(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas warned that cyberattacks -- specifically ransomware attacks -- are on the rise and targets range from government agencies to small businesses. "The threat is real. The threat is upon us. The risk is to all of us," Mayorkas... Read More.
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Missouri hospitals are reeling from an influx of COVID-19 patients and the surge has prompted one hospital to open up a second intensive care unit. COVID-19 hospitalizations have soared 135% at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City over two weeks... Read More.
At the 2021 Oscars on Sunday night, Nomadland director Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color and the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated and to win Best Director. Her win comes as anti-Asian hate crimes are spiking in cities across the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, pictures of smog-free skies circulated social media from Los Angeles to New Delhi. With more people staying at home, it seemed one silver lining was the positive impact it was having on the environment. But... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the COVID-19 pandemic drawing more attention to America's obesity problem, a growing body of research indicates that our genetics should be used to determine what we eat. Decades of research shows that, at least for most people, the secret to staving... Read More.
By Jon Haworth, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After seeing constant news reports and one shocking video after another of the recent spate of hate crimes against Asian Americans throughout the country, Maddy Park felt scared."Last week I took... Read More.
By Katie Kindelan, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Landree Sarata was just 31 years old when she was diagnosed with end-stage liver failure after drinking nearly daily for the past decade."I never expected the diagnosis I got," Sarata, now... Read More.
By Aicha El Hammar Castano, Kirit Radia and Morgan Winsor, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As Brazil emerges as an epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic with an outbreak that is virtually unchecked, the country's regional neighbors are experiencing a worrying rise... Read More.
By Will Steakin, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In 2017, both chambers of Congress passed an anti-human-trafficking bill that provided more funds to protect vulnerable women. The vote was nearly unanimous, minus one lone holdout: Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.Gaetz's vote... Read More.
By DR. TARUN JAIN and DR. SAMUEL ROTHMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Even with millions of vaccine shots pricking arms every day, epidemiologists are warning that it's too soon for states to ease up on public COVID-19 measures without risking... Read More.
By DR. MISHAL REJA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A new study suggests that former President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric around the coronavirus, which is believed to have originated in China, helped spark anti-Asian Twitter content and "likely perpetuated racist attitudes."