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All travelers to New York must test negative for COVID-19, Cuomo announces

Gov. Cuomo outlined the new requirements on Saturday.
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A Covid-19 advisory is displayed on a screen as travelers collect luggage in the baggage claim area of Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Sept. 28, 2020.
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Trump, Biden on campaign trail across key battleground states

Former President Barack Obama joined Joe Biden in Flint, Michigan, and Detroit while President Donald Trump held four rallies in Pennsylvania, a state he narrowly won in 2016.
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Former President Barack Obama joined Joe Biden in Flint, Michigan, and Detroit while President Donald Trump held four rallies in Pennsylvania, a state he narrowly won in 2016.
October 31

'Protect Black women': How Megan Thee Stallion's story became part of a movement

Advocates say her story shows how Black women are often "without sanctuary."
October 31
Megan Thee Stallion performs her song "Savage" on "Saturday Night Live", Oct.3, 2020.
October 31

AG defends decision to not advise Breonna Taylor grand jury of more charges

"That was the appropriate recommendation," Cameron said.
October 31
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, in Frankfort, Ky.,Sept. 23, 2020.
October 31

As cold settles in Northeast, Halloween forecast for much of country looks pleasant

The cold air comes after a storm system brought snow to parts of the Northeast.
October 31
Snow falls on masked skeletons ready to bury the year 2020, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, on a lawn in North Andover, Mass.
October 31

Faces of some of the more than 229,000 lives lost in US to coronavirus

Those we've lost include Holocaust survivors, war veterans and doctors.
October 31
Faces of the coronavirus pandemic: Remembering those who died
October 31

2 officers 'ambushed' in New Orleans by shooter on pedicab: Police

One of the officers is in serious but stable condition.
October 31
NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 28: A general view of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter as Hurricane Zeta makes landfall on October 28, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  A record seven hurricanes have hit the Gulf Coast this year, bringing prolonged destruction to the area.
October 30

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 30, 2020

Ballot Watch: Combating voter disinformation in the 2020 election; ‘Virus Hunters’ tracking infectious diseases; Making haunted houses safe during the pandemic
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, October 30, 2020
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‘Virus Hunters’ tracking infectious diseases

ABC News’ James Longman joins a group that travels the world looking for the source of the next possible pandemic.
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VIDEO: ‘Virus Hunters’ tracking infectious diseases
October 30

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 30, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 30, 2020
October 30

How Iowa farmers are viewing the 2020 race

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth reports from Iowa on what farmers have to say about the president’s trade deals, the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 presidential election.
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VIDEO: How Iowa farmers are viewing the 2020 race
October 30

Your Voice, Your Vote: The Breakdown - Election endgame

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden make their closing arguments in battleground states amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.
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VIDEO: Your Voice, Your Vote: The Breakdown - Election endgame
October 30

By the Numbers: Power of the youth vote

A new analysis from FiveThirtyEight details why younger voter turnout has been low in the past, and why turnout for the 2020 election could be much higher.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Power of the youth vote
October 30

Early votes in Texas exceed state’s total votes in 2016

Democrats see an opportunity as the traditionally red state could be a toss-up.
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VIDEO: Early votes in Texas exceed state’s total votes in 2016
October 30

What to expect on election night as states count absentee votes

Plus, candidates make a last-minute push in battleground states.
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VIDEO: What to expect on election night as states count absentee votes
October 30

Coronavirus cases surge nationwide as voters cast ballots early

Hospitals are being overwhelmed amid political battles over how to control the virus.
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VIDEO: Coronavirus cases surge nationwide as voters cast ballots early
October 30

Ohio hits record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations

The CEO of Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center discusses the surge in the Buckeye State.
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VIDEO: Ohio hits record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations
October 30

