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July 29

Gun violence in America: Do something

Across the country there is a long list of ideas on how to reduce gun violence.
July 29
Police investigate the scene of a shooting in Fresno, Calif., Nov. 18, 2019.
July 28

ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Is Russia covering up the country’s true death toll from COVID-19?; Historically Black colleges making moves to forgive student debt; Breaking down back-to-school shopping deals
July 28
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
July 28

Breaking down back-to-school shopping deals

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with smart shopping expert Trae Bodge on tips for finding the best back-to-school deals.
July 28
VIDEO: Breaking down back-to-school shopping deals
July 28

The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 28, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines
July 28
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 28, 2021
July 28

Historically Black colleges making moves to forgive student debt

ABC News’ MaryAlice Parks reports on the growing number of historically Black colleges and universities, known as HBCUs, paying off student loans as Congress considers broader debt forgiveness.
July 28
VIDEO: Historically Black colleges making moves to forgive student debt
July 28

Judge finds probable cause to charge police officer with homicide

Joseph Mensah fatally shot three men in five years while on duty.
July 28
Jay Anderson's mother, Linda Anderson, holds a sign during a Get Out The Vote rally in Chicago, Oct. 29, 2020. Jay Anderson was fatally shot by police in 2016 in Wauwatosa, Wis.
July 28

'Made in America' company creates fashionable bags out of recycled sails

“Everything is handmade. I love that we just do it ourselves,” an employee said.
July 28
Sea Bags is based in Portland, Maine, and makes summer tote bags from recycled sails.
July 28

Midwest prepares for intense severe storms, threat of derecho

A derecho moving through Iowa last year killed four people.
July 28
The leading edge of a derecho is visible as the storm approaches LaPorte, Ind., June 29, 2012.
July 28

West Virginia offering incentives to remote workers looking to move

Take an inside look at how some areas are attracting new residents as more companies embrace working remotely.
July 28
VIDEO: West Virginia offering incentives to remote workers looking to move
July 28

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged in highly-anticipated decision

The economy is showing signs of strengthening, but economists say employment may not be back to pre-pandemic levels until the end of the decade.
July 28
VIDEO: Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged in highly-anticipated decision
July 28

Redo vote on bipartisan infrastructure deal could come Wednesday night

It’s unclear whether all Democrats are on board, but President Joe Biden said he feels confident about the plan.
July 28
VIDEO: Redo vote on bipartisan infrastructure deal could come Wednesday night
July 28

The Breakdown: Key vote on bipartisan infrastructure deal could come Wednesday night

Plus, GOP lawmakers rebel over mask mandate in the House and more cities and states offer incentives to people looking to work remotely.
July 28
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Key vote on bipartisan infrastructure deal could come Wednesday night
July 28

Another heat wave on the way for Pacific Northwest amid dozens of wildfires

The typically cool and wet region will be blanketed in extreme temperatures.
July 28
The Dixie Fire burns at night in Taylorsville, Calif., July 27, 2021.
July 28

FedEx mass shooter wanted to 'demonstrate his masculinity': FBI

The gunman thought killing people showed he was a man, the FBI said.
July 28
Police and crime scene investigators work at the site of a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 16, 2021.
July 28

What you should know about wildfires

Scientists say human-made global warming has an impact on the ongoing risk of wildfires.
July 28
Global warming worsens fire conditions, but wind and temperature changes are also big factors in the spread of wildfire.
July 28

ABC News Update: CDC urges masks indoors even for vaccinated Americans

Plus, Simone Biles’ Olympic future uncertain after pulling out of another event and Indonesia faces oxygen shortages amid rising COVID-19 hospitalizations.
July 28
VIDEO: ABC News Update: CDC urges masks indoors even for vaccinated Americans
July 28

What’s next for Simone Biles after pulling out of 2 events

Plus, Katie Ledecky takes gold in Olympics swimming as COVID-19 and sweltering heat raise concerns.
July 28
VIDEO: What’s next for Simone Biles after pulling out of 2 events
July 28

ABC News Live: Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic event

Plus, fallout after the first Jan. 6 select committee hearing and the CDC recommends masks indoors in areas with high transmission.
July 28
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic event
July 28

Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic gymnastics final

The gymnast heralded as the “greatest of all time” announced she would not compete in the individual all-around final.
July 28
VIDEO: Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic gymnastics final
July 28

Gun violence in America: Mental health

The U.S. has seen nearly 11,000 gun violence deaths so far this year.
July 28
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 19: People gather at the "Stand Up Against Gun Violence" rally at Bronx Borough Hall on July 19, 2021 in South Bronx in New York City. Families who have been affected by gun violence were joined by violence interrupter groups, community leaders and elected officials for a press conference and rally calling for an end to gun violence in their communities. During a press conference earlier today addressing NYC's rise in gun violence, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city will be doubling their investments in cure violence workforce.
July 28

The possible link between thunderstorms and climate change

The thunderstorms could impact the earth's protective ozone layer, too.
July 28
Overshooting top of a thunderstorm as seen from NASA's ER-2 aircraft.
July 28

How students fared during 1st full school year in pandemic

There would need to be "unprecedented" levels of growth to catch up.
July 28
A student at the Green Mountain School waits to leave class at the end of the day on Feb. 18, 2021, in Woodland, Wash.
July 27

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Jan. 6 committee member on subpoenas: ‘We will use all the tools available’; Dr. Richard Besser on the state of the pandemic: 'It's far from over; Indonesia faces devastating new COVID surge
July 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
July 27
A sandstorm in Utah caused a series of car crashes that left at least seven people dead Sunday.
July 27

Jan. 6 committee member on subpoenas: ‘We will use all the tools available’

