A new study found calls to poison control centers in the U.S. due to exposures to dietary supplements rose by nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2012, and that a majority of those calls involved children being exposed to supplements. The report, published Friday in the Journal of Medical Toxicology, called for an increase in regulation by the Food and Drug Administration for certain supplements that were associated with high amounts of toxicity. Could Your Favorite Supplements Be Putting You in Danger?
Chris Harrison will return to host the 2018 Miss America competition, the Miss America Organization, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Monday. This will be Harrison's ninth time hosting the show. Sage Steele, an ESPN host and commentator, will join him as co-host for the second year in a row.
Charlize Theron plays a top-level spy trying to sniff out double agents in her upcoming thriller, "Atomic Blonde."Her character, Lorraine Broughton, is bisexual, and Theron said on Sunday's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" that it's important that bisexuality is reflected on screen."It should be normalized by now," the actress explained. "It’s something that I feel is not represented enough in cinema, and I feel that when you make movies, if you’re going to hold that mirror up and reflect society, then you should reflect society. ...
Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, is expected to deny collusion with Russia during the presidential campaign on Capitol Hill Monday in a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee. "I have not relied on Russian funds to finance my business activities in the private sector.
Jennifer Holliday slid into a red leather banquette in New York City's Gallagher's Steakhouse on a windy October day. There was no one else in the Times Square-adjacent restaurant's Trophy Room, aside from another camera man packing up to leave, and of course Holliday's publicist. Hudson, 35, portrayed the role Holliday made famous, Effie White, in the 2006 film adaptation of "Dreamgirls," which earned her an Oscar Award.
At least 24 people were killed and 42 others injured in a suicide bombing on Monday in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials said. The bombing was carried out by a suicide attacker who rammed a Toyota Corolla into a commuter bus carrying government staff during the Monday morning rush hour, according to officials. "The bomber attacked at one of the busiest times of the day," Kabul's police chief spokesman Basir Mujahed told The Associated Press.
ABC News contributor Chris Connelly has interviewed a litany of celebrities, athletes and public figures over the past three decades, and in a new digital series, "The Callback,” he reunites with stars with whom he has history to catch up about their lives and careers. In the fifth episode, which was filmed during the TriBeCa Film Festival in New York City, Connelly interviewed Jamie Lee Curtis, who was promoting a documentary that she co-executive produced, "Hondros." "Hondros" tells the story of war photographer Chris Hondros, who was killed in 2011 while covering the conflict in Libya.
Residents in San Antonio, Texas held a vigil on Sunday to honor the undocumented immigrants who were found dead inside of a sweltering hot semi-trailer where temperatures topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Dozens of people gathered at the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio on Sunday afternoon to mourn the nine people who were killed and the nearly 30 others who were injured in what authorities described as an apparent human smuggling attempt. Jose Luis Gonzalez, a Mexican immigrant who moved to the U.S. when he was 9 years old, said he attended the vigil to because the story broke his heart.
Cars and a home were swept away in floodwaters after a bout of heavy rains pummeled parts of Northern Kentucky early Sunday. The flood waters were so powerful that they sent cars smashing into one another in a cluster against a tree, according to one photo posted on Instagram by user Sara Celi. The image shows the cars lying abandoned in a pool of tan, muddy water.
One of the injured later died, officials said, bringing the death toll to nine in what police described as an apparent human smuggling attempt. Officials had first said two additional people had died, but later corrected the number to one. Authorities became aware of the truck overnight after a Walmart employee, who had been approached by someone who had been in the truck asking for water, notified police of the interaction, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said this morning at a press conference, alongside other officials from the city.
Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team is expanding its operation, bringing on D.C.-based attorney and longtime regulatory lawyer Karina Lynch, his team told ABC News. Lynch had been at the law firm Williams and Jensen since 2000, and became a principal in 2005, according to the firm's website.
An American college student who was arrested in China one week ago after allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a dispute over a fare has been released, according to a U.S. senator. Steve Daines, the U.S. Senator from Montana, released a statement today announcing the release of Guthrie McLean, 25, at 2 a.m. local time in China. "I am thrilled to report that we just received an email from Guthrie McLean's mother that 'prayers answered, Guthrie is home,'" Daines said in a statement.
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., isn't giving up his day job, but he did take a stab Saturday as a Southwest Airlines baggage handler and Starbucks barista as part of the #InYourShoes initiative.Working with Transport Workers Union of America members at Oakland International Airport, Swalwell loaded baggage onto the airline's Boeing 737s.The social media-savvy congressman tweeted several photos of his baggage handling stint.A few moments from my #InYourShoes visit with @transportworker members to load & push back a @SouthwestAir plane at @IFlyOAKland today. pic.twitter.com/mNRJvnbKVp— Rep. ...
For the first time, Prince William and Harry have opened up about the last days of their mother's life, and also talked about their regrets at not having more time with her, and how they continue to keep her memory alive. In a new documentary for ITV, the brothers reveal details of their happiest memories with the late Princess of Wales, their parents' divorce, and how they've coped with their loss. William and Harry also discuss their last conversation with Princess Diana before her death in August 1997.
A sheriff's deputy in Texas was fired Friday for her alleged involvement in a deadly fight outside a Houston-area Denny's restaurant in May. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release Friday that it has concluded its internal investigation of the violent altercation in a parking lot of a Denny's restaurant on May 28 that left 24-year-old John Hernandez dead. As a result, Deputy Chauna Thompson, who faces charges in the man's death, has been terminated.
"Game of Thrones" is known for killing off our favorite characters with little or no warning -- and while viewers of the hit HBO series are often shocked by these plot developments, it turns out the actors on the fantasy series often are too.'Game of Thrones': Burning questions heading into season 7Ed Sheeran makes cameo in 'Game of Thrones,' and a recap of everything from the premiereDuring a Comic-Con International panel on Friday, some of the show's stars revealed which characters they wish hadn't died, according to a recap by Entertainment Weekly. ...