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COVID cases, hospitalizations surge in Northeast

New COVID subvariant is most transmissible yet

OB-GYN trial shows need for medical boundaries

Kids with obesity should get proactive treatment

COVID hospitalizations 3 times higher for seniors

Thailands king, queen test positive for COVID-19

More than 7,000 nurses on strike in New York City

Bills Hamlin transferred to Buffalo hospital

ABC News Live: McCarthy begins first week as Speaker after weeklong election

Toy Drive fund started by Damar Hamlin receives millions in donations

Generation Hope helps teen moms pursue higher education while parenting

Texas mom was asked for $7,000 for district records on bullying

ABC News Live: Protesters storm seat of power in Brazil

Study: Many young people struggled with substance abuse, mental health amid pandemic

ABC News Live: Congress gets back to work after McCarthy elected speaker

Doctors release new guidelines on childhood obesity

OB-GYN trial reminds patients of boundaries doctors should establish during exams

Robert Hadden is currently facing federal charges for sexual assault.

Best of CES 2023: Nutrition tracking and a very smart mixer

From an AI oven that promises to warn you when your food is about to burn to a mixing bowl designed to take the hassle out of tracking calories, food tech has been a key theme at this years CES tech show in Las Vegas

More schools institute mask mandates as COVID cases rise across the US

Weekly COVID-19 cases have risen over the last five weeks.

Famed Danish restaurant Noma to start new flavor search

The famed Danish restaurant Noma which has claimed the title of worlds top restaurant several times, is reinventing itself

Elevated US traffic deaths slipped in 1st 9 months of 2022

The number of traffic deaths on U.S. roadways fell slightly during the first nine months of 2022, but pedestrian and cyclist deaths continued to rise

Kimchi in grilled cheese? Its a spicy, crunchy flavor boost

The original pull-from-the-pantry meal could be grilled cheese

In polar night, Norway-Russia kids event lights up Christmas

The childrens choir from the Lutheran church in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard traveled three hours each way by boat to mark Orthodox Christmas with the 40 children in Barentsburg, a village owned by Russias Arctic mining company in the remote No...

CES 2023: Companies tout environmental tech innovations

As countries grapple with how to limit global warming to just 1.5 degrees Celsius and avoid the most extreme climate disasters, numerous companies at this years CES tech show in Las Vegas hope to be part of the solution

Children with obesity should get proactive treatment, new guidelines say

The AAP said its a disease with genetic, social and environmental factors

Ukrainian startups bring tech innovation to CES 2023

The past year has been difficult for startups everywhere, but running a company in Ukraine during the Russian invasion comes with a whole different set of challenges

Best of CES 2023: A color-changing BMW and a boba tea robot

Tech companies are showing off their latest products at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics show

Why so many people are turning to a diabetes drug for weight loss

ABC News Stephanie Ramos reports on the sudden demand for a class of drugs approved for Type 2 diabetics but often used off-label to dramatically lose weight.

FDA grants accelerated approval to Alzheimers drug

About 1 in 9 people ages 65 and older have Alzheimers.

CES 2023: Startups aim to reduce global food waste

Several start-ups at this years CES tech show are trying to tackle the issue of food waste

Why there are so many COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations in the Northeast

The Northeast has the highest proportion of estimated cases linked to XBB.1.5.

RuPauls Drag Race cast push back against hate, threats

As the cast of RuPauls Drag Race celebrated the new season, they credited the shows creator with popularizing drag and expressed concern about the protests and threats to the performance style at the heart of the long-running series

RSV and flu subsiding as COVID hospitalizations tick up

Experts caution against declaring victory as each flu season is different.

New guidance: Use drugs, surgery early for obesity in kids

New guidelines suggest children struggling with obesity should be evaluated and treated early and aggressively

FDA grants accelerated approval to Alzheimers drug

About 1 in 9 people ages 65 and older have Alzheimers.

EXPLAINER: What is ChatGPT and why are schools blocking it?

Ask the new artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT to write an essay about the cause of the American Civil War and you can watch it churn out a persuasive term paper in a matter of seconds

Teslas of the sea? CES showcases electric hydrofoil boats

Flying cars and self-driving vehicles always get attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas, but this year the boats are making bigger waves

Crime worries underpin celebration as Carnival season begins

New Orleans is kicking off its annual Carnival season

Dont sweat it; still a chance to win $940M Mega Millions

Lottery players whose numbers didnt hit or who forgot to even buy a ticket will have another shot at a nearly $1 billion Mega Millions prize

Best of CES 2023: Canine communication and a calming pillow

Tech companies are showing off their latest products this week at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show

Tik Talk: Steph Grasso gives healthy meal tips for the New Year

ABC News Linsey Davis spoke to TikTok creator and dietician Steph Grasso about healthy New Years diets and meal tips, and how less might not be better.

