(NEW YORK) -- Imagine a world where water is scarce in the West -- or at least stretches of the increasingly hot and dry landscape. A decades-long megadrought spurred by climate change, which has led to alarmingly low reservoir levels in the region, nearing or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the ongoing shortage of health workers, leaving many health care facilities short-staffed even as the number of nationwide coronavirus cases plummets, experts say. "Nurse shortages are a long-standing issue, but because of COVID, it is anticipated to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- No, your (itchy, red) eyes are not deceiving you -- allergy season is getting worse, and climate change is to blame. Pollen counts are already higher than they've ever been, and not only will they increase, but the season will get longer... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Working moms feel the stress of burnout as they try to manage the home and workplace More women than men say they are worse off financially now one year into the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new ABC News-Washington Post poll. A quarter... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The surge of migrants at the southern border will get more dire in the coming months, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," adding that he predicts 1 million people could try to... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the United States nears 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC News' Good Morning America on Monday that the U.S. has "done worse than most any other country" in the... Read More.
By DANIEL MANZO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The winter blast that is occurring across much of the country is going to get worse before it gets better.On Wednesday, winter weather alerts stretch nearly coast to coast, affecting at least 100... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 88.2 million people worldwide and killed over 1.9 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom stood by a singed mountainside, blaming climate change for fueling the fires overtaking his state.The consequences climate scientists have long been warning about are coming to fruition... Read More.
BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- The United States experienced historic natural disasters last week, with unprecedented wildfires torching the West and the Atlantic hurricane season setting a record for the number of named storms at this point of the year. Officials... Read More.
BY: EVAN MCMURRY, JOHN KAPETANEAS, CHO PARK, EAMON MCNIFF, and JUJU CHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It was a statement that shocked almost everyone watching. For a few, it was a moment a long time coming.When pressed about... Read More.