(NEW YORK) -- When Haiti won its independence nearly 200 years ago, it came at a hefty price -- an estimated $21 billion today. The country spent the next century paying off the debt to its former slave owners, France. It's a financial conundrum that those experts... Read More.
(JERUSALEM) -- At least seven of the more than 150 rockets launched by militant group Hamas on Monday targeted Jerusalem, according to Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a line was crossed when rockets were launched from Gaza at... Read More.
(LONDON) -- As rival factions in Somalia's military clash over the president's extended stay in power, the United States stands ready "to consider all available tools," according to U.S. Department of State spokesperson Ned Price. "The United States is gravely concerned by the violent clashes... Read More.
By BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After the Civil War, formerly enslaved families were promised by Union leadership 40 acres and a mule. The offer was never fulfilled, yet a reminder to the centuries-old promise that has remained in Congress for... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wash.) -- With stores that were set ablaze during a summer of civil unrest still lying in ruin in Kenosha, Wisconsin, business owners and city leaders are bracing again for violence as the local district attorney prepares... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Two people were charged Thursday with multiple felonies after police found explosives in a van in Philadelphia amid unrest in the city over the death of a 27-year-old Black man, Walter Wallace Jr., by... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- The city of Philadelphia is on high alert Thursday after authorities discovered a van filled with explosives and other suspicious cargo -- including propane tanks, torches and possibly sticks of dynamite -- on... Read More.
By JP KEENAN and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Delisha Searcy has been pleading for police reform for more than a year after her 19-year-old son, De'Von Bailey, was shot in the back by officers in Colorado.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department researched the possibility of bringing criminal or civil rights charges against Portland city officials related to their response to growing unrest in the city throughout the summer, a spokesperson confirmed to... Read More.
BY: EMILY SHAPIRO(LOUISVILLE) -- A new interim police chief was named in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday amid months of unrest in the city.The new interim chief, Yvette Gentry, is a former member of the Louisville Police Department who... Read More.
By JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After days of public silence on the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, it remained unclear Thursday afternoon whether President Donald Trump would directly address the shooting in his nomination acceptance speech Thursday... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Several top prosecutors have faced pushback in recent weeks for what critics say has been too lenient a response to unrest, including looting.The Cook County State's attorney, Kim Foxx, was among... Read More.