(NEW YORK) -- As the night before Christmas inches nearer, Santa Claus is being asked to make more and more appearances. But Santa Claus is getting harder to find. Mitch Allen, the founder and "Head Elf" of event planning company Hire Santa, spoke with ABC... Read More.
(LONDON) -- British shoppers looking for eggs have been met with empty shelves as the United Kingdom’s “largest ever” outbreak of bird flu and rising costs have placed pressure on egg supplies across the country. Customers at British supermarket retailers Sainsbury’s and Tesco found eggs out... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Social media is abuzz with people sharing stories about weight loss using Ozempic, a drug designed to regulate insulin. Now, doctors are weighing in with context about this influential drug. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ozempic, also known as semaglutide,... Read More.
(PHOENIX) -- A paper supply crunch is testing the preparedness of U.S. election officials and exposing a key vulnerability in America's democratic process as midterm voting gets underway. The 2022 election cycle will use an estimated 30 million pounds of paper, according to industry experts.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Marcelo Candia spends all day teaching a classroom full of 4-year-old children in northern Virginia -- then walks across the street to work in a grocery store bakery for four more hours. It's the reality faced by so many workers in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the country, reports have been surfacing of people having difficulty obtaining their prescription for Adderall, a medication that can treat ADHD. Brad Mielke, the host of ABC News’ "Start Here" podcast, who shared that he has an ADHD diagnosis, said he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After weeks of individual reports of frustration with getting Adderall prescriptions filled, the Food and Drug Administration confirmed Wednesday a nationwide shortage of the immediate release formulation of amphetamine mixed salts, commonly referred to by the brand name Adderall. Adderall is a... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida National Guard to address staffing shortages at the state's correctional facilities. "Members of the Guard have the training and capability to assist Florida's correctional officers with certain duties, such as manning guard towers,... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Residents in Jackson, Mississippi, should have water pressure again, officials announced Sunday evening, following nearly a week of no reliable running water for thousands of residents. Water tanks at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant saw "increased storage levels" overnight, with many... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Staffing shortages, system issues and multiple equipment failures have led to a crisis where Jackson, Mississippi, residents have lost running water for an indefinite amount of time, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said at a press conference on Tuesday. Lumumba attributed the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic -- and with ongoing concerns about political violence -- America is facing a critical shortage of poll workers, experts say. A new national campaign hopes to see veterans and their families fill the gap. Some... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a multibillion-dollar bill to boost domestic computer chip manufacturing and more, touting the bipartisan package as "a once-in-a-generation investment in America itself." The law -- known as the CHIPS and Science Act -- spends nearly $53 billion... Read More.