Several emails released show that although the DNC was supposed to remain neutral during the primary contest, officials grew increasingly agitated with Bernie Sanders and his campaign, at some points even floating ideas about ways to undermine his candidacy. The source of the leak has not been revealed
A New Zealand athlete claims that he was kidnapped by police at gunpoint in Rio. Jason Lee, a New Zealand national jiu-jitsu champion, said he was pulled over by two armed police officers, who told him they were doing a routine search for drugs and weapons. Lee said police officers also searched his
Protesters in Philadelphia have found a glimmer of hope: Dr. Jill Stein. Though Stein has been running as the Green Party’s presumptive presidential candidate for 13 months now, here in the City of Brotherly Love she’s had something of a bump in public opinion. At a protest with a few hundred people
Hillary Clinton spoke to a group of veterans on Monday saying she recognized it might take "a little getting used to" that she would be the first female commander-in-chief should she win the White House. "I know this is the first time that one of our two major parties has ever nominated
Dallas police applications have tripled after five local law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty by a gunman who said he was angry with police. The July 7 attack was the deadliest event for law enforcement since September 11. From June 8 to June 20, the police department received 136
Outgoing Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed and jeered at a pre-convention delegation breakfast this morning in Philadelphia, a day after she announced she would resign from the post after the leak of embarrassing party emails. Amid ugly scenes, an event organizer
Afghanistan has sustained a record number of civilian casualties during the first six months of this year, according to a United Nations report published today. The Human Rights team of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) recorded 1,601 civilian deaths and 3,565 civilians injured between
A suicide bomber who injured 15 people on Sunday evening in Ansbach, Germany, pledged allegiance to ISIS in a video found on his phone, according to Bavaria's top security official. Joachim Herrmann, Bavaria's interior minister, told reporters that bomb making material was found in the apartment
White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced a run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana in a web video today, linking his campaign to the message of Donald Trump’s presidential bid. “I was the first major candidate in modern times to promote the term and policy of ‘America First,’”
Matthew Gerald, one of the law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sunday, was mourned today at his funeral by family, friends and colleagues. His friend Dave Mulkey spoke at today's service, recalling the last text message he received from Gerald.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will begin receiving classified intelligence briefings after the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week, when both candidates have become their respective parties' presidential nominees, senior intelligence officials tells ABC News. Republican and
Donald Trump’s eldest children -— Donald Jr., Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany -— were regular faces in Cleveland this week and with good reason: the crowd loved it. Donald Jr., the eldest of Trump’s five children, was the one to announce that his father had enough votes during the roll call on Tuesday to secure
For those of you who may have fond -- or not-so-fond -- memories of the video cassette recorder, today is a day to feel old and wallow in VCR nostalgia that younger generations will only experience through stories of the device that changed TV viewing habits for those who had been at the mercy of broadcast
Archie Cabello stole thousands of dollars with his wife Marian Cabello in 1995, when he drove an armored truck delivering cash and coins to banks and businesses all over Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where they lived. After the theft, Archie Cabello was fired, but no one was charged. Once he got his son Vincent
As Republicans met in Cleveland this week, across-the-aisle Hollywood star Shailene Woodley has been travelling across the country, leading a group of Bernie Sanders fans on a 7-day road trip from Los Angeles to the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew swift rebukes from both ends of the political spectrum, as well as from NATO’s top official, for his declaration that, if he is president, the United States will defend fellow NATO countries only if the countries in question were contributing their
The attorney, Hilton Napoleon, released video of the Monday incident showing Charles Kinsey, 47, a behavioral therapist at an assisted living facility, on his back, lying the ground with his hands in the air. The man at his feet in the video is a man with autism who ran away from the home, Kinsey'
The man who killed 84 innocent people by driving a truck through a packed crowd at a fireworks display in Nice, France, may have plotted the attack for at least a year and is believed to have had the help of at least five other people, a French official said today. Paris prosecutor François Molins said
A New York woman was ticketed after police pulled her over for driving with a "phony passenger" in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway this morning, according to Suffolk County Police. Highway Patrol Officer Andrew Spina became suspicious of the front seat passenger in a Subaru Outback
The Zika virus has been found in one man's semen 93 days after he first reported symptoms, topping the previous known record of 62 days, according to a letter published in Lancet Infectious Diseases this month. The patient, a 27-year-old man in France, came down with mild symptoms -- weakness, muscle