombia

(Reuters) Players and staff from Colombian side Junior and Argentina's River Plate were left rubbing their eyes in discomfort after police fired tear gas at protesters outside the stadium ahead of their Copa Libertadores match in Barranquilla on Wednesday....

People are panic buying homes as prices skyrocket around the world

The coronavirus pandemic had sent large parts of the world into lockdown, shuttering businesses, costing tens of millions of workers their jobs and putting the housing market into a deep freeze . The fear was that house prices would collapse, as they reliab...

Nepal tries to form a new government as its Covid crisis deepens

(CNN) Nepal has been thrown into political turmoil after the country's Prime Minister was forced to step down following public anger over his response to a deadly second wave of Covid-19 . Just a month ago, the Himalayan nation of 31 million people was repo...

The Japanese city that's rooting for South Sudan at the Olympics

For aspiring South Sudanese athletes, training has always been a challenge. In 2011, South Sudan gained independence and became the world's youngest country. The mayor of Maebashi posing with the South Sudan Olympic team. Sports and unityGuem said he and hi...

Why Americans are panic buying fuel -- and why you shouldn't

New York (CNN Business) A growing number of gas stations along the East Coast are without fuel as nervous drivers aggressively fill up their tanks following a ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, a critical artery for gasoline. The panic-...