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Whimsical new NYC waterfront park floats over Hudson River

Whimsical new NYC waterfront park floats over Hudson River

NEW YORK (AP) — A whimsical new park that appears to float on pilings above the Hudson River opened to the public just off the Manhattan shoreline Friday, four years after a fight between media mogul Barry Diller and a billionaire real estate develop
Palestinians see victory in Gaza truce as Israel warns Hamas

Palestinians see victory in Gaza truce as Israel warns Hamas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians rallied by the thousands Friday after a cease-fire took effect in the latest Gaza war, with many viewing it as a costly but clear victory for the Islamic militant group Hamas.
California to drop social distancing requirements in June

California to drop social distancing requirements in June

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California no longer will require social distancing and will allow full capacity for businesses when the state reopens on June 15, the state's top health official said Friday. State health director Dr.
Minnesota AG's office to prosecute case in Wright's death

Minnesota AG's office to prosecute case in Wright's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office will lead the prosecution of a former suburban police officer who is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright .
Tribune investors vote on Alden deal; outcome questioned

Tribune investors vote on Alden deal; outcome questioned

Shareholders of Tribune Publishing, one of the country’s largest newspaper chains, voted Friday on a takeover bid by hedge fund Alden Global Capital.
'I was afraid': Prince Harry, Oprah discuss mental health

'I was afraid': Prince Harry, Oprah discuss mental health

NEW YORK (AP) — For Harry, returning to London to attend Prince Philip's funeral last month meant once more facing a place where he felt trapped and hunted by cameras.
April US home sales fell as low inventory pushed up prices

April US home sales fell as low inventory pushed up prices

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell for the third straight month in April as the number of properties for sale hit a record low, driving prices to new highs. Existing home sales fell 2.
Kansas City Southern exits CP deal to take CNI's $34 billion

Kansas City Southern exits CP deal to take CNI's $34 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Southern has abandoned its agreement to be acquired by Canadian Pacific, choosing instead a competing bid from Canadian National Railway with a bigger price tag, but also greater regulatory risks.
Tokyo organizers say Olympics are 'safe' -- public disagrees

Tokyo organizers say Olympics are 'safe' -- public disagrees

TOKYO (AP) — The IOC wraps up its final planning sessions on Friday with Tokyo Olympic organizers, just two months before the games are to open.
'Like hell:' As Olympics loom, Japan health care in turmoil

'Like hell:' As Olympics loom, Japan health care in turmoil

TOKYO (AP) — As she struggled to breathe, Shizue Akita had to wait more than six hours while paramedics searched for a hospital in Osaka that would treat her worsening COVID-19.