(NEW YORK) -- Josh Smith, a quadriplegic, has been unable to walk or perform most activities after an accident seven years ago. So when Smith proposed to his girlfriend, Grace on bended knee, it was a big surprise for his friends and family. Smith was able... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — A tri-partisan group of senators on Tuesday introduced legislation designed to claw back national security powers, delineated in the Constitution, from the executive branch that the Senate trio says have been flowing away from Congress after decades of inaction by lawmakers. “The founders... 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.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13, arguing that doing so would restore the court’s integrity and reverse what they said were wrongs perpetrated by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, his GOP colleagues, and... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Democrats, led by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, renewed calls Thursday for President Joe Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loans per individual.Schumer and... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republican senators said Thursday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to propose a delay of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial into February when he pitches a framework later... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Denzel Washington opened up about the time he egged on Chadwick Boseman to marry his then-girlfriend. Washington told This Morning on Sunday that he teased Boseman when he invited Taylor Simone Ledward onto the set of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Boseman's final film before losing his four-year battle with colon cancer,... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a compromise COVID-19 relief proposal Tuesday that would provide $908 billion in funds focused on state and local aid, unemployment insurance and small business loans.The $908... Read More.
By DR. DIVYA CHHABRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As COVID-19 exacerbates long standing health inequities affecting the Black population, a growing chorus of experts suggest reparations could help narrow the divide.The concept of government-issued reparations for the descendants... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL and MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats, who have accused President Donald Trump of acting erratically as he battles the coronavirus, on Friday will introduce a proposal to establish a panel to determine a president's fitness... Read More.
By TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a new coronavirus relief plan on the Senate floor after Senate Republican leaders and the White House appear to have overcome their differences."I hope this strong... Read More.