William and Harry were greeted by BB-8 and stormtroopers lining the carpet.The princes are rumored to have made a cameo in the new film »
Polls have closed in the Alabama special election to fill U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ seat in the U.S. Senate. The Senate race has been thrust into the national spotlight after allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican nominee, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. The state has not elected a Democrat to the Senate since 1992, but Moore is locked in a tight race with his Democratic opponent, Doug Jones, a former U.S. attorney.
-- The outcome of the Alabama special election was far from clear as polls closed at 8 p.m. ET. -- Fifty percent of voters said the allegations against Moore were definitely or probably true, while somewhat fewer, 44 percent, saw them as definitely or probably false, preliminary exit polls results suggest. -- A majority of voters, 54 percent, said the allegations were a minor factor or not a factor at all.
An Iowa school bus became engulfed in flames this morning, killing the driver and a student who were onboard, according to authorities. The bus began its route about 7 a.m. in the farm town of Oakland before backing out of one home's driveway and landing in a ditch where it caught fire, Pottawattamie County officials said. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as Donald Hendricks, 74, and the student as Megan Klindt, 16.
President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, through his attorney, has formally asked the House Intelligence Committee to open a review into leaks during and after his meeting last week behind closed doors with the committee. In his letter, Futerfas details the rules he and his client agreed to before attending including turning over their electronic devices for the duration of the closed door interview.
The man accused of detonating an explosive in the New York City subway system wrote on Facebook the morning of his alleged attack, “Trump you failed to protect your nation," according to the federal complaint against him. Akayed Ullah, 27, an immigrant from Bangladesh, is accused of setting off the homemade bomb in an underground passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday morning, sending commuters scrambling to evacuate the major transit hub just blocks from Times Square.
Kayla Moore, the wife of Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, refuted accusations that her husband holds anti-Semitic views and accused the media of slandering him. Moore then launched into a defense of his character, arguing that he doesn't hold any negative views of Jewish people, women or African-Americans.
Paralympic athlete and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was apparently bruised in a prison fight over a telephone, South African prison authorities said today.No serious injuries resulted from his altercation with another inmate over the use of the prison phone, Department of Correctional Services spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo said.“Pistorius wasn’t seriously injured. He was just bruised, although I haven’t received information about the exact location of the bruise,” Nxumalo said. “We do regard the incident in a serious light and will act once we have all the facts. ...
The man accused of killing four people at random during a 51-day rampage in Tampa pleaded not guilty in Hillsborough County Circuit Court today. The attorney for Howell Emmanuel Donaldson III, 24, entered the written plea to four counts of premeditated murder with a firearm. Donaldson stayed in his jail cell after waiving his right to appear in court, according to the plea document filed Monday.
The explosive device detonated in the New York City subway system Monday morning did not fully shatter but had the ability to impose more injuries, according to a law enforcement source. Ullah "had strapped to his body an I.E.D., a pipe bomb that he had made using a metal pipe filled with ... screws held together under his jacket with wires and zip ties," Joon Kim, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, said at a news conference today. The bomb was built from a 12-inch-long pipe, black powder and rigged with a 9-volt battery and a wire that came from a Christmas light, a law enforcement source told ABC News.
Critics from The New York Times to The Hollywood Reporter and more have weighed in on "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," the latest film about a galaxy far, far away. Here's what reviewers across the country had to say about the Rian Johnson film.
President Donald Trump is attacking Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in retaliation for suggesting he resign in the face of sexual misconduct allegations by multiple women. Over a dozen women have accused Trump of sexual harassment and assault in the years before he was president. "Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office 'begging' for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump.
The NFL Network has suspended three analysts, including Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk, after an ex-wardrobe stylist for the network filed suit over sexual harassment on Monday. The woman, Jami Cantor, alleges a number of offenses by NFL Enterprises in the lawsuit, including sexual harassment, age discrimination, wrongful termination, and unfair business practices. "This is a severe case and I think my client is extremely courageous in coming forward," Laura Horton, Cantor's lawyer, said in a statement.
The mother of a young Tennessee boy whose heart-wrenching video of his addressing bullies gained national attention is defending her family against accusations of racism. "That’s not who we are," Kimberly Jones said in an interview with "Good Morning America" that aired today. Eleven-year-old Keaton Jones became an internet sensation this week after Jones posted a video on Facebook showing Keaton’s sobbing as he described how he was bullied by classmates, who poured milk over his head, stuffed ham in his clothes and threw bread at him.
To get on a plane, passengers have to go through TSA checks, but rail and bus stations have little security presence, leaving travelers more vulnerable. To address the issue without creating long lines and elaborate checkpoints, The Department of Homeland Security is trying to employ technology. Inside a secure lab outside Washington D.C., DHS and researchers at Johns Hopkins University are developing a centimeter wave sensor system.
Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson got an early Christmas gift this year: The "Fast and Furious" star and his girlfriend, Lauren Hashian, are expecting their second child together. "Our Jasmine Lia would like to make a big announcement - IT’S A GIRL!@laurenhashianofficial and I are boundlessly grateful for this blessing as this spring we’ll welcome our second baby," the caption read. Our Jasmine Lia would like to make a big announcement - IT’S A GIRL! ??
A couple from New York are pleading for the public's help to raise awareness and funds in order to find a cure after two of their children were diagnosed with a rare and fatal genetic disease. "They're beautiful babies, they're happy babies," Gary Landsman told ABC News of his two sons. "Benny, at 17 months, should be doing more things, he should be crawling, he should be beginning to talk but he's not," he added.
“Live” host Jimmy Kimmel returned to the stage on Monday after a weeklong hiatus and he took a tiny surprise along with him: his 7-month-old son, Billy. The comedian — who was off last week after Billy’s latest heart surgery — did his opening monologue with his infant son cradled in his arms. “I was out last week -– because this guy had heart surgery.
Unsettled and cold weather is forecast for the Great Lakes and the Northeast through the rest of the week with several rounds of snow. A general 1 to 3 inches of snow fell in the Midwest and the Great Lakes from the Alberta Clipper system that moved through the area yesterday. Behind the storm system is the coldest air of the season for the East Coast of the U.S.
A man in Texas has been arrested and charged with supporting ISIS, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Kaan Sercan Damlarkaya, an 18-year-old U.S. citizen from Houston, was charged with unlawfully distributing explosives information and attempting to provide material support to ISIS in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday morning. According to the charges, Damlarkaya engaged in online communications with undercover FBI agents who he believed were ISIS supporters beginning in August.