COVID-19 live updates: US death toll set to surpass 700,000

(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 696,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled... Read More.

Apprehensions at the southern border surpass 200,000 in August

(WASHINGTON) -- Customs and Border Protection encountered over 200,000 attempted crossings in August, fewer than the two-decade high seen in July, but still far more than in past years. While the Biden administration has asked for patience, some Republican lawmakers are sounding the alarm over... Read More.

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpass 12 million

By MORGAN WINSOR, JON HAWORTH, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 548,000 people worldwide.Over 12 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with... Read More.