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In 1886: At Haymarket Square in Chicago, a labor demonstration for an eight-hour workday turned into a riot when a bomb exploded.

In 1942: The Battle of the Coral Sea began during World War II.

In 1961: A group of “Freedom Riders” left Washington, D.C., for New Orleans to challenge racial segregation on buses and in bus terminals.

In 1970: Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on anti-war protesters at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others.


 
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Trump says he may still meet with Kim Jong Un next month

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President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea’s promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said “we’re talking to them now” about putting it back on track.