(NEW YORK) -- From Texas to Tehran, women have been fighting to protect their right to have an abortion -- some by taking over the streets and others by taking over social media. While a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy sparked... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin acted in a manner that was "particularly cruel and an abuse of his authority" in the killing of George Floyd, according to the judge who sentenced the former Minneapolis police officer. Chauvin faced a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — A federal judge ruled in favor of Florida in a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the agency overstepped its authority. Judge Steven Merryday said the CDC is "preliminarily enjoined" from enforcing its conditional sail order -- a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A D.C. district judge ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not have the authority to uphold a federal eviction moratorium, which was put in place to prevent those behind on rent because of the pandemic from being... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general released a report Wednesday saying DHS had the legal authority to deploy agents and officers to Portland, Oregon, last summer but did not have a comprehensive strategy and was "unprepared." DHS deployed Customs and Border Protection... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General William Barr said Monday he has seen no reason for a special counsel to investigate possible fraud in the November election, contradicting an idea proposed by President Donald Trump.Barr, who... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is not ruling out the possibility of instituting a federal mask mandate if elected in November to deliver on previous calls for nationwide mask use as the country continues... Read More.