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The White House says President Donald Trump will be on the Florida coast Wednesday to watch American astronauts blast into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center ABC
VOA VIEW: The new frontier.
Hertz has filed for bankruptcy protection, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company’s business ABC
There's encouraging news from the two leading experimental coronavirus vaccine trials. Researchers in both trials have reported the presence of antibodies in volunteers after injecting them with experimental vaccines. Charlie D'Agata reports. CBS
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President Donald Trump, advisor Kevin Hassett and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin all say more coronavirus stimulus could be coming. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It was inevitable.
A new report claims Amazon, Microsoft and Google are among a number of firms providing web services to Chinese surveillance companies that are blacklisted in the U.S. CNBC
VOA VIEW: They should all be sanctioned.
Some places in the US are seeing violent confrontations with people being asked to wear face masks in accordance to local rules. CNN
Memorial Day weekend is typically full of parades, flag ceremonies and other large group activities to honor fallen military heroes, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation has had to find alternative ways to commemorate the sacrifices of those who have died while serving the country. FOX News
VOA VIEW: This is no time for picnics, shopping. barbecues, or other fun events.
China's new national security legislation may be used to establish a domestic intelligence agency in Hong Kong similar to the colonial-era Special Branch, the territory's former leader, Leung Chun-ying, said on Saturday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: China is looking for confrontation.
China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong dismissed concerns that its proposed national security laws for the city would harm foreign investors, hitting back at "meddling" countries as Beijing's ties with Washington soured further. Reuters
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For Chinese leader Xi Jinping it is a high-stakes power play. His move to impose tough national security laws on Hong Kong risks reigniting pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into chaos last year, increasing tensions in an already fraught relationship with the United States and undermining Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub. Reuters
The United States plans a massive testing effort involving more than 100,000 volunteers and a half dozen or so of the most promising vaccine candidates in an effort to deliver a safe and effective one by the end of 2020, scientists leading the program told Reuters. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
The U.S. government late on Friday accused the Chinese government of making it impossible for U.S. airlines to resume service to China and ordered four Chinese air carriers to file flight schedules with the U.S. government. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Things are getting worse with China.
Iran's President, Hassan Rouhani, warned the United States Saturday not to create trouble for a group of Iranian oil tankers headed for Venezuela to help the latter country address a major fuel shortage. UPI
VOA VIEW: No one cares what Iran wants.
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