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New York City Mayor's Race: Get Caught Up On Primary Day

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| The term-limited Mayor Bill de Blasio is exiting after eight years in office, leaving the door of Gracie Mansion wide open for a newcomer. The race is tight, and the field is diverse.

A Russian Man Has Been Charged In The Death Of U.S. Student Catherine Serou


The 34-year-old student and former U.S. Marine went missing last week and was later found dead. Her mother says she received a text reading, "In a car with a stranger. I hope I'm not being abducted."

Sweden's Prime Minister Has Lost A Confidence Vote In Parliament


The loss for Stefan Lofven, Sweden's Social Democratic prime minister, comes amid a housing crisis and skyrocketing real estate prices that have made buying property increasingly hard.

A Driver Crashed Into The Crowd At A Pride Parade In Florida, Killing One Man


Some witnesses said the crash in the city of Wilton Manors appeared to be an intentional act, but authorities told reporters that they were investigating all possibilities.

A U.S. Student Who Went Missing In Russia Is Found Dead


Catherine Serou, a 34-year-old U.S. citizen, is found dead a few days after she was feared abducted. A suspect in her killing, a man in his early 40s with past convictions, has been arrested.

A COVID Outbreak At The U.S. Embassy In Kabul Has Sickened 114 People And Killed 1


Military hospital ICU resources are at full capacity and the embassy has been forced to "create temporary, on-compound COVID-19 wards," according to a note sent to embassy staff.

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97


Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening.

The Justice Department Overturns Rules That Limited Asylum For Survivors Of Violence


In a victory for survivors of domestic and gang violence, the Department of Justice on Wednesday vacated the controversial Trump-era decisions.

Royal Caribbean's Launch Of Its New Megaship Just Got Sidelined By COVID Cases


The Odyssey of the Seas had been slated to carry passengers for the first time on July 3. Instead, all 1,400 crew members are being quarantined.