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'Horrified': 53 dead in suspected human smuggling incident, officials say

Sixteen people were transported to area hospitals.
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Members of law enforcement investigate a tractor trailer, June 27, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas, where at least 46 people, were found dead. Over a dozen victims were found alive, suffering from heat stroke and taken to local hospitals.
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New York governor to unveil gun legislation following Supreme Court ruling

The court struck down a law that limited the concealed carry of handguns.
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Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a gun reform bill signing ceremony at the Northeast Bronx YMCA in New York City, June 06, 2022.
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3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes South Carolina, 2nd in 3 days

On Sunday, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck the same area.
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A map on the United States Geological Survey website shows an earthquake in Elgin, South Carolina, June 29, 2022.
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Museum director out after FBI raid over Basquiat paintings

The move comes after the FBI seized 25 paintings from the Orlando Museum of Art.
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Set-up in progress for the exhibit "Heroes & Monsters: Jean-Michel Basquiat" at the Orlando Museum of Art, Feb. 2, 2022.
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The legacy of physicist Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

Jackson is the first African American woman to receive a doctorate from MIT in any field.
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Jackson is the first African American woman to receive a doctorate from MIT in any field.
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Death toll rises to 53 in suspected human smuggling incident in Texas

At least 53 people are dead after they were found inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday in a suspected case of human smuggling, according to authorities.
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At least 53 people are dead after they were found inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday in a suspected case of human smuggling, according to authorities.
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Unheeded recommendations might have prevented deadly Amtrak crash: NTSB

'Anytime our recommendations aren’t heeded, of course, I’m upset.'
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Workers chat behind the remnants of the vehicle where an Amtrak train derailed on June 27, 2022, in Mendon, Mo.
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R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking

Federal prosecutors were seeking a sentence "in excess of 25 years" for sex trafficking, racketeering and bribery.
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Federal prosecutors were seeking a sentence "in excess of 25 years" for sex trafficking, racketeering and bribery.
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Fauci experiences ‘Paxlovid rebound’ after COVID-19 diagnosis

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, was first diagnosed with the virus nearly two weeks ago.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, was first diagnosed with the virus nearly two weeks ago.
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Justice Stephen Breyer to retire Thursday at noon, swear in Ketanji Brown Jackson

Judge Jackson was once Justice Breyer's law clerk.
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer arrives for an event at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Feb. 17, 2022.
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R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking

Federal prosecutors were seeking a sentence in "excess of 25 years."
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R. Kelly pleads not guilty to a new indictment before Judge Lawrence Flood in Chicago, June 6, 2019.
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Outrage after man accused of killing Chinese food delivery worker released on bail

Zhiwen Yan was killed following an alleged dispute over duck sauce.
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A person walks by a memorial for food delivery courier Zhiwen Yan, a 45-year-old Chinese immigrant fatally shot and killed on April 30, 2022, outside the Chinese restaurant where he worked in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens, New York on May 4, 2022.
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ABC News Live: Death toll rises to 53 in deadly migrant smuggling

Plus, it is sentencing day for singer R. Kelly in his sex trafficking case, and President Joe Biden meets with key allies in Madrid.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Death toll rises to 53 in deadly migrant smuggling
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Ex-Giuliani associate Lev Parnas gets 20 months for unlawful campaign donations

Parnas was convicted last year of making unlawful donations to U.S. candidates.
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Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, arrives at the federal courthouse with his wife Svetlana Parnas in New York, June 29, 2022.
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New York sues 10 gun distributors for allegedly flooding streets with ghost guns

The lawsuit seeks to ban the defendants from selling certain parts in New York.
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New York Attorney General Letitia James speak during a bill signing ceremony at the Northeast Bronx YMCA, June 6, 2022, in New York.
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New York sues 10 gun distributors for allegedly flooding streets with ghost guns

