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January 28

US population center trending toward South this decade

The U.S. population center is on track this decade to take a southern swerve for the first time in history
January 28
January 28

Sabato De Sarno named new Gucci creative director

Italian designer Sabato De Sarno has been named the new creative director of Gucci, and will unveil his first collection during Milan Fashion Week next September, Gucci and parent company Kering announced Saturday
January 28
January 27

Fertility fraud victims lobby for change on Capitol Hill

ABC New Live’s Kyra Philips speaks with Eve Wiley and Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., about their fight to pass a bipartisan federal law on fertility fraud that will protect victims.
January 27
VIDEO: Fertility fraud victims lobby for change on Capitol Hill
January 27

FDA says drug ineffective against new variants

Evusheld doesn't neutralize against several omicron subvariants, the FDA says.
January 27
Evusheld injection is seen on March 20, 2022, a COVID-19 treatment that people can take before becoming symptomatic.
January 27

Jay Leno breaks bones in motorcycle wreck months after fire

Two months after undergoing surgery for serious burns, Jay Leno is now contending with a number of broken bones after being knocked off a motorcycle
January 27
January 27

FDA to ease blood donation restrictions on gay, bisexual men

Other nations have also have dropped bans or eased restrictions on donation.
January 27
In this March 23, 2021 file photo Phlebotomist Adel Velasco prepares a blood donation at a Red Cross blood drive with L.A. Care Health Plan in Los Angeles.
January 26

Senior FDA official resigns in wake of 2022 infant formula shortage

His departure comes amid a probe into the agency's response to the shortage.
January 26
}Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert M. Califf testifies during the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing titled "Infant Formula Crisis: Addressing the Shortage and Getting Formula On Shelves," in Dirksen Building on May 26, 2022.
January 26

About half of US adults are meeting physical activity guidelines: CDC

The CDC recommends 150 minutes of aerobics and two days of strength training per week.
January 26
The CDC recommends 150 minutes of aerobics and two days of strength training per week.
January 26

Cardiovascular-related deaths surged early in COVID pandemic: Report

At least 928,741 American deaths were related to cardiovascular disease in 2020, according to an annual statistical report by the American Heart Association.
January 26
At least 928,741 American deaths were related to cardiovascular disease in 2020, according to an annual statistical report by the American Heart Association.
January 26

Support grows for a new approach to COVID vaccine schedule, as proposed by FDA

The FDA outlined an approach to yearly COVID vaccines, like the flu shot.
January 26
A nurse prepares a syringe of a COVID-19 vaccine at an inoculation station in Jackson, Miss., July 19, 2022.
January 26

CBD has too many 'safety risks' to be regulated as food, supplements: FDA

The FDA said there are too many safety concerns from using CBD.
January 26
Diverse CBD products, including oils, gummies and hemp smokes are displayed at Empire Standard, a hemp extract processing and distribution plant, on April 13, 2021 in Binghamton, New York.
January 26

Record number of deaths from cardiovascular disease reported early in pandemic

COVID-19 had both direct and indirect impacts on the increase in deaths.
January 26
This file photo taken on Jan. 25, 2020 shows medical staff members, wearing protective clothing at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, as the city struggled with the outbreak of the once-mysterious virus.
January 26

Queer bars offer sacred space for LGBTQ community

For as long as LGBTQ folks have gathered in bars and nightclubs, such spaces have hosted weddings, birthed churches and been called “heavenly.”
January 26
January 26

CDC has set physical activity guidelines, but only half are meeting them

The CDC recommends 150 minutes of aerobics and two days of strength training.
January 26
People work out in a gym together in this undated stock photo.
January 26

Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic

Social life in the Norwegian village of Longyearbyen — hemmed in by mountains, a glacier and a fjord on a remote Arctic island — has long revolved around its only church
January 26
January 26

Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic

Social life in the Norwegian village of Longyearbyen — hemmed in by mountains, a glacier and a fjord on a remote Arctic island — has long revolved around its only church
January 26
January 26

