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  • Bernie Sanders says inmates deserve right to vote, ‘The View’ weighs in
    Mark Makela/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- On Tuesday morning, "The View" co-hosts analyzed the controversial comments Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made on restoring voting rights to incarcerated felons, like the Boston Marathon bomber, during his town hall. Five Democratic presidential candidates took part in hour-long back-to-back town halls over five hours ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • Brothers implicated in Jussie Smollett ‘hoax’ attack sue the ‘Empire’ actor’s lawyers
    Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images(CHICAGO) --  The two Chicago brothers who claim Jussie Smollett paid them to help stage what police deemed a "hoax" attack filed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday against the "Empire" actor's lawyers. Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Chicago accusing Smollett's attorneys ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • In stone for all infinity: ‘Avengers’ stars get hands in cement at famed Chinese Theatre
    Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- In Los Angeles this afternoon, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, and the cast of Avengers: Endgame -- Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner -- were immortalized together in the cement floor outside of the famed TCL ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • Samsung delays launch of $2,000 folding phone after problems with review units
    holgs/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Samsung is delaying the rollout of its $2,000 foldable phones after several tech reviewers reported that their review units became damaged within a day or two of using them.The Galaxy Fold, which was originally slated to start shipping to consumers on April 26. A new ship date ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • Serena Williams posts video of daughter Olympia trying out tennis racquets
    TPN/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The apple certainly doesn't fall from the tree! Tennis superstar Serena Williams posted this video of her daughter Olympia hitting the racquet closet not once, but four times! "History in the making," she wrote in the caption as little Olympia gave each racquet a smash test! ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, transferred to federal penitentiary
    Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has arrived at a federal penitentiary facility, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.Manafort is now serving out his 81-month sentence at United States Penitentiary Canaan just outside of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is scheduled for release on Christmas ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter bombings that killed over 300
    JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a wave of coordinated bombings at churches and high-end hotels across Sri Lanka.The terrorist organization offered no evidence to support that assertion, which was initially announced in a statement in Arabic published by its Amaq news agency on Tuesday, ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • With FAA certification, Google’s drone company set to start deliveries in Virginia
    Interim Archives/Getty Images(BLACKSBURG, Va.) -- With the Federal Aviation Administration's historic certification, Wing Aviation’s drone deliveries are set to arrive in Virginia. U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced Tuesday that the FAA awarded air carrier certification to Google’s Wing Aviation, the first drone delivery company to be awarded ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • Baby girl dies after being left in family car for hours in possible hot car case: Police
    KNXV-TV(GLENDALE, Ariz.) -- An 18-month-old girl died after she was left in her family's car for several hours, Arizona authorities said. The child's death is being investigated as a possible hot car case, said police in Glendale, where the temperature reached 88 degrees Monday. When the baby's father found the ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019
  • Amal Clooney, Angelina Jolie speak out as US weighed vetoing UN resolution on rape as weapon of war
    Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Angelina Jolie and Amal Clooney added their voices in the calls to support a new United Nations Security Council resolution that included a mechanism to investigate sexual violence as a weapon of war. The resolution also called for full services for victims, including sexual and ... read more
    ABC NewsApril 23, 2019