(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said Sunday that the U.S. would militarily defend Taiwan if China were to attack -- reiterating, again, his support for the island as Beijing responded with disapproval. In a 60 Minutes interview, Biden was asked if "U.S. forces" would respond... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- At a congressional hearing on Wednesday with the nation's leading public health officials, senators on both sides of the aisle criticized the Biden administration's monkeypox response. The strongest rebuke came from North Carolina's Richard Burr, the ranking Republican member of the Senate Committee... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Wildlife officers are investigating a reported mountain lion attack in northern California that left a woman's dog fighting for its life after it attempted to defend its owner. The incident took place Monday afternoon near Big Bar, where the woman took her... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol facing the Supreme Court on Friday, calling on the justices to defend access to abortion on the eve of abortion rights protests in Washington and nationwide. It comes after... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is again playing cleanup after President Joe Biden said the U.S. would come to Taiwan's defense in the event of an invasion by mainland China -- despite decades of policy that leaves that an open question. His comment prompted a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The 2021 U.S. Chess Championships are underway and Irina Krush is back to defend her title. Krush is an eight-time U.S. women's champion and the only female American grandmaster. She told ABC Audio's Perspective podcast that becoming a grandmaster is not easy. "People... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to address the nation Tuesday, defending his self-imposed deadline to withdraw the U.S. military from Afghanistan -- a day after the last troops left the country, bringing America's longest war to a close -- but only after a... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Chaos enveloped Kabul after Afghanistan's government collapsed and the Taliban seized control. Now with the U.S. military withdrawal complete, America's 20-year campaign ends as it began: under Taliban rule. Officials said the terror group ISIS-K carried out what the Pentagon called a... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Team USA's Matthew Centrowitz, the defending Olympic champion in the men's 1500, will not repeat after failing to make it out of the semifinal round in Tokyo. Centrowitz became the first American to win the men's 1500 since 1908 during the 2016 Rio... Read More.
By JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As President-elect Joe Biden reveals his economic team, one nominee already is facing stiff resistance from Senate Republicans, leading Democrats to rally in her defense ahead of what could prove to be a rough... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice is looking to intervene in a defamation lawsuit filed by journalist E. Jean Carroll against President Donald Trump over his denial of her rape allegation.Last year, Carroll sued... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Johnny Depp's ex-fiancée Winona Ryder and ex-wife Vanessa Paradis have come to the actor's defense in his U.K. libel suit against The Sun newspaper. Depp is suing the paper for calling him a "wife beater" during his rocky marriage to actress Amber Heard, as the pair continue to level abuse... Read More.