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Teen Choice Awards Recap: Jessica Alba Leads Call to End Gun Violence
This year's edition of the Teen Choice Awards turned somber on Sunday night, with the show pausing to address the gun violence that has plagued the country. Jessica Alba appeared on stage at the Forum in Inglewood, California, with a group of teenagers related to victims of recent shootings in
'Teen Choice Awards' 2016: Complete Winners List
The 2016 Teen Choice Awards was broadcast live from The Forum in Los Angeles last night, and there are a slew of big winners from the show hosted by John Cena and Victoria Justice. The night's career award went to Justin Timberlake , while movies like " Deadpool ," "Divergent" and others also
First Look at 'Deepwater Horizon' Starring Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg is bringing the real-life disaster story of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion to life on the big screen. " Good Morning America " debuted the first trailer for the film, "Deepwater Horizon," which features the stories of those who worked on the BP rig during its harrowing
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: How Officials Are Working to Prevent Another Tragedy
Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill , officials are still working to ensure such a tragedy never happens again. On April 20, 2010, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform , killing 11 workers and triggering the worst oil spill in U.S. history. It took 87 days to cap
White House Laughs Off Trump’s Proposal to Build a $100M Ballroom
The Obama administration has laughed off Donald Trump 's idea to put a $100 million ballroom in the White House to entertain the leaders of China and other countries. White House press secretary Josh Earnest confirmed reports that Trump offered to build the lavish space, a proposal he characterized
Major Democratic Donor Claimed Dog, Dead People as Clients in BP Oil Spill Fraud Case, Court Documents Say
Mikal Watts is regarded as a Democratic kingmaker and wealthy Texas trial lawyer who even hosted a private $35,000-a-plate fundraiser for President Obama at his home. He is now under federal indictment for allegedly fraudulently representing thousands of clients -- including a handful of dead
The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, 5 Years Later
Five years after the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon rig that killed 11 people and triggered the greatest oil spill in U.S. history, the company is waiting for a federal court to decide just how much it will have to pay in fines for violating the Clear Water Act. After months of litigation, the
Phillip Mena Joining ABC News
ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Phillip Mena has joined ABC News as a correspondent. Team – I’m excited to announce that Phillip Mena has joined ABC News as a correspondent. He will start in New York on May 4th. Phillip is
T.J. Holmes Joins ABC News as co-anchor, "America This Morning" and "World News Now"
Team— I’m thrilled to announce that T.J. Holmes is officially joining America This Morning and World News Now as co-anchor. In addition to his anchor duties, he will also report across our all broadcast and digital platforms. T.J. has impressed us all for the...
Commercial Drones Take Off in US, Europe
Morning Money Memo… Commercial drone flights may get a lift from the FAA. Federal regulators are expected to allow seven TV and movie production companies to use drones for filming on sets. Until now, the FAA has banned the use of commercial drones. But two...