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EUROPE IS OPENING TO TOURISTS. WHEN WILL BIDEN MAKE THE MOVE?

The European Parliament has approved an EU vaccine passport

Originally Published: 09 JUN 21 18:28 ET Updated: 09 JUN 21 20:11 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- Two completely different takes on whether travelers should have to prove vaccine or Covid test. Require them! First, from CNN's…

The world's most livable cities in 2021

Border closures and lockdowns are continuing to affect millions of people around the world

Originally Published: 09 JUN 21 01:57 ET Updated: 09 JUN 21 20:24 ET Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN (CNN) -- The impact of Covid-19 on global livability has been absolutely devastating. Well over a year into the pandemic, ongoing health crises, border…

President Biden revokes Trump executive orders targeting TikTok and WeChat

Aimed to protect personal data

(CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday revoked a series of executive orders signed during the Trump administration targeting TikTok, WeChat and other Chinese apps, and replaced them with a new executive order addressing apps linked to foreign adversaries, including China. Thursday's order is…

Australian baseball team pulls out of Olympic qualifiers, citing Covid fears

Australian baseball will not be going to Mexico

(CNN) -- Australia's baseball team has pulled out of Olympic qualifiers, citing the "insurmountable" challenge of traveling to Mexico during COVID-19. "Attending the Final Olympic Qualifier in a COVID world was always going to present significant challenges," Baseball Australia chief executive Glenn Williams acknowledged…

'The Mod Squad' actor Clarence Williams III dies at 81

Remembering Clarence Williams III

Originally Published: 06 JUN 21 22:02 ET Updated: 07 JUN 21 01:00 ET By Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- Clarence Williams III, who played Linc Hayes in "The Mod Squad," died at his home in Los Angeles after battling…

Dozens killed in train crash in southern Pakistan

At least 17 people remain trapped

Originally Published: 06 JUN 21 23:42 ET Updated: 07 JUN 21 02:43 ET By Sophia Saifi, CNN (CNN) -- Dozens of passengers were killed and several others injured after a train collision in southern Pakistan Monday morning, local time. The…

It's Pride Month. Here's what you need to know

Pride Month 2021

Originally Published: 01 JUN 21 13:14 ET By Ayana Archie and Brandon Griggs, CNN (CNN) -- June is Pride Month, when the world's LGBT communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Pride gatherings are rooted in the…

Federal judge overturns California's ban on assault weapons

Ruling likened the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife

Originally Published: 05 JUN 21 01:55 ET Updated: 05 JUN 21 16:03 ET By Alexandra Meeks, Josh Campbell and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) -- A federal judge overturned California's longtime ban on assault weapons on Friday in a ruling that…

FDA approves injectable diabetes drug to help long-term weight control

A once-a-week injection to help people lose up to 12% of body weight

Originally Published: 05 JUN 21 14:04 ET Updated: 05 JUN 21 14:10 ET By Maggie Fox, CNN (CNN) -- The US Food and Drug Administration has approved an injectable diabetes drug for long-term weight control. "This under-the-skin injection is the…

'It ain't over 'til it's over -- and it is not over yet'

The slowing Covid-19 vaccination rate is worrying experts

Originally Published: 05 JUN 21 02:53 ET Updated: 05 JUN 21 10:03 ET By Travis Caldwell, CNN (CNN) -- As the US may miss a vaccination goal set by President Joe Biden for July 4, officials are warning against complacency…

Drake Bell pleads not guilty to attempted endangering of children

Bell's first pretrial hearing is set for June 23

Originally Published: 04 JUN 21 22:16 ET Updated: 04 JUN 21 22:18 ET By Rebekah Riess and Laura Jame, CNN (CNN) -- Actor Drake Bell, best known for starring in the Nickelodeon sitcom "Drake & Josh," has pleaded not guilty…