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'Dying of thirst': The Cucapá in Mexico fight against climate change and oblivion

"It is a fight that seems that we will never win," says Lucía Laguna, as Indigenous Mexicans grapple with geography, the legacy of dams and treaties, narcos and climate change.
Image: A Cucapa man walking near the desert border between Mexico and the United States, in Baja California, April 2021.
Image: A Cucapa man walking near the desert border between Mexico and the United States, in Baja California, April 2021.

Biden meets with European leaders ahead of Putin summit

President Biden is set to meet with European Commission leaders before heading to Geneva, Switzerland for his highly anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. NBC News’ Monica Alba breaks down the president’s meetings with European allies and what to expect from his meeting with Putin. 
Biden meets with European leaders ahead of Putin summit
Biden meets with European leaders ahead of Putin summit
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Israeli nationalists to march in East Jerusalem, Palestinians plan 'Day of Rage'

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas have warned of renewed hostilities if the march goes ahead.
Image: People celebrate after Israel's parliament voted in a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel
Image: People celebrate after Israel's parliament voted in a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel

New Israeli government sworn in as Netanyahu ousted

Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister on Sunday. Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vowing to bring down what he calls a dangerous government.
New Israeli government sworn in as Netanyahu ousted
New Israeli government sworn in as Netanyahu ousted

U.S. sending 1.35 million doses of J&J vaccine to Mexico overnight

Mexico has had nearly 2.5 million Covid-19 cases and over 230,000 deaths, according to an NBC News tally.
Image: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Begins Shipment After FDA Authorizes Emergency Use
Image: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Begins Shipment After FDA Authorizes Emergency Use

G-7 nations pledge major climate action, with key details missing

The G-7 summit in Cornwall marked a chance for the world’s wealthiest democracies to increase their leverage over China by uniting behind shared goals.
Image: Smokestacks
Image: Smokestacks

NATO leaders agree to take action against threats from China, Russia

NATO world leaders agreed to take action against threats from China and Russia. NBC News’ Monica Alba reports on the steps they are planning to take in order to counter those countries.  
NATO leaders agree to take action against threats from China, Russia
NATO leaders agree to take action against threats from China, Russia

Two doses of vaccine highly effective against Delta variant, U.K. officials say

Experts say it's absolutely vital to get the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine.
A health worker administers an AstraZeneca vaccination to a woman at a vaccination center in London on June 5, 2021.
A health worker administers an AstraZeneca vaccination to a woman at a vaccination center in London on June 5, 2021.
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Nicaragua stages unprecedented roundup of opposition leaders

“It’s not just potential candidates any more, it’s political leaders,” said former Sandinista dissident Hugo Torres, before he himself was arrested Sunday.
Image: Retired Sandinista Gen. Hugo Torres at his home, in Managua, Nicaragua, on May 2, 2018.
Image: Retired Sandinista Gen. Hugo Torres at his home, in Managua, Nicaragua, on May 2, 2018.

U.K. PM Boris Johnson delays lockdown easing by a month

Johnson had hoped to lift most social restrictions on June 21, meaning pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and other hospitality venues could fully reopen.
Image: Dining in London
Image: Dining in London
22h ago

Chinese nuclear power plant investigating 'increase of gases' at reactor

The company that runs the plant said it was operating safely despite the abnormality.
The joint Sino-French Taishan Nuclear Power Station being built outside the city of Taishan, China, in 2013.
The joint Sino-French Taishan Nuclear Power Station being built outside the city of Taishan, China, in 2013.