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Joe Biden met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2011, when Biden was U.S. vice president and Putin was Russia's prime minister. A decade later, the two will meet as presidents in Geneva on June 16.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 09:53

Biden will instead hold a solo press conference, which a White House official called "the appropriate format to clearly communicate with the free press the topics that were raised in the meeting."

This Jan. 26, 1965, file photo shows Mildred Loving and her husband Richard P Loving. Bernard S. Cohen, who successfully challenged a Virginia law banning interracial marriage.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 07:06

"Loving Day" celebrates the historic ruling in Loving v. Virginia, which declared unconstitutional a Virginia law prohibiting mixed-race marriage — and legalized interracial marriage in every state.

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 07:05

President Daniel Ortega continues to crack down on political opponents, jailing at least seven potential challengers in November's presidential election.

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 07:05

The latest from Joe Biden's first overseas trip as President, attending the G7 meeting in Cornwall, UK.

Clippings from the <em>Great Falls Tribune</em> were part of the Cascade County Sheriff's Office investigative file into the 1956 murders of Patricia Kalitzke and Lloyd Duane Bogle.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 07:00

It's one of the oldest criminal cases cracked with the new DNA technology. The murders of teen sweethearts Lloyd Duane Bogle and Patricia Kalitzke had gone unsolved for more than 60 years.

A March 21 attack by the Assad regime forces and Iran-backed terrorist groups targeted a hospital in Aleppo, killing six civilians and injuring 15. Above: A view of the damaged site.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 06:04

It was a decision that appalled and angered Syrian opposition groups and international medical organizations. On May 28 Syria was appointed to the World Health Organization's Executive Board.

The American Kennel Club describes Biewer terriers as happy-go-lucky dogs with energetic personalities.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 06:01

A Barbet, a Biewer terrier, a Belgian Laekenois and a Dogo Argentino are the newest breeds to compete at the 145th show, being held for the first time outside New York City because of the pandemic.

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrive on Air Force One at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk on June 9 ahead of a series of summits and meetings in Europe.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 06:00

When Russia was still the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, summits with its leaders were largely about fears of a thermonuclear duel and mass annihilation. Here's a look back at the highlights.

Interim Police Chief Joseph Chacon updates reporters on the attack in Austin, Texas, early Saturday.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 05:44

The attack occurred in a busy entertainment district in the Texas capital early Saturday, authorities said. Investigators were looking into what sparked the shooting.

Four Afzaal family members were killed in the London, Ontario, truck attack. Not shown is the youngest son, who survived.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 05:30

As friends gather for the funeral, they want the Afzaal family remembered as more than just victims of a heinous hate crime.

Apple announced this week at its Worldwide Developer Conference a new feature in its forthcoming operating system, iOS 15, that will digitize state-issued licensees and ID cards.
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 04:00

Privacy experts worry the convenient feature will open the door to surveillance, data tracking and Apple's turning interactions involving state-issued IDs into a new revenue stream.

Outside the emergency room entrance at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, once the epicenter of COVID-19 in New York City.
Fri, 06/11/2021 - 20:23

With COVID-19 on the decline, New York voters want to know what mayoral candidates will do about rising crime.

U.S. and Chinese flags before the opening session of 2019 trade negotiations between U.S. and Chinese trade representatives in Beijing. China just passed a sweeping law designed to counter sanctions the U.S. and the European Union have imposed on Chinese officials and major Chinese companies.
Fri, 06/11/2021 - 17:39

It's not clear how often or how broadly Beijing will use the law. But by complying with U.S. sanctions on China, businesses could face tough sanctions in China as a penalty for doing so.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland delivers remarks on voting rights at the Department of Justice on Friday.
Fri, 06/11/2021 - 16:50

The attorney general said his department would rededicate crucial resources to ensuring all eligible Americans have the ability to vote.

Asha Gond, 21, with her skateboard. She tried the sport when a skatepark was set up in her rural village and is now one of India's top female skateboarders.
Fri, 06/11/2021 - 15:32

A new Netflix movie called Skater Girl chronicles the journey of an Indian teenage girl who discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding. It's also the story of Asha Gond.

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