(WASHINGTON) -- Amtrak could be coming to a city near you. The company released its Amtrak Corridor Vision Thursday, detailing its 15-year proposal to use federal money to introduce 39 new routes to its network and add service to 160 new communities. "Now is the time... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Judiciary Act of 2021 is co-sponsored by Democratic lawmakers, including House Judiciary Chairman Jerrod Nadler, D-N.Y., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Reps. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., and Rep. Mondaire Jones, D-N.Y. The bill would "restore balance to the nation’s highest court after four years... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Tarra Simmons, a representative in the Washington legislature, Wednesday was a "full-circle moment." After initially failing in 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee restored voting rights to more than 20,000 people with felony convictions who are out of prison, but still under community... Read More.
BY: MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC NEWS (SEATTLE) — Washington state has announced a new plan to ensure minority communities receive COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed how Hispanic, Black and multiracial populations have been comparatively under-vaccinated. State and local leaders on Monday announced the All... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The company confirms it is exploring subscriptions and other features to generate revenue.Twitter is expanding its use of labels to identify official government accounts and state-affiliated media in a... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will tackle the issue of health care Thursday with two executive actions aimed at expanding enrollment for the Affordable Care Act amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and addressing reproductive health, according to the White... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- It's been less than three months since the U.S. saw a record-breaking election turnout, and state leaders across the country are introducing legislation that changes how their localities would operate future elections.But... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The popular teenage DC superhero Static will soon appear on the silver screen and, in preparation for the big movie, the DC Universe is turning to Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan to usher in the franchise's next phase. Jordan... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Nearly three years after a Walmart employee brought a proposal to the company to provide private spaces for moms to breastfeed in its stores, the retail chain is announcing plans to place breastfeeding... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE and BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With less than three months until Election Day, former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign announced its general election paid media strategy, going on “offense” and seeking to draw a contrast with... Read More.
By ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday holds a White House event expanding on his threat -- tied to his reelection campaign -- to send federal agents to Chicago and other cities led by Democrats to... Read More.
By ALISA WIERSEMA, ABC NEWS(OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok.) -- In just under two weeks, the state of Oklahoma took part in two pandemic-related milestones, the first of which was hosting President Donald Trump's campaign relaunch in the midst of the COVID-19... Read More.