Mar 2, 2015 9:28am

Goodbye, Cheap Gas: Prices Continuing to Rise

The days of gas prices being lower than $2 are firmly in the US drivers’ rear-view mirrors. The national average price for a gallon of gas is now $2.38 — 10 cents more than a week ago. And GasBuddy expects those prices to keep climbing… Read More »

By Van Scott

Mar 2, 2015 9:13am

ABC News Announces Cecilia Vega & Tom Llamas as “World News Tonight” Weekend Anchors

ABC News President James Goldston announced Cecilia Vega and Tom Llamas as “World News Tonight” Weekend Anchors. See below for Goldston’s note to staff: Team, I have exciting news to share about our “World News Tonight” weekend broadcasts and our 2016 political team. Cecilia Vega… Read More »

By ABC News

Feb 19, 2015 5:53pm

New Happiest State in the US May Surprise You

Alaska, home to moose and the Palins, can finally claim that it is the happiest state in the US. Known as the Last Frontier, Alaska scored the No. 1 spot in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for 2014, unseating North Dakota, which took the honor for… Read More »

By ABC News

Feb 18, 2015 6:37pm

Starving Sea Lions Overwhelm California Rescue Centers

A record-setting number of starving sea lion pups are packing marine care centers in California. An average of more than 200 sea lions are typically found stranded statewide from January to April. This year, however, more than 900 sea lions have been rescued — and… Read More »

By Jonah Lustig

Feb 13, 2015 2:54pm

Winery Reacts to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Impromptu Endorsement

A California winery is responding to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s claim that she was “not quite sober” after drinking a bottle of its wine before President Obama’s State of the Union address this year. Christopher Barefoot, vice president of public relations at Opus… Read More »

By Enjoli Francis

Feb 6, 2015 10:27pm

After Video Surfaces, Philly Cops Charged in Man’s Beating Case

A surveillance video was critical in helping authorities file assault charges recently against two Philadelphia police officers accused of brutally beating a city man and then falsifying their arrest reports. “What they did was totally inappropriate, totally improper [and] totally in violation of any policy,… Read More »

Jan 30, 2015 9:06am

Kerry Cancels Plan to Visit Putin in Moscow

MOSCOW – Secretary of State John Kerry has canceled unannounced plans to visit Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next week, a U.S. official told ABC News. The two were expected to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, where the United States blames Russia for arming… Read More »

By Enjoli Francis

Jan 29, 2015 7:41pm

Jockey Accused of Zapping Horse Near Finish Line

Jockey Roman Chapa is facing a felony charge of unlawful influence on racing based largely on a photograph taken during a race earlier this month. When Chapa won the Jan. 17  race riding Quiet Acceleration at the Sam Houston Race Park in Texas, a snapshot… Read More »

By Enjoli Francis

Jan 29, 2015 5:38pm

Seattle Seahawks Gnome Travels to the Super Bowl

Branden and Dana Smith are hoping their famous traveling gnome will bring them luck in the form of Super Bowl XLIX tickets. “The gnome has to work his magic,” Dana Smith said. “We are going to that game.” See, their gnome is not the average… Read More »

By Jonah Lustig

Jan 27, 2015 6:00pm

Watch Dramatic Helmetcam Rescue of 3 Children From Apartment Fire

The Fresno Fire Department released dramatic helmetcam video from an apartment fire in which three children left home unattended were rescued by firefighters. The video shows firefighters in the California city battle through flames and smoke as they attempt to locate the children, whose ages… Read More »