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August 31, 2020 - 6:47 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 846,000 people worldwide. Over 25.2 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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August 31, 2020 - 6:46 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (MADISON, Wis.) -- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers "respectfully" asked that President Donald Trump reconsider visiting Kenosha this week amid civil unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, saying he was concerned his presence would "only hinder our healing." White...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:41 am
By MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (ST. LOUIS. Mo.) -- A St. Louis police officer who was shot while responding to a call Saturday has died, marking the latest round of summer violence in the Gateway City. Officer Tamarris Bohannon suffered a head wound when he was shot while responding to a late-...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:33 am
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Like many business owners, Terrinique Pennerman had to quickly and creatively adapt to a new normal amid COVID-19. However, she said she not only found a way to adapt but did so well enough to see what she calls a massive upswing in sales...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:23 am
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (BALTIMORE) -- The deputy director of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's Community Initiative, which includes the Commission on African American History and Culture, has been fired for allegedly posting "divisive" memes that appeared to support the white 17-year-old suspect...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:22 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (BOSTON) -- Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to protest a new flu vaccine mandate for Massachusetts students, enacted as school districts prepare to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. At the demonstration in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston,...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:21 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A landmark bill that would decriminalize marijuana use at the federal level is up for vote soon. The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on the legislation in September, according to an email sent out on Friday by Majority Whip James Clyburn...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:18 am
By ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE NY Yankees 8, NY Mets 7 NY Yankees 5 NY Mets 2 Tampa Bay 12, Miami 7 St. Louis 7, Cleveland 2 Boston 9, Washington 5 LA Dodgers 7, Texas 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 3, Minnesota 2 Chi White...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Things may have looked a little different but the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards still delivered a star-studded event with performances from the some of the hottest artists. To get things started, Hustlers star and host of the awards ceremony Keke Palmer opened the show and dedicated it...
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August 30, 2020 - 11:46 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- The tweet sent by Chadwick Boseman's official account announcing his passing has become the most-liked of all time, according to Twitter. The tweet included a black-and-white photo of the actor, along with a statement about his four-year battle with colon cancer, which he worked...
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