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Police officer's shooting of 13-year-old carjacking suspect being investigated

No weapon was recovered, the city's police accountability office said.
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Officers work at the scene where five people were shot, one fatally, on the 4800 block of South Ada on May 10, 2022, in Chicago.
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ABC News Live: President Biden visits South Korea

Plus, Oklahoma passes the strictest abortion bill in the country, and London's Big Ben reopens after five years.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: President Biden visits South Korea
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ABC News Live: 1st funeral held for victim of Buffalo supermarket shooting

Plus, the CDC greenlights Pfizer boosters for children ages 5 to 11, and Friday is the last day Georgia voters can cast their ballots early before primary day.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: 1st funeral held for victim of Buffalo supermarket shooting
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9 shot, 2 fatally, in 'outrageous act of violence' outside a McDonald's

Police have arrested a suspect seen on video opening fire.
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Paramedics transport a person who was wounded by gunfire at the scene where five people were shot near the intersection of East Chicago Avenue and North State Street, on May 19, 2022, in Chicago.
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Marking National Streaming Day

A look back at some of the biggest stories ABC News Live has streamed for our viewers.
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VIDEO: Marking National Streaming Day
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AG announces measures to combat hate crimes

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced new steps the Justice Department is taking to combat hate crimes and said the mass shooting in Buffalo is being investigated as a hate crime.
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Attorney General Merrick Garland announced new steps the Justice Department is taking to combat hate crimes and said the mass shooting in Buffalo is being investigated as a hate crime.
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Suspect arrested after deadly shooting on Near North Side, Chicago

Two people are dead after a gunman opened fire into a crowd hitting several people.
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Two people are dead after a gunman opened fire into a crowd hitting several people.
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ABC News Live: 'Operation Fly Formula' hopes to ease US baby formula shortage

Plus, President Biden travels to South Korea to meet with President Yoon, and the Senate passes a new $40 billion aid package to help Ukraine fight Russia’s invasion.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: 'Operation Fly Formula' hopes to ease US baby formula shortage
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ABC News Live: Oklahoma passes strictest abortion law in the nation

Plus, President Joe Biden takes his first trip to Asia since taking office, and children ages 5 to 11 are now eligible to receive their first booster shot.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Oklahoma passes strictest abortion law in the nation
May 20

Oklahoma passes near-total abortion ban

As the Supreme Court could soon overturn Roe v. Wade, Oklahoma passes a near-total ban on abortion, allowing them only in cases of saving the life of the mother, rape or incest.
May 20
VIDEO: Oklahoma passes near-total abortion ban
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A look into the ‘replacement’ theory that may have inspired alleged Buffalo shooter

The white supremacist conspiracy has spread online and inspired violent extremists worldwide, from Christchurch, New Zealand, to El Paso, Texas.
May 20
The white supremacist conspiracy has spread online and inspired violent extremists worldwide, from Christchurch, New Zealand, to El Paso, Texas.
May 20

Funerals for Buffalo shooting victims begin

Ten people, all of whom were Black, were killed in the mass shooting,
May 20
A person visits a makeshift memorial near the scene of the shooting at a supermarket, in Buffalo, N.Y., May 19, 2022.
May 20

'Power Rangers' actor charged with COVID-19 fraud

The alleged scheme netted the scammers $3.5 million.
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Actor Austin St. John arrives for the Premiere Of Lionsgate's "Power Rangers"  held on March 22, 2017 in Westwood, Calif.
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Fyre Festival music festival organizer moved to halfway house

He has been serving a six-year sentence at FCI Elkton in Ohio.
May 20
Billy McFarland, the promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, leaves federal court after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges, March 6, 2018, in New York.
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ABC News Live: Children ages 5 to 11 authorized for COVID booster shots

Plus, Oklahoma passes a near-total ban on abortion and “Operation Fly Formula” ramps up in hopes of easing the country’s dire baby formula shortage.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Children ages 5 to 11 authorized for COVID booster shots
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Orca follows fishing boat off coast of Nantucket

A man had company alongside his fishing boat, as an orca followed him for about a half hour off the coast of Nantucket.
May 20
A man had company alongside his fishing boat, as an orca followed him for about a half hour off the coast of Nantucket.
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On Location: May 20, 2022

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
May 20
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
May 19

ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, May 19, 2022

CDC recommends Pfizer booster shots for children ages 5 to 11; accused Buffalo shooter pleads not guilty; Muni Long’s journey from songwriter to singing superstar featured in "Prime Playlist."
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Thursday, May 19, 2022
May 19

