Three high school sophomores on how their lives have changed since the shooting.In their own words »
Students, teachers, parents and their allies will converge on the nation's capital Saturday to rally for gun control and school safety measures in the wake of last month's shooting in a Florida high school. Thousands of people from across the country are expected to participate in the "March for Our Lives," organized by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a gunman killed 17 people and injured others on Valentine's Day. Now, students around the country -- using the slogan "Never Again" -- are calling on lawmakers to make schools safer and enact tougher gun control laws, such as prohibiting the sale of high-capacity magazines and banning the high-powered, highly-lethal assault-style weapons often used in mass shootings.
ABC News' "Nightline" returned to Puerto Rico, where Puerto Ricans are struggling to rebuild and recover from the hurricane aftermath.
Denise Huskins and Aaron Quinn were woken up in the middle of the night, and Huskins was drugged, blindfolded and abducted from the home.
Authorities killed a gunman in southern France Friday after his hostage-taking attack on a supermarket left two other people dead and a police officer injured when he volunteered to exchange places with a captive, officials said. A female customer and a male employee died after the assailant opened fire inside the Super U market in the small town of Trebes. The gunman took hostages and barricaded himself in the supermarket for about two hours as police surrounded the building outside, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said at a news conference this afternoon.
In court documents obtained by ABC News, a woman, referred to as Jane Doe, has accused Simmons of sexually assaulting her in a hotel room and threatening to hurt her son if she didn’t comply. According to the woman, she and her elementary school-aged son were attending a concert in Sacramento when Simmons invited her to an after-party. After dropping her son off with a babysitter, the woman says she accompanied Simmons first to his hotel, then a nightclub, and then back to his hotel.
A camera captured the daring rescue of a man trapped inside an overturned car on Thursday, as a deluge of floodwaters pummeled his vehicle and nearly swept him away in Santa Clarita, California. Bystander Krystina Reyes filmed as her uncle jumped out of their vehicle and onto the overturned SUV, risking his life to save a complete stranger. My uncle right away was like, 'Call 911,'" Krystina Reyes told ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV.
A U.S. Navy destroyer today sailed within 12 miles of a disputed artificial island claimed by China in the South China Sea, according to a U.S. defense official. The USS Mustin's passage past Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands is the latest Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) conducted by the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea in disputed waters claimed by China. The U.S. ship also conducted maneuvering operations as it sailed past the artificial island, the defense official said.
Stewart, 73, told the Calgary Sun earlier this week that when he heard about the farewell tour of John, who turns 71 this month, "I did actually e-mail Elton and said, ‘What? Then when Stewart appeared Wednesday night on "Watch What Happens Live!" with his summer tour mate, Cyndi Lauper, he was asked by a caller what he thought of John's retirement announcement.
Creators and stars of Disney's biggest animated movie speak about the Broadway adaptation in which the women, and not Prince Charming, break the spell.
Initially, police reported that Stephon Clark, 22, was armed with a gun, then with a "toolbar," but all that was found on him was a cellphone.
The FBI and the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations are jointly looking into why a vehicle crashed shortly afterward gaining access to Travis Air Force Base in California Wednesday night, the Air Force confirmed. Investigators are trying to determine what the possible motive may have been for the incident that left the driver dead after the vehicle was engulfed in flames. A U.S. official said it appears that there were propane tanks inside the vehicle.
President Donald Trump and National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster mutually agreed that the three-star general and Iraq war veteran will leave the Trump administration, the White House confirmed on Thursday. Throughout my career it has been my greatest privilege to serve alongside extraordinary servicemembers and dedicated civilians," McMaster said in a statement adding.
Students who survived the Parkland shooting last month joined with teachers, lawmakers and other stakeholders for a press conference on Capitol Hill today as part of their buildup to this weekend’s March for Our Lives on the National Mall. Parkland student Aalayah Eastmond, who attended with her mother Stacey-Ann, urged lawmakers to take action, noting it’s been more than a month since the shooting. The activists at the event called on Congress to ban assault weapons and large-capacity magazines, require universal background checks including at gun shows and online, and pass a “red flag” law that empowers law enforcement to remove guns from the possession of a person if he or she is deemed a danger to self or others.
An economics writer’s daughter discovered the perfect way to ask her father for a puppy -- and with 18,000 retweets and counting, she’s made a pretty good case. Writer Brendan Greeley tweeted a photo of his copy of The Financial Times Wednesday. As the tweet has gone viral, the writer has marveled at the marquee names ("Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling, for instance) who have retweeted the photo.
On the heels of a rare series of public interviews by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg - the social media giant is sending senior staff to Capitol Hill on Thursday to brief aides to key committees on the controversy over its role in the exposure of as many as 50 million of its users’ private information to a data-science firm linked to the Trump campaign. Members want additional detail on why Facebook permitted a Russian-American professor to collect data on more than 200,000 of its users, with consent, and then how that then mushroomed into up to 50 million users having their private information end up in the hands of a data mining firm, Cambridge Analytica. Senators also are demanding to know when and if that data was destroyed - as Cambridge Analytica certified to Facebook.
As thousands plan to attend the rally for gun control in Washington D.C. this Saturday, several businesses are backing participants of the "March for Our Lives" movement by offering special deals and promotions. While the student-organized "March for Our Lives" on Capitol Hill will be the main event, hundreds of other marches are planned for cities nationwide. Nearly one month after the shooting that claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, those same survivors will lead the demonstrations on Saturday.
William Shatner took matters into his own hands when he learned about his alleged "death": he got one of the most powerful tech companies in the world to take notice and make a change. The post included a picture from some sponsored advertisement on Facebook that said the "beloved Sci-Fi actor [was] found" dead. "Hey @facebook isn’t this your messenger app?" he wrote on Twitter in response.
Weight loss can sometimes seem impossible because even after hard-won success, the pounds can creep back. “Ninety-five percent of people who embark on a diet on their own will fail or gain their weight back at the six- or 12-month mark,” Dr. David Prologo, an interventional radiologist at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, said in a news release video. Prologo recently conducted a trial that looked deeper into the issue, targeting the "hunger nerve" and its possible connection to one's ability to lose weight and keep it off.
A book showdown is underway, and the Pence family pet bunny is in the center of it all. His name is Marlon Bundo, and he probably has more Instagram followers than you on his verified account. Second lady Karen Pence and daughter Charlotte released “Marlon Bundo’s A Day in the Life of the Vice President,” a children’s book written and illustrated by the Pence women, starring Mr. Bundo.
Australian police are investigating the cause of a "traumatic" helicopter crash in North Queensland that claimed the lives of two American tourists and injured three other individuals. The tourists, a 65-year-old woman and a 79-year-old man, were visiting from Hawaii on Wednesday afternoon when the Airbus H120 crashed into a remote coral-viewing pontoon, killing them and injuring the others on board, Queensland police said. The remaining passengers, a 34-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman from Colorado, and the pilot were taken to the Australian mainland to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.