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Maritime tensions escalate in the Middle East

This Jan. 2, 2016 photo shows the Liberian-flagged oil tanker Mercer Street off Cape Town, South Africa. The oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the…

Millions of households could face eviction

Originally Published: 01 AUG 21 00:06 ET Updated: 01 AUG 21 08:55 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- It's like Democrats in the White House and Congress forgot the date. Now it's the first of the month…

House Democrat slams lawmakers 'on vacations'

As eviction moratorium is set to end

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 15:33 ET By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- Rep. Cori Bush slammed her House colleagues for adjourning for August recess without passing an extension of…

U.S. vaccination rates are rising

Even in least-vaccinated Southern states

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 13:12 ET By Matthew Hilk and Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- The pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in the US has risen steadily over the past three weeks, particularly in several Southern states with poor vaccination…

Tensions in the House boil over

Following 1/6 hearing and mask rule

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 09:01 ET Updated: 31 JUL 21 10:23 ET By Annie Grayer, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut did not want to lose his cool, but he said this week he couldn't help…

Eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

House leaves town without passing extension

Originally Published: 30 JUL 21 10:29 ET Updated: 30 JUL 21 19:58 ET By Annie Grayer, Phil Mattingly, Kristin Wilson and Melanie Zanona, CNN (CNN) -- An eviction moratorium for renters from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

American workers face increasing pressure to get vaccinated

As the country witnesses a rise in Covid-19 cases

Originally Published: 29 JUL 21 01:11 ET Updated: 30 JUL 21 08:28 ET By Jason Hanna and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Unvaccinated American workers are facing increasing pressure to get Covid-19 shots, as the country sees a dramatic…

First group of Afghans who helped American troops arrive in U.S.

Thousands more wait in increasing fear of Taliban's revenge

Originally Published: 30 JUL 21 05:04 ET Updated: 30 JUL 21 07:09 ET By Kylie Atwood, Jennifer Hansler and Nicole Gaouette, CNN (CNN) -- The first group of translators and interpreters who helped US soldiers and diplomats in Afghanistan arrived…

U.S.A.'s Sunisa Lee wins gold at Tokyo Olympics

Lee won the women's all-around gymnastics gold medal

TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 29: Sunisa Lee of Team United States reacts after competing on uneven bars during the Women's All-Around Final on day six of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on…

Chinese officials and Taliban meet in Tianjin as US exits Afghanistan

The Islamist group says it considers China a "welcome friend"

Originally Published: 29 JUL 21 01:47 ET Updated: 29 JUL 21 07:03 ET By Eric Cheung and Ben Westcott, CNN (CNN) -- China's Foreign Minister met with senior leaders of the Taliban in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin on…

Traveling to Italy during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

Italy is currently in a state of emergency because of the pandemic

Originally Published: 23 OCT 20 07:33 ET Updated: 29 JUL 21 07:00 ET CNN Staff Editor's note: Coronavirus cases are in flux across the globe. Health officials caution that staying home is the best way to stem transmission until you're…

Coronavirus, Capitol riot, China, Brexit, Olympics

5 Things To Know Before You Go July 28, 2021

Originally Published: 28 JUL 21 06:42 ET By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) -- Wildfires in the US have burned almost 3 million acres so far this year. That's more than the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined. Here's what you…