By ABC News

Aug 7, 2014 10:59am

Woman ‘Very Nervous’ Since Being Grazed by Lightning in Living Room

By EDWARD LOPEZ and ALEXA VALIENTE A New York woman says she hasn’t been herself since she survived being grazed by lightning while sitting on a couch in her living room. “I’m feeling the same, but … like very nervous,” Theresa Szelest told ABC News’… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 6, 2014 10:01pm

Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl’s Army Hearing ‘Not an Interrogation’

Former Taliban prisoner Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl met today with Army investigators in a session his attorney called “respectful,” saying he “could not have asked for a better meeting.” Berghdahl’s attorney, Eugene Fidell, said Bowe’s session at Ft. Sam Houston with the investigator looking into the… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 5, 2014 6:35pm

Double-Decker Buses Crash in Busy Times Square, Injuring 14

Two double-decker buses collided today and then toppled a lamppost in New York’s Times Square, all in the middle of hundreds of tourists. “We were just about to cross the street and then this bus driver — crazy, really crazy bus driver — came at… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 4, 2014 6:59pm

More Reports of Drones Nearing Passenger Jets in NY Area

In the last 30 days, there have been 10 incidents in which drones have gotten close to passenger jetliners in the New York area, and in some cases, even forced evasive action by pilots, according to a senior aviation official. The 11th instance occurred in… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 4, 2014 5:47pm

Algae Bloom Tap Water Ban Lifted for Toledo Residents

The people of Toledo, Ohio, were finally given the green light to turn on their taps and use the water today for the first time in more than 50 hours after a massive toxic algae bloom on Lake Erie forced a drinking ban in the… Read More »

Aug 4, 2014 3:25pm

Fisherman Straps Giant Whale Shark to Roof of Truck to Drive Home

A fisherman in China hauled a dead whale shark home from the sea on the top of his flatbed truck this weekend, according to Reuters. The fisherman caught the animal accidentally in his net in Fujian province on Friday, according to the report. It was… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 1, 2014 6:17pm

What Immigration Bill Failure Will Mean on the Southern Border

Congress might be on the eve of vacation but on the Rio Grande Valley, near the US-Mexico border, it was just another wild work day for the Border Patrol. By the time vacations end — 38 days from now — an additional 5,700 unaccompanied minors… Read More »

By Van Scott

Aug 1, 2014 9:10am

Tom Johnson Leaving ABC News for Bloomberg

“World News with Diane Sawyer” Executive Producer Michael Corn sent the following note to the “World News” staff this morning announcing that Senior Broadcast Producer Tom Johnson is leaving ABC News to become Executive Editor at Bloomberg Media. Team, I have some news to share… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 31, 2014 7:36pm

Are Deadly Small-Plane Accidents on the Rise?

Despite two deadly small-plane accidents this week that killed a total of three people, including a young girl, and one today that injured a family of four, experts say that it isn’t necessarily a trend. “Summer weather is better for flying so we have increased… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 31, 2014 4:54pm

After Vicious Attack, Afghan Woman Rebounds With Support of US Family

Bibi, the young Afghan woman whose nose and ears were cut off by her husband, is still healing inside and out but speaks English and calls the U.S. home. Now known as Aesha and with a new nose, the once-shy girl who did not know… Read More »