Tucked away in northeastern North Carolina is Bertie County —a rural primarily
Tucked away in northeastern North Carolina is Bertie County —a rural, primarily black community in one of the state's poorest areas with many of its fastest-shrinking towns. There are plenty of pothole-marked roads, mobile homes, and overgrown lots of weeds and shrubs scattered among fields of tobacco, cotton and sage. But there aren't many stores, banks or other businesses.
A baby is treated for heat exhaustion outside an ambulance in Tapachula, Mexico, as thousands of Central Americans continue their march to the U.S. ABC's Matt Gutman and Robert Zepeda are on the ground with the caravan: [ Abcn.ws Link ]
"I think there's something different about this election," former Vice Pres. Joe Biden tells a Tampa, Flora crowd. "This election is bigger than politics...No matter how young you are or how old you are, you will never have voted in an election that's more important." abcn.ws/2hFejwL
Vice Pres. Joe Biden on white supremacist rally in Charlottesville: "We've never been here before...The President of the United States made a moral equivalence. He said there's good people in both parties. No president has done that since before the Civil War." [ Abcn.ws Link ]
5-year-old London, who has been through several open heart surgeries for a congenital heart condition, saw his wish to become a Ghostbuster granted, with the help of Make a Wish Foundation, the Sacramento Fire and Police Departments, and the mayor. [ Abcn.ws Link ]
We're in Atlanta as authorities update on a manhunt for a suspect in the killing of a police officer near a suburban school after he and his partner responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. [ Abcn.ws Link ]
"Our nation let you down. Today, we offer you our nation's apology, with humility, with honesty, with hope for healing now, and with a fire in our belly to ensure that our children will grow up safe in the future."
Heavy rains, winds, and flooding hit Rome, Italy, trapping drivers and motorists, forcing at least six metro stations to close, felling trees, and flooding the streets with trash and debris. [ Abcn.ws Link ]