From Berlin to New Delhi, climate activists take to streets worldwide
News/World/World Photos: Environmental activists, many of them students taking time off school, staged rallies around the world on Friday to demand leaders take stronger action to curb climate change amid dire warnings about global warming.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou expected to plead guilty to US charges
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday to plead guilty to US charges as part of a deal that would allow her to return to China, a person briefed on the matter told CNN. The plea would end a nearly three-year legal saga that has complicated relations between the United States, China and Canada.
Alibaba was building a media empire. Now it's dumping Chinese TV shares
Alibaba is dumping its shares in one of China's largest TV broadcasters just months after it bought them, as the company comes under growing pressure from a government campaign to rein in Big Tech's power and influence.
These students are taking action to improve climate change education in schools
News/Science: In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how climate change is being taught in Canadian classrooms and a study that says more birds flocked to cities during the pandemic.
What vampire bats do for their closest friends
News/Science: When we think of vampire bats, friendship and co-operation may not be the qualities that come to mind for these blood-feasting creatures of the night. But as a recent study into social relationships among the animals shows, maybe they should.
Lava flow slows on Spanish island, sparking worry it could destroy more homes
News/World: The advance of lava from a volcanic eruption in Spain's Canary Islands has slowed significantly, raising fears Thursday that it might fan out further across the land and destroy more homes instead of flowing into the sea.