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“Back to My Car”: The End of the Eviction Moratorium
Millions of Americans face possible eviction as a federal deadline approaches. Afghan interpreters and their families begin arriving on US soil. And the founder of a much-hyped electric vehicle company is indicted for allegedly lying about "nearly all aspects of the business."
The End of “Don’t Vax, Don’t Tell”
The Biden administration announces new rules encouraging vaccinations for federal employees. Senators strike a deal on infrastructure. And wildfire smoke spreads pollution way beyond the West.
Hot Mask Summer
In a significant shift, the CDC now recommends many vaccinated Americans wear masks in certain settings. Capitol Police officers give compelling testimony about January 6th. And Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, citing mental distress, steps away from competition at a crucial moment.
What Can We Still Learn About January 6th?
A House committee prepares to hear new testimony on the January 6th attack. The Biden Administration, along with some state and local officials, institute vaccine requirements for certain healthcare workers. And the largest cigarette company in the world says it will soon stop selling cigarettes in Britain.
Should We All Be Wearing Masks Indoors?
St. Louis becomes the latest major city to re-institute an indoor mask mandate. Prosecutors make new allegations against R. Kelly ahead of his trial. And an ABC News investigation reveals the staggering toll of gun violence on a nightly basis.
Masked and Answered
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tells vaccinated Americans that masks are not a necessity in indoor areas...yet. The NFL shocks players by declaring canceled games will come at a steep price. And Haiti will mourn its assassinated president at a funeral today.