(NEW YORK) -- With the emergence of COVID-19 and the recent surge in monkeypox cases, scientists and doctors who specialize in infectious disease are issuing increasingly dire warnings, saying wealthy countries can no longer afford to ignore small outbreaks abroad. For decades, diseases that primarily... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic chairs of the House Homeland Security and House Oversight committees on Tuesday threatened the Department of Homeland Security inspector general with a subpoena, accusing him of delaying responding to the committee's request for answers regarding missing Secret Service text messages... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health officials are once again raising the alarm about the threat of a resurgence of COVID-19 infections across the country, as concerns grow about the new omicron subvariant, BA.5, which is now the dominant viral strain in the U.S. The BA.5 variant,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- By spring of 2021, Rashelle Chase-Miller knew she’d have to make some hard decisions. Schools in Portland, Oregon -- including her son Leo’s charter -- were reopening in-person. But Chase-Miller, herself born and raised in the City of Roses, had reservations. For... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Six state attorneys general issued a threat to the National Football League on Wednesday: protect female employees or face a potential investigation. "Our offices will use the full weight of our authority to investigate and prosecute allegations of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Wildfires swirling around California's giant sequoia trees are prompting more evacuations as they spread toward communities surrounding the forests. Residents in Ponderosa and Quaking Aspen in Tulare County have been ordered to evacuate immediately now that the Windy Fire had fanned to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A group of House moderates is threatening to blow up Democrats' plans of passing a $3.5 trillion budget resolution when the chamber is set to return the week of Aug. 23 unless the chamber also votes on the $1.1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The TAKE with Rick Klein It takes less than ever to find partisan grooves these days -- and the fact that they've been etched deeper out of the fallout from Jan. 6 serves as a case in point. That's the reality that confronts President... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Progressive Democrats are threatening to sink a bipartisan infrastructure proposal if they do not receive assurances that moderate and conservative members of their own party would back a go-it-alone effort to pass President Joe Biden's other key infrastructure priorities. Those progressives want a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A storm system is pushing east with fire danger, gusty winds, severe storms and heavy mountain snow on Tuesday. A new wildfire spread in Lincoln County, New Mexico, with evacuations prompted as wildfires are covering up to 4,000 acres with 0% containment. Elsewhere,... Read More.
By MATTHEW VANN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the effort to vaccinate Americans intensifies, daily COVID-19 test numbers are falling nationwide, an alarming sign to public health experts who say the tests are still crucial to containing the virus.Testing has... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN and MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called for the immediate removal of President Donald Trump following the breach of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters Wednesday,... Read More.