Incidents occurred in California, Indiana and Minnesota, involving victims as young as 11 years old.
The GoFundMe page was active for only a day and received around 10,600 donations.
Shields served as a left-leaning political commentator on "PBS NewsHour" for over 30 years.
In Kansas, a wave of high temperatures and high levels of humidity led to the death of at least 2,000 cattle earlier this week.
Florida auditors found incomplete data on death rates and case numbers, while demographic details were missing from records and contact tracing was patchy.
Two climbers died on the world's highest mountain this year, but tough new rules were brought in after 11 mountaineers perished in 2019.
Witnesses described how firefighters had to use their hose to clear away the vast amount of bees that were swarming around 53-year-old Franco Galvan Martinez.
Colonel Denis Klozov had taken over the role two months ago, replacing his killed predecessor.
The two freshman pitchers from LaGrange College had been celebrating a major win with their team just prior to the crash.
None were known to be outwardly critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine, and none were included on sweeping lists of sanctions.
Ukraine's Security Service said it has intercepted phone calls between Russian soldiers who admitted to hiding dead bodies in mass "dumps."
The pack of dogs had mauled and hospitalized a woman a week earlier who was taking a walk in the area.
Three children at the military base died in "two separate and unrelated incidents" on April 16, according to the Marine Corps.
The body of a dead boy believed to be roughly five years old was found in the woods of Southern Indiana over the weekend.
"They shot everyone," Bucha's chief regional prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko reportedly said. "It was enough to speak Ukrainian."
The three firefighters were responding to a fire on January 24 around 6 a.m. when the building collapsed shortly after they entered it.
The pair were attempting to clean their pickup truck when a pair of robbers in ski masks approached them with guns.
Breaking from the rest of mainland China's stringent "zero COVID" policy, Hong Kong announced it would rollback restrictions to '"relaunch" its economy
More than 7,000 Russian troops have been killed fighting in Ukraine in 21 days of war, according to U.S. intelligence estimates.
The human remains were found in backyards and under patios by a volunteer team.
Thirty bodies were brought to a trench in an old city cemetery, and another 40 had been brought the day before.
The employee and her family died while trying to evacuate from a city near Ukraine's capital, the company said on Monday.
"Despite Russia's armed aggression, Ukrainians do not lose their spirit and strength of faith," Ukraine's Ministry of Justice said on Sunday.
The five family members ranged in age from 9 to 25-years-old. A GoFundMe has been set up to support the survivors.
Penn Jillette of the duo Penn and Teller described The Amazing Johnathan as "a beautiful nut" following the beloved comedy magician's death at the age of 63.
"It sounds like a lot. Could over a million people die in a decade? Yeah, very easily," lead researcher Dr. Keith Humphreys told Newsweek.
In February 2021, more than 240 Texans died after the state suffered its worst infrastructure failure in history.
According to reports, a fourth person, described as an elderly woman, died inside her vehicle sometime on Saturday, she was discovered by a snow plow driver.
While cases are starting to subside, the waning Omicron wave has only widened the gap between vaccinated and unvaccinated hospitalizations and deaths.
The recently elected mayor had moved to Hyattsville in 2014 after he and his husband adopted their two sons.