(TOKYO) -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has declared a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three other urban prefectures in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 ahead of the already-delayed Summer Olympics. During a national address Friday night, Suga announced that... Read More.
By Patrick Reevell, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- The Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has declared a hunger strike in prison to protest what he says is authorities’ refusal to grant him access to proper medical treatment for severe back pain.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) -- Miami Beach officials have declared a state of emergency due to "overwhelming" spring break crowds, imposing an 8 p.m. curfew this weekend for its entertainment district and temporarily closing several roads leading... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Hawaii has experienced very heavy rainfall since Sunday, with some areas getting 1 to 2 feet of rain in just 24 hours.The rain caused catastrophic flooding for Maui and Oahu, which temporarily forced... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A day after House Democrats and 11 Republicans booted GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments, the Georgia lawmaker held a press conference Friday to defiantly declare she is "freed.""I've... Read More.
By KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Myanmar’s army seized power in an apparent coup during the early morning hours Monday, detaining de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi along with members of her party and declaring a state of emergency, which... Read More.
By: CRISTINA CORUJO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Puerto Rican government responded this weekend to the plea of thousands who have asked the island's leaders to address the ongoing crisis of gender violence.Newly sworn-in Gov. Pedro Pierluisi signed an executive... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 88 million people worldwide and killed over 1.9 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Bucking government-imposed COVID-19 restrictions, the owners of a bar in a virus hot spot of New York City said they've declared their watering hole an "autonomous zone" offering food and booze on the house, but... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 968,000 people worldwide.Over 31.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(MADISON, Wisc.) -- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency Tuesday amid an "alarming" increase in COVID-19 cases since college campuses reopened."We continue to learn more about this virus, but what... Read More.