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The final missing victim in the Surfside condo collapse has been identified, bringing the death toll to 98. The announcement comes days after authorities ended their search for bodies and more than a month after the collapse.

More than 1 in 5 new COVID cases nationwide are coming from Florida, where infections statewide have jumped at least 60% in the last two weeks. Dr. Fauci warns that the U.S. is moving in the wrong direction.

Oregon’s Bootleg Fire, the largest wildfire currently burning nationwide, has now charred an area larger than Los Angeles. Meanwhile, a fire burning along the California-Nevada border isn’t expected to be contained until the end of August.

More than 50 health organizations are now calling for all health care workers to be required to get vaccinated, saying “the health and safety of U.S. workers, families, communities, and the nation depends on it.”

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“This is an absolute nightmare,” a fishing charter owner says of the devastating outbreak of red tide along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The deadly algae bloom is littering beaches with tons of dead fish as scientists say humans may be making it worse.

Pfizer plans to request emergency authorization for its COVID vaccine among children as young as 5 in September or October. Meanwhile, Dr. Fauci says the CDC is looking into revising masking guidance for all students.

At 13 years old, skateboarder Momiji Nishiya of Japan just became one of the youngest gold medal winners ever at the Olympic Games.


In Minneapolis, new details are emerging about a history of friction between George Floyd and former officer Derek Chauvin. One former nightclub coworker tells CBS News the two men “bumped heads.” @jeffpeguescbs  has more

Pres. Trump vetoed the defense spending bill. The president pledged to veto the legislation if it did not include the nixing of Section 230, a provision protecting internet companies from being held liable for what third parties post on their platforms.

@CBS_Herridge : "What should Americans take away from your actions in the Flynn case today?" AG Bill Barr: "I want to make sure that we restore confidence in the system. There's only one standard of justice."

"I hope he lost, I prayed he would lose," Sen. Lindsay Graham says of President-elect Biden. "He won. He's the legitimate president of the United States." "Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are lawfully elected and will become the president and vice president of the U.S. on Jan. 20."

CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT: The unbreakable bond between a brother and sister is teaching people to see beyond their differences. @NorahODonnell  has more on the heartwarming story of two siblings and their crowning achievement.

After learning that two Louisville, Ky., police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black business owner had not activated their body cameras, @louisvillemayor  fired the city’s police chief — the officers involved were put on administrative leave.