National & World News

  • South Korea's intensive national college entrance exam measures amid COVID-19South Korea's intensive national college entrance exam measures amid COVID-19
    nigelcarse/iStockBy HAKYUNG KATE LEE, ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- It's a chilly, silent Thursday morning. Thousands of students, warmly dressed in padded jackets, hasten their steps to schools which have been closed and disinfected for a week in the lead-up to a momentous event in South Korea: the national college… Read more »
  • 712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week as pandemic rages712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week as pandemic rages
    courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Another 712,000 workers filed jobless claims last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on the labor market.The weekly jobless claims tally fell slightly after rising for the past two consecutive weeks. It still remains… Read more »
  • Report: 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' stars positive for COVID-19; Production haltedReport: 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' stars positive for COVID-19; Production halted
    Bravo(LOS ANGELES) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has stalled production on the upcoming season of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, with several of the show's stars reportedly testing positive for the virus. Insiders tell TMZ that RHOBH stars Kyle Richards, Kathy Hilton and Dorit Kemsley have tested positive for the virus and are all recovering at home, though none… Read more »
  • COVID-19 nurse at full hospital explains what caring for patients is likeCOVID-19 nurse at full hospital explains what caring for patients is like
    HRAUN/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (PITTSBURGH) -- Nurse Carly Thomas was among the first health care workers assigned to her western Pennsylvania hospital's COVID-19 unit in March."That day, those nurses prayed," Thomas, who has worked at Excela Westmoreland Hospital for nine years, told ABC News Pittsburgh affiliate WTAE-TV. "Then they… Read more »
  • Coronavirus live updates: US reports over 200,000 new cases for second time since pandemic startedCoronavirus live updates: US reports over 200,000 new cases for second time since pandemic started
    Samara Heisz/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 64.5 million people and killed over 1.4 million worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns… Read more »
  • Trump files new election lawsuit, looking to Wisconsin's legislature to flip outcomeTrump files new election lawsuit, looking to Wisconsin's legislature to flip outcome
    artisteer/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump continued to try and litigate his way out of his loss in the 2020 presidential contest with a new federal lawsuit filed late Wednesday in Wisconsin, the latest in a blizzard of suits around the country that have… Read more »
  • Scoreboard roundup -- 12/2/20Scoreboard roundup -- 12/2/20
    iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEPittsburgh 19, Baltimore 14TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLTexas 69, North Carolina 67Ohio St. 77, Morehead St. 44Gonzaga 87, West Virginia 82Tennessee at Gonzaga (Canceled)Baylor 82, Illinois 69Youngstown St. at West Virginia (Canceled)Saint Joseph's at Villanova (Postponed)Richmond at Coll.… Read more »