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Students, their parents and teachers wait in line for the new coronavirus tests while observing social distance each other at Cheondong elementary school in Daejeon, South Korea, Thursday, July 2, 2020. South Korea reported dozens of new cases as the virus continues to spread beyond the capital area and reach cities like Gwangju, which has shut schools and tightened social restrictions after dozens were found infected this week.(Kim Jun-beom/Yonhap via AP)
The Latest: India virus count tops 600,000 amid recent surgeThe number of confirmed coronavirus infections in India has topped 600,000, with health authorities reporting 19,148 new cases in the past 24 hours
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, Pool)
Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threatPresident Donald Trump and his top national security officials are stepping up their defense of his response to intelligence assessments that suggested Russia had offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sunday, June 28, 2020 file photo, people gather at a bar in Pittsburgh. In July 2020, authorities are closing drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks. In the words of one study, it comes down to the danger of “heavy breathing in close proximity." (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by scienceAuthorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections
The Associated Press1 hour ago
LaToya Ratlieff poses for a photograph Friday, June 12, 2020, in Lauderhill, Fla. Ratlieff was hit in the face by a police officer's rubber bullet during a Fort Lauderdale protest over the death of George Floyd on May 31. Protests continue in support of Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Video: Florida police laugh about shooting rubber bulletsNewly released body camera footage shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest against police brutality
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden departs after speaking at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden tops Trump in June, 2nd-quarter cash; GOP still flushDemocratic presidential challenger Joe Biden outpaced President Donald Trump’s campaign fundraising juggernaut in June and in the second quarter of this election year, continuing a stunning reversal of fortune from his threadbare primary campaign
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A worker fixes a light in a railway carriage prepared to be converted into a makeshift COVID-19 care center as the Indian capital struggles to contain a spike in cases in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a live address Tuesday that the country's coronavirus death rate is under control, but that the country is at a “critical juncture.” Since the lockdown was lifted, the caseload has shot up, making India the world's fourth-worst affected country. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Asia Today: Cases rise in locked Australian suburbs, IndiaA coronavirus outbreak in Australia’s second-largest city continued to grow, and the Northern Territory detected its first case in three months
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020, file photo, Jefferson City, Mo., native and WNBA star Maya Moore, right, calls Jonathan Irons as supporters react in Jefferson City after Cole County Judge Dan Green overturned Irons' convictions in a 1997 burglary and assault case. Moore, a family friend, had supported Irons, sharing his story on a national basis. Irons was freed from prison Wednesday, July 1, 2020, after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by Moore and other supporters who argued he was falsely convicted of burglary and assault charges. (Jeff Haldiman/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File)
Missouri man freed from prison with help from WNBA's MooreA Missouri man was freed from prison after a county prosecutor declined to retry his case, punctuating years of work by WNBA star Maya Moore and other supporters who argued he was falsely convicted of burglary and assault charges
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, presents right fielder Mookie Betts with the 2018 AL MVP Award before a baseball game between the Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston. The award includes the name and image of Kenesaw Mountain Landis. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
MVP plaque presenters to discuss Landis' name on MLB trophyThe baseball organization that presents the annual MVP awards will consider whether the name of former commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis should be pulled from future plaques
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Members of the national guard walk near an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in Irapuato, Mexico, Wednesday, July 1, 2020, after gunmen burst into the facility and opened fire. More than 20 people were killed and several were wounded in the attack, authorities said. (AP Photo/Mario Armas)
24 shot to death in attack on drug rehab center in MexicoMexican authorities say gunmen burst into an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico and opened fire, killing 24 people and wounding seven
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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