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ABC News Live Prime: Monday, August 12, 2020

Belarusians take to the streets after presidential elections; Black Lives Matter organizer facing potential charges stemming from July protest; By the Numbers: Record number can vote by mail in 2020
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Black Lives Matter organizer facing potential charges stemming from July protest

Activist Tianna Arata and attorney Lee Merritt talk with ABC’s Byron Pitts about her case being considered by the district attorney and the overwhelming amount of support she’s received online.
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VIDEO: Black Lives Matter organizer facing potential charges stemming from July protest
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 12, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 12, 2020
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ELL students left behind amid COVID-19 and virtual learning

ABC News’ Erielle Reshef details the concerns for both students learning English as a second language, and their families, as more schools turn to virtual learning.
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VIDEO: ELL students left behind amid COVID-19 and virtual learning
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Savannah cops fired for use of excessive force during arrest

The investigation has been referred to the district attorney.
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Sgt. Octavio "Mike" Arango and Cpl. Daniel Kang.
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By the Numbers: Record number can vote by mail in 2020

A New York Times analysis finds that a record 75% of Americans will be able to vote by mail for the 2020 election, doubling the number of mail-in votes expected compared to 2016.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Record number can vote by mail in 2020
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Trump targets Harris for being ‘very weak on facts’

In response to Sen. Kamala Harris’ comments criticizing his handling of the coronavirus, the president argued that it is Harris who is "very weak on facts."
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In response to Sen. Kamala Harris’ comments criticizing his handling of the coronavirus, the president argued that it is Harris who is "very weak on facts."
August 12

News headlines today: Aug. 12, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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What is the Perseid meteor shower?

The Perseids, which peak during mid-August, are considered the best meteor shower of the year.
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What is the Perseid meteor shower?
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Trump says virtual learning is not like being in classroom

President Donald Trump hosted an event at the White House with parents and teachers on the safe reopening of America’s schools.
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President Donald Trump hosted an event at the White House with parents and teachers on the safe reopening of America’s schools.
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The untold story of the real 'Aunt Jemima'

After nearly a century, Nancy Green will be finally honored.
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A photo of Nancy Green is etched into her headstone.
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ABC News Daily: August 12, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Florida sheriff forbids staff, visitors from wearing masks

"This is no longer a debate," Sheriff Billy Woods wrote.
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Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods speaks during a press conference after a shooting at Forest High School, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Florida.
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ABC News Live Update: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to take the stage

Plus, an investigation is underway after dozens of people without masks threw a party on a New York City bus and at least one person is dead after a train derailed in northeast Scotland.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to take the stage
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Middle school teacher resigns due to uncertainty over schools reopening

A middle school teacher resigned at a school board meeting amid uncertainty as some schools consider reopening.
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A middle school teacher resigned at a school board meeting amid uncertainty as some schools consider reopening.
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Middle school teacher describes risk she faces every day

A middle school teacher candidly describes why she is worried as schools reopen and teachers and students return to class.
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A middle school teacher candidly describes why she is worried as schools reopen and teachers and students return to class.
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Flash flooding and heat in the Northeast, heat wave and wildfires in the West

Most western states from California to Montana are now on alert for fire danger.
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The Pine Gulch wildfire rages on north of Grand Junction, Colorado, U.S., in this August 9, 2020 satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies.
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First dog to test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina dies

A family member had tested positive for COVID-19 but later tested negative.
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FILE - In this March 24, 2020 file photo, a woman walks past a dog sculpture on the campus of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, N.C.  North Carolina public health officials have reported the state's first confirmed coronavirus case in a dog. The Department of Health and Human Services says there is an ongoing investigation into the cause of death. The department said the dog was taken to the N.C. State Veterinary Hospital on Aug. 3 with respiratory issues and died later that day.
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Deputies under investigation for brandishing guns on Black teens

Witnesses said the teens had been the victims of a crime.
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A screen grab from a video shows two black teens being detained at gunpoint in Santa Clarita, Calif., Aug. 7, 2020.
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ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

How will Kamala Harris VP selection impact Biden campaign?; Russia becomes first country to authorize COVID-19 vaccine; ‘Finding Freedom’: New book details Harry and Meghan’s royal exit
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 11, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 11, 2020
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The woman behind ‘Aunt Jemima’

ABC News’ Deborah Roberts reports on Nancy Green, the woman born into slavery who went on to create the Aunt Jemima pancake recipe, and whose family hopes to preserve her legacy.
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VIDEO: The woman behind ‘Aunt Jemima’
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Elijah McClain's family sues Aurora, officers over his death

Attorneys contend first respondents violated 23-year-old's civil rights.
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Rashiaa Veal holds a sign of her cousin, Elijah McClain, at a press conference in front of the Aurora Municipal Center, Aurora, Colo., Oct. 01, 2019.
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Future Phenom: What's next in women’s golf?

