The mother of a 12-year-old girl with Down syndrome celebrates the loving community that has believed in her daughter and continues to help her grow.“Don’t underestimate your daughter” »
Nearly a year before Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired senior FBI official Andrew McCabe for what Sessions called a "lack of candor," McCabe oversaw a federal criminal investigation into whether Sessions lacked candor when testifying before Congress about contacts with Russian operatives, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Democratic lawmakers have repeatedly accused Sessions of misleading them in congressional testimony and called on federal authorities to investigate, but McCabe's previously-unreported decision to actually put the attorney general in the crosshairs of an FBI probe was an exceptional move.
As snow plummets the Northeast, mom and comedian Carey Reilly shared with "Good Morning America" how parents really feel when they find out their kids' school is closed.
Police are still investigating the mysterious death of Mark Dombroski, a U.S. student who disappeared in Bermuda this weekend during his college rugby team’s visit before his body turned up in a ditch. Whatever the particular circumstances in the case, there’s no shortage of advice for U.S. students in need of tips for how to navigate other countries safely. "Whether you are a young person or a parent of a young person, the advice is always the same,” said president Kris Holloway of CIS Abroad, which arranges study-abroad programs and international internships.
The alleged serial bomber who terrorized central Texas for nearly three weeks, killing two people and injuring four, died early Wednesday when he detonated one of his homemade bombs in a his vehicle alongside a highway near Austin as police were moving in to arrest him, officials said. Conditt was from Pflugerville, Texas, a suburb of Austin, the city where he allegedly focused his bombing spree, officials said. Conditt's terrorizing rampage came to an end around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, several hours after a federal criminal complaint and arrest warrant were issued for him.
After much anticipation and under the watchful eyes of its mother, a British TV crew captured the first steps of a new polar bear cub at the Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland. Its birth marks the first time a polar bear has been born in the U.K. in 25 years. “Having spent four months in her maternity den, Victoria quickly took the chance to go outside.
Olympia Police are searching for a suspect connected to fires at two Jehovah’s Witness Halls. Video released by Olympia Police shows a suspect pouring liquid outside the building and then starting a fire. Anyone with information should call OPD Detective Division at 360-753-8300.
As a fourth nor'easter brings heavy snow and wind to the East Coast in less than 3 weeks, here's what you need to know about the powerful storm.Nor’easters along the East Coast get their name because the winds over the coastal area are typically from the northeast.These storms may occur at any time of year but are most frequent and most violent between September and April.Nor’easters nearly always bring precipitation in the form of heavy rain or snow, as well as gale-force winds, rough seas, and, occasionally, coastal flooding. ...
Law enforcement officials said an incident involving an artillery simulator that went off in Austin, Texas, Tuesday evening is not related to a series of recent bombings. The string of explosions in Austin, which have left two dead and injured others, has the city on edge and sparked hundreds of law enforcement to descend on the area. Reports of a package explosion at a Goodwill store on Brodie Lane Tuesday night initially sparked panic, but police later said the incident involved an artillery simulator and was not connected to the so-called serial bomber terrorizing the area.
Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman hopes to change the perception of Saudi Arabia as a country stuck in the past.
The string of explosions that have so far left two dead and four injured have the city on edge and sparked hundreds of law enforcement to descend on the area.
Trevor Noah said President Donald Trump might be "the right man for the job" if he's serious about demonstrating to American kids what drugs can do to their brains. "What Trump needs is a way to make drugs seem really uncool for young people, and, for once, I believe he's the right man for the job," the host of "The Daily Show" said Tuesday night. "According to polls, two-thirds of American teenagers think Donald Trump is totally lame," Noah added.
The board of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica said today it had suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix, following accusations the firm misused information from up to 50 million Facebook accounts. The board asked Alexander Tayler to serve as the firm's acting chief executive while the investigation was launched.
A scientist behind a beaker, usually with glasses, is often associated with men much more than women. A landmark study that began in the 1960s looked at how children depicted scientists when they were asked to draw one. As time has changed stereotypes, female scientists have appeared in children’s media, magazines, television and even textbooks.
The body of Philadelphia student found dead in Bermuda was found “near the base of a significant drop” local officials said in a press conference Tuesday. Superintendent Sean Field-Lament said that the body of Mark Dombroski, 19, was found “in a moat” near Fort Prospect.
After being stood up by friends at his "Stranger Things"-themed birthday party, one fan of the Netflix show is poised to have the best party yet next year. Ayen Alambat tweeted pictures from her little brother Aaron's birthday party over the weekend with a sad message attached to some very festive pictures. "My brother invited 8 of his classmates for his stranger things themed bday party & none of their punk selves showed up," the caption read next to a picture of Aaron’s toughing out his birthday alone like a champ, eating a special cake and doing a classic pose from the show.
The former Disney Channel star opens up about her experiences growing up and using her platform to help others embrace their true selves.
Denise Huskins was kidnapped from her boyfriend's bed on March 23, 2015, and authorities at the time were suspicious of her disappearance.
Time's Up, an advocacy and legal-defense group fighting sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond, wants New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate why a prominent prosecutor decided against prosecuting Harvey Weinstein in 2015, two years before dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct and assault against the producer became public. Gutierrez, a Filipina-Italian model, got Weinstein on audio in March 2015 allegedly admitting to groping her, according to a New York magazine article referenced in the Time's Up letter.
A self-driving Uber car hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday night in Tempe, Arizona, police said, in what appears to be the first case of a pedestrian death caused by an autonomous vehicle. The vehicle was in "autonomous mode at the time of the collision, with a vehicle operator behind the wheel," Tempe police said in a statement. The female pedestrian, identified as 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, was walking her bicycle across the street outside the crosswalk when she was struck, police said, adding that an investigation is ongoing.
Delta is the latest airline to experience a snafu involving the transport of a pet. In a post on Delta’s Facebook page, customer Josh Schlaich wrote about his experience with the airline after his new puppy was not delivered to him Saturday night. “Hey Delta, was supposed to receive my 8-week old pup this evening,” Schlaich wrote on the company's Facebook page.
Eighteen-time grand slam champion Martina Navratilova has criticized the BBC for paying John McEnroe at least 10 times more than her during its coverage of the Wimbledon championship. During an interview for a TV program investigating gender pay discrepancy within the United Kingdom, Navratilova revealed that she was “shocked” and “not happy” to learn that McEnroe was being paid between $210,000 and $280,000 while she earned just $21,000.The BBC said in a statement that the relative pay packets reflected completely different roles, adding that McEnroe and Navratilova are “simply not comparable,” and that “gender isn’t a factor” in their pay. In contrast, McEnroe is expected to be on call for the duration of the tournament, was on air every day and was a commentator on live matches “12 of the 13 days,” in addition to having a whole host of TV, radio and press duties, the BBC said.
One 6-year-old boy was overcome with so much emotion while watching his mother walk down the aisle to wed his father that he was captured sobbing in a now-viral, heartwarming photo. Bryson Suber served as the ring bearer for the September 4, 2016, wedding of his parents, Tearra and Bryant Suber, who were high school sweethearts. "When I got to the end of the aisle -- as you can imagine -- I was completely overwhelmed with emotions as soon as I hit the end of that aisle," she said.