A fridge too far? Living sustainably in NYC by unplugging

For some people who believe in sustainable living, it's not enough to recycle and compost
January 26
January 26

Couture season ends with clubbing, celebrity and glamour

The experimentalism and audacity of 1980s club kids inspired Valentino in one of the last high-octane shows of this Paris Fashion Week couture season
January 26
January 26

FDA proposes most Americans receive one annual COVID vaccine -- like the flu shot

The goal is to eliminate confusion about how many vaccine doses people need.
January 26
Deborah Sampson, left, a nurse at a University of Washington Medical Center clinic in Seattle, gives a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shot to a 20-month-old child, June 21, 2022, in Seattle.
January 26

Is crisis of loneliness leading to an increase in violence?

California saw three mass shootings in as many days last weekend.
January 26
A photo illustrates a man in dark
January 26

Monterey Park, an Asian cultural hub, shaken by shooting

For decades, Monterey Park has been a haven for Asian immigrants seeking to maintain a strong cultural identity — and a culinary heaven for anybody near Los Angeles craving authentic Asian cuisine
January 26
January 25
January 25

Physician weighs in on how patients, doctors can improve their trust

ABC News Live spoke with Dr. F. Perry Wilson about his new book.
January 25
A Dr. is seen with a patient in an undated stock photo.
January 25

How parents can help teen athletes deal with mental health struggles

The pressures of balancing sports, school and life can be a lot for high school athletes. ABC News' Morgan Norwood reports on tips for parents to support their teens mentally and emotionally.
January 25
VIDEO: How parents can help teen athletes deal with mental health struggles
January 25

Drug company and doctor sue over abortion pill access, in test cases of federal power

The lawsuits argue that state rules on abortion drugs conflict with federal law.
January 25
Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16, 2022.
January 25

In Your Debt: How couples can team up on debt repayment

Debts brought into a relationship can be ruinous for couples, but many decide to work as a team to conquer individual debts
January 25
January 25

Airline, hotel elite status: Harder to get (or keep) in 2023

Airline and hotel elite status extensions due to the COVID-19 pandemic are expiring this year, and the companies are raising the requirements to earn status
January 25
January 25

Elie Saab's spring couture in Paris dreams of Thai escape

Elie Saab has whisked his guests away to Thailand for a Paris Fashion Week couture show that gleamed with gold and intricate silk embroidery
January 25
January 25

Lloyd Morrisett, who helped launch 'Sesame Street,' dies

The co-creator of the beloved children’s education TV series “Sesame Street,” Lloyd Morrisett has died
January 25
January 25

Edmunds: The pros and cons of software running your car

Auto manufacturers are applying more computer and software-based features to their vehicles
January 25
January 25

Jill Biden donates inaugural wear, face masks to Smithsonian

Jill Biden's Inauguration Day outfits are now at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
January 25
January 24

‘Trust doesn't work anymore’: Doctor on the state of the doctor-patient relationship

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Dr. F Perry Wilson about his new book "How Medicine Works and When It Doesn't: Learning Who to Trust to Get and Stay Healthy."
January 24
VIDEO: ‘Trust doesn't work anymore’: Doctor on the state of the doctor-patient relationship
January 24

Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

If you're setting up an Insta-worthy indoor jungle of houseplants, AP gardening columnist Jessica Damiano would like a word
January 24
January 24

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for kids, according to new data

A mountain of data says they are safe and effective.
January 24
Emerson Ngim, of San Jose, gets her Covid-19 vaccination from licensed vocational nurse Sharon Villegas at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, Calif., June 21, 2022.
January 24

What is a 'fight or flight' response?

