(NEW YORK) -- As prices for goods are on the rise, there has been a debate over how much control consumers have at the cash register. Some economists, like Rakeen Mabud of the Groundwork Collaborative, an economic policy think tank, say there isn't much attention... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a slew of major U.S. companies said they will cover travel costs for employees who cannot access an abortion where they live. High-profile brands like Apple, Target, Starbucks, Amazon and Disney, ABC News’... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While sky-high inflation has crunched budgets for essentials like gas and groceries, many large corporations have reported record profits, eliciting anger from some everyday people and public officials over price-gouging. Such frustration recently rose to the fore over eye-popping gas prices. Earlier... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas last week -- which left 19 children and two teachers dead -- has prompted outcry from figures across public life. President Joe Biden and Sen. Mitch McConnell. R-Ky., usually political opponents, both expressed horror at the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dubbed a "code red for humanity" by the head of the United Nations, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in its most-recent report that the impacts of human-induced climate change are already being seen in "every region across the globe"... Read More.
Finally, our prayers have been answered: Foo Fighters now have back-up dancers. Dave Grohl and company performed at an event this week for the software company Salesforce. For the set, Grohl was flanked by two of the Salesforce mascots, one of which is an adorable... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden proposed an infrastructure package worth $1 trillion in new spending that would be funded without raising the corporate tax rate during a meeting Wednesday with the top Republican negotiator on the package. The new pitch aims to avoid Republican scorn... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- By the end of May, some two months after the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the U.S., the nation was in a deep crisis.Hundreds of thousands were sick with the virus, millions... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nasdaq is proposing new rules that would mandate diversity in the boardroom for companies listed on its stock exchange.Nasdaq filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday that... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his national security team on Tuesday, there were several noticeable absences, including a nominee to lead the Department of Defense.Michele Flournoy, a leading... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California's governor signed a bill into law on Wednesday that requires publicly traded companies headquartered in the state to have at least one board member from an "underrepresented community" by the end of... Read More.
By REBECCA JARVIS, TAYLOR DUNN and KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Online retail giant Amazon has created a free, first-of-its-kind virtual career fair that could help attendees land a six-figure job and one-on-one career coaching. Amazon announced the... Read More.