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How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

Japan has expanded it's COVID-19 state of emergency

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 04:33 ET Updated: 14 MAY 21 10:15 ET By George Ramsay, CNN (CNN) -- Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain…

Chemist Spencer Silver, who gave Post-it Notes their signature stick, dies at 80

Texas chemist who created the adhesive that gives Post-it Notes stickiness

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 11:03 ET By Scottie Andrew, CNN (CNN) -- Of the duo that created 3M's now-ubiquitous Post-it Notes, Spencer Silver was, quite literally, the glue. Silver, a chemist from Texas, created the adhesive that gives Post-it…

Service dogs can be life-changing and lifesaving for humans

'A service dog can smell differences in our chemistry, when we're stressed or sick'

Originally Published: 13 MAY 21 05:06 ET Updated: 14 MAY 21 10:23 ET By Shauna Springer, CNN Editor's note: Shauna 'Doc' Springer is a leading experts on psychological trauma, suicide prevention and close relationships. She is the author of…

House Republicans vote to replace Liz Cheney with Elise Stefanik

Rep. Elise Stefanik elevated to the conference chair

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 05:08 ET Updated: 14 MAY 21 09:33 ET By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- House Republicans voted on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting…

Vaccinated Americans, go wild!

Let's normalize loosing the mask and loosing the distance between one another

Originally Published: 13 MAY 21 18:23 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- This feels like the Covid version of VJ day. The US government, previously criticized for its slow-moving updates to mask and social distance guidance, went…

Kids and the Covid-19 vaccine

Pediatrician answers safety questions

Originally Published: 13 MAY 21 08:13 ET Updated: 13 MAY 21 08:43 ET By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Teenagers between the ages of 12 and 15 years old can now be given the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the US Centers…

Ellen DeGeneres plans to end her talk show in 2022

The show will have aired 19 seasons when it wraps

Originally Published: 12 MAY 21 10:51 ET Updated: 12 MAY 21 13:13 ET By Chloe Melas and Megan Thomas, CNN (CNN) -- Ellen DeGeneres tells The Hollywood Reporter that she plans to end her long-running daytime talk show in 2022.…

There were at least 10 mass shootings across the US this weekend

The rise in violence began last year and has continued

Originally Published: 10 MAY 21 04:42 ET Updated: 10 MAY 21 18:25 ET By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- A gunman opened fire at a family birthday party in Colorado Springs on Sunday, leaving six people dead and a…

Arizona fire grows to 2,560 acres

20% contained so far

Originally Published: 09 MAY 21 10:10 ET Updated: 09 MAY 21 16:12 ET By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- A brush fire that broke out Friday east of Phoenix, Arizona, has grown to 2,560 acres, according to the state Department…