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Adnan Syed’s Chance at New Trial Rests in Judge...

(BALTIMORE) — The fate of Adnan Syed — the man at the center of Serial — now rests in the hands of a retired Baltimore...

Royal Caribbean Cruise Captain: Weather Forecas...

(NEW YORK) — The captain of the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was rocked by terrifying, hurricane-force winds off the coast of the Carolinas Sunday...

Fire Sparked by Hoverboard Destroys Nashville M...

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A fire sparked from a hoverboard destroyed a Tennessee mansion last month, fire officials said, spreading so quickly that a 16-year-old girl...

Lithium Batteries Could Spark ‘Catastrophic’ Pl...

(WASHINGTON) — Lithium ion batteries power our phones, laptops, and cameras –- but if handled improperly, they also have the power to potentially bring down...

Lithium Batteries Could Spark ‘Catastrophic’ Pl...

(WASHINGTON) — Lithium ion batteries power our phones, laptops, and cameras –- but if handled improperly, they also have the power to potentially bring down...

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...

Man Accused of Tossing Gator Into Wendy’s Drive...

(LOXAHATCHEE, Fla.) — A man was arrested Monday for allegedly tossing a live alligator through the drive-thru window of a Wendy’s restaurant in Loxahatchee, Florida,...

Man Accused of Tossing Gator Into Wendy’s Drive...

(LOXAHATCHEE, Fla.) — A man was arrested Monday for allegedly tossing a live alligator through the drive-thru window of a Wendy’s restaurant in Loxahatchee, Florida,...

Woman Shot by Stray Bullet Had Been Warned Not ...

(CHICAGO) — The father of a young woman who was struck in the head by a stray bullet in Chicago Friday has spoken out about...

Royal Caribbean Passenger Recounts Terrifying 1...

(NEW YORK) — One passenger on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was rocked by hurricane-force winds said she was afraid for her life as...

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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...

Two Trains Collide in Germany, Ten Dead, at Lea...

(BAD AIBLING, Germany) —Two morning commuter trains have collided in Bad Aibling in southern Germany, killing ten people and injuring more than 100 others, police...

UN ‘Horror’ Report: Syrian Government Beats Tho...

(NEW YORK) — The Syrian government has beaten or tortured to death thousands of detainees since the beginning of the civil war there, “horrors” only...

Hong Kong ‘Fish Ball Revolution’ Erupts in Viol...

(HONG KONG) — Violent clashes erupted overnight in Hong Kong after protesters defended unlicensed food vendors, set up for Chinese New Year celebrations, from being...

Two Trains Collide in Germany, Eight Dead, at L...

(BAD AIBLING, Germany) — Two morning commuter trains have collided in Bad Aibling in southern Germany, killing four people and injuring more than 100 others,...

Watch: Pedestrian Trips Suspect Running from Po...

(KINGSTON, England) — British police have expressed their gratitude to a stranger who helped them arrest a suspect. Officers were on patrol in Kingston, United...

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Sanders Says Projected New Hampshire Win Sends ...

(CONCORD, N.H.) — Celebrating his projected New Hampshire primary win, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders thanked voters in the Granite State for sending a “profound message...

Most New Hampshire GOP Voters Favor Trump’s Cal...

(MANCHESTER, NH.) — Some two-thirds of Republican voters in New Hampshire expressed support for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, an idea espoused...

Donald Trump Projected to Win New Hampshire Rep...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Donald Trump is projected to win the New Hampshire Republican primary, based on exit poll data and analysis of the vote that’s...

Bernie Sanders Projected to Win New Hampshire D...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — ABC News projects Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will win the New Hampshire Democratic primary, based on exit poll data and vote analysis....

Cars Backed Up for Miles to Vote in New Hampshi...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — New Hampshire voters have been flocking to the polls all day – and they’re still coming even though most polls are either...

New Hampshire Primary Exit Poll Analysis: Voter...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Who turned out for the New Hampshire primaries and what motivated their decisions? Here’s the ABC News Analysis Desk’s first look at...

Top General Takes ‘Umbrage’ at GOP Candidate Cl...

(WASHINGTON) — A top-ranking American general said he takes “umbrage with the notion that our military has been gutted,” a claim made by several Republican...

Massive Pig Corralled at New Hampshire Polling ...

(PELHAM, N.H.) — One New Hampshire voter Tuesday morning wanted to see how the sausage gets made. A massive pig weighing over 600 pounds was...

Senator Worries Too Many Ineligible People Gett...

(WASHINGTON) — The head of a key congressional homeland security committee said Tuesday he’s worried the Obama administration’s system for denying Obamacare tax credits to...

John Kasich Supporters Told to Go on the Offens...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — John Kasich’s supporters are working the phones Tuesday, making “persuasion calls” to win over voters who are still undecided. But while the...

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Burberry Sues J.C. Penney for Copying Famous Ch...

(NEW YORK) — Burberry is suing J.C. Penney for allegedly using the luxury brand’s iconic tartan-check design. According to the Wall Street Journal, the lawsuit,...

Stocks Close Slightly Lower as Oil Prices Fall ...

(NEW YORK) — After switching between gains and losses during the day, the major indexes closed slightly lower on Tuesday as oil prices and global...

Goodwill Encourages People to ‘Donate Your Ex’s...

