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Petrovich9/iStockBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (BOSTON) — An earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of Massachusetts, jolting residents throughout New England, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale struck at 9:10 a.m. in the Atlantic Ocean about 8 miles off the coast of New Bedford in Buzzards Bay […]

Amanda Edwards/Getty ImagesBY: JUSTIN DOOM AND TROY MCMULLEN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Alex Trebek, the quick-witted and debonair television host who won over generations of fans at the helm of the popular quiz show “Jeopardy!,” has died after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80. Trebek died early Sunday morning at his […]

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases on Thursday, with 9,935 new infections in a single day, according to state officials. Key metrics, including rising cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Illinois, indicate that the state’s outbreak is worsening, according to an ABC News analysis […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Eta remnants are now emerging in the western Caribbean Sea between Belize and Honduras and are forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm later Friday and head north. It could threaten Florida this weekend. Mudslides, due to heavy rain from Eta, killed at least 50 people […]

Taphouse_Studios/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) — Protests in Portland, Oregon once again turned violent Thursday night as protesters targeted a city commissioner’s home and then set fire to the Portland City Hall, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. A group of around 60 people gathered at a North Portland park Thursday night […]

narvikk/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Most out-of-town visitors to Washington, D.C., from states deemed high-risk for COVID-19, will be required to have a negative test before arriving in the district, but will no longer have to self-quarantine in the city for 14 days, according to an order signed Thursday by the city’s mayor. […]

leezsnow/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Voters across the nation had crucial decisions to make at the state and local level. Here are the results for the most notable ballot measures on tickets around the country: Colorado voters reject 22-week abortion ban Colorado voters struck down Proposition 115, a measure that sought to […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Eta continues to produce deadly floods in Central America, with some areas are getting up to 40 inches of rain. At least for now, Eta is falling apart Thursday. The surface circulation has been broken up by high mountains and the system is not tropical anymore. […]

Philadelphia Police DepartmentBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) — Authorities released body camera footage and 911 audio involving Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man fatally shot by officers during what his relatives said was a mental health crisis in Philadelphia last week. It marks the first time in the Philadelphia Police Department’s history that it […]

richjem/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN, IVAN PEREIRA, BILL HUTCHINSON and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News (DETROIT) — A small group of angry demonstrators attempted to barge inside the TCF Center in Detroit on Wednesday afternoon, chanting “stop the count” as votes in the battleground state were being tallied, a spokesperson for the city’s police department told ABC News. […]

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