Boeing launches Starliner astronaut capsule on uncrewed test mission

New York (CNN Business) Boeing launched its Starliner spacecraft, designed to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station, on an uncrewed test mission toward the orbiting outpost Thursday evening. After two prior attempts to complete such a...

Mercedes just sold the world's most expensive car for $142 million

(CNN) Mercedes-Benz confirmed on Thursday that it recently sold the world's most expensive car. A very rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz SLR coupe that had been kept in the German automaker's collection was sold to a private owner for €135 million, the equivalent of...

Three survivors of Tulsa Race Massacre receive $1 million donation

(CNN) As the last living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre continue their fight for reparations, a New York philanthropist gifted them $1 million hoping it begins to account for the wrongs they have faced. Ed Mitzen, co-founder of the New York-based...

Democrats ask Biden to appoint staffer to oversee baby formula shortage

CNN —A group of Democratic senators are calling on President Joe Biden to appoint someone to oversee the baby formula shortage as it continues to devastate families across the country searching for supplies. The Democrats added: “We need organized leadershi...

Mortgage rates ticked lower, but are still well above 5%

How the rise in interest rates will affect some AmericansThe Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2022. - The US unemployment rate has fallen to below four percent, but many companies have continued to report challenges f...

CDC and Massachusetts health officials investigating monkeypox case

CNN —The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is collaborating with Massachusetts health officials on an investigation into a case of monkeypox, the agency said Wednesday in a statement. The case of monkeypox was confirmed in a man in Massachusetts...

Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza finally returns to menus

New York (CNN Business) Taco Bell's highly anticipated Mexican Pizza finally returns to menus Thursday following a roughly two-year hiatus. The beloved menu item was eliminated in November 2020 as part of a broader culling of Taco Bell's menu during the hei...

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...