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Obama Bemoans ‘Poisonous Political Climate,’ Ca...

(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — In a not-so-subtle jab at Donald Trump, President Obama on Wednesday railed against low-brow political discourse, calling for a “modicum of civility.”...

Marco Rubio Admits Debate Performance ‘Didn’t H...

(WASHINGTON) — In an interview with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl on his charter plane to South Carolina, Marco Rubio said that he had made the...

Carly Fiorina Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign

(NEW YORK) — Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign, she announced on Wednesday. “While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel...

Five Takeaways from New Hampshire Primary

(WASHINGTON) — On Tuesday night, the polls proved to be right. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders emerged as the winners of the New Hampshire primary...

Rep. James Clyburn Weighing 2016 Presidential E...

(WASHINGTON) — Rep. James Clyburn, the third-ranking House Democrat and influential South Carolina leader, said in an interview Wednesday that he may soon endorse one...

Bernie Sanders Tries Campaign-Inspired Ice Cream

(NEW YORK) — Bernie Sanders finally tasted the specialty ice cream flavor that Vermont sweet-makers Ben and Jerry made in his honor on ABC’s The...

Chris Christie Expected to Formally End Preside...

(WASHINGTON) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to formally suspend his presidential campaign as early as Wednesday after he huddles with his closest...

Donald Trump Revels in New Hampshire Primary Win

(NEW YORK) — Ahead of his victory in the New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said his campaign was getting “great signals” that...

What President Obama’s Nostalgic Return to Illi...

(WASHINGTON) — When President Obama travels to Illinois this week to speak in front of the state legislature, it will be nine years to the...

POLL: Pushback Against the Political Order Boos...

(NEW YORK) — A powerful pushback against the established political order lifted Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders alike in New Hampshire, underscoring deep splits both...

Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Pr...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders walked away with a double digit win in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday. Sanders led former Secretary...

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UNC Coach ‘Alive’ and ‘Kicking’ After Collapsin...

(BOSTON) — University of North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams says he’s okay after collapsing during the Tar Heels’ game against Boston College Tuesday...

Will Hope Solo Skip Summer Olympics over Zika F...

(NEW YORK) — Fears about the Zika virus continue to grow in the U.S. and around the world, particularly in Brazil, where the next Olympic...

Scoreboard Roundup — 2/9/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONMilwaukee 112, Boston 111San Antonio 119, Miami 101Washington 111, New York 108OT  Utah...

UNC Basketball Coach Roy Williams ‘Feeling Bett...

(BOSTON) — University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams collapsed during the game against Boston College on Tuesday. The 65-year-old, who has coached the...

Los Angeles Clippers Suspend Blake Griffin for ...

(LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been suspended for four games without pay after he punched a team staffer. According to...

Denver Broncos Celebrate Super Bowl Win in Mass...

(DENVER) — The Denver Broncos celebrated their Super Bowl 50 win on Tuesday with a massive parade at home. School was in session in Denver...

Cam Newton Defends Decision to Walk Out of Pres...

(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton defended his decision to walk out of the Super Bowl’s post-game press conference after his team’s...

Senators Acquire Maple Leafs Captain Dion Phane...

(TORONTO) — The Toronto Maple Leafs has finalized a nine-player trade with provincial rival Ottawa Senators, both teams announced on Tuesday. The focus of the...

UCLA Gymnast’s Floor Routine Goes Viral with Da...

(LOS ANGELES) — One gymnast is tumbling into Facebook glory with more than 22 million views on her epic hip-hop-themed floor routine. Sophina DeJesus, a...

Report: Josh Donaldson and Jays Agree to 2-Year...

(TORONTO) – The Toronto Blue Jays and star third baseman Josh Donaldson have agreed to a two-year, $29 million contract, according to a Sportsnet Canada...

Sources: Sacramento Kings to Fire Head Coach Ge...

(SACRAMENTO) — With a subpar record more than halfway through the season, the Sacramento Kings feel they need a coaching change — so they’re planning...

