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'Now it's bare': NYC's Chinatown small businesses battle to keep doors open

Ting's Gift Shop announced it's closing after 66 years in business.
29 minutes ago
The Ting family spoke to ABC News about their generational store Ting's Gift Shop in Chinatown.
30 minutes ago

Justice Department to announce suit against Live Nation over ticket prices: Sources

The Justice Department's suit follows a more than two-year investigation that probed whether the company created a monopoly over the concert ticket market through its contracts with venues.
30 minutes ago
The Justice Department's antitrust suit follows a more than two-year investigation that probed whether the company created a monopoly over the concert ticket market through its exclusive contracts with venues.
3 hours ago

1,400 packages of meth weighing almost 6 tons, worth $18M found in squash shipment

The total weight of the narcotics seized ended up being 11,469 pounds.
3 hours ago
CBP officers discovered 1,419 packages of methamphetamine concealed within the shipment of squash.
May 22

4 dead, 35 injured in Greenfield, Iowa, as dozens of tornadoes impact 6 states

"This is still a search and rescue mission," Gov. Reynolds said Wednesday.
May 22
Damage is seen after a tornado struck in Greenfield, Iowa, May 21, 2024.
May 22

ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Trail of destruction left by powerful storms; the tragic consequences for some teens on social media; James Comey on his new book and political polarization.
May 22
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
May 22

Small businesses in Manhattan’s Chinatown find new ways to keep doors open 

Ting’s Gift Shop in Manhattan's Chinatown is closing after 66 years in business.
May 22
Small businesses in Manhattan’s Chinatown find new ways to keep doors open 
May 22

Marilyn Mosby, former Baltimore top prosecutor, seeks pardon

ABC News’ Janai Norman speaks to former Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and lawyer Angela T. Rye about Mosby’s convictions on perjury and mortgage fraud, and her upcoming sentencing.
May 22
VIDEO: Marilyn Mosby, former Baltimore top prosecutor, seeks pardon
May 22

Justice Department to announce suit against Live Nation over ticket prices: Sources

The DOJ has been probing the company for more than two years.
May 22
In this April 17, 2024, file photo, the Live Nation website is shown on a laptop in New York.
May 22

'Garbage': Special counsel's team slams Trump co-defendant's bid to drop charges

Nauta is accused of obstructing the government's classified documents probe.
May 22
Walt Nauta (2L), aide to former President Donald Trump, arrives at the Alto Lee Adams Sr. courthouse in Fort Pierce, Fla., on May 22, 2024.
May 22

Wife of Missouri man who says he was falsely imprisoned for 33 years speaks out

A judge will soon determine if Christopher Dunn should be exonerated.
May 22
Christopher Dunn, 52, claims that he has been falsely imprisoned for 33 years after being convicted of first-degree murder.
May 22

3 countries join in formally recognizing a Palestinian state

Also, our panel explores how the issues, specifically abortion, might affect the 2024 election. Later, we look at Apple Music’s top 10 albums of all time.
May 22
VIDEO: 3 countries join in formally recognizing a Palestinian state
May 22

American Airlines backtracks on filing that blamed child for being filmed in bathroom

"We do not believe this child is at fault," the airline said Wednesday.
May 22
American Airlines arriving at London Heathrow Airport Aug. 25, 2022.
May 22

Tennessee judge blocks effort to sell Elvis Presley's Graceland

A notary said the signature on a document was not actually hers.
May 22
A notary said the signature on a document was not actually hers.
May 22

Uvalde families reach settlement, can 'begin rebuilding trust'

Two teachers and 19 students were killed in the May 24, 2022, mass shooting.
May 22
A woman hugs a girl as they cry during a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 25, 2022.
May 22

Timeline: Special counsel's probe into Trump's handling of classified documents

Trump has pleaded not guilty to charges of mishandling classified materials.
May 22
This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and partially redacted by the source, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
May 22

Special counsel plans to use infamous laptop as evidence in Hunter Biden's gun trial

