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Father of 8 dies of COVID-19

Gordon Ballard tested positive for the virus on the day he was set to receive his second vaccine shot.
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Gordon Ballard tested positive for the virus on the day he was set to receive his second vaccine shot.
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College students sue city of Atlanta after alleged police violence

Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young filed suits against the city of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the police officers allegedly involved in the incident.
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Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young filed suits against the city of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the police officers allegedly involved in the incident.
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Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions

The court also ruled that Philadelphia wrongly limited ties with a Catholic foster care agency over the group's refusal to work with gay couples.
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VIDEO OFFER: Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions
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Alaska hiker found alive after reported missing and chased by bears

The woman had called her husband saying she was pursued by multiple bears.
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Matanuska river, in Palmer Alaska.
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94-year-old Asian woman stabbed multiple times in broad daylight: Police

The 35-year-old suspect has been taken into custody.
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A 94-year-old Asian woman was stabbed on this street in San Francisco, on the morning of June 16, 2021.
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ABC News Live Update: Biden, Putin call meeting a positive step forward

Plus, 12 states are under fire and heat alerts and President Biden is set to sign a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Biden, Putin call meeting a positive step forward
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Family of jailed American says Putin meeting 'best result they could have asked for'

Plus, President Biden is set to sign a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday after it passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support.
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VIDEO: Family of jailed American says Putin meeting 'best result they could have asked for'
June 17

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

This the third time the ACA has been challenged.
June 17
VIDEO: Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
June 17

Sun-kissed swimmers surrounded by cownose rays at Florida beach

Beachgoers were treated to a close encounter with a school of cownose rays in St Petersburg, Florida.
June 17
June 17

Wildfire explodes to 21,000 acres as heat wave continues

The heat will remain for most of the West into the weekend.
June 17
John Merizier stops along the Las Vegas Strip to stand in a water mister during an excessive heat warning, June 16, 2021, in Las Vegas.
June 17

Milky Way moves as wildfire rages in Utah

Timelapse footage captures the Milky Way dancing across the night sky as the Pack Creek Fire burns in Utah.
June 17
June 17

On Location: June 17, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
June 17
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
June 17
Randolph "Randy" Murdaugh IV and John Marvin Murdaugh speak with ABC News for an interview that aired on "Good Morning America" on June 17, 2021.
June 17

'Megadrought' in West directly linked to climate change, experts say

Significant drought relief is becoming more difficult due to warming.
June 17
Lake Mead is seen in the distance behind a dead creosote bush in an area of dry, cracked earth that used to be underwater near where the Lake Mead Marina was once located, June 12, 2021, in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada.
June 17

Crisis at the border: How it happened and what is being done

The number of arrests at the border are the highest in two decades.
June 17
A group of migrants mainly from Honduras and Nicaragua wait along a road after turning themselves in upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, in La Joya, Texas, May 17, 2021.
June 17

Hope dims for American hostage as US hastily exits Afghanistan

The family of Mark Frerichs fears time is running out to secure his release.
June 17
U.S. Navy veteran Mark Frerichs is seen in this undated photo provided by his family.
June 16

ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Biden came into summit ‘from a position of strength’; Is the surge in prices temporary or here to stay? ; As US COVID death toll reaches 600,000, the pandemic ‘is still very real’
June 16
ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
June 16

The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 16, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
June 16
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 16, 2021
June 16

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Biden came into summit ‘from a position of strength’

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen responds to President Joe Biden’s handling of the high-stakes summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, and the U.S. response to cyberattacks.
June 16
VIDEO: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Biden came into summit ‘from a position of strength’
June 16

Is the surge in prices temporary or here to stay?

ABC News’ Elizabeth Schulze reports on the rising prices for consumers as the economy reopens, and the debate among economists and policymakers on whether higher inflation is temporary.
June 16
VIDEO: Is the surge in prices temporary or here to stay?
June 16

Your money: Getting deals as consumer prices spike

Consumer Reports Deals Editor Samantha Gordon offers tips and tricks to save money as consumer prices rise.
June 16
VIDEO: Your money: Getting deals as consumer prices spike
June 16

By the Numbers: Boardroom diversity on the rise

Nearly three-quarters of new independent directors of corporate boardrooms are women or people of color, a study finds.
June 16
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Boardroom diversity on the rise
June 16

Young widow discusses losing her husband to COVID-19

Pamela Addison discusses the heartbreaking loss of her husband to COVID-19, the challenges she faces and the Facebook group she created to connect young widows and widowers.
June 16
Pamela Addison discusses the heartbreaking loss of her husband to COVID-19, the challenges she faces and the Facebook group she created to connect young widows and widowers.
June 16

Smoke from Montana wildfire seen from space

Smoke from the Robertson Draw wildfire in Montana was seen from space in footage released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
June 16
Smoke from the Robertson Draw wildfire in Montana was seen from space in footage released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
June 16

Airplane debris discovered in California lake not from doomed 1965 crash: Sheriff

The crash debris is from a 1986 non-fatal plane crash, authorities said.
June 16
A paddle boarder paddles at Folsom Lake Marina as the lake experiences lower water levels during the California drought emergency, May 27, 2021, in El Dorado Hills, California.
June 16

Border crisis: What’s happening at the US-Mexico border?

