At least 19 people, many of them teenagers, were killed, and over 50 others were injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. Investigators said a lone 18-year-old student at the state polytechnic college entered the school on Wednesday
President Donald Trump has recently been adamant about sticking to the legal standard "innocent until proven guilty" in two high-profile cases -- the sexual misconduct claims against now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh and, now, the allegations of Saudi involvement in the disappearance of journalist
As the search intensifies for a Wisconsin 13-year-old who authorities said was taken from her home where her parents were found dead, many questions remain in the mysterious case. Things like this don't happen in rural Wisconsin," Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald told ABC News. Jayme
Plane carrying first lady Melania Trump turns around after 'burning' smell reported on board originally appeared on abcnews.go.comA plane carrying first lady Melania Trump was forced to turn around shortly after takeoff Wednesday after reports of a "burning smell" by members of the
Saudi Arabia's young crown prince is again denying any involvement in the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to President Donald Trump, who tweeted that he spoke with him and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Tuesday after dispatching the top U.S. diplomat to the region
There are now 62 confirmed reports of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, an illness similar to polio, across 22 states in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of Sept. 20, the CDC had confirmed 38 cases in 16 states, which aren't required to report AFM cases to
The federal government's push to prevent lead from harming children's health has stalled, according to a top scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency who was recently placed on leave for what the agency called serious allegations. The scientist, Ruth Etzel, said the U.S. effort to stop
President Trump has repeatedly referred to the possible 2020 presidential contender sarcastically as "Pocahontas" including during an Oval Office event last year honoring Native American code talkers for their service during World War II. On Tuesday, he renewed the criticism.
A U.S. military airstrike in central Somalia this weekend killed 60 Al Shabab fighters, the largest airstrike targeting the al-Qaeda affiliated terror group in more than a year, officials said Tuesday. “We currently assess this airstrike killed approximately sixty (60) terrorists,” said the statement
Idaho's Fish and Game commissioner has resigned amid growing backlash after he shared photographs of him smiling and posing with animals he killed during a hunting trip to Africa. In an email sent to more than 100 friends and colleagues, Blake Fischer attached 12 pictures of himself and his wife
Newborn boy found dead at Stamford, Connecticut recycling center: Police originally appeared on abcnews.go.comA newborn boy has been found dead at a Connecticut recycling center, police said.Workers at the plant in Stamford made the tragic discovery while they were processing recyclable materials around
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam announced plans Tuesday to give the public the chance to see the restoration of a Rembrandt painting next year in a process that will be livestreamed to people around the world. “The Night Watch,” commissioned in 1642 by members of Amsterdam’s civic guard, is Rembrandt’s
A painting of President Donald Trump enjoying drinks at a table with other famous Republican presidents has taken the internet by storm. The reaction, including snark comments, started when a screengrab showing the painting hanging in the White House blew up on Twitter on Sunday evening when the CBS
A robot named Pepper made history in the U.K. Tuesday as it presented evidence to the Houses of Parliament. Pepper, who is the resident robot at Middlesex University in London, spoke to the Members of Parliament, or MPs, about the future of artificial intelligence in caregiving for the elderly.
Russian Orthodox Church leaders have announced that the church is severing relations with the historical seat of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, the Patriarchate of Constantinople, opening a major rift in the global Orthodox Church. At a synod in Belarus on Monday, Russian Orthodox Church leaders said
In the beginning, our staff did not think that this is a very serious thing," AK Misra, principal chief conservator of forests, told ABC News. Officials said they underestimated the scale of the task at first.
A California teenager was allegedly protecting his mother from physical abuse over the weekend when he shot and killed his father, according to police. Police found Javier Vera, 54, dead inside the family’s home in Fresno, California, on Saturday after his 16-year-old son called to report a domestic
President Donald Trump has raked in more than $106 million for his bid for re-election -- even though it is over two years away, new Federal Election Commission reports show. A portion of the money raised through Trump Victory and Trump Make America Great Again goes to the Republican National Committee
A mother and her four young children were found dead inside their Tennessee home after a reported shooting, authorities said, though the circumstances surrounding their deaths have not been confirmed. The mother, three daughters and son were found when a family member arrived at the house Monday in
Defense Secretary James Mattis says President Donald Trump has told him "I'm with you 100 percent" following the president's comments on CBS's "60 Minutes" that he might leave the administration and suspects he is a Democrat. When asked on "60 Minutes" if Mattis