(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a "very small number" of Afghan evacuees have been "flagged for concern" during their vetting and screening at military bases around the world. "It's exactly why CBP conducted careful and thorough vetting," Keri Brady, the assistant... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 631,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.4 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed the COVID-19 delta variant as one of its “variants of concern” (VOCs) on June 15. According to the CDC, VOCs can be more contagious, more dangerous, less susceptible to available treatments or harder... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- Jose "Pepe" Diaz, chairman of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced in a statement Sunday night. Diaz's chief of staff, Isidoro Lopez, also tested positive for the virus. "Both started experiencing flu-like symptoms earlier today and... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In April, a month after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) reported that, for the first time, half of the... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- New concerns surfaced on Friday about former Vice President Joe Biden's possible exposure to COVID-19 following President Donald Trump's and first lady Melania Trump's positive diagnosis.About eight hours after Trump announced the... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After struggling for years with disordered eating and more recently a severe eating disorder, Kwolanne Dina Felix, a college junior in New York City, realized early this year that the eating disorder had... Read More.
BY: AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After largely controlling the coronavirus through the summer, New York City health officials warned Wednesday of troubling spikes in cases in six neighborhoods across Brooklyn and Queens that they said “are cause for... Read More.
BY: LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) --After the news broke on Wednesday that President Donald Trump admitted in a recorded interview to downplaying the coronavirus while speaking with renowned journalist Bob Woodward, the president’s Republican allies on Capitol Hill as... Read More.
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With only two months until ballots are tallied, the intelligence community informed lawmakers that it would cease in-person election security briefings, citing concern over "unauthorized disclosures of sensitive information.""For clarity and to... Read More.
By SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the high-pressure push to combat COVID-19, two things have become abundantly clear: we need effective treatment and we need further data to inform our findings.Sunday evening, the FDA issued what was... Read More.