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Gun violence in America: Mental health

The U.S. has seen nearly 11,000 gun violence deaths so far this year.
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 19: People gather at the "Stand Up Against Gun Violence" rally at Bronx Borough Hall on July 19, 2021 in South Bronx in New York City. Families who have been affected by gun violence were joined by violence interrupter groups, community leaders and elected officials for a press conference and rally calling for an end to gun violence in their communities. During a press conference earlier today addressing NYC's rise in gun violence, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city will be doubling their investments in cure violence workforce.
July 28

NASA’s new mission studies how intense thunderstorms may influence climate change

The thunderstorms could impact the earth's protective ozone layer, too.
July 28
Overshooting top of a thunderstorm as seen from NASA's ER-2 aircraft.
July 28

How students fared during 1st full school year in pandemic

There would need to be "unprecedented" levels of growth to catch up.
July 28
A student at the Green Mountain School waits to leave class at the end of the day on Feb. 18, 2021, in Woodland, Wash.
July 27

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Jan. 6 committee member on subpoenas: ‘We will use all the tools available’; Dr. Richard Besser on the state of the pandemic: 'It's far from over; Indonesia faces devastating new COVID surge
July 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
July 27
A sandstorm in Utah caused a series of car crashes that left at least seven people dead Sunday.
July 27

Jan. 6 committee member on subpoenas: ‘We will use all the tools available’

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Jan. 6 select committee member Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., following testimony from officers on their experiences during the Capitol attack.
July 27
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee member on subpoenas: ‘We will use all the tools available’
July 27

GOP Congressman: Jan. 6 select committee will be a ‘1-sided affair’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, on why he opposed a commission this year to investigate the Jan. 6 attack, as hearings get underway.
July 27
VIDEO: GOP Congressman: Jan. 6 select committee will be a ‘1-sided affair’
July 27

By the Numbers: Charity donations at 2-decade low

Here is a look at the decline of charitable giving in the US, especially for religious causes.
July 27
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Charity donations at 2-decade low
July 27

The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 27, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
July 27
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 27, 2021
July 27

Breaking down the 1st day of Jan. 6 select committee testimony

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with ABC News Political Director Rick Klein on whether the Jan. 6 select committee can effectively investigate the Capitol attack.
July 27
VIDEO: Breaking down the 1st day of Jan. 6 select committee testimony
July 27

Timelapse: Wildfire cam captures moment it's engulfed by flames

Timelapse footage shows the moment a camera was engulfed by the Dixie Fire in Indian Falls, California.
July 27
VIDEO: Timelapse: Wildfire cam captures moment it's engulfed by flames
July 27

Judge to decide if Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer will get new trial

Christhian Bahena Rivera claims he was framed for the college student's murder.
July 27
Cristhian Bahena Rivera appears during a hearing at the Poweshiek County Courthouse in Montezuma, Iowa, on July 15, 2021. Bahena Rivera was convicted of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts in 2018.
July 27

On Location: July 27, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 27
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 27

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Wu-Tang Clan album sold to confidential buyer

The album was sold to help pay the over $7 million Shkreli owes in forfeiture.
July 27
Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speak to members of the media outside federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2017.
July 27

Republicans decry committee investigating Jan. 6 riot

Republican Rep. Jody Hice gives his perspective on the investigation and the questions he says should be asked.
July 27
VIDEO: Republicans decry select committee Jan. 6 investigation as a partisan sham
July 27

Millions under heat alerts as dozens of wildfires burn in US

Mostly uncontained wildfires are continuing to burn throughout the West.
July 27
Cal Fire Capts. Derek Leong and Tristan Gale monitor a firing operation, where crews set a ground fire to stop a wildfire from spreading, while battling the Dixie Fire in Lassen National Forest, Calif., July 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 27

Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder

Long will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
July 27
Robert Aaron Long appears in court in Cherokee County, Georgia, July 27, 2021.
July 27

