(WASHINGTON) -- A bill that will create a commission to study and make recommendations on how to best provide reparations to the descendants of enslaved people in the U.S. has taken a historic leap forward after being advanced by a House committee. With a vote... Read More.
BY: SASHA PEZENIK AND EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC NEWS (HOUSTON) -- As winter weather pummels Texas with snow, ice and freezing temperatures, Houston businessman "Mattress Mack" is opening his doors to those in need once more. Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale first went viral in 2017... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING, CATHERINE THORBECKE and LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 55 days.Here is how the... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(TULSA, Okla.) -- Oklahoma reported a record 22 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the highest number of single-day fatalities from the virus in the state since spring.The state's worsening outbreak prompted an outcry from... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 998,000 people worldwide.Over 33.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.
By JUSTIN GOMEZ and LINSEY DAVIS(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Mike Pence defended President Donald Trump's return to holding large rallies, typically with thousands of supporters seen standing shoulder-to-shoulder and not wearing masks, even after 200,000 Americans have died from the... Read More.
By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Disneyland awaits."We are ready to reopen," Patrick Finnegan, vice president of Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District, said in a conference call Tuesday. "We are hoping for... Read More.
BY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW ORLEANS) -- Frank Wimberly began grieving for his brother, Quinnyon, last fall after learning that he was one of three construction workers killed in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans.Yet 10... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Tuesday that she, her husband and one of their children are now among a rising number of Georgia residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are "paying... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- The surge in coronavirus cases has gotten so bad in Houston that two of the city's hospitals have begun transporting patients to other cities in Texas.Harris Health Systems, which runs Ben Taub... Read More.
By DR. MARK ABDELMALEK, OLIVIA RUBIN, KAYLEE HARTUNG and ROBERT ZEPEDA, ABC News(PHOENIX) -- Hospitals in Arizona are seeing an intense wave of new coronavirus cases, doctors at the Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix told ABC News on Monday,... Read More.