Teen accused of killing 2 protesters ordered extradited to Wisconsin

Rittenhouse was ordered extradited from Illinois to Wisconsin.
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Kyle Rittenhouse is escorted in the courtroom for his extradition hearing in Lake County in Waukegan, Ill., Oct. 30, 2020.
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Political campaigns targeting voters’ phones nationwide

Candidates and outside groups are sending a record number of texts as door-knocking takes a backseat.
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VIDEO: Political campaigns targeting voters’ phones nationwide
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News headlines today: Oct. 30, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Faith, foster care and LGBTQ rights collide in Supreme Court

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on a major religious liberty case coming before the Supreme Court next week, over Catholic Social Services not working with same-sex foster parents in Philadelphia.
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VIDEO: Faith, foster care and LGBTQ rights collide in Supreme Court
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Record turnout in key county has Democrats hoping to turn Texas blue

Harris County Clerk Christopher Hollins anticipates a record turnout of up to 1.6 million voters, telling ABC News’ Linsey Davis, “It's been my honor to expand voting access.”
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VIDEO: Record turnout in key county has Democrats hoping to turn Texas blue
October 30

Disinformation in 2020

Fake news has spread among unsuspecting Americans on social media, potentially affecting the election.
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Fake news has spread among unsuspecting Americans on social media, potentially affecting the election.
October 30

A look at the US economy’s GDP rebound after its historic decline

ABC’s Deirdre Bolton discusses the U.S. economy’s record-setting 33% annual growth last quarter, and why we’re still far from our pre-pandemic economy.
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VIDEO: A look at the US economy’s GDP rebound after its historic decline
October 30

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 29, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Oct. 29, 2020
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By the Numbers: The election economy

In the final election sprint, new reports show record-breaking GDP growth but still historically high U.S. unemployment claims.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: The election economy
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ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 29, 2020

Record turnout in key county has Democrats hoping to turn Texas blue; Faith, foster care and LGBTQ rights collide in Supreme Court; A cold plunge into the English Channel
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting sues Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker

His attorneys claim he is entitled to compensatory and punitive damages.
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Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly is pictured here.
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Utah epidemiologist is latest target of attacks on health officials

"People feel that it is OK to harass civil servants. It’s wrong."
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State epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn speaks during a COVID-19 briefing at the Utah State Capitol, Oct. 29, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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El Paso struggling with COVID-19 surge as cases rise across the country

Mayor of El Paso, Texas, Dee Margo details measures the city is taking in combating the upswing of COVID-19 cases and the dire situation facing its hospitals.
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VIDEO: El Paso struggling with COVID-19 surge as cases rise across the country
October 30

Teen on turning hot dog stand into his own restaurant: 'It’s been amazing'

Teen entrepreneur Mason Wright of Stonecrest, Georgia, discusses his journey parlaying a hot dog cart into his own restaurant, Mason Super Dogs, and his goal for the future of the business.
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VIDEO: Teen on turning hot dog stand into his own restaurant: 'It’s been amazing'
October 30

ABC News Live Update: Candidates push for votes as election nears

Plus, the U.S. is setting a new record in daily COVID-19 cases as the country and Europe face a massive surge in the virus, and a teen entrepreneur makes his dream of owning a restaurant a reality.
October 30
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Candidates push for votes as election nears
October 30

Scientists examine 1st Asian giant hornet's nest discovered in US

The nest was found in Blaine, Washington, using tracing devices.
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The nest was found in Blaine, Washington, using tracing devices.
October 30

Python drinks from drainpipe

After a drought, a python decides to turn one homeowner's drainpipe into its own personal drinking fountain.
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After a drought, a python decides to turn one homeowner's drainpipe into its own personal drinking fountain.
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Crane sends debris flying into NYC street

NYPD warns of falling debris as a crane spinning in the wind knocked what appears to be metal from a nearby skyscraper.
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NYPD warns of falling debris as a crane spinning in the wind knocked what appears to be metal from a nearby skyscraper.
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ABC News Live Update: Candidates make final push 4 days out from Election Day

