Cyril Ramaphosa facing impeachment calls over cash stolen from his farm

Cyril Ramaphosa facing impeachment calls over cash stolen from his farm

Johannesburg, South Africa CNN — Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to root out corruption. Now, he could be forced to quit over claims that he covered up the theft of a huge amount of cash from his lucrative game farm, which – by his own admission – had been stuffed in a leather sofa. South Africa’s … Read more

The number of available jobs in the US fell in October

The number of available jobs in the US fell in October

Minneapolis CNN Business — The number of job openings in the United States dropped in October, but the labor market still remains historically tight despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool demand and bring down inflation. There were 10.3 million available jobs last month, down from nearly 10.7 million in September, according to the latest … Read more

China launches 3 astronauts to new space station

China launches 3 astronauts to new space station

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Three astronauts lifted off to China’s nearly completed space station on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the country’s long-term presence in space. It’s a major achievement for China’s ambitious space program, which has … Read more

Rail unions decry, businesses praise Biden’s call for Congress to block strike

Rail unions decry, businesses praise Biden's call for Congress to block strike

New York CNN Business — President Joe Biden was in the unusual position Tuesday of being praised by business interests and attacked by his normal allies in the labor movement after calling for Congress to move immediately to block a strike by more than 100,000 union members at the nation’s freight railroads set for the … Read more

Joshua Cooper: Teen who allegedly confessed on Instagram video chat to killing girl told police it was an ‘accident,’ complaint says

Joshua Cooper: Teen who allegedly confessed on Instagram video chat to killing girl told police it was an 'accident,' complaint says

CNN — The 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy who allegedly confessed over Instagram video chat to killing a young girl told police when he was taken into custody that “it was an accident,” according to a criminal complaint. Police in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, responded Friday afternoon after a girl reported receiving a video call and text messages from … Read more

Great Barrier Reef should be placed on the ‘in danger’ list, UN-backed report shows

Great Barrier Reef should be placed on the 'in danger' list, UN-backed report shows

CNN — The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of world heritage sites that are “in danger”, a team of scientists concluded after conducting a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report released on Monday, the scientists said that the reef is facing major threats due … Read more

NASA’s Orion spacecraft reaches record-breaking distance from Earth

NASA's Orion spacecraft reaches record-breaking distance from Earth

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The Orion spacecraft, which is at the core of NASA’s historic Artemis I mission, reached its farthest distance from Earth Monday afternoon, shattering the record for the maximum distance a spacecraft designed to … Read more

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

CNN — The gunman who killed 10 people and wounded three in May in a racist attack at a grocery store in a efficiently Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to state charges of domestic terrorism as a hate crime, murder and attempted murder. Payton Gendron, a 19-year-old White man, pleaded guilty … Read more

Rail shutdown: Congress prepares to act after Biden calls on Capitol Hill to ‘immediately’ pass legislation to avert strike

Rail shutdown: Congress prepares to act after Biden calls on Capitol Hill to 'immediately' pass legislation to avert strike

CNN — Democratic leaders say they could act as soon as this week after President Joe Biden on Monday called on Congress to pass legislation “immediately” to avert a rail shutdown by officially adopting a September tentative agreement approved by labor and management leaders. “I am calling on Congress to pass legislation immediately to adopt … Read more

Elon Musk claims Apple has ‘threatened to withhold’ Twitter from its app store

Elon Musk claims Apple has 'threatened to withhold' Twitter from its app store

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk on Monday claimed that Apple has “threatened” to pull Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating to the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk … Read more