JD.com’s billionaire founder settles rape lawsuit two days before planned US trial

Editor’s note: A version of this story appears in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. CNN — A Chinese billionaire and a former University of Minnesota student who accused him of rape have reached … Read more

After Depp, Heard verdict, Me Too founder says movement can’t be stopped

CNN Business  —  For weeks, the countless takes, tweets, and TikToks about actor Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against Amber Heard have been inescapable. It was hard to ignore the fierce online embrace of Depp or the vitriol directed at Heard. It became clear that the trial wasn’t just about which Hollywood actor was to be … Read more