The defendants include some of the nation's leading gun distributors, including Brownells, Indie Guns, Primary Arms and Rock Slide.
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The defendants include some of the nation's leading gun distributors, including Brownells, Indie Guns, Primary Arms and Rock Slide.
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Mass migrant death in tractor trailer highlights ongoing immigration crisis

ABC News contributor, Maria Elena Salinas, reports on the deadly tragedy in San Antonio as part of the ongoing immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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VIDEO: Mass migrant death in tractor trailer highlights ongoing immigration crisis
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Man gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park

The incident, which remains under investigation, is the second bison attack at the park this year.
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The incident, which remains under investigation, is the second bison attack at the park this year.
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Supreme Court ruling setback for Native American tribal sovereignty

The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that states can prosecute crimes against Native American victims committed on reservations if the defendant is not Native American.
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VIDEO: Supreme Court ruling setback for Native American tribal sovereignty
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Dramatic Jan. 6 testimony from former White House aide

ABC News’ Alex Presha reports on Cassidy Hutchinson’s bombshell testimony.
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Dramatic Jan. 6 testimony from former White House aide
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R. Kelly faces sentencing day in sex trafficking case

Singer R. Kelly was convicted for racketeering and other charges in connection with recruiting women and children for sex and could face life in prison.
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VIDEO: R. Kelly faces sentencing day in sex trafficking case
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See where abortion bans are in effect and where doctors face prison time

At least 12 states have issued bans -- but some are being contested.
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Abortion rights supporters protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the court issued its ruling in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, June 24, 2022.
June 29

Europe adds visitor fee for US travel next year

The new system requires a 7 euro authentication for travelers aged 18 to 70.
June 29
Passengers navigate the security checkpoint before their flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, June 28, 2022.
June 29

LGBTQ+ community facing increased social media bias, author says

Researchers investigate "the digital closet.”
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'Ghost' genes could lead to the revival of this species: Study

Only 20 to 30 red wolves currently exist in the wild, conservationists say.
June 29
A large young male coyote captured by Dr. Joey Hinton in the marsh country of Louisiana looks back after being collared and released.
June 29

FBI raids Florida art museum

The FBI took possession of an art exhibit from the Orlando Museum of Art on Friday as controversy has swirled over the authenticity of the work attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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The FBI took possession of an art exhibit from the Orlando Museum of Art on Friday as controversy has swirled over the authenticity of the work attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
June 29

Search for ‘abortion pills’ spikes in recent months

At least 350,000 online searches for “abortion pills” and “abortion medication” were conducted the week after the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion.
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At least 350,000 online searches for “abortion pills” and “abortion medication” were conducted the week after the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion.
June 29

After 18-month-old dies in hot car, dad dies by apparent suicide: Police

Police called it a "horrible tragedy on so many levels."
June 29
Stock photo shows a car parked in the sun on a street.
June 29

Fauci experiencing Paxlovid rebound after testing positive for COVID this month

Fauci said that when he first tested positive, he had very minimal symptoms.
June 29
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President, participated in a COVID-19 press briefing at the White House on Dec. 01, 2021 in Washington.
June 29

Rices Fire leads to evacuation orders, 700 firefighters responding

The fire has affected approximately 355 homes and other buildings.
June 29
Firefighters coordinate the ground fire attack on the Rices Fire, June 28, 2022, off of Troost Trail, in North San Juan, Calif.
June 29

On Location: June 29, 2022

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
June 29
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
June 29

ABC News Live: Key takeaways from former White House aide’s Jan. 6 testimony

Plus, President Biden’s new round of high-stakes meetings with NATO allies overseas, and 51 people are dead from a suspected migrant smuggling incident.
June 29
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Key takeaways from former White House aide’s Jan. 6 testimony
June 29

Secret Service pushes back on allegations in response to Jan. 6 hearing

A former White House aide testified that former President Trump lunged at a Secret Service agent and grabbed the steering wheel of his vehicle when the agent wouldn't take him to the Capitol.
June 29
VIDEO: Secret Service pushes back on allegations in response to Jan. 6 hearing
June 29

