Is there any way out of Israel’s neverending election cycle?

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared on CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Jerusalem: CNN: – It was just over a year ago that a shared desire to oust Benjamin Netanyahu as the longest-serving Israeli prime minister united eight disparate … Read more

Crypto Bank Runs Are Spreading as Accounts Are Frozen:

When a traditional bank fails, a SWAT team of regulators swoops in, winding it down in secret and preventing a panic that could spread throughout the financial system. In cryptocurrency banking, the demise happens in full public view — and there is no regulatory SWAT team to keep the markets calm. That story unfolded this … Read more

FDA authorizes Covid-19 vaccines for younger children:

CNN: – The Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines are now authorized for emergency use in young children. The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the authorizations for the vaccines Friday to include children as young as 6 months. However, shots can not be given until the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s … Read more

Greenland polar bear population lives without sea ice:

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more:. CNN: – A genetically distinct and isolated population of polar bears have been documented living in southeast Greenland. Scientists who studied and tracked the bears determined that they survive despite having limited access to sea … Read more

FDA advisers vote in favor of authorizing Covid-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months:

CNN: – Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of expanding the emergency use authorizations for the Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines to include children as young as 6 months. All 21 members of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted “yes” … Read more

‘Mississippi Masala’ finds new audiences 30 years later:

CNN: – There’s a scene halfway through “Mississippi Masala,” where Denzel Washington and Sarita Choudhury are just talking. They’re both lying in their respective beds, a phone cradled to their ears. His hands fiddle with the bottom of his shirt, exposing a soft belly. Hers absentmindedly run through her hair; the camera pans down her … Read more

Why US gas prices are at a record and why they’ll stay high for a long time:

New York: CNN Business: – Russian invasion of Ukraine is a major reason that US drivers are paying record prices for gasoline. But it’s not the only cause of the spike. Numerous factors are pushing prices up, with regular gasoline hitting a record $ 4.87 a gallon Monday according to AAA’s survey – up 25 … Read more

FDA advisers to weigh risks and benefits of Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine:

CNN: – After more than a year with two types of Covid-19 vaccines in use in the United States, another will be up for consideration by the US Food and Drug Administration next week. The FDA’s vaccine advisers are set to meet Tuesday to consider Novavax’s coronavirus vaccine for the nation. Based on data included … Read more

Western allies meet regularly to game out potential framework for Ukraine ceasefire as war hits 100th day:

Washington: CNN: – Staring down the prospect of an extended stalemate in Ukraine, the US and its allies are placing a renewed emphasis on the need for a negotiated settlement to end the war as the conflict grinds into its 100th day with no clear victory in sight for either side. US officials have in … Read more

The Fed Minutes Are Here. 4 Key Themes to Watch.

Minutes from the Federal Reserve’s May meeting can be read here. Read a preview below and check back for more analysis. When the Federal Reserve on Wednesday releases the minutes from its most recent policy meeting, investors will get a deeper look at deliberations over monetary-policy tightening and officials’ views of the economy. During the … Read more