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AP: Bed Bath & Beyond closing stores, cruises prepare to sail

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to...

VOA: International Students in Limbo Following New Visa Guidance

New guidelines introduced this week by U.S. immigration will require international students to leave the U.S. if they do not attend class...

BBC: Trump taxes: Supreme Court says New York prosecutors can see records

The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump's financial records can be examined by prosecutors in New York.

BBC: Chinguetti: Mauritania’s ancient Saharan city

Home to some of the world’s most important medieval Quranic texts, this desert oasis was once an intellectual hub. But after more...

BBC: Black Lives Matter painted outside Trump Tower in New York

A large Black Lives Matter mural has been painted outside Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Similar Black...

AP: US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party, including a member of the...

AP: Biden pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to counter Trump

 Democrat Joe Biden turned his campaign against President Donald Trump toward the economy Thursday, introducing a New Deal-like economic agenda while drawing...

VOA: Foreign Students Caught Between COVID-19 and ICE

Pat Janyamethakul, a Thai student at Virginia Tech, wanted to attend college in the U.S. because of “the country’s reputation in higher...

CNN: Seoul’s mayor found dead, after seven-hour search

The mayor of Seoul -- considered the second-most powerful official in South Korea -- has been found dead on a mountainside...

BBC: Cancel culture: What unites young people against Obama and Trump

In the midst of America's racial reckoning, the question of how to deal with memorials to controversial leaders has risen again to...

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