When tipping your contractor is right and right

When tipping your contractor is right and right

Tipping is commonplace in many professions. However, the tipping process varies widely between occupations. The process is more complex if you are the homeowner, because you control your financial means and the outcome of…

Anne Rice: vampire queen of literature

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Anne Rice: vampire queen of literature

Her novel and film adaptation brought about a renaissance in vampire fiction. Here are seven more authors we will miss in 2018 Last week, the world learned with deep sadness of the death of…

Family sued by Zappos employees killed in 2016 cave-in

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Family sued by Zappos employees killed in 2016 cave-in

Story by Hoda Khayat, correspondent for “CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin”; photography by Nic Jones; video by Laura Demarco; editing by Chloe Baldwin Zappos is being sued by the families of six employees who…

Lagos slams 'unspeakable carnage' at student protest

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Lagos slams ‘unspeakable carnage’ at student protest

Written by CNN Staff Writer Following a month of student demonstrations for free education in Lekki, a suburb of Lagos, a joint panel of the Lagos State Judicial Commission of Inquiry has condemned the…

Volkswagen unveils new chief, who faces tough hurdles

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Volkswagen unveils new chief, who faces tough hurdles

The “New Man” at Volkswagen under Diess no longer rides off into the sunset. Herbert Diess, who briefly occupied the post of chief executive officer for Volkswagen in 2013, was promoted to the job…

Eastern Kentucky tornadoes, floods kill 19

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Eastern Kentucky tornadoes, floods kill 19

(CNN) — Spring Field, Kentucky — a town of some 300 in Mayfield, is rubble after a tornado on Sunday destroyed its entire downtown, uprooting trees and damaging homes. For residents of Spring Field,…