Joe Biden wins New Jersey’s Democratic primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won New Jersey’s mostly mail-in Democratic presidential primary. Biden faced Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders on the ballot Tuesday, even though Biden has accumulated enough delegates to become the party’s presumptive nominee. New Jersey’s 14 electoral votes have gone to Democrats in every presidential election since 1988.

US tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surges

The US coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage of intensive care unit hospital beds. California, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma and Texas on Tuesday shattered their previous daily record highs for new …

Monuments and statues are falling. But what comes next?

As monuments and statues fall across the United States, activists and towns are left wondering what to do with empty spaces that once honored historic figures tied to Confederate generals and Spanish conquistadors. They also are debating how to remember civil rights figures and events in areas where they have been forgotten.

US restricts visas on Chinese officials over Tibet

“Unfortunately, Beijing has continued systematically to obstruct travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas by US diplomats and other officials, journalists and tourists, while PRC officials and other citizens enjoy far greater access to the United States,” Pompeo said in a statement.

US coronavirus death toll passes 130,000: Johns Hopkins

The United States — the world’s hardest-hit country, both in confirmed cases and deaths — has experienced a resurgence of the virus since June that has forced several states to suspend their phased economic reopenings. The country has reported a total of 2,931,142 Covid-19 cases and 130,248 deaths, the university reported.