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As COVID-19 relief vote nears, undocumented immigrants struggle with no aid

LPETTET/iStockBy ADISA HARGETT-ROBINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As Congress debates the latest coronavirus relief bill, many await their much-needed aid, while others, desperate for help, will never see the benefits.

"I have not received any benefits," Rosa Arelvo,   ... Read More


Barbie honors International Women’s Day with Eleanor Roosevelt doll

Wolterk/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Ahead of International Women's Day, Mattel has introduced a new Barbie inspired by the life and legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt.

The latest doll, featuring the former first lady, was   ... Read More


‘This has been a huge mental toll’: Working moms still struggle a year into the pandemic

Opal FosterBy JANET WEINSTEIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The kitchen table has become more than just a place to eat dinner for Opal Foster and her 13-year-old son, Jeremiah, of Silver Spring, Maryland. It has also served as   ... Read More


Airbnb launches flexible search feature for travelers who want more options

Airbnb, Inc. By ZOE MOORE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With COVID-19 affecting travel trends over the past year, Airbnb has added a brand-new search feature to its platform.

Flexible Dates gives would-be travelers more options when it comes to   ... Read More


Reese’s releases new peanut butter cups without any chocolate

Reese's, Hershey By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If peanut butter fans found a genie that dispensed candy instead of wishes, they might ask for something like this new treat from Reese's.

For the first time in over   ... Read More


AllBirds celebrates fifth anniversary with fluffy new sneakers

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty ImagesBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- To celebrate the fifth birthday of its first sustainable sneaker, AllBirds has a cool new shoe that's cozy and cute.

The latest limited-edition Wool Runner Fluff   ... Read More


Thinx’s new underwear line coming to Target and CVS

ThinxBy ZOE MOORE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Thinx, the "period-proof underwear" brand, is expanding its offerings with a new line at a more accessible price called “Thinx for All.”

The new collection, which is available at a handful   ... Read More


New mint M&M’s cookie ice cream sandwiches arrive in time for St. Patrick’s Day

Mars WrigleyBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Actor Dan Levy may have sworn off eating his candy-coated chocolate friends during the Super Bowl this year, but for all other M&Ms fans, there's a sweet, colorful new treat   ... Read More


Black business owners must overcome obstacles to have a chance at building wealth

ABC NewsBY: DEBORAH KIM, EMILY TAGUCHI AND ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — Josephine Bolling McCall was only 5 years old when her father was killed in 1947 in a brutal lynching on the side of the historic   ... Read More


Biden throws support behind unions amid Alabama Amazon workers’ landmark vote

Official White House Photo by Adam SchultzBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden threw his support behind labor unions in a new video posted on Twitter that comes right as Amazon workers in Alabama are voting   ... Read More


Peter Luger Steak House welcomes diners at 35% alongside famous wax figures

Peter LugerBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As New York City restaurants reopened at 35% capacity Friday, one iconic eatery got creative with how to fill empty tables and encourage social distancing.

Peter Luger Steak House teamed   ... Read More


Report shows pandemic’s ‘devastating’ impact on NYC arts, entertainment industry

FernandoAH/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new report demonstrates the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York City's arts and entertainment sector, as many venues, including Broadway theaters, have remained shuttered for nearly a   ... Read More


‘A hidden figure no longer’: NASA officially names DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson

iStockBy: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- NASA officially named its headquarters in the nation's capital after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first Black woman engineer, with a ceremony honoring her legacy on Friday.

"With the official naming of   ... Read More


FCC to provide $50 subsidies on broadband internet for low-income households

ilbusca/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission greenlit a program to provide low-income households monthly $50 subsidies for broadband internet in a move to help bridge the digital divide nearly a year after the coronavirus   ... Read More


Bumble CEO becomes female billionaire, takes company public with son on her hip

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Whitney Wolfe Herd, the CEO of female-focused dating app Bumble, made history Thursday and she did it with her young son at her side.

