Maroney,22, a multiple Olympic gold medalist and member of the famed "Fierce Five" at the 2012 London Olympic games, allowed her victim impact statement to be read Thursday morning by Michigan Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis in Ingram County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan,
At least 52 people died when their moving bus caught fire in Kazakhstan today in one of the region’s deadliest bus accidents in years. All the victims are believed to be Uzbek migrant workers on their way to the city of Kazan in Russia, a Kazakh emergency ministry official told ABC News. Kazakhstan
This morning Pope Francis married a couple on board his flight from the Chilean capital, Santiago, to the northern coastal town of Iquiqe, where he was headed to celebrate a large open-air mass. Carlos Ciuffardi Elorriga, 41, and Paula Podest Ruiz, 39, both flight attendants, met 8 years ago.
Two Americans and two Canadians who were traveling through northern Nigeria have been kidnapped by gunmen, police said. Police officers were escorting the four foreigners through Kaduna state on Tuesday night when they were ambushed on a roadway in Kagarko, Kaduna state police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu
Secret Service agents spotted smoke on the rooftop of President Donald Trump's New York City home early this morning and called the fire department, according to fire officials. Three people, including a firefighter, suffered minor injuries, officials said. At around 7 a.m., about 70 firefighters
A suspect is in custody after a sheriff's deputy in Washington state was shot and killed while responding to a 911 call late Sunday night, authorities said. Pierce County Deputy Daniel McCartney was shot just after 11:30 p.m. while responding to a call reporting a home intruder, a sheriff's
The Trump administration announced Monday that it is ending protected status for El Salvador with an 18-month delay — the latest in a string of legal immigration programs that have been discontinued over the past year. The approximately 262,500 Salvadorans that currently have Temporary Protected Status
A suspect jumped into a New Jersey Transit police SUV this morning and drove it into the doors of the Hoboken Terminal building, a major New York City area transportation hub, officials said. No injuries were reported from the incident, which took place around 8 a.m., NJ Transit said. The suspect was
A 22-year-old man killed after he was struck by a sandbag hurled from an overpass had been planning to propose to his girlfriend just weeks later, an attorney for his family told ABC News. Four teenagers were arrested after Toledo, Ohio, police say they threw a construction sandbag from an overpass
An American Green Beret was killed in combat in eastern Afghanistan on Monday and four others were wounded in an area known for ISIS activity. "Two wounded service members are being treated at a nearby medical treatment facility and are in stable condition," according to a statement released
President Trump is dispatching his top aides to the Hill Wednesday for talks with leadership about his 2018 legislative agenda. Congressional leaders are scheduled to meet with White House officials in House Speaker Paul Ryan's office to discuss the congressional agenda, according to Hill aides.
Republican members of Congress likely spent the holidays toasting their tax bill victory, but they face a long to-do list when they return to Washington Wednesday. President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will meet this week to discuss
Former President Barack Obama hasn't let go of some of the traditions he adopted in the White House. One of them is sharing his favorite books and songs from the previous year, 2017 highlights he released this time on New Year's Eve. Some of the singers -- Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper and Bruce
Facebook users can now see if they saw Russian ads during the 2016 election. By clicking on the link, users are prompted to log in to their Facebook accounts and then they are told whether or not their account interacted with any of the accounts or pages that were created by the Internet Research Agency
The joy of the holidays was dampened this year for two Delphi, Indiana, families experiencing their first Christmas since the mysterious killings of eighth-graders Abby Williams and Libby German. Abby, 13, and Libby, 14, who became good friends as volleyball teammates, were enjoying a day off from school
Paula Orsi, a Doctors Without Borders psychologist, treats people at the Ein Essa camp, which houses thousands of displaced people, mostly Syrians who fled from ISIS’ former de-facto capital of Raqqa as well as from ISIS-held Deir-Ezzour. How are people who came from Raqqa coping in the camp? Some
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly defied U.S. warnings and voted Thursday to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv. Haley hinted that U.S. financial support for the U.N. is not guaranteed
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels have fired another ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government said Tuesday. The missile was successfully intercepted Tuesday by Saudi air defenses south of the Saudi capital of Riyadh, according to the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information.
Government officials in Russia and China are criticizing President Donald Trump’s new national security strategyas “imperialist” and a return to “Cold War” mentality. The strategy document, announced by Trump on Monday, depicted a world where “great power competition” has returned and can only be faced
Twelve people convicted of murder, robbery and drug-related crimes were paraded in a “sentencing rally” this weekend in China. The city of Lufeng in Guangdong, China, has been dubbed the "City of Ice” with a reputation as a hotbed for illegal drug production.