Portugal slams UK decision to leave it off quarantine list as ‘absurd’

(CNN) — The Portuguese government has denounced the British government's decision not to lift quarantine for people traveling from mainland Portugal as "absurd" and "senseless," saying the UK has seven times...

80 American artists are writing messages in the skies above ICE detention centers

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN This Independence Day Weekend, 80 artists are asking Americans to look up at the skies. Over July 3 and 4, messages related to immigration will be written...

Britain has one of the world’s worst Covid death rates. Now many fear it’s...

(CNN) — The thought of a pint of beer in a proper pub is a dream that has sustained many people in the UK through the tough months of coronavirus lockdown,...

The best Fourth of July sales to shop this weekend

Celebrate America’s birthday by buying yourself a gift or two. In honor of July 4th weekend, tons of stores are offering up special savings on tech, home goods, the latest fashions...

July 3 coronavirus news

CNN Brazil’s health ministry reported 42,223 new cases of novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the nationwide total to 1,539,081. The health ministry also reported 1,290 new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the country’s death...

Personalize your teeth whitening experience with this $49.99 at-home kit

Teeth whitening can be a painful and expensive process, and while you can always pay for professional treatments, there are at-home solutions. The Glowup. Personalized Teeth Whitening Kit is available now for...

The worst financial fees and how to avoid them

CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission through The Points Guy affiliate network if you apply...

The Jashen V16 vacuum is Dyson-like in power at half the price

When you’re tight on space but want to keep your floors debris-free, choosing the right vacuum can be a Catch-22. Sure, you can opt for an inexpensive cordless vacuum, but most...

Americans on private jet denied entry to Sardinia

(CNN) — Five Americans who flew by private jet to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia were refused entry to Italy on Wednesday due to new EU travel restrictions on countries with...

The best blenders of 2020

Smoothies, soups and salsas. Nut butters, milkshakes and margaritas. Puddings, dips and batters. If any of this sounds like the making of the menu of your dreams, a kitchen blender should...

How to make your favorite boardwalk snacks at home

Half the fun of a trip to the beach or a theme park is, of course, the snacks. We’re talking about the treats you can smell from 100 feet away, amid...

New Saudi Arabia airport design resembles shimmering desert mirage

(CNN) — A design for a lavish new airport that looks like a shimmering desert mirage has been unveiled as part of Saudi Arabia's multi-billion plan to reinvent itself as a...

England unlocks travel with 59 countries — but not the US

Officials have revealed a new "travel corridor" list, with travelers from 59 nations -- including France, Germany, Italy and Spain -- and 14 British Overseas Territories no longer having to self-isolate...

We tried GlobeIn, a subscription for gorgeous handcrafted home goods

Whether it’s for meat, coffee, clothes or even pet food, delivery and subscription services have become more popular than ever. Not only is getting things delivered convenient (especially right now), but...

9 face shields to help protect yourself this summer

Over the past few months, reusable cloth masks have become commonplace as a protective measure against Covid-19 transmission. Now, four months into the pandemic, an increasing number of people are exploring...

A Russian billionaire wants to buy some of America’s controversial statues

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN A Russian billionaire has offered to buy two controversial statues that protesters want removed from US cities due to their troubling ties to racism and colonialism. Businessman Andrey...

Hamilton is just the first reason to upgrade to Dolby Vision and Atmos

Chances are, whether or not you’ve seen “Hamilton,” you know about it. Lin Manuel Miranda changed how history is taught with a hip-hop-infused musical about America’s first treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton....

How the hot dog became an American icon

(CNN) — No matter how you like your wiener prepared, grilled or boiled, with mustard, ketchup or chili, we can all agree on one thing, and that's that hot dogs have...

Saroj Khan, choreographer behind hundreds of Bollywood hits, dies aged 71

Written by Rob PichetaManveena Suri, CNN Saroj Khan, a celebrated Indian choreographer behind some of Bollywood's biggest productions, has died aged 71, her doctor has told CNN. Khan choreographed hundreds of musical numbers...

The tragic allure of Alaska’s ‘Into the Wild’ bus

(CNN) — Fairbanks Bus 142. Probably you've read about it, seen its replica on a movie screen, or recognize one of its headier nicknames. The Magic Bus. The "Into the Wild" Bus. Or...

Puerto Rico will require Covid-19 test results from visitors

(CNN) — Puerto Rico will have some stringent new rules for people traveling to the island amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced said she will sign an executive order that,...

Taiwan’s first ‘pretend to go abroad’ tour takes off with fake flight

(CNN) — Sixty eager "travelers" showed up to Taipei Songshan Airport on Thursday, boarding passes in hand, to take a rather unusual trip. Their destination? Nowhere. While most flights in Taiwan are...

Designer reimagines planes and ships as giant planters in plea to ‘slow down’ energy...

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN With road traffic, global trade and demand for flights all drastically reduced during the Covid-19 pandemic, French designer Nicolas Abdelkader has proposed a bold new use for...

The women behind the comeback: How one of Africa’s national parks is thriving after...

(CNN) — In the middle of Mozambique, at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley, Gorongosa National Park is a haven for wildlife. Crocodiles patrol its rivers, hippos splash in...

July 2 coronavirus news

Al Drago/AFP/Getty Images/FILE The US coronavirus pandemic is not headed in a positive direction, but it’s possible to balance the yearning to reopen with precautions that can help slow the spread...

Roku’s Smart Soundbar is an affordable jack of all trades

One of the downsides of any modern television is its sound quality. The thin designs lack the space required to provide any sort of depth or, in some cases, even volume...

Lego debuts new sets for the young at heart featuring Marilyn Monroe, The Beatles,...

Written by Joe Bagliere, CNN Lego announced a new line of "Lego Art" -- a higher-end building set geared towards adult fans. The line, available for purchase September 1st, will launch with four...

Face shields AND face masks now mandatory on Qatar Airways

(CNN) — Face masks on flights have quickly become the norm as travelers tentatively return to the skies, but Qatar Airways has taken this a step further, announcing that its passengers...

Surface Earbuds deliver on comfort and sound, but the price leaves you wanting more

Microsoft first announced their true wireless earbuds in 2019, but after some delays, the Surface Earbuds ultimately launched in late spring of 2020. You can order them direct from Microsoft for...

A huge Hydro Flask sale is happening at Dick’s Sporting Goods

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Hydro Flasks are a generational trend we can get behind. Sort of the Yeti cooler of the water bottle world, these insulated...

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Rescue underway for crew of capsized boat

Crew members of the capsized boat have been found — but it's not clear how many, LTJG Phillip VanderWeit of United States Coast Guard...

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