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October 26

ABC News Live Prime: Monday, October 25, 2021

'Industry guidelines were not being followed': Hollywood veteran on shooting; Rethinking gun violence; Trailblazing judge on her life on the bench and ideas for reform
October 26
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, October 25, 2021
October 25

Trailblazing judge on her life on the bench and ideas for reform

ABC News' Stephanie Ramos speaks with Judge Ladoris Hazzard Cordell about her new book "Her Honor: My Life on the Bench: What Works, What's Broken, and How to Change It."
October 25
VIDEO: Trailblazing judge on her life on the bench and ideas for reform
October 25

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

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

By the Numbers: Rethinking gun violence

A deeper look at America's gun violence statistics, from homicides to mass shootings to death by suicide.
October 25
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Rethinking gun violence
October 25

2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at mall in Boise

One person is in custody following the shooting, police said.
October 25
Police close off a street outside a shopping mall after a shooting in Boise, Idaho on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. Police said there are reports of multiple injuries and one person is in custody.
October 25

Zoo otters chow down on jack-o'-lanterns

Otters at Portland's Oregon Zoo got the chance to feast on jack-o'-lanterns ahead of Halloween.
October 25
Otters at Portland's Oregon Zoo got the chance to feast on jack-o-lanterns ahead of Halloween.
October 25

2 killed, 4 injured in shooting at Boise mall

A shooting at a Boise, Idaho, mall killed two people and injured four, including an officer Monday afternoon.
October 25
A shooting at a Boise, Idaho, mall killed two people and injured four, including an officer Monday afternoon.
October 25

The impact of gun violence on Black America

Michael-Sean Spence and Marq Claxton examine gun violence in America and share solutions for combatting skyrocketing records in Philadelphia.
October 25
VIDEO: The impact of gun violence on Black America
October 25

Man devours 25 stone crab claws to win eating contest

A Florida Keys town held its annual stone crab claw eating contest to mark the start of the animals' harvest season.
October 25
A Florida Keys town held its annual stone crab claw eating contest to mark the start of the animals' harvest season.
October 25

Puerto Rico leads nation in vaccination rate

Dr. Daniel Colon-Ramos, president of Puerto Rico's Coalition of Scientists, explains how Puerto Rico has the nation's leading vaccination rate, with 72% of the population being fully vaccinated.
October 25
VIDEO: Puerto Rico leads nation in vaccination rates
October 25

Clouds illuminated during Kentucky sunrise

The sunrise over London, Kentucky, created a beautiful display amid the clouds.
October 25
The sunrise over London, Kentucky, created a beautiful display amid the clouds.
October 25

NYC Amazon warehouse workers file their intention to hold a vote to unionize

Amazon Labor Union president Christian Smalls is calling for the National Labor Relations Board to validate the request to unionize facilities in New York City.
October 25
VIDEO: NYC Amazon warehouse workers file their intention to hold a vote to unionize
October 25

Biden pushes infrastructure bill after meeting with Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein speaks about President Joe Biden's infrastructure deal after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said "90% of the deal is agreed to."
October 25
VIDEO: Biden pushes infrastructure bill after meeting with Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin
October 25

ABC News Live: Biden pushes his infrastructure plan in New Jersey

Plus, FDA set to vote on the Pfizer vaccine from kids aged 5 to 11, and a coup in Sudan leaves two dozen people injured.
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Biden pushes his infrastructure plan in New Jersey
October 25

On Location: October 25, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
October 25
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
October 25

El Chapo appeals his conviction, argues for new trial

He was found guilty of running an industrial-sized drug trafficking operation.
October 25
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, is escorted to a helicopter in Mexico City following his capture.
October 25

Civil trial draws white nationalists back to Charlottesville

"The aim of this lawsuit is to ensure that nothing like this will happen again."
October 25
Members of the "alt-right" clash with counter-protesters as they enter Emancipation Park during the Unite the Right rally, Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.
October 25

ABC NEWS LIVE: FDA panel to meet on the Pfizer vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years old

Plus, at least 13 tornadoes touch down in the Midwest and are now taking aim at the East Coast and family members of the 17 abducted missionaries in Haiti are speaking out.
October 25
ABC NEWS LIVE: FDA panel to meet on the Pfizer vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years old
October 25

Judicial inquiry begins looking into Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD

The proceedings will cover use of force, lack of medical care and more.
October 25
Eric Garner poses with his children in an undated family photo provided by the National Action Network, July 19, 2014.
October 25

Gun violence: An American epidemic?

Using research and statistics, experts examine America's history with guns, the real-life impacts of gun violence and what can be done going forward to mitigate the problem.
October 25
VIDEO: Gun violence: An American epidemic?
October 25

9-year-old’s ‘skeletal remains’ found in home

An abandoned 15-year-old boy was found in a Houston apartment along with his two younger brothers.
October 25
An abandoned 15-year-old boy was found in a Houston apartment along with his two younger brothers.
October 25

Climate change and national security

Director emeritus of the Center of Climate and Security, John Conger, discusses how climate change is affecting the U.S. military’s capacity to operate and the biggest threat to our national security.
October 25
VIDEO: Climate change and national security
October 25

9-year-old boy's remains found in home along with abandoned kids: Sheriff

A teen said his younger brother's body was kept in the room next to his.
October 25
The remains of a 9-year-old boy have been discovered in a Houston home.
October 25

Boy fighting cancer makes gift bags for other children at his hospital

A 7-year-old boy undergoing chemotherapy due to bone cancer prepares gift bags for the sick children at his hospital in Pittsburgh.
October 25
A 7-year-old boy undergoing chemotherapy due to bone cancer prepares gift bags for the sick children at his hospital in Pittsburgh.
October 25

