By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday is expected to pass a sweeping ethics and voting rights package first introduced in 2019, one Democrats say is urgently needed as GOP-controlled state legislatures scramble to change voting laws in the... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The cost of climate change is becoming increasingly clear as researchers study the adverse effects of rising sea levels on society.As the climate warms, the glaciers and ice sheets around the world will... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Juvenile great white shark populations have been increasingly moving up the California coast as climate change warms ocean waters, according to a new study.The marine predators typically remain in warmer waters... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Michael Bloomberg -- the former mayor of New York City and a short-lived 2020 U.S. presidential candidate -- as a special envoy for Climate Ambitions and Solutions,... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A proposed bill in New York could change the way recyclables are managed all over the country.New York State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and Assemblyman Steve Englebright have introduced a bill to require packaging... Read More.
By ASHLEY RIEGLE, CLAIRE PEDERSON, LAURA COBURN and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly a year after sex and relationship therapist Amie Harwick was allegedly strangled and thrown off her third-floor balcony by an ex-boyfriend, some of her loved ones are... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden took a series of actions on climate change on his seventh full day in office, fulfilling campaign promises such as freezing new oil and gas leasing on federal land and... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, JACK ARNHOLZ and LAUREN KING, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 8 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern: Jan 27, 1:43 pmJohn... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- On his one-week anniversary in office, President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign an executive action on tackling the climate crisis.Biden’s actions Wednesday will follow up on several climate-related executive orders... Read More.
A Pearl Jam tribute band will be changing their name following a legal notice from the original grunge rockers. The London-based tribute act -- formerly known as Pearl Jamm, with two Ms -- has apparently been playing under that name with the... Read More.