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September 27, 2020 - 1:10 pm
BY: MORGAN KORN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- In less than two weeks, 72 women from across the country will traverse dirt trails, desert sand dunes and barren landscapes in California and Nevada without the aid of technology in this year's Rebelle Rally, the first off-road navigational rally raid for...
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September 25, 2020 - 8:23 am
By TAYLOR BEHRENDT-RHODES, CAMERON HARRISON and JOEL LYONS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- With its mission to "keep family farmers on the land," Farm Aid works year-round to promote food grown on family farms, support farmers in times of need and promote fair farming policies. It's also known for the...
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September 24, 2020 - 12:41 pm
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Facebook users in Illinois can now submit claims online and receive between $200 and $400 as part of a $650 million settlement by the social media giant over a class-action lawsuit stemming from its collection of users' biometric data. "We are very...
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September 24, 2020 - 10:27 am
By MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- United Airlines will be the first airline to offer COVID-19 tests to some of its passengers as the industry urges governments to agree on an international testing protocol as a way to safely reopen travel routes that have been cut amid the coronavirus pandemic...
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September 24, 2020 - 7:43 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The latest tally of weekly jobless claims was 870,000 last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday. While the number of people filing for unemployment insurance has plateaued in recent weeks, the latest figure shows a concerning uptick of 4,000...
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September 24, 2020 - 7:20 am
By MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Rachel Davis was brought to tears last week as she pleaded with American Airlines gate agents after getting booted from a flight because her 2-year-old son would not wear a mask. "What do you want me to do -- duct tape his face?" she asked. "He's 2 years old, he...
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September 24, 2020 - 7:13 am
By JOEL LYONS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When Jordanne Wells' husband, Cedric, was about to turn 30 years old, she planned to buy him an ultimate flight simulator bundle -- a thoughtful gift given his interest in flying. "I wanted to make this one special because it's a big, big number," she said. "I...
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September 23, 2020 - 4:27 pm
The group that organizes the annual Wichita Riverfest is making changes following the cancelation of their biggest event earlier this year, resulting in a 90% loss in revenue.
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September 23, 2020 - 3:43 pm
BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Four individuals, including the partner of one of the victims of the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings, have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, the suspected gunman Kyle Rittenhouse and two leaders of online groups. Violent protests rocked the...
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September 23, 2020 - 2:58 pm
BY: SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Yolanda Ames knows how to make food stretch: A little bread added to the ground beef, or a little extra water in the macaroni, will help keep her three boys' stomachs full longer. That's not the problem; it's whether she can afford electricity this month...
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