Hong Kong security law: Pro-democracy books pulled from libraries

Hong Kong security law: Pro-democracy books pulled from libraries

Prominent activist Joshua Wong says the measure is "one step away from actual book banning".
Chicago erupts in July 4 gunfire -- with girl, 7, and boy, 14, among those killed

Chicago erupts in July 4 gunfire -- with girl, 7, and boy, 14, among those killed

A 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy were among those fatally shot Saturday night as Chicago erupted in gun violence on Independence Day.
'Crystal clear' drunk people can't socially distance, say police in England

'Crystal clear' drunk people can't socially distance, say police in England

Police Federation chair says revellers would not adhere to one-metre-plus rules as pubs opened on SaturdayUK coronavirus updates – liveGlobal coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus
Kaepernick denounces 4th of July as ‘celebration of white supremacy’

Kaepernick denounces 4th of July as ‘celebration of white supremacy’

The NFL free agent quarterback post a video Saturday, showing images of the Ku Klux Klan, police brutality, slavery and lynchings.
Kanye West declares he will run for US president in 2020

Kanye West declares he will run for US president in 2020

Rapper uses Independence Day to make announcement, but it’s not clear if he has filed any official paperwork to appear on ballotsJust when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder, rapper Kanye West
Trump Is Now ‘America’s Number One Traitor,’ Says Veterans Group

Trump Is Now ‘America’s Number One Traitor,’ Says Veterans Group

"Benedict Arnold can step aside," VoteVets says in its latest anti-Trump attack ad.
Florida tops daily record with over 11,400 new COVID-19 cases

Florida tops daily record with over 11,400 new COVID-19 cases

As hospitals are pushed to their limits, Miami-Dade County implemented a curfew ahead of July 4 weekend — continuing indefinitely.
"Unnecessary situation": Surging virus cases frustrate experts

"Unnecessary situation": Surging virus cases frustrate experts

Experts have blamed the spike on some states reopening too early, as well as people defying health guidelines.
American pride falls to record low, poll shows

American pride falls to record low, poll shows

American patriotism has fallen to its lowest point in nearly 20 years.
Neil Young "NOT OK" with Trump using songs at Mount Rushmore

Neil Young "NOT OK" with Trump using songs at Mount Rushmore

"I stand in solidarity with the Lakota Sioux," the legendary rocker said.