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New White House precautions include requiring masks in Trump's West Wing

On Monday, masks were required to be worn in the West Wing after two aides on the White House campus tested positive for coronavirus last week. → Read More

Head of vaccine development alleges 'cronyism' after being removed from post

The man in charge of the federal agency charged with overseeing the rapid production of a vaccine to fight the coronavirus pandemic said he was removed. → Read More

Trump’s new chief of staff Mark Meadows responds to frequent controversy with fits of emotion: Sources

The ever-present turmoil inside the Trump White House appears to be taking an early toll on the president's new chief of staff, former congressman Mark Meadows. → Read More

On a Florida island for the wealthy, everyone gets a coronavirus antibody test

Fisher Island, Florida is the richest zip code in the country. The tiny island just off the coast from downtown Miami is only accessible by ferry or private yacht, and the price of real estate ranges from $2 million to $40 million. “Located off the tip of South Beach, Fisher Island Club is a private luxury community made up of 216 acres and approximately 800 residences representing over 40… → Read More

White House braces for congressional probes of coronavirus response

White House braces for congressional probes of coronavirus response. → Read More

'Heartbreaking, intense, unprecedented': Suffolk County battling a medical 'war zone' as COVID cases continue to rise

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo offers cautious optimism about a possible slowing of novel coronavirus cases in the state, a leader in Suffolk County says there's no such hope there right now. "The numbers are moving quickly,” County Executive Steve Bellone told ABC News. “You talk about flattening in other places but that’s not happening here. We are in the thick of this right now.” The Long… → Read More

Grisham leaving as White House press secretary after holding no formal briefings

Stephanie Grisham is leaving as White House press secretary after less than a year and holding no formal briefings. → Read More

Some hospitals are facing an oxygen shortage amid coronavirus crisis

How oxygen itself could be next hospital concern in coronavirus fight → Read More

Internal memos by chief surgeon at New York Presbyterian hospital revealed new details about the coming threat

Internal memos by the chief surgeon at New York Presbyterian hospital revealed new details about the coming threat that had not previously been public. → Read More

Cyberattack on HHS meant to slow coronavirus response, sources say

The Department of Health and Human Services experienced a cyberattack Sunday night related to its coronavirus response, administration sources confirm to ABC News. → Read More

Trump considering a 'pre-sentencing pardon' for Michael Flynn: Sources

President Donald Trump is considering a pre-emptive pardon for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News. → Read More

Trump taps US ambassador to Germany as acting director of national intelligence

President Donald Trump has named Richard Grenell as acting director of national intelligence. → Read More

Trump expected to commute sentencing of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

President Donald Trump is expected to commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, multiple senior level sources tell ABC News. → Read More

Hope Hicks returning to Trump White House as senior adviser

Hope Hicks is returning to the Trump White House as a senior adviser. → Read More

Second tape shows Trump meeting with congressman and Giuliani associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman

Second tape shows Trump meeting with congressman and indicted Giuliani associates → Read More

Bolton manuscript says Trump personally tied Ukraine aid to Biden investigation: Report

The report comes as the President's impeachment trial is underway and a vote looms over whether the Senate will call witnesses to testify in the trial. → Read More

Parnas releases extended audio from 2018 dinner with Trump

Lev Parnas has been indicted by prosecutors in New York. → Read More

‘Take her out’: recording appears to capture Trump at private dinner saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired

President Donald Trump was apparently heard discussing firing Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch during a 2018 dinner,. → Read More

Alan Dershowitz, Ken Starr and Robert Ray joining Trump impeachment trial legal team

Former Independent Counsel Ken Starr and former Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz are joining President Dona;d Trump impeachment trial legal team. → Read More

Trump considering mix of House members and White House lawyers for Senate defense: Sources

Growing divisions among White House advisers as President Trump decides on his Senate impeachment trial team. → Read More