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April 10, 2020, 2:08 AM

Signs of Strength: ABC's James Longman's feel-good news stories

Flight attendants rally together to give health care workers first class service, people who recover from COVID-19 get a round of applause and more stories of hope amid the pandemic.
April 10, 2020, 2:08 AM
VIDEO: Signs of Strength: ABC's James Longman's feel-good news stories
April 10, 2020, 1:51 AM

Printing protective equipment in the basement

From Louisiana to Montana, grassroots army makes face shields with 3D printers to address coronavirus shortages.
April 10, 2020, 1:51 AM
VIDEO: Printing protective equipment in the basement
April 10, 2020, 1:48 AM

Texas reaches milestone of 10,000 COVID-19 infections

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks about his days in self-quarantine and concerns for his home state.
April 10, 2020, 1:48 AM
VIDEO: Texas reaches milestone of 10,000 COVID-19 infections
April 10, 2020, 1:44 AM

The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 9, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
April 10, 2020, 1:44 AM
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 9, 2020
April 10, 2020, 1:00 AM

NY death toll reaches record high for 3rd consecutive day

The state now has more COVID-19 infections than any country in the world.
April 10, 2020, 1:00 AM
VIDEO: NY death toll reaches record high for 3rd consecutive day
April 10, 2020, 1:00 AM

More than 16 million file jobless claims in last 3 weeks

While Americans wait for government stimulus checks, food pantries are a saving grace.
April 10, 2020, 1:00 AM
VIDEO: More than 16 million file jobless claims in last 3 weeks
April 10, 2020, 12:58 AM

Researchers rush to fill gap in ventilator supply

One MIT team is working to find a low-cost solution to the shortage of ventilator machines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 10, 2020, 12:58 AM
VIDEO: Researchers rush to fill gap in ventilator supply
April 10, 2020, 12:39 AM

Families celebrate virtual Passover

Jewish families across America are finding alternative ways to celebrate Passover amid social distancing practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 10, 2020, 12:39 AM
VIDEO: Families celebrate virtual Passover
April 10, 2020, 12:37 AM

By the numbers: Ventilator supply in the US

COVID-19 cases rise and hospitals work to find lifesaving ventilator machines.
April 10, 2020, 12:37 AM
VIDEO: By the numbers: Ventilator supply in the US
April 10, 2020, 12:36 AM

Mourners struggle as COVID-19 overwhelms funeral homes

ABC's David Wright reports on the strain coronavirus has placed on mourners around the world due to social distancing standards, and how it's overwhelmed funeral homes.
April 10, 2020, 12:36 AM
VIDEO: Mourners struggle as COVID-19 overwhelms funeral homes
April 10, 2020, 12:35 AM

Americans struggle to feed their families as unemployment numbers climb

Lisa Scales, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, discusses how food banks service those in need.
April 10, 2020, 12:35 AM
VIDEO: Americans struggle to feed their families as unemployment numbers climb
April 9, 2020, 8:51 PM

Texas governor sued over blocking bail to those trying to avoid coronavirus

Dozens of state inmates have tested positive for COVID-19
April 9, 2020, 8:51 PM
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital in downtown Dallas during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, March 29, 2020.
April 9, 2020, 8:38 PM

Laila Ali on supporting Feeding America

Laila Ali talks about why Feeding America is especially important to her now.
April 9, 2020, 8:38 PM
VIDEO: Laila Ali on supporting Feeding America
April 9, 2020, 8:38 PM

Food insecurity and how restaurants are suffering

Tom Colicchio, a founding member of the Independent Restaurant Coalition and a judge on "Top Chef," discussed food advocacy.
April 9, 2020, 8:38 PM
VIDEO: Food insecurity and how restaurants are suffering
April 9, 2020, 8:37 PM

DoorDash partners up with Feeding America

Tony Xu, CEO and co-founder of DoorDash, discusses the company’s relationship with the nonprofit organization, Feeding America.
April 9, 2020, 8:37 PM
VIDEO: Door Dash partners up with Feeding America
April 9, 2020, 8:26 PM

Many Americans face new challenges when it comes to putting meals on the table

Rampant food insecurity is being linked to the 6.6 million people who’ve file for unemployment for the third straight week due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020, 8:26 PM
VIDEO: Many Americans face new challenges when it comes to putting meals on the table
April 9, 2020, 8:25 PM

New Mexico took advanced measures to flatten the curve, slow spread of coronavirus

Gov. Michelle Lujan Chrisham discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on her state.
April 9, 2020, 8:25 PM
VIDEO: New Mexico took advanced measures to flatten the curve, slow spread of coronavirus
April 9, 2020, 8:14 PM

Heart surgeon returns to hospital after recovering from COVID-19

A heart surgeon at Maimonides Medical Center received rousing applause from hospital employees welcoming him back.
April 9, 2020, 8:14 PM
A heart surgeon at Maimonides Medical Center received rousing applause from hospital employees welcoming him back.
April 9, 2020, 8:07 PM

Stunning rainbow forms above Niagara Falls

Ontario, Canada, resident Brenda Bowes said that she appreciates the falls even more than usual during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020, 8:07 PM
Ontario, Canada, resident Brenda Bowes said that she appreciates the falls even more than usual during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020, 7:55 PM

Chef Tom Colicchio says coronavirus relief package doesn't work for restaurants

The Crafted Hospitality owner laid off over 400 employees due to COVID-19.
April 9, 2020, 7:55 PM
In this April 6, 2016, file photo, Tom Collichio is shown at Grand Central Terminal in New York.
April 9, 2020, 5:39 PM

Doctors, nurses across US step up to help NYC on the coronavirus front lines

"It's our responsibility to step up," one nurse said.
April 9, 2020, 5:39 PM
Jamie Edens and Ryan Ward are traveling nurses from Oklahoma who will be working in New York City to help fight the novel coronavirus.
April 9, 2020, 4:26 PM

New site puts scissors in your hands and offers stylists to walk you through haircut

It's probably been awhile since you've had a haircut.
April 9, 2020, 4:26 PM
In this undated file photo, a man is shown cutting his own hair.
April 9, 2020, 1:28 PM

Prison disturbance may have been triggered by COVID-19 outbreak

Officials believe an incident near Seattle was triggered after six inmates tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
April 9, 2020, 1:28 PM
Officials believe an incident near Seattle was triggered after six inmates tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
April 9, 2020, 1:25 PM

Over 100 cruise ships stuck at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard says that the ships, carrying nearly 100,000 crew members, are unable to dock at ports in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020, 1:25 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard says that the ships, carrying nearly 100,000 crew members, are unable to dock at ports in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020, 1:06 PM

Severe weather moves into the Northeast, the Deep South

There were six tornadoes reported with these storms, three in Arkansas.
April 9, 2020, 1:06 PM
There were six tornadoes reported with these storms, three in Arkansas.
April 9, 2020, 11:59 AM

Severe weather moves into the Northeast, the Deep South

There were six tornadoes reported with these storms.
April 9, 2020, 11:59 AM
A fisherman is pictured through a rain-wet glass during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 8, 2020.
April 9, 2020, 2:46 AM

Over 90,000 cruise ship crew members stuck at sea amid coronavirus outbreak

Last week, three cruise crew members had to be med-evaced, one later died.
April 9, 2020, 2:46 AM
A cyclist takes a photograph of the Grand Princess cruise ship docked at Pier 35 as the spread of COVID-19 continues in San Francisco on April 7, 2020.
April 9, 2020, 2:20 AM

Planet in Crisis

Bio-diversity loss threatens mass extinction and new pandemics.
April 9, 2020, 2:20 AM
VIDEO: Pandemic highlights planet in crisis
April 9, 2020, 1:18 AM

Arkansas hospital discharges COVID-19 patient

The hospital called David Williams, who was on a ventilator while suffering from coronavirus, its "first miracle patient."
April 9, 2020, 1:18 AM
 The hospital called David Williams, who was on a ventilator while suffering from coronavirus, its "first miracle patient."
April 9, 2020, 12:51 AM

Top headlines today: April 8, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
April 9, 2020, 12:51 AM
VIDEO: Top headlines today: April 8, 2020
April 9, 2020, 12:50 AM

Battle over flight refunds

A new class-action lawsuit seeks full refunds, not vouchers, for flights canceled due to COVID-19.
April 9, 2020, 12:50 AM
VIDEO: Battle over flight refunds
April 9, 2020, 12:47 AM

New report shows US may have missed COVID-19 warnings

U.S. medical investigators overseas filed an intelligence report warning of a potential crisis.
April 9, 2020, 12:47 AM
VIDEO: New report shows US may have missed COVID-19 warnings
April 9, 2020, 12:45 AM

Tough moments on the front lines

Doctors in hard-hit New York City continue to battle the coronavirus.
April 9, 2020, 12:45 AM
VIDEO: Tough moments on the front lines
April 8, 2020, 11:40 PM

Community gives special send-off to medical volunteers

Community members in Ithaca, New York, were encouraged to join the send-off while practicing social distancing.
April 8, 2020, 11:40 PM
Community members in Ithaca, New York, were encouraged to join the send-off while practicing social distancing.
April 8, 2020, 10:13 PM

