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ABC News Live Prime: Friday, April 16, 2021

Stock market hits record highs as economy rebounds; England prepares for Prince Philip’s final farewell; Street vendors struggle to survive through the pandemic
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, April 16, 2021
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Snowboarding event goes back to nature

ABC News’ Kaylee Hartung looks at the new downhill freestyle snowboarding event “The Natural Selection Tour,” which is captivating viewers by taking on the natural elements.
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VIDEO: Snowboarding event goes back to nature
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Street vendors struggle to survive through the pandemic

ABC News’ Alex Presha looks at how street vendors, many of them immigrants, have worked to keep their livelihoods as the pandemic emptied out city streets.
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VIDEO: Street vendors struggle to survive through the pandemic
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 16, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 16, 2021
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England prepares for Prince Philip’s final farewell

ABC News’ royal contributor Victoria Murphy previews what to expect from the funeral of Prince Philip, who will be laid to rest on Saturday.
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VIDEO: England prepares for Prince Philip’s final farewell
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8 killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility; suspect was former employee

The 19-year-old suspect died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Investigators are on the scene following a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, April 16, 2021.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. decries Liberty University's 'hostility' as school files $10M suit

Since his departure, relics of his tenure at the school have been disappearing.
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Jerry Falwell Jr., right, answers a student's question accompanied by his wife, Becki, during after a town hall on the opioid crisis at a convocation at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Nov. 28, 2018.
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Drone captures spring storm in Massachusetts

Heavy snow in the area prompted a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service.
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Heavy snow in the area prompted a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service.
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Milwaukee zoo welcomes newborn camel

A 94-pound male Bactrian camel calf was moving shortly after birth and taken care of throughout the day, according to Milwaukee County Zoo.
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A 94-pound male Bactrian camel calf was moving shortly after birth and taken care of throughout the day, according to Milwaukee County Zoo.
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What we know about the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

The death has sparked protests among community members.
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A still image from police body cam footage moments before Adam Toledo, 13, was shot and killed by police during a confrontation after a foot-chase in the early morning hours of March 29, 2021, in Chicago. He appears to be holding something in his right hand.
April 16

On Location: April 16, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 16
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 16

Black community in Memphis fights back against oil pipeline

Fears of water pollution and environmental racism threatens construction of the Byhalia Connection.
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Fears of water pollution and environmental racism threatens construction of the Byhalia Connection.
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Simon & Schuster drops book by policeman who raided Breonna Taylor's home

News of the forthcoming book sparked immediate backlash on social media.
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Protesters march through downtown Louisville after a grand jury decided not to bring homicide charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 25, 2020.
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Police warn LGBTQ community after transgender women shot dead at hotels

Police said an unknown person, or multiple people, may be targeting trans women.
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An attendee to a memorial for Jaida Peterson wears a T-shirt with her photo on it, April 9, 2021, at Tuckaseegee Park in Charlotte, N.C.
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2 transgender women killed days apart in Charlotte

Investigators are unsure if the killings are connected.
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Investigators are unsure if the killings are connected.
April 16

ABC News Live Update: 8 dead after mass shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Plus, former police officer Kim Potter is free on bond after first court appearance, and Derek Chauvin invokes fifth amendment right not to testify ahead of closing arguments.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: 8 dead after mass shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis
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Indianapolis official comments on latest mass shooting

Mayor Joe Hogsett is calling for stricter gun laws following the city's second mass shooting in three months.
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VIDEO: Indianapolis officials comment on latest mass shooting
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A mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis leaves 8 people dead

Shooting comes as new poll shows 89% of Americans support requiring background checks for all gun buyers.
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VIDEO: A mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis leaves 8 people dead
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VIDEO: FBI assisting Indianapolis police in investigation of mass shooting at FedEx facility
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Former officer Kim Potter charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter

The family of Daunte Wright is demanding accountability as former officer Kim Potter appeared in court for the first time.
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VIDEO: Former officer Kim Potter charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter
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Derek Chauvin declines to testify at his trial

Derek Chauvin speaks for the first time in court to invoke his fifth amendment right not to testify.
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VIDEO: Closing arguments set for Monday in Derek Chauvin’s trial
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Closing arguments set for Monday in Derek Chauvin’s trial

How the verdict in the Derek Chauvin case could impact the Minneapolis community and the country.
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VIDEO: Closing arguments set for Monday in Derek Chauvin’s trial
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Florida’s Brevard Zoo introduces baby two-toed sloth

A baby two-toed sloth was welcomed to the world at a zoo in Melbourne, Florida.
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A baby two-toed sloth was welcomed to the world at a zoo in Melbourne, Florida.
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15,000 cereal boxes toppled like dominoes to honor school employee

The boxes of cereal were collected by students from two Florida school districts in honor of an employee who died last month.
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The boxes of cereal were collected by students from two Florida school districts in honor of an employee who died last month.
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Mom helps kids of imprisoned parents after her husband was convicted of murder

Today, Simic’s four children are thriving young adults pursuing their dreams.
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Rebecca Simic and Mark Winger had three biological children and one adopted daughter from his previous marriage.
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April snow hitting Northeast while flooding continues along Gulf Coast

A nor’easter is bringing heavy snow from upstate New York into New England.
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A nor’easter is bringing heavy snow from upstate New York into New England.
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Families torn apart by killer dad reflect on the years they believed he was a hero

