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June 29

Woman walking with baby stroller shot to death in NYC

The woman, 20, was shot in the head by a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
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Police lights on a street at night.
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ABC News Live Prime: Wed, Jun 29, 2022

R. Kelly accuser reacts to singer's 30-year prison sentence; death toll rises to 53 in the deadliest migrant smuggling incident ever in U.S.; new video released of two Americans captured by Russia.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Wed, Jun 29, 2022
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Manhunt underway after 2 sheriff's deputies shot

The condition of the deputies has not been released.
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 29, 2022

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 29, 2022
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Texas sheriff doesn't see how resources on the border are 'making any difference'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar on the migrant smuggling horror in Texas, and possible solutions for improving the border situation.
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VIDEO: Texas sheriff doesn't see how resources on the border are 'making any difference'
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Manhunt underway after 2 Alabama deputies shot

The shooting occurred Wednesday afternoon on a highway near the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area, according to officials.
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The shooting occurred Wednesday afternoon on a highway near the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area, according to officials.
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R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking

Federal prosecutors were seeking a sentence in "excess of 25 years."
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R. Kelly pleads not guilty to a new indictment before Judge Lawrence Flood in Chicago, June 6, 2019.
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4 charged after 53 found dead in Texas tractor-trailer

Sixteen people were transported to area hospitals.
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Roberto Marquez of Dallas adds a flower a make-shift memorial at the site where officials found dozens of people dead in an abandoned semitrailer containing suspected migrants in in San Antonio, Texas, June 29, 2022.
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Mystery remains after 21 teens found dead at South African nightclub

The causes of death have not yet been released, according to authorities.
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The causes of death have not yet been released, according to authorities.
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Just The Pill mobile abortion clinic is preparing to expand operations

"We are undaunted," Dr. Julie Amaon said.
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Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol, the two drugs used in a medication abortion, are seen at the Women's Reproductive Clinic, which provides legal medication abortion services, in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, on June 17, 2022.
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Brown-Jackson set to be sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Ketanji Brown-Jackson will be sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice on Thursday, just as the high court is set to hand down its remaining opinions from this term.
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VIDEO: Brown-Jackson set to be sworn in as Supreme Court justice
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ABC News Live: R. Kelly sentenced in sex trafficking case

Plus, the latest on Tuesday's Jan. 6 committee hearing and a very famous 3-year-old gets a COVID-19 vaccine.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: R. Kelly sentenced in sex trafficking case
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The political reaction to Meadows aide's bombshell Jan. 6 testimony

Former Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., and Adrienne Elrod, a former senior adviser to the Biden campaign, react to Cassidy Hutchinson's shocking testimony before the House Jan. 6 committee.
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VIDEO: The political reaction to Meadows aide's bombshell Jan. 6 testimony
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Secret Service denies testimony that Trump went after agent on Jan. 6

The Secret Service is denying bombshell testimony from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson alleging former President Donald Trump tried to get to the Capitol by force on Jan. 6.
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VIDEO: Secret Service denies testimony that Trump went after agent on Jan. 6
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Unheeded recommendations might have prevented deadly Amtrak crash: NTSB

'Anytime our recommendations aren’t heeded, of course, I’m upset.'
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Workers chat behind the remnants of the vehicle where an Amtrak train derailed on June 27, 2022, in Mendon, Mo.
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New York governor to unveil gun legislation following Supreme Court ruling

The court struck down a law that limited the concealed carry of handguns.
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Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a gun reform bill signing ceremony at the Northeast Bronx YMCA in New York City, June 06, 2022.
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3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes South Carolina, 2nd in 3 days

On Sunday, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck the same area.
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A map on the United States Geological Survey website shows an earthquake in Elgin, South Carolina, June 29, 2022.
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Museum director out after FBI raid over Basquiat paintings

The move comes after the FBI seized 25 paintings from the Orlando Museum of Art.
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Set-up in progress for the exhibit "Heroes & Monsters: Jean-Michel Basquiat" at the Orlando Museum of Art, Feb. 2, 2022.
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The legacy of physicist Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

Jackson is the first African American woman to receive a doctorate from MIT in any field.
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Jackson is the first African American woman to receive a doctorate from MIT in any field.
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Death toll rises to 53 in suspected human smuggling incident in Texas

At least 53 people are dead after they were found inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday in a suspected case of human smuggling, according to authorities.
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At least 53 people are dead after they were found inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday in a suspected case of human smuggling, according to authorities.
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R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking

Federal prosecutors were seeking a sentence "in excess of 25 years" for sex trafficking, racketeering and bribery.
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Federal prosecutors were seeking a sentence "in excess of 25 years" for sex trafficking, racketeering and bribery.
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Fauci experiences ‘Paxlovid rebound’ after COVID-19 diagnosis

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, was first diagnosed with the virus nearly two weeks ago.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, was first diagnosed with the virus nearly two weeks ago.
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Justice Stephen Breyer to retire Thursday at noon, swear in Ketanji Brown Jackson

Judge Jackson was once Justice Breyer's law clerk.
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer arrives for an event at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Feb. 17, 2022.
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Outrage after man accused of killing Chinese food delivery worker released on bail

Zhiwen Yan was killed following an alleged dispute over duck sauce.
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A person walks by a memorial for food delivery courier Zhiwen Yan, a 45-year-old Chinese immigrant fatally shot and killed on April 30, 2022, outside the Chinese restaurant where he worked in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens, New York on May 4, 2022.
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ABC News Live: Death toll rises to 53 in deadly migrant smuggling

Plus, it is sentencing day for singer R. Kelly in his sex trafficking case, and President Joe Biden meets with key allies in Madrid.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Death toll rises to 53 in deadly migrant smuggling
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Ex-Giuliani associate Lev Parnas gets 20 months for unlawful campaign donations

