(WASHINGTON) -- While senators on both side of the aisle are eager to confirm a nominee to serve as ambassador to Israel, Senate Republicans on the Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday questioned whether President Joe Biden's nominee to fill the vacant post, Jack Lew, is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Harvard University's practice of legacy admissions is being probed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, a spokesperson for the agency told ABC News.The investigation comes a month following the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision on Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA)... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Public health experts fear that Meta's decision to roll back some of its COVID-19 misinformation measures will lead to more disinformation about the virus, treatments for it and vaccines.The company announced the changes on Friday after it asked its independent oversight... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Sunday defended the country's border policies, insisting the Biden administration was taking a strong enough stance on a surge of migration while batting away claims it was being overly strict.Mayorkas took issue with criticism from progressives who... Read More.
(MEXICO CITY) -- When Emiliano, 51 years old, finally reached Mexico from his native Venezuela, he was detained by Mexico's immigration authority, known by its Spanish-language initials as INM.Imprisoned in a crowded room, he said he and other migrants were never given medications or... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A growing number of conservative Republicans are blaming what they call "woke" policies for the failures of two big banks this past weekend -- but what exactly are they talking about?None of the critics has provided evidence to prove the Silicon Valley Bank's... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Hundreds of students across Florida walked out Thursday in protest against Gov. Ron DeSantis and his policies concerning higher education.Students walked out of their classrooms at the University of South Florida, University of Florida, Florida State University, and more in opposition... Read More.
(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- Yale University has announced changes to its policies to support students' mental health, including allowing students the ability to take time off from school.The Connecticut-based, Ivy League school said in an email to students Wednesday they are now permitted to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the holiday shopping season begins to ramp up, online shoppers should keep an eye out for changes to return policies at some of their favorite stores.Some major retailers, like Zara, Abercrombie & Fitch and J.Crew, are adjusting their shipping return... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A hotter-than-expected inflation report last week dispelled hopes of relief for strained households and rekindled questions about U.S. policy for fighting sky-high prices.The Federal Reserve has instituted a series of aggressive interest rate hikes in recent months as it tries to slash... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Immediately after the Supreme Court released a ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, in June, a slew of major U.S. companies, like Meta and JPMorgan Chase, announced that they would cover travel costs for employees who seek legal abortions outside their home... Read More.