Large waves, reaching up to 12 feet high, crashed into Point Judith, Rhode Island.
Large waves, reaching up to 12 feet high, crashed into Point Judith, Rhode Island.
More than 30,000 customers in a North Carolina county awoke for the third day Tuesday without electricity as a search for those responsible for sabotaging two key power substations continued and crews scrambled to repair what authorities described as "millions of dollars" in damages. The crisis in Moore County has prompted local law enforcement to call in the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies to help in the probe of what has been deemed a criminal act. The White House is also closely monitoring the situation, officials said.
Catherine Zeta-Jones knows how to turn heads on a red carpet, and lately, she's been doing just that alongside her family. While she opted to wear a sparkling burgundy Elie Saab dress that included a deep-V plunging neckline, her son wore a stylish brown three-piece suit with an orange tie. Zeta-Jones' look was topped off with sultry smokey eye makeup and glowing pink lipstick.
Ryan Reynolds recently made a hilarious blunder when sharing a photo of him and wife Blake Lively meeting Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. The photo in question shows the celebrity pair looking cozy as they stand next to the North Pole's most famous couple, with Reynolds, 46, noting that Mrs. Claus' name is apparently Jessica and she "smelled like cinnamon buns and sangria." "I cropped my wife's shoes out in the photo I posted," the "Deadpool" actor said in a statement posted to Instagram Stories.
There's been a substantial increase in firearm-related deaths in the United States over the past three decades and Black men are the most affected, according to new research from a team of emergency room doctors. Gun violence affects everybody, and that's an important thing to recognize. In a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, Fleegler and colleagues analyzed disparities in firearm-related deaths between 1990 and 2021.
The suspect accused of killing five people in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is facing 305 charges, including first-degree murder, attempted murder and bias-motivated crimes. Aldrich did not speak. Public defenders assigned to Aldrich said in a court filing that the suspect identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronouns they/them.
Prince Harry and Meghan's upcoming Netflix docuseries now has a release date and a new trailer that draws comparisons to the late Princess Diana. The docuseries titled "Harry & Meghan is described by the streaming giant as sharing "the other side" of Harry and Meghan's "high-profile love story." Here is everything to know about the Sussexes' highly-anticipated docuseries.
Moscow, Idaho, police are looking for more information on the movements of University of Idaho students Xana Kernodle and Ethan Chapin, who were at the Sigma Chi fraternity house in the hours before they were killed along with two other Idaho students last month. Police said the couple, both 20 years old, was believed to be at Chapin's frat house from 9 p.m. on Nov. 12 to 1:45 a.m. on Nov. 13. Chapin and Kernodle's timeline "seems to be one of the larger areas that we don't have a lot of information in," Idaho State Police spokesman Aaron Snell told ABC News.
Republican Herschel Walker hopes to do what former Sen. Kelly Loeffler could not and defeat Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock in a runoff election in Georgia. Walker, a football legend in the state known for scoring touchdowns in the University of Georgia's 1980 championship season, will face Warnock in Tuesday's race after neither reached the required 50% threshold in last month's general election. Both the November election and the runoff have seen Walker deny a series of allegations from women, including that he paid for their abortions, which he has said is not true.
Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock is running in his fourth election in roughly two years as he fights for a full six-year term representing the battleground state. Warnock is facing Republican Herschel Walker, a businessman and college football legend in Georgia, in Tuesday's runoff after neither reached the 50% threshold in last month's general election, as mandated by state law. Warnock first won his seat in the Senate in a 2021 runoff after neither he nor then-Sen. Kelly Loeffler garnered 50% of the vote in their first matchup in November 2020.
In Georgia, the stage is set for the final Senate battle of the midterm election as voters head back to the polls on Tuesday for the runoff election between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. In November's general election, Warnock finished less than 1% ahead of Walker, falling just short of the 50% threshold required by state law, triggering a four-week runoff election that included at least five days of mandatory early voting last week. Georgia is no stranger to runoff elections and this is the third time voters cast ballots in a Senate runoff election in less than two years.
Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez says she knows firsthand the worry that comes with being a parent amid what some health experts are calling a "tripledemic," with high rates of flu, respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, and COVID-19. Bracho-Sanchez is a pediatrician at Columbia University in New York and the mother of a 14-month-old son who had to be taken to the hospital earlier this year to be treated for pneumonia after having a viral illness. "It was really, really scary," Bracho-Sanchez told "Good Morning America" of her son William's illness, from which he eventually recovered.
Tributes are pouring in for actress Kirstie Alley, who died at the age of 71 following her battle with cancer. Actor John Travolta was one of the first to post a tribute to his late co-star and friend. Travolta and Alley starred as love interests in the 1989 comedy, "Look Who's Talking" and the film's sequel.
As the night before Christmas inches nearer, Santa Claus is being asked to make more and more appearances. Mitch Allen, the founder and "Head Elf" of event planning company Hire Santa, spoke with ABC News' "Start Here" podcast about the difficulty his company is having at a crucial time of year: a nationwide Santa shortage. "People are wanting Santa more than ever before," he said.
Actress Kirstie Alley has died after battling cancer, her family and her manager said Monday night. "We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered," Alley's children True and Lillie Parker wrote in a statement that was shared on Alley's Twitter. The office of Alley's manager, Jason Weinberg, confirmed her death to ABC News.
Prosecutors in Wisconsin charged a man, who’s a person of interest in two deaths, with kidnapping an elderly woman and stealing her identity. The state of Wisconsin has charged Timothy Luther Olson Jr., on multiple charges, including kidnapping, identity theft, burglary and obstructing an officer, according to a criminal complaint obtained by ABC News. Prosecutors allege that officers responded to a call from a bystander who saw a 79-year-old woman waving her hand from her car.
The White House on Monday and some Republicans in Congress condemned former President Donald Trump's call for "termination" of the Constitution's rules -- while GOP congressional leaders kept silent on Trump's comment and Democrats demanded Republicans rebuke him. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, asked about Trump's comment, said she wanted to be "careful" about how she answered from the briefing room podium since Trump has declared his candidacy for 2024 but reminded that his own administration officials have called the 2020 election the most secure in American history.
Explosions that struck two military airbases deep inside Russia on Monday were the result of drone attacks launched by Ukraine, according to Russian and Ukrainian officials, in what appeared to be an audacious attempt to hit the long-range bombers Russia has used to devastate Ukraine’s power grid. Russia’s defense ministry on Monday confirmed the attacks on the bases that are located hundreds of miles from the frontline, saying two of its aircraft were damaged and three military personnel killed. The unprecedented strikes were the first time Ukraine has hit so far into Russia, targeting bases that had generally been thought of as untouchable, according to military experts.
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are celebrating their daughter Vivian's milestone 10th birthday. The couple, who announced their divorce in October after 13 years of marriage, each took to Instagram on Monday, Dec. 5, to share their own tributes. The Brazilian supermodel left a single red heart emoji in the comments of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback's post.
Health officials are making another urgent push to encourage flu and COVID vaccinations, as multiple respiratory viruses swirl around the country inundating both pediatric and adult hospitals. About 75% of pediatric hospital beds are filled and flu hospitalizations are at the highest level in a decade, for this time in the season. “Levels of flu-like illness, which includes people going to the doctor with a fever, cough or sore throat are at either high or very high levels in 47 jurisdictions and that is up from 36 jurisdictions just last week,” said Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during a telebriefing today.
A convicted serial killer pleaded guilty Monday to murdering a dance teacher in 1968 outside a Long Island, New York, mall and admitted to killing four other women in the early 1970s. DNA testing led to Richard Cottingham’s March indictment in the killing of Diane Cusick, a 23-year-old mother who went to buy dance shoes at the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, New York. Cottingham, 76, currently an inmate at a Bridgeton, New Jersey, prison, is known as the "Torso Killer" because he dismembered some of his victims.