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August 12, 2020 - 10:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Sumner M. Redstone, the media mogul who turned his father's drive-in theater into National Amusements, a powerhouse company the assets of which span nearly every aspect of the entertainment industry, has died. The WWII veteran and Harvard Law graduate was 97, and reportedly died at...
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August 12, 2020 - 9:08 am
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When Diane Borsvold's husband and children tested positive for COVID-19 in June, it was her 10-year-old son, M.J., who suffered the most emotionally. "He broke down crying," Borsvold told ABC News' Good Morning America . "We told him that he was having...
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August 12, 2020 - 9:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Tonight, after seven seasons, ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. says goodbye with a two-hour finale starting at 9 p.m. ET. The episode, called "The End Is At Hand," has our heroes making a final stand against the nefarious Chronicoms, who want to erase S.H.I.E.L.D. from history...
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August 12, 2020 - 9:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his running mate on Tuesday, California Senator Kamala Harris. While Hollywood celebrated Biden's VP pick, no one was more excited than Maya Rudolph, who played the spitfire senator on Saturday Night Live . Even funnier, her...
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August 12, 2020 - 8:51 am
By WILL REEVE, ABC News A woman lucky to be alive after being severely injured in June when a car crashed into a major Atlanta hospital spoke out for the first time, recalling the terrifying details and painful recovery process. Kai Bailey, 29, was tending to a friend in the emergency room --...
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August 12, 2020 - 8:49 am
By HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Hunter Reynolds, a senior at the University of Michigan who plays defensive back for the storied college football team, fought for his chance to play in the fall season. “Just because we want to play safely doesn't mean we don't want to play at all,” Reynolds...
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August 12, 2020 - 8:25 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Northeast is expected to have another hot and humid day with flash flooding possible. A Heat Advisory has been issued from New York City to Hartford, Providence and Boston with temperatures near 90 degrees and, with humidity, it will feel like its 90 to...
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August 12, 2020 - 8:11 am
By SOO RIN KIM, LAURA ROMERO and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The president’s recent executive action designed to bring economic relief to families struggling during the pandemic does not mean a new round of government checks are about to arrive in the mail. Instead, Donald Trump's...
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August 12, 2020 - 8:00 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- Kamala Harris will be Joe Biden's running mate for the 2020 presidential election, and Hollywood is celebrating. The highly anticipated announcement came on Tuesday afternoon. In a tweet Biden wrote, " I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless...
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August 12, 2020 - 7:50 am
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A new report from the State Department's federal watchdog found that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was within his legal authority to bypass Congress and approve $8.1 billion of arms sales, but it is not the "full" vindication that the top U.S. diplomat...
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