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- The country is watching how the department handles the death of Tyre Nichols, who was beaten by officers after a traffic stop
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- All 5 officers charged in Tyre Nichols' death were on SCORPION unit, which Memphis police have shut down
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- SCORPION: Why the police unit was created
Protesters across the US were preparing to march on Saturday, one day after the release of video showing the horrific police beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis.
- Video: There is no OK here, ex-NYPD official says
CNN's John Miller, the former Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counterterrorism for the NYPD, explains how Memphis was once the gold standard model for compassionate policing. Now, he says, after the brutal death of Tyre Nichols, it's time for the department to "step up and remake itself."
- Opinion: Why police reform utterly failed to protect Tyre Nichols
The conduct of the Memphis police officers who were charged with fatally beating Tyre Nichols is revolting in its brutality and disheartening in revealing just how little the needle of police reform has moved in decades.
- Violent videos: Why it may be best not to watch
Video of the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols, which officials have said they'll release Friday, is expected to be difficult to watch -- but it may also be hard to avoid. Some people might even feel duty-bound to watch it as a way to pay tribute to Nichols, who died three days after the confrontation with officers.
- Opinion: When killer cops are Black
Three decades ago, when four White Los Angeles police officers were videotaped beating Rodney King, the public outcry was heard around the world. In fact, I got arrested for the first time in my life during protests that followed. And I subsequently dedicated my career as a lawyer to helping to sue rogue cops, close prisons and reform the criminal justice system. It was a defining moment for the nation and the world.
- Trump takes aim at DeSantis in first major campaign swing
• Trump says he's 'more angry' and 'more committed' to White House bid
• Opinion: Meta's big mistake on Trump
- Novak Djokovic heads into Australian Open final under off-court scrutiny
• Bills safety Damar Hamlin thanks first responders and fans in first public speech since suffering cardiac arrest
• 'Bouncing off the walls': 15-year-old wins US figure skating title
• Patrick Mahomes will start despite ankle sprain
- Some Amy Winehouse fans upset over biopic's casting
With this week's announcement of the 95th Academy Awards nominations, we are firmly into awards season. Buckle up!
- See the 'big money marketing' of Jesus that's set to air during the Super Bowl
A $100 million campaign, "He Gets Us," that promotes Jesus Christ and his teachings is set to showcase its ads during the Super Bowl. It's funded by anonymous donors acting through a nonprofit linked to staunchly conservative causes, as CNN's Tom Foreman reports.
- 29-year-old woman faces charges for posing as teen at New Jersey high school, police say
A 29-year-old New Jersey woman is facing charges over claims she used false government documents in a ploy to pose as a teenager at a high school, according to police.
- 'I didn't keep the husband, kept the friend': How a delayed flight changed everything
Maggie Musgrave was sitting, alone, in Miami International Airport, crying.
- Video: This tiny shape-shifting robot can melt its way out of a cage
Researchers took gallium, a metal with a low melting point, and embedded it with magnetic particles to create a robot that can melt and move. Their inspiration? A sea cucumber.
- Opinion: This simple ingredient has been substituted for eggs for generations
A year ago, we couldn't have imagined people being so fearful of running out of eggs that they'd turn to smuggling cases across the Mexican border or renting chickens with portable coops to keep them in steady supply. But here we are.
- Star shows off tiny NYC apartment
In true New York City fashion, Julia Fox's apartment is a little tight on space.
- 4-foot-long sea creature washes up on Texas beach, shocks researcher
A marine researcher found a 'rare,' 4-foot-long American eel washed up in Texas while surveying a beach.
- Why gas prices are surging this month
Normally, prices at the gas pump drift lower during the dead of winter as lousy weather keeps Americans off the roads. But something unusual is happening this year: Gas prices are rocketing higher.
- Opinion: How 'The 1619 Project' reveals democracy's only hope for the future
The first two episodes of "The 1619 Project," a documentary series which premiered on Hulu on Thursday, brings to life the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times multimedia project created by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
- Drones attack Iran military plant, Tehran says
Drones attacked a military plant in Iran's central city of Isfahan, Tehran said on Sunday.
- Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery in Iran
A massive fire broke out at an oil refinery in northwestern Iran on Saturday, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported.
