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Bureau of Prisons spends nearly $3 million on UV sanitizing gates, contracts show

By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Bureau of Prisons has spent almost $3 million dollars on ultraviolet sanitizing devices to combat COVID-19 at 122 federal prisons, regional offices and its central office in Washington, D.C., according to the Bureau of Prisons, which confirmed the purchase to ABC News.The contract,…... Read More

Strong storms, flash flood threat head toward areas still recovering from Isaias

By DANIEL MANZO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Another round of summer storms is getting ready to impact parts of the eastern U.S. Friday as more than one million people are still without power in the region. This comes after a week that saw Tropical Storm Isaias hit the East Coast,…... Read More

Power outage hits large portions of Manhattan in New York City

By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Large portions of Manhattan in New York City were without power Friday morning as at least 1.3 million people are still without power along the East Coast after Isaias wreaked havoc on the region earlier this week.Con Edison, the city's main power company,…... Read More

Alaska cruise cut short after passenger tests positive for COVID-19

By AMANDA MAILE and MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- One of the first U.S. cruises to resume sailing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was cut short after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19.The 63 passengers and crew aboard the UnCruise Adventures' ship were just three days into their Alaskan…... Read More

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally could draw 250,000 people despite pandemic

By ANDY FIES, ABC News (STURGIS, S.D.) -- Despite concerns about large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 250,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from around the country are expected to roll into western South Dakota for the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally beginning Friday and lasting 10 days.Such a crowd…... Read More

CBP chief defends rapid border 'expulsions' as unauthorized crossing attempts grow

By QUINN OWEN and KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The number of unauthorized crossing attempts by migrants at the southern border increased in July when President Donald Trump's administration used a controversial public health order to rapidly send them back, citing COVID-19 concerns, according to data released by Customs…... Read More

Mississippi shaping up to become nation's next COVID-19 hot spot

By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has ordered some residents to wear masks, bowing to political pressure as COVID-19 infection rates continue to shatter records in the state which saw 1,775 new cases in a single day.Reeves made the announcement on Tuesday as the coronavirus…... Read More

Man reunited with dog he thought had died in California wildfire

By ERIC NOLL and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Man and man's best friend have been reunited after the Apple Fire in California.Greg Skeens thought he had seen the last of his Blue Heeler, Buck, when the dog took off running into hills as firefighters arrived to battle the…... Read More

US COVID-19 death toll rises for fifth straight week

By MORGAN WINSOR, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 712,000 people worldwide.Over 19 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by…... Read More

At Army secretary promises changes at Fort Hood following Vanessa Guillen's murder

By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(FORT HOOD, Texas) -- After a two-day visit to Fort Hood, Texas, Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy said the murder of Spc. Vanessa Guillen will lead to changes to prevent cases like hers from happening again. McCarthy said the Army's broad review of the culture…... Read More

In bombshell plea, close friend admits to murdering former Arkansas state senator

By TAMMY GLASS, CHRIS FRANCESCANI and KATE HOLLAND, ABC News(POCOHANTAS, Ark.) -- In a surprise twist to a baffling Southern murder mystery, the main suspect in the June 2019 murder of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, will spend 54 years in prison after pleading guilty to the murder in…... Read More