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Biden says another terrorist attack on Kabul airport is 'highly likely'

While vowing that US retaliatory strike was not 'the last'

Originally Published: 28 AUG 21 10:01 ET Updated: 28 AUG 21 16:14 ET By Barbara Starr and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- Another terrorist attack on Kabul's airport is "highly likely in the next 24-36 hours," President Joe Biden said…

Two 'high profile' ISIS targets killed

Pentagon says the two ISIS targets were killed during U.S. drone strike

Originally Published: 28 AUG 21 10:01 ET Updated: 28 AUG 21 12:08 ET By Barbara Starr and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- Two "high profile" ISIS targets were killed and another was injured in a US drone strike in Afghanistan,…

US carries out Afghanistan drone strike

As Kabul evacuation effort enters final stretch

Originally Published: 28 AUG 21 05:28 ET Updated: 28 AUG 21 11:40 ET By Laura Smith-Spark, Barbara Starr and Nick Paton Walsh, CNN (CNN) -- The US military carried out a drone strike against what it said was an…

'The situation is much more serious than it was six hours ago'

New Orleans mayor says there's not enough time to order new mandatory evacuations ahead of Hurricane Ida

Originally Published: 27 AUG 21 21:42 ET By Steve Almasy and Rebekah Riess, CNN (CNN) -- Almost 16 years to the date after Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed the city's flood protection system, New Orleans is bracing for another potentially dangerous…

Covid-19 cases in children collide with RSV epidemic

Texas Children's Hospital see a surge in Covid-19 cases

Originally Published: 26 AUG 21 07:55 ET By Maggie Fox, CNN (CNN) -- Texas Children's Hospital is seeing a surge of coronavirus cases -- nearly all of them caused by the Delta variant. Not only are kids showing up in…

Supreme Court blocks eviction moratorium

Here are the details

Originally Published: 26 AUG 21 21:31 ET Updated: 26 AUG 21 21:46 ET By Tierney Sneed, CNN (CNN) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration's Covid-related eviction moratorium. "If a federally imposed eviction moratorium is to continue,…

Three families in Afghanistan depart safely

While 5 others remain stranded

Originally Published: 25 AUG 21 18:01 ET Updated: 26 AUG 21 19:53 ET By Cheri Mossburg, CNN (CNN) -- Three San Diego families who were stranded in Afghanistan after visiting relatives have made it out safely, while five others are…

CDC warns against use of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin for Covid-19

As calls to poison control centers increase

Originally Published: 26 AUG 21 18:33 ET By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent a health advisory Thursday warning doctors and the public about the "rapid increase" in prescriptions for the anti-parasitic…

'We will hunt you down and make you pay'

President Biden vows to retaliate for terrorist attack

Originally Published: 26 AUG 21 11:49 ET Updated: 26 AUG 21 17:48 ET By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden vowed Thursday to retaliate for a terrorist attack that killed a dozen US service members outside Kabul's international…

WATCH NOW: President Biden to address attacks in Kabul

Biden braces for fallout as his dire warnings of a Kabul terror attack come true

Originally Published: 26 AUG 21 11:49 ET Updated: 26 AUG 21 15:47 ET By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- Terrorist explosions outside Kabul's international airport on Thursday that killed 12 US…

Terror threats hamper Afghanistan evacuation as Biden's deadline looms

Biden is sticking to his Tuesday deadline for the final exit from Afghanistan

Originally Published: 26 AUG 21 00:02 ET Updated: 26 AUG 21 07:21 ET Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN (CNN) -- A grave and specific ISIS terror threat is hanging over the frantic endgame of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan with…

Pentagon mandates Covid-19 vaccine for U.S. military

U.S. military service members are required to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19 following FDA approval

Pentagon mandates Covid-19 vaccine immediately for U.S. military - FORT DRUM, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 10: U.S. Army soldiers return home from a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan on December 10, 2020 at Fort Drum, New York.…

U.S. Covid-19 cases among children are surging

Experts warn it may get worse

Covid-19 cases among children are surging - Northridge, CA - August 11: River Sitone, 5-years old, receives a mandatory COVID-19 test at Northridge Middle School, Wednesday, August 11, 2021. All Los Angeles Unified School District students…

Area residents remember Hurricane Harvey

Victoria endured Hurricane Harvey four years ago

VICTORIA, Texas - Today the Crossroads remembers Hurricane Harvey. 8-25-17 August 17-September 1, 2017 - Hurricane Harvey Category 4 storm. Made first landfall near Rockport, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane and churned along the Texas coast for four days,…

Why some US Capitol rioters are getting no jail time

Many of alleged rioters could walk away with a slap on the wrist

Originally Published: 25 AUG 21 07:28 ET By Tierney Sneed, CNN (CNN) -- When it comes to holding the January 6 US Capitol rioters to account, the Justice Department has plenty of tools in its prosecutorial toolbox -- and plenty…

Herschel Walker launches Senate campaign in Georgia

Walker wants off the sidelines and on to a seat

Originally Published: 25 AUG 21 06:00 ET Updated: 25 AUG 21 06:38 ET By Alex Rogers, CNN (CNN) -- Herschel Walker, the former football star, announced his campaign for US Senate in Georgia on Wednesday, after months of speculation marked by both former…