Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will "make a major announcement" today regarding the local statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and the legacy of the young woman killed during a protest sparked by the city's plans to remove the statue, according to a news release. Signer is also expected to address the public safety of future public events, the release noted. Signer's announcement is planned for noon ET.
Trump hunkers down at Camp David with his National Security Council amid fallout from his Charlottesville remarks and his response to Barcelona that included spreading a debunked story.
In the incident local police called a "terror attack," a van slammed into pedestrians near Catalunya Square in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district, a busy tourist area. Tillerson added that the U.S. stands ready to assist authorities in Barcelona. The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help.
When Jordan Leandre was awarded the honor of tossing out the first pitch, he accidentally hit a photographer, who ended up getting a great shot.
Pro-diver David Colturi was one of 22 athletes competing in seven events off the jagged cliffs for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
Hillary Scott is expecting her second child with husband Chris Tyrrell, and Dave Haywood and wife Kelli are expecting their second child as well. The post included a photo of the group's three children: Scott's daughter Eisele, Tyrrell's son Cash and Charles Kelley's son Ward. Well, #BabyBellum round 2 is on the way! We're thrilled to announce the Haywoods are welcoming a girl this December, AND the Tyrrells are expecting in February 2018!! ??????????
An attacker killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more in Barcelona on Thursday using what has become a hallmark of recent terror attacks: a vehicle. Authorities say neither of them was the driver of the vehicle. For more than a year, ISIS has urged its followers to carry out such vehicle attacks, even providing specific instructions on choosing the ideal vehicle and the ideal targets, including large outdoor festivals and pedestrian-congested streets.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence each offered condemnation of the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain Thursday, and expressed that the United States is prepared to assist in efforts to pursue those found to be responsible. "The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help. Be tough & strong, we love you!" wrote Trump on Twitter Thursday afternoon.
Brendon Sissing told ABC News he heard screams of people to his left, and when he looked up, he saw a white van driving at what he estimated to be 50 to 60 miles per hour down La Rambla, a popular street with tourists and locals alike. The van knocked people over, and some people were under the van, but the driver "just kept going," Sissing said. The driver stopped opposite to where Sissing was standing, he said, and then kept going.
A 17-year-old high school student from Uruguay who taught himself computer programming was awarded $10,000 from Google for discovering a security bug. Ezequiel Pereira, of Montevido, discovered the bug last month during a break from school. “I was really bored at home, during my winter vacation," Pereira, who blogged about his discovery, told ABC News by email.
"The following information and argument President Trump should put forth concerning Charlottesville and General Robert E. Lee," wrote Jerome Almon, the author of the email. Almon's email praises Lee's actions ending the Civil War but doesn't go into the divisive issue of slavery.
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. The United States is about to experience something it has not seen in nearly 100 years: a total solar eclipse stretching from coast to coast. As with the last total eclipse of the sun, the country is already experiencing dark times.
MTV made the announcement in Variety today, adding that the reboot will kick off with a performance by Shawn Mendes, which is scheduled to air on Sept. 8. "MTV Unplugged" first debuted in 1989 with some of music's top stars, including Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Eric Clapton and Alicia Keys, reinterpreting their own songs or others with acoustic arrangements.
As many of you already know, Lincoln Square Productions, the documentary arm of ABC News, approached The Saucon Valley School Board about participating in a documentary series being developed for the cable channel A&E. The initial response from the School Board and SVHS administration has been nothing short of supportive and enthusiastic and we are grateful for both the time and open minds others in the Saucon Valley community have brought to our introductory meetings.
Page Miller, a professional photographer, told ABC News she lives approximately four minutes away from her local target in St. Louis, Missouri. It was especially important for Miller, 24, to celebrate the upcoming birth of her third child, who will become a little brother or sister to her 2-year-old daughter, Avery. Miller's last child with longtime partner Brad Fincher passed away last year from sudden infant death syndrome.