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Ethereum's 27-year-old creator is now a billionaire

The cryptocurrency is currently the second-largest digital currency by market value

Originally Published: 04 MAY 21 10:52 ET Updated: 04 MAY 21 22:01 ET By Alexis Benveniste, CNN Business (CNN) -- Vitalik Buterin, a 27-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer, created ethereum in 2013 when he was 19. The cryptocurrency launched in 2015, and…

Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage

The pair is asking for space and privacy as they transition into this new life

Originally Published: 03 MAY 21 16:48 ET Updated: 03 MAY 21 18:22 ET By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years, the pair announced in a statement on their verified…

Senate Republicans open to a bipartisan infrastructure deal

Despite slamming the size and scope of President Biden's proposal

Originally Published: 02 MAY 21 13:52 ET Updated: 02 MAY 21 14:09 ET By Alison Main, Nicky Robertson and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- Several Senate Republicans insisted on Sunday that they were open to a bipartisan deal on a…

After being closed for more than a year, Disneyland reopens

Health safety protocols will continue to be enforced

Originally Published: 02 MAY 21 12:24 ET By Alexis Benveniste, CNN Business (CNN) -- Disneyland reopened Friday after being closed for more than a year, but many health safety protocols will continue to be enforced. The theme park in Anaheim,…

'I think we can confidently say the worst is behind us'

U.S. has more than 100 million people vaccinated against Covid-19, according to CDC

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 02:02 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 18:15 ET By Madeline Holcombe and Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- The United States has fully vaccinated more than 100 million people against Covid-19, according to the US Centers…

Bear attack potentially leaves woman dead in southern Colorado

Woman's autopsy performed as early as next week

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 15:34 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 16:54 ET By Melissa Alonso, Leslie Perrot and Alaa Elassar, CNN (CNN) -- A 39-year-old woman was found dead Friday night after an apparent bear attack in southern Colorado,…

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' actress, dead at 89

'After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis'

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 16:34 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 17:03 ET By Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- Olympia Dukakis, an Oscar-winning actress for her role in "Moonstruck," died Saturday in New York City. She was 89 years old.…

Former New York Jets player dies in a fishing accident

The 77-year-old's cause of death has not been determined

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 14:42 ET By Kay Jones, CNN (CNN) -- A former player for the New York Jets died in an accident during a fishing tournament in Texas on Thursday, according to tournament officials and the Texas…

Four astronauts prepare for return from record-breaking mission

Record for the longest time in space by a crew launched aboard an American-built spacecraft

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 10:13 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 13:40 ET By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) -- Four astronauts are preparing to return home from the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, ending their…

Major steps are being taken by the U.S. towards resuming normal life

Cities, businesses and entertainment venues announce plans of reopening

Originally Published: 30 APR 21 03:54 ET Updated: 30 APR 21 09:08 ET By Travis Caldwell, CNN (CNN) -- As May arrives, the US is taking a major step toward resuming normal life, with cities, businesses and entertainment venues announcing…

The single most important sentence in Joe Biden's big speech

Biden seeks to close the book of "Reaganomics"

Originally Published: 29 APR 21 11:12 ET Updated: 29 APR 21 13:06 ET Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large (CNN) -- In the course of his address Wednesday night to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden said more…

China successfully launches first module of planned space station

The space station will be up and running by the end of 2022

Originally Published: 29 APR 21 02:20 ET Updated: 29 APR 21 05:14 ET By Katie Hunt, CNN (CNN) -- For more than two decades, the International Space Station has orbited 227 nautical miles above Earth with more than 200 astronauts…

Six things to watch during President Joe Biden's first address to Congress

President Biden's speech will be the first presidential address to Congress since the coronavirus pandemic began

Originally Published: 28 APR 21 12:00 ET Updated: 28 APR 21 18:15 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is slated to deliver his first joint address to Congress on Wednesday, where he will lay out his…