The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is asking the federal government to cancel the permit for an "alt-right" rally scheduled for Sunday, saying it could make a difficult situation worse, after two men were stabbed to death as they tried to intervene when a pair of women were targeted by a man yellow what authorities have described as hate speech. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler also said he is trying to ensure that a permit is not issued for a June 10 protest, which is reported by ABC Portland affiliate KATU to be called #MarchAgainstSharia. The City of Portland has not issued any permits for either of the two events, which are planned for the Terry Shrunk Plaza, Wheeler said.
The family of the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting spree in Mississippi said he had been acting out in the days leading up to the massacre, which left a sheriff’s deputy and seven others dead. The suspect, Willie Godbolt, 35, was taken into custody Sunday accused of carrying out a deadly shooting rampage that occurred a day earlier in two rural towns located about 70 miles south of Jackson. Authorities believe Godbolt shot and killed eight people, including Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy William Durr, 36, after getting into an argument with his estranged wife.
A Texas lawmaker said his office received racist phone calls on Monday evening, just hours after a fight broke out on the floor of the state's House of Representatives. Blanco shared audio on Twitter of what appeared to phone call from a Rinaldi supporter.
Former national security official and ABC News consultant Richard Clarke talks about terrorism and historic disasters in his new book.
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
A Navy SEAL who died during a parachute demonstration was identified today as Remington Peters, a 27-year-old “expert” Naval parachutists who enlisted in 2008, according to the Navy. Anyone that has ever had the pleasure of knowing Remi could attest to his fierce loyalty to his friends, family, and his country. The SEAL, who had been a member of the Navy’s parachute team for a little more than a year, was honored at a Memorial Day service today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City.
An emotional candlelight vigil was held in Manchester's St. Ann's Square one week after a terror attack killed 22 people and injured dozens more.Hundreds turned out for the event, where a moment of silence was held at 10:32 p.m. local time -- exactly one week after the attack began.A sea of flowers, candles and balloons filled the square as hundreds of mourners paid their respects to the victims. ...
A tiger killed a female zookeeper at Hamerton Zoo Park in England on Monday, according to Cambridgeshire police. The zookeeper, who has not been identified, died after the tiger entered an enclosure with her. The zoo was evacuated, though police confirmed that the animal did not escape its enclosure.
Three people were injured while watching a Memorial Day parade in Wisconsin after show ponies broke loose from their handlers and ran into the crowd, police said. The ponies, which were pulling a wooden carriage with their owners on board, were likely startled by firework "snaps" and tennis balls that may have been thrown into the parade route by children, according to the Elm Grove Police Department. Although attempts were made to stop the ponies from running, police added, the carriage entered a crowd of spectators.
Emmy Rossum wed her longtime boyfriend Sam Esmail in New York City Sunday. The "Shameless" actress announced the news on Instagram the following day by posting a picture from the nuptials without a caption. The nuptials were held inside New York City's Central Synagogue, according to People magazine.
Dozens of people were hospitalized amid blazing temperatures during an electronic dance music festival in Florida, despite efforts by organizers to keep people cool and hydrated. Tampa Fire Rescue Department public information officer Jason Penny told ABC News that 32 people were transported to hospitals on Saturday from the 2017 Sunset Music Festival at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa — nearly 10 more than last year. The Tampa Fire Rescue Department is awaiting final numbers of those hospitalized on Sunday.
British Airways CEO Alex Cruz said he was "profusely sorry" for Saturday's worldwide computer outage that stranded thousands of passengers. In an interview that aired on the BBC, Cruz said that the airline will be back to operating 95 percent of its flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Monday. British Airways, which is part of the broader International Airlines Group, canceled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday after the company suffered a colossal IT failure.
Anshu Jamsenpa, a 38-year-old mother of two from India, did it twice in less than a week. Anshu — who hails from India's mountainous northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, where many people are known by their first name — scaled Everest along its southeast ridge route on May 16. A motivational speaker and mountaineering trainer, she said confidence in herself helped her push through the pain and fatigue.
This season of "The Bachelorette" may very well prove to be, as host Chris Harrison would say, the most dramatic one yet. In a sneak peek of the second episode, Rachel Lindsay comes face to face with a woman who claims to be DeMario's girlfriend. In the preview, Lindsay, 32, is informed that DeMario was still romantically involved when he agreed to appear on the show.
A young woman who was targeted with suspected hate speech in Oregon on Friday before her attacker allegedly went on a deadly stabbing rampage asked for privacy and time to heal from the traumatic event. Destinee Mangum, 16, and a 17-year-old friend who was wearing a hijab were riding a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, on Friday evening when Joseph Christian, 35, allegedly began to yell racial and religious slurs at them. “The best thing that you guys can help out with is just give me and my family time to process everything,” Mangum said in a video posted on her mother’s Facebook page.
President Donald Trump offered a solemn tribute to America's service members during a Memorial Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, honoring those who gave their lives in war and those serving in defense of the country. At the cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater he relayed stories of those who served and urged Americans to continue with the day's theme of remembrance. Christopher Horton, Special Forces Capt. Andrew Byers and Marine 1st Lt. Robert Kelly, the son of Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly — whose family members were in attendance.