CDC moves 22 new destinations into its highest-risk level for travel

(CNN) — The surge of Omicron variant cases has now reached tsunami-like proportions in the travel world. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved a whopping 22 nations into its highest-risk travel category for Covid-19 on Tuesday. By contrast, it moved only two nations to Level 4, or “very high” risk, last week. …

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Is Electronic Arts the next to get bought in the gaming deal frenzy?

Gamers (and investors) are now betting on which company might be the next to get scooped up. Wall Street seems to thinks that Electronic Arts, which makes the super popular Madden NFL franchise of football video games, could be the most likely target. Shares of Electronic Arts (EA) rose 3% Tuesday. The company had no …

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Gorsuch declines to wear mask, as bench-mate Sotomayor works from her office

Not only are they furiously drafting opinions on explosive cases that have already been heard, but conservative groups — emboldened by the 6-3 conservative majority — also are pummeling them with requests to add even more divisive issues to the docket. And while the justices spent the first two weeks of the new year dealing …

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Get organized for less with savings from this Bed Bath & Beyond sale on storage | CNN Underscored

Bed Bath & Beyond sales are the kind of thing we hold out for when it comes to making our home organization and redecorating dreams a reality, and right now the homewares company is really going big with a huge sale on storage and organization. The Big Storage and Org Event just kicked off today …

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Opinion: America has taken its eyes off the ball on Iran

“We are reaching a point where Iran’s nuclear escalation will have eliminated the substance of the JCPOA,” the Arms Control Association said earlier this month of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the Iran nuclear agreement signed by Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China, the United States, as well as Iran, in 2015. Three years later, …

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Two long-serving Democratic congressmen announce they won’t seek reelection in 2022

McNerney, who has served since 2007, announced that he will not run for another term in Congress, pointing to California’s newly-drawn 9th congressional district. “Today I am announcing that I will not seek reelection in California’s newly created 9th Congressional District,” he wrote on Twitter. “I am honored that the citizens of California’s 9th Congressional …

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International airlines suspend some US flights over 5G issue

Emirates, Air India, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines all announced service cuts citing the issue. Emirates said it would suspend flights into nine US airports: Boston, Chicago O’Hare, Dallas Fort Worth, George Bush Intercontinental in Houston, Miami, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco and Seattle. It said it would continue flying into New York’s John F. …

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Website to order free Covid-19 tests is up and running

White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Tuesday that the government website to order free Covid-19 tests is up and running as part of a “beta phase” ahead of the government website’s formal rollout Wednesday morning. “COVIDtests.gov is in the beta phase right now, which is a standard part of the process typically as it’s …

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