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May 21, 2020 - 7:38 pm
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (LANSING, Mich.) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's cautious approach to reopening Michigan put her at odds with protestors clamoring for faster solutions, but data from recently ramped-up testing shows something on which perhaps all sides can agree: slow but steady progress...
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May 21, 2020 - 7:33 pm
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS (GLYNN COUNTY, Ga.) -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Thursday said it arrested William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., 50, on charges of felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. Bryan took the viral cellphone footage depicting the chase and killing...
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May 21, 2020 - 4:33 pm
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, the National Park Service has begun reopening some big-name national parks closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but advocates are raising concerns about crowds and limited staffing to enforce social distancing. Many...
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May 21, 2020 - 4:28 pm
By SOO RIN KIM AND MATTHEW VANN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- In New York City, African Americans and Latinos are two times more likely to be hospitalized and to die from COVID than white Americans, according to local officials' figures. Chicago blacks are three times more likely and Latinos twice as...
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May 21, 2020 - 4:10 pm
By MERIDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS (COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- It only took a few hours for the first clients to arrive after Pinnacle Performance in Columbus, Ohio, reopened its doors Wednesday. "We have a lot of professional athletes who use our facility," majority owner Tim Cassell told ABC News. "They needed...
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May 21, 2020 - 2:18 pm
It seems Costco has often been at the center of the simmering debate over required protective masks in stores and other public places. See what the controversy is all about right now.
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May 21, 2020 - 12:16 pm
By BILL HUTCHINSON and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (BELLMAWR, N.J.) -- A New Jersey gym that became a rallying point of resistance against Gov. Phil Murphy's stay-at-home order was closed overnight by the state health department. The Atilis Gym in Bellmawr gained national attention after reopening...
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May 21, 2020 - 10:49 am
By MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- There's a 60% chance of an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Thursday. There's a 30% chance of a near-normal season and just a 10% chance of a below-...
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May 21, 2020 - 9:52 am
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (ALABASTER, Ala.) -- Some high schools throughout Alabama decided to hold in-person graduation ceremonies this week, creating mixed feelings among students and parents who've dealt with weeks of canceled events as a precaution against spreading the novel coronavirus...
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May 21, 2020 - 8:35 am
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to a plea deal in connection with their involvement in the so-called "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal. The Full House actress will serve two months in prison, pay a $150,000 fine and have...
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