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Man Arrested in 2014 Murder Case of FSU Law Pro...

(TALLAHASEE, Fla.) — A man has been arrested for the 2014 murder of Florida State University law professor Daniel Markel, the Tallahassee Police Department said...

‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Mom Charged with Hindering A...

(FORT WORTH, Texas) — Tonya Couch, the mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas on charges of...

Knife Found Blocks from Where Houston Boy Was F...

(HOUSTON) — More than a week after an 11-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Houston, police say they have obtained a knife found “a...

Coast Guard Searching for Downed Military Plane...

(NEW YORK) — The Coast Guard is searching for two downed aircraft off the coast of North Carolina, the Coast Guard told ABC News. The...

One Dead, Three Injured After Shooting at NYC V...

(NEW YORK) — Four people were shot — one fatally — at New York City’s Webster Hall Wednesday night, prior to rapper T.I. taking the...

Meet Akash, the Scripps National Spelling Bee’s...

(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — Akash Vukoti of San Angelo, Texas, may be the youngest contestant — and the first first-grader — ever to reach the...

Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Identified...

(PHOENIX) — A man who allegedly shot at passing cars while driving the wrong way on a highway — leaving a trail of havoc, including...

Study Looks at Veterans Most at Risk for Suicid...

(NEW YORK) — Suicide remains a substantial problem among veterans with rising rates in the past decade and higher rates than the general population, according...

States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgende...

(NEW YORK) — Eleven states have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration challenging the government’s directive that allows transgender individuals to use the bathroom...

Formerly Homeless Girl Graduates College While ...

(NEW YORK) — Many people talk about beating the odds, but one awe-inspiring young woman from the Bronx has truly proven what it really means...

National Spelling Bee’s Best Moments

(NEW YORK) — This year, 285 precocious kids ages 6 to 15 will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the trophy and $40,000...

Mysterious Letter Revives Interest in Man’s 40-...

(FORT KENT, Maine) — Nearly 40 years after Bernard Ross disappeared from his Maine home, his parents received a mysterious letter about him, renewing police...

Politics

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Mark Cuban ‘Wide Open’ to Discussing VP Spot Wi...

(NEW YORK) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he is “wide open” to the possibility of becoming a vice-presidential candidate, and said he’s looking...

Increasingly Close Fight in California Heading ...

(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump no longer needs California to secure his party’s presidential nomination, but Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders are battling it...

Donald Trump Reaches Number of Delegates Needed...

(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Based on ABC News’ analysis of...

Trump Unlikely to Pick a Woman or Minority as V...

(NEW YORK) — The possibility of appearing to pander is among the reasons Donald Trump would be unlikely to pick a woman or a minority...

Clinton Email: Five Big Takeaways from the Stat...

(WASHINGTON) — The Hillary Clinton email controversy has dogged the former secretary of state for more than a year and has now reached new prominence...

‘People Are Concerned’ About Donald Trump, Caro...

(NEW YORK) — World leaders are “concerned” about how a Donald Trump presidency would affect relationships between their countries and the United States, Ambassador Caroline...

President Obama: World Leaders Are ‘Rattled’ by...

(ISE, Japan) — President Obama said world leaders are “rattled” by Donald Trump as the likely Republican nominee for the U.S. presidency. “They are paying...

Donald Trump to Jimmy Kimmel: My Past Pro-Clint...

(LOS ANGELES) — During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday night, Donald Trump admitted that he wasn’t sincere when he made glowing comments about...

Bernie Sanders Roots for Debate with Donald Tru...

(NEW YORK) — With Hillary Clinton’s big edge in the delegate math, rival Bernie Sanders is looking for a victory in California’s June 7 primary....

Bill Clinton Spends 30 Minutes Debating Bernie ...

(SANTA FE, N.M.) — President Clinton is known for his surprise retail stops along the campaign trail, often surprising patrons who have no clue he...

Donald Trump Hits Hillary Clinton on Email Cont...

(NEW YORK) — With his first trip to the Golden State in a few weeks, Donald Trump wasted no time Wednesday digging into the news...

Muslim Organization Touts Chewing Gum as Cure-A...

(NEW YORK) — In its first satirical attempt to challenge anti-Muslim bigotry, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and...

World News

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Obama to Make Historic First Visit to Hiroshima...

