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July 02, 2020 - 3:30 pm
m-imagephotography /iStock By Jacqueline Laurean Yate via GMA (SACRAMENTO) -- One day shy of a year ago today, California became the first state to pass a law banning natural hair discrimination. To commemorate, July 3 has been declared National Crown Day to celebrate the day the CROWN Act (Create...
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July 02, 2020 - 1:36 pm
Ft Lauderdale PD By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Officers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are being investigated for their actions during a May 31 protest after body camera footage surfaced that appears to show them laughing and celebrating after shooting rubber bullets at...
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July 02, 2020 - 11:38 am
JazzIRT/iStock By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (HOUSTON) -- The surge in coronavirus cases has gotten so bad in Houston that two of the city's hospitals have begun transporting patients to other cities in Texas. Harris Health Systems, which runs Ben Taub and LBJ hospitals, over the last 24 hours has...
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July 02, 2020 - 9:33 am
Paul Zimmerman/WireImage By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ghislaine Maxwell, the former companion of Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire on Thursday morning. Maxwell, 58, has been accused by several women of enabling, facilitating or participating in their abuse. She...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:35 am
ChiccoDodiFC/iStock By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (MIAMI) -- At least one Miami-Dade County police officer has been relieved of duty after a video posted to Instagram appears to show two officers in a verbal altercation with a woman before one of them punches her in the face in an incident that...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:31 am
ABC News By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the last 48 hours, almost a foot of rain fell near Grand Forks, North Dakota, which flooded fields, overwhelmed drains and swamped farmsteads. Severe storms also moved through Kansas City, Missouri, quickly dropping 2 to 3 inches of rain that...
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July 02, 2020 - 6:28 am
Ovidiu Dugulan/iStock By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 516,000 people worldwide. Over 10.6 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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July 02, 2020 - 6:24 am
Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council By STACY CHEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A new report says that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States have been the target of more than 2,000 bias incidents since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic -- with nearly half of them...
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July 02, 2020 - 6:23 am
smolaw11/iStock By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- August Plock, a high school social studies teacher in Pflugerville, Texas, said he is slated to be back in the classroom on Aug. 13. But as new COVID-19 cases surge in the state, he said he's concerned that teachers are being sacrificed in...
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July 02, 2020 - 6:14 am
City of Tuscaloosa - Government/Facebook By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Students in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 have been attending parties in the city and surrounding area as part of a disturbing contest to see who can catch the virus first, a...
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