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Paul Ryan to Endorse Trump, According to Trump ...

(WASHINGTON) — Senior level Trump campaign sources confirmed to ABC News Wednesday that House Speaker Paul Ryan will be endorsing presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald...

The Story Behind Trump’s Decision to Go Negativ...

(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump has brought up old dirt for his latest campaign moves, mentioning Bill Clinton’s sex scandals in an Instagram video posted...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Slams Obama Over Inacti...

(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has long called for President Obama to step up efforts to address sexual assault in the military, renewed her...

Bernie Sanders Takes Out $1.5 Million Ad Buy in...

(LOS ANGELES) — Although Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders’ California campaign will still center around large-scale campaign rallies over the next two weeks, the campaign has...

Hillary Clinton’s Approach to Attacking Donald ...

(NEW YORK) — Hillary Clinton appears to be taking a three-pronged approach when it comes to Donald Trump. While campaigning in Los Angeles Tuesday, the...

Bernie Sanders Argues He’s Not ‘Harming’ Democr...

(WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders argued Tuesday that he’s “absolutely not” harming the Democratic Party by staying in the 2016 primary race, but...

Youngest Journalist to Interview Obama Graduate...

(WASHINGTON) — He was the precocious 10-year-old boy in a tuxedo who whispered a question in journalist Diane Sawyer’s ear on Inauguration Night 2009. Then,...

Trump Says Climate Change a ‘Hoax’ But Acknowle...

(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump has called climate change “a hoax” created by special interests, which negatively affects businesses. But when it comes to his...

Lawmakers Occupy Hot Car in Push to Allow Pet-S...

(LOS ANGELES) — No more hot-car deaths involving pets. That’s the message three California lawmakers are bringing to the state Assembly Tuesday with the introduction...

Trump Vows to End Gun-Free Zones Amid String of...

(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump’s stance on guns in schools has come under fire after a string of accidental shootings in recent weeks. The presumptive Republican...

Bernie Sanders Blasts Hillary Clinton’s Refusal...

(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — Bernie Sanders blasted Hillary Clinton for her refusal to debate him two weeks before the California Democratic primary. “Our campaign and...

Democratic Leaders Who Haven’t Yet Endorsed Hil...

(NEW YORK) — With the Democratic presidential primary likely drawing to a close two weeks from Tuesday, some prominent Democrats are still withholding formal endorsements....

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Craig Sager to Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Awa...

(NEW YORK) — It wouldn’t be the ESPYS without the Jimmy V Perseverance Award, and this year’s recipient couldn’t be more deserving. Craig Sager, 64,...

UCLA and Under Armour Reach Record 15-Year, $28...

(LOS ANGELES) — The University of California, Los Angeles, has reached an endorsement deal with Under Armour worth a record $280 million over 15 years....

NFL Owners Announce Super Bowl Hosts for 2019, ...

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — It’s official. The National Football League announced the sites for Super Bowls 53, 54, 55 on Tuesday during the owners’ meetings in...

Pirates’ Ryan Vogelsong Placed on Disabled List...

(PITTSBURGH) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with facial fractures, the team announced Tuesday. Vogelsong was sent...

Report: Nyquist Out of Belmont Stakes Because o...

(ELMONT, N.Y.) — Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will not make an appearance in the Belmont Stakes. A few days after the colt lost his bid...

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love Injures Knee, Says He’ll ...

(TORONTO) — Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love says he won’t sit out the next game against the Toronto Raptors despite injuring his knee on Monday....

Tony Gwynn’s Family Hits Tobacco Industry with ...

(SAN DIEGO) — Tony Gwynn’s family is reportedly suing the tobacco industry over the baseball Hall of Famer’s death. The New York Times reports Gwynn’s...

Whelen Engineering Named Ryan Newman’s Primary ...

(NEW YORK) — Ryan Newman’s primary sponsor at this weekend’s Sprint Cup race will be Whelen Engineering Co. Richard Childress Racing announced Monday that Whelen...

Scoreboard Roundup — 5/23/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEDetroit 5, Philadelphia 4Miami 7, Tampa Bay 6AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 10, Minnesota 4Chi White Sox...

Warriors’ Draymond Green Not Suspended After St...

(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Golden State Warriors’ guard Draymond Green will not be suspended for Game 4 after he kicked the groin of Oklahoma City Thunder...

LeBron James Will Pay Dahntay Jones’ $80 Fine f...

(CLEVELAND) — LeBron James has offered to pay for Cavaliers teammate Dahntay Jones’ NBA fine after he punched Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo in the...

Pirates’ Ryan Vogelsong Suffers Left Eye Injury...

(PITTSBURGH) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong was sent to the hospital Monday after he was hit in the head by a pitch from Colorado...

