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NEW: President Biden will host Japanese PM Suga at the White House Friday, marking his first in-person meeting with a world leader since taking office.
In Brazil, an alarmingly high number of babies and children are dying of Covid-19.
“All my life, I’ve been singled out for my sexual orientation and I’ve been persecuted for selling on public streets,” said the 36-year-old, who goes by the name of Marven and identifies as muxe, or third-gender. “Why not fight, why not raise your voice?”
Hundreds of women and reproductive-rights advocates began gathering every day outside the executive mansion of the Dominican president, after lawmakers failed to decriminalize abortion when a woman's life is in danger or in cases of rape or incest.
All eyes on Prince Harry as he returns to the U.K. for Prince Philip's funeral.
The US on Wednesday formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change.
Thousands of people marched in Argentina to call for former President Cristina Fernandez to be stripped of her congressional immunity as a corruption investigation is launched.