Death toll rises as violence escalates between Israel, Hamas

(NEW YORK) -- Tensions in the Middle East have risen to new heights as deadly confrontations continued unabated Wednesday between Israel's military and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling the Gaza Strip.The Israel Defense Forces said on Twitter early Wednesday that Hamas and other... Read More.

US COVID-19 death toll rises for fifth straight week

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, EMILY SHAPIRO and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 712,000 people worldwide.Over 19 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the... Read More.