Harvard, MIT sue to block Trump administration rule on international students during pandemic

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Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would bar foreign students from remaining in the U.S. if their universities move all courses online due...

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

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As George Floyd told Minneapolis police officers that he couldn't breathe more than 20 times in the moments before he died, the officer who pressed his knee against Floyd's neck dismissed his pleas, saying "it takes a...

U.S. tops 3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19

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Four months, three million confirmed infections and more than 130,000 deaths into the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., Americans confronted with a resurgence of COVID-19 are facing long lines at testing sites in the summer heat or are...

Canadian barley exports surging on booming demand from China for beer

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Canadian barley farmers are the unintended beneficiaries of a diplomatic spat a world away, as exports of their product to the Chinese market are picking up.

Heavy rain hits central Japan, more damage in south

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Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan.

Glee actress Naya Rivera feared drowned at California lake

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Authorities say former Glee star Naya Rivera is missing and being searched for at Lake Piru in Southern California, with her young son being found alone on a boat the actress rented.

Coronavirus cases continue to surge across U.S.

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The World Health Organization said on Thursday that it's setting up an independent panel to review both its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments. Here's what's happening with coronavirus around the world.

Australia suspends extradition treaty, extends visas for Hong Kong

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday announced measures to help Hong Kong citizens start a new life in Australia, including extending visas by five years, after Beijing imposed a new security law on the Asian financial hub....

Polynesian and South American people met, interbred many centuries ago

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Centuries before Europeans reached the Americas, two groups of people separated by 6,800 kilometres of ocean met, exchanged sweet potatoes — and interbred, a new study confirms.

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

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Donald Trump’s call to reopen schools is winning rare support from a group that’s included some of the U.S. president’s harshest critics: public-health experts. There are caveats, however.

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Spain's Jon Rahm became the latest marquee player to call for the Ryder Cup to be postponed, saying the event is not...

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