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Las Cruces, New Mexico
October 21, 2020, 9:44 pm
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Parents of 545 kids separated at border still haven’t been found: ACLU

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

Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll appears in court in defamation lawsuit

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

World News

Humans ‘likely’ contributed to extinction of dodo bird, giant tortoise: Study

Beeldbewerking/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Human activity “likely contributed” to the extinction of multiple species on the islands on Madagascar and Mascarene,

‘Credible but disturbing evidence’ that Nigerian authorities fatally shot protesters

beyhanyazar/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and JAMES BWALA, ABC News (LAGOS, Nigeria) — Amnesty International said it has received “credible but disturbing evidence” of security forces killing

Health News

In the face of rising infections, Texas funeral home directors prepare for the worst

sshepard/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — In El Paso, Texas, funeral directors are preparing for a worst-case scenario. Over the past two weeks,

Pregnant woman ran a mile in less than 6 minutes a week before her due date

jbk_photography/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A 28-year-old pregnant woman who ran a mile in less than six minutes is showing that pregnancy

Business News

DOJ makes $8B settlement with Purdue Pharma, OxyContin manufacturer, for role in opioid crisis

Pureradiancephoto/iStock By AARON KATERSKY, LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma, the

Canadian green start-up Nexii has alternative to cement

schwartstock/iStockBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Canadian green start-up Nexii Buildings Solutions Inc. believes they have a solution to the carbon emission problem

Latest News

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.Read More →

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Normal People breakout star Daisy Edgar-Jones is taking on the role of another beloved book character. Variety reports that the British actress is set to play the lead in Where the Crawdads Sing, the Reese Witherspoon-produced film adaption of the best-selling novel byRead More →

Chad Kirkland/Bravo(LOS ANGELES) — The Real Housewives franchise is expanding into red, white and rosé territory.  In collaboration with Washington state wine brand Nocking Point Wines, the Bravo series has launched The Real House Wine Collection that features bottles of red, white and rosé. The new venture comes in celebration of the debut of TheRead More →

Barry King/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Carrie Fisher’s daughter, actress Billie Lourd, paid tribute to the late Star Wars star on what would have been her 64th birthday Wednesday. Lourd, who announced the birth of her first child last month, shared a throwback photo of a pregnant Fisher along with a captionRead More →

ABC/Jeff Neira(NEW YORK) — Ryan Seacrest is back in the co-host chair on Live With Kelly and Ryan after testing negative for COVID-19.  After a two-day hiatus, Seacrest returned to the New York City studio to join co-host Kelly Ripa. He sat out Monday and Tuesday’s shows while awaiting his COVID test results. People reportsRead More →

Universal(LOS ANGELES) — Jordan Peele’s remake of the classic horror film Candyman has been pushed back to next year.  Deadline reports Universal and MGM has decided to delay the movie’s release until Aug. 27, 2021 after filming was postponed due to COVID-19 earlier this year. The film was initially postponed from its previous June 2020 release dateRead More →

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 districtRead More →

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 theRead More →