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June 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Pharrell Williams and black-ish creator Kenya Barris are developing a stage musical based on the Juneteenth African-American holiday, which celebrates the final day of slavery in the U.S.: June 19, 1865 . “I dream about projects like this," Pharrell said, according to Deadline.com...
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June 20, 2018 - 6:18 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The room being used at one of the so-called "tender age" facilities designated to house immigrant children looked "home-y" but something seemed wrong. Colleen Kraft, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told ABC News that a concerned pediatrician working near the...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Record high numbers of men, women and children were driven from their homes across the world last year due to war, violence and persecution, according to a new report by the United Nations' refugee agency. The UNHCR's annual "Global Trends" study found that a staggering 68.5 million...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- In response to mounting criticism of the policy of separating migrant children from their families, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that he said is about "keeping families together" and "ensuring we have a powerful, very strong border." "I think the word '...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A group of passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Dallas, Texas, is suing the airline over an emergency landing that followed a fatal engine explosion. Southwest flight 1380 landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 17 after an engine...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:02 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Their names are a mystery and in some cases, their faces are too. But the stories of the children caught in the crosshairs of the "zero tolerance" policy at the border are resonating with people across the country. Here are some of the stories of children whose experiences have...
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Paramount Network
June 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Kevin Costner is no stranger to Westerns, starring in films like Dances with Wolves and Silverado . Now, he’s taking on the modern-day Western in the new Paramount Network series, Yellowstone . Costner plays John Dutton, a fifth-generation rancher defending his sprawling Montana...
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June 20, 2018 - 4:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- As the school year winds down, opioid prevention in schools are trending up. One in 7 high school students in America reported they'd misused prescription opioids, like hydrocodone, in the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In Ashland, Kentucky a...
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June 20, 2018 - 4:43 pm
(NEW YORK) -- AMC Theatres introduced a new subscription-based program on Wednesday aimed at giving MoviePass some competition. AMC Stubs A-List, which rolls out June 26, will allow members to see three movies each week for a monthly fee of $19.95. Each subscription comes with a three-month...
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June 20, 2018 - 4:33 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Fire Department is investigating why paramedics mistakenly thought a teenager who was shot in the head was dead and left his body lying in the street covered in a sheet until bystanders saw his arms and legs twitching. Paramedics left Erin Carey, 17, unattended next to a...
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