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President Herbert Hoover must be spinning in his grave from the havoc he wreaked by signing a congressional act 87 years ago making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States. The 31st U.S. president gave license to crooners and wailers alike to have their way with the song, as comedian Roseanne Barr once did, long before Fergie dropped the ball at Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game. Who saw Fergie's national anthem performance at the NBA All Star Game?
A series of storms sweeping across the U.S. is delivering flooding rain, heavy snow and ice, and strong winds, putting two dozen states under storm alerts. Stormy weather already has inundated the western U.S., from Washington to Southern California and into the Rockies. Gusty winds sparked a wildfire that required the evacuation of 200 people in California.
Vincent Zhou didn't medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, but he still made history by being the first to land a quadruple lutz. Zhou, who placed sixth, told ABC News' Amy Robach he's been training to pull off that move for more than a year. The Palo Alto, California, native began skating at age 5 and started private lessons at age 6.
Nikolas Cruz, whose troubled past allegedly exploded in a murderous rampage Wednesday in a Parkland, Fla., school Wednesday, was captured on cell phone video fighting other students more than a year before the mass shooting. In the Sept. 20, 2016, footage, obtained by ABC station WPLG, Cruz can be seen in the courtyard of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School wearing khakis, a white printed short-sleeved T-shirt and a dark bandana around his neck. The blurry video appears to show Cruz flailing his arms as other students charge him and cause him to slip.
Now, friends of 15-year-old Peter Wang are trying to posthumously honor the "hero" by petitioning for a military burial. Were it not for the heroics displayed by Peter, his friends are certain the death toll on Wednesday would have been higher. Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly gunned down innocent and unarmed students and teachers with a semiautomatic rifle.
When he and his classmates came face-to-face with a gunman shooting up their Florida school, Anthony Borges put the lives of others before his own, a friend who survived thanks to the teenager and his father told ABC News. A soccer player at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, 15-year-old Anthony placed his body between alleged mass killer Nikolas Cruz and fellow students, Carlos Rodriguez, who said he survived because of Anthony's heroism, told ABC News. As gunfire erupted on Wednesday in the halls of Building 12 at the Parkland, Florida, school, Anthony and his classmates rushed to hide in a classroom as the gunman bore down on them, firing randomly and rapidly at students, Carlos said.
LeBron James says he didn't know who Laura Ingraham was until she started an NBA-like trash-talking feud with him on her Fox News show by telling him "shut up and dribble" in response to his bashing of President Trump. "I get to sit up here and talk about social injustice, equality and why a woman on a certain network decided to tell me to 'shut up and dribble,'" James said at a news conference ahead of today's NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles. On Sunday, the 54-year-old conservative host of "The Ingraham Angle" defended her on-air comments about James, in which she slammed his "barely intelligible, not to mention ungrammatical take on President Trump" in a podcast.
Meet Ryan. He's not your average 6-year-old.Ryan has his own YouTube channel where he reviews toys called Ryan ToysReview.With over 12 million subscribers on YouTube, it is one of the most popular YouTube channels in the world.He was the youngest person to make Forbes' World's Highest-Paid YouTube Stars list for 2017, making an estimated $11 million last year. (Ryan's last name and home state are not disclosed, as per his family's wishes, according to Forbes.)Disney's Toy Story Land opening date announcedThe holiday season's hottest toysSaturday was a very special day for Ryan. ...
Two sets of identical twins are now planning a joint wedding after twin brothers proposed to twin sisters on February 2, or 2-2. Brittany and Briana Deane met Josh and Jeremy Salyers last August at The Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, which bills itself as the "largest annual gathering of twins (and other multiples) in the world," according to its website. "When we got there it turned out better than we ever expected," Josh Salyers told ABC News, referring to his recent engagement.
A runaway dog wandering New York City's subway tracks created a hairy situation for transit officials and commuters Friday afternoon. A and C train riders also experienced delays as transit workers and police spent an hour trying to search and rescue the lost pup. The dog, named Dakota, had escaped from a dog park in Brooklyn and somehow found its way onto the subway tracks, according to the New York City Transit Police Department.
Thousands of people gathered Saturday morning to mourn a decorated Chicago police officer, who was gunned down while on duty this week. A line of mourners wrapped around the street as they waited to enter the Nativity of Our Lord Church for the funeral service of Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, according to ABC station WLS. Bauer's wife, Erin, and their 13-year-old daughter, Grace, stood on the church steps to greet family, friends and law enforcement officers as they went inside.
A 17-year-old boy whose last social media post said his girlfriend was "a greater blessing than I could ever imagine" was mourned by hundreds at a funeral today, the latest service for the 17 people killed in a shooting massacre at a Florida high school. Joaquin Oliver was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a former student allegedly opened fire Wednesday. It's the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. since the 2012 rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, that killed 26.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel had said Feis, who was among the 17 people gunned down in a mass shooting at the school Wednesday, died while saving lives, though was unable to provide details. If you needed him [he was] on his golf cart, rolling right to you,” said Rodriguez, referring to the coach’s method of transportation around school campus.
Among the attendees were friends of some of the 17 students and teachers who were killed in Parkland, Florida, as well as Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and relatives of those shot and killed at Virginia Tech in 2007. "Children are dead because of you," Connolly said of the NRA, in comments reported by Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate WJLA.
A pair of disturbances taking shape in the south-central U.S. will come together during the day Saturday and accelerate toward the Northeast bringing a quick hit of snow to major I-95 cities from Philadelphia to Boston. Coastal areas, such as Staten Island, Brooklyn, parts of Queens, Long Island and Cape Cod have a winter storm watch due to the uncertainty of how much warm air will inhibit snowfall accumulation. The storm begins to take shape later Saturday with snow arriving into parts of the Northeast in the early evening hours.
Five people are dead after the driver of a tractor-trailer lost control on the 10 freeway in Railto, California, plowed through the median and into oncoming vehicles on the other side of the road. The truck lost control while driving down the westbound side and plowed into traffic coming toward the driver on the eastbound side. The eastbound lanes were expected to be closed until 3 a.m., KABC reported.
President Donald Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital to meet with wounded students, their family members and the hospital medical team on Friday evening following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead and 14 injured. "The job they've done is incredible and I want to congratulate you," Trump said as he shook hands with Dr. Igor Nichiporenko -- a trauma surgeon. Later, Trump said he had met with some of the victims' parents and said they were in "really great shape" given the circumstances.
Former Massachusetts governor and one-time Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah, he officially announced Friday morning. Romney, 70, was the Republican Party's presidential standard-bearer in 2012, eventually losing the general election to then-President Barack Obama. With Romney's potential arrival in Washington comes notably real tension between him and the man now occupying the Oval Office: President Donald Trump.
Stars Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, director Ryan Coogler, and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige discuss the making of the film.