- Ret. colonel breaks down what Russian and Ukrainian armies may do next
Retired US Air Force Col. Cedric Leighton maps out the strategies of the Russian and Ukrainian armies as they battle over key positions in eastern Ukraine.
- Shooting in Baltimore kills 1 and wounds 3 others, including a 2-year-old
At least one person was killed and three wounded -- including a 2-year-old child -- in a shooting in Baltimore on Saturday, police said.
- Man who attacked Paul Pelosi shows no remorse in bizarre call to TV station
The man who attacked the husband of Nancy Pelosi in their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former House speaker in a bizarre phone call to a San Francisco reporter on Friday, according to the Bay Area station's reporting.
- Father charged with killing his wife and son. See his interview with investigators
Prosecutors in the murder trial of South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh release a video of Murdaugh's first interview with authorities after his wife and son were found killed. CNN correspondent Randi Kaye reports.
- 'Dangerous' arctic air set to spoil mild January for large swath of US
What has been a mild start to 2023 will come crashing to a halt this weekend as winter makes a roaring comeback across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
- ChatGPT could be a game changer for realtors
• Video: Teacher doesn't want ChatGP banned
• Opinion: Meta's big mistake on Trump
• Why gas prices are surging this month
• McDonald's is testing a new strawless lid
- Russia fired 2 hypersonic Kinzhal missiles Thursday, Ukraine says
- Video shows delivery driver getting robbed at gunpoint in Florida
Two suspects are in jail and facing felony charges after robbing a delivery driver at gunpoint in Florida, stealing packages and personal items.
- A Jewish family fleeing the Nazis sold a Picasso in 1938. Their heirs want it back
One of Pablo Picasso's Blue Period paintings is at the center of a lawsuit between a Jewish family and New York's Guggenheim Museum.
- Why there's tension surrounding the 'Chinese New Year' versus 'Lunar New Year' debate
Last week, K-pop singer Danielle Marsh asked her online fans what they were doing for Chinese New Year. A profuse apology followed two days later, in which she promised to "try to be more careful" and acknowledged the "hurt" she had caused.
- The whirlwind European romance that's lasted for 50 years
Carolyn Mazzie arrived at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in September 1971, excited to embark on a three week tour of Europe.
- In Japan, pet fish playing Nintendo Switch run up bill on owner's credit card
Here's something you don't see everyday. Pet fish playing a video game in Japan managed to log on to the Nintendo Switch store, change their owner's avatar, set up a Pay Pal account and rack up a credit card bill.
- Podcast: Do we need to go back to the theater? Audie Cornish asks if streaming is bad for the movies
- The average score for this week's news quiz is 8.1. Think you can do better?
- Iceberg the size of London. Webb telescope captures stunning shot. The week in photos
Eleven people were killed and nine were injured when a gunman opened fire inside a dance studio in Monterey Park, California, on Saturday, January 21.
- Look of the Week: This 18-year-old looks just like her famous mother
When the late Karl Lagerfeld met Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter Apple, as a baby, he predicted that she would one day become "a Chanel girl."
- You can effectively train your entire body using a single dumbbell in about 10 minutes
When you think about working out with dumbbells, you probably picture using a set of two, one in each hand. There are many exercises you can do with two dumbbells, but as a strength and conditioning coach, I can tell you there are just as many — if not more — you can do using just one. In fact, you can effectively train your entire body using a single dumbbell in about 10 minutes.
- Jay Leno suffers broken collarbone, broken ribs and cracked kneecaps in crash
Jay Leno says he broke multiple bones in a motorcycle accident months after suffering severe burns to his face after another mishap.
- Record rainfall hits New Zealand's largest city. See what it did to the airport
Torrential rainfall battered Auckland, New Zealand, causing major flooding and numerous evacuations. The country's largest city declared a state of emergency and was forced to close its airport.
- Inside the life of one of France's few young, female truckers
A young couple embraces in front of the grill of a 750-horsepower Volvo truck, their cream and beige ensembles matching the commercial vehicle's slick exterior. They pose for the camera, her face partially obscured by the playful roundness of her pantsuit's tulle shoulder pouf.
