(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.1 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 768,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. Just 68.9% of Americans... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Karla Rodriguez moved her family from El Salvador to Los Angeles five months ago to give her kids a better education and a better life. Her 8-year-old son has autism. Someone at his new school recommended she reach out to a nonprofit... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations went underway in New York City beginning Sept. 14, authorities arrested Enrique Figueroa on Sunday for allegedly posting threats on social media against Luis Abinader, the president of the Dominican Republic, according... Read More.
(TEXAS) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is under fire for comments he made about rape and the state's new near-total abortion ban that critics say defied realities of both rape and reproduction. The Texas law bans abortions after embryonic cardiac activity can be detected, which... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- When the U.S. Embassy in Kabul closed, the last individuals to secure it were not civilians or even U.S. military, but the quiet and dynamic special agents of the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) of the State Department. These federal law enforcement officers... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it will roll out COVID-19 booster shots for many Americans starting in mid-September. But there's another date that many are anticipating. As early as this coming week, according to The New York Times, the U.S. Food... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The war of words between President Joe Biden, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and other GOP governors escalated Thursday, raising new questions about how much politics and politicians should be involved in potentially life or death public health decisions. At the White House, Biden... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- During the coronavirus pandemic, a working-age woman, on average, provided 173 additional unpaid hours of child care, according to a new analysis. That is nearly three times the amount of additional unpaid hours of child care taken on by a working-age man,... Read More.
By MICK MULROY and ERIC OEHLERICH, ABC News, and SASHA LEZHNEV(NEW YORK) -- Stopping the use of child soldiers must be prioritized by the international community. Children are among the most vulnerable groups in society while warfare is the most... Read More.
By SONY SALZMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Pfizer and partner BioNTech announced their coronavirus vaccine is more than 95% effective in the final analysis of its massive Phase 3 trial on Wednesday, and has reached a key safety milestone that... Read More.
By CATHERINE SANZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- False and misleading election-related claims, already running rampant on social media in the wake of this year's race, were given an exponential boost in exposure after they were shared by Donald Trump Jr. and... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.1 million people worldwide.Over 43.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the... Read More.