Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide. Over 41.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and […]

wsfurlan/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (NEW WINDSOR, N.Y.) — A yellow school bus collided with a work truck Wednesday morning on a two-lane New York state road, critically injuring three people, including a child, officials said. The crash occurred in New Windsor, Orange County, about 66 miles northeast of New York City, and authorities said […]

Courtesy of Breonna Taylor’s FamilyBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — When Breonna Taylor’s door flew open in the middle of the night, her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, said what was going through his head was, “Protect Breonna, protect myself.” In an interview with ABC News and Louisville’s Courier Journal Wednesday, Walker recounted the night […]

sabther/iStockBy LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The American Civil Liberties Union said in a court filing submitted on Tuesday that they have been unable to contact parents of 545 children who were separated at the border by the Trump administration, leaving the children living with sponsors throughout the United States. “We haven’t found all the […]

wellesenterprises/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (The University of Arizona has reported at least 2,433 COVID-19 infections among students and staff as of Oct. 20, according to university tracking data. U of A said it is testing on-campus students every week in order to identify and quarantine asymptomatic cases. While the high number of infections is […]

pinkomelet/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (BOSTON) — All in-person learning for Boston Public School students has been suspended after health officials found that the citywide COVID-19 positivity rate jumped significantly in the past week. Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius said in a letter sent on Wednesday to school district employees that all in-person learning […]

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Defense attorneys for a former Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for allegedly ordering fatal doses of pain medication for patients are looking to have the charges dismissed. William Husel, a former critical-care physician for Mount Carmel Health in Columbus, was arrested in June and […]

Marilyn Nieves/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — The Department of Justice opted to forego oral arguments at a hearing Wednesday afternoon on whether the United States will be allowed to take over for President Donald Trump as a defendant in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation lawsuit, after its lawyer was not […]

Dr. William Spencer Suffolk County, New York, doctor and legislator has been arrested for allegedly attempting to exchange oxycodone for sex.- (WABC, FILE)By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A Long Island, New York, doctor who is also a legislator and minister, was arrested while attempting to exchange oxycodone for sex, according to law […]

Samara Heisz/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has implemented a number of new protocols for universities as multiple campuses have seen spikes in COVID-19 cases. The requirements include a limit of two people allowed in sleeping rooms, a limit of five visitors in one place — all of whom […]

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