(NEW YORK) -- Travis and Emily Elwood never imagined that they would call Billings, Montana, home. The couple moved here from Portland, Oregon, last year when the pandemic forced them to reevaluate their priorities. “I think humans just… are creatures of habit,” Travis Elwood told “Nightline.”... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Three major U.S. cities struggling to curb a surge in gun violence collectively had at least 64 people wounded and 12 dead, including a 7-year-old girl, in multiple shootings this weekend, according to police. The shootings in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) —The dangerous wildfires burning in the West is affecting air quality in cities more than 1,000 miles away as the smoke billows and travels east. More than 100 large wildfires are currently burning in the West, with the overwhelming majority located from California... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When the pandemic hit Alexandria, Virginia, the economic outlook was bleak. In April 2020, the city projected a budget shortfall of up to $100 million as businesses shut down and workers lost their jobs, eliminating key revenue from sales, tourism and income taxes. “Early... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Within 2 and 1/2 hours on Sunday, two people were killed and 17 were wounded in a pair of mass shootings in Chicago. A rash of shootings in Philadelphia since Friday left two people dead and 19 injured. And in New York... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Seattle has become the first U.S. city to fully vaccinate 70% of eligible residents. In May, President Joe Biden set a goal for 70% of U.S. adults to receive at lease one dose of the vaccine by July 4 in the sprint to... Read More.
By DR. RAEHANNAH JAMSHIDI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In recent weeks, hospitals in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Colorado, Nebraska and New Jersey have reported an increase in cases of MIS-C cases, a rare inflammatory condition found in children.The apparent uptick... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As vaccinations ramp up around the country, multiple cities are trying something new: Bringing the vaccine directly to vulnerable communities with mobile clinics.Los Angeles' mobile program, which started this week, is focused on... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Appointments are being canceled, sites are temporarily closing, county waitlists are in the thousands and states are adjusting eligibility timelines as vaccines supplies dwindle nationwide.With shipments coming weekly, officials say they don't have... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Oscar winning Argo director and Good Will Hunting screenwriter Ben Affleck will soon be tackling the adaptation of a best-selling young adult fantasy series, Keeper of the Lost Cities. Shannon Messenger's series, which has eight installments and a ninth to come, centers on Sophie, a 12-year-old girl... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A clipper type system brought the first snow of the season to the I-95 corridor from New York City to Philadelphia and even to Washington, D.C.It was not much to measure... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- What sweeter way to celebrate National Honey Month than with a refreshing, herbal cocktail that both tastes delicious and promotes sustainable systems to improve the health of bee colonies.Beekeepers based... Read More.