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To 26 after reports of 11 additional deaths in new Orleans', most of them older people who died from the heat. Thousands of people nearby still don't have electricity. The AP is identified at least a dozen cases over the past decade in which Louisiana State police troopers or their bosses ignored or concealed evidence of beatings, deflected blame and impeded efforts to root out misconduct. The AP reviewed investigative records and newly obtained videos. This is a P news. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says Al Qaeda, which used Afghanistan as a staging area to attack the U. S 20 years ago, may try to reorganize there now that the US is gone and the Taliban is in, power Secretary Austin told reporters in Kuwait City. The US is prepared to prevent Al Qaeda from threatening the country. I think the whole community is kind of watching to see what happens and whether or not Al Qaeda Has the ability to to regenerate in Afghanistan. You know, we put the Taliban on notice that that we expect for them to not allow that to happen here at home Workers are leaving their jobs in historic numbers. The Labor Department says almost four million people quit their jobs in July just shy of the record who did so in April there apparently confident enough to try something new, say analysts. The latest on workers dumping their job. The summer of hope against the coronavirus is ending in gloom. More than 26,000 deaths were reported last month, more than four million infections it's the fourth highest total since the start of the pandemic. Overall, more than 650,000 people have died in a major forecast. Model projects 750,000 deaths by December 1st. Hopes were high. But the Delta variant along with resistance to vaccinations dash those hopes This outbreak is still well below the all time peaks over the winter. Cases in most states appear to be plateau Ng and are likely to decline in the fall, buying more time to vaccinate adults and teenagers before flu season. Ed Donahue Washington officials in New York are announcing they've identified the remains of two more victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. Just days before the 20th anniversary of the devastating attacks that killed nearly 3000 people and jolted the nation. The medical examiner's office says technicians using DNA were able to identify the remains of Dorothy Morgan of Hempstead, New York, She was a broker for Marsh and McLennan officials also determined the identity of a man whose remains were recovered in separate finds in 2000 and 1, 2000 and two and 2000 and six his family is asking the name be withheld. It's the first time in two years new identification has been made. 1100 remains are still unidentified. Even though teams are still working to match DNA to fragments found, Chief Medical examiner of New York Barbara Sampson says they pledged to do everything they can to make sure all those lost that day can be reunited with their families. I'm Jackie Quinn. Thank you for listening to the AP Radio Network. Hey, did you know that The Associated Press produces news related books? Here's what's new and upcoming first.