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  • Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day August 14, 2020
    Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 753,000 people worldwide.Nearly 21 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 at Johns […]
  • Lake Fire burns 11,000 acres with dangerous conditions ahead August 14, 2020
    The-Vagabond/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- A wildfire that broke out in Los Angeles earlier this week has spread to 11,000 acres as of Friday, according to authorities.The Lake Fire, which grew to 10,000 acres in just a few hours on Wednesday, was more contained than it had been at 12%.Cal Fire said that […]
  • Trump brother hospitalized in New York: Sources August 14, 2020
    Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesBy JOHN SANTUCCI, KATHERINE FAULDERS and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, sources told ABC News, a development confirmed by the White House.The details of his condition remain unknown though he is described by several sources […]
  • 9/11 Tribute in Light canceled due to COVID-19 August 14, 2020
    Michael Ver Sprill/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Tribute in Light, a 9/11 commemoration that takes place over Lower Manhattan, has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic."This incredibly difficult decision was reached in consultation with our partners after concluding the health risks during the pandemic were far too great for […]
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  • Amazon launches online pharmacy in India August 14, 2020
    Andrei Stanescu/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Amazon is further expanding its e-commerce empire, announcing on Friday that it's planning to launch a pharmacy in Bangalore, India, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Amazon Pharmacy will allow customers "to order prescription-based medication in addition to over-the-counter medicines, basic health devices and Ayurveda medication from certified sellers," a […]
  • Amid political controversy, postmaster general's stock holdings come under renewed scrutiny August 14, 2020
    JHVEPhoto/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the U.S. Postal Service finds itself at the center of a growing D.C. political battle, newly disclosed details about the head of the agency's finances have prompted renewed scrutiny over what critics call potential conflicts of interest to the tune of millions of dollars.Postmaster […]
  • Med student’s tweet shines light on farmworkers: ‘How much do you pay for your blueberries?' August 14, 2020
    Gianna NinoBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A California medical student is raising awareness about the conditions farmworkers like her mother face -- all with a single tweet about her summer job.Gianna Nino was about to finish her summer job picking blueberries in Patterson, Washington, to return to Stanford for Medical School, when she […]
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  • NCAA conferences forging ahead amid COVID-19 'moving into very trouble waters' August 14, 2020
    jetcityimage/iStockBy ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With at least three major collegiate athletic conferences -- the Big Ten, Pac-12 and Big East -- forgoing fall athletics, including football, those choosing to play games during the COVID-19 pandemic may find the path quite difficult."We're moving into very troubled waters," Dr. Brian Hainline, senior vice […]
  • Scoreboard roundup -- 8/13/20 August 14, 2020
    By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBaltimore 11, Philadelphia 4St. Louis at Detroit (Postponed)St. Louis at Detroit (Postponed)AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 17, Boston 8NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 8, Washington 2Pittsburgh 9, Cincinnati 6Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 2L.A. Dodgers 11, San Diego 2NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 96, Boston 90Sacramento 136, L.A. […]
  • NCAA chief medical officer: 'It's a very narrow path to get fall sports right' August 13, 2020
    jetcityimage/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As some college athletic conferences postpone fall sports and others forge ahead, Dr. Brian Hainline, senior vice president and chief medical officer at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), warned Thursday, "It's a very narrow path to get fall sports right."“In April, we were envisioning that there […]
  • Scoreboard roundup -- 8/12/20 August 13, 2020
    iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEChi Cubs 7, Cleveland 2Miami 14, Toronto 11Kansas City 5, Cincinnati 4NY Yankees 6, Atlanta 3Baltimore 5, Philadelphia 4Houston 5, San Francisco 1Minnesota 12, Milwaukee 2AMERICAN LEAGUEChi White Sox 7, Detroit 5Tampa Bay 8, Boston 2Oakland 8, LA Angels 4NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh, […]
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  • SWAG and Swabs: Venice Film Festival announces anti-COVID-19 protocols August 14, 2020
    Mick Jagger with fans at 2019's Venice Film Festival - ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images(ITALY) -- September's Venice Film Festival will look very different than years prior, and not only because COVID-19 has reduced the number of attendees and movies screened.  Deadline obtained a copy of the rules the festival has put in place to keep its […]
  • Comedienne Tig Notaro to replace Chris D'Elia in Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' August 14, 2020
    Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Clusterfest(LOS ANGELES) -- Comedian Chris D'Elia, who has been accused of sexually harassing underage girls -- a claim he has denied -- is being digitally replaced in Zack Snyder’s zombie movie Army of the Dead.  The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that comedienne Tig Notaro would be replacing D'Elia in the film, using […]
  • Jamie Foxx and Dominique Fishback explain why "superpowers" weren't the biggest draw for them to sign on to 'Project Power' August 14, 2020
    Skip Bolen/Netflix © 2020(NEW YORK) -- Jamie Foxx had a lot good reasons to sign on to his new Netflix thriller Project Power.  The film, which also stars Dominque Fishback as an impressionable drug dealer, follows the Academy Award winner as Art, a former Army Ranger, who's on the hunt to find his abducted daughter. Foxx tells ABC Audio that being […]