In today's news roundup, protests break out across the US after no police are charged in the killing of Breonna Taylor, US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, and Maya Gabeira sets a surfing record riding a monster wave.
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US President Donald Trump has insisted that the popular app TikTok be sold to an American company or be shut down. The company has been given an extra week to work out a deal before the US bans it.
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.
States in the western United States are having one of the worst wildfire seasons in history. The blazes have burned massive amounts of forest, forced tens of thousands from their homes, and killed dozens.
Criminals are targeting the computer systems of school districts, universities, banks, large businesses, and other groups around the world, locking up their computer files, and refusing to unlock them until they are paid.
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.
One of the most unexpected results of the coronavirus pandemic has been a shortage of coins. The situation has gotten so bad in the US, that the supply of coins to banks is being limited.
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.
July has been a busy month in space and an especially busy month for missions to Mars. Here’s a look at the recent launches by NASA and China, as well as the story of two teenage girls from India who discovered an asteroid.