Williams’s decision to bow out of the Australian Open was not lost on other moms also finding their way back to fitness after childbirth."Be patient with yourself" »
Officers Tiffany Phillips and Carlos Guadalupe, both 12-year veterans, assisted after they were flagged down by a man who was driving near 41st Street and 10th Avenue. Phillips and Guadalupe had just started their day when a man jumped out of the car and said his wife was going into labor. The couple, who live in Jersey City, had been rushing to Lenox Hill Hospital.
The meteor that lit up the night sky over southeast Michigan and shook the ground Tuesday night did not actually cause an earthquake, researchers say. In fact, meteors do not cause earthquakes to rupture along a fault, according to William Yeck, a research geophysicist at the United States Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado. The seismic observations associated with the meteor were assigned a magnitude 2.0 by the United States Geological Survey, which said the event was centered about 5 miles west-southwest of New Haven, Michigan, some 40 miles northeast of Detroit.
"Fargo" star Carrie Coon and husband Tracy Letts, with whom she stars in "The Post," are expecting their first child. Coon, who also starred on "The Leftovers," first debuted her baby bump when she attended the Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 11 alongside Letts, 52.
Iced, hot, sweetened or with milk, it seems like there's plenty of options for tea drinkers already. The drink, which originated in Taiwan and spread throughout Asia, has become the latest popular beverage at bubble tea shops. Jenny Zheng, owner of Little Fluffy Head Cafe in Los Angeles, told ABC News she first heard of the drink and tasted it while living in China in 2016.
One of the world’s favorite tourism designations, South Africa’s iconic city of Cape Town, has less than a 100 days of water supply left if a drought is not relieved soon. The city’s mayor, Patricia de Lille, has again urged Capetonians to conserve water in order to avoid “day zero,” now forecast for April 21. It is important that all residents must continue to save water, despite the City’s work to secure new water sources.
Princess Kate is following in the footsteps of Princess Diana by visiting with seriously ill children at a London hospital. Just like her late mother-in-law did years ago, Kate on Wednesday visited Great Ormond Street Hospital, which has long been supported by the royal family.
The symbolic black dresses and suits worn by celebrities on the red carpet at this year's Golden Globe Awards will have a second chance at making a statement against sexual harassment and gender inequality.Condé Nast announced today that, along with eBay, it will auction off some of the outfits worn by the stars in order to raise funds for the Hollywood-backed anti-harassment Time's Up initiative.The proceeds will go to the Time's Up legal defense fund, which provides legal and public relations assistance to victims of sexual misconduct in the workplace. ...
Authorities in Wisconsin believe a missing teen is the victim of human trafficking. Kasey Vang, 15, was reported missing from Bellevue, Wisconsin, Jan. 11, according to the Brown County Sheriff's Office. Vang was last seen Saturday with her younger sister in Milwaukee, more than 100 miles from her hometown.
The entire Gulf Coast region was paralyzed on Wednesday morning with hundreds of schools and flights canceled and interstates shut down. A state of emergency has already been declared in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana due to the winter weather moving through the region. “There are multiple crashes that are blocking interstates and state routes across the state which are severely impeding our efforts to clear roadways,” Georgia Department of Transportation state operations engineer John Hibbard said in a statement Wednesday.
It's been a long road for "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo to becoming TV's highest-paid actress in a drama. After almost 15 years as the lead of ABC's flagship medical show, Pompeo will now be making $575,000 per episode, or $20 million per year in total, under a new deal. The actress spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the game-changing deal, for what she hopes will be inspiration to other women in her profession.
Superstar Ricky Martin is taking on big roles both on TV and in his personal life. "We just signed all the papers and everything and we're fine and it's beautiful, so in love," Martin gushed. Martin, 46, has two sons, 9-year-old twins Matteo and Valentino, but said he would like more kids and is happy to have Yosef by his side to make those decisions."Yeah, I mean, I come from a big family and I would love to have a big family, but now we're two.
Former "Today" anchor and NBC News correspondent Ann Curry spoke out Wednesday morning about her former co-host Matt Lauer, who was abruptly fired last year following alleged inappropriate sexual behavior. In an interview on "CBS This Morning," Curry fielded a handful of very pointed questions. "I can tell you that I am not surprised by the allegations," she said of Lauer.
Thirty-one of the country’s most contaminated sites are likely to be available for building new housing, business or other development soon after they are cleaned up, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said today, a step that’s part of Administrator Scott Pruitt's push to accelerate the cleanup and make the land available for community use. Some of the so-called Superfund sites on the list have been considered too contaminated for use for decades and while today’s announcement signals no immediate changes, it opens the door for companies that want to use the land in the future to start that process. No development could happen until the areas are considered safe and removed from the EPA's list of contaminated sites.
Police in Florida issued arrest warrants for nine men on Tuesday in connection with the November hazing death of a 20-year-old Florida State University student, authorities said. The suspects, all between the ages of 20 and 22 years old, face charges of college hazing causing injury or death in the case of Andrew Coffey, a FSU fraternity pledge who died of alcohol poisoning on Nov. 3, the Tallahassee Police Department said in a statement Tuesday.
Comedians took aim at President Donald Trump’s doctor on Tuesday after he said the president’s "overall health is excellent," according to his recent physical assessment. Dr. Ronny Jackson shared the outcome of Trump's exam at a White House press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, including his 6-foot-3 height and 239-pound weight, which puts him right on the brink of obesity. “That’s awfully convenient,” Stephen Colbert, host of “The Late Show,” said Thursday in his opening monologue, before going on to insinuate that Trump may have bribed the doctor with cash.
North and South Korea held their second working-level talks this week on Wednesday two days after the two Koreas exchanged opinions on the North’s performance teams coming to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month. Among the agreements made on Wednesday, according to Korean news outlet Yonhap, were for North Korea to send a team to the Paralympics, being held in Pyeongchang from March 9 to 18.
A former CIA case officer has been charged with illegally possessing government secrets. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, was arrested Monday night at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and stands charged with unlawful retention of classified information. According to an affidavit filed in federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia, in August 2012, FBI agents were watching Lee while he was in Honolulu, Hawaii on a layover while on a trip from Hong Kong to northern Virginia.
Residents of southeast Michigan were left a bit shaken Tuesday night after a big bright flash lit up the sky and the ground beneath them shook. Initially though, as curious residents took to social media by droves to share videos of the dazzling display, the National Weather Service wasn't so sure what these star-gazers had seen.
The staff of a Southern California hospital was reduced to tears at the sight of seven of the 13 malnourished siblings who were admitted after authorities discovered they were being held captive by their parents, officials from the Corona Regional Medical Center told ABC News. "It's that profound when you see what they're going through," hospital CEO and Chief Managing Director Mark Uffer told ABC News of the staff's somber reaction.
David Turpin and his wife Louise Anna Turpin were arrested on charges of torture and child endangerment, the sheriff's office said.