Former President Barack Obama is urging his fellow Americans to "Roll Up Your Sleeves" and get the COVID-19 vaccine. Teaming with basketball legends Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal for NBC's hour-long Roll Up Your Sleeves special, the former president hoped to persuade more Americans of color to get vaccinated... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (TAMPA, Fla.) — Florida officials are urging residents in the surrounding areas of a wastewater storage pond to heed evacuation orders ahead of a potential overflow of polluted water. On Friday, the Manatee County Public Safety Department warned of... Read More.
By ASHLEY SCHWARTZ-LAVARES, ERIELLE RESHEF and ALLIE YANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- San Antonio emergency room physician Dr. Nayeli Rodulfo-Zayas spent much of last summer treating patients with severe COVID-19 infections in the intensive care unit, too often watching them... Read More.
By DR. TARUN JAIN and DR. SAMUEL ROTHMAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Even with millions of vaccine shots pricking arms every day, epidemiologists are warning that it's too soon for states to ease up on public COVID-19 measures without risking... Read More.
By MARYALICE PARKS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In addition to roads and bridges, President Joe Biden has signaled a willingness to revamp what advocates refer to as the nation's "care infrastructure," benefits and workplace requirements such as paid family and sick leave that... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Even with the race to vaccinate as many Americans as possible accelerating, some experts are warning that if Americans don't also follow proper safety and mitigation measures the U.S. could see a COVID-19 resurgence.
BY: MICHELLE STODDART, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden appeared to be at odds with his top scientist in the pandemic fight, Dr. Anthony Fauci, about whether former president Donald Trump should urge his supporters to get vaccinated, given a poll that... Read More.
By AMANDA MAILE and MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Major U.S. airlines and nearly 30 travel and labor groups are urging the Biden administration to develop temporary COVID-19 health credentials that would allow travelers to show digital proof of their coronavirus... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- One hundred-forty U.S. lawmakers from both parties urged the Biden administration on Tuesday to aim for bipartisan consensus and seek a "comprehensive" deal with Iran that addresses not just its nuclear program, but a range of... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With an over-the-phone assist from former President Donald Trump's eldest son, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz on Thursday traveled to House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney's home turf to urge Wyomingites to vote her out... 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.