ABC News: Top Stories
ABC News: Top Stories
Matthew McConaughey grills Dr. Fauci in interview on COVID-19
Matthew McConaughey interviewed Anthony Fauci, the nation’s famed infectious disease expert, for 40 minutes on Instagram Thursday.
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Georgia governor to drop lawsuit over Atlanta mask mandate
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he’s dropping a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta in a dispute over the city’s requirement to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic
Private prison industry backs Trump, prepares if Biden wins
Speaking to investors last week, the founder of the private prison company GEO Group predicted his company would rebound after the November election
Trump campaign sues key Iowa counties over absentee mailings
President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has sued two Democratic-leaning Iowa counties that are making it easy to vote by mail during the coronavirus pandemic, seeking to invalidate tens of thousands of voters’ absentee ballot applications
Sarah Palin says she hopes media treats Kamala Harris 'fairly,' but 'no kid gloves'
In an exclusive interview for "GMA," former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said she hopes the media treats newly tapped VP-pick Sen. Kamala Harris fairly.
Jeffrey Epstein's estate lawyers accused of 'belittling' alleged victim
A lawyer for an alleged victim contends Epstein's estate lawyers are engaged in a "concerted and coordinated effort" to delay the woman's lawsuit.
President Trump says 'historic peace agreement' made between Israel, UAE
President Trump says 'historic peace agreement' made between Israel, UAE.
Pompeo, in Slovenia, pushes 5G security, warns about China
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited Slovenia to make the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei
Coronavirus updates: New Zealand reports 13 more locally-transmitted cases
The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 750,000 people worldwide.
Belarus: Hundreds form 'lines of solidarity' with protesters
Thousands of people have returned to the streets of Minsk and other cities in Belarus to protest election results that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko and a subsequent police crackdown on peaceful demonstrations
2nd ICE detainee in Georgia dies from COVID-19 complications
A diabetic Costa Rican man in federal immigration custody has become the second detainee in Georgia to die from COVID-19 complications after being held at a detention center that has reported more than 150 coronavirus cases
German coronavirus tests backlog: 900 positive not yet told
German authorities have worked through the night to clear a backlog of coronavirus tests from travelers after it emerged 900 people who were positive for COVID-19 had yet to be informed
Another 963,000 workers filed for unemployment insurance last week
This is the first time in 21 weeks that the weekly jobless claims have dipped below 1 million.
Police order crowd to leave amid Portland protests
Officials say protesters and police clashed in downtown Portland in a demonstration that lasted into the predawn hours of Thursday
Kamala Harris receives strong marks as Joe Biden's VP: POLL
Kamala Harris steps into her new role as Joe Biden's vice presidential nominee on a relative high note.
Police: Man fatally shot himself in struggle with troopers
Authorities say a man in Virginia fatally shot himself when he fired multiple gunshots during a struggle with troopers attempting to take him into custody
German court convicts mother of letting son die of thirst
A court in western Germany has convicted a 28-year-old woman of negligent homicide for allowing her young son to die of thirst
Savannah cops fired for use of excessive force during arrest
Two Savannah officers were terminated Wednesday following an investigation into excessive force used during an April arrest.
Firm behind coronavirus drug faces questions over pricing, potentially cheaper option
Executives with Gilead Sciences are now facing harsh criticism over the initial business decisions they’ve made in the midst of a pandemic.
How a college with zero COVID-19 cases in 3 months reopened
A community college in Ohio has had no reported cases of COVID-19 traced to the school since reopening for in-person classes three months ago.
Talks of merging coronavirus aid with government funding has experts worried
With a compromise out of view and lawmakers poised to recess for the month, the path forward for any rescue bill could possibly be merged with a continuing resolution.
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Biden and Harris make 1st appearance as historic Democratic ticket
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made joint their first joint appearance as running mates Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware.
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'Liberal?' 'Phony?' 'Nasty?': Trump, GOP struggle with how to attack Harris
President Trump and the GOP have struggled on how to attack Joe Biden's vice presidential pick Sen. Kamala Harris.
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Military helicopter shot at over northern Virginia, crew member injured
A military helicopter shot at over northern Virginia forced to make emergency landing, one crew member received a minor injury.
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Watchdog report faults Trump's UK envoy Woody Johnson for 'insensitive comments'
A State Department watchdog report released Wednesday faults Trump's UK envoy Woody Johnson for "insensitive comments" and a "negative effect" on morale.
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Florida sheriff forbids staff, visitors from wearing masks
Florida sheriff forbids staff, visitors from wearing masks
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Trump praises QAnon-embracing candidate who won GOP runoff in Georgia
President Donald Trump praised Marjorie Taylor Greene who a GOP congressional runoff in Georgia, despite espousing racist views and QAnon conspiracy theories.
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Ford recalls midsize SUVs to fix possible brake fluid leaks
Ford is recalling more than 558,000 midsize SUVs in North America because the brakes may not work properly
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Trump congratulates QAnon supporter Greene on Georgia win
President Donald Trump has tweeted support for congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene following her Republican primary victory in Georgia
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First dog to test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina dies
The first dog to test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina has died.
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