(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- The two largest hospital systems in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have activated crisis standards of care due to an "unprecedented level" of activity during the pandemic, hospital officials announced Thursday. University of New Mexico Health System and Presbyterian Healthcare Services leaders said in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court issuing an unsigned order refusing to block a Texas abortion ban while it faces a legal challenge stunned many and marked a significant moment in the United States' history of reproductive rights. The playbook for years by anti-abortion legislators was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- At the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, when offices and restaurants began shuttering, the federal government scrambled to keep small businesses afloat -- ultimately spending over a trillion dollars to help protect the American Dream for millions of workers and business owners. But... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department has updated its travel warnings to better reflect the advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it said, meaning that as of Tuesday, approximately 80% of countries are now a "Level 4: Do Not Travel" on its... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO AND JEFFERY COOK, ABC NEWS (DENVER) — Utah officials have issued a rare extreme avalanche danger warning for the Salt Lake region following significant snowfall. On Wednesday morning, the Utah Avalanche Center advised people to avoid all avalanche terrain in the... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Heralding a "major, unprecedented step" toward holding errant police officers accountable, the Civilian Complaint Review Board and the New York Police Department on Thursday signed a memorandum pledging to follow a new discipline... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite the pandemic, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest rolls on, live from New York's Times Square Thursday night on ABC. But even without a massive crowd, Ryan and his co-hosts Lucy... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As 2020 ends, so does one of the most explosive and unprecedented years in American politics.The nation witnessed its leaders clashing amid a presidential impeachment, a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic and an election... Read More.
By AVERY MILLER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- White House historian Kate Andersen Brower describes President Donald's Trump's refusal to say if he will attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden as "a willful abandonment of his job. In my view, this is a... Read More.
By OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After Dictionary.com named "pandemic" its Word of the Year, users of the online dictionary elected "unprecedented" as the People's Choice 2020 Word of the Year."Unprecedented" beat out "pandemic" by a small... Read More.
BY: DEENA ZARU, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As hunger surges during the COVID-19 pandemic, millions more in the U.S. have turned to the Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, for relief -- formerly known as food stamps. And according to food security advocates,... Read More.