The U.S. military is now conducting a formal investigation into what role a U.S. airstrike may have played in the deaths of as many as 200 civilians in Mosul, Iraq. General Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, told a congressional committee that there has been no change in the rules
Thousands of people gathered in London today to pay tribute to the victims of last week's attack. Police officers, young Muslims and other Londoners with flowers in their hands walked across Westminster Bridge, where the attack took place exactly one week ago. More than 500 young people from the
Internet service providers may soon be able to sell your internet history and other sensitive information. The U.S. House and the Senate have both voted in recent days to kill rules that would have forced internet service providers (ISPs) to get consumers’ permission before sharing users’ data with
Premature deaths of people under age 75 are increasing at a dramatic rate across the U.S., according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The authors of the foundation's annual report from its County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program noted a dramatic uptick in premature deaths
The Republican chair of the House Intelligence Committee postponed a hearing featuring former acting Attorney General Sally Yates after her lawyer advised the Trump administration that she was planning to testify about internal discussions about Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike
A Maryland teen accused of plotting a school shooting mentioned the Columbine High School massacre and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in a diary discovered by investigators, according to authorities. Authorities said investigators then searched Cevario's home, where they found a diary
A group of scientists is claiming to have found the largest-ever known dinosaur footprint, in a region nicknamed Australia's Jurassic Park, and the images are staggering. According to the university, its scientists braved sharks, crocodiles and massive tides in order to unveil dinosaur tracks embedded
Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a surprise appearance at today's White House press briefing, slamming cities that are working to ignore the federal law to turn over people who are living in the country illegally. Sessions said he "strongly urges" these cities, known as sanctuary cities
A white Maryland man accused of prowling the streets of New York City for a black person to "assassinate" has been charged with murder as an act of terrorism -- the first time the Manhattan District Attorney's office has used the provision since the statute was changed right after 9/11.
The family of an American who was killed in the London terror attack last week thanked the public for their generosity and prayers. Utah resident Kurt Cochran, 54, was in Europe with his wife Melissa to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when the attacker, Khalid Masood, drove into pedestrians
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. Assistant Chief Bill Aubry said that
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.