Alcoholic drinks and motor vehicles generally don’t mix, but now Ford Motor Company and Jose Cuervo are teaming up in a way that could be a boon for the environment. While the car and tequila companies at first seem like an odd pairing, the two are working together to develop sustainable car parts from
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The United States Armed Forces in Japan announced plans today to return 4,000 hectares -- about 15 square miles -- of Okinawan land back to the government of Japan, in what will be the largest land return since Okinawa's reversion in 1972. The reversion treaty negotiated control of Okinawa back
The attack happened in al-Ghandour near Manbij, just one day after the U.S. announced a formal inquiry into airstrikes in the same area that may have led to the single largest loss of civilian life due to coalition airstrikes in Syria. "The number of human losses in the area is rising dramatically
The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that officials suspect may have been linked to another attack on the Democratic National Committee, ABC News has learned. The DCCC's national press secretary Meredith Kelly confirmed the attack on Friday.
The Nusra Front has been designated a foreign terrorist group by the United States and was excluded from previous cease-fire agreements. Its ultimate goal is to take control of country away from both President Bashar al-Assad and ISIS.
An F/A-18C Hornet fighter jet crashed near Twentynine Palms, California, last night, killing the pilot on board.According to the Marine Corps, the pilot was conducting a training mission out of Air Station Miramar, just north of San Diego. The crash occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. local time.The
An attorney for a man with autism who was placed in a psychiatric unit after witnessing another man get shot by a police officer is urging the Department of Justice to investigate the North Miami Police and state of Florida. Matthew Dietz, the attorney for Arnaldo Rios, wrote a letter Monday to Attorney
People starting college in the fall of 2017 probably haven't decided where they're going to school, but it's almost time to start applying for financial aid. In the past, students and their families could turn in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting Jan. 1 of the
A man once convicted of the murder of Washington, D.C., intern Chandra Levy will not be retried, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia said today. The U.S. Attorney's office moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy's murder after the office concluded that "
"We don't know enough [yet] to ... ascribe a motivation, regardless of who it may have been," Clapper said. Clapper said the U.S. government is not "quite ready yet" to "make a public call" on who was behind the cyber assault, but he suggested one of "the usual
Perhaps more than any other policy issue, foreign or domestic, Donald Trump's views on Russia and the sanctity of ties to Eastern European allies have shown just how far outside the bounds of conventional wisdom and establishment norms he is willing to step. His comments on Russia have drawn ire
The White House made clear today that Donald Trump will receive the classified intelligence briefing customarily provided to the presidential nominees of each party, despite concerns raised by some current and former intelligence officials and top Democrats on Capitol Hill. "The Director of National
"It's a terrible feeling to go to jail when you have not done anything,” Dan Rushing, 64, of Orlando, told local ABC affiliate WFTV. "Every other Wednesday, I stop at Krispy Kreme and get a doughnut there, and they found little — four little flakes of the icing," Rushing said. "
Blood donations have been halted in two Florida counties being investigated as the epicenter of a possible outbreak of locally transmitted Zika virus, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. At least four cases of Zika infections in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are being investigated
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Reckless received a posthumous award this week in London. The People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), a British animal charity, awarded Reckless the Dickin Medal — the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, the highest British military decoration for valor — for her
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said five American special operators were wounded in just the last few days in counter-terrorism operations against ISIS. Army Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of Resolute Support and United States Forces in Afghanistan, said the Americans were helping Afghan
Fewer millennials are buying homes than in the past six years, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday.Just 34.1 percent of Americans under the age of 35 owned their home, a decline of 0.7 percent from the second quarter of 2015. Millennial home ownership has fallen 4.9 percent
In her first interview since husband Senator Tim Kaine was nominated as vice-president, Anne Holton told ABC’s Ann Compton, “He and I are both very excited about not just having a woman president, but having men working for the first woman president! Isn’t that exciting? In her exclusive ABC News Radio
The Florida Health Department is now investigating four Zika infections that may have been transmitted locally. More than 1,300 people have been diagnosed with Zika in the U.S. and virtually all contracted the disease while traveling abroad. A small number were due to sexual transmission of the disease
Is Sen. Tim Kaine the right vice presidential candidate to unite a fragile Democratic Party? With progressives still uneasy about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, the Massachusetts Democrat declined to say Tuesday whether Clinton had tapped the best running mate to convince supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders