John Aylward, known for roles in 'ER' and 'West Wing,' dead at 75

(CNN) John Aylward, a veteran film and television actor for more than three decades, has died, according to his longtime agent and friend, Mitchell K. Stubbs. Aylward died Monday of natural causes, Stubbs told CNN. Alyward, a Seattle native, was best known...

A glimmer of hope for food prices? Indonesia lifts palm oil export ban

London (CNN Business) Indonesia will lift a ban on exports of palm oil starting next week, a move that could ease a tight global market and relieve some of the pressure on food prices. President Joko Widodo said in a statement on Thursday that he had made t...

Opinion: Why North Korea's Covid-19 outbreak could shock the world

He has worked alongside North Korean doctors during more than 20 visits to North Korea and is a member of the National Committee on North Korea, which facilitates principled engagement between the US and North Korea. But now I fear for the safety of the doc...

Half a million Indians flee floods in northeast brought by rain

Guwahati, India More than half a million people have fled their homes in India's northeastern state of Assam to escape heavy floods triggered by pre-monsoon rains that drowned seven, authorities said on Wednesday, as they warned the situation could worsen....

Indian court frees killer of ex-Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

New Delhi (CNN) India's top court on Wednesday granted the release of a man convicted of killing former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, 31 years after his imprisonment. The Supreme Court invoked extraordinary powers to release A. G. Perarivalan, his att...

South Korea and Japan just don't get along. That's a problem for Biden

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) In uniting Western democracies against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, United States President Joe Biden managed something his critics thought was impossible. The problem for Biden? They have a historically bitter and fractious relati...

Amazing experiences on the smallest continent

(CNN) — Travelers have been waiting more than two years to get Down Under and now, at last, Australia is open to the world again. To help plan your journey, we've compiled a list of some of the country's most incredible experiences. World Expeditions/Great...

What Hezbollah's election setback means for Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Iran-backed Hezbollah lost its parliamentary edge in a high-stakes election last weekend. When Hezbollah's bloc lost a majority that underpinned the last four years of Lebanese politics, it was an unusual setback. In 2000, it drove Isr...

Freak prosecco accident causes history-making cyclist to abandon race

(CNN) Tuesday proved to be an eventful day for Biniam Girmay, who made cycling history at the Giro d'Italia but later had to go to the hospital with an eye injury sustained during his podium celebrations. Eritrean Girmay became the first Black African to wi...