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Ford announces return of the Bronco

ABC News’ Gio Benitez looks at the family connection between the modelers of the old and of the new Bronco, which is returning to the market for the first time in 24 years.
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VIDEO: Ford announces return of the Bronco
28 minutes ago

The battle over ‘Lady A’

Blues singer Anita “Lady A” White discusses the battle over her stage name with the band formerly known as “Lady Antebellum,” which is changing its name over its confederate roots.
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VIDEO: The battle over ‘Lady A’
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Troubling video appears to show Oklahoma police zap man dozens of times before death

Officers Joshua Taylor and Brandon Dingman have been charged with murder.
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Left, Joshua Taylor, 25, and Brandon Dingman, 34, of the Wilson Police Department in Oklahoma, is charged in connection to the second-degree murder of Jared Lakey.
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Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's alleged recruiter, pleads not guilty

The judge set a trial date for July 12, 2021.
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Ghislaine Maxwell appears via video link during her arraignment hearing where she was denied bail for her role aiding Jeffrey Epstein to recruit and eventually abuse of minor girls, in Manhattan Federal Court, in the Manhattan borough of New York, July 14, 2020.
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 14, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 14, 2020
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Getting their due: All-Black HS football team gets rings at last

ABC News’ Deborah Roberts reports on the celebration in her hometown of Perry, Georgia, of a football championship overlooked for 50 years.
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VIDEO: Getting their due: All-Black HS football team gets rings at last
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By the Numbers: US sees health insurance crisis

A record number of Americans are losing their health insurance amid the pandemic.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: US sees health insurance crisis
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized

Justice Ginsburg, 87, is recovering after being admitted due to a possible infection.
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VIDEO: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized
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Coronavirus updates: Moderna says everyone in vaccine trial developed antibodies

CDC Director Robert Redfield said masks are key to stopping the crisis.
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Commuters arrive at South Station in Boston, MA on July 14, 2020.
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Texas Congressman: 'We’re missing strong leadership from the top'

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, discusses Texas’ battle with COVID-19, the disparate impact on Latino communities and the 2020 vote.
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VIDEO: Texas Congressman: 'We’re missing strong leadership from the top'
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Suspect killed by police after stabbing man during argument over face mask: Police

Sean Ruis, 43, was shot by police after stabbing a man at a convenience store.
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A 43-year-old man was shot by police after he allegedly stabbed a man in a convenience store who complained about the suspect not wearing a face mask.
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Troubling video shows Oklahoma man being tased multiple times

Jared Lakey died on July 6, 2019, two days after he was detained by police.
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Jared Lakey died on July 6, 2019, two days after he was detained by police.
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Judge denies bail for woman charged in connection with Vanessa Guillen's death

Cecily Ann Aguilar allegedly helped dismember the body of Vanessa Guillen.
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Flowers are laid in front of a photos of murdered Army Spec. Vanessa Guillen, July 12, 2020, in Austin, Texas. Guillen, who was allegedly murdered at Fort Hood by fellow soldier, Spec. Aaron Robinson, has come into the national spotlight with many calling on the military to further investigate the culture of sexual harassment and assault against female service members.
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VA hospital worker charged with murder after string of mysterious patient deaths

Reta Mays pleaded guilty to killing 7 patients by injecting them with insulin.
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The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va. is seen on July 14, 2020.
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Colorful storm rolls over Nebraska

The storm moved over the city of North Platte.
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The storm moved over the city of North Platte.
July 14

COVID-19 could be controlled in 1-2 months if people wear masks: CDC director

Robert Redfield says masks, washing hands and social distancing are key.
July 14
A hostess waits to sit customers at a restaurant on the pier, July 12, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif., amid the coronavirus pandemic. A heat wave has brought crowds to California's beaches as the state grappled with a spike in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.
July 14

Hawaii delays reopening for tourism due to 'uncontrolled outbreaks and surges'

The state plans to enact a pre-travel testing program for all tourists.
July 14
Hawaii Gov. David Ige speaks to reporters at the state Department of Health's laboratory in Pearl City, Hawaii, March 3, 2020.
July 14

