US, allies struggle to support protesters in make-or-break moment for Iran

The US, its allies and individuals across the globe are struggling to support protesters in Iran in what observers say is a make-or-break moment that could tip the scales for regime change in Tehran. President Biden said in early November that “we’re gonna free Iran. They’re gonna free themselves pretty soon.” But outside experts say … Read more

Team USA can STILL ADVANCE to the knockout stage even if it loses to England

Iran’s stunning 2-0 win over Wales isn’t good news for the United States in Group B, but the Red, White, and Blue still have a chance at advancing to the World Cup knockout stage in Qatar, regardless of Friday’s outcome against England . Following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Wales in the Group B opener … Read more

Europe accuses US of profiting from war – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Nine months after invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is beginning to fracture the West. Top European officials are furious with Joe Biden’s administration and now accuse the Americans of making a fortune from the war, while EU countries suffer. “The fact is, if you look … Read more

NFL Thanksgiving Day previews: Bills, Cowboys, Vikings in action

CNN — This Thursday, homes across the United States will be full of two things: food and football. The National Football League’s annual Thanksgiving Day triple-header returns for what is sure to be an exciting slate of showdowns. This year features the Buffalo Bills meeting the Lions for Detroit’s 83rd Thanksgiving Day game, an NFC … Read more

Harris dives into Asian diplomacy amid questions back home about her political future

Palawan, Philippines CNN — Vice President Kamala Harris is sticking close to her script when responding to what Democrats hope will once again be their greatest electoral mobilizer: Donald Trump and his third White House bid. “The president said he intends to run and if he does, I will be running with him,” she told … Read more

How Qatar ended up hosting the World Cup

CNN — With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that a tiny Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never previously appeared at a World Cup tournament – ​​let alone staged one – and … Read more

A review of the documentary All The Beauty And The Bloodshed

Nan Goldin (left) in All The Beauty And The BloodshedImage: Courtesy of Neon and Participant Media At some point in the future—if we are not there already—every artist who made their mark in the 20th century will have a documentary made about them. Most will be informative in the Wikipedia/”American Masters” sense, interesting to the … Read more

US, allies clash with Russia, China over North Korea tests

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and its allies on Monday strongly condemned North Korea’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile test and called for action to limit its nuclear and missile programs, but Russia and China opposed any new pressure and sanctions on Pyongyang. US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield told an emergency meeting of the UN … Read more

5 things to know for Nov. 22: Colorado shooting, Rail strike, Twitter, Voting, Iran

CNN — Disney is saying goodbye to Bob and hello to, well… a different Bob. The company ousted CEO Bob Chapek, and is bringing former CEO Bob Iger back to the helm. It’s quite the media shakeup. Here’s what else you need to know Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can … Read more

China’s Xi attempts to claim diplomatic victory in the battle for global influence after the whirlwind summit

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Bali, Indonesia CNN — Xi Jinping may have rejected US President Joe Biden’s description of the 21st century as … Read more