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Mar 12, 2013, 10:14 ET Africa: We're Ready for an African Pope

**Exclusive survey by CNN and mobile phone crowd-sourcing company Jana reveals more than 80% of Africans believe their continent is ready for an...


Oct 08, 2012, 09:20 ET CNN Announces Creation Of CNN Films

CNN, the worldwide leader in news, today announced the creation of CNN Films to secure feature-length documentaries for air on CNN and CNN...


Dec 11, 2011, 22:58 ET Robin Lim Named 2011 CNN "Hero of the Year" at CNN's Fifth Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute

In a star-studded ceremony Sunday night at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Robin Lim was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year. Christy...


Dec 08, 2011, 16:46 ET CNN Announces Jerry Seinfeld, George Lopez, Sofia Vergara, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris Colfer, Ice Cube and Laura Dern as Additional Celebrity Presenters at Fifth Annual "CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute"

CNN, the worldwide leader in news, announced new show details and additions to the line-up for CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.  Hosted...


Nov 21, 2011, 12:00 ET CNN Heroes Announces J.R. Martinez, will.i.am, Christy Turlington Burns and Kurt Warner to Participate in Fifth Annual "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" LIVE on Sunday, December 11 at 8PM ET

 CNN, the worldwide leader in news, announced today that Dancing with the Stars finalist, and longtime friend to CNN Heroes, J.R. Martinez,...


Sep 22, 2011, 08:00 ET CNN Announces 2011 Top 10 "CNN Heroes"

CNN, the worldwide leader in news, today announced the Top 10 CNN Heroes for 2011, recognizing everyday people who are changing the world. The...


Jul 18, 2011, 12:46 ET CNN is First to Stream 24-Hour News Network Online and On Mobile

CNN and HLN's complete 24-hour television networks will be streamed live on CNN.com, the CNN App for iPad and the CNN App for iPhone and iPod...


Dec 14, 2010, 11:49 ET CNN App for iPad Comes to the App Store

CNN today announced its CNN App for iPad is now available on the App Store. The CNN App is designed to provide users with an immersive and visual...


Jun 23, 2010, 12:12 ET CNN to Launch Nightly News and Events Discussion Program Hosted by Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Kathleen Parker and former New York governor Eliot Spitzer will co-host a spirited, nightly roundtable...


Apr 21, 2010, 15:19 ET CNN Integrates Facebook(R) Globally Across CNN.com and CNNMoney.com

Continuing to press its advantage as the No. 1 news and information site, CNN.com and CNNMoney.com today launched site-wide integrations of...


Sep 29, 2009, 12:16 ET Video: CNN Launches Interactive News App on App Store

CNN, the No. 1 mobile news provider according to Nielsen, today announced the availability of its CNN App on the App Store. The CNN iPhone...


Nov 27, 2007, 00:00 ET CNN Announces Finalists for 'CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute'

ATLANTA, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CNN today revealed the names of 18 finalists for "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute," the culmination of a five-...


Oct 22, 2007, 01:00 ET CNN Extends Availability of Planet in Peril to the iTunes Store, Netflix, Amazon.com

ATLANTA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CNN Worldwide will make Planet in Peril, its sweeping four-hour investigation about threats to the world's...


May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET CNN, Internet Broadcasting Enter Strategic News, Advertising Relationship

ATLANTA, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNN and Internet Broadcasting, the nation's largest publisher of TV station Web sites, have entered a...


Sep 28, 2006, 01:00 ET Rwanda's First Lady Madame Jeanette Kagame, Author Sarah Chayes, Playwright Eve Ensler, Activist Zainab Salbi, Mrs. Kay Warren and USMC Col. Adele Hodges Join CNN's Inspire Summit

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The CNN Inspire Summit on Tuesday, October 10, set before a live audience, will welcome the First Lady of...


Aug 07, 2001, 01:00 ET CNN Headline News, XM Satellite Radio Announce Alliance

ATLANTA, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CNN Headline News and XM Satellite Radio, distributor of 100 channels of digital-quality radio, have signed an...