(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Mississippi health officials are urging expectant mothers to get vaccinated after a "significant" number of COVID-19 fatalities in pregnant women during the state's delta surge. The state health department is investigating eight reports of pregnant women who died from COVID-19 in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban’s swift move to control Afghanistan has plunged the country into chaos with many fearing for their lives and trying to find any means to escape. ABC News obtained audio recordings from English-speaking Afghans, including Afghan Air Force pilots, translators and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two defendants indicted in a massive racehorse doping scandal in New York have have pleaded guilty. Thoroughbred trainer Jorge Navarro and the head of a New York veterinary clinic, Kristian Rhein, were among more than two dozen people charged in a widespread... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors have begun "informal plea negotiations" with most of the self-described Oath Keepers militia members charged in a sweeping conspiracy case involving the Jan. 6 insurrection, a prosecutor said during a hearing in the case Tuesday. Government attorneys have started to discuss... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly four months into the investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection -- and following more than 440 arrests -- prosecutors are ramping up efforts to engage in plea discussions with many of those accused of joining in the riot at the U.S.... Read More.
PLEASE HELP! URGENT CALL FOR BLOOD DONATIONS If there was a major accident anywhere, it could completely wipe out the current blood supply, estimated at 24 hours. It could be your family member, friend, or neighbor, who might not survive without this vital need of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- "Mohammad" waited 10 years for a special immigrant visa from the U.S. -- a reward for his work on behalf of the Pentagon in Afghanistan and as protection from growing threats he faced from the Taliban. After a decade of delays and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors said Thursday that Joel Greenberg, an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz who is currently facing sex trafficking charges, is considering taking a plea deal -- which Greenberg's attorney hinted could involve Greenberg cooperating with the federal government's investigation into allegations... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The mayor of Miami Beach said officials are "trying to get a handle on" the maskless revelers flooding the city's entertainment district with no social distancing in sight.Amid concerns of a COVID-19 surge... Read More.
By MERDITH DELISO, ABC News(PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio) -- The attorney for an Ohio woman charged with the murder of her 6-year-old son is seeking to enter an insanity plea, court records show.Brittany Gosney, 29, was indicted earlier this... Read More.
By MIKE LEVINE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Facing "a significant influx of cases" from the fatal siege of the U.S. Capitol last month, the Justice Department has issued an internal plea for help to federal prosecutors across the country, asking the department's 93... Read More.