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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly fired the inspector general of the intelligence community, sidelining an independent watchdog who played a pivotal role in his impeachment even as his White House struggles with the deepening coronavirus p
Knifeman in France kills 2 in attack, terror inquiry opened

Knifeman in France kills 2 in attack, terror inquiry opened

PARIS — A man wielding a knife attacked residents of a French town while they ventured out to shop amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown Saturday, killing two people and wounding five others in an act that led authorities to open a terrorism inquiry
Contagious singing as Corona Community Chorus unites voices

Contagious singing as Corona Community Chorus unites voices

NEW YORK — Casper ter Kuile lights a candle in front of his computer screen. And then the music begins.
China honours virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection

China honours virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection

WUHAN, China — With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-staff, China held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection on Saturday to honour those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak, especially “martyrs” who fell while fighting what ha
HBO documentary sheds new light on 'Atlanta Child Murders'

HBO documentary sheds new light on 'Atlanta Child Murders'

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Terrell believes an imprisoned man currently serving two life sentences may not have been the person who murdered his brother as part of a killing spree that rocked Atlanta four decades ago.
High court postpones April arguments because of coronavirus

High court postpones April arguments because of coronavirus

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it is postponing arguments scheduled for April because of the coronavirus, but the court didn’t rule out hearing some arguments within months.
A bleak US jobs report likely portends even deeper losses

A bleak US jobs report likely portends even deeper losses

WASHINGTON — A grim snapshot of the U.S. job market's sudden collapse emerged Friday with a report that employers shed hundreds of thousands of jobs last month because of the viral outbreak that's brought the economy to a near-standstill.
Elton John-led concert to re-air; film academy aids workers

Elton John-led concert to re-air; film academy aids workers

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide human touch

At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide human touch

MADRID — There's a bookshelf filled with donated novels. Hotel toiletries rest on cardboard boxes turned into bedside tables. Meals are served with personalized notes from the staff.
Member of Turkish band dies on 288th day of hunger strike

Member of Turkish band dies on 288th day of hunger strike

ANKARA, Turkey — A member of a popular folk music group that is banned in Turkey died on the 288th day of a hunger strike she and a colleague started while imprisoned to protest the government's treatment of their band, according to a post on the gro