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Kayaker reunites author with message in a bottle from 1985

MILTON, Del. — A kayaker who discovered a message in a bottle floating in a Delaware river was able to reunite the letter with the woman who wrote it 35 years ago.
Suffrage anniversary commemorations highlight racial divide

Suffrage anniversary commemorations highlight racial divide

HARTFORD, Conn. — As the U.S. marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, many event organizers, mindful that the 19th Amendment originally benefited mostly white women, have been careful to present it as a commemoration, not a celebration.
Kenosha protesters, police clash again after Black man shot

Kenosha protesters, police clash again after Black man shot

KENOSHA, Wis.
Retired Brazil soccer star Ronaldinho released in Paraguay

Retired Brazil soccer star Ronaldinho released in Paraguay

ASUNCION, Paraguay — Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho was released from house arrest Monday after spending five months detained in Paraguay for entering the country with a false passport.
NY AG probes if Trump pumped up value of estate, assets

NY AG probes if Trump pumped up value of estate, assets

New York’s attorney general asked a court Monday to compel some of President Donald Trump's business associates, including his son, Eric, to testify and turn over documents as part of her investigation into whether the president's company lied about
Local virus cases in Gaza raise fears of a wider outbreak

Local virus cases in Gaza raise fears of a wider outbreak

GAZA, Palestinian Territory — Authorities in the Gaza Strip on Monday announced the first coronavirus cases spread through the community, raising fears of a potentially devastating outbreak in the impoverished Palestinian territory blockaded by Israe
California justices toss death penalty for Scott Peterson

California justices toss death penalty for Scott Peterson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Scott Peterson's conviction for killing his pregnant wife will stand, but the California Supreme Court on Monday overturned his 2005 death sentence in a case that attracted worldwide attention.
Mexican students start new school year from home

Mexican students start new school year from home

VERACRUZ, Mexico — Millions of Mexican school children returned to classes, but not schools, on Monday as the government attempted to start a new school year despite the challenges of the pandemic.
Corps: Alaska mine would have adverse impacts on salmon site

Corps: Alaska mine would have adverse impacts on salmon site

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A proposed gold and copper mine at the headwaters of the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery in Alaska would cause “unavoidable adverse impacts,” the U.S.
J Balvin, Roddy Ricch no longer performing at MTV VMAs

J Balvin, Roddy Ricch no longer performing at MTV VMAs

NEW YORK — Grammy-winning rapper Roddy Ricch and Colombian superstar J Balvin will no longer perform at the MTV Video Music Awards.