(WASHINGTON) -- Deanne Criswell was in Florida Friday with Gov. Ron DeSantis, assessing the historic damage from Hurricane Ian and facing her biggest challenge yet as the new head of FEMA -- the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Not only is she the first woman to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An Indiana court granted abortion providers' request for a preliminary injunction on Indiana's abortion ban, allowing abortions to resume in the state after the ban had gone into effect on Sept. 15. Plaintiffs asked the court for the temporary stop on the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There are early signs that new monkeypox cases are slowing down in the U.S. Experts are optimistic that the virus can be completely eliminated from the U.S. While challenges remain, recent improvement in vaccination efforts could lead to complete elimination but it... Read More.
(BLOOMINGTON, Ind.) -- Indiana Special Judge Kelsey Hanlon has agreed to preside over a lawsuit brought by abortion providers challenging the state's abortion ban after two judges recused themselves from the case. A near-total ban on abortions is set to go into effect in... Read More.
(WEED, Calif.) -- As firefighters appeared to be getting a handle Sunday on a wildland fire that damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures in a Northern California town, another blaze burning in the same county was giving fire crews new challenges, officials said. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security took steps on Wednesday to codify the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program into regulatory policy -- even as a court case threatens to upend the ability of migrants who were brought illegally into the U.S.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Katie Quinonez, the executive director of an abortion clinic in West Virginia, saw the Supreme Court decision that overturned the federal guarantee of the right to an abortion, the first word she uttered was an obscenity. The nonprofit Women's Health Center... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Wisconsin family is suing TikTok after their 9-year-old daughter died attempting the so-called "blackout challenge" popularized on social media. Arriani Jaileen Arroyo died by asphyxiation on Feb. 26, 2021. Now, her family, along with the parents of 8-year-old Lalani Walton of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Zander Moricz's graduation speech last month about his curly hair -- a metaphor for being a gay young adult -- has became a symbol for the impact of anti-LGBTQ sentiment and so-called "Don't Say Gay" laws across the country. "It would have... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- While some of their friends and loved ones are still being buried at home, both survivors and families of victims in recent mass shootings challenged lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week to reach a deal on gun reform negotiations or risk continuing... Read More.