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At least five dead, millions without power after Tropical Storm Isaias hits East Coast

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, EMILY SHAPIRO, MELISSA GRIFFIN and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Isaias is bringing rain and wind to western New England, gradually weakening as it moves northeastward.In its path up the East Coast, the storm has battered New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania with heavy rain, flooding,…read more »

New data suggests COVID-19 surge could be leveling off, FEMA says

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 696,000 people worldwide.Over 18.3 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…read more »

Marine AAV that sank in deadly accident found 385 feet under Pacific Ocean

Nick J./iStockBy MATT SEYLER, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Search crews have located a Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle nearly 400 feet under the ocean’s surface after it sunk in a deadly accident off the coast of Southern California last week, according to military officials.”Officials with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), I Marine Expeditionary Force…read more »

Tropical Storm Isaias live updates: At least 4 dead, latest projected path

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, EMILY SHAPIRO and MELISSA GRIFFIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Isaias is buffeting New York State and western New England with heavy rain and wind as it moves northeastward toward the Great Lakes, bringing the threat of tornadoes to southern and central New England.In its path up the East Coast,…read more »

Coronavirus updates: UN warns of ‘generational catastrophe’ amid school closures

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 695,000 people worldwide.Over 18.3 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 Engineering at Johns…read more »

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