An inmate wrote to a famous photographer. Their letters, and friendship, became a collaborative...

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN This past January, photographer Alec Soth received a letter in the mail at his studio in St. Paul, sent from the Minnesota Correctional Facility just north of...

Cyber Monday 2020 is one week away — here’s what you need to know

(CNN) —   Cyber Monday 2020 is one week away. Of course, it’s never too early to start preparing — and writing up your wish list for the year’s biggest sale holiday. Read...

150+ Black Friday sales you can shop right now

(CNN) —   It’s not quite Black Friday yet, but deals upon deals are already here. For those who prefer to be proactive about Black Friday shopping, we’ve rounded up a comprehensive...

Why does Hollywood get accents so wrong? A dialect coach explains

London (CNN) — "Welcome to Ireland," intones Christopher Walken over drone shots of lush green farmland, his unique halting speech patterns -- New York via the moon -- only occasionally troubled...

UAE’s first national rail network ‘has the potential to transform the economy’

(CNN) — In the Hajar Mountains between Dubai and Fujairah, engineers are blasting out a new frontier for the United Arab Emirates. Ton by ton, rock is making way for 16...

Isamu Noguchi sculpture becomes White House’s first artwork by an Asian American

A sculpture by Isamu Noguchi has become the first work by an Asian American to feature in the White House's art collection, according to the White House Historical Association. The piece, titled...

November 22 coronavirus news

from CBS Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration and a board member of Pfizer, told CBS’s Margaret Brennan on Sunday that his guess is that a...

November 14 coronavirus news

A person works in the Covid-19 unit of the Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna, Italy, on November 12. Gianni Schicchi/Xinhua/Getty Images Austria will enter a second national lockdown on Tuesday for at least two...

November 21 coronavirus news

With Thanksgiving just days away, coronavirus cases are continuing to rise in many parts of the US. Health experts have urged Americans to alter their holiday plans this year, encouraging people to...

John Kerry Fast Facts

(CNN) —   Here’s a look at the life of former Secretary of State John Kerry. Personal Birth date: December 11, 1943 Birth place: Aurora, Colorado Birth name: John Forbes Kerry Father: Richard Kerry, a Foreign Service...

Make your home cleaner for less with Dyson’s fall sales

(CNN) —   If you happen to have been spending a lot of time indoors at home lately — either because of the colder weather or, um, you know what — then...

The home theater of your dreams is cheaper than ever with Samsung’s Black Friday...

(CNN) —   If, like us, you guiltily combine your work-from-home laptop time with the antics of your favorite reality stars on a big screen in the background, then there’s a good...

Pandemic limbo stretches into the Thanksgiving travel season

(CNN) — In a year of constant uncertainty, where decisions are painstakingly considered and might be reversed, holiday travel is no exception. Many weary Americans eager to join family and friends for...

The much-hyped Hong Kong-Singapore ‘travel bubble’ is postponed amid Covid-19 spike

(CNN) — The highly-anticipated Hong Kong and Singapore "air travel bubble" was postponed Saturday -- less than 24 hours before it was due to launch. The bubble would have allowed quarantine-free, air...

What you need to know before you fly on a Boeing 737 MAX

(CNN) — The Boeing 737 MAX is back, but not everyone is thrilled. Twenty months after the it was first grounded following two fatal accidents, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has...

November 20 coronavirus news

Fans try to stay warm while also wearing masks and social distancing in the first half of an MLS match between the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City on October 24...

Meditation app Omvana will have you relaxed in no time

(CNN) —   As quarantine continues it can be hard to find moments of peace and relaxation. A great way to ground and center yourself can be meditation. Omvana is a meditation...

The best DSLR cameras for beginners, according to professional photographers

(CNN) —   The holidays are right around the corner, and if you have an aspiring photographer in your life, the ultimate gift is a DSLR camera. The standard for professional photographers,...

Disney World to bring back park hopping on January 1

(CNN) — Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando says it's bringing back the Park Hopper ticket on January 1, with some restrictions. This ticket allows admission to more than one park on...

The best computer monitors of 2020

(CNN) —   Remote working and schooling has become the norm for many of us this past year — and there’s a good chance we’ll be continuing to do so for a...

The spoof airline that could actually predict the future of travel

(CNN) — Thought 2020 had run out of surprises? Try this contender for the least likely news to finish the year in travel: a new airline. As the aviation industry struggles to...

46 gifts to pamper the beauty lover in your life

(CNN) —   From perfumes to eyeshadow palettes to facial tools to combat wrinkles, there are seemingly infinite options to give the beauty product-obsessed person in your life. (Because really, there are.) We...

The best sales to shop this weekend: Apple, Ninja, Kindle and more

(CNN) —   This weekend, you’ll find a deal on an air fryer from Ninja, a discounted ice maker and savings on the new MacBook Pro. All that and more, below. JBL Live...

22 fun and useful gifts your favorite roommate will love

(CNN) —   We’re feeling closer than ever to our roommates after spending more time than usual with them each week. Whether the transition was filled with ups and downs or has...

16 famous buildings in the American South: Take an architectural tour

(CNN) — One way to get to know the real nature of the American South is to travel its highways and byways and view its architecture. You'll discover a region of...

Black Friday 2020 is one week away — here’s what you need to know

(CNN) —   Black Friday 2020 is only a week away. Of course, it’s never too early to start preparing — and writing up your wish list for the year’s biggest sale...

Archeologists in Spain find 400 tombs in ancient Islamic necropolis

(CNN) — An ancient Islamic necropolis containing over 4,500 bodies has been uncovered in northeastern Spain, with archaeologists excavating more than 400 tombs in the five-acre site. The tombs were discovered in...

Throwback digs, safely distanced: A travel trailer vacation revival

(CNN) — The global pandemic has sparked a lot of unintended consequences -- some of them a throwback to simpler times. Baseball card trading has boomed since the start of the lockdown,...

Venice to bring back entry fee for daytrippers to combat overtourism

(CNN) — With visitors swimming in the canals, sitting down in the middle of the street to eat, and even holding local workers hostage, Venice has become the poster child for...

November 19 coronavirus news

The rural hospital system in the United States is struggling to manage the Covid-19 pandemic. The spike of cases in rural America in the past few weeks has been a “challenge on...

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Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale starts now for Nordstrom card holders

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is one of those annual events that fans of the department store just can’t miss. Year after year, it features...

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