(NEW YORK) -- More than a year after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the removal of a giant statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in the state's capital, the monument will be coming down this week, state officials announced Monday. The statue, erected in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's capital is beginning to reopen as the District of Columbia rolls back restrictions and the Smithsonian Institution reopens eight of its facilities. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week that the district would fully reopen without any capacity limits on June 11.... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (JACKSON, Miss.) -- Long-suffering residents of Mississippi's capital city have been told by officials that a monthlong water crisis is almost over.Tens of thousands of Jackson residents remain under a precautionary boil water notice, but city... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(DALLAS) -- A Texas police officer was arrested Thursday on two counts of capital murder, authorities said.Bryan Riser, a 13-year veteran of the Dallas police force, was taken into custody and transported to the... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With just days until the inauguration next Wednesday, and in the wake of last Wednesday's assault on the Capitol, security around the nation's capital city has been ramped up to a level not seen... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As law enforcement in Washington, D.C., braced for protests at the Capitol and around the nation's capital Wednesday when Congress meets to ratify Joe Biden as winner of the presidential election, the leader of... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MINSK, Belarus) -- Huge crowds of protesters flooded Belarus' capital Minsk again on Sunday calling for President Alexander Lukashenko to step down, defying a heavy deployment of security forces and threats of a crackdown.The... Read More.
By ADIA ROBINSON and KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Thousands seeking criminal justice reform gathered at the National Mall on Friday under the rallying cry "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks," a reference to the manner in which George Floyd... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MINSK, Belarus) -- Vast crowds of protesters flooded Belarus' capital of Minsk on Sunday in the largest political demonstration in the country's history, demanding that its authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, step down.Demonstrators in the... Read More.
Country music will be represented during 2020's virtual presentation of A Capital Fourth. The PBS show celebrating Independence Day will feature performances by Brantley Gilbert, Lauren Alaina and Trace Adkins, among a mix of diverse stars. The annual 4th of July tradition, which typically takes place live on the... Read More.