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The twisted world of Warren Jeffs: Former FLDS members speak out

Exclusive interviews with ex-FLDS members offer new picture of covert community.
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Warren Jeffs with seventeen of his wives.
February 27

Shattered Love

Cracks are revealed in the marriage of two college sweethearts after a pregnant wife’s body is found in her own walk-in closet.
February 27
VIDEO: Shattered Love
February 27

Federal Trade Commission sues to block Kroger, Albertsons merger

Kroger said that it intended to acquire Albertsons for $24.6 billion in 2022.
February 27
FILE PHOTO: The Kroger supermarket chain's headquarters is shown in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., June 28, 2018.  REUTERS/Lisa Baertlein/File Photo/File Photo
February 26

ABC News Live Prime: Mon, Feb 26, 2024

President Biden and former President Trump to visit border Thursday; Linsey Davis speaks with four conservative Black voters about why they continue to support Trump; Lily Gladstone on making history.
February 26
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Mon, Feb 26, 2024
February 26

Airman dies lighting himself on fire, saying 'free Palestine' outside Israeli Embassy

A bomb squad also investigated a car linked to the man, police said.
February 26
The Israeli flag flies at half-staff in memory of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, Sept. 30, 2016.
February 26

ABC News Live Rundown: Monday, February 26, 2024

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
February 26
VIDEO: ABC News Live Rundown: Monday, February 26, 2024
February 26

Police release body camera, security footage of fatal shooting at Lakewood Church

Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the Feb. 11 incident.
February 26
In this image taken from body camera video released by the Houston Police Department on Feb. 26, 2024, officers and security respond after exchanging gunfire with a woman who opened fire at celebrity pastor Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch Sunday, Feb. 11. Police say Genesse Moreno, 36, entered the church between Sunday services with her 7-year-old son and began firing an AR-style rifle.
February 26

Explosive detonated outside Alabama attorney general's office

No one was hurt in the Saturday morning incident.
February 26
Attorney General of Alabama Steve Marshall speaks to members of the press, Oct. 4, 2022, in Washington.
February 26

Countdown to Michigan primary

Our panel discusses the GOP race leading up to Tuesday’s primary and how big changes could be coming to NCAA basketball.
February 26
VIDEO: Countdown to Michigan primary
February 26

TikTok user documents horrible dating experience in 50-part series

Reesa Teesa’s series “Who Did I Marry” , details her experience dating, marrying and divorcing a man she claims lied during the entire relationship.
February 26
VIDEO: TikTok user documents horrible dating experience in 50-part series
February 26

Oklahoma students demand action after death of nonbinary student

Students at Owasso High School in Oklahoma walked out Monday in protest of bullying and in support of the school's 2SLGBTQ community following the death of nonbinary student Nex Benedict.
February 26
VIDEO: Oklahoma students demand action after death of nonbinary student
February 26

Manhattan DA asks for gag order in Trump hush money case after dozens of threats

Trump is charged with falsifying records related to a hush money payment.
February 26
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg speaks during a news conference at his office in New York City, February 22, 2024.
February 26

Creating diversity in the world of winter sports

Pro snowboarder Zeb Powell, along with organizations like Hoods to Woods and Brown Girl Outdoor World are setting the stage for more diversity and inclusion in winter sports.
February 26
Pro snowboarder Zeb Powell, along with organizations like Hoods to Woods and Brown Girl Outdoor World are setting the stage for more diversity and inclusion in winter sports.
February 26

Creating diversity in the world of winter sports

Pro snowboarder Zeb Powell, along with organizations like Hoods to Woods and Brown Girl Outdoor World are setting the stage for more diversity and inclusion in winter sports.
February 26
Pro snowboarder Zeb Powell, along with organizations like Hoods to Woods and Brown Girl Outdoor World are setting the stage for more diversity and inclusion in winter sports.
February 26

Ex-Trump adviser seeks to remain free while appealing his contempt conviction

He was sentenced four months in prison for defying a Jan. 6 committee subpoena.
February 26
Peter Navarro, a former advisor to former President Donald Trump, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel And Convention Center, Feb. 24, 2024, in National Harbor, Md.
February 26

Honoring African Americans in espionage

ABC News' Kyra Phillips talks with Col. Chris Costa and former CIA officer Darrell Blocker about new spy museum exhibit that recognizes top African Americans in espionage.
February 26
VIDEO: Honoring African Americans in espionage
February 26

