Anglo-Saxon ship from ‘The Dig’ to sail after reconstruction

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN – When an Anglo-Saxon warrior king died 1,400 years ago in East Anglia in the United Kingdom, he was placed inside a ship and surrounded by treasures. The 90-foot-long (27.4-meter-long) wooden ship, dragged half … Read more

Ukraine to withdraw from key city of Severodonetsk as Russia’s advance grinds on

CNN – Ukrainian forces are withdrawing from Severodonetsk, effectively ceding the city to Russia and putting the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk almost fully under Russian control following months of grueling and bloody fighting Severodonetsk was one of the last major Ukrainian strongholds in the area. Serhiy Hayday, a top military commander in eastern Ukraine, … Read more

Premarket stocks: Falling copper prices send recession warning

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From DNA samples to children’s drawings. How Ukraine is trying to identify some of those lost in war

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN – Outside an already overwhelmed morgue in Kyiv, morticians swing open the back door of a refrigerated truck, and the heavy stench of death fills the air. Dressed in full protective suits and masks they lower body bags, one by one, onto gurneys and roll them inside. Investigators stand back, clipboards in … Read more

Afghanistan earthquake: ‘What do we do when another disaster hits?’ Afghans face crises on all fronts

CNN – Aid groups scrambled on Thursday to reach victims of a powerful earthquake that rocked eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people in an area blighted by poor infrastructure, as the country faces dire economic and hunger crises. The slow response, exacerbated by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, concerns people working in the … Read more

Los Alamos County, New Mexico, is healthiest US community

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide up will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN – As the country navigates a more controlled phase of the pandemic, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, has been ranked the healthiest US community for the third year in a … Read more

Gustavo Petro wins Colombian presidential race

Bogota, Colombia CNN – Gustavo Petro will become Colombia’s first leftist leader, after winning the country’s presidential race on Sunday. The former guerrilla won by a slim margin with over 50% of the vote, against 77-year-old entrepreneur Rodolfo Hernandez. In this historic win, his running mate Francia Marquez will now become the first Afro-Colombian to … Read more

Black Death’s mysterious origins revealed in new DNA analysis

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN – As we know from our experience with Covid-19, tracking down the source of a pandemic is incredibly difficult. More than two years since the virus emerged in China, we still do … Read more

Why New Jersey and Oregon still do not let you pump your own gas

New York CNN Business – Most Americans facing record gas prices cringe when they fill up their tanks. But not people in New Jersey and Oregon. They’re not allowed to touch the gas nozzle. Seriously. In New Jersey, it’s been illegal for drivers to pump their own gas since 1949. A ban on self-service gas … Read more

Biden announces new initiatives to curb methane during international climate meeting

CNN – President Joe Biden on Friday convened a meeting of more than 20 of the world’s largest economies to discuss steps to curb methane emissions to address the climate crisis as well as efforts to stabilize global energy markets amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. At the US-hosted Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, … Read more