(WASHINGTON) -- Ever since the mass shooting at a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois, which left seven people dead and dozens more seriously wounded, questions have been raised about whether the new federal gun safety law could have prevented the tragedy. Would the... Read More.
(MENDON, Mo.) -- Federal investigators are working to determine if an Amtrak train was traveling at a speed limit of 90 mph when it plowed into a dump truck at a Missouri railroad crossing, killing four people and injuring 150, officials said. Jennifer Homendy, chairman... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The federal gun safety proposal announced last week by a bipartisan group of senators in response to the attack on Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is "a step in the right direction," according to several authorities -- but the measures,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The family of the teenager who died after falling from an amusement park ride in Florida told ABC News' Good Morning America that his death was preventable. "This could've been prevented ... it should've been prevented," Nekia Dodd, the mother of Tyre... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite a recent increase in COVID-19 breakthrough infections, an updated report illustrates the significant impact the nation's vaccine campaign has had in preventing millions of virus-related deaths, hospitalizations and infections. The U.S. COVID-19 vaccine program is now estimated to have prevented 2.2 million... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR and ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1 million people worldwide.Over 37.6 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease... Read More.