Eight years to the day that former Rep. Gabby Giffords was shot at a constituent meeting in Tuscon, Arizona, House Democrats unveiled a universal background check bill they hope to pass within the first 100 days of the new Congress.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce legislation today guaranteeing two weeks of paid time off for all workers, one day after he announced a plan to provide health care for all city residents.
The death of a man at the home of a prominent Democratic political donor is raising questions and scrutiny about an earlier death at his home. Both deaths occurred at the West Hollywood, California, home of Ed Buck, who has donated to a number of Democratic politicians over the years. Now investigators are looking at […]
“I urge the Italian government to follow international law and the spirit of humanity to guarantee every condition is met so that political asylum seeker Jo Song Gil and his family can go to the country of their choice,” Thae Yong Ho, who served as the North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom before […]
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Democrats have grown frustrated with Whitaker and the Justice Department because, they say, after committing to appear in January in a November phone call with Nadler and House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Whitaker’s office has not agreed on a specific date to testify this month, citing scheduling difficulties related to the ongoing government […]
It’s now 18 days since the U.S. government unceremoniously shut down because Congress couldn’t agree on a bill to fund a quarter of all federal departments — including paying their employees. But federal workers are starting to feel the pinch after not getting paid for two weeks, and this will have a knock-on effect to […]
The Horry County Sheriff’s deputies, Bishop and Flood, were assigned to transport the two women, both mental health patients, for treatment on Sept. 18 as water levels were rising from the deadly hurricane, SLED said. The deputies were told by another officer that a certain route wouldn’t be passable because of the water, but Flood […]
Rainfall rates of nearly eight-tenths of an inch in just 30 minutes were reported in parts of the Los Angeles metro region causing flash flooding, as well as a mudslide in Malibu. The mudslide, which caused some vehicles to get stuck, happened late Saturday night along the Pacific Coast Highway on the Los Angeles and […]
The manhunt for a woman who allegedly struck and killed a Las Vegas salon owner continued Saturday, a week after police say she skipped out on a $35 manicure and fled during a wild escape. Krystal Whipple, 21, allegedly hit Ngoc Q. Nguyen with a rental car after getting a manicure at the victim’s nail […]
White House senior staffers will spend the weekend at Camp David in Hauvers, Maryland, a rural retreat for the office of president. Trump will visit the retreat and lead meetings, but only on Sunday.
Lance Cpl. Riley S. Kuznia, 20, was named by the Marine Corps as the individual who died at the barracks early Tuesday morning. The investigation is ongoing, but local police have classified the case as a death investigation rather than a homicide investigation, meaning that it may have been an accident.
The criminal complaint filed in Stanislaus County for suspect Gustavo Perez Arriaga, 32, a Mexican national, alleges that Arriaga “should have known” that Police Cpl. Ronil Singh was a “sworn police officer acting in the performance of his duties” and therefore “acted intentionally, deliberately and with premeditation.” Singh, 33, was killed on Dec. 26 just […]
The lawyer of an American man arrested in Russia for alleged spying said his client is in good spirits and intends to contest the charges against him. The lawyer, Vladimir Zherebenkov, told ABC News on Thursday that he had seen Paul Whelan in Moscow’s Lefortovo prison, where the former Marine has been held since he […]
Jo Song Gil and his wife left the North Korean embassy in Rome in early November and went into hiding, according to reports. “If Jo is protected, it is highly probable that the Italian government would be doing so,” an official with South Korea’s National Intelligence Service said, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News, citing […]
A woman being investigated for her role in the case of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth has been identified as a 32-year-old nurse from Twin Falls, Idaho, two of the woman’s family members and a law enforcement source told ABC News. Berreth’s fiancé, Patrick Frazee, was formally charged Monday with two counts of first-degree murder […]