(WASHINGTON) -- COVID-19 vaccinations rose 14% over the past week, White House officials said Friday, as the more contagious delta variant is quickly spreading in under-vaccinated areas. "In the past 7 days 2.15M reported newly vaccinated, vs. 1.88M the 7 days prior (+14%)," Cyrus Shahpar,... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Josh Smith, a quadriplegic, has been unable to walk or perform most activities after an accident seven years ago. So when Smith proposed to his girlfriend, Grace on bended knee, it was a big surprise for his friends and family. Smith was able... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A former sales representative for a Kentucky company that marketed a performance-enhancing drug used with racehorses pleaded guilty Friday to a criminal charge stemming from what federal prosecutors in New York called a "widespread, corrupt" doping scheme. Michael Kegley conspired with trainers,... Read More.
(COLUMBIA COUNTY, N.Y.) -- Dozens of children tested positive for COVID-19 at an upstate New York summer camp, health officials confirmed to ABC News on Thursday. The site of the outbreak was Camp Pontiac, a 550-person sleep-away camp located in Columbia County, about 2 1/2... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Chef Mario Batali and his former partner Joe Bastianich violated state and city human rights laws with a culture of sexual harassment and discrimination at restaurants they owned, the New York attorney general said Friday announcing a settlement. The company, formerly known... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Morgan Wallen is speaking out to address using a racial slur in a video that was leaked in February and the fallout that ensued. In an exclusive interview with Good Morning America co-host Michael Strahan that aired Friday, the country singer, 28,... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Some lessons on the civil rights movement, white supremacy, the women's suffrage movement and Martin Luther King Jr. may soon be cut from Texas' public education requirements, according to legislation being considered in the state -- one of several bills targeting... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An Ohio man who is a self-proclaimed "incel" was charged by a grand jury for an alleged plot to conduct a mass shooting on a number of female university students, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday. Tres Genco, 21, is charged with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The Bootleg Fire is now the third-largest fire in Oregon state history as firefighters try to limit its spread amid extremely dry conditions. The blaze had grown to nearly 400,000 acres in southern Oregon by Thursday morning and remained just 38% contained. While... Read More.
(CALHOUN, Ga.) -- A Georgia family is mourning the loss of their 5-year-old son who they say died after contracting COVID-19. Wyatt Gibson, 5, died on July 16 after suffering a stroke, according to a statement written by his grandmother, Andrea Mitchell, and shared with... Read More.
(PADUCAH, Ky.) -- Ten people have been injured in an explosion at a Kentucky Dippin' Dots factory. The explosion took place Wednesday at a Dippin' Dots-owned facility on Industrial Drive in Paducah. The site is not where the ice cream is made, but where ingredients for... Read More.