(NEW YORK) -- The already devastating wildfire conditions in the West are expected to worsen Wednesday as the region sees an increase of gusty, dry winds -- which is fuel for fire. More than 60 wildfires are burning across the West. Red flag warnings and... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Wildfire scientists and fire officials are pleading with people to forego fireworks this Fourth of July, as unprecedented heat waves and drought conditions have elevated fire risk in the western United States. In an open letter published this week in The Conversation,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two wildfires are quickly growing in California amid dangerous conditions caused by megadrought and extreme temperatures. The Lava Fire in Siskiyou County in Northern California expanded to 13,330 acres -- 12,000 acres alone in just 24 hours -- due to strong winds... Read More.
(JERUSALEM) -- Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the Gaza Strip, is willing to enter into a ceasefire agreement with Israel's military contingent on two conditions, according to a senior Hamas official. "We informed all parties that we would accept a mutual ceasefire between Israel... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration's handling of a variety of immigration issues at a Senate hearing Thursday where the characterization of conditions at the border split largely along party lines. Mayorkas repeatedly touted the progress made in reducing the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Food service workers are putting renewed pressure on their employers for better working conditions and wages. Businesses across the country are blaming a “workforce shortage” for being understaffed or closed. But workers in the industry say poor labor practices are pushing potential... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration over the weekend shuttered a Houston warehouse that housed unaccompanied migrant children following allegations that the nonprofit organization running the site failed to provide adequate living conditions for hundreds of young girls, multiple sources familiar with the matter told... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Drought conditions in the West are so severe that officials are worried about the potential of a fire season even more dangerous than the last. In Colorado, higher temperatures and lower precipitation after a winter with less-than-normal snowfall has made the land... Read More.
BY: GUY DAVIES, IBETISSEM GUENFOUD, IAN PANNELL AND ANGUS HINES ABC NEWS (LONDON) — A little over a year ago, 10 schools were hit with air and artillery attacks in northwest Syria, on just one day near the city of Idlib, the last... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Ongoing drought conditions across the United States will likely worsen this spring, while flooding is expected to be less severe than in recent years, according to a forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A girl who's been hospitalized for most of her life is inspiring millions with her contagious spirit.Isabella Thompson, 7, was born with hirschsprung's disease, severe combined immunodeficiency and a form of dwarfism. Bella has had 21... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Finally, after weeks of the coldest weather in decades for the South and parts of Midwest, it's feeling like Spring.On the leading edge of this spring-like air, however, there was a snowy mess... Read More.