(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) -- Even as the pandemic situation sharply improves and protective mandates are lifted, just a third of Americans see the coronavirus as mainly controlled -- and six in 10 say it's more important to try to contain the virus than to lift... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As people travel to visit loved ones for the holiday season, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is warning that unruly passengers on flights will not be tolerated and may face prosecution. “Passengers who assault, intimidate or threaten violence against flight crews and flight... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The public's priority on enacting new laws to try to address gun violence has waned from its level three years ago, despite continued mass shooting incidents across the country. Fifty percent in this ABC News/Washington Post poll prioritize enacting new gun violence... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and DR. JAY BHATT, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As mass inoculation against COVID-19 is underway across the country, advocates for the elderly are pushing to prioritize at-home vaccinations in order to protect the health of older, homebound adults.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the high-profile disappearance of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen earlier this year, as well as other high-profile incidents, the Army will soon list soldiers who fail to report to duty as "missing" and... Read More.