Saturday, October 24, 2020



Matthew McConaughey shares some lessons on fatherhood


Jimmy Kimmel shares update on his son and encourages viewers to ‘vote with your heart’

(CNN)Advocating for the importance of health care for people with preexisting conditions, Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday revisited a difficult time for his family and encouraged viewers to “vote with your heart” in the upcoming election.Kimmel’s son, Billy, now 3, had to undergo three heart surgeries after he was born with Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary…


‘Over the Moon’ doesn’t succeed in lifting Netflix into Disney’s orbit

(CNN)With Disney invading Netflix’s streaming turf, turnabout is fair play, as “Over the Moon” overtly tries to emulate Disney animation without occupying its orbit. Although the movie is visually impressive, the Chinese-American co-production suffers from a too-thin story, built upon a heavy-handed message soaked in that oldest of Disney tropes: a dead mom.Veteran Disney animator…


‘The Undoing’ features Nicole Kidman in a mystery that feels like ‘Big Little Lies Lite’

(CNN)”The Undoing” owes debts to earlier high-class HBO miniseries, but the net effect feels like “Big Little Lies Lite.” Reuniting Nicole Kidman and writer-producer David E. Kelley, the six-part production hinges on a murder mystery and trial, but even with its twists and feints, doesn’t possess the requisite qualities to become another viewing obsession.Like “Big…



Sex gets complicated during the pandemic

(CNN)When the pandemic hit, couples found themselves worrying about getting sick, losing income, teaching their children at home while working full time (or worrying full time about sending them to school). It hardly makes a perfect recipe for sex. The stress has been too much for one Texas couple in their mid-40s with two children,…


Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester

(CNN)While many colleges and universities are offering classes online, that hasn’t necessarily stopped students from gathering. And now some college towns are grappling with outbreaks of Covid-19 as the start of the fall semester complicates local responses to the pandemic. “We are urging students to understand the imperative role that they play in stopping this…


How to reboot your workout routine: Let’s set the foundation

By Dana Santas, CNNUpdated 2:52 PM ET, Sat September 12, 2020Join Dana Santas for a seven-part series to learn how to reboot your workout routine — and stick with it. Here’s Part I. (CNN)After time off from exercising, it’s understandable if you’re having a hard time getting motivated. You may even feel a bit bad,…

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Ransomware hits election infrastructure in Georgia county

DC (CNN Business)A Georgia county is ground zero for what may be the first ransomware attack to hit election infrastructure this political season.The attack on Hall County — home to Gainesville and located roughly an hour north of Atlanta — was disclosed on Oct. 7, but the impact to election infrastructure is only now coming…


Few lines but plenty of excitement as the iPhone 12 arrives in China

Hong Kong (CNN Business)The iPhone 12 has arrived in China, and Apple fans are already lining up for it — just not necessarily at stores. At an Apple (AAPL) store Friday in Beijing’s Wangfujing neighborhood, there was no line out the door like there has been on previous launch days.Because of the coronavirus pandemic, customers…


Uber drivers sue over alleged ‘pressure’ to vote, advocate for Prop 22

(CNN Business)For months, Uber drivers and passengers in California have received aggressive messaging in support of its controversial ballot initiative, Proposition 22.Now, some Uber drivers are suing, saying the company has “unlawfully” pressured them and other drivers to support the measure.California Proposition 22, or Prop 22, seeks to exempt Uber and other gig companies from…


iPhone 12 review: Upgrade for the camera, not 5G

(CNN Business)Deciding whether — or when — to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn’t changed much in recent years. Most improvements, while technologically impressive, mostly feel minor to the average consumer. But Apple’s latest iPhone lineup has analysts predicting tons of upgrades. The most…


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How to file for — and keep — your unemployment benefits

(CNN) —   While unemployment has been inching downward in recent weeks, more than 23 million American workers are still currently receiving some form of government jobless benefits, and the official unemployment rate stands at 7.9% as of the end of September. Last week, over a million Americans filed an initial application for unemployment due…


Top weekend sales: Sur la Table, Vineyard Vines and more

CNN Underscored is your guide to the everyday products and services that help you live a smarter, simpler and more fulfilling life. The content is created by CNN Underscored. CNN News staff is not involved. When you make a purchase, we receive revenue. Updated 3:15 PM EDT, Fri October 23, 2020 (CNN) —   Believe…