China’s new aircraft carrier: Never mind the Fujian, these are the ships the US should worry about

Seoul, South Korea CNN – China made a big statement about its naval ambitions with the recent launch of its third and most advanced aircraft carrier. The Fujian – by far China’s biggest, most modern and most powerful aircraft carrier to date – is the 80,000-ton jewel in the crown of a military expansion that … Read more

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

Santa’s getting company. Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches – but has also sparked fears of war. The Arctic Council predicts that, during the summers, sea ice will be gone by 2040 – … Read more

How the melting Arctic could lead to huge riches — and world war

Santa’s getting company. Fast-melting sea ice has opened a potential new Arctic shipping lane across the North Pole, which will give powerful nations easier access to the frozen zone’s vast riches – but has also sparked fears of war. The Arctic Council predicts that, during the summers, sea ice will be gone by 2040 – … Read more

Premarket stocks: Falling copper prices send recession warning

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN Business – Some investors look to copper prices as a bellwether for the global … Read more

Summer starts in Europe with new Covid wave

This is the weekly edition of CNN’s coronavirus newsletter. Look out for your roundup every Wednesday. If you have not subscribed yet, sign up here. CNN – European countries are seeing a significant increase in Covid-19 cases spurred by highly infectious subvariants of Omicron, raising fears of a new global wave of the disease as … Read more

Black Americans living abroad reflect on Juneteenth holiday

BANGKOK (AP) – As the United States marks only the second federally recognized Juneteenth, Black Americans living overseas have embraced the holiday as a day of reflection and an opportunity to educate people in their host countries on Black history. President Joe Biden moved quickly last year to federally recognize the day Black Americans have … Read more

Racism could ruin metaverse if tech does not improve diversity now

The tech industry’s disappointing track record on issues of diversity could have serious consequences when the metaverse comes along. For years, tens of millions of people of color have endured unwelcome experiences on social media platforms built by mostly white and male tech CEOS, including harassment and hate speech. Many users have also had their … Read more

Racism could ruin metaverse if tech does not improve diversity now

The tech industry’s disappointing track record on issues of diversity could have serious consequences when the metaverse comes along. For years, tens of millions of people of color have endured unwelcome experiences on social media platforms built by mostly white and male tech CEOS, including harassment and hate speech. Many users have also had their … Read more

Inflation and recession fears are squeezing some industries more than others

A woman pushes a shopping cart through the grocery aisle at Target in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 16, 2022, as Americans brace for summer sticker shock as inflation continues to grow. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images People still appear willing to shell out to travel, go to the movies and have a drink … Read more