By Jared T. Miller

Picture This: ABC News
Jul 4, 2014 10:03am

An iPhone Is All You Need to Capture Instagram-Ready Fireworks

  The only thing better than finding the perfect place to watch fireworks this Fourth of July? Nailing a shot of the action that isn’t blurry, blown-out or pitch-black. RELATED: Everything You Need to Know About Hurricane Arthur and July 4th Don’t Let the Rain… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Jul 3, 2014 6:18pm

Mother, Son Drive Into Sinkhole, Truck Rides Over Them

A mother and son in Illinois’ Kane County are recovering physically and mentally today after their car was swallowed by a sinkhole, with them still in it. But their situation would get even worse. It all happened in seconds. Juanita Pineda, 41, and her son… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Jul 3, 2014 5:44pm

Colts Players Treat Veterans’ Charity Founder to Surprise Home Makeover

When Erich Orrick came home from the Army after 12 years of service, he made it his mission to help other soldiers who were coming home too. But what Orrick, 44, the father of two girls, did not know was that his community had become… Read More »

Nation
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 »

By ABC News

World
Jul 3, 2014 3:19pm

Playable Tetris T-Shirt Is Perfect for Throwback Thursday

When posting an epic #TBT just isn’t good enough, why not wear one? In honor of the 30th anniversary of the hugely popular retro game, Marc Kerger of Luxembourg made a completely playable Tetris t-shirt, and it couldn’t be more awesome. “I always wanted a… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Jul 3, 2014 11:34am

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Wins the 2nd Quarter 2014 in Adults 25-54

“This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Wins the 2nd Quarter 2014 in Adults 25-54   “This Week ” ranks No. 1 in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for June 29, 2014       2Q 2014   ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” won… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Jul 3, 2014 10:34am

“GMA” is #1 for Second Quarter 2014 Across All Key Target Demos

  July 3, 2014   Ratings Report: ABC News Programming 2nd Quarter 2014 and Week of June 23, 2014    “GMA” is #1 for Second Quarter 2014 Across All Key Target Demos: Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 “GMA” Wins Among Adults 18-49 for… Read More »

Nation
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

Nation
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

Nation
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 »