(TOKYO) — With the postponed Tokyo Olympics set to kick off next month, it's still unclear if any fans will be in attendance to cheer on the elite athletes. The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has already ruled that spectators from abroad won't be allowed "due... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- As mourners around the country observe the one-year mark of George Floyd’s death, family members, activists and scholars reflected on the legacy he left behind. Floyd was 46 years old when he was killed by now-convicted murderer Derek Chauvin, a former officer with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children have been routinely vaccinated by medical professionals for more than 100 years. Now, with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine authorized in children 12 and up, scientists are once again reassuring the public of the shots' safety for younger generations. COVID-19 vaccines introduced a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The price of Bitcoin nosedived after Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced his company would no longer be accepting the cryptocurrency as payment due to its ties to fossil fuels in a tweet that sparked a heated debate on the digital currency's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study on pregnant people and COVID-19 vaccines is adding to the growing body of evidence showing the vaccine is safe during pregnancy. Researchers at Northwestern University studying people who had been fully vaccinated during pregnancy, found the vaccine had no... Read More.
By DANA ALKHOURI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Student athletes are used to having routines and game schedules. But that regimen was taken away as of March 2020, as lockdowns and restrictions were put in place throughout the country to combat... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- State legislators have filed a record number of bills this year that would impact the rights of transgender people, according to an LGBTQ advocacy group.There have been 82 such bills introduced so far... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans on Monday called on Democrats to launch a bipartisan investigation into the impact of school closures on children with disabilities, warning that they are in particular danger of falling behind with... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A new report demonstrates the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York City's arts and entertainment sector, as many venues, including Broadway theaters, have remained shuttered for nearly a year.One year... Read More.
By: LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- During the coronavirus pandemic's deadly peak last summer, Maggie Saldana begged her parents to stay home and not work. Saldana feared that her father, a grape picker, and her mother, an employee at a... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- California marked a grim milestone this week, as it surpassed New York for the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States.As of Feb. 12, 46,022 Californians have died due... Read More.
By JORDYN PHELPS and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The video was graphic and at times hard to watch. The audio of police frantically calling for reinforcements as they were overtaken by the mob was chilling. The diagrams showing how... Read More.