(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- More than 100 days after declaring a state of emergency, Puerto Rico finally will have some funding to address an alarming rise in gender-based violence on the island. The Financial Oversight Management Board, which is in charge of the island's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The public's priority on enacting new laws to try to address gun violence has waned from its level three years ago, despite continued mass shooting incidents across the country. Fifty percent in this ABC News/Washington Post poll prioritize enacting new gun violence... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the nation grapples with a surge in gun violence and record gun sales, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would consider whether Americans have a fundamental right to carry a handgun outside the home for self-defense. The case is an appeal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Herlin Odicio has lived a life in defense of his tribe's territory. As a consequence, he now finds himself in exile from it. "Just a few days ago they came looking for me in my community," he said. "They send me death... Read More.
(LONDON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday rejected GOP claims Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters was "inciting violence" when she said in Minnesota over the weekend that protesters need "to get more confrontational." House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said over the weekend he would be... Read More.
Federal prosecutors alleged in a new court filing that Members of the Oath Keepers militia group who joined in the Jan. 6 insurrection appear to have stashed weapons at a hotel in Virginia as part of a so-called "Quick Reaction Force" they could activate... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Gun violence in Philadelphia continued over the weekend after 11 people were shot in a 24-hour period, according to police. Three people died as a result of the shootings. A 10-year-old was among those wounded, ABC Philadelphia station WPVI-TV reported. One of the victims... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced limited steps, using his executive power, to address gun violence Thursday -- three weeks after three mass shootings and under pressure to act. Biden announced six actions, including asking the Department of Justice to issue a proposed rule to... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Targeted violence against schools is preventable, if the warning signs are identified, according to a new report by the Secret Service released Tuesday.The report by the Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Center studied 67... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the nation reels from two mass shootings in less than a week, the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday is set to address what's being called "constitutional and common sense actions to curb gun... Read More.
By JUSTIN GOMEZ, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- President Joe Biden condemned the rising hate crimes against Asian Americans while in Atlanta on Friday, following a string of spa shootings in the area by a white man that killed eight people, most... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A white gunman's deadly rampage in Georgia that left six women of Asian descent dead has put the spotlight on the harassment and violence Asian American women face, leading to calls for change.The... Read More.