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8-year-old killed, 3 others hospitalized in shooting at mall

The shooting broke out at a Hoover mall just after 3 p.m. local time.
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Four people were injured in a shooting at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Ala., on July 3, 2020.
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Police officers fired for disturbing photos at Elijah McClain memorial

The officers smiled and posed for chokehold photos where McClain was killed.
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Elijah McClain, an unarmed Black man who died days after he was subdued by three policemen and injected with a powerful sedative in August 2019, poses in an undated photograph in Aurora, Colo.
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Ft. Lauderdale mayor: Virus ‘running fast and loose’ in Florida

Mayor Dean Trantalis discusses closing beaches over the holiday weekend to help stop the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.
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VIDEO: Ft. Lauderdale mayor: Virus ‘running fast and loose’ in Florida
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Living with Huntington’s disease

ABC News’ Linsey Davis follows two families grappling with the rare genetic disorder Huntington’s disease, compared to ALS, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer's disease all in one.
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VIDEO: Living with Huntington’s disease
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 3, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 3, 2020
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15-year-old girl shot at Massachusetts mall; 2 in custody

The South Shore Plaza mall in Braintree, Massachusetts, was on lockdown.
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ATF Boston said it was responding to an "active shooter" at South Shore Plaza mall in Braintree, Mass., on July 3, 2020.
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Timeline: What to know about missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen

She went missing April 22. One of two suspects has since died by suicide.
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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 03

103-year-old man breaks Guinness skydiving record

Al Blaschke went skydiving for the first time in 2017 on his 100th birthday.
July 03
Al Blaschke, 103, seeks the Guinness world record for tandem skydiving.
July 03

Coronavirus updates: WHO expects interim results on drug trials within 2 weeks

Hospitalizations in Texas and Arizona continued skyrocketing.
July 03
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference organised by the Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents on July 3, 2020 in Geneva.
July 03

Cop to be fired after video shows him appear to punch woman in the face

"I've immediately initiated an investigation," said the Miami police director.
July 03
July 03

ABC News Daily: July 3, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 03
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 03

Wisconsin police kill knife-wielding man who family says suffered from mental illness

Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are investigating.
July 03
Protesters march on North 15th St. near where Kevan Ruffin was killed by Sheboygan Police, July 2, 2020, in Sheboygan, Wis.
July 03

News headlines today: July 3, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
July 03
VIDEO: News headlines today: July 1, 2019
July 03

Latino communities suffer as some states see record numbers of COVID-19 cases

Latinos in Alabama, California, Maryland and Utah share their stories.
July 03
Dr. Erika Flores Uribe is an emergency physician at Los Angeles County USC Medical Center. She grew up in Los Angeles.
July 03

Governor slams state troopers seen refusing to wear masks: 'Absolutely unacceptable'

"I agree that their actions and behaviors were absolutely unacceptable."
July 03
Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Feb. 22, 2019.
July 03

Family of Wisconsin man shot by police demands answers

Family members claim that officers were aware of Kevan Ruffin’s mental health disorder when they used deadly force against him.
July 03
Family members claim that officers were aware of Kevan Ruffin’s mental health disorder when they used deadly force against him.
July 03

July 4th weekend forecast calls for heat, severe weather

It has been the hottest start of the summer since 2005 in Albany, New York, where it has already had seven days of 90-plus degrees.
July 03
It has been the hottest start of the summer since 2005 in Albany, New York, where it has already had seven days of 90-plus degrees.
July 03

July 4th weekend forecast calls for heat, severe weather

From California to New Jersey, heat will be the story for the holiday weekend.
July 03
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA  - JULY 02: People gather on Santa Monica beach amid the COVID-19 pandemic on July 02, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. Beginning July 3, Los Angeles County beaches and piers will be closed through the July 4th holiday weekend amid some reinstated restrictions intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
July 03

After George Floyd's death, Hennepin County declares racism public health crisis

The town's first Black commissioner stewarded the effort.
July 03
Angela Harrelson, George Floyd's aunt, speaks to members of the media gathered outside the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility on June 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
July 03

Alleged killer of protester was homeless, had history of mental illness

"All he felt was anger, and all he saw in that park were guns."
July 03
Police cordon off the area after a fatal shooting at Jefferson Square Park, in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., June 27, 2020 in this still image obtained from social media video. Protesters have camped out at the park to demonstrate against the police killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, in her home in March. Content filmed June 27, 2020.
July 03

The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 2, 2020

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July 03
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 2, 2020
July 03

Former prosecutor analyzes Ghislaine Maxwell case

Law professor and former prosecutor Jessica Roth says Maxwell's prosecution will center on witness testimony.
July 03
VIDEO: Former prosecutor analyzes Ghislaine Maxwell case
July 03

Former Trump adviser urges discipline to combat virus

Former Trump Homeland Security Adviser and ABC News contributor Tom Bossert says “we can change the outcome by changing our behavior.”
July 03
VIDEO: Former Trump adviser urges discipline to combat virus
July 03

White woman who pointed gun at a Black mom and her teen daughter charged with assault

A viral video showed a white woman point a gun at a black mom and daughter.
July 03
Authorities in Michigan have charged a white woman and her husband with felony assault after she was caught on video pointing a cocked gun at a black mom and her teenage daughter.
July 03

‘It’s not too late’ with Ginger Zee: What you need to know about the environment

ABC’s Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee discusses the key environmental law paused by the Trump administration during the pandemic.
July 03
VIDEO: ‘It’s not too late’ with Ginger Zee: What you need to know about the environment
July 03

Jeffrey Epstein’s ex Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on sex abuse charges

If convicted on the charges, Maxwell could face up to 35 years in prison.
July 03
If convicted on the charges, Maxwell could face up to 35 years in prison.
July 02

