President Donald Trump will appear via video message tonight at a hurricane relief concert in a Texas college town, where five former U.S. presidents will be in attendance, the White House confirmed. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush are coming together for the "One America Appeal" concert at Texas A&M University's Reed Arena in College Station to raise money for relief efforts from the recent hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Kit Harington admitted he got emotional when reading the final script for his mega-hit series, "Game of Thrones," last week. Harington, 30, portrays the widely-beloved character Jon Snow on the HBO medieval fantasy series that is to end after its eighth season, which is set to air in 2019. The "Game of Thrones" star explained why the show means so much to him.
U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four American service members killed in Niger earlier this month, was laid to rest in his home state of Florida on Saturday. A flag-covered coffin holding Johnson's remains was carried into South Florida's Christ The Rock Church for a private funeral service Saturday morning. Instead of wearing a red shirt, Johnson's aunt, Sharon Wright, wore a military green U.S. Army T-shirt and sat outside the church on a bench weeping, according to ABC affiliate WPLG.
The United States Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired military pilots to active-duty service to address an acute shortage in its ranks. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday allowing the Air Force to call back to service up to 1,000 retired aviation officers who wish to return, the White House and the Pentagon announced. By law, only 25 retired pilots can be recalled through voluntary programs to serve in any one branch.
Ed Sheeran is finally explaining that bike accident that forced him to cancel some shows. Sheeran explained on the British talk show, The Jonathan Ross Show, that the accident happened when he tried to go down a steep hill on a borrowed bike. Ive had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows.
Meat Loaf's classic album "Bat Out of Hell" was released 40 years ago today. The album, the singer's debut solo effort, was his first of many projects with songwriter Jim Steinman. As beloved as Bat Out of Hell is, Meat Loaf tells ABC News that he doesn't enjoy listening to the record because of the way it was mastered.
After Florida police received several calls that a baby alligator was in a pond behind a local high school, one officer knew just what to do. Officer Xzevies Baez responded to Cocoa High School in Florida on Oct. 11. The alligator, which was double the size of Office Baez's forearm, was taken from a pond behind the high school to a larger, safer pond, police said.
One person has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of four people in a train station in Munich, Germany, police said. The unidentified suspect attempted to stab six people Saturday morning at the Rosenheimer Platz train station. It is not clear if the person arrested is the suspected assailant.
The Brooklyn Nets invited singer Justine Skye, a native of the New York City borough, to sing the national anthem at Friday night's home opener at Barclays Center -- and to the surprise of spectators and Nets management, she took a knee at the end of her performance. Skye, 22, appears to have taken a knee in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, based on an Instagram post about the evening, which included video of her performance and the hashtag #blacklivesmatter.
The Mexican actress opens up about her and Sean Penn's notorious meeting with drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, now the subject of a Netflix documentary.
The Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery Homicide Division says it has interviewed a potential victim of a 2013 sexual assault allegedly involving Harvey Weinstein, as the woman's attorney held a news conference today to discuss the investigation. Ring declined to identify his client or discuss specifics of the case, except to say that it is under investigation by the LAPD. New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce Thursday said New York City police have referred allegations against the disgraced film mogul to other police departments, though it was unclear whether the LAPD investigation pertained to one of those cases.
A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked an undocumented, unaccompanied minor -- who is under U.S. custody -- from obtaining the abortion she is seeking. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia today ruled that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is supervising the detention of the 17-year-old, has until Oct. 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to secure a sponsor for the teen, which would allow for her release. If a sponsor is not found and the teen is not released by that time, the lower court may re-enter its ruling, which had ordered the government to allow the teen to move forward with the abortion.
Police in Florida are searching for whoever is "terrorizing" a Tampa neighborhood after three people were shot and killed in the same vicinity in less than two weeks. The latest slaying occurred Thursday night when Anthony Naiboa, a 20-year-old man with autism, was killed in the southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood while on his way home from work, according to the Tampa Police Department. Officers were patrolling the neighborhood when they heard the shots fired, Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said in a news conference today.
The Boy Scouts of America has found a new unit for the 11-year-old boy who was booted from his den after engaging in a tense exchange with a Colorado state senator, the organization told ABC News in a statement. Ames Mayfield was kicked out of his den last week after an Oct. 9 discussion with Sen. Vicki Marble hosted by his Cub Scout den in Broomfield, Colorado, his mother, Lori Mayfield, told ABC Denver affiliate KMGH-TV. Lori Mayfield recorded the exchanged between her son and Marble and later posted the videos to YouTube.
Director Rob Reiner said he has never worked with embattled movie producer Harvey Weinstein in a show business capacity, and that he had no idea about the allegations against Weinstein now making their way through Tinseltown. “Filmmakers would tell me: ‘You don’t ever want to work with Harvey Weinstein. There’s more Harvey Weinsteins in business, in broadcasting, in politics,” Reiner said of the man whom a number of women, including some A-list celebrities, have targeted with sexual harassment and assault allegations.
White House officials have violated federal record-keeping laws by not promptly forwarding private emails to public accounts, a top House Democrat said today. "However, the White House officials refused to identify these employees," Cummings wrote.
At least 76 people are still missing in Puerto Rico 30 days after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a powerful Category 4 storm, officials said. A total of 49 people have died as a result of the storm, which barreled through Puerto Rico Sept. 20, leaving much of the island without power, cellphone signals and potable water in its wake. Relief efforts are continuing, but less than 15 percent of the island has electricity a month after the storm, according to the office of Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rossello.
Mariah Carey's Los Angeles home was burglarized earlier this month and approximately $50,000 worth of items were taken, a representative for the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to ABC News' Los Angeles affiliate KABC. The burglary was discovered early Thursday morning, and the LAPD is now investigating.
By a vote of 51-49, Senate Republicans passed a fiscal 2018 budget right along party lines, with every single Democrat voting against the budget framework, and all Republicans, save for one, voting for it. The fiscal 2018 budget passed late-Thursday night is not a legally binding document, but it does serve as an outline of federal spending and revenues.
One toddler has become the star of a Louisiana high school’s halftime show thanks to her dance moves. Ollie Malone, 2, was captured on video dancing with Southwood High School's flag line and dance team in Shreveport during homecoming on Sept. 30. The girl's mom, Micah Malone, is the coach for the high school's dance team, the Silver Spurs.
Five arrests were made Thursday in connection with an event that self-described white supremacist Richard Spencer held at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. Three men were arrested for their alleged role in a shooting incident following Spencer's speech, according to the Gainesville Police Department. The three individuals -- Tyler Tenbrink, 28, William Fears, 30, and Colton Fears, 28 -- are all from Texas, according to police.
The Colonel follows exactly 11 users on Twitter and today one social media savvy user found out the hilarious and punny reason why! Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) follows six men named "Herb" and 5 "Spice" girls from the all-girl British pop group in what appears to be an ode to the company's original-recipe blend of 11 herbs and spices. The original tweet revealing the fast food chain's genius marketing move was first posted by @edgette22 had been favorited more than 484,000 times and retweeted over 200,000 times as of midday Friday.