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‘Response to gun violence has to be comprehensive’: Police commissioner

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw on the surge of gun violence in the U.S. and how communities are working to respond to the influx of guns.
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VIDEO: ‘Response to gun violence has to be comprehensive’: Police commissioner
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Amber Heard denies retouching photos in cross-examination

ABC News’ Janai Norman recaps Amber Heard’s fourth day on the witness stand, facing cross-examination from Johnny Depp’s legal team suggesting in his defamation lawsuit that she was the abuser.
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VIDEO: Amber Heard denies retouching photos in cross-examination
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Buffalo suspect started self-radicalizing during pandemic: Source

Ten people -- all of whom were Black -- were killed in the Buffalo shooting.
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People embrace outside the scene of a mass shooting at a supermarket a day earlier, in Buffalo, N.Y., May 15, 2022.
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Investigators reveal new details on the Buffalo, NY supermarket shooting suspect.

The topic of gun reform also returns to the national conversation, as there were over 300 gun violence incidents Friday through Sunday night alone.
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VIDEO: Investigators reveal new details on the Buffalo, New York supermarket shooting suspect
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ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

President Joe Biden visits Buffalo to comfort families of mass shooting victims; Tracking primary election results in five states; Amber Heard returns to stand in defamation trial with Johnny Depp.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
May 17

New Mexico battling historic blaze as Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon fire 26% contained

The wildfire is now the largest in the state's history.
May 17
The Calf Canyon Hermits Peak Fire burns northeast of Pecos, N.M., on May 13, 2022.
May 17

Pennsylvania Senate GOP primary comes down to the wire

ABC News’ Rachel Scott delves into the leading Republican candidates competing in the hotly-contested Senate primary in Pennsylvania, a race that could determine the balance of the U.S. Senate.
May 17
VIDEO: Pennsylvania Senate GOP primary comes down to the wire
May 17

The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 17, 2022

The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 17, 2022
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 17, 2022
May 17

By the Numbers: Legally purchased guns and mass shootings

A look at the number of mass shootings involving legally purchased guns.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Legally purchased guns and mass shootings
May 17

Buffalo mayor: ‘The community did feel comforted by the President being here’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown on the aftermath of the shooting and President Joe Biden’s emotional visit to a memorial commemorating the lives lost.
May 17
VIDEO: Buffalo mayor: ‘The community did feel comforted by the President being here’
May 17

What we know about the accused gunman in the Buffalo supermarket shooting

New details are emerging on the gunman accused of killing 10 people in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket over the weekend.
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VIDEO: What we know about the accused gunman in the Buffalo supermarket shooting
May 17

1 dead, 1 rescued after sand collapses at Jersey Shore beach: Police

The 18-year-old was visiting from Maine with his family.
May 17
First responders on the scene of a sand collapse at a beach in Toms River, New Jersey, May 17, 2022.
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ABC News Live: New details emerge in Buffalo supermarket shooting

Plus, a look at a big primary day in five states and the first congressional hearings on UFOs in decades.
May 17
VIDEO: ABC News Live: New details emerge in Buffalo supermarket shooting
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Person of interest sought in slayings of retired New Hampshire couple

The bodies of Stephen and Djeswende Reid were found on a trail near their home.
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Sketch released of person of interest in the homicide of Stephen and Djeswende Reid.
May 17

ABC News Live: Biden visits Buffalo after hate crime shooting

Plus, the latest on the pandemic and an exclusive interview with the first woman to lead a military branch.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Biden visits Buffalo after hate crime shooting
May 17

DHS details border plans

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the border is not opening when Title 42 ends.
May 17
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the border is not opening when Title 42 ends.
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Buffalo pastor on mass shooting: ‘We’ve gotta do more than just prayer’

The Rev. Paul Thomas of Bethel AME Buffalo says politicians must act after a hate crime shooting at a supermarket Saturday.
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VIDEO: Buffalo pastor on mass shooting: ‘We’ve gotta do more than just prayer’
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Biden on Buffalo shooting: ‘White Supremacy is a poison’

