ABC National News

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/Navy
October 27, 2017 - 10:46 am
(NEW YORK) -- Two civilian mariners rescued at sea by a U.S. Navy ship after being stranded in the Pacific Ocean for almost five months didn't think they "would survive another 24 hours." Jennifer Appel, an experienced sailor, and Natasha “Tasha” Fuiva, a sailing novice, left Honolulu on their...
Read More
Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock
October 27, 2017 - 10:36 am
(GRAMBLING, La.) -- A Grambling State University freshman has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two men on the school's northern Louisiana campus this week, the university said. Grambling State University freshman Jaylin Wayne of St. Louis was arrested and charged with first-...
Read More
Twitter/@northflwx
October 27, 2017 - 8:46 am
(DULUTH, Minn.) -- The first winter storm of the season is blowing through the upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, bringing blizzard-like conditions and several inches of snow. Gusty winds of up to 60 mph produced whiteout conditions Thursday in northwestern Minnesota and eastern North Dakota...
Read More
Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
October 27, 2017 - 8:34 am
(NEW YORK) -- Political analyst Mark Halperin is seeing career fallout as more women have come forward alleging the Game Change author sexually harassed them. MSNBC announced it has removed Halperin from his role as a political contributor at the network. The book Halperin was working on about the...
Read More
iStock/Thinkstock
October 27, 2017 - 7:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- A major coastal storm is expected to blow through the East Coast Sunday into Monday, arriving exactly five years after superstorm Sandy devastated the area. On Saturday, the storm system -- which is expected to be significantly less powerful than Sandy -- is forecast to spread heavy...
Read More
iStock/Thinkstock
October 27, 2017 - 5:35 am
(BREA, Calif.) -- The driver of a car who tried to plow through a group of immigration protestors in California was arrested and held briefly after a chaotic scene in the middle of a street on Thursday afternoon. A group of protestors had assembled in Brea, California, outside the office of Rep. Ed...
Read More
ABC News/Facebook
October 27, 2017 - 2:41 am
(CLEVELAND) -- A sixth-grade teacher mysteriously killed in her Ohio home died from gunshot wounds as well as sharp-force injuries, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office. On Monday night, officers responded to a home in the Cleveland suburb of Strongsville where they found 49-...
Read More
iStock/Thinkstock
October 27, 2017 - 1:26 am
(NEW YORK) -- Two women mariners adrift in the Pacific Ocean for five months endured two days of shark attacks on their sailboat and major storms before being rescued by a U.S. Navy warship nearly 5,000 miles from their intended destination of Tahiti. Still aboard the USS Ashland, Jennifer Appel...
Read More
United States Congress
October 27, 2017 - 12:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- In a speech from the East Room of the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. However, the fund designed to support such a declaration -- the Public Health Emergency Fund -- currently stands at $57,000, Matt Lloyd...
Read More
iStock/Thinkstock
October 27, 2017 - 12:11 am
(NEW YORK) -- He lost his house in a fire, and now he might lose his freedom. A Tennessee fire captain was arrested this week for allegedly torching his home and filing a bogus insurance claim. On the night of Sept. 5, 2016, Capt. Jeffrey Neely, 48, of the Metro-Nashville Fire Department, said he...
Read More

Pages