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5 things to know for July 22: Puerto Rico, Iran, Hong Kong, weather

5 things to know for July 22: Puerto Rico, Iran, Hong Kong, weather

Congrats to Shane Lowry! The Irish golfer captured his first major title by winning the Open over the weekend. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1.…MORE

‘This is our last stand.’ Protesters on Mauna Kea dig in their heels

‘This is our last stand.’ Protesters on Mauna Kea dig in their heels

It’s been nearly a week since construction of a massive telescope atop Hawaii’s Mauna Kea was scheduled to begin. But throngs of protesters — or protectors, as they prefer to be called — have joined together to block construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Kaho’okahi Kanuha, a leader of the group, told CNN on Sunday…MORE

Monmouth Park cancels horse races due to excessive heat

Monmouth Park cancels horse races due to excessive heat

As a heat wave continues to blaze across a large part of the United States, Monmouth Park in New Jersey has canceled all horse races set for Sunday. Eleven races, including the $75,000 Spruce Fir, were canceled due to the high temperatures. The park is in Oceanport, where CNN Weather put the heat index —…MORE

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