President Joe Biden visited Buffalo on Tuesday after a racially motivated mass shooting Saturday. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton and Aaron Katersky give updates on the attack.
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VIDEO: Biden on Buffalo shooting: ‘White Supremacy is a poison’
May 17

Doctors explain choice to enroll young kids in Pfizer vaccine trials

Dr. Erin Biro and her husband Dr. CJ Bui explain why they felt strongly about vaccinating their children against COVID-19 as the nation reflects on 1 million lives lost to COVID-19.
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VIDEO: Doctors explain choice to enroll young kids in Pfizer vaccine trials
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Coast Guard’s first female commandant: ‘You have to work harder to prove yourself’

Admiral Linda Fagan, the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, talks with ABC News Live’s Kyra Phillips about being the first woman to lead a branch of the military.
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VIDEO: Coast Guard’s first female commandant: ‘You have to work harder to prove yourself’
May 17

Suspect identified in Dallas salon shooting as FBI opens hate crime investigation

The incident may be connected to shootings at Asian-run businesses, police said.
May 17
Hair World Salon in Dallas, May 12, 2022. A man opened fire inside the hair salon in Dallas' Koreatown area, wounding three people.
May 17

Church shooting suspect may face death penalty

David Chou is accused of killing one person and wounding five others on Sunday afternoon when he targeted the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, California.
May 17
David Chou is accused of killing one person and wounding five others on Sunday afternoon when he targeted the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, California.
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Why the suspected church shooter could face the death penalty

David Chou is expected to be charged with 10 counts, including murder.
May 17
A police tape blocks off the entrance to the parking lot of Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif., May 16, 2022.
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On Location: May 17, 2022

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
May 17

Authorities identify suspect arrested for shooting Korean women at salon

The incident is being investigated as a hate crime and could possibly be linked to other shootings at Asian-owned businesses, police said.
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The incident is being investigated as a hate crime and could possibly be linked to other shootings at Asian-owned businesses, police said.
May 17

Remembering the victims of the Buffalo shooting

All 10 people killed were Black. The attack is considered a hate crime.
May 17
Mourners gather for a vigil for victims of the shooting at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, NY, May 15, 2022.
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Biden visits Buffalo, New York, in wake of mass shooting

ABC News obtains a document allegedly posted online by the suspect that authorities say may indicate how he carefully planned the shooting.
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VIDEO: Biden visits Buffalo, New York, in wake of mass shooting
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ABC News Live: Biden meets with families of victims in supermarket shooting

Plus, officials investigate the California church shooting as a hate crime, and the FDA and Abbott agree to reopen Abbott’s plant in Michigan to help ease baby formula shortage.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Biden meets with families of victims in supermarket shooting
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Pastor describes how elderly congregation stopped shooter

The attack was motivated by the Taiwan-China conflict, police said.
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Pastor Billy Chang
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Congress holds historic hearing on Navy UFO sightings

ABC News Senior Pentagon Reporter Luis Martinez discusses the importance of the hearing and what new light could be shed on these mysteries.
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VIDEO: Congress holds historic hearing on Navy UFO sightings
May 17

Biden expected to call for more action on gun legislation

Investigators in the Buffalo supermarket shooting say the suspect conducted reconnaissance the day before the attack.
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VIDEO: Biden expected to call for more action on gun legislation
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ABC News Live: President Biden visits shooting victims’ families in Buffalo

Plus, the FBI says the shooting at a church in Laguna Woods, California, is being investigated as a hate crime, and Congress holds its first hearing on UFOs in more than 50 years.
May 17
VIDEO: ABC News Live: President Biden visits shooting victims’ families in Buffalo
May 17

Nail salon explosion that injured cops, EMTs was deliberately set: Police

The suspect was critically injured in the blast.
May 17
Firefighters respond to the scene of an commercial building fire involving hazardous materials in a mall in Windsor Hill, Md., May 16, 2022.
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President Biden to meet the victims’ families in Buffalo