(SARASOTA, Fla.) — A Florida branch of Goodwill is offering the broken-hearted a chance to start fresh and do a good deed for Valentine’s Day....

Maryland Man Swamped with Texts Demanding Free ...

(NEW YORK) — One Maryland man found out what it’s like to stand between a Chipotle customer and a free burrito. After mandatory employee meetings...

Red Lobster Gets Sales Boost from Beyoncé

(NEW YORK) — Beyoncé’s latest song “Formation” is racking up both views on YouTube and sales at Red Lobster. The music video posted Saturday features...

Sears to Speed Up Store Closings After Dismal H...

(CHICAGO) — Sears is speeding up its closing of 50 stores after poor sales during the holiday season. Sears Holding Corp. said in its fourth...

Tax Tip: Filing for Same-Sex Couples

(NEW YORK) — Marriage equality means tax payment equality.  New York tax accountant Janice Hayman says there’s no disparity between traditional marriages and same-sex marriages...

Account Switching Now Available on Instagram

(NEW YORK) – Instagram has officially created a quick and easy way to switch between multiple accounts. Starting this week, users can go to their...

Stocks Sink as Oil Prices Continue to Slide, Do...

(NEW YORK) — Stocks sink amid falling oil prices and fears of an economic slowdown around the world. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 177.92...

Starbucks Unveils ‘Molten Chocolate’ Drinks in ...

(NEW YORK) — Starbucks customers will fall in love with some new drinks this Valentine’s Day. On Monday, the coffee company introduced a trio of...

Mark Zuckerberg Releases Chinese New Year Video...

(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — The Zuckerberg family released a video to wish everyone a Happy Chinese New Year…in Mandarin. “Last night at Facebook, we hosted...

Chipotle Temporarily Closes Restaurants for Com...

(NEW YORK) — Chipotle restaurants across the nation are temporarily closing Monday in an effort to educate 60,000 employees about the food-borne illnesses that have...

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Whoopi Goldberg on Board for “White Rabbit Red ...

(NEW YORK) — Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is showing no signs of slowing down. Even though her daily duties a...

Hugh Jackman Undergoes Skin Cancer Treatment on...

(NEW YORK) — Hugh Jackman has again been treated for skin cancer on his nose, he revealed Monday. The X-Men star shared a picture of...

Sylvester Stallone Says He Considered Boycottin...

(LOS ANGELES) — The topic of diversity in Hollywood and within the Academy was addressed by several stars Monday at the Oscar nominees luncheon in...

“Girls” Star Lena Dunham Taking Time Off for “C...

(NEW YORK) — The HBO show Girls is back for its fifth season later this month, but its biggest star will not be making press...

“The Bachelor” Recap: Shocking Eliminations in ...

(NEW YORK) — Monday night’s episode of The Bachelor picked up where last week’s episode left off: with Ben Higgins having a private chat with...

Ryan Reynolds Says He’s “Always Related” to Fou...

(NEW YORK) — Deadpool, opening Friday, is the latest flick about a Marvel superhero to hit the big screen.  But unlike previous Marvel heroes you’ve...

“black-ish,” “Empire” Winners at NAACP Image Aw...

(PASADENA, Calif.) — ABC’s black-ish and the Fox drama Empire won major awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held Friday night in...

“Taxi Driver” Turns 40 Today

(NEW YORK) — Monday, February 8 marks 40 years since Taxi Driver first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and dragging us into lead...

Teresa Giudice Talks Finances, Prison, Future i...

(NEW YORK) — Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice opened up about her financial situation, her time in federal prison and what her...

Elton John Hits the Road with James Corden’s “C...

(LOS ANGELES) — Elton John was in the passenger seat for the latest installment of James Corden’s popular feature “Carpool Karaoke” during a special edition...

Sports

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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...

Senators Acquire Maple Leafs Captain Dion Phane...

(TORONTO) — The Toronto Maple Leafs has finalized a nine-player trade with provincial rival Ottawa Senators, both teams announced on Tuesday. The focus of the...

UCLA Gymnast’s Floor Routine Goes Viral with Da...

(LOS ANGELES) — One gymnast is tumbling into Facebook glory with more than 22 million views on her epic hip-hop-themed floor routine. Sophina DeJesus, a...

Report: Josh Donaldson and Jays Agree to 2-Year...

(TORONTO) – The Toronto Blue Jays and star third baseman Josh Donaldson have agreed to a two-year, $29 million contract, according to a Sportsnet Canada...

Sources: Sacramento Kings to Fire Head Coach Ge...

(SACRAMENTO) — With a subpar record more than halfway through the season, the Sacramento Kings feel they need a coaching change — so they’re planning...

Scoreboard Roundup — 2/8/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 108, Chicago 91Indiana 89, L-A Lakers 87OT  L-A Clippers 98, Philadelphia 92Cleveland...

Super Bowl MVP Von Miller Offers Advice to Form...

(NEW YORK) — Von Miller is rooting for Johnny Manziel. After the game on Sunday night, the Super Bowl 50 MVP posted a message on...

Colleen Crowley’s Lawyer Says Johnny Manziel Ru...

(DALLAS) — More details are coming out of the Dallas criminal investigation into an alleged assault involving Johnny Manziel and his former girlfriend. Kathy Kinser,...

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