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Father's Day gifts nationwide being 'Made in America'

Across the country, companies are making the perfect gift for dad.
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Leatherman Tools employee Leah Preble of Portland, Oregon.
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Entire Portland Police crowd control unit resigns after officer indicted

The team consisted of approximately 50 officers.
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Police use chemical irritants and crowd control munitions to disperse protesters during a demonstration in Portland, Ore., Sept. 5, 2020.
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Wildfire explodes to 21,000 acres as heat wave continues

The heat will remain for most of the West into the weekend.
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John Merizier stops along the Las Vegas Strip to stand in a water mister during an excessive heat warning, June 16, 2021, in Las Vegas.
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The Breakdown: Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act for 3rd time

Plus, President Joe Biden signs a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday and what the Biden-Putin summit means for U.S.-Russia relations.
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VIDEO: The Breakdown: Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act for 3rd time
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What Supreme Court’s latest ruling means for people on Obamacare

The court also handed a victory to a Catholic foster care agency accused of discriminating against same-sex couples.
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VOICE: What Supreme Court’s latest ruling means for people on Obamacare
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Your Voice: Americans relying on Affordable Care Act react to Supreme Court ruling

A small business owner and a retiree with preexisting conditions speak out about how the ruling affects them.
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VIDEO: Your Voice: Americans relying on Affordable Care Act react to Supreme Court ruling
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Republicans criticize Biden for giving Putin 'pass' in high-stakes summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin deflected questions on human rights abuses, instead pointing to unrest in the United States.
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VIDEO: Republicans criticize Biden for giving Putin 'pass' in high-stakes summit
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Juneteenth to become 1st new federal holiday since 1983

The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, but activists say it’s a far cry from the policy changes they have called for.
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VIDEO: Juneteenth to become 1st new federal holiday since 1983
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President Biden signs bill recognizing Juneteenth as federal holiday

The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, but activists say the symbolic victory is far from the substantial change they have demanded.
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VIDEO: President Biden signs bill recognizing Juneteenth as federal holiday
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Seminary built by slave labor pays cash reparations to workers’ descendants

The president of Virginia Theological Seminary says the school “felt an obligation as Christians” to make amends.
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VIDEO: Seminary built by slave labor pays cash reparations to workers’ descendants
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Hiker stung by bees airlifted to safety

A hiker was airlifted from Piestewa Peak in Arizona after she was stung by bees and lost consciousness, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.
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A hiker was airlifted from Piestewa Peak in Arizona after she was stung by bees and lost consciousness, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.
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Former President Obama talks to Michael Strahan about the power of hope

Former President Obama says no one has exhibited more resilience and determination in this country than African Americans.
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VIDEO: Former President Obama talks to Michael Strahan about the power of hope
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'Impending wave of evictions' looms as pandemic moratorium nears expiration

Census data shows some 4 million Americans fear eviction or foreclosure.
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Khalia Rowe-Haysbert and her aunt Amari Haysbert move their belongings into a storage unit after being evicted from their home with help from family friends in Phoenix, on March 11, 2021. Despite a moratorium preventing landlords from evicting tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic, a court ordered the family to vacate.
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Juneteenth becomes a national holiday

President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Juneteenth becomes a national holiday
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On Location: June 17, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
June 17

Father of 8 dies of COVID-19

Gordon Ballard tested positive for the virus on the day he was set to receive his second vaccine shot.
June 17
Gordon Ballard tested positive for the virus on the day he was set to receive his second vaccine shot.
June 17

College students sue city of Atlanta after alleged police violence

Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young filed suits against the city of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the police officers allegedly involved in the incident.
June 17
Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young filed suits against the city of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the police officers allegedly involved in the incident.
June 17

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions

The court also ruled that Philadelphia wrongly limited ties with a Catholic foster care agency over the group's refusal to work with gay couples.
June 17
VIDEO OFFER: Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions
June 17

Alaska hiker found alive after reported missing and chased by bears

The woman had called her husband saying she was pursued by multiple bears.
June 17
Matanuska river, in Palmer Alaska.
June 17

94-year-old Asian woman stabbed multiple times in broad daylight: Police

The 35-year-old suspect has been taken into custody.
June 17
A 94-year-old Asian woman was stabbed on this street in San Francisco, on the morning of June 16, 2021.
June 17

ABC News Live Update: Biden, Putin call meeting a positive step forward

Plus, 12 states are under fire and heat alerts and President Biden is set to sign a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
June 17
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Biden, Putin call meeting a positive step forward
June 17

Family of jailed American says Putin meeting 'best result they could have asked for'

Plus, President Biden is set to sign a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday after it passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support.
June 17
VIDEO: Family of jailed American says Putin meeting 'best result they could have asked for'
June 17

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

This the third time the ACA has been challenged.
June 17
VIDEO: Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
June 17

Sun-kissed swimmers surrounded by cownose rays at Florida beach

Beachgoers were treated to a close encounter with a school of cownose rays in St Petersburg, Florida.
June 17
June 17

Milky Way moves as wildfire rages in Utah

Timelapse footage captures the Milky Way dancing across the night sky as the Pack Creek Fire burns in Utah.
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June 17
Randolph "Randy" Murdaugh IV and John Marvin Murdaugh speak with ABC News for an interview that aired on "Good Morning America" on June 17, 2021.
June 17

'Megadrought' in West directly linked to climate change, experts say

Significant drought relief is becoming more difficult due to warming.
June 17
Lake Mead is seen in the distance behind a dead creosote bush in an area of dry, cracked earth that used to be underwater near where the Lake Mead Marina was once located, June 12, 2021, in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada.
June 17

