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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court agrees to hear Nazi art caseThe Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the descendants of a group of Jewish art dealers from Germany who say their ancestors were forced to sell a collection of religious art to the Nazi government in 1935
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A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., late Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The fireworks were not announced until an hour or so before to avoid attracting large crowds. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bashThe Fourth of July was always a time for communities to come together
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Cubs' Quintana cuts thumb washing dishes, undergoes surgeryChicago Cubs left-hander José Quintana had surgery to repair nerve damage in his pitching thumb Thursday after he cut himself washing dishes and is out indefinitely
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Coronavirus concerns freeze Vanilla Ice showVanilla Ice has indefinitely postponed a Texas concert that was drawing fierce criticism because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Noha, an Egyptian engineer, and her husband Ahmed, who were chosen to be among the U.S. government's roughly 50,000 visa lottery winners this year, pose for a photograph near their home in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. While visas for Noha and her children came in February, Ahmed's has not arrived and now they fear it may never come. President Donald Trump in June halted visas from being issued outside the United States through the end of the year. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Visa lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa banEach year the United States offers up to 55,000 visas in a lottery to civilians who are from countries underrepresented in the U.S. population
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A Venezuelan oil worker holding a small Iranian flag attends a ceremony for the arrival of Iranian oil tanker Fortune at the El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Monday, May 25, 2020. The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran is expected to temporarily ease Venezuela's fuel crunch while defying Trump administration sanctions targeting the two U.S. foes. (AP Photo/Ernesto Vargas)
US tries to seize Iranian gas heading toward VenezuelaU.S. federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers they say are sailing toward Venezuela with 1.1 million barrels of gasoline supplied by Iran
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3 cities pilot South Africa-style truth, reconciliation pushBoston, Philadelphia and San Francisco are teaming up to help form a pilot effort patterned after South Africa’s post-apartheid truth and reconciliation commission to confront racism in the criminal justice system
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news briefing at the White House, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only verified intelligence? A look at presidents' briefingsThe White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because there wasn’t corroborating evidence
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EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - The parents of King William High School 2020 graduate Lance Jennings, center, take photographs of him on the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Wednesday June 24, 2020, in Richmond, Va. The statue has become a focal point of protests for the Black Lives Matter movement in the Richmond area. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Robert E. Lee statue becomes epicenter of protest movementSince the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
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Visitors wait to enter at the Pompei exhibition in the Grand Palais Museum, in Paris, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The Grand Palais re-opens after the longest pause to its activity as it was closed for more than three months from March over amid the nationwide virus lockdown. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Alaska Airlines secures loans; casinos in NJ reopeningAlaska Airlines has secured nearly $1.2 billion in private loans to further secure its financial stability
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Canada high court dismisses Indigenous appeal of pipeline The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an from British Columbia First Nations against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast
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Tigers announce partnership with sportsbook operatorThe Tigers became the first Major League Baseball team to reach a deal with a sports gambling company, announcing a multiyear partnership with PointsBet
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