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NYC Mayor says he's 'horrified' by antisemitism at Columbia University protests

Sunday saw the fifth consecutive day of protests at Columbia University.
18 minutes ago
New York City Mayor Eric Adams at the 24th Annual Operation 7 Save-A-Life Breakfast, March 22, 2022. (ABC/Heidi Gutman)
2 hours ago

Suspect arrested after break-in at Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass' home

Mayor Karen Bass and her family reside at the Getty House in Los Angeles.
2 hours ago
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass speaks at a news conference to raise awareness for tenant rights, resources and investments ahead of the COVID rent debt repayment deadline on Aug. 1 at City Hall on Monday, July 31, 2023 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
April 21

1 injured after Maryland house fire, explosion

Fire crews responded to the two-alarm fire late Saturday.
April 21
Fire crews responded to the two-alarm fire late Saturday.
April 21

Chicago police officer killed on way home from shift: Officials

Police said the officer was in his uniform, but with a jacket over it at the time he was shot.
April 21
Police said the officer was in his uniform, but with a jacket over it at the time he was shot.
April 21

Police officer gunned down, car taken as he drove home from work: Officials

The officer, a six-year veteran of the CPD, was shot multiple times, police say.
April 21
Chicago Police Superintendent Larry Snelling announces that a 30-year-old police officer was shot and killed on April 21, 2024, while driving home from his shift.
April 21

2 dead, 6 injured after shooting at Memphis block party

Police said hundreds of people attended the block party.
April 21
Police said hundreds of people attended the block party.
April 21

Climate advocates want to solve their 'biggest problem' in the US: Turning out voters

ABC News embedded with an environmental group canvassing in Pittsburgh.
April 21
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks speaks with Emily Church about her canvassing efforts in Pittsburgh, PA.
April 21

State law takes US a step closer to popular vote deciding presidential elections

Maine is the latest state to pass the National Popular Vote Legislation law.
April 21
An exterior view of The White House on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.
April 21

Corporations struggle on climate amid backlash over 'woke capitalism,' experts say

"The pushback has been fierce and severe," an environmental advocate said.
April 21
Cooling towers at Marathon Refinery in Carson, Calif., on April 3, 2024.
April 21

Universal Studios tram crash injures more than a dozen, park and fire officials say

A tram crash at Universal Studios injured 15 people, fire officials said.
April 21
Universal Studios Hollywood is seen in Los Angeles, on April 16, 2021, in this file photo.
April 21

House fire, explosion injures 1 in Maryland, fire department says

Crews will be on the scene "for an extended period of time," officials said.
April 21
Fire crews work at the scene of a house fire and explosion in Essex, Maryland, on Saturday, April 20, 2024, in a photo released by the Baltimore County Fire Department.
April 20

2 dead, 6 injured in Memphis block party shooting, police say

Authorities said hundreds of people attended the block party.
April 20
April 20

Man speaks out after police release K-9 on him during traffic stop: 'Traumatized'

Police had mistakenly pulled over his pickup truck, body camera footage shows.
April 20
Brandon Upchurch speaks with ABC News, April 20, 2024.
April 20

2 children dead, 15 people injured after vehicle crashes into building

A 66-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene, police said.
April 20
Authorities respond to an emergency situation at the Swan Boat Club in Berlin Township, Michigan, April 20, 2024.
April 20

5 teens injured in shooting at senior skip day gathering in Maryland park: Police

"To have something like this occur is just maddening," the police chief said.
April 20
Authorities respond to a shooting in a park in Greenbelt, Maryland, April 19, 2024.
April 20

Strong storms may bring flooding, strong winds to the South this weekend

There is a threat of heavy downpours that may bring flash flooding in Texas.
April 20
A general view of weather conditions is shown as the second round of the Invited Celebrity Classic, at Las Colinas Country Club, is cancelled due to rain, on April 20, 2024, in Irving, Texas.
April 20

Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site

Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter Jamie, has pushed for more gun control.
April 20
Fred Guttenberg, a father of a victim of the 2018 Parkland shooting, speaks with ABC News.
April 20

