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Former U.S. ambassador is 'optimistic' on Griner, Whelan prisoner exchange

"Both sides are moving in the right direction."
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U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner looks through bars as she listens to the verdict standing in a cage in a courtroom in Khimki, outside Moscow, on Aug. 4, 2022.
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North Atlantic hurricane season could soon shift earlier in the year, scientists say

NOAA is weighing weather to declare the start of the season before June 1.
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In this July 4, 2014, file photo, a pick-up truck makes its way pass an abandoned car in New Bedford, Mass., which were flooded by the heavy rains brought in by Hurricane Arthur.
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NYC health officials hold town hall on monkeypox outbreak, vaccine access

In response to the recent monkeypox outbreak, New York City health officials discussed vaccination sites, testing and preventative measures in the event.
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In response to the recent monkeypox outbreak, New York City health officials discussed vaccination sites, testing and preventative measures in the event.
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6 shot outside Memphis hospital

Four victims remain in critical condition.
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Several people were injured after a shootout in front of the emergency room entrance of Methodist North Hospital, in the morning of Aug. 16, 2022.
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Jill Biden tests positive for COVID during vacation with president

She developed "cold-like symptoms" Monday night.
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First lady Jill Biden speaks at the 125th Anniversary Convention of the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in National Harbor, Md., June 17, 2022.
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On Location: August 16, 2022

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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88-year-old woman was gardening when attacked, killed by alligator

It appears the victim, Nancy Becker, was gardening near the pond and slipped in.
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An alligator lays in the grass in Myrtle Beach, S.C., April 29, 2003.
August 16

Why archbishop turned to sign language to talk to Uvalde survivors

Archbishop of San Antonio Gustavo García-Siller has been traveling to Uvalde.
August 16
Mementos decorate a makeshift memorial to the victims of a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, June 30, 2022.
August 15

Uvalde parents demand financial transparency over school security grants

School board said it has plans to spend more than $3.5 million on projects.
August 15
A meeting of the School Board is held in Uvalde, Texas, Aug. 15, 2022.
August 15

The Rundown: Top headlines today: Monday, August 15, 2022

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
August 15
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: Monday, August 15, 2022
August 15

Longtime Trump CFO expected to plead guilty to tax charges: Sources

A hearing in the case is now scheduled for Thursday.
August 15
Allen Weisselberg, Donald Trump's long-serving chief financial officer, surrenders to authorities in New York, July 1, 2021.
August 15

Home Run Inn frozen pizza recalled over potential contamination

The company said it received complaints of metal found inside product.
August 15
Over 13,000 pounds of a frozen meat pizza are being recalled after metal was found in the product, according to the USDA.
August 15

This US region to experience sizzling triple-digit heat index by 2053

Extreme temperatures can cause life-threatening problems such as heat strokes.
August 15
Colorado Parks and Wildlife ordered an emergency public fish salvage for Queens Reservoir in Kiowa County due to declining water levels related to drought conditions in Eads, Colo., July 21, 2022.
August 15

Cargo ship gets escort from leaping dolphins

A pair of dolphins were spotted providing an escort to a cargo ship as it sailed up the St. Johns River in Florida.
August 15
VIDEO: Cargo ship gets escort from leaping dolphins
August 15

Connecticut bears enjoy some hammock time

A mama bear and her two cubs enjoy some much-needed hammock time in a Connecticut family’s backyard.
August 15
VIDEO: Connecticut bears enjoy some hammock time
August 15

US faces teacher shortage as schools reopen

Plus, former first grade teacher Aubriele Elzinga Jarman joins ABC News Live to discuss her reasoning for quitting her job.
August 15
VIDEO: US faces teacher shortage as schools reopen
August 15

ABC News Live: New details in DOJ Jan. 6, Georgia 2020 election investigations

Plus, the latest on a teacher shortage heading into the new school year, and a special tribute to Uvalde families in Houston, Texas.
August 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: New details in DOJ Jan. 6, Georgia 2020 election investigations
August 15

Man arrested for 1992 double murder after DNA hit at traffic stop

He said the crime wasn't planned and "he did not know why he did it."
August 15
Tony Haase is pictured in an undated police mugshot released by law enforcement.
August 15

ABC News Live: Giuliani now a 'target' of 2020 Georgia election probe, sources say

