By MATT SEYLER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Retired U.S. Army Gen. Lloyd Austin on Friday took over as the first black Pentagon chief shortly after being confirmed 93-2 by the Senate.Austin was greeted outside the Pentagon with an elbow... Read More.
By AVERI HARPER and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Just hours after Kamala Harris' own historic swearing-in as vice president, she ushered in three other historic firsts as she swore in three new senators.Harris received a standing ovation... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, 232-197, with 10 Republicans voting with all Democrats to charge the president with inciting supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol last week,... Read More.
By KENDALL KARSON, MEG CUNNINGHAM, and QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff is projected by ABC News to defeat former Republican Sen. David Perdue, handing the party control of both chambers of Congress for the first time... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who has maintained a strong anti-illegal immigration stance during her short tenure in office, has raised tens of thousands of dollars for her Georgia Senate runoff campaign from donors linked to a family owned company that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ryan Michelle Bathé says she honored the hidden figures in history with her pioneering role in the new romantic drama Sylvie's Love. In the film, which follows the romance between a young woman and a saxophonist, Bathé plays Kate, a Black TV... Read More.
BY: SARAH KOLINOVSKY AND MOLLY NAGLE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — When President-elect Joe Biden announced key members of his climate team Saturday, one nominee was particularly historic: Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M. If the Senate confirms her as secretary of the interior, Haaland would be... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE and JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name former 2020 rival and South Bend Mayor, Pete Buttigieg to head the Department of Transportation, sources familiar with the transition told ABC News Tuesday.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Bipartisan efforts that would have established a National Museum of the American Latino and an American Women's History Museum on the National Mall failed Thursday evening at the hands of Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah,... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Cyber Monday is expected to become the largest online shopping day in history, according to preliminary data from industry analysts.Analysts predict consumers will spend anywhere from $10.8 billion to $12.7 billion... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Miami Marlins made a historic change to the lineup in their front office. Kim Ng joined ABC News' Good Morning America Monday after being named general manager of the Marlins on... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(MIAMI) -- The Miami Marlins made a historic change to the lineup in their front office.Kim Ng was named general manager of the Miami Marlins, the organization announced Friday, becoming the first female and... Read More.