A truck hit pedestrians on Catalunya Square in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district this afternoon.Spanish authorities said there were injuries but no deaths have been confirmed.Las Ramblas is a popular tourist area in Spain's second-largest city.This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.
Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau today confirmed that “Game of Thrones” starts filming its final season in October, but does that mean his one-handed character, Jaime Lannister, is alive? WATCH: Since @nikolajcw will be shooting final season of @GameOfThrones, that means Jaime Lannister is alive, right?
Two sisters from Seattle, Washington, are turning their family science project into the opportunity of a lifetime: working with NASA during the historic total solar eclipse. Rebecca and Kimberly Yeung are participating in NASA’s Eclipse Ballooning project in conjunction with the University of Montana on Aug. 21. Rebecca, 12, and Kimberly, 10, built their own balloon craft that they will launch from Casper, Wyoming, into the eclipse's path of totality.
President Trump this morning went after two Republican senators who criticized his comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday. Trump tweeted earlier today that Sen. Jeff Flake, who is up for reelection in 2018, is “toxic” and a “non-factor” in the Senate. Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate.
The five children of iconic singer Johnny Cash took to Facebook on Wednesday to release a statement involving a protester wearing a T-shirt bearing Cash's name over the weekend in Charlottesville. The protesters at the white nationalist rally last Saturday were fighting to stop the removal of a Confederate monument with the likeness of former General Robert E. Lee. A 32-year-old counterprotester named Heather Heyer died when a man drove his car into a crowd.
Victoria Rowell, best known for playing Drucilla Winters on "The Young and the Restless," has returned to the world of soap operas, but this time in a very different role. The 58-year-old actress has created a six-part series called "The Rich and the Ruthless," in which she also stars as aging soap star Kitty Barringer, who is trying to make her comeback as Blue Sylla (sound familiar?) in the industry's only black-owned daytime drama. The new show, which streams on the Urban Movie Channel, a subscription service started by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, pokes fun at soaps but also addresses a very real problem about their lack of diversity.
Lisa Theris was last seen on July 18 and her family feared the worst. Theris told ABC News that she survived on eating berries, mushrooms and drinking puddles of water.
A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.
Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday said he would introduce legislation to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol building. "I will be introducing a bill to remove Confederate statues from the US Capitol building," he tweeted. The Capitol building’s National Statuary Hall Collection features at least a dozen monuments that honor Confederate soldiers and politicians, according to records maintained by the Architect of the Capitol.
The numbers for the $432.5 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Wednesday night -- but there was no winning ticket.The estimated jackpot has now jumped to $510 million. The numbers will be drawn Saturday night.The numbers drawn were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64. The Powerball is 4.JUST IN: The winning #Powerball numbers are 64-43-60-09-15. Powerball is 04: https://t.co/CmQUakXKqz pic.twitter.com/PGz4sq8qhC— ABC News (@ABC) August 17, 2017The odds of winning are only one in 292.2 million.Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Not all Confederate statues and monuments are in the South -– or even the United States. On Tuesday, Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company -- which also owns Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue -- removed a plaque dedicated to Confederate President Jefferson Davis from its downtown Montreal store. Hudson's Bay Company spokeswoman Tiffany Bourre confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday night that the plaque was removed but declined to comment what promoted its removal.
The mayor of Phoenix has a message for the president: Stay away. President Trump is slated to be in Phoenix on Tuesday for a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, but that isn't sitting well with mayor Greg Stanton. "I am disappointed that President Trump has chosen to hold a campaign rally as our nation is still healing from the tragic events in Charlottesville," Stanton said in a statement Wednesday.
Presley's lover and confident Linda Thompson, country star Jason Aldean, and others look back at Elvis' legacy 40 years after his death.
The president's controversial comments led many CEOs, faith leaders and politicians to distance themselves, and more so-called "alt-right" rallies are coming.
Would Ruby Bridges have been able to go to school safely if Donald Trump were president? Norman Rockwell’s version of that iconic moment even hung in the Obama White House. It’s history now, but history I lived through in New Orleans in 1960 where the federal judge who ordered the schools to comply with the law of the land was one of the key players in promoting racial integration throughout the 1950s and 1960s.
In an interview published Wednesday with The American Prospect, a publication whose goal is to "advance liberal and progressive goals," the White House chief strategist dismissed the far right as irrelevant and downplayed his role in its development. "The Democrats, the longer they talk about identity politics, I got 'em," Bannon said. In the interview, Bannon also seemed to counter President Trump's incendiary comments about unleashing "fire and fury" upon North Korea if the rogue nation continues to threaten the U.S.
The reverberations from the violence in Charlottesville continue to echo as President Donald Trump faces further fallout from his handling of the situation. Members of his own party have come out against his response and now two of his economic councils have disbanded as business leaders distance themselves from his remarks about the nature of the crowds in Charlottesville. The planned rally came the next day, and the members of the groups protesting the removal of the statue, including a number of so-called alt-right groups and white supremacists and neo-Nazis, were confronted by counterprotesters.
Manchester Arena will reopen on Sept. 9 with a special benefit concert headlined by Manchester native Noel Gallagher and his band, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds. Profits from the concert, dubbed We Are Manchester, will be donated to the Manchester Memorial Fund in order to build a permanent memorial for the victims of the attack.
Parents are constantly bemoaning their kids for not sleeping enough.That is, unless their kid falls asleep too close to bedtime. Then they'll do whatever it takes to wake them up.Susannah B. Lewis, an author and the woman behind the Whoa Susannah Facebook page, created this hilarious video about "when your kid falls asleep four hours before bedtime."Let's just say she's not having it.