Houston looks to overcome high rates of adult illiteracy.

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah reports on the alarming literacy rates in Houston, where one in three adults is functionally illiterate, and looks at programs working to bridge the gap.

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ABC News journalist makes emotional journey home to Australia.

ABC News journalist makes emotional journey home to Australia.

ABC News’ Britt Clennett details her return home to Australia after the government began to ease some of the strictest COVID mandates and regulations in the world.

Freedom to Vote Act stalls in Senate

Freedom to Vote Act stalls in Senate

The deputy director of the Brennan Center’s Reform Program discusses the Freedom to Vote Act being blocked in the Senate and how states are passing obstructive voting laws.

Democrats push to work on deal for Biden’s agenda

Democrats push to work on deal for Biden’s agenda

A senior adviser to the Democratic National Committee discusses how the party will attempt to move forward with President Joe Biden’s agenda and the impending Virginia gubernatorial race.

Congress debating criminal contempt for Steve Bannon.

Congress debating criminal contempt for Steve Bannon.

The House of Representatives votes on whether to hold Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for ignoring a subpoena.

Netflix protest, a full moon rising and stormy skies: World in Photos, Oct.

Netflix protest, a full moon rising and stormy skies: World in Photos, Oct.

A look at the top photos from around the globe.