- Some auto insurers are refusing to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models
• Opinion: This simple ingredient has been substituted for eggs for generations
• Inside Air France's new business class cabin
- CVS and Walmart cut pharmacy hours, close some locations earlier, citing staffing shortage
An apparent shortage of pharmacists is forcing CVS and Walmart to reduce the hours of its pharmacies, as they close earlier in thousands of locations.
- Advertised salary ranges are not set in stone. That's why you still have to negotiate
Now that more and more states are requiring companies to advertise salary ranges for open roles, you may assume the range is the range and you can't negotiate for more.
- The 26 best-selling travel products our readers were obsessed with last year
- The best electric razors in 2023
- We spent hours researching and testing the best shower heads and found 4 clear winners
- We tested the best leggings for women, from Lululemon to Athleta to Girlfriend Collective. Here are the four best.
- 68 of the best Valentine's Day gifts to give (or get) this year
- A new Samsung Galaxy phone is coming next month — and you can reserve it now
- 38 practical yet thoughtful Valentine's Day gifts you'll wish you thought of sooner
- Essential pickleball gear for beginners
- The 9 best credit cards of January 2023
- Start getting yourself out of debt in 2023 with the Citi Diamond Preferred credit card
- These are the best credit card sign-up bonuses and deals of January
- The 10 best credit cards for airline and hotel elite status benefits
- Earth's core is changing. What does that mean for us?
If a person is said to be grounded, it means that they are sensible and stable -- solid individuals who can be relied upon to give a careful and considered opinion. The very meaning of the term comes from the solidity and stability of the ground on which we walk. However, recent reports in the media have painted a different picture of what goes on beneath the ground -- one in which the core of the Earth is doing some very surprising and unexpected things.
- Why 'Pinocchio' is devastating
The 2023 Oscar nominations are in, and movie fans are appraising the list with their usual zeal. For every exaltation over "Everything Everywhere All At Once," there's a sigh of dismay over Viola Davis' best actress snub, the erasure of "Till" and "Decision to Leave," and the all-male best director lineup.
- The rare bipartisan opportunity House Republicans should take advantage of
With only a thin and fractious majority in the House, the GOP is facing two years of struggling to set any kind of positive agenda. But one thing every elected Republican would agree on is the need to scrutinize the Biden administration.
- Why tanks will be decisive in next battle for Ukraine
Going into the war in Ukraine a year ago, conventional wisdom suggested that tanks had seen the best of their days -- outflanked and vulnerable to drones or fire-and-forget missiles.
- The first major blow to Biden's 'regular Joe' image
President Joe Biden, who has struggled for weeks to contain the fallout surrounding the discovery of classified documents at his home and former office, must have sighed with relief when former Vice President Mike Pence announced classified documents were also found at his home in Indiana.
- Stop displaying human bodies in museums
Mummies tend to spark feelings of the uncanny because they hover on an uncomfortable line between living and dead, between human and object.
- Taylor Swift releases trippy 'Lavender Haze' video
Taylor Swift has released a (very lavender) video for her song "Lavender Haze" off her new album.
- Jennifer Lopez returns to the rom-com genre in 'Shotgun Wedding'
Although we're almost past the point of having the stench of death surround movies when they head directly to streaming, that assessment applies to "Shotgun Wedding," which loads both barrels with Jennifer Lopez, late-replacement Josh Duhamel and Jennifer Coolidge and still fires blanks. The movie arrives in the US via Amazon, but even that invitation is worth declining.
- John Mayer is hitting the road for his first acoustic tour
John Mayer has announced a first-ever solo acoustic tour.
- True crime sells, but fans are debating the ethics of their passion
For some people, relaxation looks like settling down with a nice glass of wine and the most graphic, disturbing tale of murder imaginable.
- 5 takeaways from this year's Oscar nominations
Hundreds of films were released last year, on all sorts of platforms. Yet if we tend to look back at Hollywood during any given year in part by what earned Academy Award recognition, then 2022 will likely go down at a relatively mediocre year for movies.
- Complete Roman city uncovered in Luxor, Egypt
Archaeologists working in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor have uncovered a complete 1,800-year-old Roman city.
