(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- More than 100 days after declaring a state of emergency, Puerto Rico finally will have some funding to address an alarming rise in gender-based violence on the island. The Financial Oversight Management Board, which is in charge of the island's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the world has seen images of migrant children being dropped over the border or left for dead, the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday announced an effort to prevent transnational crime organizations from smuggling migrants across the border. DHS said "Operation Sentinel"... Read More.
By MICK MULROY and ERIC OEHLERICH, ABC News, and SASHA LEZHNEV(NEW YORK) -- Stopping the use of child soldiers must be prioritized by the international community. Children are among the most vulnerable groups in society while warfare is the most... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook announced Monday new plans to aid with the problem-plagued COVID-19 vaccine rollout and help combat vaccine misinformation online."Today we're launching a global campaign to help bring 50 million people a... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As this week marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., two education experts are helping parents ease anxiety around schoolwork.Brian Platzer and Abby Freireich are both parents, tutors... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday announced that communities receiving State Homeland Security Program and Urban Area Security Initiative grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be required to spend at least... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California committed $1.4 million toward helping Asian Americans report hate incidents and tracking the attacks after a slew of cases -- including the murder of an 84-year-old man -- has rocked the nation... 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 MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, EMILY SHAPIRO and ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 97 million people worldwide and killed over 2 million of them, according to real-time data... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- "Shopping while black" is a phrase used to refer to biased treatment Black shoppers often face in retail stores like falsely being accused of theft or being shadowed by secuity guards. Now, makeup brand... Read More.
By DR. ADJOA SMALLS-MANTEY, DR. ALEXIS E. CARRINGTON and DANIELLE GENET, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The maternal mortality crisis in the U.S. has long been a raw issue and the data makes it clear that it impacts Black women at twice... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As Americans are urged to stay home and celebrate Thanksgiving either alone or only with people in their household to help stop the spread of COVID-19, it's clear the holiday, normally a time... Read More.