Steps have dropped since Covid-19 and the trend is worrisome, study says | CNN

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN  —  Americans took fewer steps during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, and they still haven’t gotten their mojo back, a new study found. “On average, people are taking … Read more

‘The climate time-bomb is ticking’: The world is running out of time to avoid catastrophe, new UN report warns | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited newsletter series guides you on how to minimize your personal role in the climate crisis — and reduce your eco-anxiety. CNN  —  The world is rapidly approaching catastrophic levels of heating with international climate goals set to slip out of reach unless immediate and radical … Read more

Putin welcomes Xi to Moscow for Chinese leader’s first visit since Russia invaded Ukraine | CNN

CNN  —  Xi Jinping has begun a three-day visit to Russia – his first since his strategic ally Vladimir Putin began his unprovoked invasion of Ukraine last year – as the Chinese leader seeks to portray himself as a peacebroker despite deep skepticism in Kyiv and the West. Ukraine is expected to be a key … Read more

Video: Kenny Smith roasts Adam Sandler’s basketball skills | CNN

NBA legend roasts Adam Sandler’s basketball skills “Inside the NBA” analyst Kenny Smith breaks down the good, bad and ugly of Adam Sandler’s basketball skills. Adam Sandler will be honored by the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on CNN Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m. ET. Source link

Live updates: Credit Suisse-UBS merger and global stock market news

Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS, has agreed to buy its ailing rival Credit Suisse in an emergency rescue deal aimed at stemming financial market panic unleashed by the failure of two American banks earlier this month. “UBS today announced the takeover of Credit Suisse,” the Swiss National Bank said in a statement. It said the rescue would “secure … Read more

Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou to make historic visit to mainland China | CNN

Taipei, Taiwan CNN  —  Taiwan’s former President Ma Ying-jeou will visit mainland China next week, the first such trip by a former Taiwanese leader since the end of the Chinese Civil War in 1949. Ma, a senior member of Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT) opposition party, will be in mainland China between March 27 and April 7, … Read more

Former Australian soldier arrested for alleged war crime in Afghanistan | CNN

CNN  —  A former soldier has become the first serving Australian serviceman or veteran charged with the war crime of murder for allegedly killing a civilian while on deployment in Afghanistan. The 41-year-old man was charged in New South Wales on Monday, according to a joint statement from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the … Read more

India cuts internet to 27 million as Punjab police hunt Sikh separatist | CNN

CNN  —  Indian authorities have blocked internet access for about 27 million people in the state of Punjab for a third straight day – one of the country’s most extensive blackouts in recent years – as police search for a Sikh separatist on the run. The Punjab government initially announced a 24-hour internet ban on … Read more

Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

A woman who survived last year’s bombing of a packed theater in Mariupol likened Russian President Vladimir Putin’s overnight visit to the occupied city to “when a serial killer returns to the place of the crime.” CNN’s Ivan Watson previously spoke to Maria Kutnyakova in March last year, after she managed to escape Mariupol to Ukrainian-controlled territory with her family. Speaking … Read more