White man filmed in alleged Indiana assault says Black accuser was 'race-baiting'

Sean Purdy's lawyer says Vauhxx Rush Booker is putting out "a false narrative."
July 14
A still from a video shows an altercation involving Vauhxx Rush Booker that took place in Indiana on July 4, 2020.
July 14

Timeline: What to know about missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen

The 20-year-old went missing from her Army base on April 22.
July 14
Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing from her unit since April 22, 2020, according to the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.
July 14

Judge rejects $19 million settlement for Weinstein victims

Some victims contended the payment was too low.
July 14
Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court, on Feb. 24, 2020, in New York City.
July 14

Firefighters rescued man and his dog from treacherous ravine

The 28-year-old had reportedly jumped in after his pup slipped in to the gorge.
July 14
The 28-year-old had reportedly jumped in after his pup slipped in to the gorge.
July 14

News headlines today: July 14, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 14
VIDEO: News headlines today: July 1, 2019
July 14

Lightning illuminates dark storm clouds

The bolts were seen near Graceville, as parts of Minnesota were under a thunderstorm warning.
July 14
The bolts were seen near Graceville, as parts of Minnesota were under a thunderstorm warning.
July 14

Comet in the sky over Washington

Time-lapse footage shows comet Neowise in the sky over Washington.
July 14
Time-lapse footage shows comet Neowise in the sky over Washington.
July 14

Police officer saves choking baby

A police officer saved a 3-week-old baby from choking.
July 14
A police officer saved a 3-week-old baby from choking.
July 14

White man charged with hate crime in car attack on Black people

The incident left two people, including an armed security guard, injured.
July 14
Dennis Wyman, 42, of Redondo Beach, Calif., is pictured in a photo released by the Torrance Police Department with a press release naming him as the suspect in an alleged hate crime attack that occurred on June 29, 2020.
July 14

US carries out first federal execution in nearly 2 decades

Daniel Lewis Lee was convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in 1996.
July 14
A corrections officer patrols outside the Federal Correctional Institution, Terre Haute, as Daniel Lewis Lee, convicted in the killing of three members of an Arkansas family in 1996, is set to be put to death in the first federal execution in 17 years, in Terre Haute, Ind., July 13, 2020.
July 14

ABC News Daily: July 14, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 14
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 14

Historic heat across the South

Ten states are under heat advisories and warnings, with San Antonio, Texas, hitting 107 degrees.
July 14
VIDEO: Historic heat across the South
July 14

Mothers of the movement

ABC’s Deborah Roberts speaks with seven black mothers thrust into the national spotlight after their children were killed by police or in racially charged encounters.
July 14
VIDEO: Mothers of the movement
July 14

All-time July heat records, wildfire evacuations, tornadoes all possible today

Ten states from New Mexico to Florida are under Heat Advisories and Warnings.
July 14
A man lies on the beach amid the coronavirus pandemic Sunday, July 12, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. A heat wave has brought crowds to California's beaches as the state grappled with a spike in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.
July 14

Squirrel tests positive for the bubonic plague in Colorado

Symptoms of plague include sudden high fever, chills, headache, and nausea.
July 14
BATH, ENGLAND - APRIL 23:  A squirrel looks from a tree in Royal Victoria Park on April 23, 2013 in Bath, England.
July 14

Olympic star joins 'What Would You Do?' scenario about coming out

The Olympic figure skater participated in a powerful episode
July 14
Adam Rippon and a woman who got involved in a "What Would You Do?" scenario embrace.
July 14

Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s alleged recruiter, under investigation in Virgin Islands

Prosecutors want to block her attempt to seek funds from the Epstein estate.
July 14
Ghislaine Maxwell at Spring Studios in New York City, Oct. 18, 2016.
July 14

4 charged in murder of rapper Pop Smoke, 2 face death penalty

Two men and two teens allegedly broke into a house in LA to shoot the rapper.
July 14
American rapper Pop Smoke performs during the Astroworld Festival, Nov. 9, 2019 in Houston.
July 14

