Arkansas carries out first double execution in U.S. since 2000

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas has executed Marcel Williams, 52, just after 10:30 PM local time on Monday. His was the second execution of the night, making this the first double execution in the cou... Read More

2 dead in apparent murder-suicide at Dallas office building, police say

(DALLAS) -- Two people are dead in what is believed to be a murder-suicide at an office building in Dallas, Texas, police said.

At approximately 10:45 a.m. local time, officers with the Dallas Police Department responded to reports of an a... Read More

Tennessee teen's sister on kidnapping, 'roller coaster' of emotions

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Elizabeth Thomas’ older sister, Kat Bozeman, said her family has experienced a "roller coaster" of emotions since her sister was returned home on Friday.

"It’s a roller coaster. Some days are good you see ... Read More

Video captures moment 4-year-old girl falls out the back of moving van

(HARRISON, Ark.) -- Harrowing dash cam video captures the moment a 4-year-old girl fell out of the back of a moving church bus on a state highway in Arkansas.

The footage depicts the small child swinging out from the back door of a church bus ... Read More

US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record

(NEW YORK) — U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson is smashing records left and right.

Whitson, 57, broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut early Monday, streaking past the 534-day record previously hel... Read More

Police appeal to public for help finding missing 5-year-old; father arrested

(SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.) -- Police in California appealed to the public for help finding a 5-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday and whose father has been arrested after police found him unconscious in a park.

Police said they... Read More

Father of Tennessee teen: She 'may not be exactly' the person she was prior to alleged abduction

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The father of the Tennessee teen found more than a month after she was allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher said the girl's family wants her to be the same person she was before she disappeared.

But Anthony Thomas to... Read More

Three children among five dead in Queens house fire

(NEW YORK) -- Five people were killed, including three children, after a three-alarm fire blazed through a family home in the New York City borough of Queens on Sunday.

Fire officials said the entire house was consumed in flames by the time th... Read More

Wheaton College freshman dies in accident at track meet

(WHEATON, Ill.) -- A 19-year-old college student was killed at a track meet in Wheaton, Illinois, on Saturday when he was struck by a hammer during the hammer throw event.

Wheaton College said in a Read More

After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says 'nobody has a sense of humor'

(NEW YORK) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says people should lighten up about controversial comments he made earlier this week about the state of Hawaii.

When asked by ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive intervie... Read More

March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

(WASHINGTON) -- Scientists and supporters of science marched in cities around the world Saturday to push back against what organizers said is “an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific consensus and restricting scientific discovery.&rdqu... Read More