- Their dream was to visit every country in the world. Here's what happened
After decades of traveling, both separately and together, Rachel Davey and Martina Sebova had each visited over 100 of the 195 UN-recognized countries and territories on the globe.
- RSV hospitalization rate for seniors is 10 times higher than usual for this point in the season
The respiratory virus season has started early in kids this year and flooded children's hospitals in many parts of the country -- especially with respiratory syncytial virus, known as RSV.
- Covid-19 boosters could keep thousands of kids out of hospitals, but uptake remains low
Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.
- Experimental therapy gantenerumab fails to slow or improve Alzheimer's memory loss in clinical trials
An experimental treatment, gantenerumab, failed to help people at high risk of memory loss from Alzheimer's or those who were in the early phases of the disease, the manufacturer said Monday.
- US gets D+ grade for rising preterm birth rates, new report finds
The rate of premature birth in the United States is climbing, according to the infant and maternal health nonprofit March of Dimes.
- Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages
Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age.
- Newly discovered asteroid made one of the closest approaches of Earth
An asteroid the size of a box truck made one of the closest passes of planet Earth ever recorded.
- After 3 years of Covid-19, our medical analyst sees these priorities moving forward
It's been three years since the first Covid-19 case was diagnosed in the United States, on January 20, 2020. In the time since, nearly 1.1 million Americans have died from the coronavirus; the US has reported 102 million Covid cases, more than any other country, according to Johns Hopkins University. Both figures, many health officials believe, are likely to have been undercounted.
- A common nail salon tool may cause mutations in human cells
Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause cancer-causing mutations in human cells, a new study has found — and that might have you wondering whether your regular gel mani-pedi is worth the risk.
- Fossils reveal the mysterious primate relatives that lived in the Arctic
Analysis of fossils found in the far north of Canada has revealed that two previously unknown species of ancient near-primates lived above the Arctic Circle some 52 million years ago, according to new research.
- Your guide to finding the right Theragun massage gun for you
- 8 activewear brands you should add to your workout wardrobe
The increasing popularity of stylish, trendy athletic wear has made über-comfortable clothing something that's not just for the gym. It's infiltrated all corners of culture, from high fashion runways to the offices of Silicon Valley executives — and really, it's appropriate for any occasion when you just want to be comfortable.
- The best coupons at CVS Pharmacy
- Weight loss surgery extends lives, study finds
Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people who had bariatric surgery.
- To cope with release of violent videos, manage stress and know your own limits
Video of the violent arrest of Tyre Nichols, which officials released Friday, will be difficult to watch -- but it may also be hard to avoid. Some people might even feel duty-bound to watch it as a way to pay tribute to Nichols, who died three days after the confrontation with officers.
- Sleep disorders are associated with more parental stress
It's no surprise to new parent Dr. Neha Chaudhary that a new study found that sleep disorders in parents and children cause parental stress. Here's what she advises you do next.
Dan Buettner, who has written extensively about the blue zone style of eating, has a new cookbook, "The Blue Zones American Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100."
- FDA proposal would allow more men who have sex with men to donate blood
The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing a blood donation policy that focuses on individual risk instead of blanket assessments, the agency said Friday -- opening donation to more gay and bisexual men.
Grab a dumbbell and some workout gear and follow along with mobility coach Dana Santas as she takes you through 5 exercises. She uses just one piece of equipment to target every major muscle group in about 10 minutes.
- With rise of new coronavirus variants, FDA halts authorization of Evusheld
The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday halted the emergency use authorization of Evusheld because it does not appear to protect against Covid-19 from viral variants currently circulating in the United States.
- How to use a single dumbbell for a total-body workout
Strength and conditioning coach Dana Santas shows you how you can effectively train your entire body using a single dumbbell in 10 minutes. Here are five exercises to strengthen your legs, hips, arms, shoulders and core.
- Deaths in pregnant or recently pregnant women have risen, especially for unrelated causes such as drug poisoning and homicide
The mortality rate of pregnant and recently pregnant women in the United States rose almost 30% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new study.
- FDA vaccine advisers vote to harmonize Covid-19 vaccines in the United States
A panel of independent experts that advises the US Food and Drug Administration on its vaccine decisions voted unanimously Thursday to update all Covid-19 vaccines so they contain the same ingredients as the two-strain shots that are now used as booster doses.
