Monday is National Cheeseburger Day: here are the deals to relish

CNN  —  These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find anything at the store for under a dollar. But on Monday, in honor of National Cheeseburger Day, McDonald’s customers will be able to get a double cheeseburger for just 50 cents, only 45 cents more than what the chain’s original hamburger …

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Taiwan’s defense ministry urges Beijing to stop ‘military harassment’ after 103 Chinese warplanes fly near island

Taipei, Taiwan CNN  —  Taiwan’s defense ministry has urged Beijing to stop its “persistent military harassment,” after it detected more than 100 Chinese warplanes close to the island in a 24-hour span between Sunday and Monday. The number of warplanes recorded posed “severe challenges to the Taiwan Strait and regional …

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Search underway for a car seen driving next to the Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy who was ambushed and fatally shot, officials say

CNN  —  Investigators are looking for a car caught in surveillance video driving near the 30-year-old Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy who was ambushed and fatally shot in his patrol car over the weekend, authorities said. Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer was shot while on duty at an intersection near the sheriff’s station …

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Japan says one in 10 residents are aged 80 or above as nation turns gray

Tokyo CNN  —  More than 10% of Japan’s population is now age 80 or older, the government said Monday, the latest worrying milestone in the rapidly graying country’s demographic crisis. According to figures released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the proportion of Japan’s elderly, defined as age …

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Multiple crises batter Washington and set up a fateful 2024 election

CNN  —  A confluence of crises jarring America’s political, democratic, judicial and economic systems, often fueled by Donald Trump and far-right Republicans, threatens to severely test Joe Biden’s presidency amid rising doubts over his reelection bid. As the 2024 White House race heats up, it’s becoming clear that extraordinary, historic …

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Women’s tennis returns to China after Peng Shuai boycott

Hong Kong CNN  —  The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) kicked off its first tournament in China in more than three years Monday, ending its boycott over the uncertain fate of tennis star Peng Shuai. One of China’s most recognizable sports figures, Peng was feared to be held incommunicado by the …

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