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Confidence that police are adequately trained to avoid using excessive force reaches a new low, while 60% of Americans say the country should do more to hold police accountable for mistreatment of Black people, new @ABC  News/WaPo poll finds.

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Two of the most high-profile cases of police using deadly force in Minnesota history happened roughly 5 miles and four years apart.

LATEST: The jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny says he is ending a hunger strike after 24 days, following a dire warning by his doctors a day earlier.

Fire breaks out in hospital in western India, killing 13 COVID-19 patients, as an extreme surge in infections leaves the nation short of medical care and oxygen.

The coronavirus has conquered the world's highest mountain.

📸: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Crew-2 mission astronauts, lifts off from launch complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NEW: Pres. Biden will make his first overseas visit as president, traveling to the United Kingdom and Belgium in June to take part in the G-7 Summit and NATO Summit.

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Federal advisers to consider whether Johnson & Johnson vaccine injections should resume.

Caitlyn Jenner files paperwork to run for governor of California, taking the first official step in a bid to compete against Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is facing a possible recall election this year.

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NEW: Authorities in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are investigating the arrest of two black teenagers accused of jaywalking, with video from an eyewitness showing one officer forcibly pulling a teen out of a patrol car and onto the ground. More tonight.

BREAKING: In historic decision, Supreme Court rules Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, also applies to gay or transgender people.

JUST IN: The final patient on board the USNS Comfort has been discharged, according to Northwell Health. The Comfort has treated 182 people and is set to depart from New York City this week.

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus strongly warns against lifting social distancing measures too soon. "The last thing any country needs is to open schools and businesses, only to be forced to close them again because of a resurgence."

NEW: Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse where he was resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing children, the same sentence he received after his conviction in 2012.

NEW: 's is on the ground in Thailand with the latest on the ongoing rescue effort to retrieve boys from cave: "This is moving a lot quicker than anyone anticipated."

NEW: Rep. Adam Schiff says the White House officials who have "defied congressional subpoenas and refused to appear" for depositions will "further add to the body of evidence on a potential obstruction of Congress charge against the president."

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