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Gabby Petito case: Timeline of travel blogger's disappearance

Petito was on a road trip with boyfriend Brian Laundrie when she went missing.
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This undated photo provided by the North Port, Fla., Police Department shows Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito.
September 21

America Strong: Cleveland works to combat the digital divide

ABC News’ Terry Moran reports on a Cleveland school district helping students unable to easily access the internet during pandemic remote learning.
September 21
VIDEO: America Strong: Cleveland works to combat the digital divide
September 21

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Texas Rep: Biden administration has missed ‘warning signs’ of migrant surges; Thousands evacuate following volcanic eruption; Actress Cynthia Erivo reminds children to dream big in new book
September 21
ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
September 21

Texas Rep: Biden administration has missed ‘warning signs’ of migrant surges

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, responds to the images of border patrol agents on horseback confronting Haitian migrants, and how the Biden administration has handled the influx of migrants.
September 21
VIDEO: Texas Rep: Biden administration has missed ‘warning signs’ of migrant surges
September 21

By the Numbers: Child care labor shortage

A look at the child care labor shortage across America, where according to Labor Department data, the industry is down more than 125,000 workers
September 21
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Child care labor shortage
September 21

Actress Cynthia Erivo reminds children to dream big in new book

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with award-winning actress, singer and producer Cynthia Erivo about her new book, “Remember to Dream, Ebere,” detailing one young girl's journey of growth.
September 21
VIDEO: Actress Cynthia Erivo reminds children to dream big in new book
September 21

Group representing Texas abortion doctor says new law ‘designed to harass’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on the first known lawsuits under the controversial Texas abortion law.
September 21
VIDEO: Group representing Texas abortion doctor says new law ‘designed to harass’
September 21

Missouri prosecutors argue for Kevin Strickland’s exoneration under new law

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Tricia Rojo Bushnell, executive director of The Midwest Innocence Project, on the fight to overturn the murder conviction of Kevin Strickland.
September 21
VIDEO: Missouri prosecutors argue for Kevin Strickland’s exoneration under new law
September 21

America Strong: Woman surprises relative after being approved as kidney donor

Bob Scarborough was one of 90,000 Americans waiting for a new kidney.
September 21
Carrie Kimball surprised her relative Bob Scarborough in Manchester, New Hampshire.
September 21

Man charged for allegedly planting pipe bombs outside telecommunications stores

The man self-identified as "Handcuff Johnny."
September 21
A surveillance image used in an FBI criminal complaint shows a man that authorities believe to be John Douglas Allen with a box containing explosives that was left outside a cell phone store in Michigan, Sept. 15, 2021.
September 21

Teen pleads guilty in murder of Barnard student

Luchiano Lewis, who was 14 at the time, was charged as an adult.
September 21
An undated photo shows Tessa Majors, an 18-year old Barnard College student who died after she was stabbed in Morningside Park in Upper Manhattan, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2019.
September 21

Body found near Grand Teton confirmed to be Gabby Petito, death ruled a homicide

A body "consistent with the description of" Gabby Petito was found Sunday.
September 21
Gabby Petito is seen in this undated photo provided by the FBI.
September 21

ABC News Live: Biden calls border crisis images horrific and horrible

Plus, the president addresses world leaders at the UN General Assembly about the rise in pediatric COVID-19 cases.
September 21
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Biden calls border crisis images horrific and horrible
September 21

Marines push vehicle stranded in floodwaters near the Pentagon

A group of Marines helped push a stranded vehicle out of floodwaters near the Pentagon last week in Arlington, Virginia.
September 21
A group of Marines helped push a stranded vehicle out of floodwaters near the Pentagon last week in Arlington, Virginia.
September 21

Biden calls images of border patrol agents confronting migrants horrific

The U.S. is deporting thousands of migrants, mostly from Haiti, who have been camped out under a bridge in Texas.
September 21
VIDEO: Biden calls images of border patrol agents confronting migrants horrific
September 21

GOP congressman claim Biden administration policies incentivizing migrant traffickers

Rep. Michael McCaul speaks out about the deportation effort and Texas’ restrictive abortion ban.
September 21
VIDEO: GOP congressman claims Biden administration policies incentivizing migrant traffickers
September 21

Breaking down President Joe Biden’s address to the UN General Assembly

This is what the president’s speech means for the U.S. and its relationships with allies and adversaries.
September 21
VIDEO: Breaking down President Joe Biden’s address to the UN General Assembly
September 21

