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NOTIFIED: Jan. 27, 2021

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Third storm in a row slams US causing threats of mudslides, flooding and avalanches

There are 16 states under snow and ice alerts for heavy snow and slick roads.
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Kelly Sanchez, 7, left, and her sister Kyara, 5, play in freshly fallen snow at the intersection of Far Hills Avenue and Sky Vista Drive in Summerlin in Las Vegas Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.
January 27

Report warns officials are 'very likely' to be cyberattack targets amid transition

The document details several tactics attackers could employ to gain access.
January 27
January 26

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Where do inmates fit on vaccination priority list?; Sen. Murphy on COVID relief: ‘We don’t have the luxury of time’; Fitness companies adapting to age of COVID
January 26
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
January 26

Travel tips amid COVID-19 guidelines

The Points Guy CEO Brian Kelly tells you what you need to know about pandemic travel and how to navigate the latest international restrictions.
January 26
VIDEO: Travel tips amid COVID-19 guidelines
January 26

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 26, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
January 26
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 26, 2021
January 26

Elephants play in the snow at Arizona zoo

Elephants at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson seem to be enjoying the winter weather.
January 26
VIDEO: Elephants play in the snow at Arizona zoo
January 26

Where do inmates fit on vaccination priority list?

ABC News’ Linsey Davis gives an in-depth look at the controversy over the recommendation that prisoners be among the first to be vaccinated.
January 26
VIDEO: Where do inmates fit on vaccination priority list?
January 26

Off-duty cop, 'mob' allegedly tried to break into Black teen's home: Lawsuit

Two people have been criminally charged for the incident.
January 26
In this screen grab taken from a video, Dameon Shepard and his mother, Monica Shephard are shown.
January 26

Fitness companies adapting to age of COVID

ABC News' Will Carr explores how the fitness industry is evolving its workouts and business models to adapt to exercise in the pandemic age.
January 26
VIDEO: Fitness companies adapting to age of COVID
January 26

Sen. Murphy on COVID relief: ‘We don’t have the luxury of time’

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., discusses former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and trying to get bipartisan support for President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill.
January 26
VIDEO: Sen. Murphy on COVID relief: ‘We don’t have the luxury of time’
January 26

By the Numbers: Early data shows real-world COVID-19 vaccine success

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have dropped dramatically in populations with high vaccination rates, preliminary data shows.
January 26
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Early data shows real-world COVID-19 vaccine success
January 26

Pharmacist pleads guilty to intentionally sabotaging COVID vaccines

The suspect told investigators he was skeptical of the Moderna vaccine.
January 26
Pharmacist Stephen Brandenburg in a police booking photo.
January 26

1 dead after car strikes multiple pedestrians in Portland, Oregon

At least six people were taken to the hospital.
January 26
Police investigate after a driver struck and injured at least five people over a 20-block stretch of Southeast Portland, Ore., before crashing and fleeing on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, according to witnesses.
January 26

Latinos in LA area disproportionately affected by COVID

The virus-related death toll among Latinos is double that of whites, data shows.
January 26
People register at a walkin COVID-19 test site in Los Angeles, Jan. 25, 2021.
January 26

The Breakdown: Senators sworn in as impeachment trial jurors

Plus, President Joe Biden signs executive order on racial equity, and COVID-19 variants spread worldwide.
January 26
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Senators are sworn in as impeachment trial jurors
January 26

COVID-19 variant concerns

Coronavirus cases worldwide reached 100 million as new variants keep spreading.
January 26
VIDEO: COVID-19 variant concern
January 26

Racial equity executive orders

Sirius XM’s Mike Muse and Leah Wright Rigueur, an associate professor of history, discuss President Joe Biden's new executive actions addressing race issues in the U.S.
January 26
VIDEO: Racial equity Executive orders
January 26

