(JACKSON, Miss.) -- People in Mississippi's capital are poised to lose running water for an undetermined amount of time, the state's governor said Monday night. A major pump at Jackson's main water treatment facility was damaged and the city has been using backup pumps, Gov.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials in charge of managing one of the most precious commodities for human survival may soon face additional challenges as climate change affects the amount of snow that later becomes water available for consumption, scientists say. Climate change is expected to affect... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- We’ve long been told that 8 hours is the magic number when it comes to the amount of sleep we should be getting. But that may not be the case for everyone. A new study suggests that 7 hours of sleep is... Read More.
(HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.) -- A major oil spill off the coast of Southern California has forced Huntington Beach and activities scheduled to take place in the region to shut down. On Saturday, Huntington Beach Mayor Kim Carr said a leak from an offshore oil production... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- As Taliban forces advance on more provincial capitals, the U.S. is warning that its fighters are committing atrocities that could amount to war crimes. The State Department will also begin reducing its staff levels at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, due to... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- As Taliban forces advance on more provincial capitals, the U.S. is warning that its fighters are committing atrocities that could amount to war crimes and the State Department will soon announce that it is significantly reducing its staff levels at the... Read More.
While Kent, Ohio-based graphic designer Katie Sekelsky's three-day Jeopardy! winning streak came to an end on Wednesday night's show, she's still wowing fans, thanks to an eerie prediction. On Twitter, the player shared a drawing of herself she made before her first game -- in which she... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- More than 38 billion tons of material were extracted from the Earth in 2017 for trade, a figure that shows how much the demand for raw resources has increased in recent decades, a... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Chinese government has deployed a mass sterilization campaign against Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's western provinces, according to a new report, which argues the tactics could amount to... Read More.