How to stay safe outdoors this summer and avoid dangerous tick bites.
How to stay safe outdoors this summer and avoid dangerous tick bites.
Mattel has brought back one of its most iconic dolls: Barbie Totally Hair. The original launch was available in blond or brunette hair colors and came with an accompanying styling gel. Barbie's new take on the doll includes four dolls with their own unique hairstyles, textures, fashion looks and themes.
President Joe Biden on Monday traveled to Kentucky to survey damage from severe flooding in the state -- a visit that also marks his first official trip since he tested positive for COVID-19 last month. On Sunday, the president amended an existing emergency declaration for Kentucky to free up additional disaster assistance. Biden and first lady Jill Biden met with Gov. Andy Beshear and Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear.
The White House said Monday that it will communicate "directly" to Beijing its unease with China's recent military exercises as tensions rise higher over Taiwan in the wake of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to the self-governing democracy. President Joe Biden said Monday morning that he "not worried, but I'm concerned that they're moving as much as they are" when asked about China's recent maneuvers around Taiwan, an island that China considers a breakaway territory.
Renée Zellweger recently opened up about everything from her thoughts on aging to beauty ads that push women to look younger -- and why she dislikes the latter. The Academy Award-winning actress, 53, spoke transparently with The Sunday Times about how she's loved getting older and has felt empowered by it. The "Judy" star also went on to criticize anti-aging ads, which often send a message that devalues women as they age.
Rudy Giuliani, the attorney for former President Donald Trump, is seeking to delay his court-ordered testimony before a Georgia grand jury probing efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in the state, according to new court filings. Giuliani, who helped lead Trump's legal fight as he unsuccessfully sought to overturn the results of the election nationwide, was set to appear before a Fulton County grand jury on Tuesday, according to a court order.
John Travolta is mourning the loss of his "Grease" co-star Olivia Newton-John, who died Monday at the age of 73. The two starred in the iconic 1978 movie musical as Sandy and Danny, cementing themselves as one of Hollywood's most beloved onscreen couples. "We will see you down the road and we will all be together again," Travolta, 68, continued.
Olivia Newton-John, who gained worldwide acclaim for her starring role in "Grease," died Monday morning at age 73, according to her family. "Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends," her family wrote in a statement shared on social media. "Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer," the statement continued.
The father and son convicted of federal hate crimes in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced Monday to life in prison. Gregory McMichael, 66, chased 25-year-old Arbery on Feb. 23, 2020, with his son, Travis McMichael, 36, who fired the fatal shot. The McMichaels' neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, 52, who joined the chase and recorded video and was also convicted of federal hate crimes, was sentenced Monday to 35 years.
Brianna Grier, the Georgia woman who died after falling out of a police car last month, died from a severe blunt force injury to the head, according to the preliminary findings of an independent autopsy ordered by her family. "In this case, the cause of death is consistent with the severe blunt force injury that occurred inside of the head," Dr. Allecia Wilson, a pathologist and the director of autopsy and forensic services at the University of Michigan, said at a press conference Monday to announce the findings. Grier's medical records from Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta showed she had two fractures, hemorrhaging and a subdural hematoma after falling out of a moving police car while handcuffed on July 15, according to Wilson.
Vince Gill and Amy Grant's daughter Corrina Grant Gill delivered a special performance in honor of her mom, who is currently recovering from a recent bike accident. The 21-year-old joined her dad on stage Friday evening at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, to sing a cover of "When My Amy Prays," a song Gill wrote for Grant, which is included on the country singer's 2019 album "Okie." Gill was performing the third night of a four-night residency at the venue, as part of its 130th anniversary celebration.
Cambodian artifacts will return to their home country after being smuggled and sold to U.S. collectors and institutions. The 10th Century Khmer sandstone statue "Skanda on a Peacock" was among the Cambodian antiquities looted from Angkor Wat, Koh Ker and other archeological sites during Cambodia’s periods of civil war and civil unrest that stretched from the 1960s to the 1990s. "Skanda on a Peacock" is largely viewed as a masterpiece of artistic achievement and an important part of the Cambodian cultural heritage, according to experts.
As the United States faces decades-high inflation, people across the country are looking to lawmakers for respite. Democratic Rep. Colin Allred of Texas joined ABC News on GMA3 to discuss the Inflation Reduction Act, a sweeping climate, tax and health care package that the Senate passed over the weekend. ALLRED: Well, it's going to help you lower the cost of your health care.
The same month the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, a couple in Kansas, thousands of miles away from Washington, D.C., faced their own abortion decision. Breanna O'Brien said she was 20 weeks pregnant with her first child in June and in the process of decorating the nursery when she and her husband Kyle received a devastating diagnosis. The O'Briens said doctors told them the fetus had Xeroderma pigmentosum group D (XPD) and Trichothiodystrophy (TTD), two rare and severe genetic conditions that they said can cause significant disability and a shortened life span.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deployed a federal team to New York to investigate the case of polio detected in Rockland County. It's unclear how long the CDC will remain in the county or if the findings will be released to the public. "CDC continues to collaborate with the New York State Department of Health to investigate a recent case of paralytic polio in an unvaccinated individual from Rockland County," the federal health agency said in a statement to ABC News.
Federal prosecutors have moved to seize the $90 million Airbus A319 used as a private jet by a Russian businessman and parliamentarian known as the "richest man in the Duma." After Russia invaded Ukraine, the U.S. issued further sanctions against Skoch and his assets for "support[ing] the Kremlin's efforts to violate Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity."
A British museum will return 72 artifacts to the Nigerian government that were forcibly taken over a hundred years ago. The Horniman Museum and Gardens agreed to hand over the artifacts, including several sculptures known as Benin bronzes, after receiving a request for the artifacts from the Nigerian government. The pieces were looted from Benin City in southern Nigeria during a British military invasion in 1897, according to a statement from the museum's board of trustees.
The family of Gabby Petito announced Monday they plan to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the police department in Moab, Utah, where Petito and her boyfriend Brian Laundrie were questioned last year about a possible domestic dispute. Shortly after Petito and Laundrie were questioned by police on Aug. 12, 2021, Petito, 22, went missing. Petito's body was discovered last September in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming.
Maslany stars as Jennifer "Jen" Walters (She-Hulk) in the new Marvel series, which debuts Aug. 18 on Disney+, alongside Ruffalo's Bruce Banner (Hulk). In addition to being a 6-foot-7-inch superpowered hulk and the cousin of an Avenger, Jen is an attorney specializing in superhuman-oriented legal cases who is just trying to live her best life. As her character does in the show, Maslany said she leaned on Ruffalo for support on this journey.
The pregnant Texas woman whose decision to contest a traffic ticket put her in the middle of the abortion debate has given birth. Brandy Bottone of Plano, Texas, announced the birth of her daughter over the weekend. "My second passenger has arrived!" Bottone wrote on Instagram.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken is scheduled to meet with officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda this week, arriving in the middle of an ongoing conflict between militias and officials in the region. Blinken will be expected by local officials to play the part of a mediator between the three countries. The Department of State said Blinken will send the message that “African countries are geostrategic players and critical partners on the most pressing issues of our day, from promoting an open and stable international system, to tackling the effects of climate change, food insecurity and global pandemics to shaping our technological and economic futures.”