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It’s free on Sunday to visit any US national park

(CNN) — The US National Park Service is celebrating a birthday -- 103 years to be exact. And you're invited to the party. Here's the great thing about this shindig: It's free!...

Anker’s latest sale offers lots of ways to charge up your world

In a classic end-of-summer and back-to-school sale, Anker products are deeply discounted on Amazon. The mobile accessory and smart-home giant, makes portable batteries, mini-projectors, Bluetooth speakers, cords for many devices, fast chargers...

Save 25% on Columbia jackets, boots and more during the Labor Day Sale

When it comes to outdoor gear that's loved by people all over the world, Columbia is a tried and true brand. From weatherproof jackets to fleece gloves and everything in between,...

9 of the best US Labor Day events for 2019

(CNN) — Although held each year on the first Monday of September, Labor Day has become much more than a 24-hour celebration. The public holiday, in honor of working people in the...

H&M partners with South Africa’s Mantsho in first collaboration with an African label

Written by Aisha Salaudeen, CNN Swedish retail giant H&M has joined forces with South African brand Mantsho, in its first ever collaboration with an African designer. The Mantsho label was created by Johannesburg-based...

Katskhi pillar: The extraordinary church where daring monks climb closer to God

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN)...

‘London Boy’: The Taylor Swift guide to the UK capital

(CNN) — Taylor Swift is in love again, ladies and gentlemen, and this time it's with a nation. "God, I love the English," the American pop legend sings on "London Boy," a...

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance

Andrew Aitchison/Getty Images (CNN) — The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first...

What’s happening with the US economy

US stocks kicked the day off in the red today after China announced fresh tariffs on $75 billion worth of American imports. Stock futures had been in the green prior to the...

This light switch features an Alexa smart speaker

The smart home is in full swing, so iDevices has plans to release Instinct, a $99.99 light switch that has a built-in Alexa. This isn't just support for Alexa, but this...

The Statue of Liberty: A beacon of freedom

Read more unknown and curious design origin stories here. The Statue of Liberty, one of the most recognizable symbols of freedom and democracy across the world, was a gift of friendship to...

Hong Kong protesters to form human chain across city

Crowds of protesters at Hong Kong International Airport during a demonstration on August 13, 2019. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images This is the 12th consecutive weekend of Hong Kong protests. Wondering how we got...

Ask the Editor: The best way to beat the post-vacation blues

(CNN) — The deep dive into depression hits me the second I turn the key to my front door. The vacation is over. And I'm so bummed. I feel a distressing...

The unsung car designer who created the DeLorean and James Bond’s underwater car

Few other designers have been as influential as Giorgetto Giugiaro in shaping modern automobiles. In a career spanning 64 years he has designed some of the most successful and influential cars...

The Japanese architects who treated buildings like living organisms

Written by Alina Cohen This article was published in partnership with Artsy, the global platform for discovering and collecting art. The original article can be seen here. In 1952, Japan faced newfound autonomy....

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+ is one of the finest phones on the market

Story highlights The Galaxy Note 10+ starts at $1,099 for 256GB of storage It's an all-star Android phone with a beautiful display and all the power of the S Pen Believe it or not,...

Walmart is making shopping for school uniforms easier than ever

To uniform or not to uniform? For an increasing number of school districts and institutions that is, indeed, the question. But we're not here to hash out the merits of the...

US travel to Canada highest since 2007

(CNN) — Some 12.3 million US residents headed to Canada in the first half of 2019, the highest first-half record since 2007, according to Statistics Canada. Canada, the vast North American...

Back-to-school products under $6 that are incredibly useful

Back-to-school time is always hectic, what with getting the kids ready for another academic year and supplying them with the latest tools and gadgets they'll need to succeed, all on top...

Wildfires rage in the Amazon

EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images As images and news of the fire spread, many activists are demanding accountability from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Here's why: When Bolsonaro was running for president, he made campaign promises...

At 19 hours, it’s the world’s longest flight. But how will the human body...

(CNN) — Regular nonstop flights between the east coast of Australia and London or New York could soon become a reality. In preparation, Australian airline Qantas has announced three test flights, with...

As Trump ponders buying Greenland, Americans are eyeing their next vacation spot

When Trump announced his consideration on August 16, Nordic Visitor saw a significant rise in online users viewing its vacation packages. "raffic to our Greenland site increased by more than 2,800%, compared...

Michael Jackson’s spokesperson makes mystery announcement

CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images Raymone K. Bain — Michael Jackson’s former spokesperson, general manager, and President/COO of the Michael Jackson company — is holding a press conference Thursday morning to make...

„Free inside our clothes:“ Top models remember what it was like to walk a...

Written by Emily Dixon, CNN Watch CNN Films' "Halston" on Sunday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. To walk a runway for Halston, the archetypal '70s brand created by Roy Halston Frowick, was...

The elusive Mexican beach on every Instagrammer’s bucket list

Marieta Islands, Mexico (CNN) — When the Mexican military used the Marieta Islands for target practice in the early 1900s, little did they know their efforts would lead to the creation...

Striking photos document the collapse — and evolution — of 20th century communism

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN The two giants of 20th century communism, China and the Soviet Union, experienced profoundly different fates. In post-Mao China, economic reform and the gradual creep of market forces...

A girl felt bad after taking a rock from a national park, so she...

(CNN) — After pocketing a rock as a souvenir from her trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, a young National Park visitor was feeling guilty. So she sent the rock back,...

This handsome case for the iPad Pro gives you storage and the ability prop...

IPad Pro owners take notice. Twelve South's latest product is a first. The Journal is now available for the iPad Pro — 11-inch and 12.9-inch models included. Priced at $99.99 and...

The other Tuscany: Turning back time in Barga and Lucca

(CNN) — Wandering the Saturday market in the tiny hill town of Barga, you would be forgiven for thinking you had time-traveled to the Tuscany of 30 years ago. Shawl-clad grandmothers gesticulate...

Gap at 50: How to grow from jeans and LPs to a retail behemoth

Gap, the clothing retailer that has become one of the biggest names in American casual fashion, turns 50 years old today. Doris and Don Fisher, the founders of the company, opened the...