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San Antonio migrant deaths lead to slow effort to ID victims

Victims have been found with no identification documents at all and in one case a stolen ID. Remote villages lack phone service to reach family members and determine the whereabouts of missing migrants. Fingerprint data has to be shared and matched by different governments.

San Antonio police officers guard the scene where dozens of migrants were found dead in a tractor-trailer, on June 28, 2022. (Jay Janner / Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Gas lines and scuffles: Sri Lanka faces humanitarian crisis

A few years ago Sri Lanka’s economy was growing strongly enough to provide jobs and financial security for most. It’s now in a state of collapse, dependent on aid from India and other countries as its leaders desperately try to negotiate a bailout with the International Monetary Fund.

People eat their breakfast while sitting by a line of empty gas canisters that are placed outside the Galle International Cricket Stadium, the venue for the test cricket matches between Australia and Sri Lanka, in Galle, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)