There’s a sense that another turning point is approaching in Russia’s war in Ukraine | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Russia’s mass mobilization, looming offensive and missile-borne terror against civilians is triggering fresh calls for even greater Western lethal aid to Ukraine, days after leaders signed off on … Read More

Blinken under pressure to push China on role in lethal fentanyl trade when he visits Beijing | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Members of Congress are urging Secretary of State Antony Blinken to pressure China to do more to curb the flow of fentanyl and synthetic opioids into the United … Read More

US military to gain expanded access to Philippines bases in efforts to counter China | CNN

CNN  —  The Philippines will provide the United States with expanded access to its military bases, the two countries said Thursday, providing US forces with a strategic footing on the … Read More

US imposes visa restrictions on Taliban members involved in repression of women and girls | CNN Politics

CNN  —  The United States is imposing new visa restrictions on certain current and former Taliban members, non-state security group members and others who are believed to be involved in … Read More

Netanyahu outlines vision for two-state solution — without Palestinian sovereignty | CNN

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in today’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, CNN’s three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Jerusalem CNN  —  … Read More

‘It’s all empty promises’: Palestinians feel betrayed by US, warn there’s only so much they can bear | CNN

Ramallah, West Bank CNN  —  Abu A’asem brews pot after pot of his specialty Arabic coffee, despite the pouring rain. His corner stand at the heart of Ramallah is always … Read More

US and India to boost defense and technology cooperation as China threat grows | CNN

CNN  —  The United States and India are taking steps to strengthen their defense partnership, officials said Tuesday, the latest sign of cooperation between the two countries in the face … Read More

Cities are being cloned in the virtual world. Here’s what that means for the future | CNN

CNN  —  With space in our cities at a premium, and a majority of the world’s population expected to live in urban areas within the next few decades, there’s less … Read More

Brazil’s former President Jair Bolsonaro applies for six-month US tourist visa | CNN

CNN  —  Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking a six-month tourist visa to remain in the United States, the law firm representing Bolsonaro confirmed to CNN Brasil on Monday. … Read More

TikTok CEO to testify before Congress in March | CNN Business

CNN  —  TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will testify at an upcoming hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a committee spokesperson confirmed to CNN Monday. Chew will be … Read More

Israel was behind drone attacks at military plant in Iran, US media report | CNN

CNN  —  US officials believe drone attacks at a military plant in Iran’s central city of Isfahan were carried out by Israel, according to US media reports. Tehran said on … Read More

These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows | CNN

CNN  —  Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report. The report by IQAir, a company that tracks global air quality, found … Read More

Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren’t more of them doing it? | CNN

CNN  —  As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your … Read More