(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Staffing shortages, system issues and multiple equipment failures have led to a crisis where Jackson, Mississippi, residents have lost running water for an indefinite amount of time, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said at a press conference on Tuesday. Lumumba attributed the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Friday passed sweeping legislation that will invest billions of dollars into American manufacturing and scientific research in a bid to take on China's growing economic dominance. The bill was approved along party lines, 222-210. One Democrat, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, voted against... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A new report from the federal watchdog overseeing the trillions in approved coronavirus relief funds says several relief programs potentially disbursed nearly $100 billion in fraudulent relief money. The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, established as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vincent Bingham wasn't bothered by cicadas -- the large, noisy insects that have been reemerging by the billions in large swaths of the United States after 17 years underground. That is, until one of the buggers flew into his driver's side window... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is returning to the Pentagon billions in funds diverted by President Donald Trump to build the wall at the southwestern border, and plans to cancel all related construction contracts, an administration official told ABC News on Friday. "Border wall construction... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — In April 2004, "Mean Girls" was playing in theaters and "Yeah!" by Usher was topping the Billboard music charts. At the same time, around the mid-Atlantic region, small holes in the ground were opening up from which billions of bulky, red-eyed, winged... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Many people have postponed or canceled flights since the coronavirus pandemic began -- trading in their tickets for travel vouchers and credits. By the end of 2020, major U.S. airlines reported that, collectively, travelers were... Read More.
By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Wednesday announced a plan to allocate $10 billion toward implementing COVID-19 screening tests for teachers, staff and students to help districts reopen safely, according to a news release from the... Read More.
BY: KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Saturday was a big win for the restaurant industry when the Senate passed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that increased a grant program for restaurants to $28.6 billion. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund, modeled after last... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Forest management, when implemented correctly, can not only reduce the number of devastating wildfires that rage every year but also the billions of tons of carbon dioxide emissions that result from them as... Read More.
By SARA KOLINOVSKY and CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Congress has extended the deadline for small businesses to apply for approximately $134 billion in Paycheck Protection Program funds until Aug. 8.The House of Representatives approved the extension by... Read More.