Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Category: News

Former Ukrainian president lands in Kyiv to face treason case

In a brief stand-off at border control after arriving on a flight from Warsaw, Poroshenko accused border guards of taking away his passport. He later emerged to a crowd of thousands of cheering and...

How a failed social experiment in Denmark separated Inuit children from their families

Helene Thiesen was one of 22 Inuiit children separated from their families in Greenland 70 years ago. Editor’s note: This story is part of CNN’s commitment to covering issues around identity, including race, gender,...

A Los Angeles megamansion could sell for $295 million

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN A 105,000-square-foot mansion in Bel Air, dubbed “The One,” could become the most expensive property to sell in the United States when it hits the auction block next month....

Why your grandmother’s quilt is today’s luxury fashion staple

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNN When A$AP Rocky arrived at the Met Gala in September, he managed what few others could: going toe-to-toe with Rihanna on the red carpet. His style icon partner...

Why no one has a quick fix for inflation — not even Joe Biden or Jerome Powell

But the cause of inflation doesn’t lie with any single government action or lack of action. And fixing it — that is, bringing current inflation of 7% back down to the more comfortable 2%...

The world’s insatiable appetite for electricity is setting up a climate disaster

A report published Friday by the International Energy Agency found that global demand for electricity surged 6% in 2021, fueled by a colder winter and the dramatic economic rebound from the pandemic. That drove...

China is still the ultimate prize that Western banks can’t resist

Late last month, HSBC (HBCYF) received approval from Chinese regulators to take full control of its life insurance joint venture, which was created in 2009 in equal partnership with a Chinese company under rules...

BlackRock now manages more than $10 trillion in assets

BlackRock (BLK), owner of the popular iShares family of ETFs, announced Friday that it ended the year with more than $10 trillion in assets under management. That’s up 15% from 2020 levels. Nearly a...

North Korean hackers said to have stolen nearly $400 million in cryptocurrency last year

Hackers launched at least seven different attacks last year, primarily targeting investment firms and centralized exchanges with a variety of tactics, including phishing, malware and social engineering, according to the report from Chainalysis, a...

Travel news: Turkmenistan wants to close the ‘Gates of Hell’

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to...