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May 21, 2020 - 7:49 am
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas) -- One security force member has been injured in a shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas Thursday morning. The shooter has been neutralized, Navy officials said Thursday. The shooting occurred at about 6:15 a.m. local time. All...
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May 21, 2020 - 6:13 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 328,000 people worldwide. Over five 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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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2004 file photo, Little Richard performs at Westbury Music Fair in Westbury, NY. Little Richard, the self-proclaimed “architect of rock ‘n’ roll” whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, has died Saturday, May 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File)
AP News Staff
May 21, 2020 - 5:44 am
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Little Richard was remembered not just as a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer but a man of generosity and faith at a memorial service at his alma mater where he was laid to rest Wednesday. Mourners gathered at Oakwood University to pay their respects, many wearing face masks and...
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May 21, 2020 - 5:39 am
By ROSA SANCHEZ and WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (GLENDALE, Ariz.) -- Three people were shot at an Arizona outdoor mall Wednesday night, the Glendale Police Department confirmed. One suspect is currently in custody. One victim is in critical condition, the other two have non-life threatening injuries...
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May 21, 2020 - 5:34 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The record flooding in the Midwest that forced thousands to evacuate is slowly receding, but now Virginia and the Carolinas are under flood warnings -- and another dam is at risk. Major flooding is forecast in the Carolinas and part of Virginia, where 6 to 8...
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May 21, 2020 - 5:33 am
By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents executed a warrant to search the home of the men charged with the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, almost three months after the shooting. Gregory and Travis McMichael were arrested and charged on May 7 after cellphone...
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May 21, 2020 - 5:27 am
By TERRANCE SMITH, ABC News (MILWAUKEE) -- Shortly after Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced the launch of two free testing sites in Milwaukee to address the disparities that minority communities are facing during the coronavirus crisis earlier this month, the lines in predominately Latino and...
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May 20, 2020 - 3:59 pm
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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The exterior and sign of a Waffle House restaurant in Colorado. File photo
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AP News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 11:00 am
DENVER (AP) - A man is accused of shooting a Waffle House employee in suburban Denver one night after being asked to wear a face covering inside the restaurant.
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May 20, 2020 - 10:56 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas continued its phased reopening Tuesday, as the number of new COVID-19 cases in the state continued to rise. On Tuesday, the state allowed bars within restaurants to reopen with reduced capacity and mask requirements. The same day, the...
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