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Lauren Cortez
August 06, 2020 - 3:45 pm
BY: NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas) -- A doctor who delivered a baby girl 25 years ago has now delivered her newborn son. Dr. Bryan Cox of Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, delivered Lauren Cortez on March 23, 1995. Cortez's mom, Isabel Luna, has been his patient for...
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MTV
August 06, 2020 - 3:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Keke Palmer is hosting this year’s MTV VMAs. The actress, singer and TV personality extraordinaire will helm the awards ceremony, airing live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on August 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. “We’re thrilled to have the multi-talented Keke Palmer as this year’s...
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August 06, 2020 - 1:51 pm
By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD and GUY DAVIES, ABC News (PARIS and LONDON) -- An explosion at a warehouse stocked with 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in the Beirut port changed the face of a city almost instantly. The exact cause of the Beirut blast is still under investigation, but the catastrophic effects...
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August 06, 2020 - 1:46 pm
By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (TOWNSVILLE, Australia) -- The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) in the Great Barrier Reef, Townsville, Australia, welcomed its first divers to its newest installation earlier this week. Jason deCaires Taylor. a British sculptor, is the artist behind the underwater...
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August 06, 2020 - 1:39 pm
By TONYA SIMPSON and LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Citing the growing toll from a hidden side of the coronavirus pandemic, top Democratic lawmakers are looking to require state and federal prisons to open their books on the number of cases behind bars. Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren,...
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Rebecca O'Donnell is seen at a court appearance in Arkansas, Jan. 29, 2020. - (ABC News)
August 06, 2020 - 1:29 pm
By TAMMY GLASS, CHRIS FRANCESCANI and KATE HOLLAND, ABC News (POCOHANTAS, Ark.) -- Rebecca O'Donnell faces the death penalty after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence in the death of former Arkansas legislator Linda Collins-Smith. In a surprise twist to...
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ABC
August 06, 2020 - 1:00 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Fans of Breaking Bad have been champing at the bit to see Walter White appear in his show's Emmy-winning prequel spin-off, Better Call Saul , since its first episode. One of those fans is apparently Walter White himself, Bryan Cranston. The Emmy winner makes it plain in a new...
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August 06, 2020 - 1:00 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Fans of Edward Scissorhands can get their hands on an important piece of Hollywood history: the house famously seen in the 1990 movie has hit the market. Tampa Bay Times reports that the residence, which served as the Boggs family home, is currently listed at $224,000. The three...
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SKY News
August 06, 2020 - 12:39 pm
By DANIEL MANZO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- The U.S. could be in for an "extremely active" Atlantic hurricane season this year, possibly "one of the busiest on record," the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday. 2020 is forecast to see 19 to 25...
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August 06, 2020 - 12:33 pm
By AARON KATERSKY, MATTHEW MOSK and PETE MADDEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The New York Attorney General is filing a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association, seeking to dissolve the powerful gun lobby for a multitude of alleged violations of state law governing charities. Attorney General...
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