(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will travel to Hiroshima Friday, becoming the first American president to visit the city where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb...

Dramatic Video Shows Migrants Rescued from Sink...

(LONDON) — Dozens of migrants lost their lives Thursday in the third deadly shipwreck in the Mediterranean in as many days, Italian authorities have reported...

New Photographs of Prince William and Princess ...

(LONDON) — Two new photographs of Prince William and Kate taken in mid-March in the gardens of Kensington Palace are now being seen for the...

NASA’s Expandable Fabric Space Habitat BEAM Hit...

(HOUSTON) — NASA’s plan to inflate an expandable habitat for the first time in space hit a snag today when the room — known as...

Solar Impulse Pilot Snaps an Extreme Selfie Upo...

(NEW YORK) — Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard snapped a sky-high selfie as he cruised toward Pennsylvania during the 13th leg of the plane’s journey...

Winnie-the-Pooh Meets Queen Elizabeth and Princ...

(NEW YORK) — Winnie-the-Pooh, one of the most iconic children’s characters of all time, is celebrating his 90th birthday and sharing it with Her Majesty...

Three Killed, 50 Injured in Chemical Factory Ex...

(DOMBIVLI, India) — Three people were killed and dozens more were injured in an explosion at a chemical factory in India this morning, officials said....

President Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Vi...

(ISE, Japan) — President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited one of Japan’s holiest sites Thursday, just a day after their awkward joint-press...

Russian Spy, Who Posed as Manhattan Banker, Hea...

(NEW YORK) — A Russian spy who got busted after walking into an FBI “trap” was sentenced Wednesday to two and a half years behind...

Prince Harry to Host Coldplay at Kensington Palace

(LONDON) — Prince Harry will be rocking out for a cause close to his heart. The 31-year-old prince has invited Coldplay to headline a concert...

Migrant Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean, Killing 5

(NEW YORK) — The Italian navy was called to rescue 562 migrants after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Wednesday, the BBC reports. According to...

Solar Impulse Pilot Shares Most Sublime Moment ...

(LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.) — Solar Impulse, the lightweight solar-powered airplane being flown by two pilots on a journey around the world, hit a milestone Wednesday...

Business

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Stocks Finish Mixed on Thursday

(NEW YORK) — Following two days of big rallies, stocks were mixed on Thursday as many Americans start to think about the holiday weekend. The...

Consumer Group Live Streams Reading of Terms an...

(NEW YORK) — The Norwegian Consumer Council live streamed a whopping almost 32 hours of various people reading the terms and conditions for a number...

WATCH: Inside Genius Headquarters

(NEW YORK) — Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory co-founded Genius (formerly Rap Genius) in 2009 after a discussion about song lyrics and music led them...

Man’s Letter Convinces American Airlines to Dro...

(NEW YORK) — A New York man was able to convince American Airlines to waive a $200 fee this month, after writing them a letter...

AT&T Announces Changes to Prepaid GoPhone Plans

(NEW YORK) — AT&T has good news for its prepaid customers. The company announced Wednesday that GoPhone users are about to receive an extra gigabyte...

Jobless Claims Fall to 268K

(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims slumped lower last week, decreasing by 10,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department. For the week...

Copies of Emancipation Proclamation, 13th Amend...

(NEW YORK) — Some of the most historical and consequential anti-slavery documents in U.S. history — signed by President Abraham Lincoln — fetched millions at...

Employees File Religious Discrimination Complai...

(BRILLION, Wis.) — An Islamic advocacy group representing former Muslim employees at a Wisconsin equipment company filed a discrimination complaint against the firm Tuesday because...

U.S. Stocks Have Second Positive Day in a Row, ...

(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks closed higher for the second day in a row Wednesday following a jump in oil prices on a crude inventories...

Rebel Group Threatens One of World’s Largest Oi...

(NEW YORK) — While Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram militants in the north, a new, radical group of vigilantes has emerged from the southern swamplands...

Netflix, Other Streaming Services Face European...

(BRUSSELS) — Netflix and other on-demand video services could be subject to a quota requiring them to ensure at least 20 percent of their content...

Microsoft’s Gutting of Its Mobile Business Will...

(NEW YORK) — Microsoft announced Wednesday it is slashing 1,850 jobs in its mobile division as the company seeks to streamline operations following an announcement...