Scoreboard Roundup — 2/8/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCharlotte 108, Chicago 91Indiana 89, L-A Lakers 87OT  L-A Clippers 98, Philadelphia 92Cleveland...

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Elderly Being Conned into Trafficking Drugs

(WASHINGTON) — Floridian Ralph Soles, 74, said he was caught transporting methamphetamine into New Zealand two years ago. He was arrested and spent the next...

NTSB Considering Investigation into Royal Carib...

(NEW YORK) — The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is considering a possible investigation into events surrounding the storm that rocked a cruise ship off...

Unruly Passenger Forces Cross-Country Flight to...

(DENVER) — An Alaska Airlines flight made an unscheduled landing in Denver after a passenger became agitated and “issued a threat,” according to an Alaska...

Adnan Syed’s Chance at New Trial Rests in Judge...

(BALTIMORE) — The fate of Adnan Syed — the man at the center of Serial — now rests in the hands of a retired Baltimore...

Royal Caribbean Cruise Captain: Weather Forecas...

(NEW YORK) — The captain of the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was rocked by terrifying, hurricane-force winds off the coast of the Carolinas Sunday...

Fire Sparked by Hoverboard Destroys Nashville M...

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A fire sparked from a hoverboard destroyed a Tennessee mansion last month, fire officials said, spreading so quickly that a 16-year-old girl...

Lithium Batteries Could Spark ‘Catastrophic’ Pl...

(WASHINGTON) — Lithium ion batteries power our phones, laptops, and cameras –- but if handled improperly, they also have the power to potentially bring down...

Lithium Batteries Could Spark ‘Catastrophic’ Pl...

(WASHINGTON) — Lithium ion batteries power our phones, laptops, and cameras –- but if handled improperly, they also have the power to potentially bring down...

Biggest Threats to US Include Homegrown Terror,...

(WASHINGTON) — Top U.S. leaders laid out the major worldwide threats facing the United States at Tuesday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing — including homegrown...

Man Accused of Tossing Gator Into Wendy’s Drive...

(LOXAHATCHEE, Fla.) — A man was arrested Monday for allegedly tossing a live alligator through the drive-thru window of a Wendy’s restaurant in Loxahatchee, Florida,...

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Iranian TV Video Appears to Show US Sailor Cryi...

(TEHRAN, Iran) — New video broadcast on Iranian state TV Wednesday appears to show a U.S. sailor crying while briefly detained by Iran in early...

Dramatic Rescue of Drowning Syrian Refugee Capt...

(ANKARA, Turkey) — Dramatic video released by the Turkish Coast Guard Wednesday captured the rescue of a lone Syrian refugee who had been clinging for...

Diana and The Queen’s Dresses Go on Display at ...

(LONDON) — Kensington Palace, home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, will be opening its palatial doors to a new dazzling...

North Korean Satellite ‘Stabilized’ After Tumbl...

(WASHINGTON) — An official from the U.S. Department of Defense told ABC News Tuesday that the North Korean satellite that had been tumbling in orbit...

Biggest Threats to US Include Homegrown Terror,...

(WASHINGTON) — Top U.S. leaders laid out the major worldwide threats facing the United States at Tuesday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing — including homegrown...

Government Official: Indian Man Killed in Explo...

(NEW DELHI) — Scientists are investigating a man’s death after government officials initially said that he was killed by an explosion caused by a meteorite....

Syrian Couple Takes Wedding Photos Amid Ruins o...

(HOMS, Syria) — A Syrian couple recently held their wedding photo shoot amid the ruins of war-ravaged Homs, Syria, to prove that love is greater...

Two Trains Collide in Germany, Ten Dead, at Lea...

(BAD AIBLING, Germany) —Two morning commuter trains have collided in Bad Aibling in southern Germany, killing ten people and injuring more than 100 others, police...

UN ‘Horror’ Report: Syrian Government Beats Tho...

(NEW YORK) — The Syrian government has beaten or tortured to death thousands of detainees since the beginning of the civil war there, “horrors” only...