Anatoliy Sizov/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday morning.The department said in a statement that the move was necessary to "safeguard the […]
ConverseBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Converse is celebrating Latin Heritage Month with its latest line of kicks that draw inspiration from Puerto Rican, Dominican and Mexican cultures.The "Mi Gente" capsule collection includes festive versions of the brand's classic Chuck 70 and Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers."Created for and by the community, […]
HasbroBy ZOE MOORE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Get ready to channel your dark side with Monopoly: Disney Villains Edition.This latest version of Monopoly allows players to channel their inner villain.The game from Hasbro and Disney allows players to become classic Disney Villains like Cruella, Jafar, Scar, Evil Queen, Maleficent and Hook."Imagine classic Disney villains […]
iStock/YacobchukOlenaBY: MINA KAJI and JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News(SEATTLE) -- Major U.S. airline CEOs are pleading with White House and Congressional leaders for more federal aid as more than 30,000 U.S. airline employees face furloughs in two weeks following the expiration of relief provided by the CARES Act.On Thursday the CEOs met with White House Chief […]
courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Some 860,000 Americans lost their jobs and filed for unemployment insurance last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.The latest tally shows that new jobless claims have dipped significantly since peaking at 6.9 million in the last week of March. Still, it shatters the pre-pandemic weekly record set in 1982 […]
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city that has been roiled in recent weeks by outrage over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.
PHOENIX (AP) — The national Mi Familia Vota organization has long been involved in voting rights issues and other matters of civic engagement, but this year it's added a new initiative: Recruiting bilingual poll workers.
According to police, the suspect watched the victims set up a tent they had just received. When they left, he walked over and set fire to it, destroying their belongings and damaging the James Madison Park shelter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday, just six weeks before Election Day, is expected to unleash a pitched battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate — and the Republican-led Senate should confirm — her successor, or…
Comedy Central said in a news release that “South Park” is returning on September 30 for a hour-long special, tackling Covid-19. Titled “The Pandemic Special,” the episode will see Stan’s father Randy Marsh capitalizing on […]
Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix docuseries Cheer, has been arrested on a federal charge for allegedly producing child pornography. Harris, 21, was formally charged in Chicago on Thursday. A statement from federal officials […]
The top spokesman at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Michael Caputo, will take a two-month leave of absence, the agency said on Wednesday. The move came two days after the New […]
Real-life married actors Ben Lewis and Blake Lee have been tapped to star in Lifetime’s first-ever romantic holiday movie featuring a same-sex couple. The cable channel announced earlier this month that “The Christmas Setup,” written […]
Disney Plus’s Emmy-nominated original series “The Mandalorian” is returning the streaming service on Oct. 30, 2020. On Tuesday, Disney released Season 2’s official trailer.The description reads: “The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing […]
Netflix has ordered a ten-episode animated reboot of the 1970s sitcom Good Times. The new series will be produced by Steph Curry‘s production company Unanimous Media, and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and his company Fuzzy […]