Anthony Dones, 15, met Patti Bosques last weekend at her home.'It was beautiful' »
With apparent sarcasm, Trump tweeted, "Beautiful weather all over our great country, a perfect day for all women to march. Lowest female unemployment in 18 years!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 20, 2018From New York City to Los Angeles and many cities in between, thousands of women and their allies took to the streets Saturday, vowing to show up at the polls this year for midterm elections amid outrage over President Donald Trump's agenda. The president's tweet came after thousands of women and their allies poured out for the Women's March marking one year since Trump took office.
Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Nigeria earlier this week have been rescued, police said. The foreigners -- three men and a woman -- were rescued early Saturday in the Jere area of the Kagarko local government area of Kaduna state after a massive police manhunt, Kaduna state police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu told ABC News. Kaduna state police commissioner Agyole Abeh told ABC News no ransom was paid for the foreigners' release.
The Women's March returned to dozens of cities across the country this weekend, with women and their allies protesting President Donald Trump's agenda and calling for political power at the polls.The main event for the 2018 Women's March, entitled "Power to the Polls," will take place Sunday in Las Vegas. But hundreds of other anniversary marches and events were held elsewhere in the nation -- and around the world -- on Saturday.Here are some of the best images of the marchers and their signs:Thousands take to streets in Women's March on anniversary of Trump's 1st year
Gunmen waged an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday, according to Najib Danis, a spokesman for the country's interior ministry.Danish told ABC News that the attackers had entered the luxury hotel in Kabul and special forces have arrived on scene in response. He did not provide details on the number of gunmen or if there were any casualties.The U.S. Embassy in Kabul issued a security alert on Thursday, saying it was "aware of reports that extremist groups may be planning an attack against hotels" in the capital city.This is a breaking news story. ...
A key Zimbabwe opposition leader was killed Wednesday night in a helicopter crash in the United States, authorities said. Roy Bennett, an outspoken critic of longtime Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who was forced to resign in late November, died when a helicopter crashed in a remote area of northeastern New Mexico, according to the New Mexico State Police. Bennett, 60, had left Zimbabwe under Mugabe's rule for exile in South Africa, but continued to be a fierce opponent of the president.
The singer revealed Saturday that he got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn.
The Southwest is getting walloped with winter conditions this weekend. A disturbance is moving through the region Saturday morning bringing snow to parts of Nevada and Utah, including Salt Lake City. This disturbance will move further east Saturday expanding snow into the Colorado and Wyoming Rockies.
During the hours leading up to the government shutdown, President Donald Trump invited Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., to the White House to negotiate the outline of a deal, which both sides believed was in reach. After several more conversations during the day, the deal fell apart and the Senate failed to pass a measure to keep the government funded. "During the meeting, in exchange for strong [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals] protections, I reluctantly put the border wall on the table for the discussion," Schumer said from the Senate floor.
It didn't take long for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to react to the government shutdown at 12:01 a.m.While Republicans included the hashtag #SchumerShutdown, pointing the blame on the Sen. Chuck Schumer, Democrats opted for the #TrumpShutdown hashtag in their tweets. #TrumpShutdown appeared to be the more popular hashtag, however, landing the number-one spot for worldwide trending on Twitter.Below, 19 lawmakers react to the shutdown:SEN. KAMALA HARRIS, D-CALIFORNIAThis shutdown was avoidable. The WH created this crisis & the GOP leaders in Congress refused to negotiate with Democrats. ...
David and Louise Turpin pleaded not guilty to a combined 75 counts that included charges of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment.
Senate Republican leaders fell short of the 60 votes necessary to proceed on the spending measure in time for the midnight deadline.
The analysis of a computer belonging to Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock revealed a "disturbing search history" and numerous images of child pornography, investigators said today. In the months, weeks and days leading up to the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting, Paddock searched online for open-air concert venues, Las Vegas SWAT tactics, weapons, explosives and the expected attendance for the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip, according to a preliminary investigative report released by police today. Paddock ultimately opened fire at the country music festival and killed 58 people.