Supreme Court hears major social media cases

ABC News' Devin Dwyer breaks down the two Supreme Court cases from Texas and Florida that could transform social media as we know it.
February 26
VIDEO: Supreme Court hears major social media cases
February 26

Oklahoma students walk out over death of nonbinary student

The walkout comes one day after the police released surveillance video of the altercation involving 16-year-old Nex Benedict, whose cause of death has yet to be determined.
February 26
VIDEO: Oklahoma students walk out over death of nonbinary student
February 26

Oklahoma students stage walkout after nonbinary teen’s death

Nex Benedict, 16, died one day after a fight with three female students at Owasso High School on Feb. 7.
February 26
Nex Benedict, 16, died one day after a fight with three female students at Owasso High School on Feb. 7.
February 26

Pentagon releases internal review of Lloyd Austin’s secretive hospital stay

ABC News’ Senior Pentagon Reporter Luis Martinez breaks down the Pentagon’s internal review of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s secret hospitalizations.
February 26
VIDEO: Pentagon releases internal review of Lloyd Austin’s secretive hospital stay
February 26

Ex-FBI informant Alexander Smirnov, accused of lying about Bidens, pleads not guilty

Smirnov is charged with lying to the FBI about President Biden and his son.
February 26
Hunter Biden in Rayburn Building on Jan. 10, 2024.
February 26

What to know about the pending Idaho execution of serial killer Thomas Creech

The condemned prisoner claims he has been rehabilitated.
February 26
This image provided by the Idaho Department of Correction shows Thomas Eugene Creech on Jan. 9, 2009. Creech, Idaho's longest-serving death row inmate, is scheduled to be executed Feb. 28, 2024 in Idaho.
February 26

Bronx medical school students to receive free tuition after $1 billion donation

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York City, received a $1 billion donation from Dr. Ruth Gottesman, a former professor.
February 26
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York City, received a $1 billion donation from Dr. Ruth Gottesman, a former professor.
February 26

Handcuffed prisoner escapes from hospital: Police

Alleem Bordan, 29, who was in custody for car theft, escaped from Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia on Monday morning, police said.
February 26
Alleem Bordan, 29, who was in custody for car theft, escaped from Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia on Monday morning, police said.
February 26

Medical school in NYC is now tuition-free after $1 billion donation

Tuition for a year at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is over $63,000.
February 26
Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, N.Y.
February 26

1st image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing

The image captured Odysseus about 1 mile near its landing site at the moon's south pole.
February 26
VIDEO: 1st image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing
February 26

Judge remands Alexander Smirnov to jail until trial

Smirnov entered a plea of not guilty to charges that he lied to the FBI about President Joe Biden and his son Hunter's overseas business dealings.
February 26
VIDEO: Judge remands Alexander Smirnov to jail until trial
February 26

Convicted murderer set to be executed after nearly 50 years

Barring a last-minute grant of clemency, Thomas Eugene Creech, 73, will be put to death Wednesday night by lethal injection at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution.
February 26
Barring a last-minute grant of clemency, Thomas Eugene Creech, 73, will be put to death Wednesday night by lethal injection at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution.
February 26

Students walk out over nonbinary student's death, anti-LGBTQ bullying in Oklahoma

Nex Benedict's mother said they experienced bullying at the high school.
February 26
Community members participate in a candlelight vigil for Nex Benedict in Tulsa, OK, Feb. 25, 2024.
February 26

Detention hearing underway for former FBI informant Alexander Smirnov

Prosecutors are arguing Smirnov could flee the country.
February 26
VIDEO: Detention hearing underway for former FBI informant Alexander Smirnov
February 26

Detention hearing for FBI informant involved in GOP impeachment inquiry

Alexander Smirnov is facing charges for allegedly lying about a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.
February 26
VIDEO: Detention hearing for FBI informant involved in GOP impeachment inquiry
February 26

Handcuffed prisoner outruns officers, escapes from hospital: Police

He was arrested for allegedly stealing a car from a delivery driver.
February 26
Police said Alleem Bordan, who was in police custody for car theft, fled while being discharged from Episcopal Hospital on Feb. 26, 2024.
February 26

College student's cause of death released, wrestling teammate charged with murder

Josiah Kilman was found unresponsive in his Campbellsville University dorm room.
February 26
21-year-old Charles Escalera was arrested and booked on murder and burglary charges on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Taylor County Detention Center.
February 26

