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Trump wants schools reopened. He’s getting rare support from virus experts

Donald Trump’s call to reopen schools is winning rare qualified support from a group that’s included

George Floyd told ‘it takes … a lot of oxygen to talk’ during arrest, transcript reveals

As George Floyd told Minneapolis police officers that he couldn’t breathe more than 20 times in

Writers, academics sign open letter criticizing ‘ideological conformity,’ cancel culture

Dozens of artists, writers and academics have signed an open letter decrying the weakening of public

U.S. closes in on 3 million total coronavirus cases

The latest: Trump threatening to withhold federal money if schools don’t reopen in the fall. U.S.

Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods, nearly 60 dead

Pounding rain that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan was moving northeast Wednesday, battering large

UN-backed experts point to new war crimes in Syria conflict

Investigators commissioned by the UN’s top human rights body say Syrian government forces and their Russian

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying

Australia’s second largest city heads back into coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown measures were reimposed in Australia’s second biggest city on Tuesday, confining Melbourne residents to their homes unless

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worries

TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in

COVID-19 pandemic threatens to set back battle against AIDS by 10 years, UN warns

The global fight against AIDS was faltering even before the COVID-19 pandemic, and the coronavirus now threatens