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Six California firefighters lost their homes while battling the flames. Days later, a CNN Hero provided RVs for them to shelter them

Six California firefighters lost their homes while battling the flames. Days later, a CNN Hero provided RVs for them to shelter them

As a wildfire tore through Berry Creek, California, last month, it destroyed the homes of six of the community’s seven volunteer firefighters along with the department’s fire station. Yet that did not stop the team from working around the clock, evacuating neighbors, extinguishing the flames, and fighting to save remaining homes. Within days, 2019 CNN…MORE

Inside the search for the parents of 545 children separated at the border

Inside the search for the parents of 545 children separated at the border

Dora Melara heads into remote parts of Honduras, looking for clues in cases she never imagined would take this long to solve. Sometimes, the people she’s seeking are nowhere to be found. “There are places where you practically have to climb mountains to get there. And when you arrive, they say, ‘He doesn’t live here…MORE

James Randi, famed magician and skeptic, dies at 92

James Randi, famed magician and skeptic, dies at 92

James “The Amazing” Randi loved magic. He was a celebrated escape artist who broke records set by Houdini and performed everywhere from the White House to Niagara Falls (dangling upside down over the falls in a straightjacket, naturally). And with his long white beard, he certainly fit the part of a wizard. But he had…MORE

‘The Witches’ brews up a weak remake of Roald Dahl’s dark story

‘The Witches’ brews up a weak remake of Roald Dahl’s dark story

“The Witches” serves up a strange brew that doesn’t work, but it’s mildly fascinating for the reasons why, from the people responsible for making it to contrasting this movie with the graphic novel and 1990 film based on Roald Dahl’s dark children’s tale. The Warner Bros. release has been swept over to stream on HBO…MORE

Jamie Lynn Spears drops new ‘Zoey 101’ theme song

Jamie Lynn Spears drops new ‘Zoey 101’ theme song

Jamie Lynn Spears is working on that “Zoey 101” reboot, ya’ll. The former Nickelodeon star told CNN in a recent interview that she gets asked by fans of the show all the time when there will be some sort of reunion. She says that’s why she decided to re-record the theme song from the show…MORE

Jamie Dimon is urging a peaceful transfer of power. Here’s why

Jamie Dimon is urging a peaceful transfer of power. Here’s why

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is urging all Americans this election to respect the democratic process, especially the peaceful transfer of power. “The peaceful and stable transition of power ― whether it is to the second administration of a president or a new one ― is a hallmark of America’s 244-year history as an independent…MORE

Invisalign maker gets big boost from TikTok star Charli D’Amelio

Invisalign maker gets big boost from TikTok star Charli D’Amelio

Invisalign maker Align Technology just blew past Wall Street’s forecasts, thanks to endorsements from one of TikTok’s biggest stars. Align Technology said in its third quarter earnings report Wednesday that sales of its Clear Aligner cases for teenagers rose nearly 26% from a year ago. That helped lift overall revenue and earnings, which topped Wall…MORE

Viagogo’s $4 billion purchase of Stubhub is in trouble

Viagogo’s $4 billion purchase of Stubhub is in trouble

The $4 billion takeover of US ticketing resale platform StubHub by its European rival Viagogo was thrown into jeopardy on Thursday after Britain’s competition watchdog said it could require the companies to part ways. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said in a statement that the deal is “likely to result in a substantial lessening…MORE

Second court rules against excluding undocumented immigrants from census count

Second court rules against excluding undocumented immigrants from census count

A second federal court is blocking the Trump administration from removing undocumented immigrants from the 2020 census count used to reapportion seats in Congress among the states. The Thursday order from the Northern District of California blocks the Census Bureau and Commerce Department from implementing a July order from President Donald Trump. The Supreme Court…MORE

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