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6 more bodies found, bringing death toll to 60 as somber search at Surfside condo collapse site rolls on; 80 still unaccounted for

<img alt class="gnt_em_vp_img gnt_em_vp_img__yn" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/t21MOsFz3D0/maxresdefault.jpg" onload="if(this.naturalWidthSURFSIDE, Fla. – Two weeks after a massive waterfront condominium building crashed to the ground, workers dug through rubble Thursday, knowing that any faint hope of finding survivors had been abandoned.The death toll rose to 60 after...

'Troubling' rise of delta variant cases among unvaccinated; new study confirms vaccines' protection; Latest COVID-19 updates

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Thursday that the rise of the delta variant in the United States, while expected, has been "troubling."The CDC says the highly transmissible variant, first identified in India, is...

MLB extends administrative leave for Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer as assault investigation continues

Major League Baseball on Thursday extended Trevor Bauer's leave past its original seven-day term as MLB and police investigations into an alleged assault continue.In a statement, MLB's said that "with the agreement of the Players Association" Bauer's administrative leave...

'Bridgerton' author Julia Quinn's father, sister killed by drunk driver in car accident

Julia Quinn, the best-selling author behind the "Bridgerton" book series that was adapted into a hit Netflix show, is mourning the death of her sister and father following a car crash. Quinn announced on Facebook Wednesday that her father, Steve Cotler, 77, and her sister, Ariana...

'Basic Instinct' director refutes Sharon Stone's claim she was tricked into nude scene: 'Impossible'

The director of "Basic Instinct" is telling his side of the story regarding the 1992 film's infamous leg-crossing scene.Months after Sharon Stone alleged that she was misled into filming a scene with her private area was exposed, director Paul Verhoeven...

'Your vote matters': Harris announces $25 million DNC voting rights campaign

Biden asked Harris to oversee the administration's fight for voting rights.The Democratic National Committee will add $25 million to a voter education effort, 'I Will Vote.'WASHINGTON — In her first move as leader of the Biden administration's efforts to...

Marvel fans celebrate hearing Chadwick Boseman's final performance as T'Challa in new animated trailer

Fans celebrated hearing Chadwick Boseman's voice on Thursday after Marvel released the first trailer for its upcoming animated “What If...?” series.  Boseman, who died last year of colon cancer, can be heard in the new trailer voicing T’Challa, his fan-favorite character...

27 million under tropical storm warning as Elsa roars up East Coast; 1 dead in Florida

Tropical Storm Elsa is making its way up the East Coast. About 35,000 were without power in Georgia and South Carolina early Thursday.One person died in Florida after a tree fell on two cars.In Georgia, a suspected tornado touched...

Surfside condo collapse death toll climbs to 54 as search switches from rescue to recovery: 'No chance of life'

SURFSIDE, Fla. — The search efforts at a Miami-area condo building that collapsed June 24 shifted from rescue to recovery Wednesday, ending any hope of finding survivors but possibly providing relatives of the victims a sense of closure.Miami-Dade Assistant Fire Chief...

Two-time major champion sentenced to two years in prison

A court in Argentina sentenced two-time major champion Angel Cabrera to two years in prison on Wednesday for assaulting, threatening and harassing a former partner between 2016 and 2018, according to the Associated Press.Prosecutor Laura Battistelli said this story...

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