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Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon arrived on Capitol Hill this morning for a closed door meeting with the House Intelligence Committee. Bannon is expected to face questions about the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. This meeting comes after Bannon resigned as executive chairman of Breitbart News following the release of Michael Wolff’s tell-all "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House." The book, which includes harsh comments from Bannon on the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and a Russian lawyer, renewed questions about Trump’s campaign activity.
Felicia York said her life turned upside down when her husband was placed in a medically induced coma after falling ill with the flu. The couple’s three children had just gotten over the flu and things seemed to be getting back to normal around the house, she said. “Since we had been through it with the kids, we just figured we’ll make some chicken soup like we did before and we’ll just ride it out,” York added.
Four South Carolina police officers were hospitalized after being shot while responding to a domestic violence call late-Monday night, authorities said. York is about 25 miles southwest of Charlotte, North Carolina. After approaching the location, where, authorities said later, a man was allegedly assaulting a woman, the deputies ordered neighbors to stay inside and then traded gunshots with the suspect in a standoff that lasted several hours.
Dr. Maurice Watson, pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Largo, Maryland, ripped into Trump's reported negative comments about Haiti and African countries, though he never specifically mentioned Trump's name. Pence and his wife, Karen, were sitting in the front pew.
ABC News spoke with the parents of David Turpin, who was arrested along with his wife Louise on Monday for holding their 13 children "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings," the Riverside County Sheriff's Department office said in a statement. James and Betty Turpin, David's parents, live in West Virginia and told ABC News they are "surprised and shocked" by the charges.
A young father became the latest known victim of the California mudslides as his body was found after those of two other members of his family, his 6-year-old son and his father-in-law. The father, Pinit “Oom” Sutthithepa, 30, was missing until Saturday afternoon when recovery teams discovered his body, bringing the death toll to 20 from the devastating mudslide in the affluent enclave of Montecito north of Los Angeles. Among the 20 victims are also Sutthithepa's 6-year-old son, Peerawat, and his 79-year-old father-in-law, Richard Loring Taylor, according to a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s summary report.
An Alberta Clipper -- and cold front associated with it -- continues to move through the eastern U.S. from the Midwest through the South and eventually into the Northeast late Tuesday into Wednesday. Numerous accidents were reported as the snow moved through the Dallas-Fort Worth area overnight. Snow fell in Memphis and Nashville on Tuesday morning, where accidents were likely on the slick roads.
President Donald Trump found himself in the hot seat on Monday after he decided to go golfing on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, breaking with a years-long tradition set by previous presidents who commemorated the holiday by performing civic duties. "In the past, Presidents Obama and Bush did volunteer work on this day to honor Dr. King. President Trump today played golf to honor him," Jimmy Kimmel said Monday on "Live." "He made his 95th visit since becoming president to one of the golf courses he owns: the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach.
Police in Arizona took down a very wizened bank robber on Sunday. The Tucson Police Department arrested an 80-year-old man for the armed robbery of the Pyramid Credit Union in the city -- which had about half a million fewer residents when the suspect was born -- over the weekend. Robert Francis Krebs, 80, has been charged with two counts of armed robbery after allegedly walking into the credit union on Jan. 12, pulling a handgun on the teller and demanding money.
A tearful scene unfolded at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Monday morning, where Jorge Garcia, a father of two and a 30-year resident of Detroit, was deported to Mexico amid cries from his family. Garcia, 39, was brought to the U.S. by his aunt when he was 10 years old, according to his wife and Michigan United, an immigrant advocacy organization that is working with Garcia.
"We will use wisely the time we have left together," Jeanne and Gideon Bernstein said today in a statement. Blaze Bernstein, 19, was at home in Southern California for winter break when he went missing on Jan. 2. The family released a new statement late Monday after The Orange County Register published new details of Bernstein's death from an affidavit the newspaper saw before it was sealed.
Brighton Zeuner, 13, got into skateboarding as a young girl because of her older brother, with whom she went to the skate park.
Survivors share what they saw firsthand as deadly mudslides overwhelmed people in Montecito, California.
Jane Fonda revealed that she had a cancerous growth removed from her lip. While promoting the upcoming season of her Netflix show, "Grace and Frankie," the actress explained that she was wearing a bandage on her face as a result of the procedure. "I just had a cancer taken from my lip," she said in an interview with AOL BUILD.
President Donald Trump's schedule today marks a break in presidential tradition. While Trump urged Americans last Friday to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with acts of civic work and community service to honor the life of the civil rights legend, it doesn’t appear he'll be doing the same, with no public events listed on his schedule. The White House didn't immediately respond to requests for further details on how Trump spent his day.
They issued an alert that essentially said, “You’ll be dead in 15 minutes.”That’s it. No automated follow-up about what to do, where to go, how to survive after a blast, what the state and local government plans entailed. A friend in Hawaii told me, “All they did was tell me I have 15 minutes to think about my life.”That’s the biggest failure in this incident: that the people of Hawaii lost faith in their government to fulfill its most basic responsibilities.But don’t think Hawaii is an exception. This would have played out in much the same way in any state or community in the United States. ...
A casino shuttle boat caught fire Sunday afternoon in Port Richey, Florida, killing a woman and forcing dozens to evacuate -- with some jumping into the frigid canal on the area's coldest day of the year, authorities said. There were 36 passengers and 14 crew members aboard the vessel, which ferries people to the Tropical Breeze Casino boat that's moored 9 to 12 miles offshore in international waters in the Port Richey canal, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. Everyone was accounted for, the sheriff's office said, but 15 passengers were taken to a local hospital.
Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish group the Cranberries, which rose to prominence in the 1990s, has died. "Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. The lead singer with the Irish band the Cranberries was in London for a short recording session.
North Korea will send a 140-member musical group called the Samjiyon orchestra to South Korea, Lee Woo-sung, the head of South Korea’s delegation, told reporters today. The North’s “art troupe” will perform in Seoul and Gangneung, near the main site for next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, according to Lee, who also oversees the culture and arts policy office at South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Meanwhile, if the two Koreas march together at the opening ceremony of the Olympics, they’d parade under a joint "unification flag,” according to The Associated Press.
During the date, she said, Ansari hurried to take the woman to his nearby apartment after dinner, where she said he aggressively initiated a sexual encounter. Through the course of the encounter, the woman said she tried to signal her discomfort to the actor.
For the better part of a century, a fence separated blacks from whites in their final resting place in a small Georgia town. Camilla Mayor Rufus Davis, who in 2015 became the first African-American man elected to the post, said the city took the fence down Thursday after his attorney demanded they do so immediately. Davis and newly-elected City Council member Venterra Pollard have threatened to boycott City Council meetings unless city officials address what they believe are discrimination and racial issues within the local government, local media reports say.