Some nursing homes struggling to find takers for leftover vaccines

Distribution issues mean some facilities have extra doses that need reallocated.
January 26
Nursing home resident Lydu Trudeau receives a COVID-19 vaccine from pharmacist Nadine M. Mackey at PowerBack Rehabilitation, in Phoenixville, Pa., Dec. 28, 2020.
January 26

Phoenix police release video of officer who took down suspect holding baby hostage

The baby was not injured during the incident, according to police.
January 26
Body camera footage released by the Phoenix Police Department shows officers during an incident in Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 9, 2021, where police shot and killed 37-year-old Paul Bolden.
January 26

Dog rescued from 4-foot hole on New Jersey beach

It took police, firefighters and local contractors 40 minutes to rescue the dog from the hole in Atlantic City.
January 26
It took police, firefighters and local contractors 40 minutes to rescue the dog from the hole in Atlantic City.
January 26

A look back at the victims in the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Seven others were with Kobe Bryant and his daughter when the copter crashed.
January 26
Flowers and photos honor members of the Altobelli family outside Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 10, 2020. Coach John Altobelli, 56, far right, his wife, Keri, 43, second from left, and his daughter Alyssa, 13, left, died with Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash.
January 26

Teen speaks out after alerting FBI about father's alleged role in US Capitol siege

Jackson Reffitt told ABC News he called the FBI tip line to report his father.
January 26
An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 26

Storms move across US bringing tornadoes, snow

There are 31 states on alert this morning for variety of dangerous weather.
January 26
There are 31 states on alert this morning for variety of dangerous weather.
January 26

Storms continue to move across US bringing tornadoes, heavy snow, rain and flooding

There are 31 states on alert this morning for variety of dangerous weather.
January 26
Crews clean snow from a car parking lot at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on January 26, 2021. - According to the National Weather Service the area might be covered with 5 to 10 inches of snow during the biggest snowstorm in about two years.
January 26

Southwest Airlines bans emotional support animals, only trained dogs allowed

The revised policy will only allow service dogs that are trained to do work.
January 26
FILE PHOTO: A Southwest Airlines Co. employee wears a protective mask while assisting a passenger at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on an unusually empty Memorial Day weekend during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 23, 2020.
January 25

Police officer who hit pedestrian with patrol car placed on administrative leave

The officer feared for his safety, according to the police department.
January 25
Tacoma Police and other law enforcement vehicles are shown near the site of a car crash, Jan. 23, 2021, in downtown Tacoma, Wash. At least one person was injured when a police car plowed through a crowd of people Saturday night who were watching a downtown street race, the Tacoma News-Tribune reported.
January 25

ABC News Live Prime: Monday, January 25, 2021

‘Black excellence': Gymnast Nia Dennis’ hip-hop performance goes viral; What to expect from Senate impeachment trial of Trump; Herm Edwards on NFL’s lack of diversity among head coaches
January 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, January 25, 2021
January 25

What to expect from Senate impeachment trial of Trump

ABC consultant Kate Shaw discusses the constitutionality of impeaching a former president, Sen. Patrick Leahy’s role at the trial, and former President Donald Trump’s potential defenses.
January 25
VIDEO: What to expect from Senate impeachment trial of Trump
January 25

Herm Edwards on NFL’s lack of diversity among head coaches

Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards, a former NFL coach, discusses the NFL’s continued lack of representation and what the league needs to do to improve it.
January 25
VIDEO: Herm Edwards on NFL’s lack of diversity among head coaches
January 25

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 25, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
January 25
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 25, 2021
January 25

By the Numbers: Biden pooch makes history as 1st White House shelter dog

Presidential pets have included a snake, possum, sheep, and even a raccoon named Rebecca, but never a rescue dog, until now.
January 25
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Biden pooch makes history as 1st White House shelter dog
January 25

Vaccinating US won't finish until fall, herd immunity could come sooner: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about the vaccine timeline, the moment he feared for his life and the state he believes could be approaching herd immunity.
January 25
VIDEO: Vaccinating US won't finish until fall, herd immunity could come sooner: Fauci
January 25

