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The perfect travel gadget costs just $29 and is the ultimate stocking stuffer

We’re just one week from Thanksgiving, and with that, the holiday season is in full force. Whether it be shopping for loved ones or friends or preparing for travel, it’s a busy time. To be honest up front, I am great at strategically losing things — or rather, losing stuff …

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Jobs, inflation, home prices and more: See the latest economic data

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News Quiz: The cast of which beloved film franchise is reuniting for an anniversary special?

4 of 10 Which African capital city was rocked by a series of coordinated suicide bombing attacks that were later claimed by the Islamic State? Accra, Ghana Kampala, Uganda Lusaka, Zambia Nairobi, Kenya The attacks – which ISIS has since claimed responsibility for – occurred in the capital city of …

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What the reviews say about Adele’s new album

Adele performs on Saturday Night Live on October 18, 2008.  (Dana Edelson/NBC/Getty Images) While we’re all having some feelings over Adele’s new album, it’s worth remembering how Adele Laurie Blue Adkins became the first-name-only icon we know today. Back in 2015, when the singer dropped her album “25,” CNN’s Lisa …

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Rittenhouse attorney: ‘I did not approve’ of Tucker Carlson crew embed with defense team

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who killed two people and shot another during unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was acquitted Friday of first-degree intentional homicide and four other felony charges. Jury verdict sheets from the trial appear to give some insight into the jury’s process of deliberation. The sheets were filed with …

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How to fly safer this holiday season

(CNN) — If you’re taking to the skies to visit friends and family over the holidays, be prepared to jostle your way through crowded airports, packed planes and frenzied baggage queues with millions of fellow travelers. “Everyone knows how close they’re going to be with other people on a plane,” …

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Podcast: Can Nicaraguans break free of Ortega’s rule?

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 Philippines announces it will reopen to tourists ‘soon’

(CNN) — The Philippines is looking to open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists coming from “green list” countries “soon,” the country’s Department of Tourism announced on Friday, November 19. “Allowing tourists from green countries or territories that have the majority of its population vaccinated and with low infection rate, …

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National Geographic reveals its top destinations for 2022

(CNN) — While the pandemic is far from over, many of us are hopeful that 2022 is the year we’ll finally be able to broaden our travel horizons again. And now — in as much a year-end tradition as Thanksgiving turkey or putting up the tree — travel publishers are …

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The houseboats of Srinagar, a sinking piece of Indian heritage

Srinagar, India (CNN) — The lone shikara (Kashmiri gondola) carries us silently across the placid surface of Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake to the far shore, where a large number of wooden houseboats are strung out in a line. We stretch out on colorful recliners under a tarpaulin canopy while behind us …

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