By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House approved a massive $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, advancing President Joe Biden's top agenda item and providing more resources to schools and businesses, boosting funding for vaccinations and testing, and granting... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday passed the Equality Act, a top agenda item for President Joe Biden that would prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ Americans in a 224-206 vote.Three Republicans voted with all Democrats... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The East Baton Rouge Metro Council in Louisiana voted on a $4.5 million settlement Wednesday for the family of Alton Sterling, a Black man shot and killed by police in 2016.The council... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Hollywood legend Cicely Tyson, a multi-Emmy Award winner and honorary Academy Award winner, has died, ABC News has confirmed. She was 96. A cause of death has not been revealed. Tyson's manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement, "I have... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook said Thursday it was referring the decision to indefinitely suspend Donald Trump's account to its newly-formed oversight board to make the final call on what will happen to the former president's accounts.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House passed a sprawling defense spending bill Tuesday in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote despite numerous veto threats from President Donald Trump.The final tally was 335-78-1. The bill received well over the... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON and JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the country mourns a quarter-million Americans lost to the coronavirus, President Donald Trump on Thursday did nothing to acknowledge the grim milestone and has largely ignored the raging pandemic since... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, EMILY SHAPIRO, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and JON HAWORTH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 1.3 million people worldwide.Over 55.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- "Rosie the Riveter" is finally getting her due.A bill honoring American women who joined the workforce as riveters, buckers, welders and electricians to support the war effort during World War II... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The entertainment world lost another great over the weekend. Norm Crosby, a comedic staple that launched a successful standup career in the 1960s, passed away from heart failure. His wife, Joan Crosby, confirmed her husband's passing to The Hollywood Reporter, revealing... Read More.
By DEENA ZARU, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As Joe Biden edged ahead of President Donald Trump in Georgia, mentions of Stacey Abrams lit up Twitter and trended nationally as politicians, activists and celebrities credited the Democrat for helping put Georgia into... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco leaders voted to crack down on so-called "Karens" who use 911 calls to discriminate against minorities.The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the Caution Against Racially and Exploitative... Read More.