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Over 60,000 officers assaulted in 2020, with 31% sustaining injuries: FBI


(NEW YORK) -- More than 60,000 law enforcement officers were assaulted in the line of duty in 2020, including more than 40 who were killed, according to the FBI.

The total of 60,105 was an increase of 4,071 from 2019, with FBI drawing on reports from some 9,895 law enforcement agencies.

Among those assaulted, about 31% sustained injuries. In 2020, 46 officers were killed, d...

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Seventeen missionaries, including five children, kidnapped in Haiti, ministry says

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(NEW YORK) -- A Haitian gang has been blamed for kidnapping a group at a Haitian airport that included 17 missionaries, five of them children, according to officials.

Nineteen people were abducted by a gang at a checkpoint in Haiti during an airport run on Saturday, a source at the U.S. embassy told ABC News. The kidnapping occurred at the intersection of "Carrefour Boen" and ...

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Jan. 6 committee recommends holding Bannon in contempt

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(WASHINGTON) -- The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot on Tuesday moved to punish Trump adviser Steve Bannon, recommending the full House hold him in contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with a subpoena for records and testimony.

The nine-member panel voted unanimously Tuesday evening to send a report recommending co...

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Supply chain questions answered, plus tips and solutions for smart shopping


(NEW YORK) -- The strained supply chain and worldwide shipping crunch has had an impact on everything from holiday shopping to every day goods and services.

Good Morning America assembled an expert panel to explain what's happening and shopping strategies to know.

ABC News' chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis, ABC News' consumer correspondent Becky Worley and GMA e-co...

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"I'm an aging superhero": Jason Momoa tells Ellen of his 'Aquaman' injuries

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Superheroes are usually hard to damage, but while Jason Momoa is certainly no weakling, he's no superhero. That's what he told Ellen Degeneres in a remote interview from London, as he detailed a series of injuries he sustained playing the King of Atlantis in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.

"I'm getting old, that's what's happening," the 42-year-old star said with a laugh on The El...

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Vaccinations help protect families: National Institutes of Health


(NEW YORK) -- Getting a COVID-19 vaccine isn't just about protecting yourself, it goes a long way toward protecting your family, according to a new blog post by the director of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Francis Collins also noted in his Tuesday post that the data shows adults getting vaccinated helps protect those who can't get vaccines, especially children.


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