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Afghans watch 20 years of hard-earned freedoms vanish after US withdrew

podcast On Tug of War, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward travels to some of the most volatile corners of the world to document the greatest power struggles of our time. In countries where democracy is in its dying days, Clarissa shares on the ground reports from ordinary citizens who …

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The Mediterranean way of eating is so healthy

(CNN) — The Greek islands! It was a bucket list trip, made even more precious as a getaway after the long pandemic travel drought. I’d been to Athens before, so this trip was all about the islands, including a visit to the beautiful cliff homes on Santorini. I’d seen those …

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Miss France pageant faces lawsuit over ‘discriminatory’ entry requirements

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN Miss France, the country’s 101-year-old beauty pageant, is being sued by a feminist activist group and three unsuccessful applicants over alleged discriminatory entry requirements. An appeal has been filed against the pageant’s parent company, Endemol Production, by Osez le féminisme (Dare to be feminist), who …

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Walmart is rolling out discounts on holiday bestsellers ahead of Black Friday

CNN —   The holiday shopping season is kicking off, and Walmart has just announced a full slate of Black Friday deals — including some great discounts that are already live. You can currently find bargains of up to half off 2021 Apple iPad Pros, 4K UHD TVs, Bissell wet-dry …

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The Handoff: Dave Chappelle, comedy and commentary

podcast The love viewers witness between CNN’s Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo in the handoff between their shows each night is real. Now they’re stepping out from behind the anchor desk for a weekly conversation where nothing is off limits. With no broadcast clock to hold them back, Chris and …

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‘Mooncakes and Milk Bread’: Celebrating the tastes of Chinese American bakeries

An architecture graduate and interior designer, Cho turned to baking a few years ago when she couldn’t find satisfaction at work, eventually starting her blog, Eat Cho Food. Her grandparents moved to Cleveland from Hong Kong in the late 1960s, and some of Cho’s favorite childhood memories include trips to …

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Scuba diver finds 900-year-old Crusader sword off the coast of Israel

(CNN) — A scuba diver has found a 900-year-old Crusader sword with a three-foot blade off the coast of Israel. The amateur diver spotted the sword and other ancient artifacts on the seabed off northern Israel, according to a statement from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) published Monday. He was …

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Emma Raducanu is the new face of Dior

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN Emma Raducanu has been named a Dior ambassador just over a month after winning the women’s singles title at the 2021 US Open. The 18-year-old British tennis star will represent the womenswear collections of French luxury fashion house as well as its skincare and makeup …

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Now is a great time to buy a MacBook: This is our favorite

CNN —   If you need a new Apple laptop, it’s a really good time to buy one. The latest MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro models use a proprietary chip designed by Apple — the M1— instead of the Intel processors the company has used for several years. In …

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Apple’s new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros are here — but should you upgrade?

CNN —   The new MacBook Pros are here, and they somehow make last year’s beastly M1 MacBooks look kind of modest by comparison. Powered by Apple’s new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors, the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros promise to deliver the best Mac performance ever while introducing …

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