President Biden commits to stronger US military presence in Eastern Europe

Plus, Turkey agrees to pave the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.
June 29
VIDEO: President Biden commits to stronger US military presence in Eastern Europe
June 29

Developing tropical storm targets Caribbean

Life-threatening flash flooding is forecast for Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
June 29
Palm trees in high wind.
June 29

Cruise ship hits iceberg near Alaska, no injuries reported

While there were no injuries and patrons and staff made it to Alaskan docks safely, the cruise line has canceled the rest of the scheduled trip and will return to Seattle Thursday morning.
June 29
While there were no injuries and patrons and staff made it to Alaskan docks safely, the cruise line has canceled the rest of the scheduled trip and will return to Seattle Thursday morning.
June 29

R. Kelly faces sentencing, could spend rest of life in prison

Singer R. Kelly will appear today before a judge in a Brooklyn federal court for sentencing for racketeering and bribery. He could face life in prison.
June 29
Singer R. Kelly will appear today before a judge in a Brooklyn federal court for sentencing for racketeering and bribery. He could face life in prison.
June 29

4 dead, dozens injured after Amtrak train collides with dump truck

Several cars of an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri.
June 29
Several cars of an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri.
June 29

Man gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park in 2nd attack this year

Yellowstone warned that people must stay at least 25 yards away from bison.
June 29
A still from video shows a group's encounter with a bison during which a man was gored by the animal in Yellowstone National Park, June 27, 2022.
June 29

Gun violence among key issues in Illinois primaries

Rep. Danny Davis discussed what can be done about gun violence in the state of Illinois.
June 29
VIDEO: Gun violence among key issues in Illinois primaries
June 28

Some states place temporary block on abortion bans

Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra said, “If there is anything we can do, we will find it, and we will do it.”
June 28
VIDEO: Some states place temporary block on abortion bans
June 28

Ballot counting underway in Colorado

After the Roe V. Wade overturn, many are wondering how the primaries will play out in Colorado.
June 28
VIDEO: Ballot counting underway in Colorado
June 28

Trump White House attorney disputes Hutchinson's testimony about handwritten note

Hutchinson testified before the House Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday.
June 28
Cassidy Hutchinson, who was an aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows during the administration of former President Donald Trump, arrives to testify during a public hearing of the House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 Attack on the Capitol, on Capitol Hill, June 28, 2022.
June 28

Ben Crump joins legal team of Black man injured while in police custody

Richard Cox was injured during an abrupt stop while in the back of a police van.
June 28
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump joined the legal team of Randy Cox, who was paralyzed while being transported by New Haven police.
June 28

The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 28, 2022

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 28, 2022
June 28

ABC News Live Prime: Tue, Jun 28, 2022

Bombshell testimony in surprise Jan. 6 hearing; legal limbo after abortion ruling; and one year after the Surfside tragedy, the search for answers and accountability.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tue, Jun 28, 2022
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'I feel like I left them behind': Surfside building collapse survivor

ABC News' Victor Oquendo spoke with Champlain Tower South survivors and rescuers, recounting one of the deadliest structural disasters in American history.
June 28
VIDEO: 'I feel like I left them behind': Surfside building collapse survivor
June 28

'It can happen within an instant': Texas council member on human smuggling

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with San Antonio council member Adriana Rocha Garcia on the human smuggling crisis, the police presence in the area and further updates in the developing investigation.
June 28
VIDEO: 'It can happen within an instant': Texas council member on human smuggling
June 28

US veteran held in Ukraine says captors want to negotiate release: Family

The veteran's family said that his captors want to make a deal.
June 28
Alex Drueke in an undated photo.
June 28

ABC News Live: Jan. 6 hearing witness testifies Trump grabbed wheel

Tune in for full coverage of Tuesday’s testimony from former White House staffer Cassidy Hutchinson.
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