In May 2021, the number of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border hit a 20-year high with over 180,000 encounters.
June 16
VIDEO: Border crisis: What’s happening at the US-Mexico border?
June 16

The fight to preserve the mighty sequoia trees as fire seasons, climate change worsen

Last year's Castle Fire killed 10% of native sequoias, according to a report.
June 16
A firefighter performs a prescribed burn on smaller vegetation in California's forests as part of an effort to prevent wildfires from using the plants as fuel and climbing their way up to the taller trees.
June 16

6 people injured in a boat explosion on Lake of the Ozarks

The youngest victim was 2 years old.
June 16
The youngest victim was 2 years old.
June 16

Universities can't require vaccines: Arizona governor's executive order

The governor insists that masks and testing remain optional in public schools.
June 16
Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey speaks during a bill signing in Phoenix, April 15, 2021.
June 16

Alligator cools down in waves at Myrtle Beach

A number of reptiles have been seen in the area recently, searching for water amid developments that "destroy" swamps and wetlands, according to a local reptile removal service.
June 16
A number of reptiles have been seen in the area recently, searching for water amid developments that "destroy" swamps and wetlands, according to a local reptile removal service.
June 16

Blanket of clouds creates beautiful sunset in Colorado Springs

Take a moment to enjoy the beautiful scene of a blanket of clouds at sunset in Colorado Springs
June 16
Take a moment to enjoy the beautiful scene of a blanket of clouds at sunset in Colorado Springs
June 16

Dangerous heat wave in the West won't end any time soon: Latest forecast

By Friday, the heat will climb to 118 degrees in Phoenix.
June 16
Tricia Watts, right, uses a floaty as she cool off in the water during a heat wave in Lake Havasu, Ariz., June 15, 2021.
June 16

Black teens speak out after viral video shows them being forcibly arrested

"They're just glad that I came out alive," one teen said of his family.
June 16
Five teenagers from Harrisburg, Penn., speak to ABC News on June 14, 2021, about their recent encounter with law enforcement on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Md.
June 15

Police officer indicted on assault charge over alleged use of force at protest

Prosecutors allege the officer's baton use was "legally excessive."
June 15
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2020, file photo, police use chemical irritants and crowd control munitions to disperse protesters during a demonstration in Portland, Ore. Authorities said Tuesday, June 15, 2021, a grand jury returned an indictment against a Portland police officer, accusing him of hitting a protester in the head with a baton in 2020. The city saw widespread, often violent protests following the police killing of George Floyd.
June 15

Firefighters injured in massive chemical plant fire

Over 125 homes and businesses were evacuated.
June 15
Smoke billows from an industrial fire at Chemtool Inc., June 14, 2021 in Rockton, Illinois.
June 15

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

What does success look like when Biden meets Putin?; By the Numbers: COVID-19 US death toll reaches 600,000; Teacher’s book series showcases diversity
June 15
ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
June 15

Astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi pulled himself up through 'hope and hussle'

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi about his memoir “A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey From the Street to the Stars.”
June 15
VIDEO: Astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi pulled himself up through 'hope and hussle'
June 15

What does success look like when Biden meets Putin?

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with author and New Yorker staff writer Masha Gessen about the high-stakes summit between President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin.
June 15
VIDEO: What does success look like when Biden meets Putin?
June 15

Saving sequoias from wildfires driven by climate change

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah reports from Sequoia National Park on efforts to manage the impacts of climate change with controlled burns that protect giant sequoias from wildfires.
June 15
VIDEO: Saving sequoias from wildfires driven by climate change
June 15

Key moments driving the past 2 decades of U.S.-Russia relations

As President Joe Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, ABC News’ Ian Pannell takes a look at some of the key moments between the U.S. and Russia since Putin came to power in 2000.
June 15
VIDEO: Key moments driving the past 2 decades of U.S.-Russia relations
June 15

Teacher’s book series showcases diversity

ABC News’ Ike Ejiochi speaks with Glen Mourning, a former college football player now inspiring students as a reading teacher with his book series “The Crunchy Life.”
June 15
VIDEO: Teacher’s book series showcases diversity
June 15

Pilot gets up close to Oklahoma funnel cloud

A pilot got a very up-close view of a funnel cloud while flying over Grady County, Oklahoma.
June 15
A pilot got a very up-close view of a funnel cloud while flying over Grady County, Oklahoma.
June 15

Suspect in 2019 Colorado school shooting found guilty of murder

Devon Erickson was found guilty on all 46 counts.
June 15
Devon Erickson appears in court at the Douglas County Courthouse in Castle Rock, Colo., May 15, 2019.
June 15

Boat explosion at lake injures 6 people, including 3 minors

Five people were seriously injured, authorities said.
June 15
A trail overlooks the Niangua arm of the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, June 10, 2007.
June 15

2nd teen suspect arrested in connection with Austin mass shooting

The suspect was arrested at a high school, where he was taking summer classes.
June 15
An ATF K9 unit surveys the area near the scene of a shooting on June 12, 2021 in Austin, Texas.
June 15

The Breakdown: Biden-Putin summit on the horizon

Plus, Attorney General Merrick Garland lays out the Biden administration’s plan to combat the threat of violent domestic extremism.
June 15
VIDEO: The Breakdown: Biden-Putin summit on the horizon
June 15

Judge rules Harvey Weinstein be transferred to Los Angeles to face sex charges

"Los Angeles County absolutely met the requirements ..."
June 15
Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court with his attorneys, Feb. 24, 2020.
June 15

How Biden’s face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin will go down

Ahead of the highly anticipated summit, Biden told reporters in Geneva he’s “always ready.”
June 15
VIDEO: How Biden’s face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin will go down
June 15

Rep. Bill Keating: World can count on US to deal with Putin

The congressman weighs in ahead of President Joe Biden’s meeting with the Russian president.
June 15
VIDEO: Rep. Bill Keating: World can count on US to deal with Putin
June 15

Biden administration lays out plan to combat violent domestic extremism

Plus, emails show that Trump allies asked the Department of Justice to file lawsuits alleging voter fraud.
June 15
VIDEO: Biden administration lays out plan to combat violent domestic extremism