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Madison Wilson of Solvang, California, got the idea to donate multicultural crayons and books to schools after noticing the lack of diversity in movies and literature. Vashti Wilson
July 01, 2020 - 3:01 pm
Madison Wilson of Solvang, California, got the idea to donate multicultural crayons and books to schools after noticing the lack of diversity in movies and literature. Vashti Wilson By Nicole Pelletiere via GMA (SOLVANG, Ca) -- A 7-year-old girl is determined to get multicultural crayons and books...
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July 01, 2020 - 12:08 pm
carlballou/iStock By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (TULSA, Okla.) -- A veteran Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer died Tuesday after a traffic stop went wrong. Six weeks after Officer Aurash Zarkeshan completed training with the Tulsa Police Department, he made a regular traffic stop on East 21st Street...
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July 01, 2020 - 11:34 am
SeanPavonePhoto/iStock By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump ramps up his hard-line rhetoric against protesters, The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it is launching rapid deployment teams to federal monuments over the Fourth of July weekend. The effort...
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July 01, 2020 - 10:30 am
Acting National Park Service Director David Vela. - (ABC News) By STEPHANIE EBBS and DEVIN DWYER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As millions of Americans escape home quarantine to the great outdoors this summer, they'll venture into parks, campgrounds and forest lands that remain stubborn bastions of self-...
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July 01, 2020 - 8:49 am
David Ryder/Getty Images By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (SEATTLE) -- Following "ongoing violence and public safety issues," Seattle's mayor has issued an executive order to clear the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone -- a several block, autonomous police-free zone -- and Seattle police...
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July 01, 2020 - 8:16 am
ABC News By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Hot weather continues to spread throughout the lower 48 states from Arizona to New York Wednesday morning. Seven states from Kansas down to Louisiana are under a Heat Advisory where temperatures will be in the 90s for the most part, but with humidity...
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July 01, 2020 - 7:13 am
Fulton County Sheriff's Office By STEPHANIE WASH and BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (ATLANTA) -- A white former Atlanta police officer charged with felony murder in the death of Rayshard Brooks, a Black man who was shot twice in the back, was granted a bond of $500,000 on Tuesday despite Brooks' widow...
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July 01, 2020 - 7:07 am
U.S. Army By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (FORT HOOD, Texas) -- Investigators searching for missing Fort Hood, Texas, soldier Vanessa Guillen have unearthed unidentified human remains near the Leon River, authorities say. The remains, which will undergo an identification process, were found near...
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July 01, 2020 - 7:01 am
Kuzma/iStock By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (CAMDEN, N.J.) -- Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of a 63-year-old homeless man. Police discovered 63-year-old Bobby J. Hill Jr. unresponsive in an alleyway and suffering from severe head trauma with...
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July 01, 2020 - 6:49 am
Santa Cruz Police Department By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (SANTA CRUZ, Calif.) -- A man has been arrested -- and is lucky to be alive -- after leading police on a chase at speeds of more than 100 mph that ended up with him driving off a cliff and into the Pacific Ocean. The incident occurred at...
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