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July 09, 2020 - 6:27 am
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The United States is leading the world in the number of COVID-19 deaths and cases, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that doesn't mean the U.S. isn't also leading the world's response. During a press conference Wednesday, he defended America's role...
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July 09, 2020 - 6:21 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 549,000 people worldwide. Over 12 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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July 09, 2020 - 6:13 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Actress Naya Rivera, known for role on the hit TV show Glee , is missing after authorities found her 4-year-old son drifting alone on a boat at Lake Piru in California. Authorities believe she may have drowned. Rivera and her son came to the lake around...
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July 09, 2020 - 6:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Amy Schumer opened up about her pregnancy -- including a moment she would describe as "every mother's worst nightmare." The 39-year-old actress and comedian, who welcomed her healthy boy Gene with husband Chris Fischer in May 2019, is giving fans an inside look at her life in her...
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July 09, 2020 - 2:06 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress Naya Rivera, known for playing Santana Lopez on Glee , is missing. Authorities believe the 33-year-old may have drowned after finding her young son floating alone in a boat on Lake Piru in California. The actress was seen swimming and boating with her son earlier Wednesday...
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July 08, 2020 - 7:17 pm
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (SAN FRANCISCO) -- It soon may be even more costly in San Francisco for so-called Karens to dial 911 and make baseless accusations against persons of color. San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton on Tuesday introduced an ordinance called The Caution Against Racially...
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July 08, 2020 - 7:10 pm
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Silent transmission of the novel coronavirus could account for more than half of infections, according to one new mathematical model by U.S. and Canadian researchers. The researchers utilized data on asymptomatic and presymptomatic transmission from two...
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July 08, 2020 - 6:48 pm
By BEATRICE PETERSON, AVERI HARPER, JOHN VERHOVEK, and MOLLY NAGLE (WASHINGTON) -- After weeks of phone calls and Zoom meetings, former vice president Joe Biden's campaign released its much-anticipated results from the Biden-Bernie Sanders Unity Task Forces on Wednesday. The 110-page document lays...
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July 08, 2020 - 6:44 pm
By PIERRE THOMAS, LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, JACK DATE, ALEXANDER MALLIN, and LUKE BARR, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Amid nationwide unrest and frustration with law enforcement, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday acknowledged that communities of color are often policed differently from white ones,...
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July 08, 2020 - 6:41 pm
By ELLA TORRES and AARON KATERSKY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Two weeks of protests and unrest in New York City after the death of George Floyd only intensified the overwhelming distrust many feel toward the New York City Police Department, the state's attorney general, Letitia James, concluded in a...
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