June 20: Yellen backs idea of gas tax holiday. Flight delays snarl skies for 5th day.

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The Savannah Bananas turned an empty stadium into a viral sensation and entertainment venue. Every game brings a unique atmosphere, with some calling them the Harlem Globetrotters of baseball. (Credit: Savannah Bananas)

Good morning! It’s Monday June 20, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. Gas tax holiday ‘worth considering,’ Yellen says

File – Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing, May 10, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. will close the last avenue for Russia to pay back its billions in debt to international investors on Wednesday, making a Russian default on its debts for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution all but inevitable. The Treasury Department said in a notification Tuesday that it does not plan to renew the license to allow Russia to keep paying its debtholders through American banks. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP, File)

2. Travelers face flight delays, cancellations for a 5th day

FILE – Travelers queue up at the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022, in Denver. Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights by midmorning Friday, June 17, as they try to recover from storms that raked the center and eastern parts of the country. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

3. Zelenskyy’s Father’s Day post spotlights family ties amid war

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attends a meeting with military officials as he visits the war-hit Mykolaiv region. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)

4. Juneteenth a paid holiday in less than half of states

TULSA, OK – JUNE 19: A man displays a shirt celebrating the freedom of enslaved Black people during the Juneteenth celebration in the Greenwood District on June 19, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when a Union general read orders in Galveston, Texas stating all enslaved people in Texas were free according to federal law. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

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Savannah Bananas taking baseball world by storm

How can you not love a baseball team led by a guy in a solid yellow tuxedo?

The Savannah Bananas turned an empty stadium into a viral sensation and entertainment venue. Every game brings a unique atmosphere, with some calling them the Harlem Globetrotters of baseball. (Credit: Savannah Bananas)

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