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Florida Condo Deaths Climb To 32 As Officials Try To Pinpoint The Number Of Missing

| Some 113 people were unaccounted for, though local officials said they had only been able to confirm that about 70 of those people were in the building at the time of the collapse.

After Tenure Controversy, Nikole Hannah-Jones Will Join Howard Faculty Instead Of UNC


The news is a blow to UNC, which has had its reputation damaged by its trustees' reluctance to grant tenure to Hannah-Jones. Howard also announced writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will join its faculty.

Three More Bodies Found As Search Accelerates After Demolition Of Surfside Condo


Three more bodies have been recovered from the collapsed building in Surfside, Florida. Authorities say demolishing the rest of the building has aided the search.

Tropical Storm Elsa Is Lashing Cuba And Has Florida Next In Its Sights


The tropical storm is bringing winds of up to 65 miles an hour and between five and 10 inches of rain to the tropical island. It is expected to reach the lower Florida Keys late on Monday.

Crews Demolish Remaining Section Of Florida Condo As Storm Nears


Officials in Miami-Dade County leveled the remaining section of the Champlain Towers South condo ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa. They said the unstable building was a danger to search efforts.

Search Efforts Remain Paused In Surfside As Officials Race To Prepare Demolition


Preparations are underway in Surfside, Fla. for the demolition of a portion of the Champlain Towers South still standing after much of it collapsed in the early morning of Thursday, June 24.

A Military Plane Crash In The Philippines Has Left At Least 31 People Dead


At least 50 people were rescued from the wreckage of the crash in southern Sulu province. The Lockheed C-130 Hercules was one of two ex-U.S. Air Force aircraft given to the Philippines this year.

I-95 Partially Closed For Hours After Police Standoff With Armed Men


Eleven people were taken into custody after a standoff with law enforcement for several hours. The heavily armed men said they were part of a group called Rise of the Moors.

A California Town Has No Reliable Running Water During A Heat Wave


Teviston is home to some 700 people, mostly farmworkers. Since early June, residents have been forced to use stored and bottled water after the pump in the town's only functioning well broke down.