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  • Expect 'Enhanced' Security on Railroads over Labor Day Weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Says

    Just weeks after several Americans thwarted an attack on a high-speed train in Europe, Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson said today he had “great confidence in the safety of rail travel” in the United States –- and promised a boost in TSA’s rail presence over Labor Day weekend. As part of…

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  • Gen. Martin Dempsey Calls Migrant Flow Into Europe a 'Real Crisis'

    In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Martha Raddatz, Dempsey said the issue of migrants flowing into Europe has been “the most prominent issue” discussed by U.S. and NATO military leaders at regular meetings the past few months. “The southern Europeans feel as though they’re not gaining enough…

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  • The Number of Trees on Earth May Surprise You

    How many trees are there on Earth? There are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth -- nearly eight times as many as was previously thought, according to the study, which was released in the journal Nature. Scientists who worked on the study relied on satellite imagery, forest inventories and…

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  • Heartbreaking Photo of Drowned Migrant Child Prompts Outcry

    A series of photos of a young boy who drowned on a Turkish beach has prompted outrage over the lack of help refugees are being given in Europe. Local reports state that the 3-year-old boy and his 5-year-old brother died as they were fleeing to Europe after leaving their Syrian hometown of Kobani. …

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  • Elon Musk Has Good News For Tesla Fans

    It's a dream come true for Tesla admirers. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, revealed the electric car company will show off the look of its lower cost Model 3 in March and will begin taking pre-orders around that time. It puts Tesla right in the meat of the market," Karl Brauer, a senior analyst at…

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  • The New Zealand Fabric That’s Revolutionizing Performance Athletic Wear

    At a farm in the southern Alps of New Zealand, Tom Rowley is a third generation sheep farmer raising merino sheep. While normal wool can be itchy and uncomfortable, merino wool is much finer which is why it's soft against your skin. Rob Fyfe is the CEO of the New Zealand clothing company…

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  • President Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal Officially Unstoppable in Congress

    President Obama's landmark Iran nuclear agreement will survive congressional review. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., has announced her support for the Iran nuclear deal, becoming the 34th Democratic senator to back the president, and giving Obama the numbers in the upper chamber to sustain his…

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  • How Chicken Pox Infection Could Affect Kansas City Royal Players

    The Kansas City Royals found an unlikely, and far more insidious, enemy this week than their scheduled opponent the Detroit Tigers when two players came down with chicken pox. The players Kelvin Herrera and Alex Rios are expected sit out for a few weeks as they recover from the nasty virus that…

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  • Attorney General: 'Sad Fact' That 'No One Is Safe' Now From Gun Violence

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch was responding to a spate of “tragic” and “particularly troubling” attacks across the country in recent weeks. “The particularly violent shootings of two Virginia reporters killed on air last week," Lynch said, also noting the deadly ambush of an officer pumping gas…

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  • Jeb Bush Puts Out Quiz Slamming Donald Trump

    As with any good political feud, the attacks between Republican candidates Jeb Bush and Donald Trump are becoming more personal. The Bush campaign today put out a quiz asking “Which Candidate Are You?” that's designed to highlight the differences between Bush’s positions and Trump’s. The quiz is…

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  • Meet Donald Trump's Campaign Manager, Corey Lewandowski

    Donald Trump is no stranger to the spotlight, but the relatively small group of aides who run his presidential campaign is not nearly as visible. Lately, Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, has stepped out of the shadows. A Massachusetts native and current New Hampshire resident, he ran,…

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  • Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Mysterious 'Floating Spoon' on the Red Planet

    We've spotted faces, animals and now even a kitchen utensil on the surface of Mars.The Mars Curiosity Rover captured a photo of the Red Planet's surface showing a mysterious rock formation that looks a lot like a floating spoon.Incredible Images Captured From SpaceLocated in the center of the…

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  • Poppies Commemorating World War I Go on UK Tour

    A display of 888,246 ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, an exhibit that attracted millions on visitors last year, is going on tour across the United Kingdom, first stopping at Yorkshire Sculpture Park on Sept. 5. Created by artist Paul Cummins and installation designer Tom Piper, "Blood Swept…

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  • Clinton Goes Under Water; Trump Polarization Grows (POLL)

    Negative views of Hillary Clinton have jumped to nearly their highest on record in ABC News/Washington Post polls, while Donald Trump’s personal popularity has grown more polarized along racial and ethnic lines. Trump is much farther under water than Clinton, rated favorably by 37 percent of…

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  • New Heart 'Calculator' Lets You Find Out How Old Your Heart Really Is

    Using data from the large and well-established Framingham Heart Study, researchers looked at information from 578,525 participants between the ages of 30 to 74 and found that men fared worse than women overall. On average, men had a predicted heart age of 7.8 years older than their chronological…

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  • Why Hillary Clinton Emailed About Gefilte Fish

    The great gefilte fish mystery may have been solved. Among the latest batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department on Monday night was one that left people totally stumped -- and it had to do with gefilte fish. “Where are we on this?” Clinton wrote to two of her advisers on…

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  • Why Carly Fiorina's Surge Probably Won’t Earn Her a Debate Podium

    Despite a surge in the polls following the first debate, it’s looking more and more unlikely that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will earn a spot on the main stage at the next GOP debate, a scenario which makes the candidate and her campaign clearly unhappy. The second Republican debate,…

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