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Cas Torres, pictured in 1987 in his late teens, around the same time he was imprisoned and transferred to New York City's Hart Island. Cas Torres hide caption

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He Buried The Unclaimed Dead On A New York Island. He Wants Others To Remember Them

As an inmate at Rikers Island, Cas Torres dug graves for the bodies of the unclaimed and unidentified people on New York City's Hart Island, one of the largest cemeteries in the U.S.

Rudy Giuliani points to a map as he speaks to the press about various lawsuits related to the 2020 election on Nov. 19, 2020. He and other Trump lawyers are now under scrutiny for their roles in promoting false claims of election fraud. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Lawyers Who Spread False Election Claims Are Now Defending Themselves In Court

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Scales — debut feature from filmmaker Shahad Ameen — was Saudi Arabia's official entry for the 2021 Oscars. It's set in a dystopian fishing village and tells the lyrical story of a young woman struggling to find her place. Variance Films hide caption

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'Scales' Is A Saudi Arabian Filmmaker's Feminist Fable Of The Sea

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He Buried The Unclaimed Dead On A New York Island. He Wants Others To Remember Them

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Canadian and American flags fly near the Ambassador Bridge connecting Canada to the U.S. in Windsor, Ontario, in May. Half of respondents in a poll of Canadians this month by Nanos Research said restrictions on travel across the U.S.-Canada border should not be eliminated until this fall or next year. Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Canada's Taking It Slow On Reopening Its Border To Travelers From The U.S. Here's Why

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