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New storm system to travel across the South this weekend

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After a relatively quiet Thanksgiving across much of the U.S., the weather pattern is about to turn quite turbulent in the coming days.

A new storm system is going to   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: US virus cases may be about 8 times higher than reported

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 61 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled   ... Read More

George Floyd’s brothers on the fight for justice, remembering him on Thanksgiving

Courtesy Ben Crump LawBy ANTHONY RIVAS and ALLIE YANG, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Six months after George Floyd was killed in police custody, his brothers said they still feel compelled to fight for justice every day and that   ... Read More

Scientists, students demand action to keep Arecibo radio telescope operating

RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty ImagesBy CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- After the National Scientific Foundation (NSF) announced last Thursday the demolition and decommission of the iconic Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, scientists, experts and many Puerto   ... Read More

Heavy rain in the Northeast, critical fire danger in the Southwest

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The holiday storm that has been tracking across the country brought some severe weather and heavy rain to parts of the Midwest and the south on Wednesday.

There was one   ... Read More

Denver mayor offers apology for Thanksgiving travel after urging residents to stay home

cosmonaut/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(DENVER) -- The mayor of Denver apologized for traveling on Wednesday after having urged residents to stay home for Thanksgiving as COVID-19 cases surge.

On Wednesday, Mayor Michael B. Hancock headed to Mississippi to   ... Read More

Sanford Health CEO steps down following reports he won’t wear a mask

Ben Harding/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest announced his retirement this week, following a controversy over recent statements he made about COVID-19.

Sioux Falls,   ... Read More

Coronavirus updates: TSA screens record number of travelers since pandemic began

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 60.7 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled   ... Read More

Health care workers speak out as COVID-19 cases surge

iStock/narvikkBY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Health care workers across the country are pleading with the public to follow COVID-19 guidelines as the nation struggles to contain another wave of the virus.

The U.S. death toll from   ... Read More

New York City buskers look back on a pandemic summer

Michael Dobuski/ABC NewsBy MICHAEL DOBUSKI, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Street performers are a common sight in New York City. Passersby can regularly catch a jazz performance on a Harlem street corner, a spoken word poet in the subway,   ... Read More

Food banks face growing hunger crisis ahead of the holidays during the pandemic

Massimo Giachetti/iStockBy ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Food banks have seen a spike in demand since the pandemic struck. In communities across the country, millions of Americans -- even those who are employed -- are becoming more food insecure.   ... Read More

‘Defund the police’ movement six months after killing of George Floyd

John Nacion/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesBy DEENA ZARU and TONYA SIMPSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Amid national outrage over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, and other police-involved shootings of Black people,   ... Read More

Large weather system in Central US moves East bringing strong storms

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A large storm system brought severe weather to parts of the southern U.S. on Tuesday.

There were at least 41 reports of severe weather from Kansas to Louisiana with wind   ... Read More

Thieves steal thousands of dollars in toys meant for needy kids over Christmas from charity

ABC News/KGO-TVBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A charity that collects toys for children in need has fallen victim to thieves who stole thousands of dollars’ worth of donated toys that would have been given to needy   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Fauci gives ‘final plea’ before Thanksgiving

Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 60.2 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled   ... Read More

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New storm system to travel across the South this weekend

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After a relatively quiet Thanksgiving across much of the U.S., the weather pattern is about to turn quite turbulent in the coming days.

A new storm system is going to   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: US virus cases may be about 8 times higher than reported

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 61 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled   ... Read More

George Floyd’s brothers on the fight for justice, remembering him on Thanksgiving

Courtesy Ben Crump LawBy ANTHONY RIVAS and ALLIE YANG, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Six months after George Floyd was killed in police custody, his brothers said they still feel compelled to fight for justice every day and that   ... Read More

Scientists, students demand action to keep Arecibo radio telescope operating

RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP via Getty ImagesBy CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- After the National Scientific Foundation (NSF) announced last Thursday the demolition and decommission of the iconic Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, scientists, experts and many Puerto   ... Read More

Heavy rain in the Northeast, critical fire danger in the Southwest

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The holiday storm that has been tracking across the country brought some severe weather and heavy rain to parts of the Midwest and the south on Wednesday.

There was one   ... Read More

Denver mayor offers apology for Thanksgiving travel after urging residents to stay home

cosmonaut/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(DENVER) -- The mayor of Denver apologized for traveling on Wednesday after having urged residents to stay home for Thanksgiving as COVID-19 cases surge.

On Wednesday, Mayor Michael B. Hancock headed to Mississippi to   ... Read More

Sanford Health CEO steps down following reports he won’t wear a mask

Ben Harding/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest announced his retirement this week, following a controversy over recent statements he made about COVID-19.

Sioux Falls,   ... Read More

Coronavirus updates: TSA screens record number of travelers since pandemic began

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 60.7 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled   ... Read More

Health care workers speak out as COVID-19 cases surge

iStock/narvikkBY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Health care workers across the country are pleading with the public to follow COVID-19 guidelines as the nation struggles to contain another wave of the virus.

The U.S. death toll from   ... Read More

New York City buskers look back on a pandemic summer

Michael Dobuski/ABC NewsBy MICHAEL DOBUSKI, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Street performers are a common sight in New York City. Passersby can regularly catch a jazz performance on a Harlem street corner, a spoken word poet in the subway,   ... Read More

Food banks face growing hunger crisis ahead of the holidays during the pandemic

Massimo Giachetti/iStockBy ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Food banks have seen a spike in demand since the pandemic struck. In communities across the country, millions of Americans -- even those who are employed -- are becoming more food insecure.   ... Read More

‘Defund the police’ movement six months after killing of George Floyd

John Nacion/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesBy DEENA ZARU and TONYA SIMPSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Amid national outrage over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, and other police-involved shootings of Black people,   ... Read More

Large weather system in Central US moves East bringing strong storms

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A large storm system brought severe weather to parts of the southern U.S. on Tuesday.

There were at least 41 reports of severe weather from Kansas to Louisiana with wind   ... Read More

Thieves steal thousands of dollars in toys meant for needy kids over Christmas from charity

ABC News/KGO-TVBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A charity that collects toys for children in need has fallen victim to thieves who stole thousands of dollars’ worth of donated toys that would have been given to needy   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Fauci gives ‘final plea’ before Thanksgiving

Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 60.2 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled   ... Read More

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