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Fear grips New England town after string of unprovoked street attacks

Fear grips New England town after string of unprovoked street attacks

Waltham Police Department via FacebookBY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (BOSTON) — One man was out for an evening stroll when someone came up behind him and bashed him in the face with a blunt object. Another victim was taking out the trash at his apartment complex when he was ambushed, and a U.S. Postal Service…

New York City public elementary schools to reopen in-person

New York City public elementary schools to reopen in-person

fernandogarciaesteban/iStockBY: ALEXANDRA SVOKOS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced elementary schools will be reopening in-person on Monday, Dec. 7, in a reversal from a previous decision. De Blasio said Sunday testing would be done weekly and testing consent forms will be required for students to return. Additionally, District…

Heavy rain ongoing on Gulf Coast as storm aims for Northeast next week

Heavy rain ongoing on Gulf Coast as storm aims for Northeast next week

georgeclerk/iStockBY: REED MCDONOUGH, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Heavy rain is ongoing along the northern Gulf Coast Saturday morning. As of Friday evening, several counties reported over 2 inches of rainfall over a 24 hours period, including Polk County, Texas, that saw 3.18 inches and Wharton County, Texas, which saw 4.98 inches of rain. The…

Coronavirus live updates: US virus cases may be about 8 times higher than reported

Coronavirus live updates: US virus cases may be about 8 times higher than reported

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 61 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Here’s how the news is…

Coronavirus live updates: Moscow sees 311% spike in COVID-19 deaths

Coronavirus live updates: Moscow sees 311% spike in COVID-19 deaths

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 61 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Here’s how the news is…

Coronavirus live updates: US reports over 110,000 new cases on Thanksgiving

Coronavirus live updates: US reports over 110,000 new cases on Thanksgiving

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 61 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Here’s how the news is…

New storm system to travel across the South this weekend

New storm system to travel across the South this weekend

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — After a relatively quiet Thanksgiving across much of the U.S., the weather pattern is about to turn quite turbulent in the coming days.A new storm system is going to develop this weekend and track across the Southern and Eastern U.S. bringing multiple hazards, including heavy rain,…