A federal judge has also postponed Hunter Biden's separate trial on tax charges.
May 22
Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, speaks during a news conference outside the Capitol, Dec. 13, 2023, in Washington.
May 22

Why one state is pushing to classify abortion pills in the same category as opioids

Mifepristone is also at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case.
May 22
A patient prepares to take Mifepristone, the first pill in a medical abortion, at Alamo Women's Clinic in Carbondale, Ill., April 9, 2024.
May 22

What is turbulence, and how can it pose a danger to air travel? An expert explains

The Singapore Airlines turbulence incident has many people wondering.
May 22
ABC News contributor Col. Steve Ganyard spoke with "Start Here."
May 22

Uvalde School shooting, 2 years later

The families of the Uvalde school shooting victims agreed to $2 million settlement with the city.
May 22
VIDEO: Uvalde School shooting, 2 years later
May 22

Vials of blood found at RNC's DC headquarters: Police

The source of the suspicious package is still under investigation, police said.
May 22
The source of the suspicious package is still under investigation, police said.
May 22

Vials of blood found in package addressed to Trump at RNC's DC headquarters: Sources

Secret Service said the package was "addressed to a Secret Service protectee."
May 22
The Republican National Committee logo is shown on the stage at the North Charleston Coliseum, Jan. 13, 2016, in North Charleston, S.C.
May 22

Families of victims of Uvalde shooting reach $2 million settlement with city

The settlement comes as families approach the two-year mark of the May 24, 2022, massacre at Robb Elementary School, during which an 18-year-old gunman killed 19 students and two teachers.
May 22
VIDEO: Families of victims of Uvalde shooting reach $2 million settlement with city
May 22

Tennessee judge blocks effort to sell Graceland

A notary said the signature on a document was not actually hers.
May 22
Fans wait in line outside Graceland, Aug. 15, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn.
May 22

How Houston schools have fared under first year of state control

State control was intended to improve student and teacher performance.
May 22
VIDEO: State takeovers of school districts under fire
May 22

2 dead, 3 injured in Pennsylvania workplace shooting

Officials shared no additional information on the shooter but confirmed that he was an employee of the business and is now in police custody.
May 22
VIDEO: 2 dead, 3 injured in Pennsylvania workplace shooting
May 22

2 dead, 3 injured in workplace shooting

The suspect was taken into custody after opening fire at a business in Chester, Pennsylvania, officials said.
May 22
The suspect was taken into custody after opening fire at a business in Chester, Pennsylvania, officials said.
May 22

Severe weather threatens millions from Texas to New York

Tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are expected before Memorial Day weekend.
May 22
VIDEO: Severe weather threatens millions from Texas to New York
May 22

Multiple people dead after tornado outbreak in Midwest

At least 20 tornadoes were reported in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
May 22
VIDEO: tornado
May 22

How extreme heat will disproportionately affect disadvantaged communities

Hot areas are only going to get hotter; extreme heat will expand across regions.
May 22
Children play and cool off at a splash park in downtown Houston, Texas, on June 15, 2023.
May 22

What is turbulence and how does it pose a danger?

ABC News contributor Col. Steve Ganyard spoke with "Start Here."
May 22
ABC News contributor Col. Steve Ganyard spoke with "Start Here."
May 22

National headlines from ABC News

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
May 22
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
May 22

Iowa State Police confirm fatalities, injuries as tornadoes rip through counties

On Tuesday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds authorized a proclamation of disaster emergency for 15 counties across the state.
May 22
On Tuesday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds authorized a proclamation of disaster emergency for 15 counties across the state.
May 21

Family pulls dozens of balloons from sea during boat trip

A Southern California family's boat trip turned into a disappointing cleanup exercise as they collected dozens of deflated balloons from the ocean.
May 21
VIDEO: Family pulls dozens of balloons from sea during boat trip
May 21