ABC News’ Alex Presha meets with Amari Avery, the 16-year-old California teenager ready to take the golf world by storm.
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VIDEO: Future Phenom: What's next in women’s golf?
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‘Finding Freedom’: New book details Harry and Meghan’s royal exit

Co-author and ABC News royals contributor Omid Scobie discusses the book’s look at the stories behind the headlines surrounding Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
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VIDEO: ‘Finding Freedom’: New book details Harry and Meghan’s royal exit
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By the Numbers: Seattle police chief retires after budget cuts

Following Chief Carmen Best’s resignation amid calls to defund the police, the team takes a look at how the budget cuts approved by the Seattle City Council will impact the police department.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Seattle police chief retires after budget cuts
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Mississippi Governor: ‘Absolutely’ believe SEC football can go forward

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves discusses if college football should be played in the fall, how his state is reducing coronavirus cases and what economic aid the state needs.
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VIDEO: Mississippi Governor: ‘Absolutely’ believe SEC football can go forward
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Unmasked crowd takes over NYC bus for wild pop-up party captured on video

The group "violated multiple health and safety laws," MTA officials said.
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A woman wearing a mask is seen sitting inside a bus near a face coverings required sign as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus, July 30, 2020, in New York.
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Authorities investigating police conduct against 2 Black teens

Los Angeles authorities are investigating this filmed incident in which deputies pointed their guns at two unarmed Black teens who witnesses say had been the victims of a crime.
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Authorities investigating police conduct against 2 Black teens
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Fauci says he has serious doubts Russia's COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

The nation's top infectious disease expert made the comments on a Nat Geo panel.
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, center, speaks during a news conference with members of the Coronavirus task force in Washington, June 26, 2020.
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Fiona the hippo swims with her mom

Fiona the hippo tried to prove how tough she is while playfully swimming with her mom Bibi at the Cincinnati Zoo.
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Fiona the hippo swims with her mom
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Actor Sutton Foster joins 'What Would You Do?' scenario about age discrimination

Foster plays a 40-year-old pretending to be 26 in the TV series "Younger."
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"What Would You Do?" host John Quiñones and "Younger" star Sutton Foster behind the scenes.
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Roofing blown off building in Chicago by derecho

The damaging derecho moved through the region on Monday.
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The damaging derecho moved through the region on Monday.
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Seattle police chief resigns in wake of 'personal' budget cuts to department

Best announced her retirement in an email, saying it was a “difficult decision.”
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Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announces her resignation at a press conference at Seattle City Hall, Aug 11, 2020.
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Downtown Chicago reopens in wake of widespread looting

Business owners are rushing to recover after widespread looting and violence.
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Police respond as civil unrest & looting breaks out across downtown Chicago following the shooting of an Englewood man, Aug 9, 2020.
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Teachers concerned over COVID-19 safety as schools reopen, new cases are reported

"I was heartbroken," said one teacher who has resigned due to COVID-19 fears.
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Wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID19, elementary school students begin their school day in Godley, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020.
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ABC News Live Update: Putin says Russia has COVID-19 vaccine

Plus, Seattle’s police chief says she’s stepping down following a vote on department cuts, and is college football’s season in jeopardy?
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Putin says Russia has COVID-19 vaccine
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More than a million without power in Midwest from severe storms

Eight states from New Jersey to Maine are under Heat Advisory.
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The fireline and some fire crews are seen as the Pine Gulch wildfire rages on north of Grand Junction, Colorado, U.S., in this August 8, 2020 natural-color satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies.
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Over 500 ASU students and staff push back on school reopening

ASU responds to students and staff concerns over in-person learning.
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In this April 28, 2016, file photo, people stand on the campus overpass at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.
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Grizzly Creek Fire shuts Interstate 70 in Colorado

The Grizzly Creek Fire in Colorado grew to 1,300 acres in a single day, with 60 firefighters and air support responding.
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VIDEO: Grizzly Creek Fire shuts Interstate 70 in Colorado
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Retired NYPD chief sues department over alleged 'glass ceiling' for female officers

The former chief claims the commissioner mocked her at a meeting.
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Dermot Shea, police commissioner of the New York City Police Department (NYPD), speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office in New York, July 2, 2020.
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ABC News Live Prime: Monday, August 10, 2020

Lebanon’s prime minister and Cabinet resign after protests erupt; Small businesses still struggling with Paycheck Protection Program; At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Baltimore gas explosion
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, August 10, 2020
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 10, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 10, 2020
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Small businesses still struggling with Paycheck Protection Program

ABC News’ Alex Presha looks at a minority-owned small business in Washington, D.C. having difficulty with securing a PPP loan.
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VIDEO: Small businesses still struggling with Paycheck Protection Program
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America’s role in helping refugees

Jason Marks, an asylum training officer and union shop steward, talks about how the Trump administration’s policies have been hurting refugees and affected his work.
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VIDEO: America’s role in helping refugees
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At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Baltimore gas explosion

ABC News’ Rachel Scott details the search for survivors following an explosion that leveled three homes.
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VIDEO: At least 1 killed, 6 injured in Baltimore gas explosion
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Body camera footage of George Floyd’s death released

ABC News’ Marcus Moore reports on the newly-released footage from two officers' body cameras.
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VIDEO: Body camera footage of George Floyd’s death released
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The fight for college football

ESPN’s Rece Davis discusses the ramifications of canceling or postponing the college football season and talks about the players and coaches fighting to keep the season alive.
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VIDEO: The fight for college football
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College football season on the line

ABC News’ Will Reeve talks with representatives from the largest college football conferences about the fate of the 2020 season.
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VIDEO: College football season on the line
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Fauci to David Muir: US in for ‘difficult time’ if COVID-19, flu outbreaks converge

Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed dealing with dual outbreaks of COVID-19 and the flu.
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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, center, speaks during a news conference with members of the Coronavirus task force in Washington, June 26, 2020.