Category Archives: National News

Coronavirus live updates: Arizona’s ICUs are 89% full

Coronavirus live updates: Arizona’s ICUs are 89% full

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 556,000 people worldwide.Over 12.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and…Read more »

Tracking Tropical Storm Fay: Where it’s heading

Tracking Tropical Storm Fay: Where it’s heading

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) –Tropical Storm Fay is bringing pounding rains to New Jersey and New York City and slamming the coastline with gusty winds.Just before 5 p.m., Fay made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey, with sustained winds of 50 mph.A tropical storm warning is in effect from…Read more »

Creators respond to possible TikTok ban

Creators respond to possible TikTok ban

iStock/WachiwitBY: MIKE DOBUSKI, ABC News(NEW YORK) — News this week that the US is considering banning TikTok, a social media app that’s wildly popular among young people, sent shockwaves through the community of users on the platform.Morgan Eckroth started posting on TikTok last May, under the handle @morgandrinkscoffee. She now has nearly four million followers,…Read more »

Coronavirus live updates: Dog in Texas confirmed to have COVID-19

Coronavirus live updates: Dog in Texas confirmed to have COVID-19

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 555,000 people worldwide.Over 12.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and…Read more »

Tropical Storm Fay heads toward New York City, New Jersey coast

Tropical Storm Fay heads toward New York City, New Jersey coast

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A tropical storm warning for the entire New Jersey coast, New York City, Long Island and all of the Connecticut coastline has been issued as Tropical Storm Fay’s path moves north on Friday. Fay has winds of 50 mph on Friday morning and is moving north at…Read more »

Coronavirus live updates: US COVID-19 deaths begin to climb again

Coronavirus live updates: US COVID-19 deaths begin to climb again

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 552,000 people worldwide.Over 12.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns…Read more »

Ghislaine Maxwell given paper clothes at jail to avoid suicide attempt: Sources

Ghislaine Maxwell given paper clothes at jail to avoid suicide attempt: Sources

Laura Cavanaugh/Getty ImagesBy LUKE BARR and MARK OSBORNE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the recently arrested confidant of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was given paper clothes upon checking into the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, over fears that she might take her own life, two federal law enforcement sources confirm to…Read more »

Sergeant involved in Breonna Taylor’s death, her boyfriend recount details

Sergeant involved in Breonna Taylor’s death, her boyfriend recount details

Louisville Metro Police DepartmentBy ENJOLI FRANCIS, STEVE OSUNSAMI, KELLY MCCARTHY, SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN and STEPHANIE WASH, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — New audio has emerged from the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot at home by police during the execution of a no-knock warrant.Newly released interviews with police and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker,…Read more »