(NEW YORK) -- Sickle cell disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder that can cause debilitating pain and lead to lifelong complications. For years there have been limited improvements in awareness and treatment options, but that seems to be changing. "My journey was kind... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A new report from the federal watchdog overseeing the trillions in approved coronavirus relief funds says several relief programs potentially disbursed nearly $100 billion in fraudulent relief money. The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, established as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tennis star Naomi Osaka pledged to donate earnings from her latest tournament to relief efforts in Haiti after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated the country on Saturday. "Really hurts to see all the devastation that's going on in Haiti, and I feel... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration has announced it is extending pandemic relief for student loan repayments, interest and collections through January 31, 2022, referring to it as the "final" extension. The pause has been in effect since former President Donald Trump signed the CARES Act... Read More.
(TOKYO) — Olympic athletes are set to see some reprieve from extreme weather conditions, as Tropical Storm Nepartak is now forecast to miss Japan's capital city. The storm is expected to make landfall in northern Japan on Wednesday morning local time. It was located approximately... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden taunted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday for having acknowledged his home state of Kentucky will receive money from the Biden administration-backed American Rescue Plan -- despite McConnell not having voted for it. Biden was in Illinois to promote... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden plans to announce on Wednesday a range of actions targeting rising gun violence, according to the White House, as homicide rates jump heading into the summer months -- and Republicans blame him for it. The president will lay out a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A former Olympian has been charged with defrauding the Small Business Administration over a pandemic loan. Luka Klasinc, a Slovenian figure skater, competed in the men's singles event at the 1992 Winter Olympics. He finished 26th in the short program, and did... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of 20 senators introduced legislation Wednesday to provide financial relief to the struggling U.S. Postal Service while tightening accountability for mail delivery. The bill would provide the Postal Service with $46 billion in financial relief over 10 years, repeal $5... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the verdicts were being read in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday evening in Minneapolis, 56 Black members of Congress huddled together on Capitol Hill holding their collective breath. The Congressional Black Caucus, gathered to watch the verdicts... Read More.
By SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- For the second time in just a week, President Joe Biden will need to address a mass shooting while traveling to promote his COVID relief plan, tempering his triumphant tone in the wake of... Read More.