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The week Harry Belafonte took over TV is subject of new doc

The week Harry Belafonte took over TV is subject of new doc

NEW YORK — Harry Belafonte made history in early 1968. But it was lost to history.
Asia Today: India reports record 1,133 new virus deaths

Asia Today: India reports record 1,133 new virus deaths

NEW DELHI — India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India's tally to nearly 4.
China, India accuse each other of border moves, firing shots

China, India accuse each other of border moves, firing shots

BEIJING — India and China accused each other on Tuesday of making provocative military moves and firing warning shots along their disputed border despite talks on ending the escalating tensions.
Trump supporters rally near Portland and at Oregon's Capitol

Trump supporters rally near Portland and at Oregon's Capitol

SALEM, Ore.
Rapper Genesis Be's long battle versus the Confederate flag

Rapper Genesis Be's long battle versus the Confederate flag

NEW YORK — The path that brought rapper and activist Genesis Be to a New York City stage, her body draped in a Confederate flag and a noose hung around her neck, was a long one. Growing up in Mississippi, that flag seemed to be everywhere.
Last 2 journalists working for Australian media leave China

Last 2 journalists working for Australian media leave China

CANBERRA, Australia — The last two journalists working for Australian media in China have left the country after police demanded interviews with them and temporarily blocked their departures, marking a further twist in China's increasingly troubled r

You've goat to be kidding: Farm animal eats up police papers

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — A Georgia sheriff's deputy delivering civil papers returned to her patrol vehicle to find an eager — and hungry — new driver.

2 tropical storms, Paulette and Rene, form in the Atlantic

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Rene was menacing the Cabo Verde islands on Tuesday after forming off the coast of West Africa. The Atlantic’s earliest known 17th named storm, Rene breaks the previous record of Rita, which formed Sept. 18, 2005.
Campaign to succeed PM Abe as party leader begins in Japan

Campaign to succeed PM Abe as party leader begins in Japan

TOKYO — The official campaigning to head Japan's ruling party began Tuesday, with outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's longtime right-hand man now seen as a front-runner to succeed him and complete his unfinished business, including coronavirus and e
As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

SHAVER LAKE, Calif.