(LONDON) -- The International Rescue Committee for the first time on Tuesday issued a "Crisis Alert" update to its annual "Emergency Watchlist" report, warning that millions of people across East Africa could die from "catastrophic famine" without "urgent" international funding and action. The global humanitarian... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The clock is ticking for Senate negotiators working to reach a final agreement on an anti-gun violence package before the Fourth of July recess. After agreeing earlier this month on a framework for the deal -- including enhanced background checks for those ages... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the House Jan. 6 committee's latest hearings ramp up, they overlap with a set of primary races on Tuesday featuring a slate of Donald Trump-endorsed candidates who support the same "big lie" about the 2020 election that investigators say fueled last... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Rudy Giuliani assisted federal investigators in unlocking several electronic devices that had been seized from him by the FBI -- a move that could speed a decision from Southern District of New York prosecutors whether to charge the former New York... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the clock counts down, nearly 80% of New York City municipal employees have complied with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, city officials said. Nearly all city workers, including police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, have until 5 p.m. Friday to get at... Read More.
With representatives from the massive Hollywood union the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and those from the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers still at the bargaining table, things are tense in Tinseltown. The showbiz union, representing tens of thousands of behind-the-scenes workers,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly three months after the crowded race in Texas' 6th Congressional District advanced into a runoff between two Republicans -- Susan Wright and state Rep. Jake Ellzey -- the major theme of the contest remains the same: will former President Donald Trump's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban has claimed it now controls most of Afghanistan as the United States military withdrawal from the country looms and a day after U.S. President Joe Biden defended his decision to bring home American forces following two decades of war. A... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A potential housing crisis looms over the nation's post-pandemic recovery, researchers warn, as more than 4 million Americans said they could lose their home in the next two months. With a disproportionately large share of those facing evictions or foreclosures low-income or... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of ongoing fighting, reported atrocities, and hindered humanitarian aid, President Joe Biden has finally weighed in directly on the crisis in Ethiopia -- issuing a warning late Wednesday about the "escalating violence," "large-scale human rights abuses," and the risk of... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) -- With the arduous task of seating a jury in the middle of a pandemic complete, the first major in-person U.S. criminal trial of the COVID-19 era is set to begin, and medical and legal experts said... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ AND MATT SEYLER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday as a May 1 deadline looms for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the country. The deadline was part... Read More.