Russian opposition group pushing US to sanction 'next tier' of Putin enablers

The group met Thursday with several senators and U.S. officials.
May 19
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses a meeting of the leaders of the Collective Security Treaty Organization at the Kremlin in Moscow, on May 16, 2022.
May 19

TikTalk: It’s important 'to be authentic to my audience,' Sydney Morgan says

ABC News’ Phil Lipof speaks with viral TikTok sensation Sydney Morgan about using makeup as a transformative tool to help those with chronic illness be more comfortable with their condition.
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VIDEO: TikTalk: It’s important 'to be authentic to my audience,' Sydney Morgan says
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 19, 2022

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 19, 2022
May 19

By the Numbers: Increased gun production

Here is a look at the rise in gun manufacturing, as a CDC report said that gun homicides have surged to their highest level in 26 years.
May 19
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Increased gun production
May 19

Rare access inside US ballistic missile submarine

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz goes on board a U.S. Navy nuclear ballistic missile submarine and explores how the U.S. military is working to deter potential nuclear threats.
May 19
VIDEO: Rare access inside US ballistic missile submarine
May 19

CDC panel recommends COVID-19 booster for kids 5 to 11

ABC News’ Phil Lipof speaks with ABC News medical contributor Dr. Alok Patel about the potential impact of booster shots for children as infections and hospitalizations are on the rise.
May 19
VIDEO: CDC panel recommends COVID-19  booster for kids 5 to 11
May 19

Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack charged with attempted murder in separate incident

The victim identified the suspect through media coverage on the Chappelle case.
May 19
In this October 30, 2021, file photo, Dave Chappelle introduces Jay-Z during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Family of cleared suspect in teen’s disappearance reacts to arrest

Timothy Taylor was named as a suspect in 2016.
May 19
In this screen grab from a video, Sheriff Carter Weaver speaks at a press conference about the remains of Brittanee Drexel being found and the arrest of Raymond Moody, on May 16, 2022, in Georgetown County, S.C.
May 19

Jan. 6 committee seeks info from 6th House Republican over alleged Capitol tour

The committee issued subpoenas to five sitting House members last week.
May 19
Rep. Barry Loudermilk listens to a speaker at a press conference, May 4, 2021, in Marietta, Ga.
May 19

ABC News Live: Oklahoma Legislature passes bill that would ban nearly all abortions

Plus, the latest on the economy and the war in Ukraine.
May 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Oklahoma Legislature passes bill that would ban nearly all abortions
May 19

Former FBI agent breaks down Buffalo mass shooting investigation

Brad Garrett, former FBI agent and ABC News contributor, gave his take on the federal and state investigations into what authorities described as a racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo .
May 19
VIDEO: Former FBI agent breaks down Buffalo mass shooting investigation
May 19

Senate approves $40 billion aid package for Ukraine

The Senate voted Thursday to approve a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine with broad bipartisan support.
May 19
VIDEO: Senate approves $40 billion aid package for Ukraine
May 19

Stock markets hit with volatility amid inflation, high gas prices

It was a wild week on Wall Street as inflation, high gas prices and weak earnings calls shook investors. ABC News' Alexis Christoferous breaks it down.
May 19
VIDEO: Stock markets hit with volatility amid inflation, high gas prices
May 19

ABC News Live: Biden's six-month update on 1 trillion infrastructure bill

Plus, mothers​ across the nation are ready to donate breast milk to help other parents, COVID-19 cases rising over the past six weeks.
May 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Biden's six-month update on 1 trillion infrastructure bill
May 19

Family speaks after son cleared in teen disappearance

The family of the man who had previously been named a suspect in the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel said the investigation ruined their lives for years.
May 19
The family of the man who had previously been named a suspect in the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel said the investigation ruined their lives for years.
May 19

Buffalo mass shooting suspect called 'coward' while exiting court hearing

The suspect allegedly killed 10 people and wounded three others.
May 19
Payton Gendron is led out of the courtroom after a hearing at Erie County Court, in Buffalo, N.Y., May 19, 2022. Gendron faces charges in the May 14, fatal shooting at a supermarket.
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Northern California at risk for rapid fire spread

Critical fire weather conditions are expected on Thursday and Friday due to gusty winds and dry conditions.
May 19
Critical fire weather conditions are expected on Thursday and Friday due to gusty winds and dry conditions.
May 19

