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Federal court backs California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders keeping churches closed

iStockBy: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — A federal appeals court has backed California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order banning in-church services to blunt the spread of coronavirus, rejecting an argument from clerics that the governor is treading on their First Amendment right to free exercise of their religious beliefs.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court…read more »

A Connecticut mystery 1 year later: A timeline of the Jennifer Dulos, Fotis Dulos case

iStock/ijoe84By: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW CANAAN, Conn.) — Immediately after Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos mysteriously vanished on May 24, 2019, during a custody dispute, her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, was under suspicion.But it wasn’t until January 2020 that Fotis Dulos was arrested for her murder. A few weeks after his arrest, he died from…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: North Carolina reports ‘notable and concerning’ increase in cases

nito100/iStockBY: WILLIAM MANSELL AND ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 338,000 people worldwide. Over 5.2 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…read more »

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