This CNN Hero solves an often invisible problem by providing ‘Undies for Everyone’

This CNN Hero solves an often invisible problem by providing ‘Undies for Everyone’

But Rabbi Amy Weiss is bringing something so simple, yet essential, to those in dire need: Undies. For everyone. It’s her mission and her organization’s moniker. And by the end of this year, Weiss said Undies for Everyone will have distributed nearly 5 million pairs to children and victims of natural disasters in 16 cities…

Scotland’s Leader Calls for Independence Vote, Challenging Judges to Stop It

Scotland’s Leader Calls for Independence Vote, Challenging Judges to Stop It

LONDON — Scotland’s first minister on Tuesday announced plans for a referendum next year on Scottish independence, reopening the battle over her country’s future and challenging Britain’s top judges to prevent her from holding it. The announcement by the first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, sets the stage for a high-stakes legal and political battle over the…

Olena Zelenska: Ukraine’s first lady says her country ‘cannot see the end of our suffering’

Olena Zelenska: Ukraine’s first lady says her country ‘cannot see the end of our suffering’

“It’s very difficult to hold on for five months,” Zelenska told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “We need to accumulate our strength, we need to save our energy.” “We cannot see the end of our suffering,” she said. Russian forces have eliminated most Ukrainian defenses in the Luhansk region and consolidated control of a belt of territory…

Abu Dhabi Fossil Dunes: A frozen landscape created by climate change

Abu Dhabi Fossil Dunes: A frozen landscape created by climate change

Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi (CNN) — Drive an hour or so southeast out of the…

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ becomes the first $1 billion Tom Cruise film

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ becomes the first $1 billion Tom Cruise film

The sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, in which Tom Cruise reprises the famed role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, has crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, according to Paramount. “Maverick” is the first film in Cruise’s more than 40-year career to reach the billion-dollar milestone — and it’s also the second-highest-grossing film…