Parents and children learning about the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, may find the violence especially troubling since the terror attack targeted a venue full of children and adolescents. Disturbing news can be hard for parents to grasp, much less explain to curious children. Dr. David Palmiter, professor of psychiatry at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and author of "Dr. David Palmiter's Blog for Hectic Parents" advises moms and dads to prepare themselves before rushing to their children’s rescue.
Ten jurors have been selected from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania to hear testimony at Bill Cosby's criminal trial next month. Cosby, who faces 10 years in prison if he's convicted of sexual assault, has been present for both days of proceedings at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh.
“It is a great honor to be here with all of my friends — so amazing + will never forget!” Trump wrote during his visit to Yad Vashem in Jerusalem today.Israeli media gave contrasting characterizations of his guestbook note. “At a time of great peril and promise, war and strife, we are blessed to have such a powerful reminder of man’s potential for great evil, but also our capacity to rise up from tragedy and remake our world.
Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress that U.S. intelligence found contact between Russian officials and people involved with Donald Trump's campaign at a time in 2016 when the Russians were "brazenly" interfering in the presidential election. "I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and U.S. persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals," Brennan said Tuesday at an open session of the House Intelligence Committee.
It's been just about a month into the release of Starz's new show "American Gods" and to say this series is unique is a major understatement. The show features actors including Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Ian McShane, Gillian Anderson and Cloris Leachman in a modern take on the mythology of past and present gods, originally written as a book in 2001 by Neil Gaiman. In the series, McShane's Wednesday hires an ex-con Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) to be the god's bodyguard, and along the duo's journey throughout the show, they run into some interesting characters.
President Trump has arrived in Rome for his first audience with Pope Francis, at the Vatican on Wednesday. The visit to the Vatican is the third stop of Trump's tour of sites representing three major religions. Over the weekend he stopped in Saudi Arabia, where he delivered an address to Muslim leaders, and Monday through Tuesday he visited Israel and the West Bank and met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
After completing two Olympic-distance triathlons, America Ferrera has gone from obsessing over how her body looks to marveling at what it's able to accomplish. Growing up, Ferrera said, "Nobody taught me to appreciate and love my body for what it’s capable of.
ABC News' Molly Hunter talks to college students who attended a vigil in Albert Square to honor the victims of the Manchester attack.
Texas high school student Chase Bradley wasn't just inspired to raise money for cancer research. Chase, 17, a junior at Hyde Park High School in Austin, Texas, gave away his prize to survivor Sergio Garcia, 18, since his sister, Hunter Bradley, also beat cancer five years ago. This year, Chase joined 13 other students in the Austin area to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Monday night's "Dancing With the Stars" was the first night of a two-night season finale. The sports hero knows he’s not the best dancer but gave it his all and earned praise from the judges, including Len Goodman, who congratulated him on making it to the finals and remarked that his progress was “a Cinderella story.” The combined judges’ score for his first dance was 33 out of 40.
The deadly blast outside the security barriers of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, is the latest instance of a terrorist attack unfolding at a location that symbolized Western culture and provided a so-called soft target. Experts tell ABC News that soft targets offer terrorists practical and symbolic value. John Cohen, a former counterterrorism coordinator for the Department of Homeland Security, listed concert venues, transportation hubs, hotels, shopping malls and sports venues as examples of soft targets.
The suicide bombing that struck an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, on Monday night, killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens of others, is the deadliest terrorist attack the city has experienced. Manchester, in northern England, has a long history of living with terrorism, having faced a string of bombings from the 1970s through the mid-1990s, carried out not by Islamist attackers but by Irish nationalists. In 1996 much of the city’s center was wrecked by a massive bomb planted by the Irish separatist group the Irish Republican Army, which was waging a campaign of attacks across the U.K. The 3,300-pound device was the largest detonated by the IRA in the U.K. and the biggest exploded bomb in the country since World War II.
The deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people and injured 59 others at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night is one of several terror attacks that have taken place in the U.K. in recent years. The British people have endured politically-motivated attacks, attacks by right-wing extremists and attacks by Islamic extremists over the last few decades. David Copeland was convicted in 2000 of killing three people and injuring 139 others after perpetrating a series of nail-bombing attacks that took place across the month of April 1999, according to reports by BBC News.
When Facebook made its Facebook Live feature available around the world in 2016, it gave users the ability to simulate spending time with friends regardless of how far the actual distance between them. Facebook today unveiled "Live Chat with Friends" and "Live With." Both features will add a bit of a one-on-one feel to the Facebook Live experience.
President Donald Trump said he's "truly hopeful" America can help Israel and the Palestinians broker a peace deal following his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today. "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal," President Trump said on his visit to Bethlehem in the West Bank, the next stop on his eight-day overseas trip. The visit follows Trump's meetings with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he repeatedly expressed optimism for a peace settlement, despite his predecessors' inability to reach a lasting deal."[Abbas] assures me he is ready to work towards that goal in good faith and Prime Minister Netanyahu has promised the same," said Trump, standing next to Abbas at the Presidential Palace.