A total of 99 people remain unaccounted for in the overnight collapse of a condo tower near Miami Beach, authorities said. It’s unknown how many of these people represent possible fatalities and how many might not have been in the building at the time. Miami-Dade Commissioner Pepe Diaz confirmed the 99 figure, which was also given to media outlets by Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo Ramirez. ...
Florida StatePosted byCNN
New video, obtained by a local Fox Sports radio anchor, appears to show the moment that a residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed.
AmericasPosted byThe New York Times
CALGARY, Alberta — The remains of as many as 751 people, mainly Indigenous children, were discovered at the site of a former school in the province of Saskatchewan, a Canadian Indigenous group said Thursday, jolting a nation grappling with generations of widespread and systematic abuse of Indigenous people.
Congress & CourtsPosted byNational News Alert
(WASHINGTON) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday House Democrats will establish an election committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot, according to The Hill.
New York City, NYPosted byReuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rudolph Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and a lawyer for former U.S. President Donald Trump, has been suspended from law practice in New York state, a New York state appeals court ruled. The court said there was uncontroverted evidence that Giuliani “communicated demonstrably false...
POTUSPosted byThe Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help millions of tenants unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic, but said this is the last time it plans to do so. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers...
Mental HealthPosted byHealthDay
THURSDAY, June 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 patients with mental confusion are at increased risk for a severe form of the illness, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed the electronic health records of more than 36,000 COVID-19 patients at five Florida hospitals. Of those, 12% developed severe COVID-19. Patients...
Daytona Beach, FLPosted byABC News
A cop is in critical condition after he was reportedly shot in the head while he was investigating a suspect who was allegedly involved in a suspicious incident.
New York City, NYPosted byThe Hill
The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court on Thursday announced that it is suspending Rudy Giuliani ’s license to practice law in the state. The court concluded that Giuliani made “demonstrably false and misleading statements” to courts, lawmakers and the public when he was representing former President Trump and his campaign in their failed effort to overturn the 2020 election results.
Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. President Joe Biden may have already conceded that the U.S. will fall short of reaching his July 4 goal to have vaccinated at least 70% of the adult population against COVID, but the stakes for advancing the nation’s vaccine drive remain high as the Delta variant—the highly transmissible and concerning strain of the virus that first emerged in India—swiftly makes inroads across the country.
Minneapolis, MNPosted byCBS News
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday when he could face decades in prison. Prosecutors are calling for a 30-year sentence, saying the former officer "brutally murdered Mr. Floyd, abusing the authority...
Congress & CourtsPosted byCNN
(CNN) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she will create a select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol after Republicans blocked the formation of an independent commission. The select committee will corral the various House Democratic investigations into the events surrounding the deadly insurrection into...
"What her father's attorneys have consistently said is, if she wants out, all she has to do is to go to court and ask," former prosecutor David Henderson said. "Well, today she went to court and asked, so they're going to have to back up on what their previous position was," Henderson added.
Presidential ElectionPosted byCNN
(CNN) — Ask any national Republican who their best candidate is to beat freshman Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly (D) in 2022 and the name that you'll likely hear the most is Doug Ducey. Which makes sense! Ducey is the governor of the state -- elected in 2014 and reelected easily...
WorldPosted byBusiness Insider
Israel says the Delta variant is infecting vaccinated people, representing as many as 50% of new cases. But they're less severe.
With a fast vaccine rollout, Israel had thought it was freed of the coronavirus. Then the Delta variant came.
The White House had no plans in place to swear in VP Mike Pence if Trump became too ill or died of COVID-19, book says
A new book from two Washington Post reporters pulls back the curtain on the chaos and dysfunction caused by Trump's sudden illness.
Justin Timberlake blasts Britney Spears' conservatorship after pop star testifies in court: 'Just not right'
Britney Spears' ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake was among the several celebrities rallying behind the pop star following statements she made at her conservatorship hearing on Wednesday. The 39-year-old singer called her legal guardianship – overseen largely by her father Jamie Spears – "abusive" and said it left her "traumatized" after 13...
Florida StatePosted byCBS News
Police in Lauderhill, Florida, announced on Wednesday that they have a person of interest in the deaths of two young sisters who were found floating in a canal: Their mother, Tinessa Hogan. "She was contacted by police and she is not in the community right now," said Lauderhill Police Lieutenant...
Presidential ElectionPosted byFox News
As the carnage continues, the rise in urban crime is "staggering" and "sobering." That’s not some police commissioner or Republican lawmaker decrying the surge in violence. It’s President Biden’s deputy attorney general, Lisa Monaco. The spike in homicides and other major crimes is becoming a political albatross for the Democrats,...
Congress & CourtsPosted byBusiness Insider
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams the lack of diversity in an all-white group of lawmakers who drafted a bipartisan infrastructure deal
Flanked by the bipartisan group of senators, President Joe Biden announced earlier on Thursday that they had reached a deal on infrastructure.