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Hundreds of vaccinated Indonesian health workers get Covid-19, dozens in hospital

More than 350 doctors and medical workers have caught Covid-19 in Indonesia despite being vaccinated with Sinovac, officials said, as concerns grow about the efficacy of some vaccines against more infectious variants.

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ reunion: What we learned from Part I

Let's start by saying Andy Cohen is a master when it comes to interviewing.

Two college students pulled from car by police during last summer’s protests in Atlanta file lawsuit

Two college students who were forcibly removed from their car and tased by police during a civil rights protest in Atlanta last summer filed a federal lawsuit against the city Thursday, according to their attorneys.

China’s about to administer its billionth coronavirus shot. Yes, you read that right

Editor's note: CNN is launching the Meanwhile in China newsletter on June 21, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here.

Iranians vote in an all but decided presidential election

Iranians have begun voting in a controversial presidential election that will likely deliver a hardline president who lost the 2017 election and has headed the country's judiciary for the last two years.

Chinese property demand is ‘fairly robust’ — Deutsche Bank explains why

Chinese property demand is 'fairly robust' — Deutsche Bank explains why

Daredevil Alex Harvill dies while practicing for a world record motorcycle jump

Daredevil Alex Harvill died Thursday while practicing for a world record motorcycle ramp jump, officials in Washington state said. He was 28 years old.

New England Aquarium honors woman’s 38-year-old ticket

New England Aquarium honors woman's 38-year-old ticket(CNN) — When Rachel Carle moved to Boston for college, she received a surprising gift -- a ticket to the New England Aquarium that had been in her great-aunt's wallet for nearly four decades.Issued in 1983, the "late gate" tickets were given out to visitors who arrived too late in the day to enjoy the aquarium but were able to return on another day and make it up. The aquarium stopped issuing the tickets about 25 years ago, but when Carle arrived on June 11, aquarium staff agreed to honor her ticket and allow her entrance.Carle shared a picture of the ticket on her Twitter account and thanked the aquarium for their generosity. The tweet went viral, garnering more than 2,500 likes."I walked up to the ticket office and explained the story of the ticket," Carle told CNN Travel. "They took a look at the ticket, laughed, and said 'well, it says come back any time! There's no expiration date!'"I didn't know w..

The Republican Party’s mission: whitewash the Trump presidency

The Republican Party has turned to another page in the authoritarian playbook as it whitewashes the history of Donald Trump's presidency.

Actor’s tweet summarizes confusion around Juneteenth holiday

D. L. Hughley discusses the impact of President Biden signing legislation into law that establishes June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day.

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How this CEO is trying to get his country out of its Covid crisis

As Taiwan fights its worst outbreak of Covid-19, two companies are developing local vaccines in the hopes of picking up where other supplies have failed. CNN's Will Ripley sits down for an exclusive interview with the CEO of one of these companies.

‘Microchip manicure’ turns your nails into business cards

Lanour Beauty Lounge in Dubai is offering a tiny microchip for customers' fingernails. The chips can be used as a digital business card, or to pass on information like an Instagram handle -- or even a full restaurant menu for waiters.

Travelers care deeply about sustainability – until it inconveniences them

In this article AXPSurveys indicate a silver lining to the pandemic is a heightened commitment to "sustainable" travel by consumers. But as vaccinations lift travel prospects, hopes for a "green" recovery may have been overblown. Sustainable travel has grown in popularity in recent years as people have tried to mitigate the negative effects of tourism, either by avoiding damaging practices or offsetting them. The pandemic appeared to accelerate that trend. According to a recent study by travel company Virtuoso, four in five people (82%) said the pandemic has made them want to travel more responsibly in the future. Almost three-quarters (72%) said travel should support local communities and economies, preserve destinations' cultural heritage and protect the planet. Sustainable travel will have to cost more if it must reduce its carbon footprint.Dr. Srikanth Beldonaprofessor, University of DelawareBut a further probe tells a different story. In a separate study by travel site The Va..

Newborn girl found abandoned in a wooden box floating in India’s holiest river

A 21-day-old baby was found in a box floating down the Ganges river in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to local police.

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