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Singapore Airlines flight experiences dramatic turbulence killing at least one; the big moments from the criminal trial in New York City, the young women stepping up to save bees.
May 21
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
May 21

Wife of Christopher Dunn unpacks hearing, potential of husband's release

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Kira Dunn, wife of Christopher Dunn, who was convicted in 1991 of a murder a judge says he did not commit, about a hearing that could determine if he goes free.
May 21
VIDEO: Wife of Christopher Dunn unpacks hearing, potential of husband's release
May 21

Defense attorney analyzes final phase of Trump's hush money trial

ABC News' Linsey Davis sits down with criminal defense attorney Arthur Aidala to analyze day 20 of Donald Trump's hush money trial and Michael Cohen's testimony.
May 21
VIDEO: Defense attorney analyzes final phase of Trump's hush money trial
May 21

Donald Trump's hush money trial approaches finish line

The New York jury hearing the case are expected to begin deliberations after the Memorial Day weekend break. ABC News' Kim Wehle discusses what could come next for the former president.
May 21
VIDEO: Donald Trump's hush money trial approaches finish line
May 21

Scarlett Johansson calls out OpenAI

Plus, jury deliberations will start next week in Donald Trump’s hush money trial, and later, our panel screams for ice cream.
May 21
VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson calls out OpenAI
May 21

New filings allege additional obstruction effort by Trump in classified docs case

The allegations were revealed in a newly unsealed court filing Tuesday.
May 21
Former President Donald Trump listens during a news conference after attending the wake of New York City police officer Jonathan Diller, Mar. 28, 2024, in Massapequa Park, N.Y.
May 21

Judge threatens to mute Giuliani during arraignment in fake electors case

The charges include fraud, forgery and conspiracy.
May 21
Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference outside the federal courthouse in Washington, Dec. 15, 2023.
May 21

Charity helps blind people experience cycling

Nonprofit organization InTandem Cycling provides tandem bike rides for visually impaired people who otherwise would not be able to experience riding a bike.
May 21
VIDEO: Charity helps blind people experience cycling
May 21

Kansas doctors challenge law requiring reasons for abortions to be made public

The challenge was added to an ongoing lawsuit over abortion restrictions.
May 21
In this June 24, 2022 file phoyo, Zoe Schell, from Topeka, Kan., stands on the steps of the Kansas Statehouse during a rally to protest the Supreme Court's ruling on abortion, June 24, 2022, in Topeka.
May 21

Climber found dead in Alaska after fall: Officials

The West Buttress route in the Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is the highest peak in North America.
May 21
The West Buttress route in the Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is the highest peak in North America.
May 21

Anti-masking bill approved by NC Senate

State Sen. Sydney Batch describes the battle over anti-masking legislation in North Carolina.
May 21
State Sen. Sydney Batch describes the battle over anti-masking legislation in North Carolina.
May 21

Anti-war protesters removed from Senate hearing

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was testifying in front of the Foreign Relations Committee when protesters interrupted the testimony, calling Blinken a “war criminal.”
May 21
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May 21

Both defense and prosecution rest in Trump hush money trial

Court is adjourned until Tuesday, May 28.
May 21
VIDEO: Both defense and prosecution rest in Trump hush money trial
May 21

At least 5 states face threats of strong tornadoes

Parts of Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin are in the path of dangerous weather, including huge hail and winds up to 90 miles per hour.
May 21
VIDEO: At least 5 states face threats of strong tornadoes
May 21

Former student shares memories of school integration fight 70 years ago

Betty Kilby looks back, 70 years after Brown v. Board of Education ruling.
May 21
VIDEO: A look at the 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
May 21

Man seriously injured in grizzly bear attack

The unidentified 35-year-old man is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.
May 21
The unidentified 35-year-old man is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.
May 21

Memorial Day weekend travel: What to know before heading to the airport

AAA data predicts 3.51 million people will take to the skies for the holiday.
May 21
A record-breaking number of travelers are expected to hit the road and take to the skies this Memorial Day weekend.