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'A part of history': Calm prevails over D.C.'s biggest George Floyd protest

Jun 07 2020

WASHINGTON Tens of thousands of demonstrators amassed in Washington and other U.S. cities on Saturday demanding an end to racism and brutality by law enforcement, as protests sparked by George Floyd's fatal encounter with Minneapolis police stretched into a 12th day. | Video

WRAPUP 5-Thousands take to Washington streets in protest against U.S. police violence

Jun 06 2020

WASHINGTON, June 6 Thousands of protesters marched in Washington on Saturday as rallies across the United States to protest the killing of a black man in Minneapolis police custody enter a 12th day and officials move to rein in law enforcement tactics.

Bodies found in unrefrigerated trucks in New York during COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 30 2020

NEW YORK The city of New York delivered a freezer truck to a funeral home on Wednesday after it was found to be storing dead bodies in unrefrigerated U-Haul vehicles, a Reuters eyewitness said. | Video

New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge

Apr 09 2020

NEW YORK New York City officials have hired contract laborers to bury the dead in its potter's field on Hart Island as the city's daily death rate from the coronavirus epidemic has reached grim new records in each of the last three days. | Video

New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge

Apr 09 2020

NEW YORK, April 9 New York City officials have hired contract laborers to bury the dead in its potter's field on Hart Island as the city's daily death rate from the coronavirus epidemic has reached grim new records in each of the last three days.

Sanders vows to remain in White House race despite more losses to Biden

Mar 11 2020

BURLINGTON, Vt. A resolute Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he would stay in the Democratic presidential race despite a series of big losses to front-runner Joe Biden, promising to keep up the public pressure for his sweeping economic and social justice proposals. | Video

As new disease wipes out Caribbean coral, scientists tear up reefs to stop the spread

Sep 26 2019

ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands/NEW YORK Off the coast of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a group of scientists is tearing a reef apart in a feverish attempt to save some of its coral. | Video

Disaster under the waves: the race to save the coral of the Caribbean

Sep 27 2019

KEY WEST, Fla. Emily Hower, a research assistant at Nova Southeastern University doing field work on coral off Key West in Florida, bobs up out of the water and removes her diving mask. The news is not good. | Video

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time

Aug 23 2019

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild. | Video

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information

Apr 27 2019

INDIANAPOLIS Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties. | Video

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