Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, is expected to deny that he colluded with Russia during the presidential campaign in a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. Accompanied by his attorney Abbe Lowell, Kushner arrived on Capitol Hill this morning for the committee meeting, flashing a smile and giving a quick wave but not answering questions from reporters.
Rachel Lindsay is making it clear to her suitors on "The Bachelorette" that she's not just looking for a boyfriend. "I didn't come this far and put my life on hold to just have a boyfriend at the end of it," Lindsay tells him. Lindsay tells him that she doesn't "think of it the same way you do," perhaps hinting that the two could get engaged and then call the engagement off if it doesn't work out.
Well, Comic-Con 2017 wrapped over the weekend and if superheroes are your thing, a whole heck of a lot went down in San Diego. Fans got new trailers from upcoming blockbusters like "Thor: Ragnarok," "Justice League" and much, much more. A new, action-packed trailer for "Justice League" dropped and it opens with Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman kicking some serious butt.
It should go without saying, but the following story contains major spoilers from last night's "Game of Thrones" episode. Two fan favorites lost their lives last night toward the end as Euron Greyjoy killed not one, but two Sand Snakes, after he boarded their ship and began to kill everyone on board in an effort to ally himself with Cersei Lannister. One of the Sand Snakes, Nymeria Sand, played by Jessica Henwick, spoke to Entertainment Weekly about getting the dreaded "Thrones" call, which means, it's your time to die.
A total of 39 people, including children, were recovered from the stifling hot tractor-trailer parked outside a San Antonio Walmart this weekend. The truck was discovered early-Sunday morning by San Antonio firefighters and police after a Walmart employee called late-Saturday for a welfare check when someone asked the employee for water, officials said. The responding authorities "discovered an alien-smuggling venture gone horribly wrong," U.S. Attorney Richard Durbin Jr. of the Western District of Texas said in a statement.
On episode two of the seventh season of "Game of Thrones," Daenerys, Cersei and Jon Snow each confers with respective allies, Samwell Tarly tries to help Jorah Mormont out of a scaly situation, Arya meets up with a couple of long-lost friends, and Yara and Theon Greyjoy have a not-so-friendly reunion with their Uncle Euron. DragonstoneDaenerys Targaryen meets with her advisers, Tyrion and Varys, on a very rainy evening to discuss plans for the conquest of Westeros.
The show's fans may have been excited to see the return of Los Angeles twenty-something Issa Dee and her crew of hilarious friends, but maybe not as excited as the cast of hit dramedy. Star and creator Issa Rae, who plays her character of the same name, along with Yvonne Orji, who plays Molly, Jay Ellis, who portrays Lawrence, and Natasha Rothwell, who takes on the role of Kelli, live-tweeted the season premiere episode titled "Hella Great," much to fans delight. Season two returns and Issa is right season one left her -- heartbroken and still looking for love.
Linkin Park is still processing the loss of its lead singer Chester Bennington last week at the age of 41, but the rock band took to Facebook Monday morning to pay homage to him."Our hearts are broken. The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened," the open letter begins, which is addressed to "Dear Chester. ...
Chris Harrison will return to host the 2018 Miss America competition, the Miss America Organization, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Monday. This will be Harrison's ninth time hosting the show. Sage Steele, an ESPN host and commentator, will join him as co-host for the second year in a row.
Charlize Theron plays a top-level spy trying to sniff out double agents in her upcoming thriller, "Atomic Blonde."Her character, Lorraine Broughton, is bisexual, and Theron said on Sunday's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" that it's important that bisexuality is reflected on screen."It should be normalized by now," the actress explained. "It’s something that I feel is not represented enough in cinema, and I feel that when you make movies, if you’re going to hold that mirror up and reflect society, then you should reflect society. ...
Jennifer Holliday slid into a red leather banquette in New York City's Gallagher's Steakhouse on a windy October day. There was no one else in the Times Square-adjacent restaurant's Trophy Room, aside from another camera man packing up to leave, and of course Holliday's publicist. Hudson, 35, portrayed the role Holliday made famous, Effie White, in the 2006 film adaptation of "Dreamgirls," which earned her an Oscar Award.
ABC News contributor Chris Connelly has interviewed a litany of celebrities, athletes and public figures over the past three decades, and in a new digital series, "The Callback,” he reunites with stars with whom he has history to catch up about their lives and careers. In the fifth episode, which was filmed during the TriBeCa Film Festival in New York City, Connelly interviewed Jamie Lee Curtis, who was promoting a documentary that she co-executive produced, "Hondros." "Hondros" tells the story of war photographer Chris Hondros, who was killed in 2011 while covering the conflict in Libya.
Residents in San Antonio, Texas held a vigil on Sunday to honor the undocumented immigrants who were found dead inside of a sweltering hot semi-trailer where temperatures topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Dozens of people gathered at the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio on Sunday afternoon to mourn the nine people who were killed and the nearly 30 others who were injured in what authorities described as an apparent human smuggling attempt. Jose Luis Gonzalez, a Mexican immigrant who moved to the U.S. when he was 9 years old, said he attended the vigil to because the story broke his heart.
At least 24 people were killed and 42 others injured in a suicide bombing on Monday in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials said. The bombing was carried out by a suicide attacker who rammed a Toyota Corolla into a commuter bus carrying government staff during the Monday morning rush hour, according to officials. "The bomber attacked at one of the busiest times of the day," Kabul's police chief spokesman Basir Mujahed told The Associated Press.
Cars and a home were swept away in floodwaters after a bout of heavy rains pummeled parts of Northern Kentucky early Sunday. The flood waters were so powerful that they sent cars smashing into one another in a cluster against a tree, according to one photo posted on Instagram by user Sara Celi. The image shows the cars lying abandoned in a pool of tan, muddy water.
One of the injured later died, officials said, bringing the death toll to nine in what police described as an apparent human smuggling attempt. Officials had first said two additional people had died, but later corrected the number to one. Authorities became aware of the truck overnight after a Walmart employee, who had been approached by someone who had been in the truck asking for water, notified police of the interaction, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said this morning at a press conference, alongside other officials from the city.
Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team is expanding its operation, bringing on D.C.-based attorney and longtime regulatory lawyer Karina Lynch, his team told ABC News. Lynch had been at the law firm Williams and Jensen since 2000, and became a principal in 2005, according to the firm's website.
An American college student who was arrested in China one week ago after allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a dispute over a fare has been released, according to a U.S. senator. Steve Daines, the U.S. Senator from Montana, released a statement today announcing the release of Guthrie McLean, 25, at 2 a.m. local time in China. "I am thrilled to report that we just received an email from Guthrie McLean's mother that 'prayers answered, Guthrie is home,'" Daines said in a statement.