How do you lose a radioactive capsule? Australian investigators are wondering too

Brisbane, Australia CNN — The discovery of a tiny lost radioactive capsule beside a remote highway in Western Australia raises many questions – not least how it escaped layers of radiation-proof packaging loaded onto a moving truck. It’s one of the many puzzling aspects of a case investigators will examine in the coming weeks as … Read more

A tiny radioactive capsule is missing in Australia. Here’s why people are concerned

CNN — It’s like looking for a needle in a haystack – an 8mm by 6mm silver capsule, no bigger than a coin, believed to be lost somewhere along a stretch of vast desert highway in Australia’s biggest state. Mining company Rio Tinto issued an apology on Monday saying it was supporting state government efforts … Read more

How M&M’S is making the most of its spokescandies controversy

New York CNN — Over the past year, M&M’s has been the subject of Fox News tirades and criticism from a small segment of fans — first for changing the Green M&M’s footwear and more recently featuring female M&M characters on its packaging for International Women’s Day. So this week it announced a change: Following … Read more

Ticketmaster gets grilled: 6 takeaways from hearing over Taylor Swift concert fiasco

CNN — Lawmakers grilled a top executive of Ticketmaster’s parent company, Live Nation Entertainment, on Tuesday after the service’s inability to process orders for Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour left millions of people unable to buy tickets late last year. During the three-hour hearing, senators pressed Live Nation president and CFO Joe Berchtold and some other … Read more

Taylor Swift: Live Nation exec will face lawmakers about concert tickets fiasco

New York CNN — Lawmakers are set to grill top executives from the event ticketing industry on Tuesday after Ticketmaster’s inability to process orders for Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour left millions of fans unable to buy tickets or without their tickets even after purchase. Joe Berchtold, the president and CFO of Ticketmaster parent company Live … Read more

Who’s not coming to Davos – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. DAVOS, Switzerland — The World Economic Forum’s annual conclave in the Swiss Alps is the greatest intersection of wealth and political power on the global calendar, but this year the balance is shifting. Each January, forum organizers became used to announcing another record-setting list … Read more

In doomed coal village, Germany’s Greens go to war among themselves – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LÜTZERATH, Germany — The political party responsible for the pepper spray, the bulldozers and a coal deal with one of Germany’s biggest energy companies was the Greens. And every protester here on Saturday knew it. It was a chastening day for a party that … Read more

Frustration is rising over Covid drug shortages in China, and there are no easy answers

Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN — As Jo Wang, an event planner in Beijing, watched her family members fall … Read more

France’s massive ‘Made in Europe’ strategy – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The French government has pitched a complete overhaul of the European Union’s approach to boosting its industry, offering a sweeping “Made in Europe” strategy to counter a flood of US subsidies, according to documents seen by POLITICO. In a letter dated January 9, the … Read more

Prince Harry alleges William physically attacked him, according to a new book seen by The Guardian

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on the royal family, what they are up to in public and what’s happening behind palace walls. CNN — Prince Harry has accused his brother, William, of physically assaulting him during an argument over his wife, Meghan, Duchess of … Read more