(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. was gripped by two public health crises in 2020: the COVID-19 pandemic and a historic rise in gun violence. Even as cities locked down, people retreated into their homes and life was seemingly put on pause last year, 2020 still... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A potential silver lining of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, a drop in greenhouse gas emissions because of the massive reduction in ground and air travel during lockdowns, may not be as drastic as previously thought,... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations spike almost everywhere in the country, the doctors and public health experts advising President-elect Joe Biden are proposing a targeted strategy for imposing new restrictions -- to avoid... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(PIERRE, S.D.) -- South Dakota's governor is doubling down on her controversial stance against state-wide lockdown measures even as the local positivity rate continues to soar.Gov. Kristi Noem defended her hands-off approach to managing... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(HILLSDALE, Mich.) -- Attorney General William Bar took sharp aim at federal line prosecutors and compared coronavirus lockdowns to slavery in remarks at Hillsdale College's "Constitution Day" celebration Wednesday evening."Even the most well-meaning people... Read More.