(ATLANTA) -- Despite the persistent pleas by public health officials to get vaccinated as coronavirus infections continue to surge, a staggeringly low number of pregnant people have been vaccinated against the virus nationwide. Just 25% of pregnant people in the United States between the ages... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A burgeoning online market for counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards is setting off alarm bells for federal health officials, who warn that the demand for fake proof of immunity is on the rise. The Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General tells ABC... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Tens of thousands of Americans, Afghans and other foreigners have been evacuated from Kabul's international airport to U.S. military installations in Qatar, a key U.S. partner in the Middle East that has received public shout-outs from President Joe Biden and his top... Read More.
A man was killed and two children -- one just 6 months old -- were injured in separate shootings over the weekend on freeways in Texas' largest city. (DALLAS) -- Police in Houston have launched an urgent search for suspects in both shootings and said... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As COVID-19 infections surge again in the U.S., health officials are warning of a concerning uptick in pediatric cases and hospitalizations across the country, just as many children head back to the classroom. With more than 48 million children under 12 still... Read More.
(LONDON, HONG KONG and JAKARTA) -- A perfect storm with the coronavirus appears to be brewing across the Asia-Pacific region: surges in the highly contagious delta variant combined with slow vaccination uptake. Tight vaccine supplies are a major factor and experts caution that unless most... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the Senate barrels toward a key test vote Wednesday on a bipartisan infrastructure deal, some Senate Republicans involved in trying to nail down the deal are pleading with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to delay the vote until next week. Key Republican negotiators in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The 11 Republicans in the group of senators trying to work out a bipartisan infrastructure deal are sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer saying no GOP member will vote "yes" to start debate on any measure Wednesday, according to... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- As the delta variant spreads rapidly across the U.S., Mississippi officials are warning about hospitalizations of children with severe cases of COVID-19. Of the seven children currently in the intensive care unit due to COVID-19, two are on ventilators, according to State... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- As the delta variant spreads rapidly across the country, Mississippi officials are warning that a dozen children are hospitalized throughout the state with severe cases of COVID-19. Of the 12 children currently in the intensive care unit due to COVID-19, 10 are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A steady clip of threatening messages has inundated the Milwaukee Election Commission in recent months, forcing the once-sleepy office to divert attention from its official mandate -- administering free and fair elections -- to a more pressing concern: ensuring the safety... Read More.