- FDA indicates need to better regulate CBD products and plans to work with Congress on new rules
CBD products will require a new regulatory pathway, the US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, and the agency plans to work with Congress to develop a strategy.
- Cholera Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about cholera and learn more about the acute diarrheal infection.
- It's been three years since the first Covid-19 case in the United States. What have we learned and what more do we need to understand?
Covid-19 has unmasked many existing crises and amplified them for the world to see, writes Dr. Leana Wen. The coronavirus didn't create health disparities — these long-predated the virus — but exacerbated existing ones.
- How to be prepared in case of a shooting without living in fear
Brandon Tsay never expected he would be the kind of person who would fight back against a shooter, he said. But when a gun was pointed at him, he wrestled it away from the gunman. Experts explain what that kind of heroism takes and how to hone it within ourselves.
- Updated boosters are cutting the risk of getting sick from Covid-19 by about half
The updated Covid-19 boosters are cutting the risk that a person will get sick from the coronavirus by about half, even against infections caused by the rapidly spreading XBB.1.5 subvariant.
- A common nail salon tool may cause DNA damage and mutations in human cells, research finds
Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause permanent mutations in human cells, a new study has found. Dermatologists weigh in on the risks and whether they avoid gel manicures.
Both your turbinates and your uvula can be cause for snoring. Learn what those are and what else is going on inside your head and neck to cause you to snore.
- Kirstie Alley, 'Cheers' and 'Veronica's Closet' star, dead at 71
Actress Kirstie Alley has died after a brief battle with cancer, her children announced on social media.
- John Travolta and Kirstie Alley: A love story
Kirstie Alley and John Travolta were never romantically involved, but that wasn't how she initially wanted it.
- Chelsea Handler, Leslie Jones and John Leguizamo among guest hosts to step in for Trevor Noah on 'The Daily Show'
The end of an era is fast approaching at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," and the network has announced at least the first phase of plans for what's to come next.
- Ashton Kutcher and twin Michael talk health, guilt and rift between them
In a rare interview, twin brothers Ashton and Michael Kutcher talked about both their bond and their rift.
- Bong Joon Ho's 'Mickey 17' gets trailer and release date
A first look at "Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho's new movie is here.
- K-pop band Blackpink selected as Time Entertainer of the Year 2022
Global pop sensation Blackpink have been chosen as Time magazine's 2022 Entertainer of the Year, making the four-woman band the second K-pop artists to earn the title, after BTS in 2020.
- Gabourey Sidibe reveals she's been secretly married for over a year
It turns out that Gabourey Sidibe has been even busier than previously thought since the beginning of the pandemic.
- 'Harry & Meghan' series gets release date and new trailer
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have an early Christmas gift for their supporters.
- Jill Scott announces 'Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1' 23rd anniversary tour
After a 20th-anniversary tour of Jill Scott's chart-topping album, "Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds Vol I" was forced to end prematurely due to the pandemic, it will resume.
- Adam Sandler still gets emotional singing sweet Chris Farley song
Adam Sandler will always Chris Farley.
- Neil Diamond surprises audience with 'Sweet Caroline' performance at Broadway opening of 'A Beautiful Noise'
Neil Diamond sang "Sweet Caroline" at the Broadway opening of his musical" A Beautiful Noise," five years after retiring due to his Parkinson's diagnosis.
- George Clooney has a simple strategy for being a star in the age of social media
George Clooney has a surefire way for staying out of trouble as a public figure in the age of social media: stay off of it.
- Ben Affleck says Netflix's 'assembly line' approach to making quality films is 'an impossible job'
Ben Affleck is sounding off on how movies are being made in today's age of Netflix and other streaming platforms, which offer an ever-expanding glut of content.
- Keke Palmer reveals baby bump as part of her 'Saturday Night Live' opening monologue
Some people like singing their good news from the rooftops, but in Keke Palmer's case, it was done on live television in front of millions of viewers.
- Christine McVie's music: 5 songs to listen to in her honor
There's a reason why Christine McVie was considered the heart of Fleetwood Mac.