Trump, co-defendants appeal ruling in $464 million civil fraud case

Attorneys for the former president have filed a notice of appeal.
February 26
Former President Donald Trump at New York State Supreme Court in New York, on Oct. 2, 2023.
February 26

Escaped inmate on the run after pepper spraying deputy: Sheriff

Leon Ruffin has been in jail since July on a second-degree murder charge, authorities said.
February 26
Leon Ruffin has been in jail since July on a second-degree murder charge, authorities said.
February 26

Cross-country storm moves east with 17 states on alert

A major cross-country storm is expected to bring snow, hail and a tornado threat. Seventeen states from Washington to Texas are on alert for heavy snow and strong winds.
February 26
VIDEO: Cross-country storm moves east with 17 states on alert
February 26

Biden calls on top congressional leaders to discuss government funding, foreign aid

President Joe Biden is calling top congressional leaders to the White House to talk about the pressing issues of government funding and critical aid for Ukraine and Israel.
February 26
VIDEO: Biden calls on top congressional leaders to discuss government funding, foreign aid
February 26

ABC News Live: Basketball star injured by fans

College basketball coaches are calling for a ban on fans storming the court after Duke's Kyle Filipowski was injured.
February 26
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Basketball star injured by fans
February 26

US airman dead after setting himself ablaze at Israeli embassy

Aaron Bushnell, 25, of San Antonio, was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries, police said.
February 26
Aaron Bushnell, 25, of San Antonio, was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries, police said.
February 26

National headlines from ABC News

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
February 26
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
February 26

Suspect in dorm murders allegedly threatened to kill roommate over taking out trash

A University of Colorado student accused of gunning down two people had an AK-47-style assault rifle and a handgun in his car when he was arrested.
February 26
A University of Colorado student accused of gunning down two people had an AK-47-style assault rifle and a handgun in his car when he was arrested.
February 26

Louisiana inmate escapes custody after pepper spraying deputy, stealing car: Sheriff

The inmate should be considered "armed and dangerous," authorities said.
February 26
Inmate Leon Ruffin in a mugshot from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
February 25

Sun creates 'firefall' on Yosemite's Horsetail Fall

A waterfall illuminated by the sun created a visual "firefall" in Yosemite National Park.
February 25
VIDEO: Sun creates 'firefall' on Yosemite's Horsetail Fall
February 25

Cross-country storm to hit the Northwest with severe weather before heading East

On Sunday, 11 states were on alert for heavy snow and strong winds.
February 25
A worker drives through standing water while creating sand berms to protect beachfront homes from flooding, Feb. 20, 2024, in Long Beach, Calif.
February 25

Tears for Flaco: Grief-stricken fans gather at memorial for the famous owl

"He was beautiful," New York birding enthusiast David Barrett said of Flaco.
February 25
A 3-year-old mourner named Riley pays respects on Feb. 24, 2024, at a growing memorial for Flaco the owl in New York City's Central Park.
February 25

Donald Trump plans to resume his trade war. Did it work?

Trump has proposed tariffs that could reshape the economy, experts say.
February 25
Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump speaks during the 2024 NRB International Christian Media Convention Presidential Forum, on Feb. 22, 2024, in Nashville, Tenn.
February 25

Artist paying tribute to 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' author with sculpture

The sculpture is expected to be finished by September.
February 25
Brenda Councill sits down with two children being used as models for the sculpture. On the left is Eviin Wilson, a descendant of Walter Anderson, one of the oldest African-American families in Mandarin, and beside him is Councill’s great nephew Beckham Morgan. The two boys in the final design of the piece sit opposite of Harriet Beecher Stowe on an overturned orange crate while she teaches the children their ABC’s.
February 24

Flaco, the escaped Central Park Zoo owl, dies

The rare Eurasian eagle owl reportedly collided with a building, the zoo said.
February 24
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 15:  Flaco, a Eurasian eagle owl that escaped from the Central Park Zoo, continues to roost and hunt in Central Park, February 15, 2023 in  New York City, New York.  (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
February 24

Physicians scared, sad, angry over pause of IVF treatment in Alabama

A high court ruling prompted three fertility providers to pause IVF treatments.
February 24
Dr. Beth Malizia is interviewed by ABC News' Elizabeth Schulze.
February 24

2 Guardsmen dead after military helicopter crashes during routine training flight

The AH-64 Apache crashed in Prentiss County, Mississippi.
February 24
Law enforcement on the scene of a military helicopter crash in Prentiss County, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2024.