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September 25, 2020 - 7:20 am
peepo/iStock By KATE HOLLAND, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Two former paperboys for a Gannett-owned newspaper filed a complaint on Friday alleging that they were sexually abused by their supervisor nearly 40 years ago, joining five other former paperboys who have made similar allegations. Ballard Tackett...
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September 25, 2020 - 6:21 am
Oklahoma City Fire/Twitter By HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Families in a quiet Oklahoma City neighborhood were left in shock Thursday morning after the home of a family of four exploded, killing a teenage child. “They are a sweet family -- just the nicest people -- and I’m heartbroken...
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September 25, 2020 - 6:01 am
Ovidiu Dugulan/iStock By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 983,000 people worldwide. Over 32.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data...
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September 24, 2020 - 6:42 pm
Kevin Kinard By SHANNON MCLELLAN, ABC News (MURFREESBORO, Ark.) -- When our moms told us to stop playing in the dirt as kids, maybe we shouldn't have listened -- that's exactly how 33-year-old Kevin Kinard found a 9-carat diamond at an Arkansas state park. Kinard and his friends traveled to Crater...
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September 24, 2020 - 4:45 pm
iStock/nathanphoto BY: SHANNON MCLELLAN (HOUSTON) -- It's one small step for a woman, one giant leap for womankind. NASA gave an official update to their Artemis Plan this week, stating that they will land the first woman on the moon in 2024. New suit. 🧑‍🚀 New tools. 🛠️ New mission. ð...
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September 24, 2020 - 4:39 pm
Twitter/@AshleyroweWKBW BY: BILL HUTCHINSON (WASHINGTON) -- Two protesters were injured in hit-and-run incidents in Colorado and upstate New York on Wednesday night as demonstrations erupted across the county over a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to charge three police officers in the death of...
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September 24, 2020 - 11:48 am
Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Protests ignited in Louisville and swept across the U.S. overnight as Americans unleashed outrage after a Kentucky grand jury indicted one officer for allegedly endangering the neighbors of Breonna Taylor during...
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September 24, 2020 - 9:16 am
ABC News By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Remnants of Beta continue to soak the South, as 4 to 7 inches of rain fell in Louisiana, southern Arkansas and Mississippi in the last 48 hours, which produced flash flooding. Flood watches have been issued for Mississippi, Alabama and southern...
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September 24, 2020 - 6:51 am
Facebook/Yavapai County Sheriff's Office By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- An unlicensed caregiver from Craigslist has been arrested after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars over a four-year period off an elderly and incapacitated 89-year-old man. Christine Garthright, 51, was arrested...
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September 24, 2020 - 6:22 am
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Pennsylvania officials charged nearly two dozen inmates and outside accomplices who allegedly conspired to obtain some $300,000 in fraudulent COVID-19 unemployment benefits. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro...
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