United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of cancer on Friday, at age 87. Justice Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, was a powerful voice for women and minorities.
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In today's news roundup, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will step down, Republicans officially choose Donald Trump to run for president in a rule-bending convention, and a panda cub is born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand delays its election because of a coronavirus outbreak, Democrats officially choose Joe Biden to run for president, and a ninja museum in Japan gets robbed.
The US Postal Service is at the center of serious worries about the US election for president in November. The concerns are focused around efforts to interfere with plans for voting by mail.
On Tuesday, Joe Biden announced that Kamala Harris will be his running mate in the 2020 US election for president. If Mr. Biden is elected, Ms. Harris will become the first woman and the first person of color to serve as vice-president.
After results from Sunday's elections in Belarus seemed to show the current president winning again, protests broke out across the country. Police have been violently shutting down the protests and the main candidate opposing the president has left the country.
In today's news roundup, more huge protests are held in the Russian city of Khabarovsk, Somalia's prime minister has been removed by parliament, and Qantas Airlines's last 747 draws a kangaroo in the sky as it leaves the country.
In today's news roundup, Representative John Lewis, a civil rights hero, dies, New Zealand's National Party gets a new leader just two months before the country's election, and Queen Elizabeth II knights 100-year-old fund-raiser Captain Tom.
A second election has brought Malawi a new president - Lazarus Chakwera, who took nearly 60% of the vote. In Poland, the lack of a clear winner in Sunday's voting means the country will hold a runoff election on July 12.
In today's news roundup, a street just across from the White House is renamed "Black Lives Matter Plaza", and Ex-Vice President Joe Biden earns enough delegates to become the Democratic candidate for US president.
After three elections and a year of political confusion, Israel will finally have a new government. Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent, Benny Gantz, have agreed to form a "unity government" together.