ABC’s Kenneth Moton talks President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden meeting with the families of the 10 victims killed in the supermarket mass shooting.
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VIDEO: President Biden to meet victims’ families in Buffalo
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President Biden to visit Buffalo following supermarket shooting

A document allegedly posted online by the suspect online shows how he carefully planned the Buffalo massacre.
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VIDEO: President Biden to visit Buffalo following supermarket shooting
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ABC News Live: Primary elections kick off in 5 states today

Plus, authorities say the accused Buffalo gunman carefully planned the massacre, and Ukrainian fighters withdraw from Mariupol's steel plant.
May 17
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Primary elections kick off in 5 states today
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Poisoned: America’s Fentanyl Crisis

America’s illicit drugs are being laced with one of the deadliest opioids ever created, killing in record numbers. ABC News' Bob Woodruff travels to uncover the epidemic of fentanyl poisoning.
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VIDEO: Poisoned: America’s Fentanyl Crisis
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Police and EMS among those injured at nail salon explosion in Baltimore

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating.
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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating.
May 17

Remains of teen who went missing over spring break in 2009 found

Investigators in South Carolina have made a significant break in the case of Brittanee Drexel, a teen who disappeared in 2009 while vacationing for spring break.
May 17
Investigators in South Carolina have made a significant break in the case of Brittanee Drexel, a teen who disappeared in 2009 while vacationing for spring break.
May 17

Experts question whether America can face its far-right extremism problem

Federal security agencies have been sounding the alarm on white supremacists.
May 17
Members of the Buffalo Police department work at the scene of a shooting at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York, May 16, 2022.
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If Roe is overturned, experts fear for incarcerated people and reproductive care

"It's hard to predict the depths of trauma and adverse health effects."
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Women walk along a corridor at the Los Angeles County women's jail in Lynwood, Calif., April 26, 2013.
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ABC News Live Prime: Monday, May 16, 2022

Linsey Davis reports from Buffalo, N.Y., after 10 were killed in a hate-inspired shooting at grocery store; neighbors help neighbors during dark time; psychology behind social media radicalization.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Monday, May 16, 2022
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Illinois Congressman: GOP needs leadership to stand up against white supremacy

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Illinois congressman Brad Schneider about the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, which aims to curb the ongoing impacts of white supremacy in the U.S.
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VIDEO: Illinois Congressman: GOP needs leadership to stand up against white supremacy
May 16

Mental health ‘1 piece of the puzzle’: Psychiatrist on Buffalo shooting

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with professor of psychiatry Dr. Jonathan Metzl of Vanderbilt University on the connection between mental illness and gun violence.
May 16
VIDEO: Mental health ‘1 piece of the puzzle’: Psychiatrist on Buffalo shooting
May 16

The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 16, 2022

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 16, 2022
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By the Numbers: Mass shootings in US and beyond

Here is a look at the number of mass shootings that have happened globally and in the U.S.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Mass shootings in US and beyond
May 16

Poisoned: America's Fentanyl Crisis

In the final part of a series, ABC News' Bob Woodruff explores potential solutions to America’s deadly fentanyl crisis, including a visit to the first harm reduction clinic in the country.
May 16
VIDEO: Poisoned: America's Fentanyl Crisis
May 16

How ‘great replacement theory’ is helping to fuel racist attacks

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Stony Brook University sociologist Dr. Crystal Fleming about how Buffalo’s shooting highlights the “great replacement” theory that has fueled several racist attacks.
May 16
VIDEO: How ‘great replacement theory’ is helping to fuel racist attacks
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‘This is absolutely unimaginable’: Buffalo mayor on mass shooting

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Buffalo, New York, Mayor Byron Brown on the impact this weekend’s mass shooting has had on the community as it tries to come together to heal.
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VIDEO: ‘This is absolutely unimaginable’: Buffalo mayor on mass shooting
May 16

Buffalo remembers lives of those lost in mass shooting

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with members of the Buffalo, New York, community in the wake of Saturday's mass shooting at a grocery store.
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VIDEO: Buffalo remembers lives of those lost in mass shooting