(WASHINGTON) -- After a year and a half at the podium, White House press secretary Jen Psaki is planning to leave the White House on May 13, and her current deputy, Karine Jean-Pierre, will be her replacement, President Joe Biden announced Thursday. In a historic... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Cason Crane, a mountaineer, and now founder and CEO of Explorer Cold Brew, says founding a company during the pandemic was not the "pandemic pivot" he anticipated. "I was driven by my obsessive love of cold brew coffee, and honestly, like being stuck... Read More.
Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, where a mob of angry white Oklahomans killed as many as 300 Black Tulsans and seized whatever property that was left after the two-day rampage. For decades, the incident remained hidden from the public eye until the HBO series Watchmen depicted the horrific June 1,... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Rachel Levine was confirmed by the Senate to serve as Biden's assistant secretary of health, making history as the first openly transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate and the highest ranking... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former 2020 presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has made history as the first openly gay Cabinet member in U.S. history to be confirmed by the Senate.At age 39,... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Just over two decades ago, President Bill Clinton had to use a recess appointment to install the first openly gay U.S. ambassador over Republican senators' opposition. Now, on Tuesday, the State Department's new openly... Read More.