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An engineer reported a brick façade had separated from an interior wall of the building days before the collapse.

Support brace seen bending as brick façade began to crumble prior to Davenport building collapse, new surveillance video shows

By Paul P. Murphy and Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) — In the 10 minutes before a Davenport, Iowa, apartment building collapsed Sunday, new surveillance video obtained by CNN shows a support brace bending, with portions of the brick façade crumbling around it. The video, taken from the roof of a nearby building, shows what was

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Mother of 8-year-old girl who died in US immigration custody asked several times for an ambulance but was denied, authorities say

By Rosa Flores and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) — The mother of a girl who died in the custody of US immigration authorities in Texas last month made multiple requests for an ambulance or hospital-level medical care for her daughter, but a nurse practitioner contracted with US Customs and Border Protection denied the requests, the

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14-year-old Dev Shah of Florida wins Scripps National Spelling Bee with final word ‘psammophile’

By Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) — Dev Shah, a 14-year-old from Largo, Florida, won the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night, correctly spelling the word ‘psammophile’ to take home the $50,000 first prize. Eleven students made the finals after 11 million people entered spelling competitions throughout the world. In an interview Friday on

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125,000 New York high school seniors will be automatically accepted to SUNY community colleges this fall, governor announces

By Rob Frehse, CNN (CNN) — About 125,000 New York high school students will receive a letter notifying them they’ve been automatically accepted to the State University of New York’s community college programs, the state’s governor announced Thursday. The move is part of an effort to eliminate barriers toward higher education, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office

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A gynecologist accused of secretly being a ‘serial sperm donor’ died in an aircraft crash. A lawsuit against him is still pending

By Celina Tebor and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) — A New York gynecologist who was accused by a woman of secretly using his own sperm to impregnate multiple patients died in an aircraft crash Sunday. Morris Wortman, 72, of Rochester, New York, died when the experimental aircraft he was a passenger in crashed into a

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Arizona officials announced Thursday the state will no longer grant certifications for new developments within the Phoenix area

Arizona announces limits on construction in Phoenix area as groundwater disappears

By Ella Nilsen, CNN (CNN) — Arizona officials announced Thursday the state will no longer grant certifications for new developments within the Phoenix area, as groundwater rapidly disappears amid years of water overuse and climate change-driven drought. A new study showed that the groundwater supporting the Phoenix area likely can’t meet additional development demand in

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Spirit Airlines self check-in kiosks are pictured at the Oakland International Airport in Oakland

Nearly 60% of Spirit Airlines flights experience delays after technical issues with its website, app and airport kiosks

By Ross Levitt, Pete Muntean, Caroll Alvarado and Greg Wallace, CNN (CNN) — Nearly 60% of Spirit Airlines flights were delayed Thursday, according to FlightAware, after technical issues with the airline’s website, app and airport kiosks, but the airline says the problems have been resolved. Spirit Airlines announced the technical issues before 9 a.m. A

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