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

Why protests are becoming increasingly faceless

Contributors Zoe Sottile, CNNOn a humid Sunday night in Hong Kong's financial district, hundreds of young people ready themselves for the latest protest.Some wear flimsy medical masks and swimming goggles, others heavy-duty respirators and protective glasses. All are covering their faces to protect themselves not only from police tear gas

In July, the Amazon just had clouds. Now it’s choked with smoke.

You are going to hear and read this term a lot today. Let us break it down for you.What is Mercosur: It is an economic and political bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, plus several associate members. Venezuela's membership in the group was suspended in 2017, in a Mercosur resolution that

Trump lashes out at China; Dow drops 700 points

US stocks finished deep in the red on Friday, falling sharply amid worries about the worsening relationship between the United States and China.China announced this morning it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of American goods. President Trump expressed his frustration about the developments, tweeting the US didn’t “need”

Furore over Taylor Swift’s ‘London Boy’ song

(CNN) — Taylor Swift is in love again, ladies and gentlemen, and this time it's with a nation. "God, I love the English," the American pop legend sings on "London Boy," a track from her seventh studio album, "Lover," released August 23. A besotted ode to both her actor boyfriend

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city

Felix Wong, 33, has been coming to the protests for months. She has been at most of the weekend demonstrations in the past few weeks. It's tiring, she said. "Especially mentally, because you feel like every time you fight, it's just getting worse, more people getting arrested, people getting beaten."We

Trump: ‘Who is our bigger enemy,’ Powell or China’s Xi?

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell today acknowledged that the economy has grown more turbulent in the three weeks since the Fed cut rates for the first time in a decade.However, he stopped short of giving any indication about what might be coming at the next rate-setting meeting in September. "We are