Shanquella Robinson’s death is being investigated as femicide. This is what it means

Shanquella Robinson’s death is being investigated as femicide.  This is what it means

CNN — The murder of Shanquella Robinson is being investigated as a femicide, an unfamiliar term to many in the United States, as this gender-related crime is not defined by US law despite being a global problem. Robinson, a 25-year-old student at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, died in October while staying in a … Read more

RSV, flu and cold: how do you know when your child is too sick to go to school?

RSV, flu and cold: how do you know when your child is too sick to go to school?

CNN — A sniff, a sneeze or a cough can set off alarm bells in families with young children these days. Mother-of-two Vickie Leon said her kids, ages 4 and 2, can sometimes go a month or two without bringing anything back from daycare. Then there are times when it seems like the family in … Read more

Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac dies at 79

Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac dies at 79

CNN — Christine McVie, the singer-songwriter behind some of Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits, passed away Wednesday after a short illness, according to a statement her family posted on her verified Instagram account. She turned 79. “On behalf of Christine McVie’s family, it is with a heavy heart that we inform you of Christine’s passing. She … Read more

Jake Flint: Musician dies hours after marriage

Jake Flint: Musician dies hours after marriage

CNN — Oklahoma musician Jake Flint died unexpectedly over the weekend, hours after getting married, his publicist Clif Doyal told CNN. He was 37. “Jake Flint was a true ambassador of the Oklahoma and Texas Red Dirt music scene,” said Doyal. “Not only was he a prolific songwriter, recording artist and in-demand live performer, but … Read more

Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat as players’ return is feared

Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat as players’ return is feared

CNN — Iran’s defeat to the United States at the World Cup was met with cheers and revelry in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Tuesday night, as protesters hailed the country’s exit from the tournament as a blow to the ruling regime. The country was knocked out of the tournament in Qatar on Tuesday … Read more

The United States women’s national team earns more money from the men’s World Cup than from the previous two women’s tournaments

The United States women’s national team earns more money from the men’s World Cup than from the previous two women’s tournaments

CNN — The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) made more money from its male equivalent by reaching the knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar than it did by winning its own tournaments in 2015 and 2019. As a result of the Equal Pay Agreement signed earlier this year between the … Read more

Why Saudi Arabia is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves

Why Saudi Arabia is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  Electronic music, strobe lights, glittered faces and hundreds of thousands of people in mixed-gender gyrations are all part of a new kind … Read more

FDA plans to get more gay, bisexual men to donate blood

FDA plans to get more gay, bisexual men to donate blood

Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships would be allowed to donate blood without abstaining from sex under guidelines set by the Food and Drug Administration, people familiar with the plans said. The change would be a departure from US policy that for years banned men who have sex with men from donating blood. The … Read more

Meghan and Harry faced ‘disgusting and very real’ threats, ex-counter-terrorism chief says

Meghan and Harry faced ‘disgusting and very real’ threats, ex-counter-terrorism chief says

CNN — Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry faced “disgusting and very real” threats from right-wing extremists, a former counter-terrorism police chief said. In an interview with Britain’s Channel 4 News on Tuesday, Neil Basu said the threats against Meghan were serious and credible enough that authorities had appointed teams to investigate … Read more

Opinion: How about Will Smith’s remorse

Opinion: How about Will Smith’s remorse

Editor’s Note: Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and author of the book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. See more opinion on CNN. CNN — What does it look like to make amends for … Read more