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DOGGED DEVOTION: After nearly seven years in a shelter – there longer than any employee – Sandi, a Pit Bull-Boxer mix, has finally found a forever home in Marion, Indiana, to share her unconditional love. @DavidMuir  reports. #AmericaStrong 

Colin Jeffrey "CJ" Haynie is being charged as an adult for killing his mother and his three siblings as well as for the attempted killing of his father, said Tooele County Attorney Scott Broadhead.

IMPEACHMENT SHOWDOWN: House managers argued President Trump abused his power for political purposes during Day 3 Senate impeachment trial opening arguments, with the president’s legal team giving clues about how the possible defense. @marykbruce  reports.

City establishments must accept cash payments or face $1,000 fine.

1934-2020: Longtime PBS news anchor Jim Lehrer, a broadcast journalist known as “Dean of Moderators” for questioning candidates at more than 12 presidential debates, has died; he was 85. @DavidMuir  on his life and legacy.

At a press conference after the renaming ceremony on Wednesday, the team announced it would pledge $500,000 toward eliminating meal debt through the Nevada Community Foundation.

U.S. FIREFIGHTERS KILLED: Three American firefighters were killed when their air tanker crashed near Canberra on a mission to battle Australia's wildfires; more than 200 U.S. firefighters have deployed there to help the fight. @MaggieRulli  reports.

The metaphorical clock is now set at 100 seconds before midnight.

SWEEPING ARCTIC BLAST: A major winter storm is stretching from the Gulf to the Great Lakes on its way into the Northeast this weekend, already causing spinout in the roads and with winter weather alerts in 12 states. @RobMarciano  has the forecast.

CARTER OUT OF PRISON: Michelle Carter, sentenced to 15 months in a Massachusetts jail for manslaughter after urging her boyfriend to take his own life by text message at 17, left jail Thursday three months early for good behavior. @GioBenitez  reports.

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HONG KONG CLASHES: Police clashed with thousands of protesters in Hong Kong ahead of a rally, with video showing a man described as elderly thrown to the ground as the unrest moves into its eighth month. @TomLlamasABC  reports.

NEW: Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse where he was resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing children, the same sentence he received after his conviction in 2012.

NEW: Rep. Adam Schiff says the White House officials who have "defied congressional subpoenas and refused to appear" for depositions will "further add to the body of evidence on a potential obstruction of Congress charge against the president."

BREAKING: Federal authorities conducting criminal investigation into business relationship between Rudy Giuliani and the men charged yesterday in alleged campaign finance scheme, sources tell @ABC  News.

NEW: 's is on the ground in Thailand with the latest on the ongoing rescue effort to retrieve boys from cave: "This is moving a lot quicker than anyone anticipated."

View from The Eiffel Tower of the 'Women's March' in Paris, France. Credit: @nature_seen 

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When asked about a second term in the White House, : “I believe that my husband is doing an incredible job for this Nation…so whatever he will decide, I will support him.” #MelaniaTrump 

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NEW: Authorities have the announced arrest of Gustavo Perez Arriaga, 32, an undocumented immigrant with known gang affiliations, for allegedly killing Northern California police officer Ronil Singh.

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