"The Shape of Water" led the way with a whopping 13 nods, followed by the epic war film "Dunkirk."See the full list of nominees »
For Harry Potter fans, there's only one way to describe this summer vacation: magical. Imagine you and seven of your friends on a cruise down the River Thames this summer, immersed in the world of Harry Potter and the places that played a key role in the books and movies. An American company called Barge Ladies will make this dream a reality this summer.
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake off the southern coast of Alaska early Tuesday triggered fears of a tsunami along the state's coast and reaching all the way south to the U.S. mainland's West Coast. The earthquake happened just after 1 a.m. local time about 175 miles south of Kodiak, Alaska. Residents of Kodiak were asked by police to move at least 100 feet above ground as a precaution.
Immigration activists were outraged with Democrats on Monday night after party leadership agreed to a short-term funding bill without protections for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. The bill to fund the government for three weeks and end the three-day-long federal government shutdown passed in Congress earlier Monday after Senate Republicans assured Democrats that those protections would be addressed soon.
Police in Orlando, Florida, will increase their presence at tonight’s Jackson Browne concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts after receiving a possible threat. “We are aware that there is a planned Jackson Browne concert Jan. 23 at the Dr. Phillips Center and there will be an increased security presence at the event,” Orlando police said in a statement. The move follows a Saturday “Resistance Fair” at the Unitarian Universalist Church in West Lafayette, Indiana, where members of the congregation were mobilizing voters ahead of the 2018 midterms.
"Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison made Oscars history Tuesday morning, becoming the first woman ever to be nominated for a best cinematography award. “Honestly I am still in shock a little bit, but I am incredibly excited and incredibly honored,” Morrison told ABC News after the nominations were announced. Earlier this month, she became the first female nominee for an American Society of Cinematographers Award for outstanding achievement in a theatrical release.
The sudden eruption of a volcano near a ski resort in Japan killed one person and injured 17 others on Tuesday. The eruption took place on Mount Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunma Prefecture, in central Japan, about 116 miles north of Tokyo. A soldier with the Japan Defense Force was killed when an avalanche at a nearby ski resort was triggered in the eruption, according to Japanese news outlet NHK.
Oscar nominations are just moments away, and ABC News will be streaming them live.Beginning at 8:22 a.m. ET, "Girls Trip" star Tiffany Haddish and the "Planet of the Apes" franchise's Andy Serkis will join academy president John Bailey to announce nominees in 24 categories.The first 12 to be revealed include cinematography, costume design, film editing, makeup and hairstyling, original score, production design, animated short film, live action short film, sound editing, sound mixing and visual effects.Oscars 2018: Who will receive a nomination for an Academy AwardAt 8:38 a.m. ...
Andrew Finch's mother and sister filed the lawsuit Monday in the U.S. District Court of Kansas. Finch, who was 28 years old and had two young children, was shot and killed by a Wichita police officer on Dec. 28. A team of officers had descended on Finch's home in response to a bogus 911 call made by a man in California who claimed there had been a shooting and kidnapping there.
A Michigan man is facing charges after he allegedly made threatening calls to CNN's Atlanta headquarters, telling workers that he would come "to gun you all down," according to court documents obtained by ABC News on Monday. Authorities said the suspect, identified as Brandon Griesemer of Novi, Michigan, made at least 22 phone calls to the news network’s publicly listed telephone number on Jan. 9 and 10, making derogatory comments, death threats and accusing it of spewing "fake news," according to an FBI affidavit. Griesemer is accused of violating federal extortion and interstate communications rules.
The maker of Tide liquid laundry packets denied suggestions that it will discontinue the product because of the dangerous online “Pods Challenge” in which participants record themselves with the item in their mouths. Tide Pods are used safely by millions of households across the country every day. Some challenge participants have been seen foaming at the mouth or coughing frantically after consuming them.
Heavy snow and winds were subsiding in the upper Midwest on Tuesday morning as the weather/blizzard.htm" id="ramplink_blizzard_" target="_blank" blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in parts came to an end. The storm is moving east on Tuesday morning and bringing heavy rain and strong thunderstorms to much of the East Coast. Strong thunderstorms have already brought some large hail to parts of Ohio this morning.
The Trump administration tried its best to make it clear that it was not responsible for the recent two-day government shutdown, but critics said it turned “childish” when it decided to use the White House's voicemail to take jabs at Senate Democrats. “Thank you for calling the White House. Unfortunately, we cannot answer your call today because congressional Democrats are holding government funding, including funding for our troops and other national security priorities, hostage to an unrelated immigration debate,” the White House’s outgoing voice message said over the weekend.
Neil Diamond has announced that he is retiring from touring, following a recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Based on his doctors' advice, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has canceled the third leg of his 50th Anniversary tour, scheduled to arrive in Australia and New Zealand this March. While the disease makes it difficult for Diamond to travel and perform, he'll still be able to write, record and get involved with new projects.
The legendary musician revealed the diagnosis on his website, writing to fans that, "This ride has been 'so good, so good, so good' thanks to you."
U.S. Bureau of Land Management say it's controlling the horse population but some animal rights activists say these horses could be driven to extinction.
2017 has been called the year of women, with hundreds turning their anger into activism and, in some cases, a campaign for public office.
One mother celebrated the upcoming anniversary of being diagnosed with alopecia with a heartwarming photo shoot that has since gone viral. Courtni Guevara was diagnosed with the autoimmune skin disease on Feb. 8, 2017. The Laurel, Maryland, physician’s assistant told ABC News that when her sister was curling her hair, she noticed several bald patches that made her worry.
Sharing her own #MeToo experience, 84-year-old U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a crowd at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday that "it's about time" women speak up about sexual harassment. Speaking at a Park City, Utah forum, in advance of the premiere of a documentary about her titled "RBG" by filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen, Ginsburg said she was encouraged that women have been speaking out about sexual harassment and marching in the streets of America.
New surveillance video shows some of the 13 California siblings who were allegedly held captive and tortured by their mother and father getting into a van after their parents' arrests. The action unfolds in the upper left-hand corner of the video, where some of the siblings can be seen piling into the vehicle.
Next time you're traveling northbound on I-95 and your navigation app tells you to exit in Leonia, New Jersey, to skip traffic on the George Washington Bridge, you may find yourself $200 poorer. Effective Monday, the city of Leonia is shutting down local streets to nonresident drivers during rush hour. The influx of vehicles creates a major headache for residents, according to Leonia Mayor Judah Zeigler.