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Justices to hear challenge to race in college admissions

Justices to hear challenge to race in college admissions

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding another blockbuster case to a term with abortion, guns, religion and COVID-19 already on the agenda.
4 wounded in Germany university shooting; gunman dead

4 wounded in Germany university shooting; gunman dead

BERLIN (AP) — A lone gunman wounded four people, some of them seriously, during a lecture at Heidelberg University in southwestern Germany on Monday, police said.
Cruise ship changes course after US judge orders seizure

Cruise ship changes course after US judge orders seizure

MIAMI (AP) — A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over $4 million in unpaid fuel.
Gunfire heard near president's home hours after army mutiny

Gunfire heard near president's home hours after army mutiny

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunfire rang out late Sunday near the home of Burkina Faso's embattled President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, raising the specter that a military coup might still be under way after mutinous soldiers seized a military

Gloria and Emilio Estefan mural unveiled in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A new mural honoring Gloria and Emilio Estefan has been unveiled in Miami’s Little Havana.
Authorities: 17 dead in nightclub fire in Cameroon's capital

Authorities: 17 dead in nightclub fire in Cameroon's capital

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A fire erupted at a popular nightclub in the Cameroon capital of Yaounde, setting off explosions that killed at least 17 people and seriously injured seven others, government officials said Sunday.

Irish police investigate claim dead man taken to post office

LONDON (AP) — Police in Ireland are investigating reports that the body of a dead man was brought to a post office in an attempt to collect his pension.

2 Canadians killed, 1 wounded in Mexico resort shooting

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two Canadians were killed Friday and one more wounded in a shooting at a hotel along Mexico's Caribbean coast, state authorities said.
Official: 1 officer killed, 1 seriously hurt in NYC shooting

Official: 1 officer killed, 1 seriously hurt in NYC shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department officer was killed and another gravely injured Friday night after responding to a domestic disturbance call, according to a law enforcement official.
US, Russia to try more diplomacy amid tensions over Ukraine

US, Russia to try more diplomacy amid tensions over Ukraine

GENEVA (AP) — Top U.S.