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Today's 'Blue Monday' depression peak isn't real, but seasonal blues are. Here's what to do about them

By Kristen Rogers and Rob Picheta, CNN As if we needed any more reason to ruminate over life's daily plights, today (January 20) is Blue Monday -- the third Monday of January, which is rumored to be the most depressing... More>>

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Meng Wanzhou's court battle is the start of another critical year for Huawei

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business Huawei's chief financial officer will be in a Canadian court this week for a highly anticipated hearing. It's a major step toward determining whether she will be extradited to the... More>>

SpaceX's Crew Dragon completes fiery emergency escape test ahead of first astronaut mission

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business After months of anticipation, SpaceX's new crew-worthy spacecraft, Crew Dragon, reached its last major milestone in a years-long testing program. The success paves the way for astronauts... More>>

SpaceX's readies for last major Crew Dragon test after previous attempt delayed by weather

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business After months of anticipation, SpaceX's new crew-worthy spacecraft, Crew Dragon, is finally prepped for its last major test before astronauts can begin using it for rides to the... More>>

Did '13 Reasons Why' lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided

By Leah Asmelash, CNN When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide. More>>

The battle between science and skepticism

By Scottie Andrew, CNN At a time when almost everything is politicized, vaccination has planted itself squarely on the national stage. More>>

A teen's final days with the flu

By Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt's house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins. More>>

Top Democrats go to war with Facebook and Zuckerberg

By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN A few years ago, then President Barack Obama was appearing at dinner and on stage with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Nancy Pelosi was heaping praise on COO Sheryl Sandberg for "inspiring... More>>

Flu has killed 39 children this season, but virus activity continues to decline

By John Bonifield, CNN Flu activity in the United States declined in the week ending January 11, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It was the second consecutive week that saw a... More>>

CDC to screen at three US airports for signs of new virus from China

By Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent More than 100 staffers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are being deployed to three US airports to check passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, for... More>>

Tim Cook is a cautionary tale for CEOs trying to get close to Trump

By Brian Fung, CNN Apple CEO Tim Cook has spent years building up reserves of goodwill with the White House — meeting President Donald Trump for dinners, showing him around a Texas factory and appearing alongside Ivanka... More>>

Here's what Elon Musk said when Jack Dorsey asked him how to fix Twitter

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business Elon Musk has landed in court several times for his tweets. Unsurprisingly, he has some thoughts about Twitter. More>>

Commercial spaceflight is no longer a pipe dream. Here's what's next

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business The commercial spaceflight industry is growing up. More>>

The big differences between 4G and 5G

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business The development of ridesharing apps, such as Uber and Lyft, was made possible by 4G. With 5G, ridesharing cars could one day navigate themselves — no human driver required. More>>

IPhone maker Foxconn could work with Fiat Chrysler on electric cars

By Sherisse Pham, CNN Business Taiwan's Foxconn might soon join forces with Fiat Chrysler to develop electric cars. More>>

Amazon wants to help create a million new jobs in India

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Amazon is capping off a big week in India with an eye-catching pledge to help create a million new jobs in the country. More>>

A second person has died from a new SARS-like virus in China

By Helen Regan and Nectar Gan, CNN A second person has died in China from a new virus that has infected dozens of people and put the rest of Asia on alert, Chinese health officials said Thursday. More>>

Microsoft wants to eradicate its carbon footprint by going emissions 'negative' by 2030

By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business Microsoft is making an ambitious commitment to eliminate its carbon footprint by pledging to go "carbon negative" in the next decade and investing $1 billion to help develop clean technologies. More>>

170 People sickened at Yosemite National Park after likely norovirus outbreak

By Faith Karimi, CNN About 170 people who've gone to Yosemite National Park this month are suffering from gastrointestinal illness, including visitors and employees. More>>

Utah governor asks state's health department to take the sexual innuendos off of free condoms

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN The state of Utah is hoping to distribute condoms, just not the innuendos that were printed on them. More>>

McAfee names Peter Leav as new CEO

By Nicole Chavez, CNN Business McAfee has chosen Peter Leav as its new chief executive officer. More>>

Your Fitbit could help health officials predict flu outbreaks in real-time

By Allen Kim, CNN That Fitbit you've been wearing could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store. It may help health officials stop the flu from spreading, too. More>>

'Super Smash Bros Ultimate' introduces Byleth from 'Fire Emblem' as its new character

