ABC News

  • Police Rescue Bulldog from Hot Car in New Jersey While the Owner Shopped

    Police and a bystander helped rescue a dog from a searing hot car when its owner was nowhere to be found. Fifi — an English bulldog — was left in the car by her owner in Tenafly, New Jersey, on Monday and luckily, a Good Samaritan and police were able to get her out and save her life. Urman — who…

    ABC News
  • Meet the New Face of Dior: She's 14 and Her Runway Walk Sparked Major Controversy

    Sofia Mechetner is sultry, sophisticated and wore a barely-there sheer white gown as she led a parade of models at Christian Dior’s Paris fashion show earlier this month. Her agent, Roberto Ben-Shoshan, also defended the young model’s runway walk in the sheer gown, saying she wasn’t shown in a…

    ABC News
  • Buffalo Snow Pile Refuses to Melt Eight Months After Snowstorm

    The sun is shining, swimming pools are open and there’s still a giant snow pile in New York.The calendar says it’s almost August, but an estimated 12-feet-tall snow pile still lingers in Buffalo, New York from a snow storm eight months ago.“The original problem started back in November,” New York…

    ABC News
  • Police Officer Involved in Deadly Cincinnati Shooting of Samuel DuBose Indicted for Murder

    "I'm treating him like a murderer," prosecutor Joseph Deters said during a news conference when describing the warrant out for a police officer who killed Samuel DuBose, 43, earlier this month. Footage released today from a police officer's body cam lasts about 10 minutes and shows the shooting. …

    ABC News
  • Rep. Chaka Fattah Accused of Racketeering Conspiracy, Officials Say

    The Department of Justice indicted Pennsylvania Rep. Chaka Fattah and four associates for their alleged role in a conspiracy that involved misdirecting funds for Fattah’s and other’s political benefit. In a statement today, the DOJ said they were charging Fattah, 58, his congressional district…

    ABC News
  • Hillary Clinton Calls Planned Parenthood Videos ‘Disturbing’

    Hillary Clinton has staunchly defended Planned Parenthood in the wake of recently released videos that an anti-abortion group claims to show employees with the organization discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue. “I have seen pictures from them and obviously find them disturbing,” the…

    ABC News
  • Teen Arrested for Murder After 8-Year-Old's Body Found in Recycling Bin, Police Say

    A 15-year-old has been arrested for allegedly murdering an 8-year-old girl whose body was found in a recycling bin in Santa Cruz, California, police said today. The teen, who lived on the same property at the Tannery Arts Center where 8-year-old Madyson Middleton's body was found, took her to his…

    ABC News
  • Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard Granted Parole

    Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard has been granted release from prison by the U.S. Parole Commission, according to a U.S. official. Last week, the Justice Department said it opposed Pollard’s release, saying it “has always and continues to maintain that Jonathan Pollard should serve his full sentence…

    ABC News
  • How Pilot Remembers Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash

    The pilot who miraculously parachuted to safety after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo disintegrated over the Mojave Desert last year felt as though something was trying to rip his helmet off as he fell to the ground. Peter Siebold’s interview was included in a release today by National…

    ABC News
  • Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Ivana Disavows Old 'Rape' Allegation

    Donald Trump's first wife, Ivana Trump, said today that she is "the best of friends" with her ex-husband, responding to a report in the Daily Beast on Monday that cited her 1989 divorce case deposition in which the former Mrs. Trump claimed Trump allegedly raped her once. "I have recently read…

    ABC News
  • Algae Invasion Turns Yellow Sea Green

    It's beach time as usual for people on vacation in eastern China -- despite a thick layer of green algae appearing at popular resorts.More than 13,500 square miles of water along the Qingdao coast have been affected by the phenomenon, Chinese media reported, and it's been a recurring event since…

    ABC News
  • President Obama: 'I Could Win' Third Term In White House

    President Obama thinks he 'could win' a third term in the White House if term limits didn't bar him from running in 2016. “I actually think I’m pretty good president,” he said today in a speech before the African Union in Ethiopia. Even though he's confident in his re-election abilities, Obama…

    ABC News
  • Terrorism on Agenda as Ethiopia Welcomes President Obama for Historic Trip

    President Obama kicked off his first full day in Ethiopia as he heads into the second half of his historic trip to East Africa. Obama arrived on Monday morning at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, where he was greeted by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

    ABC News
  • President Obama: Mike Huckabee's Iran Comments an Attempt to 'Push Mr. Trump Out of the Headlines'

    On his first day in Ethiopia, President Obama waded into the 2016 presidential campaign, criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for suggesting the president is trying to push Israelis to the "door of the oven" with Iran nuclear deal. “The particular comments of Mr. Huckabee…

    ABC News
  • Planned Parenthood President Says Organization Has Broken No Laws

    Following the release of two secretly recorded videos that appear to feature the discussion of the price of fetal tissue involving a Planned Parenthood employee, the organization’s president today said it has done nothing illegal and criticized those responsible for the videos. “Planned Parenthood…

    ABC News
  • Why Attorney General Says ISIS Is More of a Threat Than al Qaeda

    The nation’s top law enforcement official says the threat from ISIS is so great because the terror group's technologically advanced tactics are “still new to us," and the U.S. government is “still trying to determine the scope” of efforts to radicalize Americans and others around the world. “It's…

    ABC News
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch faces potential minefield with Hillary Clinton email investigation

    The latest controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email system while secretary of state is not only a possible drag on her presidential campaign, but it also creates a potential headache for Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The inspectors general for the State Department and…

    ABC News