Monday night's "Dancing With the Stars" was the first night of an epic two-night season finale. With no eliminations scheduled, the three remaining finalists each performed two dances – a Redemption Style dance (Viennese waltz or quickstep) and a Freestyle dance – one of the biggest competitive dances of the season.
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.
Strangers who jumped into action to offer help played a key role in the response to the deadly blast inside a crowded arena in Manchester, England that killed 22 and injured dozens more. "We have a long history in Greater Manchester of communities standing together during difficult times," Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said of the response. Manchester's mayor and a UK police forum spread the information around and encouraged anyone in need to take the offers for assistance.
Twenty-two people are dead and 59 others injured after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at one of Europe’s largest arenas. In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said they were called to the Manchester Arena in England just before 10:35 p.m. local time on Monday. U.S. law enforcement officials have been informed that the leading theory is that the Manchester Arena incident was the work of a suicide bomber, though they caution that this is preliminary information, according to a senior law enforcement official briefed on the investigation.
Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes, who are leading the star-studded cast of ABC’s remake of the 1987 classic “Dirty Dancing,” said it took them months of training to nail the iconic “lift” scene. The climactic lift scene in the original is one of the most memorable moments in film history. It called for Jennifer Grey, who played Frances “Baby” Houseman, to run and leap into Patrick Swayze’s arms as he lifted her over his head in front of a ballroom full of people, set to the song “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” recorded by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes.Prattes, who takes on Swayze’s original role of Johnny Castle in the three-hour ABC remake, and like Swayze was a trained dancer before he picked up acting, whereas Breslin, who plays Baby, was a dance novice.
There was much fanfare about Rachel Lindsay becoming the first African-American Bachelorette in franchise history. On Monday, we are reintroduced to Lindsay, a 31-year-old trial attorney from Dallas, as she begins the journey to find her future fiancé. "I have neglected other areas of my life," Lindsay explained.
A reported explosion at the Manchester Arena soon after the concert was over sent people in the crowd running for the doors.
Video shows the moment the audience still inside Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester heard the sound of an apparent explosion.
Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes, who play Baby and Johnny in the three-hour ABC remake, said it took months to land the "lift" scene.
Former FBI Director James Comey will convene with at least one top lawmaker this week, and the memos he is said to have written about his meetings with Trump could be shared with investigators in the House of Representatives. Here is a rundown of events that could rock Washington this week. The revelation that Trump disclosed what had been highly classified information in a May 10 meeting with Russian officials at the White House kicked off an especially fraught week for the administration.
Director Zack Snyder will not complete production on the upcoming "Justice League" movie, as he turns his focus to his family following his daughter’s suicide. Snyder told the Hollywood Reporter that Joss Whedon will finish the Warner Brothers film, which is in post-production, as he copes with the death of his daughter Autumn. The Hollywood Reporter reported that Autumn was 20 when she died by suicide in March, and that Snyder never intended to make the news public.
President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who is expected to take the Fifth Amendment in response to a Senate committee's subpoena, once promoted news of Hillary Clinton's computer-tech aide's invoking the same constitutional right. "IT specialist takes 5th over 100 times," Flynn tweeted, linking to a June 22, 2016, story about the deposition of a former Clinton aide in a lawsuit related to her use of a private email server as secretary of state. @HillaryClinton IT specialist takes 5th over 100 times.
One nursing student, who is set to graduate Tuesday, was inspired to choose the selfless profession after her open heart surgery 10 years ago. The Bowie State University senior originally intended to be a lawyer. Iloh, 27, would later discover that she had pericarditis, or an enlarged heart, and needed immediate open heart surgery at only 18 years old.
FBI and other law enforcement officials are privately knocking down a conspiracy theory today, fueled by conservative commentators on Fox News, that seeks to divert attention from Russia’s involvement in the hacking of the Democratic National Committee last year by suggesting a DNC staffer was murdered to cover up his involvement in passing the information to WikiLeaks. According to officials with knowledge of the matter, the FBI is not investigating the unsolved murder of Seth Rich last year in what agents have determined was “a possible attempted robbery” gone wrong.
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to honor a Senate committee's subpoena request for documents relating to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, a source close to Flynn confirmed for ABC News. The Fifth Amendment gives an individual the right to avoid self-incrimination. Legal experts told ABC News that Fifth Amendment rights apply not just to someone seated at a witness table.