‘Pharmacy deserts’ are new front in the race to vaccinate for COVID-19

‘Pharmacy deserts’ are new front in the race to vaccinate for COVID-19

By SOO RIN KIM, ERIN SCHUMAKER,  MARK NICHOLS, and EVAN SIMON, ABC News(PRESIDIO, Texas) -- Jorge Figueroa was willing to drive eight hours round trip.He wasn't going on vacation or to visit a relative.Instead, he was planning to get a lifesaving shot to protect him from COVID-19 -- a shot…
43-year-old hiker falls to his death at Zion National Park in Utah

43-year-old hiker falls to his death at Zion National Park in Utah

By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(SPRINGDALE, Utah) -- A 43-year-old man fell to his death while hiking at Zion National Park in southern Utah, officials said.Jason Hartwell, of Draper, Utah, was found at the base of the Angels Landing summit Friday morning, the National Park Service said in a statement.A search…
New York City’s Javits Center offering COVID-19 vaccinations 24/7

New York City’s Javits Center offering COVID-19 vaccinations 24/7

By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Javits Center in New York City is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, after the approval of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine a week ago.The convention center in Manhattan is accepting appointments around the clock in a sweeping…
Warmest air since November expected across parts of US next week

Warmest air since November expected across parts of US next week

BY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A late winter cold blast is gripping parts of the Northeast Saturday morning. Wind chills in the Northeast are in the teens and single digits. In the interior northeast, wind chills are well below zero. Lake effect snow will be possible Saturday…
Senate passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Here’s what’s next.

Senate passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Here’s what’s next.

BY: TRISH TURNER AND ALLISON PECORIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — After more than 25 hours of debate and votes, Senate Democrats passed a sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill Saturday aimed at helping lower-income Americans, small businesses, schools, the hard-hit hospitality and tourism industries, as well as state and local…
Democrats’ unemployment insurance plan passes on party line vote

Democrats’ unemployment insurance plan passes on party line vote

By ALLISON PECORIN AND TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — After a nearly 12 hour stall, the Democratic unemployment insurance agreement passed on a party line vote of 50-49. The amendment, passed by Democrats in the early hours of Saturday morning, superseded an earlier Republican victory on unemployment insurance. Democrats…