COVID-19 live updates: Israel approves fourth vaccine dose

(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.4 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 826,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62% of the... Read More.

House approves Jan. 6 commission bill

(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday approved a measure creating an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, with some rank-and-file Republicans even voting with Democrats in defiance of their party leaders who warned against the effort. The bill passed 252-175, with 35... Read More.

New Zealand approves paid leave after miscarriage

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.