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October 21, 2020 - 6:06 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide. Over 40.7 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...
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October 20, 2020 - 8:20 pm
By ABC News (SKAGWAY, Ak.) -- Hours before an ABC News story about the last COVID-free counties in America published last week, one on the list, Skagway, a 1,000-person community nestled in the Alaskan panhandle, was diagnosing its first coronavirus case. Over the next three days, five people would...
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October 20, 2020 - 6:40 pm
By ALLIE YANG, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- For the first time, the police officer injured in Breonna Taylor's shooting death is speaking out -- Jonathan Mattingly sat down for an exclusive interview with ABC News and The Louisville Courier Journal Tuesday. Mattingly told "Good Morning America" co...
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October 20, 2020 - 6:03 pm
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (CENTRAL VALLEY, Calif.) -- A Navy F/A-18E fighter jet crashed in California on Tuesday, but the pilot was able to eject safely, according to a Navy spokesman. "An F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore experienced a mishap at approximately 10:10 a.m. today...
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October 20, 2020 - 5:37 pm
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (BUSHNELL, Fla.) -- Wildlife officials in Florida have charged seven people connected to a trafficking ring that allegedly smuggled thousands of flying squirrels to Asia. The poachers set up as many as 10,000 traps in multiple counties in what officials called an "...
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October 20, 2020 - 5:35 pm
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- An alleged serial rapist in Northern California began trial this week, two years after being arrested in connections with more than a half dozen attacks dating as far back the early 1990s. The trial for alleged "NorCal Rapist" Roy Charles Waller, 60...
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October 20, 2020 - 4:48 pm
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- A Kentucky judge has ruled in favor of an anonymous grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case, allowing them to come forward and speak publicly about court proceedings. In a court filing on Tuesday, Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Annie O'Connell ordered...
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October 20, 2020 - 11:18 am
By JOHN KAPETANEAS, NEIL GIARDINO, STEPHANIE FASANO, MACK MULDOFSKY and ALLIE YANG, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The 14 men allegedly responsible for orchestrating the thwarted kidnapping of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, have now been accused of being homegrown domestic terrorists. The FBI revealed...
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October 20, 2020 - 6:49 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide. Over 40.4 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...
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October 20, 2020 - 6:48 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- NASA is set to touch an asteroid, break off a sample, and bring it back to Earth for the first time during a history-making mission that culminates on Tuesday. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft -- an acronym for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource...
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