World News Posts

By ABC News

Nation
Nov 5, 2014 2:30pm

Listen to 911 Dispatcher Coach Dad Through Daughter’s Scary Delivery

ABC News’ Rachel Hawatmeh reports: Sarina Jordan may have created havoc when she went into near-catastrophic premature labor at home this week, but the timing couldn’t have been better for a California community in desperate need of a boost. “We needed this in Orange County,”… Read More »

By ABC News

Companies
Nov 4, 2014 6:13pm

2014: Year of the Most Automobile Recalls Ever

A Ford announcement today recalling more than 200,000 of its vehicles for everything from gas leaks to stalling problems helped solidify 2014′s place as the year of the most-ever automobile recalls. Automakers have issued more than 550 recalls for more than 52 million vehicles, according… Read More »

National Security
Nov 3, 2014 4:45pm

Russian Military Flights Over Europe a Show of Power, Says NATO Commander

NATO’s top military officer says Russia’s large-scale air incursions into European airspace last week were intended to send the message that the country is still a “great power.” Gen. Phillip Breedlove says the flights were a concern because of their number and their provocative flight… Read More »

Nation
Nov 3, 2014 7:47am

Ex-BofA Investment Banker Charged in ‘American Psycho’-Style Double Slaying

Hong Kong police have charged a British investment banker who worked for Bank of America with the gruesome slaying of two women, including one whose body was found “near-decapitated” and stuffed into a suitcase on the balcony of the man’s luxury apartment. The suspect has… Read More »

World
Nov 2, 2014 5:39pm

Ukrainian Rebel Regions Vote, With Fake Election Monitors, Real Anger

Two Russian-backed breakaway regions in southeastern Ukraine held an elections that were hailed by Russia but denounced by the United States, the European Union, and the Ukrainian government. Exit poll results released by rebel leaders in the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic showed overwhelming support for… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Oct 31, 2014 3:46pm

Building Stability Affecting Victim Search at Wichita Plane Crash

Rescuers had difficulty searching today for the victims of a  crash at a Wichita, Kansas, airport, with investigators fearing the badly damaged building might collapse at any moment. “We don’t like leaving folks who have died in a structure overnight, but we don’t want to… Read More »

Companies Consumer Report Economy
Oct 31, 2014 11:33am

Ready, Set, Shop for Holiday Deals

Morning Money Memo: Online retailers will prepare for the holiday season even earlier this year; Amazon will unveil many of its holiday deals beginning Saturday. Office Depot and Sears will also roll out “Black Friday”-like deals in the coming weeks. Walmart will also reportedly test… Read More »

National Security
Oct 30, 2014 5:40pm

Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey Explain Support for 21-Day Quarantine for Troops

Safety concerns prompted the decision to put in place a 21-day quarantine for American troops serving in the Ebola mission in West Africa, top Pentagon officials said today. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters today that he and the… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Oct 29, 2014 3:23pm

UPS Driver Caught Mishandling $12k Package on Video

UPS reps were “horrified” recently when they watched a store’s surveillance video showing one of their drivers treating a package with little care, a store associate said. “[The UPS driver] just basically threw the thing out the door,” Ray Martel of East Hills Instruments in… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Oct 28, 2014 5:28pm

Cop Uses $120K Discovery to Teach Valuable Lesson to Children

An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer faced the ultimate test of conscience recently when she came across two large bank bags sitting in the middle of the street as she made her way home. “I opened [one of the bags] enough just to see that… Read More »