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Coronavirus updates: LA announces increase in deaths, cases amid reopening protests

Hundreds of protesters came out in Huntington Beach, California.
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Levi Smiley of Huntington Beach, who has recently been furloughed, waits to enter the intersection near Huntington Beach Pier as he protests Gov. Gavin Newsom's order to temporarily close state and local beaches in Orange County, during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Huntington Beach, Calif., May 1, 2020.
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Nursing home residents welcome special visitors

Two girls and their grandmother's horse visited a nursing home in Virginia, bringing joy to the residents who live there.
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Two girls and their grandmother's horse visited a nursing home in Virginia, bringing joy to the residents who live there.
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Houston woman living in her car serves meals to homeless

Dominick Sejohn Walton, 27, buys the groceries herself or uses leftovers from her employer, a nonprofit that serves meals to low-income families.
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Dominick Sejohn Walton, 27, buys the groceries herself or uses leftovers from her employer, a nonprofit that serves meals to low-income families.
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College dreams on hold?

ABC News’ Terry Moran reports on students rethinking fall college plans amid the pandemic.
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VIDEO: College dreams on hold?
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By the numbers: LeBron James celebrates high school seniors

As the pandemic cancels commencement ceremonies, the NBA star is producing a one-hour television special on May 16 honoring the Class of 2020.
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VIDEO: By the numbers: LeBron James celebrates high school seniors
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Navajo nation in crisis

ABC News’ Matt Gutman reports on the plight of Native Americans at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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VIDEO: Navajo nation in crisis
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COVID-19 sparks rent strikes

ABC News’ Will Carr reports on renters across the U.S. hitting the streets protesting rent payments during the pandemic, as millions are struggling financially.
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VIDEO: COVID-19 sparks rent strikes
May 01

The race for a COVID-19 treatment

ABC News’ Eva Pilgrim reports on the scientists working around the clock to identify drugs that could slow down the virus.
May 01
VIDEO:The race for a COVID-19 treatment
May 01

With rent due, millions of Americans can't -- or won't -- pay

Thirty million Americans have filed for unemployment since mid-March.
May 01
An L.A. Tenants Union rent strike in front of City Hall in Los Angeles, April 30, 2020.
May 01

Idaho mom in missing kids case denied bond reduction

Lori Vallow is being held in Idaho on $1 million bail.
May 01
Lori Vallow appeared at a bond reduction hearing on May 1, 2020 in Idaho.
May 01

News headlines today: May 1, 2020

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
May 01
VIDEO: News headlines today: July 1, 2019
May 01

When each state's stay-at-home order lifts

Opening each state will be decided by its governor.
May 01
In a pool photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
May 01
This photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., April 29, 2020.
May 01

How to get the most bang for your buck at the grocery store

Celebrity Chef Gina Neely recently went food shopping on a budget of $44 to make at least four meals. She shares tips and tricks on how to stretch your dollar at the grocery store.
May 01
VIDEO: How to get the most bang for your buck at the grocery store
May 01

70% of inmates tested have COVID-19: Bureau of Prisons

BOP says it is not indicative of the number across the country.
May 01
The Terminal Island Federal Correctional Institution is pictured in San Pedro, Calif., April 29, 2020.
May 01

Herd of deer roams Pennsylvania streets amid COVID-19 restrictions

Animal appearances have been more widely reported since lockdowns have been in effect in many cities around the world.
May 01
Animal appearances have been more widely reported since lockdowns have been in effect in many cities around the world.
May 01

Timelapse video shows a massive shelf cloud in Florida

The cloud swept through the sky over Okeechobee, Florida, signaling severe weather in the area.
May 01
The cloud swept through the sky over Okeechobee, Florida, signaling severe weather in the area.
May 01

COVID-19 cases on rise in state that starts 1st phase of reopening

Restrictions in Texas lower as coronavirus numbers rise.
May 01
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference where he announced he would relax some restrictions imposed on some businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, April 27, 2020, in Austin, Texas.
May 01

