ABC News: Top Stories
Biden directive combats racism against Asian Americans amid COVID-19 pandemic
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 16:51:53 -0500
President Joe Biden directed federal agencies to combat racism against the Asian American Pacific Islander community as it faces a rise in hate crimes amid the pandemic.
Acting DC police chief criticizes 'tepid' Army response to Jan. 6 riots
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 22:30:21 -0500
Washington, D.C.'s top cop said the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol exposed "weaknesses in the security of the most secure city in the country."
Antony Blinken confirmed as Biden's secretary of state
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:17:47 -0500
The Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as President Joe Biden's secretary of state.
Off-duty cop, 'mob' allegedly tried to break into Black teen's home: Lawsuit
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 21:09:39 -0500
A former officer accused of gathering a group and attempting to enter a Black teen's home in a case of mistaken identity has been sued by the victim.
UK's 'tsunami' of grief as coronavirus deaths pass 100,000
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 12:30:45 -0500
The U.K. has become the first country in Europe to pass 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths
Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pact
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 15:44:16 -0500
The Kremlin says Russia and the United States have exchanged documents to extend their last remaining nuclear arms control pact days before it is set to expire
Judge OKs Weinstein bankruptcy plan with $17M for victims
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 12:30:44 -0500
A Delaware judge has approved a revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan that provides about $35 million for creditors, with roughly half that amount going to women who've accused disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct
Grindr faces $11.7 million fine from Norway regulators for alleged data sharing
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:45:33 -0500
Norwegian regulators announced intentions to hit the popular LGBTQ dating app Grindr with a fine of nearly $12 million over data sharing practices.
Storms continue to move across US bringing tornadoes, heavy snow, rain and flooding
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:07:58 -0500
Several storms moving through the country are bringing tornadoes, heavy snow, freezing rain, flooding and hail.
EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 15:25:45 -0500
The European Union is urging U.S. President Joe Biden to help draw up a common rule book to rein in the power of big tech companies like Facebook and Twitter and combat the spread of fake news