Wolfe Herd, 31, became   ... Read More


As COVID-19 relief vote nears, undocumented immigrants struggle with no aid

LPETTET/iStockBy ADISA HARGETT-ROBINSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As Congress debates the latest coronavirus relief bill, many await their much-needed aid, while others, desperate for help, will never see the benefits.

"I have not received any benefits," Rosa Arelvo,   ... Read More


Barbie honors International Women’s Day with Eleanor Roosevelt doll

Wolterk/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Ahead of International Women's Day, Mattel has introduced a new Barbie inspired by the life and legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt.

The latest doll, featuring the former first lady, was   ... Read More


‘This has been a huge mental toll’: Working moms still struggle a year into the pandemic

Opal FosterBy JANET WEINSTEIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The kitchen table has become more than just a place to eat dinner for Opal Foster and her 13-year-old son, Jeremiah, of Silver Spring, Maryland. It has also served as   ... Read More


Airbnb launches flexible search feature for travelers who want more options

Airbnb, Inc. By ZOE MOORE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With COVID-19 affecting travel trends over the past year, Airbnb has added a brand-new search feature to its platform.

Flexible Dates gives would-be travelers more options when it comes to   ... Read More


Reese’s releases new peanut butter cups without any chocolate

Reese's, Hershey By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- If peanut butter fans found a genie that dispensed candy instead of wishes, they might ask for something like this new treat from Reese's.

For the first time in over   ... Read More


AllBirds celebrates fifth anniversary with fluffy new sneakers

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty ImagesBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- To celebrate the fifth birthday of its first sustainable sneaker, AllBirds has a cool new shoe that's cozy and cute.

The latest limited-edition Wool Runner Fluff   ... Read More


Thinx’s new underwear line coming to Target and CVS

ThinxBy ZOE MOORE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Thinx, the "period-proof underwear" brand, is expanding its offerings with a new line at a more accessible price called “Thinx for All.”

The new collection, which is available at a handful   ... Read More


New mint M&M’s cookie ice cream sandwiches arrive in time for St. Patrick’s Day

Mars WrigleyBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Actor Dan Levy may have sworn off eating his candy-coated chocolate friends during the Super Bowl this year, but for all other M&Ms fans, there's a sweet, colorful new treat   ... Read More


Black business owners must overcome obstacles to have a chance at building wealth

ABC NewsBY: DEBORAH KIM, EMILY TAGUCHI AND ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — Josephine Bolling McCall was only 5 years old when her father was killed in 1947 in a brutal lynching on the side of the historic   ... Read More


Biden throws support behind unions amid Alabama Amazon workers’ landmark vote

Official White House Photo by Adam SchultzBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden threw his support behind labor unions in a new video posted on Twitter that comes right as Amazon workers in Alabama are voting   ... Read More


Peter Luger Steak House welcomes diners at 35% alongside famous wax figures

Peter LugerBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As New York City restaurants reopened at 35% capacity Friday, one iconic eatery got creative with how to fill empty tables and encourage social distancing.

Peter Luger Steak House teamed   ... Read More


Report shows pandemic’s ‘devastating’ impact on NYC arts, entertainment industry

FernandoAH/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new report demonstrates the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York City's arts and entertainment sector, as many venues, including Broadway theaters, have remained shuttered for nearly a   ... Read More


‘A hidden figure no longer’: NASA officially names DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson

iStockBy: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- NASA officially named its headquarters in the nation's capital after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first Black woman engineer, with a ceremony honoring her legacy on Friday.

"With the official naming of   ... Read More


FCC to provide $50 subsidies on broadband internet for low-income households

ilbusca/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission greenlit a program to provide low-income households monthly $50 subsidies for broadband internet in a move to help bridge the digital divide nearly a year after the coronavirus   ... Read More


Bumble CEO becomes female billionaire, takes company public with son on her hip

Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Whitney Wolfe Herd, the CEO of female-focused dating app Bumble, made history Thursday and she did it with her young son at her side.

Wolfe Herd, 31, became   ... Read More


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