(SEATTLE) -- The most populous county in Washington state has become the first in the nation to ban government use of facial recognition software. King County, which comprises the greater Seattle area and is home to some 2.3 million people, announced Tuesday that a proposal... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy, in what abortion rights advocates have called one of the most extreme abortion bans in the country. "Our creator endowed us with the right... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — When 13-year-old Kris Wilka was younger, he would watch football games at his cousin’s house. This tradition, he says, sent him spiraling into playing the sport himself. “It was very fascinating to me. Like, all the different things that would go into making a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since high school, running has taken up much of 20-year-old Lindsay Hecox’s life, giving her not only an outlet to build friendships, but also a sense of identity and competitiveness. It’s a “core part” of who she is, she said. “I did... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dozens of Myanmar health care workers sing in support of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.The U.S. is implementing its first penalties against Myanmar's military leaders after declaring their overthrow of the... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Southwest Airlines has made the decision to no longer allow emotional support animals on their flights following a decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) last month to revise the Air Carrier Access Act... Read More.
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday it will detain all cotton and tomato products produced in China’s Xinjiang province.The Withhold Release Order (WRO) issued by CBP is based on information that... Read More.
By: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Eight months after armed militias and anti-lockdown protesters breached Michigan's state Capitol, officials banned all open carry weapons from the statehouse.The Michigan Capitol Commission voted unanimously Monday to ban these firearms from... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- Fears that a new variant of the novel coronavirus is behind a rise in infections in London and parts of southeast England has caused dozens of countries around the world to suspend travel to... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- The Confederate flag and other hate symbols will now have a smaller footprint in the Empire State.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Tuesday that prohibits the sale... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Students at New York's Columbia Business School who recently violated the university's COVID-19 travel policy are temporarily prohibited from attending in-person classes.The group of 70 MBA students had traveled to the... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 897,000 people worldwide.Over 27.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.