(WASHINGTON) -- Less than two months before the midterm elections, Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday introduced a bill that would impose a nationwide ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The measure, the first GOP effort to ban abortion at the national level... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Council's Public Safety Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday on legislation that seeks to define the boundaries of Times Square in order to designate it as a "sensitive area" free from the concealed carry of guns. The legislation... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott traveled to Uvalde amid growing criticism of his level of engagement with a community still reeling from the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School. The Republican governor met with families of the 21 victims on Friday, his office... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the family of slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Tuesday amid renewed demands for justice. Blinken had previously spoken to Abu Akleh's relatives via telephone, but Tuesday was their first in-person meeting. The family... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Jill Biden and her Ukrainian counterpart, Olena Zelenska, met at the White House on Tuesday. President Joe Biden was also there on the South Lawn to welcome Zelenska, presenting Ukraine's first lady with a bouquet of yellow sunflowers, blue hydrangeas and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security inspector general met with members of the Jan. 6 committee behind closed doors on Friday amid revelations about deleted Secret Service texts from the day before and the day of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The meeting comes... Read More.
Sean Penn has returned to Ukraine, where he was shooting a documentary when the Russian invasion began, and he's apparently back to work there. The Oscar-winning actor reportedly met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv, where the president reportedly thanked him "for the attention... Read More.
After meeting with President Joe Biden, Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, a native of Uvalde, Texas, made a passionate plea for gun reform at Tuesday's White House press briefing as Congress considers new legislation this week. McConaughey, noting he is a gun owner, offered extensive... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump Jr., former President Donald Trump's eldest son, appeared before the Jan. 6 select committee on Tuesday for a voluntary interview, multiple sources familiar with his appearance confirmed to ABC News. ABC News first reported last month that Trump Jr. was expected... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The parents of Austin Tice, an American journalist and Marine Corps veteran abducted in Syria, have already been waiting almost a decade for their son to return home. After a public plea for support over the weekend, President Joe Biden wasted no... Read More.