Saudi Arabia will reopen its borders to tourists on Sunday for the first time in 18 months after imposing restrictions at the start of the pandemic to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Pistons select Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
NEW YORK -- U.S. health officials are expected to release new data about the spread of COVID-19 on Friday that led to their decision to recommend that vaccinated people wear masks in some situations, a reversal of previous guidance.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden on Thursday said his administration will require all federal employees and contractors to show proof of vaccination, a move met with swift opposition from Texas elected officials.
The European Union pledged to curb carbon emissions -- but a loophole in the directive leaves companies to pollute Black communities and devastate ecosystems in the American South.
Some 700 hundred Afghan allies escape to the US as the troop withdrawal continues, while thousands more fear for their lives as the Taliban gain more ground. CNN's Kylie Atwood reports.
Louisiana is among the states with the worst vaccination rates and is seeing a surge in new coronavirus cases. CNN's Miguel Marquez visited a hospital in the Bayou State and spoke with patients who explained why they hadn't received the vaccine.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana could receive billions of dollars in new federal infrastructure spending despite a disagreement over the plan between the state's two U.S. senators.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy charges sailor with setting worst U.S. warship fire outside of combat in recent memory.
(The Center Square) – Federal economic data released Thursday did little to alleviate concerns over the U.S. economy, as unemployment remains elevated and new GDP numbers disappointed experts.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A long-running investigation into an Ohio branch of the violent El Salvador-based MS-13 gang, including the solving of eight homicides, neared conclusion Thursday with the sentencing of the last defendant in custody, central Ohio's top federal prosecutor announced.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House passes $2.1B bill for Capitol security, Afghan allies, sends to Biden for signature.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden urges states and localities to offer residents $100 to get COVID-19 shots; aims to 'move dial' on vaccines.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden says he's directing military to develop plan for making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service personnel.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Biden sets masking requirements, COVID restrictions for 4 million federal workers, including military.
(The Center Square) – The Texas border city of Laredo has sued the Biden administration, hoping to halt its policy of transferring several hundred people a day into the city who have illegally entered the U.S. through two Texas Border Patrol sectors: Rio Grande Valley and Del Rio.
The spread of the Delta variant is putting unvaccinated Americans at greater risk of severe Covid-19. CNN Heroes Jake Wood, Dr. Jim Withers, and Dr. Wendy Ross have folded vaccination efforts into their already incredible work with communities that might otherwise be overlooked.
Harrisburg, Pa. – In a Court Order filed today, Commonwealth Court President Judge P. Kevin Brobson announced a return to in-person argument sessions and outlined the Court argument schedule for the remainder of 2021.
(The Center Square) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is urging President Joe Biden to put a “pause” on accepting or releasing those who enter the U.S. illegally, citing the risk of spreading COVID-19, after news reports reveal that those who have tested positive are being released into local Texas border communities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes $2.1B bill to bolster Capitol security after Jan. 6 insurrection, adds visas for Afghans who helped US.
NEW YORK (AP) — Robinhood, which brought millions to Wall Street with commission-free trades, begins trading, dips from IPO price.
(The Center Square) - After weeks of slow moving negotiations, the bipartisan infrastructure bill has passed a procedural vote in the Senate to begin debate.
BOSTON (AP) — Report: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick charged in 1970s sexual assault of teen; 1st US cardinal charged with abusing minor.
With the rise of the Delta variant, many vaccinated Americans tell pollsters they are still concerned about catching Covid-19-- so why is the population that's most vulnerable to the virus less worried about it? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza examines the American "…
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- Police investigating deadly plane crash at Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport, pilot identified
- I-90 overwhelmed with traffic in both directions
- Two injured, one dead after Saturday evening crash
- Suspect on the loose after shooting wife and her daughter in Airway Heights
- Crews responding to a wildfire near Washington-Idaho state line
- Police arrest Airway Heights shooting suspect
- Man wearing yellow sundress steals school bus in Chelan County
- Following nine hour standoff in South Perry District, 12-time felon taken into custody
- Hazard Hill Fire in the Wandermere area grows to 120 acres, Level 3 evacuations downgraded
- Multiple fires sparked up on Friday, prompting evacuations in parts of North Idaho and Eastern Washington