(NEW YORK) -- Chinese birth-control policies could cut up to 4.5 million births of Muslim minorities living in the country’s Xinjiang province over the next 20 years, according to a report published Tuesday morning in the Central Asian Survey, a quarterly academic journal. China’s Xinjiang... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has formally terminated the Migrant Protection Policy (MPP), also known as the "remain in Mexico" policy, first enacted in 2019 by the Trump administration. DHS in January suspended all new MPP enrollments. "I have determined that MPP... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department will now grant U.S. citizenship to children born overseas to same-sex and heterosexual American couples through in vitro fertilization, surrogacy and other assisted reproductive technology, the agency said Tuesday, notifying all U.S. posts overseas and Congress of the historic... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden Administration announced Monday it will move to protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will roll back a Trump administration policy that tried to narrow the legal protections... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of closed-door talks, President Joe Biden's administration has completed its review of North Korea policy, charting a path forward that rejects both of his immediate predecessors' stances on the nuclear-armed rogue state. The review has been highly anticipated, especially among U.S.... Read More.
(KENOSHA, Wisc.) -- Officer Rusten Sheskey was acting "within policy" when he fired seven times toward Jacob Blake, a Black man, last year, the Kenosha, Wisconsin, Police Department said. Sheskey, who is white, will not be disciplined for his use of force and is now... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- In a Zoom call Tuesday morning with nominees, Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh and the other producers of this year's Academy Awards telecast announced the ceremony will allow European participants to attend virtually if they can't, or aren't willing to, fly to... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently released some rules about its April 25th ceremony, including a missive that nominees need to be there in person. "[W]e feel the virtual thing will diminish [our safety] efforts," the show's producers said... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Army has made a major change in policy to allow women an easier path back after giving birth.The Army will now give active duty or reserve soldiers who have just given... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, LAUREN KING and KATE PASTOR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 37 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how the hearing is unfolding. All times Eastern: Feb 24, 5:09... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday planned to deliver his first major foreign policy speech during a visit to the State Department where he signaled he would place diplomacy at the center of U.S. foreign... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 16 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern: Feb 04, 9:17 amBiden to outline foreign policy goals at... Read More.