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Carnival Cruise Line is canceling most U.S. sailings through the end of this year. It's the latest sign that the cruise industry’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic could still be many months away.

The company says it's canceling sailings from all ports except its home ports of Miami and Port Canaveral, but it stressed that it still might not sail from those ports in November and December.

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