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Sun Saturday. 25 between now and then, 50% chance you'll encounter showers. Maybe even thunderstorms will keep the highs mostly in the mid to upper eighties 76 for the overnight lows, showers and storms likely again tomorrow with high of 89. Right now. It's 85 here here at the U. N. H campus and you're listening to your NPR's station, K U H F Houston News City seventh Service of the University of Houston. It's 11 o'clock. Millions of indigenous Children were forcibly sent to boarding schools in the U. S and Canada. Now both countries are reckoning with that passed from W Am You and NPR in Washington This is one a high and Jenn white Today on one, a history and legacy of Native American boarding schools between the late 18 hundreds in the early 19 sixties, more than 350 of the schools operated across 30, US States, native Children were forced to attend in a bid to assimilate them into Euro American culture. This month, Activists in Canada found nearly 1000 unmarked graves at the sites of two former schools. Now the U. S. Is investigating its own former boarding school system and will speak to one of those leading that effort. And we want to hear from you tweet us at one end Live from NPR news. I'm Lakshmi saying On Thursday, President Biden is expected to visit Surfside, Florida, site of a massive operation to find victims of last week's partial condo building collapse. According to statements from officials a short time ago. The death toll remains at 11 about 150. People are still unaccounted for. Here's NPR's Jasmine guard. Government officials and rescue crews say they remain hopeful, citing past cases of earthquakes were survivors have been found. Seven or eight days after the disaster crews on the ground have been working around the clock amidst daily thunderstorms and intense heat. Captain Adam Brown from Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, told NPR that the process is both a race for time and a delicate balancing act. Every time. We move something. Rock boulder, a piece of metal Changes the whole dynamic of the entire pile of rubble. But it is a very unsafe thing to do so we do have to take our time, Brown says. Until told Otherwise. This remains a rescue operation. Jasmine Garza NPR NEWS, SURFSIDE, Florida In the months before the Champlain Towers south partially collapsed. The president of the condominium association alerted residents at the 40 year old building structure have become worse. Jean what Nikki's letter obtained by NPR residents are informed that extensive repairs are needed and would cost much more than previously thought. In 2018. The repair estimate was at least $15 million. An NPR investigation finds low income disaster survivors are less likely to receive some types of crucial disaster assistance. NPR's Rebecca Herscher reports of federal government has been aware of the disparity since at least 2019. After a hurricane, wild fire or other disaster. Many people rely on the federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA for help, but poor people are less likely to receive some types of basic housing assistance after disasters. That's according to internal analyses conducted by FEMA and obtained by NPR through a public records request. As a result, low income disaster survivors often struggle to find stable housing. And are more likely to be displaced or face long term health and financial impacts. FEMA says providing equitable assistance is a top priority. The agency is seeking feedback about how its programs serve people of different demographics. Rebecca Herscher NPR news Tropical Storm Enrique is losing strength as it heads closer to resorts on the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. It's forecasted skin passed or passed over portions of the southern tip of Baja later today or tomorrow. Over the weekend. The storm was the first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season. The Dow is up 78 points since the Open. This is NPR news. The Pacific Northwest, Enduring a heatwave that set record temperatures from one day to the next. The National Weather Service is Clinton, Rocky says yesterday A lot of places were well above 100 degrees. Temperatures over the most of the northern half, The state were above 110 again 115 to 117 anywhere from the line at Valley northward and eastward across the north central north eastern parts of the state of Oregon. Even up in Washington state. We had temperatures quite well up into 101 110. Rocky, who's in Oregon says given what residents in the Portland area have been through today might feel like relief. When temperatures are down to 85, or 90 degrees, cases of Covid 19 continued to surge in many parts of the world. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports. New lockdown measures are being ordered in several African nations. Here in Sierra Leone officials are requiring proof.

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