Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know
The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understand what's about to happen.
Multiple Dead in Orlando Workplace Shooting [UPDATED]
Authorities have announced "multiple fatalities" in suburban Orlando, the result of a gunman opening fire inside a local business. The shooter is among the dead.
Donald Trump Wins Election, Defeats Hillary Clinton [UPDATED 2:45 a.m. ET]
It's finally over, and it might be the biggest upset in American political history.
Scores Dead in France as Truck Runs Over Crowds of People During Celebration
A man drove a truck through a huge crowd of people at a beach in Nice, France, killing at least 73 and injuring many more. The driver has been killed by police.
Police Identify Dallas Sniper Suspect, Said He Wanted ‘To Kill White People’
Law enforcement sources have identified the alleged gunman who killed five police officers and wounded 12 more.
Best-Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66
Tom Clancy, the writer of numerous popular military thrillers, died on Wednesday morning at age 66.
Death Toll in Oklahoma Lowered to 24; Search for Survivors Continues
Officials in Oklahoma have lowered the number of deaths suffered to 24 in the massive tornado that swept through the town of Moore Monday night. Originally, the figure had been as high as 51, probably a result of double-counting.
Massive Tornado Destroys Area Near Oklahoma City; At Least 51 Killed [UPDATED]
An enormous tornado with a debris cloud two miles wide tore through the metropolitan area just south of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon. UPDATE 9:28 p.m. EST: At least 51 people were killed in the storm, including seven children from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City. The news station reported that 75 student and staff were inside the school when the sto
FBI Releases Images, Video of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects
Special Agent Rick DesLauriers of the FBI, who is leading the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings, just held a press conference in which he revealed that there are two suspects. The FBI released photographs and video of two men believed to be responsible for the attacks.
Conflicting Reports Regarding a Possible Arrest in Boston Bombings [UPDATED]
2:45 p.m. (EST): The Boston Police Department has announced that "there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack." Investigations are ongoing. 2:35 p.m.: CNN is retracting their previous report that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Other sources are reporting that officials are close to identifying a suspect after reviewing area surveillance video, but no arr
New Pope Elected — Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, Now Called Francis I
Jorge Bergoglio, the 76-year-old archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been elected as pope. He is the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church. Bergoglio, who has taken the name Francis I, is also the first Jesuit priest to become pope.
27 Dead, Including 20 Children, in Connecticut Elementary School Shooting (UPDATED)
NOTE: This post will be continually updated as new information comes in. Video and photos are below. All times Eastern. UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Originally it was thought that Adam Lanza, the gunman, shot his mother at the Sandy Hook Elementary school, where she was a teacher's aide. ABC has learned that, in fact, Nancy Lanza was killed at her home (by her son) prior to the massacre. He then drove to the