On Location: September 21, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
September 21
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
September 21

Oakland police investigating 100th homicide of 2021

A total of 10 people were killed in just the last seven days, according to the city's police chief.
September 21
A total of 10 people were killed in just the last seven days, according to the city's police chief.
September 21

Pelosi delivers remarks at art installation dedicated to COVID-19 victims

"We grieve together," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at the National Mall amid more than 600,000 white flags dedicated to Americans who died from COVID-19.
September 21
"We grieve together," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at the National Mall amid more than 600,000 white flags dedicated to Americans who died from COVID-19.
September 21

Hispanic Heritage Month explained

ABC News correspondent Stephanie Ramos shares the origin of Hispanic Heritage Month and how Latinos celebrate it.
September 21
VIDEO: Hispanic Heritage Month explained
September 21

100 homicides recorded in this California city

The city recorded 109 homicides in 2020.
September 21
Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong announces that the California city has experienced its 100th homicide of 2021, during a press conference on Sept. 20, 2021.
September 21

ABC News Live: Johnson & Johnson releases promising COVID-19 vaccine data

Plus, the Biden administration faces questions over its response to the border crisis and President Biden addresses U.N. General Assembly.
September 21
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Johnson & Johnson releases promising COVID-19 vaccine data
September 21

Homeland security calls footage of agents on horseback 'extremely troubling'

At least 10,000 migrants, mostly from Haiti, are still camped out near the Del Rio International Bridge.
September 21
VIDEO: Homeland security calls footage of agents on horseback 'extremely troubling'
September 21

Biden addresses United Nations General Assembly

President Joe Biden spoke at the U.N. General Assembly for the first time as president, addressing U.S. diplomacy amid tensions with allies.
September 21
VIDEO: Biden addresses United Nations General Assembly
September 21

Elizabeth Holmes trial dominated by allegations of lies, intimidation from employees

ABC podcast "The Dropout: Elizabeth Holmes on Trial" is back for episode 5.
September 21
PHOTO: (FILES) In this file photo taken on Sept. 8, 2021 Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of Theranos, leaves the courthouse with her husband, Billy Evans after the first day of her fraud trial in San Jose, California.
September 21

Preteens anxiously wait for vaccine eligibility in school year

Some students are taking extra precautions in the classrooom.
September 21
Students walk to their classrooms at a public middle school in Los Angeles, Sept. 10, 2021.
September 21

Line 3 pipeline resistance continues as activists ask Biden admin to shutdown project

The line could carry 760,000 barrels a day from North Dakota to Wisconsin.
September 21
PARK RAPIDS, MN - SEPTEMBER 04: Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), State Sen. Mary Kunesh (D-MN), and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) pose for a photo near the headwaters of the Mississippi River where the Line 3 Pipeline is being constructed on September 4, 2021 in Park Rapids, Minnesota. The House members visited Northern Minnesota today to state their opposition to the oil pipeline which has been opposed by multiple Native American tribes and environmental activists.
September 20

ABC News Live Prime: Monday, September 20, 2021

Vaccines for all age groups needed to control pandemic: Medical expert; ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero convicted of terrorism in Rwandan court; Houston looks to overcome high rates of adult illiteracy
September 20
ABC News Live Prime: Monday, September 20, 2021
September 20

Jay-Z's Team Roc suing police department for allegedly covering up misconduct

Team Roc claims certain records expose complaints filed against KCKPD members.
September 20
Jay Z attends an event on Aug. 28, 2021, in New York City.
September 20

Exonerated man turned attorney: ‘Our system believes more in finality than justice’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Jarret Adams, author of the new book “Redeeming Justice: From Defendant to Defender, My Fight for Equity on Both Sides of a Broken System.”
September 20
VIDEO: Exonerated man turned attorney: ‘Our system believes more in finality than justice’
September 20

Houston looks to overcome high rates of adult illiteracy

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah reports on the alarming literacy rates in Houston, where one in three adults is functionally illiterate, and looks at programs working to bridge the gap.
September 20
VIDEO: Houston looks to overcome high rates of adult illiteracy
September 20

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Sept. 20, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
September 20
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Sept. 20, 2021
September 20

Trump Organization CFO’s lawyer expects more indictments to come

ABC News correspondent Aaron Katersky reports on the latest accusation in the criminal tax fraud case against the Trump Organization and its CFO, Allen Weisselberg.
September 20
VIDEO: Trump Organization CFO’s lawyer expects more indictments to come
September 20