Plus, Afghanistan marks one year since the Taliban took back control and a conversation with the Texas group Mothers Against Greg Abbott.
August 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Giuliani now a 'target' of 2020 Georgia election probe, sources say
August 15

Rudy Giuliani considered a ‘target’ in Georgia election probe, sources say

Investigators in Georgia are zeroing in on former President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, sources tell ABC News. ABC News' Aaron Katersky and Zohreen Shah break down the latest.
August 15
VIDEO: Rudy Giuliani considered a ‘target’ in Georgia election probe, sources say
August 15

Former federal prosecutor reveals the 'powder keg' in FBI raid on Trump

Officials seized boxes including top secret information.
August 15
A truck displaying pro-Trump flags is driven past Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, the home of former President Donald Trump, Aug. 9, 2022.
August 15

Former NFL star's brother turns himself in for allegedly killing youth football coach

The victim was identified as Michael "Mike" Hickmon.
August 15
Michael Hickmon is seen in this undated photo.
August 15

ABC News Live: Authorities warn of multiple threats after Mar-a-Lago search

Plus, the Taliban marks a year of rule in Afghanistan.
August 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Authorities warn of multiple threats after Mar-a-Lago search
August 15

Nipsey Hussle honored as hometown hero with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The rapper was shot and killed on March 31, 2019.
August 15
Family members of the late rapper Nipsy Hussle, including his father Dawit, grandmother Margaret and sister Samantha, stand for a photo during a ceremony for his posthumous Hollywood Walk of Fame Star, in Hollywood, Calif., on Aug. 15, 2022.
August 15

ABC News Live: Law enforcement warns of rise in threats after Mar-a-Lago search

Plus, Blacked-owned businesses are still trying to bounce back from the pandemic, and Brittney Griner’s lawyers appeal her Russian prison sentence.
August 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Law enforcement warns of rise in threats after Mar-a-Lago search
August 15

Breaking down the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and what it means for Trump

Authorities are working to determine who might have had access to classified documents found at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate.
August 15
VIDEO: Breaking down the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and what it means for Trump
August 15

ABC News Live: Mar-a-Lago search shines light on potential national security risk

Plus, how a new job trend known as “quietly quitting” is redefining work-life balance and the latest on the war in Ukraine as there are multiple new attacks reported at a nuclear plant in Ukraine.
August 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Mar-a-Lago search shines light on potential national security risk
August 15

Authorities working to learn who may have viewed classified information at Mar-a-Lago

Federal authorities are now tracking the chain of custody of the top-secret documents seized from Donald Trump’s home as the FBI warns of rising threats against law enforcement after the search.
August 15
VIDEO: Authorities working to learn who may have viewed classified information at Mar-a-Lago
August 15

ABC News Live: FBI warns of multiple threats after Mar-a-Lago search

Plus, the latest on the deadly explosion at a fireworks storage site in Armenia and at least nine people are wounded, including five Americans, after gunman opened fire on a bus in Jerusalem.
August 15
VIDEO: ABC News Live: FBI warns of multiple threats after Mar-a-Lago search
August 15

Officials track chain of custody for top secret documents seized from Trump’s estate

The latest fallout from the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago includes the Justice Department investigating the potential violation of at least three separate laws, including the Espionage Act.
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Brittney Griner's arrest and trial in Russia: Timeline

The WNBA star was sentenced to nine years in prison on drug charges.
August 15
Brittney Griner stands inside a defendants' cage during the reading of the court's verdict in Khimki, Russia, Aug. 4, 2022.
August 15

New heat wave builds as flash flooding targets several states

Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi are under heat advisories.
August 15
A car is stuck in Indian Bend Wash in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a storm flooded the wash on Aug. 12, 2022.
August 15

R. Kelly trial begins Monday

Singer R. Kelly faces child pornography and obstruction of justice charges in Chicago.
August 15
Singer R. Kelly faces child pornography and obstruction of justice charges in Chicago.
August 14

'Please come forward': Authorities plead for info in search for missing teen

"We believe someone knows [what happened], but they are not coming forward."
August 14
Kiely Rodni is pictured in an image posted by the Placer County Office on their Twitter account. The Placer County Sheriff's Department is treating the case of Rodni, 16, as a potential abduction after she disappeared from a campground near Lake Tahoe early Saturday morning.
August 14

