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The Obamas deliver speeches during YouTube virtual ceremony

The Obamas deliver speeches during YouTube virtual ceremony

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama said in a commencement speech Sunday that the nationwide protests following the recent deaths of unarmed black women and men including George Floyd were fueled from “decades worth of anguish, frustration, over une
JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage

JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage

LOS ANGELES — “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling is facing hefty backlash after she posted a series of tweets about transgender people.

Bangladesh arrests at least 19 suspected people smugglers

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Authorities in Bangladesh have arrested at least 19 suspected people smugglers following the killings last month of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya who were trying to reach Europe illegally, police said Monday.
With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand appears to have completely eradicated the coronavirus — at least for now — after health officials said Monday the last known infected person had recovered.
Thousands march in NYC as curfew ends and peace prevails

Thousands march in NYC as curfew ends and peace prevails

NEW YORK — Thousands of people marched through New York City's streets again Sunday to protest racism and police brutality, but after a peaceful weekend the city appeared ready to begin a march back toward normalcy after three months of quarantines a

Treasure chest hidden in Rocky Mountains finally found

SANTA FE, N.M.
Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd.

German police: Petty thief fled supermarket, forgot his son

BERLIN — Police in Germany say they had an easy time tracking down a petty thief, after he forgot his own son at the scene of the crime.
Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil un
OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month

OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to encourage stability in energy markets hard hit by the coronavirus-induced gl