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Danish soccer player 'was gone' after on-field cardiac arrest, doctor says

The 29-year-old midfielder "continues to be hospitalized for further examination," the Danish Football Union said in a statement.
Image: Paramedics using a stretcher to take out of the pitch Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark,
Image: Paramedics using a stretcher to take out of the pitch Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group B match between Denmark and Finland at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark,
35m ago

Evidence in Mexico serial killer's house suggests 17 victims

Investigators digging under the house of the former butcher on the outskirts of Mexico City said Saturday they have found 3,787 bone fragments so far.
Police walk outside the house where bones were found under the floor in the Atizapan municipality in Mexico, on May 20, 2021.
Police walk outside the house where bones were found under the floor in the Atizapan municipality in Mexico, on May 20, 2021.
2h ago

U.K. churchgoers stunned as Bidens join them at Sunday service

"I’m delighted. I’m not sure I will ever get over this moment completely," said Annie Fitzpatrick.
President Joe Biden and Jill Biden leave after attending church, before the last day of the G7 summit, in St. Ives, Britain, on June 13, 2021.
President Joe Biden and Jill Biden leave after attending church, before the last day of the G7 summit, in St. Ives, Britain, on June 13, 2021.
6h ago

At least 12 dead and hundreds injured after gas explosion in central Chinese city

The blast is the latest deadly accident in the country, usually traced to poor safety standards and maintenance and corruption among enforcement bodies.

Boris Johnson dodges question on whether it was fair for Biden to call him Trump’s ‘clone’

When a Sky News journalist asked U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a response on Biden’s 2019 comments calling him a “physical and emotional clone” of former President Donald Trump, Johnson refused to comment and said the relationship is “in extremely good order.” 
Boris Johnson dodges question on whether it was fair for Biden to call him Trump’s ‘clone’
Boris Johnson dodges question on whether it was fair for Biden to call him Trump’s ‘clone’
23h ago

Barbora Krejcikova wins French Open, completing wild tournament

Barbora Krejcikova, a 25-year-old Czech who was a doubles specialist until a year ago, won the French Open, capping a topsy-turvy women's tournament.
Image: Barbora Krejcikov
Image: Barbora Krejcikov
1d ago

At least 7 dead as separate bombs hit 2 minivans in Afghanistan

The area where the explosions happened is largely populated by the minority Hazara ethnic group who are mostly Shiite Muslims.
Image: Afghan security forces inspect the wreckage of a passenger van after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan
Image: Afghan security forces inspect the wreckage of a passenger van after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan
1d ago

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow released from prison

Chow did not speak to media before she was ushered into a car with friends and fellow activists.
Image: *** BESTPIX *** Pro-democracy Activist Agnes Chow Finishes Jail Term
Image: *** BESTPIX *** Pro-democracy Activist Agnes Chow Finishes Jail Term

Travel restrictions are changing. See which countries are open to Americans.

NBC News is tracking travel restrictions for U.S. citizens in countries around the world.

The 'birth of the racial caste system' started in this island — and endures, documentary shows

The "birth of the racial caste system" started in Hispaniola, argues "Stateless" documentary filmmaker Michèle Stephenson, and endures in its recent laws.
Young boys run through a Dominican sugar cane field.
Young boys run through a Dominican sugar cane field.
2d ago

Photos: Queen Elizabeth has met 13 out of the last 14 U.S. presidents

Queen Elizabeth II joined the Group of Seven summit on Friday. It was Joe Biden's first meeting with the queen as president. The queen has met every U.S. president since Harry Truman, with the exception of Lyndon Johnson.
President John F. Kennedy and his wife, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, with Queen Elizabeth II  and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, ttend a banquet at Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom, June 15, 1961.
President John F. Kennedy and his wife, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, with Queen Elizabeth II  and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, ttend a banquet at Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom, June 15, 1961.