The fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man in New York City on Monday night is being investigated as a bias crime, according to police. Authorities today identified the suspect as James Harris Jackson, 28, of Maryland, an Army veteran who'd served in Afghanistan. Police say he allegedly wrote a manifesto
The right-to-die argument took center stage on the third day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings, prompting an emotional response from nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. In 2006, Gorsuch wrote a book titled "The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia" about the ethical and legal debate surrounding
More than two years into the fight against ISIS, the U.S. is set to convene the largest gathering of the coalition it amassed to take on the terror group. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will play host Wednesday as foreign ministers from all 68 countries in the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS descend
Passengers flying directly to the United States from several airports in the Middle East will have to stow their laptops, tablets and other large electronics in their checked luggage as a result of a new rule issued the Department of Homeland Security.Senior U.S. administration officials said Monday
White House press secretary Sean Spicer warned Republicans who oppose the proposed health care bill to expect to “pay a price at home” in the event the bill fails. "I think there's going to be a price to be paid,” Spicer said to ABC News' Jon Karl at today's White House press briefing
President Trump delivered a warning to House Republicans this morning: don't be "fools" and kill the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. For roughly 40 minutes, the president huddled with the Republican conference behind closed doors, delivering what his aides described as a final sales
President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump has been by her father’s side since he took office, joining him on a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture and a tour of the Boeing plant in South Carolina, among other trips. But with Monday’s announcement that she’ll have
John Ladd has seen just about every incarnation of the border fence separating his cattle ranch in Arizona from Mexico. His family has owned 16,000 acres of land on the border with Mexico for 120 years, Ladd, 61, told ABC News. Before 1927, there was nothing separating the property from Mexico.
A former Mexican newspaper executive is accused of boosting Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey from his locker -- reaching into the superstar quarterback's bag as cameras rolled and then sneaking away, officials and the company said. The jersey, which went missing after the New England Patriots'
The White House is standing by President Trump’s assertions that former President Obama ordered a wiretap of his phones, even as others -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- have said there is no proof.
The House Budget Committee narrowly advanced the GOP health care plan Thursday morning, despite "no" votes by three conservatives on the panel, underscoring Republicans' disagreements over the legislation as it moves closer to a vote on the House floor. The budget panel, voting 19-17,
A Russian spy ship that made a foray near a U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut in February is once again in international waters off the East Coast of the United States, presumably to monitor activity at American Navy bases. The Viktor Leonov spy ship is now 50 miles east of the U.S. Navy's
The last time Debra Tate ever saw her sister Sharon Tate alive, they were watching a major news event. Later that summer, the story of Sharon Tate would become its own major news event. The 26-year-old actress -- along with friends Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Jay Sebring -- were victims
Sudanese-born Ahmed Alsayed graduated high school at age 15 with a single-minded goal: become a doctor. A precocious student, Alsayed managed to finish both college and medical school and realized his dream of becoming a practicing physician at the young age of 20. What followed was a two-year journey
Europe is preparing for a series of elections across the continent in the coming months that could determine the future of the European Union amid rising anti-establishment movements. The first of these will take place in the Netherlands next week as Dutch voters elect a new parliament and their next
The Bureau of Labor released its February jobs report this morning, arguably the most important read on the health of our economy. It's also the first jobs report to occur during a period under President Trump’s watch.
Millions of Americans viewed President Donald Trump’s election victory as an upset. But how do Russians feel about Trump and his administration in the weeks since the inauguration, with Russia dominating U.S. headlines and being at the center of many of the controversies that have buffeted the White
A key American ally in the fight against terrorism, Afghanistan, was rocked by another flagrant deadly attack Wednesday, but this time with ISIS claiming responsibility. It would also mark a setback for the U.S., which has been training Afghan security forces for years as it has drawn down its own troops
The leaders of the House Intelligence Committee have formally asked the Justice Department to turn over any documentary evidence -- applications, orders or warrants -- related to alleged wiretaps of President Donald Trump and his associates during the campaign, two congressional aides confirm to ABC
Several health care industry experts have expressed serious concerns about three key areas of the Republican health care bill unveiled this week, proposed as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Some doctors and hospital groups worry that people with lower incomes or who