South Korea's first transgender soldier found dead

Seoul, South Korea South Korea's first transgender soldier, who was discharged from the military last year for having gender reassignment surgery, was found dead in her home on Wednesday, authorities said. Byun Hui-su, 23, who was a staff sergeant before be...

Biden's union promises, and an interview with Hungary's Klubradio

This was excerpted from the March 2 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. "Let me be clear: It's not up to me to decide whether anyone should join a union," Biden said. "But let me be even more clear: I...

38 people killed in Myanmar's deadliest day of protest, says UN envoy

(CNN) At least 38 people were killed at pro-democracy protests in Myanmar on Wednesday, the UN's Special Envoy to the country told a briefing Wednesday, in the deadliest day of violence since a military coup on February 1. Thousands of protesters in towns a...

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes by Israel and Hamas

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced plans for a formal investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel in the Palestinian territories, prompting an angry response from Israeli leaders. Alleged war crimes by Palestinian m...

How the UK failed to impose an effective quarantine system

The three other P1 variant cases returned to Scotland from Brazil via Paris and London. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the gradual reopening of the UK economy in February. But the long-overdue hotel quarantine measures are half-baked, Dr....

Your front row seat at Paris Fashion Week

But Paris Fashion Week's eight day schedule, which opened on Monday, consists of mostly digital videos and livestreams in lieu of people-packed runway shows. It is the new normal for a world that has been turned on its head. From manufacturing supply chains...

Instagram accidentally hid likes for some users

(CNN Business) An Instagram bug briefly hid likes from some of its users on Tuesday, after the company accidentally expanded a long-running test of the feature. Facebook FB "We've been testing a new experience to hide likes on... posts," a spokesperson for,...

Three female journalists killed by gunmen

Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centers. Zalmai Latifi, head of local broadcaster Eni...

Europe's vaccine strategy splinters

(CNN) The European Union' s 27-nation vaccine strategy is splintering as member states turn to nations outside the bloc to boost a faltering rollout plagued by supply issues, contract skirmishes and sluggish takeup. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announ...

Fight erupts over Myanmar's seat at UN

(CNN) The fight for control of Myanmar has now officially arrived at the United Nations. "The perpetrators of the unlawful coup against the democratic government of Myanmar have no authority to countermand the legitimate authority of the President of my cou...

Reese's is launching a peanut butter cup with no chocolate

(CNN Business) Peanut butter purists called and Reese's answered. Hershey HSY Reese's latest iteration of its wildly popular peanut butter cup will be all peanut butter, no chocolate,announced on Monday. The Reese's Ultimate Peanut Butter Lovers Cup is made...

When can we go on vacation again? This is what experts say

We asked experts to weigh in on the question of when the world will be able to go on vacation again and when, if ever, travel might return to normal. "There are some destinations that travelers can still book a long-haul flight right now if they wanted to,"...

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls rescued days after kidnapping

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Hundreds of schoolgirls that were kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria have been rescued, authorities said. The 279 girls were abducted on Friday by armed men who raided their state-run school in Nigeria's northwest Zamfara State, a high-ra...