- Axl Rose will stop tossing mic after a fan was reportedly injured
Axl Rose is ending a 30-year Guns N' Roses tradition.
- Harrison Ford cracks the whip in teaser trailer for 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'
It's a name so iconic, he comes with his own theme song, and boy, is it a sweet sound.
- 'Willow' revives the Lucasfilm fantasy with a more contemporary streaming adventure
Disney's press materials refer to the original 1988 movie "Willow" as "beloved," which despite its admirers feels like nostalgic inflation of a pretty generic George Lucas-plotted fantasy that provided an early directing showcase for Ron Howard. Setting that aside, a Disney+ revival series isn't without its charms, in a more contemporary narrative that brings back Warwick Davis while focusing on the next generation.
- 'Love Actually' director feels 'a bit stupid' about movie's lack of diversity
Every year, as the days grow colder and Christmas draws nearer, "Love Actually" quickly becomes a festive favorite on people's television screens.
- Joe Pesci says playing Harry in the 'Home Alone' films came with some 'serious' pain
They say artists have to be willing to do anything for their art, and for Joe Pesci, that includes setting his head on fire.
- Inside Christine McVie's and Stevie Nicks' decades-long friendship
Throughout the various personal turmoils for which the members of Fleetwood Mac are known, one relationship buoyed the band for decades: the friendship between its two frontwomen, Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks.
- Will Smith, opening up about Oscars slap, tells Trevor Noah 'hurt people hurt people'
Will Smith opened up to Trevor Noah about the now-famous slap at the Oscars in March during an appearance that aired Monday night on "The Daily Show."
- 'Super Mario Bros. Movie' trailer shows being a hero isn't all fun and games
Mario learns that being a hero is a tough gig in the new trailer for "Super Mario Bros. Movie."
- 'The Phantom of the Opera' extends Broadway run for eight weeks due to high demand
The music of the night will continue for eight weeks longer than expected.
- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reach divorce settlement
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have come to a divorce agreement, a source with knowledge of the negotiations tells CNN.
- Marsai Martin and Omari Harwick play to win in 'Fantasy Football'
The new film "Fantasy Football" capitalizes on some of its stars natural talent.
- In 'Wednesday,' Jenna Ortega makes Netflix's Addams Family series look like a snap
Although the main character's name was inspired by the poetic line "Wednesday's child is full of woe," "Wednesday" is generally a delight, thanks almost entirely to Jenna Ortega. Having outgrown her Disney Channel days, Ortega makes the Addams Family's now-high-school-age daughter the coolest humorless goth sociopath you'll ever meet, in a Netflix series that's more kooky than spooky or ooky.
- 'Glass Onion' sharpens the 'Knives Out' formula in a polished Netflix sequel
Rising to the challenge of matching its successful predecessor, "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" maintains the razor-sharp formula, with a setup that feels even more conspicuously like an Agatha Christie homage before an extremely clever series of twists kick in. Writer-director Rian Johnson again assembles a solid cast behind Daniel Craig, but it's his use of language -- where nary a word is wasted -- that finally gives the sequel its edge.
- 'Love Actually' cast to reunite for 20th anniversary TV special
One of the most beloved modern Christmas classics is turning 20 next year, and to mark the occasion, cast members from the landmark 2003 romantic comedy "Love Actually" are reuniting for a TV special to air on ABC next week, the network announced Tuesday.
- James Cameron almost didn't choose Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet to star in 'Titanic'
James Cameron is sharing some surprising details from the making of his blockbuster hit "Titanic," which celebrates 25 years of being released next month.
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- Ritz-Carlton's $6,400-a-week luxury superyacht cruise has finally set sail
Ritz-Carlton's highly-anticipated superyacht cruise has finally made its debut, three and a half years after its maiden voyage was originally scheduled to begin.
- The Italian village with the 'elixir' of healthy life
It's a place of terraced lemon groves, a paradoxically warm mountain breeze, and a powerful fat-killing gene carried by a few lucky residents.
- Virgin Boeing 747 to launch rocket into space
At the far southwestern tip of England, dangling into the Atlantic, the remote region of Cornwall rarely feels like the center of the world.
