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The Human Cost: Norwegian drops COVID-19 testing, vaccination and masking. Should you take a cruise without such measures? Experts weigh in.
The cruise line cites 'significant, positive progress in the public-health environment' as part of its decision to loosen its public-health policy.

Associated Press: Republican candidate Herschel Walker paid for girlfriend’s abortion, report says
Herschel Walker, who has vehemently opposed abortion rights as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia, paid for an abortion for his girlfriend in 2009, according to a new report published late Monday. The candidate called the accusation a “flat-out lie” and said he would sue.

Associated Press: North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, sparking alert
North Korea on Tuesday fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years, forcing Japan to issue evacuation notices and suspend trains during the flight of the weapon that is capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam.

The Wall Street Journal: White House prepping new export restrictions for semiconductors
The Biden administration is preparing new export controls on semiconductors and the machines to make them, the latest push in its effort to deny China the ability to make the fastest, most cutting-edge circuitry possible, according to people familiar with the situation. 

Dow Jones Newswires: Itochu Corp. shares surge after guidance upgrade, buyback plan
Itochu Corp. shares rose sharply Tuesday morning after the Japanese trading house boosted its fiscal-year earnings guidance and announced a share buyback plan.

MarketWatch First Take: Get ready for ‘a proxy battle for the soul of the internet’ — Supreme Court’s next target could be the web’s most important law
Since Congress has not yet been able to enact any legislation to punish or rein in Big Tech, the Supreme Court is going to try.

Associated Press: CDC drops COVID-19 traveler health notices for individual countries
On Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its country-by-country COVID-19 travel health notices that it began issuing early in the pandemic.

: Poshmark to be bought by South Korean internet company Naver in $1.2 billion deal
Online secondhand-fashion marketplace Poshmark Inc. has agreed to be bought by South Korea-based internet company Naver in a $1.2 billion deal, the two companies announced Monday.

Associated Press: Mysterious recruiter behind Martha’s Vineyard migrant flights reportedly identified
The mysterious woman who allegedly lured dozens of migrants on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ flights to Martha's Vineyard from San Antonio has been identified by several media outlets as Perla H. Huerta, a former combat medic and U.S. Army counterintelligence agent living in Tampa.

Associated Press: American Airlines CEO defends JetBlue deal to federal judge
The CEO of American Airlines said Monday that his airline needed a partnership with JetBlue because Delta Air Lines had bulked up through a merger sooner than American, had more takeoff and landing rights at New York airports, and fewer unionized workers.