(NEW YORK) -- Justice Stephen Breyer said Tuesday the Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision allowing Texas to effectively ban abortion across the state was “very bad” but not politically motivated. “We don’t trade votes, and members of the court have different judicial philosophies,” Breyer, the court’s most senior liberal... Read More.
On Tuesday, Kathy Hochul was sworn in as governor of New York, replacing a disgraced Andrew Cuomo, who resigned over his sexual harassment scandal. But on that day, he received some more bad news: his Emmy was rescinded. The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One year after the blast that destroyed the port of Beirut and a large part of the city, the families of the dead are still looking for answers. In the aftermath of the huge blast at a warehouse in the port of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Haiti won its independence nearly 200 years ago, it came at a hefty price -- an estimated $21 billion today. The country spent the next century paying off the debt to its former slave owners, France. It's a financial conundrum that those experts... Read More.
(AUSTIN) -- While the focus in Texas politics is on state legislators and a stalled special session, the speculation over Matthew McConaughey’s possible run for governor of Texas continues to garner steady interest. The Academy Award-winning actor has teased the idea of a potential 2022... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Since federal prosecutors obtained the cooperation of GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz's once close-ally in May, sources tell ABC News the ongoing investigation, which includes sex trafficking allegations involving Gaetz, has engulfed the tight-knit Central Florida political scene as prosecutors continue their investigation... Read More.
Reba McEntire’s name may have appeared on a recently circulated flyer for a political fundraiser, but she says the invitation was released without her knowledge or consent, adding that she has no plans to attend. The event in question is a barbecue fundraiser taking place... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — A spokesperson for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy confirmed Thursday that the Justice Department is investigating the mail chief over reports that he improperly reimbursed employees at his former company for their personal political donations to Republican causes and candidates. "Mr. DeJoy has learned... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic lawmakers took to the Senate floor Tuesday to argue in favor of statehood days after nearly 40 legal scholars sent a letter to congressional leadership outlining the constitutionality of the District of Columbia becoming the 51st state. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., who... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the cost of federal elections rises almost every year, just 12 megadonors from both sides of the aisle -- at least eight of whom are billionaires -- made up a combined $3.4 billion in contributions to federal candidates and political groups... Read More.
By Lucien Bruggeman, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After a year of withering attacks from President Donald Trump and his allies during the 2020 campaign, Hunter Biden has emerged with a new memoir that seeks to reframe some of the scandals that... Read More.