By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A court in Belarus has sentenced two journalists to two years in prison for live-streaming one of the pro-democracy protests that rocked the country last year as authorities continue a crackdown aimed at smashing the... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT and KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Dozens of Hong Kong opposition figures, including an American lawyer, were detained on subversion charges Wednesday in what activists see as a brazen attempt to clamp down on any remaining dissent in... Read More.
By Devin Dwyer, Jason Kuang ,Sarah Herndon, and Jacqueline Yoo, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This story is part of "America in Transition," a weekly series of in-depth reports on key parts of Donald Trump's legacy, Joe Biden's plans for change and... Read More.
By CATHERINE SANZ and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Manhattan café that was raided by police and found to be violating social distancing laws earlier this month is suing the State Liquor Authority for suspending its license.
BY: CONOR FINNEGAN(WASHINGTON) -- As the Belarusian government continues its violent crackdown on pro-democracy protests, the U.S. has remained relatively muted in its response -- weighing whether the carrot or stick will work best in this historic moment for the... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and KARSON YIU, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. has sanctioned Hong Kong's chief executive, its police commissioner, mainland China's top official for the territory and other senior leaders for "undermining Hong Kong's autonomy and restricting the freedom... Read More.
By CATHERINE SANZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Authorities in New York City are ramping up efforts to crack down on massive parties and other large gatherings as more videos pop up on social media showing mask-less revelers flouting the rules.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- An officer of the National Guard will appear before Congress on Tuesday to challenge the Trump administration’s story behind the decision to force protesters out of a park near the White House last month.
By QUINN OWEN, LUKE BARR, and JACK DATE, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security officials defended their use of riot-control tactics and unmarked vehicles as part of the department's response to another night of unrest in Portland, Oregon, where continuing demonstrations... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(KHABAROVSK, Russia) -- Tens of thousands of people joined protests in Russia’s Far East last weekend in an almost unheard of display of opposition to President Vladimir Putin triggered by the arrest of a popular governor.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- The arrest of a highly regarded former journalist has set off major outcry among independent media outlets in Russia, which are calling the government's latest actions part of a burgeoning crackdown.Ivan Safronov,... Read More.