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In this photo made from video footage released by Roscosmos space agency U.S. astronaut Jessica Meir sits in a chair shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-15 space capsule near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Friday, April 17, 2020. An International Space Station crew has landed safely after more than 200 days in space. The Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan, Meir and Russian space agency Roscosmos’ Oleg Skripochka touched down on Friday on the steppes of Kazakhstan. (Roscosmos Space Agency via AP)

Your daily look at late-breaking news and stories that are being talked about:

 

1. SPACE STATION CREW LANDS IN KAZAKHSTAN

An International Space Station crew has landed safely in Kazakhstan after more than 200 days in space.

2. ANXIETY REMAINS HIGH 25 YEARS AFTER OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING

Ordinarily, survivors and victims’ families would gather Sunday at the memorial where the Alfred P. Murrah Building once stood to pay tribute to the lives that were lost in the Oklahoma City bombing 25 years ago, but these are not ordinary times.

3. SKOREAN COURT TO RE-OPEN CASE ON ABUSIVE VAGRANT FACILITY

South Korea’s Supreme Court says it will re-open a case related to the enslavement and abuse of thousands of people at a vagrants’ facility in the 1970s and 1980s.

4. UKRAINE FORCES, RUSSIAN-BACKED REBELS EXCHANGE PRISONERS

The office of Ukraine’s president says Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels have exchanged 34 more prisoners.

5. STUDY SAYS GLOBAL WARMING WORSENED US WEST MEGADROUGHT

Scientists say a two-decade-long dry spell is turning into one of the deepest megadroughts in the western United States, and that about half of it can be blamed on man-made global warming.

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Source: Associated Press

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