When a Maryland community college student saw on his syllabus that he could bring a “3x5 card” to an exam, he saw a key loophole, and took advantage of the opportunity. Elijah Bowen’s professor at Anne Arundel Community College, Reb Beatty, didn't expect him to show up with a 3x5 foot card -- in his instructions, he meant 3.5 inches. Bowen noticed the loophole, which helped him successfully pass his first exam of the semester on Tuesday in his Financial Accounting class.
Stevie Wonder is among the celebrities speaking out in response to President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem. By Sunday, Trump turned his attention to football fans, saying that if fans were to stay away from games "until players stop disrespecting our Flag & Country, you will see change take place fast.
Kris Jenner is speaking out for the first time about the rumors that her youngest daughter, Kylie, is expecting her first child - and the momager is saying, not so fast! Several reports claim that Kylie Jenner, 20, is expecting a child with her boyfriend, rapper Travis Scott. ABC News reached out to a rep for Jenner, but didn't hear back.
New York City hotels tend to fit into two extremes: over-the-top luxury properties or generic chain hotels. The former comes with an astronomical price tag, and the latter usually leaves guests feeling overlooked and underwhelmed.But there's a better way: the New York City guesthouse. This option is as close to having your own Manhattan pied-á-terre as you're likely going to get.Guesthouse hotels are a cross between an inn and a bed-and-breakfast. The properties are usually intimate, charming, and set away from bustling tourist zones like Times Square or Midtown East. ...
Prince Harry struck an inspirational tone at the Saturday opening of the Invictus Games in Toronto -- the sporting event he started three years ago to exclusively feature military veterans who were injured in combat.
Some 60 million Germans are making their way to polling stations today as Europe's most powerful country looks set to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for an historic fourth term. Major western democracies have delivered unpredictable election results recently, including in the United States, the United Kingdom and France, but German polls have been historically accurate and Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) looks set to be the biggest party, although they would still likely need a coalition with smaller parties to form a government. The polls also predict that Germany's right wing nationalist and anti-immigration party Alternate for Deutschland (AfD) will enter the Bundestag -- Germany's parliament.
Fears in storm-battered Puerto Rico have shifted to a failing dam as the U.S. territory reels from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria. Early Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said failure of the Guajataca Dam in northwest Puerto Rico is "imminent" and could cause "life-threatening flash flooding" downstream on the the Guajataca River. "Move to higher ground now," the National Weather Service urged residents in the area.
The fourth episode of the "Good Morning America" digital series "Closet Raiders" for Facebook Watch had a red-carpet-premiere theme. Fashion influencers Monica Veloz and Maryam Maquillage raided their mothers' closets in the latest themed challenge hosted by actress and Miss USA 2012 winner Olivia Culpo.
A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the third temblor to hit the country this month. The latest quake sent shock waves hundreds of miles out from its epicenter to Mexico City, causing buildings to sway and raising alarm in the capital still reeling from Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude earthquake that Mexican officials say has killed at least 300 people. Once the shaking stopped, rescuers in Mexico City resumed searches inside collapsed buildings where people may still be buried alive.
President Donald Trump continued to escalate threats to North Korea late Saturday as he responded to their foreign minister with a warning "they won't be around much longer" if the country continues provocation. Ri is currently in New York at the United Nations General Assembly and spoke on Saturday in a much-anticipated rebuttal to Trump's message delivered on Tuesday in which he said the U.S. would "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies.
Get a birds' eye view of the beautiful fall foliage when you stay at one of these treehouse hotels. Nestled either near mountain ranges or lush forests, these modern treehouses will have you forgetting about the digital world. This upscale, six-bedroom treehouse hotel boasts amazing views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Prince Harry is preparing to kick off the 2017 Invictus Games, the Paralympic-style sporting event he founded for wounded service members. Harry, 33, will welcome the service members and their families before kicking the games off Saturday in an opening ceremony featuring the Canadian Armed Forces and celebrities including Sarah McLachlan at the Air Canada Center, an arena in downtown Toronto. Harry met with U.S. first lady Melania Trump, who is leading the U.S. delegation to the Invictus Games, before the official opening.
Election officials in 21 U.S. states were notified Friday by government officials that hackers had targeted their systems ahead of the 2016 presidential election. The list includes Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Washington, according to The Associated Press. Election officials were informed about a year after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) first announced states were targets of hacking efforts possibly connected to Russia.
President Donald Trump slammed Arizona Sen. John McCain at a rally on Friday night after the senator said he would not be voting in favor of the Republicans' new bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Trump called McCain's opposition to the Cassidy-Graham bill "terrible, honestly terrible" at a rally for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange. "They gave me a list of 10 people that were absolute no's. ... John McCain was not on the list," Trump said of the first health care vote.
The point is, Italians have great taste. Here, we’ve outlined the top destinations in Italy where Italians themselves vacation. The southeastern part of the country (i.e., the heel of the boot) is less crowded and more affordable than places like Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast.
Valerie McDaniel killed herself after she and her boyfriend Leon Jacob were charged with soliciting an alleged hit on their exes. He denies all wrongdoing.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., announced in a statement on Friday that he cannot support the Graham-Cassidy health care bill. McCain’s opposition will likely sink the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Graham-Cassidy bill, considered to be Republican’s last-ditch attempt to follow through with an almost seven-year campaign promise to end Obamacare, was spearheaded by a close friend of McCain’s, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
After a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City on Tuesday, a frantic search ensued for a 12-year-old girl believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of her collapsed school. Throughout much of Wednesday and into Thursday, Mexico and the world were transfixed on a pancaked pile of cinderblock and rebar that once made up a wing of the Enrique Rebsamen primary and secondary school in the capital. Rescue workers gingerly pulled out some survivors and recovered bodies from the pile of debris, but Mexicans officials believed at least one student was still buried alive there.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin used a costly government jet to make the short journey from New York City to Washington D.C. following a meeting in Trump Tower last month, a flight that is now under review by department investigators, along with at least two other requests for government travel involving the secretary, multiple officials told ABC News. Mnuchin's trip on a U.S. Air Force C-37 jet, which took less than an hour and cost American taxpayers at least $25,000, took place on Aug. 15. Mnuchin was in New York to attend the now-infamous press conference in Trump Tower during which President Trump made highly controversial remarks on the violence in Charlottesville.