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Memories from the running of the bulls

Memories from the running of the bulls

Scenes from the normally busy running of the bulls before and after the Spanish city of Pamplona called off the festivities for the first time in four decades.

Our world re-engineered for social distancing

Our world re-engineered for social distancing

As countries around the world continue to grapple with the novel coronavirus pandemic and how to safely reopen after lockdowns, public and private spaces are changing, in some cases dramatically. Here are a few examples of our world reconfigured to allow for social distancing.

New York grapples with shooting surge as gunshots mix with fireworks

New York grapples with shooting surge as gunshots mix with fireworks

The crack of fireworks mixed with gunfire over the Independence Day holiday weekend in New York City with 64 people reported injured or killed.

America reckons with Confederate legacy

America reckons with Confederate legacy

Across the United States, Confederate monuments and statues are removed following the death of George Floyd.

Notable people diagnosed with coronavirus

Notable people diagnosed with coronavirus

Public figures who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Life in the age of coronavirus

Life in the age of coronavirus

People around the world adapt to a new normal of staying at home, social distancing and masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Vietnam's gold-plated hotel

Vietnam's gold-plated hotel

A five-star hotel in Vietnamese capital Hanoi has opened with a twist that it hopes will attract guests with intimately expensive tastes: gold-plated bath tubs, basins and even toilets, all housed behind a massive golden exterior.

Torrential rain turns Japanese streets to rivers

Torrential rain turns Japanese streets to rivers

Torrential rain hit Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu on Monday, with at least one more river bursting its banks, as the death toll from three days of floods and mudslides rose to 44, including 14 at an old people's home.

British pubs reopen as restrictions ease

British pubs reopen as restrictions ease

Thousands of people flocked to pubs, restaurants and bars around England on Saturday as large parts of the hospitality sector reopened for the first time since March.

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