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  • Penn State fraternity suspended after 17-year-old’s mysterious death
    iStock(UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.) -- Officials at Penn State University suspended the Chi Phi fraternity on Tuesday after a teenager was found dead in an off-campus house reportedly occupied by frat members.The Alpha Delta chapter of the Chi Phi fraternity was placed under an interim suspension as the school investigates the ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • 3 CEOs pledge to help create 1 million jobs for people with special needs by 2025
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Three CEOs have launched a campaign to help create 1 million jobs and leadership opportunities for people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental differences by 2025.The chief executives of Autism Speaks, Best Buddies and the Special Olympics jointly announced Tuesday they will ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • CVS, UPS to partner on drone delivery tests for medications
    iStock(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- CVS Health and UPS are teaming up to test a program that delivers prescription medications by drone in as little as 10 minutes after placing an order.UPS Flight Forward, which already delivers medical samples by drone at WakeMed Hospital in North Carolina, made the announcement on Monday, ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • Houston Astros apologize after Sports Illustrated describes ‘frightening’ outburst toward female reporters by executive
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Houston Astros have issued an apology after one of its executives reportedly made a "frightening" outburst toward three female reporters while celebrating the team making it to the World Series.The controversy surrounded closer Roberto Osuna, who the Astros acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays last season ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • Newt Gingrich weighs in on Trump comparing impeachment to ‘lynching’: He ‘uses words more clumsily than he should’
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich seemed to defend President Donald Trump on The View on Tuesday hours after the president compared the impeachment process against him to a "lynching."Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to voice his disapproval of the impeachment inquiry, writing: "So some day, ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • New Jersey school district bans students with lunch debt from participating in extracurricular activities
    iStock(CHERRY HILL, N.J.) -- A New Jersey school district is banning students with school lunch debt from attending extracurricular activities, including prom and field trips.The Cherry Hill school district passed a policy that prohibits high school students who owe $75 or more in meal payments from "participating in extracurricular activities, ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • California residents bracing for possibility of more blackouts due to high winds
    iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hundreds of thousands of Northern California residents are bracing for another round of widespread, deliberate blackouts after Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said it may need to proactively shut off power due to high winds.The power company's emergency operations center has been monitoring a dry, offshore wind ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • Tennis champion Maria Sharapova on her path to entrepreneurship and overcoming career setbacks
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- When she was 6 years old, Maria Sharapova moved with her father from Sochi, Russia, to Florida to train with tennis professionals and see if she could turn her dream into a reality.“I had this incredible focus of hitting this yellow fuzzy ball endlessly and I think ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reuniting for screenings at special “Meet-and-Grease” events
    MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Danny and Sandy are getting back together. Grease co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John will reunite for three special "Meet-and-Grease" movie events in December. All three of the screenings and subsequent question-and-answer panels starring the pair will take place in Florida. First up is West ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • FDA approves ‘miracle’ treatment for cystic fibrosis
    Olivier Le Moal/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- "Imagine waiting 28 years for a miracle, and then it suddenly happens."That's how Gunnar Esiason, a 28-year-old graduate student at Dartmouth College, described the approval of Trikafta, a new drug for cystic fibrosis.Esiason has been living with CF since 1993, and, in an interview with ABC ... read more
    ABC NewsOctober 22, 2019