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Woman charged with felony in Breonna Taylor protest hit-and-run

By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- Police arrested a 25-year-old woman in a hit-and-run incident during demonstrations in Buffalo earlier this week over a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to charge three police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.The Buffalo Police Department said it charged Joanna Gollnau, 25,…... Read More

Fire threat, heat wave in store for West this weekend as colder temps come to Midwest

By DANIEL MANZO, ABC NewsA major weather pattern change is in sight for the next few days in much of the U.S., including the return of dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the West as well as a heat wave in the Southwest.Already Saturday morning, there are wind advisories,…... Read More

Man gets 1 year in jail for holding large parties against COVID-19 rules

By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(HUGHESVILLE, Md.) -- A Maryland man has been sentenced to one year in jail after he hosted two parties against the governor's COVID-19 large gathering orders, prosecutors said.Following a bench trial, Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, was convicted of two counts of failure to comply with an…... Read More

More Black 'firsts' emerge amid nation's racial reckoning but pressure must continue, some say

By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation.It took 233 years, but for the first time in its history, the New…... Read More

Oregon reports highest daily COVID-19 case total, may be linked to wildfires

By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(SALEM, Ore.) -- After weeks of steady decline, COVID-19 cases are rising in Oregon -- and wildfires may be contributing.The Oregon State Authority reported 457 new cases on Friday -- the single highest daily total since the pandemic began. The state's coronavirus total now stands at…... Read More

To Native Americans, reparations can vary from having sovereignty to just being heard

By TENZIN SHAKYA and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This report is part of "Turning Point," a groundbreaking month-long series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States and exploring whether it can lead to lasting reconciliation.In Oklahoma, the people of the Muscogee Creek Nation Reservation have…... Read More

Two former leaders of Holyoke Soldiers' Home charged in COVID-19 deaths

By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(HOLYOKE, Mass.) -- Two former leaders of the Holyoke Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts have been indicted in connection with the COVID-19 deaths of nearly a dozen veterans, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Friday.Former Superintendent Bennett Walsh and former Medical Director Dr. David Clinton…... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Florida tops 14,000 deaths as restaurants reopen

By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 984,000 people worldwide.Over 32.2 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 Systems Science…... Read More

Black flight attendant and white airline CEO reunite after emotional talk on race

By MINA KAJI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In June, a black Southwest Airlines flight attendant was moved to tears during a discussion on race with one passenger who only later identified himself as American Airlines CEO Doug Parker.That emotional conversation has connected them for life, Parker says, and last weekend the…... Read More

Breonna Taylor's family demands release of transcripts from grand jury proceeding

By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- Breonna Taylor's family is demanding the release of grand jury proceeding transcripts after a Kentucky grand jury indicted one officer for endangering Taylor's neighbors during the police shooting that resulted in her death.Taylor's family is "heartbroken, devastated and outraged and confused," family attorney…... Read More

Meet the new baby female Masai giraffe born at Disney's Animal Kingdom!

By GMA TEAM, ABC News(BAY LAKE, Fla.) -- Meet the new baby female Masai giraffe born at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida.Weighing in at 156 pounds and a little over 6 feet tall, the baby girl is healthy and "feisty," according to the animal care team at the park."First time…... Read More