Aussies meet the media as US Open looms

New York, United States, 26 August 2019 | AAP / tennis.com.au Prior to the US Open, many of Australia’s players faced the media to discuss their form, their first-round opponents, and their thoughts on season 2019. Here are the highlights. Ash Barty Barty opens her US Open campaign against world No.77 Zarina Diyas after

The story behind Vietnam’s ‘Crazy House’

(CNN) — Wild, weird, wonderful... there are many ways to describe the Crazy House (also known as Hang Nga Guesthouse) in Dalat, a relaxed mountain resort town in southern Vietnam. One thing's for sure: This "crazy" complex is one of a kind.Standing in stark contrast to Dalat's French colonial villas,

Disney unveils latest theme park plans

Anaheim, California (CNN) — Visitors to Disney's "Star Wars"-themed land in Orlando can stay immersed in a galaxy far, far away by spending two nights in a themed hotel that will be called "Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser." Details about the project were part of a two-hour presentation on Disney Parks

This famous Banksy mural has mysteriously disappeared

Written by Alaa Elassar, CNNBanksy's mural of a workman chiseling away at a star in the European Union flag mysteriously disappeared from the side of a building in Dover, England, over the weekend.The mural, which adorned the Castle Amusements building since 2017, symbolized Brexit, the United Kingdom's impending departure from

Babos, Mladenovic lead 2019 US Open doubles draw

Hsieh Su-Wei and Barbora Strycova are the No.2 seeds and the tour's most recent major doubles champions, winning at Wimbledon over Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yi-Fan - who are the No.3 seeds in Flushing and Babos and Mladenovic's projected semifinal opponents.Strycova, who also reached the semifinal of that event in singles,