By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission greenlit a program to provide low-income households monthly $50 subsidies for broadband internet in a move to help bridge the digital divide nearly a year after the coronavirus pandemic forced... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Zoom said it will start providing live transcription services for free accounts in a bid to boost accessibility.Jen Hill, the company's product marketing manager, made the announcement in a blog post on Wednesday,... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke out about the "urgent need" for pandemic relief and the recent GameStop stock market drama in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts on Good Morning America Thursday.
By BECKY PERLOW and KENNETH MOTON, ABC News(BALTIMORE) -- A teenage boy with electric-blue glasses reached toward the handle of the barbershop entrance, trying to grab the door before it closed.Before he could catch it, shop manager Kennard... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Scotland made history this week, becoming the first country in the world to provide period products to all women for free.The Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill was passed unanimously by... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has implemented a number of new protocols for universities as multiple campuses have seen spikes in COVID-19 cases.The requirements include a limit of two people allowed in... Read More.
By KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Devon Conley, a mom and trustee of the Mountain View Whisman School Board in California, said she typically spends the last few days of summer preparing to send her son back to school.... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Navy research study of 3,500 Marine recruits could help provide answers as to why young adults infected with COVID-19 seem to get mostly mild cases of the disease or may not present... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Zoom will now allow end-to-end encryption for all users after the videoconferencing platform came under fire for privacy concerns.Evan Greer, the deputy director of nonprofit digital rights group Fight for the... Read More.