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- Rising infections in Idaho highlight the virus' latest target: Rural America October 23, 2020Narvikk/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(COUER d'ALENE, Idaho) -- When it comes to caring for patients with coronavirus in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and surrounding rural areas, Kootenai Health is the only game in town."We're pretty much it," said Andrea Nagel, a spokesperson at the hospital, in the northern part of the state near the border with […]
- USPS mail delivery improving, but still 'unacceptably low': Senate Democrat October 23, 2020Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/PoolBy LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Mail delivery standards in parts of the country remain well below levels prior to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's cost-cutting overhaul of the Postal Service in July, a new report from a Senate Democrat found Friday, casting renewed scrutiny on the beleaguered agency and […]
- Man apologizes as he's sentenced to life in prison for Mackenzie Lueck slaying October 23, 2020Marilyn Nieves/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(SALT LAKE CITY) -- A Utah man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to the killing of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.Ayoola Ajayi addressed the court to offer an apology for Lueck's June 2019 slaying. The victim and her killer […]
- 'Boogaloo Bois' member charged in attack on Minneapolis police building during George Floyd protests October 23, 2020BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- A self-described member of the 'Boogaloo Bois' has been charged with participating in a riot after he allegedly shot 13 rounds from an AK-47 style assault rifle into a Minneapolis Police Department building during the civil unrest following the death of George Floyd in late May.Ivan Hunter, 26, […]
- Black Friday 2020: What you need to know before shopping this year's sales frenzy October 23, 2020VioletaStoimenova/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Like most things this year, Black Friday shopping will be quite different amid the coronavirus pandemic.While traditional, on-site "doorbuster" sales aren't available this year, big-box retailers have announced plans to provide shoppers guidance on how to navigate the best deals online.ABC News chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis […]
- "Sesame Street" gets the Lego treatment for the first time ever October 23, 2020LEGOBy CARSON BLACKWELDER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Sesame Street is getting the Lego treatment for the first time ever.The nostalgia-inducing set, dubbed 123 Sesame Street, is the latest addition to the Lego Ideas collection, which features creations imagined by and voted for by Lego fans themselves.From Bert and Ernie's apartment to Big Bird's nest […]
- Bill aims to prohibit discrimination in financial services for first time October 22, 2020ineskoleva/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A new bill proposed by a handful of Senate Democrats aims to make discrimination in the banking industry explicitly illegal for the first time, bridging a gap that left the financial services industry out of 1964 Civil Rights Act discrimination laws.Senators Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Tina Smith, D-Minn., Cory Booker, […]
- Washington Football Team to allow 3,000 fans at stadium October 23, 2020Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesBy ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Washington Football Team will allow about 3,000 season ticket holders to attend its Nov. 8 game against the New York Giants, the team said Friday.Everyone must wear a mask, use mobile ticketing, follow social distancing rules and pay without cash. Tailgating won't be allowed, the team […]
- Scoreboard roundup -- 10/22/20 October 23, 2020iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 22, NY Giants 21MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERPortland 1, Seattle 1 (Tie)Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
- Scoreboard roundup -- 10/21/20 October 22, 2020iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLWORLD SERIESTampa Bay 6, LA Dodgers 4 (Series tied 1-1)MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERSporting Kansas City at Colorado (Postponed)Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
- Scoreboard roundup -- 10/20/20 October 21, 2020iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFSWORLD SERIESLA Dodgers 8, Tampa Bay 3 (LA leads 1-0)MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERNashville 3, FC Dallas 0Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
- Wunmi Mosaku would "run for the hills" if she were actually in her Netflix horror movie 'His House' October 23, 2020Aidan Monaghan/NETFLIX © 2020(NEW YORK) -- Wunmi Mosaku admits she had to dig deep to play her His House character Rial, a woman who is haunted by the ghost of her daughter and other refugees lost at sea. "I found playing her quite extraordinary because she's just different from me," Mosaku tells ABC Audio. "I'm not as composed." […]
- 'The Spanish Princess Part Two' stars talk representation in the royal court October 23, 2020Starz(NEW YORK) -- On The Spanish Princess Part Two, one relationship is emerging as “couple goals,” and it’s not Queen Catherine and King Henry VIII.It’s Lina and Oviedo, the Queen's trusted lady-in-waiting and crossbowman -- played by Stephanie Levi-John and Aaron Cobham, respectively. While Catherine and Henry’s marriage starts to crumble this season, Lina and […]
- "He did what he did": Sacha Baron Cohen responds to 'Borat 2' scene with Rudy Giuliani October 23, 2020ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) -- Rudy Giuliani is calling his headline-making Borat 2 appearance a "complete fabrication," but Sacha Baron Cohen is urging everyone to watch the movie and "make your own mind up," saying it's "pretty clear" what happened. "I would say that if the president's lawyer found what he did there appropriate behavior, then […]