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Royal Caribbean Passengers Describe Harrowing T...

(NEW YORK) — Passengers who were on board the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas cruise ship are back on solid ground. Passenger Peter Aloupis...

Oregon Occupiers Will Turn Themselves in to FBI...

(BURNS, Ore.) — Armed occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon have said they will turn themselves in Thursday morning, ending a more...

FBI Surrounds Remaining Occupiers at Oregon Wil...

(NEW YORK) — The FBI has surrounded the remaining occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the bureau said in a statement Wednesday...

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Battered by Storm A...

(BAYONNE, New Jersey) —  The Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was rocked by stormy weather arrived back in New Jersey Wednesday night, where it is...

Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Yellow House’ Bedroom Recre...

(CHICAGO) — Vincent Van Gogh once said, “I’m not an adventurer by choice but by fate.” Now the Art Institute of Chicago is launching an...

Two Police Officers Killed in Maryland After Sh...

(BALTIMORE) —  Two Maryland police officers died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a shootout with a suspect, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. “It...

Department of Justice Announces Suit Against Fe...

(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice has announced a federal lawsuit against the city of Ferguson regarding policing there. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the...

Ferguson Sued by Justice Department Over Allege...

(WASHINGTON) —  The Justice Department has filed a federal lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, after the city rejected a deal that would have brought sweeping changes...

Elderly Being Conned into Trafficking Drugs

(WASHINGTON) — Floridian Ralph Soles, 74, said he was caught transporting methamphetamine into New Zealand two years ago. He was arrested and spent the next...

NTSB Considering Investigation into Royal Carib...

(NEW YORK) — The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is considering a possible investigation into events surrounding the storm that rocked a cruise ship off...

Unruly Passenger Forces Cross-Country Flight to...

(DENVER) — An Alaska Airlines flight made an unscheduled landing in Denver after a passenger became agitated and “issued a threat,” according to an Alaska...

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Traveling One-Year-Old Has Visited 12 Countries...

(NEW YORK) — Little Esmé Bayes is already a world traveler at the age of one. At just 10-weeks-old, she was off with her parents,...

Suspected Suicide Bomber Traded Seats Before So...

(NEW YORK) —  The man authorities believe may have smuggled a bomb onto a Daallo Airlines jet in Somalia last week apparently traded seats with...

Iranian TV Video Appears to Show US Sailor Cryi...

(TEHRAN, Iran) — New video broadcast on Iranian state TV Wednesday appears to show a U.S. sailor crying while briefly detained by Iran in early...

Dramatic Rescue of Drowning Syrian Refugee Capt...

(ANKARA, Turkey) — Dramatic video released by the Turkish Coast Guard Wednesday captured the rescue of a lone Syrian refugee who had been clinging for...

Diana and The Queen’s Dresses Go on Display at ...

(LONDON) — Kensington Palace, home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, will be opening its palatial doors to a new dazzling...

North Korean Satellite ‘Stabilized’ After Tumbl...

(WASHINGTON) — An official from the U.S. Department of Defense told ABC News Tuesday that the North Korean satellite that had been tumbling in orbit...

Biggest Threats to US Include Homegrown Terror,...

(WASHINGTON) — Top U.S. leaders laid out the major worldwide threats facing the United States at Tuesday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing — including homegrown...

Government Official: Indian Man Killed in Explo...

(NEW DELHI) — Scientists are investigating a man’s death after government officials initially said that he was killed by an explosion caused by a meteorite....

Syrian Couple Takes Wedding Photos Amid Ruins o...

(HOMS, Syria) — A Syrian couple recently held their wedding photo shoot amid the ruins of war-ravaged Homs, Syria, to prove that love is greater...

Politics

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Bernie Sanders Looking Ahead to More Diverse El...

(NEW YORK) — Bernie Sanders met with Rev. Al Sharpton Wednesday in New York in an apparent move to diversify his voting base, which may...

Fresh Off New Hampshire Win, Trump Rallies Sout...

(NEW YORK) — Fresh off his victory in the Granite State, Donald Trump told a crowd at Clemson University in South Carolina it’s now their...

Bernie Sanders Believes Bill Clinton Has Hit Be...

(NEW YORK) —  Sen. Bernie Sanders believes Bill Clinton’s attacks on him have been inaccurate, he told ABC News Wednesday. And when asked whether Clinton...

Chris Christie Formally Suspends Presidential C...

(NEW YORK) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday. The New Jersey governor held a meeting with his campaign staff...

Obama Bemoans ‘Poisonous Political Climate,’ Ca...

(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — In a not-so-subtle jab at Donald Trump, President Obama on Wednesday railed against low-brow political discourse, calling for a “modicum of civility.”...

Marco Rubio Admits Debate Performance ‘Didn’t H...

(WASHINGTON) — In an interview with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl on his charter plane to South Carolina, Marco Rubio said that he had made the...

Carly Fiorina Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign

(NEW YORK) — Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign, she announced on Wednesday. “While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel...

Five Takeaways from New Hampshire Primary

(WASHINGTON) — On Tuesday night, the polls proved to be right. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders emerged as the winners of the New Hampshire primary...

Rep. James Clyburn Weighing 2016 Presidential E...

(WASHINGTON) — Rep. James Clyburn, the third-ranking House Democrat and influential South Carolina leader, said in an interview Wednesday that he may soon endorse one...

Bernie Sanders Tries Campaign-Inspired Ice Cream

(NEW YORK) — Bernie Sanders finally tasted the specialty ice cream flavor that Vermont sweet-makers Ben and Jerry made in his honor on ABC’s The...

Chris Christie Expected to Formally End Preside...

(WASHINGTON) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to formally suspend his presidential campaign as early as Wednesday after he huddles with his closest...

