National News

May 24, 2020 - 1:58 pm
By: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- A federal appeals court has backed California Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order banning in-church services to blunt the spread of coronavirus, rejecting an argument from clerics that the governor is treading on their First Amendment right to free...
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May 24, 2020 - 12:27 pm
By: BRITTANY BORER, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Storms will also begin to fire up during the early evening hours along the dry-line in south-central Texas. Not long after, storms will initiate in the Central Plains and continue to move eastward. An estimated 16 million Americans are bracing for the...
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May 24, 2020 - 12:14 pm
By: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW CANAAN, Conn.) -- Immediately after Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos mysteriously vanished on May 24, 2019, during a custody dispute, her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, was under suspicion. But it wasn't until January 2020 that Fotis Dulos was arrested for her murder...
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May 24, 2020 - 8:43 am
By: JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 342,000 people worldwide. Over 5.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for...
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May 23, 2020 - 1:20 pm
BY: LAUREN BOTCHAN AND ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (SAN FRANCISCO) — No injuries have been reported from a large warehouse fire in San Francisco that was still raging Saturday afternoon, hours after erupting, officials said. The blaze at Pier 45 at Fisherman's Wharf initially threatened a historic World...
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Miami Dade County jail
May 23, 2020 - 9:37 am
BY: CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC NEWS (MIAMI) — A Florida mother, who reported to police that her son with autism was abducted by two black men, was charged with the child's murder, police said. Patricia Ripley told police that when she was driving on SW 88th Street on Thursday evening, she noticed she...
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Torrey Rowe
May 23, 2020 - 8:34 am
BY: JINSOL JUNG, HALLEY FREGER AND ALEXANDRA MYERS ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Torrey Rowe became hooked on police work and forensics through watching the TV show "CSI" back in the early 2000s. But after signing up for a mentorship program with the Oklahoma City Police Department during her senior year...
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May 23, 2020 - 7:54 am
BY: ARIELLE MITROPOULOS AND NADINE SHUBAILAT, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A great education "should not only be for students who are super rich," asserts Graham Browne, executive director and founder of Forte Preparatory Academy, a tuition-free, public school alternative for fifth to eighth grade...
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May 23, 2020 - 7:34 am
BY: GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, GOOD MORNING AMERICA (NEW YORK) — With several states announcing that summer camps will open as early as next month and parents in other states anxiously awaiting the decision, parents and children should prepare that even if opened, summer camp will look different this...
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ABC News
May 23, 2020 - 7:27 am
BY: BRITTANY BORER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Severe storms moved across the southern Plains to the Southeast on Friday, leaving a variety of storm damage in their wake, including two deaths in the Carolinas. The storms produced four tornadoes and two wind-related fatalities due to downed trees and...
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