China protests: At the heart of protests against zero-Covid, young people cry for freedom

China protests: At the heart of protests against zero-Covid, young people cry for freedom

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. CNN — For the first time in decades, thousands of people have challenged Chinese authorities to protest at universities and on … Read more

WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’

WHO renames monkeypox as 'mpox'

CNN — The World Health Organization announced Monday that “mpox” is now the preferred name for monkeypox. “Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while ‘monkeypox’ is phased out,” the organization said. Monkeypox was named in 1970, more than a decade after the virus that causes the disease was discovered in captive monkeys, … Read more

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

CNN — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive score of people in the study who ate the most flavonols declined 0.4 units per decade more slowly than those who ate the fewest flavonols. The results held … Read more

China’s lockdown protests: What you need to know about the rare mass demonstrations

China's lockdown protests: What you need to know about the rare mass demonstrations

Beijing CNN — From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy. As numbers swelled at demonstrations in multiple major cities over the weekend, so too have the range of grievances voiced – with … Read more

China markets tank as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

China markets tank as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indices and its currency have opened sharply lower Monday, as widespread protests against the country’s stringent Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend roiled investor sentiment. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (HSI) Index fell as much as 4.2% in early trading. It has since pared some losses and last traded … Read more

SpaceX launches tomato seeds, other supplies to space station

SpaceX launches tomato seeds, other supplies to space station

CNN — SpaceX is carrying a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt. The mission took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida around 2:20 pm ET Saturday. The original liftoff date had been … Read more

Secrets of ‘SuperAgers’ with superior memories into their 80s

Secrets of 'SuperAgers' with superior memories into their 80s

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Despite volunteering and working out at the gym several days each week, socializing frequently with friends and family, reading all manner of books and doing daily crossword puzzles, … Read more

China’s Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public anger over deadly fire

China's Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public anger over deadly fire

CNN — Chinese authorities said Saturday they would ease a months-long Covid lockdown in the country’s far western region of Xinjiang “in stages”, following protests over a deadly fire at an apartment building in the regional capital of Urumqi. At least 10 people were killed and nine injured when the fire broke out on Thursday, … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier's iPhone factory in China

hong kong CNN Business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China is further scrambling Apple’s strained supply and highlighting how the country’s stringent zero-Covid policy is hurting global technology firms. The troubles started last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of … Read more

Brazil school shooting: At least 3 dead and 11 injured

Brazil school shooting: At least 3 dead and 11 injured

CNN — At least three people were killed and 11 others injured Friday after a gunman opened fire at two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, according to local authorities. The attacks took place in the small town of Aracruz, 50 miles north of the state capital, Vitoria. The alleged shooter – who … Read more