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How four deeply rooted farms stayed strong for their communities amid COVID-19

By TAYLOR BEHRENDT-RHODES, CAMERON HARRISON and JOEL LYONS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With its mission to "keep family farmers on the land," Farm Aid works year-round to promote food grown on family farms, support farmers in times of need and promote fair farming policies. It's also known for the famous…... Read More

Airlines under scrutiny over mask policies as parents with toddlers get kicked off flights

By MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Rachel Davis was brought to tears last week as she pleaded with American Airlines gate agents after getting booted from a flight because her 2-year-old son would not wear a mask."What do you want me to do -- duct tape his face?" she…... Read More

The Debt S-L-A-Y-E-R Method helped woman vanquish $30K in credit card debt

By JOEL LYONS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When Jordanne Wells' husband, Cedric, was about to turn 30 years old, she planned to buy him an ultimate flight simulator bundle -- a thoughtful gift given his interest in flying."I wanted to make this one special because it's a big, big number,"…... Read More

Facebook hit with lawsuit over Kenosha protest deaths

BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Four individuals, including the partner of one of the victims of the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings, have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, the suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse and two leaders of online groups.Violent protests rocked the Midwest city after the police shooting of…... Read More

Living on the edge: More than 4 in 10 households face serious financial problems during pandemic: POLL

BY: SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Yolanda Ames knows how to make food stretch: A little bread added to the ground beef, or a little extra water in the macaroni, will help keep her three boys' stomachs full longer. That's not the problem; it's whether she can afford electricity this…... Read More

Walmart Black Friday plans 2020: New in-store experience, more online deals

BY: JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Walmart is gearing up for the busy holiday shopping season with a new experience.Shopping will look different for many stores amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the retail giant announced Wednesday how it will change based on evolving customer needs.Three key areas of Walmart's…... Read More

California targets 2035 for all new-car purchases to be zero-emission vehicles

BY: AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- California is seeking by 2035 to make all cars sold in the state zero-emission vehicles as part of the state's effort to combat climate change.Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on Wednesday setting forth the goal and calling it "the most impactful…... Read More

Uncle Ben’s will now be known as Ben's Original

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The bright orange boxed rice brand officially has a new name: Ben's Original.After several weeks of listening to consumers, employees and stakeholders, Mars Inc., the parent company of Ben's Original, said in a press release that it understands "the inequities that were associated…... Read More

Beekeepers and bartenders in big cities create sweet, sustainable cocktail supply chain

By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- What sweeter way to celebrate National Honey Month than with a refreshing, herbal cocktail that both tastes delicious and promotes sustainable systems to improve the health of bee colonies.Beekeepers based in big cities like New York and nearby bartenders who handcraft cocktails…... Read More

'We're ready' to open Disneyland, park officials say

By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Disneyland awaits."We are ready to reopen," Patrick Finnegan, vice president of Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District, said in a conference call Tuesday. "We are hoping for guidance [from the governor of California] soon."Downtown Disney opened on July 9…... Read More

Adidas and Pixar debut

By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Calling all Toy Story fans!It's been 25 years since the film's release and there's a new collection launching to help everyone celebrate in style.Slated to release Oct. 1, Adidas and Pixar have joined forces to create a Toy Story Friendship collection…... Read More