Experts said our ancestors developed fight or flight to help us survive.
January 24
Experts said our ancestors developed fight or flight to help us survive.
January 24

Monumental animal art infuses Chanel's gleaming couture show

Art has returned to a glittering Chanel universe, with monumental animal sculptures gathering in the center of the runway-in-the-round for its Paris Fashion Week couture show
January 24
January 24

No more nuggets? School lunch goes farm-to-table — for some

For many American schoolchildren, school lunch consists of mass-produced, reheated meals they would rather skip
January 24
January 23

AP PHOTOS: Archery tradition thrives in northeast India

Thirty archers armed with bamboo bows and arrows sit on a platform awaiting instruction. Then they take aim at a straw cylinder 60 feet away. They each have 34 arrows to shoot in four minutes. They release one arrow after another, their movements languid and practiced. The next round of the competition soon follows, when the archers must shoot 24 arrows in three minutes. The ancient skill of archery thrives in Shillong, the capital of the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. Every day, behind a row of liquor shops and next to a motor garage, this event is held except on Sundays and state holidays. Archery is part of the traditional rites of Indigenous people in Meghalaya with folk tales of its origins told for generations. The rules of the event are set by the Khasi Hills Archery Sports Institute. Khasis, with the Jaintias and the Garos, are the Indigenous people of the state. Matias Jyrwa, 58, used to watch the event with his father at the same venue since he was 11 years...
January 23
January 23

Why do so many older adults choose Medicare Advantage?

In 2022, 48% of Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans instead of original Medicare, and experts predict the number will be higher in 2023
January 23
January 23

Millennial Money: Rekindle fizzling financial resolutions

Whether your New Year’s resolutions were to save more, spend less or pay off debt, life might already be getting in the way
January 23
January 23

The psychology behind what comes over people to disarm shooters

Psychiatrists told ABC News part of this is due to the fight-or-flight response.
January 23
A member of law enforcement near the site of a deadly shooting, Jan. 22, 2023 in Monterey Park, Calif.
January 23

Brighten up winter cooking with citrus, from juice to zest

Here are some tips when you're handling citrus, from lemons to pomelos
January 23
January 23

Is tipping getting out of control? Many consumers say yes

Across the country, there’s a silent frustration brewing over the ever-presence of tipping
January 23
January 23

Controversy, frivolity mark day one of Paris Fashion Week

The pioneering Black performer Josephine Baker — who left the United States to find global fame in Paris in the 1920s — was Dior’s muse for an old school spring couture collection of archetypal classicism
January 23
January 23

India meets East Africa in 1-skillet curried salmon filets

Centuries worth of ships brought spices to East Africa during the spice trade, and the results were delicious
January 23
January 23

AP PHOTOS: East Asia marks Lunar New Year of the Rabbit

From Jakarta to Seoul, Bangkok to Beijing, people in Asia have been celebrating the Lunar New Year marking the start of the Year of the Rabbit. Lunar New Year is the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar, a time to gather with family, reconnect with friends and indulge in food and drink. Each year in the Chinese zodiac is believed to bear the characteristics of its namesake animal, with the Year of the Rabbit considered one of calm and contemplation — a good time to form partnerships and, for many, hopefully start making money again. This year is particularly special for many in mainland China because it follows the lifting last month of draconian COVID-19 restrictions, allowing a return to many aspects of normal life. The abrupt lifting of containment measures led to a surge of new cases, but the worst appears to be over in Beijing at least, and most seem content to live with a degree of risk. “In general, life is returning to normal because most people are healthy...
January 23
January 22

Liz Weston: How to create your retirement glide path

You may be familiar with the term “glide path” as it relates to investing
January 22
January 22

Transformation and East-meets-West cap Paris menswear week

As Paris Fashion Week bids farewell to the menswear season, the final day of shows includes collections from Maison Margiela and Sacai
January 22
January 22

Native Hawaiians flock to Las Vegas for affordable living

Native Hawaiians who have been priced out of Hawaii are finding more affordable places to live in cities like Las Vegas
January 22
January 21

China rings in Year of Rabbit with most COVID rules lifted

People across China are ringing in the Lunar New Year with large family gatherings and crowds visiting temples after the government lifted its strict “zero-COVID” policy
January 21