By Shannon Liao, CNN Business Nintendo's popular fighting game "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" is getting another new character. This time, it's Byleth, a professor and skilled mercenary and the star of "Fire Emblem:... More>>

US adults who binge drink are drinking even more, study says

By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN Adults in the United States who binge drink are consuming even more alcohol per binging episode, according to a new study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More>>

1 In 5 deaths globally are due to sepsis, study says -- many more than previously estimated

By Jen Christensen, CNN Worldwide sepsis infections and deaths are double what was previously estimated, a new study says. Sepsis also remains the most common cause of in-hospital deaths in the United States, costing the... More>>

Pelosi calls Facebook a 'shameful' company that helped in 'misleading the American people'

By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook as a "shameful" company on Thursday, further escalating tensions between Democratic leadership and the social media giant. More>>

No one knew why the kids in 2 Amish families were dying suddenly. Now researchers have some answers

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN About 15 years ago, an Amish family in the eastern US was hit by an unexplainable tragedy -- one of their children died suddenly while playing and running around. Just a few months later, the same fate... More>>

Angela Merkel: Europe should make its own chips and electric car batteries

By Charles Riley, CNN Business German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants countries in the European Union to boost their technological capabilities and push more aggressively into areas such as battery manufacturing for... More>>

Hyundai and Kia just made an electric vehicle maker one of the UK's most valuable startups

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Korean auto giants Hyundai and Kia have invested over $110 million in Arrival, making the electric vehicle company one of Britain's most valuable startups. More>>

This is your child's brain on books: Scans show benefit of reading vs. screen time

by Sandee LaMotte, CNN Taking away screens and reading to our children during the formative years of birth to age 5 boosts brain development. We all know that's true, but now science can convince us with startling images. More>>

NSA alerted Microsoft to major Windows 10 security flaw

By Brian Fung, CNN Business The National Security Agency recently alerted Microsoft to a major flaw in its Windows operating system that could let hackers pose as legitimate software companies, agency officials said on... More>>

Google wants to change the way cookies work

By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business Google controls the way most of the world surfs the internet, with its Chrome browser accounting for more than half the global market. Now, it's planning to get rid of the way companies... More>>

It's OK to eat romaine lettuce again as officials declare E. coli outbreak over

By Brian Ries and Michael Nedelman, CNN Caesar salad lovers rejoice -- your crispy romaine lettuce leaves are OK to eat now. More>>

Sprint and T-Mobile make a final argument for why their massive merger should be allowed to go through

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business Sprint and T-Mobile want to merge to form a third national wireless behemoth about the size of Verizon and AT&T. More than a dozen state attorneys general claim that the merger would make... More>>

There's a new obstacle to landing a job after college: Getting approved by AI

By Rachel Metz, CNN Business College career centers used to prepare students for job interviews by helping them learn how to dress appropriately or write a standout cover letter. These days, they're also trying to... More>>

Allergic to dogs? It may only be the males

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Love dogs but find yourself uncontrollably sneezing around some of them? There might be a solution that's easier than allergy shots. Neuter your male pup or opt for a female dog. More>>

Weed impairs driving skills long after the high is gone

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Running red lights. Driving at high speeds. Crossing center lines into the opposite lanes. Getting into accidents -- even hitting pedestrians. A new study found these were some of the dangerous... More>>

Weight loss drug Belviq tied to 'possible increased risk of cancer,' FDA says

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN The US Food and Drug Administration warns that prescription weight loss medicine Belviq might be associated with an increased risk of cancer. More>>

Spotify now has playlists for your dog, your cat and even your hamster

By Sara Spary, CNN Business If you've ever felt guilty about leaving your dog home alone, Spotify may be able to salve your conscience -- by bringing out a podcast and range of playlists aimed at soothing lonely pets. More>>

Rich people are staying healthy for almost a decade longer than poor people

By Rob Picheta, CNN Rich people live healthy, disability-free lives an average of nine years longer than less wealthy people, according to a major study that lays bare the troubling economic inequalities behind lifespans... More>>

Jeff Bezos is in India. Amazon has a ton on the line

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Amazon is raising its game in India. More>>

The best country in the world to raise a child? It's not America, survey finds

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN What's the best country in the world to raise a child? If a well developed public education system tops your list, you'd likely consider the United States -- it took the top spot in education... More>>

