A woman’s brutal killing shocks the Arab world

A woman’s brutal killing shocks the Arab world

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi and Cairo CNN – The brutal killing of a young woman in broad daylight on an Egyptian street has shocked the Arab world, bringing the … Read more

American Data Privacy & Protection Act Faces Congress’ Changes

American Data Privacy & Protection Act Faces Congress’ Changes

Rep. Kelly Armstrong, a member of the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, accompanies House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy outside for a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021.Photo: Associated Press (AP) House Republicans want to drastically change a federal privacy bill that Democrats in the Senate are also threatening to murder. … Read more

FDA bans July e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

FDA bans July e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

WASHINGTON (AP) – US health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. The action is part of a sweeping effort by the Food and Drug Administration to bring scientific scrutiny to the … Read more

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

LONDON (AP) – The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe. Liz Morgan arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport 4 1/2 hours before her flight to Athens, finding the line for security snaking out of the terminal and into a big tent … Read more

House Panel alleges Commanders owner Dan Snyder fostered toxic workplace and ‘conducted a shadow investigation’ targeting accusers

House Panel alleges Commanders owner Dan Snyder fostered toxic workplace and ‘conducted a shadow investigation’ targeting accusers

Maloney said that Snyder “fired women but not men who engaged in relationships with other employees, while defending male executives accused of sexual harassment,” according to testimony from former top team executives during the panel’s eight-month probe of the Commanders’ culture and the NFL’s response. The New York Democrat said Snyder sent private investigators to … Read more

‘The impossible’: Ukraine’s secret, deadly rescue missions

‘The impossible’: Ukraine’s secret, deadly rescue missions

KYIV, Ukraine (AP)-As was his habit before each flight, the veteran Ukrainian army pilot ran a hand along the fuselage of his Mi-8 helicopter, caressing the heavy transporter’s metal skin to bring luck to him and his crew. They would need it. Their destination – a besieged steel mill in the brutalized city of Mariupol … Read more

WNBA’s Griner Wife tells AP scheduled call never happened

WNBA’s Griner Wife tells AP scheduled call never happened

WASHINGTON (AP) – WNBA star Brittney Griner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the American embassy in Russia on the couple’s fourth anniversary Saturday, but they never connected since the phone line at the embassy was not staffed, Cherelle Griner said Monday . The couple has not spoken by phone in … Read more

Why LGBTQ homebuyers say rising mortgage rates are hitting them hard

Why LGBTQ homebuyers say rising mortgage rates are hitting them hard

Skandar Mrad, shown here on vacation in Italy, is looking for a home in the Los Angeles area. When Skandar Mrad decided late last year to buy his first house, his top priority was location. Mrad, a gay man living in the Los Angeles area, has spent much of his adult life commuting several hours … Read more

Maryland Apple workers face hurdles after vote to unionize

Maryland Apple workers face hurdles after vote to unionize

TOWSON, Md. (AP) – The historic vote by employees of a Maryland Apple store to unionize – a first for the technology giant – is a significant step in a lengthy process that labor experts say is heavily stacked against workers in favor of their employers. Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to … Read more

Biden’s optimism collides with mounting political challenges

Biden’s optimism collides with mounting political challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats are going to hold onto the House after November’s midterm elections. They will pick up as many as four seats in the Senate, expanding their majority and overcoming internal dissent that has helped stifle their agenda. As the challenges confronting President Joe Biden intensify, his predictions of a rosy political future … Read more