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August 03, 2020 - 8:26 am
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Judge Esther Salas has released a nine-minute videotaped statement about last month’s shooting death of her son and the wounding of her husband, and it's the first time she has spoken publicly since the shooting two weeks ago. In the remarks, Salas said the...
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August 03, 2020 - 7:51 am
By MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The final weeks of the Kansas Republican Senate primary have devolved into millions of dollars in spending from outside groups, negative mailers and both frontrunners, Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Ks., and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, awaiting a...
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August 03, 2020 - 7:27 am
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In many ways, America's nursing homes have become the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, as the facilities are linked to about 40% of COVID-19 deaths. Now, the pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly and Company is launching a late-stage study of its monoclonal...
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August 03, 2020 - 7:16 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (ATLANTA) -- A Georgia teenager who lost both his parents to COVID-19 within a week is urging people to take precautions during the pandemic. Justin Hunter told Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB-TV that he and his parents had all tested positive for the coronavirus last month...
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August 03, 2020 - 7:08 am
By ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- Doug Pederson, the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, has tested positive for COVID-19. The team released a statement Sunday night confirming the diagnosis, noting that Pederson is currently "asymptomatic and doing well." "He is currently in self-quarantine and in...
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August 03, 2020 - 7:00 am
By MEREDITH DELISO and JOSHUA HOYOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After Yoenis Céspedes failed to report for the New York Mets' game against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, team officials said the Mets outfielder has decided to sit out the rest of the 2020 season due to "COVID-related reasons." Céspedes,...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:48 am
By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Cincinnati 4, Detroit 0 Texas 9, San Francisco 5 Boston 4, NY Mets 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore 5, Tampa Bay 1 Chi White Sox, 9, Kansas City 2 Minnesota 3, Cleveland 1 Houston 6, LA Angels 5...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:27 am
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A mom is sharing her positive pathway to parenting with a viral TikTok video showing her alternative approach to punishments. Nikki Mullen-Cruz of Chicago built a special space for her 6-year-old son, Kalev, for whenever he needs to reset his emotions...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:26 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After more than two days, firefighters are starting to contain the enormous Apple Fire burning in Southern California. As of Sunday night, the blaze had burned more than 20,500 acres in Riverside County, officials said. The fire was 5% contained as of...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:23 am
By ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim that the Republican Party is to blame for the deadlock on coronavirus relief, telling ABC's This Week Co-anchor Martha Raddatz that he and White House Chief of Staff Mark...
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