BY: SAM SWEENEY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020, U.S. air carriers faced their worst economic year in history and carried the fewest passengers in more than three decades. An estimated 368 million passengers flew in 2020, the lowest... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (SAN FRANCISCO) -- A shortage in the supply of COVID-19 vaccination doses has prompted health officials in San Francisco to temporarily close two mass inoculation sites, authorities said. Mary Ellen Carroll, executive director of the San Francisco's Department of... Read More.
By ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With tensions running high between Iran and the United States in recent weeks, the Navy's top admiral believes the U.S. has the right naval assets in the Middle East to deter Iranian aggression.Adm. Mike... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the U.S. continue to set new records, blood centers and hospitals are sounding the alarm again over a shortage of donations amid the ongoing closure of schools,... Read More.
By MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The risk of COVID-19 transmission onboard a plane is "reduced to very low levels," Harvard researchers concluded. The onboard ventilation systems coupled with measures such as masks, frequent cabin cleaning,... Read More.
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Mail delivery standards in parts of the country remain well below levels prior to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's cost-cutting overhaul of the Postal Service in July, a new report from a Senate Democrat found... Read More.
By JAMES HILL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Lawyers for the co-executors of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's estate contend that the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands is "crippling the administration" of the $655 million estate and jeopardizing its ability... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is cutting the number of refugees the U.S. will admit in Fiscal Year 2021 to a historic low number -- 15,000.That's 3,000 fewer refugees than the ceiling the administration... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With record wildfires raging throughout the West, public safety experts said it's critical for residents to protect their lungs from poor air quality. Wildfire smoke is typically a harsh mix of gases and fine... Read More.
BY: MICHAEL DOBUSKI and LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (FREEMONT, Calif.) -- Tesla has announced new, internally-produced batteries for its electric cars, signaling a major shift from the automaker that, if successful, could significantly reduce the cost of electric vehicles. "I... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, IVAN PEREIRA, MEREDITH DELISO and MARC NATHANSON, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 727,000 people worldwide.More than 19.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the... Read More.