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What's in a name? How the Derby could have been the Bunbury
How the Epsom Derby grew into Britain's richest race and a sporting and cultural spectacle.
Target is launching a line of plant-based food
Target is launching its own line of plant-based foods as demand continues to grow for meat and dairy alternatives.
McDonald's is changing its coffee cups to promote the Covid-19 vaccine
McDonald's is partnering with the White House to promote vaccination information on its coffee cups as hesitancy grows about taking the potentially life-saving shot.
Federal investigators press for cooperation from two key witnesses in Gaetz probe
Federal investigators scrutinizing Rep. Matt Gaetz are seeking the cooperation of a former Capitol Hill intern who was once a girlfriend of the Florida Republican, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta and his wife get personal about the pandemic in 'Chasing Life'
"Well, thank you for doing my podcast," CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta says to the first guest in "Chasing Life." "Did you know I had a podcast?" "Yes," replies his wife, Rebecca. "It comes on my Alexa every day."
Little Mix's Perrie Edwards is having a baby
Little Mix star Perrie Edwards has announced that she is expecting her first child with England footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
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Here's where Melinda Gates will focus her multi-billion-dollar fortune after her divorce
Together, Bill and Melinda Gates were one of the richest and most philanthropic couples in the world. After splitting, they will be two of the wealthiest individuals in the world.
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No, unemployment benefits aren't the problem
America's job market is in a weird spot: it's still millions of jobs short of where it was before the pandemic, but businesses complain they can't find staff. Opponents of enhanced unemployment benefits during Covid say the government aid is so cushy, the jobless don't want to return to work.
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5 things to know for May 11: Coronavirus, Gaza, pipeline hack, Russia, Myanmar
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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German priests defy Vatican ban and bless same-sex unions
The Catholic Church has lost touch with the "living reality" of LGBT+ people, said one of more than 100 German priests who are defying the Vatican this week by blessing same-sex couples.
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Voting rights fight heads to Senate with committee debate
Senate Democrats are moving ahead this week with a sweeping proposal to rewrite US election laws -- a longshot bid meant to counteract the voter restrictions Republicans have passed at the state level.
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King of the Baggers: A slice of pure American folklore goes racing
Take a ramshackle group of racing misfits and some wildly inappropriate machinery, add a couple of finely honed professional athletes and what do you get? The answer is the King of the Baggers.
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Genevieve Nnaji joins cast of Clubhouse musical on Afrobeat star Fela Kuti
Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji, is among the global cast of 'Fela Ten-Twenty,' an audio adaptation of Broadway musical 'FELA!' premiering on Clubhouse.
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Meet Annalena Baerbock, the trampolinist giving Germany's Green party a bounce in the race to succeed Angela Merkel
Cast an eye over the candidates hoping to succeed Angela Merkel as German Chancellor, and one of the phrases most often used by political pundits describing the Green party's nominee Annalena Baerbock is: "A breath of fresh air."
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Japanese government adviser sparks ire with tweet laughing off calls for Olympic cancellation
A tweet by a top Japanese government adviser downplaying the pandemic and laughing off calls for the Olympics to be canceled is drawing public ire a few days after Japan extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May.
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Starbucks has a new Frappuccino for the summer
Starbucks is ringing in summer with a Strawberry Funnel Cake Frappuccino, its first new limited time flavor in more than three years.
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Tim Tebow reportedly expected to sign with Jacksonville Jaguars to play different position
2021 has thrown up plenty of surprises already and the latest could be the most shocking: Tim Tebow could soon be back in the NFL.
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India's second wave is ravaging villages without hospitals or even doctors to fight it
In the remote Indian village of Chogath, local pharmacist Jeetu has become the only source of medical help for people sick with Covid-19.
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Biden administration is open to sharing coronavirus vaccines with North Korea
The Biden administration is open to sharing coronavirus vaccines and other humanitarian assistance to help North Korea combat the deadly pandemic, according to two sources familiar with internal discussions.
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1 million people sign up for Affordable Care Act coverage after Biden reopens exchange
One million people have signed up for Affordable Care Act coverage on the federal exchange during the special enrollment period that President Joe Biden launched in mid-February, the administration announced Tuesday.
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Gnawed bones of 9 Neanderthals found in Italian cave in 'extraordinary' discovery
The discovery of the ancient remains of nine Neanderthals, a pack of hyenas and several elephants in the Guattari Cave near the Italian resort town of San Felice Circeo has astounded archaeologists, who have long suspected that a considerable population lived in the area.
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At least 9 killed in Russian school shooting
At least nine people, including six children, have been killed in a school shooting in the western Russian city of Kazan, according to state media reports, as authorities search the school building for a potential second gunman.
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Australia immigration detainees dig tunnel in failed escape plot
Detainees at an immigration center in Australia spent five months digging an escape tunnel hidden beneath a chest of drawers in one of their rooms, a source within the country's immigration system told CNN.
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Medina Spirit has arrived at the Pimlico track. But it's unclear if he will race in the Preakness Stakes after failing drug test
Medina Spirit, whose victory in the Kentucky Derby has been cast in doubt after a positive drug test, has arrived at the Pimlico race track ahead of Saturday's Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.
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Trump drags House GOP deeper into his theater of lies
When the House Republican Party moves against Liz Cheney this week, it will prove that it prefers to unite behind a lie rather than stay divided over truth.
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Why the Sun Belt may pick the next president
The battleground states across the industrial Midwest have functioned as the decisive tipping point of American politics for at least 30 years, especially in presidential elections. But the latest Census Bureau findings on both overall population growth and voter turnout in 2020 signal that the Sun Belt will increasingly rival, and potentially replace, the Rust Belt as the central battlefield in US elections.
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Air pollution from animal-based food production is linked to 12,700 deaths each year, study says
Pollution from food production in the United States is linked to an estimated 15,900 air quality-related deaths each year, with 12,700 linked to animal-based food production, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
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Businessman Glenn Youngkin captures GOP nomination for Virginia governor
Businessman Glenn Youngkin earned the Republican nomination for Virginia governor after his final opponent conceded the race while ballots were still being tabulated Monday night.
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Man who claimed 'Foxitis' prompted him to rush Capitol says he believed 'America was being robbed of a president'
A US Capitol riot defendant whose lawyer says he was hooked on Fox News and developed "Foxitis" said Monday evening that he had "believed that America was being robbed of a President" when he participated in the insurrection.
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A 1985 unsolved homicide case in Montana gets a big break in identifying the victim, thanks to DNA samples
For over three decades, Montana police have been trying to identify the skeletal remains of a woman that were found by a bear hunter in Missoula County. Now, police say, they have identified them as belonging to Janet Lee Lucas, a missing mother from Washington.
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