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Symbols of 'racist past' topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases

A statue of a British slave trader in the UK and confederate statues in the US have been toppled or defaced as protesters demand a reckoning on systemic racism. Some Minneapolis City Council members said they will “begin the process of ending the Minneapolis Police Department." New Zealand has no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. Brasilia has become a new hotspot for the virus.

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A question of our time — to selfie or not at sunset

Seeing The News: The selfie is ubiquitous. But when should you just take in your surroundings? And, recruits in Mariupol, Ukraine, are practicing daily shelling drills. Also, how do you make your new country home? Adriana Zehbrauskas says take pictures.

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Remembering Architect Oscar Niemeyer

Brazil is mourning the passing of architect Oscar Niemeyer. The man who gave the capital Brasilia its distinctive curved buildings died Wednesday at the age of 104. Marco Werman talks about Niemeyer's legacy with Lawrence Vale, a professor at MIT.

Culture

A question of our time — to selfie or not at sunset

Seeing The News: The selfie is ubiquitous. But when should you just take in your surroundings? And, recruits in Mariupol, Ukraine, are practicing daily shelling drills. Also, how do you make your new country home? Adriana Zehbrauskas says take pictures.