Coca-Cola is getting into Christmas movies

New York CNN Business —Coca-Cola is hoping that this holiday season, families will crack open some Cokes, settle into a comfy spot and watch its first Christmas Anthology film series. The venture is a continuation of Coca-Cola’s Real Magic platform, which t...

GM to put thousands of electric vehicle chargers in rural America

CNN Business —General Motors is moving ahead with plans to install as many as 40,000 electric vehicle chargers in, mostly, rural parts of America. This comes as GM plans to sell exclusively zero-emission passenger vehicles by 2035. The chargers will have in...

Former Theranos COO set to be sentenced

The sentencing comes weeks after Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of Theranos and Balwani’s ex-girlfriend, was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. It also came to light that Theranos was relying on third-party manufactured devices from traditional blood...

Jamaica declares widespread state of emergency to fight violent crime

CNN —A widespread state of emergency has been declared across Jamaica to fight violent crime, the island nation’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness said in a public address Wednesday. “All Jamaicans should be able to enjoy the Christmas season free from the thr...

Juul Labs settles litigation in the United States

New York CNN Business —E-cigarette maker Juul Labs said Tuesday that it has settled litigation it faced in the United States, resolving a substantial amount of legal issues for the company. “The global resolution covers more than 5,000 cases brought by appr...

Dog found in a carry-on bag at US airport

(CNN) — It's been a week of weird finds for the Transportation Security Administration: A six-pack of nunchucks and other sharp objects -- and now a dog in a backpack. "A dog was accidentally sent through the X-ray" at the Dane County Regional Airport in Ma...

US oil plunges below $75 for first time since just before Christmas

New York CNN Business —Oil prices have tumbled to their lowest level of the year as worries about the health of the economy overshadow concerns about new restrictions imposed on Russian energy. The sharp drop in oil prices the past two days is mostly good n...

Meme stock mania may finally be over

New York CNN Business —It’s time to sing a requiem for a meme. Meme stocks, that is. GameStop (GME) is expected to report a quarterly loss of $84 million and sales growth of just 4.5% from a year ago. The company is also said to be in the midst of a round o...

The last time the US faced a debt fight this bad it lost its AAA rating

New York CNN Business —Democrats and Republicans in Congress are gearing up for yet another political showdown over raising the nation’s $31.4 trillion borrowing limit. This isn’t anything new; Congress has raised the debt ceiling almost 100 times since the...

Russia deploys defense missile system on Kuril island near Japan

Russia’s defense ministry said Monday it has deployed mobile coastal defense missile systems on a northern Kuril island, part of a strategically located chain of islands that stretch between Japan and the Russian Kamchatka Peninsula. Japan lays claim to the...

Al Jazeera to submit Shireen Abu Akleh case to ICC, network says

Jerusalem CNN —Al Jazeera said Tuesday it will submit a case to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot in the head while covering an Israeli raid in Jenin in the occupied West Bank in May. “Al J...

Two former Seoul police officers arrested over deadly Halloween crush

Seoul, South Korea CNN —Two former police officers were arrested in South Korea on Monday, accused of destroying evidence relating to the deadly Halloween crowd crush in Seoul, according to authorities in the country. They allegedly ordered their subordinat...