-- Prosecutors revealed grisly details in a press conference Thursday about the captive siblings case out of California. -- The brothers and sisters were subject to repeated beatings, including strangulation, and were punished by being chained up, often for weeks or months at a time, prosecutors said. -- The victims weren't released from their chains even to go to the bathroom and were only allowed to shower once a year, according to prosecutors.
A television film crew was arrested in New Jersey Thursday after allegedly attempting to pass a bag containing "all of the makings of an improvised explosive device" through security at Newark Liberty International Airport, authorities said. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers sounded the alarm when the film crewmembers, who claimed to be working for the CNBC show "Staten Island Hustle," allegedly attempted to smuggle a roller bag containing wires, a motor and PVC pipe through a checkpoint, police sources told ABC News. One crewmember was covertly filming the encounter, an alleged scheme to test whether TSA officers would detect the concealed device, the sources said, adding that a third man involved in the shoot told police they were simply testing a prototype of a vacuum bag suitcase.
A deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has triggered one Texas school district to cancel classes for the week and one California hospital has set up a triage tent outside an emergency room for flu patients. "I think this is the first time we've had 49 of 50 states reporting widespread activity at the same time, at least in the last 13 years," Lynnette Brammer, an epidemiologist with with the CDC's influenza division, told ABC News on Wednesday. Brammer said this flu season is on par with the 2014-2015 season, when more than 700,000 people were hospitalized with the flu and nearly 130 died.
Raisman, 23, appeared in Ingram County Circuit Court in Lansing and took a seat in the courtroom gallery next to Jordyn Wieber, her teammate on the "Fierce Five" USA gymnastics squad that won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. The two-time Olympian and captain of the 2012 women's Olympic gymnastics team spoke on the fourth day of Nassar's sentencing hearing.
Former reality star Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino and his brother, Marc Sorrentino, both pleaded guilty on Friday to violating federal tax laws. The former "Jersey Shore" star, 35, pleaded guilty to tax evasion, while Marc Sorrentino, 38, admitted to the "aiding in the preparation of a false and fraudulent tax return," according to a news release from the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. Michael Sorrentino admitted to concealing income in 2011 to avoid paying taxes when he allegedly earned nearly $1.96 million, while his older brother, who acted as Michael Sorrentino's manager, told the court that from 2010 through 2012, he provided false information to his accountants to under-report income.
The California siblings allegedly held captive and tortured by their parents kept journals that likely hold "powerful evidence" in the case, the district attorney said in an interview with ABC News. David and Louise Turpin, accused of starving and shackling their 13 children, were arrested on charges of torture and child endangerment after the victims were found Sunday at their home in Perris. The Turpins allegedly forced them to shower only once a year, never took them to a dentist, and strangled and beat them routinely, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said Thursday.
Meet Amena Khan.She's the hijab-wearing Muslim woman turning heads in L’Oréal Paris' new hair campaign, Elvive.And although she didn't begin wearing a hijab, or scarf, on her head until she was in her 20s, according to British Vogue, Khan said she's thrilled to part of the multimedia campaign.Khan called it "a game changing new campaign!!!" A game changing new campaign!!! ?????? So... lately I’ve had a complex relationship with my hair feeling lacklustre. ...
A series of storms have lined up to bring rain, snow, wind and more waves to the West Coast over the weekend. Waves of 20 to 40 feet pounded the Pacific Northwest coast from Washington to Oregon, producing flooding and damage to coastal cities. At least one man was swept to sea in Depoe Bay, Oregon, and presumed dead after the Coast Guard stopped a search for him late Thursday, ABC affiliate KATU reported.
With a stroller and a Facebook post, a New York City mom was able to collect 20,000 diapers to donate to families in need. Audrey Symes, a consultant and mom to a then 2-year-old, was looking for a way to volunteer in her free time. But what they really needed, Symes told ABC News, was diapers.
Oscar winner Mo'Nique is encouraging her fans to boycott Netflix after she claims the streaming service offered her significantly less than other comedians for a forthcoming comedy special. "I am asking that you stand with me and boycott Netflix for gender bias and color bias," she began in a video posted Friday. "I was offered a $500,000-deal last week to do a comedy special," Mo'Nique explained.