(NEW YORK) -- A spate of mass shootings in recent months has once again trained the spotlight on how to prevent those tragedies, which garner national headlines and the attention of lawmakers and activists alike. But data from the Gun Violence Archive shows that they... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican lawmakers have reintroduced legislation to ban the video-sharing app TikTok from government devices. The GOP senators, led by Josh Hawley, R-Mo., echoed sentiments of the Trump administration and alleged that TikTok poses a threat to data security due to its ties to... Read More.
BY: ZOHREEN SHAH AND ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom patiently waited for the day that all Californians 50 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination, and on Thursday he received a dose of Johnson & Johnson... Read More.
By STACY CHEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Many Asian American business owners, especially women, now are taking additional measures to protect employees -- and themselves -- after a string of racially motivated attacks throughout the U.S.Included among those is the... Read More.
By KATHERINE FAULDERS, ALEXANDER MALLIN and OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- A grand jury is expected to be seated this week in Fulton County, Georgia, to look into efforts by Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election, signaling that the... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (ATLANTA) -- The district attorney's office in Fulton County, Georgia, has formally launched a criminal probe into former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn his election loss in the state, after Trump was heard in... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The chief of police in Columbus, Ohio, is "stepping back" following the death of Andre Hill, an unarmed Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer last month.The... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Washington state has announced a new robust public-private partnership featuring corporations headquartered in the state -- including Starbucks, Microsoft and Costco -- to boost its vaccine distribution efforts.Gov. Jay Inslee announced... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced Thursday that its Board of Governors voted to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to actor, filmmaker, writer, producer, and philanthropist Tyler Perry in recognition of his charity efforts. The... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Less than a year ago, little was known about the mysterious virus that was sickening dozens in China and spreading rapidly unbeknownst to people across the globe.At the time, 35-year-old Hamilton Bennett, the... Read More.
By HAKYUNG KATE LEE, ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Contact tracers in South Korea are working around the clock to do anything they can to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. From being on the phone all day to questioning COVID-19... Read More.
By WILL STEAKIN, KATHERINE FAULDERS and JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump’s legal efforts challenging the election results continue to hit dead ends, his campaign and legal teams have descended into chaos behind the scenes as many brace for... Read More.