By ABC News

Sports
Oct 9, 2014 5:16pm

Fearless Female Rock Climber Overcomes Loss, Conquers Death-Defying Sardinia Rock Wall

By BEN NEWMAN and LAUREN EFFRON When Sasha DiGuilian isn’t in class at Columbia University in New York City, she can be found taking on an unimaginably sheer ascent in some foreign country. “I’m afraid of sharks… I have small fears, but I don’t like… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Oct 8, 2014 2:24pm

Community Rallies for Electrocuted Boy’s Recovery After Tragic Birthday Accident

By RACHEL HAWATMEH Family and friends are offering support and sympathy as a 9-year-old California boy remains in a medically induced coma following a tragic accident at his birthday party. Supporters have set up a Facebook group for Elijah Belden, whose parents told The Press… Read More »

World
Oct 7, 2014 3:20pm

The Amazing Way Some Russians Are Celebrating Putin’s Birthday

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 62 today and, as they do every year, many Russians organized over-the-top tributes in celebration. In St. Petersburg, a children’s choir recorded a highly produced music video, literally singing Putin’s praises. “May you have many more years with… Read More »

By Van Scott

Press Release
Oct 7, 2014 11:04am

ABC NEWS “WORLD NEWS TONIGHT WITH DAVID MUIR” RANKS #1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 25-54 AND ADULTS 18-49 FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2008

During Month of September, ABC’s Evening Newscast Had Reports from David Muir on Child Refugees Along Syrian Border, Martha Raddatz on a War Ship During Strikes Over Syria and Richard Besser in Liberia Covering Ebola Outbreak “World News Tonight” Wins Total Viewers for the First… Read More »

World
Oct 7, 2014 8:02am

Where Is Kim Jong-un? And 6 More Questions About North Korea’s Leader

It has been 34 days since the world last saw North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in public and the rumor mill is working overtime. Bloggers are drooling at every new conspiracy theory but experts aren’t sweating. Yet. “There is nothing serious going on,” University of… Read More »

Nation
Oct 6, 2014 5:35pm

Assault Outside Angels Game Sparks Hunt for Brazen Attackers

Police are looking for the person or persons who attacked a father of three, apparently unprovoked, after a Anaheim Angels playoff game as he walked to his car with a family member. The victim, a 43-year-old US Marine veteran from Huntington Beach, California, was knocked… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Oct 6, 2014 9:04am

Stacia Philips Deshishku Named Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, ABC News

ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Stacia Philips Deshishku has been named Deputy Washington Bureau Chief:     Team–    I’m delighted to announce that Stacia Philips Deshishku is joining ABC News today as Deputy Washington Bureau… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Oct 3, 2014 6:45pm

California High-Speed Chase Nets Bank Robbery Suspect

Authorities say they netted a “big fish” this week after a high-speed chase over four Southern California freeways ended in surrender. Police said they originally thought the driver of a white flatbed truck who led them on a 90-minute chase Thursday was a common thief,… Read More »

Investigative
Oct 3, 2014 12:34pm

Report: ISIS Puts Literal Price Tags on Abducted Girls

Members of the terror group ISIS are literally putting price tags on abducted women and girls to sell them as merchandise in a major Iraqi city, according to allegations cited in a new United Nations human rights report. “UNAMI/OHCHR received a number of reports that… Read More »

By Dina Abou Salem

Nation
Oct 2, 2014 1:58pm

Route 66 Adds Singing Road as Speeding Deterrent

Drivers in New Mexico are in for a musical treat. They’ll be serenaded to “America the Beautiful” on Route 66. “It’s right here in New Mexico, one of few such roads that exist in the world,” New Mexico Department of Transportation spokeswoman Melissa Dosher told… Read More »