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R. KELLY SENTENCED: The former R&B singer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison on charges of sex trafficking young girls over the course of nearly three decades. ABC’s Andrea Fujii has reaction from his accusers.

SUPREME COURT IN THE SPOTLIGHT: As the High Court wraps up its historic term, ABC’s Faith Abubey looks at what’s in store for next year’s term that could change the way elections are held.

MIGRANT TRAGEDY: 51 migrants have now died after being packed inside a truck in Texas in a case of suspected human smuggling. ABC’s Andrew Dymburt has more on the suspects arrested.

GIRL MEETS PERFECT SCORE: Meet the 14-year-old who just aced the ACT with a perfect score, putting her in the top one-third of one-percent of students nationwide. ABC’s @willganss  has more.

‘RETIREMENT HOUSE’ STARS GO VIRAL: Our @willganss  has more on the fun-loving seniors amassing nearly 4 million followers on TikTok.

JULY 4TH TRAVEL CHAOS: Short-staffed airlines have canceled or delayed thousands of flights as millions of Americans prepare to travel this holiday. ABC’s Mona Kosar Abdi reports on what could complicate things this weekend.


#BTSArmy IN FULL FORCE: Just one day until #BTSonGMA , and @BTS_twt 's biggest fans have been camped out in Central Park for days. @willganss  hung out with the "armys" braving the rain and cold!

BREAKING: Witnesses say Justin Bieber hit a photographer in Beverly Hills on Wednesday evening. Police say it appears to be an accident.

#FreeBritney GAINS MOMENTUM: After the release of a new documentary, support for Britney Spears swells in the fight against her conservatorship.

FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS: American Airlines was forced to cancel hundreds of flights this weekend due to significant staff shortages and maintenance issues. The airline says it will continue to cancel 50 to 80 flights a day well into July. ABC's Megan Tevrizian reports.

CHECK THIS OUT: TC Candler & The Independent Critics is out with their list of most handsome men of 2018. See who topped the list.

WATCH: California’s Camp Fire produces a massive firenado near Paradise.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A Miami officer shoots an unarmed black man with his hands in the air.

THE FUTURE IS NOW: A Wisconsin company will soon offer its employees microchip implants... in their hands.

CATCHING UP WITH @HayleyKiyoko : The rising pop star and LGBTQ icon discusses her new video and her friendship with @taylorswift13 .