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2020 United States presidential election

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld announces he is running for the Republican Party's nomination to be President of the United States in the 2020 presidential election, the first Republican to officially challenge incumbent President Donald Trump.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announced Monday he is officially entering the race for president, becoming the first Republican to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 race.


Four people are killed in a string of shootings in Penticton, British Columbia, in what police are calling targeted killings. A man later turned himself in and was taken into custody.

Inter-Korean summits

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he is ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The 2019 inter-Korean summit will be held in South Korean capital of Seoul.

"We hope that the South and North could sit down together," he said

April 15 fire

French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to rebuild the Cathedral after the fire.

Offers of help have been pouring in from around the globe after the fire at the Paris cathedral.

April 15 fire

A fire breaks out at the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral in Paris, resulting in the collapse of its roof and spire and considerable damage to the building's interior.

The iconic spire atop the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral fell Monday as firefighters battled a blaze...


AT&T Inc. sells its 10% stake in Hulu to Hulu LLC for $1.43 billion.

AT&T has sold its 10% minority stake in Hulu — now majority owned by Disney, with the rest held by Comcast — back to the streaming-video joint venture for $1.43 billion. The transac…

2019 Pulitzer Prize

Annapolis, Maryland daily newspaper "The Capital" is awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of a mass shooting inside its own offices on June 28, 2018, that left five of its employees dead.

Staff at a Maryland newspaper quietly hug in memory of five colleagues killed by a gunman last year.