- The hunt for the world's most elusive shipwrecks
In March 2022, the world let out a collective gasp when the remarkably preserved shipwreck of Ernest Shackleton's HMS Endurance was discovered almost two miles beneath the icy Antarctic seas.
- This man built a plane for his family in his garden
It wasn't until he moved near to an airfield in the UK over a decade ago that mechanical engineer Ashok Aliseril Thamarakshan began to seriously consider learning to fly a plane.
- Secrets from the world's toughest dining scene
Hong Kong is widely considered one of the most challenging cities in the world to operate a restaurant -- a roiling cauldron of changing tastes, cleaver-sharp competition and unsavory economics.
- She asked a stranger for directions on vacation. Two weeks later they were engaged
Rachel Décoste landed in West Africa's Republic of Benin in August 2018, anticipating an important journey of self-discovery, but not predicting the extent to which the trip would change her life.
- The Italian town with a boozy secret
It's super strong, fennel-flavored, as transparent as water -- and in many households across Sardinia it's still produced illegally.
- Cappadocia: One of Turkey's most spectacular hiking destinations
A rich palette of shimmering caramel swirls, ochers, creams and pinks unfolds across the landscape like an enormous handwoven carpet. Stands of poplars line paths carved by ancient lava flows from three now extinct volcanoes, crisscrossing valleys studded with conical peribacı.
- This Italian icon looks like you've never seen it before
For over 500 years, Michelangelo's sculpture of David in Florence has stood unchanged, the marble icon of masculinity, and one of the world's most famous works of art.
- The European capital of cool that keeps getting cooler
Lisbon is in the midst of a renaissance. The latest European capital of cool's affordable rents, great nightlife and gorgeous streets -- which wind high into the hills from the River Tagus -- have seen younger travelers arrive in their droves in recent years, enjoying extended stays thanks to dedicated "digital nomad" visas.
- Best Chinese food: 32 dishes every traveler should try
With one of the world's most diverse food scenes, China makes it nearly impossible to put together one single list that truly encompasses the "best" Chinese dishes.
- Are you brave enough to sleep in the 'Ghostbusters' firehouse this Halloween?
There's something strange going on in this Oregon neighborhood.
- Time Out picks the 'world's coolest' neighborhood for 2022
The top 10 includes the nightlife haven of Cais do Sodré in Lisbon and New York City's beloved Ridgewood, but which neighborhood took the top spot in Time Out's round-up?
- Chiles are so important to this state, they made a law about them
For New Mexicans, chile isn't just a food, it's a way of life. Chiles are so important, New Mexico is only state to have an "official" question, "Red or green?"
- All the restaurants Stanley Tucci visited in season two of 'Searching for Italy'
After watching the wanderlust-inducing "Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy," you'll undoubtedly be hungry.
- Animal sacrifices and pagan worship on the edge of Europe
An untouched and remote region in northeastern Georgia, Tusheti is a wild trekking paradise of mountains and ancient villages where pagan rites are still observed alongside Christian beliefs.
- Bamboo vipers and many-banded kraits: Experiencing Hong Kong's snake safari
A fraction of a second after William Sargent's torch light catches the unmistakable glint of snake skin he roars into action, sliding on a protective glove and launching himself into the dense green jungle of northern Hong Kong.
- Yayoi Kusama's yellow pumpkin sculpture is back on Naoshima Island, Japan
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's famous yellow pumpkin sculpture was reinstalled on October 4th on Naoshima island after it was swept into the sea and badly damaged during a typhoon last summer.
- Giant roadside Cheeto attracts a crowd
A giant Cheeto with massive fingers coated in orange dust becomes a roadside attraction. CNN's Jeanne Moos eats her way through the story.
- Hong Kong offers 500,000 free air tickets to tempt tourists back
Hong Kong attracted around 56 million visitors a year before the pandemic, and now the popular destination is taking significant steps to win tourists back after over two years of some of the world's toughest travel restrictions.
- Asia Pacific set to lose title as the world's largest travel region
Asia Pacific is home to some of the world's most beloved travel destinations, from the natural beauty of Bali to the urban buzz of Singapore. These dreamy vacation hotspots -- teamed with the region's business power -- secured Asia Pacific the title of world's largest travel region for much of the past decade.
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