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Pastor: 40 infected with coronavirus after church event

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An Alabama pastor says more than 40 people have been infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at his Baptist church

More than 40 people were infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at a north Alabama Baptist church, according to the congregation's pastor.

President Donald Trump talks to reporters with Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office at the White House, July 20, 2020, in Washington.President Donald Trump talks to reporters with Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office at the White House, July 20, 2020, in Washington. Doug Mills

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"No, I want people to have a certain freedom, and I don't believe in that, no," Trump told Fox News' Chris Wallace when asked if he would consider a national mask mandate.

President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted a photo of himself wearing a mask, saying, "many people say that it is Patriotic to wear a face mask when you can't socially distance" and "There is nobody more Patriotic than me, your favorite President."

A man walks past the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas on July 20, 2020, in North Brunswick, N.J., after a man shot and killed Salas' son, Daniel Anderl, and injured her husband, Mark Anderl.A man walks past the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas on July 20, 2020, in North Brunswick, N.J., after a man shot and killed Salas' son, Daniel Anderl, and injured her husband, Mark Anderl. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

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The suspect was a white man who wore a face covering and a FedEx uniform, law enforcement sources told ABC News, and he used an ordinary car to make a getaway.

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a federal judge's son, who was an attorney that had a previous case in front of the judge, has been found dead, law enforcement sources told ABC News.

Pelosi says Trump will be 'fumigated out' if he refuses to leave after White House loss

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“Whether he knows it yet or not, he will be leaving,” Pelosi said. “Just because he might not want to move out of the White House doesn’t mean we ...

The top U.S. Democrat said on Monday that Donald Trump might not like the outcome of the Nov. 3 presidential election but reminded the Republican president that he will have to vacate the White House.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to questions during a news conference following a GOP policy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 30, 2020.

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Democrats and labor unions have said such a proposal could shield businesses that don't protect their workers amid a myriad of state virus mitigation guidelines.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it his red line: liability protection for schools, businesses and other entities hat reopen amid the pandemic must be part of any new coronavirus relief package.

Ahmaud Arbery

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The Feb. 23 murder was recorded by William Bryan, one of the indicted men.

A Georgia judge denied setting bond for one of the three men indicted for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, after his mother pleaded for him to remain behind bars.

Lawrence Clarington holds up a ring at an event where members of the all-Black Houston High School football team finally received championship rings 50 years after winning the state title, in Perry, Ga., July 11, 2020.

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“Fifty years later, the grass is still here," Lumpkin said. "This is our grass."

It's a journey that began with a group of teenage football players 50 years ago on a grass field in Perry, Georgia.

John Lewis, congressman and civil rights icon, dies at 80. Image credit -abcnews

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At 18, he wrote a letter to King, who responded by purchasing a round-trip bus ticket to Montgomery for Lewis so they could meet.

Rep. John Robert Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon, died Friday. He was 80 years old.

In a first, Trump dons mask in visit to a military medical facility

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The visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center marked Trump’s first public appearance with a face covering since the virus began sweeping across the United States earlier this year.

President Donald Trump, who has avoided wearing a mask in public even as the coronavirus pandemic spread, donned one on Saturday at a military medical facility outside Washington where he was to meet with wounded soldiers and front-line health-care workers.

This undated photo provided by Noe Abarca shows his nephew Andres Guardado, 18.This undated photo provided by Noe Abarca shows his nephew Andres Guardado, 18. Courtesy of Noe Abarca via AP

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The autopsy showed that in addition to the shots to the back, Guardado was hit with two graze wounds on his forearms.

The Los Angeles County medical examiner confirmed that 18-year-old Andres Guardado, who was shot and killed by Southern California sheriff's deputies, was shot five times in the back, as his family had previously said.

Former special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller is sharply defending his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.

President Donald J. Trump listens as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks with members of the coronavirus task force, April 22, 2020 in Washington, DC.President Donald J. Trump listens as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks with members of the coronavirus task force, April 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford.

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In a series of interviews this week, Trump questioned the expertise of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institutes of Health for more than three decades and... "Dr. Fauci is a nice man, but he's made a lot of mistakes," Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity Thursday night, insisting Fauci was against his travel ban on China and wrong on face masks.

As President Donald Trump threatens to cut funding to schools that don't reopen in the fall and continues to host mega-rallies as cases of coronavirus increase, there appears to be a growing rift between the Trump White House and its top health advisers.

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs Trump's immunity claim, lets prosecutor get financial records

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The businessman-turned politician, seeking re-election on Nov. 3, has fought tenaciously to keep his tax returns and other elements of his finances secret - and the rulings spare him of any major revelation at a sensitive time. But looking further ahead, Trump faces possible future criminal prosecution in his native New York, perhaps after he leaves office.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday firmly rejected President Donald Trump’s arguments for sweeping presidential immunity and ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain his financial records but prevented - at least for now - Democratic-led House of Representatives committees from getting similar documents.

Ghislaine Maxwell given paper clothes at correctional center to avoid suicide attempt: Sources

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Ghislane Maxwell, the recently arrested confidant of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was given paper clothes upon checking into the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, over fears that she might take her own life, two federal law enforcement sources confirm to ABC News.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 29: Former Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane (L) and his attorney Earl Gray leave the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility after his second courthouse appearance on June 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lane is charged with aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd on May 25.MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 29: Former Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane (L) and his attorney Earl Gray leave the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility after his second courthouse appearance on June 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lane is charged with aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd on May 25. Brandon Bell/Getty Images

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After Floyd continued to plead with officers that he can't breath and the he was claustrophobic, Chauvin responded, "Takes heck of lot of oxygen to say that."

"Please don't shoot me," George Floyd repeated at least four times, according to newly released audio transcripts of body cameras worn by the Minneapolis police officers involved in his death.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

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The dispute over masks is escalating as the state again recorded new high numbers of daily confirmed cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19. The number of people in hospitals rose to more than 2,200 on Wednesday, while confirmed infections leaped by more than 3,400, bringing the state total to 104,000.

Atlanta's mayor says she will sign an executive order mandating masks in Georgia's largest city Wednesday, defying Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to strongly encourage but not require face coverings.

ABC's Pierre Thomas interviews Attorney General William Barr, July 8, 2020.ABC's Pierre Thomas interviews Attorney General William Barr, July 8, 2020. undefined Luke Barr/ABC News

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Backlash and protests in the wake of multiple high-profile killings of unarmed African Americans – including of George Floyd in Minneapolis – has evolved into a national reckoning and calls for an overhaul of law enforcement.

Amid nationwide unrest and frustration with law enforcement, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday acknowledged that communities of color are often policed differently from white ones, calling the unfairness a “widespread phenomenon.”

President Donald Trump holds a protective face mask with a presidential seal on it that he said he had been wearing earlier in his tour at the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Mich., May 21, 2020.President Donald Trump holds a protective face mask with a presidential seal on it that he said he had been wearing earlier in his tour at the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Mich., May 21, 2020. Leah Millis/Reuters, FILE

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In the Fox interview, the president repeated that he thinks the coronavirus will "just disappear" eventually, even though public health officials have made clear it will not simply go away.

President Donald Trump's resistance to wearing a mask is well-known and he's never done so in front of news cameras.

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