Biden invoking the Defense Production Act to import formula overseas

ABC News' senior national policy reporter Anne Flaherty discusses how the baby formula shortage puts stress on parents nationwide, and how the Biden administration can alleviate the ongoing crisis.
May 19
VIDEO: Biden invoking the Defense Production Act to import formula overseas
May 19

Buffalo NAACP president on mass shooting: 'African Americans are under fire'

The Rev. Mark Blue, the president of the Buffalo chapter of the NAACP, reacts to the mass shooting at a supermarket in upstate New York over the weekend.
May 19
VIDEO: Buffalo NAACP president on mass shooting: 'African Americans are under fire'
May 19

ABC News Live: Accused Buffalo gunman appears in court

Plus, the latest on the battle for Ukraine and Apple unveils new features for the deaf and blind communities.
May 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Accused Buffalo gunman appears in court
May 19

Red flag warning in effect in Northern California amid high risk of rapid fire spread

There is an elevated risk for fires on Thursday and Friday.
May 19
A firefighting helicopter performs a water drop over a brush fire near Griffith Observatory on May 17, 2022 in Los Angeles.
May 19

State approves most restrictive abortion ban in the country

There are exceptions in cases of saving the life of the mother, rape or incest.
May 19
In this May 3, 2022, file photo, demonstrators gather at the Oklahoma State Capitol to protest as the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to overturn longstanding abortion protections and Oklahoma governor signs Texas-style abortion ban.
May 19

Federal hate crime charges filed against Georgia man

A suspect has been charged with two counts of hate crimes after allegedly firing a gun into two convenience stores last year because of the race of the people working there.
May 19
A suspect has been charged with two counts of hate crimes after allegedly firing a gun into two convenience stores last year because of the race of the people working there.
May 19

FDA commissioner testifies in front of House appropriations subcommittee hearing

Robert Califf said Abbott Laboratories and the FDA is on track to open their Sturgis, Michigan, baby formula plant during a congressional hearing.
May 19
Robert Califf said Abbott Laboratories and the FDA is on track to open their Sturgis, Michigan, baby formula plant during a congressional hearing.
May 19

911 dispatcher may be fired over hanging up on Buffalo shooting caller: Official

An employee at the Tops supermarket said she was yelled at and hung up on.
May 19
Members of the Buffalo Police Department work at the scene of a shooting at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., May 17, 2022.
May 19

2 national forests in New Mexico now closed to public due to extreme fire danger

Hot, dry conditions pose a "dire risk" for wildfires, a forest official said.
May 19
Firefighter Ryan Le Baron with the Elk Creek fire department out of Colorado watches the fire blaze across a ridgeline near the Taos County line as firefighters from all over the country converge on Northern New Mexico to battle the Hermit's Peak and Calf Canyon fire, May 13, 2022.
May 19

FDA commissioner testifies on baby formula shortage

ABC News senior national policy reporter, Anne Flaherty, discusses what to expect from this hearing after President Joe Biden invokes the Defense Production Act to help alleviate the formula shortage.
May 19
VIDEO: FDA commissioner testifies on baby formula shortage
May 19

Accused gunman in Buffalo mass shooting appears in court

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos and Aaron Katersky discuss the alleged gunman’s social media posts as a focal point in the investigation.
May 19
VIDEO: Accused gunman in Buffalo mass shooting appears in court
May 19

Anti-race education efforts could worsen white supremacy in U.S., some educators say

The alleged Buffalo shooter says racism motivated the attack.
May 19
People come to the area of the Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, N.Y., on May 17, 2022, at the site of the mass shooting which occurred on May 15, 2022.
May 19

ABC News Live: New warning as COVID cases soar across US

Plus, President Joe Biden meets with leaders of Finland and Sweden as the two countries push to join NATO, and suspected Buffalo supermarket mass shooter appears in court.
May 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live: New warning as COVID cases soar across US
May 19

Accused Buffalo supermarket gunman due in court

The 18-year-old suspect who is accused of killing 10 people and injuring three others, is set to appear in court today after pleading not guilty to one count of first-degree murder.
May 19
VIDEO: Accused Buffalo supermarket gunman due in court
May 19

ABC News Live: President Joe Biden takes new action on baby formula shortage

Plus, a new warning as COVID cases soar across the country, and the accused gunman in the Buffalo, New York, mass shooting is due back in court Thursday.
May 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live: President Joe Biden takes new action on baby formula shortage