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A look back at the 1979 total solar eclipse

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Dressed in a dark blazer and a polka-dot tie, ABC News' Frank Reynolds anchored the network's live coverage of a total solar eclipse 38 years ...

Crowds of counterprotesters descend upon Boston ahead of free speech rally

Scott Eisen/Getty Images (BOSTON) -- One week after violent protests rattled Charlottesville, Virginia, thousands of demonstrators and counterprotesters are descending upon Boston on Saturday for a free speech rally.A ...

Brother arrested after three young girls found dead in Maryland home

Prince George's County Police Department (CLINTON, Md.) -- A man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of three girls under age 10 found dead in a home ...

One police officer dead after six were shot in multiple US cities

iStock/Thinkstock (KISSIMMEE, Fla.) -- One policeman has died after six law enforcement officers were shot in three different U.S. cities on Friday night, their respective agencies have confirmed.In central ...

Boston ready for 'free speech' rally but 'we don't want hate groups'

iStock/Thinkstock (BOSTON) -- Boston is adequately prepared for Saturday’s “free speech” rally, city officials said, despite the elevated tension and rhetoric that followed the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, ...

Charlottesville mayor wants Robert E. Lee statue removed: Its 'historical meaning has been changed forever'

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia, wants the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from the city’s center, he said in a ...

Little girl whose family couldn't afford a bike gets surprise gift from paramedics

Courtesy of Eddie Gonzalez (SAN ANTONIO) -- Hope Rhoades, 3, is having the best week ever.The San Antonio Fire Department surprised her with a bike, training wheels, helmet and ...

Woman hits $1.6M slot jackpot at Vegas airport

Ingram Publishing (PARADISE, Nev.) -- A California woman made the most of her time spent waiting at McCarran International Airport Tuesday by scoring more than a million dollars, according ...

Mother of woman killed in Charlottesville has 'no interest' in speaking with Trump

ABC News (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The mother of Heather Heyer, the woman killed Saturday when a car rammed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in ...

Attorneys for former FBI agent, daughter convicted of murder allege juror misconduct

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock (LEXINGTON, N.C.) -- Attorneys for former FBI agent Tom Martens and his 33-year-old daughter, Molly Martens Corbett, who were found guilty of second-degree murder last week, are ...

Young woman recounts weeks-long survival in Alabama wilderness

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A missing woman thought to be dead emerged from the woods after 28 days, naked and visibly sick, but still alive. Lisa Theris was last seen ...

Navy to relieve USS Fitzgerald leadership for mistakes that led to deadly collision

Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy relieved the USS Fitzgerald's commanding officer, executive officer and senior enlisted sailor for mistakes that lead to a deadly crash with ...

Confederate symbols across US highlight nation's divided past

Ty Wright/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Echoes of the Confederacy are scattered across the U.S. in the form of hundreds of symbols that are a reminder of the nation's ...

Science-loving sisters will work with NASA during total solar eclipse

Yeung Family (SEATTLE) -- Two sisters from Seattle, Washington, are turning their family science project into the opportunity of a lifetime: working with NASA during the historic total solar ...

Teen who vanished in 2007 will finally be laid to rest after remains identified

iStock/Thinkstock (BELTON, Mo.) -- The family of Kara Kopetsky, a 17-year-old who vanished 10 years ago, is finally able to lay her to rest now that her remains have ...

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