(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- On the fourth day of waiting, "Ahmad" had enough. He left Kabul airport, heading back through the Taliban checkpoints and bringing his family of five home. Desperate for safety and security for his wife and three children, he felt he had no... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. are facing backlash over the extent of their commitment to classroom diversity. Several high-profile Black academics have been denied tenure at esteemed higher-learning institutions, sparking a new debate about racism and privilege in... Read More.
Disability advocates and elected officials are calling on the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee to rethink its policies after a Paralympic gold medalist swimmer was denied a request to have a care assistant travel with her to Tokyo due to COVID-19 restrictions. Becca Meyers'... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Marshals Service, one of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agencies, lacks the resources needed to ensure the safety and security of federal judges and other people it's meant to protect, the Department of Justice's Office of Inspector General found. “The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the government seeks to increase vaccination rates, especially among communities of color, some experts say a lack of paid time off is keeping many from getting the coronavirus vaccine. There are currently no federal laws that require employers to provide time... Read More.
Iron Maiden and Rage Against the Machine were nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2021 class, but were ultimately not chosen for induction. For the metal community, the lack of Maiden and Rage just reinforced the idea that the Rock Hall... Read More.
It’s been nearly two months since Trisha Yearwood shared a celebratory post on Instagram announcing that she'd officially gotten word that she was COVID-19-free after coming down with the virus in February. But while Trisha’s back to feeling good and resuming her normal activities,... Read More.
(NEW YORK)-- As millions of Americans return to driving and planning summer road trips, experts are warning that some gas stations could face fuel shortages. "We are not looking at a shortage of gasoline," Jeanette McGee, a AAA spokesperson, said in an interview with ABC... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY and MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial is taking place in the Senate. He faces a single charge of incitement of insurrection over his actions leading up to the Jan. 6 riot... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles' five city-run vaccination sites, including Dodger Stadium, will close on Friday and Saturday due to a lack of doses, Mayor Eric Garcetti said.The city will have exhausted its current supply of... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For nearly a year, the job duties of aviation employees on the front lines including contact with travelers, crossing state lines and working in close proximity, have become more perilous amid a global... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 97.5 million people worldwide and killed over 2 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.