(NEW YORK) -- Last week, the United States became one of the only Western countries to roll back abortion access in the 21st century after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling means about half of American women may lose access to legal abortions. Abortion... Read More.
(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong has announced significant changes to its strict COVID-19 border measures, which have been among the most stringent in the world. A flight ban from nine countries -- including the United States and the United Kingdom -- will be scrapped from... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles' sweeping new vaccine mandate goes into effect Monday, which requires proof of vaccination in order for patrons to enter most public indoor spaces in the second most populous city in the U.S. Believed to be among the most far-reaching vaccination requirements... Read More.
(KABUL) -- The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan is suffering from a COVID-19 crisis as the virus sweeps across Afghanistan in a devastating third wave destabilizing the already fractured country. Staff have been placed on a severe lockdown as dozens of employees have been hospitalized, filling... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- For those stars looking forward to going casual for this year's Oscars, or phoning it in via Zoom as they did for other recent awards shows, they'll have to think again. And sorry, Jason Sudeikis, it looks like you'll have to leave
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(TOKYO) -- After a yearlong wait, thousands of runners will begin passing the Olympic torch across Japan starting next week in the lead-up to the summer games.But the traditional revelry of the torch relay... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1 million people worldwide.Over 37.8 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Chrissy Teigen is paying the price for not following the doctor's orders of mandatory bed rest. The Cravings author revealed Wednesday that she is now confined to her bed for the next week -- which she says "it’s kind of crappier... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(HONOLULU) -- Hawaii's governor approved a sweeping stay-at-home mandate in Oahu that significantly rolls back reopening plans on the state's most-populous island.The order, which goes into effect Thursday at midnight and last for two... Read More.
BY: JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Kate Bedingfield, former Vice President Joe Biden's deputy campaign manager and communications director, said Sunday that the Democratic presidential nominee has not been tested for COVID-19, but that "incredibly strict protocols," have been... Read More.