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In Iraq, Rising Virus Cases And Oxygen Shortages Stoke Outrage, Fears Of 'Chaos'

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| Crowds have seized supplies for ill relatives, and officials warn the health system could collapse. "This is a war against the coronavirus and we have lost the war," says an Iraqi official.

'It's Really Hard For A Younger Couple': Coronavirus, Policies Keep Families Apart


The Trump administration's move to limit green cards and reduced operations at consulates around the world have added to wait times for families trying to reunite in the United States.

Protester Knocked Down By Buffalo Police Leaves The Hospital Nearly One Month Later


Martin Gugino suffered a fractured skull after being shoved backward by officers at a protest against police violence on June 4. The 75-year-old will continue his recovery at an undisclosed location.

Mississippi Governor Signs Law Removing Confederate Design From State Flag


The retired flag, which dates to 1894, includes the Confederate battle flag. A commission will propose a new flag, and voters will consider it in November.

Jacksonville Mandates Face Masks, As It Prepares To Host Trump At GOP Convention


The event was recently moved from North Carolina over a dispute about safety precautions such as face coverings and crowd limits.

Russians Are Voting On 206 Reforms. The Most Important One Will Extend Putin's Rule


"It is very important to him to have this popular endorsement, even if it is a farce, even if it is a travesty of popular will," analyst Masha Lipman says of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

NAACP Plans To Move Its Headquarters From Baltimore To Washington, D.C.


The NAACP's president called the move an "exceptional opportunity." He said it will allow the organization to "amplify the voices of the Black people as we fight for the crucial policy changes."

South Korea Holds Onto Patient Data From Prior Coronavirus, Worrying Privacy Groups


Privacy advocates warn the government has kept the information from 2015 MERS patients beyond a justified emergency period.


This Reverse Parade Will Allow July Fourth Revelry From A Social Distance


The pandemic pushed one community in suburban Cincinnati to get creative about its July Fourth festivities.