Bud Light and Budweiser are getting a makeover at this year’s Super Bowl

New York CNN — Anheuser-Busch may no longer be the only alcohol brand advertising during the Super Bowl, but it will still have a big presence — even if rivals seize the opportunity after a 33-year drought. The beer company announced Thursday that it will have three minutes of national airtime during this year’s big … Read more

Climate activist Greta Thunberg released after arrest by German police at coal mine protest

CNN — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was released by German police on Tuesday evening after being detained earlier in the day at a protest against the expansion of a coal mine in the western village of Lützerath, police confirmed to CNN on Wednesday. Thunberg was only held for a short time. Once (Thunberg’s) identity … Read more

Fukushima meltdown: Tokyo Supreme Court acquits three former TEPCO executives, NHK reports

Tokyo CNN — Tokyo’s Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) executives and found them not guilty of manslaughter following the 2011 triple reactor meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported Wednesday. The Supreme Court ruling was a decision on an appeal against a … Read more

Expert warning to the US Navy about China: A larger fleet almost always wins

Seoul, South Korea CNN — As China continues to grow what is already the largest navy in the world, a professor at the US Naval War College has a warning for US military planners: In naval warfare, the larger fleet almost always wins. Writing in the January issue of the US Naval Institute’s Proceedings magazine, … Read more

The Russian war in Ukraine led to a historic food crisis. It is not over yet

London CNN — Grain leaves Ukrainian ports again. Fertilizer prices are falling sharply. Billions of dollars in aid have been mobilized. Yet the world is still in the grip of the worst food crisis in modern history, as the Russian war in Ukraine shakes global farming systems already grappling with the effects of extreme weather … Read more

Locally caught fish is full of dangerous chemicals called PFAS

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited series of newsletters will help you minimize your personal role in the climate crisis and reduce your eco-anxiety. CNN — Fish caught in the freshwaters of the country’s streams and rivers and the Great Lakes contain dangerously high levels of PFOS, short for … Read more

Plane crash in Nepal: At least 68 killed when Yeti Airlines plane crashes near Pokhara city

Kathmandu, Nepal CNN — A plane crash near Pokhara city in central Nepal killed at least 68 people on Sunday, a government official said. Seventy-two people — four crew members and 68 passengers — were on board Nepal’s Yeti Airlines ATR 72 plane when it crashed, Yeti Airlines spokesman Sudarshan Bartaula said. Thirty-seven were men, … Read more

The search for missing persons resumes as the Yeti Airlines disaster highlights the dangers of flying in Nepal

CNN — Hundreds of aid workers resumed a search and recovery mission in Nepal on Monday following a deadly plane crash that has once again highlighted the dangers of air travel in a country often referred to as one of the riskiest destinations to fly. Of the 72 people on board, at least 69 were … Read more

The FAA says a close call between two planes at New York’s JFK Airport is under investigation

CNN — The Federal Aviation Administration has announced it is launching an investigation into how a commercial airliner taxied Friday night for a flight taking off from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The crew of a Delta Air Lines Boeing 737 aborted takeoff and eventually stopped within 300 feet of the taxiing American … Read more

Sweden finds the largest rare earth metal deposit in Europe. It could help reduce dependence on China

Hong-Kong CNN — Swedish mining company LKAB says it has found Europe’s largest rare earth deposit in the north of the country, a discovery that could reduce the continent’s dependence on China for the critical resource. Rare earths play a key role in generating clean energy and producing electric vehicles and consumer electronics. But the … Read more