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iStock/Sean PavoneBY: KARMA ALLEN (WASHINGTON) — Milwaukee’s outgoing health commissioner said she faced racism and received threats during her tenure — events she said contributed to her decision to resign last week. Dr. Jeanette Kowalik said she received anti-Black and anti-immigration threats from white supremacists and was faced with a racist and toxic environment as […]

Florida Dept. of Law EnforcementBy JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The U.S. Virgin Islands government, in an expanding investigation into the alleged sex trafficking enterprise of Jeffrey Epstein, is seeking documents related to the late financier from billionaire businessman and philanthropist Glenn Dubin, his wife and his former investment firm, according to court […]

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 897,000 people worldwide. Over 27.5 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 […]

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 897,000 people worldwide. Over 27.5 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 and Engineering […]

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A juvenile has been arrested for allegedly stabbing two people at a New Jersey beach on Labor Day, prosecutors announced Tuesday. The stabbing victims, both male, survived the attack at Point Pleasant Beach, said Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer. They were in serious but stable condition Tuesday […]

iStock/july7thBy: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News At least 27 people were arrested during Labor Day protest in Seattle in which police said rioters hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails at officers. The latest civil unrest in Seattle, which has become a flashpoint among demonstrations throughout the U.S., came on the same day police in Salem, Oregon, said […]

iStock/Tero VesalainenBy: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (ROCHESTER, N.Y.) — After days of protests against the Rochester Police Department in light of the death of Daniel Prude, its top officer and his deputy announced Tuesday they are retiring from the force. Along with the police chief, the city’s entire command staff announced it will vacate their […]

Kids4Change757BY: ESTHER CASTILLEJO and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (HAMPTON, Virginia) — Eleven-year-old Cartier Carey spent his summer at his lemonade stand in Hampton, Virginia raising money to buy diapers, wipes and other supplies for parents who needed help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cartier told ABC News that he noticed a shortage of diapers in stores […]

iStockBy: KARMA ALLEN and MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) — After Florida deputies detained an innocent Black man who they say fit the description of an accused burglar, body camera footage showed the man and the officers chatting about the sensitive state of race relations — and the encounter left such an impression on […]

Toa55/iStockBy MATT ZARRELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The National Guard is working to rescue dozens of people who are still trapped near the Creek Fire in Fresno County, California. There are multiple locations where people are unable to get out; the record-high heat, low humidity, wind conditions and rugged terrain have made rescue operations […]


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