FILE - Students walk near the Widener Library in Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 13, 2019.
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President wants to bar foreign students from staying in US if schools don’t hold in-person classes
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 02:11
FILE PHOTO: An oil tanker is seen in the sea outside the Puerto La Cruz oil refinery in Puerto La Cruz
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US sanctions have driven Venezuela's oil exports to their lowest levels in nearly 80 years
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 01:47
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2019, file photo the guard tower flanks the sign at the entrance to the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre…
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First one is set for Monday; 3 more in coming months
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 01:22
FILE - The Washington Redskins logo is shown on the field before the start of a preseason NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md.
It’s unclear when a new name for NFL team will be revealed
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Mon, 07/13/2020 - 00:36
People wearing protective face masks ride a scooter down Ocean Drive during the coronavirus pandemic, Sunday, July 12, 2020, in…
Dr. Jerome Adams says people needs to be educated about masks, but stopped short of endorsing a national mandate
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 22:29
ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 08: A man holds up the U.S. flag as members of the Oromo community march in protest over the death of…
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In downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, home to largest US population of ethnic Oromo, a crowd of roughly 1,500 people blocked an interstate highway for more than an hour Friday evening
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Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:00
FILE - A mobile phone user opens the Chinese-owned video-sharing 'Tik Tok' app on a device in Bangalore, India, June 30, 2020.
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President Trump said last week he is considering banning the wildly-popular Chinese-owned TikTok video-sharing app as a way to punish Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 20:38
Mask Use Emphasized as US Grapples With Coronavirus Surge
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With more than 3 million cases and over 137,000 deaths, the pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the United States as the number of new infections continues to rise
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 18:34
Smoke rises from the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, July 12, 2020, in San Diego, Califonia, after an explosion and fire Sunday on board the ship.
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The cause of the fire is not yet known and is under investigation, the Navy said in a statement
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 16:57
FILE - Long-time friend of President Donald Trump Roger Stone flashes victory signs after his appearance at Federal Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jan. 25, 2019.
Pelosi, Schiff say president’s move to keep long-time friend out of prison was a perversion of American legal standards
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 16:42
Puerto Rican Activists Demand Removal of Monuments to Spanish Colonizers
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Calls come on heels of movement on US mainland promoting the toppling of confederate monuments honoring slaveowners who fought against Union troops in the American Civil War
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Sun, 07/12/2020 - 15:46
An entrance at Jackson Memorial Hospital is shown, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Miami. Florida reported on Thursday the biggest…
The southern US state now has nearly 270,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and has seen 4,346 deaths 
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 13:24
FILE - A worker passes public school buses parked at a depot in Manchester, New Hampshire, April 27, 2020.
Betsy DeVos says it is safe in the face of surging coronavirus cases, but local school officials are wary 
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 13:25
FILE - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agents patrol along the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border near Rio Grande City, Texas, Feb. 24, 2015.
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Trump on Sunday criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that's showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying it was 'only done to make me look bad'
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 12:26
The front doors to a Catholic church are chained off on Easter Sunday, in Long Beach, California, April 12, 2020.
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Churches are by no means at the top of the list of problematic activities across the US, but they have posed challenges for government leaders and public health officials whose guidelines and orders are sometimes challenged as encroachments on religious liberty
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Sun, 07/12/2020 - 09:30