(NEW YORK) -- Nearly 90 new companies -- including multinational corporate giant Procter & Gamble, tech behemoth HP and cloud-computing titan Salesforce -- have signed onto the Climate Pledge, an Amazon-backed initiative that asks firms to commit to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. Organizers of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Tens of thousands of Americans, Afghans and other foreigners have been evacuated from Kabul's international airport to U.S. military installations in Qatar, a key U.S. partner in the Middle East that has received public shout-outs from President Joe Biden and his top... Read More.
Some day soon, you may be able to tour Kurt Cobain's childhood home in Aberdeen, Washington -- that is, if the home's current owners has anything to say about it. Lee Bacon and his wife Danielle bought the house, where the late Nirvana frontman lived... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — One year after the murder of George Floyd spotlighted issues of systemic racism in the U.S., a new study found corporate America has made great leaps to increase diversity in boardrooms. Of the 456 new independent directors added to the boardrooms of companies listed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Tuesday sat down for an hour-long virtual meeting with Black civil rights leaders about voting rights and Senate rules, just days after he reiterated his opposition to a sweeping Democratic proposal to federalize voting rights. While he called... Read More.
Dierks Bentley recently helped raise the spirits of a fan who has cancer. After a friend from Dierks' hometown in Arizona reached out about a fan named Baylee Barradas who's battling sarcoma, the country star treated her to a private concert in her living room. Dierks posted the heartfelt moment... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — With restrictions on travel to the U.S. from India taking effect Tuesday, the Biden administration, private companies and nonprofits are working to send supplies and aid to help the country ravaged by the pandemic. There are several exceptions, including for lawful permanent... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of Congressional lawmakers proposed a new bill Wednesday that would ban federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies from buying user data collected from smartphones, social media and other digital sources from third-party data brokers. The “The Fourth Amendment Is Not... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The hit show Tiger King has triggered not only a huge fan following but now a proposed law to ban private ownership of so-called "big cats." A group of bipartisan Senate lawmakers on Monday announced they will introduce legislation to ban unlicensed... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ andd ZOE MAGEE, ABC News (LONDON) -- Britain's Prince Philip has been transferred back to a private hospital in London after undergoing a "successful procedure" for a pre-existing heart condition, according to Buckingham Palace.The 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh... Read More.