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July 02, 2020 - 9:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) -- Tom Hanks is calling out people who aren't doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19. According to People , while promoting his upcoming Apple TV+ movie Greyhound , the 63-year-old actor explained, "There's really only three things we can do in order to get...
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July 02, 2020 - 8:50 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The unemployment rate in the U.S. fell slightly to 11.1% in June, according to data released Thursday by the Department of Labor. Meanwhile, another 1.4 million workers filed for unemployment insurance in the last week. Both reports highlight the...
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July 02, 2020 - 8:24 am
By DR. DANIELLE WEITZER and SONY SALZMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Despite growing mainstream recognition in popular culture and media, transgender people in the United States still face widespread discrimination in the doctor's office, with a 2015 survey finding that over one-third have been...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:56 am
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This year's World UFO Day comes at a time of heightened interest in the decades-long search to solve the mystery of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) thanks to the Navy's recent declassification of videos that show what it called "unexplained aerial...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:47 am
By GIO BENITEZ and MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As more Americans hit the road for what experts are calling the "summer of the road trip," hotel chains and Airbnb hosts are stepping up their cleaning game and using new technologies in an effort to convince guests they are safe amid the COVID-...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:39 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The light at the end of the tunnel got a little dimmer for restaurants in New York City and New Jersey. Restauranteurs were finally prepared to welcome diners back inside after months of being closed and reorganizing venues to work at limited capacity...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:35 am
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (MIAMI) -- At least one Miami-Dade County police officer has been relieved of duty after a video posted to Instagram appears to show two officers in a verbal altercation with a woman before one of them punches her in the face in an incident that allegedly took place at...
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July 02, 2020 - 7:31 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the last 48 hours, almost a foot of rain fell near Grand Forks, North Dakota, which flooded fields, overwhelmed drains and swamped farmsteads. Severe storms also moved through Kansas City, Missouri, quickly dropping 2 to 3 inches of rain that flooded...
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July 02, 2020 - 6:51 am
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A new survey of assisted living facilities found that close to 7,000 seniors residing in these types of communities may have died from the novel coronavirus. Because deaths in assisted living are not counted in federal records of nursing home deaths, the...
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July 02, 2020 - 6:28 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 516,000 people worldwide. Over 10.6 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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