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June 2, 2023

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Donald Trump’s lawyers ask judge to exit criminal case, echoing claims of political bias

June 2, 2023, 3:31pm Nation & World

Within hours of his historic arraignment this spring, Donald Trump fixed his ire on the judge, complaining that he’s “a Trump hating-judge" with a family full of “Trump haters.” Read story

Amid shrinking freedoms, Hong Kongers commemorate Tiananmen anniversary privately

June 2, 2023, 1:09pm Nation & World

As the 34th anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square crackdown approaches Sunday, many in Hong Kong are trying to mark the day in private ways in the shadow of a law… Read story

Forecasters predict ‘near normal’ Atlantic hurricane season

June 2, 2023, 5:53pm Nation & World

It’s time for residents along the southeastern U.S. coastlines to make sure their storm plans are in place as the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season got underway Thursday. Read story

Police testify about confronting gunman at Pittsburgh synagogue

June 2, 2023, 5:51pm Nation & World

Police on Friday described how they exchanged fire with a gunman who carried out the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history, frantic to get wounded worshippers to safety as they shot and neutralized the suspect. Read story

Retired Phoenix police officer in landmark Miranda rights case dies at 87

June 2, 2023, 4:52pm Nation & World

Retired Phoenix Police Capt. Carroll Cooley, the arresting officer in the landmark case partially responsible for the Supreme Court's Miranda rights ruling that requires suspects be read their rights, has died, the department confirmed Friday. He was 87. Read story

Biden orders 20-year ban on oil, gas drilling to protect tribal sites outside New Mexico’s Chaco

June 2, 2023, 4:24pm Nation & World

Hundreds of square miles in New Mexico will be withdrawn from further oil and gas production for the next 20 years on the outskirts of Chaco Culture National Historical Park that tribal communities consider sacred, the Biden administration ordered Friday. Read story

First-of-its-kind Mars livestream by ESA spacecraft interrupted at times by rain on Earth

June 2, 2023, 2:58pm Nation & World

A European spacecraft around Mars sent its first livestream from the red planet to Earth on Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of its launch, but rain in Spain interfered at times. Read story

8 construction workers injured as building partially collapses near Yale medical school

June 2, 2023, 11:39am Nation & World

A building under construction near the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven partially collapsed Friday, injuring several people who were pulled from the debris. Officials, however, said there were no fatalities. Read story

Tropical Storm Arlene, 1st of season, forms in Gulf of Mexico

June 2, 2023, 11:39am Nation & World

Tropical Storm Arlene, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, formed Friday in the Gulf of Mexico on a track taking the cyclone south toward the western tip of Cuba. Read story

Rescuers at site of Iowa building collapse complete search for survivors, move on to recovery

June 2, 2023, 11:33am Nation & World

An Iowa task force has completed its search for survivors at the site of a partially collapsed Davenport apartment building without finding three missing people who are feared dead, authorities said Friday. The focus has shifted to shoring up the structure so recovery efforts can begin. Read story