Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter turned country queen, dies at 90

CNN — Loretta Lynn, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” whose gutsy lyrics and twangy, down-home vocals made her a queen of country music for seven decades, has died. She was 90. Lynn’s family said in a statement to CNN that she died Tuesday at her home in Tennessee. “Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully … Read more

Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter turned forthright country queen, dies at XX

CNN — Loretta Lynn, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” whose gutsy lyrics and twangy, down-home vocals made her a queen of country music for seven decades, has died. She was 90. Lynn’s family said in a statement to CNN that she died Tuesday at her home in Tennessee. “Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully … Read more

Spam’s popularity is on the rise again

new York CNN Business — Spam is cool too. The 85-year-old canned block of meat has undergone a cultural reinvention. Hormel (HRL) has sold a record amount of Spam for seven straight years, and 2022 is on pace for another such milestone. The conglomerate behind Skippy and Jennie-O turkey says it can’t make Spam fast … Read more

Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to make images. What could possibly go wrong?

CNN Business — If you’ve ever wanted to use artificial intelligence to quickly design a hybrid between a duck and a corgi, now is your time to shine. On Wednesday, OpenAI announced that anyone can now use the most recent version of its AI-powered DALL-E tool to generate a seemingly limitless range of images just … Read more

Amazon’s $999 dog-like robot is getting smarter

CNN — Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a collection of product updates that tie together its vast suite of services and help ensure it remains at the center of people’s lives and homes. Nearly a year after Amazon (AMZN) was met with criticism over its controversial vision for the future of home security, the company is … Read more

Drink these types of coffee to live longer, study says

CNN — Drinking two to three cups a day of most types of coffee may protect you from cardiovascular disease and an early death, a new study found. “The results suggest that mild to moderate intake of ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle,” said study author Peter Kistler, … Read more

What is the healthiest bread?

Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — One of the foods many people hate to love is bread. It tastes so good, but we often get messages that, nutritionally, it’s so bad. There are … Read more

This guy is using AI to make a movie — and you can help decide what happens next

CNN — “Salt” resembles many science-fiction films from the ’70s and early ’80s, complete with 35mm footage of space freighters and moody alien landscapes. But while it looks like a throwback, the way it was created points to what could be a new frontier for making movies. “Salt” is the brainchild of Fabian Stelzer. He’s … Read more

Fiona slams Canada’s Atlantic coast, knocking out power for thousands and damaging homes

CNN — Fiona is ripping through Canada’s eastern seaboard at hurricane strength after making landfall in Nova Scotia on Saturday, slamming the area with fierce winds and storm surge, sapping power for hundreds of thousands and washing away or collapsing some coastal homes. Fiona, now a post-tropical cyclone, had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph … Read more

How political candidates are targeting you on social media based on your music tastes, shopping habits and favorite TV shows

CNN — Marco Rubio hopes to sway voters interested in Chick-fil-A, Ram trucks, and Duck Dynasty. John Fetterman is searching for fans of microbreweries, Teslas, and the Dave Matthews Band. And Michael Bennet wants to reach people who like Taylor Swift and Lizzo – while avoiding devoted listeners of Jason Aldean. Candidates in some of … Read more