From coding to literacy: These youth are changing the game

CNN showcases five extraordinary young people making a difference in their communities. Hosted by Anderson Cooper, “Young Wonders: A CNN Heroes Special” airs Friday, December 15, at 10 p.m ET.

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World skyscraper construction hits all-time high

More skyscrapers were built in 2017 than during any other year in history, with the completion of 144 buildings measuring 200 meters (656 feet) or taller.

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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees are …

Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, and Nina Simone are the 2018 inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the organization announced Wednesday.

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Black voters turned out for Jones

Black voters in Alabama — particularly black women — voted overwhelmingly in favor of Democrat Doug Jones, according to exit poll data.

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Rubio: How US and Asian democracies can counter China

To counter rising security threats from North Korea and increasingly aggressive behavior from China, the US must unite and cooperate with Asian democracies, writes Senator Marco Rubio.

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Batali shows the dark side of hospitality ideal

Accusations against Mario Batali and other stars of the food world expose a pervasive sexual harassment problem — which is itself a symptom of systemic explotation, says Tia Keenan.

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Trump tries to minimize stinging defeat

President Donald Trump is waking to a self-inflicted political disaster after Republican Roy Moore crashed to defeat in the Alabama Senate race.

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