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July 23, 2020 - 9:53 am
ABC News By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- There are three systems from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean that could threaten the U.S. with tropical rain and wind. The most imminent storm is tropical depression eight, which is forecast to become Tropical Storm Hanna. It is forecast to bring...
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July 23, 2020 - 6:53 am
Samara Heisz/iStock By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 623,000 people worldwide. Over 15.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled...
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July 23, 2020 - 6:53 am
Paula Bronstein/Washington Post By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The civil unrest and tensions in Portland, Oregon, boiled over again Thursday night as federal agents sprayed tear gas into a crowd that included Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. Protesters, according to ABC affiliate KATU-...
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July 23, 2020 - 6:46 am
Kuzma/iStock By JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As Ghislaine Maxwell sits in a federal detention center in Brooklyn, New York, facing allegations that she conspired with the late Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse three minor girls, a federal judge in Manhattan is set to announce her decision...
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July 23, 2020 - 6:00 am
smolaw11/iStock By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The start of the 2020-2021 school year is unlike any other. Amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, many students, parents and teachers across the United States have little idea what the upcoming school year will look like, even as some...
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July 23, 2020 - 5:38 am
Johnrob/iStock By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New York man who allegedly faked his own death last year in an attempt to avoid sentencing on felony charges was ultimately thwarted by a typo on his forged death certificate, prosecutors said this week. Robert Berger, 25, of Huntington,...
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July 23, 2020 - 5:34 am
ABC News By BECKY PERLOW, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The logistics of getting even one can of pinto beans into the hands of a hungry family is no small feat, but an army of volunteers in the nation's capital is banding together to make it happen. Those beans, and thousands of pounds of other food,...
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July 23, 2020 - 5:29 am
borchee/iStock By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Scientists are flocking to Florida’s Gulf Coast for a glimpse of a mysterious 425-feet-deep "blue hole" on the ocean floor. The glowing mystery hole, about 155 feet below the water’s surface, is similar to the sinkholes seen on solid land,...
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July 22, 2020 - 7:41 pm
ABC By KRISTOFER RIOS, MARJORIE MCAFEE, NEIL GIARDINO, ZOE LAKE, JOHN KAPETANEAS, and ANTHONY RIVAS (PORTLAND) -- Garrison Davis, a 17-year-old videographer and citizen journalist in Portland, Oregon, has documented the city's Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality nearly every night...
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July 22, 2020 - 7:00 pm
JHVEPhotography/iStock By AARON KATERSKY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- A Raytheon engineer who "endangered national security" was sentenced Wednesday to 1 1/2 years in prison. Ahmed Serageldin had worked on a radar system used to defend against ballistic missiles and had pleaded guilty to keeping...
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