(NEW YORK) -- Evacuation orders have been issued in several regions in the West due to spreading wildfires. Thousands of residents in Northern California and Montana were ordered to flee their homes as both new and existing wildfires neared neighborhoods. Currently, about 90 large wildfires are... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Wildfires are continuing to spread in the West as more than 18 million Americans remain under heat alerts on the heels of a record-breaking heat wave. The heat wave brought triple-digit temperatures to cities in Arizona, Utah, California and Montana and played... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is expected to deliver remarks on the drawdown of the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan Thursday, providing an update as the withdrawal nears completion, and as instability and violence ratchet up in the region. Prior to delivering the speech, Biden... Read More.
(ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) -- Voting was underway in Ethiopia Monday as Tigray, the northernmost regional state of the country, is torn apart by civil war and famine. Eritrean troops from across the border and Ethiopian national forces are being accused of war crimes, rape and... Read More.
(San José, Costa Rica) -- Days before Vice President Kamala Harris heads south to Central America, Secretary of State Antony Blinken is making a similar trip focused on migration and development, but to a region still reeling from the pandemic. While... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The United States is now restricting visas for those accused of fueling the grinding war in Ethiopia's Tigray region. "Despite significant diplomatic engagement, the parties to the conflict in Tigray have taken no meaningful steps to end hostilities or pursue a peaceful resolution... Read More.
(LONDON) -- COVID-19 patients in Africa who become critically ill are more likely to die than those in any other region of the world, according to a new study. The report, published Thursday in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet, was based on data... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is voicing increasing concern about the reported atrocities committed in Ethiopia's Tigray region and continued restrictions and challenges for aid organizations responding to a crisis that has only grown since fighting erupted last November. The U.S. deployed a disaster response... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, EMILY SHAPIRO and MELISSA GRIFFIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Six people are dead in the South after at least 23 tornadoes tore through Alabama, Mississippi and Georgia on Thursday.One person died in Coweta County, Georgia,... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO AND JEFFERY COOK, ABC NEWS (DENVER) — Utah officials have issued a rare extreme avalanche danger warning for the Salt Lake region following significant snowfall. On Wednesday morning, the Utah Avalanche Center advised people to avoid all avalanche terrain in the... Read More.
By WILL MCDUFFIE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump returns Monday night to Central Florida, the same region where he kicked off his re-election campaign last year and one that political operatives say will prove critical this fall in the... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At least 94 wildfires are burning in the U.S., as record heat scorches the West. Several new wildfires exploded in southern California Thursday, including the Ranch Fire in Azusa, east of... Read More.