Man dies after setting himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

Maxwell Azzarello was hospitalized in critical condition and later died.
April 20
A police officer uses a fire extinguisher as emergency personnel respond to a report of a person covered in flames, outside the courthouse where former U.S. President Donald Trump's criminal hush money trial is underway, in New York, April 19, 2024.
April 20

Exclusive access to Crumbley prosecutors details case of school shooter's parents

"Sins of the Parents" looks at the trials of Ethan Crumbley's mother, father.
April 20
VIDEO: Parents to be sentenced for son's school shooting
April 20

25 years later, Columbine survivors speak on the impact of the mass shooting

"I feel fortunate to have a large survivor network from The Rebels Project."
April 20
Miniature crosses are displayed to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings at Clement Park, Apr. 20, 2009, in Littleton, Colorado.
April 20

Columbine’s legacy – schools remain in the crosshairs: Reporter's notebook

Twenty-five years later, school shootings have only increased.
April 20
A makeshift memorial in remembrance of 13 victims killed during a school shooting at Columbine High School.
April 19

ABC News Live Prime: Friday, April 19, 2024

Man lights himself on fire outside Donald Trump trial; Reflecting on 25 years of grief, healing and acceptance after Columbine; Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman talks joining ESPN commentator booth.
April 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Friday, April 19, 2024
April 19

By The Numbers: $68M in change thrown away

A look at the numbers behind the millions of dollars Americans throw away in change each year.
April 19
VIDEO: By The Numbers: $68M in change thrown away
April 19

ABC News Live Rundown: Friday, April 19, 2024

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines
April 19
VIDEO: ABC News Live Rundown: Friday, April 19, 2024
April 19

Father of Parkland shooting victim says gun regulations 'work'

ABC News’ Rachel Scott spoke to Fred Guttenberg, the father of 14-year-old Parkland victim, Jamie, six years after the school shooting about how new gun regulations are saving lives.
April 19
VIDEO: Father of Parkland shooting victim says gun regulations 'work'
April 19

After Columbine: Navigating grief and turning pain into purpose

ABC News’ Morgan Norwood met with three people directly impacted by the Columbine High School shooting to reflect on 25 years of grief, healing and the path to turning pain into meaningful purpose.
April 19
VIDEO: After Columbine: Navigating grief and turning pain into purpose
April 19

USC cancels all commencement speakers after canceled valedictorian speech

Famous speakers included director Jon M. Chu and tennis star Billie Jean King.
April 19
In this March 12, 2019, file photo, the University of Southern California is shown in Los Angeles.
April 19

An Israeli fighter jet launches three missiles targeting an Iranian air defense radar

The panel discusses how the United States fits into the escalating tensions.
April 19
VIDEO: An Israeli fighter jet launches three missiles targeting an Iranian air defense radar
April 19

Donald Trump’s hush money case expected to get underway on Monday

Israel launches retaliatory strikes against Iran. Later, the panel discusses Taylor Swift’s surprise double album drop.
April 19
VIDEO:  Donald Trump’s hush money case expected to get underway on Monday
April 19

5 big takeaways from Day 4 of Trump's hush money trial

Judge Juan Merchan set opening statements for Monday.
April 19
Former President Donald Trump speaks to the media after leaving the courtroom for the day at Manhattan Criminal Court during his trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments, on April 19, 2024, in New York.
April 19

At least 5 people injured after shootout involving teenagers: Police

At least five people have been injured in a shootout involving teenagers gathered for senior ditch day in Greenbelt, Maryland, said police Chief Richard Bowers.
April 19
At least five people have been injured in a shootout involving teenagers gathered for senior ditch day in Greenbelt, Maryland, said police Chief Richard Bowers.
April 19

TSA explosives detection canine given party to celebrate retirement

Messi, the TSA explosives detection canine, had a retirement party in Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport complete with over a dozen tennis balls, a bubble machine, party hat and cupcake.
April 19
VIDEO: TSA explosives detection canine given party to celebrate retirement
April 19

