Joe Biden has marked Memorial Day by honoring veterans at a park near his Delaware home. It's the first time the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has ventured back on the campaign trail in more than two months and a signal a presidential race frozen by the coronavirus has begun to thaw ever so slightly. Like so much of American life, traditional campaigning for the White House has been shut down and forced to continue virtually by a pandemic that has killed nearly 100,000 people nationwide. The public health crisis and subsequent economic meltdown have left many voters focused more on coping with immediate calamities than November’s election.
To the sounds of his impassioned supporters chanting outside, a defiant Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strode into a Jerusalem courtroom Sunday to face corruption charges in a long-awaited trial that has overshadowed three inconclusive elections and deeply divided the country.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedMay 24th - 2:18am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened a key military meeting to discuss bolstering the country's nuclear arsenal and putting its armed forces on high alert, state media reported Sunday, in Kim's first known public appearance in about 20 days.
At least one migrant has drowned, six are missing and over 80 have been rescued off Tunisia's coast, authorities said, amid a new wave of dangerous attempts to traffic migrants across the Mediterranean Sea into Europe.
Experts on a special government panel have approved a plan to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to declare entirely ending the measure to allow businesses to gradually resume. Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura told reporters that experts on a government-commissioned panel approved the plan to end the state of emergency.