(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Tuesday sat down for an hour-long virtual meeting with Black civil rights leaders about voting rights and Senate rules, just days after he reiterated his opposition to a sweeping Democratic proposal to federalize voting rights. While he called... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The parents of an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot last year near an Atlanta fast-food restaurant -- where, days earlier, a white police officer shot and killed a Black man -- filed a lawsuit on Monday against Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The United States Army has reprimanded multiple soldiers following a months-long investigation into allegations that leaders of an Illinois-based reserve unit improperly handled reports of sexual harassment and assault. The Army opened a probe into the 416th Theater Engineer Command in January 2020... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday is expected to pass a measure creating an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, with some rank-and-file Republicans preparing to vote with Democrats and defy party leaders who warned against the effort. Senate Minority Leader Mitch... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As Senate Republicans prepare to deliver a revised infrastructure proposal to the White House this week, progressive House Democrats are pushing party leaders to keep thinking big -- warning against a narrow package. A letter, obtained first by ABC News, calls on Democratic... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hearkening back to the boycotts during the civil rights movement and apartheid, Georgia faith leaders representing over 1,000 Georgia churches have called for a nationwide boycott of Home Depot, accusing the largest company based in the Peach State of standing on... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Prince Philip's death Friday at the age of 99 marked the end of an era in Britain's royal family. Philip was a steadfast supporter of his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth, and a consistent presence in public life. When he officially retired from... Read More.
By Cheyenne Haslett, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Biden administration has announced a new effort to combat vaccine hesitancy and dispel misinformation that will employ leaders from churches, unions and nonprofits.Vice President Kamala Harris, who held an inaugural... Read More.
By ASHLEY LOUSZKO, ALLIE YANG, LAURA COBURN, JINSOL JUNG, and NEIL GIARDINO, ABC News(PITTSBURGH, Penn.) -- Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rev. Paul Abernathy has been helping his Pennsylvania community navigate the virus’ devastating impact.Now, as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Celebrities like Selena Gomez, Kathryn Hahn, and Oscar winners Regina King and Julianne Moore are among 500 names that signed an open letter standing in solidarity with transgender women and girls in honor of Women's History Month and Transgender Day of Visibility. GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ+... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News (LONDON) -- World leaders from countries in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia have called for a World War II-style treaty to “dispel the temptations of isolationism and nationalism” in order to shore up the response to future... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Empire State could soon become the 15th U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana.Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced late Saturday night... Read More.