A woman in Alabama is helping bring Christmas to nearly 200 families in the Harvey-stricken Houston area through a holiday adoption group she started on Facebook.“She has been an angel" »
Nearly four months after four people -- including a 10-year-old boy -- were murdered in a St. Louis home, a suspect is under arrest charged with murder and other crimes, police said today. Ja’Vonne Dupree, 20, was hit with four counts of first-degree murder, four counts of robbery, nine counts of armed criminal action, one count of burglary in the 1st degree, one count of stealing a motor vehicle, and one count of tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution, according to a probable cause statement released by the St. Louis County Police Department. The four all died at the scene from gunshot wounds, police said.
The nation's busiest airport is in the dark tonight and as many as 100 planes have been grounded, stranding thousands after a power outage possibly caused by a fire. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, one of the world's busiest airports, suffered a power outage at around 1 p.m. Sunday. Airport personnel, Atlanta Fire and Rescue officials and Georgia Power staff are on the scene to respond and restore service, a spokesman told ABC News.
Rose McGowan took to Twitter on Saturday to slam a reportedly planned, silent protest by some actresses at the Golden Globes next month. Some Hollywood women are planning to wear all black to the upcoming 75th annual Golden Globes on Jan. 8 as a way to protest sexual harassment in their industry, People magazine reported. McGowan, 44, isn't impressed.
The White House confirmed Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with President Donald Trump in what Russian state media has described as a thank-you call following a CIA tip about a bomb threat in St. Petersburg. Russia's main state broadcaster, Vesti, said Sunday that Putin called Trump to thank him for a CIA tip that helped Russian police thwart a terrorist attack in St Petersburg.
The unforgiving Thomas Fire that has for 14 days ravaged Southern California north of Los Angeles this weekend began to bear down on affluent swaths of Santa Barbara and Montecito. According to the National Weather Service, a red flag warning remained in effect in both the mountains in Santa Barbara County and along the South Coast with humidity dropping to the teens and wind gusts topping 55 mph overnight.
A lawyer for Donald Trump's presidential transition team has sent a letter to House and Senate lawmakers alleging that emails among transition officials have been illegally obtained by special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The letter from Langhofer to the House and Senate Oversight committees, obtained by ABC News, accuses the special counsel's office of obtaining thousands of emails through the General Services Administration as part of a records request regarding communications of several transition officials who had worked on issues related to national security.
I fly a lot but still have my share of travel snafus.The good news is you can usually learn a little something from mistakes so let me share seven things all travelers should start doing (or remember to do) in the coming year.1. Make the appointmentThe appointment for your TSA interview, that is. This is part of the process of joining PreCheck (and based on my own experience and that of dozens of friends and acquaintances, it take all of five minutes). ...
Depending on their affinity for the white stuff, residents of Upstate and western New York State found themselves in a winter wonderland Saturday, with nearly 18 inches of lake-effect snow reported in some areas. Cattaragus County, which borders Pennsylvania in western New York state, received 17.6 inches of snow. For now, the threat of lake-effect snow has ended.
The Washington Post reported that policy analysts at the CDC were told in a meeting Thursday to not use certain words in any official documents for preparing for the budget for fiscal year 2019. The words are: "evidence-based," "science-based," "entitlement," "vulnerable," "diversity," "transgender," and "fetus," the Post reported. "The assertion that HHS has 'banned words' is a complete mischaracterization of discussions regarding the budget formulation process," the HHS statement said.
This week's "Saturday Night Live" once again found fodder from the latest headlines to lampoon in the show's cold open, including jabs at recently-departed White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, special counsel Robert Mueller, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner.Alex Baldwin reprised his role as President Donald Trump, who kicks off the sketch in the Oval Office, alongside Cecily Strong's Melania Trump, saying, "You can finally say [Merry Christmas] again because the War on Christmas is over. Soon to be replaced with the War on North Korea. ...
The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was arrested Friday night in connection to his 2010 murder, authorities said. Sherra Wright-Robinson, 46, was taken into custody in California's Riverside County around 8:30 p.m. local time Friday. The Murrieta, California resident was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on a fugitive warrant for murder, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
Meet me in St. Louis -- or rather, Malibu. The former Malibu home of legendary actress Judy Garland, who starred in the 1944 musical comedy, "Meet me in St. Louis," as well as other beloved films, is now on the market for nearly $3.7 million. The "Wizard of Oz" actress purchased the three-bedroom, three-bath beachside hideaway back in 1947, according to Top Ten Real Estate Deals.
George Clooney is taking on Watergate. The actor is developing an eight-part series about the political scandal for Netflix, Clooney's publicist confirmed to ABC News Saturday morning. Clooney's production company, Smokehouse Pictures, is working on the project with British screenwriter Matt Charman, Clooney's publicist also confirmed.
In a shocking turn of events, Luke Skywalker used the Force to distract his old apprentice Kylo Ren at the end of "The Last Jedi" to give Rey, Leia and the rest of the group time to escape from the First Order's clutches. In something we've never seen before, Luke uses the Force to project himself into the battlefield, fight Ren (though he's never really there) and then let Ren know of his trick after the Resistance has already escaped. There are two key moments that pay homage to previous "Star Wars" films and iconic scenes within them.
The gang's all here: The revival series again stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner. "The Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki, who used to play David, Darlene's guy back in the day, will reportedly also appear.
Residents of the Midwest and Northeast will wake-up Saturday morning to a bone-chilling blast of cold air, with a wind chill that will make it feel like the temperature is in the teens and single digits. It won't last too long, with milder temperatures kicking in later Saturday and continuing over the next few days. The Northeast was slammed with a quick-hitting winter storm Friday night to areas along the I-95 corridor.
About 220 passengers aboard a five-night Caribbean cruise, slated to return to Ft. Lauderdale Saturday morning, suffered from a gastro-intestinal illness over the past week, Royal Caribbean announced. "Independence of the Seas is currently on a 5-night Caribbean cruise, which departed Port Everglades, Florida on December 11," Royal Caribbean said in a statement Friday to ABC News. According to ABC Miami affiliate WPLG, Royal Caribbean encourages passengers and crew to wash their hands often, which health experts say is the best defense against stomach viruses.
The first daughter has expanded her fashion empire, opening a new Ivanka Trump-branded store in the lobby of New York City's Trump Tower. "In the ever-changing retail landscape, the Ivanka Trump brand is committed to engaging with the customers directly,” her company said in an statement to Bloomberg of the shop, which opened Thursday.
Hillary Clinton has made quite an impression on "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson -- on his right leg, to be exact. Davidson, who publicly supported Clinton during the 2016 presidential election, posted a photo Friday on Instagram of his new tattoo, which is of Clinton. Not too long afterwards, a comedic Clinton commented on the photo.
The "Dynasty" star said her 26-year-old daughter India Oxenberg became more secretive after joining NXIVM and told her she was branded by a secret sorority.
Sarah Edmondson said she thought she was getting a tattoo when she willingly participated in strange initiation ritual for a sorority that she says is associated with NXIVM.
Lucky the dog is having a very Merry Christmas this year.Her owners’ trash collectors, Orlando Ippolito and Otis Williams, surprised him with a Christmas gift: Her very own personalized ornament, along with a touching card.“Lucky is always our favorite. We always look forward to Lucky,” Ippolito, of Midland Park, New Jersey, told ABC News.The trash collectors quickly bonded with Lucky, who was adopted by Bobbe Kutcha after her previous dog died.“We always used to see the owner of Lucky walking their previous dog,” Orlando recalled. ...