The majority of women feel relief, not regret, after an abortion, study says

By Jen Christensen, CNN One of the largest studies about women's emotions after an abortion finds most feel relieved and don't regret their choice, even if they struggled beforehand or worried about stigma. More>>

Trump wants Apple to unlock the Pensacola shooter's iPhones. Here's why it won't

By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business President Donald Trump just slammed Apple for refusing to allow the US government access to the iPhones "used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements." More>>

Bearded men are more attractive to women, study says, unless they're squeamish about hair-borne bugs

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN When it comes to love, as the song says, birds, bees, even educated fleas do it. More>>

Less sex linked to an earlier menopause, study finds

By Katie Hunt, CNN Having sex less frequently could lead to an earlier menopause, a new study suggests. More>>

Amazon sellers are no longer barred from shipping Prime orders with FedEx Ground

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business Amazon has lifted a ban that temporarily kept some third-party sellers on the site from shipping orders using FedEx. More>>

Climate crisis, epidemics and drug resistance among next decade's urgent health challenges, WHO says

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Climate change, infectious diseases, anti-vaxxers and antimicrobial resistance all made their way onto the World Health Organization's list of health challenges facing the next decade. More>>

Nintendo will charge for new Pokémon Sword and Shield content. Some fans aren't happy

By Shannon Liao, CNN Business The "Pokémon Sword" and "Shield" games are getting new adventures, cuddly creatures and rivals to battle. But Nintendo isn't adding the content for free, and some fans are upset about the... More>>

SpaceX's Crew Dragon set for final key test before astronaut launch

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business After months of anticipation, SpaceX's new crew-worthy spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, is finally prepped for its last major test before astronauts can begin using it for rides to the... More>>

Your PC is in danger if you use Windows 7

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business Microsoft has ended support for Windows 7. That means it will no longer provide updates or security patches for the 11-year-old operating system, and the hundreds of millions of PCs still... More>>

Quantum computing could be the next big thing for cloud providers

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business Quantum computing could eventually revolutionize the way medicines are developed, financial options are priced and climate change is managed, experts say. It's been lauded for its ability... More>>

There's a mismatch in the flu shot -- and it's not good news for children

By Elizabeth Cohen, CNN This year's flu vaccine is "not a very good match" for a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to the nation's top infectious disease doctor. More>>

Japan's Nintendo theme park will take visitors 'inside' their favorite games

By Rob Picheta, CNN Business Gaming fanatics will soon be able to play real-life versions of their favorite Nintendo titles, Universal Studios Japan has promised, as it teased details about its new theme park. More>>

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: India's new citizenship law is 'bad'

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has criticized a controversial new law in India that could fast-track citizenship for some immigrants from three neighboring countries — but not if they are Muslim. More>>

Amazon will ask a court to block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract

By Brian Fung, CNN Business Amazon will ask a federal court to temporarily block Microsoft from working on a $10 billion cloud computing contract for the military, according to a court filing Monday. More>>

Future uncertain for bill that would eliminate religion as a reason not to vaccinate public schoolchildren

By Monica Haider, CNN Lawmakers in New Jersey did not vote Monday, despite much anticipation, on a controversial bill that would eliminate religion as a reason not to vaccinate public schoolchildren, a spokesman for the... More>>

Warmer temperatures linked to increase in US injury deaths, study says

By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN A temperature increase of 1.5 degrees Celsius or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit -- as predicted under the Paris Climate Agreement without a mitigation plan -- would cause an additional 1,600 injury deaths... More>>

'Change can be hard': OYO CEO confirms layoffs

By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business India's top hotel company OYO, one of the biggest startups in SoftBank's portfolio, is slashing jobs and warns that more layoffs could be on the way as it scrambles to turn a profit. More>>

Amazon and Flipkart face an antitrust investigation in India

By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business India's antitrust regulator has opened an investigation into Amazon and Flipkart over allegations that the two retail giants are illegally undercutting local businesses, allegations the... More>>

Burnout linked to potentially deadly irregular heartbeat, study says

by Sandee LaMotte, CNN If you're feeling bone-deep mental and physical exhaustion, or what is otherwise known as burnout, new research suggests you could be at a higher risk for a potentially fatal heart flutter. More>>

Instagram says it's removing posts supporting Soleimani to comply with US sanctions

By Donie O'Sullivan and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN Business Instagram and its parent company Facebook are removing posts that voice support for slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani to comply with US sanctions, a... More>>

Microsoft is killing off support for Windows 7, which is used on a third of PCs globally

