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Florida Breaks Annual Manatee Death Record In First 6 Months Of 2021

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| More than 840 manatee deaths were recorded between Jan. 1 and July 2, according to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Haitian Arrested As Alleged Tie To Assassination Masterminds


The head of Haiti's national police gave no information on the purported masterminds, but said a Haitian man was arrested and had worked with them. The man appeared to have been living in Florida.

The U.S. Is Sending A Team Of Investigators To Haiti, But Not Military Assistance


Agents from multiple agencies are joining the investigation into Wednesday's assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, but the Biden administration says it has no plans to send troops.

90 Deaths Have Now Been Confirmed In The Florida Condo Collapse


Officials in Surfside, Fla., on Sunday said that four more bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of the Champlain Towers South building. Some 31 people remain listed as missing.

A Federal Probe Into Indian Boarding School Gravesites Seeks To Bring Healing


The U.S. is about to undertake a national investigation into hundreds of American Indian boarding schools that operated for more than a century and served to "kill the Indian to save the man."


Death Toll In Condo Collapse Rises To 86 As Recovery Work Speeds Up


Seventeen days into responding to a condominium collapse in Surfside, Fla., officials cite progress in identifying victims and those still unaccounted for.

Confederate Monument That Sparked Deadly Charlottesville Rally To Be Removed Saturday


Statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson will be removed in the Virginia city almost four years after the deadly Unite the Right rally.

More Abortion Restrictions Have Been Enacted In The U.S. This Year Than In Any Other


Legislatures across the country have passed a record 90 abortion restrictions and bans in 2021. Anti-abortion-rights activists hope a conservative Supreme Court will uphold those laws.

Remington Filed Thousands Of Cartoons In A Sandy Hook Court Case. Was It Trolling?


Lawyers for victims' families suing Remington say the gun-maker is slowing the legal process by filing thousands of pictures, videos and emojis. Remington sources say that accusation is not fair.