World
Jul 17, 2014 11:55am

Live Updates: Malaysia Airlines Plane

A Malaysian Airlines plane has disappeared over Ukraine. This is a breaking news event and ABC News will post live updates to this blog throughout the day as we report and confirm information. Check back to ABC News to find out the latest on this… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Jul 17, 2014 11:33am

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54 for the 3rd Consecutive Sunday

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Ranks No. 1 in Adults 25-54 for the 3rd Consecutive Sunday For 3rd Week in a Row, “This Week” Improves on the Year-Ago Sunday in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 On July 13, 2014, ABC News’ “This… Read More »

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Nation
Jul 17, 2014 11:28am

Skydiver Daredevil Lands on 200-Foot-Long Slip ‘N Slide

Skydiving daredevil Niklas Daniel, who has more than 8,000 jumps under his belt, started this particular dive just like any other — head first out of an airplane. But since it’s summertime, and the adrenaline junkie was skydiving in the Arizona desert where temperatures can… Read More »

Investigative
Jul 17, 2014 11:22am

Memorial for CIA’s Fallen Marks Somber 40-Year Anniversary

Last May Kate Quigley sat in the lobby of the CIA headquarters and stared at a star freshly carved out of a marble slab on the wall. The star was hammered out of the stone of the Agency’s Memorial Wall in honor of Quigley’s brother,… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Jul 17, 2014 10:44am

“GMA” is #1 for the Week in All Key Measures

     Outperforming NBC’s “Today” by 826,000 Total Viewers, 317,000 Adults 25-54, and 81,000 Adults 18-49    ”GMA” Scores Largest News Demo Advantage Over NBC’s “Today” in More than 6 Months    ”GMA” Only Morning Show To Grow Year-to-Year in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Jul 16, 2014 6:07pm

Drivers Try to Put Brakes on Cities’ ‘Dirty, Little Secret’: Speed Traps

Across the U.S., tourists and drivers are fighting back against speed traps, something that one retired police officer called “a dirty, little secret” among cities and counties. “I said to myself that when I got a chance to speak out about it, I would,” said… Read More »

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Nation
Jul 16, 2014 5:00pm

Shocking Tweets from Skylar Neese’s Killer After She Stabbed Her to Death

By GAIL DEUTSCH, ALEXA VALIENTE and LAUREN EFFRON When 16-year-old Skylar Neese snuck out of her Star City, W.Va., home after midnight on July 6, 2012, she never returned. Six months after her disappearance, one of Neese’s best friends from high school, Rachel Shoaf confessed… Read More »

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Nation
Jul 16, 2014 4:59pm

California Residents Face Fines as Bone-Dry State Seeks to Reduce Water Use

Across the West, a historic drought — the worst in over a century — has sparked a water crisis that for the first time has forced California officials to impose mandatory statewide water restrictions. “We need water,” Gov. Gerry Brown said today. “We’re gonna have… Read More »

By Matthew Foster

Nation
Jul 16, 2014 2:37pm

Ice Cream Cone Leaves Alleged Burglar in Sticky Situation

Deep into the humid months of summer comes a sticky situation for an alleged thief who wanted to cool down before he took off with his loot. Richard M. Walls, 47, allegedly stole a number of items from an apartment complex late Monday night, including… Read More »

By Nicole Enberg

Press Release
Jul 15, 2014 1:40pm

THIS WEEK ON “NY MED,” ER STAFF FACE WHAT WILL BECOME A MEDICAL MYSTERY WHEN A POPULAR NURSE, DIANA COSTINE, INEXPLICABLY BEGINS LOSING CONSCIOUSNESS AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, FINDS HERSELF AT THE CENTER OF THE STORY

Plus: When a bad relationship comes unglued in Newark, it leads to the trauma ward and a scorned lover vows revenge And: An uninsured homeless man becomes the unlikely darling of the surgical floor and undergoes an expensive lifesaving surgical fix from top specialists without… Read More »