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Woman calls injuries from hospital car crash more painful than childbirth

ABC NewsBy WILL REEVE, ABC NewsA woman lucky to be alive after being severely injured in June when a car crashed into a major Atlanta hospital spoke out for the first time, recalling the terrifying details and painful recovery process. Kai Bailey, 29, was tending to a friend in the emergency room — sitting outside…read more »

Coronavirus updates: US records more than 1,000 new deaths from COVID-19

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 741,000 people worldwide.Over 20 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 Hopkins…read more »

First dog to test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina dies

DenGuy/iStockBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News(RALEIGH, N.C.) — The first dog to test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina has died.The dog, who had been demonstrating signs of respiratory distress, was brought to the NC State Veterinary Hospital on Aug. 3 at approximately 6 p.m. after the owner noticed the onset of distress earlier in the…read more »

LA deputies under investigation for brandishing guns on unarmed Black teens

Obtained by ABC NewsBy ALEX STONE, IVAN PEREIRA and MATTHEW FUHRMAN, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says it is investigating an incident last week in which deputies were recorded on video pointing their guns, including at least one rifle, at a pair of unarmed Black teenagers who witnesses said had…read more »

Elijah McClain’s family sues Aurora, officers over his death

DNY59/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(AURORA, Colo.) — The family of Elijah McClain filed a lawsuit against the city of Aurora, Colorado, on Tuesday that accuses several officers and paramedics of violating the 23-year-old’s civil rights and negligently causing his death nearly a year ago.Attorneys for the family contend the city hasn’t done enough to discipline…read more »

Unmasked crowd takes over NYC bus for wild pop-up party captured on video

wdstock/iStockBy AARON KATERSKY and KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — New York City officials are trying to use social media to track down the culprits behind an illegal pop-up party on an MTA bus.Social media users documented the wild party on video, capturing dozens of people as they took over the bus at around 4…read more »