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U.S., Canada Agree To Keep Border Partly Closed For Another 30 Days

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| By a mutual decision in March, both countries banned nonessential travel across their shared border. Two months later, Canada and the U.S. have agreed for a second time to extend the partial ban.

U.S. Authorities Say Hobby Lobby's Gilgamesh Tablet Is 'Stolen,' Must Go Back To Iraq


U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking the return of the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet, purchased by Hobby Lobby for display in the Museum of the Bible, which authorities say cooperated with the investigation.

California Loosens Counties' Reopening Requirements


Currently 24 counties have entered a stage that allows dine-in restaurants, destination retail, community centers and schools to reopen with modifications.

FBI: New iPhone Evidence Shows Pensacola Shooter Had Ties To Al-Qaida


Justice Department officials say Apple hampered their investigation by refusing to unlock the gunman's iPhones. The case is part of a longstanding debate over national security interests and privacy.

Health Care Aide Charged After Allegedly Refusing To Self-Isolate; Patient, 80, Dies


A New Jersey woman is facing charges after five members of her patient's household got COVID-19. The aide went to work after taking a coronavirus test and being told to stay home, officials say.

Arthur, 1st Named Storm of Season, Moves Toward North Carolina Coast


The tropical storm developed Saturday off the Florida coast and is expected to inch up along the mid-Atlantic region. It's the sixth straight year that such a system has developed before June 1.

With 19 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And No Deaths, Laos To Loosen Lockdown


Starting Monday, the Southeast Asian country will open some schools and more businesses. It will also allow its citizens to travel domestically.

Coronavirus May Mean Lights Out For Summer Camps This Year


Summer camps are mulling their options for keeping kids and counselors safe amid the coronavirus crisis — or whether it's just not possible.


11 Firefighters Injured In Los Angeles Blaze, Explosion


All firefighters were stable after being taken to the hospital, officials said. The fire chief said an investigation into the incident will take several days.