The California National Guard notified Congress and other federal leaders in 2014 that it wanted legislation that would have provided relief to Guardsmen required to pay their re-enlistment bonuses and student loan repayments back to the Pentagon. News of the bonus repayments has sparked outrage from
It's a "miracle" that two girls -- ages 13 and 10 -- survived an accident at a popular Australian theme park that killed four people, according to authorities. After watching the footage, Brian Codd, assistant commissioner of the Queensland Police, said it was "almost a miracle"
There has been much speculation about what title former President Bill Clinton would take if his wife, Hillary Clinton, wins the White House.First Gentleman may be the odds on favorite. But today at a campaign stop in North Carolina, Clinton said he might like to be called "First Volunteer."
On Friday, Australian swimmer Mack Horton, 20, of Melbourne, posted a picture of himself giving a thumbs-up, with a bandage taped to his chest. "Shout out to the person that emailed the swim team doctor and told me to get my mole checked out," Horton wrote in a caption. In his Olympic debut
Estelle Liebow Schultz was born in 1918, two years before women gained the right to vote. When she cast her early vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election this month, Schultz said it was an historic moment. "I felt like a million bucks," Schultz, 98, told ABC News from her
Justin Timberlake is not in trouble for snapping a voting booth selfie after all. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich released a statement Tuesday evening to correct an earlier statement, which was made by a staffer who was not authorized to do so. Originally, a representative of the
Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel told ABC News that the suspect, Michael Vance, could face the death penalty if convicted of the crimes. Vance, who is considered armed and dangerous, is accused of shooting and injuring two police officers on Sunday, according to the arrest warrant affidavit.
One family's daily skeleton display is the star of their Texas neighborhood this Halloween season. "I love Halloween," Moses told ABC News. If there's a Halloween section at the store, I'll go over there and start looking at stuff.
In the interview with The Sunday Times, of London, Collins revealed that he's held a grudge against McCartney since a 2002 conversation when he felt the former Beatle was condescending to him. After the interview was published, the former Genesis singer/drummer reported that McCartney contacted
Meet Rambo, a 2-year-old English bulldog who loves his frozen treats. Whenever Rambo hears the ice cream jingle from the local ice cream truck, he starts "jumping up and down everywhere in excitement," said his owner, Ashish Silwal of Hunstville, Alabama. Silwal told ABC News today that his
A kindhearted Oregon animal shelter worker recently crocheted a tiny white sweater for a lil' hamster who appeared to be a bit chilly. Silky the hamster is hairless due to a genetic mutation, according to a news release from Oregon Humane Society in Portland, where the hamster was surrendered.
Shirlene Quigley, a former backup dancer for Rihanna, has been located, police say. The North Bergen County Police tweeted that the New York Police Department assisted with the search. On Monday evening, Rihanna asked fans to help find Quigley, whom police said was last seen at Port Authority Bus Terminal
A message in a bottle sent nearly 50 years ago from New Hampshire has made its way back home, after it traveled more than 1,000 miles to a small island in the Caribbean. Clint Buffington from Salt Lake City, Utah told ABC News he found it while vacationing there. Buffington has been hunting and collecting
It was the end of an "era" for Maureen McCormick and her professional partner Artem Chigvintsev on "Dancing With the Stars" Monday night.Although disappointed about her elimination, the “Brady Bunch” star said she never imagined she would make it to Week 7 in the competition.“Honestly
The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks posted on Monday an email exchange that it claims shows top Hillary Clinton campaign staffers discussing a “swift boat project” aimed at Donald Trump. “I know you can’t look past Bernie and March primaries — but who is in charge of the Trump swift boat project? Needs
Katie Blomquist teaches first grade at Pepperhill Elementary in North Charleston, South Carolina, and hopes to raise funds for 650 bicycles before Christmas. "I literally think about it everyday in my classroom, telling these kids that they're going to get a new bike and how much they're
Nothing says Halloween like an impressively carved pumpkin. Master sculptor Ray Villafane, a self-proclaimed “pioneer of Halloween,” along with his team of carvers worked tirelessly to create the 2nd annual “Enchanted Pumpkin Garden” in Carefree, Arizona. “We have a large 420-pound pumpkin and a little
For all their sharp differences, supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have one thing in common: election-related stress. Nearly half of likely voters in an ABC News tracking poll, 46 percent, describe the election as a source of stress in their lives, including roughly equal numbers of Clinton
Ariell Johnson has been collecting comic books for more than a decade, but she'll soon add a very personal one to her collection. The first image of the book, which goes on sale next month and features Johnson having a meal with new Marvel superhero RiRi Williams, is below. Johnson opened Amalgym
Former California congressman Gary Condit has spoken publicly for the first time in 15 years about the disappearance and death of Washington intern Chandra Levy, denying any involvement and insisting he never had an affair with the 24-year-old.Levy was an intern at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in 2001