America Strong: Teachers across the country go above and beyond as classes return

These three incredible teachers care for students in and outside the classroom.
September 20
Teacher Jennifer Martin pictured in her self-made library outside of Austin, Texas.
September 20

Search continues for missing 6-year-old Isabella Kalua

Isabella was last seen asleep in her room on Sept. 12, according to the Honolulu Police Department.
September 20
Isabella was last seen asleep in her room on Sept. 12, according to the Honolulu Police Department.
September 20

America Strong: Nonprofit works to close the digital divide in Cleveland schools

Digital C is finding ways to connect low-income neighborhoods to broadband networks and solve educational equality issues.
September 20
VIDEO: America Strong: Nonprofit works to close the digital divide in Cleveland schools
September 20

ABC News Live: DHS secretary warns migrants not to take the journey to US

Plus, the White House plans to ease travel restrictions and require foreign visitors to the U.S. to be vaccinated.
September 20
VIDEO: ABC News Live: DHS secretary warns migrants not to take the journey to US
September 20

Officials warn migrants not to come to US amid massive deportation operation

The White House called images of Border Patrol agents appearing to strike Haitian refugees “horrible” but said more context was necessary to explain the situation.
September 20
VIDEO: Officials warn migrants not to come to US amid massive deportation operation
September 20

Biden to focus on ‘closing the chapter’ on Afghanistan war in UN speech

What to expect from the UN General Assembly’s week in New York.
September 20
VIDEO: Biden to focus on ‘closing the chapter’ on Afghanistan war in UN speech
September 20

2 people shot at Virginia high school

Two people are being treated for gunshot wounds following a shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia, according to police.
September 20
Two people are being treated for gunshot wounds following a shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia, according to police.
September 20

2 wounded, 1 juvenile in custody following shooting at high school: Police

The injuries are not considered life threatening, police said.
September 20
Police and other security personnel outside Heritage High School after two students were injured in a shooting, Sept. 20, 2021, in Newport News, Va.
September 20

Proctor & Gamble latest to join Amazon’s climate pledge

The Climate Pledge now totals 201 companies, who employ more than 7 million people worldwide.
September 20
The Climate Pledge now totals 201 companies, who employ more than 7 million people worldwide.
September 20

Search continues for missing 6-year-old Isabella Kalua

Officials found several items that may be linked to Isabella's disappearance.
September 20
Isabella Kalua is seen here in an undated file photo is missing. She was last seen sleeping in her room in Waimanalo, Oahu, Hawaii, Sept. 12, 2021, Honolulu police said.
September 20

ABC News Live: FBI searches Brian Laundrie’s family home in Gabby Petito case

Plus, Pfizer says its vaccine is safe and effective for children as young as 5, and the Biden administration plans to require foreign visitors to the U.S. be fully vaccinated.
September 20
VIDEO:  ABC News Live: FBI searches Brian Laundrie’s family home in Gabby Petito case
September 20

FBI executes search warrant at Brian Laundrie’s family home in Gabby Petito case

The FBI says a body believed to be Gabby Petito was found in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming.
September 20
VIDEO: FBI executes search warrant at Brian Laundrie’s family home in Gabby Petito case
September 20

Attorneys claim hostess who was beaten used racist slur against customers

The attorneys for the three women who allegedly injured a New York hostess claim the hostess claimed their vaccination cards were fake, spoke condescendingly and used racist slurs against them.
September 20
The attorneys for the three women who allegedly injured a New York hostess claim the hostess claimed their vaccination cards were fake, spoke condescendingly and used racist slurs against them.
September 20

ABC News Live: Pfizer says vaccine safe and effective for children ages 5-11

Plus, the Biden administration begins deporting thousands of Haitian migrants and the authors of “Peril” say Gen. Mark Milley was “not going rogue” in secret calls to China.
September 20
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Pfizer says vaccine safe and effective for children ages 5-11
September 20

SpaceX’s 1st all-civilian crew returns to Earth

After three days in space, the first all-civilian flight has returned to Earth.
September 20
After three days in space, the first all-civilian flight has returned to Earth.
September 19

Pilots ejected from military plane prior to crash, fire officials say

One of the pilots' parachutes was caught in a power line.
September 19
First responders are seen near the site where a military training aircraft crashed into a residential neighborhood in Lake Worth, Texas, Sept. 19, 2021.