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What do President Barack Obama, an Oscar winner, a rock legend and even astronauts have in common? They are all thankful for friends, family and health on Thanksgiving!Obama and others took to social media Thursday to share sweet photos with the family and praise others making this world a better place each and every day. ...
Donald Trump and Barack Obama may be worlds apart on the political spectrum, but the turkeys the presidents pardoned couldn't be closer -- they're now neighbors in Virginia. While it's unclear whether the four turkeys will have a bone to pick with each other or become birds of a feather, Drumstick and Wishbone, who were spared a trip to the dinner table this year, are joining Tater and Tot at Virginia Tech.
Paris may have a reputation as a fashion capital, but one of its newest restaurants asks guests to leave their clothes at the door. O'Naturel, which began taking reservations earlier this month, bills itself the city's first naturist cafe, welcoming nudist diners in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. “When you enter the restaurant, there is a locker room where you must leave your clothes,” Yves Leclerc, the president of the French Naturist Federation, told ABC News.
Family members of the 44 sailors aboard a missing Argentine sub were told that their loved ones were believed to be dead, one of the family members told ABC News on Thursday. Itati Leguizamon, whose husband, German Suarez, was aboard the submarine, the ARA San Juan, said the families were given the grim news. The news came as Argentine naval officials said that a sound detected during the desperate search for the sub, which vanished last week in the southern Atlantic Ocean, was consistent with an explosion.
President Donald Trump's continued lashing out at football and basketball athletes — sports with high percentages of black players — raises questions about the complicated nexus of race, sports and politics, some African American studies scholars say. Yesterday, Trump again attacked LaVar Ball, the father of the UCLA basketball player who was detained in China with two of his teammates who were arrested on accusations of shoplifting on Nov. 7 while scheduled to play their season opener in Shanghai. Trump also previously pointed out that he secured the release of UCLA players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jaden Hill.
It's Thanksgiving and if you've already got the turkey roasting and the potatoes all mashed up, sit back, relax and watch some fun holiday films on Netflix.The streaming service curated a few categories for ABC News that include holiday titles like "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and kid-friendly films like "Sing. ...
A North Carolina store clerk said she was fired after she attacked a burglar with a baseball bat on Tuesday, a move her employer said violated company policy. Juwan Harris said a man entered the Circle K convenience store in Raleigh where she works, told her that he had a gun and robbed the store. The suspect, later identified as 51-year-old William Winston, according to police, allegedly attempted to flee the scene, but Harris says she went after him with a baseball bat.
The majority of the nation will be enjoying a quiet and tranquil Thanksgiving with sunshine spreading across nearly the entire nation -- including the Southwest, the Great Plains, the Midwest, a large portion of the Ohio Valley and the major I-95 corridor cities in the Northeast. There are only a couple of notable weather headlines to highlight including record heat in the Southwest, cold in the Northeast and more rain for the Northwest. In the Northeast, it will be a seasonably chilly start to Thanksgiving.
With determined attitude, they take off their school uniform jackets, raise their fists in the air and, with all their might, yell as loud as they can. As part of the country's tradition, on the day before the national exam, high schools in South Korea throw exuberant ceremonies to cheer up students who leave for the exam.
As the investigation into the murder of Baltimore Police Detective Sean Suiter continues, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis revealed during a press conference on Wednesday evening that Suiter was shot with his own gun and he was set to testify in a police corruption case the next day. Suiter, 18-year veteran officer, was gunned down on Nov. 15 in West Baltimore while conducting a follow-up on a homicide investigation.
“Coffee drinking appears safe within usual patterns of consumption,” said the University of Southhampton's Robin Poole, who led the study. According to the researchers, people who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower rates of premature death, cardiovascular disease and liver disease.
Stephen Colbert kicked off "The Late Show" on Wednesday by sharing the one thing he thinks the White House staff should be grateful for on Thanksgiving: President Donald Trump's departure. "To celebrate Thanksgiving, President Trump has returned to Mar-a-Lago, so I know what the White House staff is thankful for this year," Colbert joked. "Imagine a plump, overcooked turkey -- waiting in line for Thanksgiving dinner.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a comprehensive review of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) in the wake of the shooting at a church in Sutherland Spring, Texas, which killed 26 people, including an unborn child police have included in the total. “The recent shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas revealed that relevant information may not be getting reported to the NICS –- this is alarming and it is unacceptable," Sessions said in a statement. The shooter in that case, Devin Kelley, should have been prevented from purchasing a gun, based on his conviction in a military court.
Not sure what to do with all of your Thanksgiving leftovers this year? Leah Cohen, a "Top Chef" alumnus and owner of the New York City eatery Pig and Khao, shared this original recipe for a savory pie that uses all of your Thanksgiving leftovers. "As a chef, I see so much food being just thrown out," Cohen added, saying the savory pie is a good option to help combat food waste.
A Georgia toddler received a successful kidney transplant on Wednesday, about one month after a hospital postponed his original operation when his father -- a perfect donor match -- violated his probation. "This is for them an unexpected Thanksgiving miracle, it's just a blessing," attorney Muwali Davis said in a statement. Born without kidneys, A.J. had been undergoing nightly dialysis in order to survive.
The Beverly Hills Police Department has 12 open sexual assault cases involving the entertainment industry, the department told ABC News on Wednesday. BHPD previously confirmed that the department was investigating potential crimes allegedly committed by producer Harvey Weinstein and director James Toback, and those would be included in the 12. Weinstein has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex, and Toback said the allegations of sexual misconduct made against him were impossible due to his medical conditions.
Jude Verrett is one brave man. The Louisiana exterminator was called to destroy a massive hornet's nest in a shed at a home in Patterson, located about 90 miles southwest of New Orleans. Armed with a GoPro camera, Verrett documented being attacked by thousands of angry, territorial hornets as he pulls apart their home and destroys it with a shovel.
The North Korean solider who was captured on video defecting to the South earlier this month is enjoying watching South Korean music videos and the American movie "Transformers 3," his doctor says. The 24-year-old defector, identified only by his last name, Oh, was shot at least five times by North Korean guards before he made it past the demarcation line on Nov. 13. The United Nations Command in control of the border between the two Koreas released dramatic video footage that shows Oh speeding south in a Jeep, before getting out and running from North Korean soldiers who open fire on him.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an open letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, accusing the agency of stonewalling his office's investigation into what he called a "massive scheme" to inundate the FCC's public net neutrality review process with fake comments. "The process the FCC has employed to consider potentially sweeping alterations to current net neutrality rules has been corrupted by the fraudulent use of Americans’ identities, and the FCC has been unwilling to assist my office in our efforts to investigate this unlawful activity," Schneiderman wrote to Pai, a Republican designated to head the agency by President Donald Trump.
Doug Jones was faced with a new challenge in his race against Roy Moore for senator in Alabama on Tuesday when President Donald Trump greeted reporters on the White House lawn with a slew of attacks on Jones' record. One of those attacks, against Jones' record on crime, particularly stood out for the longtime attorney. Prior to working as the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, Jones served as the assistant U.S. attorney in Birmingham, Alabama.
Prince William and Princess Kate, who is four months pregnant, spent the day away in Birmingham delighting locals as they toured the West Midlands. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Birmingham today. William steered with Kate riding shotgun over the rocky course before she took the wheel herself.