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5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring

5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages.
Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

GRENOBLE, France — Defending Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has pulled out of the race ahead of a mammoth stage in the Alps, his Ineos Grenadiers team said Wednesday.
Mexico honours a defiant woman on independence anniversary

Mexico honours a defiant woman on independence anniversary

MEXICO CITY — Leona Vicario defied convention.
'Say her name': City to pay $12M to Breonna Taylor's family

'Say her name': City to pay $12M to Breonna Taylor's family

LOUISVILLE, Ky.

Backup driver in fatal Arizona Uber autonomous crash charged

PHOENIX — The backup Uber driver involved in the first self-driving vehicle fatality has been charged with negligent homicide for being distracted in the moments before fatally striking a woman in suburban Phoenix.
Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

PHOENIX — A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said.

Famed jewel thief, surf champ 'Murf the Surf' dies at 83

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jack “Murf the Surf” Murphy, who was behind one of the biggest jewel heists in U.S. history, gained membership in a surfing hall of fame and served time for murder, has died in Florida. He was 83.
Mali's former president Moussa Traore dies at 83

Mali's former president Moussa Traore dies at 83

BAMAKO, Mali — Mali’s former president Moussa Traore, who ruled the West Africa nation for more than 22 years, has died at age 83, according to his son Idrissa Traore. He did not give details on the cause of death.
Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

NEW YORK — Many Americans have vivid memories of Jan. 28, 1986. That was the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded over a chilly Florida, just seconds after liftoff.
Federal Reserve to meet after sharp changes to its outlook

Federal Reserve to meet after sharp changes to its outlook

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers will meet this week for the first time since they significantly revised the Fed's operating framework in ways that will likely keep short-term interest rates near zero for years to come.