(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Even as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out throughout the U.S., Washington state is reeling from a fourth wave of infections, with hospitalizations surging for people age 40 to 59 -- and among many much younger. Virus cases and hospitalizations have steadily risen... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Dramatic protests that unsettled the nation after the murder of George Floyd in police custody have triggered quiet but growing backlash from state Republican lawmakers who are now pushing legislation to crack down on public demonstrations. At least 90 bills targeting protests have... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- India is caught in the throes of a ferocious second wave of coronavirus, with the nation's health authority reporting 360,960 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday alone, the seventh consecutive day with over 300,000 new infections. "The exponential growth that we've seen in... Read More.
(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Washington officials are sounding the alarm that the state is on the "cusp" of a fourth COVID-19 wave that could curtail further reopening plans if not abated. Health officials blamed a combination of waning diligence on mitigation measures and the spread of... Read More.
BY: ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations creep up across the country, health officials are continuing to urge caution, warning that despite the acceleration in the pace of vaccinations, the nation could face a potential fourth wave... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (LONDON) -- The reported death toll from COVID-19 in Africa surpassed 100,000 on Friday, as the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent grapples with a fresh wave of infections.Out of the more than 3.79 million confirmed... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. will lift the designation that Yemen's Houthi rebels are a terrorist organization on Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced, after humanitarian groups warned the legal label would all but halt aid... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- Europe's second wave of coronavirus infections remains in full swing, but in some countries, the Christmas holidays may grant a reprieve to allow people to gather with their families again.While the worst-affected... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, KATHERINE FAULDERS, MOLLY NAGLE, AND ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name a number of senior White House staff as soon as this week, a group that will likely include Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La.,... Read More.
BY: BENJAMIN SIEGEL, KATHERINE FAULDERS, MOLLY NAGLE, AND ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name a number of senior White House staff as soon as this week, a group that will likely include Rep. Cedric... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington, announced new restrictions Sunday on residents and businesses as the state deals with record-breaking COVID-19 infection rates.The state is currently undergoing a "third wave" of... Read More.