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Former New York Jets player dies in a fishing accident

The 77-year-old's cause of death has not been determined

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 14:42 ET By Kay Jones, CNN (CNN) -- A former player for the New York Jets died in an accident during a fishing tournament in Texas on Thursday, according to tournament officials and the Texas…

Four astronauts prepare for return from record-breaking mission

Record for the longest time in space by a crew launched aboard an American-built spacecraft

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 10:13 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 13:40 ET By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) -- Four astronauts are preparing to return home from the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, ending their…

Major steps are being taken by the U.S. towards resuming normal life

Cities, businesses and entertainment venues announce plans of reopening

Originally Published: 30 APR 21 03:54 ET Updated: 30 APR 21 09:08 ET By Travis Caldwell, CNN (CNN) -- As May arrives, the US is taking a major step toward resuming normal life, with cities, businesses and entertainment venues announcing…

The single most important sentence in Joe Biden's big speech

Biden seeks to close the book of "Reaganomics"

Originally Published: 29 APR 21 11:12 ET Updated: 29 APR 21 13:06 ET Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large (CNN) -- In the course of his address Wednesday night to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden said more…

China successfully launches first module of planned space station

The space station will be up and running by the end of 2022

Originally Published: 29 APR 21 02:20 ET Updated: 29 APR 21 05:14 ET By Katie Hunt, CNN (CNN) -- For more than two decades, the International Space Station has orbited 227 nautical miles above Earth with more than 200 astronauts…

Six things to watch during President Joe Biden's first address to Congress

President Biden's speech will be the first presidential address to Congress since the coronavirus pandemic began

Originally Published: 28 APR 21 12:00 ET Updated: 28 APR 21 18:15 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is slated to deliver his first joint address to Congress on Wednesday, where he will lay out his…

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died at age 90

Remembering Michael Collins

Originally Published: 28 APR 21 13:16 ET Updated: 28 APR 21 14:22 ET By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- Michael Collins, the NASA astronaut who was the command module pilot for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, has died…

Census Bureau announces 331 million people in US

Texas will add two congressional seats

Originally Published: 26 APR 21 11:42 ET Updated: 26 APR 21 18:53 ET By Dan Merica and Liz Stark, CNN (CNN) -- The US Census Bureau announced Monday that the total population of the United States has topped 331 million…

Indonesia Navy submarine found on the sea floor, 53 crew declared dead

Debris found floating two miles from submarine's last known location

Originally Published: 25 APR 21 08:36 ET Updated: 25 APR 21 10:55 ET By Masrur Jamaluddin for CNN (CNN) -- The wreckage of an Indonesian Navy submarine missing since Wednesday has been found on the sea floor and all its…

Homelessness crisis could get worse as evictions loom

Homeless relief is on the way

Originally Published: 25 APR 21 12:02 ET By Katie Lobosco, CNN (CNN) -- States and cities are racing to use the billions in federal relief aid approved by Congress to fight the growing crisis of homelessness -- but the approaching…

Have you been vaccinated? Here's all the freebies available to you

List of companies providing freebies with proof of vaccination

Originally Published: 24 APR 21 09:05 ET By Alexis Benveniste, CNN Business (CNN) -- After surviving a fear-filled year of the Covid-19 pandemic, getting vaccinated is a cause for celebration. As Covid-19 vaccines become more readily available, companies want to…

After two-week delay, Theater Covid-19 relief program opens up

Federal emergency grant program for theaters and live music venues will attempt to open Monday

Originally Published: 24 APR 21 09:00 ET By Katie Lobosco, CNN (CNN) -- The Small Business Administration will make a second attempt to open a federal emergency grant program for theaters and live music venues Monday, more than two weeks…