Plus, new COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing in the U.S. and Europe with hospitals inundated with new patients, and the South is dealing with the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Zeta.
October 30
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Candidates make final push four days out from Election Day
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'The Con' Episode 4 | Premiering Wednesday at 10|9c on ABC

Meet the fabulously rich “Saudi Prince” who was part of one of the most powerful families in the world – but, was he? “The Con” with Whoopi Goldberg – all-new Wednesday at 10|9c on ABC.
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VIDEO: 'The Con' Episode 4 | Premiering Wednesday at 10|9c on ABC
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NOTIFIED: Oct. 30, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
October 30
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
October 30

How the 'Golden State Killer,' a serial rapist, murderer, evaded capture for decades

The "Golden State Killer" crimes date back to the 1970s.
October 30
In this June 15, 2016, file photo, law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are displayed at a news conference about the investigation, in Sacramento, Calif.
October 30

Coldest air of season forecast for millions in Northeast

Zeta is now in the Atlantic Ocean.
October 30
An aerial view of corn fields covered in snow in Belle Plaine, Minnesota, U.S., October 24, 2020. Picture taken with a drone on October 24, 2020.
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Deporting Brandon: How one mistake caused this teen to be uprooted from Georgia home

Brandon Salinas grew up in Georgia, but was born in Mexico.
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Brandon Salinas pictured here in his new bedroom in his grandmother's house in Torreon, Mexico.
October 30

2 charged after explosives found in van amid unrest in Philadelphia

Protests erupted after Walter Wallace Jr. was killed by Philadelphia police.
October 30
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 28:  Police officers congregate an hour before a citywide curfew, on October 28, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mayor Jim Kenney will enforce a 9pm citywide curfew for Philadelphia after two consecutive nights of unrest in response to the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr, a father of nine children, who Philadelphia police officers claimed was armed with a knife. The two officers fired at least seven rounds - at least 14 total shots.
October 30

Zeta latest: 5 dead, massive power outages, delayed early voting in Georgia

More than 1.4 million customers are without power as the storm heads north.
October 30
A former resident makes a photo of Washington Gardens Apartments after the building collapsed from the winds brought by Hurricane Zeta in New Orleans, Oct. 28, 2020.
October 29

6 indicted in connection to airport cargo heists totaling $6M in designer goods

The defendants include two former JFK Airport workers, authorities said.
October 29
Queens DA Melinda Katz discusses alleged cargo heists while surrounded by evidence at a press briefing on Oct. 29, 2020.
October 29

Billionaire calls relationship with Jeffrey Epstein a 'horrible mistake'

Black said he requested Apollo's board to review his relationship with Epstein.
October 29
Leon Black, chairman and chief executive officer of Apollo Global Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., May 1, 2018.
October 29

US coronavirus emergency

Experts forecast explosive COVID-19 growth in cases in some areas of the country.
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VIDEO: US coronavirus emergency
October 29

Former partner of Giuliani associate pleads guilty to defrauding investors

David Correia has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
October 29
David Correia leaves federal court in New York, Oct. 17, 2019. Correia and Andrey Kukushkin were charged with illegally funneling foreign money into a U.S. political campaign.
October 29

Hurricane Zeta tears through the South as its remnants now move North

Hurricane Zeta made landfall in the South leaving two million people without power and a path of destruction in its wake as the vestiges of the storm race North.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Zeta tears through the South as its remnants now move North
October 29

Boat washes up on road as hurricane lashes Louisiana

Video shows heavy rains lashing Louisiana and a boat floating on a flooded road, as Hurricane Zeta hits the state.
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Video shows heavy rains lashing Louisiana and a boat floating on a flooded road, as Hurricane Zeta hits the state.
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Family of pigs march through Montana snow

A family of pigs took a chilly stroll through a very snowy Power, Montana.
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A family of pigs took a chilly stroll through a very snowy Power, Montana.