(NEW YORK) -- With vaccination numbers declining across the country, leaders in various states are scrambling to put a stick and carrot in front of the millions of residents who have yet to get the shots. From free beers and baseball tickets to a raffle... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Bars and restaurants are finally catching a glimmer of hope as more Americans are getting vaccinated and cities and states begin to ease restrictions enacted during the pandemic. The lengthy temporary mandate that required patrons at bars and restaurants to order food... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- For more than 20 years, Americans from all walks of life have been lining up outside Foundry Methodist Church -- just blocks from the White House -- seeking help proving to the government they are who they say they are. "I tried, but... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A stalled frontal system responsible for the severe weather along the Gulf Coast Tuesday will not be going anywhere soon. More severe weather is expected Wednesday from eastern Texas into Louisiana, where more straight-line damaging winds are possible. An isolated waterspout or... Read More.
There's a reason Hollywood insiders are keeping tabs on 15-year-old Farrah Mackenzie. The young actress, who stars in the new CBS sitcom United States of Al, already has quite the impressive resume. Aside from her new television venture, Mackenzie has starred in movies Ascension and Logan Lucky -- but also appeared alongside Rainn... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Tarra Simmons, a representative in the Washington legislature, Wednesday was a "full-circle moment." After initially failing in 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee restored voting rights to more than 20,000 people with felony convictions who are out of prison, but still under community... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the last four months, five states have legalized recreational marijuana, meaning now 30% of the country allows its adult residents to possess and use cannabis. At least two more states are poised to be added to that list following the passage... Read More.
By Ben Gittleson, Karen Travers and Sasha Pezenik, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday will call for states and cities to allow all Americans to be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by April 19, two weeks before... Read More.
By Cheyenne Haslett, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the majority of adults in the country now sit on the cusp of eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccines, the U.S. is shifting into the first real-world test of Americans' acceptance of the... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A major storm is on the move from Texas into the Gulf Coast states where "violent," "long-track" tornadoes are possible Thursday.The "violent" definition means the winds of the tornadoes could be 166 mph... Read More.
By OLIVIA RUBIN and LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As Republican state lawmakers across the country wage what critics are calling the most sweeping voter suppression campaign since the Jim Crow era, two notable swing states have been spared the onslaught of... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Even with the race to vaccinate as many Americans as possible accelerating, some experts are warning that if Americans don't also follow proper safety and mitigation measures the U.S. could see a COVID-19 resurgence.