What Can Be Saved? Dams threaten wild river

What Can Be Saved? Dams threaten wild river

The Vjosa is one of Europe's last wild rivers. But it faces threat from dam construction as pressure for hydropower intensifies in less developed countries. This is the latest installment in the 12-week series, "What Can Be Saved?"
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AP Top Stories May 26

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Northam admits error in beach visit without mask

Northam admits error in beach visit without mask

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam admitted he "was not prepared" and left his mask in his vehicle on Saturday when he was photographed with well-wishers during a visit to Virginia Beach.
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Activists fear legislation's effects on Hong Kong

Activists fear legislation's effects on Hong Kong

Hong Kong's leader says the national security legislation proposed by China's legislature will not threaten the territory's civil rights, despite widespread criticism of the move as an encroachment on freedom of speech and assembly.
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JoAnna Garcia Swisher hopes 'Sweet Magnolias' is a nice respite

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Holiday weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago

Holiday weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago

Chicago saw its deadliest Memorial Day weekend for gun violence since 2015, a jarring reminder that even a pandemic cannot halt shootings. Police Superintendent David Brown calls the violence “nothing short of alarming.”
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WH defends Trump's Scarborough conspiracy tweets

WH defends Trump's Scarborough conspiracy tweets

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending President Donald Trump's promotion of a baseless conspiracy theory suggesting MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough murdered a woman who accidentally died in his office two decades ago.
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SpaceX, NASA ready for historic astronaut launch

SpaceX, NASA ready for historic astronaut launch

NASA and SpaceX will launch two astronauts into space from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday, ending a 9-year drought. The U.S. hasn't sent anyone into orbit from American soil since NASA's last space shuttle flight in 2011.
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Crews battle facility fire in Stockton, Calif.

Crews battle facility fire in Stockton, Calif.

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#MeToo, phase 2

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ShowBiz Minute: Cobb, May, Martin

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AP Top Stories May 26

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Distance rules 'hard to enforce' on beaches

Distance rules 'hard to enforce' on beaches

Authorities warned people heading to beaches, parks or barbecues over the holiday weekend to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a COVID-19 resurgence. Officials admit, enforcing those rules isn't easy.
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Death and Denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

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Stars say more 'Barkskins' possible even during pandemic

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"Barkskins" stars Marcia Gay Harden and David Thewlis say they could start production on a second season of their new colonial-era drama even during the pandemic. The 1690s-set series premieres Monday on National Geographic.
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Second stylist at Great Clips sick with COVID-19

Second stylist at Great Clips sick with COVID-19

A Springfield, Missouri hairstylist served 84 clients over eight days while experiencing symptoms of coronavirus. Now health officials say a coworker is sick.
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AP Top Stories May 25

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Greece restarts ferry services, opens restaurants

Greece restarts ferry services, opens restaurants

Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.
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Police enforce social distancing at NY beach

Police enforce social distancing at NY beach

Police in New York kept a watchful eye over beachgoers Monday who ventured out to relax on the Memorial Day holiday.
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Cuomo thanks essential workers on Memorial Day

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