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May 19, 2020 - 5:41 pm
BY: KAREN TRAVERS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — It is the burning question for working parents -- how and when will their kids get back to school ? "There's just not enough hours in the day," Lorey Johnson told ABC News. Johnson has two children, ages 7 and 4. She and her husband are juggling full-time...
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May 19, 2020 - 4:27 pm
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, MIKE REPPLIER, JENNIFER LEONG AND MARYELLEN RESENDEZ, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The estranged husband of Lori Vallow, the Idaho mom facing trial on charges stemming from the baffling disappearance of her two children, told police she "lost her mind" and threatened to kill him...
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May 19, 2020 - 8:25 am
By MINA KAJI, LUKE BARR and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Stay-at-home orders are keeping more people off the roads, but police across the country are reporting a rise in reckless driving. In Connecticut, traffic has been cut in half compared to last year, but fatal motor vehicle accidents...
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May 19, 2020 - 6:37 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Major historic flooding is ongoing in parts of the Midwest from Illinois to Michigan where more than a half a foot of rain fell in the last several days. In Chicago alone, 8.19 inches of rain has fallen so far this May, closing in on the wettest May ever...
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May 19, 2020 - 5:58 am
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As more Florida businesses and services reopen across the state this week, health data has shown that the number of coronavirus cases and deaths has continued to rise at a relatively stable rate. Florida restaurants, retail and select businesses, such as gyms...
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May 19, 2020 - 5:53 am
By JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nine months after convicted sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his New York jail cell, a contentious behind-the-scenes debate between attorneys for some of his alleged victims and attorneys for his $634 million estate has spilled into public view...
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May 19, 2020 - 5:41 am
By MINA KAJI, AMANDA MAILE and GIO BENITEZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When Fred and Marlene Kantrow of Long Island, New York, boarded the Celebrity Eclipse on Feb. 29 in South America "getting sick was the furthest thing from (their) minds." However, Fred Kantrow was hospitalized with the novel...
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May 19, 2020 - 5:36 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (HOUSTON) -- A Texas church has canceled public masses following the death of a priest who was suspected of having the coronavirus. Holy Ghost Parish in Houston had resumed masses on May 2, just as Texas started to loosen its stay-at-home restrictions. But the parish...
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May 19, 2020 - 5:21 am
By DANA SCHAEFFER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Just a couple weeks ago, Americans found out about a seemingly menacing 2-inch insect dubbed the "murder hornet," which recently made its way to the United States. The hornet is known to enjoy feasting on honeybees, and has been spotted in Washington state...
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May 19, 2020 - 5:07 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 318,000 people worldwide. Over 4.8 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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