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Morgan Stanley Agrees to $3.2B Settlement over ...

(NEW YORK) — Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $3.2 billion to federal and state authorities to settle charges over financial instruments that contributed to...

New Jobless Claims Fell to 269,000 Last Week

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Labor Department says 16,000 fewer Americans submitted initial filings for unemployment benefits last week. According to the latest data released Thursday,...

Evaluating Which Touchscreen Gloves Perform the...

(NEW YORK) — Typing in the cold can be a pain in more ways than one. Regular gloves don’t work with touchscreen devices — such...

Tax Tip: Reaping the Tax Benefits of Homeownership

(NEW YORK) — You may view your home as a money pit that’s always in need of fixing but when it comes to filing your...

Artificial Intelligence Now Qualifies as Car Dr...

(NEW YORK) — Federal vehicle safety agencies have routinely worked with private companies to pave the road for autonomous vehicles. So U.S. officials will now...

Burger King Adds Hot Dogs to Menu

(NEW YORK) — Burger King may get a new nickname in the coming weeks: Hot Dog King. The fast-food chain will make the taste of...

Twitter’s Day of Reckoning Is Here with Earning...

(NEW YORK) — The past few months have been even rockier than usual for Twitter and now, CEO Jack Dorsey is set to have an...

Battle over ‘Happy Birthday to You’ Copyright Ends

(LOS ANGELES) — Warner Music Group and others arguing they held the copyright on the popular song “Happy Birthday to You” have agreed to drop...

IKEA Recalls 840,000 Ceiling Lamps over Lacerat...

(NEW YORK) — IKEA is recalling about 840,000 ceiling lamps worldwide over a faulty clip that can lead to a laceration injury. The recall affects...

Twitter Is Changing Your Timeline: What You Nee...

(NEW YORK) — It’s a new era for Twitter. The social media company, which has long shown an endless stream of tweets in reverse-chronological order,...

Entertainment News

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See the New “House of Cards” Trailer Now

(NEW YORK) — Netflix has released a new trailer for the fourth season of their hit political drama, House of Cards. The one-minute visual packs...

What Can We Expect from the Return of “Scandal”...

(NEW YORK) — Gladiators, get ready because Scandal is back this week.  And of course, they will be bringing the drama this spring. The last...

Bruce Springsteen Autobiography, “Born to Run,”...

(NEW YORK) — You could argue Bruce Springsteen has already written his autobiography, in the form of the dozens of deeply personal, confessional songs he’s...

Johnny Depp Portrays Donald Trump in Funny or D...

(NEW YORK) — Funny or Die has made a Donald Trump biopic based on his 1987 book The Art of the Deal, and it stars...

Adele’s “Carpool Karaoke” Segment Breaks YouTub...

(NEW YORK) — James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment with Adele has reached a new milestone. The British pop superstar’s appearance on The Late Late Show...

“American Idol”: 12 of the Top 24 Contestants P...

(NEW YORK) — The Top 24 have been chosen, and on Wednesday night’s one-hour edition of American Idol, it was time for them to show...

Grammy Tribute to the Eagles’ Glenn Frey to Fea...

(NEW YORK) — With the loss of so many prominent musicians in the past few months, there are bound to be plenty of tributes at...

“Frozen” Is Coming to Broadway in Spring 2018

(NEW YORK) — Looks like we won’t be letting it go anytime soon: Frozen is coming to Broadway.  The Disney film is slated to hit...

Samuel L. Jackson Recounts Racist Moment as a Y...

(NEW YORK) — Samuel L. Jackson said he’ll always remember an incident that happened when his career really started to take off in Hollywood. In...

Sports

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WWE Star Daniel Bryan Cites Concussions as Reas...

(NEW YORK) — The debate over concussions in professional sports is now turning to wrestling after a big announcement from WWE star Daniel Bryan, who...

Scoreboard Roundup — 2/10/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 117, Indiana 95Sacramento 114, Philadelphia 110San Antonio 98, Orlando 96Denver 103, Detroit...

Baltimore Orioles Are Negotiating with Yovani G...

(BALTIMORE) — The Baltimore Orioles are in negotiations with free-agent right-hander Yovani Gallardo, ESPN reports. The  three-year deal is expected to be valued in the...

WNBA Names Coca-Cola Executive Lisa Borders Pre...

(NEW YORK) — The WNBA announced Wednesday that former Atlanta city council president and current Coca-Cola executive Lisa Borders will become its fourth president, ESPN...

UNC Coach ‘Alive’ and ‘Kicking’ After Collapsin...

(BOSTON) — University of North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams says he’s okay after collapsing during the Tar Heels’ game against Boston College Tuesday...

Will Hope Solo Skip Summer Olympics over Zika F...

(NEW YORK) — Fears about the Zika virus continue to grow in the U.S. and around the world, particularly in Brazil, where the next Olympic...

Scoreboard Roundup — 2/9/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMilwaukee 112, Boston 111San Antonio 119, Miami 101Washington 111, New York 108OT  Utah...

UNC Basketball Coach Roy Williams ‘Feeling Bett...

(BOSTON) — University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams collapsed during the game against Boston College on Tuesday. The 65-year-old, who has coached the...

Los Angeles Clippers Suspend Blake Griffin for ...

(LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been suspended for four games without pay after he punched a team staffer. According to...

Denver Broncos Celebrate Super Bowl Win in Mass...

(DENVER) — The Denver Broncos celebrated their Super Bowl 50 win on Tuesday with a massive parade at home. School was in session in Denver...

Cam Newton Defends Decision to Walk Out of Pres...

(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton defended his decision to walk out of the Super Bowl’s post-game press conference after his team’s...

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