Capitol Police officers give closing statements on 1st day of Jan 6. hearings

The four officers gave emotional testimonies on Day 1 of the hearings.
July 27
VIDEO: Capitol Police officers give closing statements on 1st day of Jan 6. hearings
July 27

Police officers testify during Jan. 6 House Select Committee hearing

ABC News correspondents go over all the details from the four officers’ testimony.
July 27
VIDEO: Police officers testify during Jan. 6 House Select Committee hearing
July 27

Rep. Adam Kinzinger delivers emotional plea before House Select Committee

Kinzinger praised the four Capitol Police officers testifying before the committee.
July 27
VIDEO: Rep. Adam Kinzinger delivers emotional plea before House Select Committee
July 27

Capitol Police officer Michael Fanone reacts to footage of rioters attacking him

"I've got kids," Fanone recalled telling rioters who beat him.
July 27
VIDEO: Capitol Police officer Michael Fanone reacts to footage of rioters attacking him
July 27

ABC News Live: Jan. 6 select committee holds 1st hearing

Plus, Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic team gymnastics finals and New York City mandates vaccines for government employees.
July 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Jan. 6 select committee holds 1st hearing
July 27

Atlanta spa gunman pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, 22, killed eight people during a shooting rampage in March targeting Atlanta-area spas.
July 27
Robert Aaron Long, 22, killed eight people during a shooting rampage in March targeting Atlanta-area spas.
July 27

Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic team gymnastics final

Team USA ended up winning the silver medal.
July 27
VIDEO: Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic team gymnastics final
July 27

Vaccine or negative test required for Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza attendees will be required to show a negative test taken within 72 hours or be vaccinated in order to enter the music festival.
July 27
Lollapalooza attendees will be required to show a negative test taken within 72 hours or be vaccinated in order to enter the music festival.
July 27

Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn recalls racial abuse during Jan. 6 riot

"You all tried to disrupt democracy that day. You failed," Dunn said.
July 27
VIDEO: Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn recalls racial abuse during Jan 6th riot
July 27

Officer Daniel Hodges testifies on Jan. 6 insurrection

“My arms were pinned and effectively useless … I was effectively defenseless and gradually sustaining injury from the increasing pressure of the mob,” he said.
July 27
VIDEO: Officer Daniel Hodges testifies on Jan. 6 insurrection
July 27

Officer Michael Fanone testifies before House Select Committee

"The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful" Fanone testified.
July 27
VIDEO: Officer Michael Fanone testifies before House Select Committee
July 27

US Capitol Police Sergeant Gonell recalls the events of Jan. 6

“On January 6, for the first time, I was more afraid to work at the Capitol than my entire Army deployment to Iraq,” Sergeant Gonell said.
July 27
VIDEO: US Capitol Police Sergeant Gonell recalls the events of Jan. 6
July 27

Rep. Liz Cheney delivers Jan. 6 committee hearing opening remarks

“If those responsible are not held accountable and Congress does not act responsibly, this will remain a cancer on our constitutional republic,” she said.
July 27
VIDEO: Rep. Liz Cheney delivers Jan. 6 committee hearing opening remarks
July 27

Jan. 6 committee hearings are underway

Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson delivers his opening statement.
July 27
VIDEO: The January 6th committee hearings are underway
July 27

American surfer grabs a typhoon by the tail and rides it into history

She's the world's No. 1 ranked woman surfer.
July 27
Carissa Moore celebrates after winning the women's Surfing gold medal final at the Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach, in Chiba, on July 27, 2021 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
July 27

Final Surfside building collapse victim is identified

The death toll from the June 24 collapse now stands at 98.
July 27
Estelle Hedaya poses for a photo at The Deck at Island Gardens in Miami, April 17, 2021.
July 27

Heartbroken mom pushes for vaccines after unvaccinated daughter dies of COVID-19

"Had my daughter been vaccinated, I think she would still be here with us."
July 27
An undated photo of Erica Thompson, a mother of three in St. Louis County, Mo. She died from COVID-19 on July 4, 2021, at the age of 37.
July 27

Gun violence in America: Kids and guns

More than 3,700 children died or were injured in gun incidents in 2019.
July 27
Where Angels Play Playground in Watertown, CT is dedicated to Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung, principal of Sandy Hook Elementary school, who was one of the 26 educators and children who died in the shooting on December 19th, 2012.
July 27

What we know about the victims of the Surfside building collapse

Local police have released the names of all but three of the victims.
July 27
Elaine Sabino, 71, worked as a JetBlue flight attendant, and lived in a penthouse apartment in the Champlain Towers South.
July 27

Jim Coleman, father of ex-Taliban hostage, was a man of honor: Reporter's Notebook

James Gordon Meek honors the man who tirelessly pursued his daughter's release.
July 27
Jim Coleman and his wife Lynda, the parents of former Taliban hostage Caitlan Coleman, pose with ABC News' James Meek outside their home in 2015.
July 27

Mask mandates reimposed locally in defiance of state, CDC as cases rise

The rise in COVID-19 cases is prompting some locales to reinstate mask mandates.
July 27
Pedestrians wearing COVID-19 masks walk through Olvera Street in Los Angeles, June 29, 2021.
July 26

Lilly King's path to an Olympic medal after the pandemic started with a pond

The dreams of over 10,000 Olympic hopefuls were put on pause.
July 26
Olympic athletes US swimmer Lilly King, US skateboarder Mariah Duran and US Paralympic sprinter David Brown
July 26

ABC News Live Prime: Monday, July 26, 2021

Nation under fire: Chronicling 1 week of gun violence in America; Trump ally Tom Barrack pleads not guilty in illegal lobbying case; By the Numbers: The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection
July 26
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, July 26, 2021
July 26

Trump ally Tom Barrack pleads not guilty in illegal lobbying case

ABC News' Aaron Katersky reports on the criminal case against Tom Barrack, the chair of former President Trump's inaugural committee, and the possible implications for Trump and his allies.
July 26
VIDEO: Trump ally Tom Barrack pleads not guilty in illegal lobbying case
July 26

The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 26, 2021

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

By the Numbers: The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection

Here's a look at the select committee on the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, which only two Republicans are set to serve on. ahead of the first hearing Tuesday.
July 26
VIDEO: By the Numbers: The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection
July 26

One nation under fire: Chronicling 1 week of gun violence in America

ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on rising gun violence, tracking cases around the country every day last week to examine what may be driving the recent surge, and who are the victims.
July 26
VIDEO: Nation under fire: Chronicling 1 week of gun violence in America
July 26

Former Sen. Barbara Boxer assaulted and robbed

The senator was not seriously injured, her reps said.
July 26
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., speaks tin Roll Call in her office in the Hart building at the Capitol, Dec. 2, 2016.
July 26

'Made in America' companies create new products from recycled material

Companies are not letting American-made material go to waste.
July 26
Detroit-based nonprofit Mend On The Move reuses recycled leather from the local Ford Auto plant.
July 26

Gun violence on the rise as states reopen

Police departments point to gangs, growing poverty, weak gun laws and budget cuts as reasons for the surge.
July 26
VIDEO: Gun violence on the rise as states reopen
July 26

The Breakdown: President Joe Biden meets with Iraqi prime minister

Plus, efforts to get people vaccinated ramp up as delta variant cases are on the rise.
July 26
VIDEO: The Breakdown: President Joe Biden meets with Iraqi prime minister
July 26

Pregnant woman, boyfriend shot dead at Texas soccer tournament

'Heartbreaking," sheriff said of shooting.
July 26
Police work at a crime scene after two people, including a pregnant woman, were fatally shot at a soccer park, July 25, 2021, in Houston.
July 26

Lack of diversity in higher learning can be a problem for diverse student bodies

Research shows non-white professors are less likely to receive tenure.
July 26
In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Cornell West introduces Colin Kaepernick at the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Award Ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.