Man fears parties held at neighbor's home are helping coronavirus spread

"They have no clue that there’s a pandemic," Benny Diaz told ABC News.
July 14
A car drives into the mobile coronavirus testing site in the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Fla., July 12, 2020.
July 14

Los Angeles on verge of 'red' threat level, mayor says

Red is the highest of the city's four COVID-19 threat levels.
July 14
Cars enter the coronavirus COVID-19 testing site at Dodger Stadium, July 13, 2020, in Los Angeles, California.
July 14

By the numbers: Who is Dr. Anthony Fauci?

These are the accomplishments that make Dr. Fauci the “nation’s top infectious disease doctor.”
July 14
VIDEO: By the numbers: Who is Dr. Anthony Fauci?
July 14

Removing Native American mascots from sports teams

Amanda Blackhorse, of the Navajo Nation, discusses the significance of Washington’s NFL team retiring its team name and explains why other teams should abandon Native American mascots.
July 14
VIDEO: Removing Native American mascots from sports teams
July 14

Texas congressman: Defer to local leaders for pandemic response

Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, discusses the rise in COVID-19 cases in Texas and the economic impact as states feel the pinch of renewed closures.
July 14
VIDEO: Texas congressman: Defer to local leaders for pandemic response
July 14

Washington NFL team changing long-disputed name

ABC News’ Rachel Scott reports on the Washington NFL franchise announcing it will change its team name and logo after years of backlash over their allegedly racist connotation.
July 14
VIDEO: Washington NFL team changing long-disputed name
July 14

How Florida became the US epicenter for COVID-19

Florida set a record for new COVID-19 cases, with over 15,000 positive tests in one day.
July 14
Florida set a record for new COVID-19 cases, with over 15,000 positive tests in one day.
July 14

Artists paint 'Erradica el Racismo' mural on North Carolina Street

Fifty artists worked together on the mural, which, translated from Spanish to English, means “Eradicate Racism.”
July 14
Fifty artists worked together on the mural, which, translated from Spanish to English, means “Eradicate Racism.”
July 14

Search for victims of 1921 'race massacre' begins in Tulsa

Archaeologists, historians, anthropologists begin to dig at a Tulsa cemetery.
July 14
Workers break ground at Oaklawn Cemetery in north Tulsa, Okla., on July 13, 2020, searching for a potential mass grave of victims of the race massacre that occurred in this city in 1921.
July 13

Time-lapse shows crowded New Jersey beach

The video captured scenes of the busy boardwalk and beach in Ocean City, New Jersey, over one day.
July 13
The video captured scenes of the busy boardwalk and beach in Ocean City, New Jersey, over one day.
July 13

Some Trump supporters believe COVID-19 pandemic is a ‘hoax’

Several supporters of President Trump tell ABC News that the Coronavirus pandemic is manufactured and are against medical advice to wear a mask.
July 13
VIDEO: Some Trump supporters believe COVID-19 pandemic is a ‘hoax’
July 13

Ghislaine Maxwell wrapped cellphone in foil to 'evade detection,' prosecutors allege

She also tried to flee FBI agents during her arrest, according to a new filing.
July 13
Ghislaine Maxwell at Spring Studios in New York City, Oct. 18, 2016.
July 13

Liability insurance mandate for police officers under consideration by state leaders

Insurance companies would be liable for costs related to misconduct.
July 13
Police speak at the scene of an afternoon shooting that left one person dead on July 07, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
July 13

Kids produce Black history podcast

Nicole, Avery and Jackson Ausmer, hosts of the "Hey Black Child" podcast, discussed the podcast’s focus on Black historical figures and their impact on America.
July 13
VIDEO:  Kids produce Black history podcast
July 13

Investigation underway into explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego

Sailors and civilians were hurt in the blast and blaze on the USS Bonhomme Richard.
July 13
VIDEO:  Investigation underway into explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego