World News

Ebay sells for $9 billion

By Eoin McSweeney, CNN Business (CNN) -- One of the web's oldest businesses has a new owner. Norway's Adevinta is buying eBay's classified ads business for $9.2 billion to create the world's largest online classifieds company. In the age of Google and…

Solar Orbiter makes its first close pass of the sun

By Amy Woodyatt, CNN (CNN) -- The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter made its first close pass of the sun on Monday, getting as close as 77 million kilometers (48 million miles) from the sun's surface. The spacecraft's first perihelion -- the point in…