MLB playoffs begin with new format
ABC News’ Will Reeve reports on how the postseason games will feature a new wild card format.
ABC News’ Will Reeve reports on how the postseason games will feature a new wild card format.
Two teenage boys from Illinois died in a sledding accident while on a spring break trip in Colorado, officials said. The 17-year-old and 18-year-old were at Copper Mountain Ski Resort during Sunday night's accident, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said. "Safety is top priority at Copper Mountain, and we ask our guests to please observe posted signs and warnings and not enter closed trails and areas," Lyman said.
Video of the March 6 chain of events that ended with the in-custody death of Irvo Otieno will be released on Tuesday, according to Virginia prosecutor Ann Cabell Baskervill. Cabell Baskervill, Dinwiddie County’s Commonwealth Attorney, said the incident began in the Henrico County Jail, where Otieno was allegedly punched by officers in his side and torso. Otieno was later transported to Central State Hospital, a state-run inpatient psychiatric facility, to be admitted as a patient.
Earthquakes, snow, wildfires, flooding, smog, fog, heat, drought -- these are just some of extreme natural disasters and climate conditions experienced in the Golden State in any given year. California is notoriously the "land of extremes," Kristina Dahl, senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, told ABC News. Despite the constant risk and rotation of natural disasters, California remains a desirable place to live and vacation, experts told ABC News.
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is en-route to the Ukrainian capital for face-to-face talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Kishida, who just wrapped a two-day state visit to India's leader Narendra Modi, arrived by car at Poland's Przemysl station just after 1 a.m. local time on Tuesday. Japan's prime minister had been the only G7 leader who had not visited the war-torn country since the Russian invasion began.
With less than one month until a trial is set to begin in the defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News, attorneys from both sides are expected to seek a summary judgment during a pretrial hearing Tuesday. The Delaware judge overseeing the case will hear arguments from both Fox and Dominion attorneys on their respective motions for summary judgments, during which both parties will essentially ask the judge to rule on the case before it heads to trial. Dominion filed its $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News in March 2021, accusing the network of knowingly pushing false conspiracy theories about the voting machine company in the wake of the 2020 election, in order to combat "concerns" over ratings and viewer retention.
As Russian President Vladimir Putin confers with China's President Xi Jinping in Moscow, the visit signifies more than a celebration of the so-called "no limits" partnership between the two powers. It's also a pivotal meeting poised to deepen the gap between the East and West, and just the latest in a series of stress tests on the relationship between Beijing and Washington -- one already pushed to a near-breaking point.
A man was attacked from behind by a mountain lion and suffered wounds to his head while he and his wife were relaxing in an in-ground hot tub. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday night when the couple alerted Colorado Parks and Wildlife that the man had just been attacked by a mountain lion while the pair were soaking in a hot tub at a rental home in a heavily wooded area about five miles west of Nathrop, Colorado, along Chalk Creek in Chaffee County. “The victim had four superficial scratches on top of his head and near his right ear,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife said in a statement following the incident.
A 17-year-old and an 18-year-old have died after suffering a tragic sledding accident while they were on spring break. The incident occurred at approximately 8:35 p.m. on Sunday night at the Copper Mountain Ski Resort in Colorado -- approximately 75 miles west of Denver -- when the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of two people being involved in a sledding accident at the resort. The two teenagers -- both from Illinois and visiting Copper Mountain Ski Resort on spring break -- received immediate medical attention but neither could be revived and both of them were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
A man made a grisly discovery over the weekend when he discovered a human skeleton while looking for shed deer antlers. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation after a man who was looking for antlers shed by dear near Humboldt, Kansas -- approximately 110 miles east of Wichita -- reported the discovery of human remains on his search through the area.
An attempted kidnapping at a school bus stop went wrong for one 30-year-old man who attempt was thwarted by a group of children who came to the defense of one of their classmates. The incident occurred early Monday morning in Gaithersburg, Maryland -- approximately 20 miles north of Washington, D.C. -- when several students were standing at a bus stop waiting to be picked up by their school bus when 30-year-old Jamaal Germany allegedly attempted to kidnap one of the students. The suspect’s motives regarding the attempted kidnapping are currently unclear as authorities continue to investigate the incident.
One student was fatally shot and another injured outside a Texas high school on Monday, according to the Arlington Police Department. The suspect was arrested and charged with capital murder, Arlington Police Chief Al Jones said at a press conference. All the students involved in the incident attend Lamar High School and are all minors.
The Miami Beach City Commission voted against further extending curfew restrictions, a day after the city imposed an overnight curfew for South Beach following multiple fatal shootings. During a special committee meeting on Monday, the council discussed the curfew for more than an hour, but ultimately decided against extending the city manager's full state of emergency, which would be from Thursday to Sunday. Two people were fatally shot between Friday and Sunday morning in the area, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.
When Taylor Swift announced her Eras tour, fans went wild with excitement. Aligning with all of her greatest hits throughout the years, Taylor Swift kicked off her tour wearing a fascinating array of outfits that correlate with her different time periods of music. While performing hits from her "1989" portion of the show, Taylor wore a sparkling green two-piece designed by Roberto Cavalli.
Bob Costello, an attorney who previously advised former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, told reporters his former client has a "lie, cheat, steal" mindset after Costello testified for the defense Monday before the Manhattan grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump's role in the hush payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Costello, a longtime Trump ally, appeared before the grand jury as an exculpatory witness after Trump's legal team asked the DA to allow him to testify, according to a letter to prosecutors obtained by ABC News.
The Republican chairmen of the House Judiciary, Oversight, and Administration committees issued a letter to Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg on Monday demanding testimony and documents related to the investigation and potential indictment of former President Donald Trump. The joint letter, from House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan, House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, and House Administration Committee Chairman Bryan Steil, is the first action by Republican House committees in response to Trump saying he expects to be indicted this week and after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy quickly announced he planned to use committees to probe the potential indictment and whether federal funding was involved.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the second-biggest bank failure in U.S. history, has thrust the financial system into distress, pulling attention away from a separate problem: sky-high inflation. The twin economic challenges pose a dilemma for the Federal Reserve because its strongest tool, the benchmark interest rate, is a key cause of the financial emergency but the primary solution for high prices. The central bank has aggressively raised interest rates over the past year, bringing inflation down significantly from a summer peak, though it remains more than triple the Fed's target of 2%.
Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday broke his silence on possible indictment of former President Donald Trump in remarks that first criticized the Manhattan district attorney who would issue the indictment but then swiped at the former president. DeSantis said at a news conference in Panama City, Florida.
The U.S. Secret Service is coordinating security plans with the New York Police Department in the event that former President Donald Trump is indicted and arraigned in an open courtroom in Manhattan, according to sources. The two agencies had a call Monday to discuss logistics, including court security and how Trump would potentially surrender for booking and processing, according to sources briefed on the discussions. Earlier Monday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said he was "confident" the city is prepared for any protests related to a potential indictment of the former president.
Naomi Campbell is showing her love of motherhood in a special way. The top model posted a heartwarming carousel of Instagram photos in honor of Mother's Day in the U.K. that included rare glimpses of her daughter. Campbell led the set of images with one she previously posted of her and her daughter visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
A Washington, D.C., jury on Monday found four associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group guilty of conspiracy for their role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Through the course of two separate trials late last year into January, six members of the Oath Keepers were found guilty of seditious conspiracy including the group's leader, Stewart Rhodes. The six defendants in the current jury trial, Sandra Parker, Bennie Parker, Laura Steele, Connie Meggs, Michael Greene and William Isaacs, faced the lesser charge of conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding along with a range of other felony charges.