Florida EMS charged with felony after intentionally coughing on store employee

Christopher Canfora, 49, intentionally coughed on a store employee after commenting on the business' efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
April 8, 2020, 10:13 PM
Florida EMS charged with felony after intentionally coughing on store employee
April 8, 2020, 9:59 PM

Mother pleads for forgotten front-line workers after daughter dies of COVID-19

Leilani Jordan loved helping the customers at her grocery job, her mother said.
April 8, 2020, 9:59 PM
Zenobia Shepherd of Maryland told ABC News that her daughter, Leilani Jordan, 27, had worked while sick with COVID-19 at a local Giant. Jordan died in the hospital.
April 8, 2020, 7:53 PM

Police apologize for using 'The Purge' siren to signal town's coronavirus curfew

Cops said they didn't know the alarm was used in the dystopian movie franchise.
April 8, 2020, 7:53 PM
A photo shows a general view of Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 12, 2013.
April 8, 2020, 7:51 PM

Physically apart but spiritually connected

With so much human contact cut off, the Jewish community in Baltimore is finding ways to stick together and keep the faith.
April 8, 2020, 7:51 PM
Physically apart but spiritually connected
April 8, 2020, 7:13 PM

News headlines today: Apr. 8, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 8, 2020, 7:13 PM
VIDEO: News headlines today: July 1, 2019
April 8, 2020, 7:03 PM

Police use "purge siren" to signal curfew for city

In an effort to alert residents to the parish-wide curfew in Acadia Parish, Crowley Police rode around town broadcasting an alarm signal.
April 8, 2020, 7:03 PM
Police use "purge siren" to signal curfew for city
April 8, 2020, 6:06 PM

Auto insurance companies returning $800M in premiums during COVID-19

Two companies announced premium relief plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020, 6:06 PM
Two companies announced premium relief plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020, 4:01 PM

Faces of the coronavirus pandemic: Remembering those who died

Over 12,000 people have died from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.
April 8, 2020, 4:01 PM
"Good Morning America" camera operator Tony Greer died on April 7 from coronavirus complications.
April 8, 2020, 3:59 PM

How essential workers who can't stay home are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

Some utility workers have turned their offices into bedrooms.
April 8, 2020, 3:59 PM
Octavia French is one of at least 235 sanitation workers in Washington D.C.
April 8, 2020, 2:50 PM

What we know about coronavirus and pets, according to veterinarians

The CDC has reported no cases of domestic pets with coronavirus.
April 8, 2020, 2:50 PM
April 8, 2020, 2:29 PM

Man charged with felony after intentionally coughing on store employee

Man coughed after allegedly saying social distancing is "getting out of hand."
April 8, 2020, 2:29 PM
Christopher Canfora in a police booking photo.
April 8, 2020, 1:16 PM

Storm system brings hail to Chicago, Michigan

Thunderstorms are expected from Kentucky to the Gulf Coast Wednesday.
April 8, 2020, 1:16 PM
VIDEO: Storm system brings hail to Chicago, Michigan
April 8, 2020, 1:00 PM

Family sues Walmart after worker dies of coronavirus

The family of Wando Evans, 51, claims the company did not provide employees with protective equipment during the coronavirus outbreak.
April 8, 2020, 1:00 PM
VIDEO: Family sues Walmart after worker dies of coronavirus
April 8, 2020, 12:31 PM

Damaging winds, hail and tornadoes forecast from Midwest to the South

A new storm system will bring more severe thunderstorms to the Midwest.
April 8, 2020, 12:31 PM
A car on the northbound Harbor Freeway (I-110) in downtown Los Angeles plows through deep water during a torrential downpour on Monday, April 6, 2020. Snow and rain fell Monday on California as spring delivered the kind of stormy weather that was missing most of the winter. Numerous spinouts were reported on Los Angeles-area freeways, and there were scattered reports of roadway flooding and canyon road rockfalls.
April 8, 2020, 10:30 AM

Father arrested for playing with daughter in park, citing coronavirus restrictions

The police department has apologized for the arrest, calling it an "overreach."
April 8, 2020, 10:30 AM
Matt Mooney, 33, says he was handcuffed in front of his 6-year-old daughter for allegedly not respecting social distancing rules at a Brighton, Colo., park. Police later apologized for the incident.
April 8, 2020, 2:48 AM

Wisconsin governor lost bid to postpone primary election

Gov. Evers asked for primaries to be postponed while the state is under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020, 2:48 AM
VIDEO: Wisconsin governor lost bid to postpone primary election