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UN: Global hunger rising with conflicts, climate shocks
The number of chronically hungry people in the world is on the rise again after a decade of declines, the United Nations reported Friday, citing intensifying conflicts, floods and droughts. In an annual report on the state of food security, the U.N. said 815 million people were chronically
Inside Scaramucci's short tenure as White House communications director
Ten days after the announcement of his appointment, Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director. Scaramucci, whose role formally began only last Wednesday, July 26, dominated the headlines in the short amount of time he was in the position. Here's what led to his resignation
New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci 'deleting old tweets'
Anthony Scaramucci, the newest member of the Trump administration, took to Twitter Saturday to say he’s deleting some old tweets that “shouldn’t be a distraction.” Full transparency: I'm deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn't be a distraction. I serve @POTUS agenda & that's all that
Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users
CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook has passed the 2 billion users milestone.
What 'The Leftovers' co-creator, stars want fans to know about the show's finale
HBO ’s “The Leftovers” will air its final episode this Sunday and the show’s co-creator Damon Lindelof and its stars are opening up about the series finale. In “The Leftovers,” 2 percent of the world’s population vanishes. The show, starring Justin Theroux and Carrie Coon, follows those left behind
Real-Life Dr. McDreamy Performs Life-Saving Brain Surgeries on Children in Peru
An American neurosurgeon embarked on an extraordinary mission to conduct complex brain surgeries in a world away from the high-tech hospitals he’s accustomed to in the United States. “Nightline” documented Dr. Rahul Jandial’s journey to Peru, where he and his partner, Dr. Mike Levy, the chief of
Giraffes in Danger of Becoming Extinct in the Wild: Study
The world's tallest land mammal is now in danger of becoming extinct in the wild, a global authority on endangered species announced on Thursday.
Meet the First All-Girl Quintuplets Born in the U.S.
ABC News' Amna Nawaz meets the first all-girl quintuplets born in the United States.
2 Curable, Preventable Illnesses Kill 1.4 Million Children a Year, UNICEF Report Says
Pneumonia and diarrhea -- two largely preventable and curable illnesses -- kill more children globally than all other childhood diseases combined, according to a new report released today by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). The report adds that pneumonia in
'Inferno' Movie Review: Tom Hanks's Latest Is Neither Compelling nor Believable
Starring Tom Hanks , Ben Foster and Felicity Jones Rated PG-13 Two out of five stars In Tom Hanks’ and Ron Howard ’s third film based on Dan Brown ’s popular series of novels about symbology and iconography expert Robert Langdon (Hanks), Langdon is charged with deciphering a puzzle left behind by