More and more people are turning to this housing idea, but obstacles still exist in the country

Janie Morisette taught school in Hardin, Montana for 32 years before retiring in 2019. Her longtime home, with five bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and an attached garage, was too much for a 72-year-old. She and her daughter, who lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, decided that Morisette would move to St. Paul and her daughter’s backyard in … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh, a journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’

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 – Veteran Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a household name in the Arab world. For two and a half decades, she chronicled … Read more

How outlawing abortion could worsen America’s maternal mortality crisis

CNN – Dr. Judette Louis recalls a time when she treated a patient who was hemorrhaging from her pregnancy – and how she had to wait to obtain permission before she was allowed to terminate the pregnancy for the health of the mother. “I was standing there watching her hemorrhage out, waiting for permission to … Read more

Skipping meals. Racking up debt. How inflation is squeezing single parents.

San Francisco CNN Business – For 40 years, single parents say they are running out of places to cut costs. The price of groceries, gas, rent and utilities have been marched higher over the past year; But wages don’t keep up – and more than half of single parents make less than $ 15 an … Read more

Mario Batali: Woman who accused the celebrity chef of groping her testifies in criminal trial

CNN – A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by celebrity chef Mario Batali took the stand Monday on the first day of his criminal trial in Boston, testifying that he groped her during an impromptu selfie session in 2017. Natali Tene said she posed for photos with Batali while, out-of-frame, he took advantage … Read more

Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war. These two women say justice is hard to come by

Brovary District, Ukraine CNN – In a small village Russian soldiers occupied as they tried and failed to take Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, at the beginning of the war, two women say they are living with the pain of multiple traumas: destruction, death and rape. One of the women – who said her husband was murdered … Read more

Philippines election: polls close in race that could put Marcoses back in power

CNN – Polls closed on Monday in a pivotal election in the Philippines that could see the son of a late dictator elected to the country’s highest office. About 65.7 million registered voters across the country cast their ballots to replace populist leader Rodrigo Duterte, who steps down after six years. For the presidency, former … Read more

‘They never expected Mariupol to resist.’ Locals horrified by Russia’s relentless attack on the vast steel plant shielding Ukrainians

Lviv, Ukraine – Few beyond the metals industry had heard of Mariupol’s Azovstal Steel and Iron Works before it became the scene of a desperate last stand against Russia’s invading forces. Until recently Azovstal was a major player on the global stage, producing 4 million tons of steel annually and exporting the majority across the … Read more

After epic journey, orphaned Ukrainian girl is reunited with grandfather

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN – When 12-year-old Kira Obedinsky, orphaned by war, was whisked from her hometown of Mariupol to a hospital in a Russian-controlled area of ​​eastern Ukraine earlier in March, she was unsure if she would ever be reunited with her remaining family members. . Now in Kyiv, against all the odds, she sits … Read more

China’s Covid lockdowns: What you need to know about restrictions hitting up to 165 million people

CNN – China has introduced lockdown measures in its two biggest cities, Beijing and Shanghai – the twin engines that power much of the nation’s economy – in an uncompromising bid to stamp out Covid-19 outbreaks. Shanghai is at the center of the latest outbreak, reporting upwards of 10,000 new cases a day. Authorities have … Read more