(NEW YORK) -- The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to decide their own stances on abortion access has led 16 states to cease nearly all services. An economic fallout may come next. Abortion rights advocates have said that the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's been a pressure cooker of a summer for economies in both the U.S. and Europe, and experts say the extreme heat is making it increasingly difficult for workers to do their jobs -- especially those who work outdoors. A historic and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the midterm election approaches, most Americans say that the economy, inflation and rising gas prices are the most important issues in determining how they will vote for Congress this November, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll. With inflation on the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's administration is working to fortify the economy amid steep inflation with efforts to shore up the supply chain and "invest in the capacity, both physical and human, of our economy to keep up with demand," Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered "stiff resistance," according to U.S. officials. The Russian military has... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the nation looks ahead to a possible post-Roe v. Wade world in which abortion is banned in multiple states, medical experts warn there could be wide-ranging health and financial complications for women. As soon as next month, the Supreme Court's conservative... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday said that the federal government will pay down the national debt this quarter for the first time in six years. His remarks on economic growth came ahead of the Federal Reserve announcing a hike in interest rates Wednesday... Read More.
(HONG KONG) -- China’s largest city is buckling under its biggest COVID-19 outbreak of the pandemic, with infections continuing to rise, despite a strict lockdown of more than 25 million Shanghai residents. Cases in Shanghai surged on Wednesday to another record high of 26,330, of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In 1912, Willa and Charles Bruce bought land southwest of Los Angeles in Manhattan Beach to turn into a resort for African Americans to relax and unwind. They named it Bruce's Beach. But nearby white property owners opposed Bruce's Beach. In 1924,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Economic discontent is hurting President Joe Biden and his party's midterm election prospects, with six in 10 Americans reporting inflation hardships, three-quarters saying the economy’s in bad shape and a nearly 20-point lead for the Republican Party in trust to handle... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to recognize the separatist-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Ukraine as "independent" states, President Joe Biden announced sanctions against Russia in an effort to deter it from launching a full-scale invasion into Ukraine. Biden... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More rainy days and extreme rainfall likely will hurt global economies, according to new research from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. "This is about prosperity -- and ultimately about people's jobs," Leonie Wenz, a lead scientist, told ABC News. "Economies... Read More.