Weight loss drug shortage could last through June

Wegovy and Zepbound are in tight supply and may be hard to obtain for the next several months, according to the pharmaceutical companies.
April 19
Wegovy and Zepbound are in tight supply and may be hard to obtain for the next several months, according to the pharmaceutical companies.
April 19

Former President Trump addresses reporters after full jury seated

Trump speaks after the 12 jurors are seated in his criminal hush money trial.
April 19
VIDEO: Former President Trump addresses reporters after full jury seated
April 19

Jury and 6 alternates seated in Trump's New York criminal trial

Legal journalist Cristian Farias says the speed at which jurors were selected for former President Donald Trump's New York criminal trial indicates the judge is looking to keep trial on schedule.
April 19
VIDEO: Jury and 6 alternates seated in Trump's New York criminal trial
April 19

Marine dies following incident during training exercise

The incident occurred Thursday in North Carolina.
April 19
The US Department of the Navy, US Marine Corps, logo hangs on the wall Feb. 24, 2009, at the Pentagon in Washington, DC.
April 19

Man sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

NYPD officials gave details linked to incident near the Manhattan courthouse where former President Donald Trump was inside at the time.
April 19
VIDEO: Man sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial
April 19

All jurors seated for Trump hush money trial

Opening statements are now set to start next week.
April 19
VIDEO: All jurors seated for Trump hush money trial
April 19

Columbine survivors speak out 25 years later

On April 20, 1999, two seniors at the Littleton, Colorado, high school shot and killed 14 students and a teacher and injured 24 others.
April 19
VIDEO: Columbine survivors speak out 25 years later
April 19

Man sets himself on fire outside New York court as Trump trial was going on

The man was extinguished and taken to an ambulance. No one else was injured in the event.
April 19
VIDEO: Man sets himself on fire outside New York court as Trump trial was going on
April 19

Man apparently sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

The person was badly burned and taken away from the scene on a stretcher. It was not immediately clear if the incident was related to the criminal proceedings.
April 19
The person was badly burned and taken away from the scene on a stretcher. It was not immediately clear if the incident was related to the criminal proceedings.
April 19

Can celebrities help move the needle on climate change? 

Actors become activists as they lend their public platforms to fight for climate action.
April 19
Actors become activists as they lend their public platforms to fight for climate action.
April 19

Can celebrities help move the needle on climate change? 

Actors become activists as they lend their public platforms to fight for climate action.
April 19
Actors become activists as they lend their public platforms to fight for climate action.
April 19

Can celebrities help move the needle on climate change? 

Actors become activists as they lend their public platforms to fight for climate action.
April 19
Actors become activists as they lend their public platforms to fight for climate action.
April 19

What made the preacher’s wife kill her husband?

“20/20” looks at the case of Mary Winkler and the trial that shocked a nation.
April 19
Mary Winkler and Brian Winkler are seen with their children in this undated family photo.
April 19

Couples allege IVF provider destroyed their embryos in toxic solution: Lawsuit

The embryos were meant to be put in a sterile solution.
April 19
Petri Dish with drops of material and micromanipulators over it in a laboratory for an in vitro fertilization.
April 19

Prosecutors choose not to reveal planned witness identities in Trump criminal trial

The decision was made after prosecutors said former President Donald Trump violated his gag order by posting about potential witnesses on social media.
April 19
VIDEO: Prosecutors choose not to reveal planned witness identities in Trump criminal trial
April 19

National headlines from ABC News

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 19
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 19

'I don't think she'd be alive:' Trans youth care bans put pressure on families

More than 20 states have gender-affirming care restrictions.
April 19
In this Aug. 30, 2023, file photo, students protest against Katy ISD's new transgender policy outside the school district's educational support complex, in Katy, Texas.
April 19

Star Trek star pens children's book detailing time in US internment camp

"My Lost Freedom," is an autobiographical account of his experience as a child.
April 19
George Takei makes a Vulcan salute as he attends the annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) National Dinner, in Washington, DC, on Oct. 29, 2022.