Crisis at the border: How it happened and what is being done

The number of arrests at the border are the highest in two decades.
June 17
A group of migrants mainly from Honduras and Nicaragua wait along a road after turning themselves in upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, in La Joya, Texas, May 17, 2021.
June 17

Hope dims for American hostage as US hastily exits Afghanistan

The family of Mark Frerichs fears time is running out to secure his release.
June 17
U.S. Navy veteran Mark Frerichs is seen in this undated photo provided by his family.
June 16

ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Biden came into summit ‘from a position of strength’; Is the surge in prices temporary or here to stay? ; As US COVID death toll reaches 600,000, the pandemic ‘is still very real’
June 16
ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 16, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
June 16
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 16, 2021
June 16

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Biden came into summit ‘from a position of strength’

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen responds to President Joe Biden’s handling of the high-stakes summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, and the U.S. response to cyberattacks.
June 16
VIDEO: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Biden came into summit ‘from a position of strength’
June 16

Is the surge in prices temporary or here to stay?

ABC News’ Elizabeth Schulze reports on the rising prices for consumers as the economy reopens, and the debate among economists and policymakers on whether higher inflation is temporary.
June 16
VIDEO: Is the surge in prices temporary or here to stay?
June 16

Your money: Getting deals as consumer prices spike

Consumer Reports Deals Editor Samantha Gordon offers tips and tricks to save money as consumer prices rise.
June 16
VIDEO: Your money: Getting deals as consumer prices spike
June 16

By the Numbers: Boardroom diversity on the rise

Nearly three-quarters of new independent directors of corporate boardrooms are women or people of color, a study finds.
June 16
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Boardroom diversity on the rise
June 16

Young widow discusses losing her husband to COVID-19

Pamela Addison discusses the heartbreaking loss of her husband to COVID-19, the challenges she faces and the Facebook group she created to connect young widows and widowers.
June 16
Pamela Addison discusses the heartbreaking loss of her husband to COVID-19, the challenges she faces and the Facebook group she created to connect young widows and widowers.
June 16

Smoke from Montana wildfire seen from space

Smoke from the Robertson Draw wildfire in Montana was seen from space in footage released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
June 16
Smoke from the Robertson Draw wildfire in Montana was seen from space in footage released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
June 16

Airplane debris discovered in California lake not from doomed 1965 crash: Sheriff

The crash debris is from a 1986 non-fatal plane crash, authorities said.
June 16
A paddle boarder paddles at Folsom Lake Marina as the lake experiences lower water levels during the California drought emergency, May 27, 2021, in El Dorado Hills, California.
June 16

Border crisis: What’s happening at the US-Mexico border?

In May 2021, the number of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border hit a 20-year high with over 180,000 encounters.
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VIDEO: Border crisis: What’s happening at the US-Mexico border?
June 16

The fight to preserve the mighty sequoia trees as fire seasons, climate change worsen

Last year's Castle Fire killed 10% of native sequoias, according to a report.
June 16
A firefighter performs a prescribed burn on smaller vegetation in California's forests as part of an effort to prevent wildfires from using the plants as fuel and climbing their way up to the taller trees.
June 16

6 people injured in a boat explosion on Lake of the Ozarks

The youngest victim was 2 years old.
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The youngest victim was 2 years old.
June 16

Universities can't require vaccines: Arizona governor's executive order

The governor insists that masks and testing remain optional in public schools.
June 16
Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey speaks during a bill signing in Phoenix, April 15, 2021.
June 16

Alligator cools down in waves at Myrtle Beach

A number of reptiles have been seen in the area recently, searching for water amid developments that "destroy" swamps and wetlands, according to a local reptile removal service.
June 16
A number of reptiles have been seen in the area recently, searching for water amid developments that "destroy" swamps and wetlands, according to a local reptile removal service.
June 16

Blanket of clouds creates beautiful sunset in Colorado Springs

Take a moment to enjoy the beautiful scene of a blanket of clouds at sunset in Colorado Springs
June 16
Take a moment to enjoy the beautiful scene of a blanket of clouds at sunset in Colorado Springs
June 16

Dangerous heat wave in the West won't end any time soon: Latest forecast

By Friday, the heat will climb to 118 degrees in Phoenix.
June 16
Tricia Watts, right, uses a floaty as she cool off in the water during a heat wave in Lake Havasu, Ariz., June 15, 2021.
June 16

Black teens speak out after viral video shows them being forcibly arrested

"They're just glad that I came out alive," one teen said of his family.
June 16
Five teenagers from Harrisburg, Penn., speak to ABC News on June 14, 2021, about their recent encounter with law enforcement on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Md.
June 15

Police officer indicted on assault charge over alleged use of force at protest

Prosecutors allege the officer's baton use was "legally excessive."
June 15
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2020, file photo, police use chemical irritants and crowd control munitions to disperse protesters during a demonstration in Portland, Ore. Authorities said Tuesday, June 15, 2021, a grand jury returned an indictment against a Portland police officer, accusing him of hitting a protester in the head with a baton in 2020. The city saw widespread, often violent protests following the police killing of George Floyd.
June 15

Firefighters injured in massive chemical plant fire

Over 125 homes and businesses were evacuated.
June 15
Smoke billows from an industrial fire at Chemtool Inc., June 14, 2021 in Rockton, Illinois.
June 15

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

What does success look like when Biden meets Putin?; By the Numbers: COVID-19 US death toll reaches 600,000; Teacher’s book series showcases diversity
June 15
ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
June 15

Astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi pulled himself up through 'hope and hussle'

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi about his memoir “A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey From the Street to the Stars.”
June 15
VIDEO: Astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi pulled himself up through 'hope and hussle'