MrBeast helps 1,000 blind people see again by sponsoring cataract surgeries

MrBeast helps 1,000 blind people see again by sponsoring cataract surgeries

CNN — YouTube superstar MrBeast is making the world clearer – for at least 1,000 people. The content creator’s latest stunt is paying for cataract removal for 1,000 people who were blind or near-blind but could not afford the surgery. “We’re curing a thousand people’s blindness,” says MrBeast – real name Jimmy Donaldson – in … Read more

Live longer with these dishes from ‘blue zones’ in America

Live longer with these dishes from ‘blue zones’ in America

CNN — In a few, unique communities around the globe, people live long and heathy lives, up to and past 100. Dubbed “blue zones,” residents of these areas share a common environment and lifestyle that scientists believe contribute to their longevity. The Italian island of Sardinia was where one of the first groups of centenarians … Read more

Jobs report to give clues about where the economy is headed

Jobs report to give clues about where the economy is headed

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. New York CNN — The Federal Reserve is going to raise interest rates again on Wednesday. But will it be another half-point hike or just a quarter-point increase? And what about the … Read more

Annie Wersching, best known for role in ’24,’ dead at 45

Annie Wersching, best known for role in ’24,’ dead at 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching passed away of cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist, Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24.” Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of … Read more

Watch: Paul Pelosi’s alleged attacker pushes conspiracy theories in call to local TV station

Watch: Paul Pelosi’s alleged attacker pushes conspiracy theories in call to local TV station

Paul Pelosi’s alleged attacker pushes conspiracy theories in call to local TV station David Depape, the man who allegedly attacked the husband of Nancy Pelosi in their home last year, showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former House speaker in a conspiracy-fueled phone call to a San Francisco reporter. CNN’s Annie … Read more

Man throws Molotov cocktail at synagogue in bias incident, no damage to temple, police say

Man throws Molotov cocktail at synagogue in bias incident, no damage to temple, police say

CNN — A man threw a Molotov cocktail at a New Jersey synagogue in an arson attempt on Sunday morning, police and the synagogue said. The suspect lit and threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of Temple Ner Tamid around 3 am and fled the scene, Bloomfield police said in a news release. … Read more

Schiff, Omar, Swalwell: Democrats targeted by McCarthy defend their committee assignments

Schiff, Omar, Swalwell: Democrats targeted by McCarthy defend their committee assignments

Washington CNN — The trio of Democrats whom House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has targeted for removal from committee assignments offered a unified rebuke in a joint interview on CNN that aired Sunday. Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, who were stripped of their positions on the House Intelligence Committee, and Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, … Read more

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

CNN — US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says he believes 13 is too young for children to be on social media platforms, because although sites allow children of that age to join, kids are still “developing their identity.” Meta, Twitter, and a host of other social media giants currently allow 13-year-olds to join their platforms. … Read more

Tom Verlaine, punk rock guitarist of rock band Television, dies at 73

Tom Verlaine, punk rock guitarist of rock band Television, dies at 73

CNN — Tom Verlaine, founding member of seminal New York punk band Television, died Saturday at age 73 “after a brief illness,” according to a news release from Jesse Paris Smith, the daughter of Verlaine’s former partner Patti Smith. Verlaine died “peacefully” in New York City, “surrounded by close friends,” according to the release. The … Read more

Video: Hear GOP governor’s prediction if Trump could win in his state

Video: Hear GOP governor’s prediction if Trump could win in his state

‘Disappointing’: GOP governor reacts to Trump’s campaign speech GOP Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire shares whether he thinks former President Donald Trump will become the 2024 Republican nominee and responds to a recent poll placing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in the lead.