Women now have a new tool to screen themselves for postpartum depression and it fits in the palm of their hand. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have developed a free iPhone app for woman to use during and after pregnancy to see where they fall on the spectrum of the symptoms of postpartum depression. "We view this as so intuitive from a public health point of view given the prevalence of postpartum depression in the population," Dr. Lee S. Cohen, director of the hospital’s Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, told ABC News.
Billy Joel is going to be a father for the third time. The musician and his wife Alexis Roderick are expecting their second child, Joel's rep confirmed to ABC News. Joel also has a 31-year-old daughter, Alexa Ray, with his ex-wife, model Christie Brinkley.
Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shared the story of her alleged sexual assault at the hands of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar in an emotional statement on Twitter late Tuesday night. Maroney said she was inspired by the #metoo movement on social media, which has encouraged victims to share their personal stories in order to show the widespread problem of sexual harassment and sexual assault. The hashtag was inspired by the allegations of harassment and assault against movie executive Harvey Weinstein.
President Donald Trump today denied telling the widow of a fallen U.S. soldier, 'He knew what he signed up for," in a phone call he made Tuesday, contradicting a Florida congresswoman who said she was with the woman at the time. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was with Myeshia Johnson in a car headed to Miami International Airport on Tuesday afternoon to meet the body of Johnson's husband, Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who died in Niger this month, when the president called. In an interview with CNN on Tuesday night, Wilson, a Democrat, related Myeshia Johnson's conversation with Trump, saying, "Basically, he said, 'Well, I guess he knew what he signed up for.
Over the past week or so, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women.Among them: Former "Friday Night Lights" star Minka Kelly claimed that Weinstein asked her to be his girlfriend in exchange for "a lavish life," while actress Ashley Judd alleged in The New York Times that Weinstein asked her for a massage. Cara Delevingne said in an Instagram post that Weinstein brought her to a hotel room, where he asked her to kiss another woman, and though she declined, she felt like she later landed a role in one of his moves that she didn't deserve. ...
President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to lash out at the National Football League's decision not to force players to stand for the national anthem. The president tweeted, "The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem. The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem.
Ravaged by a slew of deadly wildfires in recent days, northern California is set to get a bit of relief this week in the form of rain. A storm system is expected to move over the Pacific Northwest later this week and the trailing cold front will most likely bring some much-needed rain to northern California between Thursday and Friday, according to ABC meteorologists. "It will rain a bit but not enough to fully douse the blazes," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Ken Clark said in a statement Tuesday.
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee is sending a warning shot to federal agencies and the White House for not fully complying with the panel's investigation into administration air travel. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., could subpoena the Departments of Justice and Agriculture at the end of the month if the agencies do not turn over flight records or make a "good faith commitment" to respond to the panel, according to a new letter sent to the departments and obtained by ABC News. "If you have not complied with the request or satisfactorily provided a good faith commitment for complying in full on or before October 31, 2017, the chairman intends to issue a subpoena for the materials," the letter reads.
President Donald Trump waded into a new statue controversy on Tuesday night when he called out people who want to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus. "We believe we should preserve our history, not tear it down," Trump said in remarks he delivered Tuesday night at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club gathering. "Now they are even trying to destroy statues of Christopher Columbus.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headed Tuesday to Las Vegas to pay her respects to the victims of the city's shooting massacre, during which 58 music festival attendees were killed earlier this month by gunman Stephen Paddock. Pelosi, joined by Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nevada, spent time at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, which was built after volunteers worked around the clock to create it in less than a week. "This has become a center of humanity that is setting a standard around the world," Mayor Carolyn Goodman said.
The 23-year-old Iowa native's single "Issues" was one of 2017's biggest hits, and her songs "Sorry" for Justin Bieber and "Slumber Party" for Britney Spears proved her hit-making chops.
Actress and author spoke about her sexual assault story as well as life with NBA star Dwayne Wade and her struggle with multiple miscarriages.
The family of a U.S. Army captain who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004 slammed President Donald Trump for "unbecoming behavior," after Trump said on Monday that past presidents never called the families of fallen soldiers. In a statement to ABC News, Gold Star father Khizr Khan and his wife, Gazala Khan, said they were saddened by Trump's "selfish and divisive" actions and his lack of empathy, which they believe have undermined the dignity of the office of the presidency. "We stand with the families in their grief and pray for their strength and peace.
President Donald Trump is not as wealthy as he was last year, according to Forbes magazine, which dropped him 92 spots on its annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. Trump, ranked No. 156 in 2016, is now tied with 15 others --- including casino magnate Steve Wynn and Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel -- for No. 248. The drop comes from a decline in Trump's net worth, according to Forbes.
After five years of playing the ultimate fixer Olivia Pope on ABC's "Scandal, Kerry Washington is ready to have a little fun. "I’m working now on '24/7,' this comedy about three women in the workplace, and Eva Longoria and I are two out of the three," she told Allure magazine for the November cover story. Until then, fans can still find Washington on "Scandal" on the small screen.