In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike. And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend left their house in the tiny town of Fort Kent and pedaled along a long country road, law enforcement vehicles took off after her.
Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay.
"God bless you, mami." "Hey baby." "DAMN." "You don't wanna talk?" This is just a sampling of what one woman in jeans and a T-shirt experienced in 10 hours of walking through the streets of New York City.
Did Walmart's e-commerce site fall victim to a Halloween trick? The big-box behemoth offended legions of shoppers days before Halloween when a section of Walmart’s site devoted to the holiday was discovered to be labeled “Fat Girl Costumes.”
A second Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus and will be released from the hospital where she's been treated, hospital officials said Tuesday.
Nutek Disposables of Pennsylvania has issued a voluntary recall for its baby wipes because some packages may contain a bacteria that's often resistant to common antibiotics.
Two people were arrested in Roswell, New Mexico, after they unintentionally dialed police immediately after burglarizing a home and discussed details of the alleged crime during their getaway while the call was being recorded by authorities, Roswell police said.
After a heated weekend of sparring between a quarantined nurse and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the nurse is being discharged, the state's Department of Health said in a statement Monday morning.
TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is ending its run.
A high school student in Washington state opened fire in a cafeteria at lunchtime, leaving one person dead and at least four injured before killing himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.
For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday.
The Canadian government has informed the United States that one shooter is dead in Ottawa, a senior U.S. official said. So far, there is "no indication the shooter has ties to violent Islamic extremism," but it is still extremely early in the investigation, the source said.
The government is urging nearly five million drivers to take “immediate action” to protect themselves against “defective” airbags – airbags that a safety expert says can explode in the vehicle and harm passengers.
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced.
The U.S. Air Force's mysterious unmanned space plane, the X-37B, is about to come back to Earth after more than two years in orbit on a mission the military won't tell us much about.
A nurse's aide in Spain catches Ebola; her dog is taken away and put to death. A nurse in Texas catches Ebola; her dog is fed, taken away and put into quarantine.
DALLAS, Texas (ABC 4 Utah) - It's the first known transmission of Ebola in the United States. A 26-year-old nurse who treated Thomas Eric Duncan in a Dallas hospital has contracted the deadly virus.
The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.
Ebola is no laughing matter, especially not at airports or on planes, where screenings have gotten tighter.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights, including the right to education.
One bee after you is bad enough. What about thousands? A man in Arizona died after being stung more than an estimated 100 times.
Just 12 miles south of the spot where a police officer killed Michael Brown, it happened again: Another 18-year-old died at the hands of police Wednesday.
All Chicago air traffic was stopped early Friday morning because of a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control facility, an FAA spokeswoman said -- causing flight delays around the nation.
Attorney General Eric Holder will resign, a Justice Department official tells ABC News.
The coalition that attacked ISIS in Syria overnight "makes it clear to the world that this is not America's fight alone," and that governments in the Middle East are rejecting ISIS, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.
The guy who bought the first iPhone is Australia had a lot of media attention as he first opened the box. The problem was in his excitement, he let the phone slide out of the box to drop right onto the concrete.
Home Depot confirmed Thursday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach. The company also said it had eliminated the malware behind the attack from its payment systems.
The National Federation of Independent Business named U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart a Guardian of Small Business for his voting record on behalf of America's small-business owners.
It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.
The iPhone 6 became available for pre-order on Apple's online store Friday morning -- though "available" is a relative term.
Two U.S. fighter jets crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday while operating at sea, the Navy said Friday.
After months of anticipation, the tech industry event of 2014 is upon us: Apple's product launch day. The tech giant has said almost nothing publicly about what's in store Tuesday, but industry observers have some ideas.
S. Truett Cathy, the fast food entrepreneur who turned a single restaurant into the multi-billion dollar Chick-fil-A empire, has died at the age of 93. Cathy passed away at his home early Monday, the company announced on its website.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - "America deserves a raise." That's the word from President Obama on this Labor Day. The President spoke to union leaders in Wisconsin Monday reigniting his call to congress to raise the minimum wage.
In a speech that skirted the line between politics and policy, Obama outlined what many Democrats are using as a midterm platform, highlighting hopes to raise the minimum wage and pass immigration reform.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the nation by storm recently, raising millions of dollars. The challenge doesn't always go as planned, however. Here is a compilation of how the challenge sometimes takes a wrong turn.
Things in Ferguson have gotten so unruly that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb.
Police have announced the name of the officer who shot and killed an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri -- an incident that led to days of clashes in the streets of the St. Louis suburb.
The morning after a peaceful candlelit vigil for a teenager fatally shot by police disintegrated into violence and looting, the mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, called for calm.
Beachgoers on the Big Island of Hawaii will have one final day at the water's edge today as the first of two hurricanes headed for the state are expected to make landfall Thursday tonight.
They dress like allies, but they kill like enemies. Gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms turning against coalition troops has been an ongoing nightmare for NATO's International Security Assistance Forces.
ALBERTA, Canada (ABC NEWS) - After being teased on the beach, Tanis Jex-Blake posted an open letter on Facebook defending her right to show her body.
Three top secret, experimental vials stored at subzero temperatures were flown into Liberia last week in a last-ditch effort to save two American missionary workers who had contracted Ebola, according to a source familiar with details of the treatment.
This video is going viral on YouTube right now. The child is crying because she thinks her little brother is so little and cute and doesn't want him to grow up.
With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday to push for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza."
An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.
A "Groovin' Grandpa" was caught busting some serious dance moves. He even invented some of his own unique dance moves that are now going viral.
The battle over Obamacare took a dramatic turn Tuesday with a federal appeals court rejecting subsidies paid by the government to millions of new enrollees.
There's no shortage of evidence that shows pro-Russian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 fell from the sky in Donetsk on Thursday, killing all 298 people aboard.
President Barack Obama warned Friday of a difficult, murky and complicated investigation into the apparent downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, calling the shoot-down an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" and scolding Russia for training and equipping rebels who U.S. intelligence agencies say appear responsible for the attack.