Hugh Downs, whose broadcasting career spanned a century, dies at 99

He was a host on ABC's "20/20" for 20 years.
July 02
Hugh Downs is seen on the set of "20/20" on Nov. 20, 1981.
July 02

Family of missing soldier speaks out, urges no one enlist until 'we get justice'

Vanessa Guillen's family is demanding a Congressional investigation.
July 02
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 02

Police officer in troubling photo near Elijah McClain memorial resigns

Elijah McClain died after police put him in a chokehold in 2019.
July 02
Elijah McClain, an unarmed Black man who died days after he was subdued by three policemen and injected with a powerful sedative in August 2019, poses in an undated photograph in Aurora, Colo.
July 02

Officers investigated after celebrating shooting rubber bullets at protester

Officers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are being investigated for their actions during a May 31 protest that appears to show them laughing and celebrating after shooting rubber bullets at protesters.
July 02
Officers investigated after celebrating shooting rubber bullets at protester
July 02

Trump ‘should have been verbally briefed’ on intelligence: Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that President Trump “should have been verbally briefed” on intelligence regarding Russian bounties based on news reports.
July 02
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that President Trump “should have been verbally briefed” on intelligence regarding Russian bounties based on news reports.
July 02

Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

She was arrested in New Hampshire by the FBI.
July 02
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend an event at Cipriani Wall Street on March 15, 2005, in New York.
July 02

Top tips to get hired

Amanda Nachman, CEO and publisher of College magazine, discusses the first steps to job searching during the pandemic and shares her tips on how to interview like a boss from your couch.
July 02
VIDEO: Top tips to get hired
July 02

Latest developments

4.8 million jobs were added last month, the U.S. testing supply chain is under strain from demands for COVID-19 tests and McDonald’s is putting reopening plans on hold as cases grow.
July 02
VIDEO: Latest developments
July 02

Bodycam footage appears to show police celebrate after shooting rubber bullets

The police chief said he is investigating the May 31 incident.
July 02
Police body cam footage from the May 31 protest in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. was released
July 02

WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday in New Orleans

The U.S. Coast Guard veteran who served in World War II marked his birthday with a parade of cars, music and tributes from USCG officials.
July 02
The U.S. Coast Guard veteran who served in World War II marked his birthday with a parade of cars, music and tributes from USCG officials.
July 02

Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

Maxwell, 58, was charged by the Southern District of New York, which did not stop investigating Epstein's associates after his death.
July 02
Maxwell, 58, was charged by the Southern District of New York, which did not stop investigating Epstein's associates after his death, with conspiring to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, perjury and other offenses.
July 02

Funnel cloud forms over southwest Kansas

The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down Wednesday near the town of Kismet.
July 02
The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down Wednesday near the town of Kismet.
July 02

Fireworks stand explodes after fire

A fireworks stand in Texas caught fire, setting off a display for passing motorists.
July 02
A fireworks stand in Texas caught fire, setting off a display for passing motorists.
July 02

Playful gorilla makes faces at keeper during training session

Playful gorilla pulls faces at keeper during training session at Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
July 02
Playful gorilla pulls faces at keeper during training session at Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
July 02

Houston hospitals moving patients amid COVID rise: 'We're running out of ICU beds'

Some patients were sent to facilities more than 50 miles away.
July 02
A patient is wheeled into Houston Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Houston, June 22, 2020.
July 02

Fourth of July weekend temperatures to reach 90s and 100s across US

Seven states from Minnesota to Louisiana are under heat advisories Thursday.
July 02
VIDEO: Fourth of July weekend temperatures to reach 90s and 100s across US
July 02

Summer heat building, July 4 weekend to be hot and hazy

Meanwhile, four states have flash flood watches Thursday.
July 02
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 01: Lifeguards keep watch along the beach at Brooklyn's Coney Island on the first day that swimming is allowed at New York City beaches on July 01, 2020 in New York City. Area beaches had been closed to swimming due to concerns of crowding at beaches and the risk of spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
July 02

2,000 cases of anti-Asian bias reported in US

Officials have been tracking the numbers since the onset of COVID-19.
July 02
Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council held a press conference with Assemblymember Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) Assemblymembee and Chair of API Leg Caucus David Chiu (D-San Francisco) Manjusha Kulkarni, Executive Director of Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, Cynthia Choi, Co-Executive Director of Chinese for Affirmative Action and Russell Jeung, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University.
July 02

America’s great white outdoors

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on U.S. national parks facing an existential crisis over a lack of diversity among visitors.
July 02
VIDEO: America’s great white outdoors
July 02

Dallas doctors and nurses on the front lines

Medical personnel at Dallas Parkland Hospital discuss how they’re grappling with the surge of COVID-19 patients.
July 02
VIDEO: Dallas doctors and nurses on the front lines
July 02

The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 1, 2020

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July 02
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 1, 2020
July 02

Big brands boycott Facebook over hate speech

Facebook is just “tinkering on the margins” of controlling hate speech on its platform, says expert Yael Eisenstat.
July 02
VIDEO: Big brands boycott Facebook over hate speech
July 02

By the Numbers: As immigration falls, many Americans want it increased

A new Gallup poll shows that, for the first time, Americans who favor more immigration outnumber those wanting less.
July 02
VIDEO: By the Numbers: As immigration falls, many Americans want it increased
July 02

People who stayed home before lockdown helped slow spread of COVID-19: Researchers

This proves that social distancing does work, experts say.
July 02
Peggy Knapp a resident at Havenwood Senior home gives her daughter's dog Lloyd a kiss through the window during a Mother's Day visit, May 10, 2020, in Minnetonka, Minn.