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Louisville, Ky, to probe handling of Breonna Taylor shooting

June 30, 2020, 8:47am Nation & World

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Government officials in Kentucky said they will begin an investigation into the city of Louisville’s handling of the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor. Read story

UN agency: Source of radioactivity in Nordics still unclear

June 30, 2020, 8:36am Nation & World

BERLIN — The U.N. nuclear agency says slightly elevated levels of radioactivity that have been detected in northern Europe pose no risk to human health or to the environment but it’s still unclear what the cause was. Read story

Belgian king expresses regret for violence in colonial rule

June 30, 2020, 8:36am Nation & World

BRUSSELS — For the first time in Belgium’s history, a reigning king expressed his regret Tuesday for the violence carried out by the former colonial power when it ruled over what is now Congo. Read story

Putin unveils monument to fallen Red Army WWII soldiers

June 30, 2020, 8:35am Nation & World

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his counterpart from Belarus on Tuesday unveiled a monument honoring fallen Red Army soldiers who fought in one of the most bloody battles of World War II. Read story

Cities try to arrest their way out of homeless problems

June 29, 2020, 6:51pm Nation & World

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — In the nine years he has been homeless, Kenneth Shultz has spent one of every three nights in jail. Read story

Cape Cod officials warn of white sharks

June 29, 2020, 6:34pm Nation & World

WELLFLEET, Mass. — Cape Cod’s beaches and towns may be quieter because of the coronavirus pandemic, but officials are reminding visitors ahead of the July Fourth holiday that the famous Massachusetts destination remains a popular getaway for other summertime travelers: great white sharks. Read story

Hurricane center watches 2 systems in the Atlantic

June 29, 2020, 6:32pm Nation & World

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two systems with low odds of developing were brewing in different parts of the Atlantic on Monday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Read story

Worst virus fears are realized in poor or war-torn countries

June 29, 2020, 4:30pm Nation & World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — For months, experts have warned of a potential nightmare scenario: After overwhelming health systems in some of the world’s wealthiest regions, the coronavirus gains a foothold in poor or war-torn countries ill-equipped to contain it and sweeps through the population. Read story

Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs

June 29, 2020, 2:45pm Nation & World

AL-HANABIYA, Yemen — When Issa Nasser was born late last year in a village in northern Yemen, his weight was about 3 kilograms, or 6.6 pounds. Now, the 7-month-old infant weighs nearly the same — less than half the average weight for his age — and has wafer-thin skin and emaciated limbs. Read story

Judge warns of possible move of trial in George Floyd death

June 29, 2020, 1:00pm Nation & World

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge on Monday warned that he's likely to move the trials of four police officers charged in George Floyd's death out of Minneapolis if public officials and attorneys don't stop talking about the case. Read story