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Marine Corps says shooting reported at California base

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — The U.S. Marine Corps said Tuesday it was investigating reports of an active shooter at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California.
Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

WASHINGTON — The job market took a big step toward healing in May, though plenty of damage remains, as a record level of hiring followed record layoffs in March and April.
Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity. Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters in capital Brasilia.
Death toll from flooding in Japan reaches 55, dozen missing

Death toll from flooding in Japan reaches 55, dozen missing

TOKYO — Soldiers used boats to rescue residents as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by heavy rains that were expanding across the region on Tuesday. At least 55 people have died and a dozen remain missing.
At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claim

At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claim

LONDON — Johnny Depp said Tuesday that his ex-wife Amber Heard had made “sick” claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K.
Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse charges

Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse charges

NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monday to a New York City jail plagued by coronavirus concerns and other problems as she faces charges that she recruited girls, one as young as 14, for him to sexuall
Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

ROME — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchab
White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontation

NEW YORK — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report.
California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

California Assembly delays session after virus outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she had tested positive for COVID-19. The 50-year-old Democrat is among the women named as a potential vice-presidential running mate for presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden.