The president's chief medical advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci, joins us to discuss the latest on COVID.
The president's chief medical advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci, joins us to discuss the latest on COVID.
At least eight children in the U.S. have now tested positive for monkeypox, after health officials in Harris County, Texas, confirmed to ABC News that a presumptive case had been identified in a child under the age of 2. The child is expected to make a full recovery, and is doing "very, very well," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said during a press conference on Tuesday. Thus far, no one else in the child's circle has been identified as positive for monkeypox, according to officials.
Jonas Brothers are headed back to Las Vegas. The group announced a trio of encore shows in November on Monday, following their previous residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM in June. The trio -- which consists of brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick Jonas -- will perform Nov. 10, 11 and 12 with a unique set list each night.
Authorities in Northern California have announced a new phase in the ongoing search for a teenager who disappeared after a party 11 days ago. Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen on Aug. 6 around 12:30 a.m. local time near the Prosser Family Campground in the small town of Truckee, some 20 miles north of Lake Tahoe. "Her cellphone went dead and became virtually untraceable shortly after," Angela Musallam, public information officer for the Placer County Sheriff's Office, told ABC News during an interview that aired Aug. 9 on "Good Morning America."
Halle Berry is known for many things -- but especially her dynamic array of hair looks. The actress recently celebrated her 56th birthday by posting a photo of herself wearing small hoop earrings, a black lace top and a head full of gorgeous gray curls. Berry's birthday selfie received plenty of love from fans, who liked the photo more than 200,000 times and left thousands of endearing comments.
A suspect remains at large after three men were killed in a hit-and-run outside a Chicago gay bar, police said. A fourth victim was struck and injured in the "horrific act" outside Jeffery Pub, which took place at about 5 a.m. Sunday, Chicago police said. The attack "appears to be intentional" but is not being investigated as a hate crime, Chicago police said at a news conference Monday.
Florence Pugh has revealed that she quietly ended her relationship with Zach Braff earlier this year. In an interview for Harper's BAZAAR's September ICONS issue, the "Black Widow" actress confirmed the two had called it quits after about three years together. Pugh is 26 and Braff is 47.
The saga of WNBA star Brittney Griner continued Monday after her attorneys filed an appeal over her conviction and nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession. The move comes as U.S. officials continue to seek a prisoner transfer for her and fellow captive American Paul Whelan. ABC News Live spoke with Bill Richardson, a former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., who has been a frequent emissary in hostage negotiations through the Richardson Center for Global Engagement, about the latest developments.
Communities on the East and Gulf coasts of the U.S. could soon be preparing for a longer hurricane season as the formation of tropical cyclones shifts to earlier in the year, according to a new study. Researchers who analyzed changes in the onset of Atlantic tropical cyclone activity from 1979 to 2020 found that the first named storms of the North Atlantic hurricane season have been occurring five days earlier every decade since 1979, according to a study published in Nature Communications on Tuesday. Currently, the North Atlantic hurricane season runs annually from June 1 to November 30 -- a definition that was established in 1965.
Former President Donald Trump said in a social media post on Monday that the FBI seized his passports during an unprecedented raid of his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last week. An official with the Department of Justice told ABC News that Trump's passports have been returned to his team. When asked for comment, an FBI spokesperson told ABC News: "In executing search warrants, the FBI follows search and seizure procedures ordered by courts, then returns items that do not need to be retained for law enforcement purposes."
Six people were shot outside a Memphis hospital early Tuesday and four of the victims remain in critical condition, police said. The shooting was reported around 12:42 a.m. at Methodist North Hospital, Memphis police said. Two victims were taken to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in critical condition, one of whom is now non-critical, while four were taken to Regional One Hospital.
As monkeypox continues to spread across the U.S., the number of children infected with the virus is growing as well. At least eight children have tested positive for monkeypox since July in multiple states, from Florida and Maine to California. Children under the age of 8 are among those whom the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers at "increased risk" for developing more severe illness if infected with monkeypox, along with pregnant people, people who are immunocompromised and those who have a history of atopic dermatitis or eczema.
An 88-year-old woman was killed in an apparent alligator attack in South Carolina on Monday, officials said. It appears the victim, Nancy Becker, was gardening near a pond in Sun City Hilton Head, an adult-only community, and slipped in, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Natural Resources. Responders found the gator "guarding" Becker, officials said.
In an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America," Amber Escudero-Kontostathis sits down to talk for the first time about being the sole survivor of a lightning strike near the White House earlier this month, on her 28th birthday, and her road to recovery. "I don't remember much of that day at all," Escudero-Kontostathis told "GMA" in her first interview since the incident. On Aug. 4, Escudero-Kontostathis, 28, was canvassing outside the White House for Threshold Giving, a nonprofit organization through the International Rescue Committee that helps refugees, when she and three others took cover underneath a tree at Lafayette Square after it began to rain.
Archbishop of San Antonio Gustavo García-Siller has been traveling to Uvalde, Texas, to "walk with the community" as it grapples with the horrific shooting this past May. García-Siller spends time with the residents and leads Mass services for the community. When faced with the magnitude of emotions that accompanies tragedy, words often fail, which is why he's utilizing another way to make a connection with the children of Uvalde.
Senate Democrats' campaign arm is going on the offense for Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly less than two months before the first ballots go out in the state for the midterms -- in which Kelly's race and a handful of others could decide the balance of power in the upper chamber. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) on Tuesday launched its first ad campaign of the general election cycle against Republican Blake Masters, a 36-year-old venture capitalist who is running to unseat Kelly in his first bid for political office. Arizona voters will wake up in the West to television, digital and radio spots trying to depict Masters as "not like normal Arizonans," as part of a previously announced $33 million independent expenditure reservation from the DSCC, which has a particular interest in protecting incumbents like Kelly.
Tuesday's primaries in Alaska and Wyoming will spotlight two big Republican detractors of former President Donald Trump -- and now two big targets of his revenge tour this election cycle. The incumbents, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Liz Cheney, may also see two diverging results at the ballot box. Wyoming is the state that handed Trump his widest margin of victory in the 2020 election.
During Monday night's school board meeting, Uvalde citizens demanded financial transparency regarding the millions of dollars in grants announced last week aimed at strengthening school security before children return to the classroom this September. "We just saw lump sum $100,000 here, $500,000 here," one community member said during the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District meeting. The school board announced last week that it plans to spend more than $3.5 million on projects such as replacing locks, installing fences and hiring more counselors.
The Trump Organization's longtime chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, is expected to plead guilty to tax charges as soon as this week, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Weisselberg, 75, is currently scheduled to go on trial in the fall, but a hearing in the case is now scheduled for this Thursday, in what could be a sign that he could change his plea then. An attorney for Weisselberg declined to comment when contacted by ABC News.
A frozen food manufacturer issued a recall Sunday for more than 13,000 pounds of frozen meat pizza over possible contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said. Home Run Inn Frozen Foods said the food products "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal," the USDA said. The company discovered the problem after it received complaints from consumers, according to the USDA.
Millions of Americans are at risk of experiencing an "extreme heat belt" that would affect parts of the Midwest over the next three decades, according to a new report from the nonprofit research group First Street Foundation. According to the First Street Foundation's study, those high temperatures, considered extremely dangerous by the National Weather Service, are expected to affect 8 million Americans this year and increase 13 times over 30 years. The "extreme heat belt" extends from Texas' northern border and Louisiana north through Iowa, Indiana and Illinois, the report shows.