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Jan. 6 select committee member Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., following testimony from officers on their experiences during the Capitol attack.
July 27
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee member on subpoenas: ‘We will use all the tools available’
July 27

GOP Congressman: Jan. 6 select committee will be a ‘1-sided affair’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, on why he opposed a commission this year to investigate the Jan. 6 attack, as hearings get underway.
July 27
VIDEO: GOP Congressman: Jan. 6 select committee will be a ‘1-sided affair’
July 27

By the Numbers: Charity donations at 2-decade low

Here is a look at the decline of charitable giving in the US, especially for religious causes.
July 27
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Charity donations at 2-decade low
July 27

The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 27, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
July 27
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: July 27, 2021
July 27

Breaking down the 1st day of Jan. 6 select committee testimony

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with ABC News Political Director Rick Klein on whether the Jan. 6 select committee can effectively investigate the Capitol attack.
July 27
VIDEO: Breaking down the 1st day of Jan. 6 select committee testimony
July 27

Timelapse: Wildfire cam captures moment it's engulfed by flames

Timelapse footage shows the moment a camera was engulfed by the Dixie Fire in Indian Falls, California.
July 27
VIDEO: Timelapse: Wildfire cam captures moment it's engulfed by flames
July 27

Judge to decide if Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer will get new trial

Christhian Bahena Rivera claims he was framed for the college student's murder.
July 27
Cristhian Bahena Rivera appears during a hearing at the Poweshiek County Courthouse in Montezuma, Iowa, on July 15, 2021. Bahena Rivera was convicted of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts in 2018.
July 27

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Wu-Tang Clan album sold to confidential buyer

The album was sold to help pay the over $7 million Shkreli owes in forfeiture.
July 27
Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speak to members of the media outside federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2017.
July 27

Republicans decry committee investigating Jan. 6 riot

Republican Rep. Jody Hice gives his perspective on the investigation and the questions he says should be asked.
July 27
VIDEO: Republicans decry select committee Jan. 6 investigation as a partisan sham
July 27

Millions under heat alerts as dozens of wildfires burn in US

Mostly uncontained wildfires are continuing to burn throughout the West.
July 27
Cal Fire Capts. Derek Leong and Tristan Gale monitor a firing operation, where crews set a ground fire to stop a wildfire from spreading, while battling the Dixie Fire in Lassen National Forest, Calif., July 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 27

Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder

Long will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
July 27
Robert Aaron Long appears in court in Cherokee County, Georgia, July 27, 2021.
July 27

Capitol Police officers give closing statements on 1st day of Jan 6. hearings

The four officers gave emotional testimonies on Day 1 of the hearings.
July 27
VIDEO: Capitol Police officers give closing statements on 1st day of Jan 6. hearings
July 27

Police officers testify during Jan. 6 House Select Committee hearing

ABC News correspondents go over all the details from the four officers’ testimony.
July 27
VIDEO: Police officers testify during Jan. 6 House Select Committee hearing
July 27

Rep. Adam Kinzinger delivers emotional plea before House Select Committee

Kinzinger praised the four Capitol Police officers testifying before the committee.
July 27
VIDEO: Rep. Adam Kinzinger delivers emotional plea before House Select Committee
July 27

Capitol Police officer Michael Fanone reacts to footage of rioters attacking him

"I've got kids," Fanone recalled telling rioters who beat him.
July 27
VIDEO: Capitol Police officer Michael Fanone reacts to footage of rioters attacking him
July 27

ABC News Live: Jan. 6 select committee holds 1st hearing

Plus, Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic team gymnastics finals and New York City mandates vaccines for government employees.
July 27
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Jan. 6 select committee holds 1st hearing
July 27

Atlanta spa gunman pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, 22, killed eight people during a shooting rampage in March targeting Atlanta-area spas.
July 27
Robert Aaron Long, 22, killed eight people during a shooting rampage in March targeting Atlanta-area spas.
July 27

Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic team gymnastics final

Team USA ended up winning the silver medal.
July 27
VIDEO: Simone Biles pulls out of Olympic team gymnastics final
July 27

Vaccine or negative test required for Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza attendees will be required to show a negative test taken within 72 hours or be vaccinated in order to enter the music festival.
July 27
Lollapalooza attendees will be required to show a negative test taken within 72 hours or be vaccinated in order to enter the music festival.
July 27

Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn recalls racial abuse during Jan. 6 riot

"You all tried to disrupt democracy that day. You failed," Dunn said.
July 27
VIDEO: Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn recalls racial abuse during Jan 6th riot
July 27

Officer Daniel Hodges testifies on Jan. 6 insurrection

“My arms were pinned and effectively useless … I was effectively defenseless and gradually sustaining injury from the increasing pressure of the mob,” he said.
July 27
VIDEO: Officer Daniel Hodges testifies on Jan. 6 insurrection
July 27

Officer Michael Fanone testifies before House Select Committee

"The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful" Fanone testified.
July 27
VIDEO: Officer Michael Fanone testifies before House Select Committee
July 27

US Capitol Police Sergeant Gonell recalls the events of Jan. 6

“On January 6, for the first time, I was more afraid to work at the Capitol than my entire Army deployment to Iraq,” Sergeant Gonell said.
July 27
VIDEO: US Capitol Police Sergeant Gonell recalls the events of Jan. 6
July 27

Rep. Liz Cheney delivers Jan. 6 committee hearing opening remarks

“If those responsible are not held accountable and Congress does not act responsibly, this will remain a cancer on our constitutional republic,” she said.
July 27
VIDEO: Rep. Liz Cheney delivers Jan. 6 committee hearing opening remarks
July 27

Jan. 6 committee hearings are underway

Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson delivers his opening statement.
July 27
VIDEO: The January 6th committee hearings are underway