COVID-19 live updates: Biden administration website to order free tests goes live

COVID-19 live updates: Biden administration website to order free tests goes live

(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 851,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.9% of the population in the United States…
16-year-old boy gunned down with 3 gunshots to the face in Philadelphia

16-year-old boy gunned down with 3 gunshots to the face in Philadelphia

(PHILADELPHIA) -- A 16-year-old boy has been fatally shot three times in the face, becoming the latest victim of gun violence in Philadelphia, police said. The teen, identified as Dominic Figueroa, was found when officers responded to gunshots at about 6:30 p.m. Monday on the 2600 block of North Hutchinson…
Low-income schools facing string of challenges after natural disasters: Report

Low-income schools facing string of challenges after natural disasters: Report

(WASHINGTON) -- As climate change increases the severity of natural disasters, low-income school districts face disproportionately greater obstacles when attempting to recover from them, according to a Government Accountability Office report (GAO) obtained exclusively by ABC News. Districts in high-poverty areas are already plagued with challenges -- like outdated building…
Rabbi held hostage by gunman leads prayer service at Texas synagogue

Rabbi held hostage by gunman leads prayer service at Texas synagogue

(COLLEYVILLE, Texas) -- The Texas rabbi who threw a chair at a gunman to help himself and two others survive a hostage situation held a prayer service in the wake of the deadly ordeal. Just two days after a gun-wielding suspect took Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker and two other congregants hostage…