CES 2023: Stellantis preps cost cuts due to higher EV prices

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares says his company has to work to cut costs globally in order to keep electric vehicles affordable for the middle class

West Virginia can keep transgender sports ban, judge says

A federal judge in West Virginia has ruled that the states ban on transgender athletes competing in female sports is constitutional and can remain in place

State Supreme Court strikes down a 6-week abortion ban, calling it unconstitutional

The court ruled the ban violates a patients right to privacy.

Delta says free Wi-Fi coming to many US flights next month

Delta Air Lines says it will start providing free Wi-Fi for all passengers on most of its U.S. flights starting next month

Only 769 cases of mpox were among women. Black and Hispanic people bore the brunt

Black and Hispanic women made up 67% of mpox cases among women.

CES startups face cautious investors amid economic woes

More than a thousand startups are showcasing their products at the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas, hoping to create some buzz around their gadgets and capture the eyes of investors who can help their businesses grow

Mercedes to build its own electric vehicle charging network

Mercedes-Benz will build its own worldwide electric vehicle charging network starting in North America in a bid to compete with EV sales leader Tesla

As COVID surges in China, US begins testing more travelers

As COVID-19 surges in China, the U.S. is expanding its traveler surveillance program, an early warning system for detecting new variants

Southwest starts on reputation repair after cancellations

With its flights running on a roughly normal schedule, Southwest Airlines is now turning its attention to repairing its damaged reputation after it canceled 15,000 flights around Christmas and left holiday travelers stranded

XBB.1.5 is most transmissible omicron subvariant yet, WHO says

XBB.1.5 makes up an estimated 75% of new COVID-19 cases in the Northeast.

Sony unveils prototype EV, Afeela, to be made with Honda

Sony has unveiled a new high-tech prototype car it will produce in partnership with Honda

CES 2023: Russian exhibitors barred from displaying tech

CES is not allowing Russian exhibitors to display their products at the annual tech show because of the countrys invasion of Ukraine

Best of CES 2023: Wireless TV, delivery robots and in-car VR

Tech companies of all sizes are showing off their latest products at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics show

Postal Service can continue delivering abortion pills: DOJ

The DOJ says the Postal Service is not violating any laws.

EU advises pre-flight COVID tests on passengers from China

The European Union has strongly encouraged its member states to impose pre-departure COVID-19 testing of passengers from China, in a move that is likely to upset Beijing and has already been criticized by the global airline industry

EU says 27 member states strongly encouraged to impose pre-departure COVID-19 testing of passengers from China

EU says 27 member states strongly encouraged to impose pre-departure COVID-19 testing of passengers from China

EU says 27 member states strongly encouraged to impose pre-departure COVID-19 testing of passengers from China

EU says 27 member states strongly encouraged to impose pre-departure COVID-19 testing of passengers from China

Newly empowered Minnesota Democrats pledge to move swiftly

Minnesotas Democratic leaders pledge to use their new control of the state Legislature to improve the economic security of residents and to quickly enact protections for abortion rights

Liz Weston: Sneaky ways inflation affects your money in 2023

Inflation has a way of affecting nearly every aspect of our finances

California seeks sterilization victims to pay reparations

California officials want to pay reparations for government-forced or coerced sterilizations, but are having a hard time finding victims

Abortion, spending likely battles in new Nebraska session

The Nebraska Legislature began its new session Wednesday with several new members, a new incoming Republican governor and nearly $1 billion in cash

Oklahoma AG announces 4 new opioid settlements worth $226M

Oklahoma has entered into four new settlements with opioid makers and distributors totaling more than $226 million

WHO worried about surge of COVID in China amid lack of info

The head of the World Health Organization says the agency is concerned about the risk to life in China amid the coronavirus explosive spread across the country and the lack of outbreak data from the Chinese government

Damar Hamlin isnt the first athlete to have a medical emergency. Here are 6 others

Athletes across sports have had health emergencies during play.

What you need to know about medication abortion

The FDA and physician groups say these medications are safe and effective.

In Minnesotas worst measles outbreak, a battle of beliefs over vaccines

What patients need to know about new recommendations for prostate cancer screening

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