He converted a delivery truck into a mobile medical clinic. Now he cares for thousands in rural Ghana

Somerset, NJ CNN — Growing up in a small village in northern Ghana, Osei Boateng saw many of his family members and neighbors struggle to access basic healthcare. In many regions of the country it can take hours to reach the nearest hospital. Boateng said many people lost their lives due to preventable or treatable … Read more

What does Moody’s downgrade mean for the markets?

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can login exactly here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. CNN — Moody’s downgraded 10 US banks Monday night and put the credit ratings of six others under … Read more

Here’s what CEOs are saying about consumers this earnings season

CNN — Consumer resilience has helped keep the economy strong during the Federal Reserve’s rate-hiking cycle. But will this strength continue or will it fade away? It depends where you look. From Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” tour to the “Barbenheimer” trend to Taylor Swift’s “Eras” shows, US consumers have increased their spending power despite the slowdown in … Read more

According to UNICEF, most children in South Asia are exposed to extremely high temperatures

CNN — According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, nearly half a billion children in South Asia are exposed to extremely high temperatures as life-threatening heatwaves fueled by the climate crisis grow stronger and more frequent. In a press release Monday, UNICEF said its analysis of 2020 data showed an estimated 460 million children in … Read more

“Barbie” makes history with a grossing of one billion US dollars

new York CNN — “Barbie” answered the question of billions with a resounding “yes”. Barely three weeks after its release, the blockbuster by writer-director Greta Gerwig has grossed a staggering $1.03 billion at the global box office, according to official estimates by Warner Bros. This makes Gerwig the first director with a billion-dollar film. As … Read more

The AI ​​is slowed down by the lack of powerful chips

CNN — The huge demand for AI has also revealed the limitations of the global supply chain for high-performance chips used to develop and deploy AI models. The ongoing chip shortage has impacted companies large and small, including some of the AI ​​industry’s leading platforms, and is unlikely to improve significantly for at least a … Read more

The Chinese spy service’s social media debut calls on “all members of society” to fight against espionage

Hong Kong CNN — China’s top-secret civilian espionage service has set up a public account on a major social media platform to call on “all members of society” to join its fight against espionage, offering rewards and protection for those who provide information. The Ministry of State Security oversees intelligence and counterintelligence both in China … Read more

Juul is seeking approval for a new vape that claims it can verify a user’s age. That’s how it works

CNN — Vape company Juul Labs is filing for US approval to sell a ‘next generation’ e-cigarette vaporizer with age verification capabilities in the US. To verify a user’s age, the proposed vape will be paired with a phone app, requiring a customer to either upload their government-issued ID and a real-time selfie, or enter … Read more

The box office success of “Barbenheimer” has brought America’s cinema power back to life

CNN — It’s the tale of two movies and one box office success: “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” maintained their incredible momentum into their second weekends. “Barbie” featured multiple roles this weekend, with “Barbie” impressing with a domestic gross of $93 million and “Barbie” grossing around $122 million overseas, making it the #1 release worldwide was. For … Read more

Domino’s is still having delivery issues. A solution? More cars

new York CNN — Domino’s is still suffering from declines in the delivery business. A solution? More cars. Delivery is a key part of Domino’s business, and the chain has tried to stay away from third-party aggregators like DoorDash, which give restaurants access to their online platforms and drivers for a fee to stay in … Read more