Jul 3, 2014 3:58pm

Russia Blocks ‘House of Cards’ Filming at UN

MOSCOW — “House of Cards” may have aired on Russian television this year, but it looks like Russian diplomats aren’t looking for a cameo role next to Kevin Spacey in the next season. Russia has blocked a bid by the producers of the popular Netflix… Read More »

Jul 2, 2014 7:11pm

Border Patrol Struggles to Shelter Immigrants as California Town Fights Back

In the dead of night, a Border Patrol bus tried once again today to find safe harbor for 140 Central American immigrants. Fresh from their illegal crossing into Texas, mothers and children aboard three buses were turned away in Murrieta, California, as protesters blocked the… Read More »

By Tina Chen

Jul 2, 2014 6:38pm

Vet Finally Gets VA Appointment, Two Years After His Death

The Department of Veteran Affairs is apologizing for finally responding to a hospital appointment request letter, two years too late. Suzanne Chase of Acton, Massachusetts, has been working to put the pain of losing her husband, Douglas Chase, to brain cancer, almost two years ago…. Read More »

By Savannah O'leary

Jul 2, 2014 4:28pm

WATCH: Valedictorians to Be Eliminated From Florida County

The Pasco County school district in Florida wants to eliminate a tradition that has defined the graduation ceremonies of thousands of high school students for decades – naming  valedictorians and salutorians. A hallmark of the  high school pomp and circumstance are the speeches by the… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 2, 2014 12:20pm

Baby Rhino Takes His Adorable Wobbly First Steps

  Somebody give this baby rhino a hand! Or just sit back and enjoy watching him wobble around as he gets sea, or rather, land legs. Take a look at this adorable video of a newborn Indian rhino, born June 21, taking his very first… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 1, 2014 7:29pm

Body of Iowa Teen Swept Away in Flood Is Found

The body of a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, teenager has been found today, authorities said, after he and a friend were swept away by rushing currents caused by a storm that flooded neighborhoods across the Midwest. Related: Iowa teen swept away by rushing currents. Logan Blake,… Read More »

By Savannah O'leary

Jul 1, 2014 6:05pm

Florida Barber Shop’s Pole Was for Strippers

A barber in Orlando is accused of transforming his shop into a strip club on Saturday nights – complete with nude dancers, a dancing pole and a steady liquor supply, according to reports. The owner was arrested after agents of the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation… Read More »

By Sabrina Elfarra

Jul 1, 2014 3:50pm

Artist Hides Swimming Pool in Mojave Desert

It’s art, but it’s also more than two hours from the museum, involving a drive then a hike across the Mojave Desert in search of a remote and secret pool.  The task is for individuals who wish to participate in a new interactive art installation titled… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 1, 2014 1:59pm

Are You As Smart as a Third Grader?

By GEETIKA RUDRA The Florida Department of Education has released sample third grade math questions that showcase the state’s new common core math curriculum, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Try your hand at the questions below and see if you can pass the third grade…. Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 30, 2014 4:36pm

Girl’s Stolen Dream Car Returned (No Punch Backs)

It might not be the way it was originally, but at least it’s back. That’s all that matters to this 10-year-old girl from Pelzer, South Carolina, who now has the car of her dreams home safe and sound after it was stolen on June 24…. Read More »