(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Council's Public Safety Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday on legislation that seeks to define the boundaries of Times Square in order to designate it as a "sensitive area" free from the concealed carry of guns. The legislation... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The California state Senate passed a bill that would limit the use of rap lyrics as evidence in criminal proceedings -- a controversial and common practice by prosecutors that has garnered national attention amid the indictment in Georgia against rappers Young... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two of the country’s largest pharmacy chains, CVS and Rite Aid, confirmed to ABC News this week that they had restricted the amount of Plan B or morning-after pills a customer could buy, following a spike in demand for emergency contraceptive... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the war in Ukraine continues, one office inside the Commerce Department in Washington is at the crossroads of innovation and national security when it comes to sanctions on Russia. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has been controlling and enforcing export and... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) -- A federal judge blocked an order by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that restricted the number of locations where voters can hand-deliver mail-in ballots in each county a month before the election.U.S.... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In the days leading up to the Fourth of July weekend, the U.S. has seen record numbers of new cases of COVID-19. Officials from Los Angeles County to Galveston, Texas, and Miami announced... Read More.