A woman in Alabama is helping bring Christmas to nearly 200 families in the Harvey-stricken Houston area through a holiday adoption group she started on Facebook.“She has been an angel" »
The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright was arrested Friday night in connection to his 2010 murder, authorities said. Sherra Wright-Robinson, 46, was taken into custody in California's Riverside County around 8:30 p.m. local time Friday. The Murrieta, California resident was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on a fugitive warrant for murder, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
The Washington Post reported that policy analysts at the CDC were told in a meeting Thursday to not use certain words in any official documents for preparing for the budget for fiscal year 2019. The words are: "evidence-based," "science-based," "entitlement," "vulnerable," "diversity," "transgender," and "fetus," the Post reported. "The assertion that HHS has 'banned words' is a complete mischaracterization of discussions regarding the budget formulation process," the HHS statement said.
Meet me in St. Louis -- or rather, Malibu. The former Malibu home of legendary actress Judy Garland, who starred in the 1944 musical comedy, "Meet me in St. Louis," as well as other beloved films, is now on the market for nearly $3.7 million. The "Wizard of Oz" actress purchased the three-bedroom, three-bath beachside hideaway back in 1947, according to Top Ten Real Estate Deals.
George Clooney is taking on Watergate. The actor is developing an eight-part series about the political scandal for Netflix, Clooney's publicist confirmed to ABC News Saturday morning. Clooney's production company, Smokehouse Pictures, is working on the project with British screenwriter Matt Charman, Clooney's publicist also confirmed.
In a shocking turn of events, Luke Skywalker used the Force to distract his old apprentice Kylo Ren at the end of "The Last Jedi" to give Rey, Leia and the rest of the group time to escape from the First Order's clutches. In something we've never seen before, Luke uses the Force to project himself into the battlefield, fight Ren (though he's never really there) and then let Ren know of his trick after the Resistance has already escaped. There are two key moments that pay homage to previous "Star Wars" films and iconic scenes within them.
The gang's all here: The revival series again stars Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner, John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner. "The Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki, who used to play David, Darlene's guy back in the day, will reportedly also appear.
Residents of the Midwest and Northeast will wake-up Saturday morning to a bone-chilling blast of cold air, with a wind chill that will make it feel like the temperature is in the teens and single digits. It won't last too long, with milder temperatures kicking in later Saturday and continuing over the next few days. The Northeast was slammed with a quick-hitting winter storm Friday night to areas along the I-95 corridor.
About 220 passengers aboard a five-night Caribbean cruise, slated to return to Ft. Lauderdale Saturday morning, suffered from a gastro-intestinal illness over the past week, Royal Caribbean announced. "Independence of the Seas is currently on a 5-night Caribbean cruise, which departed Port Everglades, Florida on December 11," Royal Caribbean said in a statement Friday to ABC News. According to ABC Miami affiliate WPLG, Royal Caribbean encourages passengers and crew to wash their hands often, which health experts say is the best defense against stomach viruses.
The first daughter has expanded her fashion empire, opening a new Ivanka Trump-branded store in the lobby of New York City's Trump Tower. "In the ever-changing retail landscape, the Ivanka Trump brand is committed to engaging with the customers directly,” her company said in an statement to Bloomberg of the shop, which opened Thursday.
Hillary Clinton has made quite an impression on "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson -- on his right leg, to be exact. Davidson, who publicly supported Clinton during the 2016 presidential election, posted a photo Friday on Instagram of his new tattoo, which is of Clinton. Not too long afterwards, a comedic Clinton commented on the photo.
The "Dynasty" star said her 26-year-old daughter India Oxenberg became more secretive after joining NXIVM and told her she was branded by a secret sorority.
Sarah Edmondson said she thought she was getting a tattoo when she willingly participated in strange initiation ritual for a sorority that she says is associated with NXIVM.
Cory Iverson, 32, died while fighting the Thomas Fire in Fillmore, California, according to a page set up on the crowdfunding website GoFundMe. Cal Fire-San Diego Chief Tony Mecham choked up recalling the phone call informing him of Iverson's death. The unending inferno has burned for 12 days and ravaged 252,500 acres, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) officials said.
A grand jury's report following the drinking death of a Pennsylvania State University student says school officials showed "a shocking apathy" to a dangerous pattern of hazing and excessive alcohol consumption cultivated by fraternity life on campus. The report, released Friday by a Pennsylvania district attorney, recommends a number of changes that Penn State should undertake in the wake of the death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza in February. "The system didn't protect Tim and didn't protect others," Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said at a press conference.
"We so trusted this man, my child, Sterling, would not have been there ... if we didn’t implicitly trust him," Kyle Keiser, the mother of Sterling Riethman, one of Nassar's former patients who accused him of sexual misconduct in a civil suit, told ABC News.
For the second Friday in row, thousands of Palestinians in Jerusalem, Gaza and across the occupied West Bank turned out to protest more than a week after President Donald Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and days before his vice president visits the region.Nearly 400 Palestinians were injured today across the Palestinian territories, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Four Palestinians have also been shot dead by Israeli forces, two in the West Bank and two in Gaza, the Gaza Health Ministry said. Today was the deadliest day since Trump's Dec. ...
After a Rhode Island dad heard that his 6-year-old daughter, who has alopecia, said she didn't love herself because she didn't have hair, he decided to show her how unimportant hair really is. Dave Sylvaria's wife, Chelsea, told him last week about the troubling conversation she had with their oldest daughter, Riley. Riley was diagnosed with alopecia, a disorder in which a person's immune system attacks the hair follicles, at just 15 months old, her mother told ABC News.
Dutch military police said they shot a knife-wielding man on Friday at one of Europe's busiest airports.The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee announced via Twitter that "the situation is safe" at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport after the suspect, who threatened to use a knife, was detained and removed from the scene.The airport's main plaza was initially evacuated but has since been reopened to the public.
It’s not as clumsy or random as a blaster, and for the first time, "Star Wars" fans can check out an original Luke Skywalker lightsaber prop displayed in a galaxy not so far away. Starting Saturday, and just in time for the release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," visitors to Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum in Hollywood, California, will be able to see the iconic prop in person. The auction house specializes in Hollywood memorabilia and acquired the prop from the collection of Gary Kurtz, a producer on "Star Wars: A New Hope" and "The Empire Strikes Back." It’s the first time the prop has been put on public display.
Dramatic cellphone video captured a frantic effort on Thursday to rescue a man lying unconscious on subway tracks in New York as a train approached. The video, obtained by ABC station WABC, shows terrified commuters on the Avenue H station platform in Brooklyn yelling for the man to "wake up" and for an approaching Q train to stop. The subway train heeded the warnings and stopped, allowing commuters to go down onto the tracks and lift the man up onto the platform.
When Tara Martinez gave birth to her second child, she was able to watch the birth and have immediate skin-to-skin contact with her son, even though she had a cesarean section. Martinez, of Fishkill, New York, was able to have a “gentle” C-section at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, New York, in August after undergoing what she described as a “traumatic” emergency C-section with her first son.
Three months after posting a public apology to his wife and kids on Instagram, Kevin Hart is opening up about his infidelity and why he now believes he's a better man for his family. "This straight line that I'm walking on now, there are no moments to be off-balance.