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Morsa Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Following the nation’s latest COVID-19 resurgence, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday that it is “strengthening” its recommendation for Americans over the age of 12 who are immunocompromised, and those over the age of 50, to receive their second booster shot. “Over the past month […]

Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Billy McFarland, who pleaded guilty to scheming thousands of people out of money from his Fyre Festival, was moved to a halfway house this week, according to Bureau of Prison records. McFarland was sentenced to six years in federal prison for defrauding investors. Customers and investors […]

JohnFScott/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Advocates on both sides of the political fight over reproductive rights have spoken out, either in protest or applause of a draft Supreme Court opinion leaked earlier this month that, if it stands, would overturn the court’s landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While much of corporate America has remained […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — The funerals for several victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, are starting to take place. Ten people, all of whom were Black, were killed in a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket in an attack authorities are calling a “racially motivated hate crime.” The victims included […]

Morsa Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Federal regulators are expected to decide on a new COVID-19 vaccine design in early July, which would allow vaccine companies to begin production for rollout this fall and winter, a top official told ABC News. Food and Drug Administration vaccine chief Dr. Peter Marks said the decision would likely […]

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Two Secret Service employees — an agent and an armed physical security specialist — in South Korea to prepare for President Joe Biden’s impending arrival are being sent home after an alleged alcohol-fueled incident that ended with a report being filed with local police, according to two […]

YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images (KYIV, Ukraine) — Dozens of artillery systems supplied by the United States to Ukraine were not fitted with advanced computer systems, which improve the efficiency and accuracy of the weapons, ABC News has learned. The M777 155mm howitzers are now being used by the Ukrainian military in its war with […]

moodboard/Getty Images (AUSTIN, Texas) — As many school districts across the country continue to ban books, students are beginning to fight back by organizing protests and creating their own spaces to read and discuss these books. Sophomores Ella Scott and Alyssa Hoy of Austin, Texas, are two of many students leading the charge with The […]

Steve Heap/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Walmart this week announced an upcoming one-weekend-only exclusive online sale for Walmart+ members. Walmart+ Weekend is set to run June 2 – 5 and will offer deep discounts on thousands of items sitewide. Walmart+ members can expect deals on items such as a Shark vacuum, a Minnie Mouse playhouse, […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Democrats began the year hopeful that congressional redistricting in New York would favor the party – and insulate their slim House majority from a tumultuous midterm election cycle. But a new map expected to be approved Friday has left the state’s Democrats scrambling, reshaping the political landscape in the […]


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