(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) -- Officials in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, the city where Daunte Wright was fatally shot during a traffic stop last month, passed a resolution that aims to make significant policing changes. The Brooklyn Center City Council convened Saturday afternoon to address a proposal,... Read More.
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- More than 100 days after declaring a state of emergency, Puerto Rico finally will have some funding to address an alarming rise in gender-based violence on the island. The Financial Oversight Management Board, which is in charge of the island's... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) -- New Zealand is moving ahead on a plan to give couples who suffer a miscarriage or stillbirth three days of paid leave.New Zealand’s Parliament on Wednesday approved the legislation, the... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago suburb of Evanston has approved the first phase of a landmark $10 million reparations program that will give housing grants to Black residents targeted by discriminatory policies.On Monday evening, 5th... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- China’s parliament has endorsed electoral reforms that pave the way for Hong Kong's biggest shake-up since the former British colony was handed back to Chinese rule in 1997.As expected, the “patriots governing Hong... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 17 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern: Feb 05, 9:41 amCongressional Democrats propose up to $50,000 in... Read More.
(DELAWARE) -- (NOTE CONTENT) At a hearing in a Delaware court Monday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath approved a $17 million settlement plan resolving most of the sexual harassment and assault claims against disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein. The Hollywood Reporter notes that the settlement had been approved by... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Minneapolis Police Department is getting some budget cuts.The Minneapolis City Council approved a 2021 budget plan Thursday morning agreeing to make cuts to the police department's budget. At the same time,... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After an all-day hearing in bankruptcy court in White Plains, New York, a judge authorized the settlement between OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and the Justice Department, which requires guilty pleas to "multiple serious felonies"... Read More.
BY: TRISH TURNER AND DEVIN DWYER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) —Following the Senate's confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, the White House will host a ceremony where Justice Clarence Thomas is expected to administer the official constitutional oath to Barrett... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) -- An independent investigation into the government handling of the death of Daniel Prude moved forward on Friday when the Rochester City Council authorized the power to subpoena several city departments, including Mayor Lovely... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- There's a new Hulk joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe and her name is Jennifer Walters, AKA She-Hulk. Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany will help usher in the MCU's next phase, starring in the Disney+ series about the titular green heroine.