(NEW YORK) -- Rhashonna Cosby's two children fared very differently during their months of remote learning. Her son thrived working independently, going on to graduate from high school in the spring of 2020. Her 17-year-old daughter, meanwhile, struggled academically without face-to-face instruction, before transferring... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Driven by the more transmissible delta variant, COVID-19 cases and deaths are up nationwide by more than 20% compared to last week’s seven-day average, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said Thursday, and hospitalizations are up over 30%... Read More.
(UNITED STATES) -- With the COVID-19 delta variant surge once again prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to recommend masks indoors for teachers and other vaccinated school employees, many parents are left wondering if the new landscape of the pandemic means it's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Americans start packing bars and live venues once again in the age of mass COVID-19 vaccination -- with many abandoning masks and social distancing measures -- a concerning reality check is taking place. Health officials and front-line workers, particularly in pockets... Read More.
(KANSAS CITY) — Sherry Weldon thought the worst of the pandemic was over for Livingston County, a rural area in northern Missouri, after the winter. Confirmed cases had essentially dropped down to zero. Schools had largely stayed open. But starting at the end of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced on Thursday the first details of the U.S. sending 80 million COVID-19 vaccines overseas with the aim of "ending the pandemic globally." The Biden administration has been under pressure to provide other hard-hit nations with some of its abundant... Read More.
BY: ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations creep up across the country, health officials are continuing to urge caution, warning that despite the acceleration in the pace of vaccinations, the nation could face a potential fourth wave... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- GameStop shares surged nearly 40% early Thursday, after doubling in price on Wednesday, in a new rally that once again has many market watchers scratching their heads.The new spike in GameStop... Read More.
By: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Retail investors continue to upend financial markets this week, sending silver prices higher and adding more volatility to Reddit-backed stocks such as GameStop and AMC Theaters.Silver futures were up more than 9%... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- California ordered 5,000 more body bags and has dozens of refrigerated trucks on standby as the state experiences its "most intense" COVID-19 surge to date, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.The state... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Some 742,000 workers filed for unemployment insurance last week, an uptick of more than 30,000 compared to the previous week, the Department of Labor said Thursday.Weekly jobless claims have remained elevated for months... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump White House on Wednesday tried to make Thanksgiving a new political flashpoint, calling new restrictions recommended by health experts and governors "Orwellian."As COVID-19 spikes dramatically across the country and Americans... Read More.