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See Victoria Park as Hong Kong police close Tiananmen vigil location

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports from Victoria Park in Hong Kong as Hong Kong authorities warn members of the public to not enter the park or take part in any "unauthorized assembly". Victoria Park has traditionally been the home to the annual vigil of the Tiananmen anniversary in Hong Kong however, this year's vigil is not permitted with authorities citing coronavirus concerns.

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Tennessee governor signs controversial bathroom bill into law

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a so-called controversial bathroom bill into law Friday, according to the state General Assembly website, prompting criticism from those who say the bill is discriminatory toward transgender individuals.

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Opinion: Three vaccines to stop voter suppression

The cancer is spreading. Last month, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed SB 202 into law, a bill that will challenge the ability of many Georgians to vote on utterly baseless grounds. And last week, the North Carolina General Assembly's Redistricting and Elections Committee heard the Tar Heel State version of SB 202.

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NY lawmakers promise wide-ranging impeachment investigation into Cuomo

A New York State Assembly committee that is conducting an impeachment investigation into Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo publicly met with attorneys for the first time on Tuesday and promised a wide-ranging review of his conduct, with a scope that will go beyond sexual harassment allegations and his handling of nursing home deaths due to Covid-19.

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Myanmar UN Representative speaks after issuing plea to the world

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Kyaw Moe Tun, the Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations, about his statement before the UN General Assembly in New York calling on members to "use any means necessary" to restore democracy in his country.

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The case for issuing Covid-19 vaccine passports

There was a time when international travelers had to carry a small yellow booklet called an "International Vaccination Certificate." I still have mine, with stamps inside indicating I'd been vaccinated against typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, even bubonic plague. Waves of pandemics involving many of these diseases were the reason for launching this requisite counterpoint to the omnipresent passport. But in 1980 the World Health Assembly declared that the world was free of smallpox and -- other than in a few countries still requiring proof of yellow fever immunization -- the need for vaccination certificates has largely faded as well.

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Joe Biden faces a key decision on Venezuela

After last Sunday's undemocratic and stolen election, which gives control of Venezuela's National Assembly to Nicolás Maduro, Joe Biden's administration will face a consolidated dictatorship in the South American country.

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