(NEW YORK) -- California and New York, two states that imposed strict COVID-19 measures throughout the pandemic and were among the hardest hit, lifted most restrictions on Tuesday to much fanfare. In California, the most populous state and the first to implement a stay-at-home order,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With states across the country rolling back COVID-19 restrictions and vaccinated Americans returning to pre-pandemic activities, life in the United States is looking a lot more normal this summer. Among the states that have eased rules, New York lifted its midnight curfew... Read More.
(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) -- Local Florida officials are voicing their outrage over Gov. Ron DeSantis' suspension of all local COVID-19 emergency orders -- with the St. Petersburg mayor warning his county may never hit herd immunity. The Republican governor issued the executive order Monday, as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration have lifted a 10-day pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, but will issue a fact sheet to medical providers warning them of the potential for extremely rare but serious... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — A decision to lift the suspension of administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine might occur by Friday, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "But no indication they will stop using it?" "This Week" Co-Anchor Martha... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A massive lift boat capsized off the southern coast of Louisiana on Tuesday as severe storms moved through the region, killing one and leaving a dozen on board still missing. SEACOR Marine, the ship's owner, said there were 19 people -- employees... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A massive lift boat capsized off the southern coast of Louisiana on Tuesday as severe storms moved through the region. At least six people have been rescued from the water, with the search on for more individuals, according to the U.S.... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Included in the 628 pages of the American Rescue Plan is a change that experts say will prove to be a "historic" step in reducing child poverty.The proposal calls for a one-year expansion in... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. will lift the designation that Yemen's Houthi rebels are a terrorist organization on Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced, after humanitarian groups warned the legal label would all but halt aid... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.