(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. missions overseas can once again fly the LGBT Pride flag on their official flagpoles, according to an internal State Department cable obtained Friday by ABC News. The policy, announced by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, repeals his predecessor Mike Pompeo's effective ban... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is working "to surge humanitarian assistance to" Central American countries and to offer new "legal paths" for migration, according to U.S. officials, as it tries to manage a historic jump in the number of migrants reaching the southern U.S.... Read More.
BY: QUINN OWEN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday defended the Biden administration's handling of unaccompanied migrant children at the border against growing criticism, saying he hopes to give families separated under President Donald Trump the option to... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration has declared the military's takeover in Myanmar as a "coup d'état," according to senior State Department officials, triggering a halt of U.S. foreign aid to the country's government.The fast-unfolding... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and JAMES GORDON MEEK, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Amid a surge in high-profile assassinations and violent attacks, the Biden administration is indicating it will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan past a May withdrawal deadline laid out in the U.S. deal... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 95 million people worldwide and killed over 2 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With the clock ticking on the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is breaking precedents with a tour of Israeli-occupied land and pushing to cement a foreign policy legacy for an administration in... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A group of prominent former U.S. officials is joining state and local governments, U.S. lawmakers, religious leaders and resettlement agencies in urging the Trump administration to increase refugee admissions in fiscal year 2021 amid... Read More.
By ALI DUKAKIS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Health and Human Services is considering launching a major new public health campaign on COVID-19 that could include spending some $250 million on communications and public relations experts... Read More.
BY: MATTHEW MOSK, OLIVIA RUBIN, LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, and KATHERINE FAULDERS(NEW YORK) -- A group of Democratic state attorneys general are now in the final stages of preparing legal action against the Trump administration for recent cost-cutting changes made to the... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- An officer of the National Guard will appear before Congress on Tuesday to challenge the Trump administration’s story behind the decision to force protesters out of a park near the White House last month.
By QUINN OWEN, LUKE BARR, and JACK DATE, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security officials defended their use of riot-control tactics and unmarked vehicles as part of the department's response to another night of unrest in Portland, Oregon, where continuing demonstrations... Read More.