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  • Published 11 September 2019
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Did Canadian Man With ALS Choose Assisted Suicide After Being Denied Adequate Care?

Pro-life websites reported — with a degree of accuracy — on the difficult case of Sean Tagert.

Mixture
Were Bahamians Fleeing Dorian Told to Leave a Ferry to Florida Because They Lacked Visas?

The answer had to do with confusion and miscommunication rather than new visa requirements.

Mixture
Did Bricks of Cocaine Wash Up on Beaches After Hurricane Dorian?

A variety of debris and unusual items washed up in Florida in summer 2019 due to Hurricane Dorian.

Mostly True
Does This Video Show US Air Traffic on Sept. 11, 2001?

Some 4,000 planes were grounded in the span of a few hours.

True
9/11 Tear Drop Memorial

Photographs show a New Jersey monument to the victims of 9/11 that was donated by Russia.

True
Scientists Succeed in Creating Northern White Rhino Embryos

This milestone in assisted reproduction may be a pivotal turning point in the fate of the species.

AP News
‘Harriet,’ the First Film about Tubman, Premieres in Toronto

Festival director Cameron Bailey noted the cinematic injustice of Harriet Tubman only now making it to the big screen.

AP News
Woman Gets Prison for $1.6 Million Family Curse Scam

28-year-old Sherry Tina Uwanawich was sentenced last week in Miami.

AP News
Tent Courts Set to Open on Border for US Asylum Seekers

The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held entirely by videoconference.

AP News
Questions After Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Streamed Chase

The shooting sparked a protest and raised questions about whether police were too quick to shoot Brian Quinones

AP News