Parnas was convicted last year of making unlawful donations to U.S. candidates.
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Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, arrives at the federal courthouse with his wife Svetlana Parnas in New York, June 29, 2022.
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New York sues 10 gun distributors for allegedly flooding streets with ghost guns

The lawsuit seeks to ban the defendants from selling certain parts in New York.
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New York Attorney General Letitia James speak during a bill signing ceremony at the Northeast Bronx YMCA, June 6, 2022, in New York.
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New York sues 10 gun distributors for allegedly flooding streets with ghost guns

The defendants include some of the nation's leading gun distributors, including Brownells, Indie Guns, Primary Arms and Rock Slide.
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The defendants include some of the nation's leading gun distributors, including Brownells, Indie Guns, Primary Arms and Rock Slide.
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Mass migrant death in tractor trailer highlights ongoing immigration crisis

ABC News contributor, Maria Elena Salinas, reports on the deadly tragedy in San Antonio as part of the ongoing immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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VIDEO: Mass migrant death in tractor trailer highlights ongoing immigration crisis
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Man gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park

The incident, which remains under investigation, is the second bison attack at the park this year.
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The incident, which remains under investigation, is the second bison attack at the park this year.
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Supreme Court ruling setback for Native American tribal sovereignty

The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that states can prosecute crimes against Native American victims committed on reservations if the defendant is not Native American.
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VIDEO: Supreme Court ruling setback for Native American tribal sovereignty
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Dramatic Jan. 6 testimony from former White House aide

ABC News’ Alex Presha reports on Cassidy Hutchinson’s bombshell testimony.
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Dramatic Jan. 6 testimony from former White House aide
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R. Kelly faces sentencing day in sex trafficking case

Singer R. Kelly was convicted for racketeering and other charges in connection with recruiting women and children for sex and could face life in prison.
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VIDEO: R. Kelly faces sentencing day in sex trafficking case
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See where abortion bans are in effect and where doctors face prison time

At least 12 states have issued bans -- but some are being contested.
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Abortion rights supporters protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the court issued its ruling in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, June 24, 2022.
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Europe adds visitor fee for US travel next year

The new system requires a 7 euro authentication for travelers aged 18 to 70.
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Passengers navigate the security checkpoint before their flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, June 28, 2022.
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LGBTQ+ community facing increased social media bias, author says

Researchers investigate "the digital closet.”
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'Ghost' genes could lead to the revival of this species: Study

Only 20 to 30 red wolves currently exist in the wild, conservationists say.
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A large young male coyote captured by Dr. Joey Hinton in the marsh country of Louisiana looks back after being collared and released.
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FBI raids Florida art museum

The FBI took possession of an art exhibit from the Orlando Museum of Art on Friday as controversy has swirled over the authenticity of the work attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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The FBI took possession of an art exhibit from the Orlando Museum of Art on Friday as controversy has swirled over the authenticity of the work attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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Search for ‘abortion pills’ spikes in recent months

At least 350,000 online searches for “abortion pills” and “abortion medication” were conducted the week after the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion.
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At least 350,000 online searches for “abortion pills” and “abortion medication” were conducted the week after the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion.
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After 18-month-old dies in hot car, dad dies by apparent suicide: Police

Police called it a "horrible tragedy on so many levels."
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Stock photo shows a car parked in the sun on a street.
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Fauci experiencing Paxlovid rebound after testing positive for COVID this month

Fauci said that when he first tested positive, he had very minimal symptoms.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President, participated in a COVID-19 press briefing at the White House on Dec. 01, 2021 in Washington.
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Rices Fire leads to evacuation orders, 700 firefighters responding

The fire has affected approximately 355 homes and other buildings.
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Firefighters coordinate the ground fire attack on the Rices Fire, June 28, 2022, off of Troost Trail, in North San Juan, Calif.
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On Location: June 29, 2022

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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ABC News Live: Key takeaways from former White House aide’s Jan. 6 testimony

Plus, President Biden’s new round of high-stakes meetings with NATO allies overseas, and 51 people are dead from a suspected migrant smuggling incident.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Key takeaways from former White House aide’s Jan. 6 testimony
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Secret Service pushes back on allegations in response to Jan. 6 hearing

A former White House aide testified that former President Trump lunged at a Secret Service agent and grabbed the steering wheel of his vehicle when the agent wouldn't take him to the Capitol.
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VIDEO: Secret Service pushes back on allegations in response to Jan. 6 hearing
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President Biden commits to stronger US military presence in Eastern Europe

Plus, Turkey agrees to pave the way for Finland and Sweden to join NATO amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: President Biden commits to stronger US military presence in Eastern Europe
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Developing tropical storm targets Caribbean

Life-threatening flash flooding is forecast for Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
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Palm trees in high wind.
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Cruise ship hits iceberg near Alaska, no injuries reported

While there were no injuries and patrons and staff made it to Alaskan docks safely, the cruise line has canceled the rest of the scheduled trip and will return to Seattle Thursday morning.
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While there were no injuries and patrons and staff made it to Alaskan docks safely, the cruise line has canceled the rest of the scheduled trip and will return to Seattle Thursday morning.
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R. Kelly faces sentencing, could spend rest of life in prison

Singer R. Kelly will appear today before a judge in a Brooklyn federal court for sentencing for racketeering and bribery. He could face life in prison.
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Singer R. Kelly will appear today before a judge in a Brooklyn federal court for sentencing for racketeering and bribery. He could face life in prison.
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4 dead, dozens injured after Amtrak train collides with dump truck

Several cars of an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri.
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Several cars of an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck at a public crossing in Mendon, Missouri.