continents and regions

Webb telescope spies a celestial sparkler among the universe’s earliest galaxies

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The very first image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope is revealing some of the oldest stars and galaxies in the universe, including one that looks like a sparkler, according to new …

Webb telescope spies a celestial sparkler among the universe’s earliest galaxies Read More »

How the United States is exporting inflation to other countries

London CNN Business — The Federal Reserve is laser-focused on stemming price increases in the United States. But countries thousands of miles away are reeling from its hardball campaign to strangle inflation, as their central banks are forced to hike interest rates faster and higher and a runaway dollar pushes down the value of their …

How the United States is exporting inflation to other countries Read More »

Netflix is ​​opening a video game studio in Finland as part of latest pivot into gaming

CNN Business — It began by mailing out DVDs, then evolved to become a production and streaming powerhouse. Now Netflix appears to be making its next big bet on the future of gaming. The streaming giant is building its first in-house video game studio in Helsinki, Finland, as it expands its empire over mobile games, …

Netflix is ​​opening a video game studio in Finland as part of latest pivot into gaming Read More »

Artemis I rocket rolled back inside as Hurricane Ian treks toward Florida

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — NASA has rolled the massive Artemis I mega moon rocket back into its hangar, called the Vehicle Assembly Building, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to protect it from Hurricane Ian. …

Artemis I rocket rolled back inside as Hurricane Ian treks toward Florida Read More »

Consumers are growing more optimistic about the US economy

CNN — Consumer confidence rose for a second straight month in September, ace moderating gas prices and the hope that inflationary pressures might be easing helped lift the nation’s collective mood. The Conference Board reported on Tuesday that its baseline index rose to 108 from a revised 103.6 in August. The reading comes as welcome …

Consumers are growing more optimistic about the US economy Read More »

Post Malone cancels Boston concert after returning to the hospital

CNN — It’s been a rough few weeks for Post Malone. The American singer-songwriter is back in the hospital a week after he fell on stage in St. Louis, according to a statement posted to his Instagram story on Saturday night. He was forced to cancel a planned show in Boston after experiencing breathing problems …

Post Malone cancels Boston concert after returning to the hospital Read More »

Louise Fletcher, ‘Nurse Ratched’ actress, dies at 88

CNN — Louise Fletcher, the actress who won an Academy Award for playing the villainous Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” died Friday in France, according to her agent David Shaul. She was 88. Shaul said Fletcher died of “natural causes,” without providing further details. She was surrounded by family at her …

Louise Fletcher, ‘Nurse Ratched’ actress, dies at 88 Read More »

Xavier McClain: A New Jersey high school football player dies nearly two weeks after he was ‘critically injured’ in a game, school district says

CNN — A high school football player died nearly two weeks after he was “critically injured” during a football game, the Linden, New Jersey, Public School District said in a statement. Xavier McClain, 16, was a sophomore playing for the Linden Tigers varsity boys football team when he suffered a head injury during a game …

Xavier McClain: A New Jersey high school football player dies nearly two weeks after he was ‘critically injured’ in a game, school district says Read More »

Markets hate Liz Truss’ plan for the UK. Just look at these charts

London CNN Business — When the UK government, led by new Prime Minister Liz Truss, unveiled its plan to rescue the British economy on Friday, the reaction from investors was instantaneous: They hated it. The British pound crashed below $1.10 by mid-afternoon, hitting a new 37-year low against the greenback. UK government bonds also sold …

Markets hate Liz Truss’ plan for the UK. Just look at these charts Read More »

Markets hate Liz Truss’ plan for the UK. Just look at these charts

London CNN Business — When the UK government, led by new Prime Minister Liz Truss, unveiled its plan to rescue the British economy on Friday, the reaction from investors was instantaneous: They hated it. The British pound crashed below $1.10 by mid-afternoon, hitting a new 37-year low against the greenback. UK government bonds also sold …

Markets hate Liz Truss’ plan for the UK. Just look at these charts Read More »