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GOP Sen. Thom Tillis, Dem Cal Cunningham are NC Senate picks

GOP Sen. Thom Tillis, Dem Cal Cunningham are NC Senate picks

RALEIGH, N.C. — Former Democratic state lawmaker Cal Cunningham, the primary candidate favoured by his party's leaders in the U.S. Senate, advanced Tuesday to a general election challenge against GOP Sen. Thom Tillis.
Death toll from Tennessee tornadoes climbs to at least 24

Death toll from Tennessee tornadoes climbs to at least 24

NASHVILLE — Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighbourhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept.
Tensions rise as US death toll from coronavirus reaches 9

Tensions rise as US death toll from coronavirus reaches 9

SEATTLE — Tensions over how to contain the coronavirus escalated Tuesday in the United States as the death toll climbed to nine and lawmakers expressed doubts about the government's ability to ramp up testing fast enough to deal with the crisis.
In NC, Gov. Roy Cooper and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest win primaries

In NC, Gov. Roy Cooper and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest win primaries

RALEIGH, N.C. — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina won his party's primary Tuesday and will face Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest in the November general election, seeking a second term. It's a race that Forest has long been preparing for.

Arrival of new virus sparks songs across Latin America

QUITO, Ecuador — Street performer Angel Alvarado saw long lines of people waiting to buy overpriced face masks and cleaning products at stores in Ecuador's second largest city days after an outbreak of a global virus reached the South American countr
Police: 3 die in plane crash on I-55 in central Illinois

Police: 3 die in plane crash on I-55 in central Illinois

LINCOLN, Ill. — Three people died Tuesday morning when a small plane crashed and burst into flames on Interstate 55 in central Illinois, state police said.
Chanel hosts pared-down show as virus keeps many VIPs away

Chanel hosts pared-down show as virus keeps many VIPs away

PARIS — Louis Vuitton staged a dazzling cinematic fashion production to cap Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, with a wall of around 200 human figures dressed in elite fashions spanning human history.
Political programming dominates the week in television

Political programming dominates the week in television

NEW YORK — For the second straight week, politics was the dominant force in prime-time television. CBS News' coverage of the Democratic presidential debate from South Carolina last week was easily the most-watched event on television, with 15.
Here's what happens to the votes for candidates who drop out

Here's what happens to the votes for candidates who drop out

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Rights group: Lacoste gloves made in Chinese internment camp

Gloves made in China for the popular French brand Lacoste appear to have been sewn inside a factory where ethnic minorities face forced ideological and behavioural re-education, according to a U.S.-based labour rights group.