Michael Cohen's early prison release over coronavirus concerns was rescinded: Sources

He had been notified in mid-April that he would be released to home confinement.
May 01
In this May, 6, 2019, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, leaves his apartment in New York to report to prison.
May 01

Animals feel effects of COVID-19 closure at Maryland Zoo

Zookeepers say the chimpanzees, for example, have noticed that the staff is distancing themselves and no longer hand-feeding the primates.
May 01
VIDEO: Animals feel effects of COVID-19 closure at Maryland Zoo
May 01

Spanish translations, outreach lacking amid coronavirus pandemic: Analysis

"Why aren't we hearing from the Spanish-speaking commissioners?"
May 01
Nancy Alvarez, pictured here in the neighborhood of La Perla in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was one of the first reporters from the mainland on the ground in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017.
May 01

State suspends funeral home's license after it mishandled dozens of bodies

The state health department and Brooklyn DA seek answers.
May 01
Workers are seen outside the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Services funeral home in Brooklyn, N.Y., April 30, 2020.
May 01

NYC subways shut down overnight for disinfecting

New York City transit workers have the daunting task of disinfecting every subway car and every bus.
May 01
VIDEO: NYC subways shut down overnight for disinfecting
May 01

2 California cities fight to keep beaches open

Huntington Beach and Dana Point are planning to go to court to fight the governor’s order to close beaches.
May 01
VIDEO: 2 California cities fight to keep beaches open
May 01

Rain, strong winds knock down trees across Northeast

Some wind gusts reached 70 mph in the Northeast, causing damage.
May 01
VIDEO: Rain, strong winds knock down trees across Northeast
May 01

Flooding and damaging winds along East Coast as record heat moves into Texas Friday

Some wind gusts reached 70 mph in the Northeast, causing damage.
May 01
Volunteers organized by the First Baptist Church of Glenarden hand out food to those in need at Suitland High School April 30, 2020, in District Heights, Maryland. - The US Federal Reserve said April 30, 2020 it is expanding its business loan program to reach more firms as companies struggle to weather the impact of the coronavirus shutdowns.
May 01

Dust devil picks up tumbleweeds and scatters them across the highway

Driver pulls over for 'tumbleweed tornado' as dust devil picks up tumbleweeds and scatters them across the highway in Washington state.
May 01
VIDEO: Dust devil picks up tumbleweeds and scatters them across the highway
May 01

NYC faces dangerous task of keeping trains running during coronavirus crisis

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the subway will close overnight for cleaning.
May 01
NYPD and MTA officers wake up a sleeping passenger before directing him to exit the 207th Street A-train station, April 30, 2020, in New York City.
May 01

Michigan stay-at-home order battle and more to know

A judge backed Michigan's order, then protesters stormed the state capitol.
May 01
Armed protesters take part in an "American Patriot Rally," April 30, 2020, on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Mich.
May 01

How the fall semester could play out at US colleges

Universities are planning for a number of scenarios.
May 01
A runner crosses Harvard Yard on March 23, 2020, in Cambridge, Mass. Students were required to be out of their dorms no later than March 15 and finish the rest of the semester online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
May 01

A tale of two pandemics: How coronavirus split the map of the US

Experts say the details show concentrations higher in certain neighborhoods.
May 01
Members of the crew look on during the Open Wheel Nationals at Park Jefferson Speedway on April 25, 2020, in North Sioux City, S.D.
May 01

'Mass evictions' on the horizon as US confronts coronavirus housing crisis: Advocates

The pandemic is exacerbating a brewing crisis in low-income communities.
May 01
Philadelphians joined with protesters across the country to call for the cancelation of rent during the economic shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, in a caravan protest through Center City and around City Hall in Philadelphia, April 25, 2020.
May 01

The unthinkable toll in 2 NY funeral homes

'It's just unprecedented what's going on,' Joseph Neufeld said.
May 01
Omar Rodriguez organizes bodies in the Gerard Neufeld funeral home in the Queens borough of New York, April 22, 2020. The decades old funeral home, that now primarily serves an immigrant community in Queens hit hard by coronavirus, has been overwhelmed by the number of deceased needing their funeral services. Before COVID-19, the funeral home handled an average of seven or eight bodies per week and now are seeing over forty.
May 01

15-year-old collects 12,000 protective masks for hospital staff

She said she hoped to show that the Asian American community wants to help.
May 01
Valerie Xu, 15, of Texas, has collected at least 22,000 masks for the staff at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
May 01

The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 30, 2020

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
May 01
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 30, 2020
April 30

Trump signs proclamation to declare May ‘Older Americans Month’

President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about protecting American seniors from the COVID-19 pandemic while in the East Room of the White House.
April 30
President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about protecting American seniors from the COVID-19 pandemic while in the East Room of the White House.
April 30

'I can't live on this ship forever' say US crew members still stuck on cruise ships

More than 80,000 crew from around the world are still on ships in U.S. waters.
April 30
In this April 2, 2020, file photo, Holland America's Zaandam and the Rotterdam cruise ships pull into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
April 30

Mask-wearing iPhone users will be able to easily bypass Face ID

Apple's new iOS 13.5 in development will make it easier to unlock an iPhone without using Face ID while wearing a mask.
April 30
Mask-wearing iPhone users will be able to easily bypass Face ID
April 30

Cyberpunk suit designed for concertgoers

The futuristic suit is being developed by Los Angeles-based Production Club.
April 30
Cyberpunk suit designed for concertgoers
April 30

Delta, American, United to require passengers wear masks

Lawmakers are calling for federal action to mandate masks on planes.
April 30
Passengers wear face masks as they enter the main terminal after arriving at Denver International Airport to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, April 23, 2020, in Denver.
April 30

Former NYC health commissioner points out health disparities between races

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Mary Bassett blames the structure of society for the disproportionate death rates between black and white people in New York City.
April 30
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Mary Bassett blames the structure of society for the disproportionate death rates between black and white people in New York City.
April 30

Time-lapse video shows Florida storm

A stunning time-lapse video shows a thunderstorm sweeping across the state.
April 30
Time-lapse video shows Florida storm
April 30

Michigan rally against shelter-in-place order spills into Capitol building

The state legislature is debating extending Michigan's state of emergency.
April 30
Protesters try to enter the Michigan House of Representative chamber after the American Patriot Rally organized by Michigan United for Liberty protest for the reopening of businesses on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., April 30, 2020.
April 30

Protesters storm Michigan Capitol building

The protesters held are demanding that the legislature not renew the state-of-emergency order.
April 30
Protesters storm Michigan Capitol building
April 30

3.8 million more Americans filed for unemployment last week

The latest claims raised the total to 30 million filing for unemployment in the last six weeks.
April 30
The latest claims raised the total to 30 million filing for unemployment in the last six weeks.
April 30

Dead pile up in New York funeral homes

More than 23,000 New Yorkers have died from the novel coronavirus – more than just about any other country in the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
April 30
More than 23,000 New Yorkers have died from the novel coronavirus – more than just about any other country in the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
April 30

Farmworkers face unique risks during coronavirus pandemic

Farmworkers in the United States are classified as essential workers.
April 30
VIDEO: Farmworkers face unique risks during coronavirus pandemic
April 30

5 Michigan businesses file lawsuit against governor’s shelter-in-place order

The business owners claimed the executive order violated their constitutional rights.
April 30
The business owners claimed the executive order violated their constitutional rights.
April 30

Strong waves crash onto Chicago street

Waves on Lake Michigan were expected to reach up to 16 feet due to the wind.
April 30
VIDEO: Strong waves crash onto Chicago street
April 30

Lightning bolt strikes across rainbow in Tulsa

Thunderstorms swept across Oklahoma creating the unbelievable scene.
April 30
VIDEO: Lightning bolt strikes across rainbow in Tulsa
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