WASHINGTON (ABC News) President Obama said Thursday that he takes 'full responsibility' for a U.S. government counterterrorism operation that killed two innocent hostages held by al Qaeda.
WASHINGTON (ABC News) The Senate narrowly confirmed Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general Thursday, 166 days after she was first nominated for the post.
Oklahoma City, Okla. (CNN)- On the morning of April 19, 1995, a man parked a rental truck packed with explosives in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. At 9:02 a.m., the explosives detonated, killing 168 people, including 19 children.
(ABC NEWS)- Hillary Clinton is officially running for president in 2016, according to an e-mail message sent to donors and supporters by a top aide.
WASHINGTON D.C. (ABC NEWS)-A man shot himself near the U.S. Capitol Building today, police said, prompting the building to be put on lockdown and staff told to shelter in place.
In her 40 years living in Rochelle, Illinois, Cathy Olson had never seen a tornado that big. "I saw the top of the funnel cloud, and it was absolutely massive," she said.
Our brains on multitasking aren't nearly as good as we think they are.
Sabra Dipping Co. LLC is voluntarily recalling 30,000 cases of hummus products because of a possible risk of listeria contamination.
(ABC News) Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial have found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, a charge that carries a possible penalty of death.
The Victoria’s Secret lingerie models known for flaunting their angel wings down runways have some new competition.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABC News) Sen. Rand Paul made his 2016 White House bid official on Tuesday, telling an audience in his adopted home state of Kentucky that he will be a different kind of Republican -- one who will 'clutch the Constitution in one hand and the Bill of Rights in the other.'
(ABC News) After eight straight days of high-level diplomatic negotiations between the six world powers and Iran, negotiators in Lausanne, Switzerland, announced an interim agreement has been reached on the principles for dismantling Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting heavy economic sanctions.
Indiana is coming under fire for one of its new laws. Indiana passed a new 'Religious Freedom Law,' some fear will lead to discrimination. Tuesday Utah lawmakers offered the state of Indiana help.
As Disneyland prepares to celebrate 60 years of memories and magic during the Diamond Celebration, Disney Parks released this rare time-lapse video showing the theme park being built.
The Germanwings co-pilot accused of intentionally setting a plane on a fatal descent in the French Alps had an illness that he kept secret from his employer, German prosecutors said Friday.
(ABC News) Audio from the mangled voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525 reveals the captain was locked out of the cockpit while the co-pilot appeared to make a deliberate attempt to destroy the plane, Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said Thursday.
For a second day, rescuers will fan out over harsh terrain in a remote corner of the French Alps looking for the remains of 150 people killed when Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed without warning.
Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday.
Heinz is buying Kraft Foods to create the world's fifth largest food and beverage company, with sales of about $28 billion.
Angelina Jolie underwent preventative surgery to have her ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed because of cancer fears, she wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
(ABC News) An Airbus A320 plane operated by Germanwings crashed Tuesday in southeastern France near Digne les Bains, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said.
Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, on Monday became the first Republican to announce his campaign for the presidency.
Is there pixie dust mixed into the food and drink of the happiest places on Earth? Or is it something in the crisp clear air of many of the world's happiest nations?
A stranger stabbed a pregnant woman who answered a Craigslist ad and cut her fetus from the womb, authorities said
At least 17 people -- most of them tourists -- were killed in an attack Wednesday at the Bardo museum in Tunisia's capital, Tunisian Prime Minister Habid Essid said.
STATE COLLEGE, Penn. (ABC News) A police search warrant gives new details about why a Penn State fraternity was suspended for a year and faces additional investigations.
A recent survey found that 82% of parents did chores growing up but only 28% require their kids to help out around the house.
A California man spray painted his face black "in an effort to camouflage himself" and evade police, a Madera Police Department spokesman told ABC News today.
Robert Durst, the subject of both an HBO series and law enforcement scrutiny, asked himself off-camera in the closing moments of the final episode of the documentary that aired Sunday, 'What the hell did I do?' before answering, 'Killed them all, of course.'
President Obama joined Jimmy Kimmel to read some 'mean tweets' that were recently directed at him.
FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) Two police officers standing guard outside the Ferguson, Missouri, police department were shot early Thursday morning, spurring a manhunt for those responsible and stirring questions about what's next for protesters who have been a constant presence in the city since Michael Brown's death in August.
WASHINGTON (ABC 4 Utah) The Radio Television Digital News Foundation hosted its 25th annual First Amendment Awards dinner Wednesday in Washington D.C.
FERGUSON, Mo. (ABC News) Embattled Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson resigned Wednesday from his post in the wake of the Justice Department's report on widespread racial bias in the Missouri city's government, according to a city spokesman.
Eleven U.S. military members were presumed dead Wednesday morning, according to a U.S. Defense official, after their Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed into water off the Florida Panhandle during a nighttime training mission.
Everyone knows a narcissist -- or two or three or four. We may work with one or be married to one (not true in my case, just for the record!) or have grown up with one. But are we raising one?
Three French sports stars were among 10 people killed when two helicopters collided in Argentina on Monday evening, authorities said.
NORMAN, Okla. (ABC News) The University of Oklahoma is immediately severing 'all ties and affiliations' between the school and its local Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the university president said today, and is exploring the possibility of expulsions in the wake of a video that purportedly shows members of the chapter singing a racist chant.
Two American women have reportedly been arrested for carving their initials into a wall with a coin inside Rome's Colosseum.
(ABC News) The jury could not reach an unanimous decision in the sentencing of convicted killer Jodi Arias and the judge declared a mistrial.
A Maryland couple who was being investigated for allowing their two children to walk home alone from a neighborhood park have been "found responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect" by the state's Child Protective Services.
Costco has reached an agreement with Citi for a new co-branded credit card program, shortly after dropping its similar deal with American Express.
Leonard Nimoy, known for his iconic character Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' has died, ABC News has confirmed via the actor's granddaughter. He was 83.
Here and everywhere, people are debating the all-important question that has all but taken over Twitter: What color is this dress?
The FCC has passed a historic measure to more strictly regulate the Internet. The new rules, known as "net neutrality," act to provide equal opportunity for Internet speeds and access to websites.
A man with a British accent seen in ISIS videos showing the beheadings of Western hostages was identified Thursday as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born Londoner, the Reuters news agency reported, citing The Washington Post.
Southwest Airlines grounded 128 of its Boeing 737 aircraft on Tuesday after discovering it had missed some required inspections.
The same superbug that contributed to two deaths in Los Angeles has been reported in North Carolina, where one person has died, a spokesman told CNN.
Just when it seemed the biopic had grown stale, director Ava DuVernay helped breathe new life into the genre, resulting in an Academy Award nomination for "Selma."
PROVO, Utah (ABC 4 News) - The baby business is booming. One of the more popular trends in the last decade is for expectant parents to get 3D images of their babies in the womb, but now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising parents to skip any unnecessary scans to help keep the fetus safe. The FDA is now recommending ultrasounds only be done when medically necessary and by trained operators.
Sometimes it's just not your night. This proved to be true for the Rock Creek Mustangs on Monday during a Kansas eighth-grade boys basketball game.