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business It's the end of the line for Windows 7. More>>

Most people wait too long for knee replacement surgery, study says

by Sandee LaMotte, CNN Living with knee pain? A new study has found that 90% of Americans with osteoarthritis suffer too long before having a knee replacement that could improve their quality of life. More>>

A Japanese billionaire is looking for a 'life partner' to fly with him to the moon

By Nectar Gan, CNN Business It sounds like the plot of a science fiction movie — but Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is serious about his search for a special someone to join him on a space voyage to the moon. More>>

US hospitals raise alarm about higher-than-normal RSV cases in young children

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Pediatricians across the United States are sounding the alarm about unusually high numbers of young children being admitted to emergency departments due to respiratory syncytial virus infection or... More>>

More popular heartburn medications recalled due to impurity

By Jen Christensen, CNN More common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer. More>>

US flu activity fell last week, but it's too early to say the worst is over

By Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent Flu activity in the United States went down last week, but that doesn't mean the season has peaked and the worst is behind us, the US Centers for Disease Control and... More>>

Flu leaves a 4-year-old girl blind in Iowa

By Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN A 4-year-old girl in Iowa nearly died and is now blind because of the flu, and her parents have a message: Get your child vaccinated. More>>

The technology of the future paints a very lonely picture for all of us

By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business While standing next to Samsung's new softball-shaped robot Ballie at the CES tech show this week, a company spokesperson told me the personal assistant prototype may one day be... More>>

Top Google exec David Drummond to retire months after scrutiny

By Sara O'Brien, CNN Business David Drummond, a longtime Google executive who most recently served as chief legal officer for parent company Alphabet, is retiring at the end of this month, according to a filing on Friday. More>>

Neon's 'artificial human' is a scary glimpse of the future that's (mostly) still hype

By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business We've grown accustomed to asking virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa to do small tasks for us and provide basic information. But if the CEO of a Samsung-backed startup has his... More>>

Bluetooth just got its most important update in 20 years

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business Bluetooth will soon roll out some of the technology's biggest improvements in its nearly 20-year history. More>>

Lose fat in your tongue to improve sleep apnea, study says

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Have you ever asked yourself: Do I have a fat tongue? More>>

Apple is hot in China again, but it won't overtake Huawei anytime soon

Analysis by Sherisse Pham, CNN Business Apple saw a huge boost in iPhone sales in China last month, but embattled tech giant Huawei won't giving up the top spot anytime soon. More>>

Nearly 2 million adults are estimated to have shown symptoms of PTSD during Hong Kong protests, study finds

By Nectar Gan, CNN Almost 2 million people in Hong Kong --- about a third its adult population -- are estimated to have experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during months of social unrest in the... More>>

A massive study of 200,000 veterans identifies genetic links to anxiety

By Ryan Prior, CNN A massive genetic study in nearly 200,000 veterans with anxiety is providing new insights into how and why people may be pre-disposed to anxiety issues. More>>

A college student in Boston was diagnosed with measles. Health officials say many people may have been exposed

By Jen Christensen and Nicole Chavez, CNN A student at Northeastern University in Boston was diagnosed with measles and may have exposed many others to the highly contagious disease, Boston health officials said Thursday. More>>

Increasing the minimum wage by $1 could reduce US suicide rates, study finds

By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN An increase in the minimum wage could help prevent thousands of suicides every year among workers with a high school degree or less, especially during times when unemployment rates are higher. More>>

Mark Zuckerberg's 2020 resolution: No more annual goals

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business This year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he resolved not to set an annual resolution. More>>

Lime pulls its scooters out of 12 markets and lays off staff

By Matt McFarland, CNN Business Lime, the world's largest scooter sharing company, is pulling out of 12 markets and laying off staff as it struggles to become profitable. More>>

IPhones are flying off shelves in China again

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business Demand for iPhones appears to be flourishing once again in China, a year after Apple had to warn investors that the Chinese market was facing a serious slow down. More>>

Texas 15-year-old's death is youngest vaping lung injury fatality in the United States

By Michael Nedelman, CNN Vaping-related lung injuries have caused 57 confirmed deaths in 27 states and the District of Columbia, including the youngest victim yet at 15 years old, the US Centers for Disease Control and... More>>

The far out and futuristic cars of CES

By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business Filled with software and sensors, connected to our smartphones and featuring an increasing number of interactive screens, there is arguably no piece of consumer technology today as... More>>

