Snake Island: The small piece of land that plays a major role in Russia’s war against Ukraine

CNN – It is only 46 hectares of rocks and grass without fresh water (nor any snakes), but Snake Island in the Black Sea has acquired a totemic significance in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. The island – known as Zmiinyi Ostriv in Ukrainian – is located about 30 miles (48 kilometers) off the … Read more

Puerto Rico power outage: Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses still without service

CNN – Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Puerto Rico were still without power Friday, two days after the start of an island-wide outage that began with a fire at a power plant. About 600,000 to 650,000 of the island’s 1.5 million utility customers had electric service restored, the territory’s power grid operator … Read more

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