October 22 coronavirus news

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the agency's headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, on July 20. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Vaccine advisers are urging the US Food...

At this bookstore in Taiwan, visitors shop in the dark

(CNN) — Remember when you used to sneak a flashlight under the covers so you could read a book after bedtime? A bookshop in Taiwan promises you a similar experience. Visitors...

3 reasons you shouldn’t wait to refinance your mortgage

(CNN) —   If you’re a homeowner who’s been considering a mortgage refinance, you may not want to wait much longer. The current mortgage market is about as favorable to homeowners as...

This robot vacuum is more affordable than a Roomba and only lacks the smarts

(CNN) —   Vacuuming is one of those chores that needs to get, but it always feels like one that gets tossed in the pushed back category. That’s why robot vacuums were...

Final 2020 presidential debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden take part in the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29. Olivier...

Easy product swaps to help you live a more eco-friendly life

(CNN) —   If you’re trying to live sustainably in 2020, there are tons of easy swaps that can make your life more environmentally friendly. Reducing plastic waste is a crucial problem...

A missing painting by renowned Black artist Jacob Lawrence has resurfaced after 60 years

A long-lost painting by famed Black American modernist Jacob Lawrence is back on public display for the first time in decades. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Wednesday that a visitor...

24 of the best gifts for every woman in your life

(CNN) —   Gift-giving season is fast approaching — Amazon, in fact, already launched its holiday gift guides earlier this month — and so if you’re looking to cross holiday shopping off...

The best under-$20 skin care on Amazon, according to derms

(CNN) —   Unlike fashion, the beauty industry relies on a mix of marketing, trends and actual science to keep you looking your best. And while it can feel really luxurious to...

The best matte lipsticks of 2020

(CNN) —   It may be all about the eyes these days, as the lower half of your face is likely to be covered by a mask during most of your time...

Air Canada puts its all-business class jets on holiday routes

(CNN) — A global pandemic doesn't feel like the natural time to travel like a celebrity. But thanks to Air Canada, passengers traveling over the holiday period will have the chance to...

Lily Allen launches sex toy, encouraging women to talk confidently about pleasure

Written by Amy Woodyatt, CNN Lily Allen has teamed up with a German sex toy brand to launch her own sex toy -- and start a discussion about female sexuality. The British singer...

Everlane’s new recyclable shoe is good for the planet — and your closet

(CNN) —   We all throw away a lot of things, but surprisingly, sneakers are one of the items filling up our landfills the most. Americans throw away 300 million pairs of...

Southwest Airlines will no longer block middle seats

(CNN) — Southwest Airlines is about to sell every seat on board its flights. The news that the airline will no longer keep middle seats open comes on the heels of Southwest...

20 cozy, comfy cardigans to snuggle up in all fall and winter

(CNN) —   It’s official: Sweater weather is here. As we all collectively say “buh-bye” to our beloved summer wardrobes, the good news is that a fall season brings with it the...

Amazon packs bold sound and smart home brains into the spherical Echo

(CNN) —   The Echo has gone spherical. Round. Orblike. Globular. Whatever you want to deem it, the fourth-generation Echo is packed with new features, and for the same $99.99 price tag. Amazon...

Israelis can now travel to Dubai. The Persian Gulf will never be the same

(CNN) — The moment travel restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic are lifted, Peleg Cohen knows exactly where he is headed. The Israeli-born travel blogger, photographer and humanitarian, 37, says he has...

Banksy’s ‘Show me the Monet’ painting sells for nearly $10 million

Written by Amy Woodyatt Banksy's take on a Claude Monet masterpiece has sold for £7.6 million ($9.8 million) following a nine-minute bidding battle, auctioneers at Sotheby's have said. In "Show me the Monet,"...

The ‘Caspian Sea Monster’ rises from the grave

(CNN) — Beached on the western shores of the Caspian Sea, it looks like a colossal aquatic beast -- a bizarre creation more at home in the deep than above the...

Giacometti sculpture offered in secretive ‘sealed-bid’ sale — with a minimum price of $90M

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN A work by Alberto Giacometti, the artist behind some of history's most expensive sculptures, is going up for sale -- but bids will be made entirely in...

October 21 coronavirus news

A health worker works in a lab during clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine at Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on September 9. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg/Getty Images US Food...

What it’s like to travel from the U.S. to Hong Kong right now

Hong Kong (CNN) — A few months ago, I boarded a plane from New York City (where I was visiting my partner and siblings) to Hong Kong (where I'm from). The last...

9 breathable face masks to protect you while exercising

(CNN) —   As some indoor gyms and fitness spaces reopen, and summer weather allows more outdoor exercise, the topic of wearing protective face masks during exercise continues to get folks perspiring....

Save Big During Bay Days at Hudson’s Bay

(CNN) —   From its historic beginnings as a fur trading outfit back in 1670, The Hudson’s Bay Company, or The Bay as it’s often called, has grown into one of the...

Chase Freedom Flex vs. Chase Freedom Unlimited: Which credit card is best for you?

(CNN) —   CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission through the LendingTree affiliate network if you...

Egypt adds restaurant at ancient pyramid site

Egypt has unveiled new visitor facilities on the plateau outside Cairo where the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Sphinx are situated, the country's most visited heritage site and the...

Save on Gravel’s functional travel essentials with an exclusive 20% off discount

(CNN) —   Gravel Travel’s line of well-designed travel essentials is all you need to boost your wanderlust and make sure you’re prepared for wherever your next trip takes you — whenever...

Santo Stefano: This idyllic Italian village will pay you to move there

(CNN) — You already know the drill: idyllic hilltop village in Italy with an aging population wants new blood. Normally, the next step is to sell off abandoned houses for €1. Villages...

21 of the year’s most adorable pet Halloween costumes

(CNN) —   You know the drill by now: Halloween’s probably going to look very different this year, and you may not be hitting up fun parties or taking the kiddos trick-or-treating...

Win the Apple Watch Series 6 in the Underscored Faves Giveaway

(CNN) —   We get to test hundreds of products here at CNN Underscored, from laptops and sunscreens to linen sheets and password managers. And now we want to share our favorite...

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Brazil’s fashion industry has a diversity problem

Written by Jorge Grimberg, CNN In February, the Brazilian fashion industry made global headlines. Donata Meirelles, then fashion director at Vogue Brazil, was celebrating her...

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