CES banned sex tech last year. Now it's all the rage

By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business At one of the world's biggest tech trade shows, where companies come to talk up oversized televisions and curious concept cars, two engineers walked attendees through a build-your-own... More>>

Second baby in the US born from transplanted uterus of deceased donor

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Jennifer Gobrecht always knew she would be a mother someday, but her birth experience was one she couldn't have imagined. More>>

Same-sex relationships are taboo in China. An Alibaba ad is challenging that

By Laura He and Steven Jiang, CNN Business A new commercial for one of China's largest online marketplaces never utters the words "gay rights." But it's making waves online for what appears to be a subtle challenge... More>>

A new virus related to SARS is the culprit in China's mysterious pneumonia outbreak, scientists say

By Nectar Gan, CNN A mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has struck dozens of people and put China on edge is from the same family of viruses as the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), according to Chinese... More>>

Facebook says it's 'not deaf' to criticism. But it will still let politicians lie in ads

By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business Facebook said Thursday that it was "not deaf" to criticism of its policy allowing politicians to spread lies on its platform. But it will not change its rules. More>>

Internet shutdowns cost the global economy $8 billion last year, report says

By James Griffiths, CNN Business More than 18,000 hours of internet shutdowns around the world caused by deliberate government action cost more than $8 billion in 2019, a new report estimates. More>>

Drinking green tea, rather than black, may help you live longer, new study suggests

By Katie Hunt, CNN Drinking tea at least three times a week could reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and is linked with a longer and healthier life, at least in China, a new study suggests. More>>

Fewer than 100 Seattle students sent home after missing vaccination record deadline

By Shelby Lin Erdman and Jamie Gumbrecht, CNN Seattle Public Schools sent home fewer than 100 students who arrived for class on Wednesday without complete immunization records. More>>

Hacking attempts originating in Iran nearly triple following Soleimani strike, researchers say

By Brian Fung, CNN Business Hackers looking to breach US computer networks sharply intensified their efforts following the death of Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani, but have had limited success, according to... More>>

What is Lyme disease? Things you should know

By Jen Christensen, CNN and Elizabeth Landau Lyme disease is the most common disease caused by ticks in the United States, and with the climate crisis it may become even more common. More>>

Avoid these five risk factors and live longer, study says

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN How would you like to add seven to 10 healthy, disease-free years to your life as you age? More>>

Losing one night's sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer's, study says

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN A preliminary study found the loss of one night's sleep in healthy young men increased the levels of tau protein in their blood compared to getting a complete night of uninterrupted sleep. More>>

These were the most talked-about products at CES

By Kaya Yurieff and Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business Walking through CES can feel overwhelming. To your left is a headband that promises to read your brain waves and get you to relax. A few rows down is a toothbrush... More>>

Secrets of an astonishingly well-preserved 2,600-year-old human brain

By Ashley Strickland, CNN It's called Britain's oldest brain, and 2,600 years ago it belonged to an Iron Age man who was likely bashed over the head and decapitated. More>>

Five ways to improve your mental health in 2020

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security threats, a spate of hate crimes, and a planet in environmental... More>>

Scooter-related injuries are spiking in the United States, study finds

By Leah Asmelash, CNN As electric scooters become increasingly ubiquitous in cities, so are scooter-related injuries, one study reports. More>>

World's worst measles epidemic kills 6,000 people in Democratic Republic of Congo

By Bukola Adebayo, CNN Measles has killed more than 6,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization has said. More>>

Apple customers spent $1.4 billion on the App Store in a single week

By Shannon Liao, CNN Business IPhone and iPad owners had quite the busy end to 2019. More>>

Alcohol-related deaths have doubled in the US and women are at an increased risk, study says

By Jen Christensen, CNN The number of Americans who have died from alcohol-related problems annually more than doubled between 1999 and 2017, a new study found, and that's likely an undercount, the researchers said. More>>

US cancer death rate sees largest-ever single-year drop, report says

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States continued to decline for the 26th year in a row, according to a new American Cancer Society report. More>>

Fitness startup ClassPass is now a unicorn

By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business ClassPass has muscled its way into the $1 billion startup club. More>>

Lifestyle changes may combat a dementia that strikes people in their 40s and 50s

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Frontotemporal dementia strikes early, typically in the 50s, sometimes as young as age 45. Unlike Alzheimer's, it doesn't affect memory, instead attacking the parts of the brain which control... More>>