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Palo Alto plans for new playground to accommodate people of all ages and abilities

46 minutes ago   |   ABC

Magical Bridge Playground at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto is known for its play equipment- accessible to people of all ages and abilities. The all-inclusive playground attracts...
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Channelview baby drifts to sleep grasping dad's prosthetic finger

6 hours ago   |   ABC

A Channelview woman who was trying to get dinner on the table said she was struggling to get her baby to sleep when she had a wild idea.
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Willis bride and groom meet recipient of 11-year-old son's heart during wedding

6 hours ago   |   ABC

A family pulled off a huge surprise that ended in a heart finding its way back home.
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Meghan McCain opens up about miscarriage in emotional op-ed

7 hours ago   |   ABC

Meghan McCain said her late father, Sen. John McCain, is "holding his granddaughter in his hands."
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Man climbs on wing of plane as it prepares to take off

7 hours ago   |   ABC

A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff creating panic among passengers.
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14-year-old teen from Marin on a mission to reduce paper waste by helping people unsubscribe to catalogs, mailers, ads

7 hours ago   |   ABC

"It's such a waste of energy, resources and paper," she said. One North Bay teenager is helping Build a Better Bay Area by helping people use less paper by stopping unwanted mail.
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Break Room 86, secretive '80s-themed bar and karaoke lounge in L.A., is sight to behold

8 hours ago   |   ABC

Located in an alley adjacent to the LINE Los Angeles hotel, a secret entrance to Breakroom 86 leads you to a bar decked out in cassette tapes and album covers, arcade games and...
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Family with 7-day-old infant found living in flood control channel in Highland

9 hours ago   |   ABC

A family with a 7-day-old infant was discovered this week living in a flood control channel in the City of Highland, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
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14-year-old teen from Marin on mission to reduce paper waste by helping people to unsubscribe to catalogs, mailers, ads

9 hours ago   |   ABC

When this 14-year-old noticed bins and bins of unwanted catalogs at her local post office, she didn't just keep walking. She decided to do something about it.
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Recent ABC7 contests, promotions, sweepstakes winners

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Here are the winners for all recent ABC7 contests, promotions and sweepstakes. They are listed for at least thirty (30) days after the winner(s) are notified or announced.
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Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills. Read more ...

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Angels for a... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

NFL announces that it "cannot conclude" that Tyreek Hill violated the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Read more ...

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

A cashier at an Illinois convenience store is out of a job after a video showing him questioning customers' citizenship went viral. Read more ...

NYC subway meltdown wrecks rush-hour commute, inexplicable computer glitch...

NYC subway meltdown wrecks rush-hour commute, inexplicable computer glitch to blame

A large portion of New York City's troubled subway system ground to a halt in the middle of Friday rush hour, leaving thousands of commuters stranded as seven train lines were... Read more ...

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return

SAN FRANCISCO - Zack Wheeler was back on a mound Friday, if only for 13 pitches. The Mets right-hander, who is recovering from a shoulder impingement, played catch for a third... Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell

Now the Rangers are officially in a bind. As expected, the club signed restricted-free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba on Friday to a seven-year, $56 million deal that carries an... Read more ...

Extreme heat poses greater risks for old, young

Extreme heat poses greater risks for old, young

With dangerous heat over the next few days, New Hampshire officials are urging people to check on their older family and neighbors. Read more ...