This week’s sophisticated cyberattack has disrupted companies and government agencies in the United States and elsewhere around the world, according to U.S. officials and private cybersecurity analysts. The new and highly virulent strain of ransomware has paralyzed businesses across the globe, with Russia and Ukraine appearing to be the hardest hit. Many experts believe the malicious software started in Ukraine before spreading worldwide.
It was revealed last night that "Alaskan Bush People" star Ami Brown has been diagnosed with lung cancer. Brown and her husband Billy spent much of last night's episode weighing the options of leaving the bush and returning to society for treatment. "It's hard to even talk about it, because it's something I never thought would come out of my mouth," Brown told the cameras about possibly leaving the family home.
Adele may be calling it quits when it comes to touring. The singer announced Wednesday at her London concert that she may stop touring. Adele, 29, has been touring across the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand to promote her latest album, "25," over the last 15 months.
Logan Browning is having a moment.Her hit Netflix dramedy, "Dear White People," has not only earned a rare 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but it's also lulled viewers to the kitchen table to discuss race in an America that often can't stand the heat.Browning, 28, plays college radio host Samantha White, a fire-stoker at fictional Ivy League school Winchester University.For those who've been following Browning's career, it's a bit of a departure, or perhaps a deepening of substance, since she played Jelena Howard, the no-nonsense captain of a fictional NBA dance squad on "Hit the Floor. ...
Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell said on Thursday that he will take a leave of absence from his post after Australian authorities charged him with multiple counts of sexual assault. Pell has not been asked to resign by Pope Francis, who has vowed zero tolerance for sexual-related offences. The pontiff granted Pell the leave of absence "so he can defend himself," the Vatican said in a statement Thursday.
A Colorado woman's surprise encounter with an uninvited guest in her garage has gone viral. "Freaking bear, get out of my garage," Denielle Backstrom, of Colorado Springs, can be heard saying in a video she filmed of the encounter with a bear at her own home. Backstrom had just pulled into her garage on Tuesday when the black bear, estimated to be around 400 pounds, followed her inside.
Hernandez recalled how painful it was for her and her family to watch their beloved Yaya’s descent into Alzheimer’s, a chronic degenerative disease with no cure. "She was kind of the life of the house, so to see her a little bit different, and asking the same questions over and over again,” Hernandez said.
Police are investigating the cause of an explosion on Wednesday at a dorm at Murray State University in Kentucky that injured at least one person, according to officials. Authorities identified the victim as 26-year-old Dakota Fields, a residential director at the university, who was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There were no students in the dorm at the time of the incident, and a preliminary investigation indicated that everyone had been accounted for, officials said.
Two families say the series prompted their teenage girls to take their own lives, and how students at one high school are answering back.
"Nightline" was on-site for the first-ever hospital cyber attack simulation designed to help doctors prepare for what cybersecurity experts say is a very real threat.
Rather than expand the laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security has mandated new security measures for foreign flights headed directly to the United States, Secretary John Kelly announced today. The updated protocols — which include "enhanced screening" of passengers and their electronic devices, as well as "seen and unseen" security around the aircraft and inside the airport, according to the DHS — affect 280 airports in 105 countries running about 2,000 flights daily. If airlines can't or won't implement the new procedures, they will be barred from transporting personal electronic devices to the United States, in both the cabin and the cargo hold, and could even face suspension of operations into the United States.
With the Senate’s failure to meet its own deadline on health care overhaul, President Trump and GOP congressional leaders are left picking up the pieces from the latest legislative setback that exposes the limits of Trumpism, as well as the stark divisions that remain inside the Republican Party. Today, less than 24 hours after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky bowed to the inevitable and pulled the bill, the president spun the setback as a chance to make the bill even stronger. “I think we’re going to get it over the line,” Trump said.