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13 taken to hospitals after shooting in Brooklyn subway station

By Brynn Gingras, Pervaiz Shallwani, Mark Morales and Eric Levenson, CNN - Updated 9:54 AM ET, Tue April 12, 2022 (CNN) Multiple people were shot in a Brooklyn subway station on Tuesday morning and "several undetonated devices" were also found, the Fire…

Starbucks is planning to phase out its iconic cups

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business Updated 8:56 AM ET, Tue March 15, 2022 Starbucks has a love-hate relationship with its cups. The company's white — or sometimes holiday-themed — logo-emblazoned paper cups for hot drinks, and clear plastic cups for cold drinks are instantly…

Popular smoke detectors recalled nationwide

Kidde is voluntarily recalling about 226,000 smoke alarms and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms over concerns that they can fail to alert users to a fire. The company and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission identified seven affected models on Thursday, advising that…

It’s National Drink Wine Day!

(CNN) —Whatever it is, you can definitely wine about it today. It’s National Drink Wine Day. It doesn’t matter if it’s red, white or rosé, grab a glass. (So long as…

GOP Rep. Ron Wright dies following COVID diagnosis

Washington (CNN) - Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died, his congressional office announced in a statement Monday, saying that he had been admitted to the hospital after contracting Covid-19. "Congressman Ron Wright passed away peacefully at the age…

HBO Max and Roku finally reach a deal

New York (CNN Business) -- Christmas came early for Roku users. WarnerMedia reached a deal with Roku on Wednesday that brings HBO Max, the company's nascent streaming service, to Roku devices starting on Thursday. The deal is a significant one…

Cleveland MLB team to drop 'Indians' from its name

(CNN) The Major League Baseball team in Cleveland, Ohio, will drop "Indians" from its name, according to a report from The New York Times and later confirmed by other news outlets. The team declined to comment on the situation, but…

Taylor Swift dropping surprise album tonight

(CNN) -- It's the holiday season and Taylor Swift has a gift. The singer announced Thursday that she was dropping her ninth studio album. She shared the news via her verified social media.   "I'm elated to tell you…

Breakdancing to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024

(CNN) -- Breaking -- elite breakdancing -- will make its Olympics debut at Paris 2024, officials announced Monday. It will be the first DanceSport event to appear at an Olympic Games, having been staged at the Youth Olympics in Buenos…