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Why Jamie Dimon apologized to Elizabeth Warren

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 11:56
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is testifying on Capitol Hill Thursday for the second straight day. This time, he'll face longtime critic, Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Why it's getting even harder to rent or buy a home

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 11:43
Americans looking to buy or rent a home have had a rough year.

Iran's President abandons CNN interview after Amanpour declines head scarf demand

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 08:51
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi withdrew from a long-planned interview with CNN's chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, after she declined a last-minute demand to wear a head scarf.

Mortgage rates rise to nearly 6.3%, the highest since 2008

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 08:30
Mortgage rates jumped higher for the fifth week in a row, further pushing past 6% in the face of yet another aggressive rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

Kittyhawk, the electric air taxi company, is shutting down

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 07:48
Kittyhawk, the electric air taxi startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, announced Wednesday that it plans to "wind down" operations.

Macron warns of 'crisis of democracies,' including in US, in exclusive US interview

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 06:35
French President Emmanuel Macron warned of a global "crisis of democracies" following years of "pressure" and "destabilization" efforts in an exclusive US interview with CNN's Jake Tapper.

Bank of England hikes interest rates by half a point for second straight month

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 05:52
The Bank of England announced its seventh interest rate hike in less than a year on Thursday, despite forecasting a recession, as it battles the highest level of inflation of any G7 economy.

Japan intervenes to prop up the yen for first time in 24 years

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 05:49
Japan tried to shore up the value of its currency Thursday for the first time in 24 years by buying yen to prevent it weakening further against the US dollar.

One-year-old dies as 11 more suspected Ebola cases identified in Uganda

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 05:04
Uganda's Ministry of Health reported another 11 suspected cases of Ebola identified in the country's Mubende district as of Tuesday. Of these, the ministry recorded one probable Ebola-related death, a one-year-old, it said in a statement released Tuesday night.

Nigeria's Buhari, in last UN speech, slams 'corrosive impact' of leaders who cling to power

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 04:56
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday criticized fellow leaders who extend term limits to cling to power, saying this was having a "corrosive" effect, and promised free and fair elections when the country elects his successor in February.

Analysis: British monarchs are not supposed to have opinions. Charles III has expressed his

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 01:49
The death of Queen Elizabeth II marked the end of an era for the monarchy in more ways than one. She was the last senior royal from a generation that will soon seem alien to modern monarchists.

Opinion: The political charmer who repacked Italy's far-right

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 00:30
I am often asked what Giorgia Meloni -- leader of the national conservative Brothers of Italy party, and likely next prime minister of the country -- is really up to.

Kia, Hyundai are easy targets for thieves, insurance data confirms

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 21:10
Stealing older model Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs became a scary social media trend. Now, data from the Highway Loss Data Institute, which collects information on insurance claims, confirm these South Korean models are far more likely to get stolen than others.

200 whales dead, 35 remain alive after mass stranding in Australia

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 20:02
Around 200 whales have died and just 35 remain alive following a mass stranding in Australia this week, rescue teams say.

Hurricane Fiona escalates to Category 4

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:01
Hurricane Fiona is still strengthening as it continues its catastrophic path northward on Wednesday, leaving behind disaster-stricken communities in Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos and the Dominican Republic who must now begin working toward recovery.

IMF chief warns there will be 'people on the street' globally unless steps taken to ease inflation

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:59
There will be "people on the street" globally unless steps are taken to protect the most vulnerable from inflation, International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva warned on Wednesday.

2 Americans and 5 Britons captured by Russian-backed forces in Ukraine are freed in prisoner swap

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:44
Two American veterans who had been held by Russian-backed forces for months have been released as part of the prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine that was brokered by Saudi Arabia, members of their families confirmed to CNN.

What rising interest rates mean for you

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:35
In its continued bid to quash high inflation, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the overnight bank lending rate to a range of 3% to 3.25%.

Iranian women burn their hijabs as hundreds protest death of Mahsa Amini

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 11:16
In the video, a massive crowd cheers as a woman lifts a pair of scissors to her hair -- exposed, without a hijab in sight. The sea of people, many of them men, roar as she chops off her ponytail and raises her fist in the air.