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Amy Held

Editor, Newscasts

Amy Held is an editor on the newscast unit. She regularly reports breaking news on air and online.

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Anthony Torres poses for a photograph at his brother's home in Atco, N.J., after revealing he was the man caught in a viral video shaving on a train. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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File photo shows a patient receiving a "vampire facial" whereby platelet-rich plasma is isolated from the blood and then re-injected into the face. Johnce/Getty Images hide caption

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Archbishop Jose Gomez (left) and Cardinal Daniel DiNardo arrive at the Perugino Gate to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday to discuss the sex abuse crisis within the church. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Houston Astros relief pitcher Brad Peacock delivers the ball during an Aug. 1 game against the Seattle Mariners in Seattle. A month later, he became the third known player in the league diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease this season. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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The front page of the Aug. 16 edition of The Boston Globe. On Thursday, a California man was charged with threatening the newspaper in retaliation for its national editorial campaign criticizing President Trump's assault on the free press. Tim Bradbury/Getty Images hide caption

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A Muslim woman who refused to shake hands on a job interview won her discrimination case in Sweden on Wednesday. suedhang/Getty Images/Image Source hide caption

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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Ameen, who had been living in California as a refugee and was arrested Wednesday on a warrant alleging he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State. U.S. Attorney's Office via AP hide caption

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A poster of Taner Kiliç hangs on the fence of the historic French stock market building "Palais Brongniart" in Paris in June. On Wednesday, the honorary chair of Amnesty International Turkey was freed after more than a year in prison. Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joseph James Pappas is suspected of last month's killing of cardiologist Mark Hausknecht, who treated former President George H.W. Bush. Houston Police Department via AP hide caption

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Zimbabwean police patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, on Thursday. Police said six people died when army troops opened fire on protesters the day before. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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