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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The trailblazing judge whose exit means trouble

While the sadness surrounding Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death is testament to her incredible legacy, much of it is also filtered through a political prism.

  • by Farrah Tomazin

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Barbara Lagoa, from Florida, is on Donald Trump's shortlist for the US Supreme Court.

Controversy already courts one of Trump's picks for Supreme Court

One of her recent cases may keep some 85,000 felons who had registered in Florida off the electoral roll. Trump won the state by fewer than 113,000 votes in 2016.

  • by Aaron C. Davis and Ann E. Marimow
US President Donald Trump gestures at his campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida.

Trump tells fans in Florida to 'get out and vote'

He said he had a plan to crush the coronavirus and that America had to be saved.

  • by Steve Holland




Chinese flag flies outside the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong.

HK legislators in protest against arrest of fleeing activists

Chinese police have said 12 Hong Kong activists seized at sea while en route to Taiwan were suspected of illegal border crossing.

  • by Jessie Pang
Joshua Wong.

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been arrested by Hong Kong police.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw

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A detail of a Unidos do Viradouro Samba School float during the 2020 Rio de Janeiro Carnival champions' parade at the Sambadrome.

Rio Carnival is off for first time in a century

The coronavirus has made it impossible to safely hold the traditional parades that are a cultural mainstay, tourism magnet and source of livelihood.

  • by Marcelo De Sousa

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