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How 90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, CNN/KFF poll finds
- REI, an American outdoor recreation company, has announced that it will no longer participate in Black Friday sales. The company cites concerns about the environment and consumerism as its reasons for the decision.
- In California, some residents are getting rid of their lawns in order to save water. With the state in the midst of a drought, the move can help conserve water and save money.
- The CNN/KFF Mental Health Survey is a poll of American adults that found that 90% of respondents say mental health is a crisis in the United States.
- Brad Pitt's rep has responded to Angelina Jolie's latest allegations about an incident on a 2016 airplane flight, calling them "completely untrue."
- A new report finds that the Latino representation in media industry grew by only 1% in the past decade.
- Greenpeace campaigners disrupted British politician Liz Truss's speech at the Conservative Party conference.
- The mother of a six-year-old girl who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School testified at the trial of the man accused of the shooting.
- A judge has ruled that a baseball hit by New York Yankees player Aaron Judge during a game could be worth up to $1-2 million.
- Asian economies are in trouble but a 1997-style crisis is unlikely.
- Tanks, Apaches, and drones. See South Korea's state-of-the-art weapons.
- China bans residents from leaving Xinjiang, just weeks after its last Covid lockdown.
- Ukraine joins Spain and Portugal's bid to host 2030 World Cup.
- Jim Redmond, who helped his son Derek to the finish line in the 1992 Olympics, has died aged 81.
- 2% of the world's rarest zebras have been wiped out in Kenya's relentless drought.
- The bond market is starting to worry Wall Street.
- Kourtney Kardashian says she's she's not as close to Khloé as she once was.
- Ryan Coogler considered quitting Hollywood after Chadwick Boseman's death.
- Miss Crimea has been fined by Russian authorities for singing a patriotic Ukrainian song.
- The perpetually youthful Adam Sandler talks getting older.
- Nia Long shares a tip for protecting mental health.
- Velma in new 'Scooby Doo' clip delights fans who say her LGBTQ+ identity has been confirmed.
- Trump's latest delay tactic over Mar-a-Lago documents may not work for him at the Supreme Court.
Californians are getting rid of their lawns and raking in thousands
The great American lawn is not so American and not so great. These green oases are a pain to maintain and guzzle water. Californians are raking in tens of thousands of dollars in rebates to rethink the lawn and their ingenuity holds lessons for all of us.
Brad Pitt's rep calls Angelina Jolie's latest allegations about 2016 airplane incident 'completely untrue'
A countersuit filed Tuesday by actress Angelina Jolie against her ex-husband Brad Pitt includes more information about an alleged physical altercation between the former couple that took place on a plane in 2016.
Latino representation in media industry grew by only 1% in the past decade, a new report finds
Latinos remain grossly underrepresented in the media industry and are significantly more likely to perform service roles, according to the Government Accountability Office's (GOA) newest report on Latino representation in film, television, and other publishin…
Iranian authorities arrest eight after teenage protester's death
<ol><li>Iranian authorities arrest eight after teenage protester's death CNN </li><li>Iran protests: Schoolgirls heckle paramilitary speaker BBC </li><li>Iranian schoolgirls are removing their hijabs, shouting 'death to the dictator' and raising their mid…
Tanks, Apaches, and drones. See South Korea's state-of-the-art weapons
South Korea aims to become one of the world's top four military equipment suppliers, President Yoon Suk Yeol announced. CNN's Paula Hancocks travels to some of the country's biggest arms manufacturers to find out how close the country is to realizing its ambi…
China bans residents from leaving Xinjiang, just weeks after its last Covid lockdown
China has banned residents from leaving Xinjiang over a Covid-19 outbreak -- just weeks after the far-western region began relaxing restrictions from a stringent extended lockdown, fueling public frustration among those scarred by food shortages and plunging …
Jim Redmond, who helped his son Derek to the finish line in 1992 Olympics, has died aged 81
Jim Redmond, who helped his injured son Derek across the finish line of the 400m semifinal at Barcelona 1992 in one of the Olympic Games' most poignant and iconic moments, has died at age 81, his family announced.
Opinion: Americans are exhausted from dealing with inflation. 6 experts offer ideas for helping them cope
Reader Linda Stewart spoke for many Americans when she wrote that after her recent retirement, "money was getting uncomfortably tight. Soon I was in the red each month, just trying to keep up." She stopped driving as much, turned her furnace down in the winte…
Miss Crimea fined by Russian authorities for singing patriotic Ukrainian song
A beauty queen who was named Miss Crimea 2022 has been fined 40,000 Russian rubles (around $680) by occupying Russian authorities for singing the patriotic Ukrainian song "Chervona Kalyna," according to Russian state media and pro-Russian regional authorities.