The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) will begin accepting applications August 10th for grants to provide outdoor education and recreation programs for kids and to build and maintain trails, boating facilities, and firearm and archery ranges. The RCO is also offering free,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Friday met virtually with Democratic governors to talk reproductive health care amid some party disappointment over the administration's response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. New York's Kathy Hochul provided a list to Biden of potential actions, including additional... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- By spring of 2021, Rashelle Chase-Miller knew she’d have to make some hard decisions. Schools in Portland, Oregon -- including her son Leo’s charter -- were reopening in-person. But Chase-Miller, herself born and raised in the City of Roses, had reservations. For... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Paris Hilton walked up a 4-by-4 imitation cinder-block solitary confinement cell erected on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning, zipped on a black Juicy Couture sweatshirt with the word "warrior" bedazzled on the back and shut herself in -- her... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the sun-baked 66 miles between Tucson and Nogales at the Arizona-Mexico border, there's only one place that's able to provide the intensive, hands-on care so many patients need after they leave the hospital: Santa Rita Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. But since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As U.S. COVID-19 cases continue to surge, some health care facilities have been forced to shut down facilities or departments as staffing shortages worsen. Holy Cross Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was forced to close labor and delivery units, while keeping open,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Labor shortages across the country are fueling a competition among long-term care facilities to retain and hire staff as they grapple with the delta variant. With U.S. job openings hitting a record high of 9.2 million, nursing homes and other long-term care... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over 60 migrant children at two California holding centers have tested positive for COVID-19, sparking worry over the health of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from across the border. At the Long Beach Convention Center housing 728 migrant children, 55 of them... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(SAN DIEGO) -- A startling number of unaccompanied migrant children have tested positive for COVID-19 after being transferred out of border stations, sparking concern over cramped and overcrowded facilities that may allow the virus to spread.
By CECILIA VEGA, MIKE LEVINE and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Faced with mounting pressure over the public's limited access to federal facilities housing a record number of migrant children, the Biden administration has now released its first official images from inside... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After months of battling the deadly coronavirus that claimed the lives of 17 residents, St. John's Retirement Village was forced to close its doors in the middle of the pandemic.The 48-bed... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- A group of independent experts voted Tuesday that health care personnel treating patients -- as well as workers and residents in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities -- should get... Read More.