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Who is Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly?

The former astronaut and Arizona Democrat has been outspoken on immigration.
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The former astronaut and Arizona Democrat has been outspoken on immigration.
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70-year-old man goes missing on off-road trail

Warren Elliott was last seen on the Rubicon Trail Friday afternoon.
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Authorities in Placer County, California, search for missing Jeeper Warren Elliott, who was last seen on July 19, 2024.
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Judge issues ruling to vacate Missouri man's murder conviction

Christopher Dunn has served 33 years for a murder he says he didn't commit.
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Christopher Dunn, center, listens during the first day of his hearing to decide whether to vacate his murder conviction, May 21, 2024, at the Carnahan Courthouse in St. Louis.
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Harris makes her campaign trail debut

Plus, more details on President Joe Biden’s upcoming Wednesday address about his decision to withdraw from the presidential race.
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VIDEO: Harris makes her campaign trail debut
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Yellowstone geyser explosion sends visitors running

No injuries were reported, officials said.
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A geyser explosion in Yellowstone National Park sends visitors running, on July 23, 2024.
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Hydrothermal explosion sends tourists running at Yellowstone National Park

A hydrothermal explosion Tuesday morning at Yellowstone National Park sent people running for cover and prompted the closure of an area containing several geysers.
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VIDEO: Hydrothermal explosion sends tourists running at Yellowstone National Park
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Vance years ago expressed support for Iraq War, despite current criticism

"I supported the Iraq invasion on the merits," Vance wrote in 2010.
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Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance speaks during preparations for the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum July 16, 2024 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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How Secret Service director hearing became intense debate on gun violence

Rep. Jamie Raskin called the shooting a "double failure."
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Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle testifies during a House Oversight Committee hearing examining potential security failures surrounding the attempted assassination on former President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 22, 2024.
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Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigns

She was criticized for failing to prevent the assassination attempt on Trump.
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United Sates Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle testifies before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee during a hearing, July 22, 2024, in Washington.
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Whale slams into boat off New Hampshire coast

A whale slammed into a boat off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Tuesday, sending two people overboard.
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VIDEO: Whale slams into boat off New Hampshire coast
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'I love you robo-dad': Meet a family using AI to preserve loved ones after death

The product is part of a burgeoning AI industry centered on "grief tech."
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'I love you robo-dad': Meet a family using AI to preserve loved ones after death
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Illegal fireworks spark 'horrendous' wildfire in Southern California

The Hawarden Fire in Riverside County ignited Sunday afternoon and burned more than 500 acres within three hours, according to officials.
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The Hawarden Fire in Riverside County ignited Sunday afternoon and burned more than 500 acres within three hours, according to officials.
July 23

Delta Airlines still struggling 5 days after worldwide computer outage

Over 10,000 Delta flights were canceled and another 45,000 delayed, resulting in lost luggage. WCVB reporter Todd Kazakiewich gives more details.
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VIDEO: Delta Airlines still struggling 5 days after worldwide computer outage
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Deep-sea mining of rare metals produces 'dark oxygen,' new study finds

Mining activity could negatively affect the seafloor ecosystem, scientists warn.
July 23
A high-powered lamp illuminates a deep underwater exploration scene.
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States across US are seeing an increase in mosquitoes with West Nile virus

The best way to protect yourself is using insect repellant, wearing long-sleeved shirts and pants, according to the CDC.
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The best way to protect yourself is using insect repellant, wearing long-sleeved shirts and pants, according to the CDC.
July 23

Deep-sea mining produces 'dark oxygen,' new study finds

The creation of dark oxygen could affect deep-seafloor ecology.
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The creation of dark oxygen could influence deep-seafloor ecology.
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'Horrendous' wildfire sparked by illegal fireworks: Mayor

Suspects were captured fleeing the scene, officials said.
July 23
Homes are threatened as the Hawarden Fire burns in Riverside, Calif., July 21, 2024.
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Man wounded in Philly mass shooting now under arrest on on murder charges: Police

Three people were killed and six were injured in Sunday's shooting.
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A 28-year-old man who was wounded in a mass shooting that broke out at a West Philadelphia party early, July 21, 2024, has been arrested and accused of being one of multiple gunmen involved in the violence.
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Illinois State Police release body camera footage of police shooting

Sonya Massey, 36, was shot and killed by police after calling 911 to report a possible intruder.
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VIDEO: Illinois state police release body camera footage of police shooting
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DOT opens investigation into Delta after flight disruptions

More than 400 Delta flights were canceled Tuesday, days after cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike experienced a global IT outage.
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More than 400 Delta flights were canceled Tuesday, days after cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike experienced a global IT outage.
July 23

Small New Mexico town ravaged by fire and flood

Since two fires broke out in mid-June, causing all residents to evacuate, the small mountain resort town has experienced an unrelenting barrage of natural disasters.
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Small New Mexico town ravaged by fire and flood Since two fires broke out in mid-June, causing all residents to evacuate, the small mountain resort town has experienced an unrelenting barrage of natural disasters.
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National headlines from ABC News

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 23

Trump appeals his $454 million New York civil fraud case

Five months after a New York judge held Donald Trump liable for committing business fraud, the former president has appealed his $454 million civil fraud case.
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Five months after a New York judge held Donald Trump liable for committing business fraud, the former president has appealed his $454 million civil fraud case.
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Karen Read murder case: Judge sets 2025 date for retrial

A Massachusetts judge has scheduled the retrial in the Karen Read murder case for early next year, three weeks after declaring a mistrial.
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A Massachusetts judge has scheduled the retrial in the Karen Read murder case for early next year, three weeks after declaring a mistrial.
July 23

