(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland has ordered a temporary halt to the Justice Department advocating any scheduling of further executions of federal inmates, according to a memo. Garland in a memo to senior officials at the department Thursday echoed his own recently stated reservations about... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden ordered airstrikes this weekend on Iran-backed militias near the Iraq-Syria border in response to unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, according to Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby. "At President Biden's direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted defensive precision airstrikes against... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge overseeing the criminal case of Ghislaine Maxwell on Thursday ordered the government to explain and justify the use of nightly flashlight checks of Maxwell's jail cell, which her lawyers contend are disrupting her sleep, harming her health and... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (TAMPA, Fla.) — Florida officials are urging residents in the surrounding areas of a wastewater storage pond to heed evacuation orders ahead of a potential overflow of polluted water. On Friday, the Manatee County Public Safety Department warned of... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The United States has ordered some American diplomats and their loved ones to evacuate Myanmar amid escalating violence two months after the military junta seized power.The U.S. Department of... Read More.
By PETE MADDEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The federal judge overseeing the NFL’s concussion settlement program is sending the league and the class counsel representing former players back to the negotiating table “to seek to address the concerns relating to... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After an engine on a United 777 failed minutes after takeoff in Denver this past weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is ordering operators to conduct high-tech inspections of all Boeing 777s powered by the... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, JACK ARNHOLZ, LAUREN KING and MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This is Day Nine of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern: Jan 28,... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Since entering office on Jan. 20, President Joe Biden has signed more than three dozen executive actions addressing the coronavirus pandemic, economy, immigration, climate crisis and more.Here's a look at all of... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- California ordered 5,000 more body bags and has dozens of refrigerated trucks on standby as the state experiences its "most intense" COVID-19 surge to date, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.The state... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to remove the majority of the 700 U.S. military troops in Somalia from the country, according to a Pentagon statement.The order changes the mission American... Read More.