National News

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Severe Weather Sweeps Across Plains; Two Injure...

(DODGE CITY, Kan.) — Two people were critically injured in Kansas Tuesday evening following severe weather that swirled through the Plains, according to officials. In...

Chaotic Scene Erupts Outside Trump Rally in New...

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — A protester was arrested after a chaotic scene erupted outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico overnight, which left several officers...

‘Large and Destructive’ Tornado Strikes Kansas,...

(DODGE CITY, Kan.) — A “large and destructive” tornado hit Kansas four miles southwest of Dodge City, Kansas Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed....

Romanian Hacker ‘Guccifer’ Expected to Plead Gu...

(WASHINGTON) — The notorious Romanian hacker known as Guccifer is expected to plead guilty in federal court on Wednesday, according to prosecutors. Guccifer, whose name...

Bodies of Missing Washington Couple Found in Re...

(SEATTLE) — The bodies of a Washington State couple who went missing last month after failing to attend a concert with friends have been found,...

Surveillance Footage Released in Killing of Hou...

(HOUSTON) — Authorities released surveillance footage Tuesday that captured a Houston, Texas boy’s journey home from school moments before he was stabbed to death in...

Feds Seeking Death Penalty Against Alleged Char...

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — The Justice Department is seeking the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the South Carolina man who allegedly opened fire inside a Charleston...

Two Killed When Amtrak Train Collides with Car ...

(SAN LEANDRO, Calif.) — Two people were killed when an Amtrak train collided with a car in Northern California on Tuesday, the Alameda County Fire...

Two Planes out of Houston Airport Change Course...

(LOS ANGELES) — A threat affecting planes originating in Houston prompted additional screening and course changes for at least two flights, ABC News has confirmed....

American ISIS Wannabe Nabbed in Elaborate Sting...

(NEW YORK) — Federal officials arrested a young New York City man Tuesday for allegedly supporting ISIS, the culmination of an elaborate joint FBI-New York...

Sophisticated Burglary of NYC Bank Is the Lates...

(NEW YORK) — Thieves robbed a New York City bank over the weekend, apparently by cutting a wide hole in the roof, police said, noting...

Woman Who Was Arrested for Letting 11-Year-Old ...

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A North Carolina mother of two who was charged with child abuse last year after letting her 11-year-old son drive a golf...

World News

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Obama Fields Most Colorful Town Hall to Date in...

(HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam) — President Obama arrived to enthusiastic crowds at his final event in Vietnam Wednesday, a town hall with young Asian...

Russia Says 14 Athletes Tested Positive for Dop...

(MOSCOW) — More fallout for Russia and its athletic doping scandal. The Russian Olympic Committee said Tuesday that 14 Russians who competed in the 2008...

Breakdown of Biodegradable Plastics in Ocean ‘E...

(NEW YORK) — Biodegradable plastics, often found in bottles and plastic bags, may not be part of the solution to ocean pollution as once marketed,...

Unnerving Video Shows Lions Licking Tent with C...

(GABORONE, Botswana) — A camper in Africa experienced a too-close-for-comfort encounter with nature when she recorded three lionesses licking her tent while she was still...

How Obama’s Vietnam Visit Became About China

(HANOI, Vietnam) — President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are in Vietnam this week for a trip the White House says is aimed...

HBO Comedian in Online Spat with Chechen Strong...

(MOSCOW) — Comedian John Oliver has gotten into an unlikely long-distance spat with the feared president of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, on the improbable subject of...

Solar Storms May Have Helped Life Take Root on ...

(NEW YORK) — Ferocious solar storms four billion years ago may have been key to warming the Earth and creating the right conditions for life...

Meet ‘Vietnam’s Lady Gaga’

(HANOI, Vietnam) — She is known as “Vietnam’s Lady Gaga.” Singer Mai Khoi has developed a reputation not only for her unique performances, but also...

President Obama Meets ‘Vietnam’s Lady Gaga’

(HANOI, Vietnam) — She is known as “Vietnam’s Lady Gaga.” Singer Mai Khoi has developed a reputation not only for her unique performances, but also...

In a Major Address, Obama Makes Case for Human ...

(HANOI, Vietnam) — President Obama sent a message to the government of Vietnam Tuesday — make improvements on human rights in order to succeed as...

Three Dead, Two Still Missing Climbing Mount Ev...

(NEW YORK) — Three climbers have died and two others are still missing after attempting to climb Mt. Everest, officials confirm to ABC News Tuesday...

Top Taliban Leader Killed in a ‘Defensive Strik...

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. drone strike in Pakistan that killed top Taliban leader Mullah Mansur on Saturday was a “defensive” strike because he was actively...