Deadly drone attack on tanker escalates Iran-Israel maritime tensions

(CNN) Maritime tensions are escalating in the Middle East following the deadly attack on a tanker connected to an Israeli billionaire in the Arabian Sea. No Iranian official has commented on the attack and CNN has reached out to Iran's foreign ministry for...

Biden administration announces new sanctions on Cuba

(CNN) The Biden administration outlined a number of efforts related to its Cuba policy on Friday -- including new sanctions and assistance to Cuban dissidents -- as President Joe Biden met with members of the Cuban-American community and key members of Cong...

Amazon hit by record $887M EU privacy fine

(CNN) Amazon (AMZN) faces a record-breaking €746 million (roughly $887 million) fine after a European Union data privacy regulator said the e-commerce giant had violated the bloc's signature privacy law, known as GDPR, in an advertising-related decision. Th...

Amazon sales growth slows as new CEO takes over

New York (CNN Business) Amazon's final quarter with Jeff Bezos as CEO proved to be a disappointment for Wall Street. It also marks a slowdown from the 40% sales growth Amazon posted during the second quarter of 2020, despite the fact that Prime Day fell dur...

Robinhood stumbles in Wall Street debut

New York (CNN Business) Wall Street didn't exactly roll out the red carpet to welcome Robinhood after its highly anticipated debut. The fast-growing trading company finished Thursday at $34.82, down 8% from its initial public offering price. And that's desp...

Blinken warns talks with Iran can't go on indefinitely

(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that negotiations with Tehran over the Iran nuclear deal "cannot and will not go on indefinitely." "We are committed to diplomacy, but this process cannot go on indefinitely," Blinken said at a press...

Corporate America to workers: Get vaccinated or get out

After months of reluctance, Corporate America is taking a stand on keeping its returning workers safe. A growing number of companies are requiring vaccinations for employees and in some cases, for clients and customers. Facebook and Google announced all emp...

Chinese officials meet with Taliban as US exits Afghanistan

Hong Kong (CNN) China's Foreign Minister met with senior leaders of the Taliban in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin on Wednesday in the latest sign of warming ties between Beijing and the resurgent Islamist group. During a meeting with Taliban's co-foun...