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Theresa May warns parliament: Back me or risk no Brexit at all

Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that a failure by lawmakers to back her Brexit deal risks the entire venture being canceled.

Carlos Ghosn is still in jail. Here's why

Carlos Ghosn was arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of financial misconduct more than two weeks ago, yet the world hasn't heard a word from the auto industry icon since.

OPEC is meeting this week. Here's what it could do

Six months ago, OPEC agreed to pump more oil to prevent prices spiking to $100 a barrel. Now the oil cartel is talking about cutting output to stop prices crashing below $50.

World's biggest shipping company wants to be carbon neutral by 2050

The world's biggest shipping company wants to slash its carbon emissions to zero by developing a new kind of container ship to ply the oceans.

Australia wants to snoop on WhatsApp and iMessage

Australia is alarming the tech industry by moving ahead with plans to give government agencies the power to demand access to encrypted messages on services such as Apple's iMessage and Facebook's WhatsApp.

How Bob Marley's daughter helped Jamaica reach the Women's World Cup

The draw for the eighth edition of the Women's World Cup takes place Saturday at La Seine Musicale in Paris.

Who are the Super Bowl contenders and pretenders?

Two-time Super Bowl champion and CNN Sport contributor Hines Ward talks his experiences from his 14 years in the NFL and other football observations. He was speaking to CNN's Perry Kostidakis.

How the Soviet 'Concordski' crashed and burned

When the Soviet rival to the Concorde made its first foreign appearance at the Paris Air Show in 1971, everyone was impressed. In the heated race to develop a supersonic passenger jet, it was the USSR who got off to a head start.

Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'

Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.

The impossible art of bonsai

"I am always caring for my bonsai trees -- it's as necessary for me as eating every day," says award-winning bonsai sensei, Kunio Kobayashi. A cross between horticulture and art, bonsai trees may be tiny, but they have an immense impact on the masters who care for them.

Why was this car hidden away for 30 years?

If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.

Why these bamboo baskets sell for thousands

When Japan opened up to the world in the middle of the 19th century, Western merchant ships were quick to return home with exotic art from the once reclusive nation. The private galleries and curiosity shops of London and Paris were flooded with Japanese woodblock prints, calligraphy and ceramics.

Hidden Cold War sites in Germany

Berlin and its infamous wall are the epicenter for Cold War tourism, but there are plenty of other sites around Germany that portray the tension between east and west after World War II.

The world's best desserts

Imagine the best dessert on Earth. Better yet, turn to a stranger on the street and ask them. Odds are good -- dollars to doughnuts -- their answer is different from yours.

World's most popular city revealed

Bright lights, big cities.

Want airlines to treat you well? Do this

Isn't flying the worst? Endless lines. Cramped seats. Selfish armrest hoarders. That's why it's so amazing that some people -- OK, me -- fly simply for the joy of being on an airplane.

Young sisters' crusade to save Bali's beaches

It's easy to ignore the homeless encampment near your neighborhood, the pollution clogging the local beach or the faraway children who don't have resources to play a sport they love.

Will Ferrell and more stars gather for a good cause

Ted Danson knows all about being naughty or nice as the star of NBC's hit comedy "The Good Place," a show about changing your ways to get into heaven.

10 ways to improve the world

Meet 10 remarkable trailblazers who have truly changed the world. Each one has found a way to use their knowledge and inspiration to help countless others.

Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2018 revealed

A doctor fighting violence, a teacher using writing to heal and a woman who helps the injured walk again: these are the stories behind this year's Top 10 CNN Heroes. Each will receive a $10,000 cash prize.

Despite the local economy's reliance on trade with the continent, people in Dover, England, are not afraid of a hard Brexit. CNN's Hadas Gold has the latest.

French police detained more than 200 people in Paris on Saturday, December 8 and fired hundreds of canisters of tear gas on protesters staging a fourth weekend of demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron.