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No One Seems Able to Save Eviction BanWith the national moratorium on evictions by landlords expiring at midnight, members of Congress on Saturday expressed frustration—sometimes angrily—that no one has acted to preserve it. House Democrats tried to pass legislation extending the ban on Friday night but failed, ABC reports. "We are only hours away from...
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Closed Reburial Draws Anger in TulsaThe remains exhumed from a cemetery to check for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre have been reburied, angering protesters who may be descendants of those killed. The remains of 19 people were returned Friday to their original placements, KTUL reports, while protesters locked out of Oaklawn Cemetery watched...
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CDC: Florida reports 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemicCDC: Florida reports 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic
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Protesters march for voting rights at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas on Saturday, July 31, 2021.  Hundreds of people packed the steps of the Texas Capitol as a protest rally which began Wednesday and ended Saturday with participants marching up to the doors of the Texas Capitol building.  (AP Photo/Acacia Coronado)
'Vote them out': Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rallyHundreds of people packed the steps of the Texas Capitol at a protest rally to make the end of a four-day march in support of voting rights
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Raquel Heres gets a COVID-19 rapid test to be able to travel overseas, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in North Miami, Fla. Federal health officials say Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state's highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic. The state has become the new national epicenter for the virus, accounting for around a fifth of all new cases in the U.S. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has resisted mandatory mask mandates and vaccine. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID casesFederal health officials say Florida has reported more than 21,600 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic
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LaPierres Made Stools Out of Their Elephant KillsEarlier this year, the New Yorker and the Trace unearthed video of NRA exec Wayne LaPierre and wife Susan hunting elephants in Botswana back in 2013. Now comes a follow-up from both outlets on the logistics of what happened next—specifically, how the LaPierres wanted their kills preserved as trophies...
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Border Patrol: Agent, 2nd driver killed in crash in ArizonaThe U.S. Border Patrol says one of its agents and another driver were killed Saturday in a head-on crash in southern Arizona
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Judge upholds Liberty University's suit against Falwell A Lynchburg judge has upheld most of a lawsuit that Liberty University filed against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., after an acrimonious parting last year
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Graves Public Oversight Committee Chair J. Kavin Ross views remains in a mass grave are reintered at Oaklawn Cemetery, Friday, July 30, 2021, in Tulsa, Okla. The mass grave was discovered while searching for victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)
19 bodies reburied amid protests in search for Tulsa victimsThe bodies of 19 people exhumed from a Tulsa cemetery during a search for Tulsa Race Massacre victims have been reburied while protesters objected outside the cemetery
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Police: Woman Drove For Year With Niece, Nephew in TrunkBaltimore County police pulled over a woman for a traffic stop, and found the remains of two children in the trunk of the car. When police ran the driver’s tags and learned they were fake, they told her the car would be towed. That’s when the officer smelled something awful...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 4, 2008, file photo, Chris Ardoin, of Chris Ardoin & NuStep, performs during the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the New Orleans Fairgrounds Racetrack in New Orleans.  Ardoin was performing as the headliner at Zydeco Bike Fest, Friday, July 30, 2021, when he was shot, his wife, Kerri, posted on his official Facebook page. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
Family: Zydeco musician Chris Ardoin shot while performingA Zydeco musician has been shot in the back while performing at an event in central Louisiana
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this April 26, 2021 file photo, a towering crane pulls the engine room section away from the remains of the capsized cargo ship Golden Ray offshore of St. Simons Island, Ga.  Accounts contained in crew member interviews are among more than 1,700 pages of documents made public Thursday, July 29, by the National Transportation Safety Board. The Golden Ray, carrying more than 1,400 vehicles, overturned after leaving the Port of Brunswick along the Georgia coast on Sept. 8, 2019. Tennant and about two dozen crew members on board were rescued and survived.  (AP Photo/Russ Bynum, File)
Section of overturned shipwreck separated, oil dischargedPollution response teams are working to contain oil that was discharged after demolition crews finished cutting away the sixth of eight sections of a giant cargo ship that tipped over off the Georgia coast nearly two years ago
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