Harris' wealth comes mostly from her and her husband's investments, records show

Her net worth rose when she married Doug Emhoff, due to their combined assets.
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Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff descend from Air Force Two in Wilmington, Delaware, July 22, 2024.
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‘Tiny baby!’ Paddleboarders spot sea turtle hatchling off Florida coast

These paddleboarders were filled with joy after spotting a tiny sea turtle swimming out to sea off the coast of Naples, Florida.
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VIDEO: ‘Tiny baby!’ Paddleboarders spot sea turtle hatchling off Florida coast
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ABC News Live Prime: Monday, July 22, 2024

VP Kamala Harris gains more support among democrats to be her party's nominee for president; a deep dive into VP Harris' record; Sen. Bernie Sanders on whether Harris should be the nominee.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, July 22, 2024
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By the Numbers: American political dynasties

The 2024 general presidential election will be the first since 1976 without a Bush, Clinton or Biden on the ticket.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: American political dynasties
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Trump appeals his $454 million New York civil fraud case

A judge found that Trump inflated his net worth to secure better business deals.
July 22
Presidential nominee former President Donald J. Trump holds his first public campaign rally with his running mate, Vice Presidential nominee U.S. Senator J.D. Vance (R-OH) (not pictured), at the Van Andel Arena on July 20, 2024 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
July 22

Body camera footage released of Illinois woman killed by former sheriff’s deputy

Sonya Massey was shot in the face in her own home, the video shows.
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Sonya Massey died at 36 years old.
July 22

Judge sets date for retrial of Karen Read murder case

The new trial is scheduled to start on Jan. 27, 2025.
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Karen Read appears in court in Dedham, Massachusetts, July 22, 2024.
July 22

How would Trump campaign against Kamala Harris?

ABC News hosts a panel to discuss Donald Trump's campaign against Hillary Clinton and how he would approach Kamala Harris as his opponent.
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VIDEO: How would Trump campaign against Kamala Harris?
July 22

Trans teen stabbed 18 times at airport, police investigating as potential hate crime

The "situation was swiftly contained," airport officials said.
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Alexander Love is seen in this mugshot.
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BMX superstar Nigel Sylvester talks through origins, artistry and earning Jay-Z nod

The cycling athlete has wowed the world with his tricks for nearly two decades.
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Nigel Sylvester attends the 2024 GQ Creativity Awards at WSA on April 11, 2024 in New York City.
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Trump shooting suspect 'identified as suspicious before rally': Cheatle

The Secret Service director took responsibility and called the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump the biggest Secret Service operational failure in decades.
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VIDEO: ‘Suspect identified as suspicious before rally:’ Cheatle
July 22

Timeline: Hunter Biden under legal, political scrutiny

Prosecutors have been investigating the president's son since 2018.
July 22
Hunter Biden departs federal court after a plea hearing on two misdemeanor charges of willfully failing to pay income taxes in Wilmington, Del., July 26, 2023.
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Secret Service director testifies before Congress

Kimberly Cheatle testified before the House Oversight Committee on Monday about the security failures that led to the assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump on July 13.
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VIDEO: Secret Service director testifies before Congress
July 22

What pushed President Biden to withdraw from the reelection race?

Pressure from his own party to step aside grew despite White House assurances.
July 22
President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks at a news conference on the final day of the NATO summit in Washington, DC, July 11, 2024.
July 21

Hunter Biden drops 'revenge porn' lawsuit against Fox News, with plans to refile

The president's son accused Fox of exploiting him in a fictional miniseries.
July 21
Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, departs from a Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House on July 3, 2024 in Washington, DC.
July 21

Biden preserves his political legacy, historian says

Presidential historian Mark Updegrove discusses the political legacy of Joe Biden.
July 21
VIDEO: Biden preserves his political legacy, historian says
July 21

Trump campaign actively preparing for Harris nomination, sources say

The Trump campaign is preparing new ads to attack VP Kamala Harris' record.
July 21
Former President Donald Trump walks offstage after  speaking at a campaign rally at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI, July 20, 2024.
July 21

Why is Project 2025 gaining more attention?

HuffPost deputy editor Philip Lewis breaks down why "Project 2025" is gaining widespread attention online and why he says it's so "concerning."
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VIDEO: Why is Project 2025 gaining more attention?
July 21

Breaking down Project 2025

ABC News senior reporter Katherine Faulders breaks down "Project 2025," a plan put together by a right-wing think tank.
July 21
VIDEO: Breaking down Project 2025
July 21

Secret service director set to testify before Congress

Kimberly Cheatle is expected to testify before the House Oversight Committee amid calls by some for her resignation after the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump.
July 21
VIDEO: Secret service director set to testify before Congress
July 21

Triple-digit temps heat up West Coast

ABC News meteorologist Kenton Gewecke has the latest on weather, including wildfire threats and flash flood risks stretching from New Mexico to the Carolinas.
July 21
VIDEO: Triple-digit temps heat up West Coast
July 21

9 shot, 3 fatally, when 'multiple' gunmen open fire at Philly party, police say

More than 100 people were at the scene for a party, police told WPVI.
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Emotional support llamas roam Portland airport

Travelers at Portland International Airport in Oregon were treated to some unique and fluffy companions.
July 20
VIDEO: Emotional support llamas roam Portland airport
July 20

Longtime Texas congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee passes

The Democrat revealed in June that she had pancreatic cancer.
July 20
VIDEO: Longtime Texas congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee passes
July 20

Record heat and wildfire threat persisting out West over the weekend

Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are still in effect through Sunday.
July 20
The World's Largest Thermometer reads 115 degrees as the heat wave continues in Southern California, on July 19, 2024, in Baker, CA.
July 20

Postal worker fatally shot in front of Chicago residence: Officials

The gunman fled the scene and is at large, police said.
July 20
Police respond to the scene where a postal worker was fatally shot in Chicago, July 19, 2024.