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Rising infections in Idaho highlight the virus' latest target: Rural America

Rising infections in Idaho highlight the virus' latest target: Rural America

Narvikk/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News

(COUER dALENE, Idaho) -- When it comes to caring for patients with coronavirus in Coeur dAlene, Idaho, and surrounding rural areas, Kootenai Health is the only game in town.

"Were pretty much it," said Andrea Nagel, a spokesperson at the hospital, in the northern part of the state near the border with Washington. Critical access hospitals in nearby are...

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Trump lifts sanctions on Sudan as he announces deal between African nation and Israel

Trump lifts sanctions on Sudan as he announces deal between African nation and Israel

Official White House Photo by Tia DufourBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump formally notified Congress on Friday that his administration will remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, nearly 30 years after the African country was first listed.

In a historic joint call afterwards, he also announced a "very special deal" between Israel and Sudan -- ma...

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Biden to unveil COVID-focused ad during World Series featuring Arizona salon owner: 'I'm afraid of dying'

Biden to unveil COVID-focused ad during World Series featuring Arizona salon owner: 'I'm afraid of dying'

3dfoto/iStockBy JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- As new cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in many parts of the United States, former Vice President Joe Bidens campaign is rolling out a new ad during tonights World Series game that features an Arizona small business owner who criticizes President Donald Trumps response to the pandemic, saying the continued spread of the virus makes her...

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Black Friday 2020: What you need to know before shopping this year's sales frenzy

Black Friday 2020: What you need to know before shopping this year's sales frenzy

VioletaStoimenova/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Like most things this year, Black Friday shopping will be quite different amid the coronavirus pandemic.

While traditional, on-site "doorbuster" sales arent available this year, big-box retailers have announced plans to provide shoppers guidance on how to navigate the best deals online.

ABC News chief business corresponde...

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Wunmi Mosaku would "run for the hills" if she were actually in her Netflix horror movie 'His House'

Wunmi Mosaku would "run for the hills" if she were actually in her Netflix horror movie 'His House'

Aidan Monaghan/NETFLIX 2020(NEW YORK) -- Wunmi Mosakuadmits she had to dig deep to play her His House character Rial,a woman whois haunted by the ghost of her daughter and other refugees lost at sea.

"I found playing her quite extraordinary because shes just different from me," Mosaku tells ABC Audio. "Im not as composed."

In the Netflix horror film, Mosaku and actor SopeDrsplay a ...

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Health official tears up delivering latest COVID-19 numbers in emotional briefing

Health official tears up delivering latest COVID-19 numbers in emotional briefing

WLS-TVBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News

(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) -- In an emotional briefing, Illinois top health official teared up while she delivered the latest COVID-19 numbers for the state and urged residents not to get complacent in fighting the virus.

"I want to say happy Friday, but I understand the mental, the social and the emotional toll that this pandemic continues to have on people," Illinoi...

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Two big signs of hope in a bad COVID week

Two big signs of hope in a bad Coronavirus week   October 23, 2020/RINewsToday   Photo: Researcher from Gilead’s website   Remdesivir approved by...

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(Undated)  --  Here's the latest news:   Protests and demonstrations continuing Thursday night near the site of the police-involved moped crash in Providence that left a 24-yea...

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