Why the birthplace of Islam is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves | CNN

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look

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China could have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035: Pentagon report | CNN Politics

CNN  —  China’s stockpile of nuclear warheads has surpassed 400 in a fraction of the time previously estimated by the

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Russia postpones nuclear arms control talks with US, State Department says | CNN Politics

Washington CNN  —  The Biden administration is blaming Russia for postponing meetings to discuss a key nuclear arms control agreement

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Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism as hate crime and murder charges | CNN

CNN  —  The gunman accused of killing 10 people and wounding three in May at a grocery store in a

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Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks the community for its support a week after the attack | CNN

CNN  —  Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take down a shooter firing upon patrons at an LGBTQ nightclub

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North Korea plans ‘world’s most powerful’ nuclear force, Kim Jong Un says | CNN

CNN  —  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is planning to build “the world’s most powerful” nuclear force, state news

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Speeding tanks, booming howitzers, shaking bones: This is how South Korea sells weapons | CNN

Changwon, South Korea CNN  —  With a blinding yellow flash and a concussion that shakes bones, K9 self-propelled howitzers launch

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Authorities disclose note found on Walmart shooter’s phone | CNN

CNN  —  The gunman in this week’s deadly Walmart shooting in Chesapeake, Virginia, purchased the handgun he used the morning

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Ukraine battles to restore power after Russian strikes leave ‘vast majority’ of people without electricity | CNN

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN  —  Ukraine raced to restore power across the country on Thursday, a day after Russia sent a

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Suspect in the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting will be held without bond as prosecutors work to finalize formal charges | CNN

CNN  —  The 22-year-old accused of carrying out a mass shooting over the weekend at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado

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