Families lied to by Mark Winger have come together in the wake of the killings.
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Rebecca Simic, Mark Winger and daughter Bailey.
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April snow hitting Northeast while flooding continues along Gulf Coast

A nor’easter is bringing heavy snow from upstate New York into New England.
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Snow colllects on blossoms on a tree as a storm packing strong winds, rain and light snow sweeps over the intermountain West late Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Denver. Forecasters are predicting up to eight inches of snow in some parts of the state before the spring storm moves out on to the plains.
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Should a stun gun have been used on Daunte Wright? Experts weigh in

In the U.S. there have been 1,081 deaths following the use of a stun gun.
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Daunte Wright is seen here in an undated file photo.
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What we know about the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright

Wright was killed by a Minnesota officer during a traffic stop on April 11.
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Daunte Wright is seen here in an undated file photo.
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Mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx Ground operations center

Eight people are dead and multiple others are injured following the mass shooting. The alleged gunman has taken his own life, police said.
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VIDEO:  Mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx Ground operations center
April 15

Chicago releases body cam footage of 13-year-old's death

Toledo, 13, was shot on March 29 in Chicago.
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A still image from police body cam footage moments before Adam Toledo, 13, was shot and killed by police during a confrontation after a foot-chase in the early morning hours of March 29, 2021, in Chicago. Police responded to the Little Village neighborhood after the department's ShotSpotter technology detected eight gunshots. When police arrived, Toledo and a 21-year-old man fled, authorities said. The officer shot him once in the chest after an "armed confrontation," according to police. Prosecutors have said the boy was holding a gun when the officer shot him.
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ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, April 15, 2021

Legal expert discusses Daunte Wright shooting, Derek Chauvin trial; Michigan governor talks about spring surge of COVID cases; Women rising up against ‘shadow pandemic’ of domestic violence
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, April 15, 2021
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Honoring the people keeping history alive

ABC News’ Kyra Phillips sits down with Lonnie Bunch, the first African American secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.
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VIDEO: Honoring the people keeping history alive
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Breaking down Derek Chauvin’s choice to plead the Fifth

ABC News Contributor Brian Buckmire details the advantages of pleading the Fifth and the defense’s focus on carbon monoxide levels.
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VIDEO: Breaking down Derek Chauvin’s choice to plead the Fifth
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 15, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 15, 2021
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By the Numbers: Support for Black Lives Matter

New polls show that support for the Black Lives Matter movement is falling while support for law enforcement is rising, depending on who you ask.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Support for Black Lives Matter
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Legal expert discusses Daunte Wright shooting, Derek Chauvin trial

Civil rights attorney Channa Lloyd brings viewers up to speed on the charges against Kim Potter for shooting Daunte Wright and the winding down of the Derek Chauvin trial.
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VIDEO: Legal expert discusses Daunte Wright shooting, Derek Chauvin trial
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LA Dodgers' Justin Turner destroys a fan's nachos during a home run

A home run turned into an extra special snack for one fan.
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Brando Lopez pictured with the home run ball.
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Police shoot man firing wildly at people outside San Antonio airport: Police

"There is no active threat to the public," police said.
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San Antonio International Airport entrance is marked by a sign, May 19, 2020.
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Suspects in 1996 disappearance of Kristin Smart make 1st court appearances

Paul Flores and his father Ruben Flores appeared in court Thursday after being arrested Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of Kristin Smart.
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Paul Flores and his father Ruben Flores appeared in court Thursday after being arrested Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of Kristin Smart.
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Boat battered by terrifying storm off Louisiana

Dramatic video captured a shrimp boat caught in the same storm system that capsized a lift boat and left 12 people missing off Louisiana.
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Dramatic video captured a shrimp boat caught in the same storm system that capsized a lift boat and left 12 people missing off Louisiana.
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Maine man arrested for setting fire to Black church

The man demonstrated a "hatred of Black people," federal prosecutors said.
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Firefighters at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Mass., Dec. 28, 2020.
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ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Tishaura Jones elected 1st Black female mayor of St. Louis; Legal analyst: Floyd showed ‘no resistance’ that would justify use of force; Vaccine Watch: Testing a vaccine for future pandemics
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, April 07, 2021
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As REAL ID deadline approaches, here what you need to know

For people 18 and older, a REAL ID will be required to travel on a plane beginning Oct. 1.
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For people 18 and older, a REAL ID will be required to travel on a plane beginning Oct. 1.
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Georgia police officers push for change in hopes of ending fatal encounters

In Savannah, police are working to be a part of the community.
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In Georgia, Savannah Police Department Chief Roy Minter speaks about training officers to de-escalate situations.
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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot warns of ‘difficult to watch’ body cam video

Adam Toledo, 13, was shot to death on March 29 in the city.
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Adam Toledo, 13, was shot to death on March 29 in the city.
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Vaccine Watch: Testing a vaccine for future pandemics

ABC News’ Bob Woodruff reports on a vaccine candidate being developed by military scientists at Walter Reed, and what makes this vaccine a potential weapon against variants and future pandemics.
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VIDEO: Vaccine Watch: Testing a vaccine for future pandemics
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Tokyo Olympics could still be canceled, top Japanese official says

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games, Japan lags behind in vaccinations.
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The statues of the official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are unveiled, marking 100 days before the start of the Olympic Games, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building in Tokyo, April 14, 2021.
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Daunte Wright's mom: 'There's never gonna be justice for us'

The officer who shot Wright made her first court appearance Thursday.
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Katie Wright speaks during press conference about her son Daunte Wright, April 15, 2021, in Minneapolis.