By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(HOUSTON) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is opening up about his decision to end the state mask mandate, stressing that he still urges residents to take precautions, but Texans "no longer need government running our lives."
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 ZOE MAGEE, ABC NewsThe U.K. government is announcing a new trial to test mixing different types of COVID-19 vaccines. In a world-first, trial participants will be given one vaccine dose followed by a second booster shot of a different... Read More.
More than 100 U.K. musicians, including members of Pink Floyd, Queen, The Who and Led Zeppelin, have signed an open letter accusing the British government of making it much harder for them to tour in the wake of Brexit. The
By SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After three COVID-19 breakouts within the White House in recent months, the federal government is sparing no expense to clean and disinfect the building before President-elect Biden moves in Jan. 20.According to... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. intelligence agencies on Tuesday attributed the recent massive SolarWinds cyber breach to Russia, saying it was likely an intelligence gathering effort against several U.S. government agencies."This work indicates that an Advanced Persistent Threat... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19 has been marked by criticism that doses are being doled out too slowly to prevent additional spread and deaths -- and some experts are calling for... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A China-based executive of an American telecommunications company was charged Friday with disrupting video conferences meant to commemorate the Tiananmen Square massacre.Xinjiang Jin's alleged conduct is part of... Read More.
By LUKE BARR and JACK DATE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. officials have been scrambling over the last several days to assess the damage from a potentially devastating breach across multiple U.S. government computer networks, include those at the State, Commerce... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government in 2020 executed more people than all 50 states combined, a new year-end report from the Death Penalty Institute found.The DPIC is a non-partisan, death penalty information center that... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A coalition of conservation groups has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over its decision to not protect the population of wolverines in the contiguous United States.The wolverine, a mammal that... Read More.