Anne Heche peacefully taken off life support: Rep

Heche suffered a "severe anoxic brain injury," her family said.
August 14
Anne Heche attends the 74th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards, on March 12, 2022 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
August 14

Emotional day for Uvalde families at Houston Astros game

Astros Foundation said it "wanted them to be treated like royalty."
August 14
Uvalde resident Faith Mata takes a moment of silence for the Uvalde children that were killed in the mass shooting before the Astros versus Athletics game in Houston, Aug. 14, 2022.
August 14

Teen charged with murder after allegedly killing woman visiting son's grave

Christian Weston, 17, was also charged with the unlicensed carrying of a weapon.
August 14
Police lights on a street at night.
August 14

Gun in 'Rust' shooting could not have been fired without pulling trigger: FBI report

The report is part of a criminal investigation into the deadly shooting.
August 14
The Bonanza Creek Ranch, where the film "Rust" was being filmed, appears in Santa Fe, N.M., Oct. 23, 2021.
August 14

Rising threats against law enforcement after Mar-a-Lago search

Federal officials warned that law enforcement officers and others in government face increasing threats after searching former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.
August 14
Federal officials warned that law enforcement officers and others in government face increasing threats after searching former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.
August 14

1 dead, 17 injured after driver rams into crowd at fundraiser

The suspect, Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, was charged with two counts of criminal homicides in separate incidents that unfolded in Pennsylvania Saturday evening.
August 14
The suspect, Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, 24, was charged with two counts of criminal homicides in separate incidents that unfolded in Pennsylvania Saturday evening.
August 14

Man alleged to have crashed into fundraiser, killed mom charged with double homicide

Two women were killed in unrelated incidents, police alleged.
August 14
Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes, who is a suspect in both a fatal crash and a homicide, is escorted by State Police troopers from their Shickshinny station after his arrest in Berwick, Pa., Aug. 14, 2022.
August 14

Man shoots himself after driving into Capitol barricade: Police

A man shot himself and died after crashing his car into a security barricade at the Capitol around 4 a.m. Sunday, police said.
August 14
A man shot himself and died after crashing his car into a security barricade at the Capitol around 4 a.m. Sunday, police said.
August 14

Western US bracing for scorching heat, flash flooding from monsoon rains

More than 7 million Americans will be under an excessive heat watch this week.
August 14
People fish along a shoreline with very a low water level at Grant Lake, which is fed by now-nearly snowless mountains in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, near Lee Vining, Calif., Aug. 11, 2022.
August 14

Salman Rushdie's condition improving as attack suspect charged with attempted murder

"He’s off the ventilator, so the road to recovery has begun."
August 14
Author Salman Rushdie appears at a signing for his book "Home" in London on June 6, 2017.
August 14

What privacy rights exist when it comes to illegal abortions?

Investigators follow the same rules regardless of the crime, experts said.
August 14
Abortion-rights protesters march around the Indiana State house during a demonstration on July 25, 2022 in Indianapolis.
August 14

In rural Ohio, two supporters of solar power step into a roomful of opposition

Some of the few backers of a solar development in Williamsport stick together.
August 14
Doug Steck at his family’s farm near Williamsport, Ohio. His family has agreed a lease to allow development of some of the property for solar power.
August 13

Salman Rushdie attack suspect: What investigators are saying

The suspect is in New York State Police custody.
August 13
A view of who appears to be author Salman Rushdie treated by emergency personnel after being stabbed on stage before his scheduled speech at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2022, is seen in an image obtained from social media.
August 13

Texas Gov. Abbott meets with Uvalde victims amid scrutiny

The Republican is locked in a heated reelection bid.
August 13
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference, March 10, 2022, in Weslaco, Texas.
August 13

Nearly 1M Michigan residents impacted by water main leak

The Great Lakes Water Authority discovered a leak in a major water main that serves the Detroit area early Saturday.
August 13
The Great Lakes Water Authority discovered a leak in a major water main that serves the Detroit area early Saturday.
August 13

15 injured after car crashes into Virginia pub

The incident occurred Friday evening after a car slammed into Ireland's Four Courts in Arlington.
August 13
The incident occurred Friday evening after a car slammed into Ireland's Four Courts in Arlington.