Determined goat stops at nothing to find comfort

This goat wanted up onto a comfy seat. He just needed a trampoline to get there.
October 25
This goat wanted up onto a comfy seat. He just needed a trampoline to get there.
October 25

'The Informant: Fear and Faith in the Heartland' | Nov 1 on Hulu

Homegrown extremist groups remain one of the greatest threats to the United States, join George Stephanopoulos for a never-before-seen look at the takedown of a terrorist attack.
October 25
VIDEO: 'The Informant: Fear and Faith in the Heartland' | Nov 1 on Hulu
October 25

Civil trial draws white nationalists back to Charlottesville

Jury selection is scheduled to get underway in the high-profile civil case in the U.S. district court in Charlottesville against organizers and certain participants of the "Unite the Right" rally.
October 25
Jury selection is scheduled to get underway on Monday in the high-profile civil case in the U.S. district court in Charlottesville against organizers and certain participants of the "Unite the Right" rally.
October 25

Hate crimes against Asians rose 76% in 2020 amid pandemic, FBI says

The FBI republished hate crime data on Monday after an error in Ohio.
October 25
People hold signs as they march during a rally to support Stop Asian Hate at the Logan Square Monument in Chicago, March 20, 2021.
October 25

Why is there so much gun violence in America and what do we do about it?

Gun data shows mass shootings are an anomaly compared with suicides.
October 25
October 25

Methodology behind ABC News' Gun Violence Tracker

Deaths and injuries will be measured over weeks, months and years.
October 25
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 22, 2021

Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to block it; Parents of child trial participants say they 'believe in science'; Puerto Rico battles state of darkness
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 22, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Less than half of Hispanic patients able to find lifesaving bone marrow match; By the Numbers: Vikings arrived in North America 1,000 years ago; Tarana Burke on surviving sexual assault
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 21, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Biden administration plans to make vaccines accessible to all children; Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna discusses cuts to infrastructure bill; Def Leppard drummer uses inspiring comeback to lift others
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live: New development in search for Brian Laundrie

Plus, Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to all counts, and Haiti’s former prime minister discusses the ongoing hostage situation gripping the country.
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live: New development in search for Brian Laundrie
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

U.S. officials working on release of 16 American hostages in Haiti; Billy Porter on his battle with HIV: ‘Shame is a silencer’; ‘Squid Game’ ignites dalgona candy craze
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, October 19, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Monday, October 18, 2021

Jury selection begins in the murder trial of Ahmaud Arbery; ‘We’re walking down the hill of COVID-19’: Medical expert; MC Lyte: ‘So many women brought knowledge and power to hip-hop'
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, October 18, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from COVID complications

Plus, the jury selection is now underway in Ahmaud Arbery's murder case, and Panama’s foreign affairs minister speaks on the mass migration through the country’s treacherous Darien Gap.
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from COVID complications
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 15, 2021

Breaking down booster shot options after FDA panel’s latest recommendation; Grandfather’s reaction to Dua Lipa concert tickets goes viral; ‘The Bidens’ examines first family’s rise to power
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 15, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live: John Deere workers on strike for 2nd day in a row

Plus, the FDA is set to meet and discuss booster shots; and making tamales for Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live: John Deere workers on strike for 2nd day in a row
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 14, 2021

John Deere workers on strike: ‘They can’t take our money’; Podcast hosts speaks on importance of Latino representation; Doctor breaks down Moderna’s booster shot and mixing of vaccines
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 14, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live: Thousands of John Deere workers go on strike

Plus, what is causing the global supply chain crisis? Also, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel met Thursday to discuss Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots.
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Thousands of John Deere workers go on strike
October 25

John Deere workers on strike

Labor Notes writer Jonah Furman shares his insights on why workers are striking.
October 25
VIDEO: John Deere workers on strike
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Army general adopted as baby reunites with half-brothers; SCOTUS weighing death penalty for Boston bomber; Dave Grohl says he needed music ‘to heal me’ after Kurt Cobain’s death
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Fallout from Jon Gruden scandal will continue for weeks: ESPN’s Adam Schefter; By the numbers: The Great Resignation; Sen. Elizabeth Warren: ‘We are going to see a woman as president’
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Monday, October 11, 2021

‘This is a battle for facts’: Journalist Maria Ressa on Nobel Peace prize win; Tale of two Texas counties shows divide for and against vaccines; By the numbers: Boston Marathon returns
October 25
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, October 11, 2021
October 25

Tale of two Texas counties show divide for and against vaccines

ABC News’ Will Carr explores the response to the pandemic in Presidio and Lamar County, two Texas counties with the highest and lowest vaccination rates in the state.
October 25
VIDEO: Tale of two Texas counties show divide for and against vaccines
October 25

ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 7, 2021

Legal expert: Roe v. Wade ‘is not long for this world’; Sen. Mark Warner: Congress should ‘get rid of’ debt ceiling; ‘Climate nomads’ from Camp Fire living in all 50 states
October 25
ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 7, 2021
October 24

Camera crew walked off set over safety concerns day before fatal shooting: Source

Halyna Hutchins was remembered for breaking barriers for women in Hollywood.
October 24
Alec Baldwin in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's offices on Camino Justicia after being questioned on Oct. 20, 2021 about a shooting on a local movie set.
October 24

Students 'scared to go to school' as gun violence escalates in Philadelphia

"It's a war zone," one high school senior said.
October 24
Crime scene investigators work the scene of a recent shooting on North Philadelphia, Oct. 22, 2021.
October 24

2 children died at Texas drag racing event

The event, called Airport Race Wars 2, was for amateur drivers and was organized by Flyin' Diesel Performance, an auto customization shop in Kerrville, Texas.
October 24
The event, called Airport Race Wars 2, was for amateur drivers and was organized by Flyin' Diesel Performance, an auto customization shop in Kerrville, Texas.