Shake Off Winter Blues by Trekking to These Private Islands Around the World
If you're sick of the snow and ready to skip town -- that is, if your flight isn't canceled -- there are several tropical resorts perfect for every type of traveler. Forget your typical resort. How about a private island that offers private beaches, dinner on the beach and the luxury of seclusion.
Maldives Government Releases Policy on Terrorism, Extremism
The Maldives government plans to conduct de-radicalization and awareness programs aimed at stopping its citizens from being attracted by foreign Islamist extremist groups, according to its first policy paper on terrorism.
Maldives Opposition Wants Election Under Interim Gov't
A newly formed opposition alliance said Tuesday that it will seek to oust the Maldives's president and form an interim government to ensure elections scheduled in 2018 will be free and fair
Rising Climate Fears Bring Urgency to Paris Meeting
The world’s biggest conference on climate change started today in Paris, with the pressure on leaders from over 150 countries to stem the most destructive effects of global warming. The COP21 conference, through Dec. 11, has a goal to hold the increase in temperature by the end of the century to
Joy Behar Reveals Why She's Returning to 'The 'View'
"Pop news" this morning. This has been the story that's topping headlines on our website and others. A new view at "The view" sort of. Candace Cameron Bure and a member of our own "Gma" family, Paula Faris. Whoo-hoo. Joining the show for the new season and a very familiar face and beloved face at
The 10 Most Expensive Hotels on Oyster.com Right Now
Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go and we pleasantly discovered they can get quite low. All 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22 a night or less! Of course, these extremely affordable prices often meant shared bathrooms, stark decor, and
Amal Clooney's Latest Human Rights Battle
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney today joined the fight for the release of imprisoned former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed . Amal, the wife of actor George Clooney , and a team of lawyers filed a case with the United Nations calling on it to declare Nasheed’s detention a violation of
Find Out Your Odds of Hitting the Powerball
The Powerball jackpot is now up to $380 million, the highest it's been in years.
State of the Union 2015 Fact Check: Obama’s Rhetoric vs. Reality
ABC's Ali Weinberg, Luis Martinez, Justin Fishel, Mike Levine, Alex Mallin, Katherine Faulders, Ben Siegel, Katelyn Marmon and Christopher Mudd report: Fact Check 1 -- Economic Growth Fact Check 2 -- Gas Prices Fact Check 3 -- The War on ISIS Fact Check 4 -- Education Fact Check 5 -- Job Creation