PLEZi (NEW YORK) — Former first lady Michelle Obama has announced her latest venture, PLEZi Nutrition, aimed at creating healthy food and beverage options for parents to give “healthier, great-tasting products” to their kids. Obama first shared the news of the public benefit company, whose purpose is to “help raiseRead More →

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Americans divide closely on whom they’d blame if the federal government defaults on its debts, even as most align with the Biden administration’s position on how Congress should handle the issue. If default occurs — as Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday could happen by JuneRead More →

Craig Blankenhorn/Hulu Padma Lakshmi is serving up another season of her Hulu series Taste the Nation, premiering Friday. It looks at food and immigration issues in various communities all around the United States, but she tells ABC Audio, “We don’t just go into an immigrant community or an indigenous community, find outRead More →

Jared Kofsky/ABC News (NEW YORK) — In Platte County, Missouri, the signs of growth are on almost every corner, with new apartment buildings and shopping centers becoming a common sight. Yet signs for affordable housing remain few and far between. “There’s still this perception that Platte County is a richRead More →

Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to move his New York City criminal case to federal court since, his lawyers said, “the indictment charges [him] for conduct committed while he was President of the United States that was within the ‘colorRead More →

TAMI CHAPPELL/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — While COVID-19 ebbs — and many of the pandemic-era policies on surveillance data and funding wind down with it — the nation’s public health leaders warned senators on Thursday that a return to “normal” should not mean forgetting the hard lessons learnedRead More →

Morgan Lieberman/Bloomberg via Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Shares of PacWest Bancorp plunged more than 50% in early trading on Thursday, marking the latest spasm of financial distress after three of the nation’s 30-largest banks fell within a matter of weeks. In all, PacWest stock has fallen more than 85%Read More →

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration on Thursday adamantly denied U.S. involvement in an alleged drone attack on the Kremlin after a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of directing Ukraine in carrying it out. While the United States may never “fully understand” what occurredRead More →