The visual effects artist making 'magic' with video

(CNN) If you've ever seen Kevin Parry's work, you might think he's some kind of magician. He can fall flat on his face and turn into a banana. He can sneeze and burst into flames. He can jump into the air and transform into a pumpkin. As a self-proclaimed "...

Myanmar to release 5,600 prisoners held for anti-junta protests

It follows the junta's announcement Monday that it would free more than 5,600 people arrested for protesting against military rule since a coup in February . The released prisoners would need to sign a document pledging not to commit any acts of violence ag...

China drafts law to punish parents for children's bad behavior

Beijing Parents in China whose young children exhibit "very bad behavior" or commit crimes could face punishment under proposed new legislation. In the draft of the family education promotion law, guardians will be reprimanded and ordered to go through fami...

Gabby Petito's parents travel to Wyoming to bring her remains home

(CNN) After heartbreaking and revealing details about the circumstances of her death were announced to the public, Gabby Petito's parents are finally bringing home the remains of their 22-year-old daughter. The funeral director at Valley Mortuary, Tyson Cle...

Ousted Miami police chief is pleading with officers to get vaccinated

(CNN) As Covid-19 vaccine mandates stir controversy in police departments across the country, the recently ousted Miami police chief has pleaded with officers to get vaccinated. "We are losing our police officers to Covid, to a virus that is preventable," f...

Nazi-looted Van Gogh painting could fetch $30 million

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNNOver a century since it was last seen in public, a vibrant Vincent van Gogh painting once seized by the Nazis is heading to auction. The watercolor of a harvest scene, titled " Meules de blé " ("Wheat Stacks"), depicts women wo...

Analysis: How Powell represented the old guard of Black Republicans

Powell occupied a distinct space in racial politicsPowell embodied a fairly common vein of Black politics -- but not Black electoral politics. In a way, Powell represented the old guard of Black Republicans, especially when it came to challenging the party...