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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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Robert Bowers, who has been charged with murdering 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue, pleaded not guilty in federal court on Thursday. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Sisters Rotana (left) and Tala Farea, whose bodies, bound together with tape and facing each other, were discovered on the banks of New York City's Hudson River waterfront on Oct. 24. They were Saudi citizens. New York City Police Department via AP hide caption

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New York City Police Department via AP

An angry crowd shouts slogans at the site of a deadly train accident on the outskirts of Amritsar, India, on Friday. One official said the local response was on par with a "war footing" as emergency workers tended to the dead and injured. Prabhjot Gill/AP hide caption

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A screenshot from a Facebook Live video recorded Sunday and posted by Corey Lewis, who said a woman called police on him for babysitting two white children who "don't look like me." Corey Lewis via Facebook hide caption

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Corey Lewis via Facebook

This undated image from video provided by TV Ruse shows journalist Viktoria Marinova in Bulgaria. On Tuesday, officials announced an arrest had been made in connection with her death on Saturday. AP hide caption

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A woman holds a candle next to a portrait of slain journalist Viktoria Marinova during a vigil at the Monument of Liberty in Ruse, Bulgaria, on Monday. Vadim Ghirda/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Michael is expected to be a major storm when it arrives at Florida's Gulf Coast on Wednesday. After moving ashore, it will head northeastward toward Georgia and South Carolina. NOAA/NWS, Esri, HERE, Garmin, Earthstar Geographics hide caption

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NOAA/NWS, Esri, HERE, Garmin, Earthstar Geographics

Michael Upgraded To Category 4 'Major' Hurricane As It Approaches Florida Panhandle

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Scotland Yard wrapped up a near three-year-long investigation into cats mutilation in the U.K., saying wildlife was the likely culprit. Domokos Marcell / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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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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