The official website for the Fyre Festival posted a statement at midday Monday ET that reads, "Fyre Festival set out to provide a once-in-a-lifetime musical experience on the Islands of the Exumas. It added that the organizers are trying to get attendees still on the island on complimentary charter flights back to Miami, Florida. Fyre Festival attendee Trevor DeHass told ABC News on Monday morning that the moment he and his friends landed on the island of Exuma on Thursday night for what he thought would be "the most luxurious festival in the world," they began to worry.
President Donald Trump made some wistful comments about his life before the White House in an interview ahead of his 100th day in office. "I loved my previous life. "This is more work than in my previous life.
A fully-marked police cruiser in Pelham, New Hampshire, captured dashcam video of the moment a driver drifted into the wrong lane and nearly collided head-on with the officer's vehicle. The video shows a Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling south cross into the northbound lane of traffic on a two-lane road. The driver of the patrol car immediately swerved to the right in order to prevent a head-on crash.
British police said they have foiled an active terrorist plot following Thursday night raids in London and southeast England. Six suspects were arrested on terrorism-related charges during the raids in London and Kent, and one woman was seriously wounded, according to Neil Basu, deputy assistant commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police Service.
Gio Maggiore's parents said the six-year-old's biggest fear was being forgotten. Now his family is hoping that the memory of him may live on through the naming of a newborn giraffe. “When he was a baby, he liked a giraffe pacifier, he had giraffe stuffed animals, he had giraffe costumes because he liked giraffes,” his mother Maya Maggiore told ABC Boston affiliate WCVB-TV.
Congress approved a short-term measure Friday to keep the government funded for another week, a move that gives lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. The spending stopgap measure comes as House members prepare to leave Washington without a vote on the GOP health care bill, denying President Trump a major legislative victory in his first 100 days in office. The spending bill capped off a frenzied week on Capitol Hill that underscored the trouble Republicans have had fulfilling both the most basic functions of governance and implementing their ambitious agenda with GOP control of both the White House and Congress.
With summer approaching, Florida health officials are taking steps to prevent another outbreak of the Zika virus. Officials from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Thursday that no Zika virus has been detected in any mosquitoes tested this year. There is no longer an ongoing outbreak in Florida.
Continuing with its Echo line of digital home assistants, Amazon on Wednesday unveiled "Echo Look," a personal stylist device with a built-in camera that is meant to help people choose what outfit to wear.
Pope Francis arrived in Cairo Friday on his first papal trip to Egypt, which is aimed at addressing tensions between the country's Muslims and Christians after recent violence targeting Egypt's Coptic minority. Although Pope Francis has eschewed the armored "popemobile" used by his predecessors on foreign trips, there was increased security around the sprawling capital as the pontiff’s Alitalia jet touched down. From the airport, Francis traveled to the presidential palace where he met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
Ahed Festuk stood outside the Washington, D.C., office of Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, waiting for an aide to come and collect her. Along with four other Syrian women, she was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to share the reality on the ground in the city that is truly her home: Aleppo. “I feel I have a big responsibility,” Festuk, 30, said.
Jackson, 19, who earlier this year told Rolling Stone magazine that she attempted to take her own life just four years ago, wrote a very balanced note about "13 Reasons Why" on Instagram, emphasizing that it's "important to spread towards people that are struggling with depression or anxiety, self-harm, and or suicidal thoughts" before they watch the show. In the January interview with Rolling Stone, Jackson aid that when she was 15 she took 20 Motrin pills and slit her wrist in a suicide attempt.
It's rare for Oprah Winfrey to run into someone who doesn't know her name. It's unclear if the boy simply was too star struck to reply or really didn't know who Winfrey was when she asked him, "Your dad works here, right?
Flynn, who was fired early in his tenure by President Donald Trump, is under scrutiny for his dealings with Russia, including whether the former Army lieutenant general violated the law by accepting payments from foreign governments. "We need to do a good job of vetting, but that’s a complex issue and I'm not sure anyone could be expected to find that," Sessions told ABC News' Amy Robach live on "Good Morning America" today.
Elizabeth Warren isn't too keen about former President Barack Obama's $400,000 fee to address a Wall Street conference on healthcare this fall. "I was troubled by that," the Massachusetts senator said Thursday during an interview with the SiriusXM show "Alter Family Politics" on Radio Andy.
Citing a lack of votes for the measure, House GOP leaders said they would not hold a vote on Friday for a new health care bill intended to replace President Obama's signature domestic law. The announcement assures that President Trump will fail to reach a legislative milestone on health care in his 100 days in office. "As soon as we have the votes, we'll vote on it," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told reporters Thursday night after departing a House GOP leadership meeting that went for almost two hours.
President Donald Trump on Thursday deflected concerns that Congress may be unable to pass a new spending bill to keep government operations afloat. Lawmakers are hoping that a stopgap measure will provide congressional leadership more time to negotiate a larger funding bill. The deadline for Congress to pass a spending bill is midnight on Friday — coincidentally, President Donald Trump's 100th day in office.
Arkansas executed its fourth prisoner in eight days on Thursday night, within an hour of the U.S. Supreme Court denying a motion for a stay of execution. Kenneth Williams, a 38-year-old man convicted of two murders, was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection at 7 p.m. local time at a correctional facility in Varmer, but the execution was delayed so that the Supreme Court could resolve a handful of other cases before considering Williams' fate. Attorneys for Williams filed a motion Thursday evening to the country's highest court after a federal appeals court denied his request to stop the execution, the Associated Press reported.
The beer company's "World's Apart" ad, which features strangers from opposing views coming together, is receiving praise over Pepsi's Kendall Jenner protest ad.
'I Am Heath Ledger' director said he used never-before-seen home movies shot by Ledger, who died of an accidental prescription drug overdose in January 2008.
Several voters in this crucial battleground state talk about how they felt about the president's campaign promises before the election compared to how they feel about him today.
When the body of prominent New York Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was discovered on April 12 alongside the Hudson River in Manhattan, family, friends and those who knew her best in the New York community were stunned. “As the first African-American woman to be appointed to the state's Court of Appeals, she was a pioneer," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who appointed Abdus-Salaam to the state’s Court of Appeals in 2013, tells the Associated Press.