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Options dwindle for postponed Cannes Film Festival

NEW YORK — The Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday abandoned plans for a postponed 2020 edition in June or July but declined to give up entirely, saying it will explore other options.

Beach trash finds: Full pickle jar, vape pods, cremation bag

SANDY HOOK, N.J. — As New Jersey's beaches go, so goes the state of the environment.
Florida judge: Get out of bed, get dressed for Zoom hearings

Florida judge: Get out of bed, get dressed for Zoom hearings

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
IMF: Stung by virus, global economy will shrink 3% in 2020

IMF: Stung by virus, global economy will shrink 3% in 2020

WASHINGTON — Beaten down by the coronavirus outbreak, the world economy in 2020 will suffer its worst year since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the International Monetary Fund says in its latest forecast.
Singer Jon Bon Jovi asks kindergartners to 'Do What You Can'

Singer Jon Bon Jovi asks kindergartners to 'Do What You Can'

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A Florida kindergarten teacher took his virtual classroom to new levels on Monday when rock icon Jon Bon Jovi popped in on a writing lesson about life in the coronavirus quarantine.
Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump

Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders endorsed Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Monday, encouraging his progressive supporters to rally behind the presumptive Democratic nominee in an urgent bid to defeat President Donald Trump.
Officials want delay in nation's head count due to virus

Officials want delay in nation's head count due to virus

ORLANDO, Fla. — The U.S. Census Bureau wants to delay deadlines for the 2020 head count of all U.S.
Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

CHATSWORTH, Ga.
Concrete room saves Mississippi family of 4 from twister

Concrete room saves Mississippi family of 4 from twister

MOSS, Miss. — With a tornado bearing down on their rural home, Andrew Phillips told his wife to grab their two children and get into the safest place they had: A small room built from concrete blocks. It was a decision that likely saved four lives.
Pixar's summer release 'Soul' postponed to November

Pixar's summer release 'Soul' postponed to November

NEW YORK — Pixar's “Soul,” the last major release planned for June, has been postponed to November because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Walt Disney Co. announced Monday that “Soul” won't open June 19, but will instead hit theatres Nov. 20.