The Girl Scouts of the USA issued a warning to parents ahead of Thanksgiving, asking them to think twice before forcing their daughters to hug relatives.Post draws mixed reactions »
A second trailer for director Ava DuVernay's adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic 1962 novel, "A Wrinkle in Time," debuted during Sunday's American Music Awards.The film stars Storm Reid as Meg Murry who, along with her brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe -- played by Deric McCabe and Levi Miller, respectively -- travel through time and space to find their missing father, portrayed by Chris Pine.D23 Expo: 'Aladdin' finds its star, the latest on 'A Wrinkle In Time', 'Star Wars' and moreOprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Zach Galifianakis and Mindy Kaling round out the ...
A consumer advocacy group is calling for a recall of all 2017 Chrysler Pacifica's because the federal government has received more than 50 complaints that say the minivans stalled during operation. In addition to its plea to Chrysler, the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety will file a petition with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Monday asking the agency to open a defect investigation, the group said. The automaker is aware of the complaints and routinely monitors the performance of its vehicles, company spokesman Eric Mayne said.
After less than glowing reviews from critics last week, "Justice League" earned the top spot at box offices this weekend, despite pulling in less than expected at an estimated $96 million domestically.
Della Reese, best known recently for her role as Tess on the hit TV series "Touched by an Angel," died Sunday, her family confirmed for ABC News. Details of her death were revealed in a statement from Reese's family and her longtime friend and co-star Roma Downey. "On behalf of her husband, Franklin Lett, and all her friends and family, I share with you the news that our beloved Della Reese has passed away peacefully at her California home last evening surrounded by love," the statement began.
A Texas teenager has a forever home in time for the holidays after being adopted by his former teacher. “I really couldn’t sleep last night,” Anthony Berry, 16, told reporters last week after being adopted by Bennie Berry, who became a first-time mom. Anthony of Beaumont first met Berry last November when she was his English teacher.
President Donald Trump and the father of one of the UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China have become engaged in a so-called war of words. Last week LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA players, Cody Riley and Jaden Hill, were detained in Shanghai after an incident that involved stealing a pair of sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store. The incident coincided with Trump's Asia trip, and he brought the issue up with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Picture-perfect mountain views can be had from just about everywhere on the property, and its location near Northstar-at-Tahoe resort means skiing out and chilling in a large gondola on the way back. The Montage Deer Valley is a great choice for families who want spacious, upscale accommodations and plenty to keep the kids busy. This family-friendly, classic Vermont ski resort is a smart choice for those who want spacious apartment-style accommodations to self-cater and don't want to sacrifice on a full lineup of property amenities.
The storm system that hit hard in the Midwest and the Northeast over the weekend has moved off the East Coast but behind it remain cold gusty winds and lake effect snow. Overall, 111 damaging storms were reported in 10 states from Mississippi to Ohio, including damage in central Indiana with straight line winds up to 85 mph. Now the storm has moved offshore, gusty winds and wind chills in the teens and 20s remain.
Debra Tate, sister of slain actress Sharon Tate, said she wasn't relieved on Sunday when she heard that Charles Manson, the notorious cult leader and convicted murderer responsible for her sister's death, had died in prison. "People are saying that this should be some kind of relief, but oddly enough, it really isn't," Debra Tate said in a phone interview. Sharon Tate, who was pregnant at the time, hairstylist Jay Sebring, heiress Abigail Folger, writer Wojciech Frykowski and teenager Steven Parent were fatally stabbed on Aug. 9, 1969, under the Manson's command.
"Star Wars" icon Harrison Ford became a real hero yet again Sunday when he stepped in to help a woman whose car had run off the road in California. Fire officials in Santa Paula, California, north of Los Angeles, confirm to ABC News that on Sunday afternoon, Ford helped a woman who was involved in a single-vehicle crash after her car veered off the side of the road into an embankment. Ford's rep had no comment on the incident to ABC News.
Whether you've been naughty or nice, you will need a reservation to sit on Santa's lap this holiday season at Macy's flagship store in New York City. "Santa's a popular guy, so the wait times to meet him have been quite long in previous years, especially on our busiest days," Macy's said in a statement posted to their website.
Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, who died in the line of duty on Sunday, will be remembered as a loving and giving family man, according to a longtime friend. Martinez, a native of El Paso, had been a border agent since August 2013. "He would be the type of guy to give the shirt off his back and wouldn't ask for nothing in response," Emory Crawford, a lifelong friend of agent Martinez, told ABC affiliate KVIA Sunday.
The U.S. 7th Fleet ordered that all U.S. service members on the Japanese island of Okinawa be restricted to base and to their residences and prohibited their consumption of alcohol after a deadly crash involving a U.S. Marine. A U.S. Marine whom police say had a blood-alcohol content three times the legal level was allegedly involved in an accident on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa that left a 61-year-old Japanese man dead. The unidentified Marine was driving a truck that collided with a small truck at an intersection early Sunday morning in Naha, the main city in Okinawa, police said.
Notorious murderer and cult leader Charles Manson died at 83 of natural causes on Sunday evening, according to prison officials in California. Manson shocked the world with a series of brutal murders and his face became a symbol of evil for many as he displayed seemingly no remorse and made dark, menacing statements. Pregnant actress Sharon Tate, hairstylist Jay Sebring, heiress Abigail Folger, writer Wojciech Frykowski and teenager Steven Parent, were killed at Tate's rental home on Aug. 9.
A medical helicopter crashed in eastern Arkansas on Sunday, killing three crew members on board, authorities said. The air ambulance was not transporting patients at the time of the crash, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The helicopter belonged to Pafford EMS, according to a statement posted on the company's Facebook page.
The 2017 American Music Awards not only honored the best in music this year but also the enduring spirit of the country. Recognizing the recent violence in the U.S., the awards ceremony, which aired live on ABC from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theatre, began with a tribute. The awards ceremony was hosted by "Black-ish" star Tracee Ellis Ross.
Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn't see how he can return to his hit Amazon series, "Transparent," amid two claims that he sexually assaulted other members of the cast and crew. "Playing Maura Pfefferman on 'Transparent' has been one of the greatest privileges and creative experiences of my life," he said. Tambor has been accused by two transgender women — actress Trace Lysette and his former personal assistant Van Barnes — of sexually harassing them on the show's set.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives has now directed the Justice Department to turn over a broad array of documents, ABC News has learned. In particular, Mueller's investigators are keen to obtain emails related to the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the earlier decision of Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the entire matter, according to a source who has not seen the request but was told about it. Issued within the past month, the directive marks the special counsel's first records request to the Justice Department, and it means Mueller is now demanding documents from the department overseeing his investigation.
The 2017 American Music Awards were handed out Sunday night, honoring the best in music this year.Bruno Mars led the way in nominations with eight for the world's biggest fan-voted awards show. The "24K Magic" singer also took home the top prize, Artist of the Year, beating out The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Ed Sheeran.Mars wasn't on hand to accept his award and instead sent a hilarious video of himself riding in what appeared to be a van. ...