(WASHINGTON) -- Congress has just three legislative days remaining to avert a fast-approaching government shutdown at the end of the week, and much of its ability to keep the government running will depend upon whether lawmakers can navigate an impasse over energy policy. In the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of suicides committed with firearms increased 11% over the past decade and was driven primarily by deaths in cities with more relaxed gun policies, according to new research first obtained by ABC News. Researchers from New York University and Everytown... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As cultural debates over race and LGBTQ+ issues rage on in school districts across the country, parents and students in North Texas are on the frontlines of a heated battle over books that has rocked a Tarrant County community. In a 4-2... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ameshia Cross, 35, spent the past two years of the coronavirus pandemic worried about how she would pay off her nearly $90,000 in student loan debt once the freeze on federal student loan payments ended. Now, she said she will have $20,000... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Just a week before repayments on federal student loans were scheduled to resume after a two-year pause, President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a sweeping new policy to cancel debt for millions of Americans and reform the payment process going forward. Students... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Ahead of the new school year, Minneapolis Public Schools has defended its agreement reached with the teacher's union this spring to prioritize retaining educators of underrepresented backgrounds when determining layoffs. Effective in the spring of 2023, the contract provision states that teachers who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nothing gets New Yorkers steamed like traffic woes and close encounters with the native wildlife -- a.k.a. rats. Now the city is considering changes to trash pickup rules that could affect both. The department says it's "strongly considering" requiring individual black trash bags... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Biden administration can end a Trump-era immigration policy known as “Remain in Mexico” that had forced thousands of asylum seekers to wait south of the border while their claims were adjudicated. The court ruled 5-4, with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Last week, several thousand migrants reportedly walked through southern Mexico on the way to the United States in the largest migrant caravan of the year. Officials said they have disbanded the group in the past few days, but many may still... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Department lawyers and attorneys representing a coalition of GOP-led states were in court on Friday to again trade jabs about whether the Biden administration can lift pandemic-based restrictions at the southern border known as the Title 42 order. Judge Robert R. Summerhays, a... Read More.
(TEMPE, Ariz.) -- Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will be absent from the first six games of the 2022 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, the league announced on Monday. Hopkins, 29, was suspended by the league after testing positive for a... Read More.