Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a ‘dangerous drug’ alongside heroin

Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a ‘dangerous drug’ alongside heroin

hong kong CNN — Two years ago, cannabidiol was booming in Hong Kong. The compound, known as CBD, was popping up in cafes, restaurants and stores, with companies keen to join an exciting new market that was already well established in countries around the world. This all came to an end on Wednesday, when CBD … Read more

Linda Ronstadt ‘Long, Long Time’ Soars After ‘Last of Us’ Episode

Linda Ronstadt ‘Long, Long Time’ Soars After ‘Last of Us’ Episode

CNN — Linda Ronstadt’s “Long, Long Time” appeared not once but three times on Sunday’s episode of “The Last of Us.” And fans of HBO’s latest hit were clearly moved by Ronstadt’s song, as streams of his ballad have skyrocketed since the episode premiered. Between 11 p.m. ET and midnight Sunday, Spotify streams of “Long, … Read more

ChatGPT creator deploys ‘flawed’ tool to help teachers spot potential fraud

ChatGPT creator deploys ‘flawed’ tool to help teachers spot potential fraud

CNN — Two months after OpenAI pissed off some educators with the public release of ChatGPT, an AI chatbot that can help students and professionals generate surprisingly compelling essays, the company is unveiling a new tool to help teachers adapt. OpenAI announced on Tuesday a new feature, called “AI Text Classifier”, which allows users to … Read more

Linda Ronstadt ‘Long, Long Time’ Soars After ‘Last of Us’ Episode

Linda Ronstadt ‘Long, Long Time’ Soars After ‘Last of Us’ Episode

CNN — Linda Ronstadt’s “Long, Long Time” appeared not once but three times on Sunday’s episode of “The Last of Us.” And fans of HBO’s latest hit were clearly moved by Ronstadt’s song, as streams of his ballad have skyrocketed since the episode premiered. Between 11 p.m. ET and midnight Sunday, Spotify streams of “Long, … Read more

GM shares rise after record profits and new stake in lithium company

GM shares rise after record profits and new stake in lithium company

New York CNN — General Motors reported much stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings, lifting annual results to record highs for the second year in a row. The largest U.S. automaker also announced on Tuesday that it is buying a $650 million stake in Lithium Americas, which will give it access to the raw material needed to build … Read more

Mustang Mach-E: Ford lowers the price of its competitor Tesla

Mustang Mach-E: Ford lowers the price of its competitor Tesla

CNN — Ford is increasing production of its popular Mustang Mach-E electric SUV and lowering its target price weeks after Tesla cut prices for its vehicles. The move represents a substantial step back from price increases Ford announced last summer on 2023 models – but buyers may still be paying a bit more than before … Read more

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial for the Battle of the East

Ukraine: Drone operators hidden in the forest are crucial for the Battle of the East

Near Kreminna, Ukraine CNN — The pine forests near the city of Kreminna became one of the hottest combat zones in the war in eastern Ukraine. Almost all weapons seem to be at work here, artillery, howitzers, tanks and mortars. But perhaps the most important is the smallest: the reconnaissance drone. Ukrainian and Russian forces … Read more

Around 1,000 US flights canceled as wintry weather rumbles

Around 1,000 US flights canceled as wintry weather rumbles

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — More than 1,000 Monday flights have been canceled across the United States as wintry weather shifts to … Read more

Around 1,000 US flights canceled as wintry weather rumbles

Around 1,000 US flights canceled as wintry weather rumbles

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — Nearly 1,000 Monday flights have been canceled across the United States as wintry weather shifts to the … Read more

Iranian factory: Israel was behind drone attacks, US media says

Iranian factory: Israel was behind drone attacks, US media says

CNN — US officials believe the drone attacks on a military factory in Iran’s central city of Isfahan were carried out by Israel, according to US media. Tehran said on Sunday that drones attacked the Isfahan factory late the previous evening, calling the operation “a failure”. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported … Read more