By CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Vivek Murthy, President Joe Biden's nominee to serve as U.S. Surgeon General, plans to tell Congress on Thursday that his top priority, if confirmed, will be ending the pandemic -- which has taken the... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON and LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Razor wire on fencing and National Guard troops still in place on Capitol Hill on Tuesday are haunting reminders of the deadly assault on Jan. 6 that left 140 police officers... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Barbed wire fencing and National Guard troops are haunting reminders on Capitol Hill of the deadly riot on Jan. 6 that left 140 officers injured and five people dead.The fallout from the attack continues... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's pick for attorney general, faces his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.Here is how the hearing is unfolding. All times Eastern: Feb 22, 1:45 pm
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers grilled chief executives and a Reddit user who goes by the moniker "DeepF***ingValue" during a hearing Thursday that aimed to unearth more about the GameStop stock market mania that sent Wall Street reeling late last... Read More.
BY: KATHERINE FAULDERS AND MARIAM KHAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is poised to hold its first hearing next Tuesday into the security preparations leading up to Jan. 6 and has called current and former officials responsible for securing the U.S. Capitol... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Legislation being considered in Congress that would require insurance providers to cover hearing aid devices is the brainchild of a now 11-year-old girl.Ally Tumblin, now a fifth-grade student in Colorado, was 9 years... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Johnny Depp scored a victory on Thursday in his bid to appeal the UK High Court's ruling that The Sun newspaper did not libel the actor by referring to him as a "wife beater" in a 2018 article. Court of Appeal judge Lord Justice Underhill on Monday... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (MOSCOW) -- A Moscow court on Tuesday could order the imprisonment of opposition leader Alexey Navalny for up to three and a half years in what is widely seen as a test of whether the Kremlin is determined... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's history-making pick for treasury secretary, stressed the need for "big" relief efforts amid the COVID-19-induced recession during her confirmation hearing Tuesday before the Senate Finance Committee.Yellen, 74,... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- A disciplinary hearing was held Monday for Columbus, Ohio, police officer Adam Coy who shot and killed Andre Hill, an unarmed Black man, last week.Columbus Public Safety Director Ned Pettus Jr.... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A member of the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, expressed "sadness" over the nation's opioid epidemic during a congressional hearing Thursday that marked the first time in years any family member faced public... Read More.