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Oriana Gonzalez
Jan 17, 2022 - Health

CDC director says COVID-19 messaging should have been clearer

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Rochelle Walensky. Photo: Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images
Barak Ravid
Jan 17, 2022 - World

UAE asks U.S. to reinstate Houthi terrorist designation after attack

Secretary of State Tony Blinken listens as the Emirati foreign minister speaks.
Secretary of State Tony Blinken (L) listens to United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan during a joint news conference at the State Department iin October. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Pool/AFP via Getty Images
Neil Irwin
Updated Jan 17, 2022 - Economy & Business

World Bank: Gap between rich and poor countries is widening

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Joint Chiefs chair Gen. Mark Milley tests positive for COVID-19

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Momentum builds to ban lawmakers from trading stocks

Illustration of caution tape with dollar signs on it covering the Capitol Dome
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Jan 17, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Colleyville Rabbi credits survival to active-shooter training

Book bans are back in style

Illustration of a book that has a matchbox insert.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Ivana Saric
Updated Jan 17, 2022 - Science

Volcanic eruption in Tonga caused "significant" damage

Satellite image of Tonga explosion
This satellite image of the eruption on Jan. 15 taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). Photo: NICT via AP
Rebecca Falconer
Jan 17, 2022 - World

North Korea launches 4th suspected missile test this month

People watch a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on January 17.
A news broadcast in Seoul of an apparent North Korean missile test on Monday morning local time. Photo: Jung Yeon-je/AFP via Getty Images
Updated Jan 17, 2022 - Politics & Policy

British national named in Colleyville synagogue standoff

A law enforcement vehicle sits near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue on Jan. 16. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images