(WASHINGTON) -- California Rep. Karen Bass is projected to win her campaign to become Los Angeles' mayor, ABC News reports. Bass will be the first woman and second Black person, after Tom Bradley, to hold the office. She had appeared to be in a close... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Mallorie Berger said she always knew her late grandfather, Private Mauricio Burns, was a U.S. veteran. But it wasn't until last year she learned about his historic legacy. "Something clicked. Something led me to believe that, you know what, I think, Papa... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The 2022 midterm elections are expected to make history with their candidates: As vote counting wraps up across the country, ABC News projects that residents in several states will elect their first female, minority, LGTBQ and Gen Z candidates to state and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The largest fire department in the country has officially welcomed its first female commissioner. Laura Kavanagh was sworn in Thursday morning as the head of the New York City Fire Department. She had been serving as acting commissioner of the department since... Read More.
The roots of Halloween go back over 2000 years ago. In the region encompassing Northern France, the United Kingdom, and Ireland, an ancient Celtic festival named Samhain (pronounced sow-in) was celebrated on November 1st, their new year. The date marked the end of summer and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- New York Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, the chair of House Democrats' campaign arm, insisted on Sunday that his party will buck both history and the current polling in November's midterm elections. In a lively interview with ABC "This Week" co-anchor Jonathan Karl, Maloney... Read More.
(LONDON) -- It took Liz Truss 12 years in Parliament to reach the pinnacle of British political power. Now, after just 44 days leading the country, she has assumed the title of shortest-serving prime minister in the history of the United Kingdom. Not since George... Read More.
Elton John is currently on the road on his final tour, titled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, which is now the third highest-grossing tour in history. But, since the tour is far from over, Sir Elton may move up even higher on the list.
(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Mehmet Oz rarely talks about his faith on the campaign trail -- but, if elected, the son of Turkish émigrés could make history as the first Muslim elected to serve in the U.S. Senate. "Pride and honor," Oz, the Pennsylvania GOP nominee,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Marvin Gomez was trapped inside a sweltering tractor-trailer on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas, cramped next to dozens of fellow migrants from Mexico and Central America, he said he thought he was going to die. On June 27, 53 migrants... Read More.