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A year into his second term, Modi is still the only game in town for India

It's been a year since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for a second term after securing a crushing victory, becoming the country's first leader since the 1970s to do so with a clear parliamentary majority.

Zookeeper mauled by lions in Australia

The 35-year-old woman has been hospitalized after being bitten in the head and neck in what one paramedic called an "extremely vicious" attack at Shoalhaven Zoo, according to CNN affiliate 9 News Australia.

Trump says right-wing voices are being censored. The data says something else

President Donald Trump has angrily complained this week about social media companies, repeatedly accusing them of censoring conservative voices and going as far as to sign an executive order Thursday seeking to limit their power. 

Beware of bankrupt stocks

Hertz and JCPenney are two of the most high profile publicly traded companies to file for bankruptcy since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the United States.

Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

When Eric Yuan founded Zoom, he set out to create a 'frictionless' video conferencing app to be used by businesses. But then a global pandemic turned Zoom into a household name.

Why oil rich UAE is developing nuclear power

The United Arab Emirates is embracing nuclear power as a major source of its energy, at a time when several countries are moving away from it. CNN's John Defterios reports on the strategy to diversify.

Disney CEO explains why it's safe to go back to Disney World

Disney World is set to reopen, but is it safe to return to the "most magical place on earth"?

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

Perfectly preserved ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered in Italy

A beautiful and remarkably well preserved mosaic floor from ancient Rome has been discovered by archaeologists in northern Italy.

Intimate portraits of real-life cyborgs

As biotechnology advances, so too may our ideas of what it means to be human.

Vintage photos show British vacationers gone wild

Butlin's vacation resorts were an institution in post-war Britain. The self-contained camps -- where guests were housed in wooden chalets, fed and entertained on-site -- provided a new kind of inexpensive luxury for working families.

These designers are reshaping the sex tech industry

There's long been a dearth of innovative design in the sex tech industry: In the words of Lora Haddock DiCarlo, founder of CES-award winning sex toy company Lora DiCarlo, the field's output throughout 20th century amounted to little more than "the vibrator, over and over again. The same thing in different shades of pink."

8 houses built in impossible places

Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.

Lingerie is changing. Here's why

From Vivienne Westwood's Victorian corsetry to Calvin Klein's bias-cut slips, lingerie has always had a place on the runway.

Why Thailand isn't reopening to international tourists yet

With news that many countries in Europe are reopening to tourism in time for summer, travelers with their sights set on Asia are anxiously awaiting word on when they'll be given the green light to visit their favorite destination.

Airline resumes flights to Italy (but turns around as airport's shut)

We're all pretty excited about being able to travel again -- but German airline Eurowings might be more eager than most.

How well do you know the world?

We all know that travel broadens the mind. Thanks to that place on the seafront that sells delicious gelato, it has a tendency to broaden other body parts too.

The tiny airport that became the world's busiest

Alaska's Anchorage International Airport lacks the waterfalls and razzmatazz of Singapore Changi or the eight runways of Chicago O'Hare.

They bought a $1 house in Italy, then Covid-19 struck

When Italian towns began offering houses for sale for little more than $1, they inspired legions of dreamers to take a gamble on moving to a remote corner of Italy.

The European countries that are opening to tourists

The world's biggest tourist playground has been roped off since it became a coronavirus epicenter, but as summer looms Europe is desperate to lift restrictions to get visitors pumping much needed cash into stricken economies.

Foster kids struggling during the pandemic are getting much needed support from a CNN Hero

For many children in foster care in the United States -- there are more than 400,000 -- life is often difficult enough. During a pandemic, it only gets more challenging.

This 10-year-old girl has sent more than 1,500 art kits to kids in foster care and homeless shelters

A young girl with a big heart has found just the way to cheer up other kids stuck at home during the pandemic.

Doctors thank doctors on the pandemic frontlines

Medical workers deserve huge applause and gratitude for putting their lives on the line to save others during the pandemic. Despite making huge sacrifices, these doctors and their families would also like to say "thank you" to those who are also making a difference on the frontlines.

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