‘Black excellence': Gymnast Nia Dennis’ hip-hop performance goes viral

UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis earns a near-perfect score for her floor routine choreographed to hip-hop hits by Kendrick Lamar, Megan Thee Stallion, 2Pac and more.
January 25
VIDEO: ‘Black excellence': Gymnast Nia Dennis’ hip-hop performance goes viral
January 25

House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate

House Democrats delivered an article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with inciting the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, signaling the start of his second impeachment trial.
January 25
VIDEO: House delivers Trump impeachment article to Senate
January 25

The Breakdown: Transgender military ban reversed

Plus, House managers to deliver article of impeachment to the Senate, and California lifts its stay-at-home order.
January 25
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Transgender military ban reversed
January 25

Transgender military ban lifted

Nicolas Talbott, a plaintiff in the federal court case challenging the trangender military ban, talks about what President Joe Biden’s move means to him.
January 25
VIDEO: Transgender military ban lifted
January 25

COVID-19 crisis

California joins multiple states in lifting stay-at-home orders as the United Kingdom fights a new variant.
January 25
VIDEO: COVID-19 crisis
January 25

Biden’s economic policies

White House Council of Economic Advisers member Jared Bernstein talks about President Joe Biden’s plans to help the economy amid the COVID-19 crisis.
January 25
VIDEO: Biden’s economic policies
January 25

Impeachment trial shake-up

Sen. Patrick Leahy will preside over the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
January 25
VIDEO: Impeachment trial shake-up
January 25

COVID-19 travel ban

President Joe Biden reinstates a travel ban due to new COVID-19 variants currently spreading in various countries.
January 25
VIDEO: COVID-19 travel ban
January 25

Biden introduces 'Made in America' economic plan

The president announced a plan to use taxpayer money to rebuild the American economy.
January 25
VIDEO: Biden introduces 'Made in America' economic plan
January 25

Amazon driver rescues baby abandoned in Houston, reunites him with mom

Flores told ABC News that this is the best delivery he’s ever made.
January 25
Amazon delivery man Juan Carlos Flores discovered an abandoned baby in Houston, Texas.
January 25

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over gender violence crisis

For years, advocates have been asking the island's government to take action.
January 25
Colectiva Feminista protests in front of La Fortaleza in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 4, 2019.
January 25

Arrest made in mass shooting that left 5 people dead

Police say this "does not appear to be a random act."
January 25
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at a crime scene, Jan. 24, 2021, in Indianapolis.
January 25

Does Senate trial serve America’s best interest?

With the article of impeachment against Trump set to be delivered to the Senate on Monday and Republicans split on how to move forward, “The View” co-hosts weigh in.
January 25
VIDEO: Does Senate trial serve America’s best interest?
January 25

ABC News Live Update: US reinstating travel ban to fight spread of COVID-19 variants

Scientists say U.K. variant likely more contagious and possibly more deadly, plus, the House will present an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate today.
January 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: US reinstating travel ban to fight spread of COVID-19 variants
January 25

Trump impeachment trial: House to submit article of impeachment to Senate today

Senate impeachment trial is set to begin Feb. 8, plus, more on voting systems company Dominion filing a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani.
January 25
VIDEO: Trump impeachment trial: House to submit article of impeachment to Senate today
January 25

ABC News Live Update: Biden administration ramps up efforts to fight pandemic

Concerns grow about COVID-19 variants as nationwide cases hit 25 million, plus, the article of impeachment against former President Trump will be delivered to the Senate Monday.
January 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Biden administration ramps up efforts to fight pandemic
January 25

Apple, Netflix, Tesla, Microsoft and more big names to report earnings this week

ABC's Deirdre Bolton explains why this week's earnings is "a report card for corporate America", plus, how the latest U.S. COVID-19 numbers and vaccine rollout will impact the economy moving forward.
January 25
VIDEO: Apple, Netflix, Tesla, Microsoft and more big names to report earnings this week