Hyundai reveals a new pickup truck, but please don't call it that

(CNN) While it may have an open cargo bed in the back, Hyundai's new Santa Cruz is not a pickup truck. Instead, the automaker calls it a "sport adventure vehicle," a term the company says it settled on through customer research. The Santa Cruz combines aspe...

New Google Earth feature shows chilling effect of climate change

(CNN Business) Google Earth users can now see the striking effect of climate change over the past four decades. Google's latest feature, Timelapse, is an eye opening, technical feat that provides visual evidence of how the Earth has changed due to climate c...

Secretary of State Blinken visits Afghanistan

(CNN) Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday in an unannounced visit to the country where US troops have been fighting for nearly 20 years. While meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the top US diplomat said he "wan...

Biden resists raising refugee cap over political optics, sources say

(CNN) President Joe Biden has resisted signing off on raising the Trump-era refugee cap because of political optics, sources have told CNN. Last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden was committed to raising the refugee ceiling to 62,500 th...

20 years of US troops in Afghanistan, explained

(CNN) President Joe Biden's promise to remove US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 is his effort -- each of the last four presidents has had one -- to end America's longest war. The Soviets occupied Afghanistan during the 1980s and ultimately withdrew...

Infrastructure negotiations: 4 things to watch on Capitol Hill

Here are several of the latest developments on the policy debate:GOP senator floats 'sweet spot' between $600 billion and $800 billionSen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, the top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, sugges...

LIVE UPDATES: Derek Chauvin murder trial continues Thursday

The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin is set to continue on Thursday morning. Defense testimony is expected to resume Thursday. Judge Peter A. Cahill said the defense could finish its case by today and the court would likely t...